Recap / Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2003 S 6 E 11 The Freaks Come Out At Night

Sh'Okanabo has decided to do a test run of his Gene Seeds ability to transform their hosts into Kanabo. Things take a turn for the worse when Mikey is accidentally infected.


This episode provides examples of

  • All for Nothing: Discussed. Sh'Okanabo is most displeased to learn about what effect the Sun has on the Kanabo. Also subverted in that he begins thinking of a way to counteract the sun.
    Sh'Okanabo: All my plans and preparation, only to be defeated by mere sunlight?!
  • Big Eater: Anyone infected by the Kanabo virus
  • Brainwashed and Crazy: Anyone infected by the Kanabo virus
  • Cue the Sun: Instrumental in the plot
  • Didn't See That Coming: The unique properties and combination of Earth's Sun and atmosphere would make the planet uninhabitable for the Kanabo—something Sh'Okanabo has never thought possible.
  • Easily Thwarted Alien Invasion: Sh'Okanabo's invasion of Earth, thanks to it's Sun
  • Foreshadowing: "This place could sustain us for centuries, if not for its accursed sun...but perhaps that obstacle can be eliminated."
  • "I Know You're in There Somewhere" Fight: Splinter tries this on an infected Leo. It doesn't work.
  • Metamorphosis: Anyone infected by the Kanabo virus eventually turns into a Kanabo version of themselves.
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning/ Glowing Eyes of Doom: Everyone infected by the Kanabo virus
  • Techno Babble
  • This Cannot Be!: Sh'Okanabo doesn't take it too well when he finds out that the Kanabo drones can be reverted back to their previous normal selves by sunlight.
    Sh'Okanabo: (after going back to his spaceship) This is impossible! The Kanabo have thrived before on countless planets under countless suns.
  • The Virus: Sh'Okanabo and his Gene Eggs.
  • Weaksauce Weakness: Sh'Okanabo's drones and their weakness to...sunlight.
    • Although it seems there's something about the combination of Earth's atmosphere and the planet's sunshine that does it as it didn't happen on other worlds.
  • You Just Had to Say It: When Cody asks where (the infected) Leo is, he bursts through the wall, prompting Raph to say
    Raph: You just had to ask, didn't you?

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