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Roots

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7.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo96%
Drama History Rated: 14+ (TV-14)2016 - 20161 SeasonSeries EndedOn: Hulu Tags: Based on Books Adaptation 

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 streaming with subscription on Hulu, available for purchase on iTunes, available for purchase on Google Play, and 6 others. It's a drama and history 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 very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 96% and a high IMDb audience rating of 7.9 (6,610 votes).

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Malachi Kirby

Kunta Kinte

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Season 1
8 Episodes | Hulu & Rent or Buy

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4 episodes (50%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu).

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8 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $5.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 5 others).

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Not available to watch free online.

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Not available to stream on a TV everywhere service.

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#891 Ranked TV Show

#41 Ranked in War TV

#60 Ranked in Based on Books TV

#321 Ranked in TV on Hulu

Roots has a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 96% and a high IMDb audience rating of 7.9 (6,610 votes). The show is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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