12 Bizarre Behind the Scenes Facts About Power Rangers

Posted on Jan 09, 2017

Remember the original Power Rangers? This show has been on TV for more than twenty years. Children loved them and thought of them as their heroes. But, when you were a kid you certainly didn't know that there were many problems they had off-screen. Take a look.

1. Underpaid Heroes

Underpaid Heroes
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While the director was making millions, the show's stars were doing poorly and were underpaid. "I would have done a better money working at some fast-food store," said Austin St. John, the original Red Ranger.

2. A Troublemaker

A Troublemaker
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The Green Ranger stayed on the show for a long time, but he was always causing trouble for his co-workers. He shared some inappropriate thoughts about his co-star being accused of murder and gave phone numbers of the producers about the fans so that they could harass them.

3. They Had A Stunt Crew

They Had A Stunt Crew
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Most of their fighting scenes were made by professional stunts and a lot of the footage was taken from the original Japanese show. It was a problem because some of the fans believed that the Rangers did it all by themselves. At the time, letting the stars do their own stunts seemed to be a huge risk.

4. The Japanese Version Was Too Dark for Children in the US

The Japanese Version Was Too Dark for Children in the US
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In the Japanese episodes, there was an SP Licence device. It determined which villain was to be murdered and which one was to be spared. The Rangers had no choice but to obey the SP License.

5. People Thought That the Actors Were Lying About Their Skills

People Thought That the Actors Were Lying About Their Skills
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When you are playing a Power Ranger, people often see you simply as an actor. But there's more to it. "I am a karate master, and also have a good reputation as an MMA fighter. However, people assume that I am just a Power Ranger actor," explained Jason David Frank.
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