10 Things About The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles That Never Made Sense

And they probably never will.

Rob Feeby Rob Fee

For years, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have been a staple of childhood entertainment and animation. Every generation seems to get their TMNT movies and television shows, but at the core, the concept is the same. Four turtles and a rat get exposed to something called “ooze” that causes them to mutate and have human-like qualities. We all know and love it, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t some seriously disturbing and bizarre flaws to it. Some of them are simple, while others disrupt the entire core of the franchise. By no means am I trying to turn you off from the Ninja Turtles, because they’re an intricate part of my life and will continue to be forever. It’s just that, with anything you love, you look at it more critically than anything else and you find all of the flaws in it. This may seem harsh, but it’s actually a love letter to the turtles. Here are ten things that always bothered me about the beloved gang of sewer dwellers.

10 Things About The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles That Never Made Sense

Heroes that were half baked is more like it.

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