|This article is about a/an monster in Mighty Morphin Power Rangers.|
- "Who wants to take on me and my Boomerang Fin?"
- ―Slippery Shark[src]
Slippery Shark is was a hammerhead-shark monster created by Finster that could travel through the ground with incredible speed.
A somewhat cowardly hammerhead shark monster created by Finster whose main source of power was a fin on a chain that he wielded. Slippery Shark wielded his boomerang like a sword. Slippery Shark zapped Jason Lee Scott and Tommy Oliver under a trance, putting them through a rivalry against each other. Zordon sent Jason and Tommy together to hunt down Slippery Shark in order to overpower the rivalry spell. Slippery Shark lost his power when his fin was destroyed, then he himself was destroyed by the Megazord's Power Sword.
Trumpet Top later summoned an illusionary Slippery Shark among other monsters as part of a plot to wear down the Rangers until Zordon saw through the plan.
Later, he was revived by Lord Zedd along with other aquatic monsters such as Commander Crayfish, Pirantishead and Goo Fish. This time, he was erroneously referred to as the Shark Monster. He was quickly done in by the White Ranger.
Slippery Shark is among the monsters that attend Master Vile's End of the World Party.
Slippery Shark was among the monsters seen in the Machine Empire's army.
Years later, Tommy would reference Slippery Shark, declaring, "Oh man, I hate shark monsters!" when he comes up against the shark monster Megalador.
Powers and Abilities
- Boomerang Fin
- Can tread through the earth with ease and pop up from anywhere
- According to Jeff Pruitt, the stunt director, Slippery Shark had footage of him flying, but was cut out because the wires were visible.
- The 5 inch figure released of this monster in the first season toyline did not come with the boomerang he used in the show. Instead, the toy came with a wrist-mounted gun.
- Slippery Shark's boomerang is Basically a modified version of Scorpina's.