The Rat Patrol

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Part of a long-range desert patrol group in the North Africa campaign during World War II, four Allied soldiers—three Americans and one Englishman—are on a mission to "attack, harass and wreak havoc on" the German Afrika Korps. Zipping around in jeeps equipped with .50-caliber machine guns, the group wages war on the enemy, led by nemesis Hauptmann Dietrich (Eric Braeden).
  • Season

    S1/EP 1 - The Chase of the Fire Raid

    The Rat Patrol loses a member in combat, and Sergeant Jack Moffitt of the Scots Greys is sent to ensure the success of a crucial mission behind enemy lines. The British 8th Army has buried a cache of munitions and petrol in a secret location while retreating from the advancing Germans. It is essential that the cache is destroyed.

    S1/EP 2 - The Life Against the Death Raid

    Hitchcock is severely wounded in a desert battle. To save his life, even at the risk of being captured, Troy takes him to a nearby German field hospital for treatment.

    S1/EP 3 - The Wildest Raid of All

    The Rat Patrol captures General von Helmreich as part of a plan to infiltrate and destroy a heavily guarded German ammunition depot.

    S1/EP 4 - The Kill or Be Killed Raid

    Sergeant Moffitt, disguised as a German officer, must infiltrate Colonel Schweiger's headquarters to decipher and destroy an ancient map that details a lost oasis. Overseeing the mission, Sergeant Troy has orders to kill Moffitt if he is captured.

    S1/EP 5 - The Chain of Death Raid

    The Rat Patrol's plan to destroy a German oasis is in jeopardy when Sergeant Troy is left stranded in the desert with adversary Captain Dietrich. Captured and chained by Arab slave traders, the two enemies must work together to make their escape.

    S1/EP 6 - The Do or Die Raid

    The Rat Patrol undertakes a stealthy night mission to get Sergeant Griffin into the headquarters of a German panzer group so he can plant a false map. The veteran lock-picker has the skills required to ensure success, but Sergeant Troy soon finds out that he also has a secret that could endanger the mission.

    S1/EP 7 - The Blind Man's Bluff Raid

    While on a mission, Sergeant Troy becomes separated from the Rat Patrol and lost in the desert. Suffering from exhaustion and sun blindness, he wakes up safe in an aid station—but things are not what they appear to be.

    S1/EP 8 - The Fatal Chase Raid

    The Rat Patrol releases a group of American POWs from a German convoy. One of the POWs claims to be carrying vital information for the Allies, but two other POWs are out to kill him for personal reasons.

    S1/EP 9 - The Blow Sky High Raid

    The Rat Patrol receives a new type of explosive to be used in destroying a vital German radar station—but Dietrich has a few surprises of his own.

    S1/EP 10 - The Moment of Truce Raid

    The Rat Patrol and Dietrich's convoy are trapped by Arabs wanting to end the war on their land. Can the two enemy forces work together to escape?

    S1/EP 11 - The Deadly Double Raid

    Moffitt and Tully allow themselves to be captured so they can get information from an American POW about Rommel's new battle plans. But, complications arise when they discover that the POW is dead, and two others claim to know the information—one of which is working for the Germans.

    S1/EP 12 - The Gun Runner Raid

    The Rat Patrol is captured by an arms dealer, an American deserter who resents the impact their raids have had on his business of selling to both sides.

    S1/EP 13 - The Lighthouse Raid

    The Rat Patrol must use a lighthouse behind enemy lines to arrange for the transport of a liberated French general. The lighthouse, however, is run by a man who would gladly accept German gold in exchange for betraying the mission.

    S1/EP 14 - The Daredevil Rescue Raid

    Moffitt's father is flown in to assist the Rat Patrol in finding an ancient Roman road that could serve as an Allied supply route through the mountains, but disaster strikes when his airplane is shot down and he is captured by the Germans.

    S1/EP 15 - The Last Harbor Raid: Part 1

    Strategic bombing missions targeting Rommel's last harbor on the North African coast prove to be useless after the Germans begin forcing 5,000 Allied POWs to repair the damage. Allied High Command decides that the only solution is to order the Rat Patrol to liberate the POWs and evacuate them by sea.

    S1/EP 16 - The Last Harbor Raid: Part 2

    The Rat Patrol infiltrates the coastal village to continue their mission to release 5,000 Allied POWs for evacuation by sea. Troy and Tully must find a way to regain their captured munitions and contact the POW camp, while Moffitt and Hitch try to solve the problem of convincing the local fishermen to utilize their fleet for the evacuation.

    S1/EP 17 - The Last Harbor Raid: Part 3

    The success of the Rat Patrol's mission to evacuate 5,000 Allied POWs by sea is in jeopardy after their Arab guide is killed and they learn that the fishing fleet's underground contact is a suspected collaborator.

    S1/EP 18 - The One That Got Away Raid

    The Rat Patrol tries to rescue a German lieutenant who's been informing against his own forces before he can be taken away to Gestapo headquarters.

    S1/EP 19 - The Two for One Raid

    A 16-year-old German youth is taken prisoner by the Rat Patrol. His father is the commander of a German patrol they've been assigned to destroy.

    S1/EP 20 - The Last Chance Raid

    The Rat Patrol discovers that German tank reinforcements have arrived in the area of a planned Allied offensive, but their radio is damaged and unusable. Troy decides that they must capture a nearby Nazi propaganda radio station to transmit the vital information to headquarters.

    S1/EP 21 - The B Negative Raid

    Far behind enemy lines, Moffitt is seriously wounded and Troy can find only one possible donor with the same rare blood type—an American deserter being held in Hauptmann Dietrich's camp.

    S1/EP 22 - The Exhibit "A" Raid

    After Troy is set up on false charges by a captured POW camp commander, the other members of the Rat Patrol must infiltrate a German division's headquarters to find evidence that will prevent a court-martial.

    S1/EP 23 - The Holy War Raid

    Hauptmann Dietrich executes a plan to sway the Arab desert tribes to the German side by using a fake Rat Patrol to abduct their religious leader.

    S1/EP 24 - The Two Against Time Raid

    A cave-in traps Troy and Hauptmann Dietrich together in a tunnel being used as a munitions depot, and Moffitt's orders are to demolish the tunnel before the arrival of an oncoming German tank force.

    S1/EP 25 - The Wild Goose Raid

    When the Rat Patrol is assigned as the security force for a conference between the British and American Joint Chiefs of Staff, Troy races to uncover a deadly German plot before the meeting occurs.

    S1/EP 26 - The Bring 'Em Back Alive Raid

    When the Rat Patrol raids a German post to kidnap a top German Scientist, Troy discovers that the rest of his crew has been captured by Dietrich.

    S1/EP 27 - The Take Me to Your Leader Raid

    As part of a plan to kill a high-ranking Allied general, a German poses as an American major to fool the Rat Patrol into leading Dietrich's unit to the location of division headquarters.

    S1/EP 28 - The Double or Nothing Raid

    A German colonel captures Moffitt and plans to use him as bait to double-cross the Rat Patrol during a prisoner exchange.

    S1/EP 29 - The Hour Glass Raid

    The Rat Patrol frees an Allied doctor seemingly abducted by Dietrich, unaware that he is actually a German agent.

    S1/EP 30 - Mask-A-Raid

    Moffitt infiltrates a German hospital, posing as an injured Luftwaffe pilot, to spread false information about Allied troop movements leading up to the invasion of Sicily.

    S1/EP 31 - The Fire and Brimstone Raid

    Dietrich traps the Rat Patrol in an Arab winery being used as a German munitions dump, despite the objections of a sheik who is weary of battles taking place on his land.

    S1/EP 32 - The Delilah Raid

    A French Resistance fighter liberated from the Germans convinces the Rat Patrol to accompany her on a raid to destroy an enemy radar installation—but things are not what they appear to be.

    S2/EP 1 - The Truce at Aburah Raid

    The Rat Patrol and Hauptmann Dietrich's unit agree to a pause in the fighting to rescue a young Arab girl from a well, but the arrival of another German unit complicates the reluctant truce.

    S2/EP 2 - The David and Goliath Raid

    After their jeeps are destroyed and Tully is wounded behind enemy lines, the Rat Patrol's only chance for survival is to infiltrate Dietrich's encampment.

    S2/EP 3 - The Trial by Fire Raid

    The Rat Patrol's mission to destroy a German supply train faces complications after Dietrich loads the train with Arab civilians and Troy gets captured.

    S2/EP 4 - The Darers Go First Raid

    Troy decides that the only chance at destroying a supply depot inside a fortress is by capturing a German tank and using it to get past enemy guards.

    S2/EP 5 - The Love Thine Enemy Raid

    Troy accidentally shoots a German nurse during an attack on an supply convoy. The Rat Patrol must decide whether to sneak her into a nearby German field hospital or let her die and continue their mission.

    S2/EP 6 - The Darkest Raid

    Troy infiltrates enemy headquarters by posing as a wounded German captain in order to heist a cache of confiscated diamonds that are destined for Berlin.

    S2/EP 7 - The Death Do Us Part Raid

    After an ambush by Dietrich, Troy is wounded and the other members of the Rat Patrol are captured on a mission to find a German supply depot. Troy, assisted by a beautiful Irish missionary, must find a way to rescue his team.

    S2/EP 8 - The Do-Re-Mi Raid

    Troy allows himself to be captured by Dietrich in order to rescue a famous entertainer who is being held in a German POW camp.

    S2/EP 9 - The Kingdom Come Raid

    While supervising the transport of new anti-aircraft shell fuses, Hitchcock is wounded by a deserter when the convoy is attacked by a German recon unit.

    S2/EP 10 - The Hide-and-Go-Seek Raid

    The Rat Patrol must infiltrate a chateau on the island of Rhodes to rescue the son of a British general who has been kidnapped by the Germans.

    S2/EP 11 - The Violent Truce Raid

    A British major brings charges against Moffitt after his attempt to destroy a shipment of contaminated plasma results in it being captured by the Germans, and only Dietrich has the evidence that can save Moffitt from a court martial.

    S2/EP 12 - The Life-for-a-Life Raid

    Dietrich corners the Rat Patrol in a cellar with a pregnant woman who has a valuable map and a resistance fighter who has a personal score to settle with her.

    S2/EP 13 - The Fifth Wheel Raid

    A British colonel returning from a staff meeting regarding an upcoming Allied offensive is captured by the Germans under suspicious circumstances. The Rat Patrol is ordered to either rescue or kill him before he can be interrogated.

    S2/EP 14 - The Two If by Sea Raid

    Moffitt infiltrates a German-held lighthouse posing as an electrician in order to learn the details of a naval convoy carrying Tiger tanks headed for North Africa.

    S2/EP 15 - The Street Urchin Raid

    A street urchin tries to sell aerial photographs of secret German installations that Troy hid before being captured by the Gestapo.

    S2/EP 16 - The Pipeline to Disaster Raid

    A British general rescued in the desert insists upon leading the Rat Patrol on a mission to destroy a German oil pipeline despite his poor condition.

    S2/EP 17 - The Boomerang Raid

    An lieutenant is dropped off by submarine to set up naval barrage coordinates, but Troy becomes suspicious after the officer seems more interested in mapping the Allied positions than the German ones.

    S2/EP 18 - The Fatal Reunion Raid

    Moffitt must set aside his personal feelings for an old flame when the Rat Patrol employs her as a guide to rescue her husband, a French rocket scientist, from the Germans.

    S2/EP 19 - The Decoy Raid

    Dietrich questions an SS captain's methods after he confiscates a village's typhus serum, planning to keep it until the villagers are able to capture the Rat Patrol.

    S2/EP 20 - The Touch-and-Go Raid

    Dietrich and his men gain access to an Allied munitions dump by capturing the Rat Patrol and assuming their identities.

    S2/EP 21 - The Field of Death Raid

    A German colonel, crippled in an earlier raid by the Rat Patrol, captures Troy's brother in a plan for revenge.

    S2/EP 22 - The Double Jeopardy Raid

    The Rat Patrol is at odds with a group of young partisans when the irregulars endanger the plans of an Allied offensive by attacking an SS camp.

    S2/EP 23 - The Hickory, Dickory Dock Raid

    The Rat Patrol is assigned a mission to safeguard POWs being held at a German repair depot that will be targeted by bombers, but Moffitt becomes unreliable after he receives word that his kid brother was killed in England.

    S2/EP 24 - The Tug-of-War Raid

    Troy goes undercover to receive a locket of microfilm from a female French Resistance fighter, but both get captured by Dietrich. After Troy refuses to divulge the location of the locket, Dietrich sentences them both to hang.

    S2/EP 25 - The Never Say Die Raid

    Troy and Hitchcock are captured by a German colonel who plans to force them to radio misinformation back to their headquarters. Meanwhile, Moffitt and Pettigrew's rescue attempts are frustrated by an Italian lieutenant who insists upon surrendering to them.

    S2/EP 26 - The Kill at Koorlea Raid

    The Rat Patrol is ordered to accompany a British sniper on a mission to assassinate a brutal German general, but Troy decides that capturing the general alive is a better plan.


    The Fatal Chase Raid - The Rat Patrol releases a group of American POWs from a German convoy. One of the POWs claims to be carrying vital information for the Allies, but two other POWs are out to kill him for personal reasons.
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