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Hogan's Heroes 

TV-PG | | Comedy, War | TV Series (1965–1971)
The inmates of a German World War II prisoner of war camp conduct an espionage and sabotage campaign right under the noses of their warders.
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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 11 nominations. See more awards »
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Colonel Hogan leads a ragtag band of POW's caught behind German lines in this popular television comedy. The bumbling Germans give Hogan and his crew plenty of opportunities to sabotage their war efforts. Colonel Klink is more concerned with having everything run smoothly and avoiding any trouble with his superiors (especially anything that might result in his being reassigned and sent to the front) than with being tough on Hogan and his fellow prisoners. Written by Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>

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If you liked World War II, you'll love Hogan's Heroes! See more »

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17 September 1965 (USA)  »

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Ein Käfig voller Helden  »

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Trivia

Characters travelling outside of Germany: Hogan and Klink travelled to London, England. Hogan, Klink, LeBeau, and Schultz travelled to Paris, France. See more »

Goofs

The palms of Los Angeles are clearly visible in the treeline around Stalag 13 in some episodes. Date palms can be seen in outdoor scenes in 'The Well' for example. Very few palms grow outdoors in Germany, if any. Helps to use HD TV, I never would have seen this on the old B&W analog set. See more »

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[a German guard is fending off POW Newkirk from a restricted area]
Guard: Nein!
Newkirk: Oh no, must be half past ten by now.
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Referenced in Breaking Bad: Live Free or Die (2012) See more »

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Those Nazis
26 September 2005 | by See all my reviews

My grandfather was a survivor of Auschwitz and several other concentration camps. Hogan's Heroes was one of his favorite shows, because it made the Nazis look like buffoons. So to those who complain that Hogan's Heroes is insensitive, I say that there is always room for a little humor.

This remains one of my favorite shows. The acting is great, and it's clear that the actors are having fun with what are admittedly silly story lines.

This is a classic show. I wish we saw more of HH on reruns, but I will be going out to get the DVDs.


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