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Life Goes on: Season 1

Original Broadcast Date: September 21, 1989

Life Goes On centers around the Thatcher family: Drew (Bill Smitrovich), Libby (Patti LuPone), Becca (Kellie Martin), Paige (Tracy Needham) and Corky (Chris Burke, the first actor with Down Syndrome to star in a television series).

This heartwarming family drama broke ground by addressing difficult social issues including Down Syndrome and AIDS, and received four Emmy nominations during its four-season run, including an Emmy win for Chad Lowe as Becca’s boyfriend who contracts HIV.

Genre: Drama