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 15 Brothers

First Aired: February 11, 1990

The Special Olympics bring love to Corky and a challenge to Tyler (Tommy Puett), whose father won't permit Tyler's brother to participate. Jack Benchfield: Charles Frank. Corky: Chris Burke. Mrs. Benchfield: Fern Fitzgerald.

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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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