Hogan's Heroes (1965–1971)
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The Safecracker Suite 

Klink helps an old friend by assisting Hogan in the theft of the plans for an assassination on the Fuehrer.

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Alfred Burke / Alfie the Artist
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Major Hans Kronman (as Antony Eustrel)
Booth Colman ...
Captain Guenther
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Klink helps an old friend by assisting Hogan in the theft of the plans for an assassination on the Fuehrer.

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25 March 1966 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

A Burgermeister is chairman of the executive council (or cabinet) in many towns and cities in Germany. See more »

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LeBeau, Carter and Newkirk sing Irving Berlin's song "This is the Army" as a diversion. The Germans would not tolerate or applaud an American song because American songs were banned and consider decadent by the Nazis. See more »

Quotes

Alf the Artist: [after coming up out of the emergency tunnel] Ah, thank you very much. Oh lovely tunnel I must say- pity it doesn't lead into a bank.
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This Is the Army, Mr Jones
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Written by Irving Berlin
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Klink and Hogan team-up in the entertaining story.
19 September 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

In this show, an old friend of Klink's, Major Hans Kronman, comes to visit and he tells Klink that he has something that he wants to discuss with him. About that time the door opens up and in comes Gestapo agent Captain Guenther. The Captain arrest Kronman for conspiracy to kill Hitler. Right before the Gestapo drags him out of the officer, Kronman hands Hogan a safety deposit box key. That will be the last time anyone sees Major Kronman alive. Now the Gestapo wants to interview Klink. Since his old friend has been arrested, they believe Klink may have also had his hand in the plot.

Hogan and Klink now team-up since the information in the safety deposit box could contain valuable information or even other names of people that Kronman was to discuss the plan. And with the box being in the hotel safe, that is too complex for Newkirk, Hogan is going to have to place a call to London for one of the best safe-crackers around, Alfred Burke also known as Alfie the Artist . But when they find him they first must get permission from the Warden since he is in prison.

An entertaining show that was interesting from beginning to end. Walter Burke does a nice job of playing the shifty Alfie the Artist as his demeanor adds to the show to make the character come alive. This is a more serious show than is accustom for the series but still one that was enjoyable to watch.


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