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  • "Powers From the Past":
    • Tyler and Shelby, having just transformed into Rangers for the first time and barely having any idea what's going on, manage to fight Iceage and do pretty well for themselves. The T-Rex Zord coming to get in on the fight too, snatching Iceage in its jaws and flinging him away.
    • Having just seen a cloaked figure steal a small crate and unable to get her co-workers' attention before the thief escapes, Shelby follows said thief and steals the crate back from him despite the danger it posed to her.
      • Tyler saving Shelby by swinging like Tarzan to get her out of Iceage's way, then managing to deflect the villain's laser beams with a small shovel.
      • Shelby follows this too by trying to talk Iceage into not shooting at them because he could destroy the crate's contents. It didn't work, but that still took guts and quick thinking.
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    • Credit where it's due, Keeper is a badass. His reaction to a massive T-Rex stomping up to him? Ask it for help. It listens. When you can make freaking Dinosaurs listen to you, you know you're worth respecting. He then proceeds to singlehandedly wreck Sledge's ship simply by playing dead and tricking Fury into taking his crystal bomb back with him. He follows this up by putting up a decent fight with Fury.
      • Also, when Sledge thinks he's been dealt with, it turns out Keeper had actually set him up the bomb. The little guy is a total badass and it's no wonder the dinos recognized it.
      • Also also, when the asteroids that would destroy the dinosaurs come and the shockwave is barreling towards him and there's no way to avoid it, what does he do? He calmly lowers his head and closes his eyes. He gets better.
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    • A meta example, after four years of relying heavily on Sentai footage, to the point where it almost becomes a Shot-for-Shot Remake, it's awesome to see an episode made entirely with original footage.
  • "Past, Present, and Fusion":
    • When Riley goes looking for his dog and finds Fury about to kill him, he does not hesitate, jumping in to try to fight Fury off with nothing but a metal rod. It's ineffective at first, but once he discovers the green Energem and the rod changes into a Dino Saber, he gives Fury a hell of a fight, all while unmorphed.
    • Tyler, Shelby and Riley save the life of a man who was in a car accident, pinned under the car, which was leaking gas. They do this by having their Energems react to their selfless action and activate, which makes them not just get the car off, but send it flying up into the air where it explodes.
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    • The whole team faces off against a large horde of Viviks and put up a great fight, while Tyler and the T-Rex Zord (which Tyler has nicknamed "Rexie") take on the enormous Vivik-Zords and Iceage and make short work of them.
  • "A Fool's Hour":
    • The villains get one in their first confrontation with the Rangers, utterly curb-stomping them and demorphing them with just a couple attacks. Of course, the Rangers pay them back later with an awesome moment of their own once their get their Dino-Steel upgrade to even the odds.
    • The villains' whole plan, is quite smart. Also, they take the threat of the Rangers seriously this early. That puts them leagues beyond pretty much every villain group so far.
    • Tyler stops Scrapper from informing Sledge of the base's location by...ramming into his spaceship with his jeep.
  • "Return of the Caveman":
    • Koda catching Slammer's cage and pulling him off from the cliff he was standing on with just sheer strength.
    • Koda's entire escape from the cave, all while carrying an injured child and having to learn to use a cell phone's GPS on the fly.
    • And in the beginning too, with Koda tackling a sabretooth tiger off of a cliff.
  • "Breaking Black":
    • Chase really makes good use of his skateboard. From saving a fortuneteller's cat to mopping the museum's floor, he takes 'boarding to new levels.
    • During the second fight with Spellbinder, the monster manages to hit almost every ranger with his mind control spell, with the exception of Shelby. As a mind controlled Chase is about to shoot an unmorphed Shelby, she thinks fast and quickly slides a wheeled palette towards Chase, knowing he can only focus and temporarily break the spell when he's in his skateboard. The wheeled palette makes a good enough substitute, allowing Chase to get a hold of himself, wheel around and shoot at the amulet on Spellbinder's chest, breaking the spell over the whole team. Extra awesome added by that smug grin he flashes straight into the camera as he fires (even if it's already in the opening).
    Chase: Command this. [shoots Spellbinder]
  • "The Tooth Hurts":
    • Meta-wise, the fact that a silly premise for an episode (monster gives evil toothache) turns out to be a good moment for Character Development is an awesome moment for the writing team.
    • Specifically, it also plays with Ascended Fridge Horror. If a monster could make a tooth decay cake, what else could he decay? The answer? EVERYTHING! Trees, buildings, reflecting lasers. It takes one of those goofy monsters, and turns it into something that's actually rather scary.
  • "Let Sleeping Zords Lie":
    • Shelby and Kendall working together to create an Energem Detector, where previously the two could not work together.
    • Kendall managing to hold her own against the Vivix is a great bit of foreshadowing. Power Ranger tradition dictates that those in Mission Control who demonstrate fighting prowess of their own wind up with a morpher of their own.
    • Shelby gets a Big Damn Heroes moment when she appears with the Anklyozord and leaps into the battle, blasting at the monsters and saving her teammates from being annihilated. The is directly after...
    • In an Offscreen Moment of Awesome Shelby manages, all by herself, to remove the mind control stinger from the Ankylozord and gain its trust, the zord letting her ride on it and then later get it to combine with their Megazord.
    • In a darker bit, when Koda gets stung by rage inducing stinger and starts fighting his team, we get to see how genuinely strong he is as he tosses all four others around like rag dolls while they try to hold him down to remove the stinger.
  • "Double Ranger, Double Danger":
    • Tyler manages to hold his own unmorphed against Fury. Not just holding his own, he comes this close to destroying Fury, and probably would've had if the other rangers hadn't distracted him.
    • A meta example. Tyler informing the others that there's something inside Fury that tried to break out and they need to be careful. This is in comparison to the last couple seasons where Rangers would go multiple episodes without telling each other vital information (such as Troy taking 9 or 10 episodes to mention his Legend War dreams).
  • "When Logic Fails":
    • The rangers have to fight a Chessmaster monster named Puzzler. Only Riley is able to figure out the trick to use the airvents to get around the maze. While he and Puzzler play a game for his Energem, Riley then tosses several marbles down to each ranger to clue them in on how to escape, and to top it off, manages to win the game as well.
    • In a continued inversion of Poor Communication Kills Riley tells Tyler that he also saw whatever is in Fury trying to break out, not only confirming Tyler's story, but giving extra weight to Tyler's assertion that they can't just destroy him.
  • "The Royal Rangers":
    • Tyler yet again owning Fury and coming this close to destroying him had what looks like his father's ghost not tried to break free.
    • After two years of extremely weak mentors to the Rangers, Keeper raises the bar high by not only supporting Tyler's refusal to destroy Fury (due to believing his father is trapped inside), but firmly telling the others that until they know the entire situation, they cannot risk destroying Fury.
  • "Break Out":
    • The Gold Ranger's Energem is enough to power up his saber fully. note 
    • Shelby lends her Tricera Drill to Riley for the fight, because she doesn't even need a weapon to take down the Vivix.
  • The Gold Ranger, Ivan, is very brave. Fury has proven to be very strong in the past, so for a 100% normal human to face against a monter like that is very Badass. Think about it; you'd usually have to be a Ranger to take them on, so he proved himself.
  • "Knight after Knights":
    • Keeper's speech that Bones only took symbols of their courage. And that true courage is carrying on in spite of their fear.
    • Usually when it comes to the "monster affects the rangers" kind of episode plot requires the monster to be destroyed first to reverse the damage. This episode has none of that as the rangers regain their courage through sheer willpower.
  • "Sync or Swim":
    • Sledge learns the Rangers are about to move the bomb he placed to kill them. So what does he do? Makes the bomb bigger so the Rangers can't carry it!
      • In response, what do Tyler and Ivan do? They use the Megazord to CARRY THE BOMB BACK to Sledge!
      • Almost the entire thing is original footage. Some of the footage of the Megazord carrying the bomb is from the Sentai (note how the Zord appears to be coming out of Earth from Japan). It is an impressive bit of writing and use of original footage to incorporate that element, though.
    • Is it meta to say that it's awesome how the episode shows that Tyler isn't quite the goody-two-shoes he appeared to be at the beginning? The way he appears so envious of Ivan's showing off and how jealous he gets when Shelby is smitten with him...That's a cool narrative swerve.
  • "True Black":
    • Wrench finally gets his chance to shine, and boy did he shine. Even though he still fails in obtaining the Energem, he throws one hell of a fight, against the red ranger no less.
    • Deboth finally is shown, and the way he's being held makes him a dangerous guy.
  • "The Ghostest With the Mostest":
    • Meta example: Despite being a Clip Show, a large amount of original footage is used to advance characterization, while the recycled footage is inventively used as an actual plot device, in stark contrast to how holiday specials were written under previous series in the Neo-Saban era.
    • Kendall overcomes both her reliance on technology (an overarching part of her character for the whole series and something she leans on heavily in the course of her interrogation of the Rangers) and her continued dislike of Shelby in order to intuitively suss out who the fake Ranger is.
  • "Rise of a Ranger":
    • Fury saving Poisandra, and, as a reward, getting back into the action.
    • Prince Phillip pushing his guards aside and using the fighting skills he learned to push aside the Viviks and his robot to save Chloe.
    • The way this line is delivered:
    Prince Phillip: Is it Morphing Time?
    Tyler: Oh, yeah.
  • "No Matter How You Slice It":
    • The Dino Charge Rangers continue to think clever, switching outfits and even wearing wigs in order to trick the scissor monster to break his scissors on Koda's bond so they can save the other Rangers.
    • The No-Sell Scene when Shearfear tries to cut Koda's bonds. That's The Power of Friendship for you!
  • "Deep Down Under":
  • "Wishing for a Hero":
  • "One More Energem":
    • Despite knowing and seeing how dangerous Sledge and his crew are, Kendall doesn't hesitate to knock out a Vivix, get into a transport pod, and storm Sledge's ship by herself to rescue Keeper when the plan goes awry. The only reason she was caught was because she had to act quickly to keep the Plesiozord, Tyler, and Shelby safe on arrival at the ship. She then saves herself and Keeper from being executed and tries to fight two Spikeballs before getting backed into a corner. Which promptly gets her chosen by the Purple Energem.
    • The Purple Energem is not only powerful enough to freeze all of the Rangers in place when plugged into one of Sledge's guns, but also strong enough to instantly morph Kendall into Ranger form when it bonds to her. This is the only time thus far that this has ever happened to one of the Dino Charge Rangers.
    • We then see Tyler go mano a mano with Sledge, resulting in the ship falling out of the sky with Tyler jumping and freefalling out of it while Sledge and his crew crash to their doom.
      "I wish you could see me now Dad. It's about to get wild!"
    • The Final Battle against Sledge's last monster, involving all eight current Rangers.
  • "When Evil Stirs":
    • With Sledge supposedly destroyed in the crash of his ship, Heckyl wastes no time taking command of the survivors of the crash. He acts jovial and polite, and says if anyone wishes to leave they can. When one monster begins to walk out, Heckyl immediately vaporizes him giving everyone a hint that he's calling the shots now and won't take any arguments.
    • He then uses his encounter with Kendall from Wishing For A Hero to get hired at the museum's restaurant, placing him near the Rangers' circle.
    • To save the other Rangers from Ice Age, Koda faces his fear of being frozen like when he first found the blue Energem.
    • Snide shows just how dangerous he is when he knocks Tyler down with a couple strikes. The only think that kept Tyler from being killed by him was that he began changing back to Heckyl, who didn't want the Rangers to know his true identity.
    • After her uncertain disbelief over being chosen by the Purple Energem in last season's finale, Kendall confidently stepping forward to lead the morph was a pretty badass moment.
  • "Forgive and Forget": Heckyl's Wounded Gazelle Gambit not only got him to see the Rangers civilian identities easy, but let him into their base without being the wiser.
  • "Nightmare in Amber Beach":
    • Curio manages to use the pillow to put Riley to sleep by putting it in his helmet. Creative thinking.
    • Shelby piecing together that Heckyl is a bad guy and holding him at gun point to save the other Rangers from him.
    • A villainous one: Heckyl nearly steals all the Energems this episode with a Xanatos Gambit: his monster puts them to sleep and steals the Energems? He gets them. The Rangers become too exhausted to fight him? He wins. Shelby returning to the base early was the only thing that stopped him from winning. Even then, having been caught red-handed, he's still able to think quickly enough to pretend that he's in a nightmare too, and when that fails to try to convince the other Rangers that Shelby is paranoid due to lack of sleep.
  • "A Date with Danger": Singe no selling a Dino Armor X attack from Chase and a Galactic Blast during the megazord fight.
  • "Roar of the Red Ranger": Koda gets one when Ninja is trying to attack them at Super Speed. Koda's instincts catch him before the others even realize he's there, then trips him while he's moving at Super Speed. Koda makes it look easy.
  • "Forged Under Fire" has Shelby, in morph, kicking away incoming laser dart fire from the MOTW Hunter which proceeds to then explode behind her.
  • "Home Run Koda":
    • The monster of the week says that the issue with the fight was the Vivix. So what does he do? Train up a small squad of them to actually give the Rangers a harder time using exploding basketballs. Pretty cool to see them make the mooks better.
    • Koda hits a home run one-handed. To win the championship.
  • "Gone Fishin'":
    • Despite being Monster of the Week, Hookbeard is pretty awesome. He shoots lightning from his fishing rod, has a pretty cool metal design, and can withstand a standard finishing move.
    • Heckyl shows off his planning, saying that while Snide is single minded, he wants to know how Singe knew about the Titanozord.
  • "Catching Some Rays": An offscreen one for Koda's grandpa, for being able to imprison a monster and have it stay trapped for 100,000 years and figuring out how to undo the lazy spell on his tribe.
  • "Recipe For Disaster":
    • Lord Arcanon and Doomwing make their debut as the new big bads by stealing the Rangers data and piloting their Zords to combat Heckyl/Snide in Fortress, a monster that wasn't like a Zord in Kyoryuger. It's an impressive show of getting creative with the Sentai Footage to make it mesh with a totally brand new storyline.
    • Heckyl/Snide in Fortress delievers a serious Curbstomp Battle to both Lord Arcanon and his crew and the Rangers, tanking pretty much everything that can be thrown at them and the only reason the Rangers are able to win is by coming up with a Zord combination that hasn't been used before.
    • Arcanon and Singe take over Sledge's old ship. Not only do they lock Heckyl up again, but they get Sledge's old crew in line with merely a gesture from Singe.
  • "Silver Secret":
    • Tyler IMMEDIATELY recognizing that Doomwing planted a bug on his communicator. It's so rare to see a show have that kind of self awareness, but that's awesome to see.
    • Another bit of self awareness: Tyler and Riley point out that something is fishy with the Silver Ranger when the story he tells them doesn't add up, their caution prevented them from just taking the disguised Doomwing into their base.
  • "Wings of Danger":
    • Riley learning Zenowing's Prism Slash, and then using it to save Zenowing.
    • Zenowing recovering the Silver Energem and destroying his dark half.
  • "Freaky Fightday":
    • Give some props to the actors, who managed to get everyone's mannerisms down while impersonating the other characters.
    • Snide gets points for coming up with a very effective strategy against the Rangers, which would have gone off without a hitch had they not tried to switch Ivan and Riley, both accomplished swordsmen.
    • Heckyl's Heel–Face Turn, and he was only a heel to begin with because of the Dark Energem. Now that he is free of its influence, the evil is gone too.
    • Davi Santos' acting in this episode is top notch, considering he is playing two people from very different walks of life.
  • "Worgworld": Three words: Sledge is Back!
  • "The Rangers Rock!":
    • Poissandra giving Sledge a well deserved slap for being missing for so long.
    • Heckyl saving Shelby, Philip and James from Badussa, giving them time to escape.
    • Shelby gets one for creating the Spino Zord, with help from Zenowing and Keeper.
    • Keeper leading the fight with James, Philip and Shelby against Badussa, hell, just the sight of him in the cockpit of a megazord is a moment itself.
    • Sledge almost destroyed the Rangers with another monster, but that wasn't even his intention. All he wanted was a little time to defend the ship while its power recharges. Yet it seems he saved the right prisoner for last, because he got 7 out of 10 Rangers petrified before they could even mount a counter attack.
    • This is the second week in a row where a monster survives a megazord blow...and this one didn't even have the Dark Energem to help survive.
  • "Edge of Extinction":
    • The bulk of this episode is one long megazord battle. And even though Greenzilla took a new formation to defeat last time, this time, with some ingenuity, teamwork and perseverance, each of the Greenzillas are slowly taken down one at a time.
    • Snide enters the Rangers base, engaging Kendall in 1 on 1 combat.
      • How does he even find it? He digs straight down using his sword from the museum above.
      • And near the end, Snide is about to destroy Keeper and Kendall, only for Heckyl to come in to save them at the last moment.
    • One for an inanimate object: the Dark Energem gets caught in a combined attack from the Dino Charge Ultrazord, six Dino Morpher blasts, and Heckyl and isn't even scratched afterwards.
  • "End of Extinction":
    • It's pretty cool seeing the auxiliary rangers take down Sledge's whole crew unmorphed.
    • The Rangers and Heckyl defeat Sledge by binding him to his ship and sending it into the sun. Also, it is Hilarious in Hindsight and a The Dog Bites Back moment for Heckyl, because Sledge threatened him with this exact fate back in Dino Charge.
    • A meta one for Sledge, as he is now the first Power Rangers exclusive villain to not only be the final boss, but also get his own fight, AND grow giant on his own, no giant robot or super form.
    • Sledge in his prime is truly a force to be reckoned with, tearing through the Rangers with ease. Even Tyler's T-Rex Super Charge Mode wasn't able to put a dent in him.
  • "Here comes Heximas":
    • Say what you will about Heximas's low brow of thought, but the fact he was willing to wait 65 million years to attack the Rangers really says something about his patience and perseverance. Further, without Keeper, Koda and Ivan dropping in, he could've gotten most of the active Rangers under his control without lifting a finger.
    • As said in Fridge, Tyler and Shelby were the first two Rangers to morph on screen as well as the very last in Dino Charge.
    • The three megazord blast to close out the series's battles.

Behind-the-Scenes/Meta

  • Judd Lynn has returned to Power Rangers as EP. The man who salvaged Turbo in its second half and gave us fan favorite seasons In Space, Lost Galaxy, Lightspeed Rescue, and Time Force.
  • Power Morphicon showed the cast, which was met with a lot of praise- namely, the first black pink Ranger (Camille Hyde).
  • Mostly for the native nation of the actor - Yoshi Sudarso, the first Indonesian Power Ranger actor ever (as the blue Ranger!)
  • Yoshi Sudarso receiving approval from Kyoryu Blue himself, Yamato Kinjo over Twitter. It also helps that Sudarso is a Toku fan and loved Kyoryuger. Yoshi later traveled to Japan and would not only finally meet Yamato, but also Robert Baldwin (Kyoryu Cyan) and Masayuki Deai (Kyoryu Grey/Bouken Silver). Also as a bonus, he met the cast of the 2015 sentai, Shuriken Sentai Ninninger - and even appeared in an episode! Only one previous Power Ranger actor (James MacLurcan) had met a Sentai cast, and he didn't actually get to cameo. Yoshi has done the impossible.
  • Seeing all of the cast practicing hard to do the stunts and all of them being fairly toned, even the women, is very awesome to see.
  • One of the Dino Chargers had the Sentai name "Gabutyra" on it by mistake. Future airings corrected it to "Tyrannosaurus". Given to heavy mistakes and lazy editing in the past few seasons, it shows how much the production crew is stepping up to the plate.
  • This Facebook post. Within a few minutes, the retweets not only reached 100, and now have exceeded it, going into the 1000's. Because of this, viewers got to see an episode a whole week before the episode's broadcast on television.
  • A very subtle one. One of the Dino Chargers had the Sentai name "Gabutyra" on it by mistake. Future airings corrected it to "Tyrannosaurus". Given to heavy mistakes and lazy editing in the past few seasons, it shows how much the production crew is stepping up to the plate.
  • The writing in this series compared to the last two (Samurai/Super Samurai and Megaforce/Super Megaforce'') show that the production team has listened to the fans and is giving Power Rangers a season it deserves.
    • In addition to that the quality of acting in this season is consistently excellent. Scenes that would normally be Narm incarnate or otherwise grating are instead quite charming or even hilarious due to either the complete sincerity or brilliant comedic timing of the cast.
    • One of the best examples is the episode "Freaky Fightday", which has almost everyone as someone else's character due to a "Freaky Friday" Flip.
  • A midseason trailer showing off the Gold Ranger, Purple Ranger and Graphite Ranger, simply showing their awesomeness.
  • The fact that they gave Albert, a one-time-only Ranger, more character development than even some sixth Rangers (like Sam). In fact, it's been noted that he's better developed than the Megaforce seasons' Red Ranger!
  • In general, the number of unmorphed fight scenes in the season. On a meta-level it shows willingness to rely on original footage rather than just stock. And in-universe it demonstrates just how badass this team is, as they rarely bother with the suits when fighting Vivix.
  • Comparing this season to the previous two, Samurai and Megaforce; it is not hard to see just how much better the quality is this year both in acting and in writing. The Rangers are all fleshed out with unique personalities and all given their spotlight episodes that actually develop the characters, as opposed to having a single episode focused on a Ranger that showcases something new. We have a team of Rangers that work well together, compared to the likes of Gia and Jake; and best of all, we have a mentor who ACTUALLY DOES SOMETHING WORTHWHILE! Keeper is the best mentor figure of the last three years, and it shows just how good a series can be.
  • The first Dino Super Charge trailer. Showing Heckyl taking over, Snide kicking ass, and ALL TEN RANGERS!
  • The toyline. After several years of lackluster toys, Dino Charge is FINALLY showing what Bandai of America is capable of, with multiple releases of all ten Rangers, Megazords nearly reaching the quality of the Sentai's mechas, a large amount of highly detailed villain figures, a first in the franchises entire history, and, best of all 4 entirely new zords not taken from Kyoryuger, all consisting of new molds. Comparing it to the last 4 years, with repeats of the same mold for every figure, and much lower quality Megazords, this is a big step up.
    • They are also creating a Poisandra figure in response to the fans asking for her, since many found that it was unfair that a main villain was being overlooked in favor of random Monsters of the Week.
  • While all things considered it may have been unintentional, James Gaylyn's cameo as Shelby's dad is nice to see considering Snide was an upgraded version of Zeltrax's counterpart (who Gaylyn voiced in Dino Thunder) in the Kyoryuger vs Gobusters movie. While an American version of the team up seems unlikely, the crew was nice enough to make a subtle (if accidental) Mythology Gag.
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