In this live-action TV series, the Turtles are older than in the movies or cartoon, and are joined by a fifth, female Turtle. "Venus De Milo" mutated with the other 4 Turtles but was washed...
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When a series of high-profile bank robberies ravage New York City, the Turtles don't get involved right away. However, when the thieves' escape route leads them dangerously close to the Turtles' home...
When Michaelangelo finds a winning lottery ticket, he figures his sewer days are over. But before he can even collect his winnings, the other Turtles have dreamt of a million ways to spend it! What ...
While on an early-morning sewer jog, the Turtles discover a rare baby Turtle in the underground storage house of crazy poacher Simon Bonesteel. Bonesteel loves hunting rare animals for sport, and he ...
Mutant Turtles: Choujin Densetsu hen (Superman Legend) is a two-part OVA series from Japan based on the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles TV show. In the first episode entitled "Super Dai Pinchu... See full summary »
In this live-action TV series, the Turtles are older than in the movies or cartoon, and are joined by a fifth, female Turtle. "Venus De Milo" mutated with the other 4 Turtles but was washed away with the current in the sewer into New York's Chinatown before Splinter came across the turtles. After learning the Shinobi arts in China for 17 years, Venus has returned to New York. The Turtles are now faced with new villains such as Dragon Lord, Bonesteel and Vam Mi.Written by
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Saban Entertainment came in with Fox Kids and Fox broadcasting after plans to make the Next Mutation movie fell through. When Saban and Fox asked co-creators Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird how they could make this project different, they mentioned the idea for a fifth turtle. Saban liked it but, insisted that the fifth turtle had to be female or they wouldn't green light the show. Laird, never a big fan of the male fifth turtle idea, very reluctantly agreed to add a fifth turtle since the original cartoon was ending and without a TV project Mirage Studios would need to downsize. See more »
In most driving scenes you see Leonardo start to drive the hummer but Michelangelo is the one driving when they are on the street. See more »
This show suffers from what people refer to as the Saban Touch, but even if it does have poor effects and tired stories, it did serve as a fun, unique installment in the TMNT franchise. It may not be better than the old show, it's certainly not better than the new one, and the first two movies could be considered leaps ahead of this, but for a group of people who like their cheesy monster men made of rubber and silly fun, this show does bring out the inner child. Besides, the writing was good and funny, the voices of the characters worked well, and the action was a cut above other Saban series. It's darker than Power Rangers, but still completely child friendly. While many complain about Venus, I thought she was a good addition, if only for that show. She added a fun element that many TMNT fans secretly thought should be there, which was a female turtle. I mean, come on, what fanboy could honestly hate a CUTE ninja turtle? :) Anyway, this show should probably be considered an acquired taste for older fans, and for the PR generation more of the same stuff that still passes for Saturday morning action fare.
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