Thunderbirds

Terror in New York City - S1-E13

Trivia: When Thunderbird 1 touches down to land in New York City, look at the centre of the screen and you can see a brown building with a giant Swastika on it.

Terror in New York City - S1-E13

Trivia: In the 1980s, this episode and "Atlantic Inferno" were edited together to form the compilation film entitled "Countdown to Disaster".

Edge of Impact - S1-E16

Trivia: When General Bron speaks to the Hood by radio after he crashes his van into the river, his voice sounds like an Aquaphibian from "Stingray".

Pit of Peril - S1-E2

Trivia: This is the only episode where none of the series' female characters appear.

The Perils Of Penelope - S1-E12

Trivia: When the violinist is playing next to the table that Alan, Lady Penelope and Sir Jeremy Hodge are sitting at the cafe in Paris towards the end of the episode, look behind Lady Penelope and you can see Camp from the episode "Sun Probe."

The Perils Of Penelope - S1-E12

Trivia: The launch of the Sun Probe at the start of the episode is the same event that was seen in the flashback at the start of "Sun Probe". The events of that episode take place one week after the launch, so this episode takes place immediately before. Indeed, this episode and "Sun Probe" can be viewed as the series' only two-part story, although they have never been broadcast as consecutive episodes.

The Duchess Assignment - S1-E23

Trivia: Wilbur Dandridge III was previously Warren Grafton in the episode "Brink of Disaster".

Attack of the Alligators - S1-E24

Trivia: The stock footage of the thunderstorm was later used for the title sequence of "The Prisoner".

30 Minutes After Noon - S1-E18

Trivia: There is the use of a hand in the same frame of a puppet in this episode, as in the castle a human hand (Southern's) can be seen playing with a pen while the puppets of Kenyon and Dempsey can be seen in the background.

Move - And You're Dead - S1-E9

Trivia: When Alan is speaking to Kenny in the bar, Lambert (from the episode "Vault of Death") can be seen reading a newspaper next to the jukebox.

Trapped in the Sky - S1-E1

Trivia: In the 1980s, this episode and "Operation Crash-Dive" were edited together to form the compilation film entitled "Thunderbirds to the Rescue".

Sun Probe - S1-E4

Trivia: In the 1980s, this episode and "Ricochet" were edited together to form the compilation film entitled "Thunderbirds in Outer Space".

Vault of Death - S1-E7

Trivia: When Parker says "I would agree I have a rare talent" after breaking into the vault, look in the background and you can see Colonel Tim Casey from "Edge of Impact".

Day of Disaster - S1-E15

Trivia: In Dr. Korda's office, you can see a statue that also appears in the Hood's temple.

Martian Invasion - S1-E10

Trivia: The farmer from the episode "Operation Crash-Dive" can be seen among the film crew.

Pit of Peril - S1-E2

Trivia: Colonel Sweeney and his subordinate had previously appeared in "Trapped in the Sky" as Captain Hansen and his co-pilot.

Vault of Death - S1-E7

Trivia: The electric drills that Virgil and Alan use to plant the explosive are the WASP pistols from "Stingray".

Desparate Intruder - S1-E17

Trivia: Apart from the first episode (which he had not been employed before voice recording commenced), this is the only other episode in which Matt Zimmerman does not part in.

The Cham-Cham - S1-E25

Trivia: The Duchess (from the episode "The Duchess Assignment") makes two appearances in this episode. Not only is she in a photograph in Cass Carnaby's dressing room, she can be seen sitting among the audience during the performance of the Cass Carnaby Five.

30 Minutes After Noon - S1-E18

Trivia: When Prescott is driving in his car on his way to the Hudson Building, look in the background and you can see a building with a large white Swastika on it.

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In order to build up suspense, Virgil and Brains stand on the Crab Logger as its dangerous fuel is pumped out, despite the fact that it is hanging on the edge of a precipice. In fact they could have left as soon as they had plumbed in the pipes to empty the fuel tanks - the whole procedure is controlled by Scott in Thunderbird 1 and they make absolutely no contribution to the operation at all. They do not need to disconnect the pipes; they are left behind and dropped from Thunderbird 1 as planned. They just stand there chatting about how much danger they are in until jumping clear at the very last second. Silly buggers.

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