Life Goes On 1989 | TV Show
The trials and joys of the suburban Thachers, whose teen son Corky has Down syndrome. This alone made the well-received family drama unusual; what made it more so was that Chris Burke, who played the role, has the condition in real life. Corky wanted to be (more…)
Premiered: September 12, 1989
Season 1, Episode 10 Ordinary Heroes
First Aired: December 3, 1989
A frustrated Drew decides to quit his job and go into the restaurant business; and he and Libby counsel a couple whose newborn has Down syndrome. The Coopers: Louis Giambalvo, Jennifer Savidge. Libby: Patti LuPone. Brewster: Earl Boen.