How exactly will the Legend War work for the adaptation? The Zyuranger suits alone were reused over three separate adaptations, meaning Dairanger won't be used at all aside from Kibaranger. Then there's the fact that the whole team from Power Rangers Turbo aside from Justin was reused for Power Rangers in Space, while the entire team from Zeo was just a transplant of the original team. Speaking of the original team, that brings me to Tommy. He alone played four separate Rangers (five if you count his time as the Red Turbo Ranger).
Easy, there's been more than enough substitutes, replacements and clones over the years. Only real question is Tommy.
MMPR: Jason-Red, Zack-Black, Kimberly-Pink, Aisha (or an always-helmeted never-speaking Trini)-Yellow, Billy-Blue, Tom (the clone) back from the Colonial Era-Green, not sure about White (maybe the White Stranger from the Wild West, picked up by Tom on his way to the present?)
Aquitar Rangers there to use the Kakuranger suits
Zeo: Tommy-Red (its his Red role, if he has one role, it'd be this one), Tanya-Yellow, Adam-Black, Rocky-Blue, Kat-Pink, Trey-Gold
Alternatively, Tommy goes with his Dino Thunder suit because its bonded to him exclusively, and gives the Zeonizers to his brother David Trueheart (who would also never be shown helmetless or speak)
Turbo: The Robot Duplicates of TJ, Carlos, Ashley, and Cassie from The Robot Ranger, plus Justin as a token human since he doesn't need a robot to cover for him
Space: As in canon
Dino Thunder: Not sure how Tommy'd cover this one, since he never had a clone associated with this role. Maybe Anton Mercer will somehow cover for Tommy for this role as penance, unless Tommy goes with this role and gets his brother to cover for Zeo.
Gonna going into Wild Mass Guessing here. I'm thinking either they get really complex and stagger it out. Say for example, start with just the original six Mighty Morphin' Rangers, then have Tommy switch from green to white. Then add the Alien Rangers, then add the Zeo Rangers and have Tommy switch from White to Red, etc. Granted that would take a long time and probably be extremely expensive. The other possible way? Clones. Just simply say that Gosei creates clones for every Ranger who had more than one power set and after the battle the clones merge together with their originals. Simple.
Also, keep in mind that its almost guaranteed that nine out of ten returning rangers in the War will be non-speaking morph-only roles, due to the simple improbability of getting all hundred-something actors to return (particularly when Thuy Trang is dead and Danny Slavin needed to have a favor called in to get involved with the last reunion he was invited to); the explanation will likely be left as an exercise for the sufficiently pedantic viewer to explain, as I did above, much like they did the repowerings shown in Forever Red.
The most likely scenario will probably involve some type of technology that will re-animate the powers in the suits without an actual ranger in them, similar to the empty Murderous Mannequins Basco unleashed on the Gokaiger.
Or as explained in an answer to a question found at the bottom of this page, the Morphing Grid gains sentience with every good versus evil struggle; and with an influx of evil that has never been experienced before, the Grid decides to help out via its "heroic mannequins".
Thanks to a blunder with the stock footage, Ryuuranger has appeared after all.
They could just have the same Rangers picked out from different points in time.
Okay, it is nitpicking but it still kind of bothers me. Why couldn't Noah pick up Jake's axe? Jake was able to swing it around unmorphed, so why can't Noah swing it morphed? I mean come on, Bridge threw a car and Adam split the ground open for example. Even if their powers aren't as strong it can't be a far stretch to think the guy can lift a seemingly 50 pound axe.
Maybe that's the whole point. Jake kept telling Noah that all he had to do was believe in himself. Now I don't care how much you believe in yourself, if you don't have the muscle, you can't lift something that's too heavy, it's just a fact. But maybe the increase of physical strength that comes from a ranger's powers only works if they believe in it and themselves. Kind of like Dillon's shield in RPM. Noah didn't believe so the strength increase didn't work for him to begin with.
I think of it as an artifact from the Goseiger episode where the fight footage came from. Gosei Blue had issues lifting the ax so Noah had to have the same problem.
Noah the scientific mind of the group believes robots are a species???
He probably was talking about A.I. and, in the great discussion of A.I. as a person or as a tool, he is in the side that says robots are people too.
He also said that they would be running on perpetual motion engines. Isn't that deemed impossible by scientific minds because it supposedly breaks the laws of thermodynamics?
This is Power Rangers, where people can breathe on the moon, instead of bleeding they have sparks fly (yes even out of the suits), they are constantly hit by explosions yet never get any burns and are still able to hear, there are human on other planets other than Earth, and countless other illogical events occur that break the laws of everything. In short, Power Rangers is a series that makes anyone with a science education past kindergarten face palm.
Considering the original series is canon and that a race of sentient robots canonically existed, it makes more sense than it seems.
Also Noah probably considers all life machines, albeit of different types (electrochemical for example). By that reasoning robots are indeed a species.
Why do the rangers wear the exact same outfits in every single episode?
One would assume so that the audience doesn't notice that they are wearing different clothes during the stock morphing sequence. (This was incredibly noticeable in other seasons. Zeo being the worst offender.)
Also likely Viewers Are Morons. They probably think the kids watching the show won't recognise the rangers unless they wear the same thing every episode. Same thing happened in Lost Galaxy and Time Force. It's either this or a team uniform.
That was never a problem in previous seasons, why would it be one now? It's probably just a budget issue, they don't have a huge amount of money for the wardrobe so the Rangers (initially) only have one civilian outfit. It's starting to get a little better in recent episodes.
So are the Warstar aliens or not? They are initially stated to be that, but then Vrak makes several comments that seem to imply that they're descended from Earth insects. Which one is it?
I got the implication that they are only similar to Earth insects. They are still aliens, yes, but they are insect-like, so Creepox and Vrak tend to reference Earth insects a lot as a reference point.
Vrak outright states that he's an alien in United we Stand.
I'll admit this is a tiny little nitpick, but has anyone else noticed we've went from Mia and Emily to Gia and Emma? If the Limited Wardrobe is supposed to be because Viewers Are Morons, you'd think they wouldn't use names that are so similar to the last team.
I bet they did it deliberately in an attempt to make the transition to a new group of characters easier for younger audiences. Older fans are used to changing teams every year, but Samurai brought in a whole new load of young fans who aren't aware of this. It's also worth noting that Troy, Noah and Jake are quite similar to Jayden, Kevin and Mike in terms of personality. The serious one with an intriguing subplot (Jayden's secret, Troy's visions), the studious one (who both happen to be African American) and the laid back, fun loving one (who both have a romantic subplot with the Yellow Ranger).
First robots are a species and now "Some scientists believe that dreams sometimes foretell the future"? Really Noah? Starting to believe Noah's scientific mind is more Informed Ability than ability.
Bear in mind he did use the word some. That indicates that he doesn't mean the majority. And it is true that some scientists do research in the field of precognitive dreams. From what I've looked at, it seems like there isn't much evidence to indicate that it's true, but then again a nerd like Noah might be just the type to be interested in really obscure branches of science that most people haven't even heard of.
Is it just me, or does the mutants' motivation not really make much sense? They are upset with humanity for spreading pollution, except that they were created from and feed on pollution, and their plan to attack humanity is to spread more of it so they can grow stronger.
It is incredibly poorly defined. The best explanation I can think of is that while the pollution gives the mutants their power, it doesn't necessarily mean they like it. So they hate humans for polluting the earth, but since it makes them powerful, they're willing to cause more pollution to give themselves the power to conquer humanity.
I just thought that the mutants weren't upset with the humans. They came to life from the sludge that humans ignored and want to cause the rest of the world to be like that. They only mention that it's humans' fault because they are trying to show how the humans (in an incredibly roundabout way) are the cause of there own demise.
Similiar to the Ranger War above, but there is another thing about it that seems off. Lets assume that all the Rangers from MMPR to Megaforce loose their powers and they are changed into the Keys like Gokaiger. However, a major plot hole is that it has been confirmed that the suits used for Super Megaforce will be the main 5 Goseiger suits and the Silver Pirate suit. So, how can this be, since the powers of the Megaforce team look like they are going to be sacrificed?
Well the Megaforce team will need to acquire all of the past ranger powers in order to use them next season. So it's most likely that once they find them, they get their own powers back at the same time. Being the original holders of the Megaforce powers, they don't need to be turned into keys in order to be used.
On the same subject. I recall in the original MMPR, Tommy's Green Ranger powers were limited due to the spell of the green candle, now that it turns out that the Green Ranger key exists in Gokaiger and it will probably turn up in Super Megaforce... will the curse of the Green Candle still affect the Green Ranger Key and what if someone "gokai changes" with it, will it still cause the same ailments Tommy went through whenever he morphed?
The powers were recreated, though, for the evil clone of Tommy they left in Colonial British California. Presumably the Green Ranger powers used in the coming War, and the resulting Key, will derive from that recreated coin rather than the Candle-drained original.
I really doubt they're going to go into the back story about the Green Ranger clone. The simpler explanation would be to just say that original Dragon Coin has been re-powered somehow. It wouldn't be that hard, we've seen other ranger powers (including other Power Coins) be restored. The Sentinel Knight could do it, Gosei could do it, Ninjor could do it (consideing he made the thing in the first place) or hell, even the Morphing Grid could do it. The Morphing Grid is said to be powered by the conflict between good and evil. With such a massive fleet of aliens attacking all at once, the Morphing Grid could just restore every ranger power that's been lost.
Okay, this is stupid but it bothers me: In "Who's Crying Now?" the Rangers say that Troy made the bullies "see the light", but nothing of what Troy did in that episode made Not-Bulk and Not-Skull change, they're the same bullies after he face them than before; what actually made them change was Howie standing up to Creepox to protect them.
Also the bullies and the monsters asking if Troy if he's gonna cry really seems like a ContrivedCoincidence
I think Zordon had a Plan for events up through the end of In Space, and Gosei didn't want to interfere in his mentor's planned Heroic Sacrifice (since interference might mean altering things so it doesn't end with the currently dominant intergalactic tyrannical regime completely wiped out). As for why he didn't involve himself later... maybe he just thought the humans had stuff in hand in the other seasons. I have a WMG up that he was involved in getting ranger technology to the various completely-human organizations that have had it since, and don't have much of a history with it (IE, Lightspeed, Mystic Force, Jungle Fury), so maybe he just prefers to be low-key and behind-the-scenes whenever his direct intervention isn't necessary.
In a recent episode, Admiral Malchor has pointed out that Vrak never smiles...except, Vrak always has this smug smirk on his face, and even has a few evil laughs in here and there.
So Malkor biting the head of a zombat made it in uncensored, but showing him getting incinerated in the ship explosion is too violent?