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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:
A very special series 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

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Trivia:
Cynthia Lynn who played Klink's secretary "Helga" in the first two seasons was replaced by Sigrid Valdis who played "Hilda" at the insistence of Bob Crane after Valdis began dating (and later married) Crane.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: In "The Scientist", Carter states that he can't teach LeBeau any chemistry because he ran a drugstore, not a chemist's shop. But in the earlier episode "German Bridge Is Falling Down", he knew how to make explosive chlorine gas out of ammonia and bleach, and in the later episode "Hogan Springs", he mixed up a convincing batch of "mineral water" with no difficulty.See more »
Quotes:
Colonel Klink:[trying to demoralize Hogan after air-raid] ... No damage was done and your bombers suffered severe losses at the hands of our illustrious Luftwaffe.
Schultz:[walking in to the office introducing a Captain] Herr Kommandant, this is Captain Müller. He barely escaped the terrible raid!
Colonel Klink:That raid was a complete failure!
Schultz:No, Herr Kommandant! They knocked the stuffing out of the Messerschmitt factory and got away from the Luftwaffe!
Hogan:Illustrious Luftwaffe.
Schultz:Illustrious Luft...
Colonel Klink:Shultz!
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Has Hogan's Heros Been re-released on DVD as a box set? YES!
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25 out of 25 people found the following review useful.
A very special series, 7 June 2000
Author: Pro Jury

"For security reasons I cannot tell you the exact location. The request was no names please, but somewhere in Germany an American officer is operating a sabotage and rescue unit from of all places, a POW camp. These men saved my life. For me they are among the unsung heroes of this war."

Bob Crane pacing in perfect step with a chimp -- an unforgettable image from an all-time TV classic.

I have seen more repetitions of Hogan's Heroes than I have seen cycles of any other TV series. Watching the entire series, viewers will see that most episodes were wacky and certainly unrealistic. Silly, zany comedy was the norm. However, other episodes were much more sober and more filled with tension and suspense (check out the "North Star" episode from one of the early seasons). Some episodes added twists upon twists upon twists. Most were story driven rather than simply character driven.

The cast was top notch and worked well together in front of the camera. Charisma and chemistry -- and mighty funny too! Check this series out.

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