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1989

25 Sep. 1989
Beneath These Streets
The Turtles learn the cost of slacking off when Splinter is badly hurt during a confrontation with Shredder.
 
26 Sep. 1989
Turtles on Trial
The intentions of the Ninja Turtles are put to the test when a controversial TV-figure portrays our heroes as menaces to society. The Turtles forego publicly clearing their name to defeat Krang and his new robotic weapon.
 
27 Sep. 1989
Attack of the 50-Foot Irma
Irma accidentally becomes gigantic and her naturally clumsy nature makes her a danger to the city. The Turtles and April hide her and search for her cure.
 
28 Sep. 1989
The Maltese Hamster
Gangsters are swiping all the antiques in town. And when they swipe most of our heroes, it's up to Donatello and April to find out why. Could Shredder be behind this?
 
29 Sep. 1989
Sky Turtles
The Turtles go flying when the Shredder invents a gravity-altering device.
 
2 Oct. 1989
The Old Switcheroo
The personalities of Shredder and Splinter are switched when a device is accidentally activated during a battle between the Turtles and their enemies. As Shredder plans the Turtles' demise and Splinter plans on how to get back to his body, everyone else is clueless.
 
3 Oct. 1989
Burne's Blues
In the middle of a summer heat wave, someone is destroying all the air conditioners and taking all the city's freon. In the meantime, Vernon and Burne go looking for the Turtles, but find something else.
 
4 Oct. 1989
The Fifth Turtle
A 14-year-old boy tries his best to help out the Turtles, but with some not so optimal results. In the end, he proves himself to be a great asset to the Turtle team.
 
5 Oct. 1989
Enter the Rat King
A mysterious, sewer-dwelling man has an unnatural ability to put rats under his control. Can Splinter resist, or will he destroy the Turtles at the bidding of the Rat King?
 
6 Oct. 1989
Turtles at the Earth's Core
After witnessing a living dinosaur wander in the city and disappear abruptly, the Turtles follow its tracks into a large hole, where they discover a shocking revelation: A land frozen in a stage where dinosaurs roam the land.
 
9 Oct. 1989
April's Fool
Emperor Aleister of Malicuria comes to New York City, bringing along a shard of Lydium 90 to the USA.
 
10 Oct. 1989
Attack of Big MACC
A robot warrior, known as the Mobile Armored Computerized Combatant (M.A.C.C.), arrives from 400 years in the future in 20th-Century New York. He befriends the Turtles, but Shredder and Krang are looking to bring him to their side, at any means necessary.
 
11 Oct. 1989
The Ninja Sword of Nowhere
Shredder gains possession of an ancient ninja sword that is crafted from an alien metal, allowing it to 'cut' through dimensions.
 
12 Oct. 1989
20,000 Leaks Under the City
Krang and Shredder's plan to flush out the Turtles from the sewers leaves the city flooded with water (and creatures!) from the ocean.
 
13 Oct. 1989
Take Me to Your Leader
Full of self doubt, Leonardo leaves the team. Michelangelo, Raphael, and Donatello all take turns being leader as they try to figure out why the sun is getting smaller.
 
16 Oct. 1989
Four Musketurtles
A bump on the head leaves Leonardo thinking that he is in 17th century France, and that he and his comrades are Musketeers.
 
17 Oct. 1989
Turtles, Turtles Everywhere
It's Michelangelo's birthday, but none of his brothers seem to remember, and it frustrates him greatly.
 
18 Oct. 1989
Cowabunga Shredhead
Krang has created a computer disk holding all available information about Michaelangelo who, at that moment, had eaten every pizza in the lair, forcing Splinter to hypnotize him into craving pizzas no more. Meanwhile, when Shredder attempts to extract information from the disk, there's a malfunction, and Shredder obtains Michaelangelo's personality, while the genuine article is captured by Rocksteady and Bebop.
 
19 Oct. 1989
Invasion of the Turtle Snatchers
Aliens abduct Donatello and Rocksteady.
 
20 Oct. 1989
Camera Bugged
A visit to Earth from a Polarisoid results in havoc when Shredder (and later, April O'Neil) comes into possession of the alien's camera, because it does more than just take pictures.
 
23 Oct. 1989
Green with Jealousy
Shredder and Krang engineer a love potion that makes Leonardo, Michelangelo, and Raphael all fall in love with Irma. Donatello races for an antidote before Shredder drains a naval submarine of all its power.
 
24 Oct. 1989
Return of the Fly
Baxter Stockman returns for revenge against the Turtles and Shredder, while our heroes attempt to stop Shredder's plan to siphon water from an underground reservoir.
 
26 Oct. 1989
Mutagen Monster
A train accident produces gallons of mutagen that drench nearby cattle. The result is a super bull with a temper!
 
27 Oct. 1989
Corporate Raiders from Dimension X
White-collar criminals give new meaning to the term 'hostile take-over.' Casey Jones helps the Turtles uncover who's behind a new wave of corporate crime.
 
30 Oct. 1989
Pizza by the Shred
The Shredder opens a pizza parlor "Weird Pizza" in his latest scheme to catch the turtles. He intends to place a homing device disguised as an anchovy on a pizza, then as soon as the turtles call in with their order and the pizza is delivered, he will send an army of Foot Soldiers into their lair. All he needs is a delivery boy and he ends up hiring the most unlikely candidate: Michaelangelo. This hip turtle is looking for a job so he can buy a new belly board. Not knowing he's really working for Shredder, he jumps into action, and "borrows" the Nutrino Starcruiser. ...
 
31 Oct. 1989
Super Rocksteady and Mighty Bebop
Shredder and Krang produce hi-tech versions of Rocksteady and Bebop to keep the Turtles busy.
 
1 Nov. 1989
Beware the Lotus
A skilled, and lovely, ninja warrior is hired by Krang to defeat the Turtles. Shredder's replaced, Leonardo's met his match.
 
2 Nov. 1989
Blast from the Past
Splinter suffers amnesia as the Turtles try to remind him that he is the true leader of the Foot Clan.
 
7 Nov. 1989
Usagi Yojimbo
A rabbit ronin warrior from an alternate dimension is lost in our world. While the Turtles help him adjust, Shredder steals a dragon egg to unleash it on the city.
 
8 Nov. 1989
Case of the Hot Kimono
Someone is stealing all the kimonos in the city. After Master Splinter's favorite kimono is stolen, April's famous detective aunt helps the Turtles retrieve it.
 
9 Nov. 1989
Usagi Come Home
Shredder tricks Usagi Yojimbo into battling the Turtles.
 
10 Nov. 1989
The Making of Metalhead
Even a case of Turtle Pox cannot stop our heroes from an attempt to take down Shredder and Krang after they unleash Metalhead, a robotic fighting machine programmed to seek and capture the Turtles.
 
13 Nov. 1989
Leatherhead Meets the Rat King
Leatherhead heads to New York to get revenge on the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. He runs into the Rat King instead, who has stolen a truckload of chemicals and plans to turn the citizens of New York into mindless zombies so his minions of rats can rule the city. With two of their most insidious foes in the same sewer, the Ninja Turles must work with April O'Neal to stop them both.
 
14 Nov. 1989
The Turtle Terminator
Irma is kidnapped by Bebop and Rocksteady and is replaced by a robot that looks just like her that is programmed to eliminate the turtles.
 
15 Nov. 1989
The Great Boldini
The Turtles must clear their names when they are believed to be jewel thieves who stole a priceless emerald during a magic act run by a wizard named Boldini.
 
16 Nov. 1989
The Missing Map
Zach's big brother, Walt, steals a rare pouch containing the only map to the Turtles' lair.
 
17 Nov. 1989
The Gang's All Here
Bebop and Rocksteady put on an act to get the Turtles to eat cookies, but not any ordinary cookies, because these cookies could turn them into humans!
 
20 Nov. 1989
The Grybyx
Kala's pet Grybyx, which has a really bad temper whenever it gets hungry, escapes from Dimension X through a portal to Earth, causing trouble for the Turtles
 
15 Dec. 1989
Mister Ogg Goes to Town
An impish alien comedian from Dimension Z (who has mannerisms similar to Pee Wee Herman), escapes to Earth to cause big trouble for the TMNT.
 
23 Nov. 1989
Bye, Bye, Fly
An interdimensional alien spacecraft leads Baxter Stockman to his latest vengeful plot to destroy the Turtles and Shredder.
 
24 Nov. 1989
The Big Rip Off
After several failed attempts to get the Technodrome re-energized, Shredder and Krang run one last-ditch distraction for the Turtles at Fort Charles while Bebop and Rocksteady steal energy fuel cells from the neighboring space research center.
 
27 Nov. 1989
The Big Break In
The Technodrome is up and running again, and it is up to the Turtles to hinder Shredder and Krang from getting to the surface.
 
28 Nov. 1989
The Big Blow Out
The Technodrome is up and running again, and it is up to the Turtles to hinder Shredder and Krang from getting to the surface.
 

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