* ''YMMV/MightyMorphinPowerRangers''
* ''YMMV/PowerRangersZeo''
* ''YMMV/PowerRangersTurbo''
* ''YMMV/PowerRangersInSpace''
* ''YMMV/PowerRangersLostGalaxy''
* ''YMMV/PowerRangersLightspeedRescue''
* ''YMMV/PowerRangersTimeForce''
* ''YMMV/PowerRangersWildForce''
* ''YMMV/PowerRangersNinjaStorm''
* ''YMMV/PowerRangersDinoThunder''
* ''YMMV/PowerRangersSPD''
* ''YMMV/PowerRangersMysticForce''
* ''YMMV/PowerRangersOperationOverdrive''
* ''YMMV/PowerRangersJungleFury''
* ''YMMV/PowerRangersRPM''
* ''YMMV/PowerRangersSamurai''
* ''YMMV/PowerRangersMegaforce''
* ''YMMV/PowerRangersDinoCharge''
* ''YMMV/PowerRangersNinjaSteel''
* ''YMMV/MightyMorphinPowerRangersTheMovie''
* ''YMMV/PowerRangers2017''
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* AndYouThoughtItWouldFail: TV Executives. See SavedFromDevelopmentHell and UnCancelled on the main page.
* ArchivePanic: The ''RPM'' finale marked a solid 700 episodes, and with two new seasons already out, and a third season going on currently, the episode count is over 800 episodes. It would take someone quite a while to watch all the episodes.
* {{Asspull}}: The series is limited by the stock footage available from the ''Franchise/SuperSentai'' series, meaning many of the [[ArtifactOfDoom Artifacts Of Doom]] and [[PlotCoupon Plot Coupons]] introduced during its run can teeter vicariously between being simply [[DeusExMachina Deus Ex Machinas]] to full out MerchandiseDriven Ass Pulls DependingOnTheWriter. Some examples are worse than others.
* BrokenBase: Primarily over which seasons are the best/good/bad/crap.
** 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.
* CompleteMonster: [[Monster/PowerRangers Has its own page.]]
* CrowningMomentOfAwesome: [[Awesome/PowerRangers Of course it has its own page!]]
* DeconstructionFic: A great deal of ''Power Rangers'' 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'' 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''.
* EvilIsSexy: Played with in the earlier seasons, but it wasn't until ''In Space''[='=]s Astronema that it took complete hold. Now every season there is at least one attractive humanoid evil female who most of the time fights the good guys.
* FanNickname: The Japanese recorded action sequences from the end of the first season (Starting with Something Fishy and every episode after Crystal of Nightmares) and the first half of the second season (until "Missing Green", before they began using ''Dairanger'' monsters on the show) is dubbed ''[=Zyu2=]'' in fan circles, due to the fact that they were recorded specifically for ''Mighty Morphin Power Rangers'' and were not from any actual ''Zyuranger'' episodes.
* {{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.
* FirstInstallmentWins: ''Mighty Morphin' '' was an instant hit, and became a major phenomenon, on par with ''Franchise/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles'' a few years earlier and ''{{Pokemon}}'' a few years later. The sequel series couldn't possibly keep up that momentum, and ''Mighty Morphin''' is far and away the best remembered installment, and the one that the average person is referring to when they say simply ''Power Rangers''.
** 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 ''Franchise/SuperSentai'' and ''Franchise/KamenRider'' fans are still friendly with Power Rangers fanbase, the only adaption that they really hate being ''Series/MaskedRider''.
* GatewaySeries: For many westerns, this introduced them to tokusatsu.
* GirlShowGhetto: In the toylines, the female Rangers usually get basic action figures produced and that's it, while the boys get EnvironmentSpecificActionFigure variations out the wazoo. With the ''[[Series/PowerRangersJungleFury Jungle Fury]]'' and ''RPM'' toys, Bandai America has actually ''created extra marketable'' (read: male) ''Rangers for the toyline'' to give these extras to, rather than give them to the existing female Rangers. Then again, that's less misogyny and more because girls don't sell: young boys really ''are'' the primary consumers of action figures for fighting series, and in second and third grade, owning a Pink Ranger "doll" can be hazardous to your health. Some series have made non-Yellow females a Blue or White Ranger rather than Pink, so that even if little boys don't want her action figure (because the costume will usually have a skirt on it) they can still be persuaded to buy other merchandise based on the character - her weapons, mecha, etc.
** Averted in the '90s. Kimberly was (and is) one of the most popular Rangers, Pink or otherwise. The Pink and Yellow Rangers were included in plenty of the merchandise, including children's clothing and the [=McDonalds=] Happy Meal toys-- something that would '''never''' happen today. There was even merchandise targeted directly to girls, such as Kimberly and Trini/Aisha Barbie dolls.
* GrowingTheBeard: Starting with ''Power Rangers in Space'', the stories grew much more well-developed.
* HilariousInHindsight[=/=]FunnyAneurysmMoment: Reacting to the violence in ''Series/MightyMorphinPowerRangers'', New Zealand banned the show. Yet that didn't prevent Disney (and now Saban) from shooting the series there since ''Ninja Storm''. It appears that the ban has been lifted recently as episodes of ''Series/PowerRangersSamurai'' began airing on Nickelodeon in mid-2011.
** Reportedly Disney was embarrassed to own the franchise (they only got it because it came with the package of the Family Channel that Disney acquired from Haim Saban) because it didn't really fit with them and then almost immediately after they sold the series back to Saban they ended up purchasing Marvel in order to tap into the boy market.
* {{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).
* 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.
* MagicFranchiseWord: "Morph" and "Morphenominal!"
* MemeticBadass: Tommy Oliver, the Green Ranger/White Ranger/Red Zeo Ranger/Red Turbo Ranger/Black Dino Ranger/you get the idea.
** To a lesser extent, Carter Grayson, the Red Lightspeed Ranger.
* MemeticMutation: Numerous, including:
** "Who's Madison?" From ''Mystic Force''- Madison had the least character development in her season's cast, with some saying Nick's motorcycle got more focus than her.
** Ronny and her love of drills, from ''Operation Overdrive''- Ronny's reaction to a drill based weapon lead some snarky fans to suggest she had a sexual attraction to drills.
** Conner's excessive power-ups, from ''Dino Thunder''- Connor got no less than ''three'' SuperMode power ups- and two of them were exclusive to him.
** "Buttery", from ''SPD''- Bridge had a particular loved of buttered toast- this was combined with a MemeticHandGesture.
** "THAT IS '''NOT''' SPANDEX!", from ''RPM''- Doctor K's... passionate... disagreement with Dillon after his snarky line "Yeah, nothing says covert like bright red, yellow and blue spandex."
** "Still a better season than ''Samurai''", from, well, ''Samurai''- this season is quite disliked by the fandom, so much so that when ''Megaforce'' wound up being only SoOkItsAverage, people used this as a line.
*** "Still a better season than ''Megaforce" has wound up becoming a meme as well.
** 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.
* {{Narm}}: Various accounts, including particular acting moments and some Battlizers looking ''ridiculous'' (Just look at ''Lost Galaxy,'' ''Lightspeed Rescue'' and ''Dino Thunder'').
* NarmCharm: In general, the adult fandom doesn't so much ''accept'' the inherent cheese as eagerly snarf it down.
* NostalgiaFilter: Comes in many flavors:
## The [[Series/MightyMorphinPowerRangers first three seasons]] of ''Power Rangers'' are the best ''Power Rangers'' shows.
## The seasons with Tommy are the best ''Power Rangers'' shows.
## The seasons up to ''[[Series/PowerRangersInSpace in Space]]'' are the best ''Power Ranger'' shows.
## Only ''Power Rangers'' seasons 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 Rangers'' shows.
## Same as above but including Bruce Kalish's first season (''[[Series/PowerRangersSPD SPD]]'') are the best ''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 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'' shows.
* {{Padding}}: Most series of live on this trope. Hope you like [[TransformationSequence morphing sequences!]] You know when an episode ran short when the full sequence plays instead of the instant, five second and/or split-screen variations.
* PeripheryDemographic: The show has a staggering amount of adult fans for a kids' show. This is probably because most of the current adult fans were children when it first ran.
* RecycledScript
* RetroactiveRecognition: As a result of its longevity and literally several hundred actors involved with the franchise. An obscenely complete list can be found at [[http://afterthepower.blogspot.com/ After the Power Blogspot]]. Of particular note is the following:
** Creator/AmyJoJohnson (Kimberly, the first Pink Ranger) has had several roles, including ones on ''{{Felicity}}'' and ''Series/{{Flashpoint}}''.
** Creator/JohnnyYongBosch (Adam, the second Black Ranger and Green Zeo Ranger) is very well known in the anime dubbing community, especially as Vash from ''Anime/{{Trigun}}'', Ichigo from ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'', and Lelouch from ''Franchise/CodeGeass''.
** Rajia Baroudi (Delphine, the White Alien Ranger) has done voicework in a number of video games, including Aphelion in the ''VideoGame/RatchetAndClank'' series, the female Monk in ''VideoGame/DiabloIII'', and more recently [[Disney/SleepingBeauty Maleficent]] in ''VideoGame/DisneyInfinity''.
** Nakia Burrise (Tanya Sloan, the Yellow Zeo Ranger and first Yellow Turbo Ranger) provides the voice of Nikki for the cartoon ''WebAnimation/BarbieLifeInTheDreamhouse'' and had a recurring role in ''Series/HartOfDixie''.
** Patricia Ja Lee (Cassie Chan, the Pink Turbo/Space Ranger) did the voice of Jill Valentine for ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil5''.
** Archie Kao (Kai, the Blue Galaxy Ranger) is the AV tech guy on ''Series/{{CSI}}''.
** Cerina Vincent (Maya, the Yellow Galaxy Ranger) played Areola the foreign exchange nudist in ''Film/NotAnotherTeenMovie''. She also appeared in one of ''Series/TheWalkingDead'''s webisode.
** Keith Robinson (Joel, the Green Lightspeed Ranger) played C.C. in ''{{Theatre/Dreamgirls}}''.
** Erin Cahill (Jen, the Pink Time Force Ranger) has had several guest/supporting roles, most notably as Ted's sister on ''Series/HowIMetYourMother''.
** Michael Copon (Lucas, the Blue Time Force Ranger) has had success with recurring roles on ''Series/OneTreeHill'', ''Series/ThatsSoRaven'', and starring in the fourth ''BringItOn'' film.
** Dan Southworth (Eric, the Quantum Time Force Ranger) was an accomplished stuntman within and without ''Power Rangers'' even before getting to appear on camera. He would later do voice work ''and'' motion capture for Vergil in ''[[Franchise/DevilMayCry Devil May Cry 3]]'', and he also played Kenshi in ''Series/MortalKombatLegacy''.
** Sally Martin (Tori, the Blue Ninja Storm Ranger), would become a fairly well-known television actress in New Zealand after her seven year tenure in ''Series/ShortlandStreet''.
** James Napier (Conner, the Red Dino Thunder Ranger), would go on to win international acclaim for directing the biopic ''The Dark Horse''.
** Emma Lahana (Kira, the Yellow Dino Thunder Ranger) had a starring role in the CW series Hellcats and a recurring role on Syfy's Haven.
** Brandon Jay [=McLaren=] (Jack, the Red SPD Ranger) had supporting roles on ''Series/HarpersIsland'', ''Series/TheKilling'' and ''Series/FallingSkies'', and is part of the cast of ''Graceland''.
** Firass Dirani (Nick, the Red Mystic Force Ranger) is a recognised star in Australia, particularly after his role in ''{{Underbelly}}''.
** Anna Hutchison (Lily, the Yellow Jungle Fury Ranger) starred in ''Film/TheCabinInTheWoods'' and the final season of ''Series/{{Spartacus}}''.
** 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 ''Series/{{Reign}}''.
* ScapegoatCreator: Bruce Kalish, being cited as one of the promotors of the overuse of Kalishplosions, which made the Rangers in his tenure look... weak. Along with some questionable liberties given and characterizations of the rangers on his run. While not much, he was [[VindicatedByHistory vindicated]] thanks to the weak start of the Neo Saban era, and the news that due to Disney's ExecutiveMeddling, it limited his creativity and forced him to use a lot of Kalishplosions.
** Jonathan Tzachor also became this after the failures of ''Samurai'' and ''Megaforce'', which were considered eons away from the job he did in the series up until ''In Space'' (especially in the latter).
* TheScrappy:
** Justin Stewart was once thought to be the cause of ''Turbo''[='s=] unpopularity as the franchise's first scrappy for being being a character with little to no flaws and the season's villains being pathetic enough for Justin to fight them off unmorphed on occasion. Justin was later RescuedFromTheScrappyHeap as fans began to realize that the first half of ''Turbo'' wasn't entirely the character's fault.
** Sam, ''SPD'''s SixthRanger, is generally considered one of the franchise 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.
** 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 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.
* SeasonalRot: With a show as long-lived as ''Power Rangers'', not every season's going to be good.
** ''Turbo'', ''Wild Force'', and the seasons under Bruce Kalish (''SPD'' through ''Jungle Fury'') are considered the franchise's weaker entries to varying degrees.
** The Nickelodeon tenure in general. While Disney's seasons were hit-or-miss, both ''Samurai'' and ''Megaforce'' have seriously underperformed. The acting is bad ([[NarmCharm note that normally people don't mind this]], so it's that much worse), the plots are weak, usually just pulled straight from the Sentai, and the writers in general seem to be putting in a very minimal effort. ''Dino Charge'' however seems to have [[GrowingTheBeard taken the necessary step in the right direction]], although opinion is divided on if ''Dino Super Charge'' continued taking those steps.
* SlowPacedBeginning: Most ''Power Rangers'' series start off with filler (often [[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.
* SnarkBait: One of the reasons to watch the show after you leave the target demographic.[[http://community.livejournal.com/prwp/ There's even a website for it.]]
* SpecialEffectsFailure: As a whole, this trope is pretty much a beloved staple of the series, what with the StockFootage, scale models, green screening, and everything else. [[NarmCharm Nobody minds.]]
** Conversely, when the ''Jungle Fury'' finale used the animal costumes from ''Gekiranger'' wholesale without any changes whatsoever, [[BrokenBase many fans cried foul then too]].
* 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.
** Another one is how seasons that are based on fan-favorite ''Super Sentai'' seasons end up being poorly received (''Series/PowerRangersTurbo'', ''Series/PowerRangersOperationOverdrive'', ''Series/PowerRangersSamurai'', and ''Series/PowerRangersMegaforce'') while adaptations of ''Sentai'' seasons that were either bad, divisive, or SoOkayItsAverage ended up being decent or fan-favorite seasons (''Series/PowerRangersZeo'', ''Series/PowerRangersLostGalaxy'', ''Series/PowerRangersRPM'', and ''Series/PowerRangersDinoCharge'').
** Interestingly enough, due to Saban not adapting ''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[[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'', the 4 respective anniversary series, had the 4th, 9th, 14th, and 18th/19th[[note]]''Megaforce'' adapted 2 sets of costumes, the ones from ''Series/TensouSentaiGoseiger'' and ''Series/KaizokuSentaiGokaiger''[[/note]] 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[[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]].
* SubbingVersusDubbing: In this case, "subbing" means being as faithful as possible to the source material[[note]]best exemplified by ''Wild Force'', ''Time 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'').
* TheProblemWithLicensedGames[=/=]SugarWiki/NoProblemWithLicensedGames: With 37 video games on various consoles/handhelds, there have been games in both categories:
** [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PnqW4Q0T0B4 Example of The Problem.]]
** [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fDkIbqAI0Ww Example of No Problem.]]
* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot:
** 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.
** This is a common feeling regarding ''Series/TokumeiSentaiGoBusters'' and ''Series/ResshaSentaiToQGer''[[note]]and presumably about either ''Series/DobutsuSentaiZyuohger'' or ''Series/UchuuSentaiKyuranger'', depending on which of those two Saban decides not to adapt[[/note]], the first two series which were skipped since the early years of the show. Many fans feel like skipping these more unconventional seasons for those that were likely to be more popular was a poor move and think they could have been adapted into great seasons.
* SurprisinglyImprovedSequel: A case could be made for the early seasons, as the show went from an almost plotless beat-em-up to... well, having plot.
* UnfortunateImplications:
** 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.
** Their replacements' races were flipped to fix this while preserving the FiveTokenBand, and the franchise didn't cast another black Black Ranger until ''Operation Overdrive''[='s=] Will. While we're on the subject, Will was a [[http://rangerexplosion.blogspot.com/2011/08/samuell-benta-black-ranger-steals.html professional thief]].
** 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''?
** Parodied in [[http://www.collegehumor.com/video:1926078 this]] Website/CollegeHumor video.
** 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]].
%% Need citation. ** No one brings up Dominic and Udonna who were Caucasian White Rangers.
%% Need citation. ** The casting sheet for ''Samurai'' originally listed that the characters can be of any ethnicity...except for the Red Ranger, who had to be white. Considering just how many white samurai there were in Japan, um... (They changed it to "all ethnicities", but cast a white guy as Red anyway.)
* 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).
* WhatAnIdiot: Has [[WhatAnIdiot/PowerRangers its own page.]]
* WhatDoYouMeanItsForKids:
** ''Franchise/PowerRangers'' has been around long enough for the fans of the original series to become adults and bring about a whole generation of complaints about how "kiddy" the new series are and [[NostalgiaFilter how much better]] [[Series/MightyMorphinPowerRangers the first series]] was. How kiddy? Well, ''Series/PowerRangersLostGalaxy'' featured a villain's StartOfDarkness that took her from AlphaBitch and DaddysLittleVillain to using ''suicide bombers,''[[note]]this was 1999, naturally, there is no way that would have flown after 2001[[/note]] ''Series/PowerRangersTimeForce'' and ''Series/PowerRangersWildForce'' featured some pretty brutal onscreen death ([[NeverSayDie the former, notably, even used the d-word for it]], and the latter actually ''showed'' part of it), and the 2009 season, ''Series/PowerRangersRPM'', ''killed off 99% of humanity in a nuclear RobotWar''.
** ''Time Force'' is especially the one with the most grown-up subject matter. In the future, DesignerBabies are the norm, and the resulting mutants are outcasts and became criminals just to survive. TheStarscream turns out to be TheStarscream because [[spoiler: Ransik betrayed ''him'' first in his previous identity because he couldn't see past his hatred of humans even when one had just helped him.]] You get a story about [[HumansAreBastards man's inhumanity to man]], villains ''we created and mistreated'' but who went from LaResistance, [[JumpingOffTheSlipperySlope and off the slope]] into TheRevolutionWillNotBeCivilized, and the CycleOfRevenge. Yes, this ''is'' the same show that once had as a villain's plot, "destroy the Pink Ranger's parade float just to make her feel bad!" nine or so years previously.
** ''Franchise/PowerRangers'' has its own [[NightmareFuel/PowerRangers Nightmare Fuel]] page for a reason.
* 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.
** It's a bit early to tell, but based on the reactions to the first episode of ''Dino Charge'', it looks like this will happen again for the New Saban era.
* TheWoobie: Johnny Yong Bosch, Karan Ashley and David Yost are the biggest real life examples.
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