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 Becc (more…)

Season 1, Episode 6 Paige's Date

First Aired: October 22, 1989

Drew sets up Paige with a charmer whose sense of responsibility seems to be mired in quicksand. Larry Hanson: Geoffrey Blake. Jerry Berkson: Ray Buktenica. Corky: Chris Burke. Libby: Patti LuPone. Barney Ross: Johnny Haymer. Paige: Monique Lanier.

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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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