Fireball XL-5

  • 1962
  • TV Show
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Col. Steve Zodiac explores the galaxy in an innovative adventure from puppeteer Gerry Anderson. His `Supermarionation' process combined painstaking detail, hair-thin wires and plastic figures to emulate human-body movement, although the results were crude compared to Anderson's subsequent efforts `Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons' and `Thunderbirds.'

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Sun Temple Season 1, Episode 39 $1.99

The sun-worshipping fanatics on Rejusca feel that their God will be angered by Earth's new suns, actually missiles exploding as Space City deflects meteorites.

Spy In Space Season 1, Episode 38 $1.99

Fireball XL-9 is attacked by a mysterious ship so XL-5 replaces it on patrol. Steve heads to refuel at the Companion 12 space station, but the crew find it deserted except for Boris and Griselda Space Spy, who plan to steal XL-5.

Space Pirates Season 1, Episode 37 $1.99

Venus tells Jonathan Zero a story about space pirates from Aridan who plunder freighters of radioactive ore from Minera en route for Earth.

Space Magnet Season 1, Episode 36 $1.99

Fireball XL7 disappears and when XL5 replaces it on patrol, both the ship and the Moon are dragged away to the planet Magneton where the crew find debris from XL7 being fed into a powerhouse for a magnetic force generating plant.

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Fireball XL-5 Season 1
Steve Zodiac pilots Fireball XL5 on defence missions for World Space Patrol - their mission, to preserve peace in space zone, Sector 25.

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