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#38:

MMPR 138: "A Bad Reflection On You".

Features Footage from: Zyuranger Episodes 2, 4, 5, 8, 12, 18, 19, 30, 46, and up to 6 segments of Original Zyu footage (Zyu½).

The ep, with opening, lasts roughly 20:40;07 from very 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).

"Today 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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ZYU02.

Far shot exterior of Rita's Lunar Palace.

Recycled. Slowed. Fades in from black.

ZYU02.

Close, slow pan up the main tower on Rita's Lunar Palace, stopping at the spinning globe.

Recycled.

ZYU46.

Close on Rita beside Repulsascope, happily talking, raising right hand and snapping fingers before turning to our right and leaving.

Follow-ups, including Twin Man's debut, are cut due to Japanese people appearing.

ZYU46.

Quick zoom out from Scorpina's palm as she lowers hand, and stands in workshop smiling at us, as two Putties waggle their arms behind her.

Slowed. Start is cut due to Japanese people other than Scorpina.

ZYU18.

Rita talks briefly, smiling as she picks up her dress and passes by Baboo & Squatt, who look at one another confused.

Recycled.>

ZYU08.

Close up of Baboo in workshop, head leaning to our right, widening eyes and talking before wiping monocle with left hand.

Recycled.

MMPR 110.

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

Recycled, but runs a little longer.

ZYU46.

Slow zoom as Rita paces back and forth on back stairs of balcony, Twin Man and six Putties, also Scorpina, in crowd before her,
while Goldar, Baboo & Squatt are behind her. As she talks, Putties get excited. Rita happily speaks, gestures arm, then makes slashing motion to them.

"A BAD REFLECTION, ON YOU",
"Written By, PEGGY NICOLL",
and "Directed By, ROBERT HUGHES",
fade in, then after a moment or so, fade out, in this order.

ZYU46.

Close on four Putties, as they motion arms enthusatically.

Cuts start of shot due to Japanese people turning back into them.

ZYU19.

Close up of Rita smiling, then turning to our left and laughing wickedly.

Recycled.

ZYU02 & ZYU30.

Static shot of the Earth from the Lunar surface as red ball of energy shoots toward the planet.

Recycled from MMPR 108.

MMPR 107 & ZYU30.

Aerial circling view of Angel Grove Park as red ball of energy shoots down at it.

Recycled from MMPR 108.

MMPR 108.

Exterior doorway of Angle Grove High School, guy passes by on skateboard as another bounces basketball off wall.

Recycled. Fades in from prior shot.

ZYU12.

Lunar Palace exterior, quick zoom onto tower area.

Recycled. Transitions in via left to right wipe.

ZYU ORIGINAL FOOTAGE #25.

As Rita gestures arms and shouts at us, "It's all going exactly as I said!" then laughs maniacally, slow zoom on her as leans over
to Repulsascope and peers inside, her mouth open wide the open time.

Only the end is recycled, start is all previously unseen.
Transitions out via expanding black-ringed circle.

ZYU04.

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

Recycled. Transitions in via diagonal multi-line wipe.

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.

ZYU46.

Close on legs of the five Twin Rangers as they walk across the rooftop in almost perfect step together.


ZYU46.

Close on the five Twin Rangers as approach ledge as a group, and look down over it.


ZYU46.

Upward far shot of five Twin Rangers standing on roof edge.


ZYU46.

Downward distant shot of multiple Angel Grove citizens going about their day in the park,
none noticing the Rangers, and none with hair lighter than pitch black.

Follow-up of kids noticing Rangers is cut since their faces are visible.

ZYU46.

All of a sudden, the whole lot of citizens have already noticed the five rooftop Rangers, and gather about to stare up at them.


ZYU46.

Back on the Twin Rangers looking down on the city, Red makes a thumbs down, before all of them make a gesture of leaping.


ZYU46.

Red, Black, Blue, Yellow, and Pink Twin Rangers flip over the camera at alternating angles.


ZYU46.

Quick zoom out as the evil Rangers land in the middle of an open plaza,
while nothing but dark-haired people rush in and gather around them.


ZYU46.

Close on the Twin Rangers amid crowd, as Red has his Blade Blaster out, causing the very Asian citizens to back up
as he raises his weapon and fires several red lasers upward to our right, then to our left.

Trims start from source showing Red pulling out Blaster due to very visible faces.
Follow-up building explosions are all cut, though one is used later.

MMPR 101.

Multi-cultural citizens of Angel Grove run for their lives in downward shot.

Few frames at start are new, but cuts shorter than prior uses.

ZYU46.

Far angle of dark-haired citizens fleeing plaza, as the Twin Rangers start pushing them around and getting rough with them.


ZYU46.

Pink Twin Ranger picks up white plastic chair and attacks visibly freaking-out dark-haired man with the bottom of it.

Start is trimmed of Pink swinging chair at kids, then end is cut due to visible face.
Follow-up of Yellow lifting two guys up by their necks is cut.

ZYU46.

As one guy falls down, Blue Twin Ranger grabs another by his shirt and manhandles him abruptly, people fleeing about.

Start is cut due to their visible faces, as is very end.
Follow-up of bike going in window, car getting piped by Red, are cut due to glass breaking.

ZYU46.

Amid smoking debris in street, Black Twin Ranger fires Blade Blaster at already ruined car,
then when some people run behind him, he turns and fires sparkily at the ground they passed over.


ZYU46.

Very Japanese citizens rush away from the Rangers, Yellow jumping down off trashed car, Pink smacking guy away,
Black dropping cement pillar, before the evil Twins all pose together victorious in terrorizing Angel Grove.

Trims start to try to cut down on visible Asian faces.
Transitions out to next scene via diamond-shape wipe, which helps to cut shot before Japanese writing.

Hakushon Daimaoh #1
Or specifically the Saban dub
Bob in a Bottle

Wacky cartoon bulldog laughs.

Played on Bulk's small TV.

Bob in a Bottle
opening credits

Boy in red hat races away, hands first.

Played on Bulk's small TV.

Also called in some countries
The Genie Family.

Another bulldog is chasing him.

Played on Bulk's small TV.

Bob in a Bottle
opening credits

Boy in hat races down stairs, bulldog follows.

Played on Bulk's small TV.

Bob in a Bottle
opening credits

Boy in hat hovers in mid-air, pointing to our right at something in panic. Bulldog also hovers, staring agape at right, allowing boy to escape to the left.

Played on Bulk's small TV.

ZYU46.

Back on the Twin Rangers looking down on the city, Red makes a thumbs down, before all of them make a gesture of leaping.

Recycled, played on Bulk's small TV.

ZYU46.

Red, Black, and Blue, Twin Rangers flip over the camera at alternating angles.

Recycled, cuts girls, played on Bulk's small TV.

ZYU46.

Amid smoking debris in street, Black Twin Ranger fires Blade Blaster at already ruined car,
then when some people run behind him, he turns and fires sparkily at the ground they passed over.

Recycled, played on Bulk's small TV.

ZYU46.

Close on the Twin Rangers, as Red raises his Blade Blaster and fires several red lasers upward to our right, then to our left.

Recycled, trims out crowd, played on Bulk's small TV.

ZYU46.

Side of skyscraper erupts with superimposed explosion that flares screen right then bright white as it expands.

Played on Bulk's small TV.

MMPR 135 & ZYU46.

Edge of Viewing Globe shows footage of Black Twin Ranger shooting in street, then citizens fleeing Rangers,
as Alpha raises arms, talking and turning to our left, as Zordon watches in background.

Recycled. Transitions in via spinning wipe.

ZYU46.

Close on the five Twin Rangers as approach ledge as a group, and look down over it.

Recycled, played on Bulk's small TV.

ZYU46.

Upward far shot of five Twin Rangers standing on roof edge.

Recycled, played on Bulk's small TV.

ZYU46.

Back on the Twin Rangers looking down on the city, Red makes a thumbs down, before all of them make a gesture of leaping.

Recycled, played on Bulk's small TV.

MMPR 101 & ZYU02.

The full standard original morphing sequence, main five.

Recycled. White flash before bolt. Fades to white at end.

ZYU46.

Close on Red Twin Ranger, holding Power Sword up, and raising it as he presses closer to camera.

Fades in from white.
Cuts prior shots of him approaching Japanese woman & child.

ZYU46.

Close on Red Twin Ranger's Power Sword, held high back and above head, when suddenly the demorphed version
of the Power Sword flings in and smacks sword, causing a bright flash of sparks and smoke.


ZYU46.

Red Twin Ranger falls and rolls against fence in front of river, sitting up slightly in a daze.

This shot and the last two are pushed way ahead of sequence.

ZYU46.

Real close on Scorpina as a smile grows on her face, and she's just about to say something.

Cuts before she can talk at all.

ZYU46.

Slow zoom in as the weapon-wielding Red and Pink Twin Rangers chase after large crowd of
Japanese civilians, down by the fenced riverfront, some rushing up steps.

Prior shots of evil Rangers terrorizing city are cut due to very visible faces.

ZYU46.

Pink Twin Ranger grabs a lone male straggler, and grips him imposingly by the chest.

Cuts before we see his face, and zooms in on Scorpina in bushes.

ZYU12.

Lunar Palace exterior, quick zoom onto tower area.

Recycled.

ZYU ORIGINAL FOOTAGE #20.

Rita, right eye closed and looking in Repulsascope with her left, ceases touching it, as she grimaces, "Yeah, that's it! Beat 'em by Rangers!"

Recycled, but not mirror-flipped for once.

ZYU46.

Zoom out as Red Twin finishes getting up, and poses as his evil Twin Rangers regroup around him in front of river.


ZYU46.

The five Twin Rangers pose battle ready, whip pan to our right to what they're facing up atop hill.

Cuts before we see the unmorphed Zyus.

ZYU46.

Zoom out from Red as all five Power Rangers stand atop steps looking downward.


ZYU46.

Zoom out and pan left as Scorpina, looking upset, rushes in front of Twin Rangers, all looking upward, she talks and points at enemies.


ZYU46.

Red Ranger poses, Zord-summoning style.

Recycled, but first time in original context.

ZYU46.

Five Rangers pose on white background, causing five Power Coins to appear beind them amid gleaming light.

Recycled.

ZYU46.

Scorpina gestures her boomerang forth and shouts, sending her Twin Rangers rushing forth into battle, leaving her behind.


ZYU46.

Quick zoom up in on Red as he and the Rangers pose, he motions fist then leaps up.


ZYU46.

Red, Black, Blue, Yellow, and Pink Rangers flip over camera at alternating angles, skyscraper partially in shot.


ZYU46.

Blue vs Blue, track left to Pink vs Pink, track left to Red vs Red, track left to Yellow vs Yellow, track left to Black vs Black.


ZYU46.

Yellow leaps up and forth in front of hillside.


ZYU46.

Other Yellow leaps up and forth in front of blue sky.


ZYU46.

Yellows lunge at each other in midair, over fenced skyline.


ZYU46.

Yellows smack at each other as they hover in place until one gets in a chest blow.


ZYU46.

One Yellow flips over while the other lands victoriously.


ZYU46.

Zoom out as Yellow falls on her back in front of camera and other lands several feet away and poses.
The downed one bounds back up, turns and faces twin before both roll over to meet halfway and face off again.


ZYU46.

Zoom in as Pink Rangers scuffle atop hillside steps.


ZYU46.

Close upward as Pink blocks other Pink's strike, punches her in gut,
then pins back her arm, causing the captive Pink to reach out and call for help.


ZYU46.

Yellow grips other Yellow's boot, causing her to backflip away from her lookalike.
Zoom in as Yellow who flipped turns and spots her teammate's distress, reaching out then leaping up.


ZYU46.

Zoom in as Yellow leaps up and reaches forth.


ZYU46.

Yellow smacks Pink in the helmet, knocking her down onto the ground, freeing other Pink.


ZYU46.

Zoom out as Yellow lands in front of crouching Pink, defending her,
only to have it turn out that Pink is the evil Twin, who begins to strangle Yellow from behind as she struggles.


ZYU46.

Zoom out as real Pink Ranger stands up, pulls out Power Bow, and fires off arrow to our left.


ZYU46.

Twin Pink has her back to us as she chokes Yellow, until arrow hits her back sparkily, causing her to release and topple.


ZYU46.

Twin Pink falls and rolls, changing back to a Putty Patroller mid-roll, ending up against fence, flopping to a stop.


ZYU ORIGINAL FOOTAGE #20B.

Close on Rita looking in Repulsascope, she lets go, looks at us, and painfully goes, "Huh? Uh-oh."

Recycled.

ZYU46.

Pan over as Pink rushes up to crouching Yellow, nod-talking to each other, before turning to see what the latter's evil Twin is doing.


ZYU46.

Quick shot of Twin Yellow lunging through the air with both hands poised.


ZYU46.

As Pink looks on, Yellow flips Power Dagger in air, crosses both in front of face, then begins to fling them.


ZYU46.

Pair of Power Dagger strike Twin Yellow in chest, spark bursting, causing her to fall straight down.


ZYU46.

Twin Yellow hits the ground, starts rolling, reverts back to Putty Patroller, who reaches out with chest smoking, before collapsing lifelessly.


ZYU ORIGINAL FOOTAGE #20C.

Close on Rita looking in Repulsascope, furrowing her brow and frowning as she opens mouth for a moment.


ZYU46.

Close on Blue Ranger as he holds up Blade Blaster.

Slowed.

ZYU46.

Blue fires red beams from Blaster at other Blue, who ducks and avoids the lasers as they spark burst around him, causing him to dive off.


ZYU46.

Rolling in front of fenced river, Blue now has his Power Lance out, spinning it around and readies it for action.


ZYU46.

Other Blue has Power Lance of his own, thrusting it forth as he leaps at his lookalike.


ZYU46.

Handheld camera makes its shaky way completely around Blues as they battle, Lance to Lance.
Notice Black near the steps, as if he's about to shoot one.

Cuts end due to more visible Black,
and cuts follow-up of Black getting tackled by his double.

ZYU46.

True Blue kicks over Twin Blue's head, then knocks his Lance away,
snags the evil one with his own Lance, flips him over, then sparkily slashes him off.


ZYU46.

Twin Blue rolls onto grass, changing back into Putty Patroller, who writhes and dies.


ZYU ORIGINAL FOOTAGE #63.

Slow zoom out from an unhappy Rita, as talks disappointedly, walking to our right past Repulsascope,
clutching forehead with right hand, turning and pacing back across the way, and bends over, still upset..

Recycled.

ZYU46.

Upward shot of Blacks in close combat. Real one punches, it's blocked, fake one punches, it's blocked,
real smacks fake in the noggin, before both lock hands, struggling back and forth until the real one knees fake, and shoves him to the side.


ZYU46.

Upward shot of Twin Black falling off side of upper level.


ZYU46.

Quick zoom out as Twin Black falls on back on lawn patch, but gets up and poses ready for heroic double to follow.


ZYU46.

Black Ranger leaps down at Twin Black, holding Power Axe high over head, slashing downward as he falls.


ZYU46.

Struck sparkily, Twin Black falls, rolls, and turns back into a Putty and dies.


ZYU46.

Real Red gets his Power Sword struck by Twin Red's own, who then uses it to sparkily slash the real one into a flip, before slashing down at him.


ZYU46.

Downward shot on real Red lying on back, raising Power Sword to block Twin Red's slashing strike.
The evil one presses blade closer, until the good one kicks up and knocks him back.


ZYU46.

Grasping shoulder, Twin Red staggers back, then thrusts Power Sword forth.


ZYU46.

Real Red blocks evil's sword, then moves to the side, gets sparkily struck in chest,
before making contact with Twin Red's side and slicing blade into him, explosively.


ZYU46.

Twin Red staggers, smoking, onto lawn patch and turns around.


ZYU46.

Close on Red Ranger as he readies sword then leaps up.


ZYU46.

Red hops up, and kicks out right foot as we zoom in on it.


ZYU46.

Close on Twin Red as he gets kicked in chest by real Red and flies back.


ZYU46.

Twin Red flails about as he hurtles through the sky.


ZYU46.

Rapid intercut as Twin Red returns to his true form of the mirrored Twin Man as he rolls to a stop.
The monster rises back to his feet, zoom out to show the five Rangers rushing in to face him.


ZYU46.

Side shot of the Rangers posing, battle ready.


ZYU46.

Close on Twin Man as he slides left hand across silver baton weapon, before finally motioning it back.


ZYU46.

Twin Man's baton glows a light blue as it releases an energy lash,
which he whips around and smacks into the Rangers, causing them to spark burst.


ZYU46.

Close on Rangers smoking & spark bursting as they fall.


ZYU46.

Slight zoom out as Rangers roll across the grass, Red quickly getting up and gripping his Power Sword, as Black also recovers.


ZYU46.

Close on Twin Man as he motions out arms, causing a mirror effect to occur around him.


ZYU46.

Twin Man appears seven times at once thanks to a hexagonal prism effect,
which he manipulates by circling his baton in front of him.


ZYU46.

The hexagonal prism effect appears over the Power Rangers, and spins, disorienting the team within it.


ZYU46.

Twin Man continues to rotate his baton in the prism, until it shimmers with blue energy and he thrusts it forth during a quick zoom in.


ZYU46.

The spinning-prismed Rangers are knocked back and down by a series of erupting spark bursts and smoke.


ZYU46.

Zoom out as the Rangers fall amid the smoking lawn, writhe about, then sit up and look to our slight right.


ZYU46.

Twin Man is amid the hexagonal prism again as he rotates his baton a little.

Recycled, but trimmed real short.

ZYU46.

Zoom in on Red Ranger as he staggers back to his feet while using his Power Sword to lean against.


ZYU46.

Close on Pink Ranger as she looks sorta at us, nod-talking, then making a fist against her shoulder, before turning to our left and moving that way.


ZYU46.

Close on Twin Man as he readies baton for battle, and starts running toward our heroes.


ZYU46.

Red Ranger comes into view, raises left fist, then holds up Blade Blaster against left forearm.

Recycled, but trimmed to remove zoom out, per source.

ZYU46.

Yellow & Pink Rangers backflip through the air with Blade Blasters in hand, the sun shining brightly.

Recycled.

ZYU46.

Close up of Pink landing on Blue & Red's shoulders, Yellow landing on Red & Black's, guys standing shoulder to should with arms crossed.

Recycled.

ZYU46.

Close up of tower formation team holding together Blade Blasters in saber modes' points, pointed up ahead of Red's helmet.

Recycled.

ZYU46.

Rangers in Tower Formation fire Blade Blasters at one another, unleashing a spinning blue triangle with red center in yellow circle that shoots at us as they gesture arms out.

Recycled.

ZYU46.

Close on Twin Man as he ceases running when he's struck by a spark burst in right shoulder, causing him to pitch back.


ZYU46.

Twin Man's silver baton flips up into the sky.


ZYU46.

The female Rangers hop down as the tower formation breaks up in zoom out, the whole team now posing with their Power Weapons.


ZYU46.

Upward shot of all five Power Weapons connecting in a circle and surging with electricity.

Electricity added. Recycled.

ZYU04.

Zoom out from helmet, as Black Ranger shifts Power Axe into blaster mode before throwing it.

Colorful prism-like effects added to Power Axe. Recycled.

ZYU04.

Power Axe floats up and hovers in the air.

Colorful prism-like effects added to Power Axe and white outline given to it.
Recycled.

ZYU04.

Zoom out from helmet, as Pink Ranger crosses Power Bow to her side then flings it upward.

Colorful prism-like effects added to Power Bow as it's thrown.
Recycled.

ZYU04.

Power Bow materializes in a blue flash of energy, connected across the barrel of the Power Axe blaster.

Recycled.

ZYU04.

Zoom out from helmet, as Yellow Ranger twirls Power Daggers, crosses arms, then throws them upward.

Yellow energy effects added to Power Daggers as they're crossed.
Recycled.

ZYU04.

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

Recycled.

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.

ZYU04.

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

Recycled.

ZYU04.

Close up of Red Ranger as he looks up, gestures arms while holding Power Sword, and leaps up.

Recycled.

ZYU04.

Red Ranger floats up to combined weapons and prepares Sword to add to them.

Lances & Daggers, then Bow & Axe, gleam with power colors briefly.
Recycled.

ZYU46.

Power Sword flashes with red power as it connects with combined weapons, forming the Power Blaster in a flash of blue energy.

Recycled.

ZYU04.

Red Ranger drops back down from the air with Power Blaster in his hand.

Power Blaster crackles with bluish electricity.
Recycled.

ZYU46.

After Red Ranger lands, the other four Rangers join his side, each grabbing onto the Power Blaster or (in the girls' cases) touching his shoulders.

Power Blaster crackles with bluish electricity at the start.
Recycled.

ZYU46.

Zoom in on Twin Man as he grips his smoking side and reacts to the Rangers' combined weapon.


ZYU46.

Five Rangers remain together as Power Blaster unleashes five beams of power at the screen.

Recycled.

ZYU46.

Combined beam (purple at the front, red fire at center, blue edges, yellow and pink spiral outside) blasts across the screen.

Recycled, looped a time or two.

ZYU46.

Five Rangers remain together as Power Blaster unleashes five beams of power at the screen.

Recycled. but shortened to remove start of beams.

ZYU46.

Zoom out as Twin Man is struck by combined energy beam, causing him to repeatedly erupt with a golden light.

End loops a time or two or so.

ZYU46.

Combined beam blasts across the screen.

Recycled, shortened to cut out the front of the beam, looped a time or two.

ZYU46.

Continued from two shots ago, Twin Man continues to repeatedly erupt with yellow burst,
until they cease leaving sparks and smoke on Twinny, who falls with orange electricity crackling and blue energy surging from within,
finally erupting outward, shards of blue energy flying at us, leaving nothing behind.

Start is recycled, looped a bunch, before continuing with what was split.

ZYU46.

Zoom out really far away as the five Rangers pose between bridge top and yellow flowerbed.


ZYU46.

Close side angle on the team remaining in posed position, before they cease when noticing approaching people to their side.


ZYU46.

The Rangers hop down from flowerbed area as a whole flock of dark-haired people;
women, men, children, all gathering around their heroes.


ZYU12.

Lunar Palace exterior, quick zoom onto tower area.

Recycled. Transitions in via diagonal multi-line wipe.

ZYU ORIGINAL FOOTAGE #7C.

Zoom out from Rita's angry, screaming face as she punches over balcony, then turns to our right and heads for the exit,
Goldar moving quickly out of her way and falling against railing, Scorpina next to him. A frightened Baboo, Squatt, and Finster round out the scene.

Fades to black.

Ending Credits


Updated 2010