Finding Your Roots

No Laughing Matter

Season 5 Episode 7 | 52m 41s | Video has closed captioning.

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. shows comedians Seth Meyers, Tig Notaro and Sarah Silverman that their family trees are filled with people whose struggles laid the groundwork for their success. Gates also reveals to each one news of an unexpected DNA cousin.

Aired: 02/19/19

Expires: 02/18/23

Rating: NR

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Finding Your Roots: Season Eight

A new season of Finding Your Roots premieres January 4, 2022! Tune in for all-new episodes as Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores fascinating ancestries and family mysteries for an array of notable guests.

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