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 4, Episode 15 Bedfellows

First Aired: February 28, 1993

A hospitalized Jesse is challenged to fight his disease by an irrepressible AIDS patient (Richard Frank) who refuses to passively accept his condition. Becca: Kellie Martin. Mrs. McKenna: Dorothy Lyman. Drew: Bill Smitrovich. Reardon: Ron Canada. Dr. Bryant: Raye Birk.

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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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