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 18 Thanks a Bunch, Dr. Lamaze

First Aired: March 17, 1991

Drew can't handle Libby's class in Lamaze; reporter Becca rakes muck over athletes' unearned grades---only to muddy herself. Fig: Leeza Vinnichenko. Mr. Simon: Brad English. Ms. Roberts: Georgann Johnson. Coach: Peter Van Norden. Russo: Eric Welch.

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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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