Recap: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2003 S 2 E 4 Turtles In Space Part 4 The Arena

The Turtles go from the frying pan and into the fire as they're made to fight in the Triceraton Republic's arena. The Prime Leader offers the Turtles freedom in exchange for the Fugitoid's teleportal plans, but the Turtles aren't going to go down that easily, and some of the gladiators have their own plans...

First appearance of Traximus

This episode provides examples of

  • Gladiator Games
  • Honor Before Reason: The Fugitoid refuses to build the teleportal because he knows it'll be used as a weapon of mass destruction, but his refusal means his friends could be killed
  • Made a Slave: Traximus
  • Forced to Watch: Zanramon makes the Fugitoid watch the games (and the Turtles' demise) when he refuses to build the teleportal. Of course, the Turtles survive, much to Zanramon's displeasure
  • Sesquipedalian Loquaciousness: Don's exclamation whilst fighting the Spasmosaur: "The elasticity of its flesh is too resilient!"