Life Goes On - Season 2

ABC (ended 1993)


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Episode Guide

  • Honeymoon from Hell
    The Thatchers win a problem-plagued church raffle trip to Hawaii.
  • Corky and the Dolphins
    While in Hawaii, Corky goes dolphin-riding and Becca falls for a surfer. (Part 2 of 2)
  • The Visitor
    The Visitor
    Episode 3
    Libby discovers she's expecting again, and the family fears the consequences of a pregnancy at her age.
  • Becca and the Band
    Becca and the Band
    Episode 4
    Rona and Tyler break up because Rona lied to him and went to a frat party. Becca becomes manager of Tyler's band and sets up a gig for them at the opening of the new mall with the prerequisite that there has to be a female singer in the band. Tyler asks Becca and she agrees. At the last minute she backs out and asks a friend to do it and Tyler ends up leaving with Becca's friend, leaving the Bec depressed. Also, Libby is offered a chance to leave the restaurant and return to her old high-pressure, but higher-paying job.moreless
  • The Banquet Room Renovation
    Drew decides to turn the back room of the restaurant into a banquet room in hopes of bringing in more money. He gets funding from Farmer Jack on the condition that Drew use his son (Teddy) as a worker. Drew agrees. Drew and the kid develop a father/son like relationship. Corky is jealous and tries to help but causes more damage than good, which Drew blames on Teddy until Corky tells him the truth. Meanwhile, Libby, back at her old job tries to dig up a canine star for a gourmet dog-food commercial.moreless
  • Halloween
    Episode 6
    Halloween scares up a bad time for all: Libby and Drew at Jerry's big party, Corky at the school masquerade, and Becca who is home alone. The horror movies she's watching start to get to her. The lights go out, an intruder breaks in - it turns out to be Tyler. Confusion abounds.moreless
  • Chicken Pox
    Chicken Pox
    Episode 7
    Becca dreams about figure skating with a man. She wakes up with the chicken pox and has to stay home sick. Tyler comes to visit her several times to tell her about his problems with Rona. He and Becca become closer until Rona shows up (just when they're about to kiss!) and steals him back from her. Meanwhile, Drew hires a waitress at the grill and comes down with the chicken pox. Corky also gets sick and thinks that Becca got him sick on purpose. Paige's boyfrind (the vet) has gone to a conference and then will be moving back home to take over his father's practice. She wants Libby to go to a spa with her that weekend and think about going with him. The decision is made for her when she finds out the vet wants to get married to a another woman. After all three Thatchers get over the chicken pox, Libby comes down with a nervous rash from all her stress and is bed-ridden for the weekend and left to fend for herself.moreless
  • La Dolce Becca
    La Dolce Becca
    Episode 8
    Becca gets a crush on a French student and Maxi with this French guy's friend. They have high hope of getting in with this "mature" crowd. She and Maxi go to a bar with these boys and Maxi gets drunk. Becca tells her mom the next morning to get some help for Maxi's hangover. Becca's mom ends up telling Maxi's mother what happened after giving her word to Becca that it was just between them. Becca and Maxi get into a fight and Maxi is in with the mature crowd. Becca ditches school and gets grounded but has to go out that night when she receives a call from Maxi because one of these guys had left her stranded. She gets caught sneaking back in the house.

    Side plot: A lady is choking in the restaurant, Corky runs to get Drew who gives the lady the Heimlich maneuver and the two of them become heroes. Later the lady sues Drew for $25,000 because supposedly he broke one of her ribs.moreless
  • A Thacher Thanksgiving
    Corky pictures the family at the Pilgrims' first Thanksgiving; Drew, opening the restaurant for the holiday, meets an old classmate who is homeless.
  • Libby's Sister
    Libby's Sister
    Episode 10
    Tension between Becca and Drew isn't helped by the arrival of Libby's sister Gina (Mary Page Keller) and niece Zoe (Leigh Ann Orsi).
  • The Buddy
    The Buddy
    Episode 11
    A fun-loving old buddy brightens up Drew's life, but the man has a shady side. Meanwhile, Becca and Zoe squabble over room sharing.
  • The Bicycle Thief
    The Bicycle Thief
    Episode 12
    Corky resolves to enter a 50k bike race despite his father's objections, and makes friends with another biker who is epileptic. He bought a brand-spanking new bike from a guy in the bike store who had a crush on Paige. The bike was stolen, and Zoe, seeing Corky's heartbreak, stole him an almost identical one. The truth wins out, though, and all gets cleared up in the end.moreless
  • Isn't It Romantic
    Isn't It Romantic
    Episode 13
    Cupid is shooting arrows at almost everyone. First Hans gets a crush on a lady that delivers newspapers whose husband just died. Kent, Paige's motorcycle man returns and sings "Wild Thing" to her at the Grill and they get back together. Becca has to dissect a frog in biology and her partner is a boy named Matt. They have an up and down relationship but still end up together rather than as friends. Tyler catches them smooching in the hall and becomes jealous. He sneaks into Becca's room that night and proclaims his feelings to her only to find out that it is Zoe he is talking to...Becca is out with Matt. Jerry develops a crush on Gina and they go out on a date provided that only the human part of Jerry is allowed on the date and if Jerry shows up, the date is over.moreless
  • The Bigger Picture
    The Bigger Picture
    Episode 14
    Gina despairs when nothing she does is right in the eye of her mother, and Corky despairs when his special-ed substitute suddenly takes leave.
  • Last Stand in Glen Brook
    Becca organizes a '60s-style protest in support of a record store owner (Quincy Jones) arrested for selling allegedly obscene material. She begins having nightmares of "Thought Police" (censorship cops) storming through Glenn Brook.
  • Head over Heels
    Head over Heels
    Episode 16
    Becca does a double flip over her gymnastics coach-as does Gina over a handyman (Michael St. Gerard) several years her junior.
  • Corky's Travels
    Corky's Travels
    Episode 17
    Corky gets lost and wanders around the mean streets of Chicago. He meets a kindhearted, young hooker who gives him his first sexual experience-essentially a few long kisses. (The episode is intentionally vague over whether they went further.) Corky is shadowed (and mystically guided) throughout the evening by a semi-mythic blues singer, the great Leon Redbone. Becca and Tyler spend a rainy, frustrated evening driving around Chicago looking for Corky, and end up smooching in the car. This episode was filmed mostly in black and white.moreless
  • Thanks a Bunch, Dr. Lamaze
    Drew confronts his feelings about them having yet another child. He comes through in the end when another woman goes into labor early. Becca makes muck over athlete's unearned grades-only to muddy herself.
  • Ghost of Grandpa Past
    Drew is having doubts about the restaurant and keeps having conversations with his Grandfather. I think in the end he decides on the new look for the restaurant.
  • Arthur
    Episode 20
    Corky befriends an older man with Down Syndrome who leads a kind of life that Corky would like to lead.
  • Lighter Than Air
    Lighter Than Air
    Episode 21
    Libby cooks up a great ad for a line of diet frozen foods; Corky and Zoe play Sherlock Holmes and snoop into Tyler's furtive behavior.
  • Proms and Prams
    Proms and Prams
    Episode 22
    Expectations run high as Becca awaits Tyler's invitation to the prom, and Libby expects her baby. Patti Lupone sings "More Than You Know".