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Hold the Laughter

Season 10 Episode 5 | 52m 11s

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. uncovers the roots of comedians Bob Odenkirk and Iliza Shlesinger—two very funny people whose family trees brim with stories that are more drama than comedy. Moving from Napoleonic France to Nazi-occupied Poland to the castle of a European duke, Gates introduces them to relatives who took great risks and overcame enormous hardships for the sake of their families.

Aired: 01/29/24 | Expires: 02/27/24
FINDING YOUR ROOTS WITH HENRY LOUIS GATES, JR., Season ten is a production of McGee Media, Inkwell Media, Kunhardt Films and WETA Washington, D.C.
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Appraisal: French Tabernacle Door, ca. 1800
Appraisal: KPM 'The Hermit' Porcelain Plaque, ca. 1900
Appraisal: Jean Harlow-signed Photo, ca. 1930
Appraisal: Gorham Sterling Silver Polar Bear Ice Pick, ca. 1870
Appraisal: Cartier Art Deco Match Safe, ca. 1925
Appraisal: 1995 Muhammad Ali-signed Tablecloth
Appraisal: Tiffany & Co. Sapphire & Diamond Ring, ca. 1925
Appraisal: Chinese Lacquered Wood Japanese-style Geese, ca. 1920
Appraisal: 1969 George Rodrigue 'House in Washington' Oil
Appraisal: F. Douglass Letter & Free Will Baptist Church Archive
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