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#46:

MMPR 146: "To Flea Or Not To Flee".

Features Footage from: Zyuranger Episodes 2, 5, 6, 9, 15, 17, 18, 36, 40, 44, 47, 49; up to 0 segments of Original Zyu footage (Zyu½); and episode 2 of Zyu2.

The ep, with opening, lasts roughly 20:48;04 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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Description

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ZYU02.

Far shot exterior of Rita's Lunar Palace.

Recycled.

ZYU18.

Repulsascope is above the frame, as Rita walks to the right, away from Baboo & Squatt, motioning her hand, camera panning to follow, until she begins to turn.

Partially recycled at start, but mostly unused.

ZYU17.

Close on Squatt clasping hands together and Baboo holding up pointing right hand, before they look at each other with a nod, then head off to our right.

Recycled.

ZYU15.

Rita happily heads down to the workshop from balcony, Baboo & Squatt following.
She talks and points at Finster as she approaches him.

Recycled, trims start to cut Goldar sleeping, then cuts before she can go for book.

ZYU02.

Rita walks into workshop as Finster is working on Bones mold, talks to him, then turns to table of other molds.

Recycled.

Original stock.

Extreme close-up of US Goldar's slightly left facing face as he talks on dark balcony.

More previously unseen fun from MMPR 139/140.

ZYU15.

As Baboo & Squatt stand in foreground of workshop, Rita grabs book off of desk and begins to open it.

Recycled, split from three shots ago.

ZYU40.

Finster, holding Cyclops mold, turns Monstermatic wheel, talks, then places mold onto belt in front of opened doors.

Recycled, trims start.

ZYU40.

Close side view on Cyclops mold as it slides into Monstermatic, Rita, Baboo, Squatt, and Goldar walking into workshop in defocused background.

Recycled.

ZYU40.

Close on Finster's hand as he slams up handle.

Recycled.

ZYU02.

Close up of Monstermatic exhaust pipe spewing smoke.

Recycled.

ZYU02.

Monstermatic rumbles, pipe spewing smoke, as camera pans up the shaking exit tube.

Recycled.

ZYU40.

Baboo, Goldar, Rita, and Squatt watch up to the Monstermatic exit tube, as it shakes, and finally bursts out a bright downward plum of smoke.

Fades into next shot.

ZYU49.

Slow zoom out from close on Rita, as she looks just below us, talking with a finger-gun gesture forth with her right hand.

Partially recycled at start, but mostly unused, still trimmed from source.

Original stock.

Extreme close-up of US Goldar, pan up from his upper chest to his slightly left facing face as he talks on dark balcony.

Likely leads into earlier similar shot.

ZYU49.

Continued from two shots ago, Rita talks and points over railing during zoom out, then raises her wand
and fires pinkish energy downward as Squatt, Baboo, Scorpina, and Goldar cheer her on.

Recycled.

ZYU36.

Zoom out from Rita's happy face as she laughs and talks, walking from behind Repulsascope and motioning hand.

Recycled, cuts before we see anyone else with her.

ZYU49.

Close up of Rita looking out from Repulsascope and laughing evilly as she walks over to railing, talking a bit, Baboo visible to the left.

Recycled at start, but mostly unused.
Cuts before Bubba appears, though you can see part of his leg briefly.
Transitions in via X-effect.

ZYU47.

Close on Finster in workshop, blinking, talking and turning to face our right, before stroking chin with hand.

Recycled.

Original stock.

Zoom out from US Goldar's talking face on dark balcony, as he jerks his arms in the air, then slashes sword across the screen then back again, before arm jerking some more.

Likely leads into a similar shot from MMPR 142.

MMPR Pilot.

Standard Command Center exterior.

Recycled, transitions in via downward creeping effect.
Fades to next shot.

MMPR 116.

Close up of US Goldar's face as he talks right at us, motioning left hand up pointing twice, then gesturing fist up twice.

Recycled, maybe a little longer than prior uses.
Transitions out to next scene via diagonal multi-line wipe.

MMPR 101 & ZYU02.

Kim & Jason's morphing sequence.

Recycled. Flash after bolt and at end.

ZYU2 #2.

Zoom out from Red as he and Pink pose in quarry, and once they cease, suddenly a pair of spark bursts erupt on the ground, causing the pair to dive to our right.

Fades in from white.

ZYU2 #2.

Red & Pink do a quick roll back onto their feet, posing again for a moment, before Red tenses up and starts clutching each side of his chest,
crouching down as Pink touches his shoulder in support.

Red rash effect added.

ZYU2 #2.

As Pink supports the crouching, clutching Red in the foreground, Fighting Flea walks up a little in distance, and spreads out arms.


ZYU2 #2.

Fighting Flea bounces up and down twice, then does a bunch of taunting arm gestures.


ZYU2 #2.

Red continues grasping at his chest, and falls down after Pink ceases supporting him, turning to the monster, making a fist, then reaching for her side.

Red rash effect added.

ZYU2 #2.

Close on Pink unholstering Blade Blaster from hip.


ZYU2 #2.

Zoom out as Pink whips out Blade Blaster in sword mode, poses with it beside the writhing Red, then leaps up.


ZYU2 #2.

Close upward shot of Pink flipping over camera.


ZYU2 #2.

Pink Ranger, jumping toward us, slashes Blade at the screen as shot zooms in.


ZYU2 #2.

Slight zoom out as Fighting Flea blocks Pink's Blade, then sparkily punches her in the chest.


ZYU2 #2.

Pink is flung away from Fighting Flea, kicking her legs and arms in the air as she goes backward the way she came.


ZYU2 #2.

Zoom out as Pink lands on the ground, Red gets up and comes to her side, she sits up a little, nod-talks, then he suddenly goes into another chest-clutching spree,
spinning around, staggering away from Pink, then flipping over onto his back, bounding back up, before backflipping over and rolling around on the ground a little.

Red rash effect added. Red's fit sped up a little.

ZYU2 #2.

Fighting Flea bounces, excitedly drumming his arms in the air, pointing, then motioning arms tauntingly some more.


ZYU2 #2.

Fighting Flea, back to us, continues to taunt Pink Ranger in distance, who finally gets up off the ground and aims Blade his way.


ZYU2 #2.

Fighting Flea does a few more hand gestures, before clasping both hands over proboscis, zoom in on his face as he releases hands.


ZYU2 #2.

Close side angle on Fighting Flea's proboscis, as it fires about six little darts to our right.


ZYU2 #2.

Pink gets knocked off her feet by a pair of explosions which burst around her.


ZYU2 #2.

As Pink writhes on the ground, Fighting Flea bounces excitedly in the near distance, zoom in as he does his arm gestures some more.


ZYU2 #2.

Red turns his attention to our direction, as he gets up into a crouch, still clutching his right shoulder, but making a determined fist as shot zooms in.

Red rash effect added.

MMPR 101.

Zack & Trini's morphing sequence.

Recycled. No flashes.

MMPR 101.

Billy's morphing sequence.

Recycled. No flashes.

ZYU2 #2.

Pink & Red Rangers are thrown out from under the camera, rolling over toward the junkyard area of the quarry.


ZYU2 #2.

Fighting Flea does another arm gesturing, then begins to walk forth, when a pair of spark bursts halt his progress.


ZYU2 #2.

Blue, Yellow & Black Rangers race around the corner of the junkyard, spot their teammates, and rush to their side.
After a moment, Yellow & Black turn to our left and run off that way.


ZYU2 #2.

Blue touches Red's shoulder, then pulls out a spray can from behind his back. Pink gets up and leaves,
as Blue crouches beside Red and begins to spray him with the can all over his body.

Red rash effect added.

ZYU2 #2.

Yellow kicks over Fighting Flea, who ducks, then blocks Black's kick, then kicks back successfully, before blocking Yellow's hit and flipping her over.
She rolls away as Black has his kick into Flea blocked, leaving him open to get punches back. Black & Yellow recover, but keep their distance from the monster.


ZYU2 #2.

Blue ceases spraying, and soon Red unclutches chest, much to the delight of Pink. All three then stands up and face our slight left together.


ZYU2 #2.

POV of what it's like to be kicked by Yellow & Black at the same time.


ZYU2 #2.

Fighting Flea blocks both Yellow & Black's kicks, then sparkily slashes Black down, ducks under Yellow's next kick, kicks her in the chest, then sparkily slashes her away.


ZYU2 #2.

Zoom out as Yellow & Black roll over to their teammates, who touch them concernedly, recovering as Red steps up in front to face monster.


ZYU2 #2.

Fighting Flea does some more pointing and arm gesturing.


ZYU2 #2.

The five Rangers stand shoulder to shoulder, but Blue steps out of formation, raising spray can up in the air as he nod-talks to the monster victoriously.


ZYU2 #2.

The antagonized Fighting Flea starts bouncing up and down more vigoriously.


ZYU2 #2.

Side shot of the Rangers, as Red steps forth, rallies the team, raises his right fist, leading to them all doing the same.


ZYU2 #2.

The Power Rangers do their two-step group pose.


ZYU2 #2.

Fighting Flea angrily spreads his arms out, zoom out as a gang of seven Putties appear before him, then rush into action upon his cue.

Standard Putty teleport effect added.

ZYU2 #2.

Flanked by three, Red turns from a falling Putty, to duck under a Ballhand's kick, before kicking it in the gut in return.


ZYU2 #2.

Yellow flips over a Putty's strike, lands, footsweeps an approaching Putty's legs out, then dodges a Bladehand's slash, getting up and smacking blade aside.


ZYU2 #2.

Bladehand Putty tries to hit Blue, but he blocks and elbows him away, before turning to face another Putty.


ZYU2 #2.

Yellow backflips away from Bladehand as it slashes at her, she ends up with both calves over the shoulders of a second Bladehand Putty.


ZYU2 #2.

Closer on Yellow's legs over Bladehand's shoulders, clenching around neck before yanking him over,
camera panning over to show Pink flipping over while facing a trio of Putties.


ZYU2 #2.

Black ducks under Ballhand Putty's kick, then grabs its arm and knees it in the chest, before punching it in the gut.


ZYU2 #2.

Red poses with Power Sword, a Bladehand Putty dodges, so he sparkily slashes a second, before doing the same to the first,
then kick-blocks a third's bladehand, before slashing at it.


ZYU2 #2.

Close on Bladehand Putty getting sparkily slashed, causing it to flail about and fall.


ZYU2 #2.

Close side angle on Fighting Flea's proboscis as it shoots three small darts to our left.


ZYU2 #2.

Red turns his attention our way as a pair of explosions burst around him, taking out the three Putties behind him, as he dives to our left.


ZYU2 #2.

Zoom out as Red rolls over as his four teammates regroup around him to face the monster.


ZYU2 #2.

Fighting Flea walks over, points, then raises arms over head.


ZYU2 #2.

Fighting Flea releases arms down, firing a pair of energy beams from his antennae at the five Rangers, causing them to become engulfed in an explosion.


ZYU2 #2.

Red Ranger leaps out of the smoke, dives, rolls, then leaps up with sword in hand the whole time.


ZYU2 #2.

Red Ranger jumps into the air, poised with Power Sword in hand as shot zooms in.


ZYU2 #2.

Fighting Flea looks upward at us, staggering back nervously jerking arms as shot zooms in.


ZYU2 #2.

Red leaps up at us, raising Power Sword back over head, then gripping it with both hands.


ZYU2 #2.

Now in a different location than before, Fighting Flea continues looking upward at us staggering back nervously jerking arms as shot zooms in.


ZYU2 #2.

Red sparkily slashes sword into Fighting Flea, then spins around and does it again, freezing as the monster stumbles about.


ZYU2 #2.

Back to us, Red unfreezes, before turning swiftly and raising sword over head and slashing down at the screen.


ZYU2 #2.

Close side shot of Fighting Flea getting sparkily slashed by Red.


ZYU2 #2.

Fighting Flea is thrown into the air, falls, and rolls into quarry.


ZYU44.

At balcony railing, Rita talks while crossing wand between hands, then pitching it planetside.
Squatt, Baboo, and Scorpina round out the scene.

Recycled.

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.


ZYU2 #2.

Fighting Flea grows gigantic amid updraft of smoke.


ZYU2 #2.

As giant Fighting Flea looms over them in foreground, the five Rangers rush into quarry, then start scrambling about, back and forth.


ZYU2 #2.

Red looks to our upper left, then turns to our upper right and reaching right arm out and up, summoning.


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.

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 heads for the trees, never getting even close to them.

Recycled.

ZYU06.

Red Ranger, on top of Tyrannosaurus' head, poses a little, then drops inside.

Recycled, cuts landing.

ZYU06.

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

Recycled.

ZYU06.

Red slaps his left hand down on palm activatior.

Recycled.

ZYU06.

Display of Red Ranger's helmet lights up.

Recycled.

ZYU06.

Red slaps his right hand down on other palm activator.

Recycled.

ZYU06.

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

Recycled.

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.


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, preparing to insert crystals.

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, zoom in as he presses controls forth.

Recycled.

ZYU06.

Tyrannosaurus connects with Triceratops and Sabertooth legs electrically.

Recycled.

ZYU06.

Mastodon floats through the air in component form.

Recycled.

ZYU06.

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

Recycled.

ZYU06.

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

Recycled.

ZYU2 #2.

Fighting Flea motions arms against head, releasing a pair of crackling orange beams from his antennae to our lower left.


ZYU06.

Megazord Tank gets blasted.

Recycled.

ZYU06.

Cockpit shakes, but Rangers hold onto their controls, as it stops Red shifts left hand slide.

Recycled.

ZYU06.

Megazord Tank fires both cannons.

Recycled.

ZYU2 #2.

Fighting Flea is thrown up as he explodes with sparks and ring pulsing occurs around him, red electricity erupting as he falls.

Yes, it's his destruction used ahead of context.

ZYU06.

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

Recycled.

ZYU06.

Megazord Tank pulls up to camera and parks.

Recycled.

ZYU06.

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


ZYU06.

Fists fold out from Mastodon part of Tank.

Recycled.

ZYU06.

Bottom back of Tank raises up.

Recycled.

ZYU06.

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

Recycled.

ZYU06.

Tank folds up into body of the standing Megazord.

Recycled.

ZYU06.

Pterodactyl soars downward.

Recycled.

ZYU06.

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

Recycled.

ZYU06.

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

Recycled.

ZYU06.

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

Recycled.

ZYU47.

Close on Red in Megazord cockpit, who gestures fingers into fist then grips control dramatically.

Recycled, cuts pan from Blue.

ZYU2 #2.

Giant Fighting Flea tromps forward with wide steps in upward angle in quarry.


ZYU2 #2.

Megazord tromps forth with wide steps in upward angle in quarry, until reaching Fighting Flea, they lock in a hold, before turning to the side and breaking free.
Flea kicks, Mega blocks, then punches, but it's blocked. They grab each other in another hold, only to break off once more, each pushing back away and posing battle ready.


ZYU2 #2.

Fighting Flea gestures arms, then begins to rush forth as shot zooms in.


ZYU2 #2.

Megazord poses battle ready, then begins to slowly march forth, shot zooming in as it does.

Similar to shot in Zyu2 #1, even filmed in front of same backdrop!

ZYU2 #2.

Fighting Flea kicks at Megazord, which blocks, then sparkily punches back. Mega smacks at Flea, who dodges and rolls to our right,
gets up and strikes to lunge, but Mega sparkily strikes Flea against, knocking him off.


ZYU2 #2.

Fighting Flea falls and rolls back up, poses, then prepares for a leap.


ZYU2 #2.

Close up of Fighting Flea's fighting feet, as they come together as he jumps up.


ZYU2 #2.

Fighting Flea slashes past Megazord, sparkily, as he leaps to our right in front of it.


ZYU2 #2.

Fighting Flea slashes past Megazord, sparkily, as he leaps to our left behind it.

Likely meant to be continued from last shot, but the bad jump cut kills that.

ZYU2 #2.

Zoom out as Fighting Flea lands and turns around, motions arms against head, releasing a pair of crackling orange beams from his antennae to our lower left.

Recycled, but with more footage at start and in original context.

ZYU2 #2.

As Fighting Flea's legs loom in foreground left, Megazord spark bursts, which grows to a more pronounced explosion engulfing it.


ZYU2 #2.

Repeated from a closer angle, Megazord spark bursts, which grows to a more pronounced explosion engulfing it.


ZYU2 #2.

Pan up from Megazord's staggering feet, as it stumbles back, chest smoking, regaining bearings.


ZYU2 #2.

Fighting Flea bounces up and down twice, motions arms, then rushes forth as shot zooms in.


ZYU09.

In Megazord cockpit, Red nod-talks, everyone looks forth, then to their stations as shot zooms in as Red looks to our upper left and summons.


ZYU09.

Power Sword plummets from the dark and stormy skies.

Recycled.

ZYU09.

Megazord catches Power Sword in the air with right hand, and whips it around, the end of the blade surging with a shining prism effect from tip.

Recycled.

ZYU09.

Zoom out from Red, as all five Rangers in cockpit raise right arms and make slashing downward motion.

Recycled.

ZYU09.

Megazord motions sword, pulsing with lightning and electricity, powering it up while raising it to the sky, which surge with a reddish storm.

Recycled.

ZYU2 #2.

Close on Fighting Flea as he ceases rushing forth, and is taken aback in quivvering fear.


ZYU09.

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

Recycled.

ZYU2 #2.

Close on Fighting Flea as he gets slashed by downward diagonal energy beam, zoom out as he's thrown up, explodes with sparks and ring pulsing,
red electricity erupting as he falls. Upon hitting the ground, he flares with a blue light, that releases a massive explosion.

Partially recycled, but longest use and in original context.

ZYU2 #2.

Explosion bursts into a lingering cloud of smoke and a small fire, as seen between the legs of the Megazord.


ZYU09.

Rangers in Megazord cockpit all sit up and look downward to our left.

Recycled.

ZYU18.

Repulsascope is above the frame, as Rita motions hand and talks for a moment, glancing from Baboo on her left, to Squatt on her right, who nods.
Rita then walks to the right, away from them, motioning her hand, camera panning to follow, until she turns and faces them, talking all the while.

Recycled, but this is the first time the full, unedited version of the scene is used.

ZYU18.

Backs to the cardboard Earth cut-out, Squatt & Baboo look at one another, then forth, appearing confused.

Fades to black.

Ending Credits


Updated 2010