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* ConspicuousCG: Kanoi's guinea pig form is depicted through this. Much of the Zord footage from ''Hurricanger'' fits this too.

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* SerendipitousSurvival: In the first episode, Lothor's forces invade the ninja school and abduct all the students. Shane, Tori, and Dustin are spared because they were late. This is what lead to them becoming the Ninja Storm Rangers. [[spoiler:As revealed in the last episode, it was actually destiny rather than just coincidence]].


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* CastingGag: Maybe unintentional, but certainly amusing to note, Grant [=McFarland=] and Daniel Sing played father and son in the ''Series/XenaWarriorPrincess'' two-parter "The Debt." A few years later, they end up playing older and younger (respectively) versions of the same character(s), Sensei and Lothor, here.


->''"Ninja Storm, Ranger Form!"''\\
''"Thunder Storm, Ranger Form!"''\\
''"Samurai Storm, Ranger Form!"''

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->''"Ninja Storm, Ranger Form!"''\\
Storm,"''\\
''"Thunder Storm, Ranger Form!"''\\
Storm,"''\\
''"Samurai Storm, Ranger Form!"''Storm,"''\\
''"Ranger Form--HAH!"''


** Blake and Hunter: ShockAndAwe and JapaneseBeetleBrothers

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** Blake and Hunter: ShockAndAwe and JapaneseBeetleBrothersJapaneseBeetleBrothers / ThunderBeetle

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* ConspicuousCG: Kanoi's guinea pig form is depicted through this. Much of the Zord footage from ''Hurricanger'' fits this too.


* FamilyFriendlyFirearms: Applied to ''Hurricaneger'''s ''shuriken'' of all things, made "ninja beams" in ''Ninja Storm''.

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* FamilyFriendlyFirearms: Applied to ''Hurricaneger'''s ''shuriken'' of all things, made "ninja beams" in ''Ninja Storm''. (Then again, it does make more sense to fire lasers from a Morpher than an infinite supply of shuriken.)



* HumongousMecha: The Megazord du jour. Giant CombiningMecha that fights the bad guys and doesn't afraid of anything.

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* HumongousMecha: The Megazord du jour. Giant CombiningMecha that fights the bad guys and doesn't afraid of anything.



* SwissArmyWeapon: The Wind Rangers' swords become Laser Blasters [[SheathStrike when sheathed]]

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* SwissArmyWeapon: The Wind Rangers' swords become Laser Blasters laser blasters [[SheathStrike when sheathed]]



* ThreePlusTwo: Not the first Sentai example, but the first to be adapted by Power Rangers.

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* ThreePlusTwo: Not the first Sentai example, but the first to be adapted by Power Rangers.''Power Rangers''.


* TheSmurfettePrinciple: Enforced for the first time since Power Rangers started, as in previous seasons they always [[TwoGirlsToATeam gender swapped a male yellow]] to avoid invoking this trope. Despite the decision to swap Navy Thunder Blue to match the Blue Ninja Storm Ranger being female, the Ranger ratio is one girl to five guys, just like in Sentai. thanks to [[ExecutiveMeddling Disney]].

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* TheSmurfettePrinciple: Enforced for the first time since Power Rangers ''Power Rangers'' started, as in previous seasons they always [[TwoGirlsToATeam gender swapped a male yellow]] to avoid invoking this trope. Despite the decision to swap Navy Thunder Blue to match the Blue Ninja Storm Ranger being female, the Ranger ratio is one girl to five guys, just like in Sentai. thanks to [[ExecutiveMeddling Disney]].Sentai as this was Disney's first ''Power Rangers'' production.

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* WhatTheHellHero: In Part 1 of "The Samurai's Journey", the main cast are stunned to hear that the primary reason Cam hasn't had a chance to be a Ranger yet is because Sensei has forbidden it. Sensei points out that it's because of a promise he made to Cam's mother before she died, but the others think it hypocritical of him to deny Cam the opportunity when it flies in the face of the advice he regularly gives them about being in charge of their own destinies.


First series of Power Rangers to: 1) have only one girl, 2) switch the Blue and Yellow Rangers' genders, 3) begin with three Rangers, then add two, then add one more, and 4) be filmed in Auckland, UsefulNotes/NewZealand ([[BannedInChina Where it was frustratingly banned from being broadcast due to the standards of violence]]), which of course meant the hiring of local actors thus leading to 4), the first season to deal with OohMeAccentsSlipping.

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First series of Power Rangers to: 1) have only one girl, 2) switch the Blue and Yellow Rangers' genders, 3) begin with three Rangers, then add two, then add one more, and 4) be filmed in Auckland, UsefulNotes/NewZealand ([[BannedInChina Where where it was frustratingly banned from being broadcast due to the standards of violence]]), which of course meant the hiring of local actors thus leading to 4), 5), the first season to deal with OohMeAccentsSlipping.



* NotEvenBotheringWithTheAccent: Grant Macfarland as Lothor, [[spoiler: less so as Sensei Kanoi]].

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* NotEvenBotheringWithTheAccent: Grant Macfarland [=McFarland=] as Lothor, [[spoiler: less so as Sensei Kanoi]].



* BrickBreak: The Rangers try this in "The Samurai's Journey Part 1" - they all fail, and when Cam the non-Ranger does it succeeds they think it's a trick.
* BrickJoke: Part one of the season finale has Cam, Hunter, and Blake fight off monsters and get assistance from 3 strangers who are similar in looks and personalities to Tori, Dustin, and Shane. It seems like a throwaway thing until the end of part two when it turns out the 3 strangers are new students at the ninja academy just like Shane, Dustin, and Tori were at the start of the season.The only reason is so Cam can turn to his dad and joke, "I don't think I can survive going through all of this again."
* BrokenAesop: When Sensei told Dustin not to use his abilities for trivial matters. Said trivial matter involved protecting a business that was basically being vandalised. In other words, "Don't use your abilities to stop crime." Admittedly, it was more the fact that he was starting to care more about the attention and fame he was getting for it rather than actually helping people, but he was still helping people anyway.

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* BrickBreak: The Rangers try this in "The Samurai's Journey Part 1" - they all fail, and when Cam the non-Ranger does it succeeds and succeeds, they think it's a trick.
* BrickJoke: Part one of the season finale has Cam, Hunter, and Blake fight off monsters and get assistance from 3 strangers who are similar in looks and personalities to Tori, Dustin, and Shane. It seems like a throwaway thing until the end of part two when it turns out the 3 strangers are new students at the ninja academy just like Shane, Dustin, and Tori were at the start of the season. The only reason is so Cam can turn to his dad and joke, "I don't think I can survive going through all of this again."
* BrokenAesop: When Sensei told Dustin not to use his abilities for trivial matters. Said trivial matter involved protecting a business that was basically being vandalised.vandalized. In other words, "Don't use your abilities to stop crime." Admittedly, it was more the fact that he was starting to care more about the attention and fame he was getting for it rather than actually helping people, but he was still helping people anyway.



* ClimacticBattleResurrection: the finale. [[spoiler:Lothor's ressurected army versus the Rangers and the rescued Wind Academy students.]]

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* ClimacticBattleResurrection: the finale. [[spoiler:Lothor's ressurected resurrected army versus the Rangers and the rescued Wind Academy students.]]



* TheDulcineaEffect: Shane with Skyla in "Shane's Karma"

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* TheDulcineaEffect: Shane with Skyla in "Shane's Karma"Karma".



* KeepAway: Wind Rangers vs. Thunder Rangers over Sensei in a hamster ball, uh, I mean force field; in "Thunder Strangers Part 3".

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* KeepAway: Wind Rangers vs. Thunder Rangers over Sensei in a hamster ball, uh, I mean force field; in "Thunder Strangers Strangers, Part 3".



** In "Beauty and the Beach," Kapri's MaamShock is followed by this quip:

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** In "Beauty and the Beach," Beach", Kapri's MaamShock is followed by this quip:


The 11th season of ''Franchise/PowerRangers'', adapted from ''Series/NinpuuSentaiHurricaneger''. First season produced after production was sold to Village Roadshow by a funny coincidence, former ''[[Series/MightyMorphinPowerRangers MMPR]]-[[Series/PowerRangersTurbo Turbo]]'' producers and writers Doug Sloan and Ann Austen worked for Disney at the time, and asked if they could helm this season. Disney agreed, the pair brought in writers, including series veteran Jackie Marchand, and the result was an AffectionateParody that loved its [[LampshadeHanging lampshades]].

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The 11th season of ''Franchise/PowerRangers'', adapted from ''Series/NinpuuSentaiHurricaneger''. First season produced after Disney moved production was sold from MMPR Productions to Australian-based Village Roadshow by Roadshow. By a funny coincidence, former ''[[Series/MightyMorphinPowerRangers MMPR]]-[[Series/PowerRangersTurbo Turbo]]'' producers and writers Doug Sloan and Ann Austen worked for Disney at the time, and asked if they could helm this season. Disney agreed, the pair brought in writers, including series veteran Jackie Marchand, and the result was an AffectionateParody that loved its [[LampshadeHanging lampshades]].



First series of Power Rangers to: 1) have only one girl, 2) switch the Blue and Yellow Rangers' genders, 3) begin with three Rangers, then add two, then add one more, and 4) be filmed in UsefulNotes/NewZealand ([[BannedInChina Where it was frustratingly banned from being broadcast due to the standards of violence]]).

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First series of Power Rangers to: 1) have only one girl, 2) switch the Blue and Yellow Rangers' genders, 3) begin with three Rangers, then add two, then add one more, and 4) be filmed in Auckland, UsefulNotes/NewZealand ([[BannedInChina Where it was frustratingly banned from being broadcast due to the standards of violence]]).
violence]]), which of course meant the hiring of local actors thus leading to 4), the first season to deal with OohMeAccentsSlipping.



* OohMeAccentsSlipping: In the first episode, Tori has a lot of difficulty not sounding like she's from Wellington. After that, it happens occasionally with most of the cast.

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* OohMeAccentsSlipping: With production now taking place in New Zealand, as you'd expect they hired a bunch of local actors. Sometimes they do a good job of sounding like Americans. Other times... well... (It gets rather blatant in a ninja-themed show, when someone turns the word "ninja" into "ninjer," for example.) In the first episode, Tori in particular has a lot of difficulty hard time not sounding like she's from Wellington. After that, it happens occasionally with most of the cast.Wellington but is generally better later on.



* BreakingTheFourthWall: on occasion

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* BreakingTheFourthWall: on occasionoccasion.



* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: In the first episode, when the morphers are given to the main three rangers, Dustin exclaims, "I knew it! The Power Rangers ARE real!"

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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: In A rather infamous case; in the first episode, when the morphers are given to the main three rangers, Dustin exclaims, "I knew it! The Power Rangers ARE real!"



* OohMeAccentsSlipping: With production taking place in New Zealand, they hired a bunch of New Zealand actors. Sometimes they do a good job of sounding like Americans. Other times... well... this trope applies. (It gets rather blatant in a ninja-themed show, when someone turns the word "ninja" into "ninjer," for example.) In the first episode, Tori in particular has a hard time not sounding Kiwi but is generally better later on.


* NeverSayDie: Enforced as usual, except for one bit when fighting ninja ghosts:

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* NeverSayDie: NeverSayDie:
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Enforced as usual, except usual for the most part. Lothor and his goons talk about [[DeadlyEuphamism destroying]] the Rangers repeatedly, and at one time Cam even mentions it [[spoiler:when trying to stop Lothor in the past]].
** Notably averted for everyone with a DeathByOriginStory. The spirits of Hunter and Blake's parents specifically said they were killed [[spoiler:by Lothor]], Cam mentions that his mother died when he was young several times, and Dustin mentions his grandmother who has been dead for 10 years. Also,
one bit when fighting ninja ghosts:



** Extremely averted by the fact the ghosts of Hunter and Blake's parents say they were killed by Lothor.



%%* OohMeAccentsSlipping

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%%* OohMeAccentsSlipping* OohMeAccentsSlipping: In the first episode, Tori has a lot of difficulty not sounding like she's from Wellington. After that, it happens occasionally with most of the cast.

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