List of Power Rangers Dino Charge episodes

Power Rangers Dino Charge is an American television series created by Haim Saban and Toei Company. Dino Charge uses footage and elements from the Super Sentai series Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger. It is the twenty-second season overall of the Power Rangers franchise. It aired from February 7, 2015 to December 12, 2015 on Nickelodeon.

List of Power Rangers Dino Charge episodes
Country of originUnited States
No. of episodes20 + 2 specials
Release
Original networkNickelodeon
Original releaseFebruary 7 (2015-02-07) –
December 12, 2015 (2015-12-12)
chronology
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EpisodesEdit

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TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date [1]US viewers
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7881"Powers from the Past"Jonathan BroughChip LynnFebruary 7, 2015 (2015-02-07)1.93[2]

The Energems: the 10 most powerful crystals in existence, are passed by their protectorate Keeper to 10 dinosaurs for safety when intergalactic Bounty Hunter Sledge forces Keeper to crash on prehistoric Earth. A bomb planted by Keeper sends Sledge's ship into deep space whilst causing his collection of asteroids to rain down on Earth, causing global extinction.

65 million years later, Adventurer Tyler Navarro who is searching for traces of his father who disappeared years earlier stumbles upon the Red Energem, only to be attacked by a hooded figure who he narrowly escapes. Meanwhile waitress and dinosaur enthusiast Shelby Watkins smuggles her way onto a dig site and catches a thief in the act, only to discover it's the evil monster Iceage, trying to escape with the Pink Energem. Through chance encounter, Tyler and Shelby must protect their lives and unlock the secret power of the Energems.
7892"Past, Present and Fusion"Jonathan BroughChip LynnFebruary 14, 2015 (2015-02-14)1.38[3]
Riley Griffin encounters Fury, a monster who has been on Earth since Keeper's bomb, and whilst battling him discovers and bonds to the Green Energem. Leaving his family farm to find answers, he encounters Tyler and Shelby and they all soon discover they all possess Energems and travel to Amber Beach Dinosaur Museum, where Shelby works as a waitress. Finding a secret base under the museum, Kendall Morgan, Shelby's boss, reveals that she knows about the Energems and Keeper and also that Shelby's co-workers, Chase Randall and Koda possess the Black and Blue Energems, and she begins to instruct them on how to fight the evil Sledge's forces as the Dino Charge Power Rangers. When Iceage reappears to get back the Energems, Tyler, Shelby and Riley must quickly learn to master their new powers and their responsibilities as the Dino Charge Power Rangers. Later, Chase and Koda confront Keeper about the new monster, who informs them that the evil responsible, Sledge, may be about to return.
7903"A Fool's Hour"Charlie HaskellChip LynnFebruary 21, 2015 (2015-02-21)1.53[4]
65 million years after their last encounter, Sledge returns to Earth to confront Keeper and the Rangers. Whilst the team compare notes on their personal histories, Tyler discovers that Fury, the monster Riley fought and the one Chase and Koda have been fighting before now, is identical to a picture in his dads diary, meaning that Fury was somehow involved in his disappearance 10 years earlier. The Rangers' plan to fight Sledge is compromised when Tyler goes after Fury on his own. The Rangers must learn to work as a team to defeat a monster named Scrapper, but will Tyler be able to come through or will his personal mission to find his dad get in the way?
7914"Return of the Caveman"Jonathan BroughChip LynnFebruary 28, 2015 (2015-02-28)1.92[5]
Chase and Koda are trapped in a cave by Slammer, one of Sledge's monsters. Koda must rely on his caveman instincts to save himself, Chase, and a young boy named Peter. Meanwhile, the Rangers get new Dino Cycles and Riley gains use of the Raptor Zord.
7925"Breaking Black"Charlie HaskellJeffrey Newman, Peter Wiseman & Chip LynnMarch 7, 2015 (2015-03-07)1.50[6]
A Maori fortune teller, called Moana, asks Chase for help guarding her shop from a potential thief, but Chase falls under the spell of Sledge's latest monster, Spellbinder. Still puzzled over how a slacker like Chase ended up a Ranger, Moana tells the others of how the Black Energem, once under her care, ended up with Chase which changes their entire view of him. The Rangers must find a way to help Chase before he is completely controlled. The first use of Dino Spike and Chase gains the use of the Para Zord.
7936"The Tooth Hurts"Mike SmithJeffrey Newman, Peter Wiseman & Chip LynnMarch 14, 2015 (2015-03-14)1.29[7]
When faced with the chef monster known as Cavity, Chase ends up with a serious problem. Meanwhile the logical Riley is annoyed when he is unable to counter a move the Fury used in their first battle, causing Chase to ridicule him for repeatedly trying to overcome it in a single way. Riley thinks Chase doesn't take the threat seriously, but soon learns that Chase simply has a different approach to things than he does.
7947"Let Sleeping Zords Lie"Mike SmithChip LynnMarch 21, 2015 (2015-03-21)2.01[8]
The search for the 5 missing Energems and Zords goes nowhere, especially when Shelby spends the day NOT helping the boys dig. Determined to demonstrate her value to both Kendall and the Rangers, Shelby uses her advanced dinosaur knowledge to determine a new way of searching, so she and Kendall create the E-Tracer, a device which will search the planet for traces of the Energems unique power. Deciding first to search for Aqua energy, they are soon put on the trail of the Ankylo Zord, but discover they Sledge's newest monster has stung the Zord, sending it wild.
7958"Double Ranger, Double Danger"Mike SmithPeter Wiseman, Tanya M. Wheeler & Chip LynnApril 4, 2015 (2015-04-04)1.48[9]
After creating a Gold PteraCharger, the teams trust is put under pressure when clone Rangers created by a branding iron themed monster steal the real Rangers' irreplaceable tracking device, the E-Tracer, forcing Tyler to make the hard decision of whether to recover or destroy the device. Unfortunately before he can make his choice, Fury learns the location of the powerful Ptera Zord and steals the PteraCharger.
7969"When Logic Fails"Charlie HaskellChip LynnAugust 22, 2015 (2015-08-22)[a]1.59[10]
Working with Fury, Puzzler captures the Dino Charge Rangers until Riley's logical mind helps them break free. But the delay has allowed Fury time to head toward the Ptera Zord.
79710"The Royal Rangers"Charlie HaskellChip LynnAugust 29, 2015 (2015-08-29)[b]1.69[11]
The museum receives a shipment for a special exhibit called "The Stone of Zandar", where as the stone turns out to be the Golden Energem. So the Rangers trick Fury into thinking that the Energem around the neck of the princess (Shelby) of Zandar, who made an appearance with her prince (Tyler), was the actual Golden Energem. In the end, Tyler battles Fury and as he is about to finish Fury off when he makes a shocking discovery about the energy that Fury has trapped within himself.
79811"Break Out"Charlie HaskellChip LynnSeptember 12, 2015 (2015-09-12)[c]1.41[12]
The Prince of Zandar, Phillip III, travels to Amber Beach to reclaim his nation's treasures, outraged that Tyler and Shelby imitated him. He takes the Gold Energem, giving Fury a chance to steal it from him. But before he can use it to power the Ptera Zord, the Rangers stop him. Tyler hesitates again to destroy Fury when the ghost inside him emerges again, which Tyler believes is his father. The Ghost escapes, and is revealed to instead be Sir Ivan, the knight who found the Gold Energem 800 years ago and has been trapped inside Fury ever since. Ivan uses the Energem to become the Gold Ranger and take control of the Ptera Charge Megazord. After witnessing the battle and discovering the truth about his national treasure, Prince Philip returns the Gold Energem to its rightful owner, Sir Ivan, and tells him to use it to protect the innocent as he has always done.
79912"Knight After Knights"Peter SalmonJeffrey Newman & Chip LynnSeptember 19, 2015 (2015-09-19)[d]1.37[13]
The Rangers must demonstrate their value to persuade their latest ally, the Gold Ranger, who has left them to fight alone as he does not think they have the valor and courage of knights despite also being Rangers. They find they do not have the willpower to do so when one of Sledge's monsters steals their courage. But when Ivans newest team of makeshift heroes fails to meet his hopes, he realises that courage comes in different forms and must fight with the Rangers rather than compete against them.
800[e]13"Sync or Swim"Peter SalmonChip Lynn & James W. BatesOctober 3, 2015 (2015-10-03)[f]1.01[14]

The Museums Fossil Fun Day is upon them, but when Ivan arrives on horseback in full armor, Tyler finds himself unable to keep his feelings in check. Tyler and Ivan's playful rivalry interferes with the Rangers' plan to defuse a bomb that Sledge and his monsters have planted. In the end, not only do Tyler and Ivan set aside their differences, but the others are driven to irritation by their newfound friendship.

  • Note: This is the 800th episode.
80114"True Black"Peter SalmonChip Lynn and Mark LittonOctober 10, 2015 (2015-10-10)[f]1.34[15]
Chase mocks Shelby for a pop band she wants to see in New Zealand. But they are thrown into action when a monster attack leaves three Rangers buried underground, Chase's effort to use his new Black Armor X fails, causing him to question whether the fault is in the technology, or in himself. Whatever it is, he must find it quick if he is to save the day.
80215"Rise of a Ranger"Mike SmithChip Lynn and Mark LittonOctober 24, 2015 (2015-10-24)[g]1.11[16]
Still inspired by his encounter with the Rangers, Prince Philip finds the Graphite Energem, however it doesn't bond with him, despite his best attempts. After many, many tries, he gives the gem over to the rangers, only for them to be attacked by Fury. Keeper identifies that the Prince's attempts were not genuine heroism, but after he saves Chase's sister, the Energem finally bonds with him, giving the Team a new ally and the mighty PachyZord to save the day. Prince Philip returns to Zandar wth the Graphite Energem in his care, but promises to return if he is needed.
80316"No Matter How You Slice It"Mike SmithChip Lynn and Jeffrey NewmanNovember 7, 2015 (2015-11-07)[g]1.13[17]
After a monster breaks the Power Rangers' bonds of friendship, their distrust in each other not only threatens to destroy the team but also causes the Energems to lose power and risk dying. Riley and Koda must work together to find a way to restore the bonds between them but also save the Energems.
80417"World Famous! (in New Zealand)"Mike SmithChip Lynn and Becca BarnesNovember 14, 2015 (2015-11-14)[h]1.06[18]
When tracking down Sledge's activities in Auckland, New Zealand, the Power Rangers meet Albert, a self-proclaimed adventurer and Bigfoot hunter. Over lunch, the team chase a thief only to discover he has been captured by the Purple Ranger, who is then attacked by Sledge's monsters. Defending their comrade, they are surprised to learn his identify as Albert, who bonded to his Energem whilst saving a little girl. Despite the offer to join the team, Albert is reluctant to fight. After Tyler catches him fleeing from a battle, Albert reveals that he is a fraud: his adventures are made up and his eyepatch is just for show. Despite this, Tyler is able to show Albert that he does have real courage when needed. However, Albert decides to stay away from the fight and thanks to Keeper is unbonded from the Purple Energem, but proud to have made friends.
80518"Deep Down Under"Peter SalmonChip Lynn and Becca BarnesNovember 21, 2015 (2015-11-21)[h]1.50[19]
Still in New Zealand, The Rangers are hunting for the PlesioZord, which they reckon is awake due to the Purple Ranger they encountered. In search of leads Shelby visits Paleontologist Dr Runga, but he doesn't take them seriously, only giving them a general clue. Tyler and Shelby manage to find and video the PlesioZord but they are attacked by Meteor before they can reach it. Seeing a chance for increased fame, Dr Runga steals the video from Shelbys phone, thinking its of a real Plesiosaur, and whilst telling him off Shelby reveals that Runga was her idol as a child which drove her to study dinosaurs. The Rangers find the PlesioZord and manage to rescue both it and the Purple Energem, giving them more power.
80619"Wishing for a Hero"Peter SalmonChip LynnNovember 28, 2015 (2015-11-28)[i]1.17[20]
Not wanting to run the risk of leaving an unbonded Energem lying around, The Rangers try to find a hero to bond to the Purple Energem, by staging accidents to force people to save Kendall but to no avail. Learning of this, Sledge makes a deal with his most dangerous villain, someone even his crew are afraid of, called Heckyl to trick the Rangers in return for shared dominance of the universe. A monster makes their wishes come true, with disastrous consequences. The Rangers realise the deception too late as Kendall gives the Purple Energem to her "hero" Heckyl, however before he can reveal his power, Fury intervenes and steals the Purple Energem which he gives to Sledge, who uses its power to return Heckyl to his cell.
80720"One More Energem"Peter SalmonChip Lynn and Becca BarnesDecember 12, 2015 (2015-12-12)[i]1.30[21]
Kendall create a robot to plant on Sledges ship to recover the Purple Energem, and to help the Rangers, aided by Prince Philip, fight with Sledge. Unfortunately Sledge ends up taking the Red Energem as well and leaves the Rangers defeated and with Keeper prisoner. Kendall stows away onboard to Sledges ship and whilst the others fight a new Monster with the Zords, Shelby and a powerless Tyler use the PlesioZord to fly to Sledges ship. Kendall recovers the Purple Energem and saves Keeper, but when cornered is transformed into the new Purple Ranger. Joining them, Tyler overhears Sledges plan to wire the Red Energem to the weapons and destroy the Megazord in one hit, so he sends the others to assist in fighting the Monster, leaving him alone on the ship. Tyler must recover his Energem before his friends are destroyed and must fight Sledge one-on-one in order to save the world.
808Halloween–Special"The Ghostest With the Mostest"Charlie HaskellChip Lynn and Mark LittonOctober 17, 2015 (2015-10-17)1.07[22]

When a monster kidnaps a Ranger and takes on their appearance during a Halloween party, Kendall must discover which of the team is the fake before their Energems are stolen.

  • Note: The episode aired out of chronological order, and the Pachy Zord is summoned near the end of the episode despite the Rangers not having found it or the Graphite Energem yet.
809Christmas–Special"Race to Rescue Christmas"Charlie HaskellChip Lynn and Mark LittonDecember 5, 2015 (2015-12-05)1.22[23]
When Poisandra steals Santa's tablet in the hopes of finding the Rangers secret base, it's up to the Rangers to get it back before Christmas is canceled.

NotesEdit

  1. ^ This episode was first broadcast in Brazil on August 3, 2015, and made available on the Nickelodeon website on August 15, 2015.
  2. ^ This episode was first broadcast in Brazil on August 10, 2015, and made available on the Nickelodeon website on August 22, 2015.
  3. ^ This episode was first broadcast in France on August 30, 2015, and made available on the Nickelodeon website on August 29, 2015.
  4. ^ This episode was first broadcast in France on August 30, 2015, and made available on the Nickelodeon website on September 13, 2015.
  5. ^ Saban Brands regards episode 13, "Sync or Swim," as the official 800th episode of the Power Rangers series.
  6. ^ a b This episode was first broadcast in France on September 1, 2015.
  7. ^ a b This episode was first broadcast in France on September 2, 2015.
  8. ^ a b This episode was first broadcast in France on September 15, 2015.
  9. ^ a b This episode was first broadcast in France on September 16, 2015.

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