Producer, writer, and director of famous TV shows such as Supercar, Fireball XL5, Stingray, Thunderbirds, Captain Scarlet, The Secret Service, Joe 90 and Space 1999

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TV series about human cops in alien city

Saw some of this in early 90's. Two of local police are human (patrolmen), very puppet-heavy (a lot, if not most aliens depicted were puppets rather than actors in costumes) and was advertised as a '...
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If the SHADO Headquarters are in England, why do cars drive on the right-hand side of the road?

In the 1969/70 British television series UFO, several scenes suggest that the SHADO Headquarters are located in southern England near London, for example when a UFO lands in “southern England”, “right ...
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What is Thunderbird 5's color?

Every Thunderbirds fan knows that each of the Thunderbird vehicles has a distinct color e.g. Thunderbird 2's 'color' is green, made obvious by its mainly being green. Each of the Thunderbirds (...
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What is the significance of the colour of the sashes the Tracy boys wear?

In the below image you will note that each of the Tracy Boys wear a different colour sash. That's understandable. Scott (who pilots Thunderbird 1) wears a blue sash. Thunderbird 1's 'colour' is ...
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What aspects of Thunderbirds (2004) did Gerry Anderson dislike?

Looking at the Wikipedia article it is made clear that Mr Anderson (RIP) did not approve of Thunderbirds (2004): "It was disgraceful that such a huge amount of money was spent with people who had ...
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Contents of each pod for Thunderbird 2

I've worked it out before, and found that the same machine is in different pods in different episodes. So I was wondering if there was any actual order to the contents of the Pods in Thunderbird 2? e....
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What's the reason for the purple hair on the British 1969-70 television series “UFO”?

At the moonbase, the control center personnel (mostly women) wore purple wigs. Is there a reason for this?
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Why did Stingray have a number 3 on its fin?

Image from teletronic Gerry Anderson's Stingray has the number 3 on its fin. But why is this? The Wikipedia page fails here because it gives three different reasons! Under Story and characters, the ...