Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Season One, Volume One 3-DVD Set Review #PowerRangers

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GET READY TO SUPER-CHARGE YOURSELF WITH THE SERIES THAT STARTED A GLOBAL POP CULTURE PHENOMENON, POWER RANGERS

Following its debut in 1993, Saban’s iconic live-action pop culture series, Power Rangers quickly became the most watched children’s television program in North America. Emphasizing the importance of teamwork, responsibility and helping others by following the adventures of a group of ordinary young people who “morphed” into superheroes, this long-running series has been seen in more than 60 countries, translated into numerous languages, and remains a mainstay in children’s programming blocks. For 19 years, the highly entertaining saga and fan favorite characters from Power Rangers have captivated children and adults alike and are beloved by legions of fans worldwide.

Now you can return to where the phenomenon began and re-live these thrill-packed adventures when Shout! Factory, in collaboration with Saban Brands, unleashes a cornucopia of home entertainment offerings, many of which have never been released on DVD, from the original series Power Rangers. Through unprecedented access to Saban Brands’ vast archive of content, many of these DVD collections produced by Shout! Factory boast extensive bonus materials and collectible packaging, making them must-haves for loyal fans and collectors.

The first multi-disc set to be released will be the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Season One, Volume One 3-DVD set, which will arrive in stores and will be available through select digital entertainment platforms on August 21, 2012. Marking the DVD debut of the original Power Rangers series, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Season One, Volume One features the first 30 original episodes from the first season and delivers over 10 hours of high-energy, family friendly entertainment. Poised to attract a new audience of kids as well as young adults who grew up with this popular series.

In an effort to provide avid collectors with an exclusive first-to-own experience, fans will have the first opportunity to collect upcoming box sets through a Time Life direct-response television and online campaign. Shout! Factory has teamed up with Time Life to make Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Season One 6-DVD set and the 40-DVD collection of Power Rangers: Seasons One – Seven directly available to fans starting July 30, 2012 through Time Life’s direct-response on-air TV campaign, as well as online.

The Power Rangers: Seasons One –Seven 40-DVD collection will include:

All 145 original episodes from Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Seasons One, Two and Three, plus the ten-episode series Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Alien Rangers. It then continues on with Power Rangers: Seasons Four – Seven, featuring all of the original 183 episodes spanning the seasons entitled Power Rangers Zeo, Power Rangers Turbo, Power Rangers In Space and Power Rangers Lost Galaxy. In-depth bonus content includes: a retrospective featurette on the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers phenomenon, brand-new interviews with members of the cast and the creative team and much more! 

As excitement builds for these anticipated home entertainment releases, Shout! Factory, Saban Brands, and Time Life will announce additional news and activities for fans in the upcoming months. Meanwhile, fans will have the opportunity to learn more about upcoming collections by following us on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/powerrangers) and Twitter (@shoutfactory). Join the excitement and relive the action on DVDs!

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Growing up, I missed out on the Power Rangers phenomenon.  I am more than making up for that now.  With three little guys the Power Rangers are a main stay in our home.  It all started with my middle son, then age two.  His older brother happened to have a Power Ranger and the characters struck a cord with him.  He is very visually orientated and the colors associated with specific animals appealed to him.  Plus there is the added bonus of “elements” and of course, kung fu.  It is not unusual to hear him chatting about the elements of power- Earth, wind, fire…..

My boys first watched these original episodes the Mighty Morphin Rangers and have watched many of the new ones since then.  These shows are classic Power Rangers.  They are campy and cheesy, and my boys love them.  And so does my husband:)  In fact, it seems to me the male gender is naturally drawn to this teenage team squad.

I love having so many of these original episodes in DVD form for long family car trips.  I anticipate hearing, “Power Rangers Power Up!” quite frequently from the backseat:)

 Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Season 1, Vol.1 is available for pre-order via Amazon for $15.99

I received the above mentioned product for review purposes, all opinions expressed are my own.

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