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#74:

MMPR 214: "Orchestral Maneuvers in the Park".

Features Footage from (bold = new footage): Zyuranger, episode 22; Dairanger, episodes 1, 5, 8, 9, 10, 12, 20, & 30; and episodes 17 & 23 of Zyu2.

The complete program, from "Today on" to end of Saban logo, lasts roughly 20:37;05.

"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

Zordon Face 1.

Medium shot.

Number of uses this episode: 2.

Zordon Face 2.

Close shot.

Number of uses this episode: 5.

Source

Description

Edit Note

MMPR 213.

Downward angle on Lunar Palace, Zedd's balcony, with a bit of the red sands of Nemesis.

Recycled; Transitions in; Fades out.

MMPR 203.

As shot zooms out, Zedd turns away from Earth, and steps down from balcony, walking to Goldar, who talks and eventually bows before him.
Zedd turns back to the Earth, as shot zooms in and he motions his arms in anticipation.

Recycled.

MMPR 207.

Close-up on Goldar, standing on side of balcony, facing our left, talking as he motions his left arm, then points to our right.

Recycled.

MMPR 202.

Close-up on Lord Zedd on balcony, reaching right hand up in front of mouth region and snapping it into a fist, as Goldar lurks in background.

Recycled; fades to black.

MMPR 202.

Straight upward angle on Lunar Palace, beneath Zedd's balcony, as dark stormclouds roll across the skies above.

Recycled; Transitions in.

MMPR 208.

Four Z-Putties flip over camera under the blinding sun.

Only the last Putty is recycled,
the first three are previously unused footage.

MMPR 201.

Close, reverse angle, static shot, of Zedd's palace's balcony.

Recycled; Transitions in, fades out.

MMPR 201.

Zoom out from fan vent, as Zedd stands, back to balcony railing, talking to Goldar in the background.
Zedd then turns completely around, facing our slight right, his right arm out wide, he talks, then suddenly thrusts his staff forth, as it crackles and flashes with energy.

Recycled.

MMPR 201.

The back of Zedd fires electricity from his staff at the cut-out of Earth, as the back of Goldar watches.

Recycled.

DAI #12.

Trumpet Top rises up amid fading smoke, towering gigantically over the camera.

Sparkle effect added at start.

DAI #12.

Extreme close-up of Trumpet Top's bloodshot eye, blinking then looking around.


DAI #12.

Extreme close-up of Trumpet Top's bloodshot eye, blinking then looking around.

Recycled.

DAI #12.

Trumpet Top faces our slight left, pointing upward, then to the side, holding a bottle, then pointing to our right.

Sparkle effects added.

MMPR 101 & ZYU #02.

Standard morphing sequence, main five.

Recycled. Fades to white.

DAI #12.

Extreme close-up of Trumpet Top's bloodshot eye, blinking then looking around.

Recycled.

DAI #12.

Close on Trumpet Top, as he motions hands about and leans way back, before rushing forth.


DAI #12.

Trumpet Top dances around manically, jumping up and down, spinning in place, throwing a tantrum and laughing.

Cuts fall and roll at start.

MMPR 156.

Downward-ish angle on Alpha at main console, typing on keypad for a moment, before raising hands, elbows bent,
tapping sides of head briefly as he talks with a glance upward, before leaning back down and dropping arms.

Recycled, but runs longer at start.

MMPR 158 & 139.

Alpha ceases touching buttons, looks up at Zordon's tube, fretting hands, arms raised and bent at elbows.
After a moment, he turns around and shot pushes out as he walks away from the console, arms still up and elbows bent, as he steps down and hurries up the path to the Viewing Globe.

Recycled from two sources, first time unspliced.

MMPR 139.

Continued, Alpha watches the off-frame Viewing Globe, talking as he leans in and out, touching hands to dome in reaction.

Recycled, but runs a little longer.

MMPR 156.

Downward-ish angle on Alpha at main console, typing on keypad for a moment, before raising hands, elbows bent,
tapping sides of head briefly as he talks with a glance upward, before leaning back down and dropping arms.
Only to raise hands to head again and resume talking and fretting up to Zordon.

Recycled, but runs longer at end this time.

MMPR 158.

Alpha presses buttons on console, then ceases, looks up at Zordon's tube, fretting hands, arms raised and bent at elbows.

Recycled, but longer at start.

DAI #12.

Close on Trumpet Top as he points forth, nod-talks, then readies hands, pan down to his stanced feet.

Altered to fit in Viewing Globe.

MMPR 204.

Standing on balcony, with Goldar cheering him on, Lord Zedd switches staff to right hand,
looks at left, creates a growth grenade, then pitches it over the railing, causing flashing of light.

Recycled.

MMPR 204 & ZYU2 #17.

Shot of the bayfront slowly pans left across the harbor, as Zedd's growth grenade floats through the air.

Recycled.

DAI #12.

Zoom out as Trumpet Top, smoking, pulls a growth grenade from behind his back and reaches for it with left hand.


DAI #12.

Close-up on growth grenade as Trumpet Top yanks the ball-pin from it, activating it.

White energy effect added.

DAI #12.

Trumpet Top raises growth grenade high and slams it into the ground.


DAI #12.

Explosion erupts into a massive fireball engulfing the screen.

Recycled.

DAI #12.

Repeat, closer, on explosion erupting into a massive fireball engulfing the screen.

Cuts before it reverses.

DAI #12.

Trumpet Top rises up amid fading smoke, towering gigantically over the camera.

Recycled, but first in context and with no additions.

ZYU2 #23.

The five Rangers step back in reaction to the monster, then turn to our upper right, raise arms and summon.

Recycled.

DAI #01.

Bluish-white lightning strikes down diagonally, repeatedly, against dangerously dark and storm skies.

Recycled; White flash before it.

ZYU #22.

Close on Black Ranger, as he goes from posing to our left, to posing to our right, all three motions.

Recycled.

MMPR 203.

Mastodon Dinozord charges to our left along mountainous terrain, suddenly gets struck by lightning, and morphs into Lion Thunderzord.

Recycled.

ZYU #22.

Close on Pink Ranger, raising both arms at sides then crossing at the wrist in front of chest, bending down and throwing arms back like wings
before standing back up and crossing arms as she holds right arm up and back while left hand is held poised near waist.

Recycled.

MMPR 203.

Pteradactyl Dinozord flies to our left along mountainous terrain, suddenly gets struck by lightning, and morphs into Firebird Thunderzord.

Recycled.

ZYU #22.

Close on Blue Ranger, crossing arms in front of face before posing down in a crouch, then another to our left.

Recycled.

MMPR 203.

Triceratops Dinozord glides to our left along mountainous terrain, suddenly gets struck by lightning, and morphs into Unicorn Thunderzord.

Recycled.

ZYU #22.

Close on Yellow Ranger, punches left hand forth, right hand down, left hand down with right arm up behind her in a pose.
Then quickly punches with right hand downward, before thrusting left hand outward, right arm curled behind.

Recycled.

MMPR 203.

Sabertooth Tiger Dinozord races to our left along mountainous terrain, suddenly gets struck by lightning, and morphs into Griffin Thunderzord.

Recycled.

ZYU #22.

Close on Red Ranger, posing with arms up, crossing to a pose to our left, then a final one to our right.

Recycled.

MMPR 203.

Tyrannosaurus Dinozord marches to our left along mountainous terrain, suddenly gets struck by lightning, and morphs into Red Dragon Thunderzord.

Recycled; White flash after it.

DAI #01.

Close side angle upward shot of Red Dragon Thunderzord soaring into the stormy heavens, roaring as its long neck stretches to the far upper left.

Recycled.

DAI #01.

Red Dragon Thunderzord passes closely in front of the camera, heading to our upper left, curling about as bluish lightning crackles amid the storm clouds.

Recycled.

DAI #01.

Extreme close-up of Red Dragon Thunderzord's head as it comes into frame and opens its jaws, roaring as lightning flashes to illuminate it.

Recycled.

DAI #20.

Unicorn Thunderzord glides across the mountainous terrain, whinnying and lifting head up, then down.

Recycled.

DAI #20.

Lion Thunderzord glides across the mountainous terrain, thrusting paws in and out, roaring.

Recycled.

DAI #20.

Griffin Thunderzord glides across the mountainous terrain, leaning neck back, snarling, then leaning forth.

Recycled.

DAI #20.

Firebird Thunderzord flies through the air, flapping swings slowly amid the mist.

Recycled.

DAI #20.

The five Thunderzords race along the mountainous terrain together, slightly wider shot.

Recycled.

DAI #30.

Red Dragon Thunderzord curls through the air above the mountainous terrain, a tiny Red Ranger riding atop its head.

Recycled.

DAI #05.

As fire burns in background, Red Dragon's roaring head comes into frame, very close-up.

Recycled.

DAI #05.

As fire burns in background and electricty crackles about, Red Dragon folds neck back, as tail folds up, both forming into upward legs.

Recycled.

DAI #05.

Against fiery background, Red Dragon's front claws snap together in a flash to form a humanoid arm.

Recycled.

DAI #05.

Against fiery background, Red Dragon's back claws snap together in a flash to form another humanoid arm.

Recycled.

DAI #05.

As flames rage behind it, side angle on Red Dragon's head, as it folds down, zoom in as a humanoid face is revealed beneath.

Recycled.

DAI #05.

As flames rage behind it, Red Dragon's neck and tail twist into legs, claw-hands form into arms, all making up its new body.

Recycled.

DAI #05.

In front of blaze and amid electricity, Red Dragon's new head floats into slot on body, connecting in a flash.
As the flash fades, gone is the burning backdrop, as Red Dragon's new humanoid form spins to life beneath a blue sky, amid continued crackling of electricity.

Recycled.

DAI #05.

Red Dragon Thunderzord in Warrior Mode rises up beneath the cloudy sky, lowering raised arms to a battle ready position,
as the crackling lightning around it ceases, replaced by a fancy spectrum shimmer behind it.

Recycled.

DAI #05.

RDTZWM's feet touch down on the ground, kicking up dust.

Recycled.

DAI #05.

RDTZWM stands tall over the camera in upward shot.

Recycled.

DAI #12.

Track right, as Unicorn folds up into leg, Lion folds up into chest-plate & helmet, Griffin folds up into leg, and Firebird curls around into a... uhh, skirt.
Each gets struck by their respective colored lightning, green for Black, natch.

Recycled.

DAI #09.

Zoom in as RDTZWM leaps down from the sky, legs poised outward.

Recycled.

DAI #09.

Circle around Unicorn & Griffin legs as Red Dragon's legs land inside them, while Firebird waist slips around its hips.

Recycled.

DAI #12.

Lion's chestplate connects to Red Dragon's body, as its feet slide over its arms to form armored arms.

Recycled.

DAI #12.

Close on Red Dragon's head as the helmet locks down over it. Pan down to green gem on chest plate.

Recycled.

DAI #12 & MMPR 203.

Freeze frame on green chest gem, as the five Power Rangers in the Megazord cockpit superimposes within,
as they reach out and up with their right hands, then gesture them around into fists, before grabbing controls. A bright flash erupts to conclude it, engulfing the screen.

Recycled.

DAI #12.

Zoom out as lightning crackles about, as the Thunder Megazord stands, fully formed.

Recycled.

DAI #08.

Close-up on Thunder Megazord's right, Unicorn leg.

Recycled.

DAI #08.

Close-up on Thunder Megazord's left, Griffin leg.

Recycled.

DAI #10.

Zoom out from the Lion head crotch piece over the Firebird waist, as Thunder Megazord poses with fists out at sides.

Recycled.

DAI #12.

Pan up as Trumpet Top charges forth, motioning hands.


DAI #12.

Close on Thunder Megazord, grabbing sheath with left hand and pulling saber out with right.


DAI #12.

Close on Trumpet Top's racing feet coming together and jumping up.


DAI #12.

Thunder Megazord slashes saber at Trumpet Top, but misses as the monster flips over its attack.


DAI #12.

Pan up as Trumpet Top lands, turns, gestures to mouth and spews fire to our slight left.


DAI #12.

Thunder Megazord reacts as flames fly across the scene toward it, followed by a second wave of fire.

Split from source.

MMPR 207.

In Thunder Megazord cockpit, everything's shaking, a big puff of smoke rising before the Rangers, followed by a bright flash
bursting before them into another puff of smoke, briefly red, the Rangers being thrown about in their seats.

Recycled.

DAI #12.

Thunder Megazord spark bursts as flame wave strikes it, before the fires suddenly vanish and a ground-burst of sparks erupts before it.

Split from source.

DAI #12.

Close on Thunder Megazord as it's thrown about by spark burstings.


DAI #12.

Thunder Saber flings through the sky.


DAI #12.

Trumpet Top looks up and leaps.


DAI #12.

Close-up of Trumpet Top snagging the Thunder Saber by the handle.


DAI #12.

Trumpet Top holds the Thunder Saber poised and guides his leap toward the camera.


DAI #12.

Trumpet Top lands saber with a sparkily slash into Thunder Megazord, passing by it with another sparkily slash, then turning and raising saber.


DAI #12.

Close on Trumpet Top sparkily slashing Thunder Megazord with its own saber.


DAI #12.

As its feet stumble back, pan up Thunder Megazord, all covered with smoke.

Recycled, but first in original context.

DAI #12.

Extreme close-up of Thunder Megazord's face as its eyes glow yellow, while lightning flashes off-frame.

Recycled.

DAI #12.

Zoom out as gem on saber glows, causing bluish electricity to surge throughout Trumpet Top, frying him until he brightly explodes with sparks.


DAI #12.

Repeat closer as Trumpet Top gets sparkily bursted.


DAI #12.

Thunder Saber flings through the sky to our left.


DAI #12.

Zoom out, as Thunder Megazord catches Saber up in front of face, slashes it from our right to left.

Recycled, but first in context and uncut.

DAI #12.

Side angle on Thunder Megazord as it keeps Saber held outward, but turns the blade vertically, causing it to surge with yellow electricity.

Recycled.

DAI #12.

As Saber surges with yellow electricity, blue lightning crackling about the background, Thunder Megazord pulls it back from its right, and holds it up against left shoulder.
This causes the blue lightning to fade into a drawn backdrop of waterfalls, eyes flashing, as Thunder Megazord steps forth and slashes Saber diagonally downward.

Recycled.

DAI #12.

Close-up side angle of Saber slashing, leaving yellow-shaped energy trails behind.

Recycled. Repeats.

DAI #12.

Close on Trumpet Top as yellow energy slice cuts through him, causing him to writhe about while random spots of yellow glowing expand out as bright flaring rings.


DAI #12.

Close on Thunder Megazord turning to its right and around until its back is to us, while motioning Saber widely.

Recycled, but first in context and unaltered.

DAI #12.

As Thunder Megazord turns to face us and holding saber down and outward, Trumpet Top falls to his knees behind it,
then collapses and explodes into a bright, spark-filled explosion and smoke eruption, which finally prompts the Megazord to prepare to resheath saber.


DAI #12.

Close-up of Thunder Saber being sheathed by the Megazord.

Recycled.

DAI #12.

Track forth toward Thunder Megazord in upward shot, as it finishes sheathing Saber, then lowers arms and steps ahead victoriously.

Recycled.

MMPR 201.

Close, reverse angle, static shot, of Zedd's palace's balcony.

Recycled; Fades out.

MMPR 206.

Side angle on Zedd, sitting on throne, talking to his minions,
as Baboo & Squatt cower in background, and Goldar bows with is sword crossed.

Recycled, but runs longer; Fades in, and fade out to black.

MMPR 104.

Static image of Youth Center sign.

Recycled; Fades in from black, and out to next shot.

Ending Credits


Updated 2011