Thunderbirds Launches and Landings HD

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Isabeau de Foix Montmeyran : I searched informations about this animated series, I'm amazed! It's great and very ingenious. Great talent. I love the music . Best regards ♥

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

Johnny Dodger : Thunderbird 2 for me when I was younger was the coolest lol

m1t2a1 : Elon Musk must be jealous of Thunderbird 3

MJ Knight : Thunderbird 2. Everyone's fave

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.

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

noel prest : Thunderbird 2 is so cool

藤井彰 : 子供の時、夢中でみていました。 改めて感動、日本の特撮はサンダーバードの影響がとても大きいと思います。

Julinda Otto : CGではできない臨場感がいい

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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...

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

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.

Jagdtoq : 0:58 - this is where NASA always goes wrong - no giant grapefruit squeezer!

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

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. ;-)

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

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

光極堂 : 今見てても、サンダーバードの細部にわたって細かい設定とか大したものだな〜!と、感心してしまう。 日本のロボットアニメは、皆、このサンダーバードを手本にして制作されていたと言っても過言ではないと思う!

roblex63 : Engines by Volkswagen.....

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

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 :)

Sidney Richard : Loved this since I was a kid on its original release... but have really grown to appreciate the work of Barry Gray. This makes me realise that his stuff was subject to some pretty brutal edits to accommodate a launch sequence. Damn budget restrictions. Damn them all to hell.

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

Actarus Fleed : Nothing beats the original series. It's all heart & soul. Supermarionation is a lost art. The people behind them were the absolute masters.

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 !!!

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

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

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?

biggles4441 : at last nasa realeasing some real footage

Patrick Taylor : I loved this show as a kid in the `60s. (along with all the other Gerry Anderson shows) I love the design of the Roundhouse. It appears to be heavily influenced by both architect John Lautner's 'Chemosphere' as well as the work of Frank Lloyd Wright. The Anderson design team did some amazing work! If I ever win the lottery, I'll build a house like that. (minus the launchpad)

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

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

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

Cameron McGarel : On the tb3 launch Virgil looks down as if hey where's my sofa gone

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 !!!

Charles Kuckel : Even though I'm 59 years old, I vividly remember this TV series from my youth. I ALWAYS loved the Supermarionation of Gerry Anderson and Sylvia Anderson. I was enthralled with them from Supercar, Fireball XL5, Stingray, Thunderbirds and even Captain Scarlett. There was a plot to each episode though contrived it might have been. There was more character development and personality given to the marionettes than some Live action people on TV shows. The craftsmanship put into the mechanics of each show stands the test of time. These shows were the definition of love of labor! I really want them on DVD.

21Gummy : Anyone notice that the roundhouse that Thunderbird 3 flies out of looks sort of similar to Thunderbird 5?