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Mighty Morphin Power Rangers 

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A team of teenagers with attitude are recruited to save Angel Grove from the evil witch, Rita Repulsa, and later, Lord Zedd, Emperor of all he sees, and their horde of monsters.

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Shuki Levy, Haim Saban
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Richard Steven Horvitz ...  Alpha 5 156 episodes, 1993-1999
David Yost ...  Billy Cranston / ... 155 episodes, 1993-1999
Ed Neil ...  Putty Patroller / ... 155 episodes, 1993-1996
David J. Fielding ...  Zordon / ... 151 episodes, 1993-1999
Paul Schrier ...  Bulk / ... 149 episodes, 1993-1999
Jason Narvy ...  Skull / ... 147 episodes, 1993-1996
Barbara Goodson ...  Rita Repulsa / ... 141 episodes, 1993-1999
Amy Jo Johnson ...  Kimberly Hart / ... 138 episodes, 1993-1999
Robert L. Manahan ...  Zordon 124 episodes, 1993-1996
Jason David Frank ...  Tommy Oliver / ... 119 episodes, 1993-1996
Richard Genelle ...  Ernie / ... 118 episodes, 1993-1996
Robert Axelrod ...  Finster / ... 118 episodes, 1993-1996
Michael Sorich ...  Squatt / ... 111 episodes, 1993-1999
Kerrigan Mahan ...  Goldar 110 episodes, 1993-1996
Dave Mallow ...  Baboo / ... 104 episodes, 1993-1999
Danny Wayne Danny Wayne ...  Putty Patroller / ... 98 episodes, 1993-1996
Tadahiro Nakamura Tadahiro Nakamura ...  Putty Patroller / ... 95 episodes, 1993-1996
Bridgett Riley ...  Putty Patroller 92 episodes, 1993-1995
Hien Nguyen Hien Nguyen ...  Putty Patroller 92 episodes, 1993-1995
Tatsuro Koike Tatsuro Koike ...  Putty Patroller / ... 90 episodes, 1993-1996
Romy J. Sharf Romy J. Sharf ...  Alpha 5 / ... 89 episodes, 1993-1995
Wendee Lee ...  Scorpina / ... 88 episodes, 1993-1995
Machiko Soga ...  Rita Repulsa 88 episodes, 1993-1999
Austin St. John ...  Jason Lee Scott / ... 89 episodes, 1993-1999
Walter Jones ...  The Black Ranger / ... 89 episodes, 1993-1999
Thuy Trang ...  The Yellow Ranger / ... 88 episodes, 1993-1994
Karan Ashley ...  Aisha Campbell / ... 68 episodes, 1994-1996
Johnny Yong Bosch ...  Adam Park / ... 68 episodes, 1994-1996
Steve Cardenas ...  Rocky DeSantos / ... 68 episodes, 1994-1996
Richard Branden Richard Branden ...  Putty Patroller 66 episodes, 1993-1995
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Storyline

Four athletically able teenagers along with their brainy friend Billy are selected by Zordon to fight the evil of Rita Repulsa, her monsters and her minions after the witch is accidentally released from imprisonment in an intergalactic dumpster on the moon. Later in the series, the rangers are joined by Tommy, the once evil Green Ranger designed for Rita's evil, but later was deprogrammed and spent two portions of the series briefly as the Green Ranger. Over time, some rangers had to pass their powers to others as well. Action scenes and scenes with Rita were edited from footage based on Japanese action sagas. Replacement villain Lord Zedd was designed in the U.S. Written by Ondre Lombard <piero@cyberverse.com>

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TV-Y7 | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA | Japan

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 August 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dino Rangers See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(155 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Karan Ashley left the show due to the long hours. She was to be given an exiting story arc, just as Amy Jo Johnson was, but instead, following time off while her character was reduced to a child for some time in the third season, she would find that she was not asked to return to the set, the official reason given was that her character's recovery would not require her to appear on screen. See more »

Goofs

In some episodes, the school principal's name is spelled Caplan, while in some others it is spelled Kaplan. See more »

Quotes

Ninjor: What do you want? Make it quick. You've got five seconds.
Tommy: Our leader Zordon sent us on a quest for new powers and Zords. Lord Zedd destroyed our old ones.
Ninjor: Time's up. What a lovely story. Don't let the door hit you on the way out.
Rocky: Wait, we're the Power Rangers!
Ninjor: Which means... what?
Adam: Will you just listen? The world's in incredible danger!
Ninjor: [sing-song] Not my problem! Go away please.
Aisha: Come on guys, it's obvious this guy doesn't have a clue about kindness or decency.
Adam: I guess the legend of Ninjor really...
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Crazy Credits

During the third season, bloopers and extended scenes were often played during the end credits. See more »

Alternate Versions

The pre television pilot version of the first episode, 'Day of the Dumpster', was shown on the Fox Kids programming block in 1999. There are several differences between it and the tv series:
  • 'Trini' was played by a different actress, Audri Dubois, and was completely different personality (and nationality) wise to the 'Trini Kwan' in the TV series played by Thuy Trang.
  • 'Zordon' was named 'Zoltar' and the image of his head in a tube was also blurred and somewhat pulsating.
  • There was no Juice bar (and hence no Ernie). Instead the Earth based scene took place in a bowling alley.
  • The Command Center's interior had different control panels and lighting.
  • The plating on Alpha 5's upper torso was notably larger and didn't have the familiar "lightning bolt" logo.
  • 'Flyguy', renamed 'King Sphinx' for his eventual appearance in the TV series, appeared in the episode to battle the rangers with 'Goldar'. -The Dinozords were known as Dinodroids'.
  • There was a Bulk character, but no Skull character. Instead there were three other bullies/punks alongside Bulk.
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Rita Rita Rita
Written and Performed by Ron Wasserman
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Everyon Liked It
12 April 2006 | by mlampi13See all my reviews

Everyone enjoyed the Power Rangers first seasons. The incredibly cheesy lines, ridiculous plots, and giant monster fight scenes made it all the more watchable. It was definitely watched by more people than you think when it first came out. Everyone tries to hide the fact that they watched it every time a new episode came on. The show was over the top and it rocked. The same thing was going to happen every episode, but it didn't matter. You knew there would be some small fights, Rita would get mad, make her monster huge.. which eventually lead to Morphin Time! Each villain had its own unique ability and look. They all made you laugh. The show lost its luster as it went on, but I guarantee you have to say the first seasons of Power Rangers were a total classic!


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