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Season: 1
Year: 1977


Season 1


Season 1, Episode 1: Part I

1977
In Gambia, West Africa, Kunta Kinte, son of Omoro and Binta, distinguishes himself in manhood training rituals. But he does not enjoy his new status long: slave traders sweeping the countryside seize him. Chained with other captives, Kunta begins an agonized odyssey to the New World.

Season 1, Episode 2: Part II

1977
Despite a violent rebellion, the slave ship Lord Ligonier completes its voyage and Kunta Kinte endures the indiginity of an Annapolis slave auction. Fiddler, the slave in charge of Kunta's training, becomes his only friend ? a friendship that's tested when Kunta plans an escape so he can be with Fanta

Maya Angelou ... Nyo Boto
Ji-Tu Cumbuka ... Wrestler

Moses Gunn ... Kintango
Thalmus Rasulala ... Omoro
Hari Rhodes ... Brima Cesay (as Harry Rhodes)
William Watson ... Gardner

Renn Woods ... Fanta (as Ren Woods)

LeVar Burton ... Kunta Kinte / Toby

Edward Asner ... Capt. Thomas Davies

Ralph Waite ... Slater
Rebecca Bess ... Girl on Ship
Henry Butts ... Sitafa
Kermit Echols ... Vilars
Bill Gribble ... Seaman Grimes
Ronnie Leggett ... Kalila
Ernest Thomas ... Kailuba

Cicely Tyson ... Binta

Sonny Shroyer ... Seaman Thompson (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 3: Part III

1977

Season 1, Episode 4: Part IV

1977

Season 1, Episode 5: Part V

1977


John Amos ... older Kunta Kinte / 'Toby'
Tanya Boyd ... Genelva

Gary Collins ... Grill

Thayer David ... Harlan

Lynda Day George ... Mrs. Reynolds

Lee de Broux ... Trumbull

Louis Gossett Jr. ... Fiddler

Vic Morrow ... Ames
Lillian Randolph ... Sister Sara

Robert Reed ... Dr. William Reynolds
Davis Roberts ... Leonard

Madge Sinclair ... Bell Reynolds

Beverly Todd ... Fanta

Season 1, Episode 6: Part VI

1977


John Amos ... older Kunta Kinte / 'Toby'

Thayer David ... Harlan

Tracey Gold ... Young missy reynolds

Louis Gossett Jr. ... Fiddler

Doug McClure ... Jimmy Brent

Vic Morrow ... Ames

Robert Reed ... Dr. William Reynolds

Madge Sinclair ... Bell Reynolds
Raymond St. Jacques ... The Drummer

Season 1, Episode 7: Part VII

1977

Season 1, Episode 8: Part VIII

1977

Season 1, Episode 9: Part IX

1977

Season 1, Episode 10: Part X

1977

Season 1, Episode 11: Part XI

1977

Lane Binkley ... Martha Johnson

Lloyd Bridges ... Evan Brent

Todd Bridges ... Bud

Georg Stanford Brown ... Tom Harvey

Olivia Cole ... Mathilda

Charles Cyphers ... Drake

Brad Davis ... Ol' George Johnson
Wayne Heffley ... Telegrapher
Hilly Hicks ... Lewis

Burl Ives ... Sen. Arthur Johnson
Sally Kemp ... Lila Harvey

Macon McCalman ... Poston
Richard McKenzie ... Sam Harvey
Lynne Moody ... Irene Harvey
Robert Phalen ... Rufus Jackson

John Quade ... Sheriff Biggs

Austin Stoker ... Virgil

Season 1, Episode 12: Part XII

1977


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