Recap / Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2003 S 4 E 9 Aliens Among Us

In order to get the President to fund his organization, the Earth Protection Force, Bishop must show him that it is useful in dealing with a single alien threat. However, there is no alien threat, so he will have to make one. At the same time, the Turtles are there to foil this plan.

This episode provides examples of

  • The Bad Guy Wins: In the end, Bishop successfully made a fake alien invasion that the President is planning to fund his organization.
  • The End... Or Is It?: The final scene shows the phony aliens' leftover genetic material leaking into the sewer.
  • The Extremist Was Right: Despite of his made up invasion, Bishop claimed to have just tried to save the President from an invasion to prove how useful his organization. He's right.
  • Fake Ultimate Hero: Bishop has made himself this one by making a fake alien invasion and "saving" the President.
  • The Greys: The opening narration shows Bishop and his men shooting down and capturing these kind of aliens. One is also seen floating in a pod in Bishop's base
  • Hero with Bad Publicity: The Turtles, as they see a portrayal of themselves on TV as monsters.
  • The Kindnapper: Bishop, to the President.
  • Mythology Gag: The drawing of the Turtles depicts them all wearing red bandanas.
  • Narrator: Bishop, for the second time.
  • Nice Job Breaking It, Hero!: When the Turtles have destroyed the satellite of his vehicle, Bishop states it's a bad idea since it controls the alien spaceship. Raphael remarks this to Donatello, the one who did it, by saying, "Nice one, Einstein."
  • Only in It for the Money: Donatello say this about Bishop when he and the Turtles are watching the news of the President's rescue.
  • People Jars: For the various aliens in Bishop's base. Look closely and you'll see Triceratons, and even Utroms
  • Villain Episode: For Bishop