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
Did You Know?
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
Martin Luther King Jr.
Will you ignorant niggers PLEASE shut the hell UP? Is this it? THIS is what I got all those ass-whoopings for? I had a dream once but it was a dream that little black girls and black boys would one day drink from the river of prosperity freed from the thirst of oppression. But lo and behold, some four decades later, what have I found, but a bunch of trifling, shiftless, good for nothing niggers! And I know some of you don't want to hear me say that word! It's the ugliest word in the English ...
Referenced in Happy Endings: Lying Around
The Boondocks Theme
Composed by Aaron McGruder
, Derryck Thornton
Performed by Asheru See more