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     Zordon 

Zordon

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Voiced by: David Fielding (1992-1993), Bob Manahan (1993-1998), Jorge Santos (Latin American Spanish, original version), Humberto Sorlózano (Latin American Spanish, remastered version)
A wise wizard that was trapped in a time warp by Rita Repulsa during their final battle, which led to him living in an energy tube. After Rita escaped her prison, he recruited five Rangers to help in his fight, while also giving them guidance along the way.
  • Big Good: He chose the original team, he is the overall leader Jason defers to, and he has a history with Rita.
  • Catchphrase:
    • "Behold the viewing globe!"
    • "May the Power protect you."
  • Composite Character: While footage of Kyoryu Sentai Zyuranger's Barza the Wizard was used for a pre-Time Warp Zordon, given seasons 2 and 3 of MMPR adapted Gosei Sentai Dairanger and Ninja Sentai Kakuranger respectively, Chouriki Sentai Ohranger was adapted for Zeo, Gekisou Sentai Carranger for Turbo and Denji Sentai Megaranger for In Space, Zordon in an amalgam of Barza, Master Kaku, Sandayū Momochi, Chief Naoyuki Miura, Dappu, and Professor Kubota.
  • Crazy-Prepared: Contingency plans are something of a specialty of his.
    • In "Mighty Morphin' Mutants", he revealed that he had more powerful (yet visually identical) versions of the Rangers' Power Weapons prepared, just in case the originals were no longer enough.
    • Anticipating Lord Zedd's return, he put in motion the creation of the Thunder Zords.
    • Power Rangers in Space reveals he had many emergency plans in case something happened to him.
    • Power Rangers Megaforce adds that he also left a pupil back on Earth in case the planet was in great danger and a new team needed to be created.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: His ultimate fate, at the climax of In Space is instructing Andros to shatter his capsule, which releases his life force in a World-Healing Wave that wipes out the enemy alliance's army and either disintegrates or redeems its leaders.
  • Hero of Another Story: He was a warrior-hero like the Power Rangers before he was trapped. Occasionally we'll see footage of these adventures (where he looks like Barza from Zyuranger).
  • Mission Control: When the Rangers use their communicators, he's the one they're calling for.
  • Not So Above It All: He's generally the straight-faced mentor figure, but after the events of The Mutiny even he joins in the Everybody Laughs Ending.
  • The Omniscient: Whenever Rita or Zedd create a monster, the minute it's up and about, Zordon pretty much always knows about it, it's name, and its capabilities. Justified in season one, as it was mentioned that Rita had used certain monsters before on other planets.
  • One-Man Army: The episode "Power Punks" shows a flashback where he's as capable of it as his protégé.
  • Oracular Head: He's trapped in another dimension so he uses a device to communicate. It only shows his head.
  • Sealed Good in a Can: Sealed at the same time as Rita, who named Sealed Evil in a Can.
  • Team Dad: Really cares for the rangers on a personal level and tends to show concern for their real life problems from time to time, instead of just focusing on their job as fighters.

     Alpha 5 

Alpha 5

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Voiced by: Richard Steven Horvitz, Rocío Prado (Latin American Spanish, original version), Laura Torres (Latin American Spanish, remastered version)
Zordon's robotic assistant created on the planet Edenoi by King Lexian. He served as the Command Center's mechanic and would perform the jobs Zordon could not do.
  • Catchphrase: "Ai yi yi yi yi!"
  • Canon Foreigner: He has no direct Sentai counterpart.
  • Determinator: Gotta give the little guy credit, he doesn't give up on the Rangers or the fight against evil. Even Zordon threw in the towel in the movie.
  • Expy: Even though there was no robotic sidekick in Kyoryu Sentai Zyuranger, there were similar characters in previous Sentai seasons. Namely Peebo, Mag, Colon, and Arthur G6. Of course, there was a sidekick in Zyuranger, but not robotic.
  • Hidden Depths: During the "Green With Evil" multi-parter, Alpha - as Zordon says - "displayed exemplary leadership capabilities." He even trapped Evil!Tommy and it took Rita's magic to free him.
  • Like Brother and Sister: Alpha has often been compared to the Rangers' 'little brother' despite his great age due to his relative lack of real-world experience.
  • Mission Control: He is the maintenance guy for the Command Center.
  • Robot Buddy: He's a robot and assists the heroes.
  • What the Hell, Hero?: After most of the Rangers decide to give up following their defeat in "Green With Evil, Part 4":
    Alpha 5: No, Rangers, I cannot accept that. Zordon would not accept that."
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     Ninjor 

Ninjor

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Voiced by: Kim Strauss, José Luis Orozco (Latin American Spanish)
After the Rangers lost their initial powers, Zordon directed them to Ninjor, the creator of the Power Coins. He would give the six new Ninja Power Coins, Zords, and ninja abilities, while helping them out along the way.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: A mild example, since his only jerk-ish moment occurs in his first ever appearance. He initially refuses to help the Rangers gain their new powers and appears totally indifferent to the danger the world is in, but on realising that they are not seeking the powers due to mere greed, he opens up and warms to them considerably.
  • Large Ham: Literally—he can grow to fight alongside Megazords and has a larger personality.
  • Long Bus Trip: Stopped appearing after "The Sound of Dischordia" due to the use of the Orb of Doom in "Rangers in Reverse." Later in "A Zeo Beginning, Part 2," it was stated he was "back in the temple." He hasn't been seen since.
  • Ninja: As his name suggests, he is themed after a Ninja. He is also the creator of the Ninja Zords and associated powers.
  • Sixth Ranger: He often shows up to bail out the other Rangers (or sometimes the reverse).

     Ernie 

Ernie

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Portrayed by: Richard Genelle
Voiced by: Luis Alfonso Padilla (Latin American Spanish, original version), Rafael Pacheco (Latin American Spanish, remastered version)
The owner and bartender of the Angel Grove Youth Center.
  • Big Fun: He is one of the more obese people of the series, but also one of the nicest.
  • Canon Foreigner: Ernie has no direct counterpart in the source material Zyuranger.
  • Demoted to Extra: From Season 2 onwards, his presence began to decrease as compared to the first season. Some episodes that featured the Juice Bar didn't have him at all.
  • Grumpy Bear: In one episode "A Pig Surprise." Mainly he is a kind person.
  • Hospitality for Heroes: He doesn't charge the Rangers for their refreshments. Even more of an example because it's widely speculated that Ernie knows the Rangers' identities, which is why he provides them free refreshments. It was originally planned to be canon and for Ernie to reveal that he knows their identities, but that idea was scrapped, but it still comes off very clearly that Ernie does know who they are, but refuses to say anything.
  • Non-Action Guy: Doesn't take part in the action. In fact, he rarely encounters a monster at all.

     Bulk and Skull 

Farkas "Bulk" Bulkmeier and Eugene "Skull" Skullovitch

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Portrayed by: Paul Schrier (Bulk) and Jason Narvy (Skull)
Voiced by: Carlos del Campo (Bulk, Latin American Spanish) and Roberto Carrillo (Skull, eps. 1-24, 26-67, 78, 79 and 82, Latin American Spanish), Jorge Ornelas (Skull, eps. 25, 68-77, 80, 81 and 83-145, Latin American Spanish), Eduardo Garza (Bulk, Latin American Spanish, remastered version), Bruno Coronel (Skull, Latin American Spanish, remastered version)

The comic relief duo of the series. Bulk and Skull start out as selfish bullies, whose schemes always seem to backfire. Later on, they turn to good natured goofs with a genuine wish to help other people out. Bulk and Skull are notable for staying on the show for six seasons, which is more than even the longest serving Ranger Tommy has done.


  • Adapted Out: Didn't appear in the 2017 movie, their closest analogue was one bully who terrorised Billy.
  • Aw, Look! They Really Do Love Each Other: Usually, Bulk treats Skull like nothing more than a minion in his rather stupid schemes, insulting him frequently. But they do show genuine affection to each other at times. A notable moment is during Power Rangers Zeo, in which Bulk initially dismisses classical music as something for dweebs, not knowing Skull is secretly a practiced pianist. Once the truth is out and Skull plays before an audience, Bulk freely admits he was wrong about classical music and openly admires his friend for playing so well.
  • Badass Normal: They've defeated a couple monsters, or at least assisted vitally in their defeat, without morphers or powers.
  • Big Damn Heroes: Actually pull this for the Rangers when their memories get scrambled by confronting the Monster of the Week and deflecting its attack using mirrors concealed under ponchos.
  • Big Eater: Bulk wasn't born that way. He is often seen eating.
  • Bizarre Taste in Food: They occasionally eat some strange things to the chagrin of the Rangers. While not always gross-sounding, it is invariably messy.
  • Butt-Monkey: Their entire role in the series is basically being the victim of all kinds of misfortune.
  • Canon Foreigner: They have no Super Sentai counterparts.
  • Character Development: Bulk and Skull have the most character development of the entire cast. They start out as bullies, But gradually turn into heroes themselves. On one occasion, they even take on a Monster of the Week to save the Power Rangers. Later on, they join the Angel Grove Junior Police, apparently to score with women, which they never seem to do afterwards. Instead, they are always ready to help people in need, coming a long way from the selfish bullies they were at the start of the show.
  • Characterization Marches On: Bulk and Skull were originally the school bullies of Angel Grove High, but as the show went on this aspect of the duo was downplayed and eventually they became more like class clowns. It's a bit jarring to see them cheer on the Rangers attacking civilians on tv (it was really just a monster and 4 putties disguised as Rangers) when they would later admire the Rangers' heroic feats.
  • Confusion Fu: Neither one of them has any real martial arts training, but the random nonsense they do has proven impossible for the putties and other mooks to counter, meaning they beat them on several occasions. They once led a successful Gladiator Revolt on an alien world this way, largely by accident.
  • Determinator: Despite receiving all the bad luck in the world, they still continue to come up with idiotic schemes. Giving up is apparently not in their dictionary.
  • The Dividual: Sure, they could appear separately, but it would fall flat. They feed off of each other so much that neither of them functions alone as a character.
  • Do Not Call Me "Paul": Downplayed, but it's clear they're not fond of their given names (and no one can blame them).
  • Drives Like Crazy: When Bulk and Skull are trying to flee Angel Grove along with the rest of the townspeople, they steal a city bus:
    Bulk: Who taught you how to drive?
    Skull: Nobody! How am I doing?
    Bulk: You drive like a maniac!
    Skull: Thanks!
  • Dumb Muscle: Bulk held the town bench pressing record before Jason broke it.
  • Fake Shemp: Spent a few episodes of Turbo as chimpanzees because the actors were busy filming a spin off pilot.
  • Gang of Bullies: In the first season and the pilot, they were sometimes accompanied by unnamed punks.
  • Goldfish Poop Gang: In early seasons, they'd bully the Rangers at school and try to work out their secret identities.
  • Goofy Print Underwear: Bulk wears a pair of underwear with pigs printed on.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: They are as tight with each other as the power rangers themselves are. They went through school together, become police officers together and then jumped onto a colony ship together.
  • Hidden Depths: While they initially appear as a duo of self serving bullies, the pair do have the desire to become heroes themselves. This is first seen in their dream sequence in "The Crystal of Nightmares", where they dream about becoming Power Rangers (or at least superheroes).
    • An overlooked case for Skull appearing as early as late Season 1, combined with Genius Bonus: Skull's Halloween costume in Trick or Treat is of a stereotypical jail felon. You'd write off the very shabby costume as typical and befitting of Skull, but then you notice the 24601 written on his exposed chest...
  • Horrible Judge of Character: During their attempts to find out who the Power Rangers really were, they never really saw their true civillian identities as possible candidates, finding the possibility laughable at times (despite the fact that they were caring, noble and helpful, just like the Rangers).
  • The Hyena: Skull has a very memorable laugh he tends to use at every opportunity.
  • Hypocrite:
    • In "Grumble Bee", Bulk mocked Billy for getting a "B" on a test. At the end of the episode, it was revealed that his own grades were so poor, Miss Appleby was threatening to set him up with multiple tutors for the whole summer.
    • In "The Mutiny", they thought the Rangers' civillian identies had "chickened out" when the Z-Putties arrived, and placed scorn on them for it — yet they themselves were terrified of the Z-Putties.
  • I Just Want to Be Badass: Revealed to be their dream in the Crystal Nightmare. They dress up as superheroes and even try to drive the Megazord. They fail, mind you, but the intent is there.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Both of them. As the series went on, they slowly became less and less jerk and more and more heart of gold, which would lead to them delivering a Moment of Awesome in Power Rangers in Space.
  • Leitmotif: Listen to it here.
  • Let's Get Dangerous!: On at least one occasion, Bulk and Skull defeat a monster themselves, after the Rangers themselves are defeated. Nobody believes them afterwards when they brag about it, however.
  • Loophole Abuse: In a story from the comics, Bulk becomes a Homecoming King candidate without being a senior year student because the only requirement set by the rules is to have signatures from enough senior year students. The candidate isn't required to be a senior himself.
  • Moral Myopia: Shown in "Mighty Morphin' Mutants". They smugly claimed to have no flaws, prompting Trini to point out that being rude and obnoxious might be considered bad qualities.
  • Real Men Wear Pink: Skull at the very least is actually fond of kittens.
  • Relationship Upgrade: A debatable one for Skull's crush on Kimberly. Never brought into canon, but writer Amit Bhaumik said in a 2005 interview that he had wanted to have Kim be married to Skull in the episode "Forever Red" and name Kim as the mother of Skull's son Spike. While unofficial, the idea is popular with some fans and the actors on the show have referred to the relationship when discussing the show with fans.
  • Secret Chaser: Tries to find the secret identities of the Power Rangers in season 2.
  • Small Name, Big Ego: Early on, whatever the situation, Bulk would act like he was the world's greatest expert on it... and pretty quickly wind up humiliated.
  • Smarter Than You Look: In Season 2, they try to discover the Rangers' identities... and most of the times, they are really close, but the Rangers screw up their work.
    • Skull, of all people, is a classically trained pianist. He's absurdly good at it. Becomes a central point of Character Development between him and Bulk as the big doof initially derides Skull for it, but by the end of the episode, Bulk changes his mind and shows that he can be supportive of him like a real friend should.
    • Also, as hinted above, Skull is at least knowledgeable of Les Misérables (or, befitting his revealed musical talent, the musical), because if not, why would his otherwise stereotypical shabby prison garb costume have the very specific number of 24601 written on his bare chest?
  • Spin-Off: A pilot was actually filmed for a show about them running a hotel.
  • Stout Strength: Bulk is pretty...well...bulky, but he also held the Gym and Juice Bar record for the number of successive weightlifting reps before Jason managed to break his record.
  • Those Two Guys: They're rarely, if ever, seen without each other.
  • Too Incompetent to Operate a Blanket: Bulk once tried to star in an ad for a karate dojo and ended up serving as an example of what happens when one tries to learn karate without proper training. He also tried to claim one particular detention desk as his personal seat by writing his name on it...only it came out "BUULK" instead.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Skull loves frog legs.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds:
    • They may often hassle each other, moreso Bulk towards Skull, but the two are still inseparable best friends.
    • After their Character Development this eventually ends up being their primary relationship with the Rangers' civilian identities, especially after Season 3. They still trade verbal jabs with the team and the duo are still as likely to call them "dweebs" as much as before, but it's pretty noticeable that in spite of that there's an actual friendship with them.
  • Unskilled, but Strong: Bulk is actually extremely physically strong, and may actually be physically stronger than the Rangers unmorphed. The problem is he has no actual skill or discipline, so he gets made a fool of.
  • Weirdness Magnet: No matter the Evil Plan, no matter where in Angel Grove the attack is taking place, odds are Bulk and Skull will happen to be nearby when things go down. Their interactions with monsters occurred so often that Lord Zedd knew them by name. This trope was eventually Lampshaded in Season 3:
    Lt. Stone: I find it very odd that you two are the only ones in Angel Grove outside of the Power Rangers to face off with a different monster every week!
    Skull: Lt. Stone, it's true. Every time we turn around, well (sputters), there they are.

     Principal Caplan 

Principal Caplan

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Portrayed by: Henry Cannon
Voiced by: Mario Raúl López (Latin American Spanish, original version), Martín Soto (Latin American Spanish, remastered version)

The principal of Angel Grove High. He tends to alternate between Reasonable Authority Figure and Dean Bitterman roles.


  • Catchphrase: "Deeee-tention!" This one is especially uttered against Bulk and Skull.
  • Dean Bitterman: Sometimes just accidentally bumping into him is enough to warrant "deeee-tention!".
  • Dodgy Toupee: Which mostly comes off when he is victim of one of Bulk and Skull's stunts.
  • Not So Above It All: Joins in a food fight in "Return of an Old Friend". At first, he demanded Ms. Appleby to put a stop to it, but when she pushes a pie onto his head, he starts laughing gleefully and joins the food fight.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: Other times, he actually seems rather caring towards his students.

     Ms. Appleby 

Ms. Appleby

Portrayed by: Royce Herron

The nice and caring teacher of the Rangers' school class.


  • Not So Above It All: Plays along with Bulk and Skulls antics sometimes. Most notably during the food fight in "Return of an Old Friend", where she pushes a pie onto Mr. Caplan's head.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: Shows interest in her students' hobbies and has a tremendous amount of patience regarding Bulk and Skull, even laughing at their antics sometimes. But when things do get out of hand, she is perfectly able to give out detentions, but not to the extent of Mr. Caplan.
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     Lt. Jerome Stone 

Lt. Jerome Stone

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Portrayed by: Gregg Bullock
Voiced by: Jesús Barrero (Latin American Spanish)
The head of the Junior Police Patrol, often seen with Bulk and Skull during Season 3.

     The Aquitian Rangers 

The Aquitian Rangers

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Portrayed by: Raija Baroudi (Delphine), David Bacon (Aurico), Alan Palmer (Corcus), Karim Prince (Cestro), Jim Gray (Tideus)
Voiced by: Rebeca Manríquez (Delphine, Latin American Spanish), Carlos Enrique Bonilla (Aurico, Latin American Spanish), Fernando Manzano (Corcus, Latin American Spanish), Benjamín Rivera (Cestro, Latin American Spanish), Carlos Hugo Hidalgo, (Tideus, Latin American Spanish)

A team of Rangers from the Planet Aquitar. They took up the task of defending Angel Grove while the Rangers were briefly reverted to kids.


  • Aliens Speaking English: They're aliens who are already able to speak English.
  • Decomposite Character: While their suits are based on the team of Ninja Sentai Kakuranger, most of their mechs were given to the Zyuranger and Dairanger-based Power Rangers.
  • Hero of Another Story: They were already an established Ranger team on Aquitar before being called to help Earth, complete with their own Big Bad in the Hydro Hog.
  • The Leader: Delphine. (She is the first female leader of any Rangers team, as well as the first female White Ranger in the series).
  • Logical Weakness: Since they come from a world that is entirely made up of water, they need to stay hydrated constantly while on Earth or risk being severely weakened or even dying.
  • The Cape: They're every bit the heroes as their Earth counterparts, to the point of risking their lives just by being on Earth (due to the environment being extremely inhospitable to them and more or less actively killing them if they don't constantly rehydrate) to help the Rangers, simply because it's the right thing to do.
  • The Quiet One: Tideus and Corcus had few lines.
  • Rubber-Forehead Aliens: They're clearly human actors with prosthetic makeup applied to make them look like aliens.
  • Sweet Tooth: When they taste ice cream for the first time, they end up liking it so much that they eat the entire stock of a single ice cream truck.
  • Older Than They Look: Implied, as their Eternal Falls has the power to make them look younger.
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