The Boondocks is gearing up for a reboot and one thing is for certain, the series will never be the same without Grandad.

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John Witherspoon portrayed the beloved character, but he was called home at the end of October at the age of 77.

Fans mourned Witherspoon and the characters he brought to life on the big and small screens, especially Grandad. However, a Twitter user came up with a solution that everyone seemingly agrees with. “Picture it: Granddad passes away in The Boondocks opening of the 5th season and the boys are sent to live with Granddad’s sister: played by Jenifer Lewis,” he wrote. “She’s the ONLY one I can think to keep that same energy.” His tweet began to circulate on social media platforms and it seemed as if the idea was widely accepted among fans. 


Lewis caught wind of the tweet and it looks like she’s down to do it. “Thank you one and all. I’ll check into this,” she responded. “It would be fun. I miss my John Witherspoon. He gave us so much so much love and laughter y’all.”

Would y’all be here for this swap?