The BEST Episodes of Hogan's Heroes
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Nov 20, 2020
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 - Aired Feb 11, 1966
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 - Hogan's Hofbrau
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Dec 10, 1965
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.
#3 - Art for Hogan's Sake
Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired Dec 30, 1966
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!
#4 - The Informer
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 17, 1965
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.
#5 - German Bridge is Falling Down
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 29, 1965
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!
#6 - Operation Briefcase
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 7, 1966
Hogan is unexpectedly drawn into an assassination plot against Adolf Hitler when he is ordered to deliver a briefcase rigged with explosives to a German general involved in the plot.
#7 - Cupid Comes to Stalag 13
Season 1 - Episode 30 - Aired Apr 15, 1966
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?
#8 - How to Escape from Prison Camp Without Really Trying
Season 3 - Episode 26 - Aired Mar 2, 1968
Hogan is asked to immobilize the entire German 6th SS division --- 10,000 men --- for two days while the Allies organize a surprise attack. The task seems impossible, especially in the presence of the two stern Gestapo colonels who are filling in for a vacationing Colonel Klink.
#9 - The Battle of Stalag 13
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 14, 1966
Two German officers have new and differing plans for Stalag 13 --- both of which threaten Hogan's operations. In order to protect the camp and the gang's secret subterfuge, Hogan plays the two men against each other.
#10 - The Flame Grows Higher
Season 1 - Episode 31 - Aired Apr 22, 1966
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.
#11 - The Antique
Season 5 - Episode 12 - Aired Dec 12, 1969
Hogan convinces Klink to open a business selling "rare" cuckoo clocks, which Hogan plans to use for smuggling information.
#12 - Request Permission to Escape
Season 1 - Episode 32 - Aired Apr 29, 1966
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.
#13 - The Reluctant Target
Season 2 - Episode 30 - Aired Apr 7, 1967
Klink becomes convinced that he is marked for assassination by a mysterious "Mr. X" after a series of close calls at the stalag. Could Hogan be behind the threats? Yes... but it's all part of a plan to masquerade as Klink in order to help a valuable underground agent escape from the camp!
#14 - The Swing Shift
Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired Feb 3, 1967
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!
#15 - The Top Secret Top Coat
Season 2 - Episode 29 - Aired Mar 31, 1967
A secret military document is mistakenly hidden in Colonel Klink's topcoat at a party, and a desperate Hogan must nab the document because of both its value to the allies and because Klink will be charged with treason and replaced at Stalag 13 if it is discovered in his possession.
#16 - Carter Turns Traitor
Season 3 - Episode 16 - Aired Dec 23, 1967
To get the inside secrets of a Nazi chemical warfare facility, Hogan and his cohorts must convince the Germans that Carter has turned traitor and wishes to defect to the Third Reich.
#17 - Happiness is a Warm Sergeant
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Nov 26, 1965
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.
#18 - The Gypsy
Season 6 - Episode 13 - Aired Dec 13, 1970
To smuggle out an anti-radar device, Hogan passes LeBeau off as a fortune-teller after convincing Klink he's been struck by lightning.
#19 - Killer Klink
Season 2 - Episode 24 - Aired Feb 24, 1967
The bumbling Sergent Schultz has unwittingly been conned into making a trip to Heidelberg as courier for the underground, but after upsetting Colonel Klink, the sergeant is ordered to remain grounded at the camp. How will Hogan and the gang win him a new weekend pass?
#20 - Klink's Rocket
Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired Dec 16, 1966
Hogan and his men make plans to lure Luftwaffe bombers within range of an allied anti-aircraft installation hidden in an abandoned warehouse, but Carter make a shamble of the plan when, while "leaking" the info to Klink, he forgets the name of the town where the strategic warehouse is located.
#21 - Hold That Tiger
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 24, 1965
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 - Is There a Doctor in the House?
Season 3 - Episode 18 - Aired Jan 6, 1968
Colonel Klink's sudden bout with the flu jeopardizes Hogan's plan to smuggle an underground agent out of the camp in the trunk of the ailing commandant's automobile.
#23 - Reverend Kommandant Klink
Season 2 - Episode 25 - Aired Mar 3, 1967
When a French flier is captured, the Nazis verbally malign the man's fiancee in an attempt to get him to reveal important information. To keep him from cracking under the interrogation, Hogan smuggle the man's girlfriend into the stalag and arranges for the two to be married.
#24 - The Scientist
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Dec 3, 1965
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.
#25 - The 43rd, a Moving Story
Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired Feb 25, 1966
Hogan's plan to destroy a mobile Nazi anti-aircraft battery is hampered by Colonel Klink's power-hungry peer, Major Kuehn.