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 Becca,...read more

Season 1, Episode 19 Becca and the Underground Newspaper

First Aired: April 1, 1990

As a reporter for an underground newspaper, Becca pens an exposé of the school janitor's criminal past that's the truth---but not the whole truth. Spike Lundeen: Brandon Douglas. Joseph: Jan Rubes. Becca: Kellie Martin. Ms. Roberts: Georgann Johnson.

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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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