Trivia / Roots (1977)
aka: Roots

  • All-Star Cast: The mini-series featured many famous black celebrities of the time.
  • Casting Gag: Not really a gag, but the mini-series cast several well-known and beloved TV fathers as evil slavers.
  • The Other Darrin: A few of the holdover characters from the original miniseries—Chicken George, Irene—are played by different actors in the sequel.
  • Special Effect Failure: The "old" makeup.

Alternative Title(s): Roots