Power Rangers

2013 marks the 20th anniversary of Power Rangers. I grew up with the teenage superheroes from Angel Grove and have been reliving my childhood by rewatching the series on Netflix. Last month, I started a year long series of articles celebrating the anniversary with 5 Power Ranger Rip-Offs You Probably Forgot. This month, I have delved into the massive Power Ranger archives to deliver the following trivia that you didn’t know about the series.

10. The Perfect Attendance Award Goes To…

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Billy and Alpha 5 are the only main characters to appear in all 155 episodes of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. That’s right, the nerd and the robot appeared in every episode of the original series.This is due in part to the departure of Austin St. John (Jason), Thuy Thang (Trini) and Walter Emanuel Johns (Zack) halfway through the second season and Amy Jo Johnson (Kimberly) leaving toward the end of the third season. David Yost, who played Billy, would not leave the series until near the end of Power Rangers Zeo.

And now Alpha 5:

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This article was first posted on February 23, 2013