Life Goes On 1989 | TV Show

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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

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Season 1, Episode 12 Corky's Crush

First Aired: January 14, 1990

Corky is smitten with a new transfer student, and Libby's parents hole up at the Thachers' to continue their love feud. Ginny Green: Shannen Doherty. Teresa and Sal Giordano: Penny Santon, Al Ruscio. Libby: Patti LuPone. Drew: Bill Smitrovich.

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December 10, 1989

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Thacher and Henderson

Season 1, Episode 13

January 21, 1990

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