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"Back in Red Action" is the 39th episode of Season 1 of OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes and the 39th episode overall.

Synopsis

Enid teams up with Red Action to take on a menace from the future.[2]

Plot

Enid scrolls through Red Action's social media feed while working on a slow day at the bodega, perplexed that a "cool" girl from the year 301X would want to hang around the plaza in the year 201X. Red comes in to buy gum and alleges that her friends bailed on her. She offers Enid an invitation to hang out together.

Red Action and Enid go for a cruise through the Danger Zone in Red's Hover Tank. They enjoy their ride until they are confronted by the Hue Troop which appears through a time portal. Blue Power announces that they have traveled to the past to arrest Red.

Red awkwardly dismisses the Hue Troopers as "road performance artists" and blows past them. Hue Troop pursues in their vehicles. Enid and Red find themselves in a pitched road battle until they temporarily elude them. Enid expresses her suspicion that there was something more "personal" to their encounter.

Red discloses her past. She was part of Hue Troop, heroes from 301X that were guided by Ren Bo through the Prism Crystal that fell to earth in a meteor a long time ago. Red laments that she accidentally broke the crystal and is now on the run from her own team.

Enid is astounded by Red's backstory and tells her how "incredible" she is. Red angrily disagrees. She expresses her frustrations with Hue Troop's rigid life and reveals that she has been following Enid's social media stream. Red discloses that she has long admired Enid for her independence and individuality, that she never "had the nerve" to comment on her feed, and that she always wanted to "hang out with the coolest person in 201X" before getting dragged back to the future.

They are suddenly interrupted by the reappearance of Hue Troop. Red hesitates to confront them but Enid reassures her with a hand to her back and a smile. Red and Enid battle Hue Troop until a meteor suddenly appears in the sky.

Red and Enid realize that this is the same meteor that brought the Prism Crystal. Everyone runs for cover and the meteor impacts. All are blasted off their feet but Red sees the crystal and snatches it.

Red gives the crystal to Hue Troop and reconciles with them. They invite her to rejoin them and return to 301X. Red tells them that it's because of Enid that she came to realize many of her mistakes and that she'll stay in 201X because "it's pretty cool".

Hue Troop returns to the future as Yellow Technique remarks that "Red's changed". Enid and Red carry on with their cruise.

Characters

Cast

Trivia

  • This episode features an all-female cast, with K.O being the only exception as the only male.
  • Hue Troop is a pastiche reference to both Power Rangers/Super Sentai and the Sailor Soldiers from the anime "Sailor Moon".
  • This is the first and only episode where Mira Ongchua and Parker Simmons storyboard together.
  • This episode premiered on Jim Cummings' birthday.
  • This episode reveals Red Action's past and glimpses of 301X.

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Pilot Lakewood Plaza Turbo
Shorts KOEnidRadCarolEnid's Bad DayBarrels and CratesRad CriesRad's VanCommercialPower-Up!!!DendyBoxmore InfomercialLet's Do It Together!
Season 1 Let's Be HeroesLet's Be FriendsYou're Everybody's SidekickWe Messed UpJethro's All YoursYou're Level 100!Sibling RivalryI Am DendyYou Get MeYou Are RadJust Be a PebblePresenting Joe CuppaDo You Have Any More in the Back?My Dad Can Beat Up Your DadWe've Got PestsLegends of Mr. GarKnow Your MomWe're CapturedFace Your FearsEverybody Likes Rad?You Have to CarePlaza PromSecond First DateOne Last ScoreT.K.O.Stop Attacking the PlazaWe've Got FleasNo More Pow CardsA Hero's FateLet's Have a StakeoutParents DayWe Got HackedRad Likes RobotsKO's Video ChannelThe Power Is Yours!Glory DaysPlazalympicsBack in Red ActionLet's Take a MomentVillains' Night OutVillains' Night InPlaza ShortsLet's Watch the PilotMystery Science Fair 201XLad & LogicOK Dendy! Let's Be K.O.!RMS & Brandon's First EpisodeLet's Not Be SkeletonsAction NewsThe Perfect MealHope This FliesYou're in Control
Season 2 Seasons ChangeLord Cowboy DarrellPlaza Film FestivalBe a TeamMy Fair CarolLet's Watch the Boxmore ShowYour World is an IllusionThe So-Bad-icalPoint to the PlazaTKO's HouseRed Action to the FutureDendy's PowerSpecial DeliveryWisdom, Strength, and CharismaBittersweet RivalsAre You Ready for Some Megafootball?!Mystery SleepoverFinal ExamsSoda GenieCarolQuestBoxman CrashesMonster PartyCrossover NexusSuper Black Friday