The Rat Patrol (1966–1968)

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The World War II North African missions of an Allied commando patrol squad of the Long Range Desert Group.

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Season:

2 | 1

Year:

1968 | 1967 | 1966
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. See more awards »
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Cast

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 Sgt. Sam Troy / ... (58 episodes, 1966-1968)
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 Sgt. Jack Moffitt / ... (58 episodes, 1966-1968)
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 Capt. Hans Dietrich / ... (58 episodes, 1966-1968)
Lawrence P. Casey ...
 Pvt. Mark Hitchcock / ... (58 episodes, 1966-1968)
Justin Tarr ...
 Pvt. Tully Pettigrew / ... (54 episodes, 1966-1968)
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Set in North Africa during World War II, this series chronicles the adventures of a 4-man team of commandos within the Long Range Desert Group. (In utter defiance of historical accuracy, the team consists of three Americans and one Brit.) Armed with jeeps equipped with .50-caliber machine guns--and endless chutzpah--they wage a highly irregular war against Rommel's Afrika Korps. Their most common nemesis is Hauptmann Dietrich, though Dietrich and the Rats join forces from time to time against a common enemy. Written by Marg Baskin <marg@asd.raytheon.ca>

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12 September 1966 (USA)  »

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(58 episodes)

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(Westrex Recording System)

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4:3
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The red cap that Pvt. Hitchcock wears, although it looks like a Civil War Confederate artillery lieutenant's kepi, is actually a French Foreign Legion kepi. See more »

Quotes

Sgt. Sam Troy: Let's shake it!
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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Fugitive Alien (1991) See more »

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One of my all time favorite series...
20 October 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I am a child of the seventies having grown up in and around the time and as a kid I can remember this being on in the afternoon and played on Saturday afternoon's. Two of my earliest best friends in this world were named Korey and Coy and we would watch this with great enthusiasm being only age 7 to 9 years old. My father at the time owned a jeep and after the show aired we would go outside and play the Rat Patrol. I always seemed to pick Tully to play because he always drove the jeep and we would spend an hour or two just making up our own adventures as we went along. My memories of this are quite strong when I still watch this series as it reflects a time when I had no worries in the world. I am not a violent person because of this series even for all the explosions and gun play it just makes feel good to watch it and because of that it truly is one of my favorite series of all time.


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