TV Series | TV-PG | | Comedy, War
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.
Schultz always called Hogan and his men "jolly jokers" whenever they played a trick on him.
Take this man's name down, have him transferred to the Russian front!
Newkirk: Jawohl, Herr General! Heil Hitler!
Germans: Heil Hitler!
Officer: Might I assist you?
Hogan: This man is to be court martialed and *shot!*
Officer: But Herr General, I've not even greeted you yet!
Hogan: That's why! ...
The palms of Los Angeles are clearly visible in the treeline around Stalag 13 in some episodes. Date palms can be seen in outdoor scenes in 'The Well' for example. Very few palms grow outdoors in Germany, if any. Helps to use HD TV, I never would have seen this on the old B&W analog set.
A cropped, high-definition version of the series, with a 1.78 : 1 aspect ratio, is currently showing on the Universal HD cable channel. (All programs are shown in a widescreen format on Universal HD.) At the time "Hogan's Heroes" was originally shown, there was no such thing as widescreen TV, and all television shows were presented in a 1.33:1 "Academy ratio" format. "Hogan's Heroes" was filmed in this aspect ratio, not in the current HD 16:9 television ratio so popular today.
English, German, French
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