Life Goes On1989 | 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 3, Episode 3 Out of the Mainstream
First Aired: October 6, 1991
Corky is nearly swamped when he tries to help Tyler's brother, who also has Down syndrome, mainstream at Marshall High. Chad Lowe. Donnie: Michael Rankin. Jack Benchfield: Charles R. Frank. Robin: Fern Fitzgerald. Tyler: Tommy Puett.