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Old 04-06-2017, 03:30 PM   #41
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I think season 2 is decent. I watched all of it for the first time in years recently and thought it held up well, though it's not as good as season 1, 3 or 7. However, it's noticeable as an adult that this was the season when the show started to become repetitive, more lighthearted and dumbed down.
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Old 04-07-2017, 02:22 AM   #42
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Season 2? Well, it's the start of the downwards spiral from the show being fun in a stupid sorta way to being a full on piece of crap.
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Old 04-07-2017, 03:31 PM   #43
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Season 2? Well, it's the start of the downwards spiral from the show being fun in a stupid sorta way to being a full on piece of crap.
I thought season 4 was the one. That was when the show became too silly and self-aware. That being said, the show was fun still.
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Old 04-09-2017, 06:32 AM   #44
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I often wondered if they were planning to end Shredder and Krang. I mean they were sunk in lava, and it kind of heavily implied they were killed right there. Kind of makes me wonder how the turtles can just bust in when even lava can't melt through the technodrome.
It could've been a way of ending the series if TMNT-interest had declined during Christmas of 1988.
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I often wondered if they were planning to end Shredder and Krang. I mean they were sunk in lava, and it kind of heavily implied they were killed right there. Kind of makes me wonder how the turtles can just bust in when even lava can't melt through the technodrome
Krang commissioned Drakus to cover the whole thing in a "lava resistant" coating?
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Old 04-09-2017, 07:05 AM   #46
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Yeah looking back the Technodrome sinking into lava was a bit too risky for a children's cartoon back in 1988, no? It really implied Shredder and Krang had been burned alive.
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Old 04-13-2017, 09:35 AM   #47
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I thought season 4 was the one. That was when the show became too silly and self-aware. That being said, the show was fun still.
I felt it was Season 3 but yeah by Season 4 it totally went that way. Season 2 is pretty serious and closer to what the creators and David Wise were working towards.
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Yeah looking back the Technodrome sinking into lava was a bit too risky for a children's cartoon back in 1988, no? It really implied Shredder and Krang had been burned alive.
If you think about it, they should be been burned anyway. Even if the Technodrome is strong enough to resist lava, the inside of it is more vulnerable. Remember, Donatello blew a hole in it with this ninja stars. That hole was still there. The lava should have seeped into the technodrome and burn Shredder and Krang
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Old 04-13-2017, 02:40 PM   #49
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I thought season 2 had great artwork and animation, least most of the season it did. Also I like how Leonardo's (Cam Clarke's) voice was still lower in the earlier seasons. My favorite episodes are probably the Sarnoth arc, but the catwoman ep was pretty good, as was the Baxter one.
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I thought season 2 had great artwork and animation, least most of the season it did. Also I like how Leonardo's (Cam Clarke's) voice was still lower in the earlier seasons. My favorite episodes are probably the Sarnoth arc, but the catwoman ep was pretty good, as was the Baxter one.
I feel the catwoman and alien eggs episode were the weakest of the season but considering how watchable those episodes are that's not bad at all.
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If you think about it, they should be been burned anyway. Even if the Technodrome is strong enough to resist lava, the inside of it is more vulnerable. Remember, Donatello blew a hole in it with this ninja stars. That hole was still there. The lava should have seeped into the technodrome and burn Shredder and Krang
Not if they had some kind of airlocks at some parts.
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I don't like season 2 as much as 1,3 and 7 but I still think its a great season overall.

What I find fascinating about it is that during its time, the show wasn't well established yet as it was in season 3 so it was fun seeing the writers try out new things like making Baxter a fly and rotating Shredder's henchmen.
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I don't like season 2 as much as 1,3 and 7 but I still think its a great season overall.

What I find fascinating about it is that during its time, the show wasn't well established yet as it was in season 3 so it was fun seeing the writers try out new things like making Baxter a fly and rotating Shredder's henchmen.
The rotating henchmen as a great approach and I wish it was something that could have stuck around throughout the series.
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Old 04-22-2017, 09:42 AM   #54
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I feel the catwoman and alien eggs episode were the weakest of the season but considering how watchable those episodes are that's not bad at all.
Agreed. I thought it was interesting to see the Turtles team up with Shredder (albeit, briefly), in the Killer Pizzas ep, though. I would have liked if there had been more eps like that.
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I don't like season 2 as much as 1,3 and 7 but I still think its a great season overall.

What I find fascinating about it is that during its time, the show wasn't well established yet as it was in season 3 so it was fun seeing the writers try out new things like making Baxter a fly and rotating Shredder's henchmen.
I also like Bebop and Rocksteady spending the first half of the seasonin the Technodrome on that rocky planet, and the second half on Earth.
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I think the "Eye of Sarnath" arc is one of the FW shows strongest and most iconic storylines, but it starts to slip a little after that. Season 2 was really the transition between the more "serious" and continuity based Season 1, and the more episodic and lighthearted Seasons 3-7. And, since continuity was one of the things that attracted me to the show as a kid, I was disappointed in that change.

And, yeah when the the Technodrome sank in the lava I originally took that as Shredder and Krang's death too, and thought that was the end of the show until I was surprised by a new season. I wonder is there was a stage when that was really supposed to be the finalé.
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