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#96:

MMPR 240 "The Great Bookala Escape".

Features Footage from (bold = new footage): Zyuranger, episode 22; and Dairanger, episodes 14, 20, & 37.

The complete program, from "Today on" to end of Saban logo, lasts roughly 20:45;03.

"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

DAI #37.

Close-up on Serpentera's face, panning down its left-passing neck, as lightning flashes off-frame.

Recycled. Fades out.

DAI #14.

In silhouette, Weldo smashes through a wall of empty cardboard boxes, making his way through them with broad steps.

Slowed.

DAI #14.

Side angle, close on Weldo's arms being raised into an even horizontal level.


DAI #14.

Slow zoom out as Weldo motions fists forth, then makes a wide circle gesture with his arms.

Cuts before he bounces around on one leg.

MMPR 233.

New morphing sequence, these three. Yes, three, ignore the last one.

Recycled. Rockys appears for one frame only. Fades to white.

DAI #14.

Close on Weldo as he nods, spreads arms, and fires pinkish beams from his lit-electric eye to our lower left.


DAI #14.

Zoom out as Weldo rises up suddenly, shifting arms about frantically.


DAI #14.

Side angle, close on Weldo's arms being raised into an even horizontal level.

Recycled.

DAI #14.

Slow zoom out as Weldo motions fists forth.

Recycled, shortened..

DAI #14.

Close on Weldo as he spreads arms, and fires pinkish beams from his lit-electric eye to our lower left.

Recycled, trimmed slightly.

DAI #14.

Weldo makes a wide circle gesture with his arms.

Recycled, trims off start. Altered to fit in Viewing Globe.

MMPR 218 & 233.

New morphing sequences, these three.

Recycled. White flash after Tommy; fades to white.

DAI #14.

Close on Weldo's legs as he marches forth very slowly.


DAI #14.

Close on Weldo as he continues to march forth very slowly.


DAI #14.

Close on Weldo's legs as he marches forth very slowly.

Recycled.

DAI #14.

Semi-side angle close on Weldo as he ceases marching, then motions arms about.


DAI #14.

Semi-side angle close on Weldo as he ceases marching, then motions arms about, while firing pinkish beams to our lower left.

Recycled, beams added.

DAI #14.

Bookala is thrown into the air by explosion behind him caused by brief pinkish beams.

Beams added.

DAI #14.

Sharp zoom, downward onto Weldo, looking upward at us.


DAI #14.

Close on Weldo as bluish beam strikes him, causing him to spark burst and spread arms in agony.

Bluish beam added.

DAI #14.

Pan up, close on Weldo, from his staggering-back feet as he writhes about and a superimposed explosion erupts over him.

Superimposed explosion is standard Sentai stock, yet added here.
I'm not exactly sure where we got it from to use.

DAI #14.

Massive fireball explosion bursts up in front of warehouse.


DAI #37.

Close-up on Serpentera's face, panning down its left-passing neck, as lightning flashes off-frame.

Recycled.

DAI #37.

Slightly upward angle on the underside of Serpentera, flying straight ahead, through outer space downward at the rising crest of Earth.

Recycled.

DAI #14.

Close on Bad Bookala's hand slamming growth grenade into ground, causing a smoke burst.


DAI #20.

Explosion erupts into a massive fireball engulfing the screen.

Recycled, fades out.

DAI #14.

Bad Bookala rises up gigantically, towering tall over the camera.

Fades in.

DAI #37.

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

Recycled. White flash before.

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.

DAI #20.

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

Recycled.

DAI #14.

Red Dragon Thunderzord flies through the sky, crackling with bluish electricity, and transforms into Warrior Mode, soaring to our left.

Recycled.

DAI #14.

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 #14.

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

Recycled.

DAI #14.

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

Recycled.

DAI #14.

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

Recycled.

DAI #14.

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

Recycled.

DAI #14 & 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 #14.

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

Recycled.

DAI #14.

Upward angle on Bad Bookala, facing our right, as he slaps hands, kisses palm, then does a wide stance kick, posing with arms out.


DAI #14.

Thunder Megazord stands in foreground, as we see Bad Bookala in near distance between its legs, motioning arms at it.


DAI #14.

Far side angle as Bad Bookala points a lot, and poses with arms out, briefly on one leg, at the unimpressed Thunder Megazord,
it finally poses battle ready near the end.


DAI #14.

As Bad Bookala crosses to our right in foreground, Thunder Megazord passes to our left in near distance, battle ready.


DAI #14.

Close on Bad Bookala, gesturing arms, crossing over mouth momentarily, sharp zoom in at his mouth.


DAI #14.

Side angle close-up on Bad Bookala's mouth as he extends his long black tentacle tongue outward to our left.


DAI #14.

Side angle on Bad Bookala's long black tentacle tongue extending across the sky to our left.

Cuts end to correct error of tongue detatching.

DAI #14.

A thick black tentacle wraps around the Thunder Megazord, which struggles.

Recycled, but first in original context.

DAI #14.

Thunder Megazord, ensnared by long black tentacle tongue, staggers to our right in foreground, as Bad Bookala passes to our left, keeping hold of his tongue.


MMPR 203.

In Thunder Megazord cockpit, things are shaky, sparks burst against back wall, and smoke rises from behind Yellow, with Black briefly glancing back at her.

Recycled.

DAI #14.

Pan up from its strumbling feet, as the Thunder Megazord remains tied by the long thick tentacle, trying in vain to break free.

Recycled, but first in original context.

DAI #14.

Close-up on the Thunder Megazord's saber sheath, as it grips the sheath and pulls out the saber, while the tentacle dangles.

Recycled, but first in original context.

DAI #14.

Zoom out as the Thunder Megazord raises its saber high, and sparkily slashes into the black tentacle ensnaring it.

Recycled, but first in original context.

DAI #14.

Bad Bookala collapses onto his back as his long black tentacle tongue snaps free.


DAI #14.

Thunder Megazord holds its saber up against its chest, causing pink lightning to crackle against the blade,
making it surge with yellow energy and blue flashes. Before finally pulling the saber back and in a zoom out, flinging forth a blue energy tornado with pink lightning across the scene.

Recycled, but first in original context.

DAI #14.

Just as Bad Bookala recovers, the blue energy tornado with pink lightning swirls into him, causing him to spin around in a circle,
continuing to do so even after it fades away.


DAI #14.

Close on Bad Bookala's Hammer-pants-wearing legs as he spins around and suddenly lifts up off the ground entirely.


DAI #14.

Bad Bookala, body ridgid as a board, is thrown actoss the sky.


DAI #14.

Bad Bookala flips over onto his back, quaking the scene. He then gets up, wobbily facing forth again.


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 #14.

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

Recycled.

DAI #14.

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 #14.

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

Recycled, repeats, both per source.

DAI #14.

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

There's a black spot on the far right center on this ep's
use of these next four shots, not present in source.

DAI #14.

Bad Bookala falls forward, exploding into a burst of sparks and rising smoke, prompting Thunder Megazord to turn around to face us, beginning to resheath saber.


DAI #14.

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

Recycled.

DAI #14.

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

Recycled. Fades to black.

MMPR 152.

Side angle shot of front exterior doorway to the Youth Center as basketball bouncer heads in with two girls behind, while blonde in pink top exits.

Recycled. Fades in from black, fades out.

Ending Credits


Updated 2011