Catherine Sutherland’s Kat was launched within the two-part episode “A Ranger Disaster” from the third season of “Mighty Morphin Energy Rangers” as a international trade scholar from Australia. She suffered from the misfortune of additionally being an unknowing minion for Rita Repulsa (very like Tommy Oliver, which might be what they bonded over within the first place), brainwashed to infiltrate and annihilate the Rangers.
As a substitute, Kat was launched throughout a storyline that was all about Kimberly leaving the Rangers and passing down the mantle to Kat. It was a reasonably cool story that made the passing of the torch extra vital and higher fleshed out than the earlier instances we would seen modifications within the solid. Kat would additionally proceed within the position of the Pink Ranger in the course of “Mighty Morphin Energy Rangers,” even changing into a part of the Zeo Rangers and the Turbo Rangers within the first two rebrands of the present. Once more, this was earlier than all the solid modified and we began getting a brand new crew with each season of the sequence.
Kat is among the longest-serving Energy Rangers and her significance within the story carried over lengthy after. Throughout “Mighty Morphin Energy Rangers,” Kat and Tommy turned a pair, and years later the 2 obtained married and had a baby, J.J., who’s talked about in “As soon as & At all times.”
“Mighty Morphin Energy Rangers: As soon as & At all times” is streaming on Netflix.