Roots: The Complete Miniseries

Part 4

Season 1, Ep 4, Aired 1/26/77
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  • Episode Description
  • Nearly a decade after his first failed attempt to run away, Kunta Kinte, having been forced to accept the name "Toby", still longs to see Fanta, and decides to run away again to find her. This time he is successful at reaching her plantation and they have a bittersweet reunion. However she vorciforously disagrees with his plans for both of them to escape to the north. Their arguments eventually catch the attention of nearby slave-catchers, Toby is caught, and once again pays a terrible price. But this time, his new caretaker and savior is someone who truly knows how to handle him and she will eventually become his wife.moreless

  • Cast & Crew
  • Beverly Todd

    Genelva

  • Gary Collins

    Grill

  • Lee Jones-deBroux

    Trumbull

  • Raymond St. Jacques

    The drummer

  • John Amos

    Kunta Kinte/Toby

  • Fan Reviews (2)
  • Goods

    By tonti1, Feb 18, 2013

  • More of a filler...

    By MyCritique, May 12, 2007

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (2)

    • Kunta/Toby: (After she refuses to run away with him) You gonna stay a slave?
      Fanta/Maggie: I'm gonna stay alive!

    • Fiddler: (about running away) You don't be free. You be dead.
      Kunta/Toby: Then I be free.

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