This article is about a/an series of milestones in the Power Rangers franchise.
As a franchise,
is constantly evolving and changing, with new ideas and concepts emerging with each series, both stemming from the original source,
and as written into the adapted show. This is a real-world documentation of the evolution and the milestones in the franchise, showing the changes, advancements and quirks which emerge with each new series since originally starting in 1993.
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers
First Red/ Black/ Blue/ Yellow/ Pink combination of core Rangers.
First to be adapted from Super Sentai
Established a five-man team with a Sixth Ranger
Established the use of morphers.
Established the use of sidearms.
Established the use of combining weapons.
Established the use of Zords.
First to switch a Ranger's genders from the original source.
First to have a third and fourth Megazord for a single team.
First Rangers with Ninja-based powers
First to feature a Monster-of-the-week non-affiliated with the main villains.
First series to feature a Non-Power Ranger hero, as well as crossing over with another Saban show.
Alien Rangers (Mini-Series)
First to premiere with a full-length movie.
First series with carrier zord that doesn't combine with megazords.
First series with carrier zord that also transports zords into battle.
First series with car themed zords.
First series with zords with both a vehicle & humanoid mode.
Only series with a child as a ranger.
First series with a female mentor.
First series with a new mentor & assistant.
5th anniversary of Power Rangers
Final series to include Tommy Oliver as a ranger before acquiring a new color seven years later.
First series to have a 2 piece Megazord.
First series to have a 3 piece Megazord.
First series to keep the original sentai robo names for Megazords.
Final series to feature Zordon.
First to feature more cold, calculating villains.
First to feature villains backstabbing one another.
First series to not directly follow on from the last.
First series to introduce a new cast with the first episode (except Mighty Morphin).
First villains without any connections with the United Alliance of Evil.
First Ranger to die.
First former villain to become a Ranger.
300th Power Rangers episode: Double Duty
First Ranger team made up of young adults rather than teenagers.
First series to feature an American-exclusive ranger.
First series to not feature any elements from past series (outside of the team-up).
The team up in this series is the first to be self-contained whereas the previous two had effect on the storylines.
First series not to feature an Alpha robot.
First non-alien villains (demons).
First team to not follow the rule of keeping their identities secret.
First series where the monsters don't get destroyed.
400th Power Rangers episode: Lovestruck Rangers
First season not to feature any alien villains.
First Red/ Black/ Blue/ Yellow/ White combination of core Rangers since Aquitar Rangers.
First series to have a team-up featuring a team from various other teams.
Last to switch a Ranger's gender from the original source.
10th anniversary of Power Rangers.
Final series shot in California.
First Red/ Blue/ Yellow/ Crimson/ Navy combination of core Rangers.
First to have brothers that are Rangers.
First to include a female Blue Ranger.
First to begin with a three-member team.
First series to be filmed in New Zealand.
First team with a brachiosaur Ranger.
Only team with a tupuxuara Ranger.
Only series with four Rangers on the core team.
First series to use its corresponding Sentai season unmorphed footage for an episode.
500th Power Rangers episode: Legacy of Power
First series not to take place in the year it aired.
First series with an evil ranger team that willingly became evil/is corrupt.
First series to not adapt an official Sentai Ranger
Carranger had a wannabe 6th ranger
First ranger team to have a magic theme.
First ranger team with a Ranger with parents who are also Rangers.
First ranger team that transforms into their zords.
First to have sisters that are Rangers.
600th Power Rangers episode: Light Source, Part I.
Only season that was a joint idea/production from it's origin (Japan (Toei) and USA (Disney)).
First Male Yellow who's sentai counterpart is not a ninja.
Season introduces 3 growing methods.
15th anniversary of Power Rangers.
First Red/ Blue/ Yellow/ Purple/ White combination of core Rangers.
First cheetah-themed Ranger; first Ranger based on a modern reptile (chameleon); only jaguar Ranger
First purple ranger joins the team.
First Black/ Green ranger-like ally duo.
First ranger-like duo to start out evil then later turned good.
First extra heroes whose zords can combine with those of Rangers'.
First to have the Rangers in their secret identities to work at a restaurant.
First heroic team to have a female Red Ranger.
First ranger team with a Samurai theme.
First series to use footage from a non-cross-over Super Sentai movie.
First series produced by Saban since being sold to Disney.
First Saban season filmed in New Zealand
First Sentai adaptation to be split into two years.
First series to use footage from two previous unadapted Super Sentai series in a single episode.
First anniversary series where the celebration was split into two halves because of Nickelodeon's distribution agreement with SCG and Toei.
Fan Celebrations for the milestone went on since last year.
First 6th ranger to be played by a production staff member for the show, (2nd unit assistant director Chris Auer, who worked in the same capacity for 5 prior series to this one).
First Red/ Blue/ Yellow/ White/ Pink combination of core Rangers.
First series to have Female White and Pink Rangers on the core team.
Mystic Force had a White extra ranger and a pink core ranger
First team to have a male Yellow Ranger since .
Power Rangers Mystic Force 25th anniversary of Power Rangers.
Power Rangers Beast Morphers
First series to adapt a previously skipped sentai.
First series to adapt a sentai out of order.
First series where the toys are made by Hasbro as opposed to Bandai America.
First series to have a Gold Ranger and Silver Ranger in place of a Pink, Green, Black, or White.
First series to use leather for suits instead of traditional spandex.