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
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The newspaper that Penelope reads on the morning of Skyship One's arrival in Egypt clearly shows the date as 11 June 2068. See more
Jeff Tracy sends Alan, Tin-Tin and Lady Penelope to represent International Rescue during Skyship One's maiden flight. Although this movie is canon with the original TV series of Thunderbirds
, Jeff's action contravenes International Rescue's policy of secrecy (which was often referred to in the original TV series). See more
Now, let's have a rundown on the International Rescue craft. So far, there are five. Thunderbird 1: sleek, first and fast. Thunderbird 2: giant transporter. Carries all the rescue gear to the danger zone. Thunderbird 3: designed for space rescue. Thunderbird 4: capable of withstanding the pressure of the depths. Thunderbird 5: space monitor. Capable of receiving or intercepting distress calls from any part of the world. And I'm telling you, Brains, in no uncertain terms, that we now need a ...
Spun-off from Thunderbirds
The Man in his Flying Machine
(Music from "The Man on the Flying Trapeze" by George Leybourne
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