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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Did You Know?
As with Thunderbirds Are GO
, Techniscope cameras were used instead of Panavision cameras because the latter couldn't cope with special effects shots (at the time). See more
At the time that "Thunderbird 6" was being filmed, the Sydney Opera House was under construction. Construction work could be seen during the shot of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, despite the fact that the movie was set in 2068 (95 years since the Sydney Opera House was opened). See more
I thought it would be a good idea, in this day and age of speed and... thing like that, to build an... airship.
New World Aircraft President James Glenn
An airship? An *airship*?
[laughter erupts in the meeting room
Followed by Thunderbirds
"The Man in his Flying Machine"
(Music from "The Man on the Flying Trapeze" by George Leybourne
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