Zordon informs the rangers that he's going to shut down temporarily, leaving Alpha 5 to keep an eye on things. A bored Alpha 5 checks things out and sees a little boy, Dylan, who needs help and goes to the park and befriends him. Lord Zedd takes advantage of the situation to send Primator, a shape-shifting monster, who attacks Alpha 5 and Dylan. Panicking, Alpha 5 orders Dylan to run to safety and turns on his self-destruct sequence so that Primator can't use him to find the Command Center. The Primator sets up some of the rangers so they get attacked by Putties. Baffled and unable to contact Alpha 5, the rangers go to the Command Center and find that Zordon is restored. Zordon enlightens them to Alpha 5's predicament and reveals that they have mere minutes to save him. They're forced to take on Primator first, and he's not making things easy for them, especially when he begins to imitate the rangers so that they can't tell him apart from each ranger he impersonates. The rangers can't... Written by
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The power ranger fighting sequences are predominantly footage from the Japanese Zyuranger series; which is not more apparent than when the Blue Ranger hands the Primator the blue mirror that clearly shows a Triceratops on the back of it even though it's supposed to be the Pink Ranger's mirror. See more
Just after Primator, disguised as the Red Ranger, had fought Jason and knocked him back towards the other Rangers, Primator warns them to get away and "that's the bogus Red Ranger!" But in the very next shot, Kimberly the Pink Ranger is shown lying injured on the ground instead of Jason, before Primator blasts them. See more