T.V. Series Review: Power Rangers in Space Season 1

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Power Rangers in Space Season 1 Summary

Season 1, Episode 1 and 2: From Out of Nowhere

A mysterious new red ranger infiltrates a meeting of Dark Specter’s alliance as they celebrate Dark Specter’s conquest of Eltar and capture of Zordon. Meanwhile, T.J., Cassie, Carlos, and Ashley’s space flight is interrupted when a large spacecraft (Astro Megaship) pulls them in. The red ranger is revealed to be a spy and escapes on his galaxy glider to the Astro Megaship, where he encounters the four Earth rangers. Astronema then sends a space cruiser shaped like a criosphinx, which damages the Astro Megaship and forces it to make an emergency landing on a rocky planet. The red ranger then reveals himself to be Andros. After initially sending the four Earth rangers on their way, Andros comes back to save them from Astronema’s Quantrons and give them their new ranger morphers. While back on the Astro Megaship, the rangers are again attacked by the criosphinx ship, but Alpha figures out the code to transform the Astro Megaship and the space shuttle into the Astro Megazord, with which they destroy the criosphinx ship.

Season 1, Episode 3: Save Our Ship

The Rangers return to Earth with Andros and an explosive welcome from Ecliptor and Astronema, which threatens to make their stopover permanent.

Season 1, Episode 4: Shell Shocked

Astronema uses her powers to make the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles evil and has them con the Rangers into letting them on the Megaship so that they can take it over for her.

Season 1, Episode 5: Never Stop Searching

Andros investigates some energy readings coming from KO-35, believing it to be his lost sister. What he finds is Ecliptor waiting for him instead.

A satellite holding valuable information crash lands on the planet Kalderon. The Rangers find it, but Astronema battles them and steals it. She then ties the Rangers up to be eaten by a Clawhammer.

Season 1, Episode 7: A Ranger Among Thieves

Andros befriends a trio of thieves, who become endangered when a monster who can harness electricity attacks their stolen car hideout.

Season 1, Episode 8: When Push Comes to Shove

Cassie is blackmailed into going out with a loser, who she finds out not to be such a bad guy. The date goes awry when one of Astronema’s monsters tries to knock down the building they are in, which happens to contain a nuclear device.

Season 1, Episode 9: The Craterite Invasion

A Simudeck malfunction causes the Craterites to multiply, escape, and attack Angel Grove.

Season 1, Episode 10: The Wasp with a Heart

A wasp monster doesn’t have it in him to be evil, and he helps and befriends Cassie, who sticks up for him when confronted by the other Rangers. But the Rangers have to deal with the evil Sting King.

Season 1, Episode 11: The Delta Discovery

The Rangers investigate a planet on their search for Zordon and find the Phantom Ranger, wounded from an attack by Divatox. He gives Andros a disk, which gives him control of the Delta Megaship.

Season 1, Episode 12: The Great Evilyzer

Professor Phenomenus develops a ray that can turn objects evil. Astronema decides to use it against the Rangers by turning the Delta Megazord evil.

Season 1, Episode 13: Grandma Matchmaker

Ashley’s grandmother visits Angel Grove intent on seeing Ashley engaged before she leaves, and she inadvertently gets caught up in one of the Rangers’ battles.

Season 1. Episode 14: The Barillian Sting

A sting from an alien insect causes Carlos to mutate. Carlos then stings Cassie, who also mutates. The Rangers manage to defeat it and cure Cassie and Carlos before they destroy the ship.

Season 1, Episode 15: T.J.’S Identity Crisis

A blow to the head causes TJ to lose his memory, just as three Rangers are captured by Darkonda, who has absorbed Ecliptor and becomes Darkliptor.

Season 1, Episode 16: Flashes of Darkonda

Andros does some undercover work on an alien planet, where Darkonda is hanging out at a casino. He manages to beat a group of aliens in a game of cards, and win Zordon’s key cards. He escapes the planet and finally remembers that it was Darkonda who had kidnapped his long lost sister.

Season 1, Episode 17: The Rangers’ Mega Voyage

The Rangers find the location of the Mega Vehicles – five powerful space crafts which combine into the Mega Voyager, and gain control of them with Zordon’s key cards.

Season 1, Episode 18: True Blue to the Rescue

The Rangers are captured by Astronema while trying to rescue Storm Blaster. But Storm Blaster escapes and brings back the Blue Turbo Ranger Justin, who saves the Rangers and is reunited with his former teammates. He is also introduced to Andros as they go to rescue Lightning Cruiser

Season 1, Episode 19: Invasion of the Body Switcher

A monster with the ability to alter appearances changes Astronema into Ashley, allowing her to sneak aboard the Megaship and capture all the rangers except Andros. Ashley tricks the monster and Elgar after she transforms into Astronema, which enables her to escape and work to save the others.

Season 1, Episode 20: Survival of the Silver

While on a hostile alien world, the Megaship is attacked, damaging the cryogenic chamber, which holds Zhane, the Silver Ranger. As the Rangers defend the Megaship, Zhane steps out and lends a hand, much to the surprise of Andros, who had placed him in cryo-stasis due to severe injuries.

Season 1, Episode 21: Red with Envy

Andros is infuriated when he suspects that Zhane is trying to put the moves on Ashley. This leads to him order Zhane to stay on the ship while the Rangers go and battle, but it turns out that they need him, as Zhane also goes and helps them out.

Season 1, Episode 22: The Silver Secret

A diagnostic reveals that Zhane only has a limited time to stay morphed. Astronema deduces this and sends down a monster to exploit this weakness.

Season 1, Episode 23: A Date with Danger

When Astronema is attacked by one of her monsters, Zhane comes to her rescue, and the two find that they are strongly attracted to each other.

Season 1, Episode 24: Zhane’s Destiny

The Rangers investigate readings from a planet, and find that the rebels from KO-35 have set up camp there. Darkonda is among them, in disguise as an officer, who tries to turn the people against the Rangers.

Season 1, Episode 25: Always a Chance

During a battle, Carlos accidentally injures Cassie, giving him severe doubts about whether he is fit to be a Ranger. By undergoing training with former Ranger Adam, he regains his confidence. When a monster attacks a powerless Carlos, Adam must once again morph into the Black Ranger to save him.

Season 1, Episode 26: The Secret of the Locket

While fighting the Rangers, Astronema’s locket is torn off. Andros finds it and discovers a picture of himself and his sister as children, meaning that Astronema is his long lost sister Karone. But Astronema refuses to believe him, and she says he will pay dearly for trying to trick her.

Season 1, Episode 27: Astronema Thinks Twice

Astronema now knows her real past and wonders whether she should be evil. She meets Andros on a desolate planet, and joins his side, leaving with him for the Megaship, and they set course to find Zordon.

Season 1, Episode 28: The Rangers’ Leap of Faith

Astronema leads the Rangers to the planet where Zordon is being held captive. It turns out to be a trap set up by Dark Specter to capture the Rangers.

Season 1, Episode 29 and 30: Dark Specter’s Revenge

Dark Specter wants Astronema back, and to accomplish this, he sends an asteroid on a collision course with Earth. Karone sneaks aboard the Dark Fortress to divert the asteroid’s path but is captured. Zhane returns with his Mega Winger to help send the asteroid away from Earth. He and Andros then set out to retrieve Karone, but it turns out that she has been turned into the evil Astronema again by Dark Specter, only eviler than before. Andros & Zhane escape on a Quantron’s Velocifighter back to the Megaship.

Season 1, Episode 31: Rangers Gone Psycho

Five imposters are wreaking havoc in Angel Grove as Rangers. The real Rangers confront them, and they reveal themselves to be the Psycho Rangers, homicidal machines sent by Astronema. The Psychos read the Rangers’ minds and prove to be difficult to defeat with their knowledge of the Rangers’ fighting techniques.

Season 1, Episode 32: Carlos on Call

A little girl named Silvy discovers that Carlos is the Black Ranger when she finds pictures of him morphing in a photo booth. She uses this knowledge to blackmail him into spending time with her, which drives Carlos nuts.

Season 1, Episode 33: A Rift in the Rangers

Ashley and Cassie quarrel over doing chores on the Megaship. Psycho Yellow and Pink manage to capture Ashley.

Season 1, Episode 34: Five of a Kind

TJ comes up with a way to defeat the Psycho Rangers. Since they are designed to fight their respective Ranger color, the Rangers all disguise themselves as the Blue Ranger, and to confuse them even further, Zhane jumps in as Psycho Silver.

Season 1, Episode 35: Silence is Golden

The Psycho Rangers scour the city in search of the Space Rangers in their demorphed form, using voice recognition. Cassie is in town and must remain quiet to avoid being found.

Season 1, Episode 36: The Enemy Within

The Psycho Rangers have stolen the Mega Voyager. To get it back, the Rangers launch a surprise attack on the Psychos.

Season 1, Episode 37: Andros and the Stowaway

While searching an alien planet, Andros saves a small alien creature that was enslaved by a monster. The monster wants his captive back, and the Rangers must defeat him to defend the little stowaway’s freedom.

Season 1, Episode 38: Mission to Secret City

Astronema creates a secret city, where one of her monsters teleports captives to, including Carlos, Andros, and Silvy. With Silvy’s help, Andros unleashes the real power of his battlizer, morphing into the Red Battlized Ranger.

Season 1, Episode 39: Ghosts in the Machine

Astronema develops a machine that transforms matter into data. The ghosts of the Psycho Rangers use it in reverse, restoring them to their physical plane.

Season 1, Episode 40: The Impenetrable Web

Ecliptor gains access to the Astro Megaship and creates a web that prevents the Rangers from getting in. Ecliptor increases his powers and battles the Rangers, destroying the Delta Megazord in battle.

Season 1, Episode 41: A Line in the Sand

A sinister humvee is tracking down the Rangers and teleporting them to a desolate wasteland. The Rangers lose The Mega Voyager in the battle with Tankenstein.

Season 1, Episode 42 and 43: Countdown to Destruction

The Millennium Message has come to pass. Dark Specter sends the order for all villains in the universe to begin their assault on everything in sight. Divatox, Rita, Zedd, Astronema, and the Machine Empire overtake the Alien Rangers, Gold Ranger, Blue Senturion, Phantom Ranger, and the Space Rangers, in furious battles throughout the universe. Dark Specter and Darkonda destroy each other, and Astronema becomes the new Monarch of Evil. Astronema orders the citizens of Angel Grove to hand over the Power Rangers. Everyone declares themself a ranger, infuriating her; however, the real rangers arrive and morph in front of everyone. Inspired by the rangers, Bulk and Skull lead the citizens in a charge against Astonema’s army. Andros has also snuck aboard the Dark Fortress in hopes of reverting Astronema to Karone; he discovers Zordon held captive. Zordon wants his energy tube shattered to release a purifying wave at the cost of his life. Astronema attacks, but her blast accidentally ricochets off of the spiral saber, and onto her, killing her. Ecliptor tries killing Andros in revenge, forcing Andros to comply with Zordon’s order. The energy wave spreads across the universe, reducing the United Alliance of Evil to dust, while Rita, Zedd, and Divatox are turned into humans. While the rangers are celebrated as heroes, Andros cries over his sister; his tears revert her to Karone. The Rangers and Karone then return to Earth to stay.

Power Rangers in Space Season 1 Review

Rating: 1 out of 5.

Another Spin off not worth watching.

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