Type
Scripted
Premiered
Sep. 12, 1989
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
60 min.
Country
USA
Network
ABC TV Network
Genre
Life Goes On tv show photo

Life Goes On

Show is about the life of the Thachers, especially Corky, who has Down syndrome but goes to ordinary school. He has problems with keeping up at school and accepting who he is. Drew's dream comes true when he open his own restaurant, but it's a hard business. Becca has a constant crush on Tyler, but he's not available. Libby finds out that she's pregnant and return to work for boss that she hates.

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Last Episode

04x17 Life Goes On (and On and On) Aired: May. 23, 1993

The series finale, it leaps 4 years into the future to see Becca and Jesse marry, and 10 years when Becca, now about 27 ( and still played by …

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Canceled/Ended
The show had 4 seasons and 83 episodes air between 1989 and 1993.

Series Fun Facts

More Trivia
  • In her autobiography, Patti LuPone says she and her co-star Bill Smitrovich, who played her husband in the series, heartily disliked each other, so much so that by the fourth season that they…
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    In her autobiography, Patti LuPone says she and her co-star Bill Smitrovich, who played her husband in the series, heartily disliked each other, so much so that by the fourth season that they weren't even speaking to each other off the set and that she was amazed the series lasted as long as it did.
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  • This was the first television series to have a major character with Down syndrome, "Corky" Thatcher played by Chris Burke who has Down syndrome in real life.
  • The theme song, The Beatles' "Ob La Di," which contains the line "Life goes on," was sung on the show by the cast members.
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