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Thunderbird 6 (1968)

The International Rescue team is faced with one of its toughest challenges yet, as the revolutionary lighter-than-air craft Skyship One is hijacked while on her maiden voyage around the ... See full summary »

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Jeff Tracy (voice)
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Scott Tracy (voice)
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Virgil Tracy / Hogarth (voice)
Matt Zimmerman ...
Alan Tracy / Carter (voice)
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Gordon Tracy / Brains / Aloysius Parker / Kyrano / Indian Stall-Keeper (voice)
Keith Alexander ...
John Tracy / Narrator (voice)
Gary Files ...
Black Phantom / Captain Foster (I) / Lane (voice)
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Tin-Tin / Indian Fortune-Teller (voice)
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Captain Foster (II) (voice)
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James Glenn (voice)
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The International Rescue team is faced with one of its toughest challenges yet, as the revolutionary lighter-than-air craft Skyship One is hijacked while on her maiden voyage around the world. Against backdrops including the Statue of Liberty and the Sphinx, Lady Penelope, Parker, Alan and Tin-Tin fight the hijackers from on-board, while the rest of the team tries to stop the airship crashing into a missile silo. Written by Fridolin Hobbes <dvdgermany@yahoo.co.uk>

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Family | Sci-Fi

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20 November 1968 (USA)  »

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L'odyssée du cosmos  »

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Trivia

In the first scene when all the men in the meeting room are laughing (which is the only time in any of Gerry Anderson's puppet series that this happens), you can see fillings in the teeth of one of the puppets. See more »

Goofs

Lady Penelope is so concerned with the fate of the DX 102 airliner crash, she doesn't notice that the second and third paragraphs in the bogus newspaper report of the crash are exactly the same as the first. See more »

Quotes

Alan Tracy: [answering his watch] Yes, Penelope?
Lady Penelope: I've just had some information from Parker, Alan. I am a little uneasy. Tell me, what do you think of Captain Foster?
Alan Tracy: I don't go for him, Penelope. He's a little too smooth for my liking.
Lady Penelope: Tell me, Alan, has he been questioning you about International Rescue?
Alan Tracy: Well, as a matter of fact, he *has*. Not directly, mind you, but the conversation always seems to lead that way.
Lady Penelope: I think we'll have to go into this situation a little more closely. I don't like the sound ...
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Connections

Follows Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons (1967) See more »

Soundtracks

The Man in his Flying Machine
(Music from "The Man on the Flying Trapeze" by George Leybourne)
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The plot is simplistic and cliché, but many scenes are lovingly crafted and entertaining in their own right
28 September 2001 | by (Florida, USA) – See all my reviews

These films have a certain style and flair, helped greatly by Barry Gray's music. The plot is simplistic and cliché, but has a dash of originality. There is the ongoing Thunderbirds obsession with the form and function of ships and other vehicles. The biplane acrobatics were very well done, and the music playing when the biplane first appears is comical and appropriate. Every scene and transition seems lovingly crafted and there is no doubt that this film is a work of art.


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