Terrahawks (1983–1986)

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In the year 2020 Earth is under threat from Martian androids who want revenge on the human race. They consist of Zelda, her son Yung-star and her sister called Cy-star. An organisation is ... See full summary »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Jeremy Hitchen ...
 Chick King / ... (39 episodes, 1983-1986)
Denise Bryer ...
 Mary Falconer / ... (39 episodes, 1983-1986)
Anne Ridler ...
 Cy-Star / ... (39 episodes, 1983-1986)
Ben Stevens ...
 Dix-Huit / ... (39 episodes, 1983-1986)
Windsor Davies ...
 Sergeant Major Zero (39 episodes, 1983-1986)
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In the year 2020 Earth is under threat from Martian androids who want revenge on the human race. They consist of Zelda, her son Yung-star and her sister called Cy-star. An organisation is set up on Earth called Terrahawks, which is top secret to the rest of the world. This is led by Dr Tiger Ninestein with other characters such as Sergeant Major Zero, Captain Mary Falconer, Captain Kate Kestrel, Lieutenant Hiro and Lieutenant Hawkeye. Written by Anonymous

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8 October 1983 (UK)  »

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Jastrebovi Zemlje  »

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The series used two different end-title sequences. In the UK, the credits were displayed against a tic-tac-toe game between red "Cubots" (from the Zeldan Android Empire) and blue Zeroids. In the event of a "draw," the Cubots always won by knocking a couple of Zeroids aside to form "three in a row." Zeroids and Cubots alike boasted three different facial expressions throughout the game: blank (during play), frowns (for the losers) and smiles (for the winners). Said credit sequence was rarely seen in the U.S. until TERRAHAWKS' recent 5-DVD box set had been released to stores, 20 years after its TV debut. Prior to that time, the end-credit sequence-background familiar to U.S. audiences had featured a bouncing Zeroid and stationary Cubot (both animated); after most of the titles had rolled, the Zeroid would bounce high out of frame, then fall on the Cubot and crush it, finally smiling and winking at the camera. See more »

Quotes

Dr. 'Tiger' Ninestein: [his #1 rule-of-thumb] ... Expect the unexpected.
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Crazy Credits

The end credits are accompanied by a game of Tic-Tac-Toe played by the Zeroids (in blue), and Zelda's Cubes (in red). The winner of the game differed from episode to episode. See more »

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Referenced in EastEnders: Episode dated 15 February 2010 (2010) See more »

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Best Programme Ever!
30 November 2004 | by See all my reviews

This show is so under-rated, and I'm glad other people here know how to speak through their mouths, as they have praised it (they deserve a wonderful life, full of blessings). I'm not generally a Gerry Anderson fan (the only other show of the genre that I love is Starfleet, the Japanese puppet series from the same era as Terrahawks). Getting Terrahawks back in my life is one of the best things that has happened to me this century. I love the music, the zeroids, Yung-Star (I would marry him if I wasn't so reluctant to have the most ghastly mother-in-law possible!), and Mary. My favourite Kate Kestrel songs are Responsible, and Be My Star Tonight.

I ask you, what other programme has robots as adorable as the zeroids? Not Stink-ray or Chunderbirds, for sure. I'm definitely a hawk-brain, not a bird-brain!


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Who would you cast, if Terrahawks was made into a motion picture? Wolfman316
Fricking class, wipes the floor with Thunderbirds. Billy_ouk
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