Edge of Impact was one of the first episodes I saw as a kid, sitting as it did on a Channel 5 VHS alongside Day of Disaster. One thing, however, often stopped me from watching it – my irrational fear of The Hood. That’s right, he’s back, and on this occasion he has no interest at all in International Rescue, and instead just wants to put the Red Arrow project out of action in exchange for a box of treasure. Let’s see how he does!
A sequel to Trapped in the Sky has to be good, right? Operation Crash-Dive is certainly an unusual episode but it’s packed with some epic Fireflash and Thunderbird 4 action!
Stingray’s Captain Troy Tempest is one of the most famous Supermarionation characters for his heroic good looks and distinctive features based on the actor, James Garner. However, behind the character is also a great voice which was performed by the often under-appreciated actor, Don Mason. He portrayed Troy in every episode of Stingray and also gave his voice to a number of guest characters throughout the series.
Have you ever looked at your favourite Supermarionation heroes and thought, “Oh my giddy goodness, that looks just like that actor/model/singer/generic famous person ‘such-and-such’, I wonder if other people see it too?”
‘Lavender Castle: A place of legend, fabled right across the universe.’ This Gerry Anderson series seems to live up to its tag line of being a bit of a lost legend. For a long time I knew nothing about Lavender Castle beyond its title until I bought the DVD a few years ago. I had guessedContinue reading “Lavender Castle”