Thunderbirds

Thunderbirds (1964)

5 corrected entries

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The Cham-Cham - S1-E25

Corrected entry: When Lady Penelope says "Hurry, Parker, hurry!" in the speeding cable car towards the end of the episode, her lips do not move.

Correction: It is Tin-Tin who says "Hurry, Parker, hurry!", not Lady Penelope, and her (Tin-Tin's) lips DO move.

Show generally

Corrected entry: Whenever we see all the pods moving underneath Thunderbird 2 as Virgil (or whoever) selects the appropriate one for the mission, there's not enough space between them to allow Thunderbird 2 (with its wings) to descend on the selected pod.

Madstunts

Correction: Once a pod is selected, the pods on either side move apart, hence allowing TB2 to fit.

Pit of Peril - S1-E2

Corrected entry: Only five regular characters appear in this episode - Jeff, John, Scott, Virgil and Brains. This is the smallest number of regular characters seen in any Thunderbirds episode.

Correction: This isn't trivia.

Greenman37

Trapped in the Sky - S1-E1

Corrected entry: It is said Fireflash is cruising at 250,000 feet. But Earth's atmosphere only heightens to 400km. Their were clouds at the the cruising altitude. Clouds only occur around the Troposhpere and maybe in the Stratosphere.

Correction: 250,000 Feet is only 76.2 kilometres so still plenty of room in your 400km.

Brink of Disaster - S1-E11

Corrected entry: Lady Penelope's driving in this episode - as she evades the crooks in the opening scenes - is very proficient and in complete contrast to the atrocious driving that she exhibited in the earlier episode 'Vault Of Death'. Perhaps she has had some driving lessons in the meantime?

Correction: Perhaps she has, prompted by the very incident you refer to. Hardly seems unreasonable that she might wish to improve her skills after her abysmal performance in the earlier episode.

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