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>
If you liked World War II, you'll love Hogan's Heroes!
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Despite some coincidental similarities (both have a "Sgt. Schultz" and a somewhat put-upon commandant), Hogan's Heroes
(1965) was not inspired by the movie, Stalag 17
(1953), as some may think. See more
The RAF Corporal wears an incorrect cap. The cap he wears is a US style 'Garrison Cap'. He should be wearing a 'forage cap' whilst similar, has different shape and stitching. The garrison cap has 2 buttons on the front, which have been added to make it look like a forage cap. Garrison caps don't have buttons on the front. 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.