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Professors

I was watching Newsnight where a Professor was being interviewed and a name popped into my head.

Do you know what that name is?

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Probably a Super tv series ‘It’s the marvel of the age" I watched in my youth.
I'm sure the name will come to me before I Kiss my Pop.
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That would be Gerry Anderson.
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,,,Gerry Anderson.

I'm thinking one of the earlier series, Fireball XL5 or Supercar, probably the latter as I think I have better memory of the main  Fireball XL5 characters. Doubt that I will ever recall the name though
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Before my time but it's amazing how well Google image search works: I presume that Professor Popkiss is the answer you're looking for (from Supercar, produced in the very early 1960s).
How did they get a colour picture of what I'd presume was a black and white programme?
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Presumably it was a studio photo rather than a still taken from an episode.
Professor Popkiss is correct and one of my childhood heroes.....I had quite a long childhood Wink

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Looks more like an Engineer than a Professor  (of course excluding Sir Martin Poliakoff)
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You lot ain't lived... Thunderbird were much better  Wink
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Agreed Cool

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You lot ain't lived... Thunderbird were much better  Wink

So what do you think of the remake?  Sad

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Looked forward to it with a sense of trepidation.
Thought it was absolute rubbish... yet I did quite like the Captain Scarlett remake Wink

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You lot ain't lived... Thunderbird were much better  Wink

So what do you think of the remake?  Sad

I think its great!
The only really bad thing is that its on so early on a saturday morning. No chance of seeing me awake at that time of day  Cheesy
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But they are using...................... actors!
It's total rubbish - not like the original Thunderbirds, which was much better.  Lips are sealed