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)
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 April O'Neil / ... (191 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 / ... (152 episodes, 1987-1996)
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 Shredder / ... (106 episodes, 1987-1993)
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 Irma Langinstein / ... (81 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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Trivia

After the show became an hit, the Turtles became an international merchandising juggernaut. Co-creators Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird had to leave the Mirage comic book to handle day-to-day administration of the franchise. As a result many guest artists took over the comic and gave it a disjointed anthology feel with a lot of wackiness that resembled the show. See more »

Goofs

The turtles are often referred to in the series as amphibians even though they are reptiles. See more »

Quotes

Krang: If I had hands I would cover my ears, if I had them!
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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Gamera vs. Gaos (1988) See more »

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Theme
Composed by Chuck Lorre and Dennis C. Brown
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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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