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1965

TV: Thunderbirds. Author: Gerry and Sylvia Anderson

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Wonderful Wooden Acting!!!

I grew up with it and love it. It beats all new kids shows hands down! I'm loving it even more, now i'm in my twenties!

FAB

1965 and I was 12 years old

The Hood - terrifying!

It was in the mid 1960s - I heard about it from the kids at school.

FAB

Sunday afternoons stopped for this.

Thunderbirds are Go

I can barely remember. Thunderbirds seems to keep coming in and out of my life. Very young.

Thunderbirds are Go!

1965.Sat in front of the TV by my mother(it was the only time I could ever be kept still enough to be in one place for just under an hour.Poor woman got some peace)May just have managed four after narrowly avoiding death by electrocution when I attempted to plug in the TV by holding it around the metal bits.Elecricity bites.Mummmmmmmm!!!!!!!

Foldaway palm trees.

From what Mum and Dad said. I would have been about seven.

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