Episode 20

The Legacy of Tommy Oliver (Series Finale)

Published on: 13th September, 2023

Host Anthony Desiato bids farewell to the podcast by exploring the legacy of the franchise's most legendary Ranger.

In this special series finale event, Anthony and returning guest Lance Laster (ALWAYS HOLD ON TO ARROW) discuss the post-TURBO journey of Tommy Oliver across his season-long return to the franchise in DINO THUNDER, a selection of reunion episodes (including the landmark "Forever Red"), and the original graphic novel SOUL OF THE DRAGON written by Kyle Higgins—with special consultant Jason David Frank.

Thank you to everyone for supporting this podcast series. While this is the finale—at least for now—be sure to keep your subscription active, as you never know when the podcast might be called BACK TO ACTION!

Summoning the Zords is a Flat Squirrel Production. Theme music: by Basic Printer. Key art: Perry Constantine (Zord art) and Gregg Schigiel (character art).

Listen to host Anthony Desiato's other podcasts, including DIGGING FOR KRYPTONITE and MY COMIC SHOP HISTORY, available on all major platforms. Become a patron at Patreon.com/AnthonyDesiato.

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About the Podcast

Summoning the Zords: A Power Rangers Fan Journey
From the Host of Digging for Kryptonite
Host Anthony Desiato (Digging for Kryptonite, My Comic Shop History) celebrates the 30th anniversary year of Power Rangers with this 20-episode podcast series charting his experience with the franchise. Summoning the Zords focuses on the Mighty Morphin era and beyond, its impact and legacy, and the tale of its most legendary Ranger—Jason David Frank's Tommy Oliver—across media. The podcast has concluded its run, but keep your subscription active, as you never know when it might be called BACK TO ACTION! Once a Ranger fan, always a Ranger fan.
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Anthony Desiato

Anthony Desiato, owner and founder of Flat Squirrel Productions, is a lifelong Superman fan, documentary filmmaker (MY COMIC SHOP COUNTRY), and podcaster. He hosts a network of podcasts including: DIGGING FOR KRYPTONITE, ANOTHER EXCITING EPISODE IN THE ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN, SUMMONING THE ZORDS, and MY COMIC SHOP HISTORY.