History Characters / Thunderbirds

13th Mar '17 12:56:19 PM Jorp
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! Doctor Godber
Voiced by: Ray Barrett
* BadBoss: He shoots his henchman for attempting to stop the train from killing Lady Penelope.
* MonsterOfTheWeek: Only appears in the episode "The Perils Of Penelope" where he was the main antagonist.


5th Mar '17 5:27:04 PM themisterfree
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Voiced by: Christine Finn; Played by: Creator/VanessaHudgens

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Voiced by: Christine Finn; Played by: Creator/VanessaHudgens
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5th Mar '17 5:10:21 PM themisterfree
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** Bill Paxton actually became this during filming of the 2004 movie to the actors playing the other Tracys.
5th Mar '17 5:09:37 PM themisterfree
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Voiced by: Peter Dyneley

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Voiced by: Peter Dyneley
Dyneley; Played by: Creator/BillPaxton



Voiced by: Shane Rimmer

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Voiced by: Shane Rimmer
Rimmer; Played by: Philip Winchester



Voiced by: Ray Barrett (series and ''Thunderbirds Are Go''), Keith Alexander (''Thunderbird 6'')

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Voiced by: Ray Barrett (series and ''Thunderbirds Are Go''), Keith Alexander (''Thunderbird 6'')
6''); Played by: Lex Shrapnel



Voiced by: David Holliday (Series 1), Jeremy Wilkin (Series 2 and movies)

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Voiced by: David Holliday (Series 1), Jeremy Wilkin (Series 2 and movies)
movies); Played by: Dominic Colenso (2004 film)



Voiced by: David Graham

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Voiced by: David Graham
Graham; Played by: Ben Torgersen



Voiced by: Matt Zimmerman

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Voiced by: Matt Zimmerman
Zimmerman; Played by: Brady Corbet



* KidAppealCharacter: The youngest of the brothers, and given a fair bit of spotlight despite his main thunderbird not seeing much use.

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* KidAppealCharacter: The youngest of the brothers, and given a fair bit of spotlight despite his main thunderbird Thunderbird not seeing much use.



Voiced by: David Graham

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Voiced by: David Graham
Graham; Played by: [[Film/RevengeOfTheNerds Anthony]] [[Series/{{ER}} Edwards]]



* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname / EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep : His real name is never mentioned in the series. Everybody just calls him Brains. He occasionally goes by the alias of "Hiram K. Hackenbacker", which the 2004 film used as his real name. In the 2015 series, his name is Hiram.

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* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname / EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep : His real name is never mentioned in the series. Everybody just calls him Brains. He occasionally goes by the alias of "Hiram K. Hackenbacker", which the 2004 film used as his real name. In the 2015 series, his name is Hiram.Hiram again.



Voiced by: David Graham

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Voiced by: David Graham
Graham; Played by: Bhasker Patel



Voiced by: Christine Finn

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Voiced by: Christine Finn
Finn; Played by: Creator/VanessaHudgens



* BrainyBrunette: She's dark haired and the assistent of Brains.

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* BrainyBrunette: She's dark haired and the assistent assistant of Brains.



* FauxActionGirl: She is a full-blown member of IR and even has a uniform (seen twice). Even then, she usually ends up in need of rescue. A notable exception occurs in one novel, in which she recues Scott and Virgil from her uncle.

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* FauxActionGirl: She is a full-blown member of IR and even has a uniform (seen twice). Even then, she usually ends up in need of rescue. A notable exception occurs in one novel, in which she recues rescues Scott and Virgil from her uncle.



Voiced by: Sylvia Anderson

London Agent, blue-blooded lady, owner of a [[BigFancyHouse fancy house]] and a [[CoolCar fancier automobile]] and EnsembleDarkhorse, Lady Penelope is the heir of British aristocracy and International Rescue's go-to lady for espionage, intelligence and investigation.

%%* ActionGirl

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Voiced by: Sylvia Anderson

London Agent,
Anderson; Played by: Sophia Myles

London-based Agent of IR,
blue-blooded lady, owner of a [[BigFancyHouse fancy house]] and a [[CoolCar fancier automobile]] and EnsembleDarkhorse, Lady Penelope is the heir of British aristocracy and International Rescue's go-to lady for espionage, intelligence and investigation.

%%* ActionGirl* ActionGirl: In the 2004 movie, at any rate; one of the few good elements in the eyes of fans.



* BlueBlood: She comes from a line of Aristrocrats.

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* BlueBlood: She comes from a line of Aristrocrats.aristocrats.



* GirlyBruiser: In the 2004 film; she beats the stuffing out of the Hood's lackeys while [[ParasolOfPain wielding a parasol]].



* ImpoverishedPatrician: BigFancyHouse and jewellery collection notwithstanding, it is occasionally implied she's not particularly rich. She gives guests tour of her home ("Trapped in the Sky") and calls on Jeff when someone needs financial help ("Brink of Disaster", "The Duchess Assignment").

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* ImpoverishedPatrician: BigFancyHouse and jewellery jewelry collection notwithstanding, it is occasionally implied she's not particularly rich. She gives guests tour of her home ("Trapped in the Sky") and calls on Jeff when someone needs financial help ("Brink of Disaster", "The Duchess Assignment").



* InstantCostumeChange: The 2004 film has her do this frequently, even when she logically shouldn't be able to; this was [[LampshadeHanging lampshaded]] by Jonathan Frakes on tve DVDCommentary.



* TheMainCharactersDoEverything: Is invariably called out to every mission, no matter where in the world, despite specifically being the London agent. See the episode ''The Imposters'' for a good example of this (although she did team up with IR's local agents in the area)

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* TheMainCharactersDoEverything: Is invariably called out to every mission, no matter where in the world, despite specifically being the London agent. See the episode ''The Imposters'' for a good example of this (although she did team up with IR's local agents in the area)area). The 2004 movie at least somewhat justifies her presence, as Alan, Tin-Tin and Fermat need her help against the Hood (with the other Tracys having been trapped aboard Thunderbird 5 by the Hood's missile) and in turn they head for London with her.



* UnlimitedWardrobe: Now we have a justification in "Alias Mr.Hackenbacker."

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* UnlimitedWardrobe: Now we have a justification in "Alias Mr. Hackenbacker."



Voiced by: David Graham

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Voiced by: David Graham
Graham; Played by: Ron Cook



* GagNose: He's among the most craricatured puppets in the show. Presumably, his schnozz earned him his nickname.

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* GagNose: He's among the most craricatured caricatured puppets in the show. Presumably, his schnozz schnoz earned him his nickname.



Voiced by: Ray Barrett (series and ''Thunderbirds Are Go''), Gary Files (''Thunderbird 6'')

A mysterious terrorist with PsychicPowers and a perchant for masquerade who lives in a palace, deep in the jungles of Southeast Asia. He violently opposes International Rescue and will put everyone and everything in danger to steal their secret technologies. He often works alone, but has been known to sell his services to even greater and more mysterious powers.

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Voiced by: Ray Barrett (series and ''Thunderbirds Are Go''), Gary Files (''Thunderbird 6'')

6''); Played by Creator/BenKingsley

A mysterious terrorist with PsychicPowers and a perchant penchant for masquerade who lives in a palace, deep in the jungles of Southeast Asia. He violently opposes International Rescue and will put everyone and everything in danger to steal their secret technologies. He often works alone, but has been known to sell his services to even greater and more mysterious powers.
powers.

* AdaptationalBadass: The 2004 movie not only amped up his PsychicPowers, but also had him succeed in his goal to steal the Thunderbird craft, ''and'' he nearly dropped Alan into The Mole's spinning drill turbines. (Bonus points for IR actually being aware of his existence too.)



* {{The Chessmaster}}: He manipulates people using disguises, hypnosis and sabotage, mostly for the purpouse of bringing out International Rescue.

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* {{The Chessmaster}}: He manipulates people using disguises, hypnosis and sabotage, mostly for the purpouse purpose of bringing out International Rescue.



* GlowingEyesOfDoom: His eyes glow green when he uses his psionic powers.

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* GlowingEyesOfDoom: His eyes glow green when he uses his psionic powers. (The 2004 movie has them glowing red instead.)



* PsychoForHire: He's occasionally hired by some wealty EvilOverlord.

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* PsychoForHire: He's occasionally hired by some wealty wealthy EvilOverlord.



** Also averted in the 2004 movie, which has him telling the Tracys (trapped on Thunderbird 5) that he is The Hood- though he says it so casually it almost sounds like he came up with it on the spot- and he is quite visible.



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28th Jan '17 4:39:22 AM HazyB
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Voiced by: Matt Zimmerman

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Voiced by: Matt Zimmerman
Zimmerman (original series), Justin T. Lee (Thunderbirds 1965)
24th Jan '17 9:35:59 AM Jorp
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* LovableJock: He's the most sporty of the Tracy siblings, and he's a nice guy.
23rd Jan '17 1:05:39 PM Jorp
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* [[NiceGuy Nice People]]: Some of the nicest.



* NiceGuy: he's intelligent, kind and has a good sense of humour



* MrExposition: He is the first at the Danger Zone, and has to assess the danger and figure out which equipment is needed. S

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* MrExposition: He is the first at the Danger Zone, and has to assess the danger and figure out which equipment is needed. S\n
* NiceGuy: Scott is quite a friendly guy.


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* NiceGuy: He's somewhat friendly.


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* NiceGuy: Virgil shares a compassionate side of responsibility like his brothers, never placing technology above human needs, even if it means placing his own life in danger.


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* NiceGuy: Gordon is good-natured, high spirited, and possesses a strength and resilience that makes him a well respected member of the IR organisation.


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* NiceGuy: Alan is caring and deeply romantic and though the youngest of his brothers, displays a great maturity in his responsibly to the organisation.


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* NiceGirl: She's a kindly Grandmother.


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* NiceGuy: Very well mannered and friendly.


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* NiceGuy: Though it gets to the point where he's a doormat.


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* NiceGirl: She's very nice.


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* BadassInDistress: She's often a genuinely competent woman who gets captured by the bad guys.


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* NiceGirl: One of the nicest secret agents you could ask for.


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* NiceGuy: Putting aside his past, he's generally good natured.


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! The Erdman Gang
* MadBomber: They were going to bomb a nuclear facility in order to destroy England.
* KarmaHoudini: While the members who were about to bomb a nuclear facility are killed at the climax, it is left up in the air as to what happened to the man who made Tom Prescott bomb his own building.
* RedScare: The leader seems to have a Russian accent.
* WesternTerrorists: Three of the members seem to come from America.
23rd Jan '17 3:14:43 AM HazyB
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The owner of a road construction company and an old flame of Tin Tin's. Appears in "End of the Road".

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The owner co-owner of a road construction company and an old flame of Tin Tin's. Appears in "End of the Road".
Road".

* MarriedToTheJob: He constantly talks about his road. To Tin Tin. Who lives on a tropical island. He puts his life on the line to save his road.
* HonorBeforeReason: He goes ahead and clears the mountain himself despite the heavy weather, in order not to let his company down.
* TheRival: He's a rival to Alan for Tin Tin's affections. Naturally, Alan isn't too thrilled about having to recue him.
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* The Voice: His face remains unseen. He's behind a vail when talking to The Hood.

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* BiggerBad: He lets The Voice: Hood do his bidding.
* TheVoice:
His face remains unseen. He's behind a vail veil when talking to The Hood.
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* CorrupCorporateExecutive: He organizes theft and embezzlement to fund his corporation and has zero regard for human life.

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* CorrupCorporateExecutive: CorruptCorporateExecutive: He organizes theft and embezzlement to fund his corporation and has zero regard for human life.



* CathPhrase: "Rick... *riccochet noise* O'Shea!

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* CathPhrase: CatchPhrase: "Rick... *riccochet noise* O'Shea!
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