Up to this point, all Gerry Anderson productions had been filmed in 35mm. The budget for this series was so low, they had to go with 16mm. Which was a pity because what the camera was filming mostly had the same Gerry Anderson production quality.
Another thing to suffer was the music budget. Richard Harvey had to do all the music on a synthesizer — compose as well as play it.
It was not Gerry Anderson’s finest hour in terms of series music.
Here is the original Terrahawks music:
And this, arranged by Richard Harvey himself, is what it should have been with an orchestra:
Who knew it was ever meant to actually sound like that? Who would even guess it could sound like that?
And now let’s contrast the series theme in visual context:
Update: A DMCA takedown leaves only this as an example of the end titles:
Hearing that orchestral version made waking up today worthwhile.
Bonus! CGI Zeroid: