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 2, Episode 3 The Visitor

First Aired: September 30, 1990

At 41, Libby copes with late-life pregnancy; at almost 19, Corky copes with being a ninth grader. The Boy: Bradley Michael Pierce. Dr. Tabouri: Lynn Milgrim. Libby: Patti LuPone. Mr. Leighton: Oliver Clark.

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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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