"Grandma Tourismo" is the 18th episode of Thunderbirds Are Go! season 2. It was first broadcast on the 28th of October, 2017.


Virgil and Grandma are out resupplying Tracy Island when a distress call comes in: a mine is in danger of collapsing in the desert. When Virgil goes to help the workers, he gets caught in a massive sandstorm leaving Grandma to save the day.


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  • It is revealed that Grandma Tracy's name is Sally.
  • Grandma states that she taught Jeff how to fly. Virgil and John say that it was a single-engine plane and that it was a long (long, long) time ago.
  • This is the first time that Grandma is seen operating one of the Thunderbird fleet and also a rescue pod.
  • This is also the first time that somebody other than a Tracy brother has piloted Thunderbird 2.
  • John reveals that Virgil is his older brother.

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