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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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Did You Know?

Trivia

Jason (Austin St. John) and Kimberly (Amy Jo Johnson) are the only Power Rangers to have their full names revealed. Jason's full name, Jason Lee Scott, is revealed in season two's "Missing Green" episode, while Kimberly's full name, Kimberly Ann Hart, is revealed in season three's "The Potion Notion". See more »

Goofs

Episode 93 "Lights, Camera, Action" claims that David Sarnoff invented the television. While the actual inventor is a matter of debate, David Sarnoff in fact simply ran competing company RCA; he never did any actual inventing. See more »

Quotes

[the Rangers have found Ninjor resting within a jar]
Kimberly: That little twerp is the great Ninjor?
Ninjor: What a rude little girl you are.
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Crazy Credits

Every time a new Ranger was added to the team, or a Ranger changed, or in some cases, the zords were changed, on-screen, the credits changed to reflect this alteration to the cast. This system continues throughout the series, with only Power Rangers SPD (It excludes Omega and Cat Ranger completely) failing to keep up with this. 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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Connections

Referenced in Beavis and Butt-Head: Bungholio: Lord of the Harvest (1995) See more »

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I Will Win
Written and Performed by Ron Wasserman
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It's amazing what we all used to watch.
14 September 2005 | by Tenchi64589See all my reviews

I was a Power Rangers fan when it first came out, (can you believe it?) but looking back, I noticed that it's a little messed up.

Although a lot of it didn't really look all that great, remember this: THE SHOW WAS MEANT FOR A YOUNG AUDIENCE!!! It was supposed to be dorky!

Like many fans my age, we were all in awe as we watched Tommy lose his powers, but then briefly regain them only to have the green ranger powers taken away again.

I'm also guessing that those that watched this for the first time didn't know the identity of the white ranger until part two of "The White Light."

Of course, during the 3rd season, it was kind of hard to follow... so I stopped watching until Zeo.

Recently, it's grown into a guilty pleasure for me, so I only watch it in secret.

As far as the rating goes, it's at least a 7.


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