Currently, Power Rangers is celebrating 25 continuous years on the air, making it one of the longest running kids’ live-action series in television history with nearly 900 episodes aired to date. Created by Haim Saban and launched in 1993 with Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, the franchise celebrates its milestone anniversary year with the 25th season, Power Rangers Super Ninja Steel currently airing on Saturdays at 12 p.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon in the U.S. To mark this Morphinomenal was the first OFFICIAL POWER RANGERS DAY! But I don’t think a day is enough, so here on Comic Frontline this is POWER RANGERS WEEK! A week filled with my list of Tops such as Top Seasons, Top Theme Song/Intros etc and to celebrate last night’s premiere of the 25th Anniversary Episode “Dimensions In Danger” I will be going over all of the team-ups, but I am limiting it to previous Ranger Season(s) teaming up with the current team!
Like yesterday’s list this is not a ranking of the season but instead of the Team-Up episode(s). I am also not counting things like “A Friend In Need” or Shell Shocked, just past Ranger(s) teaming up with the current team.
19. Power Rangers Super Megaforce & Every Power Ranger – Legendary Battle
This was a disaster from beginning to end. The entire 20th/21st Anniversary event. The disaster began from the top down too with the form e-mails from Saban Brands then the whole cherry picking of the Ranger actors who will appear and then to cap it all off not even giving some of them lines.
18. Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue & Power Rangers Lost Galaxy – Trakeena’s Revenge
This was bad! I remember having to hunt the VHS (yes there was something before DVDs) from McDonalds where it was released before it aired on TV and it was a horrible team-up with a little girl we never met before or after was more focused on than the Lost Galaxy Rangers.
17. Power Rangers Time Force & Power Rangers Lighspeed Rescue – Time For Lightspeed
Vypra returns bad acting and all. It was so distracting seeing her not meeting the cues, and come on you brought back Vypra? Why?
16. Power Rangers Samurai & Power Rangers R.P.M. – Clash Of The Red Rangers
The thing that plagued this was the things behind the scene like not having any of the cast here, except Scott and Jayden and Scott was only in the suit because of the actor belonging to SAG and Saban being non-union. He did dub the voice but did so under an alias due to union stuff.
15. Power Rangers Megaforce & Power Rangers Samurai – Samurai Surprise
This wasn’t bad, but it wasn’t good either. I think out of the Samurai team there were better options like Lauren?
14. Power Rangers Zeo & Mighty Morphin’ Alien Rangers – Rangers Of Two Worlds
I love the Alien Rangers, but we got the exit of Billy due to behind the scenes stuff and we know how bad they are with finding voice actors to voice departed Rangers. Plus did anyone every think maybe Billy was kidnapped by Cestria? Think about it, she obviously has a thing for him, he can only be saved on her planet, then when he calls home cured he doesn’t want to return because of her, but the voice sounds different “because of interference” from transporting too much recently.
13. Seasons: Power Rangers S.P.D. & Power Rangers Dino Thunder – History
This was another good episode but I hated the lack of respect the Dino Thunder team got from the S.P.D. team even though they were told they took on some of the most dangerous villains of all time.
12. Power Rangers S.P.D. & Power Rangers Dino Thunder – Wormhole
This was a step up for the team-up, almost like a “I’m sorry” for the previous episode “History”, but not having JDF there for it and not even doing the voice over.
11. Power Rangers Operation Overdrive, Mighty Morphin’, Ninja Storm, Dino Thunder, S.P.D., & Mystic Force – Once A Ranger
This was a solid team up. Yes the execution is a bit rough with the Morphing Grid and Thrax but the premise was very solid. Plus I know the reason Adam got a new morph was due to footage rights and the music stuff was off but to see Adam’s new modern morph was awesome!
10. Power Rangers In Space & Power Rangers Turbo – The Delta Discovery
I love the Phantom Ranger and loved seeing him coming in to do meet up with Cassie again. I also loved seeing him be a part of the Search For Zordon.
9. Power Rangers In Space & Power Rangers Turbo – True Blue To The Rescue
The first time we saw that the Turbo Powers are still there which will pay off for future team ups. I also loved seeing Justin again. Now can we see him
8. Power Rangers Super Megaforce & Power Rangers Jungle Fury – Spirit of the Tiger
I loved this episode. Megaforce and Super Megaforce was bad with their Legacy stuff but this episode got it right! We see Casey and find out where he is now, and he actually has a function in the episode, he helped the Rangers be better!
7. Power Rangers Super Ninja Steel & Mighty Morphin’, Turbo, In Space, Time Force, Dino Thunder, RPM, Samurai, Megaforce & Dino Charge – Dimensions In Danger
I really enjoyed this episode it had a lot of great stuff including a Legacy Zord, but the down side was not enough screen time for the other 6 Rangers just Tommy, Wes, Gemma, and Koda.
6. Power Rangers HyperForce – Entire Season 1
Everything Megaforce/Super Megaforce should have been and so much more! I mean they even made the Legendary Battle freaking cool!
5. Power Rangers Dino Thunder & Power Rangers Ninja Storm – Thunder Storm
A great team up evil Rangers Vs good Rangers and loved every scene! Plus the Lothor/Messagog scenes were gold!
4. Power Rangers In Space & Mighty Morphin Power Rangers – Always A Chance
Come on! Adam with the Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers Dino Morpher and Power Coin! The first time we had hope that the Mighty Morphin’ team could return, it really lived up to the title.
3. Power Rangers Lost Galaxy & Power Rangers In Space – To The Tenth Power, The Power Of Pink, & Protect The Quasar Saber
Do I even have to? Kendrix sacrifices herself, Cassie feeling guilty, Karone becoming the Pink Ranger! Just awesome!
2. Power Rangers Wild Force & Power Rangers Time Force – Reinforcements From The Future
Jen. Need I say more? Ok how about the Mutt-Orgs the actual connective tissue of the two shows!!!! And come on JEN! And Eric and Taylor, just amazing.
1. Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers To Power Rangers Wild Force – Forever Red
ANYONE who says “well they only have a 1/2 hour” look at this episode, 10 Rangers, 5 Generals, and everyone had a lot of screen time, no extended cut needed (but still wanted).
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