There is an end to everything, to good things as well, and at no time has that ever been more true than now, with the cancellation of the Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers. I know what you’re thinking, and yes, it is unimaginable that the dream has died. But 17 seasons and over 650 episodes is an excellent run, especially as it beats out its long-time rival ER in longevity. And while Film Junk tends to shy away from television news, I do think this is important as it means that the long-anticipated third theatrical Power Rangers film is unlikely. Or is it?
I know that there are at least a few of you reading this who enjoyed the show. And while you may have long ago set aside childish things, and moved on to such adult concerns as Batman and Star Wars, please consider stepping forward now and paying your respects to this, the tokusatsu phenomenon that shook the world. Take a moment and pour one out for Bulk and Skull, won’t you?