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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 Robert Higgins / ... (13 episodes, 1999-2000)
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 Johnnie Rico / ... (13 episodes, 1999-2000)
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 Pvt. Isabelle 'Dizzy' Flores (12 episodes, 1999-2000)
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 Cpl. Jeff Gossard / ... (12 episodes, 1999-2000)
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 Lt. Jean Razak (12 episodes, 1999-2000)
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 Carl Jenkins / ... (12 episodes, 1999-2000)
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 Sgt. Francis Brutto (11 episodes, 1999-2000)
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 Lt. Carmen Ibanez (9 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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Steve Staley has said that he had difficulties finding the right voice for T'Phai until after the Tophet episode arc was finished. He has stated that the right voice for T'Phai was found on the episodes when T'Phai became a good guy. 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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Private Max Brutto: [after finding out that Zim assigned himself to help out the Roughnecks in Honolulu] Zim? The nightmare continues!
Pvt. Johnny Rico: Join the club.
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the roughneck series
24 August 2005 | by (United States) – 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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