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Hogan's Heroes 

TV-PG | | Comedy, War | TV Series (1965–1971)
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The inmates of a German World War II prisoner of war camp conduct an espionage and sabotage campaign right under the noses of their warders.
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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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Complete series cast summary:
Bob Crane ...  Col. Hogan 168 episodes, 1965-1971
Werner Klemperer ...  Col. Klink 168 episodes, 1965-1971
John Banner ...  Sgt. Schultz / ... 168 episodes, 1965-1971
Richard Dawson ...  Newkirk / ... 168 episodes, 1965-1971
Robert Clary ...  LeBeau 167 episodes, 1965-1971
Larry Hovis ...  Carter / ... 166 episodes, 1965-1971
Ivan Dixon ...  Kinchloe / ... 142 episodes, 1965-1970
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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>

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If you liked World War II, you'll love Hogan's Heroes! See more »

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Comedy | War

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USA

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English | German | French

Release Date:

17 September 1965 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ein Käfig voller Helden See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

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Black and White (pilot)| Color

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
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Trivia

Throughout the series, Colonel Hogan and Sergeant Carter are said to be from the U.S. Air Force. This is incorrect. There are times they are said to be Army Air Corps. This is also incorrect. The U.S. Air Force did not exist until 1947. Prior to that, this branch was part of the Army. It was the U.S. Army Air Corps from 1926 until June of 1941 (before the U.S. entered World War II). From June 1941, until the U.S. Air Force was created separately from the Army in 1947, it was the U.S. Army Air Forces. Actually, the Army Air Corps became a combat branch of the U.S. Army Air Force, and was not done away with completely until 1947, when the U.S. Air Force was created. See more »

Goofs

In the episode with the gold bricks which Hogan and the gang make into steps, the following episodes have the steps back as wooden ones again. See more »

Quotes

[Hogan impersonating Gestapo and holds up a General at gunpoint]
General: What is this, you are not Gestapo?
Hogan: Lucky for you, we're going to get you out of this country.
General: But I don't want to leave the country.
Hogan: After your supply factory is blown up and the Gestapo blame you and you still want to stay?
General: I'm coming with you.
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Excellent Comedy! Highly Recommended!
3 October 1999 | by Dale86See all my reviews

Hogan's Heroes is one of the greatest comedies ever made. It's been over thirty years since it was first aired, and it is till hilarious today. The story is about Colonel Hogan (Bob Crane) and his Allied Prisoners (Robert Clary, Richard Dawson, Ivan Dixon, Larry Hovis, and Kenneth Washington) prisoned in Stalag 13. Colonel Klink (Werner Klemperer) and Sgt Shultz (John Banner) is running the camp, with the occasional visit from General Burkhalter (Leon Askin) and Major Hochstetter (Howard Caine), they are unaware that Hogan and his men have tunnels everywhere, with radios, and much more. Some clever one liners, and gags make this comedy worth watching. It is a bit crude to spoof a POW Camp, and the Germans, but once you watch Hogan's Heroes, you'll forget all that, and laugh yourself silly. Overall, 11/10.


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