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The Power Rangers was one of my favourite TV series during my childhood.

I'd like to know how many groups of them have existed. I am curious because I've seen several images all over the internet of different teams: dinos (the very first one), animals, ninjas, etc. I saw that they even teamed up with the ninja turtles.

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It's difficult to define "groups" as a couple of the teams overlap a lot, or some actors leave the show and the role is re-casted. For Example, The Turbo Rangers are most of the Zeo Rangers, whom are most of the Mighty Morphing Power Rangers in the first place.

Team 1 through 5 are slight cast, costume and setting changes, considered the Zordon Era. So it can be considered 7 seasons of a single show. (Alien Rangers being a filler mini-season). Everything forward of Lost Galaxy were pretty stand alone seasons/teams, until Samurai and Super Samurai, which are two seasons of the same team. The same for Megaforce & Super Megaforce, and Dino Charge & Dino Super Charge.

Given that, there are 20 distinct major groups (From Wikia):

  1. Mighty Morphin Power Rangers
  2. Aquitar Rangers (Might Morphin Alien Rangers)
  3. Zeo Rangers
  4. Turbo Rangers
  5. Space Rangers
  6. Galaxy Rangers
  7. Lightspeed Rangers
  8. Time Force Rangers
  9. Wild Force Rangers
  10. Ninja Rangers (3 intertwined teams: Wind Rangers, Thunder Rangers, & Green Samurai Ranger)
  11. Dino Rangers
  12. SPD Rangers
  13. Mystic Rangers
  14. Overdrive Rangers
  15. Jungle Fury Rangers
  16. Ranger Operators
  17. Samurai Rangers
  18. Mega Rangers
  19. Dino Charge Rangers
  20. [TBD] Ninja Steel Rangers, probably will have a unique name to not be confused with the Ninja Rangers

Spread among 23 individually titled series:

  1. Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (3 Seasons)
  2. Mighty Morphin Alien Rangers
  3. Power Rangers Zeo
  4. Power Rangers Turbo
  5. Power Rangers in Space
  6. Power Rangers Lost Galaxy
  7. Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue
  8. Power Rangers Time Force
  9. Power Rangers Wild Force
  10. Power Rangers Ninja Storm
  11. Power Rangers Dino Thunder
  12. Power Rangers S.P.D.
  13. Power Rangers Mystic Force
  14. Power Rangers Operation Overdrive
  15. Power Rangers Jungle Fury
  16. Power Rangers RPM
  17. Power Rangers Samurai (Season 1)
  18. Power Rangers Super Samurai (Season 2)
  19. Power Rangers Megaforce (Season 1)
  20. Power Rangers Super Megaforce (Season 2)
  21. Power Rangers Dino Charge (Season 1)
  22. Power Rangers Dino Super Charge (Season 2)
  23. Power Rangers Ninja Steel [TBD]

*This does not include any secondary groups, evil clone groups, history/past groups (Like the Legendary Rangers (actors from past shows), or alternative power sets (like the Ninja Rangers for the MMPR, or Shogun Rangers for the Samurai Rangers).

This is also limited to the Americanized show, not the original Japanese shows that the scenes are cut from. Which is much longer, and disjointed, as it's a genre of multiple unconnected shows, not just a franchise.

Oh, and the Power Rangers Movie is set in an alternative timeline. The Series has a slightly different view of events during season 3. So make that 21 groups, but outside of continuity.

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    Oh my, and I thought I was just not involved enough to ever see clear between the various incarnations. I had no friggin' idea! – Napoleon Wilson Jun 12 '16 at 20:28
  • I did watched 5-6 of them and then lost appetite – Ankit Sharma Jun 13 '16 at 5:25
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So, The Power Rangers are actually an American adaptation of a Japanese show called super sentai. They started releasing the English versions for american audiences in 1993 (MMPR) which was our first. In Japan, the equivalent was known as Kyōryū Sentai Zyuranger, which was the 16th "Season" and group. Every time the original group switched suits was technically a new group in Japan. So MMPR, Zeo, etc are entirely differnt people in the Japanese series, much like it is now in america. As of now, I believe they are on their 40th series.

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  • While interesting, how does this answer the question "How many groups of Power Rangers have existed"? – RedCaio Jun 17 '16 at 23:44
  • Based on the wording of the question, it was possible he was seeing both versions of the show (Japanese and American) so I was just providing information on the Japanese version seeing as the answer above mine touched on the american one. – Blakk Jun 21 '16 at 15:50

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