Login or register  
TV
Next Episode -->

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



  • Currently 9/10
9/10 (1 Vote cast)
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
Recent news

Casting Call - Cast Updates For Your Favorite Shows

A number of casting announcements have been made in the last few days,..

Rhod Gilbert has been revealed as the new Never Mind The Buzzcocks host

Rhod Gilbert has been named as the new full-time host of BBC Two..

Masters of Sex star Lizzy Caplan nominated for Emmy; Masters of Sex Fact or Fiction?

The 2014 Emmy nominations were announced yesterday morning, and Lizzy..