Station 14


TOOT-TOOT RESSHA SENTAI TOQGER. Let’s go! Today’s episode is entitled: “Super Cop, Ace Detective.”

On today’s episode, we start off with a vacuum stealing jewelry. Crazy stuff here.

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As the ToQgers stop at a town to relax, Hikari wants to stay on the train and read a detective novel.

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As the rest of the ToQgers set off for pasta, they are arrested by a detective.

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He thinks that their arrival is on cue with the recent burglaries. OH MY.

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With the rest of the ToQgers arrested, Hikari becomes a detective to find the real cause of the burglaries and to free his friends!

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At the Shadow Line base, Madame Noire tells Zed that Vacuum Shadow is gathering shiny objects for Grita’s wedding dress. Baron Nero does not like Zed’s shiny obsession…

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At the jail, the ToQgers are perfectly handling their capture. lolz

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Ticket, Mr. Conductor, and Hikari become characters out of a 70s Japanese crime show. And I love Mr. Conductor’s sunglasses whip.

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As Hikari searches for clues, he finds Vaccum Shadow stealing things from your local CVS/Walgreens. I love that he morphed in the store; you don’t see that much.

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As Hikari begins to battle Vacuum Shadow, the rest of the ToQgers are cross-examined. Right confesses that they stole everything so he could get free food. Right is starting to grind on me. He’s not really a leader as much as a selfish brat. And yes I get that it’s part of his character development, but it’s grinding week in and week out.

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Hikari shows up to offer the corrupt detective that the ToQgers are in fact innocent. We then go through shots of Hikari’s theory and a new robbery occurring when the ToQgers are in jail, setting them free. After the ToQgers are released, they go after Vacuum Shadow using Hikari’s detective skills.

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They find him at an abandoned warehouse with loads of stolen merch. They take him out with this week’s Coupling Bazooka Rainbow Rush attack: “Shiny Fish Sushi Platter Barrage.”

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Yes friends, they took him with a platter of sushi. God help this attack at episode 40; it’s going to be like a bottle of soap.

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In the pile of stolen goods, Right finds the Police Express support ressha. That’s random.

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It combines with ToQ-Oh to form ToQ-Oh Police. Very reminiscent of Dekaranger/SPD to me.

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They finish Vacuum Shadow off with “Police Smash.” Kind of like Hulk Smash, but with handcuffs and a laser gun.

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Mio and Kagura have an aside that they didn’t arrest him, but used police weapons. lol

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Back on the Rainbow Line, all of the ToQgers eat sushi at the same table, but want better sushi. Lord.

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And finally we’re left with 70s Mr. Conductor drinking brandy out of a huge glass. LOVE. hahaha

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And I don’t know who this dumpling guy will be in the next episode, but I’m already obsessed. haha And we all remember my obsession with Kewtie in Kyoryuger. haha

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I liked the Police Express ressha and kitschy 70s themed police detective stuff, but I feel like I need more from Hikari; more flashbacks, more depth. Yes he’s smart and quiet, but what else? I also loved the transformation in the CVS. That just doesn’t happen much. I give this episode a 7 out of 10 just for the large glass of brandy.

Also, ToQ6 will be arriving around episode 17!! I know I’m excited for an iPhone morpher, orange traffic stick sword, and an ex-Shadow Line monster to become a ranger!

Until next time, this has been SimplyScott1/PowerSentai. Stay imaginative!