The First Episode Of "Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers" Aired 20 Years Ago Today

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1. The first episode of Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers aired on Aug. 28, 1993.

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2. The show averaged 4.8 million daily viewers in its first season, according to Nielsen ratings.

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3. “When it premiered 20 years ago, it went on to redefine what was possible in a kids’ show in terms of ratings, global appeal and pop-cultural relevance,” Elie Dekel, the president of Saban Brands, told Time magazine.

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4. There have been more than 800 Power Rangers episodes and 18 different series.

5. Good job, Power Rangers, for making it this long.

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