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#44:

MMPR 144: "Crystal of Nightmares".

Features Footage from: Zyuranger Episodes 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 15, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 34, 35, 36, 37, 41, 42, 49, and up to 5 segments of Original Zyu footage (Zyu½).

The ep, with opening, lasts roughly 20:46;11 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

Source

Description

Edit Note

ZYU02.

Static shot of Earth from the Lunar surface.

Recycled.

ZYU35.

Rita turns from workshop wall counterclockwise, and talks to our slight left, motioning out arm and wand.

Trimmed in half to make dubbing easier.

MMPR 132.

Camera tracks right from side to front around US Goldar as he talks, raising sword in right hand, gesturing it twice,
motioning pointing finger on left hand twice, then sword motioning twice before pointing with hand
while sword motioning some more and some more.

Recycled, but not mirror-flipped for a change, and longer.

ZYU35.

Close on Rita in workshop, talking to our slight left, a bit mad as she gestures right hand up briefly.

Trimmed heavily at start to shut her up.

MMPR 139.

Real close on US Goldar's face against dark balcony, talking to our right-ish a little.

Recycled, mirror-flipped.

ZYU49.

Close on Rita talking, a wide smile growing evilly on her face, she ends her speech with a bit of a thumbs up.

Recycled, fades to black.

ZYU04.

Lightning footage, before and after every flashback dream, is cross-mixed in as a segway from reality to them.

Mostly faded so only the lightning effect shows up.
Note it's the same bit of footage used for all these style shots.

ZYU26.

Seemingly hit between shots, Pink & Blue roll away, the latter getting up while the former remains on the ground.

Recycled, haze added and edges given flashback smudging.
Fades in.

ZYU26.

Terror Toad ceases his gloating and begins to waddle forth.

Recycled, haze added and edges given flashback smudging.

ZYU26.

Continued from two shots ago, Pink remains down while Blue readies Blade Blaster and leaps up in zoom in.

Recycled, haze added and edges given flashback smudging.

ZYU26.

Blue leaps up and at camera with Blade ready and leg bent.

Recycled, haze added and edges given flashback smudging.

ZYU26.

Terror Toad shoots stretchy tongue upward.

Recycled, haze added and edges given flashback smudging.

ZYU26.

Blue Ranger get snagged by tongue in mid-air.

Recycled, haze added and edges given flashback smudging.

ZYU26.

Terror Toad draws the tongue-tied Blue Ranger at him.

Recycled, haze added and edges given flashback smudging.

ZYU26.

Blue Ranger is sucked head first into Terror Toad's sharp-toothed fly hole.

Recycled, haze added and edges given flashback smudging.

ZYU26.

Pink Ranger reaches out in protest.

Recycled, haze added and edges given flashback smudging.

ZYU26.

Blue Ranger is swallowed whole by Terror Toad.

Recycled, haze added and edges given flashback smudging.
Fades out.

ZYU25.

Goldar charges up sword with flamey power, pan left as he flings multiple bolts of energy at the webbed Rangers,
exploding around them until they fall down together.

Recycled, haze added and edges given flashback smudging.
Fades in.

ZYU25.

Pan across the five Rangers, lying on the ground, writhing in their webs.

Recycled, haze added and edges given flashback smudging.
Fades out.

ZYU15.

Knasty Knight sparkily slashes Black's chest, then changes position as he locks sword to Power Axe, bursts of yellow energy and blue electricity,
before shifting around, still locked weapon to weapon.

Recycled, haze added and edges given flashback smudging.
Fades in.

ZYU15.

Close on locked Power Axe and sword, as Knasty Knight and Black Ranger face off.

Recycled, haze added and edges given flashback smudging.

ZYU15.

Knasty Knight breaks out of weapon lock with an upward push, then quickly kicks Black Ranger in the stomach, knocking him away.

Recycled, haze added and edges given flashback smudging.

ZYU15.

Black Ranger rolls away, but gets back up again.

Recycled, haze added and edges given flashback smudging.

ZYU15.

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

Recycled, haze added and edges given flashback smudging.

ZYU15.

Close on Black Ranger, sparking and bursting and smoke as he falls.

Recycled, haze added and edges given flashback smudging.

ZYU15.

Black Ranger twirls in the air and crashes against the steep hillside, and starts rolling down it.

Recycled, haze added and edges given flashback smudging.

ZYU15.

Upward angle of Black Ranger rolling down hillside uncontrollably.

Recycled, haze added and edges given flashback smudging.
Fades out.

ZYU10.

Pan up from Megazord's feet, close up whole body, ending with its head as it raises its sword.

Recycled, haze added and edges given flashback smudging.
Also plays in reverse of original source.

ZYU20.

Close on Megazord's right fist, zoom out as it raises it up.

Split; haze added and edges given flashback smudging.

ZYU20.

Continued, close on Megazord, as it lifts its left arm up before punching right fist into the screen.

Split; haze added and edges given flashback smudging;
Final few frames repeat.

ZYU41.

Megazord poses battle ready again, then marches forth.

Recycled, haze added and edges given flashback smudging.

ZYU41.

Megazord steps backwards and poses battle ready again.

Recycled, plays in reverse, haze added and edges given flashback smudging.

ZYU36.

Close on Megazord as it marches left, trying to cover face with arm.

Recycled, but clipped from source (facing Scorpina with Mirror), reversed and looped;
haze added and edges given flashback smudging.

ZYU36.

Sharp zoom in on Megazord as it looks upward.

Recycled, haze added and edges given flashback smudging.

ZYU20.

Chest-up shot of Megazord, bursting a few more times.

Recycled, shortened; haze added and edges given flashback smudging.

ZYU41.

Close up of Megazord spark bursting, causing it to fall off to our right.

Recycled, shortened to remove Drill Tail hit;
haze added and edges given flashback smudging.

ZYU42.

Megazord swoops through the air, and kicks up right leg at the camera upon approaching.

Recycled, haze added and edges given flashback smudging.

ZYU28.

Megazord falls against brown cardboard apartment building, crushing it sparkily beneath its heavy body.

Recycled, haze added and edges given flashback smudging.

ZYU28.

Megazord crushing the cheaply constructed building, replayed via a second, closer camera.

Recycled, haze added and edges given flashback smudging.
Fades out.

ZYU37.

Real close on Samurai Fan Man's face as he nods slightly.

Recycled, haze added and edges given flashback smudging.
Fades in.

ZYU37.

Close up of Samurai Fan Man's bottle as he uncorks it, unleashing yellow vacuum mist.

Recycled, reversed; haze added and edges given flashback smudging.

ZYU37.

Side shot of Samurai Fan Man, holding bottle by his waist, as the yellow vacuum mist sprays forth.

Recycled, yellow energy added;
haze added and edges given flashback smudging.

MMPR 131.

Kimberly gets wind blown and screams while yellow energy swirls around.

Recycled, haze added and edges given flashback smudging.

ZYU37.

Side shot of Samurai Fan Man, holding bottle by his waist, as the yellow vacuum mist sprays forth.

Recycled, trims start of mist spray;
haze added and edges given flashback smudging.

ZYU37.

Real close on Samurai Fan Man's face as he nods slightly.

Recycled, haze added and edges given flashback smudging./p>

MMPR 131.

Continuing to get wind blown amid yellow energy swirling, Kimberly starts spinning around against her will until she vanishes.

Recycled, haze added and edges given flashback smudging.

ZYU37.

Side shot of Samurai Fan Man, holding bottle by his waist, as the yellow vacuum mist sprays forth.

Recycled, trims start of mist spray;
haze added and edges given flashback smudging.

ZYU37.

Vacuum mist keeps shooting out of bottle, as what is supposed to be Kim turns into yellow energy
and is sucked into bottle as monster holds it, before the mist ceases at last.

Recycled, trims start;
haze added and edges given flashback smudging.

ZYU37.

Close up of Samurai Fan Man's bottle unleashing yellow vacuum mist until he re-corks it.

Recycled, haze added and edges given flashback smudging.

ZYU37.

Real close on Samurai Fan Man's face as he nods slightly.

Recycled, haze added and edges given flashback smudging./p>

MMPR 131.

Downward angle inside bottle, on Kimberly deep at the bottom of it, as she looks around the place.

Recycled, haze added and edges given flashback smudging.

MMPR 131.

Close, camera tilted left and slowly turning over to the right, as Kim hits the wall and screams up to let her out of there.

Recycled, haze added and edges given flashback smudging.
Fades out.

MMPR 115.

In the Dark Dimension, zoom out as Jason throws a high kick over Goldar, who ducks, then tries to punch him,
but it's blocked. Goldar then punches him in the gut, and begins to lead him to our left.

Recycled, haze added and edges given flashback smudging.
Fades in.

MMPR 115.

Slow-motion as Goldar lifts Jason up and brings him left to the wall.

Recycled, haze added and edges given flashback smudging.

MMPR 115.

Close up as Jason gets lifted up by his neck and collar, pushed against the wall, angrily struggling with Goldar.

Recycled, haze added and edges given flashback smudging.

MMPR 115.

Close on Jason's sneakered feet as they dangle, kicking, above the mist-covered floor.

Recycled, haze added and edges given flashback smudging.

MMPR 115.

Side angle on Jason, continually being held up by his neck, as Goldar's face comes closer to his.

Recycled, haze added and edges given flashback smudging.
Fades out.

MMPR 114.

Alpha stands at console, his back to us, as Zordon talks.

Recycled, shortened.

MMPR 103 & ZYU03.

Alpha reacts to Viewing Globe while Zordon talks.

Recycled, footage of Yellow fighting Putties from Zyu03 is still in the VG.

MMPR 108.

Camera slowly lowers to the ground as Alpha looks upward, walking in place with arms held up at elbows, lower hands and raising them while talking briefly.

Recycled.

ZYU19.

Scorpina & Goldar leap up, side by side, right legs bent, weapons poised.

Recycled.

ZYU19.

Zoom out as Scorpina & Goldar land, facing our left.

Recycled.

MMPR 101 & ZYU02.

The full standard original morphing sequence.

Recycled. No flash near bolt.
Fades to white at end.

ZYU17.

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

Recycled.

ZYU ORIGINAL FOOTAGE #54A.

Upward shot, of Rita at balcony railing, shouting at us, "Make my monster, GROW!", as she flings wand down past us.

Recycled, trimmed.

ZYU05.

Rita's Wand soars to Earth in space.

Recycled.

ZYU05.

Rita's Wand passes through the atmosphere.

Recycled.

ZYU05.

Rita's Wand stakes into dirt.


ZYU05.

Rita's Wand unleashes energy from its center orb.

Recycled.

ZYU05.

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

Recycled.

ZYU05.

Smoke bellows from big fault in ground.


ZYU34.

Scorpina in monster form rises up while growing amid fading smoke.

Recycled.

ZYU34.

Goldar rises up while growing amid fading smoke.

Recycled.

ZYU17.

Five Rangers all look to our left, then turn together to our right, reaching to the sky with their right hands and summoning.

Recycled.

ZYU06.

Crack in the ground spreads open, releasing a fireball, shown from within the crack.

Recycled.

ZYU06.

Tyrannosaurus Dinozord rises up above flames and smoke, facing us.

Recycled.

ZYU06.

Mastodon Dinozord surfaces from its icy domain.

Recycled.

ZYU06.

Mastodon exhales its icy breath.

Recycled.

ZYU06.

Mastodon stomps along the snowy surface.

Recycled.

ZYU06.

Triceratops Dinozord appears within the sands of the desert.

Recycled.

ZYU06.

Triceratops wheels pass through the desert sands.

Recycled.

ZYU06.

Triceratops raises its head and opens mouth while driving through the dusty desert.

Recycled.

ZYU06.

Sabertooth Tiger Dinozord sprints through the jungle.

Recycled.

ZYU06.

Sabertooth Tiger opens its mouth in a close up.

Recycled.

ZYU06.

Sabertooth Tiger leaps out of the greenery.

Recycled.

ZYU06.

Volcano erupts!

Recycled.

ZYU06.

Pterodactyl Dinozord soars upwards amid lava lights.

Recycled.

ZYU06.

Pterodactyl Dinozord flies out of the smoking volcano and disturbs trees as it reaches them.

Recycled.

ZYU06.

Red Ranger drops into his cockpit seat, gestures arm.

Recycled, cuts before arm lowering.

ZYU06.

Black Ranger drops into cockpit, gestures arm.

Recycled.

ZYU06.

Blue Ranger drops into cockpit, gestures arms.

Recycled.

ZYU06.

Yellow Ranger drops into cockpit, gestures arms.

Recycled.

ZYU06.

Pink Ranger drops into cockpit, gestures arm.

Recycled.

ZYU06.

Red Ranger in cockpit gestures arm, pulls out crystal, and flips it around to insert it.

Recycled.

ZYU06.

Close up of Red Ranger inserting Power Crystal into control slot with red energy results.

Recycled.

ZYU06.

Four square shots of each Ranger in their cockpits, raising crystals then preparing to insert.

Recycled.

ZYU06.

Four square shots of close ups of each Ranger inserting Power Crystal into control slot with colored energy results.

Recycled.

ZYU06.

Red Ranger in cockpit, nod-talking, then zoom in as he presses controls forth.

Recycled.

ZYU06.

Circle symbol of all five dinosaurs together glows brightly with Ranger colors.

Recycled.

ZYU06.

Bright flash occurs, then sharp zoom to Megazord posing fully formed amid lightning.

Recycled, trims head close-up.

ZYU06.

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

Recycled.

ZYU17.

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

Recycled.

ZYU20.

Scorpina kicks Megazord sparkily, it staggers away as Goldar leaps in and slashes it twice, sparkily.

Recycled, lightened.

ZYU20.

Close on Megazord, chest smoking profusely, slumping arms as shot zooms into its face.

Recycled, lightened.

ZYU20.

Megazord cockpit, a little shaky, Rangers are gripping controls, zoom in on Red who talk-nods a lot, looking downward our left, then right.

Recycled.

ZYU20.

Close on Scorpina, who spins around, turning back to us.

Recycled, lightened.

ZYU20.

Close on Scorpina's stinger, which shoots off as tail expands.

Recycled, lightened. Trimmed slightly at start.

ZYU20.

Scorpina's tail whips around Megazord's neck.

Recycled, lightened. Trimmed a little at end.

ZYU20.

Close on Megazord's face as Scorpina's stinger zaps into it, causing head to flash golden as it surges with painful red electricity.

Recycled, lightened.

ZYU20.

Bright flashing in Megazord cockpit as Rangers hold up arms and look generally agonized.

Recycled.

ZYU20.

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

Recycled, lightened, sky color corrected.

ZYU20.

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

Recycled, lightened, sky color corrected.

ZYU20.

Megazord falls onto its right side in front of camera as Scorpina and Goldar regroup in background.

Recycled, lightened.

ZYU36.

Close on Scorpina, as she raises her claw up to chest and nods a little.

Recycled.

ZYU17.

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

Recycled.

ZYU20.

Zoom in on Megazord, lying lifeless on its back, moving its head a little.

Recycled, lightened.

ZYU ORIGINAL FOOTAGE #61.

Rita, behind Repulsascope, looks out and at us, happily gesturing arms while proclaiming, "Hahaha, YES! Way to go..."

New footage leading into previously seen section, end is partially recycled.

ZYU20.

Megazord cockpit titled to its left side, Rangers all holding on, Yellow talking briefly, Red looking upward our right, release control to make fist.

Recycled.

ZYU20.

Tilted close on Red looking upward our right, nod-talking.

Recycled.

ZYU20.

Power Sword plummets from the dark and stormy skies.

Recycled.

ZYU20.

Megazord, still on its back, catches Power Sword in its hand without having to move an inch, then rolls to its left.

Recycled, lightened.

ZYU20.

Zoom out as Megazord staggers back onto its feet, wobbily holding onto sword.

Recycled, lightened.

ZYU20.

Zoom in on Goldar and Scorpina, looking a little surprised at their enemy's recovery.

Recycled, lightened.

ZYU06.

Close up of Goldar, lowering sword and gesturing arms in anger as smoke floats behind him.

Recycled, darkened a little.

ZYU20.

Megazord clashes sword to boomerang with Scorpina as she passes by, then it clangs blades with Goldar.
Megazord sparkily slashes Scorpina as she passes again, then finally connects sword into Goldar's chest with spark results.

Recycled, lightened.

ZYU20.

Scorpina and Goldar roll on the ground near each other, quaking the screen.

Recycled, lightened.

ZYU20.

Sharp zoom in on shaky cockpit as Red Ranger raises fist briefly, nod-talks down.

Recycled.
Note, all the cockpit shots might've been lightened, but the difference is negligable.

ZYU09.

Under reddish skystorm, Megazord lowers sword to its left, and slashes horizontally from our right to left, leaving a visible trail.


ZYU06.

King Sphinx and the still-not-yet-back-up-fully Goldar get sparkily blasted, the explosion compounding until screen goes white.

Recycled, and, whoops.

ZYU20.

Scorpina and Goldar roll on the ground near each other, quaking the screen.

Recycled, lightened.

ZYU06.

Close up of Red Ranger in Megazord cockpit, gripping controls and talking as it shakes to imply movement.

Recycled, trimmed.

ZYU36.

Zoom out as Scorpina reaches out, Goldar beside her lowers sword, and both fade out of there.

Recycled, darkened a little to make it fit in easier.

ZYU07.

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

Recycled, slowed.

ZYU02.

Lunar Palace exterior, sharp zoom onto the upper tower.

Recycled.

ZYU ORIGINAL FOOTAGE #71.

Finster & Goldar argue on balcony, pointing at each other, while Scorpina stands between, looking at each.


ZYU ORIGINAL FOOTAGE #8.

Baboo bonks Squatt on the head three times while scolding him, though he protests.

Recycled.

ZYU ORIGINAL FOOTAGE #72.

Far left edge of balcony, Rita leans against railing on her right elbow, clutching forehead, slumping, and groaning to herself.

Fades out to next shot.

ZYU02.

Static shot of Earth from the Lunar surface.

Recycled. Fades in from prior scene, and fades out to black.

Original stock.

Distant exterior front entry gateway path of Angel Grove High School, slight pan down, guy bouncing basketball among students.

Fades in from prior shot.

Ending Credits


Updated 2010