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.
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||6|
|No. of episodes||168 (Pilot episode—B/W; 167—color) (list of episodes)|
|Producer||Edward H. Feldman|
|Running time||25 minutes|
|Original release||September 17, 1965 –|
March 28, 1971
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.