Recap / Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2003 S 2 E 8 Secret Origins Part 3

The Shredder has returned, and he is determined to stop the Utroms.

This episode provides examples of

  • Early-Bird Cameo: "What A Croc" would reveal that's Leatherhead walking through the smoke past the soldiers.
  • It's Personal: After the Turtles and Splinter help the Utroms escape:
    Shredder: You! You freaks have been little more than thorns in my side, but now, you have robbed me of my triumph! And for that, you shall pay with your lives!
  • Late-Arrival Spoiler: The Shredder's true identity
  • Mythology Gag: One of the Utroms is called 'Krang', and April pretends to be a television reporter for Channel 6 news, complete with a familiar-looking yellow jumpsuit.
  • Oh, Crap!: The Turtles and Splinter's reactions to the truth about the Shredder.
  • Put on a Bus: The Utroms offer Honeycutt sanctuary on their homeworld, so he leaves with them.
  • Shout-Out: Mikey again references the Alien franchise in this episode
  • Taking You with Me: After being robbed of his revenge, Shredder would rather die in the building's implosion with the Turtles and Splinter than let them escape.
  • Time Bomb: Averted with the Shredder's implosion device
  • We Will Meet Again: One of the Utrom's guardians says this to the Turtles before departing.
  • Wham Episode/ The Reveal: The Shredder's true identity as an Utrom is finally revealed.
  • Wham Shot: Shredder's armor opening up and revealing what's inside.