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 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)

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