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Roughnecks: The Starship Troopers Chronicles 

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The missions of a Mobile Infantry squad as they participate in a war of survival against a ferocious alien insectoid invader.
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Series cast summary:
...  Maj. Zander Barcalow 14 episodes, 1999-2000
...  Cpl. Richard 'Doc' LeCroix 13 episodes, 1999-2000
...  Robert Higgins / ... 13 episodes, 1999-2000
...  Johnnie Rico / ... 13 episodes, 1999-2000
...  Pvt. Isabelle 'Dizzy' Flores 12 episodes, 1999-2000
...  Cpl. Jeff Gossard / ... 12 episodes, 1999-2000
Jamie Hanes ...  Lt. Jean Razak 12 episodes, 1999-2000
...  Carl Jenkins / ... 12 episodes, 1999-2000
...  Sgt. Francis Brutto 11 episodes, 1999-2000
...  Lt. Carmen Ibanez 9 episodes, 1999-2000
...  Commander Marlow 6 episodes, 1999-2000
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In this adaption of Robert Heinlein's novel, we follow the adventures of a squad of troops as they fight in a war of survival against merciless alien invaders. Facing constant danger, they are the ones who have to do the thankless task of facing the enemy head on, and for the sake of humanity, they must prevail. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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Rated PG for sci-fi action violence | See all certifications »

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The name Robert Higgins was named after one of the senior presidents of the Sony Company. See more »

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In "Funeral for a Friend" after Higgins and Redwing get captured, and remaining roughnecks start to make plans. Higgins and Redwing are standing with the group. See more »

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[the Roughnecks start to head back to the retrieval ship after saving Rico]
Lt. Jean Razak: Private, you disobeyed a direct order and almost got yourself killed! That is not acceptable in my squad, do you get me?
Pvt. Johnny Rico: Sir, I get you, sir.
Lt. Jean Razak: [whispers softly referring to Rico attempting to kill a Tanker bug to save Jenkins, Flores, Higgins, and Razak] Pretty gutsy, son.
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Followed by Starship Troopers 3: Marauder (2008) See more »

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the roughneck series
24 August 2005 | by See all my reviews

I found the roughneck series 100% better than both movies and the book. All six of the dvds are worth purchasing. The stories are very good and the animation excellent. I continue to watch them to this day. There was a little goof up in the continuity when they company had to outsource the production. However, it does nothing to detract from the stories. The only one I did not like was trackers. And the DVD's left out 3 very major episodes. There are episode guides that will fill in the missing pieces. All in all the cgi animation series is excellent entertainment.

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