My Top 5 Super Sentai and Power Rangers Seasons

So there’s a thread at Rangerboard asking people to list their top 5 seasons of Power Rangers and Super Sentai. Here’s my list which I’ll also post here/ =)

SUPER SENTAI

I only started watching Sentai with Shinkenger.

1. Tokumei Sentai Go-Busters – Amazing. It featured a strong, dramatic, emotional storyline, but didn’t forget to have a little fun to help put things into perspective. It had legitimate and truly surprising twists that kept things exciting. The tweaked formula helped the season feel fresh. It had a large group of likeable characters (human and not) and a deliciously crafty and slick villain. It had a great, talented cast. But maybe, most importantly, Tokumei Sentai Go-Busters started a journey and satisfyingly concluded it. And that conclusion couldn’t have worked without having plenty of heart and emotional connection. Continue reading

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What Disney Did Right with the Power Rangers

Hindsight is 20/20. That’s why I do Hindsight Reviews. What you thought at first may not be what you think weeks or months later.

After two and a half years of the the 2nd Saban Era of Power Rangers, many fans are now fondly looking back at the Disney Era of the franchise. That’s amazing considering the way fans felt while we were actually in the Disney Era. Continue reading

Flashback: Power Rangers Dino Thunder Heads Back to Its Dino Roots


After some digging, this is one of a couple of reviews I had written years ago. In Red are my 2010 comments and reflections on the show and my own hilarious writing.

Power Rangers Dino Thunder Heads Back to Its Dino Roots
Originally posted: Friday, February 13, 2004

At this time last year, Power Rangers: Ninja Storm was receiving a less than stellar review from me. But this year’s Power Rangers incarnation is a different story.

The 12th season of the internationally popular series Power Rangers DinoThunder premieres this weekend on ABC Family and Toon Disney (next Saturday on ABC/KGO). And this time, it improves on the previous season. Continue reading

DinoThunder Rangers on Power Rangers SPD, “History”

JAMES NAPIER   EMMA LAHANA   KEVIN DUHANEY
star in “HISTORY” airing this Sunday at 10:30AM on ABC Family
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Preview of DinoThunder Rangers on Power Rangers SPD, “Wormhole”

Well… this year with SPD, Power Rangers isn’t what it used to be… (and I mean DinoThunder)… but it will get a nice boost when James Napier, Emma Lahana, Kevin Duhaney, and Jeffrey Parazzo guest star… here is a preview from Canada’s early airing of one of the episodes the DT rangers will be appearing in:















Lost, Alias and Power Rangers DinoThunder

LOST SEASON FINALE ABC
OMG… “The Others” appear out of nowhere… that was “Dark Shadows” freaky… I was expecting them to say that they were all already dead or something, they looked like it… Taking Walt? wow… what are they going to do to him? and then The Others blowing up the raft…

I think that was the only major twist tonight… we didn’t get to see what was inside the hatch… just a long passage/tunnel/thing into the ground… And the monster? what the hell was that black smoke? Is the dinosaur a witch or something and can transform into a puff of smoke?

Overall, it was still an awesome episode…

ALIAS SEASON FINALE ABC
We get back to the Rambaldi stuff… and that big red ball exploding into water like in season one’s finale with Vaughn getting stuck in the room after that red ball exploded… those infected zombies were pretty freaky too… were they supposed to bring on the end of the world? So the small device was just a blueprint of sorts for the big device? I get it now…

And I was saying to myself… “wow… is Alias going to have a happy ending for once?” and of course, here comes Vaughn saying it isn’t his real name and then some truck hits them from the side… that took me completely by surprise, I jumped out of my seat…

JJ ABRAMS is a genius… a pure genius… man I wish I could be like him…

Yes!!! POWER RANGERS: DINOTHUNDER is back on Weekdays on ABC Family (beginning June 13th)
Even though I have all the episodes anyway, it’ll be nice to see it back on ABCFam… what a damn good show… (but it would’ve been better if Conner and Kira hooked up… geez)

The Best Television of 2004

Drew Daniel, Pamela Day, John Willenborg - The Other Best Reality Show Contestants of 2004Kris and Jon of THE AMAZING RACE
Watch them Tuesdays at 9:00PM on CBS5/KPIXDeidre Hall
as Dr. Marlena Evans
Watch DAYS OF OUR LIVES,
weekdays at 1PM on NBC11/Cable 3James Napier and Emma Lahana
as Conner McKnight & Kira Ford
Watch POWER RANGERS: DINOTHUNDER
Everyday at 8:00AM
and Weekends at 8:30AMGail O'Grady
as Helen Pryor
Watch AMERICAN DREAMS
Sundays at 8PM on NBC11/Cable 3Jennifer Garner
as Sydney Bristow 
Watch ALIAS
Wednesdays at 9PM on ABC/KGO7Watch DAYS OF OUR LIVES
Weekdays at 1PM on NBC11/Cable 3Watch ALIAS
Wednesdays at 9PM on ABC/KGO7Watch AMERICAN DREAMS
Sundays at 8PM on NBC11/Cable 3Watch POWER RANGERS: DINOTHUNDER
Everyday at 8:00AM
and Weekends at 8:30AMWatch THE AMAZING RACE 6
Tuesdays at 9PM on CBS5/KPIX