History Fridge / PowerRangersSamurai

6th May '18 5:07:03 PM nombretomado
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* Negatron's ability to bring up painful truths is explained (at least in Shinkenger) by the three red eyes on his back granting him a form of [[{{Thundercats}} sight beyond sight]]. Basically he's the embodiment of privacy invasion gone mad, albeit played in a GoldfishPoopGang context, but Western viewers would certainly find this more unsettling than the original Japanese audience.

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* Negatron's ability to bring up painful truths is explained (at least in Shinkenger) by the three red eyes on his back granting him a form of [[{{Thundercats}} [[WesternAnimation/{{ThunderCats|1985}} sight beyond sight]]. Basically he's the embodiment of privacy invasion gone mad, albeit played in a GoldfishPoopGang context, but Western viewers would certainly find this more unsettling than the original Japanese audience.
7th Feb '18 10:12:17 AM PhantomRider
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*Kevin being the one to [[spoiler: finish off Deker]]. He was ALWAYS going to be the one to do so! No, really. See, when we first meet Deker it’s a cameo in an episode where Kevin was the MVP. Deker just happened to walk in when Jayden was fighting while poisoned - heroic to be sure but if you knew the whole story, which he didn’t, “Ultimate Warrior Jayden Saves Everyone” isn’t how you’d see the whole situation. Finally, he makes his full appearance the next episode: At the very start of it, the others are watching Jayden and Kevin spar. Whenever tehy talk about how impressed they are, Ji thinks they’re talking about Jayden when they’re talking about Kevin. So we kick off the episode by establishing that you can be distracted by Jayden when you should be paying more attention to the man in blue. So when he goes on about what makes Jayden superior to Kevin while Kevin is brainwashed and so can’t accurately be judged, what if he was making the same mistake Ji made earlier? Deker’s worthy opponent was Kevin all along, and the evidence was there from his very first appearances.




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**Not even close. :D Don’t forget, in Wild Force, [[spoiler: Master Org used to be Victor Adler]]; in Time Force, [[spoiler: Frax used to be Louis Fericks]]; in Dino Thunder, [[spoiler: Zeltrax used to be Terrance Smith]]; and in Mystic Force, [[spoiler: Imperious used to be Calindor]]. When it was them or the world, they got finished off anyway.
28th Dec '17 7:19:24 AM Cryoclaste
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* As mentioned under PacManFever in the main article, the arcade game that Mike was playing in "The Team Unites" looks at least a decade out of date (being comparable to ''Tekken'' 2 and/or 3), while a character in the original Sentai plays ''{{Tekken}}'' 6. But, while arcades in Japan are still very much alive, the arcade in America died a rather unfortunate death during the Playstation era, around the time of ''Tekken'' 2 or ''Tekken'' 3. So if Mike is going to play an arcade game, it would more likely be an older game, as newer games likely got at most a limited release in the United States.

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* As mentioned under PacManFever in the main article, the arcade game that Mike was playing in "The Team Unites" looks at least a decade out of date (being comparable to ''Tekken'' 2 and/or 3), while a character in the original Sentai plays ''{{Tekken}}'' 6.''VideoGame/{{Tekken}} 6''. But, while arcades in Japan are still very much alive, the arcade in America died a rather unfortunate death during the Playstation era, around the time of ''Tekken'' 2 or ''Tekken'' 3. So if Mike is going to play an arcade game, it would more likely be an older game, as newer games likely got at most a limited release in the United States.
26th Sep '17 5:50:44 PM RoarkTenjouin
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** [[spoiler: Unfortunately, that's not the case, since due to the core suits from ''Dairanger'' not being adapted, the Red Ranger suits from anniversary series do not end up being the corresponding set of powers to what anniversary is being celebrated - assuming they were to only count main rangers, the ''Megaforce'' red ranger ended up being the '''19th''' main red ranger; while it is possible that they could include [[Series/PowerRangersTimeForce Eric]] again, doing so would also require them to include [[Series/PowerRangersNinjaStorm Hunter]], which would bring the number to '''21'''. The 20th suit, incidentally, belongs to ''Dino Charge'']].
25th Apr '16 4:55:21 AM justpassingby
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* Fans are complaining about not skipping ''Goseiger'' and going directly into ''Gokaiger''. While it might not be exactly 20 years in-universe, it's hard to just reference how many years Power Rangers has existed because no true time line has ever been established. However, Power Rangers Gokaiger can say they are the 20th different Power Rangers team. How do I get 20? 1 - MMPR with Jason, Trini and Zach 2- MMPR with Rocky, Aisha and Adam, 3 - Alien Rangers, 4 - Zeo, 5- Turbo, 6- Space, 7 - Galaxy, 8 - Lightspeed Rescue, 9 - Time Force, 10 - Wild Force, 11 - Ninja Storm, 12 - Dino Thunder, 13 - SPD, 14 - Mystic Force, 15 - Overdrive, 16 - Jungle Fury, 17 - RPM, 18 - Samurai, 19 - [[spoiler: Megaforce]] (Power Rangers Goseiger) and 20 - Power Rangers Gokaiger.

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* Fans are complaining about not skipping ''Goseiger'' and going directly into ''Gokaiger''. While it might not be exactly 20 years in-universe, it's hard to just reference how many years Power Rangers has existed because no true time line has ever been established. However, Power Rangers Gokaiger can say they are the 20th different Power Rangers team. How do I get 20? 1 - MMPR with Jason, Trini and Zach Zack 2- MMPR with Rocky, Aisha and Adam, 3 - Alien Rangers, 4 - Zeo, 5- Turbo, 6- Space, 7 - Galaxy, 8 - Lightspeed Rescue, 9 - Time Force, 10 - Wild Force, 11 - Ninja Storm, 12 - Dino Thunder, 13 - SPD, 14 - Mystic Force, 15 - Overdrive, 16 - Jungle Fury, 17 - RPM, 18 - Samurai, 19 - [[spoiler: Megaforce]] (Power Rangers Goseiger) and 20 - Power Rangers Gokaiger.Gokaiger.
** Unfortunately, the Alien Rangers are considered 3.5th so the ordering goes this way instead: MMPR (1993, 1st), MMPR II (1994, 2nd), MMPR III (1995, 3rd), MMAR (1995-1996, 3.5th), Zeo (1996, 4th), Turbo (1997, 5th), In Space (1998, 6th), Lost Galaxy (1999, 7th), Lightspeed Rescue (2000, 8th), Time Force (2001, 9th), Wild Force (2002, 10th), Ninja Storm (2003, 11th), Dino Thunder (2004, 12th), S.P.D. (2005, 13th), Mystic Force (2006, 14th), Operation Overdrive (2007, 15th), Jungle Fury (2008, 16th), RPM (2009, 17th), Samurai (2011, 18th), Super Samurai (2012, 19th), Megaforce (2013, 20th), Super Megaforce (2014, 21st), Dino Charge (2015, 22nd), Dino Super Charge (2016, 23rd), Ninja Steel (2017, 24th).



*** There is also an indeterminate time between ''In Space'' and ''Lost Galaxy''. The later was supposed to take place 'in the not to distant future'. Likely, a few years passed between the two seasons, given the existence of Terra Venture, which was more advanced than technology today and certainly could not have been built in the few months between the seasons. Add to that the indeterminate time between ''Wild Force'' and ''Ninja Storm'', and the few years that seem to pass before ''Dino Thunder'' (enough needed for Tommy to get a doctorate in paleontology and begin research that leads to Dino Thunder), and you get enough time to explain Spike's age.

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*** There is also an indeterminate time between ''In Space'' and ''Lost Galaxy''. The later latter was supposed to take place 'in the not to distant future'. Likely, a few years passed between the two seasons, given the existence of Terra Venture, which was more advanced than technology today and certainly could not have been built in the few months between the seasons. Add to that the indeterminate time between ''Wild Force'' and ''Ninja Storm'', and the few years that seem to pass before ''Dino Thunder'' (enough needed for Tommy to get a doctorate in paleontology and begin research that leads to Dino Thunder), and you get enough time to explain Spike's age.
25th Apr '16 4:38:34 AM justpassingby
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*** The problem, however, is that Shiba Takeru is adopted and officially given the title as the 19th Head of the Shiba Clan which in turn made his vassals become the 19th vassals instead of 18th vassals so the acknowledgment does not really work.
14th Aug '15 7:33:41 PM Psyga315
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* Scott/RPM Red says he can't demorph because he isn't sure if he can breath the atmosphere. Now flashback to the first 5 minutes of ''RPM'' where Dillon is in a full gas-mask and screens the area for toxicity before getting a clean bill and removing his helmet...
** That still doesn't explain much, since the Rangers he's talking to aren't even morphed in the scene. Your argument is invalid!
*** Actually, it does. Just because it isn't toxic TO THEM doesn't mean it wouldn't be toxic to HIM. Here is a perfect example... do you know why a cloned dinosaur could never survive in today's world? Because the air is different. Oxygen levels are lower, more pollutants... they'd choke to death. Same here.

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* Scott/RPM Red says he can't demorph because he isn't sure if he can breath the atmosphere. Now flashback to While seeing the first 5 minutes of ''RPM'' where Dillon is in a full gas-mask and screens the area for toxicity before getting a clean bill and removing his helmet...
** That still doesn't explain much, since the
helmetless Rangers he's talking would confirm that he has no radiated air to aren't even morphed in the scene. Your argument worry about, he ''still'' might not be able to due to how different ''their'' air is invalid!
*** Actually, it does. Just because it isn't toxic TO THEM doesn't mean it wouldn't be toxic to HIM. Here is a perfect example... do you know
from ''his'' air. It's like why a cloned dinosaur could never survive in today's world? Because the world. The air is different. Oxygen levels are lower, more pollutants... they'd choke to death. Same here.
14th Aug '15 7:21:51 PM defender2222
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*** Actually, it does. Just because it isn't toxic TO THEM doesn't mean it wouldn't be toxic to HIM. Here is a perfect example... do you know why a cloned dinosaur could never survive in today's world? Because the air is different. Oxygen levels are lower, more pollutants... they'd choke to death. Same here.
11th Jan '15 4:08:18 PM nitro1995
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* Scott/RPM Red says he can't demorph because he isn't sure if he can breath the atmosphere. Now, flashback to the first 5 minutes of RPM where Dillon is in a full gas mask and screens the area for toxicity before getting a clean bill and removing his helmet...

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* Scott/RPM Red says he can't demorph because he isn't sure if he can breath the atmosphere. Now, Now flashback to the first 5 minutes of RPM ''RPM'' where Dillon is in a full gas mask gas-mask and screens the area for toxicity before getting a clean bill and removing his helmet...helmet...
** That still doesn't explain much, since the Rangers he's talking to aren't even morphed in the scene. Your argument is invalid!



* The new transformation for the Rangers includes an undersuit and mask materializing first which is covered by a mask. While many have written this off as 'ninja suits', Samurai armor often included a face mask to hold the helmet to the head, as well as having a neck covering for additional protection. While less fancy than most, some such masks do resemble the ones the Samurai Rangers have.

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* The new transformation for the Rangers includes an undersuit under-suit and mask materializing first which is covered by a mask. While many have written this off as 'ninja suits', Samurai armor often included a face mask to hold the helmet to the head, as well as having a neck covering for additional protection. While less fancy than most, some such masks do resemble the ones the Samurai Rangers have.



** Given that the recut of the original was given poor time slots by Disney and almost no promotion its doubtful many young kids saw it. The callbacks were no doubt specifically for capatalizing on FirstInstallmentWins with the older audience and NostalgiaFilter.

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** Given that the recut of the original was given poor time slots by Disney and almost no promotion its promotion, it's doubtful many young kids saw it. The callbacks were no doubt specifically for capatalizing on FirstInstallmentWins with the older audience and NostalgiaFilter.



* Mia mentioning that "every girl wants to get married" becomes less cliched and more MediumAwareness if you were able to catch ''the two actress' names on the wedding list'' (see FreezeFrameBonus).
* The "long lost Tigerzord" line in "I've Got a Spell on Blue" takes on new meaning if you're familiar with the original Tigerzord, which got stiffed after the reversioning of MMPR never covered the second season.
* The kanji used by the Rangers are refered to as Symbols of Power and the rangers shout 'Symbol Power' when they use it. While this may seem like a case of downplaying their Japanese nature, the power channeled through them in Shinkenger was called mojikara, which roughly translated means 'Word Power'. Taken in that context, it makes a lot more sense.
* Why does it make a little more sense for Mike to have the Beetle Zord? Because as [[http://animals.jrank.org/pages/2459/Beetles-Weevils-Coleoptera-HABITAT.html this]] article points out, beetles can hide in soil or bark, or under wood; in other words, the type of things you'd find in a ''forest.''
** Likewise for White Tigerzord. The first user of that type of Zord became a Red Ranger later on.
** The Blue Ranger one is mostly obvious, however, his Dragon FoldingZord is not. His element is Water, but why a Dragon? Because the "dragon" of the "seas" happens to be a Leviathan. Notably, just like his zord, they've got a very long body. It also makes more sense when one remembers that dragons are commonly associated with water in Japanese folklore.

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* Mia mentioning that "every girl wants to get married" becomes less cliched and more MediumAwareness if you were able to catch ''the two actress' names on the wedding list'' (see FreezeFrameBonus).
* The "long lost Tigerzord" line in "I've Got a Spell on Blue" takes on new meaning if you're familiar with the original Tigerzord, which got stiffed after the reversioning of MMPR never covered the second season.
* The kanji used by the Rangers are refered referred to as Symbols of Power and the rangers shout 'Symbol Power' when they use it. While this may seem like a case of downplaying their Japanese nature, the power channeled through them in Shinkenger ''Shinkenger'' was called mojikara, which roughly translated means 'Word Power'.to 'word power'. Taken in that context, it makes a lot more sense.
* Why does it make a little more sense for Mike to have the Beetle Zord? Zord instead of Mia? Because as [[http://animals.jrank.org/pages/2459/Beetles-Weevils-Coleoptera-HABITAT.html this]] article points out, beetles can hide in soil or bark, or under wood; in other words, the type of things you'd find in a ''forest.''
forest.
** Likewise for White Tigerzord.the White-Tiger Zord. The first user of that type of Zord became a Red Ranger later on.
** The Blue Ranger one is mostly obvious, however, his Dragon FoldingZord is not. His element is Water, but why a Dragon? Because the "dragon" of the "seas" happens to be a Leviathan. Notably, just like his zord, they've got Leviathan, which has a very notably long body. It also makes more sense when one remembers that dragons are commonly associated with water in Japanese folklore.
26th Aug '13 1:30:03 AM EarlOfSandvich
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* New episodes of ''Power Rangers Samurai'' air on Sundays, the same day that [[SuperSentai Super]] [[KamenRider Hero]] [[ToKusatsu Time]] is aired in Japan!

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* New episodes of ''Power Rangers Samurai'' air on Sundays, the same day that [[SuperSentai [[Franchise/SuperSentai Super]] [[KamenRider [[Franchise/KamenRider Hero]] [[ToKusatsu Time]] is aired in Japan!



* In the current SuperSentai season ''Series/KaizokuSentaiGokaiger'', which is a MilestoneCelebration of the past seasons, the Rangers can use the Lion Wildzord from ''Series/PowerRangersWildForce'''s Super Sentai original ''HyakujuuSentaiGaoranger'' and they can use to form they own version of the Megazord from Samurai's Super Sentai counterpart ''SamuraiSentaiShinkenger''. This is ironic since the Red Ranger and user of the Lion Wildzord in ''Wild Force'' appears on the show as Deker.

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* In the current SuperSentai season ''Series/KaizokuSentaiGokaiger'', which is a MilestoneCelebration of the past seasons, the Rangers can use the Lion Wildzord from ''Series/PowerRangersWildForce'''s Super Sentai original ''HyakujuuSentaiGaoranger'' ''Series/HyakujuuSentaiGaoranger'' and they can use to form they own version of the Megazord from Samurai's Super Sentai counterpart ''SamuraiSentaiShinkenger''.''Series/SamuraiSentaiShinkenger''. This is ironic since the Red Ranger and user of the Lion Wildzord in ''Wild Force'' appears on the show as Deker.
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