opening titles to each episode says 'Based on Ivan Foxwell's film "The Colditz Story"'
When Captain Peacock orders the staff around in German, Mr. Humphries remarks that it's just like Colditz.
Mentioned by Fletch.
Mentioned by name.
When Mrs. Slocombe is not allowed to bring her cat into the store, Mr. Lucas remarks that "knowing her, she'll probably do a Colditz and smuggle it in."
Mentioned by Fletcher.
When Captain Peacock complains about Mr. Harmon's way of attracting his attention by blowing a pea at the back of his neck, Mr. Harmon says he saw it on "Colditz", where it helped save a young man's life.
Scunner says he didn't watch 126 episodes of Colditz for nothing
Mentioned by narrator
mentions that this TV programme described the lives and escapes of the POWs
Clips are shown
A fragment of this show is shown in this episode
clips shown and discussed
Clips seen and discussed
The show's opening titles and theme are used in the WWII POW spoof.
Parodied as "Coalpits".