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Germany is a country in Northwestern Europe. From 1945 to 1990, it was divided into two parts: East Germany and West Germany.

Thunderbirds on German TelevisionEdit

All the broadcasts listed below were German-dubbed versions.
In 1968, the German association of public broadcasters ARD aired one episode.

Ep. # (Ge.) Ep. # (UK) Title (German) Title (UK) Original Air Date (UK) Original Air Date (Germany) Production #
1 1 Das fliegende Gefängnis AKA Gefährliche Landung Trapped in the Sky 30-09-1965 23-9-1968 1

In 1971, 6 episodes were aired on the channel NDR3. NDR is part of the ARD consortium.

Ep. # (Ge.) Ep. # (UK) Title (German) Title (UK) Original Air Date (UK) Original Air Date (Germany) Production #
2 23 Angriff der Alligatoren Attack of the Alligators! 10-03-1966 11-04-1971 24
3 16 Doppelgänger The Impostors 13-01-1966 18-04-1971 19
4 10 Das Geheimnis der Pyramide The Uninvited 2-12-1965 25-04-1971 5
5 27 Inferno im Atlantik Atlantic Inferno 02-10-1966 30-05-1971 27
6 13 Ein Todsicherer Safe Vault Of Death 23-12-1965 13-06-1971 7
7 8 Der versunkene Schatz Desperate Intruder 18-11-1965 04-07-1971 17

In 1989, the entire series was newly redubbed by WWF (Westdeutsches Werbefernsehen), and seventeen of these redubbed episodes were aired by WDR. WDR is also part of the ARD consortium. Among these 17 episodes, the following 12 were episode premieres:

Ep. # (Ge.) Ep. # (UK) Title (German) Title (UK) Original Air Date (UK) Original Air Date (Germany) Production #
8 11 Unternehmen Sonnensonde Sun Probe 09-12-1965 14-09-1989 4
9 20 Keine falsche Bewegung! Move And You're Dead 10-02-1966 28-09-1989 9
10 2 Im Krater gefangen Pit of Peril 07-10-1965 05-10-1989 2
11 15 Stadt in Flammen City Of Fire 06-01-1966 12-10-1989 3
12 14 Die Supermaus The Mighty Atom 30-12-1965 19-10-1989 6
13 22 Am Rande des Unglücks Brink Of Disaster 24-02-1966 02-11-1989 11
14 12 Operation Fireflash Operation Crash-Dive 16-12-1965 09-11-1989 8
15 6 Zwölf Stunden Angst Day Of Disaster 04-11-1965 16-11-1989 15
16 9 In der Sackgasse End Of The Road 18-11-1965 23-11-1989 14
17 4 Desaster in New York Terror In New York City 21-10-1965 30-11-1989 13
18 5 Red Arrow außer Kontrolle Edge Of Impact 28-10-1965 07-12-1989 16
19 32 Der Weihnachts-Coup Give Or Take A Million 25-12-1966 21-12-1989 32

Between 05-03-1995 and 19-05-1996, the entire series was aired by the commercial television channel Kabel 1, in 64 thirty-minute installments.

Age RestrictionEdit

As far as is known, Germany was the first country in the world to place an age restriction on the Thunderbirds television series, deeming it unsuitable viewing for children below the age of 6.

Gallery: German DVDsEdit

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