While battling one of Kamdor's monsters, the Rangers get their computer systems infected with a virus. This exposes the deep secret of Mack's true nature to the Red Ranger, as he learns everything he ever knew was a lie! With their leader depressed and withdrawn, do the Rangers stand a chance of getting the fourth jewel before Kamdor and Miratrix? Or will Mack be needing an upgrade?
- Bittersweet Ending: The rangers get the fourth jewel from Kamdor and Miratrix, but the reveal of Mack's origin wrecks his relationship with Dr. Hartford.
- Chekhov's Gun: Earlier in the episode, Rose said she developed a new weapon with Zord Technology that no human can use without frying themselves. Mack takes the weapon during the climax, which activates his Super Mode.
- Foreshadowing: Crossed with Spotting the Thread: When Mack shows off one of the photos of him and his dad fishing, Dax notes how odd it is the tree casts a shadow but the young Mack doesn't. Behind them, Spencer looks quite uncomfortable.
- The Reveal: Mack has been an android all along.
- Super Mode: This episode debuts the Red Sentinal Ragner, Mack's Battlizer, and the last Battlizer of Power Rangers until Dino Super Charge.
- Wham Episode: Mack's reveal changes everything about this season.