The Boondocks (2005– )

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Based on the comic strip, Huey and Riley move away from the city and out to the suburbs with their irascible grandfather. Biting socio-political commentary ensues.

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 Riley Freeman / ... (47 episodes, 2005-2014)
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 Robert 'Granddad' Freeman / ... (46 episodes, 2005-2014)
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 Tom Dubois / ... (46 episodes, 2005-2014)
Gabby Soleil ...
 Jazmine Dubois (46 episodes, 2005-2014)
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 Uncle Ruckus / ... (45 episodes, 2005-2010)
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 Sarah Dubois / ... (45 episodes, 2005-2010)
Carl Jones ...
 Thugnificent / ... (19 episodes, 2005-2010)
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Based on the original comic strip Boondocks, Two young brothers (Huey and Riley) move away from their birth city to live with their irascible grandfather out in the suburbs. With one brother being socially and politically motivated and the younger brother a stereotypical black youth who likes rap music and culture etc Biting socio-political commentary ensues when they meet a whole cast of crazy exaggerated characters set in a mainly white middle upper class neighbourhood. Written by Anonymous

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In January 2013, Aaron McGruder launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund a live-action spin-off film starring Gary Anthony Williams as Uncle Ruckus. The goal was $200,000 but the campaign fell short. See more »

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Huey Freeman: I'm tryin' to explain to you that Ronald Reagan was the devil. Ronald Wilson Reagan? Each of his names has six letters? 6-6-6? Man, doesn't that offend you?
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Referenced in Happy Endings: Lying Around (2011) See more »

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The Boondocks Theme
Composed by Aaron McGruder, Derryck Thornton, Asheru
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Just what we all need
13 February 2006 | by (Flower Mound, Texas) – See all my reviews

This show is just what we people that aren't afraid to speak our minds need, and what all those PC wussies asked for!

Not only does this show pack a bit of a political punch, but it does it in such a humorous way that it's actually watchable... and I'm not political at all.

I actually thought that this show would be a real drag to watch... it turns out that if you give it a chance, you'll be hooked just like I am.

Aaron McGruder is an absolute genius. He has created a show that, as the site's show explanation puts it, represents the "much-needed foot in the ass of the man."

10/10


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