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Hosted by Twitch TV, the Power Rangers Marathon was a 15-day long marathon running from March 13th, 2017 to March 28th, 2017 showing every single episode of the Power Rangers show's various incarnations from Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers to Power Rangers Dino Charge. Every. Single. Episode - all 831 of them. Done partially to promote the then-upcoming 2017 movie, the stream is/was massively successful with tens of thousands of active viewers on all hours of the day and millions of total views within the first day. Naturally, due to the franchise being nearly 25 years old at the point of the stream and airing globally across multiple channels during the seasons' runs, a huge variety of folks joined the chat to be entertained and poke fun at the show's more ridiculous moments.

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An archive of some of the stream is watchable here.


Tropes that are common to the stream and its chat:

  • Alternative Character Interpretation: According to the chat:
    • Carter Grayson (Lightspeed Rescue Red Ranger) is trigger-happy with his gun.
    • Lothor is a troll and/or possibly Deadpool.
    • Cole Evans (Wild Force Red Ranger) is a psychopath and a Tarzan wannabe.
    • Eric (Time Force's Quantum Ranger) is Wes' (Time Force Red Ranger) cranky ex-boyfriend.
    • Ransik is a doting and doopy father.
    • Mesogog is the Only Sane Man amongst the main villains.
    • SPD practices police brutality on a whim.
    • Cam (Ninja Storm Green Ranger) frequently is too busy playing League of Legends to show up to fights.
    • Conner (Dino Thunder Red Ranger) is a power-up junkie.
    • Justin (Turbo Blue Ranger) and Kite (Animus) were actively trying to get their respective teams killed.
    • Mentor Ji is Emperor Gruumm from SPD either pulling a Heel–Face Turn, being Evil All Along by being an ineffectual mentor; or his schizophrenia getting out of hand.
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    • The Master is Donald Trump, contained behind a great wall.
  • Anything That Moves: Any slight innuendo, tentacles, or both typically results in lewd comments flooding the chat.
  • Butt-Monkey: Cestro (Blue Alien Ranger) also known as Clip, due to his extremely frequent appearance in adverts showing him getting knocked down a hill and comically grunting all the way down.
  • Catchphrase: According to the chat, Lothor's is "Dickens".
  • Darth Vader Clone: Lampshaded. Koragg was dubbed "Darth Vader" by the chat for fitting the criteria.
  • Fan Nickname: Extremely common due to either the character's primary trait, resemblance to another media, or sometimes mishearing their actual name.
    • Space Dad - Ecliptor
    • My Queen - Astronema
    • Justin, A Justin - Any annoying child character
    • Owl Justin - Circuit
    • Best Dad - Ransik
    • Lucio - Quantum Ranger's Mega Battle mode
    • Warwick, Leblanc, and Shaco - Zen-Aku, Toxica, and Jindrax
    • Rednecks - Retinax
    • Lol-thor/Lulthor - Lothor
    • Master Splinter and Genji - Sensei and Cam (Green Samurai Ranger)
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    • Clip - Cestro (Blue Alien Ranger) note 
    • Nasus, Nick Fury, Doggo - Commander Cruger
    • Bernie Sanders, That Ain't Falco, Justin Bird - Commander Birdie
    • Darth Vader - Koragg the Knight Wolf
      • And Daddy for his reformation as Leanbow
    • Sailor Moon or Mother Teresa - Claire the Gatekeeper
    • Dat Batch - Necrolai
    • Hackerman/Hackerwoman - Reserved for anyone who displays seemingly advanced computer proficiency, such as Raymond of Power Rangers Zeo who thwarted the computer virus with rapid typing and a floppy disk, or Rose of Power Rangers Operation Overdrive
    • Mr. Freeze - Flurious
    • iMac - Mack note 
    • King Ghidorah - Dai Shi's true form
    • Mentor Gruumm - Mentor Ji note 
    • Falco/Dat Is Falco - Zenowing
  • Flat "What": A common reaction to the more insane happenings in the show like Ninja Storm's guinea pig sensei or the rollerskates using Mega Battle mode from Time Force.
  • Fridge Brilliance: Cruger (SPD Shadow Ranger), being called "Nasus" by the chat, makes his first big fight after mowing down 100 minions. League of Legends players will remember Nasus hits harder each time he lands a killing blow on a minion. So the reason he could now fight the general who beat him before? Simple. He just farmed 100 minions for a power-up!
  • Lethal Joke Weapon: Cruger's (SPD Shadow Ranger) Shadow Sabre, which the chat concluded is made out of rubber due to its bending.
  • Long Runner: Over eight hundred episodes, twenty one seasons, and hundreds of hours worth of footage results in a marathon nearly three weeks long.
  • Not a Morning Person: Due to the stream's timing, it sadly caused many beloved episodes to air late at night or very early in the morning, quite a few of the chat hopped in well into the dark hours or woke up earlier than usual.
  • Periphery Demographic: A large majority of the chat are over eighteen years old watching a marathon stream of a children's show.
  • Running Gag: Tons of them. Almost always in all-caps because this is Twitch chat.
    • BLBLBLBLBLBLBLBLBLBL! Explanation 
      • CAWCAWCAWCAW Explanation 
      • 101010101010101010101010 Explanation 
      • ZLZLZLZLZLZLZLZLZLZLZLZLZL Explanation 
      • BZBZBZBZBZBZBZBZBZBZBZ Explanation 
      • REEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE Explanation 
    • TOMMY AFK Explanation 
      • X AFK Explanation 
    • Referring to Bulk and Skull as Roadhog and Junkrat, due to their Fat and Skinny similarities and Skull and Junkrat having signature laughs.
    • ???????????? Explanation 
    • Spamming the KappaPride emote during a Ho Yay moment.
    • 18+ Explanation 
    • FAKE NEWS Explanation 
    • Spamming the chat with random letters whenever someone is shown typing on a computer.
    • Spamming the chat with numbers when numbers are entered for a morphing sequence or activating weaponry. The most common numerical combinations are 3-3-5, 1-2-3, or 5-7-8 (stemming from a scene in Power Rangers S.P.D. where Bridge is counting while trying to defeat Krybots).
    • Spamming the lyrics to the current show's theme song whenever it plays, even as an instrumental.
    • #NotMyRangers Explanation 
      • #NotMyX Explanation 
    • The Waiting Room Explanation 
    • FIX IT, BILLY! Explanation 
      • WE RERUNNING, BOYS Explanation 
    • SELLOUTS! Explanation 
    • KIM GONE, RITA GONE, ZEDD GONE, ZORDON GONE, BILLY GONE, ALPHA IS RUINED, BULK AND SKULL ARE MONKEYS, JUSTIN WON'T DIE, JASON GONE Explanation 
      • CASSIE IS HERE, ASHLEY IS HERE, TJ IS HERE, BULK AND SKULL ARE BACK, JUSTIN WON'T DIE Explanation 
    • ANOTHER BOMB? Explanation 
    • SPACE DAD Explanation 
    • MILLIONS DEAD / X OF PEOPLE DEAD / BRAZILIANS DEAD Explanation 
      • MILLIONS REVIVED Explanation 
    • SPOILERS Explanation 
    • HARAMBE / SHINY HARAMBE Explanation 
    • SUDDENLY JAPAN Explanation 
      • SUDDENLY NEW ZEALAND Explanation 
    • NEW TOYS / MOM GET THE CREDIT CARD Explanation 
    • NOW, I'M MOTIVATED! Explanation 
    • RED RANGER IS A MURDERER / REDRUM RANGER Explanation 
    • TOMMY WISEAU Explanation 
    • EXPOSED Explanation 
    • META Explanation 
    • X / O Explanation 
    • VAPE-NATION Explanation 
    • FOR HONOR / NO HONOR Explanation 
    • SPIN2WIN Explanation 
    • CLIP THE CLIP Explanation 
    • F Explanation 
    • 1v1 ME BRO Explanation 
    • STAR WARS / REVERSE STAR WARS Explanation 
    • GOTTA GO FAST Explanation 
    • SHUT UP DAX / STFU DAX Explanation 
    • Grow, I guess Explanation 
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