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Endings is the two-part finale and the thirty-seventh & thirty-eighth of Power Rangers S.P.D.. It follows on from the A-Squad Rangers' return and kidnapping of Commander Cruger in "Resurrection".

Synopsis

Part 1

The B-Squad S.P.D. Rangers face the evil and far more experienced A-Squad SPD Rangers. To make things even worse, Broodwing, his three Generals, and an army of Krybots swarm the Delta Base, taking over! Meanwhile, now captive of Emperor Gruumm, Anubis Cruger encounters a familiar face from his past.

Part 2

Captured by Emperor Gruumm, the Rangers get unexpected help from the person responsible for their imprisonment. Doggie faces Gruumm in a final showdown for the life of Isinia. Omni's Magnificence is finally created and attacks Newtech City. Kat, Boom, Sam, and the rest of the non-Ranger S.P.D. cadets are all that stands in the way against a Krybot invasion of the Delta Base.

Plot

Part 1

The A-Squad Rangers bring Anubis Cruger to Emperor Gruumm. The B-Squad Rangers remain upset about being second best again, while Jack tries to explain things to Ally. The B-Squad is called to the Command Center to discover that the A-Squad has captured Doggie. A-Squad calls B-Squad out and the two teams prepare to face off against each other. Morphed, the A-Squad and B-Squad Rangers engage in an intense battle. Meanwhile, Broodwing prepares an army to attack the Delta Base while Gruumm and the Rangers are occupied. Broodwing and his Krybots soon invade the entire Delta Base. Gruumm wants his revenge on Cruger now, but Omni demands that he complete his Magnificence first. The A-Squad gives B-Squad the beat down. That is until the B-Squad activates S.W.A.T. Mode and the tables are soon turned against the A-Squad. As a backup, the A-Squad Rangers summon a Zord that was left for them by Gruumm. Meanwhile, Broodwing invades the Delta Command Center. Kat, Boom and other cadets protect the Center. The B-Squad Rangers summon the Delta Squad and Omegamax Megazords to stop the A-Squad. Broodwing and his subordinates take over the Delta Base and activate the Delta Command Megazord. To the Rangers' dismay, The Delta Command Megazord attacks the other Megazords. Gruumm reveals that he has had Isinia as a prisoner aboard the Terror for all these years. Meanwhile, the Delta Squad Megazord is destroyed by the A-Squad's robot. The B-Squad Rangers find the flyers in an underground bay and form the S.W.A.T. Megazord to finish the job. After being judged, the A-Squad Rangers are contained. The B-Squad Rangers find their way into the Delta Base and begin to slowly take back control. Boom and Kat who have been imprisoned in the Command Center, call for R.I.C. to free them. Broodwing finds the power supply has been cut and he is confronted by Jack. It's judgement time for Broodwing. The Power Rangers use the Canine Cannon to take him down and contain him for his crimes. Piggy claims to know the location of where Gruumm's holding Cruger, but instead he leads them into a trap. The Rangers are imprisoned aboard the Terror with Cruger. Gruumm informs them that the worst is yet to come.

Part 2

Jack tries to escape, but Doggie reminds him that his civilian powers have been neutralized. Cruger also asks Jack about his retirement from Space Patrol Delta. Jack says to the Commander that he enjoys being in Space Patrol Delta and that rumors of his retirement aren't true. Cruger tells Jack that he has to go the right way. Rangers are shocked by Piggy's betrayal and wonder what is he doing now. Piggy questions his actions in betraying the Rangers and gets an unsettling sign from above which destroys his cafe. All of the cadets are called to the Command Center to discuss their current situation. Boom rallies the troops and convinces them that they must stay and fight for the Power Rangers. The Krybots are ordered by Omni to execute the Rangers as they are no longer needed. Unsuspectingly, Piggy comes to their rescue and gets them back their Morphers as well. Doggie orders the B-Squad to return to Earth while he stops Gruumm once and for all. On the way to Gruumm, the Shadow Ranger faces off against Mora and contains her. Gruumm reveals to Isinia that the Terror is transforming into the body for Omni. Cruger faces off against Gruumm on a narrow bridge. Gruumm threatens to let Isinia plunge into the lava pit below. Meanwhile, as the cadets fight the Troobians, Sam is rescued by the Nova Ranger – an old friend from the future. Omni's transformation is complete and launches an attack on Newtech City. Cruger rescues Isinia and knocks Gruumm over the edge. Gruumm refuses to be taken in and plunges himself into the lava. S.P.D. has sent some reinforcements from Galaxy Command – including Supreme Commander Birdie and Sergent Silverback. The Rangers form the S.W.A.T. Megazord to battle Omni but seem to be no match against his power. Meanwhile, after receiving orders from Kat who found Omni's weak spot, Cruger and Isinia risk their lives as they open the hatch to the engine room in order to allow the S.W.A.T. Megazord to fire a blast that causes Omni to implode and be destroyed. All of Space Patrol Delta rejoices at the Power Rangers' victory. The S.W.A.T. Megazord poses in front of the Delta Base. The Rangers look among the rubble of the Terror to find that Doggie and Isinia made it out just in time. Doggie soon realizes that Gruumm has survived as well and the two of them duke it out one last time. Grumm is no match for Cruger and is easily defeated, with Cruger cutting off the top of his other horn. S.P.D. rejoices as Doggie finally contains Gruumm. Since Jack has decided to follow his own path and leave S.P.D. and the team has no Red Ranger, Cruger promotes Sky to Red Ranger, much to Sky's delight, and Cruger also tells Sky that his father would be very proud of him. Cruger promotes the team to A-Squad, but they turn down the promotion as B-Squad is who they are. Cruger understands and tells them that there will be no A-Squad. Nova and Sam say their goodbyes and return to the future, briefly demorphing as they do. A few days later, the Rangers go to visit Jack who has started a business with Ally and Piggy to give away clothes to the homeless. The Rangers receive a call and once again prepare for action. "S.P.D. Emergency!".

Cast

Notes

  • In Dekaranger, the A-Squad's Megazord was destroyed by the Omegamax Megazord holding the SWAT Cannon to rip a hole clean through Abretex.
    • This was changed for Power Rangers for both pacing (since the accompanying scene was considerably lengthy) and because it featured them carelessly vaporizing a building in the process as Abretex was pinned against a skyscraper.
  • Broodwing's defeat was originally the final battle of Dekaranger but was changed for SPD to have a grander scale to the finale.
  • Besides Fowler Birdie and Sergeant Silverback, the other reinforcements that came with them included a lion-like alien (which was previously used for Gyoku Rou), an octopus-headed alien (which was previously used for Porupo), an unnamed red ape-like alien (which was previously used for Tortorian Buntar), and an unnamed exotic bird-like alien (which was previously used for Supreme Commander Horusian Numa-O).
  • This marked the only appearance of the Nova Ranger in Part 2.
  • This was the first appearance of a Silver Ranger since Power Rangers Wild Forces "The End of the Power Rangers".
  • This was the only time that Sam's unmorphed form was seen. The actor who played him unmorphed is unknown to this day.

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  • Part 1 was the only episode where S.P.D. Rangers were seen helmetless outside of the morphing sequence.
  • In Part 2, before Cruger contained her, Mora summoned six unnamed monsters that were originally too violent, controversial, or didn't have enough usable footage to be used in Power Rangers.
  • Several actors would return in new roles in future Power Rangers seasons:
  • Endings, Part Two was the series finale of Power Rangers S.P.D but "Wormhole", the second team-up between the S.P.D. Rangers and the Dino Rangers, was technically the last episode aired in the US as it was broadcast February 2nd, 2006. Wormhole was first officially released as an exclusive DVD episode on S.P.D. Volumes 4 & 5 and aired in Canada on July 30, 2005, before the United States' broadcast. [Netflix] lists Wormhole as the last episode.
  • Bridge would later return in Once a Ranger.
  • S.P.D. was notable for not featuring the entire core Ranger team battle the main villain in its season series finale. This would not happen again until Power Rangers Beast Morphers fifteen years later where Steel was not present for the final battle because he was dead by that point.
  • Kat tells the B-Squad Rangers that Cruger once told her they were the best Rangers he's ever had, which he did back in Messenger Part 1.

Errors

Part I

  • When the Delta Sword was broken by the A-Squad's Megazord, the broken blade flew up into the air. However, the enemy Megazord could clearly be seen breaking the sword with a downwards strike instead of an upwards strike. The blade should have fallen to the ground, not thrown up into the air.
  • The shot of the A-Squad's Megazord being blasted by the SWAT Megazord was clearly that of it being struck by the Omegamax Megazord's Spinout finisher.
  • It is unknown how Broodwing and his associates were able to control the Delta Command Megazord, as it is shown that the Delta Command Megazord needs the Delta Morphers for its powers to be at max.
    • However, it is possible that Broodwing stole five of the spare Morphers and gave them to his associates.
  • A-Squad Red only appeared helmetless after the A-Squad Megazord is destroyed, yet the others were completely de-morphed. In addition after and the other A-Squad Rangers are confined, she now completely de-morphed.
    • In the same scene after being confined the A-Squad are both closer together, and switch places.
  • In Part 1, Nick Kemplen was credited as the voice of both A-Squad Blue Ranger and A-Squad Green Ranger even though A-Squad Blue Ranger was completely silent.
    • Also, Kemplen's last name was misspelled as "Kemplin".
  • When S.P.D. and Z shoot Lazor, the monster's antenna have been inexplicably sliced off due to the cut footage mentioned above.

Part II

  • In the scene immediately after Sky smiles down on the Red Ranger's morpher, his hands are behind him during the portal opening scene.

See Also

References

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