638 :16×01 – Welcome To The Jungle (1)
Four members of the Pai Zhuq Academy are chosen to safeguard an ancient evil, Dai Shi, who has been imprisoned for millions of years. One of the students, Jarrod, however, is rejected in favor of the inexperienced Casey, creating dissension between the two.
Casey, Theo, and Lily become employees at their mentor RJ’s Pizza parlor, and unless they can become capable of wielding their weapons, they wont be taught the skills required to stop the rampaging Mantor monster. Casey’s difficulty with the nunchuku provides the first true test of teamwork for the students…but can they learn to overcome their difficulties and summon new Zords to face the dominant Mantor?
Casey becomes frustrated with irrelevant housework rather than any kind of training from RJ. Camille summons the terrifying Buffalord monster, and a children’s birthday party infests the Parlor.
Dai Shi, in the body of Jarrod, reveals his prescience to the remaining students and summons the five fearsome poisons to destroy the team. Lily, having foresaw Casey’s torment at the hands of Jarrod, confronts Rantipede on her own.
Theo embarrasses himself in battle and pulls out of the team. As RJ tries to retrain him, Casey and Lily face the monstrous Gakko alone.
Lily is faced with conflict between Casey and Theo, and their disagreements prevent all three from using their new Claw Cannon. Stingerella unites with Toady, a monster with a crush on her, to pose a threat to the divided students.
Casey is placed in charge of RJ’s parlor, but he decides to loosen control and allow his friends to do whatever they believe is better for the business. Meanwhile, Naja schemes to overthrow Dai Shi, but Camille discovers this treacherous scheme and puts her life in jeopardy to protect her master.
After being humbled in battle by Pangolin, the Rangers are told to seek out The Jungle Mace weapon. Lily attempts to appeal to the spirit of a tired and reluctant Master Phant and becomes a student in the ways of the Elephant.
Casey attempts to teach a young boy named Josh not to steal whilst Carnisoar travels to the past with Jarrod to eliminate his good deeds and return completely dedicated to chaos.
Theo’s endless multitasking puts him at risk in battle against Bai Lai and Carden. To give him concentration against his opponents, Master Swoop teaches him in the ways of the Bat.
Camille, rejected yet again, decides to search for a new master. But will the Sea Overlord Jellica prove to be a suitable replacement, or a new threat to Dai Shi?
The arrival of Casey’s new Master, Finn, takes a considerable toll on RJ when it is revealed that Finn is his estranged father. Casey must harness the spirit of the Shark as a family feud comes to the surface.
Dai Shi reaches the second level of his development, allowing him to finally emerge and engage with a group of overconfident Rangers in physical combat. Having become arrogant and over-confidant in their battles, the Rangers are easily defeated, and only RJ proves to be their salvation…at the cost of his own freedom.
As Jarrod continues to torture a captive RJ, the Rangers resolve to locate and retrieve the final three masters and finish their training. The Rangers overcome their greatest fears en route to fulfilling their quest, but even with the power of the final three on their side, will it be enough to save RJ from Jarrods’ arena of death? Meanwhile, the secret identities of the Rangers is compromised.
Lilly, teased relentlessly by her friends for being too nice, elects to show a different side to her personality when one of Porcupongo’s quills affects her rationality and self-control.
Following a battle with Dai-Shi, RJ finds difficulty controlling his animal spirit, transforming into a ferocious Werewolf. RJ elects to conceal this secret from the Rangers, but how long can he keep the beast within contained? Meanwhile, Dai Shi falls victim to a treacherous coup by Grizzaka.
Casey begins to feel insignificant in light of RJ’s new status as a Ranger. The group is forced to convince their own leader that he is still the one who makes the decisions.
When RJ saves Flit’s life, a bond begins to form between the two. Confiding in RJ his own secrets, Flit elects to help the Ranger in battle against an enemy spirit sent by Grizzaka to cause friction between RJ and his animal spirit.
The Rangers identities are discovered by a student of Master Mao, Dominic. Feeling his purpose has now been realized, Dominic vows to prove himself to the Rangers and RJ by mastering the spirit of the Rhino, but Casey is uncertain of Dominic’s abilities.
The Rangers and Dominic unite in a quest for an ancient Dagger that provides any who wield it mastery over the Rhino Nexus. As one of their deadliest enemies locates the nexus, Camille makes preparations to deliver the dagger to this force.
Dominic and The Rangers challenge the might of Dai Shi, The Overlords, and the Control Dagger as the spirit of the Rhino and the fate of the nexus hangs in the balance.
Dai Shi and The Overlords harness the energies of the Crystal Eyes to unleash The Phantom Beasts, a formidable enemy of the Ranger’s masters.
The Phantom Beasts overwhelm the Rangers Masters and turn them against their own students.
RJ develops a new weapon he believes is capable of delaying the advancing Spirit Rangers as they inflict havoc on the city and their own students.
With The Spirit Rangers proving too formidable, RJ decides that he must risk destroying an important part of his life to ensure everything he holds sacred survives.
The Rangers are captured and forced to participate in a trivia quiz based around their previous adventures. With their lives depending on answering every question correctly, The Rangers face a true test of their memory as they face both possible cancellation and extermination.
Casey is left despondent and lost after his Tiger spirit is drained from him. Dai Shi and Camille gain higher positions as Casey watches a prized student reach levels that remind him of his former strengths. As the Rangers are placed in mortal peril yet again, can Casey overcome his handicap and realize the spirit of the Tiger remains vibrant and alive within him?
Dai Shi, angered that Whiger’s taking of the Tiger Spirit neither broke or destroyed Casey, punishes him by seizing his own powers. Casey befriends his fallen adversary, and the two decide to work together in freeing the other Rangers and several helpless civilians from Dai Shi’s gigantic rattraps.
When Camille steals a formula a scientist named Maryl is developing as part of her genetic cloning experiments, she begins to overpopulate the area with a cloned legion of monkeys. Dominic and Maryl ally to find a way of reverting the damage and stop the cloning, whilst Scorch and Snapper, envious of Dai Shi’s favoring of Camille, come up with their own scheme to discredit her in the eyes of their master.
Lilly, and Theo, after months of hardship, combat, and bravery, receive their master stripes, but Casey does not. Feeling that he has failed the team, the Red Ranger walks off to ponder his place in life and finds Jarrod attempting to save Camille’s life. With Lilly and Theo determined to finish off Dai Shi, can Casey convince them there is still a chance of liberating Jarrod?
Casey, convinced that Jarrod can be saved from Dai Shi’s evil clutches, follows his heart and makes preparations to confront the Rangers nemesis. The battle is ferocious, and the Red Ranger faces defeat, can assistance, from outside and within, be enough to finally liberate Jarrod?
Dai Shi continues to gather the powers of fear, and generates enough energy to open a conduit to an abyss of the dead that frees all of his fallen warriors. Now the Rangers, joined by their masters and the redeemed Jarrod, must make a final stand to save the universe from Dai Shi’s ancient evil once and for all.