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"The Boondocks" The Story of Catcher Freeman (2008)

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Director:
Writers:
Aaron McGruder (creator)
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Original Air Date:
28 January 2008 (Season 2, Episode 12)
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Plot:
Granddad and Uncle Ruckus offer conflicting accounts of a slave revolt led by Huey and Riley's ancestor. Huey reveals that the truth is much different than either of them thought. | Add synopsis »

Cast

 (Episode Cast) (in credits order)

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

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

Cedric Yarbrough ... Tom Dubois (voice) (credit only)

Gary Anthony Williams ... Uncle Ruckus (voice)

Jill Talley ... Sarah Dubois (credit only)
Gabby Soleil ... Jazmine Dubois (credit only)

Donald Faison ... Tobias / Catcher Freeman (voice)

Jeff Bennett ... Massa Colonel (voice) (as Jeff Glen Bennett)

Crystal Scales ... Thelma Freeman (voice)

DeRay Davis ... Slave #1 (voice)

Affion Crockett ... Slave #2 (voice)

Chris Jai Alex ... Catcher Freeman (voice)

Episode Crew
Directed by
Dan Fausett 
 
Writing credits
Aaron McGruder (creator)

Aaron McGruder (written by) and
Rodney Barnes (written by)

Andre Brooks  staff 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
 
Production Management
Wendy Guin .... production manager
Brian G. Smith .... assistant production manager
 
Art Department
David Hartman .... storyboard artist
 
Sound Department
Stephan Matson .... pre-production dialogue editor
 
Animation Department
George Cox III .... assistant color supervisor
Brian Mainolfi .... character designer
Lesean Thomas .... character supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Wendy Guin .... post-production coordinator
 
Music Department
Latif Tayour .... music coordinator
 
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
Andrea Romano .... voice director
 

Series Crew
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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
Markus Czyzewski .... assistant music editor
 
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)
 
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
In Robert's version, Catcher Freeman tells Thelma that she "must remain a soldier 'til the war is won." This is a reference to the final line of the show's theme song.See more »
Quotes:
Huey Freeman:[checking the internet to find the truth about Catcher Freeman] Excuse me, everyone. I think we can resolve this quickly. Catcher Tobias Lynchwater, better known as Catcher Freeman, was a house slave on Colonel Lynchwater's plantation. He was also Colonel Lynchwater's son, although the Colonel never claimed him.
Robert 'Granddad' Freeman:Wait, what? Master's son? Uh uh. No, no, no, that can't be!
Huey Freeman:He is believed to have written the first screenplay in secret, several years before the invention of the motion picture industry.
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References Tarzan the Ape Man (1932)See more »

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