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Palmerstown, U.S.A. (1980–1981)

TV Series | 60 min | Drama, Family

In Depression-era South, Booker T. Freeman and David Hall become best friends, despite different racial backgrounds. Booker's dad Luther is the local blacksmith, W.D. Hall the grocer, with the families becoming close, due to the boys.
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Creator
Alex Haley (created by)
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Updated Mar 10, 1980

Release date (First episode)
Mar 10, 1980 (United States)

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Jonelle Allen
Bessie Freeman Bessie Freeman   See fewer
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Beeson Carroll
W.D. Hall / W. D. Hall W.D. Hall / W. D. Hall   See fewer
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Bill Duke
Luther Freeman Luther Freeman   See fewer
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Janice St. John
Coralee Hall Coralee Hall   See fewer
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Michael J. Fox
Willy-Joe Hall Willy-Joe Hall   See fewer
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Star-Shemah Bobatoon
Diana Freeman Diana Freeman   See fewer
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Jermain H. Johnson
Booker T. Freeman Booker T. Freeman   See fewer
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Brian G. Wilson
David Hall David Hall   See fewer
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Kenneth White
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Iris Korn
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Macon McCalman
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James Hall
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Davis Roberts
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Otis Young
Hoss Washington Hoss Washington   See fewer
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John Carter
Mr. Polk Mr. Polk   See fewer
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Ketty Lester
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Dorothy Meyer
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William Sanderson
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6.5 / 10 | 46 votes