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Ranger Danger is a podcast created by two Australian guys, Mat and Michael, who are (obviously) fans of the television series Power Rangers. In this weekly podcast they watch an episode of the show, then break it down and chat about it, either between the two of them or with guests. Starting with Power Rangers Lost Galaxy , the hosts expanded the regular cast to include Tim and Lauren; with the two of them and Matt swapping out every couple of episodes as the co-host to Michael.

Debuting on October 9, 2013, the show has been going for nearly eight years as of 2021. On February 4 2015 the show premiered a sister show, Ranger Danger Dino Charge, where they review episodes of the current incarnation of Power Rangers, Dino Super Charge. They did the same for Power Rangers Ninja Steel up until they felt the load of doing both old and new episodes weekly was too much and dropped the newer epiosde series in order to focus on the weekly episodes of the older seasons.As of November 2021, they have started covering Power Rangers Wild Force and new episodes are released every Tuesday at 3:00 p.m EST.

The podcast is often quite unsparing with snark aimed at mocking the cheapness of the show, both in terms of its production quality as well as its story quality. However, the hosts do all have a certain affection for the series and are not unwilling to throw it a bone every now and again.


Buzzfeed OZ recommended them in an article about 19 Australian podcasts you need to listen to now.

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  • All Men Are Perverts: Subverted with Mat and Michael but very much so with Lauren. Especially with the Ranger Danger Bonezone Patreon special. During the Lost Galaxy episodes, Lauren developed the Ranger Danger Beast Feast to rank monsters on their sex appeal and speculated on their value as sexual partners. Starting with Lightspeed Rescue, she's developed the Ranger Danger BMD (Bone/Marry/Destroy) to determine whether a monster is worth having sex with, marrying or if it should just be destroyed outright.
  • Go Mad from the Revelation: Covering a Power Rangers Turbo episode that featured a relative misuse of the term 'invisibly' brought the hosts close, but more out of frustration. Learning that the writer of that episode wrote seventeen later episode was enough to cause them to laugh... unpleasantly. That's not even getting into the episode Power Rangers Turbo S1E41 Little Strong Man which caused Matt such existential dread that he claims to still think about it to this day
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  • Mad Libs Catchphrase: "Mighty Morphin' [something] Danger".
  • Memetic Psychopath: They all interpret Zhane from ‘In Space’ as this due to a number of his actions.
  • Narm: they cover power rangers so it's obvious, sometimes it can be annoying to them but mostly leads to Narm Charm territory. Michael will often claim that the Narm Charm is one of the greatest appeals of the show for him.
  • The Scrappy: Starting with Mighty Morphin season 2, the hosts always latch onto one of the Rangers as this. Rocky was hated for being a doofus and a creep. Justin from Turbo is hated for being a child with a dumb haircut and being made the focus so often. Zhane from In Space is hated for the aforementioned psychopathic behaviour. Kai from Lost Galaxy is hated for being a dork and a buzzkill. Joel from Lightspeed Rescue is hated for being a sexpest. Lucas from Time Force is hated for being Lucas.
  • Straight Man and Wise Guy: They tend to alternate between them which one of them fits into which role at any given time.
  • Running Gag: The fake sponsors' adds. Which always comes just in time before the recap/review of the episode. Near the end of Lost Galaxy, the bit was retired after a string of episodes where Matt gave the sponsor to a fraud and potential murderer. It Makes Just As Much Sense In Context
  • Took the Bad Film Seriously: The premise of the podcast. The hosts are upfront about the show not being very good, but they often will appreciate when an episode comes out of nowhere to handle some deeper points. For example, they talked at length about how how being told you can't be in high school with your friends any more, because you're so smart that you graduated early on accident will do a number on anyone.