- Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (season 1)
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers season 1 Country of origin United States No. of episodes 60 Broadcast Original channel Fox Kids Original run August 28, 1993 – May 23, 1994 Season chronology ← Previous
Season one of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, an American television series created by Haim Saban and Shuki Levy, began airing August 28, 1993, on Fox Kids. The series follows the events of five, later six, teenagers chosen by the wise sage Zordon to become "Power Rangers" in order to stop the evil Rita Repulsa from taking over the planet Earth. The first season comprises 60 episodes and concluded its initial airing May 23, 1994. The first season of MMPR uses footage and elements from the Super Sentai series Kyōryū Sentai Zyuranger. Regular cast members during season one include Austin St. John, Thuy Trang, Walter Jones, Amy Jo Johnson, David Yost, Paul Schrier, Jason Narvy, and David Fielding (later replaced by Robert L. Manahan). Jason David Frank joined the main cast seventeen episodes into the season.
The season's stories focus on five teenagers: Jason Lee Scott (St. John), Trini Kwan (Trang), Zack Taylor (Jones), Kimberly Hart (Johnson), and Billy Cranston (Yost), who are given the ability to morph into "Power Rangers" by Zordon (Fielding) in order to put a stop to Rita Repulsa's evil schemes. Later during the season, Tommy Oliver (Frank) is introduced first as a villain, but later becomes the sixth member and second-in-command of the Power Team. Meanwhile, Bulk and Skull (Schrier and Narvy) act as bullies, and comic relief, at Angel Grove High where the Rangers attend high school.
№ # Title Directed by Written by Original U.S. air date 1 1 "Day of the Dumpster" Adrian Carr Tony Oliver & Shuki Levy August 28, 1993
When two astronauts come across a strange dumpster on the moon, they open it, accidentally releasing Rita Repulsa and her minions: Goldar, Squatt, Baboo, Finster. Rita then sets her eyes on the nearest planet: Earth. Meanwhile, at a local youth center in Angel Grove, California, we are introduced to "teenagers with attitude" Jason Lee Scott, Trini Kwan, Zack Taylor, Kimberly Hart, and Billy Cranston. Within the California desert, at the Command Center, Zordon and Alpha are alerted of Rita's escape and teleport the five to the Command Center. After receiving Power Morphers, the teens morph into the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers and take on Goldar and the Putty Patrol. Also making their debut bullies; Bulk and Skull and Juice Bar proprietor Ernie.Note: The series premiere episode of "Day of the Dumpster" was the third pilot filmed.
2 2 "High Five" Adrian Carr Steve Kramer September 4, 1993 After seeing Jason climb a rope at Ernie's Juice Bar, Trini reveals to the other Ranger teens that she is terrified of heights. Billy then unveils his latest invention; wrist communicators with which the rangers can contact Zordon along with teleporting to the Command Center as well. On the moon, Rita decides to trap the rangers in a time warp the same way she did Zordon. Squatt and Baboo send a rigged toy rocket to Earth that activates the time warp. Rita has Finster create the zombie-like Bones monster to control the time warp. Zordon sends the teens to defeat a small band of Putties. During the fight, Billy gets chased to the top of a cliff, and Trini must face her fears to go up and save him. With the Putty Patrol retreating, the Rangers morph to confront Bones but are sucked into the time warp. Bones is destroyed but Rita sends down a Giant which then grabs ahold of Jason. 3 3 "Teamwork" Robert Hughes Cheryl Saban September 8, 1993 Kimberly and Trini attempt to close down a hazardous waste dump. Little do they know Rita is behind the dump site and plans to destroy the earth by pollution. The two girls are soon ambushed by the Putty Patrol. Rita unleashes the powerful Mighty Minotaur onto Earth to keep the others busy. The boys are forced to morph and confront the Minotaur first. He proves to be an overwhelming opponent, and Rita decides to use her wand to make him grow. Trini and Kimberly are able to defeat the putties, and the rangers summon their Dinozords. Predicting defeat Zordon recalls them back to the Command Center and awards the rangers special weapons, Jason wields the Power Sword, Trini the Power Daggers, Billy the Power Lance, Kimberly the Power Bow, and Zack the Power Axe. By working as a team and combining their new arsenal will the beast be slain. 4 4 "A Pressing Engagement" Adrian Carr Jeff Deckman & Ronnie Sperling September 9, 1993 At the Juice Bar, Jason is trying to break Bulk's benchpressing record, but is unable to do so. Doubting his ability to succeed, the other ranger teens Kimberly and Zack try to comfort him but have mixed success. At the Moon Palace, Rita decides to isolate Jason from the other rangers by sending to earth the King Sphinx. Using his powerful wings, the monster blows Kimberly and soon after Zack away from the fight leaving Jason alone. After teleporting himself and Jason to a desert, the Sphinx is joined by Goldar. After regrouping with Billy and Trini the teens arrive at the Command Center and witness first hand Jason's struggle with a grown Goldar and Sphinx. 5 5 "Different Drum" Jeff Reiner Julianne Klemm September 10, 1993 Kimberly teaches a dance class at the juice bar. Melissa, who cannot hear Kimberly's commands starts to run into the other girls, embarrassed she leaves the group. Billy soon loses his footing and falls about the exercise area, while Bulk fails miserably at a dance-off with Zack, Rita decides that music is the perfect way to conquer the Rangers. She summons Gnarly Gnome, a garden gnome with a magical accordion, and sends him to Earth. Gnarly Gnome's music hypnotizes some of the girls from the dancing class, and they are lured to a cave. Thankfully, Melissa is unaffected by the spell as she is deaf. She rushes to tell Kimberly, and leads them to the cave. The Rangers and their Zords take on Gnarly Gnome and manage to defeat him. Melissa is hailed as a hero for helping, and rejoins the dancing class with new confidence. 6 6 "Food Fight" Robert Hughes Cheryl Saban September 4, 1993 Ernie hosts a "Cultural Food Fair" at the juice bar, and the Rangers help out, offering foods from around the world to patrons. When Bulk and Skull arrive, they turn the peaceful fair into a full-on food fight. Rita is inspired by this madness and generates Pudgy Pig, a wicked monster that is always hungry. Pudgy Pig will deplete the entire world of its food supply in 48 hours unless the Rangers can thwart him. Problems arise when the villain eats the group's Power Weapons, but Trini notices that Pudgy Pig cannot stand the taste of spicy foods. She devises a trap that hopefully will expel the weapons from the porker. 7 7 "Big Sisters" Jeff Reiner Gary Glasberg & Shuki Levy September 13, 1993 Kim & Trini get the task of being "big sisters" to a mischievous little girl named Maria. At her palace Rita soon discovers a chest containing the Power Eggs, magic eggs with the power to conquer all. Only no one in Rita's bunch can open it. It's discovered only the innocence of a child will release the eggs. Rita kidnaps the bratty child, with intent of using her to open the chest. The Rangers end up facing the Chunky Chicken monster to save the annoying girl. All of this, plus, Billy unveils his specially modified VW Beetle, known as the RADBUG. 8 8 "I, Eye Guy" David Blyth Stewart St. John September 14, 1993
Billy's young protege, Willie, has created his best invention yet: a hologame, and enters it into a science fair. Bulk and Skull happen upon the science fair and cause trouble. While the teens resolve the situation rather humorously, the commotion leads Willie to be disqualified! Disheartened, Willie flees to reflect on things when he's kidnapped by Eye Guy so that the monster can steal his vast intelligence. The teens morph into action but soon find out Eyeguy won't be as easily defeated. Even the combined Power Blaster cannot destroy this monster.The hologame shown in the episode features the characters on a roller coaster -- the rides in the hologame the Tornado and Dragonroller coasters at Adventureland Park outside of Des Moines, Iowa.
9 9 "For Whom the Bell Trolls" Robert Hughes Jeff Deckman & Ronnie Sperling
and Stewart St. John
September 15, 1993 Trini brings her favorite doll, an elf named Mr. Ticklesneezer, to Angel Grove High for Hobby Week. This catches the eye of Rita, who has the doll stolen and turned into a real monster! Ticklesneezer goes around shrinking everything, from buildings to trains, and collecting them into bottles. Can the Rangers bring an end to this benign nightmare? 10 10 "Happy Birthday, Zack" Jeff Reiner Stewart St. John September 16, 1993 The Ranger teens & Ernie plan a surprise party at the Juice Bar for Zack. The secrecy leads him to believe they've all forgotten about his birthday. Rita shows she cares, by sending down a special treat, a vicious black armored monster known as Knasty Knight. Zack soon finds out he is way over his head. Happy Birthday indeed. 11 11 "No Clowning Around" Adrian Carr Mark Hoffmeier September 17, 1993 The Rangers attend a fair at Angel Grove Park, along with Trini's cousin Sylvia. One particular clown, named Pineapple, lures Sylvia away from Trini when she isn't looking. When Trini catches up with Sylvia, she witnesses Pineapple turn Sylvia into a cardboard cutout. The fair is a trap for our heroes as they soon find out when the putty patrol arrive, Trini takes Sylvia to Billy's lab to try and return Sylvia to normal. When all the Putties are dealt with, the Rangers confront Pineapple, who reveals himself as Pineoctopus Finster's latest creation. 12 12 "Power Ranger Punks" David Blyth Mark Hoffmeier September 20, 1993 The gang is playing a game of volleyball when Baboo appears above the field. Without being noticed, he slips an odd red potion into the glasses of water lying on a bench. Kimberly and Billy drink the water, and suddenly start acting like real punks! Rita plots to use the divided Rangers to allow her latest monster, the Terror Toad, to destroy the town. Alpha must journey to another dimension to find a special singing squash, as only its juice can restore Billy and Kimberly to their right minds. As Jason fights a losing battle against Terror Toad, as Trini and Zack were devoured by the toad. 13 13 "Peace, Love and Woe" Robert Hughes Julianne Klemm September 21, 1993 Billy bumps into a brainy girl named Marge, and the two hit it off immediately. But Rita's ally, Madame Woe, mistakes Marge for a Power Ranger, and captures her. The actual Rangers come to her rescue, but can they save her or will Billy remain dateless for the upcoming dance? 14 14 "Foul Play in the Sky" Shuki Levy Shuki Levy September 22, 1993 Kim goes for flying lessons with her pilot uncle Steve, with Bulk & Skull tagging along. Rita's henchman Squatt spikes Steve's drink with a sleeping potion, which kicks into effect while in the skies over Angel Grove. Kim nervously takes over flying the four-seater plane, but even with a little guidance from Alpha 5, can she land safely? Meanwhile, her teammates face the dreaded Snizard! To make matters worse only Kim's bow and arrow are the only means of destroying the Snizzard. 15 15 "Dark Warrior" Terence H. Winkless Ronnie Sperling & Jeff Deckman
and Mark Hoffmeier
September 28, 1993 Fed up with being picked on by the likes of Bulk and Skull, Billy decides to re-enroll in Jason's Karate class. Meanwhile Trini's Uncle Howard arrives to visit her. Howard is a scientist and also a very experienced martial artist. Rita meanwhile is more interested in Howard's new invisibility formula and sends a squad of putties to kidnap Howard and hold him for ransom. Rita's latest monster the Dark Warrior is dispatched to fight the ranger teens. 16 16 "Switching Places" Jeff Reiner Shuki Levy & Steve Kramer October 4, 1993 Billy has invented a machine that read minds which he tests out on himself and Kimberly. Unknown to him however Squatt has tampered with the machine and as a result Kimberly's mind ends up in Billy's body and vice-versa. Driving the two at each other's throats. Rita then sends down the Genie to further complicate things. With Kimberly and Billy's minds boggled how can they work as a team to bottle up this fiend? 17 17 "Green with Evil, Part I: Out of Control" Robert Hughes Gary Glasberg & Stewart St. John October 5, 1993
Tommy Oliver, a new kid in town with martial arts skills that rival even Jason's, catches Kimberly's eye, as well as Rita Repulsa's. She kidnaps Tommy and places an evil spell over him, by granting him a power coin he transforms into her Evil Green Ranger! Infiltrating the Command Center, Tommy gives Alpha 5 a virus, and disables Zordon. Rita then lures the teens out by growing Goldar but our heroes are taken by surprise by the Green Ranger. The Rangers overpowered, retreat to the damaged Command Center. Without Zordon the rangers are nable to learn anything about their newest enemy.Note: This episode has two titles. Only the "Green with Evil" title is used when the episode is televised. The secondary title was used on early VHS copies of the episode sold at retail.
18 18 "Green with Evil, Part II: Jason's Battle" Robert Hughes Tom Wyner, Cheryl Saban,
& Stewart St. John
October 6, 1993
With the Command Center still incapacitated from the Green Ranger's attack, the Ranger teens remain at a loss for a plan. A repaired Alpha 5, Billy and Trini attempt to repair and restore operations with Zordon. Soon, after a successful training run involving Putties, Rita gives Tommy the Sword of Darkness, which acts as a catalyst for keeping him under her evil spell permanently. After he meets with Jason, Tommy then teleports the Red Ranger to the Dark Dimension! Trapped, with no way out, no way of morphing, and no way of contacting his teammates, Jason faces Goldar alone. Back on earth the remaining rangers face the Green Ranger again.Note: This episode has two titles. Only the "Green with Evil" title is used when the episode is televised. The secondary title was used on early VHS copies of the episode sold at retail.
19 19 "Green with Evil, Part III: The Rescue" Robert Hughes Mark Ryan & Stewart St. John October 7, 1993
Jason continues his struggle with Goldar in the Dark Dimension, and eventually, the Green Ranger as well. Luckily, in the nick of time, Billy is able to lock onto his signal and teleports him to safety. But with Zordon still lost, the victory is bittersweet, at best. To make things worse, Rita summons Scorpina, a female warrior long buried in a cave, with a real nasty sting. She fights the Rangers but is recalled by Rita as she reveals her master plan to ridding the Rangers of their zords forever. Phase One: Lure the supergroup out by unleashing a fully grown Goldar.Note: This episode has two titles. Only the "Green with Evil" title is used when the episode is televised. The secondary title was used on early VHS copies of the episode sold at retail.
20 20 "Green with Evil, Part IV: Eclipsing Megazord" Robert Hughes Gindy McKay & Stewart St. John October 8, 1993
Watching Goldar demolish the city via the viewing globe, The rangers have no choice but to morph and activate Megazord. All part of Rita's plan. A spell eclipses the sun and cuts off Megazord's solar power reserves. using her Magic Wand Rita grows Scorpina and soon after Green Ranger! Though the Power Sword adds a boost of energy, the Megazord soon falls to the trio of evil. The Zords separate and scatter into a burning chasm opened by Repulsa. Our heroes with their fighting spirit diminished return to the Command Center, and the true identity of the Green Ranger is soon revealed.Note: This episode has two titles. Only the "Green with Evil" title is used when the episode is televised. The secondary title was used on early VHS copies of the episode sold at retail.
21 21 "Green with Evil, Part V: Breaking the Spell" Robert Hughes Gary Glasberg & Stewart St. John October 9, 1993
Tommy is revealed to be the Green Ranger, and Jason plans to break the spell holding him under Rita's control. Her endgame now realized Rita brings forth the ancient Green Dragonzord from Angel Grove bay. It begins to rampage through the city. The rangers helpless without their zords watch the destruction unfold. Zordon's transmission is finally reestablished. The Megazord is recovered, and victoriously faces the Dragonzord. With the zord incapacitated, Tommy is confronted in a climactic swordfight by Jason. Will the Red Ranger succeed in severing the ties Rita has on Tommy or will he forever be lost to evil.Note: This episode has two titles. Only the "Green with Evil" title is used when the episode is televised. The secondary title was used on early VHS copies of the episode sold at retail.
22 22 "The Trouble with Shellshock" David Blyth Stewart St. John & Julianne Klemm October 11, 1993 Tommy now part of the team joins the others in a friendly game of basketball. While on the moon, Rita naps. Baboo & Squatt take charge by making their own monster, a turtle named Shellshock. This monster equipped with a stoplight on his back, flashes green and puts Trini in perpetual motion. Flashing it's red beam freezes Billy, Trini and Kim. Shellshock wreaks more havoc by accident than on purpose, but still proves to be a major problem for Jason and Tommy. 23 23 "Itsy Bitsy Spider" Robert Hughes Steve Kramer October 12, 1993 Trini & Billy petition to save the Forest Spirit Statue from demolition. It supposedly protects the woods from nasty bug infestations. Rita swipes the statue and replaces it with a lookalike, which hides her Spidertron monster within. Zack brings his young Hip-Hop Kido class to the park to work out nearby, and all but the Zack are put under a sleeping spell by Spidertron who soon reveals himself. Unfortunately for Zack, he's deathly afraid of bugs, spiders especially! Jason and company morph into action and the eight legged menace grows. Looks like it's time to feature a new zord combination in this fight: Dragonzord in Battle Mode. 24 24 "The Spit Flower" David Blyth Peggy Nicoll October 19, 1993 Kimberly is given the task of designing a flower float for the big Angel Grove parade. But Putties drop by the Juice Bar, and trash it before she can turn the design in! Kim frets over losing it, and soon has to face the evil flesh-eating-blossom-spewing Spit Flower monster, to make matters worse the rangers own zords fail in stomping this flower. 25 25 "Life's a Masquerade" Robert Hughes Cheryl Saban October 30, 1993 There's a costume party going on at the Youth Center! Rita uses this distraction to mine a special clay on Earth, from which she'll create a breed of Super Putties. She sends her own version of Frankenstein's Monster to the party, and he's immediately mistaken for Tommy. Billy dressed as Detective Sherlock Holmes; investigates and finds that Franke is no Tommy. Time to morph. 26 26 "Gung Ho!" Robert Hughes Mark Hoffmeier October 25, 1993 Jason & Tommy team-up for an upcoming Team Ninja competition at the Youth Center. They have trouble working together, as both are used to sparring one-on-one. Rita then unleashes the Super Putties As the other Rangers fight the nigh-invincible clay soldiers, Zordon sends Jason & Tommy off to retrieve new weapons. They face a strange metal creature known as Titanus, and must learn teamwork in the face of adversity... or perish! 27 27 "Wheel of Misfortune" Terence H. Winkless Mark Ryan & Cheryl Saban November 1, 1993 The Ranger teens are involved with a stage play of Rumpelstiltskin at Angel Grove High. Kim's grandmother's antique spinning wheel is used as a prop, which leaves it in a position to be captured by Rita's goons, who turn it into the evil Wheel Of Destruction. Can the Rangers put a stop to the giant wheel without ruining Kim's family heirloom? 28 28 "Island of Illusion, Part I" Terence H. Winkless Chris Schoon & Shuki Levy November 2, 1993 There's an upcoming dance competition, and despite his usual smooth moves, Zack's got a heavy case of self-doubt. Rita is inspired, and aims to send the six Rangers to her very own transdimensional island, where worst fears become reality! She summons the celestial being known as Lokar to aid in this task, and with his wicked Mutitis creature, is the Megazord any match, or are our heroes island-bound? 29 29 "Island of Illusion, Part II" Terence H. Winkless Stewart St. John, Chris Schoon,
& Shuki Levy
November 3, 1993 Trapped on the strange Island of Illusion, each of the six Ranger teens comes face to face with their own worst fears. The island's only inhabitant, an elf named Quagmire, appears and offers them rhyming reminders of self-confidence, but is he friend or foe? Even if they can get off the island, can the team last a second round against Mutitis? 30 30 "The Rockstar" Terence H. Winkless Peggy Nicoll November 4, 1993 Jason and his young cousin Jeremy become embroiled in a plot by Rita & Scorpina to capture the powerful Mirror of Destruction. While Zack takes the others on a driving trip outside Angel Grove. A Rockstar monster rounds out the cast. Jason is pummeled to the ground from this lobbing rock, and the others are recalled from holiday to rescue him. Jeremy finds the mirror can shatter putties. 31 31 "Calamity Kimberly" Terence H. Winkless Tom Wyner & Julianne Klemm November 5, 1993 Kimberly wakes up on the wrong side of the bed and begins to have an extremely bad day. It becomes worse when Rita sends the Samurai Fan Man down to Earth. He traps the bad haired, ratted clothed, annoyed Kim inside an urn, connected to another dimension. The Power Rangers race against the clock to free her before she's lost inside it forever. 32 32 "A Star is Born" Terence H. Winkless Cheryl Saban November 15, 1993
While Tommy is busy competing with Bulk for a role on a Karate commercial, the other Rangers take to the beach for some fun in the sun. Rita takes a day off leaving Goldar to send a double threat: the cocooning menace of Scorpina's pet worm, and the baseball-fevered Babe Ruthless!Note: This was the final re-versioned episode to air on ABC Kids.
33 33 "The Yolk's on You!" Terence H. Winkless Cheryl Saban November 16, 1993 Finster creates the Fang monster for Rita's birthday. But the newborn beast becomes enraged when Baboo & Squatt eat his delicious rare "Gooney Bird" eggs. Goldar lies to Fang, pinning the blame on the Rangers, turning his anger toward our heroes. Do they stand a chance without Tommy, who was captured by Putties while on the way to Angel Grove High's big talent show? 34 34 "The Green Candle, Part I" Robert Hughes Mark McKain & Stewart St. John November 17, 1993 Rita plans to use a magic candle, which, when it's burned out, will drain Tommy of the Green Ranger powers. She sends a group of putties to kidnap Tommy and bring him to Rita's dark dimension, where he faces Goldar. The other five Rangers arrive at the Command Center trying to devise a plan to rescue Tommy. However, a monster in disguise as Dragonzord called the Cyclops becomes the focus of their attention. They battle the impostor. Meanwhile, Tommy manages to escape and calls for the real Dragonzord, and the monster escapes. Back at the Command Center, Zordon explains the whole situation to the Rangers. While still under her spell Tommy came into contact with the wax. Once the candle burns out, his powers will return to Rita. 35 35 "The Green Candle, Part II" Robert Hughes Gary Glasberg & Stewart St. John November 18, 1993 Zordon explains that someone must enter the dark dimension and retrieve the candle if they are to save Tommy's powers. Jason volunteers. With Billy's help Alpha discovers a doorway between dimensions. Rita sends Cyclops for another attack on Earth. At the lake, the Rangers find the location and set up a device to open the doorway, Jason enters and encounters Goldar! On the viewing globe Tommy witnesses Dragonzord Battle Mode attacking Angel Grove. Knowing it's Cyclops Tommy battles the one eyed giant himself, and calls for the real Dragonzord, and is soon overpowered. With Tommy in need Jason fails to retrieve the candle to help his friend and The Rangers succeed in destroying Cyclops with Ultrazord. The victory is bittersweet as the candle has burned out. 36 36 "Birds of a Feather" Robert Hughes Julianne Klemm November 19, 1993 Rita sends down the deadly 40 story tall Hatchasaurus commanded by Cardiotron. With Megazord trashed, Jason decides to confront Cardiotron jumping inside the Hatchasaurus! To make things worse Rita has placed a constricting barrier around the Dragonzord disabling it. Now possessing the Dragon Coin and by calling for the Dragon Sheild and Dagger Jason armors up and attempts to break the hold over Tommy's former zord. 37 37 "Clean-Up Club" Terence H. Winkless Mark Hoffmeier November 23, 1993 Angel Grove City is polluted and so the rangers come together to become a clean-up club in order to help clean up the city and recycle. Rita decides to end the Rangers plight and releases the Polluticorn. Jason uses the Dragon Shield for the last time in defeating this mythical terror. 38 38 "A Bad Reflection on You" Robert Hughes Peggy Nicoll November 27, 1993 Rita sends a special type of Putty designed to impersonate the Rangers in both of their forms to Angel Grove. Once there, the dopplegangers cough up trouble and our heroes are sent to detention. With the real Rangers in punishment, their doubles are free to wreak havoc. 39 39 "Doomsday, Part I" Terence H. Winkless Stewart St. John November 29, 1993 Angel Grove is hosting a celebration called Power Ranger Day in the Park honoring the superheroes. The teens plan to make an appearance, but before they can morph Rita abducts the citizens of Angel Grove, relocates her palace to Earth, and launches a new attack on the city using a War Zord Cyclopsis with Goldar piloting. The Rangers summon the Zords but Cyclopsis proves a tough opponent and Megazord is soon struggling. Dragonzord and Titanus are summoned and Jason calls for Ultrazord which manages to destroy Cyclopsis. Rita however manages to deal a savage blow by burying Titanus and then summons Lokar to rebuild Cyclopsis. Up and running Cyclopsis is stronger than ever and with the Zords damaged, things look bad. 40 40 "Doomsday, Part II" Terence H. Winkless Stewart St. John November 30, 1993 Cyclopsis continues to wreak havoc in Angel Grove and the Rangers zords are only at half power. Nonetheless they return to the battlefield and reform Megazord. Cyclopsis proves too much and severely damages both Megazord and soon after Dragonzord. Rita delivers the final blow from her wand and both zords fade away. Although a safety measure to prevent the Zord's destruction the teens are still In full retreat. Regrouping back to Billy's lab and are greeted by Goldar. After trashing Billy's garage the teens scramble to the Command Center where Alpha 5 has some exciting news about the War Zord's main weakness. 41 41 "Rita's Seed of Evil" Robert Hughes Stewart St. John February 7, 1994 For a school project, the Rangers spend the afternoon planting trees in the park. But, Rita has some seeds of her own and sends Squatt down to plant her latest monster, the Octoplant. 42 42 "A Pig Surprise" Robert Hughes Shuki Levy & Douglas Sloan February 8, 1994 Our heroes spearhead a drive to find homes for stray animals, including an old lady's pig named Norman. But, Norman is no ordinary pig. At Rita's command, he transforms into the infamous Pudgy Pig. 43 43 "Something Fishy" Robert Hughes Cheryl Saban February 9, 1994 Jason, Trini and Zack are looking forward to their scuba diving trip that afternoon, but Billy refuses to accompany them as he has a huge fear of fish. Rita decides to use Billy's fear to her advantage and tells Finster to send down the Goo Fish. 44 44 "Lions & Blizzards" Robert Hughes Shell Danielson February 10, 1994 The Rangers and their friends win the grand prize at the annual Oddball Games: the Noble Lion Trophy. Rita and Goldar plot to transform the trophy into Goatan the Storm-Bringer. 45 45 "Crystal of Nightmares" Robert Hughes Shuki Levy & Douglas Sloan February 14, 1994 The episode begins with all of the Rangers discussing a big exam coming up in their class. They go up to the mountain to study with each other at Billy's uncles cabin. Rita devises a plan to activate the Crystal of Nightmares to break the Rangers self-confidence. While they are sleeping, Goldar is sent down to Earth to use the crystal. With our heroes stripped of their confidence are the Power Rangers finished as well? 46 46 "To Flea or Not to Flee" Terence H. Winkless Douglas Sloan February 15, 1994 The Juice Bar is in trouble and the kids rally to help their bar tender friend, Ernie. Meanwhile, Rita makes a fearce-Fighting Flea monster and plants it on a lost dog as well as Jason. 47 47 "Reign of the Jellyfish" Terence H. Winkless Stewart St. John February 16, 1994 The kids of Angel Grove High prepare a time capsule for future citizens. But, Squatt and Baboo try and steal the capsule for Rita. Rita sends the Jellyfish to challenge our heroes. 48 48 "Plague of the Mantis" Terence H. Winkless Mark Hoffmeier February 17, 1994 Trini is learning a new style of Kung Fu. Meanwhile, Rita sends down the mighty Mantis monster to challenge Trini's new skills 49 49 "Return of an Old Friend, Part I" Worth Keeter Shell Danielson February 28, 1994 At the Angel Grove Youth Center, everyone is celebrating Parents Day. All of the Rangers' Parents attend this event. Rita has a brilliant scheme: trap the parents in one of Rita's Dark Dimensions and hypnotize Billy to steal the Dragon Dagger from the Command Center. He gives it to Goldar and makes the Rangers a big offer they cannot refuse. Either they give up their parents, or their Power Coins. The Rangers give up their powers, but Goldar never planned on bargaining and teleports away with the coins. When everything seems hopeless, the Rangers look back and discover that they have one Power Coin left; the Green Power Coin. 50 50 "Return of an Old Friend, Part II" Worth Keeter Shell Danielson March 1, 1994 Tommy arrives at the Youth Center only to find the place empty. He is puzzled to find the Youth Center empty, but he is soon teleported to the Command Center. Zordon's plan is to reenergize the dragon coin and bring the Green Ranger back. The transfer is successful and Tommy soon confronts Goldar and retrieves the five power coins. The Power Rangers back in action with Tommy by their side once again confront the latest of Finster's creations Dramole 51 51 "Grumble Bee" John Stewart Cheryl Saban April 28, 1994 Billy is shocked when he gets his first B ever. This gives Rita an idea: she sends Putties to trap some of the Rangers, leaving Billy and Trini to fight the ominous Grumble Bee. 52 52 "Two Heads Are Better Than One" John Stewart Mark Hoffmeier April 29, 1994 Jason and Tommy are teaching self-defense lessons to mothers in Angel Grove. Rita sees that they work great as a team when they put their heads together, so Finster makes a two-headed parrot monster. The Rangers are disappointed when they find out that this creature is nearly invincible. Billy reveals that since parrots like fruit that they could use that against it. All but Tommy distracts the monster while he seeks a specific kind of fruit. Furious, Rita sends Putties to steal all the fruit in the area. A desperate Tommy must think quickly to find a solution before it's too late! 53 53 "Fowl Play" John Stewart Peggy Nicoll May 2, 1994 Zack helps out by teaching magic to some day camp kids which works a bit of magic on Angela. But, Rita makes magic of her own and creates the Peckster to terrorize the city. 54 54 "Trick or Treat" Worth Keeter Daniel J. Sarnoff & Ellen Levy-Sarnoff May 3, 1994 Kimberly is chosen to compete against Skull on the hottest TV game show in Angel Grove. Things go well for Kimberly until Rita starts a new offensive and the Rangers are called into action. This time they face the Pumpkin Rapper, a hip-hoppin' terror who takes our heroes to the end of their rope. 55 55 "Second Chance" Worth Keeter Mark Litton May 4, 1994 Jason and Zack help Roger practice for the city soccer team and are finding it difficult to teach the discouraged boy. In an effort to "help" Roger, Rita sends the Soccadillo monster to attack them in the park. Meanwhile, Tommy's communicator is taken from him, making it impossible to reach him. 56 56 "On Fins and Needles" Worth Keeter Douglas Sloan May 5, 1994 Jason and Tommy volunteer to teach kids the value of teamwork and martial arts. But, their teamwork is undermined as Rita casts a spell that turns the heroes against each other. Rita sends down the Slippery Shark to split the Rangers for good. 57 57 "Enter...The Lizzinator" Worth Keeter Stewart St. John May 6, 1994 Kimberly helps a young friend named Kelly try to make the junior high cheerleading squad. But, Rita plans to use Kelly to lure the Rangers into a battle with the muscular Lizzinator. 58 58 "Football Season" Terence H. Winkless Cheryl Saban May 9, 1994 Tommy wants to try out for the football team, but knows nothing of it. Ernie teaches Tommy how to play and helps him train for tryouts, but Tommy can't seem to get the hang of it. Rita decides to help him in the form of Rhinoblaster and some Putties that imprison all the Rangers but him. Knowing that his powers won't last much longer, he challenges the monster, but to no avail. Zordon tells him what he must do to release the Rangers, but it's easier said than done. In the end, Jason, Billy, and Zack made the football team, along with Tommy as the star quarterback. 59 59 "Mighty Morphin' Mutants" Terence H. Winkless Douglas Sloan May 16, 1994 Rita plans to use the badges of darkness to turn some Putties into Mutant Rangers. Goldar trains six of them at the beach. Five of them pass, but the sixth fails miserably, and is sent away by Goldar. The other five Putties become the Black, Blue, Yellow, Pink, and Green Rangers. Since no one is worthy enough to become a Red Ranger, Rita has Finster create a leader Commander Crayfish. Our heroes have faced dopplegangers before so this should be a walk in the park or not as Kimberly and Tommy soon find out. 60 60 "An Oyster Stew" Terence H. Winkless Shell Danielson May 23, 1994 Zack is so madly infatuated with Angela that he wants to impress her with a pair of pearl earrings, but can't find any that are affordable. Just when he gives up, an unexpected opportunity presents him with exactly what he was looking for. Little does he know that Rita has plans for his date with Angela, especially when the earrings cast a spell on all but Tommy and Zack. Both must face the Oysterizer who shoots acidic goo from his stomach.
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