Life Goes On

  • 1989
  • TV Show
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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…)

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Season 1, Episode 20 Save the Last Dance for Me

First Aired: April 15, 1990

Becca's elderly dance teacher, once a prima ballerina, may soar no more now that her drifting mind may force her into a retirement home. Mrs. Doubcha: Viveca Lindfors. Mr. Abrizza: Steven Keats. Violet: Deborah Strang. Becca: Kellie Martin. Corky: Chris Burke.

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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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