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1. The creation of the 'Thunderbirds' TV series was inspired by a German mining disaster, however, what was the inspiration behind the names of the pilots of the actual 'Thunderbirds'?
2. We have the inspiration for the 'Thunderbirds', now we need to figure out where we set the storyline. How far into the future is the series set beyond the date that it was first put to air (1965)?
3. Now it's time to create the craft that will make up the Thunderbird fleet. Thunderbird One was designed to use what kind of fuel?
4. We now seek a medium through which we will bring the 'Thunderbird' characters to life. Gerry and Sylvia Anderson created a form of puppetry to tell their stories. What name did they give to their original form of puppetry?
5. For the special effects on the 'Thunderbirds' TV series the extraordinary talents of Derek Meddings were called upon. Derek was to later win an Academy Award (Oscar) for his work on which of the following movies?
6. Music is an important component of television and the "Thunderbird March" is certainly one of the most recognizable themes created for the small screen. During the 1980's a British band was to adopt this theme into the opening of their stage show. Who was this band?
7. The 'Thunderbird' puppets (characters) needed voices. Here there was a strong Australian connection. Which of the following actors was **NOT** an Australian actor?
8. One of the settings in the 'Thunderbirds' is Lady Penelope's residence. She was reported to live in Kent, however, the house is a miniature copy of which real life property?
9. In the 'Thunderbirds' television series, what is the colour of FAB1, the Rolls Royce owned by Lady Penelope Creighton-Ward?
10. "Trapped in the Mine" was the name of the first 'Thunderbirds' episode to be screened.
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