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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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Series cast summary:
...  Leonardo / ... 193 episodes, 1987-1996
...  Michelangelo / ... 193 episodes, 1987-1996
Renae Jacobs ...  April O'Neil / ... 191 episodes, 1987-1996
...  Donatello / ... 186 episodes, 1987-1996
Peter Renaday ...  Splinter / ... 181 episodes, 1987-1996
...  Raphael / ... 170 episodes, 1987-1995
...  Krang / ... 152 episodes, 1987-1996
...  Shredder / ... 106 episodes, 1987-1993
...  Irma Langinstein / ... 81 episodes, 1988-1994
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Storyline

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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14 December 1987 (USA)  »

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(193 episodes) | (1990-1996)

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Writer David Wise admitted that he preferred and always wanted the show to have the serious action oriented tone of the last 3 seasons. He pointed out that Season 1 had a perfect balance of real drama and humour and that Season 2 is when the show started going in a more humour driven direction. However, he did not enjoy working on the final 2 seasons because of network meddling. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Shredder: Now...
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Shredder: Forward march! YOUR LEFT/YOUR LEFT/Ya' left your wife and forty-eight kids!
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Referenced in Ted 2 (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Theme
Composed by Chuck Lorre and Dennis C. Brown
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Cowabunga! A memorable cartoon!
9 April 2004 | by See all my reviews

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is very cool cartoon with the series about 4 turtles that get covered in ooze and become ninja mutants along with a guy the got turned into a rat. So now they fight crime on the streets of New York City against the evil Shredder and his two goons Rocksteady and Bebop.

Leonardo was the leader of TMNT. Donatello was the expert at machines and mechanical stuff. Raphael was the tuff one and the practical joker and Michaelangelo was the one who is the life of the party. Splinter thought them to become ninja superhero teens and also the turtles would get help from news reporter, April O'Neill. I thought James Avery did a good job at voicing the Shredder and so did Jim Cummings for the final seasons for this show. I also thought Barry Gordon did a good job at Donatello because I also liked Barry Gordon doing Razor from Swat Kats: Radical Squadron and the other voice actors were good too! I hope sooner or later they start making dvds of the complete episodes of every season this show had. I also enjoy the new series on Fox Box

BOTTOM LINE: GOOD SHOW!

User Rating: 9/10


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