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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.

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  • Premiered: September 12, 1989
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: 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)

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