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The Rat Patrol is an American television program that aired on ABC during the 1966–1968 seasons. The show follows the exploits of four (three American and one British) Allied soldiers who are part of a long-range desert patrol group in the North African campaign during World War II. Their mission: "to attack, harass and wreak havoc on Field Marshal Rommel's vaunted Afrika Korps".

Created by Tom Gries

Starring

Christopher George

Gary Raymond

Lawrence P. Casey

Justin Tarr

Eric Braeden (then billed as Hans Gudegast)

Country of origin United States

No. of seasons 2

No. of episodes 58

Running time 30 minutes per episode

Production company(s) Mirisch-Rich Television Productions, in association with United Artists Television

Broadcast

Original channel ABC

Original run September 12, 1966 – March 18, 1968

 

Highlights
Eric Braeden on co-starring in The Rat Patrol as "Captain Hans Dietrich" and the show not accurately depicting historical facts
08:25
Lee Rich on his involvement with the show The Rat Patrol
02:40
Lorenzo Semple, Jr. on writing the pilot for The Rat Patrol
02:51
Who talked about this show

Eric Braeden

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Eric Braeden on co-starring in The Rat Patrol as "Captain Hans Dietrich" and the show not accurately depicting historical facts
08:25
Eric Braeden on getting cast in The Rat Patrol
02:02
Eric Braeden on the physical demands of his work on The Rat Patrol
01:26
Eric Braeden on why he believes The Rat Patrol went off the air
01:19
Eric Braeden on where his character was at the conclusion of The Rat Patrol and the influence of America on Europe after World War II
06:27
Eric Braeden on the cult following of The Rat Patrol
01:08

Gavin MacLeod

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Gavin MacLeod on his brief role on an episode of The Rat Patrol
01:10

Lee Rich

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Lee Rich on his involvement with the show The Rat Patrol
02:40
Lee Rich on The Rat Patrol, the first show he produced for Mirisch-Rich Productions
00:38
Lee Rich on his involvement with the show, The Rat Patrol
08:54

Lorenzo Semple, Jr.

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Lorenzo Semple, Jr. on writing the pilot for The Rat Patrol
02:51

Vanna White

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Vanna White on her uncle Christopher George of The Rat Patrol
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