A 1960's creation, The Thunderbirds was a huge hit with fans with a new puppetry form call Supermarionation. The programme followed the Tracy family and the adventures of International Rescue, an organisation created to help those in danger using technically advanced equipment and machinery. The Tracy Family, headed by Jeff Tracy, pilot vehicles known as the Thunderbird machines. This is a show that is still getting shown today and is getting more and more fans every year.