The Best Episodes of Hogan's Heroes
Last Updated: Jan 22, 2019
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.
#1 - 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.
#2 - 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.
#3 - 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.
#4 - 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.
#5 - 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.
#6 - 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.
#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.
#8 - 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.
#9 - 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.
#10 - 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.
#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.
#12 - 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!
#13 - Rockets or Romance
Season 6 - Episode 24
Hogan and a beautiful underground agent team up to immobilize three mobile rocket launchers.
#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.
#15 - 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.
#16 - Get Fit or Go Fight
Season 5 - Episode 16
Hogan convinces Klink to get back in shape so he won't be shipped to the Russian front.
#17 - 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.
#18 - Art for Hogan's Sake
Season 2 - Episode 16
An assertive General Burkhalter "requisitions" the famous Édouard Manet painting, "The Fife Player," from the Louvre museum in Paris to give to Hermann Goering as a birthday present. Undaunted by the seeming impossible logistics, Hogan and LeBeau decide to steal it back!
#19 - The Swing Shift
Season 2 - Episode 21
Masquerading as German workers, Hogan and the crew have made elaborate and foolproof plans to blow a German cannon factory sky-high --- but their plan backfires when Newkirk winds up being drafted into the German army!
#20 - The Ultimate Weapon
Season 3 - Episode 28
The Germans' top-secret weapon in there war effect is --- Sergent Schultz??? General Burkhalter and the other camp officials begin to think so after Schutzy starts to predict Allied attacks with uncanny accuracy!
#21 - Hold That Tiger
Season 1 - Episode 2
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.
#22 - 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!
#23 - The Big Record
Season 6 - Episode 9
When Klink gives the heroes a tape recorder so they can send messages back home, Hogan has bigger plans for the device.
#24 - 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?
#25 - Crittendon's Commandos
Season 5 - Episode 25
On a mission to capture Rommel, Colonel Crittendon and his commandos parachute into camp, but the Colonel is the only one to avoid capture.