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Life Goes On (TV Series)

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Original title
Life Goes On (TV Series)
Running time
50 min.
United States United States
Michael Nankin, Star Frohman, Michael Braverman, Charles Pratt Jr., Linda J. Cowgill, Tom O'Brien, Bryce Zabel, Marshall Goldberg, Toni Graphia, Joe Shulkin, Thania St. JohnSee 7 More
Craig Safan, William Olvis
Irv Goodnoff, Bruce M. Pasternack, Joe Pennella
Toots Productions, Warner Bros. Television (Distributor: American Broadcasting Company (ABC))
TV Series. Drama | Family Relationships. Disability. Down syndrome
Synopsis / Plot
A TV-series about the life of the Thachers, especially "Corky", that has Down syndrome but goes to ordinary school ("mainstreaming). We get into their problems and joys. Drew Thacher's dream comes true when he is able to open his own restaurant, but it's a hard business, and he often run into problems. Becca has a constant crush on Tyler, but he's not available. He and his girlfriend, Rona, break up and get together all the time. Libby Thacher hates her boss, and quits her job. After a while she finds out that she's pregnant, and that her boss is desperate to get her back. She starts working for him again, after getting better paid, among other things. Meanwhile, "Corky" has problems with keeping up at school and accepting who he is. He fights his battles, and wins.
1993: Emmy: Best Supp. Actor (Chad Lowe). Nominated for Best Supp. Actress (Lowe)
1991: Emmy: Nominated for Best Music and Lyrics
1990: Emmy: Nominated for Best Guest Actress in Drama Series (Viveca Lindfors)
1989: Golden Globes: Nominated for Best Supporting Actor (Chris Burke)
1993: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Screenplay in Episodic Drama
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