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Roots

Part III (Season 1, Episode 3)
TV Episode | 50 min | Biography, Drama, History

In 1776, John Reynolds sells the now adult Kunta Kinte to his brother William. Kunta tries to escape again, this time with dire consequences. He also meets his match in Belle Reynolds, the slave who cooks for William's family.
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Updated Jan 25, 1977

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Jan 25, 1977 (United States)

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16 cast members
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John Amos
Older Kunta Kinte / Toby Older Kunta Kinte / Toby   See fewer
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Lynda Day George
Mrs. Reynolds Mrs. Reynolds   See fewer
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Lorne Greene
John Reynolds John Reynolds   See fewer
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Robert Reed
Dr. William Reynolds Dr. William Reynolds   See fewer
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Madge Sinclair
Bell Reynolds Bell Reynolds   See fewer
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Edward Asner
Capt. Thomas Davies Capt. Thomas Davies   See fewer
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Lee de Broux
Trumbull (as Lee Jones-de Broux) Trumbull (as Lee Jones-de Broux)   See fewer
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Tanya Boyd
Genelva (as Tanya L. Boyd) Genelva (as Tanya L. Boyd)   See fewer
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Lee Kessler
Miss Constable Miss Constable   See fewer
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Thayer David
Harlan Harlan   See fewer
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Allen Williams
Robert Calvert Robert Calvert   See fewer
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Fred D. Scott
Luther Luther   See fewer
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8.1 / 10 | 145 votes