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Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers: Pink is a 2016 spin-off miniseries focusing on Kimberly after she left Angel Grove during Season 3.

After leaving the life of a Mighty Morphin Power Ranger behind, Kimberly Hart finds herself pulled back into the fray. With her parents missing and their village overrun by monsters, she must reclaim her destiny and discover the power that lies within. She'll have to call on some old friends if she's to unravel this mystery and save this once sleepy village.

Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers: Pink features examples of the following tropes:

  • Adaptation Expansion: This series greatly extends the shelf life of the Mighty Morphin powers beyond the 8 post-Kimberly episodes that featured them in the show as the main team is still active during her adventures.
    • The Pink Shark Cycle appears as the mode of transport for Kimberly after her powers are restored
    • Typhonis is made out of the wreckage of the Thunderzords with Cyclopsis as the additional parts.
  • Adult Fear: Kimberly witnesses her own mother being turned into a monster.
  • Badass Biker: Kimberly. Her entire team eventually becomes this, as Alpha sends them the Shark Cycles to assist in the battle against Verto.
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  • Break Out the Museum Piece: When she finds out that the Rangers are in trouble on an alien planet, Kim and her team ride into battle with Typhonis (made out of Cyclopsis and the Thunderzords), Tor the Carrier Zord, and Titanus the Carrier Zord, all of which were obsolete by this point.
  • Broad Strokes: The series takes place roughly two years after the main series since it starts after Kim leaves for the Pan Global Games, but still takes place in the modern day.
  • The Bus Came Back: Zack and Trini return to help Kimberly by becoming Power Rangers again in Issue #2.
  • Continuity Nod:
    • Alpha mentions that Kimberly is still the bearer of the Pink Energy since her powers weren't transferred with the Sword of Light, allowing her to become the Pink Ranger again.
    • Goldar uses the Sword of Light to power his new war Zord, which he built from the wreckage of the Rangers' old Zords.
  • "Dear John" Letter: The series ends with a jump forward to the Zeo days, and we actually see Kim writing the infamous letter. It adds the strong implication that there is no "new guy", and Kim is covering for her real feelings - that she and Tommy are simply growing apart as people and want different things out of life.
    • Then again, given that Jason's apparently spending enough time with her to have lunch plans, she could be with him as well.
  • Enemy Mine: Goldar very begrudgingly joins forces with Kimberly and her friends to take down the backstabbing Verto.
  • Fix Fic: Essentially one in trying to explain the unpopular Dear John leader which was seen in Zeo.
  • Hero of Another Story: Kimberly asks for Jason's location so that he can lead the retired Rangers into battle. Zordon tells her that Jason's currently on another mission, but volunteers no details.
  • Involuntary Shapeshifting: Kimberly's mother and stepfather, as well as most of the population of St. Moineau, are turned into monsters by another monster named Verto under Goldar's orders.
  • Offscreen Romance: Trini and Zack got together at some point between leaving for the Peace Conference and their reappearance here.
  • One Steve Limit: Kimberly's French stepdad has the same name as her pilot uncle from the TV show. Coincidentally, this name is Steve.
  • Parents in Distress: Kimberly's mother ends up being kidnapped by the bad guys. She manages to make herself useful by helping Kim and her friend's battle the bad guys now that she has super strength as a monster.
  • Relationship Reveal: Kimberly walks in on Zack and Trini kissing after defeating Verto.
  • She's Back: Focusing on Kimberly, this is a given and she gains new Pink Ranger powers.
  • Shout-Out: Kimberly gets double points in Issue #1 where, after a Lock-and-Load Montage, she utters the line "I make this look gooood. Eat your heart out, Mad Max."
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork: After teaming up, Goldar and Kim have this dynamic, more so on Goldar's side than Kim, but somehow they still manage to make it work.
  • 10-Minute Retirement:
    • Kimberly gains new powers from Zordon when the Rangers can't help her save St. Moineau, becoming a Pink Ranger again.
    • She soon recruits Trini and Zack and re-powers them as well.