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The dramatization of Alex Haley's family line from post Civil War America to the writer's search for his roots.

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1979  
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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 Simon Haley (5 episodes, 1979)
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 Elizabeth Harvey (5 episodes, 1979)
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 Earl Crowther (4 episodes, 1979)
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 Will Palmer (4 episodes, 1979)
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 Andy Warner (4 episodes, 1979)
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 Carrie / ... (4 episodes, 1979)
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 Cousin Georgia (4 episodes, 1979)
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 Bertha Palmer Haley (3 episodes, 1979)
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 Queen Haley (3 episodes, 1979)
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 Colonel Frederick Warner (3 episodes, 1979)
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 Jim Warner (3 episodes, 1979)
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 Cynthia Palmer (3 episodes, 1979)
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 Tom Harvey (2 episodes, 1979)
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 Mrs. Warner (2 episodes, 1979)
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 Irene Harvey (2 episodes, 1979)
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 Cynthia Palmer (2 episodes, 1979)
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 Frankie Warner (2 episodes, 1979)
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 Lucy Damson (2 episodes, 1979)
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 Hapgood / ... (2 episodes, 1979)
Damu King ...
 Corporal / ... (2 episodes, 1979)
Royce Wallace ...
 Minnie (2 episodes, 1979)
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This series continues the story of Alex Haley's family line from the Post American Civil War era to Alex Haley's geneological search to discover his roots. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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Glynn Turman was offered a role but negotiations fell through. See more »

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Follows Roots (1977) See more »

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The greatest Television saga ever continues.

Sorry, but i can't accept the user rating for ROOTS: THE NEXT GENERATIONS. 5.6/10!!!!. Is that all!!!. This is a brilliant series in it's own right not to mention being the perfect continuation of Alex Haley's classic saga, 'Roots'.

I suppose the best part of NEXT GENERATIONS is the final part, the one we've all been waiting for. Alex Haley 'finding' Kunta Kinte in the African village of Juffaree where he was born all those years ago. James Earl Jones was an excellent choice to play Alex Haley. If you've seen ROOTS then you must see NEXT GENERATIONS without fail. It's just as good and just as touching.


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