List of Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue episodes

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Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue
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Country of origin United States
No. of episodes 40
Release
Original network FOX (Fox Kids)
Original release February 12, 2000 – November 18, 2000 (2000-11-18)
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Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue is an American television series created by Haim Saban and the eighth season of the Power Rangers franchise, began airing on February 12, 2000 on Fox Kids. Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue comprises 40 episodes and concluded its initial airing on November 18, 2000. Lightspeed Rescue uses footage and elements from the Super Sentai series Kyuukyuu Sentai GoGoFive. Regular cast members during Lightspeed Rescue include Michael Chaturantabut, Rhett Fisher, Sean Cw Johnson, Alison MacInnis, Keith Robinson, Sasha Williams, Monica Louwerens, Ron Roggé and Jennifer L. Yen.







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339 1 "Operation Lightspeed" Ryuta Tasaki Judd Lynn February 12, 2000 (2000-02-12)
A group of demons led by Queen Bansheera are accidentally released and are now trying to destroy Mariner Bay in order to release their queen. So, in order to fight them, Captain Mitchell's young daughter Dana try to recruit four individuals to join Lightspeed and become Power Rangers. These individuals were Carter Grayson, Chad Lee, Joel Rawlings, and Kelsey Winslow. They all agree to Captain Mitchell's proposal, but there are five morphers. Captain Mitchell replies Dana will become the fifth ranger. The five of them battle and destroy Ghouligan and a group of Batlings, and their journey as Rangers finally begins.
340 2 "Lightspeed Teamwork" Ryuta Tasaki Judd Lynn February 19, 2000 (2000-02-19)
Joel falls in love with Ms. Fairweather. Meanwhile, Captain Mitchell is giving the other Rangers a tour of the Aqua Base. They introduce the new Rail Rescue zords. After that, Joel goes to buy flowers for Ms. Fairweather while the others witness a rock that has hit Mariner Bay and find it transforming into Magmavore. In order to stop Magmavore, Carter, Chad, Kelsey, and Dana try the new Rail Rescues. Joel comes back from the flower shop and tries his Rail Rescue. The Rail Rescues release smaller zords and the Rangers try to save the people inside a burning building. However, Joel is having some trouble with the other Rangers, saying he could do it alone.
341 3 "Trial By Fire" Ryuta Tasaki Judd Lynn February 26, 2000 (2000-02-26)
Carter reveals he never wanted to be a firefighter until one night. However, the others don't find out why yet. The Rangers go through training, but although Carter had the fastest time, he had the lowest score. Captain Mitchell tells him he needs to use his head before he uses a blaster. However, in one mission, Captain Mitchell tells Carter to put out the fire first, but Carter blames Mitchell because of his directions, one little boy got hurt. Carter isn't sure he's cut out for being a Ranger, but Captain Mitchell disagrees and sends him off to help his friends in the battle against Quakemon.
342 4 "Riding the Edge" Koichi Sakamoto Judd Lynn March 4, 2000 (2000-03-04)
While out on her roller blades, Kelsey saves a dog named Dorsey from getting hit by a car. Nancy, the dog's owner is later seen on television by Kelsey and Dana just as a tornado monster is attempting to destroy the city just as the Rangers finally meet Diabolico. The Rangers call for the rescue bird and destroy the monster while the shuttle was in trouble and crashed after being damaged by him! As a result, the Rangers call for their rail rescues and try to get control of the shuttle. Kelsey gets the shuttle to land on top of Rail Rescue 4 and is successful, but Jinxer grows the monster and the Rangers must combine the zords inside the Rail Rescues into the Lightspeed Megazord for the first time.
343 5 "A Matter of Trust" Koichi Sakamoto Judd Lynn March 11, 2000 (2000-03-11)
Dana questions her father's faith in her abilities as a Ranger when he sends her on a seemingly unimportant assignment as the other Rangers are sent to guard a fuel cell. When one of Diabolico's monsters turns up the heat in Mariner Bay, she discovers that the Rangers were guarding a decoy, and the real fuel cell's safety lies in her hands. She escapes Vypra and gets the fuel cell to the Aquabase, in just enough time to help her friends destroy the monster.
344 6 "Wheels of Destruction" Isaac Florentine Judd Lynn March 18, 2000 (2000-03-18)
Vypra's new battle vehicle has the Rangers on the ropes, until they defeat her with their new Lightspeed Cycles. Meanwhile, Joel unsuccessfully tries to ask Ms. Fairweather out on a date.
345 7 "Cyborg Rangers" Isaac Florentine Judd Lynn March 25, 2000 (2000-03-25)
A team of robotic Cyborg Rangers are created to replace the recently dismissed Rangers, but when they go haywire thanks to an attack from the lightning demon Striking, the heroes must resume their Ranger duties to stop both Striking and their successors.
346 8 "Up to the Challenge" Koichi Sakamoto Jackie Marchand April 1, 2000 (2000-04-01)
Kelsey's reckless behavior lands her in the hospital after she is caught in an explosion. Meanwhile, Chad must deal with a rival who has made a deal with Vypra for the power and skill to destroy him.
347 9 "Go Volcanic" Koichi Sakamoto Judd Lynn April 8, 2000 (2000-04-08)
The arrival of Queen Bansheera prompts an attack on a volcano, which threatens to erupt and destroy Mariner Bay. Dana deals with a hostage situation on a bus before joining the Rangers in dousing the Trifire monster's flames and saving the city from disaster.
348 10 "Rising from Ashes" Koichi Sakamoto Judd Lynn April 15, 2000 (2000-04-15)
Queen Bansheera resurrects two monsters from the past and gives them great power. When the Lightspeed Megazord is not enough, the Rangers must summon Ms. Fairweather's newest creation - the Supertrain Megazord, which is created by combining the Rail Rescues.
349 11 "From Deep in the Shadows" Jonathan Tzachor Judd Lynn April 22, 2000 (2000-04-22)
Lightspeed's experimental Titanium Morpher is stolen, and Diabolico unleashes the evil Titanium Ranger. The Rangers are able to defeat him with their new V-Lancers, but are unable to destroy him, because he is revealed to be Captain Mitchell's son Ryan!
350 12 "Truth Discovered" Jonathan Tzachor Judd Lynn April 29, 2000 (2000-04-29)
Following the emotional breakdowns of Captain Mitchell and Dana, the Titanium Ranger goes on another rampage through Mariner Bay, and the heartbroken Dana tries to single handedly stop her twin brother. When Captain Mitchell reveals the truth to Ryan - that he had no choice but to let Diabolico save him as they hung off the cliff - Ryan thinks twice about being evil, and gives up his morpher.
351 13 "Ryan's Destiny" Ryuta Tasaki Judd Lynn &
Jackie Marchand
May 6, 2000 (2000-05-06)
Diabolico unleashes his three most powerful monsters who threaten the city with explosive feathers. The Rangers are no match against them, until Ryan comes to terms with his evil past and becomes the Titanium Ranger again to fight for good.
352 14 "Curse of the Cobra" Ryuta Tasaki Judd Lynn &
Jackie Marchand
May 13, 2000 (2000-05-13)
Demonite and his monsters attack the city once more, this time with certain advantages - Demonite creates a powerful clone, and Ryan is weakened by the cobra tattoo given to him by Diabolico. Carter's risky move of firing point blank at Demonite with both the Unilaser and V-Lancer destroys him and the clone.
353 15 "Strength of the Sun" Ryuta Tasaki Judd Lynn &
Jackie Marchand
May 20, 2000 (2000-05-20)
The two remaining monsters from Diabolico's trio - Thunderon and Falkar, launch a final assault on the Rangers, who are short one Titanium Ranger. When both increase in size and take down the Supertrain Megazord, Ryan risks his life and helps them out in the Max Solarzord, destroying both monsters.
354 16 "The Cobra Strikes" Judd Lynn Judd Lynn &
Jackie Marchand
May 27, 2000 (2000-05-27)
Diabolico brings back his three generals merged as one monster, Troika, which the Rangers destroy with their new Battle Boosters. Diabolico then goes down himself and battles the Rangers, taking down the Supertrain Megazord. Ryan finds the cobra tattoo's power source, a cobra monster from the tomb, and destroys it, lifting the curse. He joins the Rangers and helps them defeat Diabolico with a new Zord combination - the Lightspeed Solarzord.
355 17 "Olympius Ascends" Ryuta Tasaki Judd Lynn &
Jackie Marchand
August 19, 2000 (2000-08-19)
Impus completes his transformation into Olympius, who has captured four Rangers, and infiltrates the Aquabase by posing as them. His plot is uncovered by Carter, who weakens him with water, and frees his friends
356 18 "A Face from the Past" Ryuta Tasaki Judd Lynn &
Jackie Marchand
August 26, 2000 (2000-08-26)
When a monster sets a power plant ablaze, Captain Mitchell jumps into action and braves the fire to rescue a little girl. The incident reveals to Carter that it was Captain Mitchell who has saved him from a fire many years back when he was a child.
357 19 "The Queen's Return" Ryuta Tasaki Judd Lynn &
Jackie Marchand
September 2, 2000 (2000-09-02)
The demons perform a ritual to return Queen Bansheera to her bodily form. The Rangers interrupt the ceremony, but only enough to bring back the Queen in a deformed state, for which Olympius swears vengeance.
358 20 "The Omega Project" Koichi Sakamoto Judd Lynn &
Jackie Marchand
September 9, 2000 (2000-09-09)
To stop an asteroid sent towards Earth by Olympius, the Rangers initiate the Omega Project, which consists of the Omega Zords - five spacecraft which combine into the Omega Crawler and later the Omega Megazord.
359 21 "The Fifth Crystal" Koichi Sakamoto Judd Lynn &
Jackie Marchand
September 16, 2000 (2000-09-16)

Vypra steals a powerful set of crystals to power a laser which will destroy Mariner Bay. Kelsey teams up with her estranged grandmother to destroy the laser and retrieve the crystals.

This episode was dedicated to Robert L. Manahan, who died on June 30, 2000.
360 22 "The Chosen Path" Worth Keeter John Fletcher &
Jackie Marchand
September 23, 2000 (2000-09-23)
A monster named Cyclopter trains with Chad's old sensei, who resents him for becoming a Ranger and not following the true path of a martial artist. The monster uses his training to battle the Rangers, but is defeated by Chad, who makes peace with his former mentor, and recalls his own training.
361 23 "Yesterday Again" Issac Florentine Judd Lynn &
Jackie Marchand
September 30, 2000 (2000-09-30)
Carter's day repeats, and he uses his knowledge of the future to prevent the Rangers' deaths at the hands of Olympius, who attempts to use their own Rescuebird against them.
362 24 "As Time Runs Out" Isaac Florentine Judd Lynn &
Jackie Marchand
October 7, 2000 (2000-10-07)
The Rangers take the Max Solarzord to space to prevent spores which have attached to them from going off and releasing toxins into the atmosphere. Meanwhile, Loki and Vypra resurrect Diabolico after they are betrayed by Olympius.
363 25 "In the Freeze Zone" Ryuta Tasaki Judd Lynn &
Jackie Marchand
October 21, 2000 (2000-10-21)
Freezer captures four Rangers, with only Carter left to face him and Olympius. Olympius has his own problems, as Diabolico returns looking for payback. Bansheera keeps Diabolico in check, and sends her son to get Carter, who defeats Freezer and frees his friends with the new Thermo Blaster.
364 26 "The Mighty Mega Battles" Ryuta Tasaki Judd Lynn &
Jackie Marchand
October 28, 2000 (2000-10-28)
Joel becomes jealous when he mistakes Clark, Ms. Fairweather's brother, for her boyfriend. She brought him to the Aquabase to help design the new Mega Battle Armor, which Joel and Chad use to defeat Infinitor.
365 27 "The Great Egg Caper" Ryuta Tasaki Judd Lynn &
Jackie Marchand
November 3, 2000 (2000-11-03)
Jinxer loses an egg containing a powerful monster to a quick witted thief who the Rangers are also after. His plot to hold the egg for ransom backfires when the villains attack him, but he is saved by Kelsey, who discovers the thief to have a heart of gold.
366 28 "Ocean Blue" Jonathan Tzachor Judd Lynn &
Jackie Marchand
November 4, 2000 (2000-11-04)
Vypra uses Chad's new love interest, a mermaid named Marina, to lure Chad into a trap. When Marina's life is endangered, Chad summons up the strength and courage to defeat Vypra and Loki and rescue her. The two reunite, but only to part ways soon after.
367 29 "Trakeena's Revenge, Part 1" Ryuta Tasaki Judd Lynn November 6, 2000 (2000-11-06)

Trakeena, the archenemy of the Lost Galaxy Rangers, returns to destroy Earth as vengeance for her defeat, but first she must absorb enough human life force for power. The Lost Galaxy Rangers travel to Earth to team up with the Lightspeed Rescue Rangers to stop her. The two Ranger teams fight the Ghouls to protect Leo, who was fighting off an injury, and Leo destroys them with his Quasar Saber. Carter later tries to fight Triskull, but Triskull defeats both Ranger teams.

Guest Star: Archie Kao, Reggie Rolle, Danny Slavin, Valerie Vernon and Cerina Vincent
368 30 "Trakeena's Revenge, Part 2" Ryuta Tasaki Judd Lynn November 7, 2000 (2000-11-07)

Olympius and his demons enter the fray, sabotaging Trakeena's power drain and mutating her into a giant, maddened creature. As a result, the two Ranger teams summon the Omega and Galaxy Megazords, but Trakeena still lives, causing her to disengage the Galactabeasts. The two Ranger teams then destroy Trakeena with the Lights of Orion-powered Omega Megazord.

Guest Star: Archie Kao, Reggie Rolle, Danny Slavin, Valerie Vernon and Cerina Vincent
369 31 "The Last Ranger" Worth Keeter John Fletcher &
Jackie Marchand
November 8, 2000 (2000-11-08)
A sinister monster gives four of the Rangers amnesia. Dana holds the monster off long enough for Ms. Fairweather to restore the Rangers' memories. When they rejoin the battle, they vanquish the demon with the Thermo Blasters and the Lightspeed Solarzord.
370 32 "Sorcerer of the Sands" Worth Keeter John Fletcher &
Jackie Marchand
November 9, 2000 (2000-11-09)
The Rangers are transported into the monster underworld, where they face invincible dead monsters. The escape with the help of the Sorcerer of the Sands, who Ryan has found in the desert in hopes of discovering a way to imprison the demons. Olympius remains trapped in the underworld, and Diabolico kills the sorcerer in a battle of spells.
371 33 "Olympius Unbound" Ryuta Tasaki John Fletcher &
Jackie Marchand
November 10, 2000 (2000-11-10)
Jinxer manipulates Captain Mitchell into providing Olympius with enough energy to destroy the Rangers after he escapes the underworld. When Ms. Fairweather interrupts the power feed, the star power is destroyed, allowing the Rangers to defeat the demon prince.
372 34 "Neptune's Daughter" Jonathan Tzachor John Fletcher &
Jackie Marchand
November 11, 2000 (2000-11-11)
Marina returns to ask for Chad's help after her father's trident is stolen, which a water demon uses to drain the water from Mariner Bay. Chad recovers the trident, as well as a captive Marina, and safely returns the two to Neptune, the god of the sea.
373 35 "Web War" Ryuta Tasaki John Fletcher &
Jackie Marchand
November 13, 2000 (2000-11-13)
A spider monster named Arachnor captures four Rangers and the entire Lightspeed staff. Using the experimental Trans Armor Cycle, Carter defeats Arachnor and the Vyprari to save his friends.
374 36 "In the Limelight" Judd Lynn Judd Lynn &
Jackie Marchand
November 14, 2000 (2000-11-14)
Dana's new modelling job jeopardizes her performance as a Ranger. She makes a difficult decision by quitting the modelling to help her friends defeat Vypra's Treevil monster.
375 37 "Wrath of the Queen" Judd Lynn John Fletcher,
Jackie Marchand &
Denise Skinner
November 15, 2000 (2000-11-15)
With four Rangers trapped, Carter has a decisive showdown in the Skull Cavern with Bansheera, who has already killed Vypra and Loki in her quest for power. When he strikes her with a battle booster, Carter and his teammates escape the Skull Cavern dimension.
376 38 "Rise of the Super Demons" Judd Lynn Judd Lynn &
Jackie Marchand
November 16, 2000 (2000-11-16)
Olympius captures and enslaves Diabolico, and uses him to battle the Rangers and destroy their Megazords. They are just barely bailed out by the new Lifeforce Megazord, which feeds off the Rangers' life energy to destroy both demons.
377 39 "The Fate of Lightspeed, Pt. 1" Ryuta Tasaki &
Makoto Yokoyama
Judd Lynn &
Jackie Marchand
November 17, 2000 (2000-11-17)
Queen Bansheera begins a ceremony which will release all of the demons from the shadow world to Earth. Jinxer then places a Batling card on the Omega and the Lifeforce Megazords, releasing hundreds of Batlings into the Aquabase. The Rangers are forced to evacuate everyone from the Aquabase as a result of the attack, but the Rangers later become trapped in the base. The Omega and Lifeforce Megazords are then taken over by the Batlings.
378 40 "The Fate of Lightspeed, Pt. 2" Ryuta Tasaki &
Makoto Yokoyama
Judd Lynn &
Jackie Marchand
November 18, 2000 (2000-11-18)
Queen Bansheera begins a ceremony which will release all of the demons from the shadow world to Earth. She brings the Skull Cavern to Mariner Bay, where the ceremony was to take place. Four of the Rangers evacuate the Aquabase on a submarine and fire torpedoes at the commandeered Lifeforce Megazord, causing both the Megazord and the base to explode, while Carter and Ryan ram the Mobile Armor Vehicle into the Omega Megazord, destroying it. Carter then kicks Queen Bansheera into the Skull Cavern's tomb, causing the cavern to crumble. The Rangers' powers are no longer needed.