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Roughnecks: The Starship Troopers Chronicles 

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

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The name Robert Higgins was named after one of the senior presidents of the Sony Company. See more »

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Rico's rank on his helmet is not consistent, when he's promoted to sergeant in some episodes the mark on his helmet is still a single chevron instead of three. See more »

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[Gossard has to cut one of the wires to restore power to the stasis tubes aboard the Valley Forge]
Cpl. Jeff Gossard: What's your favorite color? Red or Blue?
Cpl. Richard 'Doc' LaCroix: I'm a doctor, not an electrician. Red!
[Gossard cuts the blue wire]
Cpl. Richard 'Doc' LaCroix: You cut the blue wire!
Cpl. Jeff Gossard: [power to the stasis tubes goes back to normal] You're a doctor, not an electrician.
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Referenced in Starship Troopers: Terran Ascendancy (2000) See more »

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the roughneck series
24 August 2005 | by See all my reviews

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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