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 11 The Buddy

First Aired: December 9, 1990

A fun-loving buddy (Mark Blankfield) brightens up Drew's life, but the man does have a shady side. Meanwhile, Becca and Zoe squabble over room-sharing. Drew: Bill Smitrovich. Becca: Kellie Martin. Zoe: Leigh Ann Orsi.

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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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