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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

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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:
All of the episodes have the word "raid" in them.See more »
Quotes:
Sgt. Sam Troy:Let's shake it!See more »

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7 out of 15 people found the following review useful.
I Didn't Especially Care For This Show, 30 August 2004
Author: Joe_B_Carter from Kansas, USA

I thought "The Rat Patrol" was pretty implausible. I mean, four guys tooling around the desert in a couple of jeeps with two .50-caliber machine guns taking on troop convoys, armored columns, and anything else the Germans cared to offer. And with all the lead thrown their way, the Rat Patrol always came through unscathed. (Extraordinary. Didn't the German Army teach its men to shoot during basic training?!) This show was essentially escapist stuff, and not based on military reality. I watched the show because of the actors' performances, while discounting its implausible premise. (I thought that Christopher George as Sergeant Troy was pretty good.)

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