|This article is about a/an villain in Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie, existing in a different continuity than the TV series.|
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|First Appearance:||[[Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie]]|
|Last Appearance:||[[Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie]]|
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- "What is that odious stench? Smells like teenagers."
- ―Ivan Ooze[src]
Ivan Ooze was a tyrant who was sealed away 6,000 years prior to the events in Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie. He appears as the main villain, summoned by, and ultimately betraying, Lord Zedd and Rita Repulsa. He does not appear in any media outside that which relates to the movie.
According to Zordon, Ooze "ruled the world with a reign of unparalleled terror" until he was imprisoned in a Hyperlock Chamber by Zordon, Dulcea, and the "Order of Meridian", who presumably were the precursors to the modern Power Rangers. In addition to being a powerful villain of his own accord, he also had his own batch of enemy foot soldiers and zord-like constructs.
His hyperlock chamber unearthed by an Angel Grove construction crew. Zordon sent the Rangers to hide the chamber once more, but they were beaten to the scene by Rita and Zedd. Zedd released Ooze, and asked for Zordon's destruction in return. Ooze enthusiastically agreed, and breached the Command Center's security with ease. He demolished the Command Center, and destroyed Zordon's time warp, causing him to age rapidly. With the destruction of the Command Center, the Rangers lost their powers, forcing them to go on a quest for a new power source.
Ooze traveled to the moon, and once there easily deposed both Zedd and Rita, trapping them within a snowglobe. Their henchmen Goldar and Mordant swore allegiance to Ivan rather than join Rita and Zedd in captivity. Ivan then began brainwashing the citizens of Angel Grove into digging up his Ecto-Morphicons, large insect-like machines similar to the Rangers' Zords.
After the Rangers managed to restore their powers on Phados, they returned to Angel Grove and battled Ivan's machines with their new Ninja Zords. Using these Zords, they were able to destroy one of the Morphicons, Scorpitron. Ivan combined with the other Morphicon, Hornitor, and took on the Rangers himself. The battle progressed into outer space, and though Ivan consistently had the upper hand, he was destroyed when the Ninja Mega Falconzord kicked him in the groin and knocked him into the path of Ryan's Comet, which happened to be passing. The comet destroyed Ivan on impact. (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie)
- Ladies and gentlemen, the ooze is back!
- I will not only destroy him, I will obliterate his entire legacy. It will be as if Zordon of Eltar never existed!
- What is that odious stench? It smells like Teenagers.
- Allow me to introduce myself! I'm the galactically feared, globally reviled, and universally despised...they call me Ivan Ooze!
- Where's my autograph book?! Power Rangers, huh? So Zordon's still using kids to do his dirty work!
- From this moment forth the world you know it will cease to exist. Welcome to my Nightmare!
- [To Zordon, regarding the Command Center] Hey, pretty fancy-schmancy. I guess if you invest your money well over 60 centuries, you can buy something pretty nice.
- Put a sock in it, Z! 10 minutes out of the egg and I'm already listening to one of your lectures. You locked me into your stuffy hyperlock chamber and tossed me away in the depths like yesterday's trash. Do you have any idea what it's like to be locked in a rotten egg for 6,000 years? It's boring. Not to mention I've had a Charley Horse since the Renaissance.
- You robbed me of my prime. I was the supreme ruler of the most foul empire in the universe. And now…it's time to pay the piper!
- [To Goldar] Touch me again, and you'll be chicken wings in the morning.
- All the things that I have missed. The Black Plague! The Spanish Inquisition! The Brady Bunch Reunion!
Ivan Ooze appears as the final boss in all video game adaptations of the movie. He also appears as a boss in the story mode of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Fighting Edition and is a playable character in the fighting mode with a code used.
- Ivan Ooze has many Power Ranger firsts, despite being non-canon.
- He is the first villain to have an obviously developed sense of humor. This would be repeated by Lothor.
- He is the first villain to be introduced in a feature film; the second was Divatox.
- He is the only primary antagonist to be defeated after only one appearance, since Divatox returned after her defeat in Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie.
- He is the first villain to fight the rangers personally (Lord Zedd did not fight Tommy until half-way through season 3), and the first villain to fight a Megazord in direct combat.
- He is the first villain to be able to physically possess one of his creations; the second was Venjix.
- Ivan is given the credit to be the first villain to overthrow Lord Zedd and Rita Repulsa. Of course, since this was an alternate timeline, that honor in the main continuity goes to King Mondo of the Machine Empire.