Characters Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Discussion

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06:58:42 AM Mar 24th 2014
Is Lord Simultaneous in the original comics, or just the 2003 Series?
10:25:09 AM Apr 12th 2013
Whoever gave put the first lines in each of the turtle's descriptions obviously is a Michelangelo fan. Hence the gushing. : )
03:12:48 AM Jan 1st 2013
Does anyone think we should properly split the character incarnations to their respective work pages? I believe it will be easier to list tropes relating to that version of the character that way.
04:17:36 PM Sep 2nd 2015
I second that motion. It has worked well with The Legend of Zelda Character page.
04:34:40 AM Aug 22nd 2016
Thirdid. The 2012 series, indeed, has a characters page for the Turtle incarnations. Do the same with the comic, '87 and 2003 series.
09:33:07 AM Aug 22nd 2016
07:28:05 AM Sep 22nd 2016
Done with 87 series. Now I start the 2003, but need help with the multiple version of Shredder. its very confuse.
05:23:02 AM Oct 6th 2012
I plan to retool the character page to split version-exclusive characters like Lord Dregg and Bishop to their respective works' individual character sheets, and keep this character page for characters who've appeared in several incarnations. I'm willing to do it myself, but help would be appreciated creating show pages for incarnations I'm not familiar with, like Ninja Turtles: The Next Mutation. Would anybody like to help? Does anybody have suggestions or objections?
09:10:50 AM Jan 19th 2012
I may be wrong, but I don't think the "Gender Flip" trope applies to Klunk. Mikey did refer to Klunk as a him in one of the episodes.
04:37:11 AM Sep 18th 2011

Fantastic Racism: Hun hates the turtles as much as the Shredder, just because they're giant mutant turtles. But more than that, when he finds out his boss is some kind of mutant squid alien thing, it's clear he would have stopped working for him if he wasn't so scared of him. He's not keen on Karai either, simply because she's a woman more powerful.

This assumes facts not in evidence, and disregards simpler explanations. Does Hun hate the turtles for being turtles, or simply because they've been the main thorn in his side for several years, responsible for many setbacks? Does he dislike Karai because she's a woman, or because she's clearly the Shredder's favored lieutenant and second, despite the fact that Hun is more loyal to him? Is Hun aghast at the revelation of the Shredder as an Utrom because he's anti-alien, or because he's been conditioned to hate Utroms, and has just realized that his master has basically lied to him from the beginning?

-> A government agent who will do absolutely anything to protect Earth from aliens, even if they're friendly. Head of the Earth Protection Force.
Removed the "even if they're friendly", as we have no idea what he'd do in that case—we never really see him involved with any of the "friendly" aliens who visit Earth.

* Well-Intentioned Extremist: In the present. But he's such a huge jerk and obstacle to the turtles that he doesn't seem well-intentioned at all, most of the time.
Removed the second sentence. His treatment of the turtles (and really, everyone else except Stockman) doesn't change the fact that he genuinely wants to protect Earth from alien invasion, which is where the "Well-Intentioned" in the trope comes from.

07:24:44 PM May 26th 2011
leonadro hates guns to according to tmnt archie adventure comics!!!!!
04:10:37 PM Apr 30th 2011
  • The Chick: Is he the feminine, spiritual, or heart of the group? No. Is he at the bottom of the Super Weight scale, and is almost incapable of action on his own even when unopposed? No. Is he particularly capable of bringing people together and encouraging the best in them? No. Does he encourage loyalty and teamwork, give them the courage or hope to unlock their true potential? No.
  • Real Men Wear Pink: Mike isn't considered “manly” enough for this trope to truly fit him.

Casey Jones
  • Absentee Actor: A character needs to have been potentially relevant to the plot for this trope to apply. Casey's prescence or absence does not affect the plot of the second film.
  • Mr. Fanservice: Fans may consider him hot, but the show itself did nothing to particularly highlight it.
  • Stealth Hi/Bye: Evidence of this ability, fan speculation notwithstanding, is not present in the actual works.

  • Expy: Given that Shadow's entire character revolves around being Casey's daughter, a character who isn't can't be an expy. The similarities between Shadow and Angel begin and end with the fact that they're both teenagers with dyed hair and piercings.


  • Ojou: Although she technically counts, being the daughter of a bigwig Japanese businessman the trope itself is not in evidence in the cartoon.


Bebop and Rocksteady
  • Co-Dragons: Characters are not “powerful, important, and/or feared enough to claim the role of second-in-command or primary executor of the Big Bad's will”

Rat King
  • Bandage Mummy: The bandages aren't thee as an indication that he's hurt.
01:39:19 PM Jan 5th 2011
raph did tell cody that mikey is a big eater in tmnt fast foward!!!!
06:49:28 AM Nov 24th 2010
Removed the following. Not only is Villain Decay a YMMV trope which should therefore be moved to the trope page or to a works' YMMV page, the whole thing is rambly, overlong (particularly in a page which favors short, concise explanations) and smells of justifying edit, particularly in the end.

  • Villain Decay: In the 1987 cartoon he was more threatening at the start of the series, then this trope kicked in. When the series Re Tooled he became a bit more threatening again, but he was Put On A Bus before it could really do anything and he returned to being Laughably Evil for Turtles Forever. The Mirage version kind of suffered this as well. Not in the comics themselves, but in Turtles Forever when the Turtles simply threw trash at him to knock him off a building, and is viewed by many fans as a Villain Of The Week due to him only appearing a few times. Despite the fact he was still the major enemy of the Turtles who made it personal when he killed Splinter's master Yoshi, and his death would come back to haunt them, whether it was the Foot Clan seeking revenge or Shredder himself coming Back From The Dead. In fact the more sinister versions of the character(such as the one from the movie and the 2003 cartoon) were based directly off of this version. Had he stuck around he probably would have wound up being as bad as the 2003 version.
10:28:30 AM Aug 18th 2010
Mikey is not only a big eater in 80s cartoon in 2003 as well almost in every incantions!!!
07:35:19 PM Aug 18th 2010
You can change it to say that. I put Big Eater there but I haven't seen much of the 2003 cartoon.
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