Hogan's Heroes

Hogan's Heroes is an American television sitcom set in a Nazi German prisoner-of-war (POW) camp during World War II. It ran for 168 episodes (six seasons) from September 17, 1965, to April 4, 1971, on the CBS network, the longest broadcast run for an American television series inspired by that war.

Hogan's Heroes
Created by
ComposerJerry Fielding
Country of originUnited States
No. of seasons6
No. of episodes168 (Pilot episode—B/W; 167—color) (list of episodes)
ProducerEdward H. Feldman[1]
Running time25 minutes
Production companies
Original networkCBS
Original releaseSeptember 17, 1965 (1965-09-17) 
March 28, 1971 (1971-03-28)

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 gullible commandant of the camp, and John Banner played the blundering but lovable sergeant-of-the-guard, Hans Schultz.