Best Power Rangers Toys: Mighty Morphin Power Ranger Toys 1994
The Mighty Morphin Power Rangers was created by Saban Entertainment Inc. (SAI) in 1993.
It is one of the most popular television series ever produced. The show features five teenagers who are transformed into superheroes after their town gets attacked by aliens called Zords. They fight evil and save the world from destruction every week! The series has been watched by over 30 million viewers.
Power Rangers is a very successful TV series and it has inspired many other shows like Super Sentai, Power Rangers Samurai, Mighty Morphin Alien Rangers, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue and many others. The show is so popular that there have even been movies based on the franchise.
There are several toy lines based on the show including action figures and statues.
There are two different versions of the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The first version was aired between 1988 and 1992. The second version was broadcasted from 1995 to 1998.
Both versions feature the same characters but with different designs and costumes. There were also some changes made in the story line, such as having Rita Repulsa as a villain instead of Kimberly Hart being the main antagonist. Also, there are differences in which villains appear in each episode or movie. The first series was designed for younger children and is more light-hearted and fantasy-oriented.
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers action figures were very popular among children back in the ‘90s. These toys can be bought inexpensively nowadays on several online stores or at yard sales.
Nowadays, you can also buy previously owned action figures on websites like Ebay or Amazon, or brand-new collectibles through specialty online toy stores.
The toys are of very good quality and some of them have great detailing. Some of the characters, like Lord Zedd, have a very unique look compared to other action figures.
You can also display these toys in your room as they make for interesting show pieces. They can also be considered as collectors’ items and their value might increase over time. If you take proper care of your toys, they can last for years.
You can learn more about Mighty Morphin Power Ranger toys on Wikipedia and IMDb.
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