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Day Of The Dumpster Pilot

Episode 0
Day Of The Dumpster (Pilot)
Aired: 05/22/99
Writer: Tony Oliver
Director: Strathford Hamilton
After the evil sorceress Rita Repulsa is freed from her imprisonment on the moon, an interdimensional being known as Zoltar grants five teens the powers of the dinosaurs in order to battle her.


Day Of The Dumpster

Episode 1
Day Of The Dumpster
Aired: 08/28/93
Writer: Tony Oliver & Shuki Levy
Director: Adrian Carr
An evil sorceress by the name of Rita Repulsa is freed from her space dumpster after being imprisoned for ten thousand years, and comes to Earth with intentions of destroying it. Meanwhile, an intergalactic being named Zordon and his assistant robot, Alpha, decide to recruit five teenagers and equip them with super powers in order to do battle Rita and her goons.


High Five

Episode 2
High Five
Aired: 09/07/93
Writer: Steve Kramer
Director: Adrian Carr
As the teens try to adjust to their new roles as Power Rangers, Rita plots to get rid of them once and for all and traps them in an alternate dimension. The Power Rangers must also do battle with Rita’s latest skeletal creation, Bones. Trini, who is extremely afraid of heights, must learn to conquer her fear in order to save her fellow teammates.


Teamwork

Episode 3
Teamwork
Aired: 09/08/93
Writer: Cheryl Saban
Director: Robert Hughes
While Trini & Kimberly petition to have a local waste dump shut down, Rita Repulsa sends down an army of Putty Patrollers and her powerful Minotaur to distract them.


A Pressing Engagement

Episode 4
A Pressing Engagement
Aired: 09/09/93
Writer: Jeffrey A. Deckman & Ronnie Sperling
Director: Adrian Carr
As Jason tries to break a bench pressing record at the Youth Center, Rita sends Goldar and her new King Sphinx down to Angel Grove to attack the Power Rangers.


Different Drum

Episode 5
Different Drum
Aired: 09/10/93
Writer: Julianne Klemm
Director: Jeffrey Reiner
Rita sends Gnarly Gnome down to Earth to hypnotize the children of Angel Grove using his dastardly music.


Food Fight

Episode 6
Food Fight
Aired: 09/04/93
Writer: Cheryl Saban
Director: Robert Hughes
The Power Rangers are busy making preparations for Angel Grove’s International Food Festival. This gives Rita the idea to send down her latest monster, Pudgy Pig to eat everything in sight.


Big Sisters

Episode 7
Big Sisters
Aired: 09/11/93
Writer: Shuki Levy & Gary Glasberg
Director: Jeffrey Reiner
When Kimberly & Trini are assigned to be “big sisters” to a troublesome girl Maria, Rita kidnaps her and releases Chunky Chicken on Angel Grove.


I, Eye Guy

Episode 8
I, Eye Guy
Aired: 09/14/93
Writer: Stewart St. John
Director: David Blyth
When Rita finds out that Billy is helping his young friend Willy with his science fair project, she releases Eye Guy on Angel Grove to capture the boy.


For Whom The Bell Trolls

Episode 9
For Whom The Bell Trolls
Aired: 09/15/93
Writer: Stewart St. John, Jeffrey A. Deckman & Ronnie Sperling
Director: Robert Hughes
For a school project, the Power Rangers must share a hobby or personal belonging of theirs with the class. Trini decides to talk about her doll collection, including her favorite one of all, Mr. Ticklesneezer. Things get bad, however, when Rita brings Mr. Ticklesneezer to life, and he begins to terrorize Angel Grove by shrinking everything in sight, and trapping them inside bottles.


Happy Birthday Zack

Episode 10
Happy Birthday, Zack
Aired: 09/16/93
Writer: Stewart St. John
Director: Jeffrey Reiner
When his friends plan Zack a surprise birthday party, he is led to believe they have forgotten his birthday. Things worsen when Rita sends down Knasty Knight as her birthday present for Zack.


No Clowning Around

Episode 11
No Clowning Around
Aired: 09/17/93
Writer: Mark Hoffmeier
Director: Adrian Carr
The Power Rangers, along with Trini’s cousin, Sylvia, try and enjoy a day of fun at the Angel Grove fair. Rita, who despises fun, sends down Pineoctopus to put a damper on their good time.


Power Ranger Punks

Episode 12
Power Ranger Punks
Aired: 09/20/93
Writer: Mark Hoffmeier
Director: David Blyth
When Baboo poisons Kimberly & Billy’s lemonade with a potion that turns them into punks. Meanwhile, Trini, Zack and Jason must do battle with the dangerous Terror Toad who defeats his opponents by eating them.


Peace, Love And Woe

Episode 13
Peace, Love And Woe
Aired: 09/21/93
Writer: Julianne Klemm
Director: Robert Hughes
When Rita’s latest monster, Madame Woe mistakes Billy’s love interest, Marge for a Power Ranger and captures her, the Power Rangers come to her rescue.


Foul Play In The Sky

Episode 14
Foul Play In The Sky
Aired: 09/22/93
Writer: Shuki Levy
Director: Shuki Levy
When Kimberly joins her pilot uncle on an airplane, Rita uses a sleeping potion which knocks him out while he is piloting the plane. With very little help, Kimberly must then safely land the plane and join her fellow teammates in battle with the monster Snizzard.


Dark Warrior

Episode 15
Dark Warrior
Aired: 09/28/93
Writer: Ronnie Sperling, Jeffrey A. Deckman & Mark Hoffmeier
Director: Terrence H. Winkless
When Rita finds out that Trini’s scientist uncle is working on an invisibility formula, she sends down her latest monster, the Dark Warrior to capture him and obtain the formula.


Switching Places

Episode 16
Switching Places
Aired: 10/04/93
Writer: Shuki Levy & Steve Kramer
Director: Jeffrey Reiner
When Billy’s switching machine experiment goes awry, he and Kimberly end up switching bodies. They must find a way to deal with the problem quickly when Rita sends Genie down to Angel Grove.


Green With Evil Part 1

Episode 17
Green With Evil (1): Out Of Control
Aired: 10/05/93
Writer: Gary Glasberg & Stewart St. John
Director: Robert Hughes
Rita casts a spell on a new Angel Grove High student by the name of Tommy Oliver and lures him to the dark side. She then uses her sixth power coin, which she had won in a battle with Zordon, to turn him into her evil Green Ranger.


Green With Evil Part 2

Episode 18
Green With Evil (2): Jason’s Battle
Aired: 10/06/93
Writer: Cheryl Saban, Stewart St. John & Tom Wyner
Director: Robert Hughes
Still recovering from the mysterious Green Ranger’s attack, the Power Rangers try to undo the damage he’s done to the command center. Meanwhile, Rita gives her evil Green Ranger the Sword Of Darkness to seal the deal.


Green With Evil Part 3

Episode 19
Green With Evil (3): The Rescue
Aired: 10/07/93
Writer: Mark Ryan & Stewart St. John
Director: Robert Hughes
As the four remaining Power Rangers continue their search for Jason, unaware that he’s trapped in Goldar’s Dark Dimension, they are then attacked by the vicious Scorpina.


Green With Evil Part 4

Episode 20
Green With Evil (4): Eclipsing Megazord
Aired: 10/08/93
Writer: Stewart St. John & Cindy McKay
Director: Robert Hughes
As the Power Rangers use their Megazord to battle Goldar, Scorpina & the Green Ranger, they are crushed in battle and forced to retreat back to the Command Center.


Green With Evil Part 5

Episode 21
Green With Evil (5): Breaking The Spell
Aired: 10/09/93
Writer: Gary Glasberg & Stewart St. John
Director: Robert Hughes
The Power Rangers, now aware that their new friend Tommy is the man behind the Green Ranger suit, continue to do battle with him as he summons his Dragonzord.


The Trouble With Shellshock

Episode 22
The Trouble With Shellshock
Aired: 10/11/93
Writer: Stewart St. John & Julianne Klemm
Director: David Blyth
As Rita rests, Squatt & Baboo attempt to take charge and send the clumsy Shellshock to Angel Grove.


Itsy Bitsy Spider

Episode 23
Itsy Bitsy Spider
Aired: 10/12/93
Writer: Steve Kramer
Director: Robert Hughes
Rita switches out a Forrest Spirit Statue from Angel Grove park and replaces it with her own- one which holds her Spidertron inside.


The Spit Flower

Episode 24
The Spit Flower
Aired: Oct/19/1993
Writer: Peggy Nicoll
Director: David Blyth
With the Angel Grove Parade around the corner, Kimberly is assigned to design a flower float for it. However, Rita sends down her Putties to trash her completed project as well as unleashing her powerful Spit Flower on the Power Rangers.


Gung Ho!

Episode 25
Gung Ho!
Aired: 10/25/93
Writer: Mark Hoffmeier
Director: Robert Hughes
Jason & Tommy practice for the upcoming Team Ninja Competition. To teach them the value of teamwork, Zordon sends them both on a dangerous mission to retrieve powerful new weapons for the Power Rangers, who are left behind to do battle with Rita’s new Super Putties.


Life's A Masquerade

Episode 26
 Life’s A Masquerade
Aired: 10/30/93
Writer: Cheryl Saban
Director: Robert Hughes
When the gang attends a costume party, Rita spoils their fun by sending down Frankenstein to crash the party.


Wheel Of Misfortune

Episode 27
Wheel Of Misfortune
Aired: 11/01/93
Writer: Cheryl Saban & Mark Ryan
Director: Terrence H. Winkless
As the Power Rangers take part in a school production of Rumpelstiltskin, Rita steals one of the props, Kimberly’s grandmother’s antique spinning wheel, and transforms it into the evil Wheel of Destruction.


Island Of Illusion Part 1

Episode 28
Island Of Illusion: Part 1
Aired: 11/02/93
Writer: Chris Schoon & Shuki Levy
Director: Terrence H. Winkless
Rita traps the Power Rangers on the Island of Illusion, where their greatest fears can destroy them.


Island Of Illusion Part 2

Episode 29
Island Of Illusion: Part 2
Aired: 11/03/93
Writer: Chris Schoon & Shuki Levy
Director: Terrence H. Winkless
The Power Rangers, still trapped on the Island of Illusion, learn that self-confidence will help them to face their fears and escape from the island.


The Rockstar

Episode 30
The Rockstar
Aired: 10/04/93
Writer: Peggy Nicoll
Director: Terrence H. Winkless
When Jason and his cousin get their hands on a secret map, Rita sends down Scorpina to find the Mirror of Destruction before they do.


Calamity Kimberly

Episode 31
 Calamity Kimberly
Aired: 11/05/1993
Writer: Tom Wyner & Julianne Klemm
Director: Terrence H. Winkless
When Kimberly is having an unlucky day, Rita takes note of this and sends down her Samurai Fanman down to Earth to make her day even worse.


A Star Is Born

Episode 32
A Star Is Born
Aired: 11/15/93
Writer: Cheryl Saban
Director: Terrence H. Winkless
While Tommy auditions for a role in a karate commercial, his friends are in danger when they are put up against two fearsome monsters.


The Yolk's On You

Episode 33
The Yolk’s On You!
Aired: 11/16/93
Writer: Cheryl Saban
Director: Terrence H. Winkless
With the Angel Grove High talent show around the corner, the Power Rangers have a lot to deal with when Finster creates Fang in celebration of Rita’s birthday.


The Green Candle Part 1

Episode 34
The Green Candle: Part 1
Aired: 11/17/93
Writer: Stewart St. John & Mark McKain
Director: Robert Hughes
Rita uses a Green Candle to wipe out the Green Ranger once and for all.


The Green Candle Part 2

Episode 35
The Green Candle: Part 2
Aired: 11/18/93
Writer: Stewart St. John & Gary Glasberg
Director: Robert Hughes
As Jason journeys to Goldar’s Dark Dimension to stop the Green Candle from burning out, Tommy battles Cyclops with the Dragonzord.


Birds Of A Feather

Episode 36
Birds Of A Feather
Aired: 11/19/93
Writer: Julianne Klemm
Director: Robert Hughes
While Zack trains a young student for a karate tournament, Rita sends her Hatchasaurus down to Earth.


Clean Up Club

Episode 37
Clean-Up Club
Aired: 11/20/93
Writer: Mark Hoffmeier
Director: Terrence H. Winkless
The teens form a Clean-Up Club and take part in cleaning up Angel Grove Park, but Rita has plans of her own and sends Polluticorn after them.


A Bad Reflection On You

Episode 38
A Bad Reflection On You
Aired: 11/22/93
Writer: Peggy Nicoll
Director: Robert Hughes
Rita creates duplicates of the Power Rangers to ruin their reputations.


Doomsday Part 1

Episode 39
Doomsday: Part 1
Aired: 11/23/93
Writer: Stewart St. John
Director: Terrence H. Winkless
It’s “Power Rangers Day” in Angel Grove and Rita spoils the town’s celebration by trapping all the citizens of Angel Grove in her alternate dimension, leaving the Power Rangers to do battle with Goldar and his new zord Cyclopsis.


Doomsday Part 2

Episode 40
Doomsday: Part 2
Aired: 11/24/93
Writer: Stewart St. John
Director: Terrence H. Winkless
The Power Rangers must continue to do battle with Cyclopsis, despite not being at full-strength.


Rita's Seed Of Evil

Episode 41
Rita’s Seed Of Evil
Aired: 11/07/94
Writer: Stewart St. John
Director: Robert Hughes
When the Power Rangers decide to start planting saplings in Angel Grove Park, Rita plants her own seeds, which soon blooms into the deadly Octoplant.


A Pig Surprise

Episode 42
A Pig Surprise
Aired: 02/08/94
Writer: Shuki Levy & Douglas Sloan
Director: Robert Hughes
Rita finds an opportunity to revive Pudgy Pig by using one of the pigs at the Angel Grove Pet Adoption Program.


Something Fishy

Episode 43
Something Fishy
Aired: 02/09/94
Writer: Cheryl Saban
Director: Robert Hughes
Due to a bad experience as a child, Billy is deathly afraid of fish. Rita plays on his fear by casting a spell on him and bringing this fear to the surface.


Lions & Blizzards

Episode 44
Lions And Blizzards
Aired: 02/10/94
Writer: Shell Danielson
Director: Robert Hughes
The Power Rangers win a trophy for their work in the annual Angel Grove Oddball Games, but Rita has it stolen and proceeds to turn it into Goatan.


To Flea Of Not To Flee

Episode 45
To Flea Or Not To Flee
Aired: 02/16/94
Writer: Douglas Sloan
Director: Terrence H. Winkless
When Jason gets a strange rash from a lost dog, the Power Rangers later find out that Rita is behind this as she sends her deadly Fighting Flea to destroy our heroes.


Reign Of The Jellyfish

Episode 46
Reign Of The Jellyfish
Aired: 02/17/94
Writer: Stewart St. John
Director: Terrence H. Winkless
When the Power Rangers bury a time capsule for Angel Grove High School, Rita, sends down Jellyfish to trap the Power Rangers in an alternate dimension.


Crystal Of Nightmares

Episode 47
Crystal Of Nightmares
Aired: 02/21/94
Writer: Shuki Levy & Douglas Sloan
Director: Robert Hughes
When the gang heads to a cabin in the mountains to study for exams, Goldar uses the Crystal Of Nightmares to have their worst fears play out in their own nightmares.


Plague Of The Mantis

Episode 48
Plague Of The Mantis
Aired: 02/24/94
Writer: Mark Hoffmeier
Director: Terrence H. Winkless
While learning a new fighting technique, the Praying Mantis, Trini has some difficulty mastering the move. When Rita sends down Mantis to face Trini, she quickly learns to grasp the concept and uses it to defeat her opponent.


Return Of An Old Friend Part 1

Episode 49
Return Of An Old Friend: Part 1
Aired: 02/28/94
Writer: Shell Danielson
Director: Worth Keeter
Rita kidnaps and traps the teen parents in an alternate dimension and uses them as leverage to obtain the Power Coins.


Return Of An Old Friend Part 2

Episode 50
Return Of An Old Friend: Part 2
Aired: 03/01/94
Writer: Shell Danielson
Director: Worth Keeter
Tommy decides to pay a visit to his friends, and just in time too. Zordon notifies him of the situation and through borrowed power, he is able to once again morph into the Green Ranger.


Grumble Bee

Episode 51
Grumble Bee
Aired: 04/28/94
Writer: Cheryl Saban
Director: John Stewart
When Billy receives his very first B, Rita send down the Grumble Bee.


Two Heads Are Better Than One

Episode 52
Two Heads Are Better Than One
Aired: 04/29/94
Writer: Mark Hoffmeier
Director: John Stewart
Tommy & Jason are teaching a self-defense course for the mothers of Angel Grove, and when Rita hears Tommy utter the phrase “Two Heads Are Better Than One”, she decides to take his advice for herself and sends down the Two-Headed Parrot to attack the Power Rangers.


Fowl Play

Episode 53
Fowl Play
Aired: 05/02/94
Writer: Peggy Nicoll
Director: John Stewart
Rita interrupts Zack’s Magic Show at Ernie’s Juice Bar when she sends down Peckster to battle the Power Rangers.


 Trick Or Treat

Episode 54
Trick Or Treat
Aired: 05/03/94
Writer: Ellen Levy-Sarnoff & Danny Sarnoff
Director: Worth Keeter
Kimberly is a contestant on a game show called Trick Or Treat. She ends up having to forfeit when Rita sends the Pumpkin Rapper down to Earth and she and her fellow Power Rangers have to go stop him.

Second Chance

Episode 55
Second Chance
Aired: 05/04/94
Writer: Mark Litton
Director: Worth Keeter
When Jason & Zack try and help a young boy Roger make the soccer team, Rita sends down her Socadillo who plays soccer by his own rules.


On Fins And Needles

Episode 56
On Fins And Needles
Aired: 05/05/94
Writer: Douglas Sloan
Director: Worth Keeter
When Tommy & Jason try to instill some good values into Angel Grove’s youth, Rita’s Slippery Shark casts a spell on the two making them hate one another


Enter...The Lizzanator

Episode 57
Enter… The Lizzinator
Aired: 05/06/94
Writer: Stewart St. John
Director: Worth Keeter
Kimberly’s younger cousin Kelly is having difficulties obtaining a spot on the Angel Grove Cheerleading Squad. When Rita sends down the Lizzinator and has Kelly kidnapped, she must escape by putting to use everything she’s learned.


Football Season

Episode 58
Football Season
Aired: 05/09/94
Writer: Cheryl Saban
Director: Terrence H. Winkless
When Tommy is having trouble making the Angel Grove High Football Team, Rita sends down Rhino Blaster and a few Putties to challenge the Power Rangers in a good old fashioned game of football.


Mighty Morphin Mutants

Episode 59
Mighty Morphin’ Mutants
Aired: 05/16/94
Writer: Douglas Sloan
Director: Terrence H. Winkless
Goldar select Putties worthy enough to become evil Power Rangers.


An Oyster Stew

Episode 60
An Oyster Stew
Aired: 05/23/94
Writer: Shell Danielson
Director: Terrence H. Winkless
Zack wanting to impress Angela, buys her a pair of pearl earrings for her birthday. The earrings, which have been cursed by Rita cause everyone in the room to freeze once Angela puts them on.