Plenty of things have changed in Power Rangers over the years, but there is one that is more noticeable than others according to Jason David Frank.
Frank has played numerous Power Rangers over the years in a variety of different series, though Mighty Morphin is still arguably the most popular. As he told That Hashtag Show, the biggest change seems to be when it comes to actually fighting, which there is a distinct lower amount of these days.
"Even now you go and look back at some of the episodes (Mighty Morphin) and you've got Ninja Steel, and all these episodes there's not a lot of fight scenes in it, they're not fighting Putties. So when we were in season 1 it was like hardcore training. We did front suicides on concrete, we did all of our own stunts. I was there early all the time saying "give me, give me, give me, let me do some stuff!"
This is even more noticeable for Frank specifically, who had a reputation for doing more of his own stunts.
"I'm probably the only one that has a lot more helmet time than anyone, because of the Green Ranger in the dark dimension, when I fought Austin the Red Ranger Jason, I did all my own stunts."
Fans will be able to see the original Green Ranger at Power Morphicon next year, with the rumor being that a big reunion is being put together for the show. As for being a part of that Frank said "I did the Megaforce and I see my character running around and someone else doing my voice, but still, it was one of those things that
The official Power Rangers convention is set to begin on Friday, August 17th and runs through Sunday, August 19th, and will take place at the Anaheim Convention Center.
As for the current run of Power Rangers, you can learn more about Power Rangers Ninja Steel below.
"With the franchise’s 24th season, Saban Brands' Power Rangers Ninja Steel starts deep in space, where Galvanax is the reigning champion of the most popular intergalactic game show in the universe in which monsters battle to prove who is the mightiest warrior. Galvanax is determined to become invincible by controlling the mythical Ninja Nexus Prism, which contains six supernatural Ninja Power Stars. The only thing standing in his way is a new team of heroic teenage Power Rangers who possess it. The evil Galvanax sends his warrior contestants down to Earth to steal the Ninja Power Stars, where each epic battle against the Power Rangers is broadcast throughout the universe. Together, the Rangers must master their arsenal of Ninja Power Stars, Zords and Megazords, each made of legendary Ninja Steel, in order to stop this evil threat and save Earth from destruction."
Power Rangers Ninja Steel returns today.