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Season 2, Episode 9 A Thacher Thanksgiving

First Aired: November 18, 1990

Corky pictures the family at the Pilgrims' first Thanksgiving; Drew, opening the restaurant for the holiday, meets an old classmate who's homeless. Benjy: John Calvin. Samoset: Sam Markis. John: Robert Costanzo. Hans: David Byrd. Sal Giordano: Al Ruscio.

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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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