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Roughnecks: The Starship Troopers Chronicles 

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The missions of a Mobile Infantry squad as they participate in a war of survival against a ferocious alien insectoid invader.
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Series cast summary:
Nicholas Guest ...  Maj. Zander Barcalow 14 episodes, 1999-2000
James Horan ...  Cpl. Richard 'Doc' LeCroix 13 episodes, 1999-2000
Alexander Polinsky ...  Robert Higgins / ... 13 episodes, 1999-2000
Rino Romano ...  Johnnie Rico / ... 13 episodes, 1999-2000
Elizabeth Daily ...  Pvt. Isabelle 'Dizzy' Flores 12 episodes, 1999-2000
Bill Fagerbakke ...  Cpl. Jeff Gossard / ... 12 episodes, 1999-2000
Jamie Hanes Jamie Hanes ...  Lt. Jean Razak 12 episodes, 1999-2000
Rider Strong ...  Carl Jenkins / ... 12 episodes, 1999-2000
Dee Bradley Baker 11 episodes, 1999-2000
David DeLuise ...  Sgt. Francis Brutto 11 episodes, 1999-2000
Tish Hicks ...  Lt. Carmen Ibanez 9 episodes, 1999-2000
Thomas Wagner ...  Commander Marlow 6 episodes, 1999-2000
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Storyline

In this adaption of Robert Heinlein's novel, we follow the adventures of a squad of troops as they fight in a war of survival against merciless alien invaders. Facing constant danger, they are the ones who have to do the thankless task of facing the enemy head on, and for the sake of humanity, they must prevail. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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Rated PG for sci-fi action violence | See all certifications »

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USA

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English

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30 August 1999 (USA) See more »

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Starship Troopers See more »

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Adelaide Productions See more »
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Dolby

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Color
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The character design for Corporal Richard "Doc" LaCroix was one of the original designs meant for Lieutenant Jean Razak. See more »

Goofs

In "Funeral for a Friend" after Higgins and Redwing get captured, and remaining roughnecks start to make plans. Higgins and Redwing are standing with the group. See more »

Quotes

Cpl. Richard 'Doc' LaCroix: This hero stuff's exhausting.
Cpl. Jeff Gossard: Oh, my back can't take much more of this.
T'Phai: Yes. It must be quite a strain - sitting down for hours while others patrol on foot.
Pvt. Carl Jenkins: T'Phai's right, Gossard. How do you do it?
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Followed by Starship Troopers: Traitor of Mars (2017) See more »

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I guess I'm alone in hating this...
5 April 2002 | by lons2002See all my reviews

I liked the "Starship Troopers" movie as far as it goes (it does get a bit repetitive, like most Verhoeven films). But, this show is totally mindless. The characters spout action movie cliches, the drama is non-existent (even by kids show standards), and every episode basically devolves immediately into random shooting. Haven't read the book, but it must have more to it than this show.

But, the animation does look nice.


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