Roots is a historical portrait of American slavery recounting the journey of one family and their will to survive and ultimately carry on their legacy despite hardship.

Show Info

Airs on: United States History (2016 - 2016)
Schedule: Monday to Thursday at 21:00 (120 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Scripted
Genres: Drama History
Episodes ordered: 4 episodes
Created by: Alex Haley

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Episode 4

Episode 1x04; Jun 2, 2016

After more than 20 years in England, Chicken George is given his freedom and he returns to the Lea farm. In his absence, his family was sold off to North Carolina, where he tracks them down. He is reunited with Matilda but finds his youngest boy, a m

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x04: Episode 4Jun 2, 2016
1x03: Episode 3Jun 1, 2016
1x02: Episode 2May 31, 2016
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