Thunderbirds Launches and Landings HD

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Tony Mcmahon : Would it have killed them lazy bastards to walk to the aircraft.

Carl B : Watching Thunderbirds as a child, I just loved the stories. As an adult, I can see that it's among the most imaginative and technically accomplished children's TV series ever made.

Johnno9989 : No matter how many times I've seen the vehicles launch, it never gets boring.

still_guns : I prefer the newer, CGI rendition of this show... Said no-one ever

rideyourbikent : I'm 55 yrs old and I still want to be the pilot of Thunderbird 2 , best job in the world .

DrPepper22222 : What's cool about the TB3 landing back in the roundhouse vertically was that would be completely unthinkable in reality when this was all designed. But now in 2015 that has pretty much now been achieved by SpaceX for the first time. So maybe it wasn't so sci-fi after all.

I blew up The toilet : Thunderbird 2 for me when I was younger was the coolest lol

Daniel M : It still amazes me how superb this was filmed back in the 60's, no CGI at all..

Kelvin Mulder : I watched this as a kid and had the toys. Such an epic and genius show. Sad they do not make them like this anymore. cheers from the Netherlands.

James Martin : Like a lot of Gerry and Sylvia stuff, the insanely long, intricate and convoluted launch sequences on the Thunderbirds made no damn sense, but they were so much fun to watch, you didn't care.

roblex63 : Engines by Volkswagen.....

Simon Atack : Barry Gray's music score for this series made it what it is. Absolutely perfect. And the new CGI version has missed the vital points of what made this series so endearing. And enduring. Gerry Anderson's original looks realistic, even with strings. The vehicles move and fly in a natural realtime sense. It was made with love by modelmaking craftsmen and women.

bigdmac33 : What HD REALLY shows is the fantastic detail in the sets that Meddings and the crew painstakingly achieved. Pure craftsmanship!

MJ Knight : Thunderbird 2. Everyone's fave

56postoffice : At the time this was the most expensive show to be made. The music here is brilliant.

Roger Breton : I love the music Barry Gray has created for this series. Without the music and all the other rich sound effects, the visual experience would not be the same.

Jeremy Williams : Thunderbird 3 docking with Thunderbird 5 is always a nice scene.

TheHumbleFellow : 5:30 I loved shots like this in the original series!  It gives a real sense of scale, making Thunderbird 2 look MASSIVE!

noel prest : Thunderbird 2 is so cool

eikcid : I have a big LOVE for the thunderbirds :-) The music is "FAB" ;-)

Tessa Bakker : It would be beyond otherworldly if we someday had a real Thunderbird 2. Imagine that green behemoth taxiing to the runway on an actual airport! The crowd *that* would draw would be amazing. If only it could be real. Of course we'd need assurance that Thunderbird 2 is realistically capable of flight, and then have to find a runway that could *handle* that kind of power, and supply a long enough ramp from which it could launch...

K1W1fly : Its the future, but theres a Boeing 727 in the background of the TB2 airport landing sequence...

Ron Owen : Tracy Island must be completely hollowed out, looking at the size of those launch bays and equipment halls !!!

Lars Balk : how can someone dislike this!! this is awsome old school thunderbirds

The Ravaloxian Whovian : Old series or new. I just love Thunderbirds. Especially 3. Cause Thunderbird 3 is epic!

EverChangingShadow : I just noticed, when Alan says "take up launch positions" his tone is like "this is my ship, I'm in charge here" and then Scott goes "FAB" in this "Ooooh get you" tone of voice. lol

Curtis Biel : MAN! That is one awkward silence on the couch.

Julinda Otto : CGではできない臨場感がいい

Stuve715 : 2:22 - Ohh I shouldn't have had such a big lunch 6:09 - Hey what's going on? I was only kidding when I said that about the steak marinara 6:27 - Ah good, this is the one without the stain 7:49 - Honey, I'm just going out on the balcony for a smoke - Yes, dear! 8:03 - *Cough cough hack* - See! I told you smoking was bad for your health

Tracy Gibson : tis is a great use of human skill for the more wholesome entertainment of all our youth.

KlunkerRider : As a kid I never noticed how Thunderbird 3's scale constantly changed, when boarding at 7:00 its apparently the size of the Queen Mary based on how tiny the puppets are, yet at launch its suddenly tiny, small enough to fit thru the eye of whats clearly a two story house, just look at the stairway for scale at 8:00, but its does still look cool doing so and I'm sure for the Anderson's that was more important. ;-)

Lau : This show is badass, but you know what would be even more awesome? If robot chicken did a series on this with them being constantly stuck in one of their personal transportationsystem that has a malfunction. Instead of doing a rescue they will be needing one. 'I'm telling you TB2 is not coming down, the legs are stuck. I've tried everything, what do you expect me to do? This entire vehicle has 5 buttons en 4 levers, made for giants, to control it!' 'Somebody get me of this couch! I'm up 60 feet in the air and this thing has zero controls. Can anybody hear me?'

James Farrell : There is something so majestic about TB2 at 5:30

iwksu tdhj : 1番インパクトがあったのはサンダーバード2号

Markyboy No1 : Outstanding !!! Cheer's for sharing. Watched everyone of them when i was kid. Gerry Anderson commented years after, they did not make 'childrens films' but 'films for children'........ big difference....After watching this i'll be buying the box set !!!

Matthijs Coule : What i always liked was the silence in the tb3 hangar When alan pushes the button at 7:44 and then suddenly boom !!!

robuk1981 : Lol I never noticed the lemon juicer on the wall before 1:15

Barrie Wright : Just puer genius, and for me as a 56 year old, man just a good place in my child hood, never missed a single show, when it was due to come on everything just stopped. These kind of films "Super marrieanet" they couldn't make these today the cost would be just to high, and it looks better than CGI, actually, but that's my point of view. FAB :)

harryd bennett : For those of us over 60 we tend to remember the original Thunderbirds;  just might have been what motivated our generation into space...

superspeeed : where is the second island that houses the thousands of workers it would require to build such an incredibly automated island with 5 fulltime aircraft/rockets?

BakedBeanz 77 : Anyone notice that the roundhouse that Thunderbird 3 flies out of looks sort of similar to Thunderbird 5?

Frédéric HRECINSKI : Mdrrr !!! Le "pilote" de l'avion-fusée avec le calot sur la tête et juste sa ceinture ventrale !!! L'autre qui part la tête la première... et termine les pieds devant... Et les têtes des marionnettes qui bougent constamment de gauche à droite et de haut en bas, comme faisaient les p'tits chiens sur les plages arrières des voitures... A l'époque, les concepteurs de cette série avaient beaucoup, beaucoup d'humour !!!... Par contre, à 9'14" on voit clairement le fil au sommet de la fusée !! Dommage qu'ils aient oublié de le cacher !!!

ElekTr1C : TB1 magically turns when it goes down :D

Nathan Kingham : I loved the Thunderbirds, I recall all the launches clear as day. God I miss this.

Jose Rafael Requena Donis : Demasiado bueno. (53 años). Estamos hablando de arte, de genialidad. Sera que los muchachos de hoy en día logran apreciarlo? DEBERÍAN....

je naam : When I was just a lil' kid used to watch a "puppet" show about a submarine which ussed to scare the hell ot of me... Does anyone out there knows the name of that "sub."-show ? Please do tell me (I'm still a bit of a kid after all these years) Thanx...

Les Amis de la cuisine provençale : My childhood is in these puppets....

Odee Dillon : Oh how easily kids with imaginations, were entertained back then. Had the complete set of models from the late 60s... in the late 60s

spartacus3111 : When did TB1 rotate on its way down the ramp? Why didn't they plant the trees a bit further apart? How does the new chair fit in the same hole?

Cool James : I'd hate to be Gordon during the pod's freefall from TB2 into the water...