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Shattered Childhood: The POWER RANGERS 25th Anniversary Episode

Shattered Childhood: The POWER RANGERS 25th Anniversary Episode

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... Okay, maybe that title was a little over-the-top, but I just couldn't help myself. Part of me has dreaded tackling this review. As a longtime fan of the Power Rangers franchise, it's not always easy to bring tough criticism to this thing I've loved for years, a huge influence on my life and how I see the world. It's even worse knowing that a number of people may have hoped to hear something quite different from me on this subject, and would be waiting to get my take on such a momentous occasion as this, the 25th Anniversary special episode. Certainly, it'll be an unpopular opinion with some, a few of which I'd count as friends. It's worse even still when one takes into account my opinion of the current season, Power Rangers Super Ninja Steel. The brutal truth is that I hesitate...
How to Fix POWER RANGERS

How to Fix POWER RANGERS

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I've been a proud fan of the Power Rangers franchise for my whole life, happy to say that I've been here since the beginning. But this year Power Rangers celebrates its 25th anniversary and I can not even begin to feel excited about that milestone. I'm not alone, a lot of fans would say that they aren't enjoying the show like they use to. Sure we're all older, we've all matured but that doesn't mean we've grown out of Power Rangers. The show has always had ups and down. Naturally, some people will enjoy one season over another, but lately it feels like this show has been nothing but a cash-in on our childhood nostalgia and I, for one, am fed up with that. After Disney dropped Power Rangers (and left us on the awesome high note that was Power Rangers RPM) Saban Brands struck a deal wit...