This page highlights the differences between Lieutenant Colonel Shadam and Lord Zedd.
|The commander of the Gorma Tribe's conquest of earth, but not the main leader.
||Malicious, evil ruler of the Evil Space Aliens, including Rita Repulsa
|Is a living clay construct, appearing as a human being from Earth.
||Is a monstrous alien from another galaxy.
|Does not contribute to the enlarging monsters as lesser Gorma members carried their own Enlargement Bombs.
||Contributed to his monsters growing by tossing growth bombs at them from space. Later combined his powers with Rita, zapping the monsters from space to make them grow.
|Spoke with a normal human sounding voice.
||Spoke with a gruff deep voice.
|Had no ability to create monsters. Instead, he used his authority to command lesser Gorma Tribe members against the Rangers.
||Used his magical staff on objects and animals to turn these into monsters.
|Was irredeemably evil, menacing and sadistic throughout the whole series.
||Was very menacing and serious in his first appearances; fortunately mellows after his marriage to Rita, becoming more comical. (due to parents complaining)
|Frequently tried to undermine the plans of other Gorma Tribe members for his ambition of power. Even those who are the same rank or higher.
||Wants other villains to acknowledge him as 'Emperor of all Evil' but always backs down or submits before someone more powerful, like Master Vile, the Machine Empire or Dark Specter.
|Was married to a human woman from the Dai Tribe. It is implied Shadam does not care one bit for his wife.
||Is Married to Rita Repulsa, another alien. Their relationship was mostly friendly, despite frequent bickering.
|Is the father of twins Akomaru and Kou. Both of them have an antagonistic relation with their father.
||Fathered a son with Rita named Thrax; The relationship between Thrax and his parents is unknown.
|Frequently fought the Dairangers in direct combat. Even fought Dairenoh once in giant size.
||Rarely confronted the Power Rangers directly. Did not fight against any Megazord in giant size; The only time he grew to giant size was when he knew the Rangers were powerless to stop him.
|Fears Daijinryuu for its enormous powers.
||Owns Serpentera as his own powerful war Zord.
|Took over the throne of the Gorma Tribe with a complicated scheme involving living clay replica's looking exactly like higher ranked Gorma members.
||Never showed any ambition of taking over the position of his superiors.
|Is revealed to be a clay doll himself after being defeated by Ryou. The real Shadam is still missing.
||Revealed to have a human form after being purified by Zordon. Presumably lived peacefully after that.
|Only appeared in Gosei Sentai Dairanger. Has no appearances outside of said season.
||Appeared in every episode of the second and third seasons of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. Also made a few appearances in Zeo, the Turbo movie and In Space.
|Left no big impression on the Super Sentai franchise as a whole.
||Is one of the most iconic villains of the Power Rangers franchise, still being popular many years after his initial appearance on TV.