Thunderbirds (1965)

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  • Genre: Family, Action & Adventure, Animation, Sci-Fi & Fantasy
  • Creator: Sylvia Anderson, Gerry Anderson
  • First Air Date: 1965-09-30
  • Last Air Date: 1966-12-25
  • Total Seasons: 2
  • Total Episodes: 32
  • Status: Ended
  • Episode Runtime: 50 min.
  • Production Company: ITV
  • Networks: Associated Television
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Thunderbirds is a 1960s British science-fiction television series which was produced using a mixed method of marionette puppetry and scale-model special effects termed "Supermarionation". The series is set in the 21st century and follows the exploits of International Rescue, a secret organization formed to save people in mortal danger with the help of technologically advanced land, sea, air and space vehicles and equipment, launched from a hidden base on Tracy Island in the South Pacific Ocean.

  • Keywords: secret organization, puppet, puppet show, young heroes, space adventure, science and technology
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    Thunderbirds Seasons

    Season 0

    First Air Date:
    27 Episodes

    Season 1

    First Air Date: 1965-09-30
    26 Episodes

    Season 2

    First Air Date: 1966-10-02
    6 Episodes

    Thunderbirds Episodes

    Title Air Date Duration
    Season 1Episode 1Trapped in the Sky50 min
    Season 1Episode 2Pit of Peril50 min
    Season 1Episode 3The Perils of Penelope50 min
    Season 1Episode 4Terror in New York City50 min
    Season 1Episode 5Edge of Impact50 min
    Season 1Episode 6Day of Disaster50 min
    Season 1Episode 730 Minutes After Noon50 min
    Season 1Episode 8Desperate Intruder50 min
    Season 1Episode 9End of the Road50 min
    Season 1Episode 10The Uninvited50 min
    Season 1Episode 11Sun Probe50 min
    Season 1Episode 12Operation Crash-Dive50 min
    Season 1Episode 13Vault of Death50 min
    Season 1Episode 14The Mighty Atom50 min
    Season 1Episode 15City of Fire50 min
    Season 1Episode 16The Imposters50 min
    Season 1Episode 17The Man from M.I.550 min
    Season 1Episode 18Cry Wolf50 min
    Season 1Episode 19Danger at Ocean Deep50 min
    Season 1Episode 20Move and You're Dead50 min
    Season 1Episode 21The Duchess Assignment50 min
    Season 1Episode 22Brink of Disaster50 min
    Season 1Episode 23Attack of the Alligators50 min
    Season 1Episode 24Martian Invasion50 min
    Season 1Episode 25The Cham-Cham50 min
    Season 1Episode 26Security Hazard50 min
    Season 2Episode 1Atlantic Inferno50 min
    Season 2Episode 2Path of Destruction50 min
    Season 2Episode 3Alias Mr. Hackenbacker50 min
    Season 2Episode 4Lord Parker's 'Oliday50 min
    Season 2Episode 5Ricochet50 min
    Season 2Episode 6Give or Take a Million50 min
    • Peter Dyneley

      as Jeff Tracy
    • Matt Zimmerman

      as Alan Tracy (voice)
    • Shane Rimmer

      as Scott Tracy
    • Ray Barrett

      as John Tracy
    • Sylvia Anderson

      as Lady Penelope Clayton Ward
    • David Holliday

      as Virgil Tracy (voice)
    • David Graham

      as Gordon Tracy / Brains (voice)
    • Christine Finn

      as Tin-Tin Kyrano (voice)
    Production Reg Hill Producer