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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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3   2   1  
1999   1996   1995   1994   1993  
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Richard Steven Horvitz ...  Alpha 5 156 episodes, 1993-1996
David Yost ...  Billy Cranston / ... 155 episodes, 1993-1996
Ed Neil ...  Putty Patroller / ... 153 episodes, 1993-1996
David J. Fielding David J. Fielding ...  Zordon / ... 43 episodes, 1993-1996
Paul Schrier ...  Bulk / ... 150 episodes, 1993-1996
Jason Narvy ...  Skull / ... 148 episodes, 1993-1996
Barbara Goodson ...  Rita Repulsa / ... 141 episodes, 1993-1996
Amy Jo Johnson ...  Kimberly Hart / ... 138 episodes, 1993-1995
Robert L. Manahan ...  Zordon 124 episodes, 1993-1996
Jason David Frank ...  Tommy Oliver / ... 122 episodes, 1993-1996
Robert Axelrod ...  Finster / ... 119 episodes, 1993-1996
Michael Sorich ...  Squatt / ... 112 episodes, 1993-1996
Kerrigan Mahan ...  Goldar 111 episodes, 1993-1996
Richard Genelle ...  Ernie / ... 108 episodes, 1993-1996
Dave Mallow ...  Baboo / ... 105 episodes, 1993-1996
Danny Wayne Danny Wayne ...  Putty Patroller / ... 98 episodes, 1993-1996
Tadahiro Nakamura Tadahiro Nakamura ...  Putty Patroller / ... 93 episodes, 1993-1996
Bridgett Riley ...  Putty Patroller 92 episodes, 1993-1995
Hien Nguyen Hien Nguyen ...  Putty Patroller 92 episodes, 1993-1995
Romy J. Sharf Romy J. Sharf ...  Alpha 5 / ... 89 episodes, 1993-1995
Tatsuro Koike Tatsuro Koike ...  Putty Patroller / ... 88 episodes, 1993-1996
Wendee Lee ...  Scorpina / ... 88 episodes, 1993-1995
Machiko Soga ...  Rita Repulsa 86 episodes, 1993-1995
Austin St. John ...  Jason Lee Scott / ... 89 episodes, 1993-1995
Walter Jones ...  The Black Ranger / ... 89 episodes, 1993-1995
Thuy Trang ...  The Yellow Ranger / ... 88 episodes, 1993-1994
Johnny Yong Bosch ...  Adam Park / ... 66 episodes, 1994-1996
Karan Ashley ...  Aisha Campbell / ... 66 episodes, 1994-1996
Steve Cardenas Steve Cardenas ...  Rocky DeSantos / ... 66 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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Trivia

Along with having the most episode appearances, Tommy Oliver (Jason David Frank) also holds the record for having the longest continuous stint as leader of the team, being named leader in the early half of Season 2 when he received the White Ranger powers, and not leaving until half-way through Power Rangers Turbo, in the episode Passing the Torch. He also has the record for most color-changes as he has been green, white, red and black. See more »

Goofs

Zack is missing his middle finger on his left hand, but he has it when in ranger form. See more »

Quotes

Bulk: All hail Lord Zedd.
Skull: All hail Lord Fred.
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Crazy Credits

When the Alien Rangers appear to substitute for the Power Rangers, their episodes get their own opening 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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Connections

Featured in The Know's Top 10s: Top 10 Piloted Mechs (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Hope for the World
Written and Performed by Ron Wasserman
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The Start Of A Great Series That Will Never Go Away
22 March 2010 | by StuOzSee all my reviews

A group of teenagers have super powers.

Last night I watched some of these old 1993 shows and I must may say they stand the test of time rather well. I am an adult with childish viewing tastes and I feel television always needs a series filled with action, monsters, humour and crazy young people. Power Rangers, both 1990s stuff and 2000s stuff, really does provide that.

This century is filled with superheroes on the big or small screen but Power Rangers has been around since 1993 and it will never go away - three decades old and it is still going strong! Thankfully, Rangers is mostly free of the smart ass comments we often get from other current heroes.

Granted, is has violence, perhaps too much violence for a kid's show, but compared to what we get on big screen superhero movies - Rangers is as harmless as a fly!

A couple of lesser known facts about the series:

1- It is generally known that Power Rangers: The Movie (1995) was filmed in Australia but most don't know that a few episodes of this original series were also done in Oz.

2- The show was not all just mindless action. For example, one episode had a male school student who had issues with dyslexia.

In a nutshell, be it be 1993 episodes or 2020 episodes, this series is a mighty important part of fantasy entertainment - for the young and not so young.


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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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Runtime:

(155 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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