Hogan's Heroes

10 Best Episodes of Hogan's Heroes

Hogan's Heroes is an American television sitcom that ran for 168 episodes from September 17, 1965, to July 4, 1971, on the CBS network. The show was set in a German prisoner of war camp during World War II. Bob Crane starred as Colonel Robert E. Hogan, coordinating an international crew of Allied prisoners running a Special Operations group from the camp. Werner Klemperer played Colonel Wilhelm Klink, the commandant of the camp, and John Banner was the inept sergeant-of-the-guard, Hans Schultz.The series was popular during its six-season run. In 2013, creators Bernard Fein through his estate and Albert S. Ruddy acquired the sequel and other separate rights to Hogan's Heroes from Mark Cuban through arbitration and a movie based on the show has been planned.

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Hogan's Heroes - S1E31

#1 - The Flame Grows Higher (Season 1 - Episode 31)

Somewhere along the elaborate, intricate underground escape rout there is a disastrous weak link, Determined to find it, Hogan, Newkirk and Lebeau decide to break out of Stalag 13 by following the escape route themselves.

The episode was rated 7.98 from 90 votes.

Hogan's Heroes - S1E32

#2 - Request Permission to Escape (Season 1 - Episode 32)


Jilted by his girlfriend back home, Carter requests permission to escape so that he can somehow woo her back. Hogan agrees—but only if Carter can accomplish one last task of passing bogus battle plans on to the Germans.

The episode was rated 7.93 from 85 votes.

Hogan's Heroes - S2E17

#3 - The General Swap (Season 2 - Episode 17)

Colonel Hogan is less the thrilled when he is assigned to help an obnoxious American general flee Stalag 13 --- and the secret escape plan, involving a prisoner swap, winds up as trying and difficult as the arrogant escapee himself.

The episode was rated 7.90 from 80 votes.

Hogan's Heroes - S3E17

#4 - Two Nazis for the Price of One (Season 3 - Episode 17)


Hogan's surreptitious operation --- as well as secret information on America's atom bomb project --- is threatened when it's discovers that a top Gestapo official knows all about Hogan's espionage activities and plans to offer him a deal.

The episode was rated 7.87 from 76 votes.

Hogan's Heroes - S2E12

#5 - Will the Real Adolf Please Stand Up? (Season 2 - Episode 12)

With camp security raised, Hogan and his men are desperate to smuggle some top-secret photos of German fortifications to the allies. The solution? Make liberal use of Carter's remarkable impersonation of Adolf Hitler.

The episode was rated 7.85 from 105 votes.

Hogan's Heroes - S2E18

#6 - The Great Brinksmeyer Robbery (Season 2 - Episode 18)


When the gang's hidden cache of money --- needed to purchase a secret map --- goes up in smoke, the men of Stalag 13 must come up with a way to replace the cash --- and decide to pull off a bank heist in the nearby town.

The episode was rated 7.85 from 84 votes.

Hogan's Heroes - S1E1

#7 - The Informer (Season 1 - Episode 1)

At Stalag 13, a German prisoner-of-war camp, Colonel Robert Hogan and his fellow cohorts are a subversive group with many hidden talents. However, a spy has been planted amongst the men by the Germans. And when he learns of the gang's subversive operations, "Hogan's Heroes" must act fast to discredit him.

The episode was rated 7.84 from 362 votes.

Hogan's Heroes - S4E1

#8 - Clearance Sale at the Black Market (Season 4 - Episode 1)


It appears Sergeant Schultz will be shipped off to the Russian front after he accidentally interrupts a black market meeting. If he goes, Colonel Hogan will lose his courier of secret messages between Stalag 13 and a female spy.

The episode was rated 7.84 from 86 votes.

Hogan's Heroes - S1E22

#9 - The Pizza Parlor (Season 1 - Episode 22)

When an Italian POW camp commander arrives at Stalag 13 to train under Colonel Klink, Hogan and his gang try to convince the new arrival to go to work for the Allies by plying him with pizza.

The episode was rated 7.84 from 98 votes.

Hogan's Heroes - S1E21

#10 - The Great Impersonation (Season 1 - Episode 21)


When LeBeau, Newkirk and Carter are captured by the Gestapo during a sabotage mission, Hogan must convince the affable sergeant Schultz to impersonate the stern Colonel Klink and demand their release.

The episode was rated 7.83 from 96 votes.

Hogan's Heroes - S2E10

#11 - A Tiger Hunt in Paris (1) (Season 2 - Episode 10)

In the first of a two-part story, "Tiger," a female underground agent, is arrested while trying to document some secret German bases and is held in Paris for questioning. So Hogan and LeBeau become stowaways aboard Klink's staff car and head for Paris to free her.

The episode was rated 7.83 from 83 votes.

Hogan's Heroes - S3E28

#12 - The Ultimate Weapon (Season 3 - Episode 28)


The Germans' top-secret weapon in their war effort is --- Sergent Schultz??? General Burkhalter and the other camp officials begin to think so after Schutzy starts to predict Allied attacks with uncanny accuracy!

The episode was rated 7.83 from 70 votes.

Hogan's Heroes - S1E12

#13 - The Scientist (Season 1 - Episode 12)

LeBeau aids in the escape of a captured French scientist and his daughter, who are able to make it out of Germany. But now the men of Stalag 13 must find a suitable "replacement" scientist who can present and discuss the study's findings.

The episode was rated 7.81 from 118 votes.

Hogan's Heroes - S2E11

#14 - A Tiger Hunt in Paris (2) (Season 2 - Episode 11)


Part 2 of 2. While trying to free the underground agent "Tiger" in Paris, Hogan must seek help from a Parisian fortune teller and also enlist the aid of a man who is a look-alike for Nazi Police Chief Heinrich Himmler.

The episode was rated 7.81 from 73 votes.

Hogan's Heroes - S1E13

#15 - Hogan's Hofbrau (Season 1 - Episode 13)

When two ruthless German officers put the squeeze on Colonel Klink to contribute money to their phony cause "or else," Hogan and the gang must scramble to come up with the cash and deliver it in time to keep Klink out of harm's way as the camp's inept commandant.

The episode was rated 7.81 from 108 votes.

Hogan's Heroes - S4E14

#16 - Man in a Box (Season 4 - Episode 14)


Hogan is ordered to capture an "escaped" Corporal Louis LeBeau --- but in a manner that will ensure LeBeau's completion of an espionage caper.

The episode was rated 7.80 from 54 votes.

Hogan's Heroes - S1E27

#17 - The Safecracker Suite (Season 1 - Episode 27)

Colonel Klink's happy reunion with an old military buddy ends abruptly when the man is arrested by the Gestapo. Will Klink end up in the clink as well?

The episode was rated 7.79 from 91 votes.

Hogan's Heroes - S2E1

#18 - Hogan Gives a Birthday Party (Season 2 - Episode 1)


A German oil refinery is so heavily protected that allied bombers have been unable to destroy it. So Colonel Hogan decides that the only way to fool the gunners is to use a German plane—and he makes plans to hijack one!

The episode was rated 7.78 from 124 votes.

Hogan's Heroes - S2E3

#19 - Diamonds in the Rough (Season 2 - Episode 3)

After being double-crossed by a female lure, Hogan and his men are confronted by a Gestapo agent who knows all about their secret operation and demands "hush" money --- in the form of a million dollars in diamonds!

The episode was rated 7.78 from 101 votes.

Hogan's Heroes - S4E18

#20 - My Favorite Prisoner (Season 4 - Episode 18)


When Colonel Klink uses a beautiful baroness to try to wheedle secrets out of Colonel Hogan, he apparently falls under the femme fatale's charms. Or does he?

The episode was rated 7.78 from 50 votes.


Last updated: feb 02, 2023

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