Although Supercar (1961) had been shown in syndication, this was the first Gerry Anderson' "Supermarionation" series to appear on US network television (NBC, on Saturday mornings, between 1963 and 1965).
In 2015, the Cult TV Awards recognized the works of Gerry and Sylvia Anderson. Steve Zodiac was added to the Hall of Fame for Animated Character. Actress Wanda Ventham, one of the female leads in UFO, was added to the Actress Hall of Fame. The documentary Filmed in Supermarionation was hailed as the Blu-ray/DVD Presentation of the Year.