Look at the Pretty Snowflakes

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (4)

  • Hogan: Don't worry about us; we'll just spend the night here at the Hofbrau. Klink: You know, Schultz, when you have a man like that for an enemy, you don't need any friends.

  • Strommberger: Klink, I don't think they would be too happy in Berlin if I report that you are coddling your prisoners here. Klink: Me, coddling prisoners? I run the only POW camp where the barracks are colder than the cooler!

  • Klink: One of our trucks is buried in the snow and we need someone to shovel it out. Hogan: Why don't you order your men to do it? Klink:Because my men are guarding your men and it is very difficult to hold a gun and a shovel at the same time. Hogan: That's no problem. We'll hold their guns for them.

  • (Schultz comes into the barracks from the cold) Newkirk: Well, look who it is -- Rudolph the red-nosed Kraut.

Notes (4)

  • Harold J. Stone had 170 acting credits dating back to 1949.

    Edward Knight had 18 acting credits dating back to 1960.

  • This episode marks the third of three unrelated appearances by Harold J. Stone.

  • This episode appears fourth on the VHS collection's "Fair Weather War" volume.

  • This episode marks the tenth of ten unrelated appearances by Edward Knight.

Trivia (3)

  • The tune Hogan and Co play at the Hofbrau is "Cherokee".

  • Look at the Pretty Snowflakes was the 168th and last episode of Hogan's Heroes to be filmed, although it was not the last episode broadcast during the show's original run. Rockets or Romance, which the production code shows was the 156th episode filmed, was the final original episode of Hogan's Heroes to be broadcast on CBS, on April 4, 1971.

  • Bob Crane showcases his talent as a real-life professional drummer in this episode.

Allusions (2)

  • Hogan mentions that Strommberger is "no Smilin' Jack." Smilin' Jack was a Zack Mosley aviation comic strip begun in 1933's Chicago Tribune. It was known for its main character's ability to make friends easily.

  • Newkirk refers to a freezing Schultz as "Rudolph, the red-nosed Kraut." This is a reference to Rudolph, the red-nosed reindeer, a famous American Christmas story about Santa Claus' ninth sleigh-puller, promoted to lead due to his uncommon and incandescent nose.