Recap / Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2003 S 3 E 8 Hunted

Leatherhead is staying with the Turtles for the time being, but Bishop's experiments have left him with uncontrollable side-effects. To make matters worse, there's a big game hunter prowling the sewers...

This episode provides examples of

  • Cloud Cuckoo Lander: The hunter.
  • Cradling Your Kill: Leatherhead cradles Mikey remorsefully after he thinks he's killed him.
  • Egomaniac Hunter: Jack Marlin (the hunter)
  • Enemy Within: Leatherhead's opening narration, and inner rage
  • Hair-Trigger Temper: Leatherhead's anger issues this seaon reach a boiling point.
  • I Am a Monster: Leatherhead says this word for word after he attacks Mikey
  • I Call It "Vera": The hunter's laser rifle, Betsy.
  • Large Ham: Leatherhead has moments of this when he's talking to the hunter
  • Laser Hallway: The hunter sets one up in the sewers
  • My God, What Have I Done?: Leatherhead says this almost word for word when he attacks Michelangelo in a fit of uncontrollable rage, leaving him unconscious and fearing him badly hurt/dead. Don't worry though; Mickey was fine.
  • Mythology Gag: Leatherhead's new home resembles the Turtle's lair from the second film
  • Narrator: Leatherhead's first one
  • Outrun the Fireball: When Leo's escaping the blast from the land mines
  • Please Kill Me If It Satisfies You: Leatherhead is so grief-stricken by his actions that he's willing and even encouraging to let the hunter kill him...that is, until the hunter mentions hunting down his friends too...
  • Put on a Bus: Leatherhead moves into a nearby area, where he can deal with his anger in peace.
  • Rant-Inducing Slight: Leatherhead accidentally smashes one of Splinter's cups, leading to some snark from Raph. Leatherhead promptly starts to lose it, screaming at him that he is not a joke and will not be laughed at.