Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1987–1996)

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The adventures of a quartet of humanoid warrior turtles and their friends.

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 Leonardo / ... (193 episodes, 1987-1996)
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 Michelangelo / ... (193 episodes, 1987-1996)
Renae Jacobs ...
 April O'Neil / ... (190 episodes, 1987-1996)
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 Donatello / ... (186 episodes, 1987-1996)
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 Splinter / ... (181 episodes, 1987-1996)
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 Raphael / ... (170 episodes, 1987-1995)
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 Krang / ... (145 episodes, 1987-1996)
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 Shredder / ... (118 episodes, 1988-1995)
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 Shredder / ... (109 episodes, 1987-1993)
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 Irma Langinstein / ... (80 episodes, 1988-1994)
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This show tells the adventures of four turtles who were transformed into humanoids by a strange ooze and were trained as ninja by a human martial arts master, Hamato Yoshi, who was changed into a humanoid rat, Splinter, by the same substance. Together with the intrepid reporter, April O'Neil, they fight against the threats against the world, like Shredder and Krang. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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The mutagen ooze was depicted slightly differently in this cartoon; rather than causing its victims to increase in size, it caused them to transform into a hybrid of their original species and whatever creature they have most recently been in contact with. The mutagen ooze also had many color variations through the series, the mutagen seen in Season 1 that mutated the turtles, splinter, and Bebop and Rocksteady had a pinkish glowing color. However starting in Season 3 green mutagen was introduced, which became the most common color in the series. It recanted, and even shown in the 2nd intro sequence, that the mutagen that mutated the turtles was green. Later a rainbow variant of the green mutagen was shown. See more »

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In many of the earlier episodes, a specific turtle's line would come out of the wrong character's mouth (i.e., Leonardo speaking with Raphael's voice). See more »

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Rocksteady: [throws Leo and Raph against the wall] Aw, did I hurt youse? This'll make it better!
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The Best Animated Series Of My Childhood
15 January 2000 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Teenage Mutant Nija Turtles is something I will never forget because it touched me in a way no other series did when I was a kid. The Ninja Turtles were fun loving, pizza eating and ninja fighters. And they taught kids lessons along the way. What more can you ask for. Oh yeah, the next best thing.


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