The writer and director created some of British TV's most classic shows, and was also behind a host of underrated programmes from the late 1950s onwards.
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In tribute to the science fiction hero, Digital Spy has provided a video reminder of just some of his finest works.
Supercar: Broadcast 1961-1962, 39 episodes
Fireball XL5: Broadcast 1962-63, 39 episodes
Stingray: Broadcast 1964-65, 39 episodes
Thunderbirds: Broadcast 1965-66, 32 episodes (64 in 'cliffhanger' format)
Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons: Broadcast 1967-68, 32 episodes
Joe 90: Broadcast 1968-69, 30 episodes
UFO: Broadcast 1970-71, 26 episodes
The Protectors: Broadcast 1972-74, 52 episodes
Space 1999: Broadcast 1975-77, 48 episodes
Terrahawks: Broadcast 1983-86, 39 episodes
Space Precinct: Broadcast 1994-95, 24 episodes