History Trivia / ThunderBirds

14th Feb '18 11:32:03 PM RoarkTenjouin
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* ExecutiveMeddling: The reason the film turned out the way it was is due to Universal wanting to [[FollowTheLeader cash in on the success]] of ''Film/SpyKids''. Prior to that, it was stuck in DevelopmentHell.
14th Jan '18 7:08:22 PM themisterfree
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** Even the Blu Ray releases weren't immune to pruning. In a bizarre attempt to sell the series in widescreen, ITV cut off the top and bottom of the fullscreen prints.

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** Even the Blu Ray Blu-Ray releases weren't immune to pruning. In a bizarre attempt to sell the series in widescreen, ITV cut off the top and bottom of the fullscreen prints.



** Creator/RosamundPike was a candidate for Lady Penelope, but ultimately the role went to Creator/SophiaMiles; Pike would eventually voice the character in the [[WesternAnimation/ThunderbirdsAreGo CGI reboot series]].

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** Creator/RosamundPike was a candidate for Lady Penelope, but ultimately the role went to Creator/SophiaMiles; Creator/SophiaMyles; Pike would eventually voice the character in the [[WesternAnimation/ThunderbirdsAreGo CGI reboot series]].
1st Jan '18 2:44:30 AM AlternativeCola
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1st Jan '18 1:53:17 AM AlternativeCola
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** FAB-1 being torpedoed by The Hood's submarine, leading to Penelope and Parker having to use a pedal-powered boat to reach the island

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** FAB-1 being torpedoed by The Hood's submarine, leading to Penelope and Parker having to use a pedal-powered boat to reach the islandisland.
* FakeBrit / FakeNationality: Creator/VanessaHudgens (Anglo-Indian Tintin, though she [[NotEvenBotheringWithTheAccent doesn't bother speaking in a British accent]]) is American of Filipino, Irish and Native American descent.
12th Nov '17 5:30:56 PM ClintEastwood
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* MisBlamed: It wasn't Jonathan Frakes' fault the movie turned out the way it did- it was Polygram and then Universal screwing things up (see below). He and the cast were merely working with what they were given.



* RetroactiveRecognition: Vanessa Hudgens of course.
* SoMyKidsCanWatch: According to Frakes, Ben Kingsley took the role partially on the urging of his kids.

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* RetroactiveRecognition: Vanessa Hudgens of course.
OrphanedReference: TheStinger is TheArtifact from a DeletedScene where FAB 1 got shot down by The Hood with his submarine.
* SoMyKidsCanWatch: According to Frakes, Ben Kingsley Creator/BenKingsley took the role partially on the urging of his kids.



** Rosamund Pike was a candidate for Lady Penelope, but ultimately the role went to Sophia Miles; Pike would eventually voice the character in the [[WesternAnimation/ThunderbirdsAreGo CGI reboot series]].

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** Rosamund Pike Creator/RosamundPike was a candidate for Lady Penelope, but ultimately the role went to Sophia Miles; Creator/SophiaMiles; Pike would eventually voice the character in the [[WesternAnimation/ThunderbirdsAreGo CGI reboot series]].



** TheStinger is TheArtifact from a deleted scene where FAB 1 got shot down by The Hood with his submarine.
10th Nov '17 5:53:20 PM themisterfree
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*** Another one was The first was that ''Thunderbird 2'' would have swept through other parts of London, including near the Houses of Parliament and also past the Mayor’s building, blowing all of its windows out. This was also dropped for security reasons.

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*** Another one was The first was that ''Thunderbird 2'' would have swept through other parts of London, including near the Houses of Parliament and also past the Mayor’s building, blowing all of its windows out. This was also dropped for security reasons.
10th Nov '17 5:52:42 PM themisterfree
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*** Another one was The first was that ''Thunderbird 2'' would have swept through other parts of London, including near the Houses of Parliament and also past the Mayor’s building, blowing all of its windows out. This was also dropped for security reasons.
10th Nov '17 9:18:58 AM themisterfree
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** The Tracys were supposed to wear color-coded ''baseball caps'' early on, and some were even made, but they didn't go over well in screen tests and were subsequently dropped.
10th Nov '17 9:08:42 AM themisterfree
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** You know that bit where Parker cheers that England's national football team have won, causing him to be distracted from flying ''FAB 1''? Well, he was originally supposed to cheer on a reported victory of Tottenham Hotspur- they chose that due to the club’s proximity to Wormwood Scrubs prison, Parker’s former "accommodation"- but ultimately it was changed to avoid alienating parts of the British audience (that was bound to happen anyway).
10th Nov '17 9:01:07 AM themisterfree
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** Rosamund Pike was a candidate for Lady Penelope, but ultimately the role went to Sophia Miles; Pike would eventually voice the character in the [[WesternAnimation/ThunderbirdsAreGo CGI reboot series]].
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