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 2, Episode 1 Honeymoon from Hell

First Aired: September 16, 1990

The Thachers never guessed what lei in wait as they began a dream trip to Hawaii that Corky (Chris Burke) won in a raffle. Don Ho: Himself. Earl: Denis Arndt. Father McMichaels: Patrick Thomas O'Brien. Uncle Richard: Rick Rosenthal. Libby: Patti LuPone.

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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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