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"Hogan's Heroes" (1965) More at IMDbPro »TV series 1965-1971

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Hogan's Heroes: :  -- Clip: Corporal Newkirk is caught stealing from the arsenal
Hogan's Heroes: :  -- Clip: Corporal LeBeau and Technical Sergeant Carter plan a trip to France
Hogan's Heroes: :  -- Clip: Colonel Klink tries to fool the prisoners into escaping
Hogan's Heroes: :  -- Clip: Colonel Hogan helps Colonel Klink impress the Red Cross inspector

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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6
Release Date:
17 September 1965 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
If you liked World War II, you'll love Hogan's Heroes!
Plot:
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. Full summary »
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Awards:
Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 11 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
"I Know Nuthing!!" See more (60 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 7 of 117)

Bob Crane ... Col. Robert E. Hogan (168 episodes, 1965-1971)

Werner Klemperer ... Col. Wilhelm Klink (168 episodes, 1965-1971)

John Banner ... Sgt. Hans Georg Schultz / ... (168 episodes, 1965-1971)

Robert Clary ... Cpl. Louis LeBeau (167 episodes, 1965-1971)

Richard Dawson ... Cpl. Peter Newkirk (167 episodes, 1965-1971)

Larry Hovis ... Sgt. Andrew Carter / ... (166 episodes, 1965-1971)

Ivan Dixon ... Sgt. James 'Kinch' Kinchloe / ... (141 episodes, 1965-1970)
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Series Directed by
Gene Reynolds (34 episodes, 1965-1967)
Edward H. Feldman (28 episodes, 1966-1971)
Bruce Bilson (25 episodes, 1967-1971)
Marc Daniels (19 episodes, 1968-1971)
Bob Sweeney (17 episodes, 1966-1970)
Howard Morris (14 episodes, 1965-1967)
Richard Kinon (13 episodes, 1968-1970)
Jerry London (10 episodes, 1969-1971)
Robert Butler (5 episodes, 1965-1966)
John Rich (2 episodes, 1968)
Irving J. Moore (2 episodes, 1970-1971)
 
Series Writing credits
Bernard Fein (168 episodes, 1965-1971)
Albert S. Ruddy (168 episodes, 1965-1971)
Laurence Marks (68 episodes, 1965-1971)
Richard Powell (29 episodes, 1965-1971)
Arthur Julian (24 episodes, 1965-1971)
Phil Sharp (16 episodes, 1966-1971)
Bill Davenport (13 episodes, 1967-1971)
R.S. Allen (11 episodes, 1965-1971)
Harvey Bullock (11 episodes, 1965-1971)
Art Baer (4 episodes, 1966-1968)
Ben Joelson (4 episodes, 1966-1968)
David Chandler (3 episodes, 1965-1966)
Jack H. Robinson (3 episodes, 1965-1966)

Series Produced by
Edward H. Feldman .... executive producer / producer / ... (168 episodes, 1965-1971)
William A. Calihan Jr. .... producer / associate producer (136 episodes, 1966-1971)
Jerry London .... associate producer / assistant producer / ... (76 episodes, 1968-1971)
Bernard Fein .... associate producer / producer (32 episodes, 1965-1966)
 
Series Original Music by
Jerry Fielding (24 episodes, 1965-1966)
Fred Steiner (20 episodes, 1965-1966)

Will Schaefer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Cinematography by
Gordon Avil (141 episodes, 1965-1970)
William B. Jurgensen (24 episodes, 1970-1971)
Robert C. Moreno (2 episodes, 1968-1969)
 
Series Film Editing by
Michael Kahn (131 episodes, 1965-1971)
Ken Zemke (17 episodes, 1969-1971)
Clay Bartels (7 episodes, 1968-1969)
Jerry London (6 episodes, 1965-1966)
Thomas Neff (4 episodes, 1968-1969)
Beryl Gelfond (4 episodes, 1969-1970)
 
Series Casting by
Milt Hamerman (32 episodes, 1965-1966)
Lynn Stalmaster (32 episodes, 1965-1966)
 
Series Art Direction by
Rolland M. Brooks (117 episodes, 1965-1969)
Howard Hollander (107 episodes, 1965-1971)
Eugene Harris (60 episodes, 1966-1969)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Edward M. Parker (104 episodes, 1965-1969)
William Stevens (50 episodes, 1969-1971)
Robert Priestley (13 episodes, 1965-1966)
 
Series Costume Design by
Marjorie Wahl (165 episodes, 1965-1971)
Ray Harp (134 episodes, 1965-1971)
Reeder P. Boss (32 episodes, 1965-1966)
 
Series Makeup Department
Armand Delmar .... makeup artist / makeup (132 episodes, 1966-1971)
 
Series Production Management
Houseley Stevenson Jr. .... post-production supervisor / production supervisor / ... (166 episodes, 1965-1971)
William A. Calihan Jr. .... unit production manager / production supervisor / ... (160 episodes, 1965-1971)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Floyd Joyer .... assistant director (142 episodes, 1965-1971)
Carl 'Major' Roup .... assistant director (12 episodes, 1965-1966)
Donald L. Gold .... assistant director (10 episodes, 1965-1966)
 
Series Sound Department
Wallace R. Bearden .... sound engineer / production sound mixer / ... (134 episodes, 1966-1971)
Robert G. Henderson .... sound editor (72 episodes, 1967-1970)
James J. Klinger .... sound editor / sound engineer (54 episodes, 1966-1971)
Gordon L. Day .... sound re-recording mixer (50 episodes, 1969-1971)
William M. Andrews .... supervising sound editor / sound editor (32 episodes, 1965-1966)
S.G. Haughton .... sound / sound engineer (27 episodes, 1965-1966)
Ross Taylor .... sound editor (8 episodes, 1968-1969)
Leon M. Leon .... sound engineer (6 episodes, 1965-1966)

Milton Lustig .... sound engineer (unknown episodes, 1969-1970)
 
Series Editorial Department
Jerry London .... editorial supervisor / supervising editor (113 episodes, 1965-1969)
 
Series Music Department
Jerry Fielding .... composer: theme music / composer: title music / ... (146 episodes, 1965-1971)
Milton Lustig .... music editor / music supervisor (134 episodes, 1966-1971)
Richard Berres .... music supervision / music editor (32 episodes, 1965-1966)
Carol Kaye .... musician: bass (32 episodes, 1965-1966)
 
Series Other crew
John Pommer .... production executive (1 episode, 1965)
Ralph Helfer .... animal supervisor: Africa U.S.A. (1 episode, 1968)
 

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Runtime:
25 min | 30 min (including commercials)
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Certification:
Australia:G (some episodes) | Australia:PG (some episodes) | New Zealand:G (season 1) | Singapore:PG | USA:TV-PG

Did You Know?

Trivia:
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 (#1.1)" (1965).See more »
Goofs:
Anachronisms: In one scene taking place in a German laboratory, a periodic table of elements is hanging on a wall. It shows all the 103 elements known to science in the 1960s, but during the war, fewer than 92 elements were known: the rest were created by nuclear science, including several instrumental in the top-secret Manhattan Project.See more »
Quotes:
[Newkirk and Carter are found near the camp fence]
Colonel Klink:Schultz, into the cooler they go. Throw away the key.
Carter:Don't we get a trial or anything?
Colonel Klink:This is Germany. Although I do appreciate your sense of humor.
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43 out of 46 people found the following review useful.
"I Know Nuthing!!", 10 April 2001
Author: Thor2000 from Collinsport, Maine

Hogan's Heroes is probably the wildest most far-fetched series next to Gilligan's Island to become successful where so many even more far-fetched shows barely make it their first year. The show had a fine cast, great writing and even edge of the seat adventures as you wondered how Hogan and his men, Americans Andrew Carter, Sgt. James Kinchloe, Sgt. Richard Baker, British Peter Newkirk, French Louis LeBeau and Russian Leonid Kinsky in the pilot, pulled the wool over and outfoxed the Nazis. Werner Klemperer did a wonderful characterization as the pompous Commodant Wilhelm Klink and John Banner became a hysterical Sgt. Hans Schultz with his mugging and facial expressions. The only other roles of recurring Nazis belong to short-tempered General Ivan Burkhalter and the madman Major Wolfgang Hochstetter as played by Leon Askin and Howard Caine, two wonderful character actors. The critics of this show need to go back to school and learn the differences between P.O.W. Camps and Concentration Camps; even people in Germany watching this show today can see the humor and lack of logic in the Nazi's claims of being the superior master race and it is that same arrogance that works so well against them as Hogan uses their own delusions to his advantages. The show is also worthy to watch to see the early roles of William Christopher from M*A*S*H* and repeating returns of director Norm Pitlik as an actor. During the run of the series, the man must have had thirty different roles. Larry Hovis also made repeated impersonations as Hitler, and Bob Crane even got the chance to shine in one episode with his skills as a drummer. Sadly, the exterior sets of the series no longer exist, vanished along with the fictional towns of Hammelsburg and Mayberry, North Carolina.

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