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Master Splinter is pleased with the progress of Leonardo, Raphael and Donatello, and wants to graduate them to the next level of ninja training: Chunin. But Michelangelo has been slacking off, and Master Splinter does not feel that he is ready to graduate with his brothers. However, the other Turtles plead for Mikey's sake, since it wouldn't be the same graduating without him, so Master Splinter devises three tests to prove Michelangelo's worth to progress to the level of Chunin.
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