Season 1, Episode 16 Corky Rebels
First Aired: February 18, 1990
At 18, Corky wants out from under his parents' wings---even if it just means taking the bus to school. Frankie Dee: Rod McCary. Mrs. Kneffer: Gloria Gifford. Brian Russo: Eric Welch. Big Ron: Tony Mangano. Drew: Bill Smitrovich. 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)