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…)

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Season 2, Episode 7 Chicken Pox

First Aired: November 4, 1990

Chicken pox turns Becca, Corky and Drew into babies, and care-giver Libby into a basket case. Paige: Tracey Needham. Doreen: Elyssa Davalos. Hans: David Byrd. Jerry Berkson: Ray Buktenica. Libby: Patti LuPone.

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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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