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#50:

MMPR 150: "Return of an Old Friend, Part II".

Features Footage from: Zyuranger Episodes 4, 5, 6, 15, 17, 19, 21, 22, 34, 36, 41, 47, 48, 49, 50; up to 4 segments of Original Zyu footage (Zyu½); and episode 5 of Zyu2.

The ep, with opening, lasts roughly 20:51;14 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).

"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
(revised 2nd opening starts with this episode)


The Episode Itself

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Description

Edit Note

ZYU06.

Rita looks out of 'scope wide-eyed and slack-jawed, leans back and gasps a few words in wide-eyed astonishment.

Recycled, but runs longer than prior use.

MMPR 116.

Chest up shot of US Goldar, facing our left, lifting left left up, then with pointing index finger, before doing it again forth with more gusto.

Recycled.

ZYU17.

Zoom out from Rita as she happily moves over beside Squatt & Baboo, gesturing hand while talking.

Recycled, trimmed heavily.

MMPR 116.

Continued from two shots ago, chest up shot of US Goldar, facing our left, hardly moving after having done everything before this.

Recycled.

ZYU ORIGINAL FOOTAGE #34.

Close on Squatt shuffling forward a little and motioning head while talking.

Recycled.

ZYU ORIGINAL FOOTAGE #35A.

Close up of Baboo, frowning, shaking head profusely, holding hands in front of face, then spreading hands out widely, while nodding.

Recycled.

ZYU19.

Rita walks onto balcony from our left side and stands in front of cardboard cut-out of Earth.

Recycled.

ZYU19.

Close on Rita standing in front of her pendulum, talking as she looks downward, guiding right hand to our left as she looks across that way.

Trimmed from source, but previously unused section of previously seen segment.

MMPR 145.

Slightest bit of zoom in on US Goldar's slight-left facing face, close but not as close as some of the shots, as he talks.

Recycled, trimmed.

ZYU47.

Zoom out as Finster walks up to balcony railing beside a smug-looking Rita, talking, motioning left arm to right shoulder, and nodding.
Baboo, Squatt, and Scorpina are in the back.

Recycled.

ZYU21.

Dragonzord smacks into tall gray building, causing it to spark burst as a large chunk of the cardboard roof rolls onto other buildings.


ZYU41.

Flimsy cardboard building explodes into storm of debris that spark bursts brightly (Dragonzord Battle Mode visible near it, shh).

Recycled, but cuts start to try to remove Zord.

ZYU22.

Slow zoom in over the debris of multiple destroyed buildings and raging fires, to Dragonzord jerking arms about happily.


MMPR 141.

Putty leaps up into the air in slow motion, left arm out, then punching right as camera sharply zooms in.

Recycled.

MMPR 102.

Close-up shot of Alpha flicking switch on console, then pressing button.

Recycled.

ZYU22.

Close up of Dragonzord's golden chest plate, the five red lights blinking repeatedly together.

Recycled.

ZYU22.

Dragonzord begins to walk through city, a veil of dark smoke rising in front of its path.

Recycled, slowed.

ZYU22.

Close up of Dragonzord's feet as it stomps through damaged streets, several fires burning.

Recycled.

ZYU19.

Rita walks onto balcony from our left side and stands in front of cardboard cut-out of Earth.

Recycled.

ZYU19.

Close on Rita standing in front of her pendulum, talking as she looks downward, guiding right hand to our left as she looks across that way.

Recycled, yes, the same exact shot from earlier.

ZYU19.

Close on Baboo in workshop, covering face with elongated fingers, turning head briefly, but turning it back.

Recycled.

ZYU19.

Close on Squatt in workshop, looking up and talking before covering eyes with both hands.

Recycled.

ZYU36.

Close on Scorpina as she raises left forearm in front of face as she smiles, says a word, and nods.

Recycled.

ZYU19.

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

Recycled, but start runs a smidgen longer.

ZYU21.

Zoom out from Dragonzord as giant Goldar & Scorpina leap into the city in the foreground, facing him, then switching positions.

Prior shot of reverse angle of them jumping in is cut.

ZYU21.

Close on Dragonzord at chest level, throwing up hands, five red lights on chest plate lighting up,

Recycled, trims hands being aimed.

ZYU21.

Dragonzord gets sparkily slashed in chest by Goldar, then by Scorpina, but he quickly fights back, sparkily smacking Scorpina, then Goldar, in return.

Cuts follow-up reaction shot by the evil pair.

ZYU22.

Close up of Dragonzord's golden chest plate, the five red lights blinking repeatedly together.

Recycled.

ZYU21.

Sharp zoom onto Dragonzord's hand as missiles pop out of fingertips.

Recycled.

ZYU21.

Scorpina & Goldar stand side by side as Dragonzord in side foreground fires multiple fingertip missiles at them, striking explosively.


ZYU21.

Repeat, new angle, on Scorpina & Goldar getting explosively struck by missiles. Goldar finally stumbles forth through the smoke vindictively.


ZYU21.

Dragonzord ducks under Goldar's sword swipe, then blocks his second, before smacking him aside.
Goldar spins, Dragonzord roars, and when Goldar is about to slash his sword, Dragon sparkily slashes him instead with his lethal silver metal hands.


ZYU21.

Close on Dragonzord, turning to his left, spinning tail around at the screen somewhat.


ZYU21.

Close on Scorpina getting sparkily slashed by Dragonzord's passing tail.

Prior stuff of tail attack on Goldar, Goldar falling on building,
Dragon fighting Scorpina, breaking her boomerang, are all cut.

ZYU21.

Scorpina falls and rolls across the shaking city, as Goldar comes over and stands defensively in front of her.

More follow-up battle footage from this episode is cut.

ZYU21.

Zoom out as Rita happily goes to balcony railing and points to our right then makes it a fist.
Squatt, Baboo, and Finster all are visibly excited, as well.

Recycled.

ZYU22.

Scorpina & Goldar connect their boomerang and sword together, and fire a multi-colored beam of destructive energy to our slight left.

Some prior usable fight footage from this ep is cut.

ZYU22.

Dragonzord walks in dramatic slow-motion through the city as a sparkily explosion bursts just to our left of him,
followed by a large burst of smoke the heralds a second explosion to our right as he passes over it.


MMPR 140.

Side angle on Alpha at center of console, typing on small keypad, looking up real briefly, then stopping typing, looking up and raising arms at elbows.

Recycled.

MMPR 102.

Command Center's alarm light spins.

Recycled.

MMPR 108.

Close up of Alpha's hand, pressing, on console, yellow button, green button, amber button, blue, then going for red at end.

Recycled, trimmed a little.

Original stock.

Close up of Alpha's hand, pressing, on console, the green button, then really pressing hard on the blue,
before pressing the large scarlet one on the bottom right, before about to press the yellow one with writing.

Previously unseen section from stuff seen in MMPR 108 & 110.

ZYU22.

Continued from a few shots ago, Dragonzord finishes walking in dramatic slow-motion through the city as sparkily explosions and smoke bursts up around him.


ZYU22.

Close on Scorpina & Goldar as they ready their weapons then rush forth to our leftish.

Whole bunch of usable follow-up fight scenes are cut.

ZYU22.

During an inexplicable earthquake, Dragonzord dodges Scorpina's passing strike, then blocks Goldar's sword slash.


ZYU17.

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

Recycled.

ZYU22.

Scorpina & Goldar have their weapons caught in each of Dragonzord's hands, holding them in place, when they suddenly teleport away from the heavily damaged city.

Teleport effect added.

ZYU22.

Close up of Dragonzord's golden chest plate, the five red lights blinking repeatedly together.

Recycled.

ZYU22.

Dragonzord begins to walk through city, a veil of dark smoke rising in front of its path.

Recycled.

ZYU22.

Close up of Dragonzord's feet as it stomps through damaged streets, several fires burning.

Recycled.

ZYU22.

Side tracking shot of Dragonzord walking through city, passing a smoking, crumbling building.

Recycled.

ZYU22.

Dragonzord walks into the wilderness, side tracking resumes as he presses on past mountains and trees.

Recycled, transitions to next scene via left to right wipe.

ZYU ORIGINAL FOOTAGE #32B.

Back view of Rita & company on balcony facing Earth. Rita gestures arm while talking, causing Goldar & Scorpina to cower and flinch, while Squatt & Baboo just watch from the side.

Transitions in via adjusting hanging frame effect.

ZYU50.

Close on Goldar & Scorpina, gasping in shock at what they both see.


ZYU ORIGINAL FOOTAGE #32B.

Continued from two shots ago, Rita thrusts her arms in and out, causing Goldar & Scorpina to cower together some more.
She then turns to Squatt & Baboo, pointing at them, and surprisingly, they aren't upset for a change!

Transitions out via adjusting hanging frame effect.

MMPR 101 & ZYU02.

Standard original morphing sequence for the main five.

Recycled. No flash after bolt. Fades to white.

ZYU2 #5.

Zoom out as the five Rangers rush in and face the wall of a quarry, looking around confused.

Fades in from white.

ZYU2 #5.

Close on the Rangers, reverse angle, as a burst of smoke rises up from the ground behind them, causing them to look back.


ZYU2 #5.

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

Recycled, but unaltered and in context.

ZYU2 #5.

Close on Dramole's feet.


ZYU2 #5.

Close on Dramole's hands.


ZYU2 #5.

Close on Dramole's face.


ZYU2 #5.

The Rangers scramble into formation, as they face Dramole.


ZYU2 #5.

Close on Dramole as he raises his arms, releasing mist spray from his sides, camera panning left, right, and up wobbily.

Recycled, but unaltered and in context.

ZYU2 #5.

The mist sprays onto the Rangers, causing them to flail about.


ZYU2 #5.

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

Recycled, trimmed to the panning.

ZYU2 #5.

Continued from two shots ago, the mist continues to spray onto the Rangers, keeping them flailing about.


ZYU2 #5.

Close on Dramole as he raises his arms, releasing mist spray from his sides, camera panning left, right, and up wobbily.

Recycled, trimmed to just the start.

ZYU2 #5.

Shot of the blue sky, as reddish lightning strikes about, as the atmosphere changes from bright as day to an unnaturally dark night.

The lightning strikes are superimposed from Zyu04 & 15.

ZYU2 #5.

The Rangers look up and about as they find the quarry is now unusually dark, so they face front and pose.


ZYU2 #5.

Zoom in on Dramole as he raises arms and seems to be laughing. He then starts firing energy swirls from his nose.

Recycled, but unaltered and in context. Energy swirl effect added.

ZYU2 #5.

Wobbily zoom in as the Rangers are struck by the energy swirls, all but Pink, who reaches out for them concernedly, but they grasp their heads and stagger off.

Energy swirl effect added.

ZYU2 #5.

The four Rangers collapse onto the ground, still clutching their energy-swirled heads.

Energy swirl effect added.

MMPR 103.

Alpha reacts to Viewing Globe while Zordon talks.

Recycled, right down to the Zyu03 Yellow Putty fight footage.

ZYU2 #5.

Continued from two shots ago, the four Rangers suddenly stop grasping heads, as they rise from the ground and act like zombies, reaching out while stumbling forth.


ZYU2 #5.

Pink backs up and holds out arms, as Red approaches her, menacingly, followed by his fellow zombified teammates, who stalk about making threatening motions.
Pink dodges under Red's lunge, then past Yellow's.

More to this was cut. I wonder why?

ZYU2 #5.

Really close on Pink's head, as she's suddenly being held in place by Blue & Black, struggling and nod-talking to them to no avail.


ZYU2 #5.

Pink is held between Black & Blue, as Yellow & Red pose beside Dramole, who steps up and motions hands.


ZYU2 #5.

Close on Pink being held between Black & Blue, struggling, throwing her head back, then lowering it, defeatedly.


MMPR 118.

Tommy's morphing sequence.

Recycled. Flash after bolt, and flash at end.

ZYU2 #5.

Green Ranger leaps up and at the screen through the undarkened air, arms spread out to the side.


ZYU2 #5.

Pink energy beams shine down from the upper right onto the dark battlefield, causing the ground near Dramole to explode sparkily.


ZYU2 #5.

Repeat from a direct angle, as Dramole and the zombified Yellow & Red get sparkily blasted back by the multipliy bursting ground.


ZYU2 #5.

Dramole falls and rolls onto his back.


ZYU2 #5.

Shot of the unnaturally dark night sky, as reddish lightning strikes about, and the atmosphere changes back to a bright as day blue sky.

Recycled, plays in reverse.

ZYU2 #5.

Dramole rises up, head smoking, covering beady little eyes with oversized hands as bright light flashes.

Bright flashes of light might be added to footage.

ZYU2 #5.

Unzombified, Yellow & Red get up from their crouching positions, looking upward, then around, Yellow glancing at hands.

Ranger energy swirls added.

ZYU2 #5.

Unzombified, Blue & Black glance at their hands, confused. Pink rises up from the ground slightly, then all three look skyward our right.

Ranger energy swirls added.

ZYU2 #5.

Zoom in as Green Ranger leaps up and flips over toward us.


ZYU2 #5.

Zoom out as Green lands amid the team, they regroup around him and face front.


ZYU2 #5.

Close on Pink as she rushes up to Green, touches his arm and nod-talks to him, before both look forward.


ZYU2 #5.

Dramole uncurls into a standing position, still covering his eyes with his hands, though.


ZYU ORIGINAL FOOTAGE #54A.

Upward shot, of Rita holding arms outspread and up at balcony railing, shouting at us, "Magic wand! Make my monster, GROW!",
as she flings wand down past us.

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, but the wand is given an added flaring of pink energy.

ZYU05.

Smoke bellows from big fault in ground.


ZYU2 #5.

Dramole grows gigantic amid continuing updraft of smoke.


ZYU2 #5.

Dramole's giant foot stomps down in quarry, causing the small Rangers to dive away in various directions.


ZYU2 #5.

Zoom out as Green rolls to the right, gets up in a crouch to look to our upper left, then stands and motions arms around to grab his holster.


ZYU2 #5.

Close up of Green unsheathing Dragon Dagger from side holster.


ZYU2 #5.

Green holds Dragon Dagger up in the air, then holds it to his face, and begins to play the flute.


ZYU2 #5.

Close on Dragonzord's head as it rises up above the treeline of a forest, roaring as a burst of dust shoots up to our right.


ZYU2 #5.

Dragonzord finishes rising up behind forest, raising arms and roaring as second dust cloud bursts up to our left.


ZYU2 #5.

Downward angle on the five Rangers, all stepping forth, as they look upward to our left. Red raises a fist.


ZYU06.

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

Recycled.

ZYU2 #5.

Real close on Tyrannosaurus Dinozord's head, roaring, as it rises up from volcanic crevice, mist and heat spraying about around it.


ZYU2 #5.

Yellow & Black gesture bent fists up.


ZYU06.

Sabertooth Tiger leaps out of the greenery.

Recycled.

ZYU06.

Mastodon exhales its icy breath.

Recycled.

ZYU2 #5.

Blue & Pink gesture bent fists up.


ZYU06.

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

Recycled.

ZYU2 #5.

Pterodactyl Dinozord flies low above mountain valley, to our slight left.


ZYU06.

Red Ranger, looking upward, gestures arm then leaps up.

Recycled.

ZYU06.

Red Ranger leaps up through the sky.

Recycled.

ZYU06.

Black & Blue Rangers soar skyward together.

Recycled.

ZYU06.

Yellow & Pink Rangers soar skyward together.

Recycled.

ZYU06.

Red Ranger in cockpit, zoom in as he presses controls forth.

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.

Recycled, but first in context.

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.

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.

Recycled, but first in context.

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.

Recycled, but first in context.

ZYU2 #5.

Dramole raises arms up.


ZYU2 #5.

Megazord & Dragonzord step forth, side by side, Dragon raising out arms and roaring for a moment, Mega posing battle ready.


ZYU2 #5.

Dramole spreads out arms, then taps hands to gut twice, before grasping at chest with both hands closely.


ZYU2 #5.

Real close on Dramole's right side, as he uncurls arms up, and begins spraying mist from his rib exhaust ports.


ZYU2 #5.

Shot of the blue sky, as reddish lightning strikes about, as the atmosphere changes from bright as day to an unnaturally dark night.

Recycled.

ZYU2 #5.

Megazord & Dragonzord look up and around at the sky, surprised by the sudden nightfall over the battlefield.


ZYU2 #5.

Dramole emerges from the haze and dashes forth, scurrying claws.


ZYU2 #5.

Megazord & Dragonzord do a quick pose, before marching forth to our slight left in a zoom in.


ZYU2 #5.

Dragonzord whips tail around, Dramole ducks, rushes over to Megazord, kicks, it's blocked, but then sparkily slashes Mega.
He turns, Dragonzord tail whips again, misses, then Dramole & Dragon get into a lock, switching positions, before Dramole breaks free and sparkily slashes it away.


ZYU2 #5.

Dragonzord staggers back, chest smoking. Megazord touches him concernedly, then steps forth and poses battle ready before him.


ZYU48.

Zoom in on Red in Dragonzord Battle Mode cockpit, as he nod-talks then raises right fist.

Recycled, but darkened.

ZYU2 #5.

Dramole raises arms, then steps forth, firing red & yellow pair of electricity bolts from his eyes to our right.


ZYU2 #5.

Dragonzord & Megazord burst with sparks, which leads to the ground near them exploding brightly.


ZYU2 #5.

Dramole fires red & yellow pair of electricity bolts from his eyes to our right.

Recycled, start is trimmed.

ZYU2 #5.

Close side angle repeat as Dragonzord & Megazord burst with sparks, which leads to the ground near them exploding brightly.


ZYU06.

Shaky cockpit gets blasted.

Recycled, darkened.

ZYU2 #5.

Megazord & Dragonzord fall onto their sides, prompting Dramole to clap in glee.


ZYU49.

Zoom in on Pink in right-tilted Megazord cockpit, standing up and nod-talks around.

Recycled, trims cockpit spark bursting.

ZYU2 #5.

Megazord lies, dazed, on the ground, pan left to Dragonzord in a similar state, turning on its left side, slight zoom in on his chest.


ZYU34.

Green Ranger stands on quarry hill, posed, glances at Dragon Dagger, then pepares to play it.

Darkened from source.

ZYU34.

Close side angle on Green playing Dragon Dagger.

Darkened from source.

ZYU2 #5.

Close on Dragonzord's chest plate, as each of the six red lights blink, one at a time.


ZYU2 #5.

Dramole turns to the side, then readies arms for a fight.

Darkened from source.

ZYU2 #5.

Dragonzord walks up, spreads arms up and out while roaring, then turns to his right and zoom in as he whips around tail.

Darkened from source.

ZYU2 #5.

Dramole gets sparkily slashed by Dragonzord's passing tail.

Darkened from source.

ZYU2 #5.

Dragonzord turns to his left and zoom in as he whips around tail.

Darkened from source.

ZYU2 #5.

Dramole gets sparkily smacked on the other side of his face by Dragonzord's tail.

Darkened from source.

ZYU2 #5.

Dragonzord whips tail around, Dramole ducks under, then tries to hit the Zord, he blocks, smacks the monster's arm away, then sparkily slaps him in the chest.

Darkened from source.

ZYU2 #5.

Dramole falls and rolls, getting up in a daze, as Dragonzord & Megazord step into the foreground, facing him.

Darkened from source.

ZYU2 #5.

Megazord steps ahead of Dragonzord, which roars and arm gestures briefly, and after shot zooms in, Mega poses battle ready.

Darkened from source.

ZYU50.

In Megazord cockpit, all five Rangers cross wrists both ways then give double thumbs up.

Recycled; darkened.

ZYU50.

Push in as Mastodon component connects electrically with Dragonzord's back as new arms, faceplate dropping down from teeth.

Recycled; darkened.

ZYU50.

Sabertooth Tiger and Triceratops fold up into legs as Dragonzord & Mastodon parts lower, connecting into body of the DZBM as blue electricity crackles.

Recycled; cuts tail staff; darkened.

ZYU2 #5.

Titanus speeds through a wall of stone, smashing it amid a dust burst, crashing through to the other side against the screen.

Darkened.

ZYU50.

The five in DZBM cockpit raise and cross fists at wrists, then place fists into left palms, then give left thumbs up, all in unison.

Recycled; darkened.

ZYU50.

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

Recycled.

ZYU50.

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

Recycled.

ZYU50.

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

Recycled.

ZYU50.

In the Megazord cockpit, Red looks upward and points briefly with left hand while nod-talking quick.

Recycled; darkened.

ZYU2 #5.

Dramole uncurls, clutching chest, then looks forth and gets in a battle ready pose.

Darkened from source.

ZYU50.

Slow zoom out from Red in Megazord cockpit, as he lowers fist, nod-talks, then leads team in spreading elbows out, then doing the Nazi salute.

Recycled; darkened.

ZYU50.

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

Recycled.

ZYU2 #5.

Dramole gets struck by a diagonal energy slash, causing him to blue sparkle and yellow pulse ring, flipping over and spinning as he surges with yellow electricity.
Zoom out as the nightfall fades to daylight, and Dramole hits the ground, a blue flare erupts, and he explodes massively.

Briefly darkened.

ZYU50.

MegaDragonzord lowers its Titanus-feet arms, as Titanus raises neck back and roars victoriously.

Recycled.

ZYU50.

Close on Rita, as she's suddenly overcome with pain, visible on her face, zoom out as she falls down behind the balcony railing.
Finster, Baboo, Squatt, Scorpina, and Goldar all become concerned with her, pushing in to help her up.


ZYU50.

Close on Rita, glowering as she talks, grabbing railing and pulling herself up very slowly with assistance from Scorpina.

Trimmed to reduce her dialogue.

MMPR 116.

Close up of US Goldar's face as he talks right at us, gesturing fist up three times.

Recycled. Fades to black.

Ending Credits


Updated 2010