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Returning home from an aborted mission, Thunderbird 1 is gunned down by a trio of mysterious fighters manned by a group of people called the Zombites. Scott Tracy, badly wounded in the attack, is saved by a pair of passing explorers named Wilson and Lindsay. The explorers radio for help, and Thunderbird 2 arrives shortly thereafter. Discussing the situation, International Rescue discover the two explorers are seeking the Lost Pyramid of Khamandides, a fabled structure filled with unimaginable wealth. Wishing them luck, the Thunderbirds return home.

However, luck is not with the explorers. Their trailer, containing food, water, gas and their radio, falls down a dune and explodes. Without supplies and with their radio badly damaged, the two desperately attempt to reach safety. They find... the Lost Pyramid of Khamandides, filled with gold and a still working fountain. But unfortunatley, it turns out to be the hideout of the Zombites.

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Returning home from an aborted mission, Thunderbird 1 is gunned down by a trio of mysterious fighters manned by a group of people called the Zombites. Scott Tracy, badly wounded in the attack, is saved by a pair of passing explorers named Wilson and Lindsay. The explorers radio for help, help and Thunderbird 2 arrives shortly thereafter. Discussing the situation, International Rescue discover the two explorers are seeking the Lost Pyramid of Khamandides, a fabled structure filled with unimaginable wealth. Wishing them luck, the Thunderbirds return home.

However, luck is not with the explorers. Their explorers; their trailer, containing food, water, gas and their radio, falls down a dune and explodes. Without supplies and with their radio badly damaged, the two desperately attempt to reach safety. They find... the Lost Pyramid of Khamandides, filled with gold and a still working fountain. But unfortunatley, Unfortunatley, it turns out to be the hideout of the Zombites.



* ForgotAboutHisPowers: We know from the first episode that Thunderbird one is capable of reaching speeds up to 15,000 miles per hour (Mach 22.6). In other words, much faster than any fighter jet. And since Thunderbird 1 has it's wings extended when flying over the Sahara, it is obviously not going anywhere near top speed. If Scott had just retracted Thunderbird 1's wings and put the pedal to the metal at the first sign of danger, he would have easily escaped from his attackers. Instead, he keeps flying at his current speed and only tries some evasive maneuvers.
* FuturisticPyramid: zigzagged; the Pyramid itself is thousands of years old, but the Zombites have heavily modified it when they made it their headquarters, like installing missle launchers in the sides.
* GoldFever: When Scott arrves in the pyramid, Lindsay, instead of accepting rescue, instead engages Scott in a gun fight since he honestly thinks Scott wants to steal the treasure he and Wilson just found. It could be partly because of the water he drank from the fountain earlier (although Wilson also drank it, and he keeps his cool).
* VillainousRescue: Just when Lindsay manages to destroy the statue Scott was using to take cover during their gunfight, leaving Scott wide open, the Zombites interfere and disarm Lindsay, saving Scott.

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* ForgotAboutHisPowers: We know from the first episode [[AllThereintheManual promotional material]] that Thunderbird one is capable of reaching speeds up to 15,000 miles per hour (Mach 22.6). In other words, much faster than any fighter jet. And since Thunderbird 1 has it's its wings extended when flying over the Sahara, it is obviously not going anywhere near top speed. If Scott had just retracted Thunderbird 1's wings and put the pedal to the metal at the first sign of danger, he would have easily escaped from his attackers. Instead, he keeps flying at his current speed and only tries some evasive maneuvers.
* FuturisticPyramid: zigzagged; the Pyramid itself is thousands of years old, but the Zombites have heavily modified it when they made it their headquarters, like such as installing missle launchers in the sides.
* GoldFever: When Scott arrves in the pyramid, Lindsay, instead of accepting rescue, instead engages Scott in a gun fight since fight, as he honestly thinks Scott wants to steal the treasure he and Wilson just found. It could be partly because of the water he drank from the fountain earlier (although Wilson also drank it, and he keeps his cool).
* VillainousRescue: Just when Lindsay manages to destroy the statue Scott was using to take cover during their gunfight, leaving gunfight (which leaves Scott wide open, vulnerable), the Zombites interfere and disarm Lindsay, saving Scott.


* ForgotAboutHisPowers: We know from the first episode that Thunderbird one is capable of reaching speeds up to 15,000 miles per hour (Mach 22.6). In other words, much faster than any fighter jet. If Scott had just retracted Thunderbird 1's wings and put the pedal to the metal at the first sign of danger, he would have easily escaped from his attackers.

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* ForgotAboutHisPowers: We know from the first episode that Thunderbird one is capable of reaching speeds up to 15,000 miles per hour (Mach 22.6). In other words, much faster than any fighter jet. And since Thunderbird 1 has it's wings extended when flying over the Sahara, it is obviously not going anywhere near top speed. If Scott had just retracted Thunderbird 1's wings and put the pedal to the metal at the first sign of danger, he would have easily escaped from his attackers. Instead, he keeps flying at his current speed and only tries some evasive maneuvers.



* VillainousRescue: The Zombites save Scott from a crazed, trigger-happy Lindsay.

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* VillainousRescue: The Just when Lindsay manages to destroy the statue Scott was using to take cover during their gunfight, leaving Scott wide open, the Zombites save Scott from a crazed, trigger-happy Lindsay.interfere and disarm Lindsay, saving Scott.

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* ForgotAboutHisPowers: We know from the first episode that Thunderbird one is capable of reaching speeds up to 15,000 miles per hour (Mach 22.6). In other words, much faster than any fighter jet. If Scott had just retracted Thunderbird 1's wings and put the pedal to the metal at the first sign of danger, he would have easily escaped from his attackers.


* ADayInTheLimelight: The most heavily Scott-centered episode.



* ADayInTheLimelight: The most heavily Scott-centered episode.



* {{Idiot Ball}} / {{Jerkass Ball}}: Lindsay when under influence of the GoldFever.
** A while earlier, his mate Wilson gets in on the action when their trailer crashes due to his reckless driving.
* LostForever: at the end of the episode, thee Lost Pyramid of Khamandides explodes. Scott remarks that it is "lost forever now".

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* {{Idiot Ball}} / {{Jerkass Ball}}: Ball}}:
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Lindsay when under influence of the GoldFever.
** A while earlier, his Lindsay's mate Wilson gets in on the action when their trailer crashes due to his reckless driving.
* LostForever: at the end of the episode, thee Lost Pyramid of Khamandides explodes. Scott remarks that it is "lost forever now".
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* ADayInTheLimelight: The most heavily Scott-centered episode.


TheOneWhere Scott gets lost in a pyramid.



* BigDamnVillains: The Zombites save Scott from a crazed, trigger-happy Lindsay.



** A while earlier, his mate Wilson gets in on the action when their trailer crashes due to his reckless driving.



* GoldFever: When Scott arrves in the pyramid, Lindsay, instead of accepting rescue, instead engages Scott in a gun fight since he honestly thinks Scott wants to steal the treasure he and Wilson just found. It could be partly because of the water he drank from the fountain earlier.

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* GoldFever: When Scott arrves in the pyramid, Lindsay, instead of accepting rescue, instead engages Scott in a gun fight since he honestly thinks Scott wants to steal the treasure he and Wilson just found. It could be partly because of the water he drank from the fountain earlier.earlier (although Wilson also drank it, and he keeps his cool).
* VillainousRescue: The Zombites save Scott from a crazed, trigger-happy Lindsay.

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* AdvancedAncientHumans: The Zombites, apparently.


* LostForever: at the end of the episode, thee Lost Pyramid of Khamandides explodes. One of the explorers remarks that it is "lost forever".

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* LostForever: at the end of the episode, thee Lost Pyramid of Khamandides explodes. One of the explorers Scott remarks that it is "lost forever".forever now".


* AdventureArchaeologist: the two explorers.

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* AdventureArchaeologist: Wilson and Lindsay, the two explorers.


* {{Idiot Ball}} / {{JerkAss Ball}}: Lindsay when under influence of the GoldFever.

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* {{Idiot Ball}} / {{JerkAss {{Jerkass Ball}}: Lindsay when under influence of the GoldFever.


* IdiotBall: Lindsay when under influens of the GoldFever.
** Arguably, Scott could also count. When he is shot down Thunderbird 1 is flying with it's wings extended, meaning it's not flying even close to top speed. He should have been able to just retract the wings and easily outrun the Zombite fighters.

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* IdiotBall: {{Idiot Ball}} / {{JerkAss Ball}}: Lindsay when under influens influence of the GoldFever.
** Arguably, Scott could also count. When he is shot down Thunderbird 1 is flying with it's wings extended, meaning it's not flying even close to top speed. He should have been able to just retract the wings and easily outrun the Zombite fighters.
GoldFever.

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* BigDamnVillains: The Zombites save Scott from a crazed, trigger-happy Lindsay.


Returning home from an aborted mission, Thunderbird 1 is gunned down by a trio of mysterious fighters. Scott Tracy, badly wounded in the attack, is saved by a pair of passing explorers. The explorers radio for help, and Thunderbird 2 arrives shortly thereafter. Discussing the situation, International Rescue discover the two explorers are seeking the Lost Pyramid of Khamandides, a fabled structure filled with unimaginable wealth. Wishing them luck, the Thunderbirds return home.

However, luck is not with the explorers. Their trailer, containing food, water, gas and their radio, falls down a dune and explodes. Without supplies and with their radio badly damaged, the two desperately attempt to reach safety. They find... the Lost Pyramid of Khamandides!

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Returning home from an aborted mission, Thunderbird 1 is gunned down by a trio of mysterious fighters. fighters manned by a group of people called the Zombites. Scott Tracy, badly wounded in the attack, is saved by a pair of passing explorers.explorers named Wilson and Lindsay. The explorers radio for help, and Thunderbird 2 arrives shortly thereafter. Discussing the situation, International Rescue discover the two explorers are seeking the Lost Pyramid of Khamandides, a fabled structure filled with unimaginable wealth. Wishing them luck, the Thunderbirds return home.

However, luck is not with the explorers. Their trailer, containing food, water, gas and their radio, falls down a dune and explodes. Without supplies and with their radio badly damaged, the two desperately attempt to reach safety. They find... the Lost Pyramid of Khamandides!Khamandides, filled with gold and a still working fountain. But unfortunatley, it turns out to be the hideout of the Zombites.

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*AdventureArchaeologist: the two explorers.
*ConLang: The Zombites speak in their own non-English language.
*DeadlyGas: what the Zombites use to fuel their fighters. It becomes their downfall later on.
*DrivesLikeCrazy: Wilson, despite Lindsay's warnings to respect the sand. His reckless driving results in the accident in which they lose their trailer.
*IdiotBall: Lindsay when under influens of the GoldFever.
**Arguably, Scott could also count. When he is shot down Thunderbird 1 is flying with it's wings extended, meaning it's not flying even close to top speed. He should have been able to just retract the wings and easily outrun the Zombite fighters.
*LostForever: at the end of the episode, thee Lost Pyramid of Khamandides explodes. One of the explorers remarks that it is "lost forever".
*FuturisticPyramid: zigzagged; the Pyramid itself is thousands of years old, but the Zombites have heavily modified it when they made it their headquarters, like installing missle launchers in the sides.
*GoldFever: When Scott arrves in the pyramid, Lindsay, instead of accepting rescue, instead engages Scott in a gun fight since he honestly thinks Scott wants to steal the treasure he and Wilson just found. It could be partly because of the water he drank from the fountain earlier.

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