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In General:

  • Age Lift: Many of the Chouriki Sentai Ohranger team were adults, with Riki/KingRanger as a kid. Here, as before, the Power Rangers are teenagers.
  • Composite Character: As Super Sentai teams aren't connected to one another, Chouriki Sentai Ohranger's team had jack to do with the teams of Kyoryu Sentai Zyuranger, Gosei Sentai Dairanger or Ninja Sentai Kakuranger, whereas here, the Zeo Rangers are, barring Tanya (until Power Rangers Turbo) and Trey, the original Zyuranger/Dairanger/Kakuranger-based Power Rangers with new powers.
  • Contrasting Sequel Main Character: While Tommy is more or less the same person as Jason (who has returned as the Sixth Ranger for this season) by this point, the other Rangers contrast their predecessors in Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers.
    • The Blue Rangers - Billy and Rocky. Billy was The Smart Guy of the Mighty Morphin team. Rocky is Book Dumb.
    • The Black/Green Rangers - Zack and Adam. Zack was energetic and extroverted while Adam is quiet and shy. Their Ranger colors are also different.
    • The Pink Rangers - Kim and Kat. While Kim was the quintessential All-American Valley Girl, Kat is Australian. While Kim was more on the short side, Kat is a Statuesque Stunner. While Kim was extroverted, Kat is more introverted.
    • The Yellow Rangers - Trini, Aisha, and Tanya. While Aisha and Trini started out as already integrated members of their friends, Tanya is the new kid of the group. She also isn't a trained martial artist like them.
    • The Mighty Morphin Rangers used Dinosaur mecha while the Zeo Rangers' Zords are inspired by creatures of mythology and religion.
  • Discard and Draw: With the destruction of both the dino and ninja power coins, the Rangers tap into the power of the Zeo crystal to reach the next stage in the fight against evil.
  • Five-Token Band: Tommy (Native American), Kat (Australian), Adam (Korean-American), Rocky (Latino-American), Tanya (African-American), and Jason (white).
  • Five-Man Band:
  • Mythical Motifs: The Rangers' new Zeo zords are based on creatures and structures from ancient myths and religions.
    • Zeo Zord I (piloted by Kat) is based on a Moai.
    • Zeo Zord II (piloted by Tanya) is based on a Dogu.
    • Zeo Zord III (piloted by Rocky) is based on a sphinx.
    • Zeo Zord IV (piloted by Adam) is based on Taurus the Bull.
    • Zeo Zord V (piloted by Tommy) is based on The Phoenix.
    • Pyramidas (piloted by Trey and Jason) is based on a pyramid.
  • Took a Level in Badass: It was said late last season that the Zeo Crystal perpetually grows in power over time, and given the sheer amounts of level-grinding that the Rangers undergo during the course of the season, that claim is pretty evident. With the fall of King Mondo's crown after Tommy and Trey punch him down, especially after what it took to beat him in their first battle, the Zeo's power is all but triumphant.

Kat Hillard / Zeo Ranger I

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Portrayed by: Catherine Sutherland
Voiced by: Laura Torres (Latin American Spanish)

The second Mighty Morphin Pink Ranger, Kat found her Zeo Subcrystal in the Australian Outback as a child. After having her original age restored, Kat became Zeo Ranger I - Pink.

Note: This section is only for tropes used in Zeo. For the rest, see the character sheets for Mighty Morphin, and Turbo.


Tanya Sloan / Zeo Ranger II

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Portrayed by: Nakia Burrise; Khanya Mkhize (as a child)
Voiced by: Pilar Escandón (Latin American Spanish)

When Master Vile turned the Rangers into children with the Orb of Doom, Aisha, the second Mighty Morphin Yellow Ranger, found Zeo Subcrystal in Africa, only to give it to Tanya in her place. After growing to a teenager with the others, Tanya joined the four veteran Rangers as Zeo Ranger II - Yellow.

Note: This section is only for tropes used in Zeo. For the rest, see the character sheet for Power Rangers Turbo.


  • The Chick: Although she's more tomboyish than Katherine, she's the weakest of the Rangers.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Almost rivals Kimberly and Aisha with her snappy comebacks, though while Aisha was more outspoken, Tanya is more articulate.
  • Dual Wield: She was Zeo Ranger II and had that going for her a bit.
  • Fighting with Chucks: Her signature weapon is a pair of Zeo Dual Nunchuks.
  • Improbable Weapon User: Her Zeo Dual Nunchuks.
  • Instant Expert: Despite having only become a Ranger in the last five minutes of Mighty Morphin', Tanya has no problem morphing or fighting with the others in the second episode.
  • Naïve Newcomer: The least experienced on the team.
  • Sassy Black Woman: Downplayed at least in comparison to her predecessor. Her real personality isn’t too outspoken, but under King Mondo's hate plague she really takes it up a notch when insisting Kwanza is superior to the other celebrated holidays.
  • Ship Tease: A relationship between her and Adam is hinted throughout the series.
  • Tomboy: Well, the most tomboyish female ranger up until that point.
  • Tomboy and Girly Girl: Tomboy to Kat's Girly Girl.
  • Younger Than They Look: It's bad enough her actress wasn't really a teen, but Nakia looked even older than her real age.

Rocky DeSantos / Zeo Ranger III

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Portrayed by: Steve Cardenas
Voiced by: Sergio Bonilla (Latin American Spanish)

The second Mighty Morphin Red Ranger, Rocky found his Zeo Sub-crystal in Mexico as a child. After having his original age restored, Rocky became Zeo Ranger III - Blue.

Note: This section is only for tropes used in Zeo. For the rest, see the character sheet for Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers.


  • Big Eater: He has a voracious appetite.
  • Blade Below the Shoulder: His signature weapon is the Zeo Bladed Tonfas.
  • Butt-Monkey: Rocky has the absolute worst luck. Throughout the series all manner of unfortunate things happens to him, starting with being demoted down to Blue Ranger, getting unfairly blamed for problems, nearly being turned into a plant by a monster created from a plant he'd accidentally created. It eventually reaches its apex in the transition between Zeo and Turbo when he's hospitalized.
  • Characterization Marches On: In the previous series, Rocky was little more than a replacement meant to fill in for Jason as the Red Ranger and had no outstanding traits at least in comparison to his fellow replacements. This was largely due to Steve Cardenas' lack of acting experience which the man himself admits wasn't very good in his early tenure. Here, due to being able to emote more distinctively, Rocky is shown to have some comedic quirks that were otherwise not visible before and his civilian plots are more interesting to watch.
  • The Everyman: In comparison to his more unique teammates, even the returning Jason, Rocky isn't much outside of his role as the Plucky Comic Relief. Unlike most examples in this franchise, he's all too aware of this and doesn't take it well.
  • Heroic BSoD: Went through one in "Mondo's Last Stand" when he was convinced that Jason was replacing him.
  • Hurricane of Puns: When he got turned into a plant in "A Few Bad Seeds." It involved a bit of Getting Crap Past the Radar as well, as he also made some suggestive comments about Kat:
    Rocky: Nice leaves!
    Kat: I'm sorry? "Nice leaves?"
    Rocky: Yeah, nice leaves! Your branches aren't too bad, either.
  • I Always Wanted to Say That: In "Invasion of the Ranger Snatchers," the Rangers are on horseback, and Rocky says "Let's head 'em off at the pass!"
  • The Lancer: Properly this time. His comedic and goofy persona helps balance out Tommy, the almost perfect leader. That said, Adam is subtlely implied to have become the new second-in-command by the start of Zeo.
  • Plucky Comic Relief: This is pretty much his role on the team now and he's not very happy about it.
  • Sensitive Guy and Manly Man: Manly Man to Adam's Sensitive Guy.
  • Small Name, Big Ego: In "Invasion of the Ranger Snatchers", Rocky gets a job as an extra in a sci-fi film and frequently tries to get himself hired as the lead, feeling his talents are wasted in his current position. He actually succeeds in replacing the lead actor at the end of the episode.
  • Those Two Guys: With Aisha out of the picture, Rocky and Adam are seen together for the majority of their scenes. This is more prominent in the latter half of Zeo.
  • Took a Level in Dumbass: In his earlier appearances, Rocky was considered fairly smart and mature. He even taught his own chemistry class. In Zeo his goofy tendencies have pretty much completely taken over his entire character.

Adam Park / Zeo Ranger IV

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Portrayed by: Johnny Yong Bosch
Voiced by: Rubén León (Mexico - Latin American Spanish)

The second Mighty Morphin Black Ranger, Adam found his Zeo Subcrystal in North Korea as a child. After having his original age restored, Adam became Zeo Ranger IV - Green.

Note: This section is only for tropes used in Zeo. For the rest, see the character sheets for Mighty Morphin, and Turbo.


  • An Axe to Grind: His signature weapons are a pair of Zeo Hatchets.
  • The Big Guy: He's still quiet and gentle but is seen practicing martial arts more often than any other character, and that's saying a lot on this show.
  • Characterization Marches On: While he had some distinction from Zack early on, Zeo really brought Adam into his own and makes him more confident and funny, though not to the same degree as Rocky.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Johnny Yong Bosch claims that about halfway through this season (Power Rangers being his very first acting job) he figured out Adam could be funny.
  • Genius Bruiser: He does martial arts and he is rather smart.
  • The Quiet One: Talks the least out of the team.
  • Sensitive Guy and Manly Man: Sensitive Guy to Rocky's Manly Man.
  • Ship Tease: With Tanya.
  • Those Two Guys: He and Rocky share a majority of their scenes together, noticeable since Aisha left at the end of Mighty Morphin', no longer making it a ¡Three Amigos! dynamic.

Tommy Oliver / Zeo Ranger V

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Portrayed by: Jason David Frank
Voiced by: Adrián Fogarty (eps. 1-42, Latin American Spanish), Daniel Abundis (eps. 43-50, Latin American Spanish)

The Mighty Morphin Green and White Ranger, Tommy found his Zeo Subcrystal in a Native American Village as a child. After having his original age restored, Tommy became Zeo Ranger V - Red.

Note: This section is only for tropes used in Zeo. For the rest, see the character sheets for Mighty Morphin, Turbo, and Dino Thunder.


  • Badass Native: His Native American roots become the focus of some storylines.
  • Catchphrase: "Aww man!"
  • Criminal Amnesiac: Had his mind messed about by Prince Gasket in "King for a Day."
  • Evil Is Hammy: In "King for a Day," Prince Gasket brainwashed Tommy into thinking he was their king and that the other Power Rangers were his enemies. He then proceeds to act just as hammy as he did when he was the evil Green Ranger.
  • Evil Laugh: Got it back when he was brainwashed in "King for a Day."
  • The Hero: After a year and a half of being a team leader as the white ranger, Tommy finalizes his transition by becoming Zeo Ranger V - Red.
  • Heroes Prefer Swords: His signature weapon is the Zeo Sword, as the tradition with most Red Rangers.
  • Law of Chromatic Superiority: As the Red Ranger, Tommy is in charge, gets his own individual Zord, and is usually the one to use the Battle Wheel.note 
  • The Leader: Even lead the bad guys at one point.
  • The Masquerade Will Kill Your Dating Life: In the infamous three-part "There's No Business Like Snow Business", Tommy rescues a famous snowboarder from going over a cliff. She develops feelings for him but receiving Kim's earlier letter makes him hesitant about starting anything with her. Nothing comes of it due to his ranger duties getting in the way of him getting to know the snowboarder and eventually she dismisses him as a flake when he bails on her the second time.
  • Official Couple: Used to be with Kimberly in the Mighty Morphin' days but she breaks it off. After a failed attempt of getting with a snowboard champion, he starts a casual relationship with Katherine and it's implied by the end that they're going steady. The Christmas Episode is stated to be canon with Tommy and Kat being married with children (at least in broad strokes).
  • Tall, Dark, and Handsome: His outfits are less fanservice-y now, but the trope still applies.
  • Two First Names: His first and last names can both be first names.

Trey of Triforia / Gold Ranger I

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Portrayed by: Tom, Tim and Ted DiFilippo
Voiced by: Brad Hawkins; Eduardo Garza, José Antonio Macías and Gabriel Gama (Latin American Spanish)

When the battle between the Zeo Rangers and the Machine Empire was growing intense, a mysterious Gold Ranger appeared to help the Rangers out. While his identity was secretive, he was known as Trey of Triforia, a Triforian with three distinct personalities.


  • Adapted Out: Originally, KingRanger had his own version of the Choriki Braces. The Gold Ranger just uses his Golden Power Staff as a Morpher.
  • Age Lift: Riki, KingRanger in Ohranger, was a kid in suspended animation. Here, Trey is around the same age as the Rangers.
  • Bizarre Alien Biology: While he's a Human Alien, his species apparently has this, most obviously by being three different people in a single body that can split apart if things go wrong. This is a plot point, as the Gold Ranger powers are made for a Triforian's physiology rather than a human's, which is the cause of Jason's issues with the powers.
  • Bling-Bling-BANG!: He's not the Gold Ranger for nothing with a golden shield and armbands.
  • Bling of War: His chest armor is as bold as it is gold.
  • Color-Coded Characters: An interesting variation. Unlike later Gold Rangers on teams without team uniforms, while he does have a lot of gold on him, the primary color of his outfit is still black, which DOES match the base suit of his powers.
  • Hero of Another Story: He's the Gold Ranger defending the planet Triforia and his species are apparently interstellar peacekeepers.
  • Literal Split Personality: Split into three different people: Trey of Heart, Trey of Wisdom, and Trey of Courage. And no, this isn't a reference to The Triforce. This is a racial trait: all Triforians naturally have three distinct personalities that can split apart if things go wrong.
  • Magic Staff: The Golden Power Staff can fire energy blasts and allows Trey and the other Zeo Rangers to grow to giant size.
  • Meaningful Name: Trey is a name meaning three.
  • Red Herring: There were several people - Including Billy, Skull of all people, and Tommy's brother David - teased as being the Gold Ranger's secret identity.
  • Sixth Ranger: Subverted, in that he never actually joins the team, remaining an ally. According to his actors, this trope was intended to be played straight but never materialized.
  • Stranger Behind the Mask: He never appears out-of-suit until the moment it is revealed that he is the Gold Ranger.

Jason Lee Scott / Gold Ranger II

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Portrayed by: Austin St. John
Voiced by: Alfonso Obregón Inclán (Latin American Spanish)

The original Mighty Morphin Red Ranger, Jason left Angel Grove to go to the Peace Conference in Switzerland. However, when Trey was forcibly separated into his three personalities, Jason's friend Tommy came up to him to become a Power Ranger once again, and he became the second Gold Ranger.

Note: This section is only for tropes used in Zeo. For the rest, see the character sheet for Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers.


  • Age Lift: Again, Riki was a kid, whereas Jason is a teenager.
  • Bling-Bling-BANG!: He's not the Gold Ranger for nothing with a golden shield and armbands.
  • Bling of War: A gold shield that takes up almost the entire torso.
  • Cast from Lifespan: The Gold Ranger powers are tied into Jason's life force, and so the Machine Empire do their best to wear him down, which causes his powers to start fritzing by the end of the series. It gets bad enough that Jason nearly dies. This is a result of Trey being a Human Alien with Bizarre Alien Biology, which makes powers made specifically for him not mesh perfectly with human biology.
  • Color-Coded Characters: The first real subversion in the franchise, more than Trey. At no point does Jason ever wear any clothes that haven even a hint of gold on them. The only gold on him at all times is his custom communicator. His outfits are primarily black or dark gray, the usual getup of a Black Ranger...which his Sentai counterpart is designated as.
  • Deadly Upgrade: From a glance, the Gold Ranger powers are a lot stronger than the Red Ranger powers he once had, but as they were not made for an Earth human, they slowly drained his life force.
  • He's Back: His return was easily one of the most memorable moments in the season and it's treated as such.
  • Magic Staff: His signature weapon is the Golden Power Staff.
  • My Greatest Failure: As he confesses to the team, the entire debacle of Tommy's kidnapping and brainwashing by Gasket brought back very bad memories that still haunt Jason to this day, from trying to save him from his original brainwashing to, in particular, the failure to save the Green Ranger powers. It drives him all the more to save his friend.
  • Signature Move: Gold Rush.
  • Sixth Ranger: Joins the team three quarters into the series and remains with them up until the finale when the Gold Ranger powers are returned to Trey.

    Allies 

Billy Cranston

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Portrayed by: David Yost
Voiced by: Carlos Íñigo (Latin American Spanish)
The original Mighty Morphin Blue Ranger, Billy voluntarily stepped down from active duty by acting as technical support for the Zeo Rangers, often creating new weapons for his friends.
  • Artistic License – Physics: "Negatively charged proton molecules"? Admittedly, most people think it's just an excuse to hide that something else is causing the power rejection.
  • Brought Down to Normal: Due to the events of the Mighty Morphin' Alien Rangers miniseries, he's depowered, but still here.
  • Character Development: In a continuation from his development in the previous series Billy has grown into an even more confident leader and serves as Zordon's Number One alongside Alpha. After graduating from high school, he basically serves this role full-time.
  • Demoted to Extra: Sort of. While he still got billing in the credits, he is no longer a Ranger here, just Mission Control.
  • Put on a Bus: In "Rangers of Two Worlds."
  • Rapid Aging: Apparently the explosion messed with his molecules more then he thought as (when combined with the fact he managed to re-age himself with a device back when the entire team became children last season) they aged him into an old man. Forcing him to have to go with the Aquitians homeworld to restore his youth. He winds up staying there when he falls in love with one of the female scientists and that is the last we see of him until Power Rangers Megaforce. Albeit as a Fake Shemp.note 
  • Red Herring: Was suspected by Rocky (and fans) to be the Gold Ranger. Tried to be said Ranger - but particles his body received from the Command Center's explosion rejected the power.
  • The Smart Guy: A rare example where there is a Five-Man Band, but he's not in it.

Zordon

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Portrayed by: David Fielding note 
Voiced by: Bob Manahan, Jorge Santos (Latin American Spanish)
The original mentor to the Mighty Morphin' team, and continued to guide the Rangers during their fight against the Machine Empire.

Alpha 5

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Portrayed by: Donene Kistler
Voiced by: Richard Steven Horvitz, Rocío Prado (Latin American Spanish)
Zordon's robotic assistant.

Auric the Conqueror

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Voiced by: Derek Stephen Prince, Héctor Reynoso (ep. 38, Latin American Spanish), Alfonso Mellado (later episodes, Latin American Spanish)
An ancient tiki warrior discovered by Tanya's parents, who sent him to her and the Rangers.
  • Chuck Cunningham Syndrome: He was last seen in "Rangers of Two Worlds, Part 2" unsuccessfully facing the monsters controlling the Megazords. Unlike with Ninjor, the show didn't provide even the slimmest explanation of where he went afterward.
  • Demoted to Extra: Most of his screen time in Ohranger was with non-suited actors that couldn't be used, so he was very little screen time in this series.
  • Eenie, Meenie, Miny Moai: Auric's dormant form when he's not actively helping the Rangers.
  • The Kid with the Remote Control: How he basically functions. While a sentient being in his own right, he can only be awakened and serves whoever possesses his key (as long as they're not evil and have a pure and just request).
  • Make My Monster Grow: He's capable of making himself grow to giant size.
  • Sealed Good in a Can: Is normally trapped in the form of a small tiki head with a keyhole in its forehead. Jason was given Auric's key to hold onto by Tanya.
  • Suspiciously Similar Substitute: To Ninjor. Both are blue, mecha-like beings who serve as non-Ranger allies.
  • Unwitting Pawn: Despite his honor and sense of justice, Auric is fairly easy to trick. When Louie Kaboom outright commands Auric to help him destroy the Earth, Auric absolutely refuses. But when Prince Sprocket starts crying and telling Auric of the evil beings known as the Power Rangers who are attacking the Earth, Auric immediately heads off to battle the "villains."

Ernie

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Portrayed by: Richard Genelle
Voiced by: Luis Alfonso Padilla (Latin American Spanish)
The owner and bartender of the Youth Center.
  • Ascended Extra: After three years of being a recurring character, Ernie was promoted to the main cast for Zeo. That said, he still doesn't get as many appearances as he did in MMPR Season One.
  • Big Fun: He's overweight and a nice person.
  • Non-Action Guy: He doesn't really do much in the way of fighting.
  • Only One Name: We never find out his family name.

Farkas "Bulk" Bulkmeier & 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, Latin American Spanish)
The comedic duo who continued as junior police officers since Season Three. After Lt. Stone was fired, they quit the force in protest and joined their mentor in his private detective business.
  • Angrish: In the episode "Rangers in the Outfield", their argument becomes incomprehensible after Skull riffs on Bulk's less-than-stellar batting. It was so bad that Rocky had to scream louder than normal to get them to stop and even then it didn't last long. Baseball must bring out the worst in them.
  • Badass Normal: In "King for a Day, Part II," they fended off Cogs, the mooks that Rangers preferred to fight while morphed.
  • Butt-Monkey: Continuing from the last iteration, most of the time, nothing goes their way.
  • Canon Foreigner: They have no Super Sentai counterparts.
  • Determinator: Say what you want about all they've suffered, but they don't quit easily.
  • 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.note 
  • Embarrassing First Name: Their first names are Farkas and Eugene which they don't use very often.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: They're close friends of the same gender.
  • Hidden Depths: Turns out that Skull is a classically trained pianist and a pretty damn good one at that.
  • Irony: Them taking in Goldar and Rito as servants in the first half. After three seasons of usually fleeing in the face of danger, seeing them having power over said harbingers of danger is funny as hell to watch.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: They're arrogant and obnoxious even on the best of days, but they've proven on multiple occasions that they've got it where it counts.
  • Plucky Comic Relief: They serve to provide comic relief.
  • Red Herring: Believe it or not, Skull was inferred to be the Gold Ranger in a couple of episodes alongside more obvious candidates like Billy and David. Turns out that it's none of them.
  • Those Two Guys: As always, they are (almost) never seen without each other. note 
  • Throw the Dog a Bone: At separate points, they both manage to score with a Girl of the Week. Bulk's was the daughter of the Angel Grove police chief while Skull's was a freaking supermodel, of all things.
  • Took a Level in Kindness: While a little jerkiness still remains in them, they've come quite a ways from where they were in MMPR Season One.

Lieutenant/Detective Jerome Stone

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Portrayed by: Gregg Bullock
Voiced by: Jesús Barrero (base voice, Latin American Spanish), Herman López (ep. 38, Latin American Spanish)
The head of the Junior Police Force, but was fired midseason after one of Bulk and Skull's mishaps. However, he decided to use it as a way to open up his own detective agency.
  • Ascended Extra: As with Ernie, Stone was promoted to the main cast after initially being a recurring character.
  • Badass Normal: In "Graduation Blues," he stumbled upon Goldar and Rito - thinking an invasion was afoot. He chased them all over the park to try to arrest them. Granted, the two were amnesic and not up to no good, but Stone didn't know that.
  • Hidden Depths: Stone turns out to have enough knowledge of coffee to write an entire book on the subject.
  • Horrible Judge of Character: No matter how much they inevitably screw up, he never stops assigning Bulk and Skull to tasks.
    • However, he does finally get wise by the end of the series.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: He's fairly abrasive and prone to shouting, but is otherwise shown to be a good guy. His last scene in Zeo has him getting mad at Bulk and Skull for ditching his detective agency to go to France but gains a look of forlorn once they make it clear they're leaving.
  • Mean Boss: He switches between this and Benevolent Boss. He's prone to yelling and punishment, but of course, he's the boss of Bulk and Skull. Given their antics, anyone else would've fired them immediately, but Stone obviously has a soft spot for them.
  • Must Have Caffeine: He knows so much about coffee, he's wrote a book on the subject. titled In the Know About Joe.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: While he does get angry and his subordinates more often than not, it's clear he has a soft spot for Bulk and Skull (just good luck trying to get him to admit it). It's very telling that when Stone gets canned in "Bulk Fiction", both of them decide to quit the force and join up with him to form a detective agency, implying that they've grown a deep respect for the man.
  • Surrounded by Idiots: With Bulk and Skull as his main lackeys, this is pretty much par for the course. He becomes a tad more tolerant of them after forming his detective agency, but not by much.

David Trueheart

Portrayed by: Erik Ray Frank
Tommy's long lost brother. David is the protector of one half of an arrowhead that contains great power which must be kept out of evil hands. Tommy met David when he was sent on a quest out in the desert.
  • Chuck Cunningham Syndrome: David was never seen nor mentioned after Zeo. Tommy doesn't even bring him up in Legacy of Power. This is likely due to his actor being dead.
  • Happily Adopted: He is the adopted son of Sam Trueheart.
  • Long-Lost Relative: He is Tommy's long-lost brother.
  • Magical Native American: Played straight in his first couple of episodes, namely that he can seemingly fade into and out of the wind. He notably does not think to use them when he's captured by the Machine Empire.
  • Red Herring: At one point he was teased as a candidate for the identity of the Gold Ranger. Also, when Billy fails to take on the powers of the said ranger, Tommy says he has someone in mind who can. Before revealing it to be Jason, there's the implication that it might be David under the shades and bandana.
  • Secret Keeper: David discovers Tommy is the Red Ranger during a plot by Mondo to steal the arrowhead. Unlike most examples in the Zordon era, this revelation doesn’t result in David becoming a ranger himself at any point afterward.
  • Sore Loser: David loses to Tommy in a sparring match which he doesn't take very well. Him storming out of the Youth Center is what leads to him being captured by Cogs.
  • Strong Family Resemblance: David has long hair just like Tommy.
  • What Happened to the Mouse?: Even before the end of the season, David kind of just stops appearing after “Oily to Bed, Oily to Rise” which made him out as a candidate for the gold ranger. After the ranger is properly revealed, he is only mentioned once during “The Joke's On Blue” as an explanation for Tommy's main absence from the said episode (he’s visiting David on the reservation) and is never brought up again, not even when Tommy is taken and brainwashed by the Machine Empire.

Emily

Portrayed by: Lesley Tesh
A biker girl that shows up not long after Jason becomes the Gold Ranger. She and Jason end up in a relationship eventually.

Shawn

Portrayed by: Rio Dekin
Tanya's boyfriend at the start of the series. They break up eventually and decide to remain friends later in the show.
  • Better as Friends: He and Tanya have this epiphany by the end of his final episode.
  • Jerk Jock: Is a baseball player and proves himself to be a poor sport when others make him look bad on the field. Especially if said person happens to be his girlfriend and proves to be a better pitcher than him.
  • Not Cheating Unless You Get Caught: Nabbed a cheat sheet in his first appearance so that he won't get thrown off the baseball team. Tanya rightfully points out that he won't learn anything by cheating, which he admits later after he returns it to Mr. Caplan.
  • Only One Name: As per usual for most of the Rangers’ classmates, Shawn's last name is never mentioned.
  • Recurring Character: Appears in three episodes as part of an arc with Tanya.
  • What the Hell, Hero?: Gets on the receiving end from Tanya when he tries to write off her winning the game as dumb luck. She tells him off for not being supportive and for his negativity before breaking it off permanently.

Raymond

Portrayed by: Darren Press
A Jewish classmate of the rangers. He attends the same computer lab as Tanya and Adam.
  • Hero for a Day: In his debut, the anti-virus he developed to destroy the virus that Mean Screen unleashed is given to Adam (as Zeo Ranger IV) so that the rangers can put a stop to the said monster.
  • Jewish and Nerdy: The Christmas Episode establishes that he celebrates Hanukkah and he (by '90s standards) knows his way around computers.
  • Only One Name: His family name is not given.
  • Recurring Character: He appears in three episodes in the season.
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    The Machine Empire 

King Mondo

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Voiced by: David Stenstrom, Carlos Águila (eps. 1 and 2, Latin American Spanish), Humberto Vélez (base voice, Latin American Spanish)

The ruler of the Machine Empire, King Mondo, and his family separated from the United Alliance of Evil so they could invade Earth.


  • Adaptational Jerkass: Bacchushund would never act like a Jerkass to Buldont (in both forms) or chase him and Multiwa away from his castle.
  • Adipose Rex: Mondo's a big-built 'bot. On more than one occasion, Machina's dialogue suggests he's got the robot equivalent of blood pressure problems.
  • Big Bad: The main antagonist of Zeo.
  • Be Careful What You Wish For: When the Rangers first challenge him, he's happy to have a Worthy Opponent because Victory Is Boring. Needless to say, they prove far more formidable than he was counting on.
  • Cross-Popping Veins: A fixed set of them are molded onto King Mondo's faceplate.
  • Cut His Heart Out with a Spoon: Downplayed. While he did once threaten to punish Klank's failure by making him "spend the next thousand years picking up scrap metal on the dark side of Alpha Centauri," he never followed through.
  • Child Hater: He really dislikes human children.
  • Crazy-Prepared: After falling to the Rangers, he had some unknown servants gather what was left, and was rebuilt by someone or something in a secret location that even his family didn't know about. Machina claims that it has happened before.
  • Did Not See That Coming: He thought the Rangers would be an 'amusing distraction' from the boredom of relatively easy victories he'd been having. The fact they'd prove strong enough to fight back and eventually defeat him never occurred to him, and he's not so much fun when it happens.
  • Fat Bastard: He's an overweight villain.
  • Graceful Loser: At least most of the time, and especially compared to most other 'Zordon Era' Power Ranger villains where whenever the Rangers foil his plans, he usually just calmly declares that he'll defeat them next time. Though even that starts to crumble at times.
  • Happily Married: To Queen Machina. The two spend a lot of their screen-time complimenting each other or exchanging cutesy nicknames with one another.
  • Motive Decay: When the Machine Empire first attacked Earth, it's because "our solar system is the final link in a chain of galaxies already conquered" by them. Conquering Earth would effectively give them control of the universe (or at least enough of it to prevent any opposition). The Zeo Rangers were initially viewed as an "interesting diversion" to make the conquest more entertaining. By the end of the season, though, Mondo is more interested in defeating the Rangers. Possibly justified in that the Rangers repeatedly defeated him (including briefly destroying him), making it personal.
  • Nonindicative Name: He's the king of the Machine Empire. Wrong title there.
  • Noodle Incident: The last time he used the Damocles Sword. Whatever it was that happened, it resulted in him having to be rebuilt.
  • Orcus on His Throne: Like any other Ranger Big Bad, he directs monsters against the Rangers. The trope is subverted, though, when he does fight the Rangers in "Mondo's Last Stand" and "Good as Gold." They wind up having no more trouble beating him than the average monster.
  • Royals Who Actually Do Something: A villainous example, having fought the Rangers personally on more than one occasion. Although he's not much tougher than your average Monster of the Week.
  • Spared by the Adaptation: His Ohranger counterpart didn't get rebuilt. Although his fate does catch up with him in In Space.
  • Victory Is Boring: The Empire has been steamrolling everything in their path, so Mondo is happy at first to find a Worthy Opponent in the Rangers. It doesn't last.
  • Villainous Breakdown: Whenever he really loses his cool, Mondo involuntarily shoots sparks from his ears and heavy steam emits from his crown.
  • Villainous Valor: He has no qualms about personally fighting the Rangers or their Zords to the bitter end, if need be.

Queen Machina

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Voiced by: Alex Borstein, Magda Giner (Latin American Spanish)

King Mondo's wife.


  • Affably Evil: Unlike most villains in the franchise, she isn't prone to temper tantrums or rage, and rarely even raises her voice; indeed, if not for the content of what she says, one might not even assume she was evil.
  • Child Hater: Much like her husband, Machina really doesn't like children, especially well-behaved ones.
  • High-Class Glass: Wears a monocle on her left eye.
  • Non-Mammal Mammaries: She's a robot with breasts, but not quite as noticeably as Archerina
  • Oh, No... Not Again!: Her reaction to Mondo being blown up. Sprocket understandably questions this, causing her to reveal Mondo could simply be rebuilt.
  • Orcus on His Throne: Despite being co-head of the Machine Empire, Machina never gets involved in a fight, and barely ever creates or even hires a monster. When Louie Kaboom takes over, she makes no direct effort to fight him.
  • Parental Favouritism: Between Gasket and Sprocket, when the two are together, she prefers Gasket, snubbing Sprocket as "the baby" right to his face. Ironically, her husband has the opposite opinion.
  • So Proud of You: Only not because of some accomplishment, but because Gasket and Sprocket are bickering with one another.

Prince Sprocket

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Voiced by: Barbara Goodson, Rommy Mendoza (Latin American Spanish)

King Mondo and Queen Machina's youngest son.


  • Adaptational Wimp: Since his older more powerful body is split into a different character.
  • Bratty Half-Pint: He's a little kid, after all, so it makes sense that he lacks manners and tact. Most of his brattiness is directed at Klank.
  • Decomposite Character: The two bodies of Prince Buldont from Ohranger become two separate characters with Buldont's Prince form going to Prince Sprocket.
  • Glad I Thought of It: In some episodes, he's on either end of this where evil plans are concerned. In one case, he wants credit for his idea, doesn't get it, then blames Klank when things go wrong.
  • Off with His Head!: Rita and Zedd's bomb blows Sprocket's head clean off (with his decapitated head being in full view when last seen).
  • Spoiled Brat: He's a little robotic boy and clearly gets a kick out stealing credit for Klank's ideas and later blaming him for them going wrong despite himself. So, yeah...
  • Uriah Gambit: His plan to get rid of Gasket was this, offering to use Klank and Orbus so they could fight the Megazord personally, (So the Rangers would cut them down and he'd be rid of them).

Klank & Orbus

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Voiced by: Oliver Page (Klank) and Barbara Goodson (Orbus), Víctor Delgado (Klank, Latin American Spanish) and Gustavo Carrillo (Orbus, Latin American Spanish)

Servants to the Royal House of Gadgetry, the two served as the Empire's monster enlargers.


  • Catchphrase: Klank tends to say, "Around and around and away we / ye go!" when tossing Orbus at a monster.
  • Big Guy, Little Guy: Klank is about the size of a human, Orbus is about the size of a cat.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Orbus gets several digs in, usually at Klank's expense. Also, when making a monster grow, Orbus usually makes a quip somehow related to their powers.
  • Expy: Klank is pretty much an evil Scottish version of C-3PO.
  • Eye Beams: Fighting isn't their forte, but Klank has this when he has to. Well, beam singular, given as he has only one eye.
  • Funny Robot: Most villain-originated humor on the show comes from their arguing.
  • Make My Monster Grow: Klank throws Orbus at the fallen body of the monster of the day, making it grow.
  • No Respect Guy: Both of them are rarely given their dues, especially Klank. Sprocket is always taking credit for their ideas (if not interrupting them outright) and any attempt of them insisting that the plan was their thoughts are shot down by Mondo when ordering their silence. Whenever the plan was foiled, Sprocket would quickly deny ownership of the plan and insist that it was Klank's fault for coming up with it, turning his father's wrath on the footman. Early on, they're both modified without consent in order to grow the Machine Empire's monsters.
  • The Scapegoat: As mentioned above, whenever an evil plan was foiled, Sprocket would renounce all credit for stealing Klank's ideas and blame the failure on him, and Orbus on occasion, which sometimes resulted in Mondo smacking him around with his staff.
  • Those Two Bad Guys: They're kind of like evil versions of R2-D2 and C-3PO as far as their attitudes towards each other are concerned.
  • What Happened to the Mouse?: They aren't shown during Zordon's Energy Wave so it's unknown if they survived.

Louie Kaboom

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Voiced by: Lex Lang, Martín Soto (Latin American Spanish)

In an effort to destroy the Machine Empire, Rita and Zedd created Louie Kaboom, a missile themed robot monster, to infiltrate the Royal House of Gadgetry when it was at its most vulnerable. However, he soon broke away from their control and became the temporary leader of the Machine Empire.


  • Adaptational Nationality: His Super Sentai counterpart was an exiled member of the Machine Empire. Here, he's a creation of Lord Zedd and Rita who took command of the empire.
  • Alas, Poor Villain: You almost feel sorry for him, given how he anguished he was, pleading to Archerina (who clearly didn't care) to forgive him, right before he exploded.
  • Beware the Silly Ones: Despite his personality, he's deceptively dangerous and competent. He's also stronger than Mondo was, as he manages to overpower the Super Zeo Megazord and force the formation of Super Zeo Ultrazord to kill him while the Super Zeo Megazord easily destroyed Mondo even with the Damocles Sword.
  • Big Bad Wannabe: Sought to take over the Machine Empire (and win over Machina). He does succeed with the former, but his run only lasts a few episodes before Gasket and Archerina show up.
  • Character Development: He was a comedic villain at first, but after he rewired himself, his voice changes and becomes deeper. He also became more serious, more powerful, crueler, more intelligent, and more treacherous.
  • Dies Differently in Adaptation: In Ohranger, Bomber the Great remained intact upon dying, with his true missle-like form being released to destroy the sun. In Zeo, Louie experiences the traditional Defeat Equals Explosion.
  • Magitek: Like his creators Rita and Zedd, and unlike Mondo (who had to have his monsters constructed or created from pre-existing machines), he's capable of magically turning objects - including completely nonmechanical ones like a necklace - into monsters at will.
  • Killed Off for Real: Was defeated in battle with the Super Zeo Ultrazord, and unlike most of the villains, never made a return. Justified, naturally, as it is doubtful Zedd or the Machine Empire wanted him around enough to rebuild him.
  • Nice Job Fixing It, Villain!: Created by Lord Zedd and Rita to take over the Machine Empire in Mondo's absence. Of course, they almost immediately lost control of him.
  • Smarter Than You Look: Despite his careless attitude and personality, he's surprisingly intelligent. His first act is to try and destroy his controller and failing that he simply rewires himself so it doesn't work anymore, and upgrades himself in the process. The one monster he puts genuine thought into making, the Midas Monster, is more well thought out (using humanity's own greed to feed it and make them destroy themselves) and dangerous than most of Mondo's (being the first monster that required every mecha in the Rangers' arsenal to actually beat).
  • The Starscream: While usurping King Mondo's throne, he mispronounced everyone's name from the beginning. He also banished Machina and Sprocket three episodes later.
  • Unwitting Pawn: Archerina turns him into this and sets him loose against the Rangers.
  • The Brute: Despite his careless personality, he is about as strong as Prince Gasket and more powerful than Mondo was.
  • Ungrateful Bastard: He ignores everyone's advice, including Klank and Orbus's sometimes, and decides to do things his own way.

Prince Gasket

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Voiced by: Douglas Sloan, Hermán Lopez (eps. 34-42, Latin American Spanish), Martín Soto (eps. 43-49 Latin American Spanish)

The oldest son to King Mondo and Queen Machina, Gasket was exiled after he married Archerina, daughter of one of Mondo's rivals. However, he was brought back by his mother in order to reclaim the throne and oust Louie Kaboom.


  • Adaptational Jerkass: Buldont used to be The Bully and a Spoiled Brat until Bacchushund's death resulted with him becoming a more responsible and effective leader as Kaiser Buldont after his disastrous fight against Bomber the Great. Here, he's a Dirty Coward and has kid Buldont's personality.
  • Adaptational Wimp: Kaiser Buldont is not only even more dangerous than his father or Bomber the Great but also became the replacement Big Bad and True Final Boss of Ohranger.
  • Always Someone Better: He's this to Sprocket.
  • Big Bad Wannabe: He sought to become the leader of the Machine Empire in King Mondo's absence, but failed to achieve any serious victories that would allow that ascension. Plus, he beat a hasty retreat after Mondo came back.
  • Big Brother Bully: Sprocket clearly has bad memories that date back to before Gasket eloped.
  • Bond Villain Stupidity: Oh brother, this guy successfully kidnaps Tommy and decides he's going to brainwash him to fight his team. As if that ever worked before. Eventually, he wises up and decides to do them in after they de-morph, but then it becomes clear it's too late to do so.
  • Cain and Abel: With his little brother, Sprocket. Gasket openly declares his intentions to take Sprocket to pieces to his face, but Sprocket ultimately wins out by nearly tricking his brother into getting killed by the Rangers.
  • Decomposite Character: The two bodies of Prince Buldont from Ohranger become two separate characters with Buldont's Kaiser form going to Prince Gasket.
  • Demoted to Extra: He was the Final Boss in Ohranger.
  • Dirty Coward: What he becomes when his dad finally decides to have a word with him.
  • First-Name Basis: Every major villain will usually know the Rangers' names and tend to address them as such, but Gasket took it a bit farther. He refers to the Red Zeo Ranger not as "Tommy," but his actual first name ("Thomas").
  • Hoist by His Own Petard: His Stable Time Loop plan is foiled because his previous plan to brainwash Tommy altered his brain and left him with a mild Ripple Effect-Proof Memory that let him realize the time loop was happening.
  • Long Bus Trip: When Mondo finally cornered him, Gasket fled with Archerina and never returned.
    • Real Life Writes the Plot: The costumes for both him and Archerina practically disintegrated. Some parts were salvaged for later use, but the complete suits were irreparable.
  • Royals Who Actually Do Something: Unlike the rest of his family, he's not the type to sit on the sidelines.
  • Spared by the Adaptation: His Ohranger counterpart just exploded instead of shrinking back down to normal size.
  • The Starscream: His rather blatant attempt to gain the throne of the Machine Empire (even though Mondo has disowned him as heir) makes him one.
  • The Unfavorite: Became this to King Mondo after he married Archerina, daughter of a sworn enemy of Mondo.
  • Unrelated in the Adaptation: In Ohranger, his and Archarina's counterparts were cousins, but since Power Rangers couldn't get away with incest, they were made into Star-Crossed Lovers from two rival families ala Romeo and Juliet.
  • Warrior Prince: Unlike his father, he's not shy about fighting, and seems to never be without his weapon.
  • "Well Done, Son!" Guy: Part of the reason he sought to become leader of the Machine Empire was to prove that he was a worthy heir.

Princess Archerina

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Voiced by: Melora Harte, Cony Madera (Latin American Spanish)

An archer themed robot and Prince Gasket's wife. She arrived with him after he was summoned by Queen Machina.


  • Battle Couple: With Gasket.
  • Dark Action Girl: Much like Gasket, she's very capable in a fight.
  • Disproportionate Retribution: She developed a grudge against Kat (the Pink Ranger) very quickly (even though the two had never previously met), simply because she detested the fact that there was another female warrior around who liked bows and the color pink. (That's right. This was a rare case where the villain was upset with the realization that she and the heroine might be Not So Different.)
  • Fembot: She's a shapely robot woman who wears pink and casts love spells.
  • Guys Smash, Girls Shoot: Zigzagged. Archerina does tend to use a bow and arrows in combat, but on occasion, she will use a sword as well.
  • Lady of War: Even more so than Gasket and had at times fought alongside him.
  • Long Bus Trip
  • Love Potion: She has arrows that can cause the target to fall in love with her, as she did to Louie.
  • Non-Mammal Mammaries: Despite being a robot, she probably has the biggest villain cleavage in the entire Zordon Era aside from movie era Divatox.
  • The Rival: Views Katherine as her rival.
  • Spared by the Adaptation: Same as Gasket, she was simply shrunk back to normal size while her Ohranger counterpart was destroyed.
  • The Straight and Arrow Path: Her Weapon of Choice; she has arrows that explode and others that act as a Love Potion.
  • Stripperific: For all intents and purposes, she was a robot wearing metal lingerie, complete with lace trim.
  • Unrelated in the Adaptation: Her Ohranger counterpart Princess Multiwa is Machina's counterpart Hysteria's niece. In Zeo, she's only related by marriage.
  • Uriah Gambit: She clearly had this in mind when she made Louie fall in love with her and told him to go after the Rangers, although she hoped he could take them out too.
  • The Vamp: She can trance men with her love arrows and make them carry out her every wish. This is possibly only effective on other robots, but she never used her love arrow on any flesh and blood characters, so it was never proven either way.

Cogs

Mechanical servants who serve as the foot soldiers of the Machine Empire.

    Monsters 

Staroid

Voiced by: Derek Stephen Prince
A star-based robot, and the first monster the Machine Empire sent down to destroy the Zeo Rangers.
  • Adapted Out: In Ohranger, Staroid was a mindless drone operated by a smaller robot named Bara-Brain.
  • Adaptational Intelligence: His Ohranger counterpart didn't talk compared to him.
  • Healing Factor: If destroyed, his metal sphere can attempt to reform himself. Unfortunately for him, the Rangers did not give him that option.
  • The Worf Effect: While he was able to put the Zeo Zords on the fence, he struggled against the Zeo Megazord.

Silo

Voiced by: Bob Papenbrook (1st Time)/Kirk Thornton (2nd Time)
A missile themed monster created from a robot video game.
  • Arm Cannon: Has two missile launchers on his wrists.
  • The Brute: Despite being an early monster, Silo proved to be a tough opponent to beat.
  • The Bus Came Back: One of the monsters that came back in A Golden Homecoming.
  • Came Back Strong: In his second appearance, he was upgraded with Neo Plutonium, making him able to No-Sell the Rangers' entire arsenal. It was only with the aid of his new Super Zeo Zord that Tommy was able to destroy him for good.
  • Near-Villain Victory: He had the closest of all the Zeo monster by sending the Zeo Megazord to the sun. And he was only the second monster of the season!
  • Verbal Tic: Seems to like starting a sentence with a question. Justified as the video game used to create him was being turned into an edutainment game.

Boohoo the Clown

Voiced by: Michael Sorich
A clown themed monster sent to amplify a baby's cries to destructive levels.

People Pitcher

Voiced by: Ari Ross
A pitching machine monster.
  • Adaptational Species Change: From a vacuum cleaner to a pitching machine.
  • Arm Cannon: Has one that can shoot baseballs.
  • Shapeshifting: Can turn from an ordinary pitching machine into a monster.
  • Weapons That Suck: Oddly enough, for a pitching machine-based monster, he has this ability. Admittedly, this was left over from Ohranger as he was known as Bara Vacuum there.

Digster

Voiced by: Derek Stephen Prince
A robot-excavation monster sent down by King Mondo to erupt a volcano on Angel Grove.

Puppetman

Voiced by: Paul Pistore
A puppet robot for a childrens show that was corrupted by the Machine Empire.
  • Adaptational Nice Guy: Unlike his Ohranger counterpart, Puppetman was a good robot until the Machine Empire got a hold of him.
  • Attack Its Weak Point: As discovered by Billy, Puppetman grows weaker when its nose is cut off.
  • Brainwashed and Crazy: Not only was he turned evil by King Mondo, but he could brainwash kids into wrecking havoc.
  • Spared by the Adaptation: Even though he was trashed after the Megazord fight, Billy and Alpha were able to repair him in time for his next show, with a deflector signal to prevent anyone from ever brainwashing him again.

Video Vulture

Voiced by: Dave Mallow
A vulture with a camera for a head that transported the Rangers into Prince Sprocket's movie dimension.

Leaky Faucet

Voiced by: Dave Mallow
A robotic donkey-themed faucet monster. He would later be revived to convert Earth's water into oil.

Pumpkin Sorcerer

Voiced by: ???
A Jack O'Lantern themed monster.
  • Flat Character: Only exists to fuse with the others into Bucket of Bolts.

Steambot

Voiced by: ???
A shower monster.
  • Flat Character: Only exists to fuse with the others into Bucket of Bolts.

Traffic Kitty

Voiced by: ???
A traffic light-cat monster.
  • Flat Character: Only exists to fuse with the others into Bucket of Bolts.

Bucket of Bolts

Voiced by: Richard Epcar
A steam locomotive monster.
  • Disney Villain Death: Unusually, he was not defeated with a finishing move, but the Rangers causing him to fall to his death.
  • Fusion Dance: Was created by fusing the four monsters above him.
  • Shapeshifting: Can turn himself into a locomotive.

Hydro Contaminators

Voiced by: Dan Woren
A race of aliens that have water polluting powers. One was sent down to Earth to pollute the water.
  • Adaptational Nationality: His Ohranger counterpart was part of the Machine Empire Baranoia (the Machines Empire in Japan), but in Power Rangers, he's split into his own alien race. He never even heard of the Machine Empire before coming to Earth.
  • Invisibility: He can turn invisible.

Adrian and Pollenator

Voiced by: Brian Tahash (Adrian)
Voiced by: Kirk Thornton (Pollenator)
A pair of plant monsters created from Rocky's mutant plant.

Fortissimodo

Voiced by: Scott Page-Pagter
A piano themed monster created from Angel Grove High's grand piano. King Mondo sent him to capture the mysterious piano player as an anniversary present for Queen Machina.

Mean Screen

Voiced by: Karim Prince
A computer themed monster.

Mechanizer

Voiced by: Eddie Frierson
A piranha themed monster sent down to stop the Rangers from getting fuel cells for Billy's ship.
  • Blood Knight: Mechanizer didn't care about a reward Klank offered him. He just wanted to cause destruction.
  • The Bus Came Back: One of the monsters that came back in A Golden Homecoming.
  • What Happened to the Mouse?: His last appearance was in an exploding warehouse. Whether or not he survived and that one from Golden Homecoming is a replacement is unknown.

Robocupid

Voiced by: Alex Borstein
A female love robot that can cause people for fall in love with their appliances.

Defoliator

Voiced by: Richard Epcar
A heat-manipulating scorpion robot sent down to cause greenhouse effects on the Earth.
  • Demoted to Extra: While his counterpart Bara Darts got an episode all to himself, Defoliator shared the episode "No Business Like Snow Business" with Robocupid.
  • Dies Differently in Adaptation: Oddly enough, Defoliator was first taken down by the Zeo Megazord, and then permanently destroyed on the ground battles when in Ohranger, it was the other way around.
  • Famous Last Words: "Nothing can stop the Defoliator!"
  • Power Pincers: Has one on its left arm.

Main Drain

Voiced by: Brad Orchard
An energy-draining monster.
  • Adaptive Ability: As he absorbed more energy, his body grew more spikes.
  • Arrogant Kung-Fu Guy: Very arrogant in his abilities.
  • Combat Tentacles: Uses one to syphon power.
  • Energy Absorption: His main ability.
  • The Worf Effect: He was able to handle against the Zeo Megazord, but once Tommy got full control of the Red Battlezord, well bye bye Main Drain.
  • Wounded Gazelle Gambit: In the middle of his fight against the Zeo Megazord, he decided to give up and surrender. However, it turned out to be a trap for the Rangers to drain the Megazord's energy. It also helped as the Rangers suddenly grabbed the Idiot Ball in that moment.

Punch-A-Bunch

Voiced by: Bob Papenbrook
A boxing monster.

Mace Face

Voiced by: Brad Orchard
A spiked robotic armadillo monster.
  • Hyper-Destructive Bouncing Ball: He can turn into a spikey ball and roll towards his opponent.
  • Made of Iron: He has very durable armor that not even the Red Battlezord could break through. It took the newly created Zeo Mega Battlezord to finally break through.
  • Wolverine Claws: Has these in place of weapons.

Autochthon

Voiced by: Richard Epcar
An ancient spirit released by King Mondo.
  • Adaptational Nationality: As with the Hydro Contaminators, Autochthon was not under the Machine Empire like his Ohranger counterpart.
  • All Webbed Up: Is capable of shooting strings from either his mouth or hands to tie up his enemies (leftover from Ohranger as he was known as Bara Clothes).
  • Shock and Awe: He can fire multi colored electricity.

Defector

Voiced by: Lex Lang
A scrap metal monster created to trick the Rangers into believing that he was defecting from the Machine Empire.
  • Adaptational Dumbass: Bara-Revenger was a lot more philosophical.
  • Adaptational Villainy: His Ohranger counterpart was actually against the Machine Empire and was only forced to attack the Rangers due to Acha (Klank's Sentai counterpart) remote controlling him. Defector in Zeo is nothing like him.
  • Dies Differently in Adaptation: In Ohranger, after being freed from the Machine Empire's control, Bara-Revenger went off to fall apart in a junkyard. Defector was immediately destroyed when Rocky struck him with the Defender Wheel.
  • Fake Defector: His main goal was to trick the rangers into thinking he was defecting from the Machine Empire.

Drill Master

Voiced by: Dan Woren
A drill monster that appeared in Adam's dream.
  • Adaptational Late Appearance: His counterpart Bara Drill was actually the first monster to appear in Ohranger.
  • All Just a Dream: Downplayed. While he did appear in Adam's dream, he returned for A Golden Homecoming. However, it's unknown whether King Mondo created him just then or had him fight against the Rangers off screen.
  • The Bus Came Back: One of the monsters that came back in A Golden Homecoming.
  • This Is a Drill: He has a massive one on his torso.

Googleheimer the Toy Robot

Voiced by: Dave Mallow
A toy robot that was given to Prince Sprocket as a new toy.

Wrecking Ball

Voiced by: Michael Sorich
A wrecking ball monster that Prince Sprocket received as a birthday present.

Admiral Abominator

Voiced by: Ezra Weisz
A robot admiral monster that was to be the leader of the new armada that King Mondo was building.

Wolfbane

Voiced by: Steve Krammer
A cyborg werewolf monster, and the first monster to face off against the Gold Ranger.

Tarantabot

Voiced by: Steve McGowan
A tarantula robot monster.

Somnibot

Voiced by: Barbara Goodson
A sleep themed monster.
  • Adapted Out: Somnibot had a third form in Ohranger (in between the two other forms). It was not used in Power Rangers due to the footage used featuring car accidents and vehicular manslaughter.
  • Came Back Strong: After getting trashed by the Gold Ranger in their first fight, Klank repaired her into a stronger form that even the Gold Ranger had some difficulty with.
  • Hoist by Their Own Petard: Humorously, even she can get affected by her singing.
  • She's a Man in Japan: Her Ohranger counterpart was a male.

The Varox

Voiced by: Bob Papenbrook (Borox)
Voiced by: ?? (Silver Team Commander & Starboard Winger)
A race of bounty hunters that went to Earth to take the Gold Ranger powers. One of them, Borox, aligned himself with King Mondo.
  • Adaptational Nationality: As with the Hydro Contaminators and Autochthon, the Varox were not under the Machine Empire like their Ohranger counterpart.
  • Dig Attack: Showcased this in the Megazord battle.
  • Prop Recycling: The Starboard Winger had a traditional pilot scarf, and rounder eyes.
  • The Worf Effect: One Varox, Borax, easily deals with the Gold Ranger, but has trouble with the other Rangers and is subsequently defeated by the Zeo Megazord.

Hosehead

Voiced by: Dave Mallow
A tentacle based monster, and the only Machine Empire monster that the Rangers never fought before the Neo-Plutonium Armor upgrade.
  • Adaptational Late Appearance: His counterpart Bara Saucer actually made a previous appearance prior to returning, being the second monster to appear in Ohranger. However, due to the violence the footage featuring him depicted, it couldn't be adapted for the kid-friendly Power Rangers.
  • Combat Tentacles: Has wirey tentacles that grabbed Super Zeo Zord 3.
  • Flat Character: Unlike the other three monsters, who had appeared in previous episodes, there was nothing remarkable about Hosehead.
  • We Hardly Knew Ye: Gets the least amount of screen time out of all the Ohranger monsters.

Tough Tusks

Voiced by: Dave Mallow
A robotic elephant monster created from Emily's elephant-headed necklace. It was the first monster created by the new leader of the Machine Empire, Louie Kaboom.

Stenchy

Voiced by: Brad Orchard
A robotic skunk monster.
  • Adaptational Wimp: His Ohranger counterpart had stronger powers as he could use the garbage on Earth to create atomizing gas. Here, he can only create a stink gas. That's it.

Midas Hound

Voiced by: Dave Mallow
A gold dog robot.

Cruel Chrome

Voiced by: David Walsh
A monster created from Detective Stone's waverunner.
  • Battle Boomerang: His main weapon.
  • Blade Below the Shoulder: Can project small blades out of his wrists to slash and stab his enemies with.
  • Irony: He called Jason a second-rate leader, not knowing that Jason was the original leader of the Mighty Morphin team.
  • Making a Splash: Can spary a hazardous water like substance.
  • Oh, Crap!: All he could do was mutter "This can't be good" when the Super Zeo Ultrazord was created.
  • The Worf Effect: He could handle the Super Zeo Megazord, but was wiped out when it combined with the Red Battlezord and Pyramidas.

Altor

Voiced by: Kirk Thornton
A warrior monster Prince Gasket created by infusing Tommy's powers and skills into it.
  • The Artifact: His appearance invokes more of the Gold Ranger's appearance than the Red Ranger's. This was because in Ohranger, he was designed to look like the Gold Ranger in order to trick the Rangers into thinking that their Sixth Ranger turned evil.
  • Dies Differently in Adaptation: He was defeated by King Pyramidder Carrier Formation in Ohranger, while Jason defeated him with his own staff in Power Rangers.
  • Hoist by Their Own Petard: Was killed by his very own staff.

Protectron

Voiced by: Richard Epcar
A robot monster that was guarding a time-turning item.
  • Adapted Out: He had a human from in Ohranger that was never used.
  • Dashingly Dapper Derby: He's got a bowler hat on his head, which is remnant of his Ohranger counterpart's conman theme.
  • Meaningful Name: His name is Protectron, and he was protecting an important item.

Nuklifier

Voiced by: Kirk Thornton
A warrior monster sent down by Archerina to destroy Kat.

Mechaterpillar

Voiced by: Brianne Siddall
A caterpillar monster made from a fishing lure.
  • Adaptational Wimp: In addition to his Dies Differently in Adaptation, his Ohranger counterpart was the one that enabled the Machine Empire to conquer the earth. Here, he's just a run-of-the-mile monster.
  • Dies Differently in Adaptation: In Ohranger, the King Ranger's (Gold Rangers sentai counterpart) friend Dorin destroyed him by using a powerful crystal. In Power Rangers, Jason destroyed him with Pyramidus.
  • Made of Iron: He was a strong monster that not even the Red Battlezord and Super Zeo Megazord could make a scratch on its body.
  • No Ontological Inertia: For some reason, destroying him freed Tommy and Tanya from the singing spell they were under.

Impursonator

Voiced by: Wendee Lee
A purse monster Rita accidentally created when she attempted to turn Kat evil again.

Cog Changer

Voiced by: Michael Sorich
A cog-based monster.
  • Blade Below the Shoulder: Has a buzzsaw on his left arm.
  • Fusion Dance: Fused with Impursonator in a last-ditch effort.
  • Made of Iron: He was able to take a hit from the Zeo Power Cannon, but he was still knocked down and needed to be gigantified.
  • Swiss Army Weapon: His cogs could function in a number of different ways from upgrading the Cogs, using them as bombs, or taking over machinery.
  • Technopath: Cog Changer's main ability is to use cogs to control local machinery. He even used them to hijack the Zeo Megazord.


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