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 15 The Wall

First Aired: February 16, 1992

A graffiti-covered wall that the students repaint becomes a symbol of the future to Jesse (Chad Lowe), who's awaiting his medical-test results; Corky finds an abandoned baby in the theater. Ms. Blakeney: Carol Locatell. Ernie: Michael Cudlitz. Jamaal: Steven Mushond Lee.

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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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