Recap: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2003 S 3 E 17 Time Travails

Renet is an apprentice timestress, but she has much to learn. When she accidentally steals the Time Scepter and sends herself and the Turtles back to the year 1406 they run into some old enemies and must fight for their lives if they ever want to see their own time again.

First appearance of Renet, Lord Simultaneous and Savanti Romero

This episode provides examples of

  • Adapted Out: Cerebus the Aardvark, who appeared in the comic story this episode is based upon, does not appear.
  • Continuity Cameo: This episode is based on one of the original TMNT comics, where Renet and the Turtles meet an anthropomorphic aardvark named Cerebus. As a reference to this, a non-anthro aardvark is seen when Renet and the Turtles arrive in the year 1406.
  • Evil Overlord: Savanti Romero
  • Evil Laugh: Savanti Romero
  • Fusion Dance: "Ultimate Drako", a combination of Drako and The Ultimate Ninja.
  • He's Back: The Daimyo's Son (a.k.a. the Ultimate Ninja) and Drako return as Ultimate Drako.
  • Valley Girl: Renet talks like this.
  • Voice of the Legion: Ultimate Drako
  • Weirdness Magnet: Noted by Michelangelo:
    Mikey: How come all the weird stuff always happens to us? I mean, we were just minding our own business, when WHAM, that time lady fell out of the sky, right on top of us! Now we're stuck here and we've gotta go to that creepy-looking place! It just doesn't seem fair!!!
  • Weirdness Search and Rescue: Lord Simultaneous is The Turtles', and Renet's, key to getting home, and defeating Savanti.
  • Wrecked Weapon: Savanti uses the Time Scepter to turn Don's bo staff back into a tree branch. Later, Ultimate Drako uses the Time Scepter to destroy the other turtles' weapons.