Ep 1 – New Captain Scarlet

The Operation Anderthon podcast kicks off with Katherine’s first choice – the 2005 CGI remake of the Supermarionation classic – Gerry Anderson’s New Captain Scarlet… that’s right, we’re starting our marathon at the end of Gerry’s career. What is Katherine thinking?!

Captain Scarlet – Attack On Cloudbase

Directed by Ken Turner Teleplay by Tony Barwick First Broadcast – 5th May 1968 There is one thing that Supermarionation series are notoriously bad at by today’s standards – ending. There isn’t a single final episode of a Supermarionation series that draws anything to a conclusion, or does anything to particularly stand out. In theContinue reading “Captain Scarlet – Attack On Cloudbase”

Captain Scarlet – Big Ben Strikes Again

Directed by Brian Burgess Teleplay by Tony Barwick First Broadcast – 13th October 1967 There is one very limiting aspect of the┬áCaptain Scarlet format which must have had the writers banging their heads on the typewriter morning, noon, and night. The nature of the Mysteron threats basically gives you two types of plot – theContinue reading “Captain Scarlet – Big Ben Strikes Again”