Hogan's Heroes

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Other mistake: Throughout the show, they always show snow on the ground and ice on the windows. It is almost always freezing weather. They regularly use a periscope viewer that is placed it a 55 gallon drum containing water, yet the water never freezes or shows any kind of icing up.

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Standing Room Only - S5-E21

Other mistake: The men are usually all wearing boots. When Carter goes up the ladder, it's clear that he has high-top sneakers on.

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Heil Klink - S2-E22

Other mistake: When the camera pans left following Brauner's car, you can see palm trees in the background. The area the Stalag is supposed to be in wouldn't have palm trees.

The Gold Rush - S1-E18

Other mistake: The wooden steps in front of the office look to be one plank measuring 3" by 18", but in the collapse under Klink, they appear to be two pieces. Also, Le Beau sawed through the middle support, but neither Schultz or Klink step on it.

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The Gasoline War - S5-E4

Other mistake: When the Heroes are outside talking, the camera focuses on Col. Hogan. Over his right shoulder you can see a hill with a baseball field's home plate fencing on top.

The Kamikazes Are Coming - S6-E20

Other mistake: As Marya comes out of camp office, the seams between the sections of the studio flooring are visible at the bottom of the shot.

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That's No Lady, That's My Spy - S6-E17

Other mistake: The Kommandant's building and the barracks appear to be only twenty to twenty-five feet apart, showing that this scene of Roll Call is in the studio. Otherwise, the outdoor shots are at the studio back lot.

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Kommandant Schultz - S6-E7

Other mistake: As Schultz talks to Burkhalter, it sounds like he says Captain.

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Klink's Escape - S5-E26

Other mistake: As Hogan and Kinchloe sit on the bunk to keep the trap door from opening, the secret switch to activate it is visible.

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Never Play Cards with Strangers - S4-E7

Other mistake: As Carter brings the German truck to a rough stop, in the closeup, you can see that although Carter and Newkirk lurch in the seats, the truck was already motionless.

The Empty Parachute - S5-E11

Other mistake: As the boys are unloading the truck, one of the cases is WEIN (wine) , and marked with a 'Z' in the corner. In Season 4 Episode 22 "The Purchasing Plan", the boxes marked "Z" were boxes containing nitro glycerin for the underground.

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Drums Along the Dusseldorf - S3-E30

Other mistake: The fire spread from the back of the canopy to the front too quickly to be real. Therefore, it had to be soaked with an accelerator.

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Funny Thing Happened on the Way to London - S3-E5

Other mistake: When Lieutenant Bauman starts speaking German, his last two words "especial mission" is said in a decidedly French accent. The correct German phrase would be "Sonderauftrag." Non-German terms like "Mission" were generally avoided in the Wehrmacht for ideological reasons.

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Some of Their Planes Are Missing - S3-E2

Other mistake: While Carter starts shining boots, the disturbed stage flooring can be seen in front of the opposite building; the joint between the panels is markedly raised.

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Hogan's Hofbrau - S1-E13

Other mistake: After talking to the officers in the Höfbräu, the scene shifts to a closed business with Hogan talking to the waitress. As it shifts, the cameraman accidentally shakes the camera.

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Bad Day in Berlin - S4-E11

Other mistake: As LeBeau is being interrogated, on the barometer behind Schultz you can make out the word "fair." What is a barometer labeled in English doing in a German counter-intelligence headquarters?

The Big Broadcast - S6-E12

Other mistake: The place the car ends up on the porch is where the wooden steps would have been. But there is no debris from the destroyed steps, meaning they were removed for the gag.

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The Big Broadcast - S6-E12

Other mistake: As the camera looks at the now-crashed car, the position and condition it is in is impossible. Though funny, there is no way the car could have jumped up on the porch as shown. The front would have been crushed in, the wood of the porch damaged. The interiors of the doors are impossible given that the car would have been kept in an immaculate condition.

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The Gasoline War - S5-E4

Other mistake: As Schultz goes to stick a pin in the map, he supposedly hits his finger. But if you look closely, he actually stuck it in the map at the very tip of his finger. This is clear because he didn't move the pin at all.

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Hogan Goes Hollywood - S5-E1

Other mistake: As Buckles holds up the scale model of the Bismarck, the diagonal cut where it's supposed to "break" is visible.

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The Gasoline War - S5-E4

Revealing mistake: During the main part of the plot, the guys are putting dynamite on each truck in the convoy as they fuel up at Stalag 13. It is supposed to be dark, (hence the reason the boys wear black) but there are shadows as if it were day. It's impossible for the driver in the following truck and the guard in the tower to miss seeing the boys as they go back and forth to plant charges.

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Get Fit or Go Fight - S5-E16

Hogan: [To Schultz about the Medical officer] Schultz, I want you to stall him for three minutes, then the Kommandant can see him.
Schultz: But why?
Hogan: We're trying to save Klink from the Russian Front. And if we save him...
Schultz: He will save me!
Hogan: Right. Now get going, raus, raus!
Schultz: Ja Wohl, herr Kommandant! I mean, Colonel! Oh, I don't know what this war would be without him.

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Trivia: During WW2 Robert Clary, who played Louis LeBeau, had been imprisoned at Drancy internment camp in France, and at Buchenwald Nazi concentration camp where he was tattooed with the number "A5714." He was the youngest of 14 children. Twelve members of his immediate family were sent to Auschwitz, and perished.

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