Hogan's Heroes

Season 2 Episode 2

The Schultz Brigade

Aired Friday 8:30 PM Sep 23, 1966 on CBS



  • Trivia

    • When Schultz puts the notice on the bulletin board he uses two push pins one each at the top and bottom, but in close-ups there are four push pins, two at the bottom and one on the right side.

    • This episode, the first to be produced for the second season, had a different recording of the writer/director music and closing theme than heard in any other episode.

  • Quotes

    • Schultz: Halt, who goes there?
      Hogan: Oliver Twist.

    • Hogan: Look, when you get to England, don't forget your mission: to organize the Schultz Brigade.
      Burmeister: The Schultz Brigade.
      Hogan: Right. Play your cards right...you might make second lieutenant.
      Bussie: But, who is Schultz?
      Hogan: Who is Schultz?
      Bussie: Ja.
      Hogan: Only the most courageous, intrepid, daring, gutsy...
      (Schultz opens the door, sees Bussie and Burmeister in the American uniforms)
      Schultz: I see nothing! Nothing! (leaves)
      Hogan: That's Schultz.

    • (Hogan sends Newkirk and Carter out in German uniforms)
      Hogan: How are your accents?
      Newkirk: (in rough voice) Jawohl, Herr Colonel.
      Hogan: Don't say too much. Carter?
      Carter: Japole, Herr Colonel.
      Hogan: Don't say anything at all.

    • Klink: General Burkhalter, I give you my word, I never talked to Col. Hogan about this at all! What am I saying?
      Burkhalter: I have no idea, Klink. What I have to say will be brief: Tomorrow you will be shot!

    • (as a hail of gunfire sails over their heads)
      Klink: I'm going to call out the guards!
      Hogan: Do that, they'd shoot ya -- you're an escaped prisoner.
      Schultz: Shouldn't we take that chance?

    • Hogan: Yes, indeed, Schultz, I can see it now: You'll be a legend in your own time. The Schultz Brigade, in memory of the intrepid guard, who once...
      Schultz: I hear nothing!

  • Notes

    • This episode is the second of four unrelated appearances from Parley Baer.
      Parley Baer had 276 acting credits, mostly television appearances, from 1950 to 1996.

      This episode marks the first of two unrelated appearances from Lou Krugman.
      Lou Krugman had 126 acting credits, mostly television appearances, from 1948 to 1987.
      Lou Krugman appeared in hundreds of radio shows, usually as a villain, from 1941 until the end of network radio in the early 1960s. He also appeared regularly on the Hollywood Radio Theater and Sears Radio Theater programs in the 1970s. 

    • This episode appears first on the VHS collection's "General Burkhalter" volume.

  • Allusions

    • Hogan answers "Oliver Twist!" in reponse to Schultz's "Who goes there?"

      "Oliver Twist" is the second work of Charles Dickens, and was originally published as a serial.