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Hogan's Heroes

Season 1 1965 - 1966

  • 1965-09-18T01:30:00+01:00 on CBS
  • 25 mins
  • 13 hours, 20 mins (32 episodes)
  • United States
  • English
  • Comedy, War

The exploits of five World War II prisoners in a German POW camp, 'Stalag 13' who, while "under the cover" of being typical prisoners of war, are really secretly doing their utmost to sabotage the German war effort through whatever means necessary. Col. Klink is very proud that no prisoner has ever escaped under his watch, not that they would want to. Suave, cool and smart, Col. Hogan takes advantage of Col. Klink and Sgt. Schultz's bravado and general cluelessness to carry out his missions.


32 episodes

1x01 The Informer

  • Series Premiere

    1965-09-18T01:30:00+01:00 — 25 mins

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.

1x02 Hold That Tiger

  • 1965-09-25T01:30:00+01:00 — 25 mins

When Colonel Klink boasts that the Nazis' new Tiger Tank will lead the Germans the victory, Colonel Hogan devises a plan to get his hands on one of the vehicles, have it disassembled, send its blueprints to the Allies, and reassemble it --- right under Klink's nose.

1x03 Kommandant of the Year

  • 1965-10-02T01:30:00+01:00 — 25 mins

A Secret rocket bomb developed by the Germans is being hidden at Stalag 13. When an Allied scientist is sent to photograph and sabotage the weapon, Hogan and his men plan a distraction ---- in the form of a bogus "Kommandant of the Year" ceremony for the clueless Colonel Klink.

1x04 The Late Inspector General

  • 1965-10-09T01:30:00+01:00 — 25 mins

To prevent Colonel Klink from being transferred to the Russian front, Hogan and his men attempt to convince a visiting Inspector General that the Colonel is a cold, heartless disciplinarian. But their plan backfires when, as a result, Klink is promoted to a post in Berlin!

1x05 The Flight of the Valkyrie

  • 1965-10-16T01:30:00+01:00 — 25 mins

Hogan's scheme to help a German baroness escape to London is thwarted by the arrival of a new prisoner of war--- Colonel Crittendon--- whose repeated bungled attempts at escape are wreaking havoc on Hogan's mission to spirit away the baroness.

1x06 The Prisoner's Prisoner

  • 1965-10-23T01:30:00+01:00 — 25 mins

While on a sabotage caper, Hogan and Carter encounter a German general, overpower him, and smuggle him back to Stalag 13. Once there, they come up with a ploy to trick the disoriented general into revealing his troop's attack plans.

1x07 German Bridge is Falling Down

  • 1965-10-30T00:30:00+00:00 — 25 mins

Several attempts by Hogan and his men to destroy a German bridge end in failure --- until they decide to use the Nazis' own ammo to accomplish the task!

1x08 Movies Are Your Best Escape

  • 1965-11-06T01:30:00+00:00 — 25 mins

What's inside a visiting German general's briefcase --- the one that's chained to his wrist? The mystery becomes too tempting for Hogan. who not only wants to photograph the case's contents, but then sneak the photos out of Stalag 13 as well!

1x09 Go Light on the Heavy Water

  • 1965-11-13T01:30:00+00:00 — 25 mins

When a heavily guarded "water" truck appears one day and is parked inside the camp, Hogan and his men decide to find out just what kind of cargo the vehicle actually contains.

1x10 Top Hat, White Tie and Bomb Sights

  • 1965-11-20T01:30:00+00:00 — 25 mins

Hogan's only chance to pass some important information of to an underground contact is via a rendezvous in a nearby village --- So he convinces Colonel Klink that he will reveal valuable military secrets if he's allowed to have "a night on the town."

1x11 Happiness is a Warm Sergeant

  • 1965-11-27T01:30:00+00:00 — 25 mins

Sergeant Schultz, while escorting Newkirk to the dentist, gets drunk and is replaced by a hard-lined, no-nonsense guard. Hogan and his crew must act fast to get the docile Schultz restored to his post.

1x12 The Scientist

  • 1965-12-04T01:30:00+00:00 — 25 mins

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.

1x13 Hogan's Hofbrau

  • 1965-12-11T01:30:00+00:00 — 25 mins

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.

1x14 Oil for the Lamps of Hogan

  • 1965-12-18T01:30:00+00:00 — 25 mins

The Germans' plan to build a synthetic fuel plant at Stalag 13 would spell disaster for Hogan's men and their important strategic subterfuge. So Hogan attempts to convince Klink that there's a massive oil supply under the camp --- and orders a phony Allied air raid on the camp as proof!

1x15 Reservations Are Required

  • 1965-12-25T01:30:00+00:00 — 25 mins

An agreement to aid two escapees quickly goes awry when 20 men show up at the appointed hour. Where will Hogan and his gang find uniforms and papers for the men? And how will they get them out of Stalag 13, with German guards stationed near the end of the secret escape tunnel?

1x16 Anchors Aweigh, Men of Stalag 13

  • 1966-01-01T01:30:00+00:00 — 25 mins

When a British submarine cannot make a planned rendezvous to pick up a POW carrying an example of an important new German weapon, Hogan must come up with a sturdy, seaworthy replacement. Can he convince Colonel Klink to construct the camp's new officer's club in the form of a yacht?

1x17 Happy Birthday, Adolf

  • 1966-01-08T01:30:00+00:00 — 25 mins

The British plan to bomb a strategic German beach on Hitler's birthday, unaware that a major gun emplacement is at the site and the Allied planes will be sitting ducks. Hogan and his crew must figure out how to silence the guns in order for the air raid to be a success.

1x18 The Gold Rush

  • 1966-01-15T01:30:00+00:00 — 25 mins

A new prisoner reveals that a local bank nearby houses a shipment of gold stolen from the Bank of France by the Germans. When Hogan hears of the glittering cash, he decides it would be only proper to steal it back --- and return it to France after the war!

1x19 Hello, Zolle

  • 1966-01-22T01:30:00+00:00 — 25 mins

When Hogan informs London of an important German general"s imminent arrival at Stalag 13, he is told that he must detain the general at the camp for 24 hours --- by whatever means necessary --- so that Allied forces can stage a raid on the visiting general's forces.

1x20 It Takes a Thief... Sometimes

  • 1966-01-29T01:30:00+00:00 — 25 mins

Hogan is enthusiastic about joining forces with an underground unit that is targeting a local railway tunnel --- unaware that the "saboteurs" are actually Gestapo agents masquerading as allies!

1x21 The Great Impersonation

  • 1966-02-05T01:30:00+00:00 — 25 mins

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.

1x22 The Pizza Parlor

  • 1966-02-12T01:30:00+00:00 — 25 mins

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.

1x23 The 43rd, a Moving Story

  • 1966-02-26T01:30:00+00:00 — 25 mins

Hogan's plan to destroy a mobile Nazi anti-aircraft battery is hampered by Colonel Klink's power-hungry peer, Major Kuehn.

1x24 How to Cook a German Goose by Radar

  • 1966-03-05T01:30:00+00:00 — 25 mins

The men of Stalag 13 are turned off by an American corporal's aloof attitude and boorish behavior --- until they discover he has come to the camp to ask for help in carrying out a sabotage mission.

1x25 Psychic Kommandant

  • 1966-03-12T01:30:00+00:00 — 25 mins

A startling, deadly new German weapon --- a secret, noiseless aircraft --- has been brought to Stalag 13 for testing, and Hogan's gang must do their best to tarnish its image so the Germans will cease production of the experimental plane.

1x26 The Prince from the Phone Company

  • 1966-03-19T01:30:00+00:00 — 25 mins

Kinchloe dresses up as an African prince, whom Hogan has kidnapped, in order to ask the Germans for money to open a submarine base. Complications arise when the prince's wife arrives.

1x27 The Safecracker Suite

  • 1966-03-26T02:30:00+01:00 — 25 mins

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?

1x28 I Look Better in Basic Black

  • 1966-04-02T02:30:00+01:00 — 25 mins

The men of Stalag 13 have no interest in tunneling into a neighboring barracks that houses new prisoners --- until they discover that the new detainees are women!

1x29 The Assassin

  • 1966-04-09T02:30:00+01:00 — 25 mins

An important German nuclear scientist must be eliminated and Hogan's crew is asked to perform the task—a plan that takes an unexpected twist when the scientist comes to Hogan and asks for help in fleeing the Nazi regime.

1x30 Cupid Comes to Stalag 13

  • 1966-04-16T02:30:00+01:00 — 25 mins

Colonel Klink is desperate after General Burkhalter plays matchmaker and pairs Klink with the general's monstrous sister, Gertude. Can Hogan deflect some of the Cupid's flying arrows away for the hapless, helpless Klink?

1x31 The Flame Grows Higher

  • 1966-04-23T02:30:00+01:00 — 25 mins

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.

1x32 Request Permission to Escape

  • 1966-04-30T01:30:00+01:00 — 25 mins

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.