Everything David Johnson needed to know about being a Judge he learned from Operation Overdrive.
"Prepare to be destroyed!"
The story so far: to combat the evil plans of Moltor and Flurious, two brothers out to capture the legendary Corona Aurora, a crown that can triggers the destruction of the universe, adventurer and zillionaire Andrew Hartford (Rod Lousich) assembled a new Power Rangers squad and gives them impractical and ugly plastic machines to drive around. The Rangers' task this go-around? Capture all of the magical jewels of the Corona Aurora before the bad guys do, karate chop a bunch of guys in costumes in the throat, occasionally somersault in front of pyrotechnic displays and learn some helpful life lessons along the way. Buckle up, kids, and finish that hard candy! It's time to watch violence!
Volume Three blasts off with seven episodes:
• "Man of Mercury Parts 1 and 2"
Valuable Life Lesson Learned: Can you get over your guilt in time to help your friends in the fight against evil?
• "Behind the Scenes"
Valuable Life Lesson Learned: You can make a difference in the world! (Providing you have access to laser guns and cars that transform into giant robots of course.)
• "Just Like Me"
Valuable Life Lesson Learned: Just be yourself!
• "It's Hammer Time"
Valuable Life Lesson Learned: I've got nothing for this one, though it's probably a good idea to avoid putting hammers in cannons.
• "Out of Luck"
Valuable Life Lesson Learned: We all have bad days. Just stick it out.
• "One Gets Away"
Valuable Life Lesson Learned: Why do we fall? So we can learn to pick ourselves up.
Bottom line: the Capri Sun-cooler moments for the kids will certainly be the addition of the Mercury Ranger to the team, but beyond that expect the same mixture of martial arts and screaming and brain-busting sensory overload that has characterized these volumes and, well, every single Power Ranger show that ever preceded them.
Full frame and a 2.0 stereo mix are still the orders are do and perform adequately and nothing more. For extras, the Rangers dish about their vehicles and that multiple "Ranger Reserve Training Course" trivia game is back for a third time. Have fun with that.
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