Hogan's Heroes: Season 1, Episode 18

The Gold Rush (14 Jan. 1966)

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The Germans have stolen a gold shipment from the French and Hogan must convince Klink to have it moved to the safety of Stalag 13.



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Episode complete credited cast:
Lieutenant Edward H. Martin
Rick Traeger ...
Major Krieger
Pitt Herbert ...
German #1


The Germans have stolen a gold shipment from the French and Hogan must convince Klink to have it moved to the safety of Stalag 13.

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Comedy | War





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14 January 1966 (USA)  »

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There is no laugh track. See more »


In the episode with the gold bars the gray truck bringing the bars to Stalag 13 has a Ford logo on the front. See more »


Sgt. James 'Kinch' Kinchloe: [skims through a collection of maps and finds Pittsburg] Pittsburg? We had guys escape to Pittsburg?
Hogan: Not "to" - "from".
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References The Gold Rush (1925) See more »

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Those are some expensive steps
17 September 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

At the beginning of this episode the Stalag get a new prisoner named Lieutenant Edward H. Martin. He informs Hogan of a stolen gold shipment that has arrived at the local bank. So Hogan slips a false map into Martin's items and Klink thinks that he has found a map of an air-raid that is going to happen at the bank. Klink volunteers his camp to save the gold from the Allied attack.

When the gold comes inside the gate of the prison camp, Hogan goes to work. Klink's steps, to his office, have failed and they want to build Klink some new steps with brick. But these are not going to be regular brick as Hogan and his men will make a little switcheroo before building the brick steps.

Another good episode in the collection. There were some hard to believe scenes like when the guards are drugged and then all of the sudden awaken with just a shake- but that can be overlooked since this is a TV sitcom. Maybe not as enduring as others episode we have seen but overall still a nice watch.

NOTE- in the trivia section of this episode it is said that the show did not have a laugh track. The show that I watched definitely had a laugh track.

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