Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TMNT) or Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles (TMHT) are a group of fictional characters. They are four mutant turtles, who were taught how to be ninjas by a mutant rat called Master Splinter. They fight crime and villans.
Background information [change]
The turtles are named after famous artists from Renaissance period. Their names are Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello, and Michelangelo. They live underground in a sewer in Manhattan and try to keep themselves hidden from people when they are not fighting bad guys. There are a few humans who know about them, a woman named April O'Neil and a man named Casey Jones.
First appearance [change]
There were many items based on the show including food, video games and toys. Starting in 1990, three live-action movies were made. In 1997, there was a live-action television series called "Ninja Turtles: The Mutation", which was not very successful. In 2003, a new animated series based more on the original comic book than the other series and a new animated movie came out in 2007. Currently, the 2003 season has come to an end, and a new series, the "Back to the sewers" season is in the works, set the air in fall 2008.