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The Beetle Invasion

Written by Mark Hoffmeier
Directed by Terence H. Winkless
First aired September 21, 1994
Production code 208
Episode number Season 2
Episode 9
Previous episode The Power Stealer
Next episode Welcome to Venus Island
Series Mighty Morphin Power Rangers


The Beetle’s are coming to town — thanks to Lord Zedd, who creates the STAG BEETLE MONSTER from the logo of the Stone Canyon Beetle Broomball team that’s set to encounter the Angel Grove team for which Jason, Zack and Tommy have been “volunteered” to play. While jogging in the park, Tommy and Kimberly are attacked by Putties. The STAG BEETLE grabs Tommy and drains his powers. Later, STAG BEETLE begins his attack on Angel Grove. Zordon warns the Rangers that the monster cannot be destroyed until Tommy’s powers are recaptured from him. The monster uses Tommy’s own powers to overpower the Power Rangers. Tommy appears in the nick of time with the energy transducer and gives STAG BEETLE a square shot. Zedd makes STAG BEETLE grow. Jason calls on the Thunderzords and transforms into Mega Thunderzord, which destroys STAG BEETLE.