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Roots

Part V (Season 1, Episode 5)
TV Episode | 51 min | Biography, Drama, History

In 1806, Kunta's teenage daughter Kizzy falls in love with a slave called Noah, who later tries to escape. Unfortunately, he is quickly caught and tortured until he names Kizzy as his accomplice, sealing her horrific fate.
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Updated Jan 27, 1977

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Jan 27, 1977 (United States)

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13 cast members
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John Amos
Older Kunta Kinte / Toby Older Kunta Kinte / Toby   See fewer
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Chuck Connors
Tom Moore Tom Moore   See fewer
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Sandy Duncan
Missy Anne Reynolds Missy Anne Reynolds   See fewer
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Lillian Randolph
Sister Sara Sister Sara   See fewer
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Robert Reed
Dr. William Reynolds Dr. William Reynolds   See fewer
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John Schuck
Ordell Ordell   See fewer
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Madge Sinclair
Bell Reynolds Bell Reynolds   See fewer
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Leslie Uggams
Kizzy Reynolds Moore Kizzy Reynolds Moore   See fewer
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Roxie Roker
Malizy Malizy   See fewer
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Elma V. Jackson
Mama Ada (as Elma Jackson) Mama Ada (as Elma Jackson)   See fewer
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Brion James
Slaver Slaver   See fewer
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Richard Farnsworth
Trumbull Trumbull   See fewer
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7.8 / 10 | 138 votes