Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are a sewer dwelling team of four man-sized turtle martial artist comic book heroes who are led by Splinter, their rat sensei, against the evil ninjutsu master Shredder and his Foot Clan.

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How do the Turtles get their pizza?

In most all incarnations of TMNT, the Ninja Turtles love to eat pizza. But they also try to keep themselves hidden from humans as much as possible. So this raises a question: How do the Turtles get ...
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Why do the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles wear masks?

This is something I don't understand. Are they trying to hide their identities? How many turtles are there that can stand on their feet? Is it because they are ninjas? Again the shell is a big give ...
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How strong are the ninja Turtles?

Are the ninja turtles as strong, in terms of physical force as a normal human? Do they possess beyond-human capabilities? If there are major differences between the various formats (comics, TV ...
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Does the TMNT episode 'The Darkness Within' reference a specific H.P. Lovecraft story?

There's no mistaking that the TMNT episode The Darkness Within pays homage to H.P. Lovecraft. Is there any specific story the writers are trying to reference? Or is it just the themes?
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Why is Splinter's origin inconsistent in the various TMNT series?

As far back as I remember the turtles and their master's origins have differed; the four turtle brothers were turtles made humanoid, and splinter was master Yoshi made ratty....you know what I mean. ...
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Do the four brothers in TMNT train in other weapons?

So I've been watching a lot of the 2003 TMNT cartoon, and I've noticed that whilst they claim to be ninjas they only seem to use their own iconic weapons. Is there any evidence that they train with ...
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Did the Turtles ever wear colored masks in the comics?

I know that in the original comics (at least the first few issues I've read), the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles all wore the same colored masks, and that it was only in the 80's animated series did ...
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How are the mutants in TMNT different?

In TMNT #8 Baxter hints that he needs to get hold of Splinter, no other rats would do as he was the only proper lab experiment. It makes me think how're the mutants differ from each other (Splinter, ...
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What form does Nyarlathotep take in Infestation?

In the recent TMNT Infestation mini-arc we are treated to one of the brain-shattering visages of Nyarlathotep. Is this form one of the ones taken previously? The form is mainly comprised of mouths ...
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Does Venus De Milo appear again?

Venus was a female Ninja turtle who appeared in Ninja Turtles: The Next Mutation. I know that she is now banned from ever appearing again. Has this ban held? Or did she ever appear in the Comics or ...
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What motivated Laird to retcon Venus in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles?

Wikipedia explains this character best Venus de Milo was a female Ninja turtle who appeared in Ninja Turtles: The Next Mutation. In a 2007 interview director Kevin Munroe elaborated on the ...
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At what rate did the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles age?

I don't know if there is any canon that can answer this, but I was talking with my brother, and got to wondering... Once the TMNTs were "humanified", did they age at a rate that was closer to a ...
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How does TMNT relate to other series from the Turtles franchise?

The 2007 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie has tenuous connections to the other movies (April & Casey are known and have a relationship, Shredder is defeated, Splinter's ear is cut). Is it in ...