Super-marionation is a motorised puppetry technique, employed in many Gerry Anderson television programmes, in which the voice boxes are more easily synchronised with the motions of the puppets's mouths than can be done with conventional marionettes.

The motorisation of the puppets was done with solenoids, according to Marc Frattasio, and the large sizes for those used in previous Gerry Anderson productions made the heads cartoonishly large and out of proportion to the rest of the puppets. A drawback to the smaller solenoids used in the puppets of Captain Scarlet And The Mysterons was their reduction of the weight of the puppets and thus reduced stability of the same on strings. The puppet crew got around this problem by keeping the puppets nearly motionless.