Shredder uses a time machine to travel back to Ancient Japan in the year 1583. He plans to defeat Hamato Koji, the man who founded the Foot Clan, and Splinter's great ancestor, for if Hamato Koji is defeated, then Master Splinter would never have been born and the Turtles would forever remain ordinary turtles. Written by
Did You Know?
This episode is part of the multi-media event that placed the Turtles in Feudal Japan. It began with issues #46 and #47 of the Mirage comics and then live action movie, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III
(1993). See more