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Roots

Part 4 (Season 1, Episode 4)
TV-14
TV Episode | 88 min | Drama, History

Chicken George returns to the Lea farm after 20 years; Tom, nurses a grudge against his father; George and Cyrus join the Memphis Colored Battery; Tom returns home after the war to embark on a new life with his family.
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Alex Haley (based upon the book by) | Lawrence Konner (teleplay by) | Mark Rosenthal (teleplay by)
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Updated Jun 2, 2016

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Jun 2, 2016 (United States)

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8 / 10 | 272 votes