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#97:

MMPR 239 "Forever Friends".

Features Footage from (bold = new footage): Zyuranger, episode 22; and Dairanger, episodes 5, 8, & 9.

The complete program, from "Today on" to end of Saban logo, lasts roughly 20:45;04.

"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 2.

Close shot.

Number of uses this episode: 2.

Source

Description

Edit Note

MMPR 202.

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

Recycled.

MMPR 202.

Slightly downward angle close-up of Lord Zedd on balcony, ceasing his Zedd vision, talking as camera lowers to level ground,
he reaches right hand up in front of mouth region and snaps it into a fist, as Goldar lurks in background the whole time.

Recycled. Fades to black.

MMPR 201.

Zedd stands at throne, pointing slowly to our slight left with his right hand, then lowering arm.

Recycled.

MMPR 203.

Pan up, as Zedd stands by balcony railing, hand on it, leaning forth and nod-talking a little to our slight right.

Recycled.

MMPR 210.

Standing on balcony, facing our slight right, Zedd twirls staff around completely, charges it up, talks, then thrusts it forth, firing off energy,
as Squatt & Baboo hang around with the Z-Putties in the far background.

Recycled.

DAI #08.

Electricity and a hand saw land onto scene, creating the Jaws of Destruction, push in on him as he stands there, laughing and lowering arms.

Creation effects added to replace monster just fading in.

MMPR 217.

Command Center exterior, close, ground level angle.

Recycled.

MMPR 102.

Command Center's alarm light spins.

Recycled.

DAI #08.

Push in on the Jaws of Destruction, as he stands there, laughing and lowering arms.

Recycled; altered to fit in Viewing Globe.

MMPR 218, 233 & ZYU #02.

New morphing sequence, all but Kim.

Recycled. White flash after Tommy; fades to white.

DAI #08.

Pan up as Jaws of Destruction steps forward, holding arms in the same manner as before, one over chest, one crossed near face.

Cuts before he turns into old Japanese priest.

DAI #08.

Close on Jaws of Destruction, as he points with right hand, then lowers it.

Trimmed from end of sequence.

DAI #08.

Close on Jaws of Destruction, as he raises his left fist, then slowly lowers it.

Mirror-flipped; from start of sequence used for prior shot.

DAI #08.

Zoom out, close on Jaws of Destruction, as holds up a pair of sawblade swords.


MMPR 233.

Kim's new morphing sequence.

Recycled. White flash at end.

DAI #08.

Close-up on Jaws of Destruction, as he kind of nod-talks very weakly.


MMPR 233.

Zedd steps in from our right, in front of fan vent, turning sharply to us, red light glowing off-frame as he menacingly gestures right hand partially in frame at lower left.

Recycled.

MMPR 233.

Close-up of Zedd's left hand, held up and back, as he creates a growth grenade out of electricity, then pitches it forth.

Recycled.

MMPR 203.

Aerial left-pass of mountain range, as Zedd's growth grenade floats past us through the air.

Recycled.

DAI #09.

Explosion erupts into a massive fireball engulfing the screen.

Recycled, fades out.

DAI #08.

Zoom out as giant Jaws of Destruction rises up behind a mountain range, standing tall and looking to our slight right.

Fades in.

DAI #05.

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

Recycled.

ZYU #22.

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

Recycled. Lightning effects added.

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.

DAI #08.

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

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 #08.

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 #08.

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 #08.

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 #08.

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

Recycled.

DAI #08.

RDTZWM stands tall over the camera in upward shot.

Recycled.

DAI #08.

Zoom in past RDTZWM's legs as Jaws of Destruction talks and points one of his sawblades at it.


DAI #08.

Posing battle ready, RDTZWM turns sharply and races to our right.

Recycled, but first in original context.

DAI #08.

As RDTZWM glides past them in the background, 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. Blue lightning strikes about.

Recycled, but first in original context.

DAI #08.

Zoom in as Jaws of Destruction watches in awe, sawblades in hand.


DAI #09.

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

Recycled.

DAI #08.

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

Recycled.

DAI #08.

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

Recycled.

DAI #08.

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

Recycled.

DAI #08 & 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 #08.

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

Recycled. Cuts follow-up close-ups of Thunder Megazord.

DAI #08.

Close on Jaws of Destruction, as he shifts to the side, then quickly raises up both of his sawblades.


DAI #08.

The reddish orange dusk sun... GAH, MY EYES!!!


DAI #08.

Close on a firm and still Thunder Megazord.


DAI #08.

Close on Jaws of Destruction, holding up his sawblades, frozen in his pose.

Follow-up pair of between-the-legs shots cut.

DAI #08.

Thunder Megazord faces Jaws of Destruction, across the battlefield, as a dusty wind blows between them, beneath the setting sun.


DAI #08.

Quick close side angle of Thunder Megazord's head facing our right.


DAI #08.

Quick close side angle of Jaws of Destruction's head facing our left.


DAI #08.

Zoom in past Jaws of Destruction onto Thunder Megazord.


DAI #08.

Zoom in past Thunder Megazord onto Jaws of Destruction.


DAI #08.

Close on Jaws of Destruction's legs, spaced apart, as dusty wind blows across his boots.


DAI #08.

Close-up of Jaws of Destruction's right hand as he twists sawblade's blade around and breaks pose.


DAI #08.

Jaws of Destruction slashes right sawblade about, then rushes forth with it held forward.


DAI #08.

Monster's POV as he quickly approaches the unmoving Thunder Megazord.


DAI #08.

Jaws of Destruction slashes sawblade into the screen in dramatic slow motion.


DAI #08.

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

Recycled.

DAI #08.

Close on Thunder Megazord gripping sheath with left arm and pulling Saber out with right.


DAI #08.

In dramatic slow-mode, Thunder Megazord sparkily slashes saber through the passing Jaws of Destruction,
both pausing, then beginning to turn to face each other.


DAI #08.

Jaws of Destruction turns and begins to slash sawblade at Thunder Megazord, which knocks it back with its own blade.


DAI #08.

Reverse angle as Thunder Megazord sparkily slashes Jaws of Destruction.


DAI #08.

As his twin sawblades fall to the ground, pan up to show Jaws of Destruction clutching his smoking chest.


MMPR 220.

In Thunder Megazord cockpit, the five Rangers raise their right arms up in the air, then in unison, slash them downward directly.

Recycled.

DAI #08.

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

Recycled, orange tinted.

DAI #08.

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, orange tinted.

DAI #08.

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

Recycled, repeats, orange tinted.

DAI #08.

Close on Jaws of Destruction 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 #08.

Close on Thunder Megazord as it turns around completely, to its left.

Recycled, but first in original context.

DAI #08.

As Thunder Megazord turns its back to Jaws of Destruction, the monster spark bursts rapidly, then explodes into a huge fireball, which,
after a flash of white, turns into a huge puff of smoke with added sparks, as the Megazord prepares saber for resheathing.


DAI #08.

Different close-up of Thunder Saber being sheathed by the Megazord than usual.

Recycled, but first in original context.

DAI #08.

Facing an uncomfortably close dusk sun, Thunder Megazord finishes resheathing saber, then steps forth, and lowers arms victoriously.

Recycled, but first in original context.

MMPR 238.

Sharp zoom in on Thunder Megazord cockpit as the five Rangers raise triumphant fists for a moment, then resume gripping controls.

Recycled.

DAI #08.

Thunder Megazord stands still and solemn, facing our rightish, beneath the dusky sky.

Transitions out.

MMPR 202.

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

Recycled. Transitions in via purple wipe.

Ending Credits


Updated 2011