Roots

Roots

  • Dates: January 23, 1977 - January 30, 1977
  • Type: Mini Series
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Roots is a 1977 American television miniseries based on Alex Haley's work Roots: The Saga of an American Family.

Pop Culture Connections - Outgoing

It is based on these books...

Roots: The Saga of an American Family
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This Book is the basis of Roots

Pop Culture Connections - Incoming

It is parodied by these television episodes...

It is referred to by these television episodes...

The Cleveland Show:
Season:  2  / Episode:  10 
Ain't Nothin' But Mutton Bustin

This Television Episode refers to Roots
Cleveland lies to Donna, telling her he and Rallo are going to see a production of "Roots" performed by the band 'The Roots', when in reality, they are going back to the fair for some Mutton Bustin'.

The Wire:
Season:  2  / Episode:  3 
Hot Shots

This Television Episode refers to Roots
Bunk calls one of the African ship workers "Kunta Kinte".

Community:
Season:  2  / Episode:  16 
Intermediate Documentary Filmmaking

This Television Episode refers to Roots
Brita is happy that LeVar Burton turns down her offer to write him a check. She says, "Thank God he didn't take it. Can you imagine bouncing a check to Kunta Kinte?"

House of Lies:
Season:  5  / Episode:  6 
Johari Window

This Television Episode refers to Roots

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Hannibal:
Season:  1  / Episode:  11 
Roti

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The Roots

 

Chappelle's Show:
Season:  1  / Episode:  9 
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