Dec 12, 2016
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles “Rust Never Sleeps” (part 1 of 2)
So there I was, having just finished Pink Lady and Jeff: The Lost Episode, ready to take a hiatus so I could get ready to deploy to Afghanistan, and this falls in my lap. Every time I think I’m out, they keep pulling me back in!
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles started as a black and white spoof of Daredevil, but quickly became a license to print money, spawning several cartoon shows, four movies, and a god-awful live action series in the late ‘90s.
Plus, it had one of the greatest theme songs in history:
Towards the end though, the first cartoon started to get a little… weird.
For season seven, they decided to shake things up and send the Turtles on a road trip through Europe, using that old sitcom standby: the Turtles win the trip in a restaurant contest. You know, I’ve always wondered how crappy, one-horse greasy spoons can afford to send people on luxury vacations, but I suppose a lower overhead has its benefits.