Airdate: September 27, 2003
Shimazu comes down with Lothor's latest monster - Inflatron.
The Rangers battle him, and Blake saves the day with a new staff.
He tells the Rangers of how his Sensei at the Thunder Ninja Academy gave him the staff.
Tori follows Blake and finds that he has been training with Leanne, a Thunder Academy graduate.
Kelzacks attack, keeping Tori and Leanne busy.
Blake heads to the beach and fights Inflatron.
While the rest take on Zurgane, Motodrone and Shimazu.
Blake beats Inflatron by splitting his staff and throwing it at him.
When Inflatron grows into a giant, the Rangers destroy him with the Mighty Mammoth Zord.
Toriand Blake horse around at the beach, where he accuses her of having been jealous.