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* NeverSayDie: ''Very'' averted. The very first episode shows us people getting cut down by ''Franchise/GIJoe'' lasers, and Zachary is mercilessly gunned down and paralyzed. Characters fear for their lives and openly acknowledge corpses, and the early plot involves mashing humans down into LifeEnergy.


* {{Revival}}: In 2011 ''Galaxy Rangers''' current co-owners, Entertainment One, attempted to bring the show back, hiring artist Grant Gould to do some character designs. While the revival attempt never got out of DevelopmentHell, you can see Gould's designs [[http://grantgould.blogspot.com/2012/01/galaxy-rangers.html here]].

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* {{Revival}}: In 2011 ''Galaxy Rangers''' current co-owners, Entertainment One, attempted to bring the show back, hiring artist Grant Gould to do some character designs. While the revival attempt never got out of DevelopmentHell, you can see Gould's designs [[http://grantgould.blogspot.com/2012/01/galaxy-rangers.html [[https://www.deviantart.com/grantgoboom/gallery/34595659/Galaxy-Rangers here]].


* ShoutOut: Too many to list, but here's a prominent one: Shane Gooseman is presumably named after the main character of ''{{Shane}}''. Also, Walter "Doc" Hartford's talking (mechanical) horse [[Series/MisterEd calls him "Wilbur."]]

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* ShoutOut: Too many to list, but here's a prominent one: Shane Gooseman is presumably named after the main character of ''{{Shane}}''.''Literature/{{Shane}}''. Also, Walter "Doc" Hartford's talking (mechanical) horse [[Series/MisterEd calls him "Wilbur."]]


* CultSoundtrack: When Koch was compiling the DVD release and asking for extras, the fan list clogged with requests ''begging'' for a soundtrack.

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* CultSoundtrack: See the Awesome Music section. The soundtrack was ''pure'' mid-80's arena rock. When Koch was compiling the DVD release and asking for extras, the fan list clogged with requests ''begging'' for a soundtrack.soundtrack. Even before that, fans were cobbling together mixtapes and making their own attempts at building soundtracks.


* CharacterFocus: Atypically for the era, the show made a habit of it. "Phoenix" centers on Zachary, and only introduces the other three Rangers with a single line of dialogue each at the end. "Galaxy Stranger" is a love letter to Creator/ClintEastwood movies, focused exclusively on Shane. "Ariel" delves into Niko's background. The final episode, "Heartbeat", is a prolonged AwesomeMoment for Doc.

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* CharacterFocus: Atypically for the era, the show made a habit of it. "Phoenix" centers on Zachary, and only introduces the other three Rangers with a single line of dialogue each at the end. "Galaxy Stranger" is a love letter to Creator/ClintEastwood movies, focused exclusively on Shane. "Ariel" delves into Niko's background. The final episode, "Heartbeat", is a prolonged AwesomeMoment SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome for Doc.

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* HumanityIsInsane: The galactic reputation of humans? They're very good at fighting and ''completely'' off their collective rockers. The Series Five team does absolutely nothing to counteract either part of the reputation.


* {{Mondegreen}}: One of the two songs featured in the closing credits, "Rangers Ride Forever", is frequently mistitled "Rangers Are Forever" by fans.



* OneWordTitle: The writers must have loved this trope, since a staggering 25 episodes (more than a third of the series!) use it. [[labelnote:list]]"Phoenix", "Tortuna", "Mindnet", "Chained", "Wildfire", "Shaky", "Psychocrypt", "Traash", "Armada", "Games", "Stargate", "Showtime", "Mistwalker", "Progress", "Mothmoose", "Scarecrow", "Invasion", "Boomtown", "Supertroopers", "Westride", "Rainmaker", "Changeling", "Horsepower", "Ariel", "Sundancer" and "Heartbeat".[[/labelnote]] "Round-Up" might qualify as well.

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* OneWordTitle: The writers must have loved this trope, since a staggering 25 26 episodes (more than a third (40% of the series!) use it. [[labelnote:list]]"Phoenix", "Tortuna", "Mindnet", "Chained", "Wildfire", "Shaky", "Psychocrypt", "Traash", "Armada", "Games", "Stargate", "Showtime", "Mistwalker", "Progress", "Mothmoose", "Scarecrow", "Invasion", "Round-Up", "Boomtown", "Supertroopers", "Westride", "Rainmaker", "Changeling", "Horsepower", "Ariel", "Sundancer" and "Heartbeat".[[/labelnote]] "Round-Up" might qualify as well.



* TeleportersAndTransporters ("Tower of Combat", "Ariel", "The Power Within")

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* TeleportersAndTransporters ("Tower {{Teleportation}}: Used in "Tower of Combat", "Ariel", and "The Power Within")Within".



* VillainDecay: Captain Kidd starts off as a genuine threat, but eventually becomes a comic HarmlessVillain in the mold of ''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries''' Harry Mudd.

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* VillainDecay: Captain Kidd starts off as a genuine threat, but eventually becomes a comic HarmlessVillain in the mold of ''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries''' ''Franchise/StarTrek'''s Harry Mudd.



* WretchedHive: Tortuna and quite a bit of Mars.

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* WretchedHive: Tortuna and quite a bit of Mars.UsefulNotes/{{Mars}}.
* TheXOfY: The episode titles "Edge of Darkness", "Heart of Tarkon", "Lady of Light", "Badge of Power", "Lord of the Sands", "Battle of the Bandits", "Tower of Combat" and "Gift of Life".




->''Rangers Are Forever...''

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\n->''Rangers Are Forever...''->''"Rangers Ride Forever!"''


* AnimationBump: Mandell [[ExploitedTrope cleverly exploited this Trope]]. He had access to three TMS animation teams: the expensive and high-quality "A" team,[[note]]Telecom Animation Film, which spent most of their time with Creator/{{Disney}} and on ''Anime/{{Little Nemo|Adventures in Slumberland}}'' during this period[[/note]] the "B" team that balanced price and quality,[[note]]Creator/{{AIC}} of ''Anime/TenchiMuyo'' fame, under TMS's contract[[/note]] and the "C" team that was cheapest at the expense of quality.[[note]]Creator/MizoPlanning in Korea, as this and the ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales1987'' episode "Catch As Cash Can Part 3" were some of the first things that TMS shipped off to Korea under their contract[[/note]] Mandell handed out the {{Drama Bomb}}s and MythArc-critical episodes to the "A" team, the moderate quality episodes to the "B" team, and the episodes of questionable merit to the "C" team.

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* AnimationBump: Mandell [[ExploitedTrope cleverly exploited this Trope]]. He had access to three TMS animation teams: the expensive and high-quality "A" team,[[note]]Telecom Animation Film, which spent most of their time with Creator/{{Disney}} and on ''Anime/{{Little Nemo|Adventures in Slumberland}}'' during this period[[/note]] the "B" team that balanced price and quality,[[note]]Creator/{{AIC}} of ''Anime/TenchiMuyo'' fame, under TMS's contract[[/note]] and the "C" team that was cheapest at the expense of quality.[[note]]Creator/MizoPlanning in Korea, as this and the ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales1987'' ''WesternAnimation/{{DuckTales|1987}}'' episode "Catch As Cash Can Part 3" were some of the first things that TMS shipped off to Korea under their contract[[/note]] Mandell handed out the {{Drama Bomb}}s and MythArc-critical episodes to the "A" team, the moderate quality episodes to the "B" team, and the episodes of questionable merit to the "C" team.


* AnimationBump: Mandell [[ExploitedTrope cleverly exploited this Trope]]. He had access to three TMS animation teams: the expensive and high-quality "A" team,[[note]]Telecom Animation Film, which spent most of their time with Creator/{{Disney}} and on ''Anime/{{Little Nemo|Adventures in Slumberland}}'' during this period[[/note]] the "B" team that balanced price and quality,[[note]]Creator/{{AIC}} of ''Anime/TenchiMuyo'' fame, under TMS's contract[[/note]] and the "C" team that was cheapest at the expense of quality.[[note]]Creator/MizoPlanning in Korea, as this and the ''WesternAnimation/{{DuckTales|1987}}'' episode "Catch As Cash Can Part 3" were some of the first things that TMS shipped off to Korea under their contract[[/note]] Mandell handed out the {{Drama Bomb}}s and MythArc-critical episodes to the "A" team, the moderate quality episodes to the "B" team, and the episodes of questionable merit to the "C" team.

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* AnimationBump: Mandell [[ExploitedTrope cleverly exploited this Trope]]. He had access to three TMS animation teams: the expensive and high-quality "A" team,[[note]]Telecom Animation Film, which spent most of their time with Creator/{{Disney}} and on ''Anime/{{Little Nemo|Adventures in Slumberland}}'' during this period[[/note]] the "B" team that balanced price and quality,[[note]]Creator/{{AIC}} of ''Anime/TenchiMuyo'' fame, under TMS's contract[[/note]] and the "C" team that was cheapest at the expense of quality.[[note]]Creator/MizoPlanning in Korea, as this and the ''WesternAnimation/{{DuckTales|1987}}'' ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales1987'' episode "Catch As Cash Can Part 3" were some of the first things that TMS shipped off to Korea under their contract[[/note]] Mandell handed out the {{Drama Bomb}}s and MythArc-critical episodes to the "A" team, the moderate quality episodes to the "B" team, and the episodes of questionable merit to the "C" team.


* AnimationBump: Mandell [[ExploitedTrope cleverly exploited this Trope]]. He had access to three TMS animation teams: the expensive and high-quality "A" team,[[note]]Telecom Animation Film, which spent most of their time with Creator/{{Disney}} and on ''Anime/{{Little Nemo|Adventures in Slumberland}}'' during this period[[/note]] the "B" team that balanced price and quality,[[note]]Creator/{{AIC}} of ''Anime/TenchiMuyo'' fame, under TMS's contract[[/note]] and the "C" team that was cheapest at the expense of quality.[[note]]Creator/MizoPlanning in Korea, as this and the ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales1987'' episode "Catch As Cash Can Part 3" were some of the first things that TMS shipped off to Korea under their contract[[/note]] Mandell handed out the {{Drama Bomb}}s and MythArc-critical episodes to the "A" team, the moderate quality episodes to the "B" team, and the episodes of questionable merit to the "C" team.

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* AnimationBump: Mandell [[ExploitedTrope cleverly exploited this Trope]]. He had access to three TMS animation teams: the expensive and high-quality "A" team,[[note]]Telecom Animation Film, which spent most of their time with Creator/{{Disney}} and on ''Anime/{{Little Nemo|Adventures in Slumberland}}'' during this period[[/note]] the "B" team that balanced price and quality,[[note]]Creator/{{AIC}} of ''Anime/TenchiMuyo'' fame, under TMS's contract[[/note]] and the "C" team that was cheapest at the expense of quality.[[note]]Creator/MizoPlanning in Korea, as this and the ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales1987'' ''WesternAnimation/{{DuckTales|1987}}'' episode "Catch As Cash Can Part 3" were some of the first things that TMS shipped off to Korea under their contract[[/note]] Mandell handed out the {{Drama Bomb}}s and MythArc-critical episodes to the "A" team, the moderate quality episodes to the "B" team, and the episodes of questionable merit to the "C" team.


* AnimationBump: Mandell [[ExploitedTrope cleverly exploited this Trope]]. He had access to three TMS animation teams: the expensive and high-quality "A" team,[[note]]Telecom Animation Film, which spent most of their time with Creator/{{Disney}} and on ''Anime/{{Little Nemo|Adventures in Slumberland}}'' during this period[[/note]] the "B" team that balanced price and quality,[[note]]Creator/{{AIC}} of ''Anime/TenchiMuyo'' fame, under TMS's contract[[/note]] and the "C" team that was cheapest at the expense of quality.[[note]]Creator/MizoPlanning in Korea, as this and the ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales'' episode "Catch As Cash Can Part 3" were some of the first things that TMS shipped off to Korea under their contract[[/note]] Mandell handed out the {{Drama Bomb}}s and MythArc-critical episodes to the "A" team, the moderate quality episodes to the "B" team, and the episodes of questionable merit to the "C" team.

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* AnimationBump: Mandell [[ExploitedTrope cleverly exploited this Trope]]. He had access to three TMS animation teams: the expensive and high-quality "A" team,[[note]]Telecom Animation Film, which spent most of their time with Creator/{{Disney}} and on ''Anime/{{Little Nemo|Adventures in Slumberland}}'' during this period[[/note]] the "B" team that balanced price and quality,[[note]]Creator/{{AIC}} of ''Anime/TenchiMuyo'' fame, under TMS's contract[[/note]] and the "C" team that was cheapest at the expense of quality.[[note]]Creator/MizoPlanning in Korea, as this and the ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales'' ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales1987'' episode "Catch As Cash Can Part 3" were some of the first things that TMS shipped off to Korea under their contract[[/note]] Mandell handed out the {{Drama Bomb}}s and MythArc-critical episodes to the "A" team, the moderate quality episodes to the "B" team, and the episodes of questionable merit to the "C" team.


* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: Shane resembles Creator/ClintEastwood, Doc resembles Billy Dee Williams, the Queen resembles the Queen from ''Disney/SnowWhiteAndTheSevenDwarfs'', Eve Weiner resembles Music/{{Madonna}}, and Q-Ball resembles Paul Shaffer, Creator/DavidLetterman's bandleader.

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* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: Shane resembles Creator/ClintEastwood, Doc resembles Billy Dee Williams, Creator/BillyDeeWilliams, the Queen resembles the Queen from ''Disney/SnowWhiteAndTheSevenDwarfs'', Eve Weiner resembles Music/{{Madonna}}, and Q-Ball resembles Paul Shaffer, Creator/DavidLetterman's bandleader.


* WhatTheHellTownspeople: The planets of Ozark and Tarkon - ''several times.'' Both eventually get their act together.

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