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  • Accidental Innuendo:
    • In "Return of the Caveman," when the Rangers are riding on their Dino Cycles, the monster named Slammer tells Tyler and Riley, "I'll whack both of you off!"
    • Riley's plan to save the others in "When Logic Fails" earns him a "You beauty!" from Chase. This is Aussie/Kiwi slang meaning something along the lines of "Good job!" or "Nice one!", but the shippers weren't about to let that choice of words pass.
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    • Snides line in Episode 16: "Is my tentacle too tight? I save it for SPECIAL occasions!"
  • Alternate Character Interpretation: Is Heckyl honest when talking to Shelby, Philip and James in Rangers Rock? Or is he just manipulating them into feeling for him because that way they will listen to what is he trying to tell them?
    • James’ tendency to come up with reasons for frequently leaving Tyler when there were arguably better options can come off less as Daddy Had a Good Reason for Abandoning You and more like a straight up deadbeat dad.
  • Anti-Climax Boss: Lord Arkanon laughs off every attack the Ultrazord throws at him without a scratch. But their ultimate attack just happens to be too much for him.
  • Anvilicious: The relentless references to New Zealand, over and over, in practically every episode. Someone on the writing team really wanted everyone to know that it's a real place. This is due to a film grant Saban Brands received while filming in New Zealand, the catch is that they need to show the country in a very positive light. Hence why one of the Rangers is actually from New Zealand (as opposed to a NZ actor putting on an accent).
  • Author's Saving Throw: In "The Royal Rangers," Kendall introduces the Dino Drive mode, specifically stating it was just for when the Rangers use the Megazord. This is an Author's Saving Throw from Power Rangers Samurai, where one of the (many) complaints was that the Samurai Rangers had Mega Mode for use in the Megazord but never explained why the Rangers couldn't use it in regular battle. Granted, there wasn't much of an explanation in Dino Charge, but Kendall pointing out the armor was only for Megazord battles was still more than Samurai ever said about the issue. (Like Samurai's Mega Mode, Dino Drive is a Megazord-only enhancement because it didn't come from Super Sentai; they're filming new cockpit footage anyway but they don't want to sacrifice Kyoryuger footage to fit the enhancement in regular battle.)
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    • Speaking of Samurai, in that series, the gold ranger was made out to be Latino, which wouldn't have been a problem...if it wasn't for the fact that the actor they cast for the role is Thai. Ivan is played by someone who is actually hispanic this time.
    • Fans have pointed out the unspoken Fridge Horror regarding the rangers no longer aging thanks to the Energems. "World Famous! (In New Zealand)" reveals that Keeper can easily remove the bond between a ranger and their gem if they agree to it.
    • Heckyl's similarities to Enter manages to mitigate any soreness from skipping Go-Busters. Not to mention, the fact that his armored form is Neo-Geldion from Kyoryuger vs. Go-Busters has left people speculating that they might find some one to at least do their own version if the three Dinosaur teams team-up. Despite this, Judd Lynn and Heckyl's actor Ryan Carter have jossed the theory that Heckyl is based on Enter.
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    • One compared to Sentai: One major complaint about Kyoryuger is that Daigo "King" Kiryu, the Red Ranger, increasingly becomes a Canon Sue. By the end, its Fan Nickname is Daigo Sentai Kingranger. One of the episodes before it hit but is now a Harsher in Hindsight hint at what was coming was Plezuon's introduction: Yayoi falls deeply in love with him instantly, before he has done anything that could possibility make her see him as special (five seconds into their first meeting, he was as in the dark as everyone else about what was going on at the time, and was asking the obvious questions like anyone else. Apparently, when he does it, saying "uh, so where are we and who was the guy in the purple suit?" is enough to leave her going gaga over him all the way to the finale). Dr. Ulshade eventually gives him sole control of Plezuon, referring to him as "your new partner," while knowing little more about him than Yayoi does. Plezuon's first battle has him piloted by Daigo alone. The Power Rangers version of the episode gets here, and each of those points is turned on its head hard: (a) Yayoi's counterpart Kendall, present from day one in this version, suddenly gaining romantic intentions toward Tyler is out of the question, as she is a Cam-type who looks down on the others a bit, and is a Shipper on Deck for Tyler and Shelby, (b) the Plesiozord first attacks the monster on her own and then beams all six of the Rangers into her cockpit for the final round with the monster, and (c) as it's a Shelby episode, the one taking the lead in that fight is her!
    • The Grand Finale does it again: Even the most Red-centric series of PR and SS let everyone take part in the final battle, but Daigo Sentai Kingranger ends with Daigo alone on the enemy ship fighting Man Behind the Man Deboss. The rest are relegated to cheerleaders, singing a magical song to the tune of the opening to power him up. However, the final round with Sledge and company is a feat that requires all the Rangers plus two non-ranger allies. And just like at the end of the first half, it took multiple characters in multiple places using their strengths, proving the power of teamwork instead of the way Daigo would talk about friendship and teamwork and then do it all himself.
    • Then, the actual final episode is a post-script Christmas Episode, which sees the team reassemble and defeat the last Monster of the Week - again, all ten come together, kick some butt, and last blow of the series is fired by ten Rangers in three Megazords combining their power into a Converging-Stream Weapon.
  • Awesome Music: The opening theme, obviously.
  • Awesomeness Withdrawal: Unlike Megaforce, which felt like a chore at times, Nick's scheduling on Dino Charge had really gotten under the fandom's skin.
  • Broken Base: From the second it was announced. Wow.
    • Fans of Go-Busters were enraged that it was supposedly being skipped so another Dinosaur season could be done (largely because Goseiger wasn't skipped for Power Rangers Megaforce, the Milestone Celebration of the franchise, while this news came out of nowhere), while people who thought Go-Busters was just OK or hated it don't really mind.
    • A big question of why Go-Busters was skipped has lead to many theories. Were the toys too unmarketable? Was the Sentai too hard to adapt? Did Saban see how quite a few fans felt the series was average? Did Toei dislike the show enough to let Saban skip it? All of these could be true, but the big question is why Toei let it happen — as mentioned above, they refused to let Goseiger be skipped for the anniversary season.
      • Some fans surmised from reading the press release that Bandai had a huge influence in convincing both Toei and Saban to not mainly adapt Go-Busters. The company knew that its ratings and toyline tanked (much worse than Goseiger), so it didn't take a risk in adapting such an underperforming sentai series. It later got confirmed by Judd Lynn who said Kyoruger's dinosaurs gave it the leg up over Go-Busters.
      • Now a moot point, thanks to the announcement of Power Rangers: Beast Morphers.
    • In both the marketing trailer and the teaser shown at Power Morphicon, there is a blink and miss shot of Kamen Rider Wizard. Did Saban make the same editing mistake twice? Or did they renew the license to Power Rider and use Power Rangers for another Poorly Disguised Pilot?
      • The former is most likely explanation for this, since if you pay close attention to the aforementioned shot, you can very briefly see the logo for Super Hero Time, the program block that Wizard and Kyoryuger aired on in Japan, and the footage matches up perfectly with the SHT bumper for Wizard and Kyoryuger, not to mention that Wizard never showed up during the series at all (and no adaptation aired featuring Wizard either).
    • Many fans LOVED the theme song and the opening, but several elements were put into discussion. Mostly, the fact that there is a "Go Go Power Rangers" bit and the "Rangers Forever" thing, which may bring back bad memories from the last two seasons.
    • As with the previous Nick seasons there's a hiatus early on that lasts multiple months, however this time it's going to split a story arc leading many to complain about the conditions Nick has in place for the show.
    • The finale of Dino Supercharge after it aired internationally. Oh boy. The fans don't know whether to be more peeved at the lack of Dark Ranger, or the fact that the whole season may either be at best an alternate universe or at worst the end of twenty-two years of established continuity, as the events of the finale undoes the very extinction of the dinosaurs and reveals they now share the planet with the human race in the present
      • Arguably, this issue has been put to rest now that Ninja Steel has revealed that Dino Charge did, in fact, take place in an alternative universe.
    • The fact that the Rangers accidentally get the Earth destroyed in the finale. Some liked it, showing that even the Rangers make mistakes and uped the ante in the final battle with Sledge in the past since they had more to lose. Others however were angered that this team couldn't save their planet when others have managed before in the most dire of situations, even calling them "The Worst Power Ranger Team Ever".
    • Keeper's role as mentor. His detractors point out that most of his role is simply handing out morals, and he wasn't able to find a single Energem in 65 million years despite supposedly being their guardian. However, Keeper is still a considerable cut above likes of Gosei and Mentor Ji, guiding the Rangers to become better people with genuinely good advice and jumping into the fight himself to protect them on a number of occasions.
  • Crazy Awesome: Tyler. He deflects a monster's energy beams with a shovel!
    • Ivan. He forms a group of knights that consist of a crossing guard, an old lady, a street performer, a band geek, and a referee.
    • Mr Watkins, established as an ice cream mogul, can singlehandedly throw together a whole fast food meal with anything on hand in the cafeteria kitchen. In a matter of minutes! There's even sparklers!
  • Creepy Awesome: Heckyl/Snide.
  • Critical Research Failure:
    • Here, the Pachycepholasaurus is incorrectly known as the Pachyosaurus, by the dinosaur geek no less. Granted, saying the former would be a mouthful for anyone, so it's not completely unjustified.
    • The finale. First, the rangers come up with a plan to destroy the dark energem by getting as many people as possible to hold up mirrors to reflect sunlight at it to destroy it. Then, after they go back in time and end up inverting the meteor that hit the Earth at the beginning of the series so it never happened. Then when they go back to the present, they find out that dinosaurs now cohabitate the Earth with humans. The problem is, if dinosaurs never went extinct, lower mammals would have never had the chance to evolve into the species we know of today because food would be scarce, not allowing populations of mammals to grow and evolve over time to suit their environments, as most of the vegetation would be eaten by the plant eating dinos. Then there's the carnivores possibly eating a good number of the mammals. Secondly, if the dinosaurs were still alive over 65 million years, they would have evolved into some other form of life like mammals have and not just be evolutionarily stagnant for that amount of time. There can only be one dominant species on a planet at once, and the one that not only survives, but gets stronger as a species as populations grow and develop.
    • Then there's the fact that if the dinosaurs still exist, Dino Thunder, a well-liked series in the fandom, can't happen, as Mesogog would've never be born due to Anton Mercer never meeting up with Tommy to look for the Dino Gems, and their partnership never forging, then nothing else would've been set in motion. Nor possibly MMPR, seeing as half the team that have Dinosaurs as their costume motif would be significant enough to warrant such a thing, nor would the other two of the main 5's animals have evolved, then went extinct, to be well known enough.
      • Now somewhat of a moot point, since Ninja Steel confirmed that Dino Charge takes place in an alternate universe.
  • Ear Worm: The theme song, even if it does use the some of the old "Go Go Power Rangers" theme. The tribal like rhythm at the start and the main chorus more then make up for it.
  • Ensemble Dark Horse:
    • Before his character has even had his debut, Yoshi Sudarso has been very loved by fans because of his fellow geekiness: He watched Kyoryuger, bought the toys, knew Nossan's poses and even got approval from Nossan's actor. That's one awesome dude. No surprise then that his character, Koda, is (so far) the most popular on the show. People love his lines and expressions.
    • And then he did a cameo for Shuriken Sentai Ninninger. This guy loves being a Ranger.
    • Albert Smith. Many wished he stayed, especially since his episode had more male Purple Ranger footage than his counterpart Dr. Ulshade did.
    • Heckyl. With a great outfit, amazing charisma, and his alter ego Snide, he's far more interesting than any other villain in this season. And fans immediately loved him.
      • His status as this, along with the missed opportunity involving the Deathryuger/Kyoryu Navy/Dark Ranger suit could be the reason why he was not only brought back but given the promotion to Ranger for the Beyond the Grid storyline for the comics.
    • Keeper is generally liked by the fandom, primarily due to him being a genuinely competent and wise mentor as opposed to the egotistical Jerkass Jii and Gosei the living Ass Pull, who came before him.
  • Epileptic Trees:
    • The Dino Gems in Dino Thunder are supposed to be parts of the meteorite that caused the extinction of dinosaurs. Then, why would Sledge collect meteorites? Ok, for resources or simply for sake of gathering stuff. But what if he collected the meteorites because he knew the Dino Gems are inside? Without knowing how get them out, obviously.
      • And following the finale, since the rangers went back in time and flew Sledge's meteorites into the sun, does that mean the Dino Gems were destroyed? Has Dino Thunder been retconned? Or has the entire series up to this point been retconned?
    • Kendall shares her surname, Morgan, with Lost Galaxy's Kendrix, another brainy blonde scientist. Many fans guess this was intentional, with Kendall being related to Kendrix in some capacity (usually her daughter, younger sister, niece, or cousin). As noted on the Trivia page, Judd Lynn has stated that Kendall's last name is coincidental, but that hasn't stopped some from buying into the idea out of a fondness for greater continuity between seasons.
  • Evil Is Cool: Heckyl. He's charismatic, smart, destroyed multiple galaxies, and has an even more evil, more intimidating form that shows why he was locked up.
  • Fanon: The common fan theory for the finale is that the 'dinosaur zoo' is actually the only one of its kind, with the creatures themselves being recently revived by science (a la Jurassic Park) and the Rangers just jumping to conclusions. This helps to avert every past season being erased from continuity, as well as the ridiculous implications for the history of the human race.
  • Heartwarming in Hindsight: In the next to last episode of the series, Heckyl decides to help out the Rangers if they're willing to accept him. Tyler tells him: "You're one of us, now.", welcoming him immediately. Fast forward to 2018, where it's revealed that not only will Heckyl return in the comics he's become the Dino Charge Dark Ranger.
    • As an added layer, this was announced at Power Morphicon 2018 and Brennan Mejia (Tyler) happened to be watching the panel. He rushed out to grab Heckyl's actor who, by pure chance, had decided to attend unannounced to bring him into the room so he could see for himself the fandom's excitement to this news.
  • Hilarious in Hindsight:
    • This DeviantArt post made eight months prior to the announcement pretty much called what this season will be called.
    • The first season aired the same year that Jurassic World was released. The very first dinosaur themed series's first season aired the same year that the original Jurassic Park was released.
      • Also regarding Jurassic World, Tyler's nickname for his zord ends up funny since World also calls its T. rex "Rexie."
    • The Rangers fighting aliens this season, and how it takes place in 2015. It was stated in bonus material for SPD that the Earth Branch was founded in 2015.
    • "The Ghostest With the Mostest," the episode that saw two Kodas (one was a monster disguised as him, premiered the day before the episode of Shuriken Sentai Ninninger that featured Yoshi in a cameo ("Shinobi 34", the one that also featured Jiraiya). In effect, there were two Yoshi Sudarsos for fans of both Dino Charge and Ninninger.
    • The fact that Bragigas has apparently been named the Titanosaurus rather than Brachiosaurus. As a matter of fact...
    • How do the Rangers defeat Sledge in Edge Of Extinction? By throwing him into the sun, which is not only awesome, but also exactly the fate he threatened Heckyl with in Wishing for Hero. Extra points for Heckyl being tasked with executing this part of the plan.
    • Johnathan Tzachor (who produced Samurai and Megaforce) stated in the past that all the series he didn't work on (Ninja Storm-RPM) are not canon - obviously, Saban eventually overruled him on this claim. If Dino Super Charge's ending did really retcon all previous Power Rangers seasons, the only one that would still be canon is RPM - the last season he didn't produce.
    • In Mighty Morphin season 2, Lord Zedd's personal Zord, Serpentera, was limited by it's power supply - while officially, the Zord required a huge amount of fuel to use, a common joke is that it's powered by AA Batteries. Here, the villains get their hands on the Gold Ranger's Zord... but can only use it by using the Gold Dino Charger, which is basically a battery!
    • During the Dino Charge panel at Power Morphicon 2018, Ryan Carter commented that the Keeper robes were much more comfortable to wear compared to the suit he had for the entire season. A few hours later at the Boom! Studios Shattered Grid panel, it's revealed that not only is his character coming back he's wearing a new suit that's a mixture of his old one and his Keeper outfit.
    • Brennan Mejia (Tyler Navarro) was featured in Supergirl (2015) (S4E11), where he played a drug dealer. It's enough that it brought back the jokes about "Mighty Morphine", but the drug he was selling was also "supercharged" by electricity from "Red Daughter" spreading around the world while she's being defibrillated and it gives superpowers to its consumers.
  • Ho Yay: Chase and Riley. There are a lot of scenes where their faces are inches apart or they're grabbing each other's shoulders, and fans have pointed out that when Riley talks to Chase about how people back on the farm made a lot of "wrong assumptions" about him, it seemed like it was a few lines away from a Coming-Out Story. Later episodes have a lot of body language between the two of them, especially wrapping their arms around each other and getting into each other's personal space. The general consensus is that there's camaraderie, and then there's Chiley.
    • "Sync or Swim" brings in Ivan and Tyler, who apparently decided the best way to apologize for their rivalry that episode was to (respectively) make them dinner and buy them clothes. And they take selfies together.
    • "True Black" has some general ho yay during the opening sequence. Ivan and Riley are sparring when they come across Tyler doing shirtless yoga, with Riley commenting "Nice!" and Ivan nodding in approval. It's likely meant to look like they're complementing his skill, but the angle makes it look like they're staring at his ass.
    • Phillip/Koda also has some fans. Koda saves Phillip from monsters in the latter's first appearance, and later it's Koda who Phillip goes to when trying to figure out how to work his Energem. Note that he met with Koda over lunch, which many have interpreted as a date between the two.
  • Idiot Ball: One has to wonder why somebody so clever as Heckyl would use the same minions that have already failed Sledge. Working with violent psychos like Snide and seat cushion brained idiots like Curio is not advised when trying to conquer the universe.
    • This gets explained near the end of the season: Heckyl's goal was to keep the Rangers' attention on Amber Beach while Sledge is going around the world planting Greenzilla eggs. If Heckyl obtains any of the Energems during this time, that's a bonus, but he's simply a diversion.
  • Jerkass Woobie: Bios for the villains have stated that Fury, bad as he may be, did not choose to work for Sledge. Sledge won Fury in a card game, so he actually "owns" Fury, and it's also stated that he sees Fury as being of little value, as evidenced in Episodes 1 and 3, where we see how Sledge threatens and belittles him, and how he constantly lets Poisandra mouth off to and mock Fury. The one reason Fury wants to recover the Energems for Sledge is just so he can be free again.
    • This can extend to most, if not all of Sledge's prisoners. They are criminals who have been captured by a bounty hunter, who is now offering them their freedom in exchange for recovering the Energems. Either the monsters risk complete destruction at the hands of the Rangers, or they remain Sledge's prisoners.
  • Memetic Loser: Chase. Compared to the others, Chase has had a large amount of bad things happen to him. Not including incidents he has shared with the others (having his courage stolen, bonds of friendship cut, wish backfiring, being frozen, and hit by a greed spell) Chase has been: trapped in a cage for most of an episode, mind controlled, given a crippling toothache, hit with the Dino Cupid Charger, had his sister almost killed, been dumped for his Ranger alter ego, and electrocuted twice.
  • Memetic Mutation:
    • Shovels: A Ranger's greatest weapon (because they've been used multiple times in unmorphed fights). Some call them the true secondary weapons of the season.
    • It's lost on few people that Sledge essentially had Curio built to be Poisandra's Gay Best Friend.
    • Keeper may have killed all the dinosaurs, but he's still a better mentor than Jii or Gosei.
    • What are Dolphins?
    • Many jokes have been made by the fandom about the rangers flying all the way to New Zealand for two episodes, when they could have just walked down the street to get there.
    • This image from "No Matter How You Slice It," especially Chase, is often exploited to make NSFW-jokes.
  • Moral Event Horizon:
    • Heckyl crosses it twice in "When Evil Stirs." The first one, though Offscreen Villainy, was mentioned by one of Sledge's prisoners that he destroyed his home planet (though it was later revealed to be Lord Arcanon who destroyed Sentai 6). The second time occurs when he declares leadership over Sledge's prisoners. He offers to let any of the prisoners who don't want to fight the Rangers to go home. When one prisoner accepts the offer, he kills him and tells the other prisoners that it was a test in order to weed out potential traitors.
    • Singe crosses it in his first battle with the Rangers in "A Date with Danger," in which he attacks buildings in a populated area and even shot at an old woman who was in the area at the time of their battle.
    • Sledge crosses it when he steals the Dark Energem and uses it to kill Lord Arcanon.
  • Narm: Of course there's narm, it's Power Rangers!
    • Riley's Sherlock Scan in Episode 9, which came right out of nowere and amounts to little more than him muttering about angles as random measurements appear in his surroundings. It should be noted that only one of the problems he solved had anything to do with angles in the first place.
    • Shelby and Dr. Runga getting excited as the Plesiozord charges up... completely offscreen, with only a purple glow to even hint that something is happening.
  • Narm Charm: Ivan's dialogue as the Gold Ranger is so corny and over-the-top, and yet it fits his personality so perfectly it would be jarring if he were any different. It helps that the actor really is Hispanic this time, bringing to mind telenovelas.
  • Older Than They Think: A common complaint about Ninja Steel was that the plot felt like it was recycling the premise of this show. However, the "Villain desires the rangers' Transformation Trinkets" season-long plot was used as early as Power Rangers Lost Galaxynote .
  • One-Scene Wonder: The Knights of Amber Beach for Dino Charge. For Dino Super Charge, James Gaylyn as Mr. Watkins.
  • Portmanteau Couple Name: "Chiley" for Chase/Riley, "Khelby" for Kendall/Shelby, "Shyler" for Shelby/Tyler, "Tyvan" for Tyler/Ivan, "Phoda" for Phillip/Koda.
  • Recycled Premise: The finale involves Earth getting destroyed by a black hole and the Rangers going back in time to save it. Exactly like the Season 3 finale of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2012).
  • Scapegoat Creator: After the finale aired, many fans who were pissed off with the result of the episode blamed Judd Lynn for it and especially the outcome in which the previous seasons are apparently retconned out of continuity, given that dinosaurs are alive in the present in the final scene. Others blame Becca Barnes, who co-wrote most of the Dino Super Charge episodes for the finale and everything wrong with the second half of Dino Charge.
  • Seasonal Rot / Sophomore Slump: While Dino Charge is well-regarded by fans, Dino Super Charge is considered to be a weaker follow-up, due to its overuse of fillers and the controversial ending (see Broken Base). Reception is however more positive than Super Megaforce, on the So Okay, It's Average side.
  • Ship Mates: While almost every character has multiple popular pairings with almost everyone else, the most common and efficient configuration seems to be Shelby/Tyler, Chase/Riley, Kendall/Ivan, and Koda/Phillip.
  • So Okay, It's Average: Barring the ending, the general consensus for Dino Super Charge was that while it wasn't as bad as say, Super Megaforce, it relied on filler more than usual and didn't feel as strong as Dino Charge.
  • Special Effect Failure: In "Let Sleeping Zords Lie," the stinger on Koda's back keeps disappearing from the shot, most noticeably when he falls on his back.
    • The dinosaurs that Keeper interacts with in "Powers From The Past" look like they stepped out of the original Turok.
    • For whatever reason, the Gold Ranger suit does not look shiny at all in the original footage, making it look almost kind of tan.
    • The Graphite Ranger's arms appear blue in original footage, compared to his counterpart (Kyoryu Gray) being completely gray. A photo from Phillip's actor Jarred Blakiston standing next to his suit actor shows the suit with gray sleeves, implying that it was a camera or lighting problem. This is something the franchise has long had to deal with: different technologies and materials both in filming and in suit-making mean things don't always show up on camera the same way. The hardest hit are metallic Rangers, who can be super-shiny in one version and not-so-shiny in another, though from gray to blue is new.
      • This seems to have been fixed by the finale as Graphite's original scenes give him gray sleeves.
    • One combined with Stock Footage Failure: In the Dino Super Charge opening, there's a shot of all 8 Rangers taken from a Kyoryuger episode that had Kyoryu Cyan rather than Kyoryu Violet. For some unfathomable reason, instead of doing a new shot with Kendall in the Purple Ranger suit instead (or doing what they did with replacing Megaforce Red with Overdrive Red in the first Super Megaforce episode), they instead recolored the Kyoryu Cyan suit in the scene a VERY unconvincing purple and added a "skirt" to it, despite the fact that Kyoryu Cyan has a completely different helmet.
  • Spoiled by the Format: It was pretty much a given that Sledge's crew survived the crash, since killing off all the Sentai villains in the middle of the season would really gimp the stock footage.
  • Stock Footage Failure: Averted when it comes to the Dino Chargers. Unlike in Megaforce (especially the cards in the Goseiger half), stock footage involving the Dino Chargers is edited to show the English dinosaur names instead of Kyoryuger's names (i.e. "Tyrannosaurus Rex" instead of "Gabutyra"). Though there was one moment in Episode 4 where you can briefly see "Gabutyra" on Tyler's Dino Charger, but it's very quick and easy to miss. Even then that's averted as future airings edited to Tyrannosaurus Rex.
    • Speaking of Tyrannosaurus Rex, a less glaring one happens when his Kyoryuger debut emerging from a tropical island's volcano (lined by palm trees at the base) is used as-is, but in Dino Charge the Rangers clearly see him emerging while they are surrounded by temperate foliage.
    • Episode 4 has another example: During the battle with the Rangers, the cage on Slammer's left shoulder is suddenly being damaged for no apparent reason. This is because in Kyoryuger, the Kyoryugers had to destroy said cage to free Debo Royaroya's captives.
    • One of the more noticeable examples is Fury's furry collar — in Kyoryuger he started out without it but gained it later as part of the plot, while Dino Charge doesn't attach any significance to the collar so he's seen with and without it at various points. Most notably, the opening goes straight from a long shot of Fury without the collar to a close-up of him with the collar.
    • In "Forged Under Fire", the Rangers minus Tyler summon the Dino Charge Megazord TriStegoPtera Formation to fight a giant Fury, while Tyler uses T-Rex Super Charge mode to fight off Singe. Except Super Charge Mode requires the T-Rex Zord to work and it's combined with three others at the moment. How can it be in two places at once?
    • In "Catching Some Rays", Loafer and Leisure's design is unchanged from their original incarnation as Debo Vacance from Brave 31 of Kyoryuger; as such, they still have the "DEBOTH GUN TEAM CANDERRILLA" inscription on the surfboards on their backs (plainly visible while Leisure is fighting Chase on the first part of the episode). Plus, when Leisure flies off Earth to draw power from the Sun for her laziness beam attack, the zoom-out from Japan seen in the original is still used - twice (before and after the first commercial break).
  • Surprisingly Improved Sequel: With better acting, original plots and footage, and fleshed-out characters, Dino Charge is widely considered to be superior to Megaforce and Samurai.
  • They Wasted a Perfectly Good Plot: The source material for the series, Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger, crossed over with Tokumei Sentai Go-Busters, and in said crossover, the Zyurangers and Abarangersnote  both showed up and played important roles...yet the only thing adapted from this crossover was one of the villains. If they had used any footage, they would have had teams representing all 3 eras of Power Rangers — the original Saban Era, the Disney Era, and the Neo Saban Era. While it's true that Go-Busters wasn't adapted, and Dragon Ranger/Kibaranger/Abareblack (the Sentai counterparts to Tommy) are not present in this crossovernote , there is precedent for seasons to have more than one team of rangers note , and one could argue that Tommy was too busy doing other things at the time. This might have also eased the Broken Base mentioned above about the decision to skip Go-Busters, since it would at least have confirmed that some counterpart to the Go-Busters existed in the Power Rangers universe.
    • One episode has Koda rediscover his home from before he was frozen, where his grandfather kept a monster trapped. What could have been an exploration of Koda's past and a battle with a monster unique from the season's villains instead becomes a silly episode about everyone being magically compelled to go on vacation, with the monster coincidentally having a twin brother already working for Heckyl.
    • Ivan and Fury's rivalry has a great foundation, but goes nowhere. At best they happen to single each other out in a few fights, and Ivan only gives a quick comment when Fury is blown up in the finale.
  • Tough Act to Follow: Dino Thunder, the last dinosaur based series, is commonly cited as one of the better seasons of the Disney Era and of the franchise as a whole. Then of course there is the first season to be dinosaur based... the original Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers. Tough act to follow indeed...
    • Averted with this season's direct predecessor; most fans will agree it won't be hard to be better than Megaforce.
    • So far it seems to be measuring up well to previous dino seasons, so the trope may be averted.
  • Uncanny Valley: Used rather well in "Breaking Black." The Mind-Control Eyes Spellbinder's victims get look very unnatural, but this works to the plot's advantage by highlighting how creepy his power is.
    • Heckyl is trying to act like a normal human, but he's always just slightly off. It is both creepy and fitting, since he's a Human Alien. Also, considering that he was there long before humans evolved and spent who knows how long in solitery confiment, it's understandable that he doesn't have the human part exactly nailed down.
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: In Rangers Rock, Heckyl claimed that everything he did while merged with Snide was because he wants to restore his lost home world of Sentai Six. But he didn't remember his home world or anything from before he touched the Dark energem until he saw it in Lord Arcanon's hands in Wings of Danger. So either it's a plot hole induced by attemps to redeem Heckyl or he was trying to get the Rangers to sympatize with him. After all he needed some way to dump everything on Snide so they would leave him alone.
  • We're Still Relevant, Dammit!: "Sync or Swim" has selfies and the duckface. That is all.
  • What the Hell, Hero?: The Rangers' actions in "End of Extinction" got this from fans when they cause the destruction of Earth during the climatic battle before it is restored after going back in time to stop Sledge and his crew. To be fair, it was accidental and they didn't know destroying the Dark Energem would cause it to form into a black hole.
    • Then there's launching the past versions of the villains into the sun. Yeah, they were nasty customers, but their crimes against Earth hadn't happened yet! And while Sledge was always power-hungry and the prisoners were notorious criminals before Sledge captured them, Poisandra really hadn't done anything horrible that we know of at the time. Also, Curio will now never exist. Few will say what happened to at least those two was fair.
  • Win Back the Crowd: At the time when the season was in preproduction, Saban made a series of announcements helped reassure long time fans disenchanted from the Samurai-Super Megaforce seasons (although many fans were honest in that there was no way it could get worse).
    • First came the news that Judd Lynn, who was the creative force behind Turbo's second half through Time Force and the latter half of RPM, was returning as EP with an interview subtly addressing the characterization and creative problems that plagued the last four seasons. This also confirmed rumors that Jonathan Tzachor, the previous EP, had left/been fired.
    • Then the cast's reveal at Power Morphicon excited fans even more, featuring the franchise's first African-American Pink Ranger ever and first African-American heroine in what will be fourteen years.
    • Third came the promo's reveal of Power Rangers' first original villain since Venjix. note 
    • And then came news that Austin St. John revealed being in talks to return, coming off the heels of him meeting his first Sentai counterpart, Yuta Mochizuki.
    • Not to mention fears that Kyoryuger's Gaburevolver would be demoted to weapon a la Jungle Fury were relieved when it was revealed that the gun would stay as the team's morpher.
    • Plus the return of Ranger bikes. The number of teases from cast, crew and other sources have pretty much turned Super Megaforce into a lame duck season. (The fact the rest of the episodes for Super Megaforce have aired in other countries doesn't help that any.)
    • The theme song not being yet another remix of "Go Go Power Rangers." Although it does have it at the end.
      • Another note on the opening... NO MICKEY MOUSE CLUB ROLL CALL IN THE OPENING.
    • After the first episode premiered on Nick.com, we are already getting positive reception. The first episode consisted entirely of original footage. So, any worries about this season being a Shot-for-Shot Remake like Power Rangers Samurai have been quelled.
      • Some have also noted that the first episode alone contained plenty of decent character development for heroes and villains alike, pointing out how the past four seasons have had little of that. One Youtube reviewer in particular pointed out how the first episode alone gave Tyler more characterization and development than Troy had in all of Megaforce and Super Megaforce.
    • Fans of Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger are glad that unlike the source material, they are actually giving the Red and Pink Rangers proper Ship Tease rather than a Last Minute Hook Up.
      • And they got another when Luckyuro got adapted into Curio reuniting him with Poisandra/Candelira.
      • Also regarding the source material. The fact that the other rangers, especially the Green Ranger who had very little focus in the series, are actually getting character episodes and proper development instead of it all being focused on the Red Ranger.
  • Woolseyism: In Kyoryuger, Kyoryu Gold's finishing move conjures a lightning strike shaped like the words "ZANDAR THUNDER", where "Zandar" is a corruption of the word "thunder". Here the name is repurposed as the name of the kingdom the Gold Ranger is from. Zandar is a fitting name for a fictional Medieval European kingdom, as such there's no reason to edit it in any way or form.
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