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In the future, the Tracy family run a private mechanized emergency response service.
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Series cast summary:
Thomas Brodie-Sangster ...  John Tracy / ... 56 episodes, 2015-2019
Rasmus Hardiker ...  Scott Tracy / ... 53 episodes, 2015-2019
David Menkin ...  Virgil Tracy / ... 50 episodes, 2015-2019
Kayvan Novak ...  Brains / ... 44 episodes, 2015-2018
Rosamund Pike ...  Lady Penelope / ... 34 episodes, 2015-2019
David Graham ...  Parker / ... 30 episodes, 2015-2019
Angel Coulby ...  Kayo / ... 29 episodes, 2015-2019
Teresa Gallagher ...  EOS / ... 24 episodes, 2015-2018
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Remake of the hit 1960's "Supermarionation" television show. In the 21st century, Jeff Tracy, a former astronaut, amasses a colossal fortune and decides that he must use it to benefit others. His answer to this desire is to create International Rescue, a unique private emergency response service equipped with customized designed vehicles and equipment that enable the organization to react to any crisis whether it be in sea, air, land, or space. Jeff's five sons volunteer to operate as the pilots and field agents, as well as "Brains" (real name unknown) who acts as the teams' technical developer and engineer. In addition, Jeff's friend, Kyrano and his daughter Tanusha aka Kayo (based on the original series Tin-Tin character) agree to be the support staff. In addition to the field team, IR also maintains an intelligence network with Lady Penelope Creighton-Ward and her ex-con chauffeur, Parker as the chief agents in this arm. The series depicts this team as they answer various calls for... Written by annonymous

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When disaster strikes... International Rescue answers the call!


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15 April 2016 (USA) See more »

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Facts about the Thunderbirds machines:
  • Thunderbird 1 travels at a maximum altitude of 150,000 feet and is one of the fastest rockets in existence, meaning that it can reach anywhere in the world within an hour.
  • Created by Brains for auxiliary equipment transport, Thunderbird 2 can travel at a top speed of 5,000 mph and maximum altitude of 75,000 feet.
  • Thunderbird 3 is a single-stage-to-orbit (SSTO) rocket was designed to reach radical air speeds of up to 18,000 mph.
  • Thunderbird 4 is a small but technologically advanced submarine. Built by Brains for underwater rescue missions, the vehicle can travel at a speed of 160 knots.
  • Thunderbird 5 is a geostationary orbital space station located 22,400 miles over Tracy Island. Thunderbird 5 is International Rescue's communication and logistics hub and scans for potential threats and emergencies.
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[Opening narration]
Jeff Tracy: 5, 4, 3, 2, 1! Thunderbirds are go!
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Thunderbirds Are Go
Written by Nicholas Foster & Ben Foster
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19 May 2015 | by Jeremy-608See all my reviews

I'm such a hard marker I'm annoying and I just gave this a 10. I actually cannot see any valid reason to give it less. Actually, maybe Grandma should bring it down a couple of points, but I'll stick to a 10 even with her. I grew up on the original (yes I'm that old) and was totally hooked as a kid. I'm still hooked (on the original) and force the re-runs on every child in the family as an important part of their basic education. The movie was a nice idea but the less said about that the better. *Because* of the movie, I had low expectations of this latest. Watched the first episode ... after 5 mins I was feeling disappointed. Modern language, no strings attached, blah blah. By 15 mins I was thinking "Damn if I don't think I might like this." By the end of the second episode it's all over ... I'm sold. This series is outstanding and I can't wait for each new ep. Sure the language is 'modernised' .. remember that they have to be all things to all people with this series; children of today won't sit through the dialogue that accompanied the original version, delivered by cgi characters. The balance they've achieved is stunning. The 'remake' eps (e.g. Fireflash) are just as exciting, maybe more so, as the originals. And as much as I might try to get kids to love the originals as much as I do, they .... don't. Times have changed. The kids do love this new series; they love the scripting, they love the action, they love the speed at which it moves, they love the fact that they don't really understand a lot of what just happened. They just love it. And so do I.


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