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A Ranger Catastrophe is a two-part episode during season 3 of Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers. It is the beginning of the nine-episode story arc surrounding the departure of Kimberly Ann Hart from the team as well as the introduction of Katherine Hillard.

The 6th and 7th Zeo Serial Shorts aired before a later airing of both parts of the episode.


Rita corrupts and brainwashes a girl named Kat, whose family has just moved to Angel Grove, to serve her. She steals Kimberly's Power Coin, causing the Pink Ranger to be drained of her energy.


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  • First appearance of Catherine Sutherland as Kat.
  • This episode marks the beginning of Kimberly's story arc that would culminate in her departure from the show.
  • Part II features Saba's final speaking appearance in the show.
  • Part II marks the final use of Kimberly's morphing sequence.
  • Paul Schrier (Bulk) and Jason Narvy (Skull) only appear in Part II during the end credits (which shows a deleted scene from the episode where Bulk and Skull encounter Katastrophe).


  • The Zord fight against Rito is blatantly recycled from "Ninja Quest-part IV."
  • The "Today on Power Rangers" segment says that the Rangers would begin to understand that P.C. was no ordinary cat. However, the Rangers had no idea there was anything unusual about P.C. until Kat told them the truth in "A Different Shade of Pink, Part 2".
  • Rito was again shown to be the same size as the Red Ape Ninjazord and Ninja Megazord.
  • In Part II Billy and Adam walk to the former's lab instead of teleporting straight there from the Command Center.
  • In Part II the Ninja MegaFalconzord is incorrectly called the 'Falcon Megazord'.
  • Tommy refers to P.C. as "he".
  • In Part I, when the Rangers "demorph" from their ninja form, Tommy steps back and onto Adam's foot.


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