A mysterious princess and her royal guard arrive on earth to challenge the Rangers.
- Cliffhanger: The Lion Fire Ship is shot out of the sky by the Warrior Dome, leaving Princess Viera stranded on Earth.
- Curb-Stomp Battle: Drillion is the first monster in a long time to give the Rangers trouble. In addition to damaging their weapons, he even manages to break apart the Ninja Fusion Zord.
- Forgiveness: Viera is surprised that Sarah would show mercy to a boy who stole from her.Sarah: Sometimes, people don't need punishment; they need help. Everyone deserves a second chance.
- Might Makes Right: The explicit philosophy of the Lion Galaxy. Due to suspicions about her, Viera is on Earth to prove she is strong enough to lead.
- Police Lineup: Victor and Monty end up in one for stealing a cow. The one identifying them? The cow.
- The Starscream: Drillion fully intends to overthrow Viera if she proves to be compassionate.
- Throw the Dog a Bone: Billy steals some some cookies from Sarah. He says he and his sister are on their own and have nothing else to eat. Sarah gives him her science project so he can sell cookies and buy some real food.