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Drama Rated: 14+ (TV-14)2016 - 20161 SeasonSeries EndedOn: Free Services Tags: Based on Books Adaptation Country: America

An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", chronicling the history of an African slave, Kunta Kinte sold to America and his descendants.Roots featuring Malachi Kirby and Matthew Goode has one or more episodes free on The Roku Channel, available for purchase on iTunes, available for purchase on Google Play, and 3 others. It's a drama show with 8 episodes over 1 season. Roots is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has a high IMDb audience rating of 7.9 (7,783 votes) and was very well received by critics.

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Malachi Kirby

Kunta Kinte

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Season 1
8 Episodes | Prime Video, Google Play, iTunes, The Roku Channel, Vudu, YouTube, & Rent or Buy

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4 episodes (50%) are available to watch free online (The Roku Channel).

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8 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 2 others).

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Not available to stream on a subscription service.

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#1,206 Ranked TV Show

#53 Ranked in War TV

#109 Ranked in Based on Books TV

#235 Ranked in Adaptation TV

Roots has a high IMDb audience rating of 7.9 (7,783 votes) and was very well received by critics. The show is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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