Support the LEGO Eagle Transporter

Support LEGO potentially creating a LEGO-ized version of the Eagle Transporter from Space: 1999, one of the most awesome and iconic spaceships in television history. No matter if your preference is for the more cerebral Year One…       Or more dynamic Year Two, you can’t go wrong.         Though most fans of Gerry […]

Thunderbirds Are Go! – Trailer

The official trailer for ITV’s The Thunderbirds Are Go! has dropped, and I like the way that they tried to integrate practical sets with CGI people and vehicles. (I also liked what appears to be a shoutout to Gerry Anderson’s Space: 1999, shown below). Unfortunately, despite efforts to make the CGI characters look like puppets […]

Thunderbirds Are Go! Goes Practical (Sort Of)

Gerry Anderson as a producer has always fascinated me.  Despite being behind some of the most innovative puppet (Supermarionation)-based television series, he was never entirely satisfied with working with them, and always wanted to work with flesh and blood actors. That being said, he first time that he did so, in UFO, Journey To The Far Side […]

‘Thunderbirds’ Strike Again

There’s a new Thunderbirds series coming from ITV, which is a good thing.  The not-so-good-news is that the Anderson estate has nothing to do with it (if Jamie Anderson has a connection, he’s not telling), though perhaps that’s counterbalanced by Jonathan Frakes also having nothing to do with it, considering the mess that he made of […]

‘The Tomorrow People’ Review

The original Tomorrow People, a British series from ITV that aired from 1973 to 1979, revolved around a group of young people that were the next stage in human evolution. This current incarnation, airing on the CW, is the fourth version of the series. From what I recall from the original, the world knew nothing […]