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"I guess she had that coming. People like that cause accidents, they're a menace."
— Joe Carter

"City Of Fire" is the fifteenth episode of Thunderbirds season 1, first broadcast on 6th January 1966.

PlotEdit

Thompson Tower – an entire city contained in one enormous skyscraper – is opening for business when a car crash sends the whole tower up in flames. A family is trapped in the basement as the building collapses, but the only way International Rescue can reach them is to use an unreliable new cutting gas developed by Brains.

StorylineEdit

Main article: City Of Fire/Storyline

TranscriptEdit

Main article: City Of Fire/Transcript

CastEdit

Regular CharactersEdit

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Eddie Kerr and Cameraman

Guest CharacterEdit

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Woman driver and husband

Cameo RolesEdit

International Rescue Equipment UsedEdit

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Scott on his Hoverbike

Non-International Rescue Equipment UsedEdit

LocationsEdit

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The Thompson Tower

TriviaEdit

GoofsEdit

Main article: City Of Fire/Goofs

Alternate VersionsEdit

Thunderbirds The ComicEdit

In 1992, several episodes of Thunderbirds were adapted into comic book format for Fleetway's Thunderbirds The Comic series, with City Of Fire the fifth story. Written by Alan Fennell and illustrated by Steve Kyte, the 12 page adaptation began in issue #15 and was spread over 3 issues, emulating the presentation of the 1960's TV Century 21 stories.

Foreign TitlesEdit

  • French: Au feu!
  • German: Stadt in Flammen
  • Spanish: Ciudad en Llamas; La ciudad de fuego (DVD)
  • Italian: Un tragico incidente
  • Dutch: Stad in vlammen (TV 1966); Stad van vuur (TV 1991); Vuurstad (VHS, DVD)
  • Japanese: 世界一のビルの大火災