The BEST Episodes of VR Troopers

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Nov 27, 2021

Network: FOX

Three friends who study martial arts find themselves defending humanity from a criminal mastermind and his invading army from another dimension. An American kids show by Saban Entertainment adapting footage from Toei's Metal Hero franchise (specifically Chojinki Metalder, Jikuu Senshi Spielban, Uchuu Keiji Shaider and Uchuu Keiji Gavan) similar to how Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers adapted Kyoryu Sentai Zyuranger footage..

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Quest for Power (3)

#1 - Quest for Power (3)

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 20, 1995

Ryan and the Troopers search the mountains above Cross World City for any readings of Grimlord or Tyler with a special device that J.B. has created. They find that Grimlord is holding up in a cavernous temporary dungeon. Ryan must enter the new domain and battle Grimlord's gauntlet of mutants, while J.B. and Kaitlin are trapped in the Chamber of Doom. The Cavern is destroyed and Ryan loses his V.R. powers in the process of rescuing his father and the other Troopers. Tyler is in bad shape. It appears as if there is no hope for him. Or is there? ...to be continued

star 10.00
1 votes
Quest for Power (5)

#2 - Quest for Power (5)

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 22, 1995

The Troopers are able to get a crystal to power the new V.R. suit from Tao. They all must battle DESPERA, the ULTRA SKUGS, DOOM MASTER, and the VIXENS in the Quarry. In the end, the Troopers win.

star 10.00
1 votes
Error in the System

#3 - Error in the System

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 14, 1994

A mysterious virus enters the comptuer system causing everything to malfucion including the hardware surounding inside professor Hart the troopers realize that grimlord is behind it.

star 9.00
2 votes
Katlin's Little Helper

#4 - Katlin's Little Helper

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Sep 22, 1994

KAITLIN'S cousin, BETSY, comes for a visit. She aspires to be a reporter like Kaitlin and, while on a story, discovers green slime oozing from the grass in the park. Kaitlin and the guys analyze the slime and discover it is a defoliant that will destroy all of the plants and trees. Meanwhile, Betsy is captured by SKUGS. Kaitlin and the guys rescue her and face GRIMLORD'S mutants. In the end, everyone is safe and WOODY loves the article that Kaitlin and Betsy wrote about the slime.

star 9.00
3 votes
Defending Dark Heart (1)

#5 - Defending Dark Heart (1)

Season 1 - Episode 31 - Aired Nov 14, 1994

The troopers discover an army of mutants, as they scan them, they discover that one the mutants is a human being. Ryan suspects that one of them could be his missing father.

star 9.00
1 votes
Directors: John Blizek
Writers: Douglas Sloan
Quest for Power (2)

#6 - Quest for Power (2)

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 19, 1995

Grimlord continues to tap into Tyler Steel's mind Jeb voulunteers to infiltrate Grimlord's dungeon to Wolfbot mutant. Ryan defys the wishes ofd Katlin and goes after Jeb and his father, but Grimlord is waiting for him...

star 9.00
1 votes
Quest for Power (4)

#7 - Quest for Power (4)

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 21, 1995

Ryan's powers are gone, and Grimlord's new army is activated, can the Troopers create a new armour and power source for thier leader in time before the new mutant army is put to work?

star 9.00
1 votes
Lost Memories

#8 - Lost Memories

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 15, 1994

When a homeless lady wanders into the dojo with amnesia, the kids try to help. TAO cooks herbal food, students pass out flyers, J.B. uses his computer and KAITLIN runs her photo on the front page of WOODY'S newspaper. RYAN also loses his memory when he collides in midair with AIRSTRIKER, sent by GRIMLORD, to destroy him. PROFESSOR HART and JEB try to bring back Ryan's memory in the lab, while J.B. and Kaitlin battle the LASER BOT and GENERAL IVAR'S robot vehicles. The kids win and the love of his dog brings back Ryan's memory. The newspaper photo reunites the homeless lady with her family.

star 8.50
2 votes
Defending Dark Heart (3)

#9 - Defending Dark Heart (3)

Season 1 - Episode 33 - Aired Nov 16, 1994

A SKUG learns of the V.R. TROOPERS plans to de-virtualize RYAN'S father, TYLER STEEL/DARK HEART and warns GRIMLORD. who decides to use Dark Heart as bait to lure Ryan to his destruction. PROFESSOR HART and J.B. analyze the data and discovers that Dark Heart is literally connected to Grimlord through a specific chemical and electronic link. The only way to break the link is to destroy Grimlord! Grimlord appears on the lab's screens and gives Ryan specific coordinates on the reality grid. There he will find his father. Grimlord threatens that if Ryan does not appear, Dark Heart will be destroyed. Ryan keeps his appointment and must fight several mutants who intend to destroy both him and his father. Dark Heart is shot and Ryan rescues him. The father and son escape on Ryan's Turbo Cycle. However, Grimlord begins a full scale assault on the lab. ...to be continued.

star 8.00
2 votes
Directors: John Blizek
Writers: Douglas Sloan
Defending Dark Heart (4)

#10 - Defending Dark Heart (4)

Season 1 - Episode 34 - Aired Nov 17, 1994

GRIMLORD, knowing DARK HEART/TYLER is gravely injured, launches a full aerial assault on PROFESSOR HART'S lab, as this is the first place RYAN will take his father. Ryan, warned that the lab is under attack, takes his father to a long forgotten and secret lab in the mountains. Father and son are about to be attacked by a full scale aerial assault when J.B. reinputs the transformation commands into the lab's computer. He and Kaitlin transform and rush to Ryan and Dark Heart/Tyler's aid. Ryan and Dark Heart/Tyler decide to challenge Grimlord face to face and enter virtual reality. Meanwhile, Grimlord begins a self destruct system. Father and son escape just as Grimlord's dungeon explodes - supposedly with Grimlord inside. However, most of the mutants were outside, and another battle begins. Ryan fights off DECIMATOR and Tyler returns to human form. Ryan holds his father before he disappears -- as Grimlord takes him back to Virtual World.

star 8.00
2 votes
Directors: John Blizek
Writers: Douglas Sloan
Trooper out of Time

#11 - Trooper out of Time

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 12, 1995

Strickland, a skug inventor, delivers to Ziktor the means to destroy Ryan's past-providing the industrialist with a portable time machine. Ziktor sends the inventor through the time barrier. From the data stream, the Professor has pulled Ziktor's plans for the time machine. While J.B. and Ryan build the device, Kaitlin volunteers to find a rare crystal needed to power it. Retrieving the crystal, Kaitlin encounters skugs which she battles and defeats. With the crystal, the Troopers complete their version of the time machine and send Ryan after Strickland while Kaitlin and J.B. go into battle with one of Grimlord's mutants. J.B. and Kaitlin defeat Grimlord's SHARKFIN as Ryan and Young Ryan, joining forces, defeat Grimlord's skugs. Bruised during the fight, Young Ryan doesn't remember anything about the skugs. Ryan sees his father but must return to the future before he has an opportunity to talk with him.

star 8.00
1 votes
Quest for Power (1)

#12 - Quest for Power (1)

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 18, 1995

Grimlord uses Tyler Steels' mind to create an energy prism which will upgrade his powers to a whole new level, he then unleashes a powrful cyborg to attack Ryan...

star 8.00
1 votes
Kaitlin Through the Looking Glass (2)

#13 - Kaitlin Through the Looking Glass (2)

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired Oct 4, 1995

Grimlord tries to expand his Virtual Mirror Program with mass production of the compact transmitters. His evil plan is thwarted when Kaitlin Two---pretending to betray the V.R. Troopers---returns to his fortress, only to steal the Master Virtual Mirror Replicator and return to Earth. Professor Hart uses the device to put the two Kaitlins back together, but Jeb accidentally breaks the mirror transmitter. As a result, Kaitlin has a new power; she may transform into two V.R. Kaitlins when a dire situation calls for an additional hand.

star 8.00
1 votes
The Disk

#14 - The Disk

Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired Oct 11, 1995

A former teacher of Tyler Steele accidently creates a disk that could spell doom for the troopers when grimlord discovers this he sends his henchmen to retrieve the disk.

star 8.00
1 votes
Directors: Vickie Bronaugh
Writers: Mark Litton
Grimlord's Dark Secret (1)

#15 - Grimlord's Dark Secret (1)

Season 2 - Episode 22 - Aired Nov 2, 1995

An Archieologist discovers an ancient doorway to another world what he doesn't know that it also unlocks the information to grimlord's true idenity when grimlord discovers this. he sends doomaster and despra to stop the trooprs from uncovering his idenity.

star 8.00
1 votes
Directors: Al Winchell
Writers: Michael Ryan
Grimlord's Dark Secret (2)

#16 - Grimlord's Dark Secret (2)

Season 2 - Episode 23 - Aired Nov 3, 1995

Ryan discovers how to access the pyramid and finds the source of Grimlord's secret identity. Before he can learn the identity, however, he's attacked by Despera. Despera proves to be a formidable opponent, but VR Ryan forces her to retreat. Ryan decides he must save his friends before learning Grimlord's secret. He saves JB and Kaitlin, and they go off to rescue Nebraska. Ryan returns to the pyramid, but must fight HYDRA-BOT. In the lab, Professor Hart and Jeb intercept a message from Grimlord: Oraclon will move the pyramid and seal off the portal, trapping our heroes on the island forever. Jeb races to save his friends. Meanwhile, Ryan defeats Hydra-Bot. He gets to the pyramid just as it disappears in a flash. Kaitlin and JB find Ryan in the cave, semi-conscious. Grimlord's identity has eluded them. Jeb runs in to tell his friends that the portal is closing forever. They rescue Nebraska and race through the portal, just in time! Ryan regrets losing the secrets to the pyramid, but he's

star 8.00
1 votes
Directors: Al Winchell
Writers: Michael Ryan
Grimlord's Challenge

#17 - Grimlord's Challenge

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 20, 1994

A neighborhood policewoman offers TAO and the kids a challenge: turn BECKY into a karate contender in two weeks and win $1000 from the Police Association to help other street kids. RYAN accepts the challenge and KAITLIN commits to help. When GRIMLORD hears about this offer, he issues his own challenge: his robots will compete to see who will face the V.R. TROOPERS at the reality barrier. HAMMERBOT meets Ryan in the Forest of Virtual Reality. SPIDERBOT faces J.B. at the top of the world and Kaitlin must hold back GENERAL IVAR'S robot assault vehicles and fighter jets. JEB becomes Becky's friend and helps her to stay on track and win a ribbon in the beginners division at the Inter-dojo tournament.

star 7.50
2 votes
Directors: Worth Keeter
Writers: Margo McCahon
Computer Captive

#18 - Computer Captive

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 21, 1994

Grimlord invents a device that traps anyone inside virtually reality when JB becomes a hostage Ryan must go in to rescue his Friend who is being trained of his VR Trooper powers

star 7.50
2 votes
Searching for Tyler Steele

#19 - Searching for Tyler Steele

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Sep 30, 1994

While walking through Crossworld woods they notice someone inside an abanoned cabin Ryan suspects that this person could be his long lost farther.

star 7.50
2 votes
Small But Mighty

#20 - Small But Mighty

Season 1 - Episode 30 - Aired Nov 9, 1994

Strickland, Ziktor's assistant shows him his new invention that can reverse the aging process. He decides to use on the troopers so that they will be too young to stop his warriors.

star 7.50
2 votes
Directors: Robert Hughes
Writers: Robert Hughes
Ghost Biker

#21 - Ghost Biker

Season 1 - Episode 35 - Aired Nov 18, 1994

Local legend has it that anyone who looks at the GHOST BIKER face to face vanishes forever. Meanwhile, ZIKTOR receives two pieces of good news: GENERAL IVAR has found a weakened area of the reality barrier and COLONEL ICEBOT has developed a new weapon, the Virtual Vaporizer, to take care of the TROOPERS. PERCY follows Kaitlin and J.B. to the construction site, but when The Ghost Biker appears, he faints. The Troopers' investigation is interrupted by SKUGS and once they've been dispensed with, The Ghost Biker reappears and vanishes with Kaitlin and J.B. They discover that The Ghost Biker is a computer program, which J.B. programs to help Ryan defeat Renegade and the two robots. The Ghost Biker takes Ryan to J.B. and Kaitlin - and allows them to return to reality.

star 7.50
2 votes
The Rise of the Red Python (1)

#22 - The Rise of the Red Python (1)

Season 1 - Episode 51 - Aired Feb 27, 1995

Grimlord invents his own VR Trooper but realizes that he's missing a human inhabit the armor so he sets his sights on Kaitlin's friend Amy. He captures Amy and puts her under his evil spell. Kaitlin is injured causing ryan to make sure that the red python will regret for what she did.

star 7.50
2 votes
Directors: Douglas Sloan
Writers: Douglas Sloan
The Battle Begins (1)

#23 - The Battle Begins (1)

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 3, 1994

Ryan Steele gets a strange message on his computer from someone or something named Proffesor Hart saying that he has a message from his father. Ryan is confused by all this because he knows his father has been missing for a few years. He and his two friends Katlin Star and JB Reese head down to Proffesor Hart's lab. Meanwhile just Downtown of Crossworld an sinsiter buisness man who is secretly known as a demon in virtual reality, finds out that his enemy Proffesor Hart has contacted three humans and he is determined to stop them.

star 7.20
5 votes
The Battle Begins (2)

#24 - The Battle Begins (2)

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 10, 1994

As Ryan lays unconscience his he rembers how his farther taught him never to give up he is rescue by JB and Katlin. Ryan's dog is accidently shocked in the lab causing him to speak. Ryan Katlin and JB join forces as they begin the search for his farther.

star 7.00
3 votes
Battle for the Books

#25 - Battle for the Books

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 16, 1994

ZIKTOR wants to destroy all books that teach about solar energy. He starts with MR. REESE'S bookmobile, as a way of getting at J.B. The boys are getting ready for a doubles Karate tournament when KAITLIN alerts them and they rush to save J.B.'s dad from the attacking SKUGS. The boys win the first round of the tournament, but join Kaitlin between rounds to take on THE ELIMINATOR who is attacking the Central Library. RYAN forgets his virtualizer back at the Dojo, so Kaitlin and J.B. go to fight while Ryan retrieves it. Using the new VORTEX power, J.B. takes the battle with GRIMLORD'S airforce to a virtual quarry. Ryan joins them and the robots are defeated. The boys win the tournament and J.B. gives his father the prize money to fix the bookmobile. Ryan surprises J.B. by adding his prize money to J.B.'s, sacrificing his goal of becoming partners with Tao in the dojo.

star 7.00
2 votes
Directors: John Blizek
Writers: Adam Gilad