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Return of the King 

Martin Luther King comes out of a 32-year coma and Huey helps him to readjust. But Dr. King finds that his peaceful philosophy is no longer accepted in post-9/11 America.

Director:

Kalvin Lee

Writers:

Aaron McGruder (creator), Aaron McGruder | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Regina King ... Huey Freeman / Riley Freeman (voice)
John Witherspoon ... Robert 'Granddad' Freeman (voice)
Cedric Yarbrough ... Tom Dubois (voice)
Gary Anthony Williams ... Uncle Ruckus / Bus Protester / Radio D.J. (voice)
Jill Talley ... Angry Woman (voice)
Gabby Soleil Gabby Soleil ... Jazmine Dubois (credit only)
Kevin Michael Richardson ... Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. / The Bouncer / The Preacher (voice)
Aaron McGruder ... Young Granddad (voice)
Jim Meskimen ... Bill O'Reilly (voice)
Michele Morgan Michele Morgan ... Rosa Parks (voice)
DJ Pooh ... Crowd Member / Speaker #1 (voice)
Barry Sobel ... Bill Maher (voice)
Kym Whitley ... Church Lady (voice)
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Storyline

Martin Luther King comes out of a 32-year coma and Huey helps him to readjust. But Dr. King finds that his peaceful philosophy is no longer accepted in post-9/11 America.

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 January 2006 (USA) See more »

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Trivia

The White House spokesperson threatening Dr. King for his comments on 9/11 is based on a controversy involving Bill Maher. After the 9/11 attacks, Maher made controversial remarks about them on his show Politically Incorrect (1993). In response to his comments, White House press secretary Ari Fleischer warned that "people have to watch what they say". See more »

Goofs

When Huey and Dr. King are trying to get past the bouncer, Huey's sweater changes color from black to red several times. See more »

Quotes

Huey: [narrating] Dr. King looked out at his people and saw they were in great need. So he did what all great leaders do: he told them the truth.
Martin Luther King: [shouts] Will you ignorant niggas *please* shut the hell up?
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Connections

References The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

Booty Butt Cheeks
Performed by Carl Jones
(uncredited)
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