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Roots

1977-1977 Ended/Cancelled
 
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A saga of African-American life, based on Alex Haley's family history. Kunta Kinte is abducted from his African village, sold into slavery, and taken to America. He makes several escape attempts until he is finally caught and maimed. He marries Bell, his plantation's cook, and they have a daughter, Kizzy, who is eventually sold away from them. Kizzy has a son by her new master, and the boy grows up to become Chicken George, a legendary cock fighter who leads his family into freedom. Throughout the series, the family observes notable events in U.S. history, such as the Revolutionary and Civil Wars, slave uprisings, and emancipation.



Premiered on Network:
ABC in US

Genres: Drama / Mini / History

Language: english

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Guide available in: english
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#Ep. No.Episode Title Prod # Available InfoiTunes DL Broadcast  Comments 
1x01Part I        |edit  1977-01-23  Discuss episode! 
1x02Part II        |edit  1977-01-24  Discuss episode! 
1x03Part III        |edit  1977-01-25  Discuss episode! 
1x04Part IV        |edit  1977-01-26  Discuss episode! 
1x05Part V        |edit  1977-01-27  Discuss episode! 
1x06Part VI        |edit  1977-01-28  Discuss episode! 
1x07Part VII        |edit  1977-01-29  Discuss episode! 
1x08Part VIII        |edit  1977-01-30  Discuss episode! 
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Guide available in: english