Colonel Hogan leads a ragtag band of POW's caught behind German lines in this popular television comedy. The bumbling Germans give Hogan and his crew plenty of opportunities to sabotage their war efforts. Colonel Klink is more concerned with having everything run smoothly and avoiding any trouble with his superiors (especially anything that might result in his being reassigned and sent to the front) than with being tough on Hogan and his fellow prisoners. Written by
Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>
By the way Bob Crane and his fellow prisoners act, it hard to tell who caught who. In color. (season two)
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Among the six seasons, as they originally televised, seasons one, two, and five were on Friday evenings. Seasons three and four were on Saturday evenings, and season six's were on Sunday evenings. See more
Group Captain Crittenden (incorrectly ranked Colonel) wears an incorrect cap. Group Captains in the RAF wear a cap that has a patent leather peak, and one row of gold oak leaves on the peak. The cap he wears is worn by officers only up to the rank of Wing Commander. See more
When I looked out the window I thought I saw a chimpanzee raking in the garden.
Well if it makes you feel any better, sir, there IS a chimpanzee raking in the garden.
Referenced in The Specials