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 3, Episode 3 Out of the Mainstream

First Aired: October 6, 1991

Corky is nearly swamped when he tries to help Tyler's brother, who also has Down syndrome, mainstream at Marshall High. Chad Lowe. Donnie: Michael Rankin. Jack Benchfield: Charles R. Frank. Robin: Fern Fitzgerald. 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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