History YMMV / PowerRangers

20th May '17 6:18:59 PM RoarkTenjouin
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* StarTrekMovieCurse: Interestingly, they had this pattern for a while. Every fifth season are the ones considered the worst: ''Turbo'', ''Wild Force'', ''Operation Overdrive'', and ''Super Megaforce''[[note]]technically Season 21, but it and not ''Megaforce'' had the bulk of the anniversary elements[[/note]].

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* StarTrekMovieCurse: Interestingly, they had this pattern for a while. Every fifth season are the ones considered the worst: ''Turbo'', ''Wild Force'', ''Operation Overdrive'', and ''Super Megaforce''[[note]]technically Season 21, but it and not ''Megaforce'' had the bulk of the anniversary elements[[/note]]. To a lesser extent, this is also true of seasons that celebrate other milestones - aside from the aforementioned ''Wild Force''[[note]]the first season produced by Disney[[/note]], ''Samurai''[[note]]first season since Saban bought the franchise back[[/note]] also falls victim to this, although ''RPM''[[note]]the last season produced by Disney, and prior to Saban buying the franchise back, the last season period[[/note]] strangely averts this, being considered one of the best seasons in general.



** Interestingly enough, due to Saban not adapting ''Series/GoseiSentaiDairanger'', every 5th series with a new set of ranger suits (as in the suits are traded out completely) ends up being a good season, whereas the one before (coincidentally, it's always an anniversary series) usually is the one that bombs - ''In Space'', ''Ninja Storm'', ''Jungle Fury'' and ''Dino Charge'' had the 5th, 10th, 15th, and 20th set of costumes[[note]]although had ''[=Go-Busters=]'' not been skipped, ''Dino Charge'' would have had the 21st set[[/note]]; ''Turbo'', ''Wild Force'', ''Operation Overdrive'', and ''Megaforce'' had the 4th, 9th, 14th, and 18th/19th sets of costumes. At the moment, ''Ninja Steel'' is set to be the first exception to this rule, as the ''Super'' half will be the 25th anniversary, yet the series is on its 22nd set of ranger suits.

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** Interestingly enough, due to Saban not adapting ''Series/GoseiSentaiDairanger'', ''Series/GoseiSentaiDairanger''[[note]]although the white ranger costume was adapted from that series, the core team kept the ''Zyuranger'' suits; as such, the white ranger will usually be treated as more of a seventh member of ''Mighty Morphin'' in merchandise, as opposed to having 2 separate teams for each of the two powers; ''Series/PowerRangersMegaforce'' takes the former stance as well, listing Tommy's White Ranger powers as "Mighty Morphin White" as opposed to bundling them with the Squadron powers that ''Dairanger'' was adapted as[[/note]], every 5th series series[[note]]this counts the Alien Rangers mini-series as a separate series[[/note]] with a new set of ranger suits (as in the suits are traded out completely) ends up being a good season, whereas the one before (coincidentally, it's always an anniversary series) usually is the one that bombs - ''In Space'', ''Ninja Storm'', ''Jungle Fury'' and ''Dino Charge'' had the 5th, 10th, 15th, and 20th set of costumes[[note]]although had ''[=Go-Busters=]'' not been skipped, ''Dino Charge'' would have had the 21st set[[/note]]; ''Turbo'', ''Wild Force'', ''Operation Overdrive'', and ''Megaforce'' ''Megaforce'', the 4 respective anniversary series, had the 4th, 9th, 14th, and 18th/19th sets of costumes. At the moment, ''Ninja Steel'' is set to be the first exception to this rule, as the ''Super'' half will be the 25th anniversary, yet the series is on its 22nd set of ranger suits.suits[[note]]whether or not this trope is played straight with the 30th series will depend on if Saban stays on Nickelodeon, since due to Nickelodeon's "20 episodes per season" rule, Saban has been skipping even numbered ''Sentai'' series, meaning that the 30th "Power Rangers" series will adapt the 45th Sentai series and have the 24th set of costumes, while the 35th series will adapt the 51st Sentai, and have the 27th set of costumes[[/note]].
14th May '17 9:08:13 PM nombretomado
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** Creator/JohnnyYongBosch (Adam, the second Black Ranger and Green Zeo Ranger) is very well known in the anime dubbing community, especially as Vash from ''{{Trigun}}'', Ichigo from ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'', and Lelouch from ''Franchise/CodeGeass''.

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** Creator/JohnnyYongBosch (Adam, the second Black Ranger and Green Zeo Ranger) is very well known in the anime dubbing community, especially as Vash from ''{{Trigun}}'', ''Anime/{{Trigun}}'', Ichigo from ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'', and Lelouch from ''Franchise/CodeGeass''.
23rd Apr '17 3:20:13 PM nombretomado
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** Michael Copon (Lucas, the Blue Time Force Ranger) has had success with recurring roles on ''Series/OneTreeHill'', ''ThatsSoRaven'', and starring in the fourth ''BringItOn'' film.

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** Michael Copon (Lucas, the Blue Time Force Ranger) has had success with recurring roles on ''Series/OneTreeHill'', ''ThatsSoRaven'', ''Series/ThatsSoRaven'', and starring in the fourth ''BringItOn'' film.
10th Apr '17 7:36:06 PM STRX
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** Interestingly enough, due to Saban not adapting ''Series/GoseiSentaiDairanger'', every 5th series with a new set of ranger suits (as in the suits are traded out completely) ends up being a good season, whereas the one before (coincidentally, it's always an anniversary series) usually is the one that bombs - ''In Space'', ''Ninja Storm''[[note]]at the time it aired, anyways[[/note]], ''Jungle Fury'' and ''Dino Charge'' had the 5th, 10th, 15th, and 20th set of costumes[[note]]although had ''[=Go-Busters=]'' not been skipped, ''Dino Charge'' would have had the 21st set[[/note]]; ''Turbo'', ''Wild Force'', ''Operation Overdrive'', and ''Megaforce'' had the 4th, 9th, 14th, and 18th/19th sets of costumes. At the moment, ''Ninja Steel'' is set to be the first exception to this rule, as the ''Super'' half will be the 25th anniversary, yet the series is on its 22nd set of ranger suits.

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** Interestingly enough, due to Saban not adapting ''Series/GoseiSentaiDairanger'', every 5th series with a new set of ranger suits (as in the suits are traded out completely) ends up being a good season, whereas the one before (coincidentally, it's always an anniversary series) usually is the one that bombs - ''In Space'', ''Ninja Storm''[[note]]at the time it aired, anyways[[/note]], Storm'', ''Jungle Fury'' and ''Dino Charge'' had the 5th, 10th, 15th, and 20th set of costumes[[note]]although had ''[=Go-Busters=]'' not been skipped, ''Dino Charge'' would have had the 21st set[[/note]]; ''Turbo'', ''Wild Force'', ''Operation Overdrive'', and ''Megaforce'' had the 4th, 9th, 14th, and 18th/19th sets of costumes. At the moment, ''Ninja Steel'' is set to be the first exception to this rule, as the ''Super'' half will be the 25th anniversary, yet the series is on its 22nd set of ranger suits.



** With the ''Uokaiger'' footage coinciding with the series' 20th anniversary, you'd think it would make sense to go from ''Super Samurai'' straight into that. Unfortunately, Saban was contractually obligated not to skip any ''Super Sentai'' series, and Nickelodeon had messed things up by halving the number of episodes in a season, forcing Saban to split the ''Shinkenger'' adaptation over two years. The best Saban could do at that point was to merge ''Goseiger'' and ''Gokaiger'' into one story, so that Gokaiger is at least closely related to the anniversary.

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** With the ''Uokaiger'' ''Gokaiger'' footage coinciding with the series' 20th anniversary, you'd think it would make sense to go from ''Super Samurai'' straight into that. Unfortunately, Saban was contractually obligated not to skip any ''Super Sentai'' series, and Nickelodeon had messed things up by halving the number of episodes in a season, forcing Saban to split the ''Shinkenger'' adaptation over two years. The best Saban could do at that point was to merge ''Goseiger'' and ''Gokaiger'' into one story, so that Gokaiger is at least closely related to the anniversary.
4th Apr '17 7:25:00 PM RoarkTenjouin
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** Interestingly enough, due to Saban not adapting ''Series/GoseiSentaiDairanger'', every 5th series with a new set of ranger suits (as in the suits are traded out completely) ends up being a good season, whereas the one before (coincidentally, it's always an anniversary series) usually is the one that bombs - ''In Space'', ''Ninja Storm''[[note]]at the time it aired, anyways[[/note]], ''Jungle Fury'' and ''Dino Charge'' had the 5th, 10th, 15th, and 20th set of costumes[[note]]although had ''[=Go-Busters=]'' not been skipped, ''Dino Charge'' would have had the 21st set[[/note]]; ''Turbo'', ''Wild Force'', ''Operation Overdrive'', and ''Megaforce'' had the 4th, 9th, 14th, and 18th/19th sets of costumes. At the moment, ''Ninja Steel'' is set to be the first exception to this rule, as the ''Super'' half will be the 25th anniversary, yet the series is on its 22nd set of ranger suits.
22nd Mar '17 10:01:19 PM DarkMask
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** Will from ''Overdrive'' is probably one of the most loathed characters in the franchise. The sad thing is, this doesn't have anything to do with the character himself (in fact, he used to be something of an EnsembleDarkhorse of the team), but when his actor, Samuell Benta, stole a banner from Power Morphicon that was supposed to be auctions off to charity (and afterwards smugly stated he had the banner and had no intention of giving it back) many fans turned on the character. Whens rumors popped up that Benta might actually be brought back to cameo in ''Super Megaforce'' in an Overdrive tribute episode (which never materialized), fans rioted online.

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** Will from ''Overdrive'' is probably one of the most loathed characters in the franchise. The sad thing is, this doesn't have anything to do with the character himself (in fact, he used to be something of an EnsembleDarkhorse of the team), but when his actor, Samuell Benta, stole a banner from Power Morphicon that was supposed to be auctions auctioned off to charity (and afterwards smugly stated he had the banner and had no intention of giving it back) many fans turned on the character. Whens rumors popped up that Benta might actually be brought back to cameo in ''Super Megaforce'' in an Overdrive tribute episode (which never materialized), fans rioted online.
22nd Mar '17 10:00:05 PM DarkMask
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** Will from ''Overdrive'' is probably one of the most loathed characters in the franchise. The sad thing is, this doesn't have anything to do with the character himself (in fact, he used to be something of an EnsembleDarkhorse of the team), but when his actor, Samuell Benta, stole a banner from Power Morphicon that was supposed to be auctions off to charity (and afterwards smugly stated he had the banner and had no intention of giving it back) many fans turned on the character. Whens rumors popped up that Benta might actually be brought back to cameo in ''Super Megaforce'' in an Overdrive tribute episode (which never materialized), fans rioted online.
27th Feb '17 9:50:40 AM asten
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** Sam, ''SPD'''s SixthRanger, is generally considered a distant 3rd for biggest franchise Scrappy. He's basically a filler character to play as the team's sixth ranger, since he was written with no character, has no character development, and was used as little as possible.

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** Sam, ''SPD'''s SixthRanger, is generally considered a distant 3rd for biggest one of the franchise Scrappy.biggest Scrappys. He's basically a filler character to play as the team's sixth ranger, since he was written with no character, has no character development, and was used as little as possible.



** The franchise is also notable for having ''inversions'' of this trope; some at the time popular seasons are said by many to not have stood the test of time well. Examples include ''Dino Thunder'', ''MMPR'', itself, and ''Time Force''.
25th Feb '17 1:34:09 AM SurroundedByPerverts
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* {{Irony}}: Anniversary and milestone seasons are considered to be the worst in the franchise. Turbo (5th anniversary), Wild Force (10th anniversary), Overdrive (15th Anniversary) and Megaforce (20th anniversary)
** Averted with the milestone anniversary team-ups, however, as Wild Force's Time Force team-up two-parter, as well as it's red ranger-centric anniversary episode "Forever Red" are often considered to be some of the series' best episodes, while Operation Overdrive's "Once a Ranger" at least has a number of fans for bringing back Fan Favorites like Bridge Carson and Adam Park (with the latter character making his first appearance in nine years).

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* {{Irony}}: Anniversary and milestone seasons are considered to be the worst in the franchise. Turbo (5th anniversary), Wild Force (10th anniversary), Overdrive ''Overdrive'' (15th Anniversary) and Megaforce ''Megaforce'' (20th anniversary)
** Averted with the milestone anniversary team-ups, however, as Wild Force's Time Force ''Wild Force'''s ''Time Force'' team-up two-parter, as well as it's red ranger-centric anniversary episode "Forever Red" are often considered to be some of the series' best episodes, while Operation Overdrive's "Once a Ranger" at least has a number of fans for bringing back Fan Favorites fan favorites like Bridge Carson and Adam Park (with the latter character making his first appearance in nine years).
25th Feb '17 1:27:45 AM SurroundedByPerverts
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** To a lesser extent, a more recent one is Saban's decision to start skipping Sentai series - while technically, the first sentai series to be skipped was ''Series/GoseiSentaiDairanger'', ''Series/TokumeiSentaiGobusters'' became the first series to be intentionally skipped in favor of adapting ''Series/ZyudenSentaiKyoryuger''[[note]]''Dairanger'' was only skipped because Saban couldn't find a place to use the footage of the core 5 rangers, although the zord footage, as well as the white ranger footage, were used in season 2 of ''Mighty Morphin''[[/note]]. The fact that Saban did this immediately after having to adapt both ''Series/TensouSentaiGoseiger'' as well as ''Series/KaizokuSentaiGokaiger'' in ''Megaforce'' due to contractual obligations[[note]]Many fans expected Saban to skip ''Goseiger'' and adapt ''Gokaiger'', the 35th Sentai series and the one that is a MilestoneCelebration for that franchise, for the 20th PR series[[/note]]. Generally, camps can be split into 2 groups: people who are glad that X[[note]]''Go-Busters''/''Series/ResshaSentaiToQger''[[/note]] is being skipped while Y[[note]]''Kyoryuger''/''Series/ShurikenSentaiNinninger''[[/note]] is being adapted, and people who are irritated that Y is being adapted while X isn't.

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** To a lesser extent, a more recent one is Saban's decision to start skipping Sentai ''Sentai'' series - while technically, the first sentai series to be skipped was ''Series/GoseiSentaiDairanger'', ''Series/TokumeiSentaiGobusters'' became the first series to be intentionally skipped in favor of adapting ''Series/ZyudenSentaiKyoryuger''[[note]]''Dairanger'' was only skipped because Saban couldn't find a place to use the footage of the core 5 rangers, although the zord footage, as well as the white ranger footage, were used in season 2 of ''Mighty Morphin''[[/note]]. The fact that Saban did this immediately after having to adapt both ''Series/TensouSentaiGoseiger'' as well as ''Series/KaizokuSentaiGokaiger'' in ''Megaforce'' due to contractual obligations[[note]]Many fans expected Saban to skip ''Goseiger'' and adapt ''Gokaiger'', the 35th Sentai ''Sentai'' series and the one that is a MilestoneCelebration for that franchise, for the 20th PR ''PR'' series[[/note]]. Generally, camps can be split into 2 groups: people who are glad that X[[note]]''Go-Busters''/''Series/ResshaSentaiToQger''[[/note]] is being skipped while Y[[note]]''Kyoryuger''/''Series/ShurikenSentaiNinninger''[[/note]] is being adapted, and people who are irritated that Y is being adapted while X isn't.



* DeconstructionFic: A great deal of ''Power Rangers'' fanfic (especially with the original characters) portrays the characters as if the constant power losses, mind hijackings, and secrecy actually had the profound psychological effects one would expect these sort of things to have on a teenager. One of the more well known ''Mighty Morphin''' era fics, ''Personality Conflicts'', starts with Tommy entering psychotherapy.
* DorkAge: ''Turbo'' (the first half anyways)and Bruce Kalish's run on the show, ''SPD'' through ''Jungle Fury'', tend to be considered this (Although each season bar ''Overdrive'' has a notable fanbase, and nowadays ''Mystic Force'' and ''Jungle Fury'' are VindicatedByHistory). Also a specific period during season 2 of ''Mighty Morphin''' after Jason, Zack and Trini's actors left the show, before their characters leave ("Power Transfer II"), because their characters were in the show but only using stock footage and while morphed using bad dubbers for their dialog. Nowadays the New Saban Era (''Samurai, Megaforce'') are seen as bringing in a new age, though it may stopped with ''Megaforce'' due to the positive reviews of ''Dino Charge''.

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* DeconstructionFic: A great deal of ''Power Rangers'' fanfic fanfiction (especially with the original characters) portrays the characters as if the constant power losses, mind hijackings, and secrecy actually had the profound psychological effects one would expect these sort of things to have on a teenager. One of the more well known ''Mighty Morphin''' era fics, ''Personality Conflicts'', starts with Tommy entering psychotherapy.
* DorkAge: ''Turbo'' (the first half anyways)and Bruce Kalish's run on the show, ''SPD'' through ''Jungle Fury'', tend to be considered this (Although each season bar ''Overdrive'' has a notable fanbase, and nowadays ''Mystic Force'' and ''Jungle Fury'' are VindicatedByHistory). Also a specific period during season 2 of ''Mighty Morphin''' Morphin'' after Jason, Zack and Trini's actors left the show, before their characters leave ("Power Transfer II"), because their characters were in the show but only using stock footage and while morphed using bad dubbers for their dialog. Nowadays the New Saban Era (''Samurai, Megaforce'') are seen as bringing in a new age, though it may stopped with ''Megaforce'' due to the positive reviews of ''Dino Charge''.



* {{Fanon}}: Due to every Power Rangers series other than ''RPM'' being in the same universe and the fact that many elements or other occurrences in the show aren't officially explained, this happens a lot. There's even more when one considers things that were once going to be official explanations, but were later taken out for one reason or another, such as the Lightspeed Aquabase being built from old destroyed Zords, Billy having developed the Turbo morphers during ''Zeo'' and the GreatOffscreenWar three thousand years ago mentioned in ''Lost Galaxy'' and ''Wild Force'' being the same event, indicating that the Galactabeasts and the Wildzords are connected.

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* {{Fanon}}: Due to every Power Rangers ''Power Rangers'' series other than ''RPM'' being in the same universe and the fact that many elements or other occurrences in the show aren't officially explained, this happens a lot. There's even more when one considers things that were once going to be official explanations, but were later taken out for one reason or another, such as the Lightspeed Aquabase being built from old destroyed Zords, Billy having developed the Turbo morphers during ''Zeo'' and the GreatOffscreenWar three thousand years ago mentioned in ''Lost Galaxy'' and ''Wild Force'' being the same event, indicating that the Galactabeasts and the Wildzords are connected.



** Within Bruce Kalish's run, ''SPD'' is pretty much the only series that has a sizable contingent of fans. While it's not as beloved as ''Dino Thunder'' and features one of the biggest [[TheScrappy scrappies]] of the franchise in The Omega Ranger, it also boasts some of the better acting of the series, a large amount of CharacterDevelopment, and [[EnsembleDarkhorse Bridge Carson]], one of the most eccentric characters to ever put on a Ranger uniform.
* FriendlyFandoms: With fans of tokusatsu shows. While people might debate about the quality of the adaptions, a solid chunk of the western ''SuperSentai'' and ''KamenRider'' fans are still friendly with Power Rangers fanbase, the only adaption that they really hate being ''MaskedRider''.

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** Within Bruce Kalish's run, ''SPD'' is pretty much the only series that has a sizable contingent of fans. While it's not as beloved as ''Dino Thunder'' and features one of the biggest [[TheScrappy scrappies]] of the franchise in The the Omega Ranger, it also boasts some of the better acting of the series, a large amount of CharacterDevelopment, and [[EnsembleDarkhorse Bridge Carson]], one of the most eccentric characters to ever put on a Ranger uniform.
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* FriendlyFandoms: With fans of tokusatsu shows. While people might debate about the quality of the adaptions, a solid chunk of the western ''SuperSentai'' ''Franchise/SuperSentai'' and ''KamenRider'' ''Franchise/KamenRider'' fans are still friendly with Power Rangers fanbase, the only adaption that they really hate being ''MaskedRider''.''Series/MaskedRider''.



* LGBTFanbase: AN argument can be made for the whole franchise, starting with the dozens of attractive young men running around in rainbow spandex. One could also cite the NoHuggingNoKissing rule as playing into it; many of the friendships which are meant to be platonic are so emotionally charged that they come off as HoYay. Many teams have had characters that that fandom at large views as coded gay or bi ([[Series/PowerRangersLightspeedRescue Kelsey]], [[Series/PowerRangersMysticForce Vida]], [[Series/PowerRangersSamurai Jayden and Antonio]], or [[Series/PowerRangersDinoCharge Riley]] for example). It also helps that many of the ranger alumni are LGBT+ allies, and have participated in [[http://www.morphinlegacy.com/legacy-database/noh8-rangers NoH8 photoshoots]].
** With ''Series/PowerRangersSPD'' we can also point specifically to Doggie Cruger, who became an instant BaraGenre icon. His counterpart from SPD's source material, Series/TokusouSentaiDekaranger, is submissive (and VERY muscular) in almost every erotic pic of him (even if it's straight!)
* {{Macekre}}: While chopping up the Sentai episodes is common, season 3 of the original show really has to take the cake. In ''Kakuranger'', the robots which would become the Shogunzords appeared ''first'', with the proto-Ninjazords as the MidSeasonUpgrade. Saban flipped it around since the larger, humanoid Shogunzords would seem more natural as upgrades. The best example: the first MonsterOfTheWeek in season 3, Vampirus, comes from ''episode 36'' of Kakuranger. And let's not get into Zyu2 and ''Dairanger''...
** Let's put it this way: The episode 'Ninja Quest' includes American produced footage, a monster battle from Kakuranger, stock footage from Zyuranger and Dairanger, as well as footage from Zyu2. Five sources for one episode.

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* LGBTFanbase: AN An argument can be made for the whole WHOLE franchise, starting with the dozens of attractive young men running around in rainbow spandex. One could also cite the NoHuggingNoKissing rule as playing into it; many of the friendships which are meant to be platonic are so emotionally charged that they come off as HoYay. Many teams have had characters that that fandom at large views as coded gay or bi ([[Series/PowerRangersLightspeedRescue Kelsey]], [[Series/PowerRangersMysticForce Vida]], [[Series/PowerRangersSamurai Jayden and Antonio]], or [[Series/PowerRangersDinoCharge Riley]] for example). It also helps that many of the ranger alumni are LGBT+ allies, and have participated in [[http://www.morphinlegacy.com/legacy-database/noh8-rangers NoH8 photoshoots]].
** With ''Series/PowerRangersSPD'' we can also point specifically to Doggie Cruger, who became an instant BaraGenre icon. His counterpart from SPD's ''SPD'''s source material, Series/TokusouSentaiDekaranger, ''Series/TokusouSentaiDekaranger'', is submissive (and VERY muscular) in almost every erotic pic of him (even if it's straight!)
* {{Macekre}}: While chopping up the Sentai ''Sentai'' episodes is common, season 3 of the original show really has to take the cake. In ''Kakuranger'', the robots which would become the Shogunzords appeared ''first'', with the proto-Ninjazords as the MidSeasonUpgrade. Saban flipped it around since the larger, humanoid Shogunzords would seem more natural as upgrades. The best example: the first MonsterOfTheWeek in season 3, Vampirus, comes from ''episode 36'' of Kakuranger. ''Kakuranger''. And let's not get into Zyu2 [=Zyu2=] and ''Dairanger''...
** Let's put it this way: The episode 'Ninja Quest' includes American produced footage, a monster battle from Kakuranger, ''Kakuranger'', stock footage from Zyuranger ''Zyuranger'' and Dairanger, ''Dairanger'', as well as footage from Zyu2.[=Zyu2=]. Five sources for one episode.



** Jokes about the constant usage of the words "Super" and "Mega" in ''Megaforce'', due to the insane over-usage of such words (Such as, in a negative response to the lack of Lightspeed Rescue used in the season, "Super Mega fuck this shit.").
** Megaforce had two- Emma's love of going into the woods was interpreted as her going there to hide the corpses of her victims, and Troy's hatred of water bottles.
* MyRealDaddy: Judd Lynn is pretty much considered as the ''real'' daddy of PR shows, as he's the one who kept the original Power Rangers shows into favored ones, noted that there has been decline in quality after his departure in the middle of Time Force. Him being called back to help finish up RPM is also a factor why that show is a favorite. It is also worth mentioning that Judd Lynn was responsible of the second half of ''Turbo'', which salvaged it from 'really bad' to 'at least watchable'. After Jonathan Tzachor descended into ScapegoatCreator, the news that Judd Lynn returns as the full-season director of Dino Charge is met with MUCH applause.

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** Jokes about the constant usage of the words "Super" and "Mega" in ''Megaforce'', due to the insane over-usage of such words (Such as, in a negative response to the lack of Lightspeed Rescue ''Lightspeed Rescue'' used in the season, "Super Mega fuck this shit.").
** Megaforce ''Megaforce'' had two- Emma's love of going into the woods was interpreted as her going there to hide the corpses of her victims, and Troy's hatred of water bottles.
* MyRealDaddy: Judd Lynn is pretty much considered as the ''real'' daddy of PR ''PR'' shows, as he's the one who kept the original Power Rangers ''Power Rangers'' shows into favored ones, noted that there has been decline in quality after his departure in the middle of Time Force. ''Time Force''. Him being called back to help finish up RPM ''RPM'' is also a factor why that show is a favorite. It is also worth mentioning that Judd Lynn was responsible of the second half of ''Turbo'', which salvaged it from 'really bad' to 'at least watchable'. After Jonathan Tzachor descended into ScapegoatCreator, the news that Judd Lynn returns as the full-season director of Dino Charge ''Dino Charge'' is met with MUCH applause.



## The [[Series/MightyMorphinPowerRangers first three seasons of Power Rangers]] are the best Power Rangers shows.
## The seasons with Tommy are the best Power Ranger shows.
## The seasons up to ''[[Series/PowerRangersInSpace in Space]]'' are the best Power Ranger shows.
## Only Power Rangers of the Saban era (anything up until ''[[Series/PowerRangersTimeForce Time Force]]'') are the best Power Rangers shows.
## Only Power Rangers made by the original production team (until ''[[Series/PowerRangersWildForce Wild Force]]'') are the best Power Rangers shows. Notable because the current executive producer, Johnathan Tzachor (who held the same title with MMPR Productions), is a member of this camp.
## Only Power Rangers before Bruce Kalish became Executive Producer (up to and including [[Series/PowerRangersDinoThunder Dino Thunder]]) are the best Power Ranger shows.
## Same as above but including Bruce Kalish's first season (''[[Series/PowerRangersSPD SPD]]'') are the best Power Ranger shows.
## Same as above but including the final Disney season, and the first without Bruce Kalish (''[[Series/PowerRangersRPM RPM]]'') are the best Power Ranger shows.
## Literally '''''every''''' season before Saban bought back the rights to the franchise, all seventeen seasons pre-''[[Series/PowerRangersSamurai Samurai]]'' are the best Power Rangers shows.

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## The [[Series/MightyMorphinPowerRangers first three seasons seasons]] of Power Rangers]] ''Power Rangers'' are the best Power Rangers ''Power Rangers'' shows.
## The seasons with Tommy are the best Power Ranger ''Power Rangers'' shows.
## The seasons up to ''[[Series/PowerRangersInSpace in Space]]'' are the best Power Ranger ''Power Ranger'' shows.
## Only Power Rangers ''Power Rangers'' seasons of the Saban era (anything up until ''[[Series/PowerRangersTimeForce Time Force]]'') are the best Power Rangers ''Power Rangers'' shows.
## Only Power Rangers ''Power Rangers'' made by the original production team (until ''[[Series/PowerRangersWildForce Wild Force]]'') are the best Power Rangers ''Power Rangers'' shows. Notable because the current executive producer, Johnathan Tzachor (who held the same title with MMPR Productions), is a member of this camp.
## Only Power Rangers ''Power Rangers'' before Bruce Kalish became Executive Producer (up to and including [[Series/PowerRangersDinoThunder ''[[Series/PowerRangersDinoThunder Dino Thunder]]) Thunder]]'') are the best Power Ranger ''Power Rangers'' shows.
## Same as above but including Bruce Kalish's first season (''[[Series/PowerRangersSPD SPD]]'') are the best Power Ranger ''Power Rangers'' shows.
## Same as above but including the final Disney season, and the first without Bruce Kalish (''[[Series/PowerRangersRPM RPM]]'') are the best Power Ranger ''Power Rangers'' shows.
## Literally '''''every''''' season before Saban bought back the rights to the franchise, all seventeen seasons pre-''[[Series/PowerRangersSamurai Samurai]]'' are the best Power Rangers ''Power Rangers'' shows.



** Rose [=McIver=] (Summer Landsdown, ''RPM's'' Ranger Operator Series Yellow) played Lindsey Salmon in the movie adaptation of ''Film/TheLovelyBones''. She also plays Tinkerbell on ''Series/OnceUponATime'', has a recurring role on ''Series/MastersOfSex'' and starred as the adult Cathy in Lifetime's adaption of ''PetalsOnTheWind''. She currently stars in the CW series ''Series/{{iZombie}}''.
** Eka Darville (Scott, ''RPM's'' Ranger Operator Series Red) has had roles on ''Spartacus'', ''Series/TerraNova'', ''Series/TheVampireDiaries'', ''TheOriginals'', ''Series/{{Empire}}'' and ''Series/JessicaJones2015''.
** Creator/AdelaideKane (Tenaya 7, the villainess of ''RPM'') played the daughter in ''ThePurge'', Cora Hale on ''TeenWolf'', and is currently starring as Mary, Queen of Scots on ''{{Reign}}''.

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** Rose [=McIver=] (Summer Landsdown, ''RPM's'' ''RPM'''s Ranger Operator Series Yellow) played Lindsey Salmon in the movie adaptation of ''Film/TheLovelyBones''. She also plays Tinkerbell on ''Series/OnceUponATime'', has a recurring role on ''Series/MastersOfSex'' and starred as the adult Cathy in Lifetime's adaption of ''PetalsOnTheWind''. She currently stars in the CW series ''Series/{{iZombie}}''.
** Eka Darville (Scott, ''RPM's'' ''RPM'''s Ranger Operator Series Red) has had roles on ''Spartacus'', ''Series/TerraNova'', ''Series/TheVampireDiaries'', ''TheOriginals'', ''Series/{{Empire}}'' and ''Series/JessicaJones2015''.
** Creator/AdelaideKane (Tenaya 7, the villainess of ''RPM'') played the daughter in ''ThePurge'', Cora Hale on ''TeenWolf'', and is currently starring as Mary, Queen of Scots on ''{{Reign}}''. ''Series/{{Reign}}''.



* SeasonalRot: ''Turbo'', ''Wild Force'', and the seasons under Bruce Kalish (''SPD'' through ''Jungle Fury'') are considered the franchise's weaker entries to varying degrees.

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* SeasonalRot: With a show as long-lived as ''Power Rangers'', not every season's going to be good.
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''Turbo'', ''Wild Force'', and the seasons under Bruce Kalish (''SPD'' through ''Jungle Fury'') are considered the franchise's weaker entries to varying degrees.



* SlowPacedBeginning: Most ''Power Rangers'' series start off with filler (often {{Aesop}} [[OnceAnEpisode Of The Week]] type episodes), but pretty much all seasons hit their stride a few episodes in, once the first major story arc occurs.

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* SlowPacedBeginning: Most ''Power Rangers'' series start off with filler (often {{Aesop}} [[AnAesop Aesop]] [[OnceAnEpisode Of The Week]] type episodes), but pretty much all seasons hit their stride a few episodes in, once the first major story arc occurs.



** Another one is how seasons that are based on fan-favorite Super Sentai seasons end up being poorly recieved (Series/PowerRangersTurbo, Series/PowerRangersOperationOverdrive, Series/PowerRangersSamurai, and Series/PowerRangersMegaforce) while adaptations of Sentai seasons that were either bad or SoOkayItsAverage ended up being decent or fan-favorite seasons (Series/PowerRangersZeo, Series/PowerRangersLostGalaxy, Series/PowerRangersRPM, and Series/PowerRangersDinoCharge).
* SubbingVersusDubbing: In this case, "subbing" means cleaving as closely as possible to the source material[[note]]best exemplified by ''Wild Force,'' ''Mystic Force'' and ''Samurai''[[/note]] and "dubbing" equals PragmaticAdaptation[[note]]best exemplified by ''In Space,'' ''Lost Galaxy'' and ''RPM''[[/note]]. Notably, this debate only applies to the franchise's internal politics; "dubbed" series tend to be better received by the fans than "subbed" series (with the exception of ''Time Force'').

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** Another one is how seasons that are based on fan-favorite Super Sentai ''Super Sentai'' seasons end up being poorly recieved (Series/PowerRangersTurbo, Series/PowerRangersOperationOverdrive, Series/PowerRangersSamurai, received (''Series/PowerRangersTurbo'', ''Series/PowerRangersOperationOverdrive'', ''Series/PowerRangersSamurai'', and Series/PowerRangersMegaforce) ''Series/PowerRangersMegaforce'') while adaptations of Sentai ''Sentai'' seasons that were either bad bad, divisive, or SoOkayItsAverage ended up being decent or fan-favorite seasons (Series/PowerRangersZeo, Series/PowerRangersLostGalaxy, Series/PowerRangersRPM, (''Series/PowerRangersZeo'', ''Series/PowerRangersLostGalaxy'', ''Series/PowerRangersRPM'', and Series/PowerRangersDinoCharge).
''Series/PowerRangersDinoCharge'').
* SubbingVersusDubbing: In this case, "subbing" means cleaving as closely as possible to the source material[[note]]best exemplified by ''Wild Force,'' Force'', ''Mystic Force'' Force'', and ''Samurai''[[/note]] and "dubbing" equals PragmaticAdaptation[[note]]best exemplified by ''In Space,'' Space'', ''Lost Galaxy'' Galaxy'', and ''RPM''[[/note]]. Notably, this debate only applies to the franchise's internal politics; "dubbed" series tend to be better received by the fans than "subbed" series (with the exception of ''Time Force'').



** With the Gokaiger footage coinciding with the series' 20th anniversary, you'd think it would make sense to go from Super Samurai straight into that. Unfortunately, Saban was contractually obligated not to skip any Super Sentai series, and Nickelodeon had messed things up by halving the number of episodes in a season, forcing Saban to split the Shinkenger adaptation over two years. The best Saban could do at that point was to merge Goseiger and Gokaiger into one story, so that Gokaiger is at least closely related to the anniversary.

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** With the Gokaiger ''Uokaiger'' footage coinciding with the series' 20th anniversary, you'd think it would make sense to go from Super Samurai ''Super Samurai'' straight into that. Unfortunately, Saban was contractually obligated not to skip any Super Sentai ''Super Sentai'' series, and Nickelodeon had messed things up by halving the number of episodes in a season, forcing Saban to split the Shinkenger ''Shinkenger'' adaptation over two years. The best Saban could do at that point was to merge Goseiger ''Goseiger'' and Gokaiger ''Gokaiger'' into one story, so that Gokaiger is at least closely related to the anniversary.



** The original [[http://fusion.net/story/6230/the-black-power-ranger-explains-why-their-colors-were-coincidental-not-racist/ Black Ranger was black and the original Yellow Ranger was Asian]] (the producers did not realize what they had accidentally done until several episodes in, when it was too late to change anything). This is furthered evidenced by The Galaxy Ranger Promo that Saban made for Bandai in 1992 (likely made of original footage made for a Bioman pilot) in that Zach was Biorhythm Green and Trini is Biorhythm White.

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** The original [[http://fusion.net/story/6230/the-black-power-ranger-explains-why-their-colors-were-coincidental-not-racist/ Black Ranger was black and the original Yellow Ranger was Asian]] (the producers did not realize what they had accidentally done until several episodes in, when it was too late to change anything). This is furthered evidenced by The Galaxy Ranger ''Galaxy Ranger'' Promo that Saban made for Bandai in 1992 (likely made of original footage made for a Bioman ''Bioman'' pilot) in that Zach was Biorhythm Green and Trini is Biorhythm White.



** Then there was the writers' later decision to [[http://www.denofgeek.us/tv/power-rangers/180679/themes-of-power-rangers-diversity-and-tolerance stress Tommy's Native American heritage]]. Anyone remember what color he was in Zeo and Turbo?

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** Then there was the writers' later decision to [[http://www.denofgeek.us/tv/power-rangers/180679/themes-of-power-rangers-diversity-and-tolerance stress Tommy's Native American heritage]]. Anyone remember what color he was in Zeo ''Zeo'' and Turbo?''Turbo''?



** As of Megaforce, the "only one black person per team, but no limits on white or apparently-white people" dynamic is starting to come under serious scrutiny after an incident where [[http://risingsuntokusatsu.com/2012/07/18/saban-gets-racial-during-the-casting-of-power-rangers-megaforce/ an actress was apparently told this was the reason they wouldn't cast her]].

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** As of Megaforce, ''Megaforce'', the "only one black person per team, but no limits on white or apparently-white people" dynamic is starting to come under serious scrutiny after an incident where [[http://risingsuntokusatsu.com/2012/07/18/saban-gets-racial-during-the-casting-of-power-rangers-megaforce/ an actress was apparently told this was the reason they wouldn't cast her]].



* VindicatedByHistory: Most of the seasons with negative receptions tend to get this in the years following their release, usually thanks to something worse coming along- the most notable examples are ''Turbo,'' ''Wild Force'' and the Kalish Era as a whole (Though ''Overdrive'' is still passionately hated in some circles).
** The franchise is also notable for having ''inversions'' of this trope- some at the time popular seasons are said by many to not have stood the test of time well- examples include ''Dino Thunder'', ''MMPR'' itself, and ''Time Force.''

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* VindicatedByHistory: Most of the seasons with negative receptions tend to get this in the years following their release, usually thanks to something worse coming along- along; the most notable examples are ''Turbo,'' ''Wild Force'' and the Kalish Era as a whole (Though ''Overdrive'' is still passionately hated in some circles).
** The franchise is also notable for having ''inversions'' of this trope- trope; some at the time popular seasons are said by many to not have stood the test of time well- examples well. Examples include ''Dino Thunder'', ''MMPR'' ''MMPR'', itself, and ''Time Force.''Force''.



* WinBackTheCrowd: Both ''in Space'' and ''RPM'', fan-favorites considered some of the franchise's best, which followed ''Turbo'' and Bruce Kalish's run, respectively, which... aren't.

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* WinBackTheCrowd: Both ''in ''In Space'' and ''RPM'', fan-favorites considered some of the franchise's best, which followed ''Turbo'' and Bruce Kalish's run, respectively, which... aren't.
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