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.
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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stated that when he got the part of Newkirk, Mike Dann (then President of CBS) asked him to use a Cockney accent, rather than his native Liverpool accent. Dann believed that the Cockney accent would sound more familiar to American viewers. Shortly after this decision was made, "Beatle-mania" swept the nation. The Beatles were also from Liverpool, and spoke with thick Liverpool accents, making Americans more accustomed to the sound of it. Dawson claimed he brought this to the attention of Dann, lightheartedly mocking him for the decision. See more
In numerous episodes, when it is supposedly winter with patches of snow on the ground, you can see leaves still on the trees and green grass on the ground in the background. See more
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