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Fireball XL5: A Giant Leap! – A Gerry Anderson A21 News Story

Natural phenomena do not think or feel or act with hostile intent, but that doesn’t make some of them any less deadly. “Matt!...

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Fireball XL5 now available on Blu-ray!

Gerry and Sylvia Anderson’s much-loved Supermarionation series has been remastered in High Definition from original 35mm film elements for this special edition Blu-ray...

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FAB Facts: The evolution of gunshot effects in Supermarionation shows!

As discussed on this week’s edition of the Gerry Anderson Podcast, multiple techniques were used to show puppet scale guns firing in Supermarionation...

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Top five Fireball XL5 guest villains

Across thirty-nine episodes, the crew of Fireball XL5 faced a variety of dangerous adversaries as they patrolled Sector 25. In addition to the...

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Fireball XL5 vs Cosmic Colossus! – A Gerry Anderson A21 News Story

From the control room of XL8, Steve Zodiac and the others watched speechlessly as the rock Colossus advanced slowly towards them. It must...

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Fireball XL5: The Hunt for XL8! – A Gerry Anderson A21 News Story

The mighty retro motors of XL5 roared into life, slowing the huge craft as it approached the bizarre cluster of asteroids ahead. Captain...

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Fathers of the Anderson universe (part 1)

The Anderson shows presented a number of idealised father figure characters for their viewers to look up to over the decades – so...

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FAB Facts: Fireball XL5’s Influence on Rocketry, Aviation, and SpaceX?!

The shows of Gerry Anderson are known to have inspired all kinds of things in our real world culture, and Fireball XL5 is...

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FAB Facts: Fireball XL5 Destroyed and Robot the Robot missing?

Anything went in the TV21 comic stories of the Anderverse, and Fireball XL5 was no exception. As discussed in this week’s edition of...

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The Century 21 mini albums range

In 1965, the merchandising arm of AP Films entered into a partnership with Pye Records to establish a children’s audio label named Century...

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