posted on Dec, 26 2012 @ 05:38 PM
Gerry Anderson has been one of my heroes all of my life, I am just old enough to remember his very first foray into TV animation shows with Twizzle,
then followed by Torchy the Battery Boy, Four Feather Falls, Supercar, Fireball XL5, Stingray, the immortal Thunderbirds, Captain Scarlet, Joe 90,
Space:1999, UFO, Terrahawks, Space Precinct, and also he was responsible for The Persuaders, an Avengers-style show from the 60s, starring Robert
Vaughn, Nyree Dawn Porter and Tony Anholt.
I believe he also created an animation programme starring the late great Professor Stanley Unwin, playing a Miss Marple-type detective.
Altogether, Anderson has been a part of the lives of millions of people of all ages, and his legacy will never be forgotten.
If ever there were a person that deserves to have their ashes blasted into space, Gerry Anderson is that man, he inspired so many people with his