Twitter remembers the creator of the Thunderbirds macleans.ca December 26, 2012 Twitter Facebook Google+ Share LinkedIn Reddit Email Twitter Facebook Google+ Share LinkedIn Reddit Email 0 [View the story “Twitter remembers Gerry Anderson, creator of the Thunderbirds” on Storify] Twitter remembers Gerry Anderson, creator of the Thunderbirds The man behind the Thunderbirds has died. News of Gerry Anderson’s death inspired fans of his puppet superstars to pay tribute to his legacy. Storified by Maclean’s Magazine· Wed, Dec 26 2012 14:30:27 RIP Gerry Anderson, 1929-2012, Thunderbirds are GO! http://pic.twitter.com/ttpfbR3Tkaren howells Creator of Thunderbirds died. Just to think of how many millions of people this guy brought joy to, throughout the years is amazing. RIP.Thomas A fond farewell to Gerry Anderson, creator of ‘Thunderbirds’, who died today. http://pic.twitter.com/9uix4ZvxGary Gerry Anderson 1929-2012, cheers for making my childhood! #thunderbirds!ashley collins Thunderbirds and Cap Scarlett were fantastic, some of my favourite tv shows growing up. Kids tv today is not the same http://pic.twitter.com/5oTOx2pUChris Mason RIP and thank you Gerry Anderson, who made the glued-to-screen TV of my childhood: Thunderbirds, UFO, Space:1999 et.al. http://pic.twitter.com/y7TTEESFMike Grusin Despite all the disasters Thunderbirds still managed to evoke faith in the future, which is the thing a kids show should do. RIP G Anderson.Harry Wiley Thankyou Gerry Anderson, for making our childhood special. R.I.P. #Stingray #Thunderbirds #CaptainScarlet #Joe90 http://pic.twitter.com/ONFidnWxPawl Who is Igle Piggle? Thunderbirds was the oneMarcus Rutter RIP Gerry Anderson. Used to rush from school to watch thunderbirds. 1965 would you believe…!!! http://pic.twitter.com/yP8rxp8Zrobert wallis Rip to the dude that made my childhood! Captain scarlet, Thunderbirds! Legendary programmes!Kip ✪ Thunderbirds Christmas episode from 1966 http://twitpic.com/bpnqal Gerry Anderson R.I.P.The Cinema Museum Thunderbirds are go! Thanks for the memories Gerry Anderson! FAB! @soozietwits @galabttown @altrouteclothng http://pic.twitter.com/bD2zY81Denchantingleadership Always a big fan of Thunderbird 2 and Virgil. RIP Gerry Anderson #Thunderbirds http://pic.twitter.com/ZZ5SfHJFEmmz Gerry " 5 — 4 — 3 — 2 — 1 — Thunderbirds are go" Anderson. Legend! http://pic.twitter.com/fr2uFFmAJeff Thompson Twitter Facebook Google+ Share LinkedIn Reddit Email Filed under: obituary Advertisement About this author macleans.ca Macleans.ca administrator Other articles Ian Brown's self-portrait of the author as a 60-year-old man Letters: 'America is crumbling because of indecisive politicians' + 20 more posts this week Advertisement Post navigation Previous A non-fan’s guide to Super Bowl 50. (Because: nachos.) Next Read the best we have to offer with the new Maclean’s app.