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YMMV: Power Rangers GPX
  • Anvilicious: The discussion of racism in episode 11. The discussion is lampshaded.
  • Crowning Moment of Funny: "Do you wonder if ghosts can have sex?"
  • Deus ex Machina: Borderline and open to interpretation, which is why it's in here and doesn't belong in the main page. At the beginning of Episode 15, Hitomi prays for help when Sean, Kevin and Maria show up. But since Tommy Oliver himself got the three out of their Heroic BSOD s, it may not count.
  • Fridge Brilliance / Horror: Ragnar activates a force field that cuts Madison off from the rest of the world in chapter 20. At first, he says it's so that no one can get in or out. He's only preparing for an attack, right? It's not just that. He also has a bomb. The force field prevents anyone from getting out as well. He's ensuring maximum casualties should things go wrong.
  • Growing the Beard / It Gets Better: Both parts, but Part 2 might be the better example. It started off well, but started to slip around episode 20. However, the appearance of Gargotron, the Silver Ranger, and Tom Maelstrom, are signs the story is starting to pick up steam. Episodes 31-33 are where it turns into a steamroller. As for Supercharged, it starts to pick up around chapter seven and by chapter 11, the beard is fully grown.
  • Hilarious in Hindsight: The title of the story ("Grand Prix", what GPX is short for here, is how the episodes of Engine Sentai Go-onger, adapted into Power Rangers RPM, are labeled as), and the fact that the Blue Ranger is named Kevin.
  • I Knew It: When Gina is revealed as an elf, one reviewer invoked this phrase word-for-word.
  • Les Yay: Lampshaded when Maria asked Hitomi out on a 'girl-date'; "Are you a lesbian?"
    • "No, that's not what I meant."
      • What Maria meant was just a day out with Hitomi, nothing romantic, so in essence, this makes this a Subverted Trope.
  • Moe: Hitomi. She is the cute one, after all.
  • Moment Of Awesome: ALL of Episode 15.
  • Moral Event Horizon: Several possiblities:
    • Phaedos kidnaps a little kid and then threatens to burn all of Japan and kill the kid just to smoke out two Rangers in Part 1.
    • The alchemist Ronald threatens to torture the Rangers and kill everyone on the SIU campus. He doesn't follow through on it, but he came very close.
    • Ragnar killing a Project Ranger trainee live on air.
  • Purity Sue: Hitomi looks like one at first, but she eventually averts and subverts it at the same time. Look under her profile to see what we mean.
  • Replacement Scrappy: Mandla is treated as one by Sean, since Mandla is unproven in battle.
  • What Do You Mean, It's Not for Kids?
  • The Woobie: Queen Eruvanda II. Boy, howdy. She's a lonely, depressed wreck, possibly suffering from separation anxiety, The Woman Wearing the Queenly Mask, which is mostly unheard of for a Power Rangers villainess. In fact, she easily slides into Anti-Villain territory. Until she defects and goes through a Heel-Face Turn, that is, but the woobieness still stands.
    • Iron Woobie: The Rangers. They've been beat up, spat on, Curb Stomped, hated, criticized, could have died, and yet they still won't give up, so long as the job gets done.

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