Twitter remembers the creator of the Thunderbirds

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! 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.
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 Mason
RIP and thank you Gerry Anderson, who made the glued-to-screen TV of my childhood: Thunderbirds, UFO, Space:1999 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
Who is Igle Piggle? Thunderbirds was the oneMarcus Rutter
RIP Gerry Anderson. Used to rush from school to watch thunderbirds. 1965 would you believe…!!! wallis
Rip to the dude that made my childhood! Captain scarlet, Thunderbirds! Legendary programmes!Kip ✪
Thunderbirds Christmas episode from 1966 Gerry Anderson R.I.P.The Cinema Museum
Thunderbirds are go! Thanks for the memories Gerry Anderson! FAB! @soozietwits @galabttown @altrouteclothng
Always a big fan of Thunderbird 2 and Virgil. RIP Gerry Anderson #Thunderbirds
Gerry " 5 — 4 — 3 — 2 — 1 — Thunderbirds are go" Anderson. Legend! Thompson