Roots

Roots (1977)

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Kunta Kinti: What Christmas, Fiddlah?
Fiddler: Christmas is when White folk give each other stuff don't neither of em need.

Captain Thomas Davies: I'm a Christian Man and I command a Christian Ship! I will not lead men into sin.

Kunta Kinti: What's snow, Fiddler?
Fiddler: Never you mind, boy, never you mind. Let's get on back to home. I got enough trouble teaching you the difference between manure and massa. 'Course there ain't all that much difference when you gets right down to it.

Tom Harvey: Listen to me, Jimmy Brent! Listen to me! And take this message with you to Hell! The last hands to touch you in this Earth... was my black hands.

Evan Brent: And every step I take, every time my leg twinges on me I recollect who's responsible for all the pluses and minus that I got to live with now! Yeah, I recollect who done it to me... Niggers.

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Continuity mistake: When Chicken George comes back for the first time and sees Matilda, he walks towards her and takes off his white gloves. He is then seen hugging her with the white gloves back on.

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Trivia: Madge Sinclair and Leslie Uggams play mother and daughter. In real life, Sinclair was only five years older than Uggams.

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