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Finding Your Roots 4 Seasons 2017

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The series moves from Asia and Africa to Europe and the Americas, uniting us all through emotional moments that enrich and enlighten-encouraging us to look at our world through a wider lens. This season viewers will discover the surprising ancestral stories of 28 fascinating guests, including Carmelo Anthony, Téa Leoni, Ana Navarro, Bernie Sanders, Questlove, and Christopher Walken.

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Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

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1. The Impression

Larry David and Bernie Sanders, linked by one hilarious impersonation, trace their roots from 1940s Brooklyn back to Jewish communities in Europe. Through DNA testing they learn that there is more to their uncanny likeness than suspected.

TV-PGSubtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 52 minutes Release date: October 1, 2017
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2. Unfamiliar Kin

Fred Armisen, Carly Simon and Christopher Walken learn about a grandparent whose real identity and background had been a mystery to them, then comes to see his or herself in a new light based on these freshly revealed facts.

TV-PGSubtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 52 minutes Release date: October 8, 2017
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3. Puritans and Pioneers

Hollywood mainstays Ted Danson, Mary Steenburgen and William H. Macy discover family legacies that predate the United States itself. Taken together, these stories from the past show our guests how personal choices can change history.

TV-PGSubtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 52 minutes Release date: October 15, 2017
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4. The Vanguard

Ta-Nehisi Coates, Ava DuVernay and Janet Mock find their identities challenged. By placing their ancestors' lives in the context of history, they gain an appreciation for their family narratives and see how those narratives illustrate the diversity of the black experience.

TV-PGSubtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 52 minutes Release date: October 22, 2017
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5. Immigrant Nation

Scarlett Johansson, Paul Rudd and John Turturro explore the challenges faced by their immigrant forebears. In the end, each guest gains a greater understanding of how their immigrant ancestors laid the groundwork for their success.

TV-PGSubtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 52 minutes Release date: October 29, 2017
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6. Black Like Me

Three African-American guests, Bryant Gumbel, Tonya Lewis-Lee and Suzanne Malveaux, delve deep into their family trees, discovering stories that challenge our assumptions about black history.

TV-PGSubtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 52 minutes Release date: November 5, 2017
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7. Children of the Revolution

Lupita Nyong'o, Carmelo Anthony and Ana Navarro explore how their family trees were shaped by political turmoil and violence, discovering unexpected ancestry along the way and realizing that history is more complex and personal than thought.

TV-PGSubtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 52 minutes Release date: November 12, 2017
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8. Relatives We Never Knew We Had

Téa Leoni and Gaby Hoffman, whose lives have been shaped by family mysteries, are introduced to ancestors they never knew they had. Following the paper trail, both guests take these lines back to the 18th century.

TV-PGSubtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 52 minutes Release date: November 19, 2017
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9. Southern Roots

Questlove, Dr. Phil and Charlayne Hunter-Gault dig into their roots where slavery shaped families. These stories reassure them that they are not alone by exposing them to stories that show that America's racial history is shared by all.

TV-PG Language: English Runtime: 52 minutes Release date: November 26, 2017
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10. Funny Business

Amy Schumer, Aziz Ansari and Maya Rudolph, who have mined their family stories for comedy, learn about ancestors who overcame immense suffering. They are struck by the contrast between themselves and these unknown ancestors and stories.

TV-PGSubtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 52 minutes Release date: December 3, 2017

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Genres Documentary
Director Josh Gleason, Hazel Gurland-Pooler
Starring Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Season year 2017
Network PBS
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