Life Goes On

  • 1989
  • TV Show
  • None

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 'mainstreamed' in high school, which sometimes made life uncomfortable for his younger sister Becca,...read more

Season 1, Episode 3 The Babysitter

First Aired: October 1, 1989

Corky cheerfully agrees to take Becca's place as a baby sitter, but the prospect raises red flags in the minds of just about everyone else. Tyler: Tommy Puett. Dr. Stan Graber: Paul Gleason. Sue Graber: Rebecca Stanley. Billy: Jacob Gelman.

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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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