I remember the exact day I found out about the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. I was sitting in kindergarten about to play Batman with my friend as we always did when he says to me “you ever heard of Ninja Turtles?”. I immediately got it. I knew nothing about the show or the comics, all I knew was:
- They were Ninjas. I knew what a ninja was.
- They were Turtles. I knew what a turtle was.
GOD I LOVE BEING A TURTLE!
And you know what? It was really fun. Those two things are all you NEED to know about TMNT. From that day forward I was a die hard Turtle Fan. I had all the toys, I doodled turtles on my homework, I watched the show, I saw the movies, I played the video games, I had the cardboard cutouts on my wall, and all I wanted to eat was pizza. I remember seeing Turtles 2 on opening day with my best friend and coming out of the theater thinking I was a ninja! Hell I loved the turtles so much I even watched that god awful ‘coming out of their shells’ musical they did… and liked it. I even had the soundtrack cassette to all the movies. I was a flat out turtle geek and now that I’am 27 with a movie website, I can finally share the love with my tens of fans! Continue reading “Explanation Marathon: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” »