Roughnecks: The Starship Troopers Chronicles (1999– )

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The missions of a Mobile Infantry squad as they participate in a war of survival against a ferocious alien insectoid invader.

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Series cast summary:
 Maj. Zander Barcalow (14 episodes, 1999-2000)
 Cpl. Richard 'Doc' LeCroix (13 episodes, 1999-2000)
 Robert Higgins / ... (13 episodes, 1999-2000)
Rino Romano ...
 Johnnie Rico / ... (13 episodes, 1999-2000)
 Dizzy Flores / ... (12 episodes, 1999-2000)
 Cpl. Jeff Gossard / ... (12 episodes, 1999-2000)
Jamie Hanes ...
 Lt. Jean Razak (12 episodes, 1999-2000)
 Carl Jenkins / ... (12 episodes, 1999-2000)
 Sgt. Francis Brutto (11 episodes, 1999-2000)
 Lt. Carmen Ibanez (9 episodes, 1999-2000)
Thomas Wagner ...
 Commander Marlow (6 episodes, 1999-2000)


In this adaption of Robert Heinlein's novel, we follow the adventures of a squad of troops as they fight in a war of survival against merciless alien invaders. Facing constant danger, they are the ones who have to do the thankless task of facing the enemy head on, and for the sake of humanity, they must prevail. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <>

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Rated PG for sci-fi action violence | See all certifications »




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30 August 1999 (USA)  »

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Rino Romano said that when recording the voice-over session of Carmen kissing Rico on the final episode of the Tesca campaign, Susan Blu was the one that gave a kiss instead of Tish Hicks. See more »


During the taking of the beach in the Tesca Campaign, the armbands the Roughnecks wear for Carl disappear and reappear from shot to shot. See more »


Pvt. Johnny Rico: [after getting the order to bring a marauder suit up a mountain and hearing the consequences of the damage to the suit] What comes from nothing is nothing
Sgt. Francis Brutto: What was that?
Pvt. Johnny Rico: Nothing!
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Followed by Starship Troopers 2: Hero of the Federation (2004) See more »

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23 February 2002 | by See all my reviews

I just can't get enough of this show. Saw it in syndication and it just blew me away. It does a good job creating the illusion of the war with the bugs. The music is what first grabbed by attention, and the excelent writing kept me there. Decent visuals with plot situations that did not seemed to be contrived. Good serises for kids, but also enjoyable by adults. Any chance the last few episodes will be made?

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