Recap / Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2003 S 3 E 3 Space Invaders Part 3

The Turtles have made it to the Triceraton base to rescue Donny, and run into Traximus and the Triceraton Rebellion there.

This episode provides examples of

  • All for Nothing: The Prime Leader learns that his invasion of the Earth was a big waste of time when he a scan for positronic energy signatures (which Earth technology doesn't have, but the Fugitoid does) yields no results. Subverted when Honeycutt appears on Earth at the very end of the episode.
  • The End... Or Is It?: "Oh, dear, am I too late?"
  • Et Tu, Brute?: Parodied. When Mikey boasts about being the Battle Nexus champion, Raph is about to whack him again until Leo stops him... only to Dope Slap Mikey himself.
    Mikey: Et tu, Leo?
  • Fighting from the Inside: A variant occurs to Don while he's prisoner on board the Triceraton mother ship, resisting against borderline Mind Rape. He holds out for awhile, but needs help from Master Splinter to fend the assault off.
  • Let Us Never Speak of This Again: Raph reminds Mikey not to keep going on about the fact that he's the Battle Nexus Champion.
  • Mind Rape: The Triceratons try to find out where the Fugitoid is by using a mind probe on Don.
  • Mugged for Disguise: Monzaram and the Turtles knock out the Triceraton guards and steal their uniform to rescue Don.