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Season 2, Episode 17 Corky's Travels

First Aired: March 10, 1991

Troubadour Leon Redbone plays an itinerant musician who mystically guides Corky (Chris Burke) when he's lost on the mean streets of Chicago. Taped mostly in black and white. Mary: Robin Tunney. Pug: Edward Carnevale. Becca: Kellie Martin. Tyler: Tommy Puett.

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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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