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Roots: Part I

Gambia, West Africa 1767: A young 17 year old named Kunte Kinte is taken by slave traders and transported to America, facing an uncertain future.


Episode Info


Episode number: 1x1
Airdate: Sunday January 23rd, 1977
Special Runtime: 120 Minutes



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Guest Stars
Ji-Tu CumbukaJi-Tu Cumbuka
As Wrestler
Recurring
Renn WoodsRenn Woods
As Fanta
Recurring
Hari RhodesHari Rhodes
As Brima Cesay
Moses GunnMoses Gunn
As Kintango
O.J. SimpsonO.J. Simpson
As Kadi Touray
Main Cast
LeVar BurtonLeVar Burton
As Young Kunta Kinte
Edward AsnerEdward Asner
As Capt. Davies
Ralph WaiteRalph Waite
As Third Mate Slater
Cicely TysonCicely Tyson
As Binta
Warning: Roots season 1 episode 1 guide may contain spoilers
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