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 5 The Banquet Room Renovation

First Aired: October 14, 1990

The young man helping Drew build a banquet room is tops to him---but a pain to Corky; Libby needs a dog for a commercial. Teddy: Donovan Leitch. Jerry Berkson: Ray Buktenica. Everett Nichols: George Furth. Farmer Jack: Paul Koslo. Drew: Bill Smitrovich.

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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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