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 14 The Bigger Picture

First Aired: January 13, 1991

Nothing Gina does is right in the eyes of her mother (Penny Santon); Corky's special-ed substitute (Andi Chapman) suddenly takes leave. Zoe: Leigh Ann Orsi. Sal: Al Ruscio. Lisa: Karen Bauch. Sharon Gallaway: Nancy Stephens. Gina: Mary Page Keller.

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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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