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272. “Roots” Reference in “Goobers”

February 28, 2011

Q: There was a cartoon parody of Peanuts as black kids called “Goobers” and had the characters tradiing some quip about the TV serial “Roots.”

A: Tip o’ the hat to John for finding it: August 1977 (Cheap Thrills) issue.


Sistah Loosey and Goobers' Linus-type character discuss the merits of the Roots Show in the August 1977 Cheap Thrills issue.


March 9, 2011 11:21 pm

Thanks, John.


March 11, 2011 4:41 pm

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