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Roots


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S01, E01  (First Aired: 
Kunta Kinte, born in Gambia, West Africa, is kidnapped by invading foreigners while on the way back from his ritual manhood training and transferred to a ship bound for America.
  • Wed 12/6
  • 1:00AM-3:00AM
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S01, E02  (First Aired: 
After three months, Kunta is put up for auction; he goes to the Reynolds plantation in Spotsylvania, Va., where he is befriended by Fiddler, the American.
  • Wed 12/6
  • 3:00AM-5:00AM
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S01, E03  (First Aired: 
Finding strength in his memories as a Mandinka warrior, Kunta (Toby) escapes. He gets recaptured, but Belle, the family cook, sets out to raise his spirits.
  • Thu 12/7
  • 1:00AM-2:00AM
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S01, E04  (First Aired: 
Kunta happily marries Belle, and his long-time friend Fiddler dies. Kunta considers an escape with Belle, but the birth of a daughter changes his mind.
  • Thu 12/7
  • 2:00AM-3:00AM
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S01, E05  (First Aired: 
Chicken George is sent to England for his owner's debt. Fourteen years later, he returns home a free man and has a profound effect on the family begun by Kunta Kinte.
  • Thu 12/7
  • 3:00AM-4:00AM
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S01, E06  (First Aired: 
With the Civil War over, Mr. Harvey offers a position on the plantation to any slave who wishes to remain; a senator announces a large purchase of land, upsetting a gathering of plantation owners; torch-wielding masked men visit the former slaves.
  • Thu 12/7
  • 4:00AM-6:00AM
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