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The Rat Patrol FULL Opening With Sponsor ID: Camel Cigarettes

Youngsters, don’t smoke or become a Nazi…or be a smoking Nazi…otherwise Captain Troy will roll out and shoot you with the giant machine gun on his jeep.

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25 Responses to “The Rat Patrol FULL Opening With Sponsor ID: Camel Cigarettes”

  1. RJ8812 says:

    heh, it’s Victor Newman

  2. chatothestud12 says:

    este programa lo transmitian en mexico en 1970 con el titulo de comandos del decierto

  3. BrittneeGee says:

    “Sam’s Club” (warehouse store) carries the entire series in a DVD Collection for about $20 I just saw it there today!!

  4. HachiZenki says:

    Got it on DVD. God, I loved this show when I was a kid.

  5. 798becky says:

    @chuckcollins well why don,t you look it up then

  6. 798becky says:

    @chuckcollins – FYI – Post re: “just to let you now troy,s a sergeant not a captain” – posted by my 12yo autistic son who gets hung up on the details (and knows the details). Apologies if offended. I didn’t know he was posting online.

  7. 798becky says:

    @chuckcollins – FYI – Post re: “just to let you now troy,s a sergeant not a captain” – posted by my 12yo autistic son who gets hung up on the details (and knows the details). Apologies if offended. I didn’t know he was posting in my name.

  8. chuckcollins says:

    @798becky You play Rat Patrol your way and I’ll play Rat Patrol MY way! ;)

  9. 798becky says:

    just to let you now troy,s a sergeant not a captain

  10. whiskeyify says:

    Ch56 here in los angeles was showing this on weekends along with Combat. It didn’t last long before they took both shows off…I guess the ratings were bad.
    I always thought this show was pretty cool.

  11. gocartwill1 says:

    nice desprition!

  12. spacepatrolman says:

    @cessnaace A local museum advertised that they were showing on the waterfront i asked if they had a video tape they said that they were going to project a 16mm print on the wall is that ok i said is that ok thats great what a blast

  13. 555paint says:

    how ironic that the only tv show about the north african theatre was brought to you by Camel cigs

  14. Dietpepsivanilla says:

    Where’s Justin Tarr?

  15. adventussaxonum says:

    @birdmanofbooze -”It is amazing that relatively shortly after WWII, they could screw up the equipment and uniforms so badly….”

    Yeah,you’re right. Those members of the LRDG and SAS looked just like Americans!

  16. spacepatrolman says:

    @chuckcollins yea right he is from new jersey along with the 4 seasons , don sebesky the knickebockers,bruce springstien .the knockouts ,dizzy gilespie ,bill evans ,yuseff lateef ,les paul,

  17. chuckcollins says:

    @spacepatrolman Didn’t Bon Jovi do a song about her? “Shot through the heart…”

  18. spacepatrolman says:

    @chuckcollins just keep the guns locked up when claudine is around

  19. chuckcollins says:

    @cessnaace Do you remember the time during the ’88 Olympics in primetime that WSET lost the network and had to run “THE RAT PATROL”? I remember Jeff Taylor came on camera to explain what had happened and then they went to the film. I was much disappointed when they never got a chance to finish the story because about twenty minutes later, Channel 13 regained the signal.

  20. cessnaace says:

    I worked for a TV station in the 80s that would run this show, but only if there were a technical problem with another show. Most of what we ran was on 16mm film. We always kept an episode of The Rat Patrol handy, in case of problems. Chances were, just as soon as we’d begin running the opening to The Rat Patrol, in would come the chief engineer wanting to know what the problem was. lol.

    STAY AWESOME! :)

  21. MarkJ1961 says:

    The Camel Cigarette “billboard” announcer sounds more like CBS & Desilu announcer Roy Rowan, not really Fred Foy who did indeed announce the ABC Radio version of Lone Ranger and many other ABC Radio and ABC-TV shows over the decades.

  22. spacepatrolman says:

    @RobARug The announcer is fred foy who did the lone ranger the dick cavett show and the very intense trailer to dr.Zhivago

  23. chuckcollins says:

    @userjoe1020 Realistically, if one were to remake episodes of “THE RAT PATROL”, it would be highly likely that Miley Cyrus would portray the part that Christine Longet originally played. Albeit, her French accent might not be as good!

  24. userjoe1020 says:

    @chuckcollins Everyone here is Old. Let’s talk about Hannah Montanna.

  25. spacepatrolman says:

    @edybeast He was typecast so he changed his name he also did combat

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