The POWER RANGERS (Sort Of) Return In Funny Or Die Short - 'THE RANGER'
Ever wonder what a more seriously toned Mighty Morphin Power Rangers might look like? Well, we might have our answer. Actor Matt Jayson has released a fairly fantastic short on Funny or Die.
The revival of the original Mighty Morphin Power Rangers franchise is in full swing, with a reboot, comics, anniversary merchandise, and more coming our way. An excellent new short has also been released on Funny or Die featuring a nice twist on the classic characters. The short has been uploaded by actor Matt Jayson (Chuck), who also stars in the 3-minute piece.
The original series starred Austin St. John (Jason/Red), Walter Jones (Zack/Black), David Yost (Billy/Blue), Amy Jo Johnson (Kimberly/Pink), Thuy Trang (Trini/Yellow), and Jason David Frank (Tommy/Green).
Check out the funny short below and be sure to listen carefully for a few well-placed Easter Eggs.
What'd you guys think? Would you want the reboot to follow a similar tone? Sound off with your thoughts below!
Long ago, the ancient wizard Zordon did battle with the evil witch Rita Repulsa. He eventually managed to defeat her in a game using five magic coins. As punishment for her loss, she was sealed in a canister on Planet Nemesis, a planet that travels close to Earth every 10,000 years. However, before being sealed away, Rita trapped Zordon in a time warp.
Millennia later, Rita and her minions escaped their prison and set out to conquer Earth. Zordon, desperate to stop her, had his assistant Alpha 5 recruit five "teenagers with attitude" (Jason Lee Scott, Zack Taylor, Billy Cranston, Trini Kwan, & Kimberly Ann Hart) to counter her threat. They were granted the powers of the dinosaurs, and became the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers.
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers featured:
Austin St. John as Jason Lee Scott/Red Ranger
Thuy Trang as Trini Kwan/Yellow Ranger
David Yost as Billy Cranston/Blue Ranger
Amy Jo Johnson as Kimberly Ann Hart/Pink Ranger
Walter Jones as Zack Taylor/Black Ranger
Jason David Frank as Tommy Oliver/Green & White Ranger
Steve Cardenas as Rocky DeSantos/2nd Red Ranger
Karan Ashley as Aisha Campbell/2nd Yellow Ranger
Johnny Yong Bosch as Adam Park/2nd Black Ranger
Catherine Sutherland as Katherine Hillard/2nd Pink Ranger
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