14 Facts About Power Rangers


Power Rangers is an American entertainment and merchandising franchise built around a live-action superhero television series, based on the Japanese tokusatsu franchise Super Sentai.

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Since Power Rangers derives most of its footage from the Super Sentai series, it features many hallmarks that distinguish it from other superhero series.

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Power Rangers teams operate in teams of three to five, with more Power Rangers joining the team later.

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Production of Power Rangers episodes involves extensive localization of and revision of original Super Sentai source material to incorporate American culture and conform to American television standards.

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Rather than making an English dub or translation of the Japanese footage, Power Rangers programs consist of scenes featuring English-speaking actors spliced with scenes featuring either Japanese actors dubbed into English or the action scenes from the Super Sentai Series featuring the Rangers fighting monsters or the giant robot battles with English dubbing.

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Franchise began with Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, which began broadcasting as part of the Fox Broadcasting Company's Fox Kids programming block.

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From September 2002, Power Rangers had aired on various Disney-owned networks, including the ABC Kids program block on ABC, the ABC Family and Toon Disney cable networks, and Jetix-branded outlets worldwide.

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Production of Power Rangers ceased and the last series by BVS Entertainment, RPM, ended on December 26,2009.

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The second season began the annual tradition of the Power Rangers acquiring new Zords to battle enemies while the core suits from the first season were used, except for that of the White Ranger.

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Power Rangers has been adapted into three theatrical motion pictures.

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The movie, titled simply Power Rangers, was released on March 24,2017 to mixed reviews and a low performance at the box office.

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Power Rangers has long had success in international markets and continues to air in many countries.

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Since the 2010 acquisition by Saban Brands, international television distribution rights for Power Rangers have been managed by MarVista Entertainment until early-2019.

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Power Rangers was briefly banned in Malaysia for supposedly encouraging the use of drugs because it contained the word "Morphin'" in its title, which could be associated with morphine.

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