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Seasons:
1 | 2
Release Date:
12 September 1966 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
The World War II North African missions of an Allied commando patrol squad of the Long Range Desert Group. Full summary »
Awards:
Nominated for Golden Globe. See more »
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Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 5 of 26)

Christopher George ... Sgt. Sam Troy / ... (58 episodes, 1966-1968)

Gary Raymond ... Sgt. Jack Moffitt / ... (58 episodes, 1966-1968)

Eric Braeden ... 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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Series Directed by
John Peyser (10 episodes, 1966-1967)
Lee H. Katzin (7 episodes, 1966-1967)
Robert Sparr (6 episodes, 1967)
Herschel Daugherty (5 episodes, 1967)
Frank Baur (4 episodes, 1967-1968)
Sutton Roley (4 episodes, 1967)
 
Series Writing credits
Tom Gries (58 episodes, 1966-1968)
Richard H. Landau (5 episodes, 1966-1967)
Anthony Lawrence (5 episodes, 1966-1967)
Mark Weingart (4 episodes, 1967)
John Peyser (3 episodes, 1966-1967)
Edward J. Lakso (3 episodes, 1967-1968)
Harry Kronman (2 episodes, 1966-1967)
Ronald Sossi (2 episodes, 1966-1967)
Daniel Aubrey (2 episodes, 1966)
Don Brinkley (2 episodes, 1967)
Richard De Roy (2 episodes, 1967)
Peter Allan Fields (2 episodes, 1967)
Ellis Kadison (2 episodes, 1967)
Sheldon Stark (2 episodes, 1967)

Series Produced by
Jon Epstein .... producer (26 episodes, 1967)
Mark Weingart .... associate producer (26 episodes, 1967)
Richard H. Landau .... associate producer (16 episodes, 1966-1967)
Lee Rich .... executive producer (15 episodes, 1967)
Stanley Shpetner .... producer (6 episodes, 1966)
 
Series Original Music by
Dominic Frontiere (43 episodes, 1966-1967)
 
Series Cinematography by
Brick Marquard (40 episodes, 1966-1967)
Manuel Berenguer (2 episodes, 1966)
 
Series Film Editing by
Richard K. Brockway (24 episodes, 1966-1968)
 
Series Casting by
Lynn Stalmaster (33 episodes, 1966-1968)
 
Series Art Direction by
Jack T. Collis (17 episodes, 1967)
Gil Parrondo (16 episodes, 1966-1967)
Eddie Imazu (10 episodes, 1967-1968)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Charles S. Thompson (24 episodes, 1967-1968)
 
Series Makeup Department
Harry Ross .... makeup artist (1 episode, 1966)
 
Series Production Management
Bernard Oseransky .... assistant production supervisor (42 episodes, 1966-1967)
Leonard C. Kroll .... post-production supervisor (41 episodes, 1966-1968)
Frank Baur .... production supervisor (26 episodes, 1967)
Lee Rich .... executive in charge of production (16 episodes, 1966-1967)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
George Templeton .... assistant director (12 episodes, 1967)
Kuki López Rodero .... first assistant director (10 episodes, 1966-1967)
Grayson Rogers .... assistant director (10 episodes, 1967-1968)
Jack N. Reddish .... second unit director (5 episodes, 1966)
Pedro Vidal .... first assistant director (3 episodes, 1966)
Ricardo Hansa .... first assistant director (2 episodes, 1966)

Robert Gough .... second unit director (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Department
Ángel Cañizares .... set dresser (16 episodes, 1966-1967)
Art Cole .... property master (16 episodes, 1966-1967)
Richard Neblett .... property master (3 episodes, 1967)
 
Series Sound Department
John Haines .... sound mixer (16 episodes, 1966-1967)
Tom Edwards .... sound mixer (15 episodes, 1967)
Ben Smith .... sound effects editor (12 episodes, 1966-1967)
Milton E. Berle .... sound effects editor (4 episodes, 1966)
 
Series Special Effects by
A. Paul Pollard .... special effects (16 episodes, 1966-1967)
Glen Robinson .... special effects (3 episodes, 1967)
Henry Millar Jr. .... special effects (2 episodes, 1967)
 
Series Stunts
Budd Albright .... stunts (58 episodes, 1966-1968)
Chuck Hayward .... stunt coordinator (12 episodes, 1966)
Jack N. Young .... stunts (3 episodes, 1966-1967)
Von Deming .... stunt coordinator (3 episodes, 1967)

Frank Babich .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Steven Burnett .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Gary Epper .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Hal Needham .... stunt double (unknown episodes)
Doug O'Dell .... stunt double (unknown episodes)
Dick Ziker .... stunt double (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Bob Gough .... director of photography: second unit (1 episode, 1966)
Nelson Tyler .... aerial photographer (1 episode, 1966)

Doug Byers .... electrician (unknown episodes)
 
Series Casting Department
Lynn Stalmaster .... casting supervisor (1 episode, 1966)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Eric Seelig .... wardrobe (16 episodes, 1966-1967)
Norman A. Burza .... wardrobe (3 episodes, 1967)
 
Series Editorial Department
Anthony DiMarco .... supervising editor (42 episodes, 1966-1967)
 
Series Music Department
Richard Carruth .... music editor (15 episodes, 1966)
Earle Dearth .... music editor / music supervisor (7 episodes, 1966-1968)
 
Series Transportation Department
Robert Neal .... driver (unknown episodes)
 
Series Other crew
Fred Lemoine .... production executive: Mirisch-Rich (32 episodes, 1966-1967)
Dennis Judd .... location auditor (31 episodes, 1966-1967)
Ronald Sossi .... assistant: producer (31 episodes, 1966-1967)
 

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Runtime:
30 min (58 episodes)
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Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System)
Certification:
Canada:PG (video rating)

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Trivia:
The hat pin worn by Christopher George (Sgt. Sam Troy) is the pin for the Australian Commonwealth Military Forces, which also served in North Africa during WWII.See more »
Quotes:
Pvt. Mark Hitchcock:Who was there, Sarge? You or me?See more »
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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
The Rat Patrol Rules!, 6 October 2012
Author: Dalbert Pringle from New Zealand

If you're like me and really enjoy watching rugged, masculine, man-to-man combat that features plenty of high-powered explosions, rapid gunfire showdowns, and "in-your-face" confrontations, then, believe me, The Rat Patrol is definitely your #1 ticket to some truly awesome TV entertainment.

Set in the vast North African desert, during WW2, The Rat Patrol is an elite Allied commando team of experts whose mission is to attack, harass, and wreak havoc on Field Marshal Rommel's vaunted Afrika Korps.

Join this fearless, four-man army of rough'n'tough dudes, headed by Sgt. Sam Troy (played by Christopher George), as they fearlessly wage war against Nazis, traitors, and wild-eyed fanatics.

Filmed in living color, The Rat Patrol, from 1966, is a fast-paced, action-packed collection of 32 explosive episodes that are pure dynamite from start to finish. This was no low-budget production here!

With its episodes all being only 30 minutes in length, The Rat Patrol's no-nonsense, clearly-defined stories were always direct and to the point.

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