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RIP Gerry Anderson

Postby Watchman44 » Wed Dec 26, 2012 4:46 pm

The creator of Thundebirds, Joe 90, UFO and many other TV classics has died aged 83. R.I.P F.A.B. :(

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-oxfordshire-20845407
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Re: RIP Gerry Anderson

Postby Tonyblack » Wed Dec 26, 2012 5:39 pm

:( Very much a part of my childhood with such early show as Torchy The Battery Boy, Twizzle, Four Feather Falls, Supercar, Fireball XL5, Stingray etc. I even used to get TV21 comic as a kid.

RIP Gerry - thanks for the great times.
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Re: RIP Gerry Anderson

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Wed Dec 26, 2012 6:05 pm

RIP Gerry.
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Re: RIP Gerry Anderson

Postby Will of Lancre » Wed Dec 26, 2012 7:32 pm

I'm a few years younger than you, Tony, so Stingray is the first one I can remember. Thunderbirds was massive in 1965. I got TV21 comic too - dated 100 years in the future, which seemed so cool then. Now I realise I will be 109 in 2065 so it feels a bit different. :D
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Re: RIP Gerry Anderson

Postby SimonAtford » Wed Dec 26, 2012 8:53 pm

Stingray and Captain Scarlet for me. RIP
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Re: RIP Gerry Anderson

Postby Quatermass » Wed Dec 26, 2012 10:27 pm

Never a fan, but I still mourn. :(
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Re: RIP Gerry Anderson

Postby sandmansbag » Wed Dec 26, 2012 10:42 pm

Wasn't there that chap who went round in a full size zoetrope? Joe 90?
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Re: RIP Gerry Anderson

Postby Tonyblack » Wed Dec 26, 2012 10:49 pm

Not exactly a zoetrope, but I know what you mean. :)

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Re: RIP Gerry Anderson

Postby Watchman44 » Wed Dec 26, 2012 11:13 pm

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Re: RIP Gerry Anderson

Postby Penfold » Wed Dec 26, 2012 11:18 pm

A very big part of my childhood. RIP. :(
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Re: RIP Gerry Anderson

Postby ChristianBecker » Thu Dec 27, 2012 7:26 am

RIP
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Re: RIP Gerry Anderson

Postby wicked woman » Thu Dec 27, 2012 9:33 am

RIP Gerry, you gave us a lot of fun.
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Re: RIP Gerry Anderson

Postby spideyGirl » Thu Dec 27, 2012 9:41 am

RIP Gerry, loved Joe 90 as a child :( :(
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Re: RIP Gerry Anderson

Postby chris.ph » Thu Dec 27, 2012 10:14 am

rip, loved all the programs :cry:
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Re: RIP Gerry Anderson

Postby MongoGutman » Thu Dec 27, 2012 12:26 pm

5...4...3...2...1... R.I.P F.A.B.
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