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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 Maj. Zander Barcalow (14 episodes, 1999-2000)
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 Cpl. Richard 'Doc' LeCroix (13 episodes, 1999-2000)
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 Dizzy Flores / ... (12 episodes, 1999-2000)
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 Commander Marlow (6 episodes, 1999-2000)
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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 <kchishol@execulink.com>

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The character design for Corporal Richard "Doc" LaCroix was one of the original designs meant for Lieutenant Jean Razak. See more »

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Doc has "Doc" written on his helmet instead of "LaCroix" (his full name is "Corporal Richard LaCroix"). See more »

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Pvt. Robert Higgins: [after viewing a previous clip of Johnny Rico blaming T'Phai for Dizzy Flores's capture on Tesca Nemarosa] I am fired.
Pvt. Robert Higgins: [after viewing a clip of Dizzy asking Johnny Rico to go back to being a jerk] I am *SO* fired.
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the roughneck series
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I found the roughneck series 100% better than both movies and the book. All six of the dvds are worth purchasing. The stories are very good and the animation excellent. I continue to watch them to this day. There was a little goof up in the continuity when they company had to outsource the production. However, it does nothing to detract from the stories. The only one I did not like was trackers. And the DVD's left out 3 very major episodes. There are episode guides that will fill in the missing pieces. All in all the cgi animation series is excellent entertainment.

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