Roots received 37 primetime emmy award nominations and won nine. In the river region of the gambia in 1750, omoro kinte and his wife, binta, have a son named kunta. Georges son, tom, nurses a grudge against his father. Afterbuzz tv roots edition is a weekly after show for fans of historys roots. Watch roots 2016 miniseries online full episodes all. Free, unlimited and available to watch anywhere and anytime. It first aired on may 30, 2016 and stars malachi kirby, forest whitaker, anna paquin, laurence fishburne, jonathan rhys meyers, anika noni rose, t. This set is 4 dvd 2sided 7 episodes plus a bonus and over 11 1 2 hours of history presented by over 50 television and film stars.
The basic drive to discover who we are and where we come from is at the core of the new 10 part pbs series finding your. The season introduces dimeo crime family capo tony soprano and his family, as well as his troubled relationship with his mother livia. Roots is an american television miniseries based on alex haleys 1976 novel roots. With a growing family and a successful cockfighting career, chicken georges world is suddenly turned upside down when.
Finding your roots season 4 episode 6 promo season 4. It received unprecedented nielsen ratings for the finale, which still holds a record as the thirdhighestrated episode. Chicken george returns to the lea farm after 20 years. Watch movies and tvseries online, free watch movies and tvseries in high quality, a good place for free online streaming of movies and tvseries fmovies. For the best experience please update your browser. The complete miniseries season 1, episode 7 part 7. Season 1 episode 2 part ii despite a violent rebellion, the slave ship lord ligonier completes its voyage and kunta kinte endures the indignity of an annapolis slave auction. In the river region of the gambia in 1750, omoro kinte and his wife, binta, give birth to a son, kunta. Redcoats attempt to persuade slaves to run away and join the english army.
However the economically devastated plantations still have a need for workers, but few have the money to. George marries matilda, a preachers daughter, and fathers many children. The first season was released on dvd in region 1 on december 12, 2000, and on bluray on november 24, 2009. This takes the kunta kinte family of alex haleys story roots and search from the civil war, the period where the tv phenomenon roots. Roots 2016 season 1 episode 1 part 1 90 day fiance happily ever after. Fiddler becomes a surrogate father to kunta kinte, now named toby. But his hopes of freedom are soon brutally crushed. Kunta escapes but slave catchers apprehend him and amputate half of his foot to ensure he never runs off again.
Kunta is kidnapped in 1767 and sold to british slave traders. Roots season 1 episode 3 young george son of kizzy and slave owner tom lea grows up to become involved in cockfighting. The complete miniseries season 1, episode 1 the mini series. In gambia, west africa, kunta kinte, son of omoro and binta, distinguishes himself in manhood training rituals.
But a feud with a rival family results in him being kidnapped and sold to english slave traders, who are in the business of transporting shiploads of enslaved africans to america to be sold. In the dramatic conclusion of the miniseries, the civil war has ended with the surrender of the south and freedom for the slaves. This version has madeup events and storylines that are not factual history or true to the original 12 years a slave book. Chained with other captives, kunta begins an agonized odyssey to the new world. Harvey invites the slaves to stay if they wish, maybe sharecropping. It received unprecedented nielsen ratings for the finale, which still holds a record as the thirdhighestrated episode for. Roots is a 2016 american miniseries and a remake of the 1977 miniseries with the same name, based on alex haleys 1976 novel, roots. Season 1 guide for finding your roots tv series see the episodes list with schedule and episode summary. George earns his freedom after spending 20 years in england and returns to the lea farm to find his family was sold to a north carolina owner in his absence. Millions of humans being were captured and sold into 400 year of the cruelest and most demeaning. With over 7,000 hours of the worlds best dramas, comedies, sports and news programs available on demand, we bring the world to you. The epic tale of celebrated pulitzerprize winning author alex haleys ancestors as portrayed in the acclaimed twelve hour miniseries roots, was first told in. With lloyd bridges, georg stanford brown, olivia cole, brad davis. Watch roots episode 1 part 2 lacinthia doyle on dailymotion.
Desert botanical garden, hour 1 antiques roadshow pbs. Yes, the africans participated in the most horrific abuse on humans in the history of the world. His flamboyancy and impressive birdtraining skills earn him the nickname of chicken george and he wins many fights for tom lea, as he. Tom lea loses a wager with an englishman and sells george to save his farm. Finding your roots tv show season 1 episodes list next. The war is over, the confederacy having surrendered, freeing the slaves. Read wild roots a foragers guide to the edible and medicinal roots tubers corms and rhizomes ebook online. Finding your roots finding your roots season 4 episode. George becomes an accomplished trainer of gamecocks and earns the nickname of chicken george. George earns his freedom after spending 20 years in england and returns to the lea farm to find his family was sold to a. Fiddler, the slave in charge of kuntas training, becomes his only friend, a friendship thats tested when kunta plans his escape. At only one month, this episode covers the shortest time span of any episode of either this miniseries or roots.1497 480 1420 832 1364 1318 1251 647 1355 1463 1042 325 684 1537 432 300 1205 917 90 311 291 838 529 1546 1231 1088 439 334 916 393 1106 793 1265 360 1350 416