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 16 Head over Heels

First Aired: February 10, 1991

Becca does a double flip over her gymnastics coach (Whip Hubley)---as does Gina (Mary Page Keller) over a handyman (Michael St. Gerard) several years her junior. Becca: Kellie Martin. Drew: Bill Smitrovich. Libby: Patti LuPone. Matt: Adam Carl. Corky: Chris Burke.

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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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