It all started with four pet turtles and a canister of Ooze. When the turtles are bathed in the ooze, they begin to grow, to change, to mutate! Raised in the New York City sewers by Master Splinter, who teaches them how to be experts at martial arts, they wage war against crime and evil in its many forms.
Last EpisodeTV Movie: Turtles Forever Aired: Nov. 21, 2009
The 2003 Ninja Turtles find their 1987 originals captured and held hostage by Hun. The 2003 Turtles defeat Hun, and the Purple Dragons and rescue …
Series Fun Facts
- In this series, the mutagen works much like in the Mirage Comics, where it causes explicit growth, both physically and intellectually. This allowed Splinter to be depicted as a mutated rat.…
[show]In this series, the mutagen works much like in the Mirage Comics, where it causes explicit growth, both physically and intellectually. This allowed Splinter to be depicted as a mutated rat. (Unlike the original series, where Splinter was a man who transformed into a anthromorphic rat)
- Instead of having each episode as a separate self-contained story, each episode connects to build a larger growing storyline that evolves throughout the course of the season.
- Raphael's motorcycle is inspired by Kaneda's bike in the movie Akira. In fact, a scene in the intro where Raphael stops his motorcycle is inspired by a scene in Akira.