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Season 13

Beginnings Part 1

535 :13×01 – Beginnings (1)

First aired: Feb/05/2005
Writer: 
Bruce Kalish
Director: 
Greg Aronowitz

It is the year 2025 and Humans and Aliens live together in peace, a new team is formed to keep the earth safe. Space Patrol Delta. However, they are about to face a new and deadly threat to the galaxy. Emperor Gruumm has arrived, sending his advanced Krybot guard to access a device that will boost his power, only one group can stop him, three cadets recently promoted to the rank of Power Rangers.


Beginnings Part 2

536 :13×02 – Beginnings (2)

First aired: Feb/05/2005
Writer: 
Greg Aronowitz
Director: 
Greg Aronowitz

The new Rangers battle Gruumm’s Krybots, whilst two thieves, Jack and Z, are brought to justice and are given a choice, join SPD, or suffer in prison. Z takes up the offer, but Jack is hesitant. Gruumm prepares the next phase of his scheme.


Confronted

537 :13×03 – Confronted

First aired: Feb/12/2005
Writer: 
Jackie Marchand
Director: 
Greg Aronowitz

When SPD’s premiere team, The A-Squad, are called off world to battle the Troobian armada, B-Squad are given the task of safeguarding Earth, but Jack’s complacent laziness and abuse of power as a Ranger separates him from the team. Meanwhile, Broodwing unleashes a devastating machine to challenge the Rangers, forcing them to fight him without Jack in their Zords.


Walls

538 :13×04 – Walls

First aired: Feb/19/2005
Writer: 
John Tellegen
Director: 
Andrew Merrifield

Sky’s bitter jealousy of Jack’s position as Red Ranger comes to the surface once more, as he becomes more confrontational and isolated from the team.


Dogged

539 :13×05 – Dogged

First aired: Feb/26/2005
Writer: 
Jackie Marchand
Director: 
Andrew Merrifield

R.I.C is seriously malfunctioning so Cruger orders his shutdown. Syd asks Bridge and Boom if they can fix him.


Abridged

540 :13×06 – A-Bridged

First aired: Mar/05/2005
Writer: 
Mark Hoffmeier
Director: 
Andrew Merrifield

Bridge personally investigates a recent bank robbery in an effort to prove the innocence of a monster who has no reason to be innocent, having attacked the Rangers and resisted arrest at the scene of the crime.


Sam Part 1

541 :13×07 – Sam (1)

First aired: Mar/12/2005
Writer: 
Bruce Kalish
Director: 
Charlie Haskell

The Rangers face a formidable challenge in Sam, a young boy with amazing powers. Manipulated into emptying an entire office building by Broodwing, Sam’s only hope from capture is Z, who sees the good in him. The Rangers face off against the Troobian Orangehead.


Sam Part 2

542 :13×08 – Sam (2)

First aired: Mar/19/2005
Writer: 
John Tellegen
Director: 
Charlie Haskell

Z and Cruger attempt to convince the Rangers that Sam’s situation is not unique in an attempt to prove how much good he can provide them, but Sam is still being targeted by both sides.


Idol

543 :13×09 – Idol

First aired: Apr/02/2005
Writer: 
David Garber
Director: 
Charlie Haskell

Sky’s best friend Dru returns to Earth after a year missing from duty. Loyalties are tested however when Dru is implicated in a failed assassination attempt on Cruger’s life.


Stakeout

544 :13×10 – Stakeout

First aired: Apr/09/2005
Writer: 
Jackie Marchand
Director: 
Mark Beesley

Tension builds between the Rangers when Jack neglects Syd’s birthday and gets involved with a criminal suspects former partner under careful observation.


Shadow Part 1

545 :13×11 – Shadow (1)

First aired: Apr/16/2005
Writer: 
Bruce Kalish
Director: 
Mark Beesley

Haunted by nightmares of his past, Cruger is most intolerable to be around, biting people’s heads off at the slightest remark.


Shadow Part 2

546 :13×12 – Shadow (2)

First aired: Apr/23/2005
Writer: 
Bruce Kalish
Director: 
Mark Beesley

When an old enemy of Cruger’s kidnaps Kat, he vengefully attempts a rescue mission with the aid of a new morpher. One hundred Krybots stand between him and saving his friend, can the powers of the SPD Shadow Ranger prove up to the challenge?


Abandoned

547 :13×13 – Abandoned

First aired: Apr/30/2005
Writer: 
John Tellegen
Director: 
Britta Johnstone

When Kruger refuses to help B-Squad battle Gruumm’s latest agent of destruction, the B-Squad are forced to solve their latest case without the aid of their commanding officer. Meanwhile, Gruumm’s monster sets his sights on obtaining a stone that is said to contain great power.


Wired Part 1

548 :13×14 – Wired (1)

First aired: May/07/2005
Writer: 
Jackie MarchandJohn Tellegen
Director: 
Britta Johnstone

The Rangers learn there is more to eager D-Squad member Sophie than meets the eye as Mora and the criminal Valko make preparations to sabotage the Delta Base.


Wired Part 2

549 :13×15 – Wired (2)

First aired: May/14/2005
Writer: 
John TellegenJackie Marchand
Director: 
Britta Johnstone

Her true nature revealed, Sophie is cast out of SPD. An enraged Kruger demands B-Squad retreat Sophie at all costs, but Valko intercepts her ahead of the team and takes her to a remote warehouse, where her unique abilities play a hand in helping him to control the monstrous Goradon.


Boom

550 :13×16 – Boom

First aired: May/21/2005
Writer: 
Greg Aronowitz
Director: 
Andrew Merrifield

Boom, with help from Bridge, Z, and Syd, is forced to lie to his parents that he is the “Orange Ranger” when they come to visit him. Meanwhile, Jack and Sky disappear while investigating a disturbance in a warehouse.


Recognition

551 :13×17 – Recognition

First aired: Jun/04/2005
Writer: 
David Garber
Director: 
Andrew Merrifield

On his way to interrogation, alien criminal Wootox switches bodies with Sky and creates havoc within the Delta Base whilst Sky is incarcerated. Escaping, Sky realizes that Wootox’s native language is incomprehensible to humans.


Samurai

552 :13×18 – Samurai

First aired: Jun/11/2005
Writer: 
Matthew Hawkins
Director: 
Andrew Merrifield

Emperor Gruumm uses a time portal to bring a skilled alien Samurai, Katana, into the present day.


Dismissed

553 :13×19 – Dismissed

First aired: Jun/18/2005
Writer: 
Jesse Horsting
Director: 
Paul Grinder

Kruger issues an open challenge to Emperor Gruumm to meet him face-to-face on Earth. Meanwhile, Supreme Commander Birdie arrives at the Command Center to check on progress. After a series of heated disagreements over how to run SPD, Birdie dismisses Kruger and takes command himself.


Perspective

554 :13×20 – Perspective

First aired: Jun/25/2005
Writer: 
Bruce Kalish
Director: 
Paul Grinder

When the satellite surveillance systems are cut off during a battle between the B-Squad and The Krybots at the World Gold Depository,Kruger demands a first-hand account of the mission, only to be subjected to various, ego-driven points of view from the Rangers questioned.


Messenger Part 1

555 :13×21 – Messenger (1)

First aired: Jul/10/2005
Writer: 
Bruce Kalish
Director: 
Paul Grinder

Morgana, formerly the child Mora, leads a personal assault against the B-Squad. Meanwhile, Boom discovers a cryptic and ominous message from the future warning of the fall of SPD and the triumph of Gruumm.


Messenger Part 2

556 :13×22 – Messenger (2)

First aired: Jul/16/2005
Writer: 
Jackie Marchand
Director: 
Paul Grinder

The B-Squad is bailed out of their difficult battle with Morgana and her cohorts by the enigmatic Omega Ranger, an SPD member from a timeline presently under the grip of Emperor Gruumm’s evil. The Omega Ranger’s arrogance cuts him off from B-Squad as he insists his technology is superior to theirs, but when his battle with Morgana leaves him at the mercy of the monstrous Devastation, the B-Squad become his sole means of support.


Zapped

557 :13×23 – Zapped

First aired: Jul/25/2005
Writer: 
Stan Berkowitz
Director: 
John Laing

Morgana helps out downtrodden magician Mysticon, offering a means to become genuinely powerful in exchange for assisting her in defeating The Rangers.


Reflections Part 1

558 :13×24 – Reflection (1)

First aired: Aug/12/2005
Writer: 
Jackie Marchand
Director: 
John Laing

In order to track down and nullify the threat of the alien copycat criminal Slate, a new SPD Battlizier is developed. Sky is assigned to gain information on Slate from the criminal Mirloc, who, unbeknownst to Sky, is the being responsible for the death of his father.


Reflections Part 2

559 :13×25 – Reflection (2)

First aired: Aug/12/2005
Writer: 
Jackie Marchand
Director: 
John Laing

Learning of how closely connected Mirloc is to his past, Sky angrily confronts Cruger over concealing the truth from him for so long. Meanwhile, Mirloc offers his services to Gruumm and uses his unique reflective powers to seize control of B-Squad’s weapons and ultimately captures them. When Omega frees them, Sky is given the opportunity to take justice into his own hands with the power of the SPD Battlizer at his disposal.


SWAT Part 1

560 :13×26 – S.W.A.T. (1)

First aired: Aug/15/2005
Writer: 
John Tellegen
Director: 
Britta Johnstone

When two acquaintances of Piggy, Stench and Thrasher, begin to get the better of the bickering and unfocused B-Squad with heavily advanced armor, Kruger sends the squabbling Rangers to the planet Zentor to undergo a rigorous series of exercises under the supervision of Sergeant Silverback.


SWAT Part 2

561 :13×27 – S.W.A.T. (2)

First aired: Aug/22/2005
Writer: 
Greg Aronowitz
Director: 
Britta Johnstone

Piggy works both sides of the fence supplying pirated technology to both the feuding Gruumm and Broodwing whilst his treacherous allies Stench and Thrasher take the Omega Ranger and Cruger hostage. On the planet Zentor, The B-Squad fail to impress Sergeant Silverback and are demoted…they will have to learn the full measure of teamwork if they are to regain their rank and their right to defend the Earth, but will even the new S.W.A.T upgrades be enough to overcome Stench and Thrasher’s armor?


Robotpalooza

562 :13×28 – Robotpalooza

First aired: Aug/29/2005
Writer: 
Bruce Kalish
Director: 
John Laing

The Rangers are plagued by a wave of robotic assailants, taxing them to the point of exhaustion. Meanwhile Bridge begins to have a series of recurring dreams revolving around a battle that has yet to occur,


Impact

563 :13×29 – Impact

First aired: Sep/23/2005
Writer: 
Jackie Marchand
Director: 
Paul Grinder

One of Broodwing’s allies impersonates a respected meteorologist and succeeds in setting a meteor on a collision course with Earth.


Katastrophe

564 :13×30 – Katastrophe

First aired: Sep/26/2005
Writer: 
Jackie Marchand
Director: 
Britta Johnstone

Kat is offered the chance to serve with Galaxy Command, but an envious former classmate arrives on the scene armed with a deadly weapon, and only Kat can bring his rampage to a halt with the aid of special powers.


Missing

565 :13×31 – Missing

First aired: Oct/03/2005
Writer: 
Bruce Kalish
Director: 
John Laing

Whilst tracking down a fugitive called Bork, Bridge mysteriously vanishes, leaving the Rangers with an urgent need to locate him before he meets certain doom.


History

566 :13×32 – History

First aired: Oct/11/2005
Writer: 
Jackie Marchand
Director: 
Paul Grinder

Broodwing and his assistant Professor Cerebros of the New Tech City Laboratory bring the Dino Thunder Rangers to the future. It soon falls to the Dino Thunder Rangers and S.P.D Rangers to foil Broodwing and Gruumm’s plan!


Badge

567 :13×33 – Badge (1)

First aired: Oct/17/2005
Writer: 
Jackie Marchand
Director: 
John Laing

Cruger faces his past as an old enemy begins inflicting pain on SPD officers before stealing the badges of his victims.


Insomnia

568 :13×34 – Insomnia (2)

First aired: Oct/28/2005
Writer: 
John Tellegen
Director: 
John Laing

The Rangers have difficulty sleeping after overhearing a conversation between Cruger and Kat lamenting over the loss of A-Squad and their effectiveness. They reflect on their previous adventures, whilst Mora discovers the truth behind Gruumms’ pilfering of resources.


Ressurection

569 :13×35 – Resurrection

First aired: Nov/04/2005
Writer: 
Bruce Kalish
Director: 
John Laing

Jack meets a kindred spirit offering out stolen goods to the homeless, a trait he was once accustomed to, A-Squad is finally located, but they have new allegiances.


Endings Part 1

570 :13×36 – Endings (1)

First aired: Nov/07/2005
Writer: 
Jackie Marchand
Director: 
Greg Aronowitz

Cruger is captured by A-Squad and held on board Gruumms’ ship, where he discovers the true fate of his “late” wife, Gruumms’ superior, Omni the Magnificence, prepares the final stages of its’ grand ascension. The B-Squad confront the A-Squad in a devastating conflict.


Endings Part 2

571 :13×37 – Endings (2)

First aired: Nov/14/2005
Writer: 
Bruce Kalish
Director: 
Greg Aronowitz

Omni, the Magnificence, descends on the planet and begins attacking the city. Omega receives help from his own timeline as he helps Kat, Boom, and the SPD recruits against the advancing Troobians. Cruger escapes from his cell to rescue Isinia and engage in final conflict with Gruumm.


Wormhole

572 :13×38 – Wormhole

First aired: Feb/02/2006
Writer: 
Bruce Kalish
Director: 
Paul Grinder

Emperor Gruumm travels back in time to 2004 to take Earth over long before SPD even existed to oppose him, B-Squad pursue him, and once again run into the Dino Thunder team, they unite against the allied forces of Gruumm and Zeltrax,