Season 1 of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers originally ran from August 28, 1993 through May 23, 1994 in the United States. It consisted of 60 episodes.


No. # Title Directed by Written By Original U.S. Air Date
001 01 "Day of the Dumpster" Adrian Carr Tony Oliver & Shuki Levy August 28, 1993
After ten thousand years, Rita Repulsa and her goons are free and they plan to conquer Earth. But, Zordon and Alpha learn about the danger and recruit a team of teenagers with attitude -- the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers!
002 02 "High Five" Adrian Carr Steve Kramer September 4, 1993

As the kids climb to the top of the rope, Trini confronts an old fear of heights. Meanwhile, Rita unleashes a new plot against the Power Rangers. She creates Bones and sends our heroes to another dimension.

003 03 "Teamwork" Robert Hughes Cheryl Saban September 8, 1993
The girls lead a drive to clean up the environment, but Rita has other plans when Kimberly and Trini walk into her waste dump. She also sends the Mighty Minotaur to defeat our heroes.
004 04 "A Pressing Engagement" Adrian Carr Jeff Deckman & Ronnie Sperling September 9, 1993
Jason tries to break a fitness record. But, Goldar has a plan to separate Jason from the others. Rita sends down the powerful King Sphinx to squash Jason.
005 05 "Different Drum" Jeff Reiner Julianne Klemm September 10, 1993
Kimberly's student lives in a silent world of the hearing impaired but that doesn't stop her from saving her friends from Rita's Gnarly Gnome.
006 06 "Food Fight" Robert Hughes Cheryl Saban September 4, 1993
Angel Grove is having a food festival which soon turns into a food fight. Meanwhile, Rita is under the weather and sends the ravenous Pudgy Pig to take it out on Earth.
007 07 "Big Sisters" Jeff Reiner Gary Glasberg & Shuki Levy September 30, 1993
Kimberly and Trini volunteer to be big sisters to a mischievous little girl, Maria. Meanwhile, Rita hatches a new scheme and sends the Chunky Chicken down to Earth and a herd of putties to kidnap Maria.
008 08 "I, Eye Guy" David Blyth Stewart St. John September 14, 1993
Rita sends the evil Eye Guy to kidnap a young friend of Billy's who has been working on a new virtual reality machine for the school science fair.
009 09 "For Whom the Bell Trolls" Robert Hughes Jeff Deckman, Ronnie Sperling

& Stewart St. John

September 15, 1993
It's Hobby Week at Angel Grove High and Trini shows the class her doll collection, including her favorite of them all, Mr. Ticklesneezer. But, Rita has plans for Mr. Ticklesneezer, whose specialty is collecting.
010 10 "Happy Birthday, Zack" Jeff Reiner Stewart St. John September 16, 1993
The kids decide to throw Zack a surprise birthday party but their secrecy leaves Zack feeling forgotten. Rita also has a birthday surprise planned for Zack: the Knasty Knight.
011 11 "No Clowning Around" Adrian Carr Mark Hoffmeier September 17, 1993
Trini takes her cousin Sylvia for a fun day with her friends at the carnival. But the fun and frolic soon turns to chaos, when we find out the fair is one of Rita's traps! Rita also creates the Pineoctopus.
012 12 "Power Ranger Punks" David Blyth Mark Hoffmeier September 20, 1993
Kimberly and Billy are transformed into bullies by a magic potion slipped into their drinks. Zordon is forced to capture them and find a means to cure them.
013 13 "Peace, Love and Woe" Robert Hughes Julianne Klemm September 21, 1993
Billy finds himself a new girlfriend who is mistaken for a Power Ranger and kidnapped along with the other Rangers and is held hostage in another dimension until Billy devises a means to free everyone.
014 14 "Foul Play in the Sky" Shuki Levy Shuki Levy September 22, 1993
Kimberly's plans to spend the afternoon with her uncle Steve in his small plane are disrupted by Rita who slips her uncle a sleeping potion forcing Kim to learn how to land a plane quickly.
015 15 "Dark Warrior" Terence H. Winkless Ronnie Sperling, Jeff Deckman,

& Mark Hoffmeier

September 28, 1993
Trini's uncle Howard is kidnapped by the Dark Warrior who threatens to kill him unless he reveals the secret of a new invisibility formula he has invented.
016 16 "Switching Places" Jeff Reiner Shuki Levy & Steve Kramer October 4, 1993
Billy and Kimberly's personalities are switched when they test out Billy's new mind reading machine which has been sabotaged by Squatt.
017 17 "Green with Evil, Part I: Out of Control" Robert Hughes Gary Glasberg & Stewart St. John October 5, 1993
Rita kidnaps Tommy, a new kid in town and turns him into the Green Ranger. She sends the Green Ranger on a mission to destroy the Rangers' Command Center and destroy their link with Zordon.
018 18 "Green with Evil, Part II: Jason's Battle" Robert Hughes Tom Wyner, Cheryl Saban,

& Stewart St. John

October 6, 1993
Billy and Trini set out to repair the damage done by Green Ranger. The Green Ranger is given the Sword of Darkness which places its owner under Rita's control forever. Jason is captured by Rita.
019 19 "Green with Evil, Part III: The Rescue" Robert Hughes Mark Ryan & Stewart St. John October 7, 1993
The remaining Power Rangers split up in order to find Jason. They are attacked by Rita's latest ally, Scorpina.
020 20 "Green with Evil, Part IV: Eclipsing Megazord" Robert Hughes Gindy McKay & Stewart St. John October 8, 1993
A power surge damages the Morphing Grid preventing the Rangers from morphing and defeating Goldar who is on a rampage. Green Ranger breaks into the Command Center, shuts down Alpha and disrupts communication with Zordon.
021 21 "Green with Evil, Part V: Breaking the Spell" Robert Hughes Gary Glasberg & Stewart St. John October 9, 1993
With communications with Zordon down and the Megazord destroyed, the Earth is defenseless. Having learned that Tommy is the Green Ranger, the gang sets out to find him and release him from Rita's spell.
022 22 "The Trouble with Shellshock" David Blyth Stewart St. John & Julianne Klemm October 11, 1993
Our heroes hit the court for some well-deserved recreation. Meanwhile, Squatt and Baboo create a monster all their own, Shellshock.
023 23 "Itsy Bitsy Spider" Robert Hughes Steve Kramer October 12, 1993
The kids lead a drive to save a statue. But, the statue becomes a part of Rita's latest scheme.
024 24 "The Spit Flower" David Blyth Peggy Nicoll

October 19, 1993

Kimberly is working on a special project: designing a float for a parade. But, Rita doesn't take kindly to Kimberly's humor and decides to do something about it by sending putties to destroy the model, much to Kimberly's displeasure. Rita then sends down the Spit Flower to terrorize the town.
025 25 "Gung Ho!" Robert Hughes Mark Hoffmeier October 25, 1993
Jason and Tommy are getting ready for the Teen Ninja Finals, only their teamwork isn't quite what it should be. Meanwhile, Rita is busy making an army of indestructible super putties to attack the earth. Zordon must send Jason and Tommy on a quest to get special weapons to defeat the putties. But, they encounter Titanus, the zord carrier and protector of the weapons.
026 26 "Life's a Masquerade" Robert Hughes Cheryl Saban October 30, 1993
The gang plans to attend a costume party. Even Bulk and Skull get into the spirit. But, when Rita's Frankenstein monster crashes the party, the Power Rangers must swing into action.
027 27 "Wheel of Misfortune" Terence H. Winkless Mark Ryan & Cheryl Saban November 1, 1993
It's showtime at Angel Grove High when Kimberly gets the lead in Rumpelstiltskin. But, Rita takes Kimberly's spinning wheel and turns it into the Wheel of Destruction, a magic wheel that can destroy anything it touches, including the Power Rangers.
028 28 "Island of Illusion, Part I" Terence H. Winkless Chris Schoon & Shuki Levy November 2, 1993
There's an upcoming dance competition, and despite his usual smooth moves, Zack's got a heavy case of self-doubt. Rita is inspired, and aims to send the six Rangers to her very own transdimensional island, where worst fears become reality! She summons the celestial being known as Lokar to aid in this task, and with his wicked Mutitis creature, is the Megazord any match, or are our heroes island-bound?
029 29 "Island of Illusion, Part II" Terence H. Winkless Stewart St. John, Chris Schoon,

& Shuki Levy

November 3, 1993
Trapped on the strange Island of Illusion, each of the six Ranger teens comes face to face with their own worst fears. The island's only inhabitant, an elf named Quagmire, appears and offers them rhyming reminders of self-confidence, but is he friend or foe? Even if they can get off the island, can the team last a second round against Mutitis?
030 30 "The Rockstar" Terence H. Winkless Peggy Nicoll November 4, 1993
Jason and his cousin Jeremy find a secret map. Rita sends the unscrupulous Scorpina to get the map and find the Mirror of Destruction.
031 31 "Calamity Kimberly" Terence H. Winkless Tom Wyner & Julianne Klemm November 5, 1993
Kimberly wakes up on the wrong side of the bed and the day goes from bad to worse. Meanwhile, Rita sends the sinister Samurai Fan Man to trap Kimberly in another dimension.
032 32 "A Star is Born" Terence H. Winkless Cheryl Saban November 15, 1993
Tommy decides to try out for a television commercial. Meanwhile, the other Rangers head for the beach. But, their day of fun turns into terror when Scorpina crashes the party.
033 33 "The Yolk's on You!" Terence H. Winkless Cheryl Saban November 16, 1993
The Rangers gather to rehearse for a talent contest. Meanwhile, Squatt and Baboo send the ferocious Fang after our heroes while the putties keep Tommy tied up.
034 34 "The Green Candle, Part I" Robert Hughes Mark McKain & Stewart St. John November 17, 1993
Rita finally has the ultimate plan to put an end to her former Green Ranger. Using magic wax tied to his morphing energy, she creates the Green Candle, which burns down with every battle he fights, taking with it his powers! To help ignite this scheme, the Zord-mimicking Cyclops monster is sent to Earth. As the Dragonzord, it rampages through the city, and proves to be quite an opponent against the Rangers! If that wasn't enough, Tommy is drawn into the Dark Dimension for a duel with Goldar! How long can the candle last at this rate?
035 35 "The Green Candle, Part II" Robert Hughes Gary Glasberg & Stewart St. John November 18, 1993
Thanks to one of Billy's inventions, Jason is able to journey into the Dark Dimension in an effort to retrieve the Green Candle. But with Goldar guarding it, and Cyclops once again on the prowl in the city, does he stand a chance of success? With his teammates busy, Tommy must go into battle with Cyclops monster as the Green Ranger. The fight takes its toll on the Green Candle, which quickly burns down to nearly nothing. Will the Green Ranger powers be lost to Rita?
036 36 "Birds of a Feather" Robert Hughes Julianne Klemm November 19, 1993
Zack prepares his young student for an up and coming martial arts tournament but Rita pulls Zack away when she releases the Hatchosaurus on the unsuspecting city.
037 37 "Clean-Up Club" Terence H. Winkless Mark Hoffmeier November 23, 1993
The kids decide to put together a club to clean up Angel Grove. But, Rita plots a pollution scheme and sends the Polluticorn to do the job.
038 38 "A Bad Reflection on You" Robert Hughes Peggy Nicoll November 27, 1993
Rita sends a special type of Putty designed to impersonate the Rangers in both of their forms to Angel Grove. Once there the Putties get the Rangers in trouble at school. With the real Rangers in detention, their doubles are free to wreak havoc.
039 39 "Doomsday, Part I" Terence H. Winkless Stewart St. John November 29, 1993
Angel Grove holds a big celebration for "Power Rangers Day." Rita uses this gathering to capture the entire population of the city and imprison them in another dimension. To get them back, the Rangers have to take on Goldar, who now has his very own evil War Zord to pilot, Cyclopsis!
040 40 "Doomsday, Part II" Terence H. Winkless Stewart St. John November 30, 1993
With their Zords damaged, and only able to summon the Megazord at half-power, the Power Rangers face Cyclopsis, backed by the power of Lokar, one last time! Not only does the fate of Angel Grove rest in the balance, but the world, and the future of the Rangers themselves!
041 41 "Rita's Seed of Evil" Robert Hughes Stewart St. John February 7, 1994
For a school project, the Rangers spend the afternoon planting trees in the park. But, Rita has some seeds of her own and sends Squatt down to plant her latest monster, the Octoplant.
042 42 "A Pig Surprise" Robert Hughes Shuki Levy & Douglas Sloan February 8, 1994
Our heroes spearhead a drive to find homes for stray animals, including an old lady's pig named Norman. But, Norman is no ordinary pig. At Rita's command, he transforms into the infamous Pudgy Pig.
043 43 "Something Fishy" Robert Hughes Cheryl Saban February 9, 1994
A nice picnic and an afternoon of scuba diving turn fishy when Rita sends down the treacherous Goo Fish. Rita then puts a spell on Billy that plays on his worst fears.
044 44 "Lions & Blizzards" Robert Hughes Shell Danielson February 10, 1994
The Rangers and their friends win the grand prize at the annual Oddball Games: the Noble Lion Trophy. Rita and Goldar plot to transform the trophy into a ferocious monster.
045 45 "Crystal of Nightmares" Robert Hughes Shuki Levy & Douglas Sloan February 14, 1994
The kids head to the mountains for a weekend of studying. Meanwhile, Goldar tries to sabotage the kids by turning their dreams into nightmares. Can the Power Rangers overcome the forces of the Crystal of Nightmares and regain their confidence and powers?
046 46 "To Flea or Not to Flee" Terence H. Winkless Douglas Sloan February 15, 1994
The Juice Bar is in trouble and the kids rally to help their friend. Meanwhile, Rita makes a fierce-fighting flea monster and plants it on a lost dog.
047 47 "Reign of the Jellyfish" Terence H. Winkless Stewart St. John February 16, 1994
The kids of Angel Grove High prepare a time capsule for future citizens. But, Squatt and Baboo try and steal the capsule for Rita. Rita sends the Jellyfish to challenge our heroes.
048 48 "Plague of the Mantis" Terence H. Winkless Mark Hoffmeier February 17, 1994
Trini is learning a new style of Kung Fu. Meanwhile, Rita sends down the Mighty Mantis Monster to challenge Trini's new skills.
049 49 "Return of an Old Friend, Part I" Worth Keeter Shell Danielson February 28, 1994
It's Parent's Day at the Youth Center, and all of the Rangers' fathers & mothers are there. Rita decides to trap the parents in another dimension, and use them as ransom for attaining the Power Coins! To make things worse, Billy is placed under a spell, and steals the Dragon Dagger from the Command Center. With it, Goldar takes control of the Dragonzord, and sends it on a rampage.
050 50 "Return of an Old Friend, Part II" Worth Keeter Shell Danielson March 1, 1994
With only the depleted Dragon Coin left, Tommy is teleported to the Command Center to become the Green Ranger once more. With a boost of power from Zordon, Tommy must battle his way through Putties and Goldar to retrieve his teammates' Power Coins and Dragon Dagger. But in the process, he takes a jolt from a force field! Will this spell the end for Tommy, or a new beginning for the Green Ranger? Can the Rangers defeat the Dramole monster and rescue their parents from Rita's clutches?
051 51 "Grumble Bee" John Stewart Cheryl Saban April 28, 1994
Billy is shocked when he gets his first B ever. This gives Rita an idea: she sends putties to trap some of the Rangers, leaving Billy and Trini to fight the ominous Grumble Bee.
052 52 "Two Heads Are Better Than One" John Stewart Mark Hoffmeier April 29, 1994
Jason and Tommy are teaching self-defense lessons to mothers in Angel Grove. Rita sees that they work great as a team when they put their heads together, so Finster makes a two-headed parrot monster.
053 53 "Fowl Play" John Stewart Peggy Nicoll May 2, 1994
Zack helps out by teaching magic to some day camp kids which works a bit of magic on Angela. But, Rita makes magic of her own and creates the Peckster to terrorize the city.
054 54 "Trick or Treat" Worth Keeter Daniel J. Sarnoff & Ellen Levy-Sarnoff May 3, 1994
Kimberly is chosen to compete against Skull on the hottest TV game show in Angel Grove. Things go well for Kimberly until Rita starts a new offensive and the Rangers are called into action. This time they face the Pumpkin Rapper, a hip-hoppin' terror who takes our heroes to the end of their rope.
055 55 "Second Chance" Worth Keeter Mark Litton May 4, 1994
Jason and Zack offer to help a young friend make Ernie's soccer team. But, Rita has games of her own to play and sends down the Socadillo to roll over the Rangers.
056 56 "On Fins and Needles" Worth Keeter Douglas Sloan May 5, 1994
Jason and Tommy volunteer to teach kids the value of teamwork and martial arts. But, their teamwork is undermined as Rita casts a spell that turns the heroes against each other. Rita sends down the Slippery Shark to split the Rangers for good.
057 57 "Enter...The Lizzinator" Worth Keeter Stewart St. John May 6, 1994
Kimberly helps a young friend named Kelly try to make the junior high cheerleading squad. But, Rita plans to use Kelly to lure the Rangers into a battle with the Lizzinator.
058 58 "Football Season" Terence H. Winkless Cheryl Saban May 9, 1994
It's time for football tryouts at Angel Grove High, but Tommy is having a hard time. Rita decides to field her own team and sends down the Rhino Blaster to lead the putties in a grid-iron battle.
059 59 "Mighty Morphin' Mutants" Terence H. Winkless Douglas Sloan May 16, 1994
Ms. Appleby gives the class a special assignment: she wants the students to ask their friends to choose something about them that needs a little work. But, Tommy has a hard time with it. Meanwhile, Rita sends down the Mutant Rangers to make the real Rangers' day memorable.
060 60 "An Oyster Stew" Terence H. Winkless Shell Danielson May 23, 1994

Zack's in love and plans a big date in order to impress Angela. But, Rita plans to spoil Zack's romance and calls for the dangerous Ecocide Pearl and a monster called the Oysterizer.

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