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Saban's Ninja Turtles: The Next Mutation 

Ninja Turtles: The Next Mutation (original title)
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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 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)
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 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)
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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Saban Entertainment came in with Fox Kids and Fox broadcasting after plans to make the Next Mutation movie fell through. When Saban and Fox asked co-creators Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird how they could make this project different, they mentioned the idea for a fifth turtle. Saban liked it but, insisted that the fifth turtle had to be female or they wouldn't green light the show. Laird, never a big fan of the male fifth turtle idea, very reluctantly agreed to add a fifth turtle since the original cartoon was ending and without a TV project Mirage Studios would need to downsize. See more »

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In most driving scenes you see Leonardo start to drive the hummer but Michelangelo is the one driving when they are on the street. See more »

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Referenced in Power Rangers in Space: Never Stop Searching (1998) See more »

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Great entertainement for children!
30 January 2001 | by See all my reviews

The number 1 rated Fox kids show at the time. Action, action, action!Fun scenario's, vibrant sets and colorful wardrobe. 26 episodes that bring the comics to life. Sucessfully designed to entertain children. Nothing more, nothing less.


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