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Old May 19 2010, 04:03 AM   #63
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Re: Saban re-acquires rights to 'Rangers'

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I liked some of RPM's moments.
-Trying to explain some of it's Sentai counterparts ideas.
Like what?
Well, beyond the generic Sentai tropes, there's the fact that Go-onger, the basis for RPM, was profoundly different in tone. Whereas RPM was the darkest and most mature Power Rangers season, Go-onger was one of the goofiest Super Sentai seasons. The giant robots were sentient vehicle-animal hybrids from another dimension, with googly-eyed designs based on Disney's Cars. RPM had to carve away as much of the original footage as possible to avoid the silly stuff, and even then they had to contend with rationalizing, or at least lampshading, the designs.
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