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Colditz (TV Series 1972–1974) Poster

(1972–1974)

Connections

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Spun-off from 

The Colditz Story (1955)
opening titles to each episode says 'Based on Ivan Foxwell's film "The Colditz Story"'

Referenced in 

Are You Being Served?: German Week (1975) (TV Episode)
When Captain Peacock orders the staff around in German, Mr. Humphries remarks that it's just like Colditz.
Porridge: Happy Release (1975) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Fletch.
I Didn't Know You Cared: A Woman's Work (1976) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name.
Are You Being Served?: Mrs. Slocombe Expects (1977) (TV Episode)
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."
Going Straight: Going to Work (1978) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Fletcher.
Are You Being Served?: Lost and Found (1983) (TV Episode)
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.
Super Gran: Supergran and the Birthday Dambuster (1987) (TV Episode)
Scunner says he didn't watch 126 episodes of Colditz for nothing
Forever Ealing (2002) (TV Movie)
The Return of 'Allo 'Allo! (2007) (TV Movie)
Mentioned by narrator
Colditz - The Legend (2010) (TV Movie)
mentions that this TV programme described the lives and escapes of the POWs

Featured in 

Night of a Thousand Shows (2000) (TV Movie)
Drama Connections: Auf Wiedersehen, Pet (2005) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown
Zomergasten: Episode #19.5 (2006) (TV Episode)
A fragment of this show is shown in this episode
The Story of the Costume Drama: A Call to Arms (2008) (TV Episode)
clips shown and discussed
When TV Goes to War (2011) (TV Movie)
Clips seen and discussed

Spoofed in 

The Two Ronnies: Episode #3.1 (1973) (TV Episode)
The show's opening titles and theme are used in the WWII POW spoof.
The Benny Hill Show: Coalpits (1974) (TV Episode)
Parodied as "Coalpits".

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