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Dust off your homemade Tracy Island playset - the Thunderbirds are set to go again in 2015. Gerry Anderson's classic children's series is to be revived and revamped "using a unique mix of CGI animation and live-action model sets" for 26 new half-hour episodes, to air on ITV and Citv in two years' time.

News that an old favourite - particularly a kids' show we feel all warm and nostalgic about - is to be tampered and tinkered with always leads to a little trepidation, but having had a day to absorb it, the Week in Geek is going to consider whether a Thunderbirds revival should fill us with dread or with childish glee...

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