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The Beetle Invasion

Episode Information

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Season 2

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Episode #
Written by
Mark Hoffmeier
Directed by
Terence H. Winkless
Original Air Date
Total U.S. airings (disclaimer)
(list of airings)
Last aired
November 21, 1998
(on Fox Kids)
Tokusatsu footage
  • Zyuranger #
    • 4
    • 22
  • Dairanger #
    • 5
    • 9
    • 10
    • 11
    • 20
    • 23
    • 30
    • 40
    • 44
    • 48
  • Zyu2 #
    • 6
    • 21
Footage analysis
at SirStack’s Morphylogeny (off-site link)
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  • The morphing order for Kimberly and Tommy was reversed, with “Dragonzord” coming after “Pterodactyl”. (06:15)
  • When the Thunderzords arrived after being summoned, each Dinozord was first shown transforming into its respective Thunderzord in the mountains. (14:34)
  • After it was completed, the Rangers called the Thunder Megazord the “Mega Thunderzord”. (15:32)
  • The Tigerzord Warrior Mode’s arm was in one shot during the Megazord battle. (15:46)
  • The Dino Megazord was shown briefly in place of the Thunder Megazord in the middle of an explosion as the Thunder Megazord was struck by an attack. (16:05)
  • As the Thunder Megazord approached its opponent, the blade of its sword was straight like the Dino Megazord’s Power Sword. (16:36)

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