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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Did You Know?
The various secret code names that Colonel Hogan & his outfit used were fairy tale names of "Papa Bear", "Goldilocks", and "Little Red Riding Hood". Colonel Hogan's codename was "Goldilocks" in the series debut, contacting an underwater submarine in Hogan's Heroes: The Informer
(1965). See more
When the guards open the dog run to let them out, the gate swings outward. When the "heroes" open the gate it swings inward. See more
[Hogan pretends to be a Nazi sympathizer to get on German radio and discredit a propagandist
You read Mein Kampf, I believe.
Oh, yeah. You know that guy, Hitler, who wrote it? A lot of people say that just because he wears that silly mustache the book's a big joke...