This heartwarming family drama broke ground by addressing difficult social issues including Downs Syndrome and AIDS. The show centers around the Thachers: Drew, Libby, Becca, Paige and Corky, especially Corky, that has Down syndrome but goes to ordinary school. 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 runs 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.