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Old 04-13-2017, 10:57 AM   #1
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Why didn't April become famous?

In Enter Krakus it was said that April was going to be famous in the future. She should have gotten a lot of attention, not just from her stories with the TMNT, but also with Dregg, since she exposed him.

Wouldn't exposing a warlord who was thought to have been benevolent make someone pretty famous? I always wondered because Krakus said she would be well known, and this act alone should have made her famous.
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Old 04-13-2017, 12:08 PM   #2
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My understanding is that April became at least more well known as a reporter after The Big Blow Out.
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Old 04-13-2017, 12:10 PM   #3
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Sounded like she becomes famous after the events of the show ended.

For what it's worth, in "Once upon a time machine" we see a 70 year old April still as a reporter, so I guess he never retired.
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Old 04-13-2017, 05:35 PM   #4
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She saved Krakus's father somehow. Maybe that's how she got famous. I wish they had explored that more.

I wonder if Chronos/Winston Fripp was his dad and the fact that she was the one who originally figured out who he was and got him the help he needed after exposing Dregg.
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Always wondered if Channel 6, in the series, was aviable all over the USA. We never came to know.
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That would make sense given why she went all over Europe on assignment at the same time as the Turtles.
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Old 04-15-2017, 01:59 PM   #7
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Always wondered if Channel 6, in the series, was aviable all over the USA. We never came to know.
I figured Channel Six News must have been the equivalent of our Chicago's WGN.
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Old 04-15-2017, 02:10 PM   #8
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Chicago's WGN.
Is that something you can only see in Chicago and nearby neighbour-towns?
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It was definitely local broadcast news, but being in Manhattan, it was a more glamorous reporting gig than most other non-cable news channels.
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Is that something you can only see in Chicago and nearby neighbour-towns?
No, it's a local Chicago station that broadcasts local programming yet is broadcast all over Canada and the US. Not a network, just a Superstation.
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No, it's a local Chicago station that broadcasts local programming yet is broadcast all over Canada and the US. Not a network, just a Superstation.
But shouldn't they have a supertall skyscraper then? I believe Channel 6 is the local New York City or New York-part of a giant TV-channel (and maybe also radio) which covers all of the USA (with different names).

Burne Thompson must have owned many stock market shares since he had much power, but there was still one episode where we saw someone superior to him.
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There was a broadcast tower on top of the Channel 6 building.
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There was a broadcast tower on top of the Channel 6 building.
Probably required to avoid the skyscrapers blocking the airwaves sent from the station.
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Old 04-20-2017, 08:37 AM   #14
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I'm surprised no one asks where Channel stations 1-5 are located.
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