First screened on ITV in October 1983 Terrahawks ran to 39 episodes. It was shown in the UK in 3 x 13 episode segments in 1983, 1984 and 1986. Produced by Gerry Anderson and Christopher Burr the Terrahawks were commanded by Dr. Tiger Ninestein, who was one of nine clones of Professor Gerhard Stein. Also in the team were Captain Mary Falconer, Captain Kate Kestrel, Lieutenant Hiro and Lieutenant Hawkeye.

Also seen was Sergeant Major Zero who led a crack team of spherical robots known as Zeroids. Assisting Hiro in space was Space Sergeant 101. Other Zeroids in evidence were 18 (Dix-Huit), a stuttering 21 and 55 (Kate Kestrel's assistant who always spoke in rhyme.)

The Terrahawks were defending Earth from an evil witch-like android named Zelda who occupied Mars. Her family included Cy-Star (Zelda's sister) Yung-Star (Zelda's incompetent son) and It-Star (Cy-Star's offspring.) There were also other bad guys present - the evil hissing Cubes, Sram (with a thunder roar), MOID (Master Of Infinite Disguise) and Yuri the Space Bear.


Kate Kestrel

Kate Kestrel was an accomplished pop singer and she was often seen recording songs at Anderburr Records in the company of her A&R man Stew Dapples and Anderburr Records producer - the unseen Chic King. Hudson (a 1985 Rolls Royce) was often seen driving Kate to and from Anderburr Records.

Badwater County's Sheriff Cy Bull also featured in a few episodes along with Deputy Kilroy.

Regular CastEdit

  • Dr. Tiger Ninestein - Jeremy Hitchen
  • Captain Mary Falconer - Denise Bryer
  • Sergeant Major Zero - Windsor Davies
  • Captain Kate Kestrel - Anne Ridler (speaking) and Moya Griffiths (singing)
  • Lieutenant Hiro - Jeremy Hitchen
  • Lieutenant Hawkeye - Jeremy Hitchen
  • Space Sergeant 101 - Ben Stevens
  • Hudson - Ben Stevens
  • Zelda - Denise Bryer
  • Yung-Star - Ben Stevens
  • Cy-Star - Anne Ridler
  • Dix-Huit - Ben Stevens
  • Zeroid 21 - Ben Stevens
  • Colonel Johnson - Jeremy Hitchen
  • Stewart 'Stew' Dapples - Ben Stevens
  • Chic King - Jeremy Hitchen
  • Zeroid 55 - Ben Stevens
  • Sram - Ben Stevens
  • Moid - Ben Stevens
  • Yuri the Space Bear
  • Sheriff Cy Bull - Jeremy Hitchen
  • Deputy Kilroy - Ben Stevens
  • It-Star - Jeremy Hitchen and Denise Bryer
  • Dr. Kiljoy - Windsor Davies
  • Zeroid 13 - Ben Stevens
  • Lord Tempo - Ben Stevens
  • Sue Ellen - Anne Ridler