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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 

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

For Season 4, 28 episodes were produced for syndication and 26 episodes were produced for CBS' "Kid TV" Saturday morning line up. However, 13 of the syndicated episodes never aired in 1990. The "European Vacation" episodes were not seen in the United States until USA Network started showing reruns in late 1993, and The Easter themed episodes, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Turtles and the Hare (1991) and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Once Upon a Time Machine (1991) weren't seen until 1991. An easy way to tell that these are Season 4 episodes is: the original intro is used, title cards are used, Michelangelo uses his nunchucks, and the Technodrome is stuck on an asteroid in Dimension X. These episodes were delayed because of animation and schedule problems. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Donatello: Boy, this guy's more into pizza than we are.
Raphael: Yeah. What's he gonna do next?
[sarcastically]
Raphael: Spray us with tomato sauce?
Raphael: [sprayed with tomato sauce] I had to ask.
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Connections

Referenced in Laat maar zitten: Recht in eigen hand (1991) See more »

Soundtracks

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Theme
Composed by Chuck Lorre and Dennis C. Brown
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One of the greatest shows of all time.
20 July 2000 | by See all my reviews

As a kid, this was one of the greatest TV series of all time. Everything about it was fresh and original; nowadays, cartoons (and other TV shows) copy other shows. Leonardo was always my favorite because he was the mature, leadership-involved turtle. I miss it not being on the air. This show, the Transformers, G.I. Joe, and X-Men were the best cartoons.


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