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...
When disaster strikes... International Rescue answers the call!
Did You Know?
Facts about the Tracy Family:
- Scott is the eldest and most experienced Tracy brother and he is bold and fearless in action. He is also the team leader.
- Virgil is calm and level headed and is also the peacemaker the family. He is the largest and strongest of the Tracy Brothers and skilled in engineering mechanics.
- John is known to be exceedingly patient, kindly and gracious possessed of both great intelligence and poise as gifts inherited from his talented mother.
- Of all the family, Gordon is the funny one, which gives him a tendency to get into trouble.
- Alan is the youngest brother, but the most naturally gifted pilot. He also enjoys playing video games, watching old Kung Fu movies and poking around in Brains' lab.
5, 4, 3, 2, 1! Thunderbirds are go!
Referenced in Cash Trapped: Episode #2.10