The Best Episodes Directed by Terrence H. Winkless
#1 - Silicon Valley of the Dolls
Pacific Blue Season 5 - Episode 5
A doctor running an underground clinic for plastic surgery causes the death of a young co-ed. The world of high school girls obsessed with plastic surgery is explored when Russ Granger and Monica Harper go undercover. Struck by the beautiful perfection of the students, Monica and Granger learn that their boyfriends have been financing plastic surgery by stealing cars.
#5 - Rangers Back in Time (1)
Power Rangers Season 2 - Episode 39
Zedd turns back time, reverting the Rangers into helpless children.
#6 - Ninja Quest (3)
Power Rangers Season 3 - Episode 6
The Rangers receive new ninja powers and new Zords to battle Rito Revolto in his attempt to destroy Angel Grove.
#7 - Doomsday (2)
Power Rangers Season 1 - Episode 40
The Power Rangers fight to rescue the citizens of Angel Grove from Rita, Lokar and Cyclopsis.
#8 - A Reel Fish Story
Power Rangers Season 2 - Episode 38
Rocky is working as a lifeguard at Angel Grove Lake. One of the young kids he's watching over, named Dougie, is afraid of going out for a swim, thinking monsters inhabit the waters. Lord Zedd, you guessed it, is inspired, and recreates some of his (and Rita's) more sinister water-based monsters. Slippery Shark, Piranhtishead, Toxic Goo-fish, and Commander Crayfish are reborn to wreak havoc. Billy & Aisha help Rocky out against the school of baddies, but the other three Ranger Teens are currently out scuba-diving! Even if the Rangers manage to defeat these monsters again, can they stop Zedd's newest creation, Tube Monster, the white & blue stripped innertube-based monstrosity? And can Dougie overcome his fears to save Bulk & Skull's lives?
#9 - Island of Illusion (1)
Power Rangers Season 1 - Episode 28
There's an upcoming dance competition, and despite his usual smooth moves, Zack's got a heavy case of self-doubt. Rita is inspired, and after summoning the evil God, Lokar (who sends the Mutitus creature to face the Megazord), she traps them on a strange island dimension. There, the 6 Rangers face illusions preying upon their worst fears.
#10 - Island of Illusion (2)
Power Rangers Season 1 - Episode 29
The Rangers get a little help from an elf named Quagmire, inhabitant of the strange island of illusion. He reminds them, in rhyme, that self-confidence is the secret to defeating the island's spells. The Rangers overcome their fears, escape the island, defeat Mutitus, and Zack aces the dance competition.
#11 - Ninja Quest (4)
Power Rangers Season 3 - Episode 7
Rita and Zedd unleash Vampirus against the Rangers' new Zords.
#12 - Doomsday (1)
Power Rangers Season 1 - Episode 39
Rita unveils her own evil Zord as she brings her entire palace from the Moon to Angel Grove.
#13 - The Song of Guitardo
Power Rangers Season 2 - Episode 11
The Ranger Teens go on a picnic in the park. Lord Zedd turns a cicada into the Guitardo monster, who steals Kimberly's acoustic guitar. With it, he's able to put the Power Rangers under a trance via an evil song spell. Kim and a nearly powerless Tommy are the only ones left to stop the music.
#14 - Mighty Morphin' Mutants
Power Rangers Season 1 - Episode 59
Miss Appleby assigns her class to find their personal fault, and attempt to correct it. Tommy's is obvious, he's incredibly forgetful! His teammates try to help out, but he forgets to use the things they made him to keep from forgetting. Meanwhile, Rita has Goldar specially train a group of Putties. Only five pass the tests, and are given the Badges Of Darkness, allowing them to morph into exact evil doubles of the Yellow, Pink, Blue, Green, and Black Rangers. To replace Red, the Commander Crayfish monster is created. These evil Rangers give the real ones a run for their money, with most of them even growing large during the Megazord battle!
#15 - The Power Stealer
Power Rangers Season 2 - Episode 8
The Ranger teens head yet another clean-up drive in Angel Grove Park. Lord Zedd sends down the Octophantom monster, who siphons off most of Tommy's Green Ranger powers. He also captures a couple of the Rangers, leaving only Billy & Jason to free their friends and defeat Octophantom via his only weakness: his vanity.
#16 - The Beetle Invasion
Power Rangers Season 2 - Episode 9
Inspired by the Ranger Teens' Broom-ball competition with Stone Canyon, Lord Zedd creates the Stag Beetle monster from the rival team's poster. The Stag Beetle briefly absorbs some of Tommy's waning Green Ranger powers, as expected.
#17 - Dark Warrior
Power Rangers Season 1 - Episode 14
Trini's famous scientist uncle Howard drops by the Youth Center, with a new invisibility formula. Rita spots it, and plans to use it on her new monster, the camouflaged creature known as the Dark Warrior. Billy gets sick of Bulk & Skull picking on him, and decides to reenroll in Jason's karate class. But as before, he doesn't fare well in it. Uncle Howard, not only a scientist but a master martial artist, offers to give him some training at the park. There, Dark Warrior kidnaps him, and orders him to give up the invisibility formula. He refuses, and gets strapped to a bomb capable of leveling the city. Billy saves the day, and manages to get his yellow belt with Uncle Howard's help.
#18 - Goldar's Vice-Versa
Power Rangers Season 2 - Episode 29
There's an upcoming Vice-Versa dance at Angel Grove High School, where the girls ask the guys. For instance, Laura (from "Opposites Attract") asks out Billy. Two very familiar female punks target Bulk & Skull (the large girl wants Skull and the skinny one wants Bulk, of course), who flee desperately from them as they continue their search for the Power Rangers' true identities. A new karate-experty, dark haired, and mysterious girl named Sabrina shows up at the Youth Center, catching the eye of Adam. She essentially throws herself at him, angering his pal Aisha, who had been trying to get her dateless Ranger teammate a date for the dance with someone else. Long story short, it turns out Sabrina is actually Scorpina in disguise! She & Goldar ambush Adam & Aisha, which leads into a Thunderzord battle when the evil alien couple grow large. Scorpina & Goldar retreat before getting taken out by the Thunder Ultrazord. At the dance, Adam finally gets a date, and Bulk & Skull are tricked into dancing with their mothers... err, the female punks.
#19 - Lights, Camera, Action
Power Rangers Season 2 - Episode 33
The Power Rangers are scheduled to appear on "The Harvey Garvey Show", a local talk show, broadcast nationally. Despite how they're going to be morphed during it, Adam is a bit weary of being in front of the camera. Lord Zedd monitors this, and, as expected, is inpired to turn a studio camera into the Showbiz Monster. After showing some clips from previous episodes, the Rangers depart the talk show to go save the city, and narrow avoid having their helmets yanked off by Bulk & Skull on live TV.
#22 - Follow That Cab!
Power Rangers Season 3 - Episode 21
Kimberly, Bulk and Skull are taken on a wild ride by the Crabbie Cabbie monster.
#23 - Forever Friends
Power Rangers Season 2 - Episode 37
A gymnastics competition is coming up for Kimberly, and one of her competitors is a girl from Stone Canyon, named Shawna. She just happens to be Aisha's former best friend, and is quite jealous of the relationship between Aisha & Kim. As a triangle of spite forms between them, the guys spent time working in Woodshop. Lord Zedd is, as always, inspired by their actions, and creates the Jaws Of Destruction monster out of a saw. The girls get captured, Kim & Shawna bond over the fact they're both children of divorced parents, and end up tying each other in the competition.
#24 - A Brush with Destiny
Power Rangers Season 3 - Episode 8
The gang discover that Kimberly's mother is moving to Paris with her new boyfriend who is a French painter. As Kimberly becomes ill with worry of what is going to happen to the power team when she departs she starts to have nightmares about a monster called Artisimole (who happens to be a French painter!) Rita and Zedd take advantage of this and have Finster steal the monster from Kimberly's dream and uses it against the Rangers, the only one who can stop it is Kimberly...
#25 - An Oyster Stew
Power Rangers Season 1 - Episode 60
Zack seeks to impress Angela by giving her a pair of pearl earrings, unaware that they are Rita's cursed Pearls of Stillness.
#26 - Brother, Can You Spare an Arrowhead? (4)
Power Rangers Season 4 - Episode 21
While the Rangers are still trying to get the hang of pulling together the Zeo Megazord and Red Battlezord, Maceface remains at large. King Mondo, now with the combined arrowhead halves, prepares to make use of their great powers. Tommy's brother David remains captive in a cave beneath the Native American Reservation, which soon spawns a monster from an ancient evil spirit known as Autochthon. Meanwhile, Lt. Stone gives Bulk & Skull a psychiatric evaluation test.
#27 - Football Season
Power Rangers Season 1 - Episode 58
It turns out there IS something a Ranger teen isn't good at. Namely, Tommy, who struggles to make the Angel Grove High football team. His karate training messes up his coordination, but Ernie, who used to be an all-star fullback in college, helps him out. Rita sends down the Rhinoblaster monster to face the other Power Rangers, in a game of football with a squad of Putties. Long story short, Tommy makes the team, but then again, so does uber-geek Billy. We never see them play any games, so the team must be honorary only.
#28 - A Chimp in Charge
Power Rangers Season 3 - Episode 27
Lord Zedd and Rita transform Kelly, a monkey Kat is teaching to communicate with sign language, into the Sinister Simian, can the Rangers hope to defeat her without harming her?
#29 - Ninja Quest (2)
Power Rangers Season 3 - Episode 5
The Rangers search for the mythical sage Ninjor in an effort to restore their lost powers.
#30 - Another Brick in the Wall
Power Rangers Season 3 - Episode 26
Katherine, with her usual activist personality, sets out to clean up an old lot and build a homeless shelter, recruiting all of her Ranger buddies to join her. Angry that Katherine had broken the spell, turning out to be a "goody-goody", Rita Repulsa teams with her brother, Rito Revolto, to ruin Katherine's project and deconstruct Angel Grove. After a few battles and the ruin of Katherine's day of work, four of the Rangers are entrapped by Rita's monster, the Brick Bully, but released by Alpha 5 and Zordon. Billy single handedly destroys Brick Bully, and Katherine receives special recognition for her work.
#31 - Rita's Pita
Power Rangers Season 3 - Episode 25
Rita creates a monster which infiltrates Tommy's body and gives the Ranger's leader an overwhelming desire to eat fast foods.
#32 - Trust in Me
Power Rangers Season 4 - Episode 22
All eyes are on a girl named Penny at a Martial Arts Expo being held at the Youth Center, who is not only an expert at karate, but visually impaired! Rocky becomes attracted to her, but finds getting close to the stubbornly independent blind teen to be tough. Meanwhile, the Defector monster, created from the scrap parts of previous destroyed robots, pretends to want to leave the Machine Empire to join the side of good. The Zeo Rangers buy it, but are in for a deadly surprise! Also, Bulk & Skull try to stay one step ahead of Lt. Stone as they break out a variety of disguises in an undercover test.
#33 - Welcome to Venus Island
Power Rangers Season 2 - Episode 10
A day at the beach for Tommy, Kimberly, Trini & Trini's young neighbor Hallie is interrupted by Goldar & the Putties. Goldar kidnaps the young girl, and holds her for ransom on Lord Zedd's mystical Venus Island. The Rangers must race against the clock to get to Venus Island before it vanishes. Unfortunately, Zedd has the Invenusable Flytrap monster guarding the way.
#34 - Bulk Fiction
Power Rangers Season 4 - Episode 24
Upon being introduced to Cadet Connie Crandall, also daughter of the Police Captain, Bulk becomes infatuated. Unable to find the words to ask her to the Toy Donation Charity dance, he seeks out advice from several of the Ranger teens, repeatedly changing his image to try to impress Connie. But will he and Skull go too far, and put their jobs on the Junior Police Patrol in jeopardy? Meanwhile, Prince Sprocket, inspired by the Toyathon, unleashes his own Toy Robot monster.
#35 - A Star is Born
Power Rangers Season 1 - Episode 32
Tommy is called to rescue his friends while given the opportunity to audition for a martial arts commercial.
#36 - Clean-Up Club
Power Rangers Season 1 - Episode 37
Inspired by Trini's video project on pollution, the Ranger teens organize a Clean-Up Club. They set out to make Angel Grove Park a cleaner place. Rita sends down the Polluticorn monster, to undo all of their hard work, and destroy the world.
#37 - Plague of the Mantis
Power Rangers Season 1 - Episode 48
Trini trains with Master Li in a new fighting technique, known as the Praying Mantis style. She's unable to grasp the proper motivation for achieving the stances. Rita sends down a Mantis monster to face her, one on one. This works towards Trini's advantage in the long run, as she masters the technique, and helps her teammates take the Mantis down.
#38 - The Rockstar
Power Rangers Season 1 - Episode 30
Jason and his young cousin Jeremy become embroiled in a plot by Rita & Scorpina to capture the powerful Mirror of Destruction. A Rockstar monster rounds out the cast.
#39 - Wheel of Misfortune
Power Rangers Season 1 - Episode 27
The Ranger teens are involved with a stage play of Rumplestiltskin at Angel Grove High. Kim's grandmother's antique spinning wheel is used as a prop. Bulk, as the title character in the play, nearly breaks it, and Kim freaks out. Rita sends her goons down to capture the wheel, and turn it into an evil Wheel Of Destruction. The Megazord faces the giant wheel, destroys it, but luckily, it reverts back to its original form, unharmed, just in time for the play, which is unusually short.
#40 - The Yolk's on You!
Power Rangers Season 1 - Episode 33
Rita tries to convince a monster to do her bidding after Squatt and Baboo eat the monster's eggs.
#41 - Mirror of Regret
Power Rangers Season 2 - Episode 30
One of the students in Adam's kiddie karate class gets picked on by the others for being smaller, and being unable to perform the moves with perfect success. This brings back a flood of bad childhood memories for Adam, who recalls being treated the same way when he was young and trying to play soccer. Lord Zedd is inspired, and sends Goldar down with the Mirror Of Regret. Putties capture Adam, and he's forced to watch as his worst childhood memories are replayed before him. It's an attempt to crush his already wavering self-esteem, but when an image of his scrawny karate student practicing hard and perfectly executing some moves he had trouble with, the plan backfires. Adam shrugs off Goldar's plan, and destroys the Mirror. Also, Zedd sounds down the Skelerena monster, half skeleton & half hyena, to fight our Ranger heroes. With the help of Alpha's newly completed Power Cannon, Skelerena is disposed of. Later, Adam's student wins the respect of the fat, ugly, insecure bullies that were picking on him earlier.
#42 - Calamity Kimberly
Power Rangers Season 1 - Episode 31
Kimberly wakes up on the wrong side of the bed, begins to have an extremely bad day. It turns to worse when Rita sends the Samurai Fanman down to Earth. He traps the bad haired, ratted clothed, annoyed Kim inside an urn, connected to another dimension. The Power Rangers race against the clock to free her before she's lost inside it forever.
#43 - To Flea or Not to Flee
Power Rangers Season 1 - Episode 46
Ernie's Youth Center is going out of business, despite efforts to save it from shutting down. A stray dog wanders in, and gives Jason a rash! It's not ordinary rash, but the infection of Rita's newest monster, the Fighting Flea. Thanks to some Raid-style flea killing chemicals, Jason's de-rashed, and Fighting Flea is stamped out. The stray dog turns out to be the beloved pet of a rich woman, and, you guessed it, the reward money saves the Youth Center for another 5 years.
#44 - Rocky Just Wants to Have Fun
Power Rangers Season 2 - Episode 32
Ernie gets a new pachinko machine and Rocky wants to try it. However, as usual, Lord Zedd is inspired by the events of the moment, and not only sends down an enemy called Pachinko Head, but he also places a spell on Rocky, where all he wants to do is have fun, and in the process, neglects his karate student. Pachinkohead turns all of the Rangers, except Tommy, into bowling ball sized Pachinko balls. Rocky, on the other hand, after yelling at Zordon, i.e "Why should I listen to you?" is busy playing on the jungle gym. Tommy manages to distract PachinkoHead long enough using a frisbee to get the transformed teammates back to the Command Center. Alpha successfully turns them back into humans, breaking the spell on Rocky in the process. They then defeated Pachinko Head and Rocky returned to teaching his student.
#45 - Reign of the Jellyfish
Power Rangers Season 1 - Episode 47
Angel Grove High School is preparing to bury a time capsule in the park, to be opened in 100 years. Among the items, is a picture of the Power Rangers. Rita's furious, sending down Baboo & Squatt to steal the capsule, and put a picture of her in it instead. She also sends down the Jellyfish Warrior monster to trap our heroes in another dimension.
#46 - Reckoning (2)
Pacific Blue Season 5 - Episode 1
Pacific Blue's season opener picks up from the cliffhanger season-ender, ""The Right Thing,"" in which Bobby Cruz and the three other rookie cops were arrested for withholding evidence in the murder of gang conciliator, JOHN PATRONE. The entire unit is pressured by IA officer SUSAN JESSUP, as BRUCE BEST is tried for the killing with Bobby Cruz as an accessory before Santa Monica's notorious hanging judge, J. GUNNAR HALLORAN.
#47 - Dead Ringers
Pacific Blue Season 5 - Episode 7
A pair of twins are killing people who rub them the wrong way. One of their victims is a Federal Witness, which brings an FBI agent, who thinks that one of the people he testified against lashed back. Chris finds herself fascinated with the case, which causes more friction between her and T.C. Chris suspects that they have a serial killer and the agent is impressed with her, that she requests that Chris help her, which makes T.C. unhappy. When a person who saw the twins in one of their moods tries to call Chris but is not around so T.C. takes the call. The twins kills him and when T.C. arrives they tell him that the one who called him went away. Bobby who thinks that something is wrong and who thinks that T.C. is letting his problems with Chris cloud his judgement, tells the FBI agent about the twins and the agent says that it's been theorized that the killer is nore than one person, and the twins could be it. One of the twins lures Chris into a trap but Chris escapes and when one of
#48 - Big Girls Don't Cry
Pacific Blue Season 5 - Episode 9
A female boxer dies after an exhibition match. Cory decides to investigate but the new D.A. whom she is attrracted to, is concerned that she might not handle it properly. So he calls T.C. who has depressed ever since Chris left, to come back and he does, which doesn't make Cory happy. She Strickland and Cruz undercover as a boxer and her handler. They discover that the bottle the girl drank from was poisoned and has the fingerprints of Mia St. John on it. They bring her in for questioning and learn that the water bottle is hers and suspect that maybe she was the target. Strickland then meets Joey another boxer who feels that she is being passed over because she is not as attractive as the others. They then learn that Rick who manages Joey was once involved with Mia both personally and professionally. When they try to bring him in he runs away, they manage to catch him, and they grill him about trying to kill Mia but realize that he gave the bottle to the other girl. Cory decides to han
#49 - Fifty-Nine Minutes
Pacific Blue Season 5 - Episode 17
When a pretty 15 year old girl is kidnapped from a shopping mall parking lot, Cory and the rest of the unit must band together to find her within 59 minutes. The officers must deal with the hysterical mother and false leads before their 59 minutes is up.