Roots: The Next Generations

Season 1 Episode 7

Part 7

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Feb 25, 1979 on ABC



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • Alex: (after hearing the Kinte family Griot mention the name Kunta Kinte when describing the story of his capture) You old African. I found you! I found you! I found you! I found you!

  • Notes

    • Actor Marlon Brando performed on television for the first time in this episode of Roots: The Next Generations.

    • The scenes representing various locations in the country of Gambia in West Africa, were shot at the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden.

    • Marlon Brando won an Emmy in 1977 for "Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a Special" for his role as the head of the American Nazi Party "George Lincoln Rockwell" in Part 7 of Roots: The Next Generations.

  • Allusions