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Wow! I didn't realize there were so many closeted Power Rangers fans on this forum. Pretty rad! (Wait, is that 80's or 90's slang?) :unsure:

Closeted? I've got a Black Ranger shirt that I wear all the time.

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Yeah, I wear a MMPR shirt a lot, and never fail, every time somebody says how much they love it. It was a great show back when I was little, and then they ruined it with all the other versions of the story. Lame. At least now they have realized they ruined something great and they are going back to the original. I just hope it doesn't go the same way the TMNT re-hash went/is going.

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Here's the pink...

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She's on the show Flashpoint now.

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Can't even watch this show nostalgically/ironically anymore. Blows my mind that it's existed for like 18 years. It was only fun for two.

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The Green Ranger now:

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He doesn't even look like the same guy.

im going to say what everyone is thinking......... you know you want to see this guy come out in the Green Ranger gear for a fight

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If that tattoo really says "JESUS DIDN'T TAP" then I don't know what

It clearly says "sus: :P

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Black guy as the Black Rangers? Asian girl as the Yellow Ranger? It wasn't until I was older that I spotted the subtle racism in the Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers.

I noticed that right away. Of course, I was also looking for reasons to hate them because I was old enough to remember Voltron and saw MMPR for the cheaply produced plagiarism that it was.

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Also, I guess an original Power Rangers reunion is out of the question, since Thuy Trang, the girl who played Trini the yellow Ranger died a few years ago in a car crash. The rest are alive and kicking as far as I know.

Edit: And I believe Zordon is dead too...

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Black guy as the Black Rangers? Asian girl as the Yellow Ranger? It wasn't until I was older that I spotted the subtle racism in the Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers.

I noticed that right away. Of course, I was also looking for reasons to hate them because I was old enough to remember Voltron and saw MMPR for the cheaply produced plagiarism that it was.

Wrong. Power Rangers is the Americanized version of a long-running Japanese series called Super Sentai, which has been around since the 70s.

And do you realize how big giant robots are in Japan? Here's a partial list of mecha shows, courtesy of wikipedia. It's silly to accuse one show of plagiarism when both came from a country where giant robots comprise an entire genre.

1960s

* Tetsujin 28 (Known in the US as Gigantor) (1963) by Mitsuteru Yokoyama

[edit] 1970s

* 1972

o Mazinger Z (Known in the US as Tranzor Z)

+ Creator: Go Nagai

* 1974

o Getter Robo

+ Creator: Go Nagai and Ken Ishikawa

o Great Mazinger

+ Creator: Go Nagai

* 1975

o Koutetsu Jeeg (Steel Jeeg)

+ Creator: Go Nagai and Tatsuya Yasuda

o Yuusha Raideen (Brave Raideen)

+ Creator: Yo :censored:ake Suzuki

o Getter Robo G (Known in the US as Starvengers)

+ Creator: Go Nagai and Ken Ishikawa

o UFO Robo Grendizer (Known in the US as Grandizer, known in some European countries as Goldorak or Goldrake)

+ Creator: Go Nagai

* 1976

o Daiku Maryu Gaiking (Great Sky Demon Dragon Gaiking)

+ Creator: Kunio Nakaya, Akio Sugino and Dan Kobayashi

o Gowapper 5 Godam

+ Creator: Hisayuki Toriyumi

o Choudenji Robo Combattler V (Super Electromagnetic Robot Combattler V)

+ Creator: Tadao Nagahama

o Groizer X

+ Creator: Hiroshi Taisenji

o Blocker Gundan IV Machine Blaster

+ Creator: Masami Anno

o Magne Robo Gakeen (Known in the US as Magnos the Robot and Renegade Force)

+ Creator: Shinobu Urakawa

o UFO Warrior Dai Apolon (Known in the US as Shadow World)

+ Creator: Tetsu Kariya

* 1977

o Wakusei Robo Danguard Ace (Planetary Robot Danguard Ace)

+ Creator: Leiji Matsumoto and Dan Kobayashi

o Gasshin Sentai Mechander Robo

+ Creator: Yo :censored:aka Nitta

o Choudenji Machine Voltes V (Super Electromagnetic Machine Voltes V) (Known in the US as Voltus 5)

+ Creator: Tadao Nagahama

o Chogattai Majutsu Robo Gingaizer (Super Combining Magical Power Robo Gingaizer)

o Chojin Sentai Balatack (Superman Squadron Balatack)

o Muteki Chojin Zanbot 3 (Invincible Superman Zambot 3)

+ Creator: Yoshiyuki Tomino and Yo :censored:ake Suzuki

* 1978

o Tosshou Daimos (Known in the US as Starbirds)

+ Creator: Tadao Nagahama

o Muteki Koujin Daitarn 3 (Invincible Steel Man Daitarn 3)

+ Creator: Yoshiyuki Tomino and Hajime Yatate

o Uchuu Majin Daikengo (Space God Demon Daikengo)

* 1979

o Mirai Robo Daltanias (Future Robot Daltanias)

+ Creator: Katsutoshi Sasaki

o Tōshi Gordian (Gordian Warrior)

+ Creator: Shigeru Yanagawa

[edit] 1980s

* 1980

o Muteki Robo Trider G7

o Uchuu Taitei God Sigma

o Space Runaway Ideon

o Space Warrior Baldios

o New Tetsujin 28

* 1981

o Saikyo Robo Daiohja

o Golden Warrior Gold Lightan

o Hundred Beast King Golion

o Sengoku Majin Goushougun (Go Shogun)

o Six God Combination Godmars

o Ginga Senpuu Braiger (Galactic Whirlwind Braiger)

* 1982

o Kikou Kantai Dairugger XV

o Makyo Densetsu Acrobunch (Ruins Legend Acrobunch)

o Ginga Reppuu Baxinger (Galactic Gale Baxinger)

* 1983

o Aku Dai-Sakusen Srungle

o Kosoku Denjin Albegas (Lightspeed ElectroGod Albegas)

o Ginga Shippu Sasuraiger (Galactic Hurricane Sasuraiger)

o Psycho Armor Gobarion

* 1984

o Chou Kousoku Galvion

o Video Warrior Laserion

o Giant Gorg

o God Mazinger

o Choriki Robot Galatt

o Mighty Orbots (Produced for the U.S. market)

o Star Musketeer Bismark

o Transformers

o Voltron (US TV show incorporating footage of Golion and Dairugger)

* 1985

o Chojuu Kishin Dancougar (Super Beast Machine God Dancougar)

o Ninja Senshi Tobikage

* 1986

o Macron 1 (US TV show incorporating footage from Go Shogun and Srungle)

o Machine Robot: Revenge of Chronos

* 1987

o Saber Rider and the Star Sheriffs (US version of Bismark)

o Machine Robot: Battle Hackers

o Dangaioh

* 1988

o Top wo Nerae! Gunbuster

o Mashin Eiyuuden Wataru (Spirit Hero Wataru)

o Hades Project Zeorymer

o Mado King Granzort

* 1989

o Jushin Liger (anime)

[edit] 1990s

* 1990

o Brave Exkaiser

* 1991

o Getter Robo Go

o Brave of the Sun Fighbird

o Zettai Muteki Raijin-Oh

* 1992

o Tetsujin 28 FX

o Brave Fighter of Legend DaGarn

o Genki Bakuhatsu Ganbaruger

* 1993

o The Brave Express Might Gaine

o Nekketsu Saikyo Gosaurer

* 1994

o Red Baron (anime)

o Mobile Fighter G Gundam

o Brave Police J-Decker

* 1995

o Golden Brave Goldran

* 1996

o Neon Genesis Evangelion

o Brave Command Dagwon

* 1997

o King of Braves GaoGaiGar

* 1998

o Getter Robo Armageddon

* 1999

o Cybuster

o Dai-Guard

o The Big Guy and Rusty the Boy Robot [American Production]

o The Big O

[edit] 2000s

* 2000

o The King of Braves GaoGaiGar FINAL

o Shin Getter Robo vs Neo Getter Robo

o GEAR Fighter Dendoh

* 2001

o Great Dangaioh

o Mazinkaiser

* 2002

o RahXephon

o Gravion

* 2003

o Godannar

* 2004

o Top wo Nerae 2! Diebuster

o Gravion Zwei

o New Getter Robo

o Megas XLR [American production]

* 2005

o Genesis of Aquarion

o Gaiking: Legend of Daiku-Maryu

* 2006

o Demonbane

o Zegapain

* 2007

o Heroic Age

o Jūsō Kikō Dancouga Nova

o Kotetsushin Jeeg

o Reideen

o Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann

o Bokurano

* 2009

o Shin Mazinger Shougeki! Z Hen

o Titan Maximum

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Black guy as the Black Rangers? Asian girl as the Yellow Ranger? It wasn't until I was older that I spotted the subtle racism in the Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers.

I noticed that right away. Of course, I was also looking for reasons to hate them because I was old enough to remember Voltron and saw MMPR for the cheaply produced plagiarism that it was.

Wrong. Power Rangers is the Americanized version of a long-running Japanese series called Super Sentai, which has been around since the 70s.

And do you realize how big giant robots are in Japan? Here's a partial list of mecha shows, courtesy of wikipedia. It's silly to accuse one show of plagiarism when both came from a country where giant robots comprise an entire genre.

SUPER DUPER LONG LIST

QFT, my friend B)

Here's a question I have (I know I'm not the only one who's been wondering this):

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So...who ya got?!

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What was the Japanese show that was used for the 1st season of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers?

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What was the Japanese show that was used for the 1st season of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers?

Kyōryū Sentai Zyuranger

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Here's the pink...

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She's on the show Flashpoint now.

She was in the movie Without Limits, about Steve Prefontaine. She played the kinky Iowa gymnast. :D

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Here's the pink...

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Looks like somebody--or a couple somebodys--done been up in the pink...if you know what I mean.

Anyway, this thread is bringing back all kinds of crazy memories of my childhood. And I can clearly remember that Dragonzord being the most baddest-ass thing I had seen up to that point. By the way...I'll take the Dragonzord over Godzilla anyday. Add that white brontosaurus-looking thing they had back in those days that shot like six cannons or something like that and you got a no=brainer.

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Here's the pink...

amy_jo_johnson.0.0.0x0.300x400.jpeg

She's on the show Flashpoint now.

She was in the movie Without Limits, about Steve Prefontaine. She played the kinky Iowa gymnast. :D

Whoa, serious? thicon_eek.gif I had a crush on her back in the day.

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Dodgeball team circa 2007. I'm the one in the green. The Black Ranger didn't meet for the picture... ass.

We didn't even win for best uniforms, but I still have the shirt.

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