Under Pressure Season 1, Episode 12
13 June, 2015 (ITV)
21 June, 2015 (AUS) 3 April, 2016 (NL)
Under Pressure" (sometimes styled as " Underpressure") is the 12th episode of . It was first broadcast on Saturday June 13th, 2015.
Thunderbirds Are Go!
A heavy metal extraction platform carrying toxic waste at the bottom of the ocean is in trouble. Gordon rushes in with Thunderbird 4 when a fire on board the rolling factory damages its steering capabilities. With the help of Lady Penelope and Parker on the surface investigating the dealings of the rather 'oily' Hector Ambrose the CEO of the company 'Hydrexla', Gordon must rescue platform operator
Ned Tedford and his plant Gladys and prevent the rig from loosing its toxic cargo.
Gordon: "Be careful, I hear Hob-knobbing with corporate types is dangerous work."
Penelope: "Why Parker! I believe Gordon is mocking us!"
Gordon: "She hung up on me! Some people just can't take a joke."
Virgil: "It helps when they actully funny."
Virgil: "Wow, now that's one mighty hunk of junk."
Gordon: "Who's Gladys? My intel said this was a one man crew."
Ned: "That's me, Gladys is my geranium."
Ned: "Uh oh? That's a new code for everything's A-Ok, right?"
Equipment Used Edit
Non-International Rescue Equipment Used Edit
Underwater Rotary Toxins sweeper
Global Defence Force Quadjet
The heavy metal extraction platform under the ocean
Ned Tedford and Gladys enjoying their new job cleaning the ocean bottom.
Fire breaks out in the centre of the rig
Ned's cries are picked up by TB5
John picks up Ted's panicked screams
John tries to tell Ned that they are on the way.
John talking to the CEO, Hector Ambrose with Gordon listening in on the other holo projecter
"Did you hear all that Gordon?"
Gordon contacts Lady Penelope
"Be careful, I hear hob-kobbing with corporate types is dangerous work."
"Why Parker I believe Gordon is mocking us!"
"Hey! She hung up on me! Some people just can't take a joke."
"It helps when they are actually funny."
Gordon preforming pre-systems checks
"Wow, now that's one mighty hunk of junk."
"Who's Gladys? My intel said this is a one man crew? Ned Tedford."
"That's me. Gladys is my geranium."
"Take a breath, I mean it. Breathe in. I can't have you cracking under the pressure too."
Gordon operates the external extension arms of TB4
TB4 moves in to flood the compartment that's on fire.
Lady Penelope is talking to Hector Ambrose
She contacts John and agrees that something is amiss
Hector Ambrose isn't real
The Hood's Cronies start pursuing FAB 1
TB4 begins separating the crew compartment from the rig
TB2 pulls the compartment up to the safety of the surface.
Ned is relieved to be safe and sound
Parker releases tacs to try and stop the Hood's cronie
TB4 is trying to cut the cargo away from the main vehicle
Another henchman fires up a missile to launch at FAB 1
Parker slams the breaks and lets the missile zoom right past
FAB 1 driving off a cliff edge
The lacky rolled off his bike and let it plummet over the edge of the cliff.
FAB1 hovers upwards back onto the road much to the underling's horror
Gordon changes tactics and uses the underwater Exosuit
Gordon cuts through using the Exosuit's laser cutter
The front pulls away, however TB4 is still hanging onto it
Foreign titles Edit
Dutch: Onder druk
French: Dans les abysses (Into the Abyss)
Spanish: Bajo Presión
Japanese: 深海からの脱出 (Escape from the Deep Sea)