HOGAN’S HEROES was a weekly prime sitcom consisting of 168 episodes running from 1965 until 1971. Set in a German POW camp, it’s humor revolved around an inventive group of Allied POW’s outwitting the inept group of German overseers. It scripts and cast continue to amuse us even today on cable.
This reblog is from 2014. While it doesn’t deal with the TV show directly, it hits on my experience of the show’s acceptance on 2 former POWs and also a time Leonard Nimoy asked a question..,and was sorry he did..
One reason for the reblog is the excellent work being done by John Holton in his blog The Sound of One Hand Clapping. After a post on the Allied characters/actors, and another on the German characters/actors, John is writing a complete synopsis of each of the 168 episodes. Fine, entertaining writing, whether or not you are familiar with the…
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Thank you for the reblog, Janet. I am so glad you liked it and hope your followers like it also.
I remember Hogan’s Heroes. It was completely daft and very funny. Very interesting to read the background and the bit about Leonard Nimoy. I had a friend who was in a civilian POW camp in Sumatra and I knew a woman whose husband died on the Burma Road, so no, absolutely nothing funny there.
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