4. Austin St. John (Jason), Walter Jones (Zack), Thuy Trang (Trini) and Jason David Frank (Tommy) were all martial artists before being cast in the show.
Amy Jo Johnson (Kimberly) and David Yost (Billy) were gymnasts, so they choreographed their skills into the fight scenes in addition to taking self-defense classes.
10. There was an alternate ending to the Season 1 finale in case the show was not renewed.
The alternate ending depicted the Rangers sealing Rita and her minions in the Space Dumpster. The season ended up getting picked up for an additional 20 episodes. (Season 1, Episode 40)
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