Recap / Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2003 S 5 E 3 Legend Of The Five Dragons
Splinter and the Ancient One tell the Turtles the history of the original Shredder.First appearance of the original Oroku Saki/Tengu Shredder
This episode provides examples of
Bystander Syndrome: The Ninja Tribunal's opinion on Yoshi fighting against the Utrom Shredder. This is why Splinter has a grudge on them, blaming his master's death on them. The season finale reveals they didn't take action because otherwise the Utroms never would've relocated to New York and Turtles would never have mutated.
Took a Level in Badass: The Ninja Tribunal in the flashbacks. They went through extensive and prolonged training to be able to defeat the Shredder. According to the Ancient One, they went from mere humans to forces of nature.