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MMPR 101: "Day of the Dumpster".

Features Footage from: Zyuranger Episodes 1, 2, 2's Preview of 3, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 16, 17, 19, 20, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29, 32, 34, 36, 37, 39, 46, 47, and up to 8 segments of Original Zyu footage.

The ep, with opening, lasts roughly 20:51;21 from opening's start to end of the end credits and past the Saban logo (also includes a bit of black slug for opening commercials and quickly post Saban logo).

Opening is about 1:00;28 by itself. Ending is about 0:30.

Opening Credits


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ZYU01.

Rita's Planetoid rises behind the moon.

Fades in at start and fades out at end.
Whole first episode of Zyu has an odd blue haze over all the space & surface scenes, very soft image.
It's not present at all in PR, meaning it most likely was absent in the footage reels they were given to use.

ZYU01.

Space shuttle flies toward Planetoid.

Fades in at start and fades out at end.

ZYU01.

Astronauts walk on surface of Planetoid, with shuttle, Earth & Moon behind them.

Fades in at start.

ZYU01.

POV of astronauts, see gleaming in distance.


ZYU01.

Pointing astronauts start running.


ZYU01.

Astronauts approach dumpster.

"DAY OF THE DUMPSTER" fades in during scene and out before it ends.

ZYU01.

Gem gleams, moron grasps it then lets go.

Glue transition problem in original is avoided by very slightly zooming in shot
(most Zyu footage is, to avoid such problems).

ZYU01.

Dumpster top is pulled off, and colored streaks land on horizon becoming the ESAs with lightning.


ZYU01.

Astronauts haul ass.


ZYU01.

Zoom out from dumpster to four ESAs.


ZYU01.

Squatt is excited to be free.

Shortened from source due to onscreen writing.

ZYU01.

Astronauts grovel.

Used ahead of source placement to cover for Squatt's change of mood between shots.

ZYU01.

Squatt wakes Rita up.


ZYU01.

Rita rises up and exhales happily.


ZYU01.

Squatt goes to give her a mint, Baboo hits him.


ZYU01.

Finster faceplams and talks in closeup.


ZYU01.

Baboo helps Rita out, into a puddle, ends with zoom onto dumpster cover.

"Written By
TONY OLIVER
&
SHUKI LEVY"
fades in and out by the end.

ZYU01.

Rita blasts dumpster.


ZYU01.

Astronauts grovel.

Recycled.

ZYU01.

ESAs and Rita stand above dumpster ruins.

"Directed by
ADRIAN CARR"
fades in and out before shot ends.

ZYU01.

ESAs and Rita turn to their right as the camera pans towards the sky to the model of Earth.

Fade to black at end.

Original stock.

Still image of Angel Grove Youth Center, Gym and Juice Bar exterior sign up close.

Fades in from black then fades out.

ZYU02

Static shot of the Earth from the Lunar surface.

Vertical blind transition at the start.

ZYU02.

Exterior shot of Rita's Palace with Earth in view, globe atop palace spinning.


ZYU26.

Rita looking at viewers with end of her Repulsascope making her eye look huge. She blinks a few times then looks out, laughing.


ZYU39.

Goldar beside Repulsascope turns to his right.


ZYU39.

Squatt & Baboo look on, the former fidgeting.


ZYU19.

Rita turns from Repulsascope on balcony and happily calls for Finster.


ZYU ORIGINAL FOOTAGE #1

Finster hears her, and laughs to himself.


Original stock.

US Goldar yacks enthusastically, swiping sword and jerking arms.

He didn't talk much in Zyu. So they used the original suit to shoot a big batch of inserts.

ZYU16.

Rita looks at us while laughing.


Original stock.

Exterior of Youth Center with people mulling about, slow zoom in on sign.

Fade in from prior scene at start.

Unoriginal stock.

Overhead view of busy LA roadway.

Altered to shake.

MMPR Pilot.

Standard Command Center exterior.

Altered to shake.

Original stock.

Zordon looking to our left slightly while talking.

Altered to shake slightly.

Original stock.

Zordon looking to our left slightly then to the middle while talking.

Altered to shake slightly initially.

Original stock.

Close up of Alpha's hand flicking switch on console bottom then second button from right on top.


MMPR Pilot.

Racing landscape as five colored teleportation streaks appear then shoot on ahead.


MMPR Pilot.

Command Center exterior shot with teleportation streaks approaching and entering.

Altered with a fading purple haze from prior shot at the start, which Pilot didn't have.

Original stock.

Zordon materializes in Plasma Tube via energy from columns.


Original stock.

Zordon talks, looking at middle, then to the left, then middle again.


Original stock.

Zordon talks looking straight on, turning his head to our left briefly.

Footage is superimposed above the Rangers.

Original stock.

New angle (Close Up) on Zordon talking straight on.


ZYU01

Barza, or rather, Young Zordon is visible up close with snake around him.

Altered to fit in Viewing Globe, given static effects throughout to cover it up.

ZYU01.

Rita laughing while riding bike up close.

Altered to fit in Viewing Globe, given static effects at very start.

ZYU01.

Rita rides bike across city while Goldar flies behind her.

Altered to fit in Viewing Globe.

Original stock.

Putty Patrol dash about in park.

Altered to fit in Viewing Globe. Might not even be stock.

ZYU01.

Rita laughing while riding bike up close.

Altered to fit in Viewing Globe. Recycled.

Original stock.

CU of Zordon talking, looking at our left.


Original stock.

CU; Zordon looking straight and talking, glancing upwards briefly.


ZYU30.

Energy flashes that appear over Kim's belt area as her Power Morpher appears.

Yes, Lokar's materializing effects shots were used to 'create' the Morphers!
They took the effort to remove the Japanese writing.
There's some superimposing over US footage and the bright white flare in the center is US.

ZYU30.

Energy flashes that appear over the Zack's belt area as his Power Morpher appears.

Japanese writing removed and some superimposing over US footage. Bright white flare in the center is US.

ZYU22.

Tyrannosaurus Dinozord lumbers forth.

Transitions in via an electricity line swip from top to bottom. Slightly slowed.
Freezes before shot dissolves into particles.

ZYU06.

Mastodon Dinozord stomps along the snowy surface.

Transitions in via an electricity line swip from top to bottom. Slightly slowed.
Freezes before shot dissolves into particles.
First shown in ZYU03, where it had Japanese writing across it.

ZYU03.

Pterodactyl Dinozord soars upwards within volcano.

Transitions in via an electricity line swip from top to bottom. Slightly slowed.
Freezes before shot dissolves into particles.

ZYU03.

Triceratops Dinozord races forth in desert.

Transitions in via an electricity line swip from top to bottom. Slightly slowed.
Freezes before shot dissolves into particles.

ZYU03.

Sabertooth Tiger Dinozord dashes amid mist.

Transitions in via an electricity line swip from top to bottom. Slightly slowed.
Freezes before shot dissolves into particles.

Original stock.

CU; Zordon goes from looking forward then to our left then to another spot closer to straight but not quite.

Transitions in via the particle dissolving from the last scene.

ZYU06.

Megazord Tank pulls to a stop in front of camera.

Alterted to fit Viewing Globe.

ZYU06.

Megazord Tank back end rises.

Alterted to fit Viewing Globe with bits of static.

ZYU06.

Megazord Tank folds out into Megazord body erect!

Alterted to fit Viewing Globe.

ZYU06.

Horns pop out of side of head, eyes glow, bright flash, Megazord is fully formed and posing amid lightning.

Alterted to fit Viewing Globe.

Original stock.

Zordon talks while looking to our right.


MMPR Pilot.

Five teens depart the Command Center into the mountains.


ZYU02.

Rita's Palace on the moon exterior.

Recycled. Slowed.

ZYU ORIGINAL FOOTAGE #2.

Slow zoom out from Rita's face as she angrily talks to us on her balcony.


ZYU29.

Finster works on a big chunk of clay.


ZYU29.

Finster places the feces shaped clay into the Putty molds.


ZYU29.

Baboo & Squatt (with little hammer) excitedly observe Finster lowering the top to the mold press.


ZYU29.

Finster lifts the mold press and removes the three completed clay Putties from it.


ZYU29.

Finster places the tray full of clay Putties onto the loading belt then begins turning the wheel to send them into the oven.


ZYU29.

Finster grabs lever and pulls it down then back up.


ZYU29.

Monstermatic's exhaust pipe steams out.


ZYU29.

As Monstermatic's pipe steams more, the camera follows the actively rockin' output tube.

First shown in ZYU08.

ZYU08.

Rita & Finster watch as Monstermatic's output tube expels smoke and sparks.


ZYU29.

Five Putties, one at a time, drop out of the smokey port.


ZYU29.

Rita makes a fist in evil glee then looks to our right as camera pans that way.

End transitions to next scene via a diagonal upper right to bottom left swipe
that combines the two scenes, and covers the pan over to the Frankenstein Monster.

ZYU02.

Rita is looking in scope, looks out agape then turns around.


ZYU02.

Rita turns around and talks to Goldar while Squatt & Baboo mess around with remote.


ZYU04.

Goldar responds to her.


ZYU10.

Flame in open torch in cave.


ZYU04.

Rita fires wand at screen, near statue.


MMPR Pilot.

Five teens stroll along in desert when explosion bursts behind and to the left of them.


ZYU20.

Three Putties flip onto the scene.


MMPR 102.

Putty drops down from upper area of rocks and menaces camera.

Footage of the Putty who hassels Billy on the mountainside is spliced in throughout scene.
Actually plays out of order, lower section first, then the upper area at the end.

Original stock.
Amalgamated with looped shot from ZYU06

The full standard original morphing sequence.

Flares out at end.

ZYU02.

Red Ranger's morphed head.

Superimposed over close-up of Jason's face in morphing shot in a fade in, freezes at end,
background blackout sustained, entire image fades to a negative white.

ZYU17.

Zoom out from Red's face as team of morphed Rangers pose with Blade Blasters in saber mode.

Initially whited during fade in and frozen.

Original stock.

CU; Zordon talking to our far and upper left.


ZYU06.

Black & Blue Rangers leap skyward.

Slowed with a trailing effect to the image. Freezes, then slow fades into next scene.

ZYU06.

Yellow & Pink Rangers leap skyward.

Fades in at start. Slowed with a trailing effect to the image.

ZYU03.

Red Ranger leaps skyward.

Slowed with a trailing effect to the image.

PILOT

Racing landscape as five colored teleportation streaks slowly rise then shoot on ahead.

Cuts in on teleport streaks already at the bottom of the screen
and ends while they're still hanging around.

ZYU03.

Red Ranger gestures arm in the air.

Stretched upwards frozen, retracts in a trailing effect then reverses.

ZYU01.

Five Rangers pose on rooftop.


ZYU01.

Goldar drops down on roof.


ZYU01.

Goldar lands, zoom out, Putties appear and lunge forth.


ZYU01.

Bladehand Putty strikes screen.


ZYU01.

Red Ranger fights Putties on roof.


ZYU01.

Black Ranger fights Putties on roof.


ZYU01.

Blue Ranger fights Putties on roof.


ZYU01.

Pink Ranger kicks at camera.


ZYU01.

Pink Ranger fights Putties on roof.


ZYU01.

Yellow Ranger leaps at camera.


ZYU01.

Yellow Ranger lands on Putty, footsweeps another, then backflips.


ZYU01.

Yellow Ranger backflips up to upper roof.


ZYU02.

Rita's Palace exterior long shot.

Recycled. Slowed down.

ZYU ORIGINAL FOOTAGE #3.

Finster, Baboo & Squatt are in the workshop when Rita marches in and yells at them, causing them to react in fright.


ZYU07.

Extreme close up of Squatt's face as he jerks his head (up, up, our right) while talking.


ZYU ORIGINAL FOOTAGE #4.

Rita yells at Finster then turns and leave as he nods.


ZYU ORIGINAL FOOTAGE #5.

Finster nods some more as he stands at his clay workspace.


ZYU ORIGINAL FOOTAGE #6.

Rita looks right at us while readying her wand and throwing it towards us.


ZYU05.

Rita's Wand soars to Earth in space.


ZYU05.

Rita's Wand passes through the atmosphere.


ZYU03.

Rita's Wand stakes into dirt.


ZYU03.

Rita's Wand unleashes energy from its center orb.


ZYU03.

Rita's Wand's energy ripples into the ground beneath causing a quake.


ZYU34.

Goldar rises up while growing.


ZYU20.

Rangers, initially lying on the roof, stand up and look upward.


ZYU20.

Giant Goldar walks into the city and stops.


ZYU01.

Red Ranger, ground shaking at first, steps back, with his team behind him and Blade Blaster saber in hand, talking.


ZYU20.

Giant Goldar walks towards camera, lifting each foot once high into view.


ZYU46.

Red Ranger poses, Zord-summoning style.


ZYU46.

Black Ranger poses.


ZYU46.

Blue Ranger poses, Zord-summoning style.


ZYU46.

Yellow Ranger poses.


ZYU46.

Pink Ranger poses, Zord-summoning style.


ZYU20.

Uhh... oops?

Single frame only. But, look, kids, Battle Bikes!

ZYU20.

Giant Goldar raises sword.


ZYU46.

Red Ranger gestures to the sky.


ZYU02.

Tyrannosaurus Dinozord's head rises from fiery pit.


ZYU05.

TRex rises straight up amid flames and smoke.

First shown in ZYU02, where it had Japanese writing across it.

ZYU03.

Mastodon Dinozord surfaces from its icy domain.


ZYU02.

Mastodon exhales its icy breath.


ZYU03.

Mastodon has got Happy Feet.

First shown in ZYU03.

ZYU06.

Mastodon stomps along the snowy surface.

Reycled, but plays at full speed this time.

ZYU06.

Triceratops Dinozord appears within the sands of the desert.

First shown in ZYU03.

ZYU06.

Triceratops opens its mouth while dashing through the dirt.

First shown in ZYU03, where it had Japanese writing across it.

ZYU03.

Sabertooth Tiger Dinozord sprints through the jungle.


ZYU03.

Sabertooth Tiger opens its mouth in a close up.


ZYU03.

Sabertooth Tiger leaps out of the greenery.

First shown slightly trunicated in ZYU02.

ZYU03.

Volcano erupts!


ZYU03.

Pterodactyl Dinozord soars upwards amid lava lights.

Recycled, but played at full speed this time.

ZYU02.

Pterodactyl Dinozord flies out of the smoking volcano and heads towards trees.

First non-trunicated version is in ZYU03.

ZYU06.

Red Ranger, looking upward, gestures arm then leaps up.


ZYU06.

Red Ranger leaps up through the sky.

First used in ZYU02.

ZYU06.

Tyrannosaurus Dinozord chomps and bears down.

First used in ZYU02.

ZYU06.

Red Ranger continues leaping up, passing beneath Tyrannosaurus' jaw.

First used in ZYU02.

ZYU06.

Red Ranger lands on top of Tyrannosaurus' head then drops inside.

First used in ZYU02.

ZYU06.

Red Ranger drops into his cockpit seat, gestures arm then looks down to our right.

First used in ZYU02.

ZYU06.

Four Rangers race toward us.


ZYU06.

Close up of Black Ranger's boot as he jumps up.


ZYU06.

Black & Blue Rangers soar skyward together.

Recycled, but first non-altered use.

ZYU06.

Yellow & Pink Rangers soar skyward together.

Recycled, but first non-altered use.

ZYU06.

Black Ranger drops into cockpit, gestures arm.


ZYU06.

Blue Ranger drops into cockpit, gestures arms.


ZYU06.

Yellow Ranger drops into cockpit, gestures arms.


ZYU06.

Pink Ranger drops into cockpit, gestures arm.


PREVIEW of ZYU03
from ZYU02.

Pterodactyl Dinozord swoops to our right under a darkened sky.

Shot is darker than source, implying to me it's from some deleted footage.

ZYU19.

Goldar snarls.


ZYU06.

Red Ranger in cockpit, zoom in as he presses controls forth.


ZYU06.

Zoom out from TRex as he and his fellow Dinozords race along the horizon.

Shot first shown, trunicated, in ZYU02.

ZYU06.

Sabertooth Tiger roars.


ZYU06.

Sabertooth Tiger locks into Leg Mode.


ZYU06.

Triceratops opens mouth in desert breeze.

Recycled, but played at full speed this time.

ZYU06.

Triceratops folds up tail.

First shown in ZYU03 in different context.

ZYU06.

TRex connects with Triceratops and Sabertooth legs electrically.


ZYU06.

Mastodon exhales its icy breath.

Recycled, but that's ZYU's fault. At least they mirror-flipped the image!

ZYU06.

Mastodon floats through the air in component form.


ZYU06.

Mastodon connects with TRex, causing a pulse of energy throughout.


ZYU06.

Triceratops wheels pass through the desert sands.


ZYU06.

Megazord Tank Mode rumbles forth.


ZYU06.

Red Ranger looks at teammates in Megazord cockpit, whole team raises fists.


ZYU37.

Goldar flings fireballs from his glowing sword.


ZYU06.

Megazord Tank gets blasted.


ZYU06.

Shaky cockpit gets blasted.


ZYU34.

Goldar jerks head up, steps forward and raises sword.


ZYU28.

Crooked cockpit with dazed Rangers, zoom in on Red Ranger standing up slightly and looking downward around, talking.


ZYU06.

Megazord Tank fires both cannons.


ZYU06.

Goldar (and King Sphinx. Shh!) gets blasted.


ZYU06.

Slightly shaky camera, zoom in on Red Ranger in Megazord cockpit as he grips control.


ZYU06.

Megazord Tank, in a darkened shot, fires colored energy from each Zord.


ZYU06.

Goldar blasted, up close this time.


ZYU06.

Bunch of bright flaring of sparkily bursting,.

Appears as though some of it is repeated and might be two shots merged.

ZYU06.

Goldar is thrown to the ground, causing a quaking.


ZYU06.

Rangers in cockpit appear to be happy at a successful hit against their enemy, Red pumping his fist, Black following suit,
Blue snapping fingers then the fist thing, Pink clasping hands, and Yellow kinda shaking a bit.


ZYU06.

Megazord Tank drives at camera.

Recycled. but not visually altered for the first time,
though the end is cut to make it appear it doesn't stop.

ZYU06.

While the camera shakes and some mist passes in front of the screen, Red Ranger gestures fist then grabs control with both hands .


ZYU06.

Blue & Yellow Rangers give thumbs up to their leader then grip their controls with both hands as the camera shakes to imply driving.


ZYU06.

Pink & Black Rangers give thumbs up to their leader then grip their controls with both hands as the camera shakes to imply driving .


ZYU06.

Megazord Tank pulls up to camera and parks.

Recycled, but first full shot, non-altered completely.

ZYU06.

Zoom in on cockpit as Red Ranger raises fist up, then forth, then grips control .


ZYU06.

Red slaps his left hand down on palm activator.

First shown in ZYU02.

ZYU06.

Display of Red Ranger's helmet lights up.

First shown in ZYU02.

ZYU06.

Red slaps his right hand down on other palm activator.

First shown in ZYU02.

ZYU06.

Console display of Red helmet and Red Zord face shoot energy to the TRex symbol at the top which glows brightly.

First shown in ZYU02.

ZYU06.

Fists fold out from Mastodon part of Tank.


ZYU06.

Bottom back of Tank raises up.

Recycled, but first non-altered use.

ZYU06.

Back of Rangers' helmets as they watch through cockpit window while Tank folds upward.


ZYU06.

Tanks folds up into body of the standing Megazord.

Recycled, but first non-altered use.

ZYU06.

Pterodactyl soars downward.


ZYU06.

Pterodactyl folds into component as it heads to Megazord body below.


ZYU06.

TRex head folds down, revealing Megazord head as Pterodactyl connects as chest plate.


ZYU06.

Horns fold out, eyes glow, bright flash occurs, then sharp zoom to Megazord posing fully formed amid lightning.

Recycled, but first non-altered use.

ZYU36.

Goldar leaps up with sword, right knee raised, then falls toward camera.


ZYU07.

Zoom in on Megazord's face as it looks kinda down.


ZYU37.

Goldar raises sword, grabs with both hands, and slashes down at camera.

No idea why they used this shot instead of the one that came with the following two.

ZYU06.

POV cockpit of Goldar smacking sword with one hand against window.


ZYU06.

Cockpit shakes, Rangers rattled, except Red Ranger who recovers quick to grab controls.


ZYU20.

Goldar raises sword, slashes Megazord in chest sparkily, stabs at it but it fights back, shoving Goldar away,
then smacks sword away before Goldar prepares to strike again.


ZYU06.

Close up of Megazord punching at camera.


ZYU20.

Continued from two shots ago, Megazord punches Goldar in chest, sparkily.


ZYU20.

Zoom up from Megazord's feet as it stumbles back, smoking.


ZYU06.

Goldar readies sword in right hand and begins to strike.


ZYU06.

Goldar slashes Megazord sparkily a few times, before the giant robot bops him one.


ZYU06.

Goldar falls to the ground causing a quaking.

Recycled.

ZYU06.

Zoom in on Megazord's face as it stands there looking concerned.


ZYU47.

Pan across from Blue concernedly talking to Red, who gestures fingers into fist then grips control dramatically.


ZYU06.

Goldar bounds back to his feet and swings sword back to the ready.


ZYU32.

Red, looking to our left, sits up, and talks alertly.


ZYU20.

Goldar hops into a leaping kick with both feet forward into camera, under a darkened sky.

Lightened from source.

ZYU20.

Megazord gets its already-smoking chest smashed by Goldar's feet as he kicks it sparkily.

Lightened from source.

ZYU27.

Bright flashing bursting fades to show Megazord cockpit (with black over visor) shaking about,
Red turning around to his team then back again.

Yeah, that's from the MegaDragonzord cockpit. Shh!

ZYU17.

Goldar raises sword back to ready position.


ZYU06.

Red and Pink look from our right to the lower center.


ZYU06.

Megazord puts arms into battle ready position.


ZYU06.

Goldar attacks Megazord with sword twice but it blocks each blow, only to be struck by a right leg kick.


ZYU06.

Cockpit shakes, but Rangers hold onto their controls.


ZYU17.

Goldar holds up his sword and a claw and snarls viciously.


ZYU06.

Red Ranger looks to the heavens.


ZYU06.

Power Sword plummets from the dark and stormy skies.

Mirror-flipped.

ZYU06.

Power Sword impales into the rocky ground.


ZYU06.

Power Sword is surging with electricity, when Megazord tries to grip its handle, can't get it with its left hand,
so grabs it instead with its right.


ZYU06.

Megazord gestures Power Sword into battle ready position, ending with its surging out a shining prism effect from its tip.


ZYU37.

Zoom out as Goldar gestures left arm, switches sword from right hand to left, then raises right and vanishes completely.


ZYU10.

Pan down from Megazord's head, ending with an upward shot of its bottom front as it lowers its sword completely.


ZYU06.

Male Rangers raise fists in triumph, while Yellow grabs Blue's arm and Pink looks sharply to our right.


ZYU ORIGINAL FOOTAGE #7.

Camera zooms out from Rita's angry, screaming face on balcony as her henchmonsters appear upset by it.


ZYU ORIGINAL FOOTAGE #8.

Baboo bonks Squatt on the head three times while scolding him.

Obviously doesn't belong here exactly.

ZYU ORIGINAL FOOTAGE #7.

Continued from two shots ago, Rita keeps pitching a fit as she begins to storm off the blacony.


Original stock.

US Goldar talks while gesturing sword twice forth.


ZYU ORIGINAL FOOTAGE #7.

Continued from two shots ago,
Rita storms off balcony leaving Finster cowering, Goldar kneeling and Baboo & Squatt quivering.

Fade to black.

Original stock.

Zordon superimposed into tube above five teens and Alpha.

Likely continued from earlier shot of Z05.

Original stock.

CU; Zordon talks to our left.


Original stock.

Zordon talks to our farther left, smiling!


Original stock.

Zordon talks to our left while holding head in center, then shifts to looking at our right.


Ending Credits


Updated 2010