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No Clowning Around

Revisiting Power Rangers is a project which compares the video of the original airings of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers with that of the reversioned ones which aired on ABC Kids in 2010. For the most part, we leave it to the fan to make their own (educated) decisions on whether the changes are improvements or not.

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (1993).versusMighty Morphin Power Rangers (2010).
Zack romatically says “My Hero” when Jason breaks his fall.Some hearts and a lovebird.Zack romatically says “My Hero” when Jason breaks his fall with superimposed hearts and a lovebird.
A clown’s face morphs to reveal a Putty’s face.In 1993, we reveal that the clowns are actually Putties; in 2010, we reveal that the clowns are actually radioactive Putties.A clown’s face morphs to reveal a Putty’s face with starburst effect.
Fade to black for a commercial break.In 1993, we segue to a commercial break; in 2010, we foreshadow the rest of the episode.A clown’s face morphs to reveal a Putty’s face against styish carnival background
Fade to black for a commercial break.In 1993, we segue to a commercial break; in 2010, we foreshadow the rest of the episode.Pineapple turns Sylvia into a cardboard cutout against styish carnival background
Fade to black for a commercial break.In 1993, we segue to a commercial break; in 2010, we foreshadow the rest of the episode.Pineapple showly melts into the ground against styish carnival background
Fade to black for a commercial break.In 1993, we segue to a commercial break; in 2010, we foreshadow the rest of the episode.Giant Pineocotopus peers down toward the Rangers against stormclouds and a styish carnival background
An egg land on Bulk’s headPlip!An egg land on Bulk’s head as a comic “Plip!” appears on screen
An egg land on Skull’s headPlip!An egg land on Skull’s head as a comic “Plip!” appears on screen
Another egg land on Bulk’s headPlop!Another egg land on Bulk’s head as a comic “Plop!” appears on screen
Another egg land on Skull’s headSPLAT!Another egg land on Skull’s head as a comic “SPLAT!” appears on screen
The Ranger teen pyramid collapsesBOOM!The Ranger teen pyramid collapses as a comic “BOOM!” appears on screen
A Clown sheds his costume revealing a PuttyPutty Clown sheds some confetti.A Clown sheds his costume amongst confetti effects revealing a Putty
A Putty is kicked in the midsection.KICK!A Putty is kicked in the midsection as a comic “KICK!” appears on screen.
Jason strikes a PuttyKRAK!Jason strikes a Putty as a comic “KRAK!” appears on screen
Zack and a Putty collideBIFF!Zack and a Putty collide as a comic “BIFF!” appears on screen
Kimberly kicks a PuttySnap!Kimberly kicks a Putty as a comic “Snap!” appears on screen
Four Power Rangers arrive on the scene and poseCOLORS!Four Power Rangers arrive on the scene and pose against a four-color painted background
The Power Rangers attempt to avoid Pineoctopus’ magic dustThe grass has been fertilized since 1993.The Power Rangers attempt to avoid Pineoctopus’ magic dust
Giant Pineocotopus peers down toward the Rangers against a blue skyGoldar isn’t the only one who brings the storm clouds.Giant Pineocotopus peers down toward the Rangers against stormclouds
Tyrannosaurus raises from its hiding spotRed Ranger Tyrannosaurus!Tyrannosaurus raises from its hiding spot with a comic book graphic saying “Red Ranger Tyrannosaurus!”
Mastodon raises from its hiding spotBlack Ranger Mastodon!Mastodon raises from its hiding spot with a comic book graphic saying “Black Ranger Mastodon!”
Triceratops raises from its hiding spotBlue Ranger Triceratops!Triceratops raises from its hiding spot with a comic book graphic saying “Blue Ranger Triceratops!”
Sabertooth Tiger raises from its hiding spotYellow Ranger Sabertooth Tiger!Sabertooth Tiger raises from its hiding spot with a comic book graphic saying “Yellow Ranger Sabertooth Tiger!”
Pterodactyl raises from its hiding spotPink Ranger Pterodactyl!Pterodactyl raises from its hiding spot with a comic book graphic saying “Pink Ranger Pterodactyl!”
Megazord in Tank ModeMegazord Tank Mode!Megazord in Tank Mode with a comic book graphic saying “Megazord Tank Mode!”
Trini and Sylvia talkEnd credits now run over the last act of the episode to save time. Compared to the old way, the credits are arguably more readable now.Trini and Sylvia talk as end credits roll
Freeze frame with Executive Producer creditsCOLORS!Freeze frame with the rest of the end credits and a confetti background