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#149:

MMAR 337 "The Alien Trap".

Features Footage from (bold = new): Kakuranger, episodes 15 & 16.

The complete program, from "Today On" to end of Saban logo, lasts roughly 20:37;07.

"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 (MMAR version 1A starts)


The Episode Itself

Zordon Face 1.

Medium shot.

Number of uses this episode: 3.

Zordon Face 2.

Close shot.

Number of uses this episode: 1.

Zordon Face Bonus.

Rotating on a purple Aquitian telepathy bubble.

Number of uses this episode: 1.

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 244.

Zedd backs up in front of throne, raising arms up, then slowly sits down, and begins to shake with growing laughter,
as throne turns around to our left, the golden Z on the back of it soon facing us.

Recycled; fades to black.

MMPR 320/329.

Zoom out from the sun shining in the sky to our left, to close on the shadowy side of the Command Center..

Recycled; fades in 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 315.

Goldar stands to our left turning to look at Rito, who stands there, rubbing his right shoulder.

Recycled; from 304 shoot.

MMPR 305.

Zedd gets up off his throne and comes over to its left side, facing us with a wide left arm gesture, Rito & Goldar below turning around also.

Recycled.

MMPR 211.

Close, downward angle, on Squatt & Baboo standing at base of balcony steps, appearing worried, Squatt covering his eyes.

Recycled.

KAKU #15.

Merrick the Barbaric walks into frame, facing our right, motioning arm, talking with sword resting on shoulder,
as Erik the Barbaric joins his side, nodding.


KAKU #15.

The Barbaric Brothers stand together in the woods, with Merrick taking a swig of his lunar waste flask.

Cuts before he spews fire.

KAKU #15.

Erik points his sword forth and steps over to our right, getting behind Merrick, who gestures hand to chest, then raises sword and points it forth.


MMPR 317.

The cameraman is looking in the wrong end! Oh wait, it's Rita's eye peering through the Repulsascope.

Recycled.

MMPR 318.

Zedd sits on throne, turned to our slight right, then gets up from his throne and goes to our right, visibly chuckling.

Recycled, runs much longer at start.

KAKU #15.

Merrick the Barbaric walks into frame, facing our right, motioning arm, talking with sword resting on shoulder,
as Erik the Barbaric joins his side, nodding.

Recycled.

MMPR 302.

Pan left, from active alarm light, to Alpha gripping his head and talking with a side to side shake,
before turning to side console, zoom in as he types frantically, pan out and follow as he moves over to another section.

Recycled, but runs longer at end.

MMPR 202.

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

Recycled.

MMPR 310.

Zedd facing our right, talking, raising right hand, then turns to our left for a moment.

Recycled.

MMPR 335.

Complete morphing sequence, all five Aquitar Rangers, all at once.

Recycled.

KAKU #16.

Zoom out from Red Alien Ranger, resting his sword on his right shoulder, as his teammates regroup around him.
White touches his other shoulder, nod-talking to him, he pushes her arm away casually, as she looks forward.

Fades in from white;
A usable Red vs Barbarics fight sequence prior was cut.

KAKU #16.

Zoom in on the Barbaric Brothers, standing there wearily, Merrick motions sword and hand about while talking.


MMPR 304.

Goldar talks while looking beside Repulsascope, he then backs up and away, as Zedd & Rita walk up balcony steps, cross staves,
and release flashing bolts of combined lightning energy forth while shouting, "Grow, monsters, grow!"

Recycled.

KAKU #16.

Thundercloud crackles with bluish electricity, and erupts with a downpour, not of rain, but of multiple bolts of unnatural lightning.

Recycled, per source.

KAKU #16.

Bluish lightning pours down upon Erik & Merrick, causing the Barbaric Brothers to glow and grow gigantically, towering above us.

Follow-ups of Rangers reacting, then tossing coins, are replaced by US footage.

KAKU #16.

Five golden glowing balls streak across the terrain, and in a flash of swirling energy, form into the five Battle Borgs.

Cuts follow-up sequence of Rangers merging into Borgs' foreheads.

KAKU #16.

Side angle zoom out as the five Battle Borgs pose, facing our left.


KAKU #16.

Erik & Merrick react with a hop back, getting into defensive poses.


KAKU #16.

Erik & Merrick straighten up, as shark-edged armor and right-hand weapons materialize in a brief glow of blue onto their bodies.


KAKU #16.

Pan down, close on Merrick, showing off his jagged-shouldered armor and new drill hand.


KAKU #16.

Pan up, close on Erick, showing off his pointy metal boots, and jagged-shouldered armor with saw hand.


KAKU #16.

The Barbaric Brothers pose battle ready with their new add-ons.


KAKU #16.

Side angle on the five Battle Borgs, shifting poses to new positions, before rushing forth to our left.


KAKU #16.

The Barbaric Brothers change poses, before rushing forth to our right.


KAKU #16.

Zoom out and pan left as Erik takes on Black, Yellow, & Blue Battle Borgs to our right, and to our left, Merrick battles White & Red Battle Borgs.


KAKU #16.

Close-up on Erik's saw hand as it spins to life, zoom out as he holds it up and thrusts it forth.


KAKU #16.

Blue & Yellow Battle Borgs get sparkily slashed by Erik's saw hand, knocking them back.


KAKU #16.

Blue & Yellow Battle Borgs fall and roll, quaking the area, then get up in weak crouches.


KAKU #16.

Through the smoke, Black Battle Borg gestures arms, then jumps up.


KAKU #16.

Black Battle Borg leaps up and punches forth. Repeat with a different take.


KAKU #16.

Erik turns and gets punched in the chest by Black Battle Borg as it lands, then sparkily slashes it with his saw hand.
Black blocks Erik's next saw strike, but while holding onto his arm, the Barbaric Brother uses the leverage to begin to pick the Borg up.


KAKU #16.

Ground level shot of Erik's boots as Black Battle Borg's feet rise up off the ground.


KAKU #16.

With Black Battle Borg held high over his head, Erik begins to spin around, counterclockwise.


KAKU #16.

Downward angle on Erik spinning Black Battle Borg right round, right round, like a record, baby.


KAKU #16.

Round and round Erik goes, where he stops, nobody... Oh wait, he stops now, flinging Black Battle Borg off.


KAKU #16.

Black Battle Borg is thrown through the air, over the camera.


KAKU #16.

Black Battle Borg slams into Blue & Yellow Battle Borgs, spark bursting both of them down.


KAKU #16.

Black, Blue, & Yellow Battle Borgs fall and roll, quaking the area.


KAKU #16.

Close on Merrick's drill, spinning to life, as he holds it up, then thrusts it forth.


KAKU #16.

Merrick sparkily drill-stabs White Battle Borg, knocking it away. Red Battle Borg kicks him, but the armor shields him, allowing Merrick to sparkily drill-stab back.

Split from source to fit in US footage of Rangers between.

KAKU #16.

Continued, Merrick ducks as White Battle Borg hops up and kicks over him, he then jumps up and strikes.

Split.

KAKU #16.

Close on White Battle Borg getting sparkily struck by Merrick.


KAKU #16.

White Battle Borg falls, rolls, and reaches out before falling flat.


KAKU #16.

Zoom out from Red Battle Borg glancing about, then punching at Merrick, it's blocked, kicking at him, it's blocked, then getting sparkily drill-swiped.


KAKU #16.

Red Battle Borg blocks Merrick's drill arm with both of its forearms held up, until the Barbaric Brother shifts weight around.


KAKU #16.

Red Battle Borg is thrown into the air away from Merrick.


KAKU #16.

Red Battle Borg falls and rolls, getting up in a weak crouch.


KAKU #16.

Zoom out from Merrick, drill ready, Red Battle Borg crouching facing him, before Erik steps into foreground behind Red,
which causes the Borg to turn around.


KAKU #16.

Red Battle Borg rises up to face Erik, who saw-slashes it into a spin, then punches Red, causing it to turn its back to him.
The Barbaric Brother then grabs hold of Red, holding it in place as shot zooms in on the helpless Borg.


KAKU #16.

Merrick gestures left hand menacingly, and slowly walks forth, pointing spinning drill arm forth.


KAKU #16.

Merrick's POV, approaching the Erik-held Red Battle Borg, struggling, chest smoking.


KAKU #16.

Pan up, close on Merrick, from his armored-booted feet, as he rushes on.


KAKU #16.

Drill-cam shot of the spinning drill arm driving straight on at the Erik-held Red (no, not the Viking).


KAKU #16.

Lying on the ground nearby, Blue, Black, & Yellow Battle Borgs reach out in weary protest.


KAKU #16.

Sharp zoom in on White Battle Borg, also reaching out in protest from the ground.


KAKU #16.

Quick shot of Merrick thrusting drill onward.


KAKU #16.

In dramatic-slow motion, Red Battle Borg leans to our left real hard, causing Erik to turn around with it, turning his back to his brother.

Cuts follow-up of Merrick drill-impaling Erik sparkily.

KAKU #16.

Red Battle Borg falls and rolls to safety, getting into a pose.

Cuts follow-up of Merrick pulling drill out of Erik and holding him concernedly.

KAKU #16.

Zoom out as Red Battle Borg rises up, as its fellow Borgs regroup around, all then raising fists and nodding.


KAKU #16.

Close on Red Battle Borg, lowering fist, then crossing forearms in front of face, then unlocking them quickly.

Cuts follow-up sequence of Red exiting Borg's forehead,
the Rangers leaping over and entering Shogunzords,
Barbarics reacting to the Shoguns, then the Shogunzords standing around.

KAKU #16.

Five streaks of Ranger color fire in and materialize into the five Shogunzords, three atop the mountain, two in front,
as they motion arms out in unison, then lock hands in front of chests, then turn back into energy,
coming together into Red, forming, in a series of flashes, into the Shogun Megazord, lowering arms amid huge bolts of lightning.

Recycled.

KAKU #16.

Pan up on Erik & Merrick, rushing forth, readying their weapon-arms.


KAKU #16.

Close on Shogun Megazord, zoom in on its face as it tilts head forward, lightning flashing off-frame.

Recycled.

KAKU #16.

Close on Shogun Megazord's right shoulder symbol of the golden fish thing, shimmering, zoom out as in a flash of golden light,
the hilt of its Saber materializes in its right hand.

Recycled.

KAKU #16.

Close-up on Shogun Megazord's Saber, as a blade of flames spews out from the fish's fanged mouth.

Recycled.

KAKU #16.

Close on Shogun Megazord, as it slowly points its Saber's blade of flames into the camera, engulfing it.

Recycled.

KAKU #16.

A flash, flare and shimmer of energy, as Shogun Megazord, Saber raised high, slowly steps forth and slashes flaming blade diagonally downward.

Recycled.

KAKU #16.

Repeat, closer, on Shogun Megazord slashing flaming blade of its Saber diagonally downward through the screen.

Recycled.

KAKU #16.

Close on Erik & Merrick as the flames cut across them, causing both to cease rushing as they flare and shimmer.


KAKU #16.

Close Shogun Megazord as it holds up its left hand vertically in front of its face, and nods.


KAKU #16.

Shown between Shogun Megazord's legs, Erik & Merrick hug each other and collapse, exploding massively together.


KAKU #16.

Upward push in on Shogun Megazord, raising saber, then stepping forth and lowering it, victoriously looming over us.

Recycled.

MMPR 312.

Rito Revolto leans in on camera, very uncomfortably close.

Recycled, but unaltered and plays in reverse.

MMPR 312.

Rito Revolto stands in front of Repulsascope, unsaluting, then motioning arm.

Recycled.
Stuff around this is alternate takes & previously unused footage from 312

MMPR 217.

Darkened Command Center exterior, close, ground level angle.

Recycled; fades in from black.

MMPR 108.

Close up of Alpha's hand, pressing, on console, red button, yellow, green, amber.

Recycled.

MMPR 337.

30 second montage of bloopers from the ep.

Altered to fit in end credits.


Updated 2011