|This article is about a/an ranger in Power Rangers Turbo, the third installment in the Zordon Era , and Power Rangers in Space.|
Retroactively, he is also referred to as Turbo Green Ranger and Space Black Ranger or In Space Black Ranger- variations on his in-show labels, though the latter is more in reference to the show itself than a proper label.
Carlos was at first a recurring character during the Turbo era. He was a beginner player on a soccer team that the then-Green Turbo Ranger, Adam Park coached. However, he was proud as a player and hot-tempered. When the veteran Rangers chose to move on with their lives, Carlos was chosen by Adam to become the new Green Turbo Ranger, taking over control of the Desert Thunder Turbozord and later gaining access to the Thunder Loader Rescuezord.When the Power Chamber was destroyed by Divatox and the defeated Power Rangers: Turbo received word that the planet Eltar, home to the Power Rangers' mentor Zordon, had fallen to evil forces, Carlos and the other three current Turbo Rangers - T.J., Ashley, and Cassie- left Earth for outer space in a NASADA space shuttle, powerless but ready to fight to save Zordon.
- "Power Black!"
- ―roll call as Black Space Ranger[src]
At the beginning of Power Rangers: In Space, Carlos and the other Rangers then met Andros, the Red Space Ranger, on the Astro Megaship, and he was given new powers as the Black Space Ranger, commanding the Mega V2 (Shuttle) Zord. Carlos then became serious and introverted.
While on the Astro Megaship, he stumbled on a video clip of Andros' sister, Karone, being captured and taken away. He followed Andros to KO-35 to keep an eye on him, as the Red Ranger was searching for his long lost sister. However, Ecliptor intervened and Carlos took a powerful laser blast that was meant for Andros. Carlos had later recovered and offered to help in finding Andros's sister along with their search for Zordon. Carlos had gotten stung by an alien Barillian Bug, which transformed him into a humanoid Barillian Bug. While terrorizing the Astro Megaship, he managed to sting Cassie, which turned her into one as well. Ashley and TJ managed to reverse the effects with the antidote, returning them to normal.
When Carlos felt like he was making mistakes as a Power Ranger, he received help from Adam to be trained hard, so it would not happen again; even going as far as to learn how to fight by relying on his instincts rather than his vision.
Carlos's identity as a Ranger was exposed to young Silvy Larson, who blackmailed him to do everything that she wanted for her. However, when she asked for a moon rock, Carlos had enough and left. But Carlos realized how much a moon rock meant to Silvy and got her one.
When Dark Specter's Universal Conquest began, Astronema sent her Quantron and Piranhatron armies to Earth. As the Rangers fought the foot soldiers, it proved to be too much for them to handle. In an effort to save the people of Angel Grove, Carlos and the Space Rangers exposed themselves as the Power Rangers. They had won the battle against Astronema as well as all of Dark Specter's armies. Once he and the other Rangers brought the people of KO-35 home, Carlos returned to Earth with the other Rangers.
Carlos and the other Space Rangers received a distress signal from Alpha 6 about the Psycho Rangers' return and that the Galaxy Rangers were in trouble. The Space and Galaxy Rangers fought and destroyed the Psycho Rangers. He teamed up with Damon, the Green Galaxy Ranger to fight Psycho Black.
Carlos returned with several past rangers in the Legendary Battle. They all helped the Mega Rangers defeat the Armada once and for all, fighting in a huge battle against hundreds of X Borgs and dozens of Bruisers.
- Wrist Communicator
- Turbo Morpher
- Turbo Key
- Auto Blast Defender
- Turbo Blade
- Turbo Thunder Cannon
- Turbo Cart
- Wrist Communicator
- Astro Morpher
- Lunar Lance Booster Mode
- Black Galaxy Glider
The Green Turbo Ranger Key is one of Carlos' personal ranger keys. This key along with the majority of the Core Ranger Keys are seen lining the Command Center's interior walls. This key is mainly used by Jake Holling (Super Megaforce Green) who uses it to fight as the Green Turbo Ranger.
- When the Super Mega Rangers became the Turbo Power Rangers while fighting against Invidious.
The Black Space Ranger Key is one of Carlos's personal ranger keys. This key along with the majority of the Core Ranger Keys are seen lining the Command Center's interior walls. This key is mainly used by Jake Holling (Super Megaforce Green) who uses it to fight as the Black Space Ranger.
- Among several changes as he and the others fought against Emperor Mavro
- He was the first Ranger who was a soccer player, followed by Conner McKnight and Jake Holling.
- Carlos had originally been created as a replacement for the Red Turbo Ranger so actor Jason David Frank could leave the show, but the creators later changed this and Theodore Johnson became Tommy's replacement instead. The character of Carlos instead took Adam's place as the second Green Turbo Ranger.
- He was originally suggested to share a love interest with Ashley, but that idea finally was rejected, and they only remained as friends.
- Carlos as the Black Space Ranger has less screen time than his MegaRanger counterpart, Kouichirou, who is the team leader. That is why Carlos holds the Quadrablaster during the firing sequence instead of T.J.
- Carlos' Turbo personality as proud and hot-tempered differs greatly from his Carranger Sentai counterpart, Minoru Uesegi, who was a clumsy salesman.
- He is the first Power Ranger who was not the leader of the team to have his counterpart from Super Sentai be the leader of his team.
- His Black Space Ranger helmet was repainted and used for the A-Squad Green Ranger.
- According to in Space morph, he has an attack of 400, defense of 350, and speed of 350.
- In Japanese dub, he was voiced by the late Tsuyoshi Takeshita.
- He is the first ranger ever to be turned into a vampire. He is followed by Vida Rocca in Mystic force' Stranger Within.
- Carlos' color change from Green to Black is the opposite of his predecessor, Adam whose color change was from Black to Green.
- Carlos is the one of the four Rangers to have both Green and Black color Ranger in each different series, the first being his predecessor Adam, then followed by the first Green Ranger Tommy (as of Dino Thunder), and lastly, Jake.
- As the second Green Turbo Ranger, Carlos is the last Green Ranger to be apart of the core team until Damon Henderson.
- As the Black Space Ranger, Carlos is the last Black Ranger to be apart of the core team until Danny Delgado.
- Minoru Uesugi - Super Sentai counterpart in Carranger. See comparison page.
- Kouichirou Endou - Super Sentai counterpart in Megaranger. See comparison page.
- Adam Park - The ranger he replaced as Green ranger.
- Naoki Domon - Who was Second-in-command of the Carrangers.
- Kenta Date - Of whom he took some character aspects from in "In Space"
Tommy • Adam • Carlos • Damon • Joel • Trip • Cam • Bridge • Xander • Ziggy • Mike • Jake • Riley
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Zack • Adam • Corcus • Carlos • Danny • Tommy • Will • Dillon • Jake • Chase
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