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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 / ... 55 episodes, 2015-2018
Rasmus Hardiker ...  Scott Tracy / ... 52 episodes, 2015-2018
David Menkin ...  Virgil Tracy / ... 49 episodes, 2015-2018
Kayvan Novak ...  Brains / ... 44 episodes, 2015-2018
Rosamund Pike ...  Lady Penelope / ... 33 episodes, 2015-2018
David Graham ...  Parker / ... 29 episodes, 2015-2018
Angel Coulby ...  Kayo / ... 28 episodes, 2015-2018
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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[Opening narration]
Jeff Tracy: 5, 4, 3, 2, 1! Thunderbirds are go!
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This could have been a total disaster but..
13 April 2015 | by jcinwmengSee all my reviews

First of all, everyone needs to get over there are no puppets, we all would have loved that but hey this is 2015 not 1965. There are projects (hope all the YOU critics have signed up to the kick starter project) for A possible future puppets series :-)

This Thunderbird series is not bad at all, in fact it's really good. I have given it 10 to readdress the balance, as some people who have given it 1 is absurd. Yes it's a faster pace (but think about the time restriction) the CGI is fantastic, Thunderbird 3's launch is like something out of NASA footage.

There has been some meddling with the characters, not sure why Brains has now an Indian accent, perhaps he has spent some time out in Asia :-) Jeff Tracey is AWOL but there seems to be a story there, and yes to make it more PC we have females taking a bit more of a role. Nothing wrong with that,remember Gerry's new Captain Scarlet had a female LT Green.

I love the Original Thunderbirds (it is the greatest TV show ever made) but this is as close as you can get to it, and to be honest a lot closer than I thought it would be. There are people who will never be satisfied with any remake, and they need to think about the legacy Gerry has left behind, that Thunderbirds are go 50 years later, and I for one, although apprehensive, am thrilled to see the series, after writing to ITV many times telling them they were on a goldmine, has now been made.

Take this in isolation and enjoy it, I did.


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