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"The Boondocks" The Story of Thugnificent (2007)

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The Boondocks: Season 2: Episode 5 -- When world-renowned rapper Thugnificent (Carl Jones) moves into Woodcrest with his crew, Macktastic (Snoop Dogg) and Flonominal (Busta Rhymes), Granddad (John Witherspoon) becomes annoyed with his new neighbors.


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Original Air Date:
5 November 2007 (Season 2, Episode 5)
When rapper Thugnificent moves in across the street, Granddad complains about the non-stop noise and partying, leading Thugnificent to record a new song, "Eff Granddad." | Full synopsis »
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 (Episode Cast) (in credits order) (complete, awaiting verification)

Regina King ... Huey Freeman / Riley Freeman (voice)

John Witherspoon ... Robert 'Granddad' Freeman (voice)

Cedric Yarbrough ... Tom Dubois / Various (voice)

Gary Anthony Williams ... Uncle Ruckus (voice)

Jill Talley ... Various Neighbors (voice)
Gabby Soleil ... Jazmine Dubois (voice) (credit only)

Snoop Dogg ... Macktastic (voice)

Busta Rhymes ... Flonominal (voice)

Fatman Scoop ... Fatman Scoop (voice)

Sway ... Sway (voice)

Xzibit ... Xzibit (voice)
Carl Jones ... Thugnificent (voice)

DeRay Davis ... Various (voice) (as Deray Davis)

Nate Dogg ... Nate Dogg (voice)

Episode Crew
Directed by
Seung Eun Kim 
Bob Hathcock (supervising)
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Andre Brooks  staff writer
Aaron McGruder  creator
Aaron McGruder  writer
Yamara Taylor  staff writer
Jason Van Veen  staff writer

Produced by
Jenny Barbour .... associate producer
Rodney Barnes .... co-executive producer
Brian J. Cowan .... co-executive producer
Reginald Hudlin .... executive producer
Carl Jones .... producer
Aaron McGruder .... executive producer
Film Editing by
Ralph A. Eusebio 
Bruce King  (as Bruce A. King)
Casting by
Reuben Cannon 
Kim Williams 
Production Management
Wendy Guin .... production manager
Brian G. Smith .... assistant production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Ki Hyun Ryu .... assistant director
Art Department
Eric Astadan .... prop designer
Howard C. Base .... storyboard coordinator (as Howard Base)
Oliver Calonzo .... art coordinator
Seung Woo Cha .... storyboard revision artist
Jon Fancher .... prop supervisor
David Hartman .... storyboard artist
Kalvin Lee .... storyboard artist
James Lim .... storyboard revision artist
Albert Park .... storyboard revision artist
Sean Song .... storyboard artist
Sound Department
Stephan Matson .... pre-production dialogue editor
Animation Department
Constance Allen .... color stylist
Barry Atkinson .... color stylist
John Calmette .... color stylist
Brooks Campbell .... color supervisor
Leslie Chang .... assistant character designer
Steven Choi .... character designer
George Cox III .... assistant color supervisor (as George Cox)
Holly du Rivage .... supervising timing director (as Holly Du Rivage)
Rex Faraday .... timing director
Patrick Gleeson .... timing director
Robert Harand .... background designer
Sandi Hathcock .... animation checker
Jeff Johnson .... character designer
Alison Jota .... color stylist
Tina Katz .... color stylist
Seung Eun Kim .... main character designer: Season Two
Bruce King .... animatic supervisor (as Bruce A. King)
Pamela Long .... color stylist
Randy Ludensky .... timing director
Tec Manalac .... background designer
Anna McKindley .... animatic scanner
Art Morales .... background designer
Tina Oliva .... color stylist
Lisa Pearson .... color stylist
Brad Rozman .... animatic technician
Lesean Thomas .... character supervisor
Vince Toyama .... background supervisor (as Vincent Toyama)
Alina Urusov .... character designer (as Alina Urosov)
Alina Urusov .... character designer
Bill Wolf .... timing director
Wei M. Zhao .... color stylist (as Wei Zhao)
David Zweig .... character designer
Casting Department
Matthew C. Otoski .... episodic casting supervisor
Editorial Department
Donnell Ebarrete .... assistant editor
Wendy Guin .... post-production coordinator
Chuck Smith .... assistant editor
Music Department
Latif Tayour .... music coordinator
Derryck Thornton .... composer: main title theme (as Derryck 'Big Tank' Thornton)
Derryck Thornton .... music supervisor (as Derryck 'Big Tank' Thornton)
Other crew
Brian Ash .... main title designer
Scott Fuselier .... main title designer
Michael Kirschbaum .... assistant to writers
Michael Kirschbaum .... script coordinator
Ben Maloney .... production assistant
DJ Pooh .... creative consultant

Series Crew
These people are regular crew members. Were they in this episode?
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Aaron McGruder  creator

Original Music by
Flying Lotus 
Film Editing by
Jhoanne Reyes 
Production Management
Bradley Bowlen .... production manager
Art Department
Chrysta Marie Burton .... storyboard coordinator
Michael Macasero .... art coordinator
Richard Ory .... props
Dawn Turner .... art coordinator
Sound Department
Craig Ng .... foley artist
Eliott Taylor .... dialogue recordist
Animation Department
SoonJin Mooney .... animation timer
Casting Department
Joanna T. Gonzales .... casting associate
Editorial Department
Brad Rozman .... assistant editor
Music Department
Mark Czyzewski .... assistant music editor (as Markus Czyzewski)
Other crew
Karen Barragan .... series publicist
Chrysta Marie Burton .... production coordinator
Ian Edwards .... story editor
Dick Grunert .... script coordinator
Kathleen Hartman .... freelance prop model designer
Jae Hong Kim .... main title artwork
Geoffrey Mateo Ong .... production coordinator
Michael R. Rabanera .... animatic assistant
Shawn Socoloff .... assistant: Mr. McGruder
Tommy Tallarino .... story editor (as Thomas Tallarino)
Production CompaniesDistributors

Additional Details

23 min

Did You Know?

Riley Freeman:[watching Thugnificent's arrival in the neighborhood] Man, I wanna go over there, but I don't wanna dick-ride, you know. Would that be dick-riding, you think? To go over there?... Alright, what if I just go over there and give him a pounding, and be like, 'What up, Thugnificent,' like not really on his sack or nothin'. Yeah.See more »
Movie Connections:
References Friday (1995)See more »
Eff GrandadSee more »


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