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Forum: Runway 29 9th July 2018, 05:39 PM
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Posted By FAB_61
Look like what they were working on was overtaken...

Look like what they were working on was overtaken by events and a need to start getting them out.

However: As well as the "inflatable pods" I put the links up for in the earlier post there was...
Forum: Runway 29 8th July 2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By FAB_61
Looks like time pressures means they are pushing...

Looks like time pressures means they are pushing ahead with a rescue - but there were some ideas being worked up (not IR but something that would not have been out of place):
...
Forum: FAB News 28th June 2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 16,343
Posted By FAB_61
I've not seen the UK "cropped" Blu Rays so can't...

I've not seen the UK "cropped" Blu Rays so can't compare them with the German set I have - did they try at least do some shot by shot selection to get the "best" part of the full frame or just take a...
Forum: FAB News 27th June 2018, 10:35 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 16,343
Posted By FAB_61
Yes, sorry - aged brain catching up with me again

Yes, sorry - aged brain catching up with me again
Forum: FAB News 27th June 2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 16,343
Posted By FAB_61
Thunderbirds definitely needs a UK Blu-Ray set -...

Thunderbirds definitely needs a UK Blu-Ray set - I've got the old ITV DVD set and the German Blu-Ray, and it's interesting/annoying when you realise the elements of each scene that are missing from...
Forum: FAB News 22nd June 2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 16,343
Posted By FAB_61
Given that their own website (on the page for the...

Given that their own website (on the page for the 4th Capt Scarlet Blu-Ray) says a HD version of Joe 90 will be coming in Sept it's not clear whoever wrote that e-mail knows what's going on:
...
Forum: Thunderbirds Are Go! 21st June 2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,915
Posted By FAB_61
Not much info as such, but it looks like...

Not much info as such, but it looks like production of the remaining episodes is progressing:

https://twitter.com/benfostermusic/status/1009734719544745985

also, music for Ep14 being recorded...
Forum: Exposed 17th June 2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 925
Posted By FAB_61
If there was a production reason then it may have...

If there was a production reason then it may have been down to which of the voice artists were available for each story, but I don't think that was a real issue as they could record things as needed....
Forum: Exposed 6th June 2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 925
Posted By FAB_61
True, and that certainly doesn't sound right. ...

True, and that certainly doesn't sound right.

However it was always about how the Tracy Family helped people using the Thunderbird machines - and when I played "Thunderbirds" as a child with my...
Forum: FAB Magazine 6th June 2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,099
Posted By FAB_61
OK - I think that's a fair question, so for the...

OK - I think that's a fair question, so for the record:

I'm one of the ones that posts things on the Forum about TBAG (I don't post on Facebook as I don't have a Facebook account), and I'm not a...
Forum: Thunderbirds Are Go! - Series 2 - Episode Reviews 6th June 2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,598
Posted By FAB_61
One of the reasons that ITV seems to have chosen...

One of the reasons that ITV seems to have chosen not to show "Inferno" was that it might upset those that were affected by the Grenfell Tower fire if they saw it “by accident”.

It’s interesting...
Forum: Thunderbirds Are Go! - Series 3 - Episode Reviews 6th June 2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 685
Posted By FAB_61
Despite the presence of the Chaos Crew this was...

Despite the presence of the Chaos Crew this was quite a good episode because they were only used to a limited extent to create the reason for “emergency” in the first place – to some extent the same...
Forum: Thunderbirds Are Go! - Series 3 - Episode Reviews 6th June 2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 345
Posted By FAB_61
Overall this is a reasonable space rescue story –...

Overall this is a reasonable space rescue story – but the extent to which things are contrived to make it work generally let it down.

To set the whole thing up requires two essentially...
Forum: Thunderbirds Are Go! 6th June 2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,915
Posted By FAB_61
It's all very odd. Is there any info...

It's all very odd.

Is there any info anywhere on how far through the various series the transmissions have got in counties other than the UK? (and I thinking specifically of places like China -...
Forum: Thunderbirds Are Go! 30th May 2018, 09:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,915
Posted By FAB_61
Must admit I did wonder about that - and also...

Must admit I did wonder about that - and also whether it's also potentially linked to giving a longer exposure in the run-up to Xmas and the "new toy lines" that were mentioned recently.

FAB_61
Forum: Thunderbirds Are Go! 30th May 2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,915
Posted By FAB_61
The optimist in me likes to think that this is...

The optimist in me likes to think that this is related to the planned story arc for Series 3 - but that would imply more planning than seems to be evident to date, especially since there was a...
Forum: Thunderbirds Are Go! 15th May 2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 449
Posted By FAB_61
Interesting, and probably also linked to this: ...

Interesting, and probably also linked to this:

http://www.sharechat.co.nz/article/bf4d4603/pioneer-capital-sells-pukeko-pictures-stake-to-china-s-hengxin-shambala-culture.html

They also now own...
Forum: Exposed 14th May 2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 925
Posted By FAB_61
Perhaps this is a question that doesn't have a...

Perhaps this is a question that doesn't have a single answer - the genius in Thunderbirds it that it got the mix between the machines and the characters right, and all the characters were well...
Forum: Thunderbirds Are Go! - Series 3 - Episode Reviews 14th May 2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 654
Posted By FAB_61
I'm not sure where to start...... Whilst it...

I'm not sure where to start......

Whilst it could be argued that some of the Lady Penelope centred stories in the original Thunderbirds were a bit contrived, and not in the "grand rescue" style of...
Forum: Thunderbirds Are Go! - Series 3 - Episode Reviews 14th May 2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,060
Posted By FAB_61
Taking this in reverse order: Must admit I'm...

Taking this in reverse order:

Must admit I'm also puzzled by the lack of miniatures so far in this series - and next week is another space based story by the sound of it - I'm wondering if it's...
Forum: Thunderbirds Are Go! - Series 3 - Episode Reviews 8th May 2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,060
Posted By FAB_61
I see the first teaser images for "Rally Raid"...

I see the first teaser images for "Rally Raid" are up on the Thunderbirds page.

Can they really not come up with a better idea for a racing driver than someone that looks suspicously like Lewis...
Forum: Thunderbirds Are Go! - Series 3 - Episode Reviews 7th May 2018, 10:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 709
Posted By FAB_61
Not sure what to add - a decent “rescue”...

Not sure what to add - a decent “rescue” orientated episode, that shows that the series can do what could be termed a more “traditional Thunderbirds” story without all the “excitement” of the Chaos...
Forum: Thunderbirds Are Go! - Series 3 - Episode Reviews 7th May 2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,060
Posted By FAB_61
Have to agree that it's all a bit odd - it's...

Have to agree that it's all a bit odd - it's almost as if the series is trying to satisy two conflicting briefs "Make some changes (i.e. introduce the Chaos Crew) because the formats not working" vs...
Forum: Thunderbirds Are Go! - Series 3 - Episode Reviews 1st May 2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 847
Posted By FAB_61
OK, so this is the Global Seed Vault in Norway: ...

OK, so this is the Global Seed Vault in Norway:

https://www.croptrust.org/our-work/svalbard-global-seed-vault/

Unfortunately rows and rows of racks with boxes on doesn't make for an exciting...
Forum: Thunderbirds Are Go! - Series 3 - Episode Reviews 27th April 2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,251
Posted By FAB_61
Yep, lots to sort out. They half expected...

Yep, lots to sort out.

They half expected the first Falcon Heavy launch in Feb to explode on the pad, but took the view it would produce some "valuable data" if it did.

But there's now a car in...
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