Saban's Ninja Turtles: The Next Mutation (1997–1998)
"Ninja Turtles: The Next Mutation" (original title)

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In this live-action TV series, the Turtles are older than in the movies or cartoon, and are joined by a fifth, female Turtle. "Venus De Milo" mutated with the other 4 Turtles but was washed... See full summary »

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Jarred Blancard ...
 Michaelangelo (26 episodes, 1997-1998)
Mitchell A. Lee Yuen ...
 Raphael (26 episodes, 1997-1998)
Dean Choe ...
 Raphael (26 episodes, 1997-1998)
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 Donatello (26 episodes, 1997-1998)
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 Leonardo (26 episodes, 1997-1998)
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 Venus De Milo (26 episodes, 1997-1998)
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 Michaelangelo (26 episodes, 1997-1998)
Matt Hill ...
 Raphael (26 episodes, 1997-1998)
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 Donatello (26 episodes, 1997-1998)
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 Leonardo / ... (26 episodes, 1997-1998)
Lalainia Lindbjerg ...
 Venus De Milo (26 episodes, 1997-1998)
Shishir Inocalla ...
 Venus De Milo / ... (25 episodes, 1997-1998)
Fiona Scott ...
 Splinter (25 episodes, 1997-1998)
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 Splinter (25 episodes, 1997-1998)
Larry Lam ...
 Leonardo / ... (24 episodes, 1997-1998)
Geoff Wong ...
 Donatello (20 episodes, 1997-1998)
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 Michaelangelo (17 episodes, 1997-1998)
Gerald Wong ...
 Dragonlord (17 episodes, 1997-1998)
Christopher Gaze ...
 Dragonlord (17 episodes, 1997-1998)
Adam Behr ...
 Wick (12 episodes, 1997-1998)
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 Wick (12 episodes, 1997-1998)
Patrick P. Pon ...
 Shredder (11 episodes, 1997-1998)
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In this live-action TV series, the Turtles are older than in the movies or cartoon, and are joined by a fifth, female Turtle. "Venus De Milo" mutated with the other 4 Turtles but was washed away with the current in the sewer into New York's Chinatown before Splinter came across the turtles. After learning the Shinobi arts in China for 17 years, Venus has returned to New York. The Turtles are now faced with new villains such as Dragon Lord, Bonesteel and Vam Mi. Written by Venus De Milo <venus__de__milo@hotmail.com>

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The designs the turtles have are heavily based on the movie IV concept art. However, since this moved into a TV project, it was decided that the turtles would also wear initialed belt buckles and colored elbow and knee pads since TV audiences were so used to the turtles wearing them in the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1987) cartoon show. See more »

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Down the sewers
5 October 2009 | by (Austria) – See all my reviews

This is the worst thing the TMNT franchise has ever spawned. I was a kid when this came out and I still thought it was deuce, even though I liked the original cartoon.

There's this one scene I remember when the mafia ape guy explains to his minions what rhetorical questions are. It's atrocious. Many fans hate on the series for including a female turtle, but that didn't bother me. So much so that I didn't even remember her until I read about the show recently. All in all, it's miserably forgettable.

The only okay thing was the theme song. Guilty pleasure, they call it... Nananana ninja...


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