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Power Rangers Dino Thunder is the twelfth season of Power Rangers, serving as an adaptation of the Super Sentai season Bakuryuu Sentai Abaranger. The series features the return of Jason David Frank as Tommy Oliver, several years after the events of Power Rangers Turbo as he forms a new group of Power Rangers from high-school students to defend the world from Mesogog, a direct result of his experiments gone wrong.

The show aired simultaneously on ABC Kids and Toon Disney and ABC Family's Jetix block.


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Seven years after Tommy Oliver left the Turbo Rangers, he comes to Reefside, California as a high school paleontology professor where he leads three detention students: popular soccer player Conner McKnight, computer geek Ethan James, and aspiring musician Kira Ford into becoming the next generation of Rangers, the Power Rangers Dino Thunder. Their mission is to defend Earth from Mesogog, a mutant dinosaur being who wishes to eradicate all human life and return Earth to the age of the dinosaurs. On his side are his minions Zeltrax and Elsa, but the Rangers get an extra ally in form of the mysterious Trent Fernandez-Mercer.



Dino Rangers[]

Abaranger (Team)

Dino Rangers

All Dino Rangers in Super Dino Mode

Dino Rangers in Super Dino Mode

Main article: Dino Rangers
Designation Name Actor
Red Dino Ranger Conner McKnight James Napier
Blue Dino Ranger Ethan James Kevin Duhaney
Yellow Dino Ranger Kira Ford Emma Lahana
Black Dino Ranger Tommy Oliver Jason David Frank
White Dino Ranger Trent Fernandez-Mercer Jeffrey Parazzo
Evil Rangers[]
Designation Name Actor
White Dino Ranger White Dino Ranger (clone) Adam Gardiner


Dino Lab[]

Main article: Dino Lab


Wind Ninja Academy[]

Legendary Rangers[]

Ninja Storm Rangers[]
Main article: Ninja Storm Rangers (31-32)
Designation Name Actor
Red Wind Ranger Shane Clarke Pua Magasiva
Blue Wind Ranger Tori Hanson Sally Martin
Yellow Wind Ranger Dustin Brooks Glenn McMillan
Crimson Thunder Ranger Hunter Bradley Adam Tuominen
Navy Thunder Ranger Blake Bradley Jorgito Vargas Jr.
Green Samurai Ranger Cameron Watanabe Jason Chan
S.P.D. Rangers[]
Main article: S.P.D. Rangers (S.P.D. 31 & 35)
Designation Name Actor
S.P.D. Red Ranger Jack Landors Brandon Jay McLaren
S.P.D. Blue Ranger Sky Tate Chris Violette
S.P.D. Green Ranger Bridge Carson Matt Austin
S.P.D. Yellow Ranger Z Delgado Monica May
S.P.D. Pink Ranger Syd Drew Alycia Purrott
S.P.D. Omega Ranger Sam Brett Stewart
S.P.D. Shadow Ranger Anubis Cruger John Tui
Legendary Dino Rangers[]
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers[]
Main article: Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (team) (Beast Morphers S2 E15)
Designation Name Actor
Red Ranger Jason Lee Scott Austin St. John
Black Ranger unidentified uncredited
Blue Ranger Billy Cranston uncredited
Yellow Ranger unidentified uncredited
Pink Ranger Kimberly Ann Hart uncredited
Dino Charge Rangers[]
Main article: Dino Charge Rangers (Beast Morphers S2 E15)
Designation Name Actor
Dino Charge Red Ranger Tyler Navarro Brennan Mejia
Dino Charge Black Ranger Chase Randall James Davies
Dino Charge Blue Ranger Koda Yoshi Sudarso
Dino Charge Green Ranger Riley Griffin Michael Taber (voice; uncredited)
Dino Charge Pink Ranger Shelby Watkins Camille Hyde (voice; uncredited)
Dino Charge Gold Ranger Sir Ivan of Zandar Davi Santos
Grid Battleforce Rangers[]
Main article: Grid Battleforce Rangers (Beast Morphers S2 E15)
Designation Name Actor
Grid Battleforce Red Ranger Devon Daniels Rorrie D. Travis
Grid Battleforce Blue Ranger Ravi Shaw Jazz Baduwalia
Grid Battleforce Yellow Ranger Zoey Reeves Jacqueline Scislowski
Grid Battleforce Gold Ranger Nate Silva Abraham Rodriguez
Grid Battleforce Silver Ranger Steel Jamie Linehan (voice)



Main article: Reefside




Main article: Arsenal (Dino Thunder)


Multi-Use Devices[]


Individual Weapons and Team Blasters[]




Main article: Zords (Dino Thunder)
Legend: ◆ piloted zord, ❖ aux zord, ➲ carrier zord; see Style Guide for rules on icon colors

Biozord System[]


Additional Formations[]

Thundersaurus Megazord[]
Dino Stegazord[]

Alternate Formations[]


  1. Day of the Dino Part 1
  2. Day of the Dino Part 2
  3. Wave Goodbye
  4. Legacy of Power
  5. Back in Black
  6. Diva in Distress
  7. Game On
  8. Golden Boy
  9. Beneath the Surface
  10. Ocean Alert
  11. White Thunder Part 1
  12. White Thunder Part 2
  13. White Thunder Part 3
  14. Truth and Consequences
  15. Leader of the Whack
  16. Burning at Both Ends
  17. The Missing Bone
  18. Bully for Ethan
  19. Lost & Found in Translation
  20. It's a Mad Mad Mackerel
  21. Copy That
  22. Triassic Triumph
  23. A Star Is Torn
  24. A Ranger Exclusive
  25. Tutenhawken's Curse
  26. Disappearing Act
  27. Fighting Spirit
  28. The Passion of Conner
  29. Isn't it Lava-ly
  30. Strange Relations
  31. Thunder Storm Part 1
  32. Thunder Storm Part 2
  33. In Your Dreams
  34. Drawn into Danger
  35. House of Cards
  36. A Test of Trust
  37. Thunder Struck Part 1
  38. Thunder Struck Part 2

Other Media[]



A monthly comic strip based on the series appeared on several issues of "Jetix Magazine" in the UK. Jetix Magazine was the official magazine of JETIX, the channel that aired Dino Thunder in the UK. The following stories were printed:

Video Games[]

There were two games produced for the Dino Thunder series. On the Game Boy Advance, there was a side scrolling version which was a simple platformer involving fighting several foes from the series. The other game was produced for the PlayStation 2 and the Nintendo GameCube. This was the first Power Rangers game produced on a "next generation" console. Unexpectedly all the action takes place inside the zords. This game also had a few inconsistencies with the series to allow the action to take place in the zords while battling the regular bad guys who were human size. (The series always displayed a monster needing to be destroyed before it could be a giant, a side affect of the Hydro Re-Generator)

VHS/DVD/Youtube Releases[]


  • Volume 1 (Episode 1-3)
  • Volume 2 (Episodes 4-8)
  • Volume 3 (Episodes 9, 11-14)
  • Volume 4 (Episodes 15-19)
  • Volume 5 (Episodes 20-24)
  • Power Rangers Dino Thunder Vol. 5 Triassic Triumph
  • Power Rangers Dino Thunder (Complete Season) [RC2]
  • Power Rangers Seasons 8-12 (Lightspeed Rescue to Dino Thunder)
  • Power Rangers Dino Thunder: The Complete Series (Shout! Factory)



  • This series marks the return of Tommy Oliver as a main cast member.
  • Despite having an overall dinosaur theme, the Dimetrozord, Pterazord, and Dragozord are not technically dinosaurs, with both the latter two being pterosaurs and the Dimetrozord being a pelycosaur, a mammal-like reptile. Dimetrodon also lived at least 40 million years before any dinosaur.
  • Although the team lost their powers at the end of the series, the core three regained their abilities as of the events of History. While Tommy and Trent regained their abilities as of the events of Dimensions in Danger.
Kimberly and Aleia Fight Pink Dino Thunder Form

Aleia in her Pink Dino Thunder Form alongside Coinless Kimberly.

  • The "Power Rangers Dino Thunder" name was used in the Korean dubbing version from their respective Japanese Adaptation, even though the series was dubbed from Abaranger.
  • In Power Rangers Unlimited: The Morphin Masters #1 , the Pink Emissary appears in a previous unseen Pink Dino Thunder Ranger form when fighting alongside Coinless Kimberly. It is not know whether this was an error on the part of the creative team or if the appearance is meant to be canon.


  • Some of the episodes shows that Tommy did not put the key into the Brachio Morpher properly.

    Tommy's Morpher Error

See Also[]

External links[]



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