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 16 Corky Rebels
First Aired: February 18, 1990
At 18, Corky wants out from under his parents' wings---even if it just means taking the bus to school. Frankie Dee: Rod McCary. Mrs. Kneffer: Gloria Gifford. Brian Russo: Eric Welch. Big Ron: Tony Mangano. Drew: Bill Smitrovich. Libby: Patti LuPone.