I can’t believe I’m saying this, but here is the trailer for the new Netflix production, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Once & Always.
The Power Rangers come face-to-face with a familiar threat from the past. In the midst of a global crisis, they are called on once again to be the heroes the world needs. It’s the 30th anniversary of the original series, and there’s cheesy martial arts action and Putties galore.
Original villain Rita Repulsa (voiced by the original actress Barbara Goodson) is back in a robot body with a dastardly plan to go back in time and take out the Power Rangers before they become Rangers, so Billy (David Yost) and Zack (Walter Emanuel Jones), the original Blue and Black Rangers, reunite with the Red and Pink Rangers from the second era of Mighty Morphin, Rocky (Steve Cardenas) and Kat (Catherine Sutherland) to stop her.
With this setup, Once and Always ends up being a reminder of what’s been lost along the way, as the new character introduced in the trailer, Minh (Charlie Kersh) is revealed to be the daughter of Trini, the Yellow Ranger (the late Thuy Trang) who was killed by Rita. You can also catch a glimpse of the Green Ranger, which implies a tribute to the late Jason David Frank, who ended his own life last year.
You can catch Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Once and Always on Netflix when it premieres on April 19.
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