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#49:

MMPR 149: "Return of an Old Friend, Part I".

Features Footage from: Zyuranger Episodes 2, 6, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17, 19, 21, 22, 35, 41, 47, 49, 50, the Opening Credits; up to 0 segments of Original Zyu footage (Zyu½); and episodes 5 & 7 of Zyu2.

The ep, with opening, lasts roughly 20:47;05 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.

Static shot of Earth from the Lunar surface.

Recycled. Transitions in via expanding circle.

ZYU13.

Rita stands behind Repulsascope section of balcony, spreading arms and shouting, Baboo & Squatt at either side, before turning and heading down the right.

Trimmed heavily to reduce dialogue.

ZYU13.

Rita walks down balcony steps, smiling. Squatt's behind her, and Baboo holds back pendulum, talking to her and following as she heads to workshop.

Recycled.

ZYU13.

Squatt, standing just beside pendulum's path, stretches out arms twice.

Partially recycled, trims the rest of his dialogue.

ZYU13.

In workshop, as Finster works on mold in background, Baboo graciously pulls out chair for Rita, who talks happily and sits down regently.

Cuts zoom in to remove her lengthy dialogue.

ZYU19.

Close on Scorpina, embracing Goldar who looks from our right to her, as she girlishly talks at him, playing with his hair.

Trimmed from end of longer sequence.

ZYU13.

Continued nonconsecutively from two shots ago, close zoom in on Rita's face as she looks upward, smiling as she talks a little.

Like I said, the prior stuff is trimmed for dialogue purposes.
Fades out to next shot.

ZYU2 #5.

Zoom in on Dramole in quarry as he raises arms and seems to be laughing.

Edged smudged, lightened.

ZYU2 #5.

Wobbly pan left, right and up, close against Dramole's chest area, as he releases mist from under his arms.

Edged smudged.

ZYU19.

Close on Scorpina, embracing Goldar, as she talks, turning from our right to face him, touching his chest then slapping it.

Start is trimmed to reduce her dialogue,
and rest is cut, which includes stuff used four shots ago.

ZYU13.

Squatt, standing just beside pendulum's path, stretches out arms again, then does a cauldron stirring gesture.

Previously unused section of already used segment.

ZYU19.

Baboo, in workshop, motions hands then makes flapping gestures with them while talking.

Recycled.

ZYU13.

Slow zoom out from handheld mirror as Rita's face reflects off it, talking happily while motioning hand.
Finally as she points forward, we pan up that way, to the palace balcony's right side, via of cut-out Earth, empty.

Only the balcony shot is recycled.
Start is trimmed to reduce dialogue just a tad.
Fades to black.

ZYU49.

Four Putties flip over the camera under a partly-cloudy sky.

Recycled.

MMPR 103.

Close on Alpha right next to Viewing Globe, grabbing top of his head with both hands and shaking from side to side while talking.

Recycled.

MMPR 118.

Alpha, back to console, looks to our left, moving arms. Zordon talks, then finally, Alpha says something while appearing happy.

Recycled.

MMPR 137.

Chest-up shot of US Goldar, facing our right, slashing sword forth twice, then twice with left fist also pumping forth, then thrice more without the fist,
before crossing both wrists then spreading them out.

Recycled.
Transitions in via star effect, and out via downward arrow wipe.

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 142.

Real close on US Goldar's face facing our slight left on dark balcony, talking up a head-bobbing storm.

Recycled.

ZYU47.

Close on Rita, looking upward our right, making fist with right hand and giving a slight nod. She lowers fist and a wide smile comes over her face.

Recycled, but runs longer than prior uses.

ZYU17.

Slow zoom in past candles as Rita looks to our left, chanting demonically with hand motions.


ZYU17.

Skullhead eyes flash in background as camera focuses on flame reflecting in crystal ball.

Recycled.

ZYU2 #5.

Close zoom out on Dramole as he stands engulfed in updraft of mist, gesturing arms up and down.

Altered to fit in Viewing Globe.

MMPR 101 & ZYU02.

Standard original morphing sequence, minus Billy.

Recycled. No flash after bolt. Fades to white.

MMPR 101.

Billy's morphing sequence.

Recycled. White flash at end.

ZYU OPENING CREDITS.

Blue Ranger freefalls beside office building.

Recycled. Fades in from white.

ZYU OPENING CREDITS.

Yellow Ranger freefalls toward office building.

Recycled.

ZYU OPENING CREDITS.

Black Ranger freefalls from the sky in city.

Recycled.

ZYU OPENING CREDITS.

Pink Ranger freefalls near office building.

Recycled.

ZYU OPENING CREDITS.

Red Ranger freefalls away from Tokyo tower.

Recycled.

ZYU50.

Zoom out from Red as all five Power Rangers pose on left-tilted rooftop.

Recycled.

ZYU21.

Downward shot of pier edge against the bay, as the fully submerged Dragonzord, red eyes visible beneath the waves, approaches, unsettling the water above him.


ZYU21.

Side angle on the bay waters bubbling up ferociously, spilling over the edge of the docks.


ZYU21.

Water sprays through the air as Dragonzord's tail tip lifts up out of the sea and is flung at camera.

Recycled.

ZYU21.

Dragonzord tail swings into dock equipment, causing an explosion as it slams into orange crane tower.

Recycled.

ZYU21.

Dragonzord tail crashes back into the bay behind a pair of warehouse, sending a burst of water splashing over them.

Recycled.

ZYU21.

Closer on the bubbling waters, as the head of the Dragonzord rises from beneath the waves.

Recycled.

ZYU21.

Far shot of Dragonzord standing in the unsettled waters behind the seaport, leaning back and reaching out.

Recycled.

ZYU21.

Side upward tracking shot of Dragonzord walking through the cluttered waterfront district.

Recycled.

ZYU21.

Close of Dragonzord's foot stepping on a bunch of barrels near a pair of cargo containers, causing them to spark and explode.

Recycled.

ZYU21.

Far shot of Dragonzord continuing to walk as explosion bursts up from where it just stepped, several fires raging on port around it.

Recycled.

ZYU21.

Close shot of Dragonzord's foot kicking a pile of junk (trucks, cargo, barrels), out of its way, at the screen.

Recycled.

ZYU21.

Upward angle of Dragonzord walking along, a fireball bursting up to our left, then another to our right.

Recycled.

ZYU21.

Zoom in on Dragonzord in middle of city, throwing up arms briefly, then tromping forth.

Recycled.

ZYU50.

Upward crooked angle on Red Ranger turning and reaching to the sky, summoning.

Recycled.

ZYU22.

Extreme close pan up Tyrannosaurus' right side, to the head, as it hobbles and howls victoriously.

Recycled, but runs uncut for the first time.

ZYU50.

Upward crooked angle on Black Ranger turning and reaching to the sky, summoning.

Recycled.

ZYU22.

Mastodon Dinozord curls up snout in foggy shot.

Recycled.

ZYU50.

Downward crooked angle on Blue Ranger reaching to the sky, summoning.

Recycled.

ZYU22.

Triceratops Dinozord lifts up head and opens mouth briefly in foggy shot.

Recycled.

ZYU50.

Downward crooked angle on Yellow Ranger reaching to the sky, summoning.

Recycled.

ZYU22.

Sabertooth Tiger Dinozord roars in foggy shot.

Recycled.

ZYU50.

Crooked angle upward on Pink Ranger reaching to the sky, zoom in as she does her summoning.

Recycled.

ZYU2 #7.

Pterodactyl Dinozord flies at us, just over a valley, doing an aileron roll, kicking up dust in its wake.


ZYU06.

Five Dinozords race along the horizon together.

Recycled.

ZYU2 #7.

Downward angle on the five Dinozords racing along in formation, making it appear the Tyrannosaurus is chasing his four-course dinner.


ZYU50.

Zoom in on Red as all five Rangers cease reaching and jump up on rooftop.

Recycled.

ZYU50.

Red Ranger leaps up through the blue sky.

Recycled.

ZYU50.

Yellow and Pink Rangers leaps up through the blue sky, Pink way ahead of Yellow.

Recycled.

ZYU50.

Blue and Black Rangers leaps up through the blue sky.

Recycled.

ZYU06.

Red Ranger drops into his cockpit seat, gestures arm.

Recycled, cuts look down.

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.

ZYU2 #5.

Zoom out from Tyrannosaurus' face as its eyes gleam, yellow lightning strikes about, and the Sabertooth Tiger & Triceratops legs slide into position at its base.


ZYU06.

Mastodon floats through the air in component form.

Recycled.

ZYU06.

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

Recycled.

ZYU06.

Megazord Tank pulls up to camera and parks.

Recycled.

ZYU06.

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

Recycled.

ZYU06.

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

Recycled.

ZYU06.

Fists fold out from Mastodon part of Tank.

Recycled.

ZYU06.

Pterodactyl soars downward.

Recycled.

ZYU2 #5.

Zoom in as the Pterodactyl chest plate and Mastodon arms & back all connect with blue electricity to the already-formed Tyrannosaurus head and top of Megazord.


ZYU2 #5.

Side view as the fully formed Megazord body folds up into a standing position, while still racing to our left at a swift speed,
a flash of yellow energy erupting as it completely stands, becoming the living Megazord, posing battle ready amid the dusty wind.


ZYU41.

Dragonzord spreads arms up and roars.

Recycled.

ZYU41.

Megazord walks up and grabs Dragonzord, who grabs back. They break off, Mega sparkily punches Dragon,
then he does the same in return. Dragonzord then turns and whips tail around, but Megazord avoids.

Recycled, mirror-flipped.

ZYU06.

Close on Red Ranger in moving cockpit, nod-talking, then looking to the heavens.

Recycled.

ZYU41.

Dragonzord swings tail back around, but misses Megazord again. Mega tries to punch but Dragon dodges past, but it tries punching again, making sparkily contact with the third try.

Recycled.

ZYU41.

Dragonzord staggers back, smoking, spreads arms up and roars.

Recycled.

ZYU41.

Close on Dragonzord's smoking chest plate as five of the red lights blink rapidly.

Recycled.

ZYU41.

Close on Dragonzord's tail's drill tip spinning in the air.

Recycled.

ZYU41.

Megazord poses battle ready again, then marches forth.

Recycled.

ZYU41.

Dragonzord spins around to his right.

Recycled.

ZYU41.

Close on Dragonzord's tail as it whips up into the screen.

Recycled.

ZYU41.

Megazord gets sparkily struck by Dragonzord's drill tail tip, causing it to burst off.

Recycled.

ZYU06.

Shaky cockpit gets blasted.

Recycled.

ZYU41.

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

Recycled, per source.

ZYU41.

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

Recycled, per source.

ZYU50.

In Megazord cockpit, the five Rangers lower their fists, before they all stand and leap.

Recycled, trimmed to just very end.

ZYU50.

Black & Blue Rangers leap, side by side, down from upper right in side shot of cloudy sky.

Recycled, but unaltered.

ZYU50.

Yellow & Pink Rangers leap, side by side, down from top of screen over the camera below cloudy sky.

Recycled, but unaltered.

ZYU50.

Red Ranger falls through the air, arms stretched out, kinda Superman style.

Recycled.

MMPR 121.

Far shot of Alpha facing Zordon, fretting arms over head and giving a slight jump, before stopping to listen to him talk, then after a moment, turning to face Viewing Globe.

Recycled, but runs a little longer than prior uses.

ZYU12.

Lunar Palace exterior, quick zoom onto tower area.

Recycled. Transitions in via retracting circle into Earth.

ZYU16.

Real close on Rita as she laughs at us.

Recycled.

ZYU35.

Goldar, Baboo, Squatt, and Finster stand there watching and listening, except Squatt, who shakes his head widely.

Recycled, but far brighter than prior use.

ZYU19.

Squatt, in workshop, points at nose, then twice the top of his head, while talking.

Recycled.

MMPR 107.

Close up of US Goldar talking and gesturing sword forth twice.

Recycled, shortened.

ZYU13.

In workshop, Rita looks right at us, grinning widely while happily talking and shaking her body all coochie-coochie-like.

Start is trimmed to cut her rise up.
Transitions out via horizontal lines.

MMPR Pilot.

Standard Command Center exterior.

Recycled. Transitions in via horizontal lines.

MMPR 110.

Alpha stands uncomfortably close to Viewing Globe, leaning forth and moving arms a few times, bent at elbows, as Zordon watches in background.

Partially recycled, mostly previously unseen section of stuff.
Fades to black.

MMPR Pilot.

Standard Command Center exterior.

Fades in from black.

Ending Credits


Updated 2010