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#28:

MMPR 126: "Island of Illusion, Part II".

Features Footage from: Zyuranger Episodes 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 14, 15, 16, 17, 22, 26, 30, 31, 33, and up to 0 segments of Original Zyu footage (Zyu½).

The ep, with opening, lasts roughly 20:19;13 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).

"Previously on" segment is about :30; by itself.

Opening is about 1:00;00 by itself.

Ending is about 0:30; by itself.

Opening Credits


The Episode Itself

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ZYU04.

Zoom out from floating island model world thing on small brown mist amid blackness.

Recycled. Given choppy slowed effect.
Transitions in from prior scene via shrinking circle effect.

ZYU14.

Rita happily leaves Repulsascope, goes over to Baboo & Squatt, who respond with equal glee,
then to our right, pointing forth as Goldar walks up steps.

Recycled.

MMPR 110.

Chest-up shot of US Goldar talking to our left, motioning unclenched left hand as he does, twice up.

Recycled, trimmed a little.

ZYU14.

Rita gestures to Goldar, who nods and heads off, then she goes over to Baboo & Squatt, talks & motions to them,
they nod and leave her standing there smiling.

Recycled.

ZYU30.

Real close on skullhead, eyes flashing red twice as lightning flashes.


ZYU16.

Rita looks at us while laughing.

Recycled. Transitions into next shot via jagged tooth effect.

ZYU04.

Zoom in on floating island model world thing on small brown mist amid blackness.

Recycled. Given choppy slowed effect.
Fades in from black, fades out to next shot.

ZYU15.

Black Ranger hurtles over Knasty Knight, who sword slashes him on the way by, sparkily.

Recycled. Fades in from prior shot. Slowed.

ZYU15.

Zoom out as Black Ranger falls to the ground, but gets begins to get back up with smoking Axe.

Recycled. Slowed. Trimmed. Fades out to next shot.

ZYU15.

Knasty Knight in zoom out, fires several energy beams at Black Ranger, sparking on him and around him.

Recycled. Slowed, trimmed. Fades in from prior shot.

ZYU15.

Close on Black Ranger, sparking and bursting and smoking.

Recycled. Slowed, trimmed. Fades out to next shot.

ZYU15.

Black Ranger jumps through air, pulling Power Axe over head with both hands.

Recycled. Slowed, trimmed. Fades in from prior shot.

ZYU15.

Knasty Knight gets slashed by sword, which causes him to leap off the ground, sparks and pulses of energy are released, until he hits the ground,
camera zooming out to show him explode massively.

Recycled. Trimmed. Fades out to next shot.

ZYU03.

Rita looks in and out of her Repulsascope while smiling, as Squatt gets excited and Baboo talks, silent Goldar looking on.

Recycled. Transitions in from prior shot via retracting circle.

ZYU05.

Close up of Squatt in workshop, pointing up with his right index finger, then up higher, before doing the same with his left hand, then back to the right.

Recycled.

ZYU15.

Close up of Baboo raising right index finger and nodding.

Recycled.

ZYU04.

Close on Goldar's head as he moves it and responds to her.

Recycled.

ZYU04.

Close on Squatt and Baboo, looking upward our right, saying nothing, just admiring their leader.

Recycled.

ZYU03.

Zoom out, as Rita looks out from Repulsascope, smiles laughs, talks to Baboo & Squatt, then to Goldar.

Recycled, but has more stuff at start than prior use, end trimmed.
Transitions to next scene via diagonal blinds effect.

MMPR Pilot.

Command Center standard exterior, more sky.

Recycled. Transitions in from prior shot via diagonal blinds effect.

ZYU26.

Zoom out from Terror Toad as he fires off a few bolts from his horn, causing sparking bursts at the three Rangers, who leap out of the way.

Recycled. Slowed. Fades in from prior shot.

ZYU26.

Blue & Pink Rangers roll away, then get up, pose with Blades.

Recycled. Slowed. Trimmed.

ZYU26.

Terror Toad leaps up and at camera, punching with both arms.

Recycled. Slowed.

ZYU26.

Camera attached backwards to arrow, Pink pulls arrow back and releases, sending it flying.

Recycled. Trimmed.

ZYU26.

Camera now facing forward against arrow ("Prince of Thieves" cam), arrow races through the woods and strikes Terror Toad.

Recycled. Trimmed.

ZYU26.

Side angle of arrow shooting into Terror Toad's open mouth, causing him to vomit sparks and smoke.

Recycled. Slowed.

ZYU05.

Terror Toad crackles with red & yellow electricity, as shockwaves ripple outward from him, until he explodes massively.

Recycled. Trimmed. Fades out to next shot.

ZYU05.

Zoom out from Rita as she glances out from Repulsascope, talking while making an arm gesture or two, then looks back in scope.
Baboo slaps Squatt, Goldar stands there, all mainly looking Earthward.

Recycled.

MMPR 116.

Chest up shot of US Goldar, facing our left, making a fist and gesturing it about three times, before finally pointing index finger forth.

Recycled, trimmed. Fades to black.

MMPR 123.

On path to Youth Center, Putty kicks side-facing Tommy in gut, causing him to fall down.

Recycled, slowed. Fades in from prior and out to next.

MMPR 123.

Tommy spins around and kicks Putty in from of Youth Center.

Recycled. Fades in from prior.

MMPR 123.

Tommy grabs Putty, flings him around and tosses him to the ground.

Recycled.

MMPR 123.

This week on "CSI: Angel Grove"....

Recycled. Fades out.

ZYU30.

Real close on skullhead, eyes flashing red twice as lightning flashes.

Recycled, transitions in from prior shot via jagged tooth effect.

ZYU30.

Rita stands before altar, gesturing hand and chanting during continuous lightning flashing and mist rising.
Baboo & an eye-rubbing Squatt to one side, while Scorpina & Goldar watch her from the other.

Start is trimmed to cut down on her dialogue.

ZYU30.

Storm clouds race at us on the horizon, blue lightning erupting amid.

Recycled, darkened, per source.

ZYU30.

Night sky comes alive with red lightning and blue flashes.

Recycled per source.

ZYU30.

Continued from 3 shots ago, Rita doing her thing before altar, Baboo & an ear-covering Squatt, Scorpina & Goldar.


ZYU30.

Close on Scorpina & Goldar, the latter raising right hand, the former watching agape, as lightning flashes.


ZYU30.

Close on Baboo & Squatt, both shivering and shaking in fear, as lightning flashes.


ZYU30.

Zoom in on Rita, lightning flashing, her mascara running, as she incants like mad.

Cuts before we get too close. Fades to next shot.

ZYU30.

Zoom in to real close on skullhead, eyes flashing red twice as lightning flashes.

Recycled, but longest use so far (and first in original context).
Transitions out to next scene via venitian blind effect.

MMPR 102.

Billy climbs up to top of mountain, as Putty stalks him from below.

Recycled. Fades in from prior shot.

MMPR 102.

Clinging to rock, Trini glances over the side.

Recycled.

MMPR 102.

Trini POV of looking over the side, all wavey and vertigo-y.

Recycled.

MMPR 102.

Trini shouts over rock.

Recycled.

MMPR 102.

Billy climbs, looks back, Putty runs, Billy climb higher.

Recycled. Fades to next shot.

MMPR 102.

A Putty goes through a whole lot to commit suicide and make it look like a work related injury.

Recycled. Fades in from prior, then out to next.

ZYU33.

Close up of Madame Woe's forehead as blue gem gleams brightly.

Recycled, except in production order.

ZYU33.

Woe, left fingernails extended out, gestures to mouth and unleashing mist-breath to our left.

Recycled, except in production order.

ZYU33.

With fingernail-ropes around neck, Blue struggles as his chest bursts, followed by all around him.

Recycled, except in production order.

ZYU33.

Repeat of Blue blowing up, closer.

Recycled, except in production order.

ZYU33.

Woe yanks up fingernail ropes.

Recycled, except in production order.

ZYU33.

Blue goes flying upward toward Woe.

Recycled, except in production order.

ZYU33.

As he flies over Woe, Blue gets sparkily slashed in the chest.

Recycled, except in production order. Fades out to next.

ZYU04.

Zoom out from helmet, as Blue Ranger holds both ends of Power Lance in the air, then throws them upward.

Blue electricity effects added to Power Lance, surging between them when held up. Recycled.
Fades in from prior.

ZYU04.

Power Lances materialize in a blue flash of energy, connected to the bottom side of the Power Bow next to Daggers.

Recycled. Shortened.

ZYU33.

Blue Ranger rleaps up with Power Lance, slashing forth in zoom in.

Recycled, except in production order. Slowed.

ZYU33.

Madame Woe gets shot by golden ball of light, causing her to glow for a moment, then as she falls, yellow electricity crackles.
Once she hits the ground, she blows up.

Recycled, except in production order. Slowed. Fades out to next.

MMPR 125.

Image of US Goldar's head floats in the sky above the palm trees.

Recycled.

ZYU30.

Close on table in front of candle-covered balcony, altar statue with skullhead in between two candlabras, in front of crystal ball.
Lightning flashes over the dark scene, skull eyes flash red three times.

Recycled. Transitions in from prior shot via jagged teeth effect.

ZYU30.

Slightly less close up of skullhead on statue, its eyes flashing red twice.

Recycled.

ZYU30.

Storm clouds race at us on the horizon, blue lightning erupting amid.

Recycled, darkened, per source.

ZYU30.

Night sky comes alive with red lightning and blue flashes.

Recycled per source.

ZYU17.

Close on altar as skullhead gets blue electricity surging into it, causing eyes to glow the full spectrum of Ranger colors.

Recycled, trims zoom out. Transitions into next shot via warp-wavey effect.

ZYU05.

Zoom out as King Sphinx turns around and fires staff.

Recycled. Slowed. Fades in from prior shot.

ZYU05.

With Putties lying prone around him, Red Ranger is narrowly missed by a pair of bursts, leading to him rolling out from the smoke.

Recycled. Slowed. Fades out to next.

ZYU05.

Red Ranger fights King Sphinx in quarry, sword to staff, up close.

Recycled, trimmed heavily. Fades in from prior.

ZYU05.

Close up of Red Ranger slashing sword at us with both hands over head.

Recycled.

ZYU05.

Close up of King Sphinx getting struck in the chest by sword, sparking and smoking.

Recycled.

ZYU06.

King Sphinx gets slashed by sword, sparks and pulses of energy are released, until he collapses,
camera zooming out to show him explode massively, which turns into an added burst of sparks.

Recycled. Fades out to next.

ZYU30.

Zoom in real close on skullhead, eyes flashing red three times as lightning flashes.

Recycled, long use version. Slowed considerably.
Transitions in via jagged teeth, and out via spinning star effect.

ZYU22.

Rita rushes forward, appearing agasht, then stops, clutching her forehead briefly and grimacing, before ceasing and glowering.

Recycled. Transitions in via venitian blind effect.

ZYU04.

Storm clouds race at us on the horizon, blue lightning erupting amid.

Recycled.

ZYU04.

Camera pans down Rita's whole body, as she looms gigantically beside the island, clutching it with a wicked smile.


ZYU04.

Rita laughs as she shakes the tiny island between her hands.

Additional usuable shots of her holding island in source are cut.

ZYU04.

Rita shoves island away from her, sending it flying as she roars with laughter.


ZYU04.

Island swings off toward the brown mist of the distance.


MMPR 101, 118 & ZYU02.

The full standard original morphing sequence, of all six.

Recycled. Flash before and after bolt, and after Tommy's shot. Fades to white at end.

ZYU04.

Zoom out as giant Rita raises wand in front of face, then fires red beam with yellow swirl toward our lower right.

Fades in from white.

ZYU31.

Six beams of Ranger colored light shoot skyward to a common point, leaving only a sparkle.

Trims off falling ball of colorful energy.

ZYU03.

Five little unmorphed Zyuranger action figures fall up from island floating in septic sea of brown.

Recycled, shortened.

ZYU04.

Giant Rita continues to fire red beam with yellow swirl toward our lower right.

Recycled, slowed, trimmed to just firing effect.

ZYU04.

Island spins around in its little dimension, then a flash, as suddenly it bursts brightly with sparks,
and explodes via a massive fireball, leaving nothing behind.


ZYU31.

Sparkily light made of Ranger colors lands upon the foamy, downed Dragonzord & Megazord, causing them to glow with a full spectrum of colors.

Prior source shots of pair writhing in foam cut.

ZYU31.

Close on Megazord, the rainbow effect slowly fading, taking all traces of the foam with it, leaving it squeaky clean.


ZYU31.

Close on Dragonzord, the rainbow effect slowly fading, taking all traces of the foam with it, leaving it squeaky clean.


ZYU31.

Dragonzord & Megazord bound back to their feet, and pose with renewed vigor.


ZYU31.

Rita, on fire escape, looks upward with mouth agape, stunned by what she sees.

Trimmed heavily to remove dialogue.

ZYU31.

In chest-up shot, Megazord raises arms up, then holds them out, before posing battle ready.


ZYU31.

In Megazord cockpit, the six Rangers (Green standing) fade into the scene.


ZYU31.

Close on Red, as he raises right arm bent across chest, talks, then his teammates all do stuff offscreen.


ZYU31.

Dragonzord's legs, amid smoke, fly upward.


ZYU31.

Megazord holds out arms, bends down, then leaps up.


ZYU31.

Zoom out as Dragonzord's chest plate shoots forth, while sides contract upward, creating a platform for the rising Megazord to lock into


ZYU31.

Zoom out from cockpit as Rangers hold hands forth, then raise fists in unison, before grabbing controls.


ZYU31.

Megazord's feet land in city.

Follow-up shot of zoom out of MegaDragonzord is cut due to Japanese writing.

ZYU31.

Lokar floats over the city in an aurora, roaring angrily, or happily, or both.


ZYU31.

Rita points with right hand and talks madly.

Trimmed heavily from source to shut her up.

ZYU31.

Mutitus jerks arms, looks to our right, and rushes that way.


ZYU31.

Mutitus marches across city at the new formation called the MegaDragonzord (for certain, this time).


ZYU31.

Sharp zoom in on cockpit as Red slides device on dash to the left.


ZYU31.

MegaDragonzord motions arms, charges up chest plate, and fires golden beam from it, with bluish-white beams from side danglers.


ZYU31.

Mutitus is struck by three beams, causing him to spark and burst smoke. But he quickly recovers and fires a beam of his own.


ZYU31.

MegaDragonzord marches through several sparking bursts of smoke, undeterred, and untouched by them.


ZYU31.

Mutitus is all smokey and shaken.


ZYU31.

In cockpit, Red raises a fist, then he and the team grip controls (cept for Green).


ZYU31.

MegaDragonzord spreads arms, the side danglers send glowing Z's to the chest, forming a big green energy circle with Z on it.
Zoom out as lights flash out, glowing occurs, and finally bluish-white power erupts around Z-ball as it's launched forth into the screen.


ZYU31.

The glowing Z ball smashes into Mutitus, filling the area around him with a white light that disintergrates his silhouetted body.


ZYU31.

Sharp zoom in on Rita, staring slack jawed.


ZYU31.

In cockpit, Red points to our left, then raises fist, before turning and reaching to the heavens to our right in zoom.


ZYU31.

Close up side angle on Lokar's eyes, as he turns his eyes to what's going on over here.


ZYU31.

Camera tracks left as Titanus rolls through misty marsh.

Not the same take as shot from Zyu29.

ZYU31.

Close on Red in cockpit, raising both arms, then crossing them, before grabbing controls.


ZYU31.

MegaDragonzord leans down then leaps up.


ZYU31.

Upward angle of Titanus folding down front section, lowering neck forward, and raising his side cannons.


ZYU31.

Downward angle on MegaDragonzord lowering into Titanus' open back cavity, releasing a rapid flash of bright light during contact.


ZYU31.

The Ultrazord stands completed in front of a massive fireball explosion.

Cuts before Japanese writing appears.

ZYU31.

Upward shot of Ultrazord, panning from its left side over to its right.


ZYU31.

In the cockpit, the six Rangers raise fists, cross them, then jut them forth, all in unison.


ZYU31.

Close up of Ultrazord's front left tire, as it starts rolling, burning up some gravel as it rolls.


ZYU31.

Ultrazord races through the smoke past the stationary camera.


ZYU31.

Lokar yawns for a long while... evilly, of course.


ZYU31.

In cockpit, the Rangers all look to our left, Red talking, raising his fist,
sharp zoom as he and his teammates bend arms then make a chop gesture.


ZYU31.

Ultrazord either fires a billion rockets, or runs over a fireworks factory.


ZYU31.

Lokar bursts with a sparking flash, leaving him crackling with blue electricity in agony.
He finally reverts back to the flaming red ball and shoots into space again.

Cuts follow-up shot of statue.

ZYU31.

Zoom out from Pink as she stands up and talks excitedly, all Rangers in the cockpit looking to our slight right, amazed.


ZYU31.

The raging black and blue storm clouds fade away, leaving a clear and sunny sky around the Ultrazord.


ZYU31.

Rita's a little light-sensitive.

Trimmed heavily from source, because... ya know.

ZYU31.

Rita clutches her head with both hands, squatting a little as she rotates in pain, before finally vanishing from sight.


ZYU31.

Slow zoom in on Ultrazord, standing like a victorious scale model.

Fades to black.

Ending Credits


Updated 2010