Super Freakin' Parody Rangers

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Super Freakin' Parody Rangers, also known as Go! Go! Parody Rangers! or Parody Rangers for short, is a Web Animation series and Affectionate Parody of the long-running Power Rangers series, created and animated by Chris "Kirbopher" Niosi of TV Tome Adventures fame. It serves to deconstruct and make fun of the absurdities the series is infamous among longtime fans for, particularly rehashed plot devices, continuity errors, and the gratuitous amount of merchandise that comes with it.

The series consists of three flash animated episodes, the first two parodying Mighty Morphin Power Rangers and the third based on Power Rangers in Space. A feature-length video spoofing Mighty Morphin Power Rangers the Movie was made using hand drawn animation, and is broken down into three smaller segments (the first being divided into another three, even shorter segments). A Spin-Off was also made as a tie-in to the film.

Featured in the series are cameos from professional voice actors including Mike Pollock (Dr. Eggman in Sonic the Hedgehog), Kevin M. Connolly (Kain Fuery in Fullmetal Alchemist) and Kyle Hebert (the narrator in the original Power Rangers series).

The series can be viewed here.

Tropes used in Super Freakin' Parody Rangers include:

  • A Party - Also Known as an Orgy
  • Actor Allusion: Each one of the original Power Rangers in the first episode is a spoof on the ones from Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. In addition, Willy being replaced in the cast roster and returning as a technical supervisor mirrors what happened to David Yost, who portrayed the original Blue Ranger.
  • All Just a Dream: The spin-off.
  • Anticlimax: The endings for the third episode and the movie.
  • Art Evolution: The quality of the first three episodes gradually improves with each one, and jumps considerably into fluidic hand-drawn animation for the movie.
  • Body Horror: Evan Splooge's nose doubles as his penis. Meat's arms and head move in ways they normally shouldn't, even in comparison to the other characters. Flyguy's neck is not unlike an owl's.
  • Camp Gay: Billiam.
  • Catgirl: Nekoneko.
  • Chinese Zodiac: The original motif for the Power Rangers in the series. Doesn't cover every symbol, of course, considering the limited number of members. Lampshaded by Chan:

Shouldn't there be twelve of us?

"Do you know how many continuity errors this show has already?"

  1. Hiiiiii Frank!