Gerry Anderson's original cult classic.
|Disaster strikes. Innocent lives hang by a thread. Rescue seems impossible! Until... "Tell them we're on our way. It's action stations! Thunderbirds are go!" Thunderbird 1 streaks into action at 15,000 mph. Thunderbird 2, close behind, delivers the world's most advanced rescue technology. International Rescue--the super secret organization founded by millionaire ex-astronaut Jeff Tracy and his sons--will never give up at any cost! Welcome to Thunderbirds, Producer Gerry Anderson's (Stingray, Captain Scarlet, Fireball XL5, UFO and Space: 1999) legendary masterpiece. Filmed, of course, in Supermarionation! It chronicles the thrilling adventures of the Tracy family of intrepid astronauts, along with their fearless compatriots Lady Penelope, Parker, Kyrano and Tin Tin. The F.A.B.--ulous episodes in this 2 DVD set complete the first season of the legendary sci-fi series: Vault Of Death, Operation: Crash Dive, Move And You're Dead, Martian Invasion, Brink Of Disaster and The Perils Of Penelope.|
Editor's Noteerry Anderson's cult sci-fi series brought "super-marionation" into the forefront. The story follows Jeff Tracy (voiced by Peter Dyneley of MANSTER) and his sons--the eponymous Thunderbirds--as they fly around in their multimillion dollar spaceship, answering calls of distress throughout the galaxy in the name of International Rescue.Set includes:"Vault of Death" - A bank teller for the Bank of England is trapped in a time-sealed vault. He has two years until it opens, but only hours before he runs out of air. It's up to the Thunderbirds, once again, to avert disaster."Operation: Crash Dive" - Two jets crash into the Atlantic. With only a single survivor--one of the pilots--and nothing else to go on, the Thunderbirds have to ascertain the cause of the accident before the third airliner hits the ocean."Move and You're Dead" - A maniacal race car driver captures three Thunderbirds and links them to a motion-sensitive bomb. Can Scott (voice of Shane Rimmer) save his companions and track down the driver?"Martian Invasion" - Finally, the Hood thinks he has caught the Thunderbirds on film! But will he develop it in time?"Brink of Disaster" - A monorail trip goes awry, thanks to a corrupt railroadman. The Thunderbirds must save the passengers and apprehend the criminal responsible."The Perils of Penelope" - Penelope (voiced by Sylvia Anderson) researches a scientist's kidnapping, only to wind up abducted herself! Tied to a train track, Penelope's last hope is aid from her fellow Thunderbirds.
Cast & Crew
|Gerry Anderson - Creator|