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 / ... (56 episodes, 2005-2014)
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 Robert 'Granddad' Freeman / ... (55 episodes, 2005-2014)
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 Tom Dubois / ... (53 episodes, 2005-2014)
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 Uncle Ruckus / ... (52 episodes, 2005-2014)
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 Jazmine Dubois (49 episodes, 2005-2014)
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 Sarah Dubois / ... (46 episodes, 2005-2014)
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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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Charlie Murphy improvises much of his lines as Ed Wuncler III. See more »

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Riley Freeman: Gangstalicious got shot!
Robert 'Granddad' Freeman: Again?
Riley Freeman: We got to do something!
Huey Freeman: I've got an idea! Why don't we go to college so we don't end up like Gangstalicious?
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The Boondocks Theme
Composed by Aaron McGruder, Derryck Thornton, Asheru
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Wow
8 February 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I heard of this show from my cousin who insists on repeating the line "tell santa he gone pay what he owe" which is by the very funny. I like what I see and examination of urban culture and some of the ignorance that is proliferated and passed off as "black". It is highly unfortunate that most people upon watching will simply hear the N-word and a lot of cussing and be either highly offended or extremely amused with out seeing the value of this satire. I think this is a learning period, where culture is examined blown up and fit back together and people are left asking the question who am I really. My hope and I believe that shows aim is to show people that they are not required to continue a lifestyle that is immature and counter productive or as the show might put it they don't have to act like Ni**as


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