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 9 Corky Witnesses a Crime

First Aired: November 26, 1989

Corky is a witness when the football coach hits a former player in the locker room, but the coach claims he was hit first, and the team backs him up. Sportscasters Frank Gifford, Al Michaels and Dan Dierdorf have cameos. Vince: Michael Bays. Hearing Chairman: Alan Oppenheimer.

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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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