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 8 Call of the Wild

First Aired: November 12, 1989

Corky forms an attachment to a wolf that seems to be standing watch over Native American woodland---and in the way of a construction project on which Drew is depending. Wes Hofsteader: Nicolas Coster. Big Al: Mickey Jones. Chief Lenny Running Cloud: Ned Romero. Corky: Chris Burke.

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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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