Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is an American animated television series produced by Murakami-Wolf-Swenson. The pilot was shown during the week of December 14, 1987 in syndication as a five-part miniseries and began its official run on October 1, 1988. The series featured the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles characters created in comic book form by Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird. The property was changed considerably from the darker-toned comic, to make it more suitable for children and the family.The initial motivation behind the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles animated series was that, upon being approached to create a toy line, Playmates Toys was uneasy with the comic book characters' small cult following. They requested that a television deal be acquired first, and after the initial five-episode series debuted, the California toy company released their first series of Ninja Turtles action figures in the summer of 1988. The two media would correspond in marketing style and popularity for many years to come.David Wise and Patti Howeth wrote the screenplay for the first five-part miniseries. When the series continued in the second season, comic artist Jack Mendelsohn joined the show as the executive story editor. Wise went on to write over seventy episodes of the series, and was executive story editor for four later seasons as well. Wise left the series partway through the ninth season, and Jeffrey Scott took over as the story editor and chief writer for the rest of the show's run.
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Season 1Rent or Buy
S01 E01Dec 10, 1987
Turtle Tracks (1) Dec 10, 1987 April O'Neil, ace reporter for Channel 6, investigates recent break-ins, allegedly by Ninjas, which have resulted in the thefts of numerous technologies. A chance encounter with a gang of thieves soon leads her to a bigger story when she is saved from the criminals by four Ninja trained, mutated Turtles.
S01 E02Dec 11, 1987
Enter The Shredder (2) Dec 11, 1987 The Shredder kidnaps Splinter in an attempt to lure the Turtles to his own cause. In order to rescue Splinter the Turtles must enter the Shredder's mobile fortress and brave it's dangerous weaponry.
S01 E03Dec 12, 1987
A Thing About Rats (3) Dec 12, 1987 Baxter Stockman, a mad scientist, is showing an exterminator his new invention: a rat catching robot called Mousers.
S01 E04Dec 13, 1987
Hot Rodding Teenagers From Dimension X (4) Dec 13, 1987 Shredder experiments with the Inter-Dimensional Portal, hoping to contact Krangs' Rock Soldiers and prepare an invasion of Earth, but a group of fun-loving aliens called the Neutrionos, renegades in Krang's dimension, take advantage of the Portal's opening and use it to arrive on Earth.
Season 2Rent or Buy
S02 E01Oct 1, 1988
Return of the Shredder Oct 1, 1988 Just when the Turtles believe themselves rid of Shredder, tin-grin is able to persuade Krang to return him to Earth.
S02 E02Oct 8, 1988
The Incredible Shrinking Turtles (1) Oct 8, 1988 While practicing their martial arts in Central Park, the Turtles witness an alien spaceship crash into a small pond. The pilot warns them that they must find the three fragments of the Eye of Zarnof.
S02 E03Oct 15, 1988
It Came from Beneath the Sewers (2) Oct 15, 1988 While the Turtles and April O'Neil scour the city for the Second Fragment of the Eye of Zarnov, Shredder sheepishly reports to Krang that he has lost the First Fragment.
S02 E04Oct 22, 1988
The Mean Machines (3) Oct 22, 1988 After the batteries died in the alien crystal converger, Donatello, using spare circuits from the space ship, builds a tracking device to help locate the second fragment of the Eye of Zarnov.
S02 E05Oct 29, 1988
Curse of the Evil Eye (4) Oct 29, 1988 The Turtles are still on the search for the last fragment. Shredder finds the last fragment and connects all three to his helmet.
S02 E06Nov 5, 1988
The Case of the Killer Pizzas Nov 5, 1988 Krang finally relents and provides Shredder with help in defeating the Turtles.
Season 3Rent or Buy
S03 E01Sep 25, 1989
Beneath These Streets Sep 25, 1989 Beneath the city streets, deep in the bowels of the sewer system, Splinter is less than pleased with the Turtles when he encounters them lounging around the TV rather than practicing their daily katas.
S03 E02Sep 26, 1989
Sky Turtles Sep 26, 1989 Shredder is using a new anti-gravity magnet to throw everyone in the city into the sky.
S03 E03Sep 28, 1989
Turtles On Trial Sep 28, 1989 The Turtles can't understand why people would hate them. April has her make-up department make human masks so the Turtles could move more freely in the streets.
S03 E04Sep 29, 1989
Attack of the 50 Foot Irma Sep 29, 1989 While preparing for Irma's birthday party, Michelangelo realizes he has forgotten to invite the guest of honor. He contacts April, who is in the midst of interviewing Professor Von Zifflein about the discovery of a meteorite that just crashed in the area.
S03 E05Sep 26, 1989
The Maltese Hamster Sep 26, 1989 The Turtles, wearing their trench coats and fedoras, investigate a wave of mob terror.
S03 E06Sep 12, 1989
Cowabunga Shredhead Sep 12, 1989 The nightwatchman at Cybertech Laboratories spotted some weird character hanging around. Mr. Thompson is convinced that he must be a friend of the Turtles.
Season 4Rent or Buy
S04 E01Sep 10, 1990
The Dimension X Story Sep 10, 1990 Disguised as humans, Rocksteady and Bebop are sent to attach special trans-dimensional thrusters to the Channel Six Building.
S04 E02Sep 11, 1990
Donatello's Degree Sep 11, 1990 Professor Willard W. Willard invents a Molecular Intensifier to control the growth of living things. Krang hears about it and sends Shredder to steal it.
S04 E03Sep 12, 1990
Plan Six From Outer Space Sep 12, 1990 Wilbur Weazell, inventor of Tyler Toys, has reprogrammed the Tyranno-toy to attack and destroy.
S04 E04Sep 13, 1990
Turtles of the Jungle Sep 13, 1990 In Dimension X, Krang watches on the viewscreen as April broadcasts from the opening of an exhibit of rare Chinese warrior statues, as well as the world's largest pearl. Krang thinks he can bring the statue to life and use the pearl to create a forcefield to bring the Technodrome back to Earth.
S04 E05Sep 14, 1990
Michelangelo Toys Around Sep 14, 1990 Krang and Shredder set up a massive orbiting mirror in Dimension X that causes the Earth to be engulfed in steaming heat.
S04 E06Sep 17, 1990
Peking Turtles Sep 17, 1990 With their planet under attack by General Tragg, Grizzla and Zenter, decide to send their infant daughter Tribble to stay with the Turtles.
Season 5Rent or Buy
S05 E01Sep 16, 1991
The Turtles and the Hare (1) Sep 16, 1991 In Krang's latest scheme, Rocksteady and Bebop, dressed as Easter bunnies, are blasting people with a Docilizer Ray and turning them into timid, rabbit-like people.
S05 E02Sep 17, 1991
Once Upon a Time Machine (2) Sep 17, 1991 Hokum Hare discovers that Shredder has a time train to travel to the future, where he can become crimelord of a crime-free era.
S05 E03Sep 14, 1991
My Brother, the Bad Guy Sep 14, 1991 Shredder breaks into the Ninja Hall of Fame and steals the diary of the famous Brothers Kojima. He leaves his fingerprints all over the place though, and one Lieutenant Saki, Shredder's brother, finds them.
S05 E04Sep 19, 1991
Michelangelo Meets Mondo Gecko Sep 19, 1991 Michaelangelo awakes in the middle of the night from a bad dream. Unable to remember what it was about, Splinter assists him through hypnotism. Mikey vividly recalls the day that he and his brothers fell into the sewer and landed in the green ooze but he also sees a small lizard crawling through the contaminant.
S05 E05Sep 21, 1991
Enter Mutagen Man Sep 21, 1991 In the frozen tundra of the Arctic Polar Cap, Krang rants and raves that Rocksteady and Bebop will not return in time with the Bindex 3 to load the mutagen into the rocket ship's fuel tanks before lift off. Krang' plans turn all the City's inhabitants into horribly disfigured mutants from the vapor trails of the fuel used to lift the rocket.
S05 E06Sep 21, 1991
Donatello's Badd Time Sep 21, 1991 While road testing the Turtle Van with his latest inventions, Donatello encounters a family of criminal hillbillies known as the Badd Family.
Season 6Rent or Buy
S06 E01Sep 14, 1992
Rock Around the Block Sep 14, 1992 Krang summons General Tragg from the Dimension X to keep the Turtles busy while Shredder places a remote control transmitter upon a rocket ship preparing to launch a satellite with a new super laser.
S06 E02Sep 21, 1992
Krangenstein Lives! Sep 21, 1992 Under the Arctic Ocean Krang is tuning up his Robotic Body. While no one is looking, Bebop and Rocksteady inadvertently destroy an important computer chip and surreptitiously replace it with one from a video game.
S06 E03Sep 28, 1992
Super Irma Sep 28, 1992 While the Turtles are busy trying to decide what costumes to wear to this year's Channel Six Halloween party, April and Irma are doing a story on the reverse polarity magnet at Magno-Dyne Labs.
S06 E04Oct 5, 1992
Adventures in Turtle-Sitting Oct 5, 1992 While Splinter is away on meditative satori, Donatello sets his sights on solving world hunger. He invents the food revivafiver, a device designed to reverse the aging process of food.
S06 E05Oct 12, 1992
The Sword of Yurikawa Oct 12, 1992 Krang plans to blow up the Tri-State Bridge just as a convoy of trucks carrying a rare form of toxic waste passes overhead.
S06 E06Oct 19, 1992
Return of the Turtleoids Oct 19, 1992 The Turtles go to the Top Notch Scientific Corporation to stand guard over the sonic disintegrator.
Season 7Rent or Buy
S07 E01Sep 18, 1993
Tower of Power (1) Sep 18, 1993 The Turtles and Splinter win a trip to Europe, but wind up riding in a crate with the Turtle Van. Meanwhile, Krang devises a giant electromagnet to pull the Technodrome free from an asteroid.
S07 E02Sep 18, 1993
Rust Never Sleeps (2) Sep 18, 1993 Krang works on an oxidizer rocket with enough power to blast the Technodrome to Earth, but something goes wrong, and instead of thrust, the device grows rust.
S07 E03Sep 25, 1993
A Real Snow Job (3) Sep 25, 1993 The Turtles are vacationing in the Alps, as Splinter goes off to a nearby mountain to meditate. April is in an Alpine village with Irma when she notices the ice and snow melting, unusual for this time of year.
S07 E04Oct 2, 1993
Venice on a Half Shell (4) Oct 2, 1993 Krang decides to use a hydrofluxer device to flood Venice, holding it for ransom.
S07 E05Oct 9, 1993
Artless (5) Oct 9, 1993 Two snobbish art-collecting aliens arrive in Florence and begin stealing great works of art.
S07 E06Oct 16, 1993
Ring of Fire (6) Oct 16, 1993 Krang sends Shredder to set up a special lens that will focus the sun's rays to create a devastating heat ray.
Season 8Rent or Buy
S08 E01Sep 10, 1994
Get Shredder! Sep 10, 1994 Krang tells Shredder the Hall of Science may still contain equipment ideal for use in taking over the world. At the sight of the break-In, the Turtles follow the trail left behind by the villains and arrive at the world's fair just as their enemies gain control of the Hall of Science.
S08 E02Sep 17, 1994
Wrath of the Rat King Sep 17, 1994 Burne has created a hot line for callers to use should they spot those responsible for the destruction of the Channel Six News Building. Inside the Hall of Science, Shredder is fearful that the Turtles will eventually find a way into the building and decides to seek out an old friend in the sewers: the Rat King!
S08 E03Sep 24, 1994
State of Shock Sep 24, 1994 After defeating a mysterious group of ninjas at the Emeryville Power Station, the Turtles decode part of a map that they were able to liberate from the would-be thieves.
S08 E04Oct 1, 1994
Cry H.A.V.O.C.! (1) Oct 1, 1994 The Turtles get the drop on masked thieves hijacking a jewellery store, only to have themselves arrested for the crime! Before the turtles can be booked, they are rescued by the mutants Amok and Overdrive.
S08 E05Oct 8, 1994
H.A.V.O.C. in the Streets (2) Oct 8, 1994 Titanus sends of couple of his H.A.V.O.C. mutants to bust into the aerospace plant and steal some much needed equipment. Only problem is that the Turtles were waiting for them.
S08 E06Oct 15, 1994
Enter: Krakus (3) Oct 15, 1994 Krakus, a cop from the future, arrives and thinking that the Turtles are in league with Titanus, shakes them down for information.
Season 9Rent or Buy
S09 E01Sep 16, 1995
The Unknown Ninja Sep 16, 1995 While watching video tapes of old battles, Raphael sees a mystery person spying on them. While the Turtles investigate, an alien warlord named Dregg sends his TechnoGansters to steal all the gold on Earth.
S09 E02Sep 23, 1995
Dregg of the Earth Sep 23, 1995 April contacts the Turtles to let them know that Dregg has landed on Earth and is preparing a press conference. The Turtles rush to meet April at the Park, where they hear Dregg announce his friendly intentions and offers the world his molecular converter.
S09 E03Sep 30, 1995
The Wrath of Medusa Sep 30, 1995 Believing that the Turtles are the only thing that stands between him and total domination of the planet Dregg makes contact with Medusa, a sinisterly beautiful alien.
S09 E04Oct 7, 1995
The New Mutation Oct 7, 1995 After challenging Dregg to a final showdown, the Turtles find themselves on the losing end. Only this time, their new mutations have been captured on film and the world believes the Super Turtles to be evil monsters.
S09 E05Oct 14, 1995
The Showdown Oct 14, 1995 April contacts the Turtles to inform them that all the TV stations in the City are jammed. Sleazebug tries to recruit the Turtles for a martial arts tournament.
S09 E06Oct 21, 1995
Split-Second Oct 21, 1995 Carter, April and the Turtles investigate a break-in at the Antique Timepiece Museum. Convinced that Dregg is responsible, the Turtles discover a clue on a wall display.
Season 10Rent or Buy
S10 E01Sep 14, 1996
The Return of Dregg (1) Sep 14, 1996 The Turtles are working on once and for all ridding themselves of their mutations, Donatello makes use of a Virtual Reality Program to test out the effects of a potential cure he has created using the Vortex Crystals.
S10 E02Sep 21, 1996
The Beginning of the End (2) Sep 21, 1996 Having recaptured the mutated Leonardo, the Turtles quickly restore him to normal using the vortex crystal technology. At first, it seems that the experiment has worked this time, but soon Leonardo's foot starts glowing, he still has the disease, and which means it's only a matter of time until he mutates once more.
S10 E03Sep 28, 1996
The Power of Three (3) Sep 28, 1996 Mungg informs Dregg that he came across two individuals who claimed they were old acquaintances of the turtles: Shredder and Krang!
S10 E04Oct 5, 1996
A Turtle in Time (4) Oct 5, 1996 The Turtles', Shredder's and Krang's battles skills, powers, and memories are absorbed into Dregg.
S10 E05Oct 12, 1996
Turtles to the Second Power (5) Oct 12, 1996 Dregg and his crew plan an invasion Earth to make it his new home base, but first he has to get his transporter chip back from Shredder.
S10 E06Oct 19, 1996
Mobster from Dimension X Oct 19, 1996 Dr. Alvin Huxley has demonstrated his breakthrough invention: a computer that thinks as fast as a human mind. The Globfather is on Earth and wants to get the protein computer for someone who is willing to pay a lot for it.