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 19 Ghost of Grandpa Past

First Aired: March 31, 1991

Burdened by debt and offered a chance to sell the grill, Drew (Bill Smitrovich) seeks advice from the ghost of his grandfather (Bert Remsen), a restaurateur Drew idolized. Ms. Karlsen: Talia Balsam. Angela: Gina Hecht. Libby: Patti LuPone. Becca: Kellie Martin.

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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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