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Roots

Part 3 (Season 1, Episode 3)
TV-14
TV Episode | 104 min | Drama, History

George becomes an accomplished trainer of gamecocks and earns the nickname of Chicken George; George marries Matilda, a preacher's daughter, and fathers many children; Tom Lea loses a wager with an Englishman and sells George to save his ...See moreGeorge becomes an accomplished trainer of gamecocks and earns the nickname of Chicken George; George marries Matilda, a preacher's daughter, and fathers many children; Tom Lea loses a wager with an Englishman and sells George to save his farm. Written by bonz6596-507-522839 See less
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Writers
Alex Haley (based upon the book by) | Charles Murray (teleplay by)
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Updated Jun 1, 2016

Release date
Jun 1, 2016 (United States)

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Shannon Lucio
Patricia Lea Patricia Lea   See fewer
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Regé-Jean Page
Chicken George Chicken George   See fewer
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Michael James Shaw
Marcellus Marcellus   See fewer
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Erica Tazel
Matilda Matilda   See fewer
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Brett Rice
William Byrd William Byrd   See fewer
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Mark Rolston
Jewett Jewett   See fewer
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Brett Baker
Sheriff's Deputy Sheriff's Deputy   See fewer
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Gabe Begneaud
Hastings Hastings   See fewer
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James Moses Black
Benjamin Lyon Benjamin Lyon   See fewer
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Andrew Block
First Attendant First Attendant   See fewer
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Miles Doleac
Mr. MacGregor Mr. MacGregor   See fewer
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Adam Fergus
Sir Eric Russell Sir Eric Russell   See fewer
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John P. Fertitta
Duel Judge (as John Ferttita) Duel Judge (as John Ferttita)   See fewer
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Jim Gleason
Charleston Barker Charleston Barker   See fewer
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Ann Hamilton
Mrs. Jewett Mrs. Jewett   See fewer
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Bowie Hamilton
White Man #1 White Man #1   See fewer
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Garrett Kruithof
Roadblock Rider Roadblock Rider   See fewer
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Brett Lapeyrouse
White Man #3 White Man #3   See fewer
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Sharon K. London
Sister Sarah (as Sharon London) Sister Sarah (as Sharon London)   See fewer
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Jaylin Ogle
Little Chicken George Little Chicken George   See fewer
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Shane Partlow
Tall Gambler Tall Gambler   See fewer
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Marco St. John
Second Gambler Second Gambler   See fewer
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Carol Sutton
Miss Malizy Miss Malizy   See fewer
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Lance Tafelski
White Man #2 White Man #2   See fewer
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Charley Vance
Old White Man Old White Man   See fewer
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George Villas
First Gambler First Gambler   See fewer
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Patrick Weathers
County Barker County Barker   See fewer
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Josh Whites
Bearded Barker (as Joshua Whites) Bearded Barker (as Joshua Whites)   See fewer
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George Wilson
Uncle Pompey Uncle Pompey   See fewer
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Gabriel Byrd
Family Member Family Member   See fewer
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Queen Byrd
Family Member Family Member   See fewer
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Herbert Cavalier Jr.
Town Folk Town Folk   See fewer
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Steven Grossman
Chicken Fight Gambler / Town Folk Chicken Fight Gambler / Town Folk   See fewer
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Cortney McClelland Jr.
Newborn Chicken George Newborn Chicken George   See fewer
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Harlon Miller
Militiaman Militiaman   See fewer
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Kaleb Naquin
Cockfight Gambler Cockfight Gambler   See fewer
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William Schaff
Poor Farmer Poor Farmer   See fewer
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David Shiflett
Chicken Fight Gambler Chicken Fight Gambler   See fewer
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Kerry Sims
Slave Slave   See fewer
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Jon Arthur
Gambler (uncredited) Gambler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Holly Bonney
Prostitute (uncredited) Prostitute (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Breaux
Cock Fight Attendee (uncredited) Cock Fight Attendee (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jon Buckhouse
Slave (uncredited) Slave (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ron Centanni
Cock Fight attendee / Confederate Soldier (uncredited) Cock Fight attendee / Confederate Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gary Wayne Loper
Gambler (uncredited) Gambler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jason York
Slave (uncredited) Slave (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

8.2 / 10 | 281 votes