supermarionation
 n.— «I’m trying to remember a children’s show called “Fireball XL-5.” What can you tell me about it? A. NBC had that show from October 1963 through September 1965 for 39 episodes. The show was done with marionettes and a process called “Supermarionation.”» —“Ask TV Record” by Richard K. Shull The Record (N.J.) Mar. 6, 1988. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)