Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Reunion is coming to Netflix

More than 30 years after becoming a smash hit in the US, the original Mighty Morphin Power Rangers cast reunites for an all-new special.

The news was announced by Netflix on their official Twitter accountwith the special — with the title Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Once & Always — set to premiere on April 19, 2023. Not too much is known about the special right now, but Netflix revealed that it will “reunite some of the franchise’s most beloved Rangers,” including stars David Yost, Walter E. Jones, and Barbara Goodson , the voice of Rita Repulsa.

A handful of photos from the special were also shared, showing off Yost and Jones as the Blue and Black Ranger, respectively, as well as some other characters from the show.

Check out the new series of images below:

Talking to Weekly entertainment in an interview about the news, Yost said that it was great to work with everyone from the original cast, but that he was especially excited to get back to work with Walter E. Jones. “We went through the audition process together and launched the Power Rangers franchise,” Yost said. “It was such a surreal experience to be on the set of Power Rangers again after 28 years.”

Elsewhere in Entertainment Weekly’s exclusive on the show, the special will see the Rangers embark on a new adventure, and also have them face to face with a familiar threat from the past. In the midst of a global crisis, they are once again called to be the heroes the world needs. Inspired by the franchise’s legendary mantra ‘Once a Ranger, Always a Ranger,’ Once & Always reminds everyone that when you become a Ranger, you are always part of the Ranger family and always welcome.”

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers originally premiered in 1993 and adapted stock footage from the Japanese TV series Kyōryū Sentai Zyuranger. After its premiere, the series became a cultural phenomenon, spawning a huge array of toys, action figures and more, as well as a litany of spin-offs and films based on the series. The original series ran for a total of three seasons and 145 episodes before ending in 1995.

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