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PRZ "The Zeo Serial" aka "Zeo Preview" aka "Zeo Sneak Peek" aka "Unleashing the Power".
(for the record, the actual title to this stuff, according to those at Saban, is currently unknown)

Features Footage from (bold = new): Ohranger, episodes 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, 18, 23, 27, & 31 and Metalder, episode 39.

The complete program, including all logo formations and the two promo segments, lasts roughly 17:56;29.

Each segment is about :30; by itself.


Segment 0A: Promo #1 "The Shapes of Things to Come"

Aired with repeats of MMPR 304, 305, & 306.

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MMPR 343.

Command Center chaos!

Recycled.

MMPR Pilot.

The MMPR logo, superimposed on a starfield, gets all staticy, flashing in and out with MMPR Ranger colors, growing and shrinking.

Sort of recycled, yes? Maybe? Okay, not really, but yes.

METALDER #39.

Explosion erupts against a black, partially starry, background.

Slowed; Image shuts off like a television set.
Cuts shot of Earth at start.

Zeo Serial Segment 3.

Rita turns around from Repulsascope, smiling and talking.


MMPR 305.

Lord Zedd leans back, arms spread and raised, in front of throne.

Recycled.

OH #07.

Five items (green Parthenon, yellow dogu, red M pyramid, pink moai, and blue sphinx) glow and fire beams off into the center,
the camera soon rising up from them to follow the combined red beam into the darkness.
Cut to the beam's destination, a large, clear with white material in it, pyramid prism thing, which turns the red beam into streaking beams of golden light at its tip.


Zeo Serial Segment 15.

Slow push in on newspaper, as Lt. Stone lowers it below his glaring eyes.


Zeo Serial Segment 27.

Ernie, Bulk & Skull, behind Juice Bar, watch TV set together.

TV screen given static & the words "SNEAK PEEK".

Zeo Serial Segment 26.

Behind Juice Bar, Ernie passes out, soon followed by Skull & Bulk.


MMPR 207.

Close on Zedd, sitting on throne, gesturing the fingers on his right hand up above and to the side of his face.

Recycled; image shrinks into blackness.

Segment 0B: Promo #2 "A Taste of What's to Come"

Aired with repeats of MMPR 307, 308, 301, & 302.

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PRZ 344.

The six teens sit in the rubble of the destroyed Command Center, Tommy holds some debris,
while saying "What a mess! It's been totally wiped off the map."


PRZ 344.

The six teens fall down at the camera through the hole in the ground where the Command Center once stood.


OH #02.

Close-up, side angle, of Red Zeo Ranger's arm holding Zeo Blaster to our upper left
and firing a yellow energy ball from it against a dark backdrop.


OH #02.

The giant Hose Head monster gets struck by said energy ball, causing a bright flash.


OH #27.

Under a dark sky, a black pyramid unleashes a golden light upward from its tip.

Cuts before it becomes Pyramidas.

OH #01.

Energy beam flies over and brightly strikes a standing Quadrafighter, with a second close by.


OH #01.

Close on Cog pilot of Quadrafighter, turning to our left as a bright flash begins to erupt.


OH #06.

The giant Staroid monster spark bursts in the city.


OH #01.

As camera pans right, Quadrafighter walks around a cloud and turns to our lower left.


PRZ 344.

Behind the green gooey vortex shot of Tommy reaching forth as the five teens watch from the background.


PRZ 344.

Upward, close shot of the Lunar Palace as it gets shot by repeated energy rings.


PRZ 344.

Tommy, lit by the green from the gooey vortex, looks to our right.


OH #07.

Five items (green Parthenon, yellow dogu, red M pyramid, pink moai, and blue sphinx) sit there,
as the camera soon rises up from them to follow the combined red beam into the darkness.
Cut to the beam's destination, a large, clear with white material in it, pyramid prism thing, which turns the red beam into streaking beams of golden light at its tip.

Recycled, but cuts the beam combining.

PRZ 344.

Tommy's face, looking to our slight left, as seen through the green gooey vortex.


PRZ 344.

Tanya's face.


PRZ 344.

Rocky's face.


PRZ 344.

Kat & Billy's left-facing faces.


Zeo Serial Segment 15.

As Lt. Stone watches from the background, Bulk & Skull look stunned and agape.


Zeo Serial Segment 15.

Slow push in on newspaper, as Lt. Stone lowers it below his glaring eyes.

Recycled.

Zeo Serial Segment 1.

Observatory telescope opens up and begins to turn.

Not night-darkened as it later is.

Zeo Serial Segment 12.

Push in on Joseph Saunders looking into telescope.


Zeo Serial Segment 10.

Close on Dr Kender looking at pictures then worriedly looking to our left.


Zeo Serial Segment 12.

Close on Joseph Saunders as he looks out from telescope, looks directly upward, pulling off hat, agape.


Zeo Serial Segment 27.

Ernie, Bulk & Skull, behind Juice Bar, watch TV set together.

Recycled; "SNEAK PEEK" still on TV.

Zeo Serial Segment 7.

Close on Lord Zedd, sitting on throne, leaning forward slightly while talking.


MMPR 304.

Rita's eye peers at us through the blackness of the Repulsascope.

Recycled.

PRZ 344.

Tommy, Billy, Rocky, and Adam are visible as they all rush through the burning wreckage of the Command Center.

Fades to black.

Segment 1 "Disturbance in Near Space"

Aired with repeat of 303, "A Friend in Need, Part I".

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PRZ 344.

Beam fires across misty void, making contact with block of energy.


Segment 2 "Such Short Notice"

Aired with repeat of 311, "Fourth Down and Long".

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Segment 1.

Dr Jewel gets out of his car and heads into the observatory.

Recycled.

PRZ 344.

Beam fires across misty void, making contact with block of energy.

Recycled.

Segment 3 "Hunka Hunka Evil Overlord"

Aired with repeat of 309, "Passing the Lantern".

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MMPR 343.

Happy Rita begins to turn away from Repulsascope to face her husband.

Recycled, trims start & end.

MMPR 305.

Lord Zedd leans back, arms spread and raised, in front of throne.

Recycled, trimmed.

MMPR 343.

Rita faces Zedd, leaning back and spreading arms cheerfully, while Zedd excitedly jumps up and down and jerks arms about.

Recycled.

MMPR 305.

Close on Zedd in front of throne, facing our slight right, arms raised high.

Recycled, trimmed.

MMPR 305.

Slow push in, close on Zedd in front of throne, facing our slight right, as he motions right arm while pointing.

Recycled, this is most of the stuff trimmed from the prior shot.

PRZ 344.

Beam fires across misty void, making contact with block of energy.

Recycled.

Segment 4 "Yours, Mine, Ours"

Aired with repeat of 313, "Stop the Hate Master, Part I".

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MMPR 337.

Close on Zedd in front of throne, facing our slight right, as motions arm around then punches forth once.

Recycled.

MMPR 340.

Close on Zedd in front of throne, facing our slight right, staff resting against throne, as he kind of wobbles there.

Recycled, trims off 307 stuff.

MMPR 340.

Close on Zedd in front of throne, facing our slight right, staff resting against throne, as he kind of wobbles there.

Recycled already.

MMPR 304.

Rita's eye peers at us through the blackness of the Repulsascope.

Recycled, cuts pan over.

PRZ 344.

Beam fires across misty void, making contact with block of energy, then carves an oval symbol into it.

Start is recycled, but runs longer for first time.

Segment 5 "Ultimate Evil Power"

Aired with repeat of 314, "Stop the Hate Master, Part II".

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MMPR 303.

Finster comes shuffling in from around the corner in front of Nemesis, bowing with hands clutched as he heads to our left.

Recycled.

MMPR 302.

Close on Finster, as he bows, and talks with some hand motioning.

Recycled.

PRZ 344.

Beam fires across misty void, making contact with block of energy, then carves an oval symbol into it.

Recycled.

Segment 6 "Party's Over"

Aired with repeat of 317, "A Ranger Catastrophe, Part I".

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MMPR 213.

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

Recycled.

MMPR 329.

Rear-view of Rita, looking in Repulsascope, as Zedd stands beside her on the balcony, leaning on his elbow on the railing, looking bored.

Recycled.

MMPR 329.

Continued, rear-view of Rita, looking in Repulsascope, as Zedd straightens up beside her.

Recycled, cuts before Pink Ranger appears.

MMPR 233.

Real close on Zedd's face, in front of fan vent, red light glowing off-frame as he menacingly gestures left hand partially in frame at lower right.

Recycled; mirror-flipped.

MMPR 203.

Real close on Zedd's face, in front of fan vent, as he begins to emit his red-vision beam.

Recycled, trimmed heavily, eyebeam added.

OH #01.

As camera pans right, Quadrafighter walks around a cloud and turns to our lower left.

Altered to fit in Zedd vision.

MMPR 203.

Close-up on balcony railing as Zedd slams his right fist down on it, causing a crackle of white electricity, spreading fingers.

Recycled.

PRZ 344.

Beam fires across misty void, making contact with block of energy, then carves an oval symbol into it.

Recycled.

Segment 7 "Start Packing"

Aired with repeat of 318, "A Ranger Catastrophe, Part II".

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MMPR 304.

Finster, in doorway, facing our slight left, nods, talks, and motions arms about.

Recycled.

MMPR 301.

Close on Finster, facing our left, swings left fist around affirmatively, then turns around and leaves.

Recycled.

PRZ 344.

Beam fires across against block of energy, carving, to the right of the oval symbol, a pair of parallel bars.


Segment 8 "Segments 1 & 2 Combined"

Aired with repeat of 312, "Final Face-Off".

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Segments 1 & 2.

Segments 1 & 2 are re-edited to cut the padding and get to the point, and to remind kids where we left off.

Recycled.

PRZ 344.

Beam fires across against block of energy, carving, to the right of the oval symbol, a pair of parallel bars.

Recycled.

Segment 9 "An Event of This Magnitude"

Aired with repeat of 319, "Changing of the Zords, Part I".

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PRZ 344.

Beam fires across against block of energy, carving, to the right of the oval symbol, a pair of parallel bars.

Recycled.

Segment 10 "Very Distressing, Indeed"

Aired with repeat of 320, "Changing of the Zords, Part II".

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Segment 9.

Exterior shot of the observatory at night.

Recycled.

PRZ 344.

Beam fires across against block of energy, carving an upside down triangle symbol.


Segment 11 "Anything to Fear?"

Aired with repeat of 321, "Changing of the Zords, Part III".

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OH #18.

Kender inspects photo of Machine Empire Gearship.

Printed out on paper and held in scene.
That's a first.

OH #02.

Two rows of rotating Gearships hover just on the edge of the Earth's atmosphere.

Fades in. Altered to fit in telescope vision.

OH #01.

As a horde of Cogs beat their chests below, several Quadrafighters walk toward us, a few more float not far behind,
and a huge Gearship spins in the distance.

Altered to fit in telescope vision.

OH #01.

Close on those few Quadrafighters float toward the screen, the Cogs pilots punching a fist in the air,
as a huge Gearship spins in the distance.

Altered to fit in telescope vision.

PRZ 344.

Beam fires across against block of energy, carving an upside down triangle symbol.

Recycled.

Segment 12 "Unusually Quiet"

Aired with repeat of 322, "Follow That Cab!".

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OH #01.

Quadrafighter flies through the sky, swooping to our slight left as it approaches.

Darkened; Altered to fit in telescope vision.

PRZ 344.

Beam fires across against block of energy, carving an upside down triangle symbol.

Recycled.

Segment 13 "Coming This Way"

Aired with repeat of 315, "The Potion Notion".

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PRZ 344.

Beam fires across against block of energy, carving a rectangle symbol.


Segment 14 "A Secret Alien Spaceship?"

Aired with repeat of 323, "A Different Shade of Pink, Part I".

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PRZ 344.

Beam fires across against block of energy, carving a rectangle symbol.

Recycled.

Segment 15 "Slavedriver!"

Aired with repeat of 324, "A Different Shade of Pink, Part II".

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PRZ 344.

Beam fires across against block of energy, carving a rectangle symbol.

Recycled.

Segment 16 "Keeping a Keen Eye Out"

Aired with repeat of 325, "A Different Shade of Pink, Part III".

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PRZ 344.

Beam fires across against block of energy, carving a star symbol.


Segment 17 "Afoot"

Aired with repeat of 327, "Another Brick in the Wall".

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PRZ 344.

Beam fires across against block of energy, carving a star symbol.

Recycled.

Segment 18 "An Excellent Development"

Aired with repeat of 328, "A Chimp in Charge".

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OH #23.

King Mondo & Queen Machina watch footage of Bulk & Skull on video screen.

US footage superimposed onto screen.

OH #14.

Bulk & Skull slumber together in field, on video screen.

US footage superimposed onto screen.

OH #31.

Queen Machina turns toward cardboard cut-out of Earth, as she leans in and out.

Cuts her turn around to us.

OH #18.

Still watching footage of the napping Bulk & Skull, King Mondo soon turns to our right, motioning arm, talking all the while.


OH #14.

Continued throughout each shot, Bulk & Skull keep sleeping together in field, on video screen.

US footage superimposed onto screen.

OH #16.

Queen Machina turns to her left, and points her folded fan at Japan on the Earth cutout, as shot zooms in on it.

Trims her talking at start.

PRZ 344.

Beam fires across against block of energy, carving a star symbol.

Recycled.

Segment 19 "Too Soon to Tell"

Aired with repeat of 329, "Master Vile and the Metallic Armor, Part I".

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PRZ 344.

The full long golden block of energy pulls away from us, then the carved symbols discharge the rest of the block, the symbols shimmering together.


Segment 20 "Casually Stand and Stroll Away"

Aired with repeat of 330, "Master Vile and the Metallic Armor, Part II".

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OH #18.

Gearship slowly lowers down and hovers above a mountain range.


OH #18.

Hovering Gearship slowly rises up and away from above a mountain range.

Recycled already, plays in reverse.

PRZ 344.

The full long golden block of energy pulls away from us, then the carved symbols discharge the rest of the block, the symbols shimmering together.

Recycled.

Segment 21 "Act Fast"

Aired with repeat of 331, "Master Vile and the Metallic Armor, Part III".

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PRZ 344.

The full long golden block of energy pulls away from us, then the carved symbols discharge the rest of the block, the symbols shimmering together.

Recycled.

Segment 22 "Frontier Scouts"

Aired with repeat of 332, "The Sound of Dischordia".

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PRZ 344.

The full long golden block of energy pulls away from us, then the carved symbols discharge the rest of the block, the symbols shimmering together.

Recycled.

Segment 23 "Patrolman's Honor"

Aired with repeat of 333, "Rangers in Reverse".

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OH #01.

Close-up on Cog's face as its eye region slides up, exposing clockwork eyes.
Cut to extreme close-up of its eyes as they flash with energy being released.


PRZ 344.

The full long golden block of energy pulls away from us, then the carved symbols discharge the rest of the block,
the symbols shimmering together. Above them, a dark blue warping shape begins to form.

Recycled, but runs longer for first time.

Segment 24 "Classified Information"

Aired with repeat of 334, "Alien Rangers of Aquitar, Part I".

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PRZ 344.

The full long golden block of energy pulls away from us, then the carved symbols discharge the rest of the block,
the symbols shimmering together. Above them, a dark blue warping shape begins to form.

Recycled.

Segment 25 "Big, Ugly, Metal Dudes"

Aired with repeat of 335, "Alien Rangers of Aquitar, Part II".

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PRZ 344.

The full long golden block of energy pulls away from us, then the carved symbols discharge the rest of the block,
the symbols shimmering together. Above them, a dark blue warping shape begins to form.

Recycled.

Segment 26 "State of Emergency"

Aired with repeat of 336, "Climb Every Fountain".

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PRZ 344.

The full long golden block of energy pulls away from us, then the carved symbols discharge the rest of the block,
the symbols shimmering together. Above them, a dark blue warping shape begins to form.

Recycled.

Segment 27 "Plea"

Aired with repeat of 337, "The Alien Trap".

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PRZ 344.

Above the five golden symbols, lightning strikes the blue warping shape, turning it into the "POWER RANGERS" logo with backing.


Segment 28 "Reign on Earth"

Aired with repeat of 338, "Attack of the 60' Bulk".

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OH #14.

News broadcast of California's Governor appears on Machine Empire Skybase video screen.

US footage superimposed onto recycled footage.

OH #12.

Close on King Mondo, talking at us, motioning his left hand about as he does so.

Cuts off much of zoom in to reduce dialogue
and eventual on-screen Japanese title.

OH #11.

Close on Queen Machina, talking at us, gesturing her folded fan forth, then spreading it out, then spreading arms, and pointing fan forth again.

Cuts before pan over to Mondo.

OH #12.

Facing our left, King Mondo talks, he turns more to our slight left, motioning his left hand about and moving his staff about in his right.

Cuts his stepping into frame.

OH #12.

Closer on King Mondo talking, very slowly zooming in, as he keeps facing our slight left, moving about in place a lot.

Both ends trimmed to reduce dialogue.

PRZ 344.

Above the five golden symbols, lightning strikes the blue warping shape, turning it into the "POWER RANGERS" logo with backing.

Recycled.

Segment 29 "Fragile Little Planet"

Aired with repeat of 339, "Water You Thinking?".

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OH #02.

Two rows of rotating Gearships hover just on the edge of the Earth's atmosphere, the moon in the distant upper left.

Recycled, but first time unaltered.

OH #18.

King Mondo faces our left, then turns completely around to our right, talking as he points with his right hand.


OH #23 & 01.

King Mondo & Queen Machina watch downward footage Quadrafighters flying over the city on video screen.

Main footage recycled, insert stuff is new.

OH #23 & 01.

Continued, of King Mondo & Queen Machina watching footage of Gearship floating in from our left and hovering over a building on video screen.

Main footage recycled, insert stuff is new.

OH #23.

Queen Machina & King Mondo fidget about, beside each other, the latter talking.
Slow zoom in on Machina, as she talks, motions fan about while doing so.


OH #18.

King Mondo faces our left, then turns completely around to our right, talking as he points with his right hand.

Recycled already.

OH #23 & 03.

King Mondo & Queen Machina watch footage of a trio of Quadrafighters flying in formation through the sky, turning to our right on the video screen.

Main footage recycled, insert footage is new.

OH #23.

Queen Machina & King Mondo fidget about, beside each other, the latter talking.

Recycled already, cuts before zoom in on Machina.

PRZ 344.

Above the five golden symbols, lightning strikes the blue warping shape, turning it into the "POWER RANGERS" logo with backing.

Recycled.

Segment 30 "Into Thin Air"

Aired with repeat of 340, "Along Came a Spider".

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PRZ 344.

Above the five golden symbols, lightning strikes the blue warping shape, turning it into the "POWER RANGERS ZEO" logo with backing.

Alternate version of the one without "ZEO" on it.

Segment 31 "Immediately, If Not Sooner"

Aired with repeat of 341, "Sowing the Seas of Evil".

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MMPR 202.

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

Recycled.

MMPR 303.

Finster comes shuffling in from around the corner in front of Nemesis, bowing with hands clutches as he heads to our left.

Recycled.

MMPR 301.

Push in on the throne, Zedd sitting and Rita standing beside it, as Finster shuffles ahead of us.

Recycled.

MMPR 302.

Close on Finster, as he bows, and talks with some hand motioning.

Recycled.

MMPR 301.

Continued, as Finster talks to them both, Zedd soon stands up from the throne, beside Rita.

Recycled.

MMPR 302.

Close on Finster, as he talks with some hand motioning.

Recycled.

MMPR 301.

Continued, Zedd remains standing beside Rita, as Finster finishes talking and begins to turn around.

Recycled.

MMPR 302.

Close on Finster as he finishes turning away from us and leaving.

Recycled, trimmed.

PRZ 344.

Above the five golden symbols, lightning strikes the blue warping shape, turning it into the "POWER RANGERS ZEO" logo with backing.

Recycled.

Segment 32 "No Mercy!"

Aired with repeat of 342, "Hogday Afternoon, Part I".

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OH #02.

Two rows of rotating Gearships hover just on the edge of the Earth's atmosphere, the moon in the distant upper left.

Recycled.

OH #18.

Slow zoom in over the rotating gearworks of the Machine Skybase onto King Mondo, facing us as he talks, motioning right arm.

Trimmed to reduce dialogue.

OH #11.

Queen Machina talks, going from facing our right, turning forward to face our slight right, jerking arms and folded fan.

Trims start.

OH #18 & MMPR 301.

Watching footage of Zedd sitting on his throne by standing Rita, King Mondo soon turns to our right, motioning arm, talking all the while.

Recycled, both main and insert.

OH #11.

Queen Machina talks, facing our slight right, angrily swatting folded fan forth, then smacking the side of her head three times quickly,
and slamming both arms down in a huff.


OH #18.

King Mondo talks at us, points his staff then pats it against his hand, the camera eventually slow zooming in over the rotating gearworks.

Trimmed a little.

OH #11.

Queen Machina talks, going from facing our right, turning forward to face our slight right, jerking arms and folded fan.

Recycled already.

OH #15.

Close, upward angle, on King Mondo, talking as he motions his staff from our left to our right.

Trimmed at each end to reduce dialogue.

OH #14 & MMPR 301.

Footage of Zedd sitting on throne beside a standing Rita plays on Machine Empire Skybase video screen.

Recycled, both main and insert.

OH #12.

Close on King Mondo, talking at us, motioning his left hand about as he does so.

Recycled.

PRZ 344.

Above the five golden symbols, lightning strikes the blue warping shape, turning it into the "POWER RANGERS ZEO" logo with backing.

Recycled, but with Saban logo for first time.


Updated 2011