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Characters: Power Rangers RPM
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    Our Heroes 

Scott Truman / Ranger Operator Series Red | (Actor: Eka Darville)

"Here we go, people. Let's bring the pain."

The leader of the team, Scott is a former Air Force pilot who longs for the approval of his overbearing father, Colonel Truman. Scarred by the death of his older brother, Marcus, Scott is often doubtful of his ability to lead the Rangers to victory, though he doesn't let that stop him.

Flynn McAllistair / Ranger Operator Series Blue | (Actor: Ari Boyland)

"This is how we do it GLASGOW STYLE!"

A former police officer, firefighter, and foreign aid worker of Scottish descent, Flynn has a pathological need to help people that often gets him into trouble. As the team mechanic he's responsible for keeping their gear working, and has been known to improvise solutions to a number of problems.

Summer Landsdown / Ranger Operator Series Yellow | (Actress: Rose McIver)

"I don't care where you came from. I want to know where you're going."

A spoiled rich girl who barely made it into Corinth alive, Summer experienced an epiphany and decided that she wanted to help people. She's determined to save Dillon, despite his own strong objections, and frequently plays the mediator between he and Scott.

Dillon / Ranger Operator Series Black | (Actor: Dan Ewing)

"You guys are the answer. I'm just looking for the question."

A cyborg with amnesia and something of an attitude problem, Dillon is recruited into the Rangers as part of a work-release program from Corinth's jail. He wants to find out more about his past, has a mild rivalry with Scott, a fair amount of Unresolved Sexual Tension with Summer, and a close friendship with Ziggy.

Ziggy Grover / Ranger Operator Series Green | (Actor: Milo Cawthorne)

"In times like this, there is one question that needs to be answered: are we, or are we not, the good guys?"
An ex-mobster with a streak of bad luck, Ziggy becomes friends with Dillon after he tried to rob the brooding Black Ranger in the pilot. Hired to find a Green Ranger candidate, he ends up putting the morpher on himself to protect it from Tenaya 7. Has a complicated relationship with Dr. K.
  • An Axe to Grind: Turbo Ax. Ironic, given his fighting prowess.
  • Badass Unintentional: His first morph. Well, most of the season really.
  • Butt Monkey: Poor Ziggy. It seems that barely an episode can go by without the Green Ranger totally embarrassing himself in some way. Best reflected by his first ever morph. Previous rangers, whether they Jumped at the Call, were thrown in the cockpit or even stole their powers, always morphed with a fair amount of dignity and grace the first time. What's Ziggy's first line upon realising what he has become?
    Ziggy: Woah! I'm a Power Ranger! I don't wanna be a Power Ranger! I do not want to be a Power Ranger!
He then proceeds to get kicked all over the place.

Gem and Gemma / Ranger Operator Series Gold and Silver | (Actors: Mike Ginn and Li Ming Hu)

"It's Boom time!"

The former test pilots for the Ranger gear, Gem and Gemma are a pair of utterly demented twins who narrowly escaped the destruction of the facility where they were raised. Equipped with the prototype Gold and Silver suits, and a love of explosions, they wage a private war against Venjix before being recruited partway through the show.

    Their Friends 

Dr. K | (Actress: Olivia Tennet)

"I've made errors. But I've also learned that even the most flawed human is better than the most perfect machine."

A socially crippled genius raised in a secret government facility, Dr. K is the designer of the Ranger technology, and has her own, personal reasons for wanting to see Venjix destroyed. Not particularly trusting, she has a somewhat antagonistic relationship with her team, especially Ziggy.
  • Adorkable
  • Berserk Button: Don't call the suits "spandex" in front of her. Not even schoolchildren are safe from her wrath. ("Tights" seems to be OK.)
  • Broken Bird: Being brought up simply to develop technology and software all her life, and being told she was photosensitive to keep her from going outdoors, will do that.
  • Deadpan Snarker
  • Genius Sweet Tooth
  • Hot Scientist
  • Irony: Somewhat. When she was growing up in Alphabet soup, she was told that she was allergic to the sun and could never go outside. This was a lie to make sure she never escaped. However K. is never seen outside without a cloak, the result of her having very sensitive and fair skin from being cooped inside up by a lie. The lie caused the truth in a way.
  • Insistent Terminology:
    • It's Bio-Armor, not spandex!
    Dr. K: The material is a self-assembling nanofiber formed with an inter-cellular shape memory alloy.
    • Schoolkids on a field trip get a Q&A session with the Rangers, and K has to be restrained when the S-word comes up.
    • She is very insistent on terminology. During the Q&A session she holds with her Series Operators in the beginning of "Ranger Blue", Scott asks her about the eyes in front of their Zords. She tells them that they are not eyes, but that they are actually optical field scanning sensors for their cockpit's displays. But, of course, this doesn't go around the fact that...
    Dillon: They look like eyes!
    Ziggy: Big, googly anime eyes.
  • Little Miss Badass
  • Little Miss Snarker
  • Mentor Ship: With Ziggy.
  • Musical Assassin: Her violin packs quite a punch.
  • Nice Job Breaking It, Hero: She's the one who developed the Venjix virus albeit just for the building she was in and nothing beyond that. But in truth this should extend to the organization that was looking after her. As if they had just let her get out once in a while. She would never have made it in the first place and even then should've at least let her install the firewall. They knew what she was a genius so they should've at least heeded her words.
  • No Social Skills
  • Not That Kind of Doctor
  • One-Letter Name
  • Samus Is a Girl: Attempted, with somewhat predictable results.
  • Shorter Means Smarter
  • Sugar and Ice Personality
  • Supporting Protagonist: The whole series is her trying to fix the disaster she caused.
  • Teen Genius

Col. Mason Truman | (Actor: James Gaylyn)

Scott's father and the leader of Corinth's defence forces, Colonel Truman is a paranoid, suspicious man who has no desire to ever leave the dome, preferring to wait Venjix out. He has a difficult relationship with his son and Dr. K. Has the distinction of being one of the few competent muggles in the franchise.

Corporal Hicks | (Actor: Damien Avery)

Vasquez | (Actress: Mia Koning)

    Their Enemies 

Venjix | (Voice actor: Andrew Laing)

"I brought a legion. What did you bring?"

A lethal computer virus that gained sentience and proceeded to Take Over the World...after reducing the human population to a few million. He's now out to finish the job by annihilating Corinth and the Power Rangers.
  • A.I. Is a Crapshoot: More like virus, but still.
  • Bad Boss: To the point where he'll order the murder of loyal minions for no real reason. This ultimately costs him the war when his plan to allow Tenaya 15 to execute Kilobyte convinces Kilobyte to try and kill her first, leading to Dillon's saving of Tenaya.
  • Badass Baritone
  • Badass Boast: His first line: "I am Venjix! Your world is now MY world, and YOUR time is now OVER!"
    • Another one in "Embodied:" "I am Venjix! The one, immortal ME!"
  • Beard of Evil: Sports a truly magnificent one in his most advanced body
  • Big Bad
  • Captain Ersatz: Of HAL 9000 and Skynet, with the MCP's voice thrown in for good measure.
  • Composite Character: Of Land Pollution Vice-Minister Hiramechimedes and Yogoshimacritein of Engine Sentai Go-onger.
  • Curb-Stomp Battle: When he faces off against the Rangers for the first time. If it wasn't for Gem and Gemma he would have easily won.
  • Cyber Cyclops: In his cylinder form.
  • Evil Counterpart: Perhaps unintentionally, of Zordon. He communicates to his men from a floor-to-ceiling cylinder, and his lair resembles the original Command Center.
  • Fighting a Shadow
  • Kill All Humans
  • Large Ham / Evil Is Hammy
  • Lightning Bruiser: His first body is one of these, being fast enough to dodge the Rangers' attacks, durable enough to withstand them, and capable of defeating them all in a few blows.
  • Make My Monster Grow
  • Mid-Season Upgrade: He eventually gains an Attack Bot that serves as his avatar when he wishes to combat the Rangers.
  • Mighty Glacier: His final body is so huge and slow as to be almost immobile, but can take any punishment the Rangers care to throw at it, and when he hits them, they go down very swiftly.
  • One-Man Army: Any time he downloads into a body, it will likely be one of these.
  • One Steve Limit: An aversion - he has nothing to do with the previous Venjix. Complete coincidence, or a reference that was taken too seriously? You decide.
  • Orcus on His Throne: For the earlier episodes; all he did was Make My Monster Grow.
  • Sealed Evil in a Can: It began its existence more or less as a sealed evil. The program for the sentient, self-replicating, computer virus was initially created and contained in a single laptop. That is until Dr. K, in a attempt to escape her circumstances, decided to infect Alphabet Soup's computer network with the virus but was stopped short from installing a firewall to prevent further spread. The result was an infection of nearly every computer system connected to the internet and the destruction of nearly the entire human race.
    • It is hinted that it also becomes one of these again, as opposed to being destroyed, at the end of RPM with the Venjix Palace music playing as the camera focuses in on Ranger Red's morpher with a blinking red light.
  • Take Over the World
  • Too Dumb to Live: In the final episode, after Gem and Gemma destroy the Control Tower's supports it takes about 45 seconds for it to fall from the roof of the dome to the ground, he just stands directly under the tower preparing for his demise when all he needed to do was survive it was to simply move out of the way, It's rather unbelievable that this was the being that destroyed the Earth yet he can't even see danger coming from a mile away.
    • Of course, this ends up being a Subverted Trope in the end as Dr. K shuts the briefcase containing the Ranger Series morphers...with a familiar red glow emitting from Ranger Series Red's morpher, and with his leitmotif playing softly in the background.

General Shifter (Voice actor: Mark Mitchinson)

One of Venjix's generals, his job is to design new attack bots. When Tenaya 7 frames him for trying to murder Venjix, Shifter is exiled and forced to act on his own, vowing vengeance against Venjix and the Rangers alike.

General Crunch| (Voice actors: Charlie McDermott)

One of Venjix's generals, though his job remains largely undefined.

Tenaya 7/Tenaya 15 | (Actress: Adelaide Kane)

A cyborg built for infiltration, Tenaya 7 is Venjix's right-hand woman for most of the show, commanding the Grinders, carrying out his plans, and trying to hide her frustration with Shifter and Crunch.

General Kilobyte | (Voice actor: Leighton Cardno)

"You put a human against a machine, the machine will win every time."

One of Venjix's most trusted generals, he was believed to have been lost during the war. He returns two thirds of the way through the series, and challenges Tenaya for the position of Venjix's right-hand robot, winning out. Arrogant and highly protective of his position, he is nonetheless one of the Rangers' most capable adversaries.
  • Adaptation Expansion: RPM makes him a major villain, as opposed to his Go-Onger counterpart which only appeared for three episodes.
  • Badass Cape
  • Badass in a Nice Suit: His mantle has the appearance of a tie and lapels.
  • Curb-Stomp Battle: He's introduced giving one to Tenaya 7 and delivers a brutal one to the entire Ranger team during their first battle. During "Danger & Destiny" he inflicts another one on Tenaya 15 and Dillon, nearly killing them before he's fatally interrupted.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Especially towards Tenaya.
  • The Dragon: Replaces Tenaya 7 in this role, and fights to keep it from Tenaya 15.
  • Enigmatic Minion: His loyalty never wavers, but he's very protective of his position, leading him to occasionally go behind Venjix's back.
  • Evil Brit: Both his first and second voice actors affect appropriately snooty British accents.
  • Evil Sounds Deep: In his first episode, Kilobyte had a deep, imposing voice. In all his appearances afterwards, his voice in higher and slimier.
  • The Fighting Narcissist: Complete with stopping to brush his "hair" after every strike.
  • Four-Star Badass: Second only to Venjix himself when it comes to the ability to give the Rangers a beating.
  • In the Back: Does this to Tenaya. Is on the receiving end of it from Scott, Summer, and Flynn.
  • Ironic Echo: "No one likes a cheap shot." He says it twice: the first time when Tenaya 7 tries to stab him in the back, and the second time when he shoots her in the back.
  • Killed Off for Real: Shot In the Back by Summer, Scott, and Flynn moments before he can finish off Dillon and Tenaya.
  • Klingon Promotion: Inverted. Rightly fearing that Tenaya 15—his own creation—will replace him as Venjix's favoured general, he moves to kill her while Venjix is distracted by conquering Corinth.
  • Lightning Bruiser: Slim. Agile. Well-armoured. Hits like a freight train. There's a reason he's Venjix's most feared general.
  • Manipulative Bastard
  • No-Holds-Barred Beatdown: His battle with Tenaya 15 becomes one of these by the end, as he slowly beats her into scrap.
  • One-Man Army: Takes on all the Rangers and Corinth's defence forces in his first appearance, and cuts through an army of Grinders in his second.
  • The Other Darrin: Switched voice actors between his first and second appearances.
  • Politically Incorrect Villain: Misogynistic and racist towards humans.
  • The Rival: To Tenaya 7/15.
  • Robotic Psychopath: Kilobyte is what he is because Venjix built him that way.
  • Sinister Scimitar: Wields one.
  • Stay in the Kitchen
    "You think because I look like a human girl, I can't bring it."
    "No, I think that because you are programmed like a human girl you cannot "bring it"."
  • Sword and Gun: Combos a blaster rifle with a Sinister Scimitar.
  • Sword Beam: His special attack projects beams from his scimitar.

Fresno Bob | (Actor: John Summer)

The head of the Scorpion Cartel, and one of the most powerful mobsters in Corinth, Fresno Bob has it in for Ziggy, who once robbed him of five million dollars worth of medical supplies. Ruthless and uncaring, he is willing to cut deals with anyone if it will get him his revenge.

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