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Danger at Ocean Deep is the 22nd produced, and the 19th broadcast, episode, of the British television series Thunderbirds.

Plot

When the tanker Ocean Pioneer I disappears into a mysterious fog-bank in the Mediterranean Sea - and subsequently explodes (with no survivors) - Jeff Tracy sets Brains and Lady Penelope Creighton-Ward, each working separately, the task of discovering what happened and why. There's good reason to be concerned: a sister ship, Ocean Pioneer II, has just been launched, and could potentially suffer the same fate. Brains and Tin-Tin finally pinpoint the cause: a literally-explosive chemical reaction between the ship's cargo of liquid Alsterene, and OD60, an organic substance found only in certain undersea locations - including the Mediterranean!

When urgent radio calls from Tracy Island, trying to warn OPII, are met only with an ominous silence, International Rescue rushes into action - it's a race against time, before fate repeats itself!

Notes

  • This episode is noteworthy for featuring John Tracy's first (and only) on-air rescue mission in which he directly participates. While at home on leave from his bi-monthly duties on Thunderbird 5, John gets the call to go with Virgil aboard Thunderbird 2, to support Scott with evacuating the OPII crew before the endangered vessel explodes...

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Danger at Ocean Deep on Thunderbirds Wiki:

https://thunderbirds.wikia.com/wiki/Danger_At_Ocean_Deep

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Characters:
International Rescue: Jeff TracyScott TracyVirgil TracyAlan TracyGordon TracyJohn TracyBrainsTin-Tin KyranoLady Penelope Creighton-WardAloysius Parker
Others: Lucille TracyKyranoGrandma TracyThe Hood

TV Series Episodes:
Season 1
Trapped In The SkyPit of PerilThe Perils Of PenelopeTerror In New York CityEdge Of ImpactDay Of Disaster30 Minutes After NoonDesperate IntruderEnd Of The RoadThe UninvitedSun ProbeOperation Crash-DiveThe Mighty AtomCity of FireThe ImpostorsThe Man From MI.5Cry WolfDanger at Ocean DeepMove - And You're DeadThe Duchess AssignmentBrink Of DisasterAttack of the Alligators!Martian InvasionThe Cham-ChamSecurity Hazard
Season 2
Atlantic InfernoPath of DestructionAlias Mr. HackenbackerLord Parker's 'OlidayRicochetGive Or Take A Million

Films:
Thunderbirds Are GoThunderbird 6

Audio Adventures:
Introducing ThunderbirdsF.A.B.The Stately Homes Robberies

Books:
Young CorgiThe Vault

Locations:
Tracy IslandCreighton-Ward Mansion

Thunderbirds:
Thunderbird 1Thunderbird 2 (Pod Vehicles: MoleFireflyDOMOElevator CarsTransmitter TruckRecovery VehiclesMonobrakeExcavatorMobile CraneFire TruckLaser CutterThunderizerNeutralizer TractorJet-Air TransporterFire TenderYellow Trailer Truck | Red and Black TruckRed Curved Vehicle) • Thunderbird 3Thunderbird 4Thunderbird 5Thunderbird 6
Other Craft and Vehicles
FAB 1FAB 2

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