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 6 Halloween

First Aired: October 28, 1990

Halloween scares up bad times for all: Libby and Drew at a party; Corky (Chris Burke) at the school masquerade; and Becca (Kellie Martin) at home alone. Molly: Lisa Lawrence. Jerry: Ray Buktenica. Teacher: Danny Goldman. Deejay: Jon Melichar. Bartender: Aaron Seville.

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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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