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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 

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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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(193 episodes) | (1990-1996)

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Trivia

Begining in Season 4, the show started phasing away Michaelangelo's nunchucks and began having him use the Turtle Line, a turtle shell shaped grappling hook used by all the turtles, as his main weapon. Starting in Season 5, the nunchucks were not even kept on Michelangelo's belt and disappeared without any explanation. This is a direct result of nunchucks being outlawed in many countries and these countries had to edit out any footage of Michelangelo using his nunchucks. Since the show went international, MWS changed it for everyone. See more »

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

Quotes

Donatello: And then... it hit me!
[bonk]
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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 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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