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#53:

MMPR 153: "Fowl Play".

Features Footage from: Zyuranger Episodes 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 15, 36, 47, 48, 49; up to 8 segments of Original Zyu footage (Zyu½); and episode 8 of Zyu2.

The ep, with opening, lasts roughly 20:28;02 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.

ZYU ORIGINAL FOOTAGE #54C.

Upward shot, of Rita at balcony railing, holding out arms and happily crooning out, "...within my power...!"

More new stuff from previously seen footage set.

ZYU ORIGINAL FOOTAGE #10B.

Rita, her back to us, stands at balcony railing, facing the cut-out of Earth. She leans back and extends both her arms toward the planet, slowly.

More new stuff from previously seen footage set.

ZYU02.

Static shot of Earth from the Lunar surface.

Recycled; fades to black.

MMPR 104.

Slight zoom in, close on Youth Center sign on the building exterior, no sign of anyone around.

Recycled; fades in from black.

ZYU02.

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

Recycled. Transitions in via right to left wipe.

ZYU08.

Side angle of Rita walking up to workbench, talking and gesturing, as Finster sculpts tall pointy-headed mold.

Recycled.

ZYU ORIGINAL FOOTAGE #5.

Finster nods some more as he stands at his clay workspace.

Recycled.

ZYU ORIGINAL FOOTAGE #17.

Rita has her back to us, as Finster talks profusely, gesturing arms a bit.

Recycled.

ZYU ORIGINAL FOOTAGE #4.

Rita turns around, then pauses and turns back, warning, "Finster! Don't blow it this time!", before turning again and heading up the stairs.
Finster just nods repeatedly, before resuming work on his molds.

Recycled. Transitions out by center-split.

ZYU49.

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

Recycled.

ZYU2 #8.

Close on giant Peckster, spinning around and holding his head down, causing the area around him to spark burst, then stepping forth and preparing to kick.

Plays on Juice Bar TV set.

MMPR 101.

Zack's morphing sequence.

Recycled. No flash. Fades to white.

ZYU15.

Black Ranger curls up and flips over camera, Blade Blaster in hand.

Fades in from white; fades out to white.

ZYU2 #8.

Black rushes into debris & smoke strewn alley, as a gang of Putties approaches from the other end.
He ducks under Bladehand, kicks into a regular, then smacks down Ballhand before smacking it back.

Fades in from white.

ZYU2 #8.

Close on Black as he ducks under Putty's jump kick, kicks a second one, turns and smacks away Bladehand before kicking it, then punches Ballhand, grabs its arm and flips it over.

Transitions out via page-peel.

ZYU2 #8.

Zoom in as Peckster leaps off the side of a window ledge and falls into alley.

Transitions in via diagonal multiline wipe.

ZYU2 #8.

Zoom out as Peckster lands before Black, who points at him then rolls past, gets up, kicks, it's blocked, they arm lock, switch positions, Peckster sparkily slashes him off.


ZYU2 #8.

Black is thrown against wall with "Forest Conservancy Park" sign, falls onto rubble-strewn ground, clutching chest with left arm while breathing heavy.


ZYU ORIGINAL FOOTAGE #32A.

Back view of Rita and company on balcony facing Earth. Rita points and gestures at Squatt, who seems to be in a spotlight, as he tries to sneak off.
He turns around and does a lot of meek squatting as she continues to gesutre, Baboo looking especially frightened, and Goldar also a bit on edge.

Partially recycled, but start has new footage.

ZYU2 #8.

Peckster stands there taunting Black, who gets back up, faces him, and holds his arm up, defensively.


ZYU2 #8.

Zoom out as Black whips out Power Axe, readies it, and hops forth while slashing.


ZYU2 #8.

Black slices Power Axe at Peckster, who dodges, so he whips it around, and it's blocked then smacked down.
Black holds it up, Peckster sparkily strikes it, which leads to the Ranger sparkily slashing the monster in return.


ZYU2 #8.

Black staggers over and looks at Power Axe, the blade of which is smoking. He then looks to our slight right.


ZYU2 #8.

Close on Peckster, nodding and laughing with arm movements, before jumping straight up.


ZYU2 #8.

Peckster leaps backward onto the edge of the roof via the power of footage reversal.


ZYU2 #8.

Looking upward our right, Black switches Axe between hands, then makes an annoyed fist, upset at the escape of the monster.

Fades to black.

MMPR Pilot.

Standard Command Center exterior.

Recycled. Fades in from black.

MMPR 121.

Alpha stands in the Command Chamber, looking at the Viewing Glone at our slight left, motioning arms excitedly in response to what he sees, before turning and talking up to Zordon.

Recycled.

ZYU2 #8.

Upward angle on Peckster in front of the sky, flapping wings very slowly.

Altered to fit in Viewing Globe.

ZYU2 #8.

Zoom out and pan right as Peckster spreads arms and pops out his left wing to its full span.

Altered to fit in Viewing Globe.

ZYU2 #8.

Peckster pops out his right wing to its full span.

Altered to fit in Viewing Globe.

MMPR 101 & ZYU02.

Standard morphing sequence, main five minus Zack.

Recycled. No flash. Fades to white.

ZYU2 #8.

The four Rangers stand under a bridge near water, looking upward, then all turning and looking upward to our left.

Fades in from white.

ZYU2 #8.

Peckster flies through the cloudless blue sky, flapping his arms limply.


ZYU2 #8.

Red raises a determined fist as the team watches, Blue & Pink copying just as Red starts to rush forth, the three then following.


ZYU2 #8.

Peckster swoops down and sparkily slashes past each of the four Rangers.


ZYU2 #8.

Red & Blue fall and roll into a crouch.


ZYU2 #8.

Yellow & Pink fall and roll into a crouch.


ZYU2 #8.

Sharp zoom out as Peckster lands in the distance, turning to face the team as the four rush up and watch him.


ZYU2 #8.

Close on Peckster as he shakes his right finger back and forth, then nods.


ZYU2 #8.

Close on Yellow & Pink as they look to our slight right, then suddenly down at their feet.


ZYU2 #8.

Close on Blue & Red as they look down at their feet.


ZYU2 #8.

Downward on a squatting Ballhand Putty, as it springs up at the screen.


ZYU2 #8.

Zoom out as the four Rangers are knocked off their feet, suddenly surrounded by a scrambling gang of Putties.


ZYU2 #8.

Close on Peckster as he nods and points, seemingly counting off the Rangers.


ZYU2 #8.

The Rangers battle the Putties in a group shot, Red, closest to camera, blocking a Putty's strike.

Transitions in via expanding iris effect.

ZYU2 #8.

Close on a Putty jumping up and punching right fist forth.


ZYU2 #8.

Continued from two shots ago, Red knocks back Putty then blocks second one's kick.

Transitions in via expanding iris effect.

ZYU2 #8.

Pink roundhouses Ballhand away, then blocks Bladehand's strike, knocks blade up, then gut punches it.
Sudden pan right to Yellow, doing backflips between two lines of Putties, dazing them in the process.


ZYU2 #8.

Zoom out as Yellow hops up, kicking both feet forth, taking down two Putties at once, then posing.


ZYU2 #8.

Blue leaps up and punches both fists forth as shot zooms in.


ZYU2 #8.

Zoom out as Blue gut punches Putty, blocks Bladehand, then readies fist to punch back.


ZYU2 #8.

Zoom in as Blue chest punches Bladehand.


ZYU2 #8.

Continued from two shots ago, Blue stands there as Putty falls, grabs face, and writhes about in pain.


ZYU2 #8.

Zoom in as Peckster leaps up and thrusts arms forth.


ZYU2 #8.

Sharp zoom in as Pink & Yellow get punched back by Peckster.


ZYU2 #8.

Pink & Yellow fall and roll, as Peckster lands in foreground.


ZYU2 #8.

Close on Peckster as he finishe standing up, slaps his hands together, then zoom in as he opens his mouth.


ZYU2 #8.

Extreme close-up, side angle, on Peckster's open mouth, hacking up darts to our left.


ZYU2 #8.

Pink & Yellow spark burst, the ground bursts, they fall and roll.


ZYU2 #8.

Blue & Red leap up together, arms poised to fight.


ZYU2 #8.

Peckster looks upward our right.


ZYU2 #8.

Zoom in on the leaping Blue & Red as they punch their right fists forth.


ZYU2 #8.

Blue & Red are flung over Peckster, unable to hit him and struggling in the air as the monster raises arms at them.


ZYU2 #8.

Different angle, on Blue & Red flipping over Peckster onto their backs.


ZYU2 #8.

Zoom out as Red & Blue fall and roll, getting up in defensive crouches to face Peckster.


ZYU2 #8.

Zoom out and pan right as Peckster spreads arms and pops out his left wing to its full span.

Recycled, but unaltered.

ZYU2 #8.

Peckster pops out his right wing to its full span.

Recycled, but unaltered.

ZYU2 #8.

Upward angle on Peckster in front of the sky, flapping wings very slowly, zoom in and out with each arm-gestured flap.

Recycled, but unaltered.

ZYU2 #8.

Side angle on Red & Blue as they struggle against the oncoming wind gusts.


ZYU2 #8.

Upward angle on Peckster in front of the sky, flapping wings very slowly, zoom in and out with each arm-gestured flap.

Recycled, trimmed to end.

ZYU2 #8.

Continued from two shots ago, side angle on Red & Blue as they struggle against the oncoming wind gusts, before finally getting thrown back.


ZYU2 #8.

Close-up side angle on Peckster's beak as he coughs up some throat darts to our left.


ZYU2 #8.

Side angle on Red & Blue, being blown off the ground as their chests spark burst, and the ground also spark-splodes.


ZYU2 #8.

Close-up side angle on Peckster's beak as he coughs up some throat darts to our left.

Recycled, shortened.

ZYU2 #8.

Repeat, different angle, of Red & Blue, being blown off the ground as their chests spark burst, the ground also spark-splodes, as Peckster stands in foreground.


ZYU2 #8.

Red & Blue hit the railing, fall and roll, as Yellow & Pink rush to their side, helping them up into wear crouches.


ZYU2 #8.

Peckster pauses, spreads arms back, then rushes forth with arms out at sides.


ZYU2 #8.

Peckster's POV as the four Rangers get into position to take him on as he fast approaches them.


ZYU2 #8.

Close pan up of Peckster as he throws his head back and raises arms to attack.


ZYU2 #8.

Crowded shot, of Peckster sparkily pecking Yellow, ducking under Red's kick,
blocking Blue's hit then sparkily slashing him, blocking Pink's hit then sparkily slashing her, then facing Red again.


ZYU2 #8.

Peckster blocks Red's arm, then jumps up and sparkily slashes him.


ZYU2 #8.

Red falls and rolls, lifting head up while still laying there.


ZYU2 #8.

As Red struggles to get up, fails, and holds arm defensively, Peckster slowly approaches, bobbing his head, then suddenly looks to our right.


ZYU2 #8.

Black Ranger does a corkscrew kick into the air while holding a bouquet of Ranger-colored balloons.


ZYU2 #8.

Close on Peckster getting kicked back by both of Black's legs at once.


ZYU2 #8.

Peckster is thrown through the air.


ZYU2 #8.

Zoom out as Peckster lands, and the four Rangers regroup around the balloon-carrying Black to face the monster.


ZYU2 #8.

Close on the red & black balloons in Black's left hand.


ZYU2 #8.

Close on the pink, blue, and yellow balloons in Black's right hand.


ZYU2 #8.

Black stands in front of his teammates, nod-talks and holds his balloon-carrying arms up in the air.


ZYU2 #8.

Peckster points at Black, then himself, as the red & black balloons are held in front of the screen.


ZYU2 #8.

Close on Peckster's feet coming together as he jumps up.


ZYU2 #8.

Zoom in as Peckster leaps up and aims for the balloons.


ZYU2 #8.

Peckster pecks the pink, yellow, and blue balloons, popping them in Black's hand.


ZYU2 #8.

Close POV shot of what it looks like to be picked to be pecked by the pickled Peckster.


ZYU2 #8.

Continued from two shots ago, Peckster pops the red and prepares to prick the black.


ZYU2 #8.

Close POV shot of what it looks like to be picked to be pecked by the pickled Peckster.

Recycled.

ZYU2 #8.

Peckster pecks into the black balloon, only to discover it's actually a black rubber ball, which he clutches and falls with.


ZYU2 #8.

Peckster falls and rolls around, his beak stuck in the ball, as he struggles to no avail to free it.


ZYU2 #8.

Standing in front of his teammates, Black points to our slight left, then slaps hands together defiantly.


ZYU2 #8.

Continued from two shots ago, Peckster continues to struggle with the beak-trapping ball.


ZYU2 #8.

Continued from two shots ago, Red steps up to Black and pats his shoulder, nod-talking.
Black nod-talks back, then steps forth, gesturing to those behind him as he puts his hands on his hips.


ZYU2 #8.

Peckster, still with his beak stuck in the black ball, points and rushes forth to fight.


ZYU2 #8.

Close-up of Black unholstering Blade Blaster.


ZYU2 #8.

Close-up of Blade Blaster being shifted around into blaster mode by Black.


ZYU2 #8.

Zoom out as Black fires pinkish beams from his Blade Blaster to our slight left.


ZYU2 #8.

Peckster doubly spark-bursts and falls, still unable to be freed of his beak ball.


ZYU02.

Lunar Palace exterior, sharp zoom onto the upper tower.

Recycled.

ZYU10.

Rita stands at balcony railing, holding wand horizontally across chest, grimaces and talks, then pitches it back and begins to hurl it over.

Heavily trimmed to reduce dialogue.

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 #8.

Peckster grows gigantic amid continuing updraft of smoke.


ZYU2 #8.

Red and the others back up, while looking upward at their enemy, then all look skyward our right as they raise arms and summon.


ZYU06.

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

Recycled.

ZYU06.

Mastodon exhales its icy breath.

Recycled.

ZYU03.

Triceratops approaches from the desert distance while firing cannons.

Recycled.

ZYU03.

Sabertooth Tiger fires yellow beam from folded up tail.

Recycled; darkened.

ZYU2 #8.

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

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.

ZYU07.

Red Ranger drops into dark Tyrannosaurus cockpit, very quickly raising fist to chest then back to controls.

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, zoom in as he presses controls forth.

Recycled.

ZYU12.

Four square shot of (clockwise from top left) Tyrannosaurus connecting with Tricera & Saberooth legs electrically, Mastodon component floating,
Mastodon connecting with Tyranno with energy release, Sabertooth folding down into leg form.

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.

Tank folds up into body of the standing Megazord.

Recycled.

ZYU06.

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

Recycled.

ZYU2 #8.

Peckster leaps up in the air and thrusts arms forth while bending legs like he's swimming.


ZYU36.

In Megazord cockpit, the five Rangers shield their eyes against seeing their own reflection... err, seeing their impending pecking?

Recycled.

ZYU2 #8.

Peckster pecks into Megazord's chestplate, causing it to spark burst.


ZYU2 #8.

Pan up from Megazord's stumbling-back feet, as it staggers off in front of what looks like disused buildings.


ZYU06.

Close on Black in Megazord cockpit, looking to slight left, nod-talking quickly with a bit of a sitting up.

Recycled.

ZYU06.

Close, in Megazord cockpit, on Red, as he turns from facing our right, to facing forward as shot is just starting to zoom out.

Trimmed to remove zoom out and his talking to whole team,
which was previously used without this bit.

ZYU2 #8.

Megazord motions arms, raises left arm, then the Mammoth Shield materializes on it, zoom in as it steps forth and poses battle ready.

Shield materialization effects added.

ZYU2 #8.

Peckster runs across the battlefield, head a'bobbin as shot zooms in.


ZYU48.

Zoom in on DZBM cockpit, on Red, who nod-talks, then raises right fist up beside face.

Recycled.

ZYU2 #8.

Megazord, with shield, starts to march forth.


ZYU2 #8.

Close on Peckster as he leans back and pecks beak forth.


ZYU2 #8.

Peckster sparkily pecks into the Mammoth Shield, causing him to stagger back in a daze.


ZYU2 #8.

Close on Peckster leaning head back and pecking forth once more.


ZYU2 #8.

Zoom in as Peckster tries to peck, only to get sparkily punched away by the Megazord.


ZYU2 #8.

Peckster falls and rolls in front of disused and damaged buildings, his left wing snapping all out of place for a moment as he gets up in a crouch.


ZYU2 #8.

Megazord steps forth and poses battle ready with the shield again.


ZYU09.

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

Recycled.

ZYU2 #8.

Peckster stands up and spreads out arms.


ZYU2 #8.

Close on Peckster's right wing spreading out to full span.


ZYU2 #8.

Close on Peckster's left wing spreading out to full span.


ZYU2 #8.

Peckster slowly flaps wings in and out with some help from his arm gesturing, causing the wind to kick up around him.


ZYU2 #8.

Megazord poses battle ready against the wind coming at it from our left, then using the shield to block it.


ZYU47.

Megazord cockpit shakes, causing Rangers to flail about.

Recycled.

ZYU2 #8.

Continued from three shots ago, Peckster continues to slowly flaps wings in and out, arm gesturing, head bobbing side to side, wind gusting.


ZYU2 #8.

Continued from three shots ago, Megazord holds Mammoth Shield to block the wind, but the gale force is too strong, knocking the shield away and it over.


ZYU2 #8.

Close on Peckster motioning hands to beak, then out to side as shot zooms into his opening maw.


ZYU2 #8.

Another close-up side angle of Peckster's open beak as he coughs up some darts to our right.


ZYU2 #8.

Leaning back and being blown across the battlefield, Megazord's chest spark-bursts as it slowly comes into frame.


ZYU2 #8.

Another close-up side angle of Peckster's open beak as he coughs up some darts to our right.

Recycled.

ZYU2 #8.

Continued from two shots ago, Megazord's chest spark-bursts one final bright time as it just finishes its backwards blow across the scene.


ZYU10.

Megazord cockpit gets shook up, jerking the Rangers about.

Recycled, trims zoom in on Red.

ZYU2 #8.

Zoom out as Megazord falls and skids onto its left side.


ZYU2 #8.

Peckster laughs, flapping arms up and down at sides.


ZYU2 #8.

Continued from two shots ago, the left-side laying Megazord flops onto chest, then hoisted itself back to its left side.


ZYU15.

Megazord cockpit, still right tilted, Rangers look at Black again as he nod-talks some more, motions to chest, makes fist, then stands up in chair.

Recycled.

ZYU2 #8.

Peckster laughs, flapping arms up and down at sides, then slaps hands.

Recycled, runs a few frames longer.

ZYU15.

Close on Black, right-tilted in Megazord cockpit, nod-talking as he reaches out with right hand and slowly brings it into a fist.


ZYU15.

The Rangers all look to our slight right in right-tilted Megazord cockpit, zoom in on Black, who reaches out and nod-talks in that direction.


ZYU2 #8.

Continued from three shots ago, Peckster rushes forth as shot zooms in.


ZYU2 #8.

Megazord, on its left side, motions to head with arm, and unleashes a whiteish yellow beam from its horn.


ZYU2 #8.

Peckster is stopped in his tracks by some spark bursting in his chest, then an explosion at his feet.


ZYU2 #8.

Repeat, closer angle, on Peckster getting engulfed in the explosion, knocking him away.


ZYU2 #8.

Zoom out as Peckster falls and rolls across battlefield, a Megazord steps into frame and looms.


ZYU06.

Zoom out from Red Ranger in Megazord cockpit as he talks, then raises right fist briefly, his teammates holding onto controls as wind blows in front of window.

Recycled.

ZYU06.

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

Recycled.

ZYU06.

Power Sword plummets from the dark and stormy skies.

Recycled.

ZYU06.

Megazord gestures Power Sword into battle ready position, ending with its surging out a shining prism effect from its tip.

Recycled.

ZYU2 #8.

Peckster stands up and staggers back, motioning arms wearily.


ZYU06.

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

Recycled.

ZYU06.

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

Recycled.

ZYU09.

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

Recycled.

ZYU2 #8.

Close on Peckster as he gets slashed by energy beam, explodes with sparks and ring pulsing, zoom out as he spins around then falls, red electricity erupting,
until he hits the ground and flares with a blue light, that releases a massive explosion.
Track right to the Megazord, still holding its sword outward as it remains frozen in place before the lingering fire.


ZYU02.

Lunar Palace exterior, sharp out from the upper tower.

Recycled, reversed.

ZYU ORIGINAL FOOTAGE #3.

Finster, Baboo & Squatt are in the workshop when Rita marches in and yells at them, causing them to react in fright.

Recycled.

ZYU ORIGINAL FOOTAGE #4A.

Finster is fearfully responding to Rita, standing close to him, when she angrily reaches over with her right hand and grabs his nose,
shaking it back and forth as she screams, while he can do nothing but struggle in agony.

Partially recycled, but runs unaltered
and longer with more footage than seen before.

ZYU02.

Static shot of Earth from the Lunar surface.

Recycled; fades to black.

Ending Credits


Updated 2010