Morphylogeny

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers

Opening credits scenes, MMPR season 1 version 2.

Opening is about 01:00;00 by itself.


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ZYU #01.

Fade in as astronauts open dumpster and lights swirl out.

"Closed Captioned" square speech balloon logo is embedded, TV Y7 FV symbol might be on some prints post-96.

♪MMPR Theme starts; Energy swirl SFX.♪

ZYU #01.

Rita rises up and stretches in her dumpster.

"Closed Captioned" square speech balloon logo fades out by about 04;08 f128.

♪ Rita: "Ahh!" ♪

ZYU #01.

Rita talks to her left as henchmonsters stand about.

♪ Rita: "After 10,000 Years, I'm FREE!" ♪

ZYU #01.

Rita and her ESAs turn to their right, as camera pans sharply up to Earth model in sky.

♪ Rita: "It's time to conquer Earth!" ♪

MMPR Unaired Pilot.

Exterior shot of the Command Center.

♪ Zordon: "Alpha! Rita..." ; Materializing SFX♪

MMPR 101.

Zordon's head comes into view on his tube after two shots of electricity from the side columns.

♪ Zordon: "...a's escaped! Recruit..." ♪

MMPR 121.

Alpha fidgets as he looks up at talking Zordon.

♪ Zordon: "...a team of teenagers with attitudes!" ♪

MMPR 101.

Close up on Alpha's hand as he presses buttons on console.

♪ Beeping SFX. ♪

Exclusive to opening; from prior version of DOTD.

Five stunned teens turn to electrical colored light as they teleport out of the Juice Bar.

♪ Teleporting SFX. ♪

MMPR 101.

Five teens land in Command Center as teleport color and static ceases being emitted by columns.

♪ Teleporting SFX. ♪

MMPR 101, effects from ZYU #30.

Close up on Zack's belt region as his Power Morpher appears amid flashy effects.

♪ Materializing SFX. ♪

MMPR 101.

Jason's looking up as white horizontal electricity changes him into Red Ranger.

♪ Materializing SFX. ♪

MMPR Unaired Pilot .

Animated logo with just "Power Rangers" on it.

ZYU #01.

Megazord rises up in formation.

Pilot .

Logo fully forms from circle to fullness.

♪ Logo formation SFX. ♪

MMPR 101.

Jason's karate class tornado kick.

♪ Swooping SFX. ♪

Jason shot from MMPR 101.

Red shot from ZYU #04.

Split screen: left side is Jason looking up at Zordon in CC; right side is Red Ranger posing with glowing Power Sword.

"Austin St. John as Jason" fades in.

♪ Sword slash SFX. ♪

MMPR 101.

Trini doing Tai Chi in the Youth Center.

Trini shot from MMPR 101.

Yellow shot from ZYU #04.

Split screen: left side is Trini looking up at Zordon in CC; right side is Yellow Ranger twirling and posing with glowing Power Daggers.

"Thuy Trang as Trini" fades in.

♪ Dagger twirl and energy SFX. ♪

MMPR 120 .

Zack performing a Hip Hopkido move for his class at the park.

Zack shot from MMPR 101.

Black shot from ZYU #04.

Split screen: left side is Zack looking up at Zordon in CC; right side is Black Ranger posing with glowing Power Axe.

"Walter Jones as Zack" fades in.

♪ Axe slash and energy SFX. ♪

MMPR 101.

Kimberly backflipping on balance beam in Youth Center.

Kim shot from MMPR 101.

Pink shot from ZYU #04.

Split screen: left side is Kim looking up at Zordon in CC; right side is Pink Ranger posing with glowing Power Bow.

"Amy Jo Johnson as Kimberly" fades in.

♪ Bow energy SFX. ♪

MMPR 101.

Billy ducking under Putties' attack in desert.

Billy shot from MMPR 101.

Blue shot from ZYU #04.

Split screen: left side is Billy looking up at Zordon in CC; right side is Blue Ranger posing with glowing Power Lance.

"David Yost as Billy" fades in.

♪ ;Lance energy SFX. ♪

MMPR 101.

Zack's Power Morpher morphing shot.

MMPR 101.

Kim's Power Morpher morphing shot.

MMPR 101.

Billy's Power Morpher morphing shot.

MMPR 101.

Trini's Power Morpher morphing shot.

MMPR 101.

Jason's Power Morpher morphing shot.

ZYU #22.

Tyrannosaurus Dinozord fidgeting.

ZYU #06.

Mastodon Dinozord stomps along the snowy surface.

ZYU #03.

Triceratops Dinozord driving the desert.

MMPR 114.

Tommy spin kicks twice in Youth Center as guy watches.

♪Metallic swooping sound effects.

Tommy shot from MMPR 118.

Green shot from ZYU #22.

Split screen: left side is Tommy looking up at Zordon in CC; right side is Green Ranger lowering Sword of Darkness and raising Dragon Dagger.

"Jason Frank as Tommy" fades in.

MMPR 113.

Bulk & Skull walk through carnival playing with cotton candy.

"Paul Schrier & Jason Narvy as Bulk & Skull" fades in.

MMPR 101.

Zordon moves his mouth while talking.

"David Fielding as Zordon" fades in (removed after MMPR 140).

ZYU #22.

Slow zoom in on Dragonzord rocking from side to side with Green Ranger atop its head.

ZYU #06.

Megazord Tank Mode pulls up to the camera and parks.

"Co-Producer ELLEN LEVY-SARNOFF Supervising Producers WINSTON RICHARD (removed after MMPR 140) TONY OLIVER" fades in.

ZYU #06.

Pterodactyl connects with Megazord body as chestplate.

""

ZYU #06.

Megazord head folds out its horns causing a flash which zooms out from the head to the full Megazord posing in lightning.

"Producers RONNIE HADAR JONATHAN TZACHOR" fades in.

MMPR Unaired Pilot.

Full logo formation recycled. Fades to black.

♪ Ends ♪