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Message 1320167 - Posted: 26 Dec 2012, 20:59:28 UTC

Gerry Anderson, the film producer who brought Thunderbirds to millions of homes in Britain, has died aged 83.

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Message 1320175 - Posted: 26 Dec 2012, 21:25:58 UTC

A true creative genius who will be missed by all who have enjoyed his talents over the years
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Message 1320177 - Posted: 26 Dec 2012, 21:27:28 UTC - in response to Message 1320167.

Gerry Anderson, the film producer who brought Thunderbirds to millions of homes in Britain, has died aged 83.

Gerry Anderson, creator of Thunderbirds dies

And UFO, Space 1999, Captain Scarlet, He made shows that I liked, very futuristic, RIP Mr. Anderson.
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Message 1320238 - Posted: 26 Dec 2012, 23:38:20 UTC

"Thunderbirds Are Go!"

He had a few fans on this side of the Pond too.

RIP Gerry, The whole Tracy clan and Lady Penelope Creighton-Ward will honor your creativity for generations to come.

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Message 1320272 - Posted: 27 Dec 2012, 1:13:48 UTC - in response to Message 1320238.

"Thunderbirds Are Go!"

He had a few fans on this side of the Pond too.

RIP Gerry, The whole Tracy clan and Lady Penelope Creighton-Ward will honor your creativity for generations to come.

Roger that.
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Message 1320294 - Posted: 27 Dec 2012, 2:30:30 UTC

R.I.P Gerry Anderson
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Message 1320379 - Posted: 27 Dec 2012, 9:04:08 UTC - in response to Message 1320272.

"Thunderbirds Are Go!"

He had a few fans on this side of the Pond too.

RIP Gerry, The whole Tracy clan and Lady Penelope Creighton-Ward will honor your creativity for generations to come.

Roger that.

Surely you mean F.A.B.
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Message 1320428 - Posted: 27 Dec 2012, 14:10:24 UTC

I'm really sad to hear this. I loved Andersons and his wifes work. Both undertook many speaking parts in all the series. To this day I still think that the concept of Thunderbiird 2 as a universal pod carrier, beats the hell out Hercules transport aircraft, but there you go.

Although he never would give away what FAB stood for!

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Message 1320511 - Posted: 27 Dec 2012, 19:28:44 UTC

RIP Mr. Anderson
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Message 1320519 - Posted: 27 Dec 2012, 19:54:54 UTC - in response to Message 1320428.

I'm really sad to hear this. I loved Andersons and his wifes work. Both undertook many speaking parts in all the series. To this day I still think that the concept of Thunderbird 2 as a universal pod carrier, beats the hell out Hercules transport aircraft, but there you go.

Although he never would give away what FAB stood for!

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Yeah I really liked that series when I was 7 or 8 or whatever age I was back then.


The Thunderbirds wiki has something to say about FAB:
The Thunderbirds' radio code "F-A-B", meaning "message received and understood", did not stand for anything, it was just supposed to sound "hip". In fact, when asked what it stood for, Gerry Anderson once replied, with some bemusement, "Fab", as though it were obvious. Later, due in part to fan-submitted stories, F-A-B came to mean Fully Advised and Briefed, in keeping with P-W-O-R (Proceeding With Orders Received), a similar radio confirmation code in the Stingray series.


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Message 1321360 - Posted: 29 Dec 2012, 16:54:58 UTC

Good post Vic, thanks.

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Message 1321385 - Posted: 29 Dec 2012, 17:19:30 UTC - in response to Message 1321360.

Good post Vic, thanks.


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