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>
By the way Bob Crane and his fellow prisoners act, it hard to tell who caught who. In color. (season two)
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Did You Know?
Werner Klemperer, who played Col. Klink once said that during production, his father told him 'Your acting is fine on the show, but who writes this stuff?" See more
In numerous episodes, when it is supposedly winter with patches of snow on the ground, you can see leaves still on the trees and green grass on the ground in the background. See more
[Newkirk and Carter are found near the camp fence
Schultz, into the cooler they go. Throw away the key.
Don't we get a trial or anything?
This is Germany. Although I do appreciate your sense of humor.