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Old 11-12-2008, 11:02 PM   #1
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Official Episode Discussion: "SuperQuest"

Greetings, gamers of the internets! This week is yours to relish...

The boys are taking a headlong leap into the world of Online RPG, promising some crazy action and LOTS of inside jokes. In this week's episode, Donatello discovers a large portion of Splinter's data bits inside Mike's online game of Superquest. The boys are forced to enter the programs, donning the clothes and abilities of those in the game; Changelings, wizards, knights and one very pissy Jester.

Now, the size of the location they're searching is Enormous. But using Don's ever helpful techno gadgets, it should be considered an easy job, right? Unfortunately, not...

Their efforts meet a new obstacle when Splinter's data bits are pooled into a large competition. In order to get their father's remnants back, must compete in a massive free-for-all to retrieve the two keys needed to open the treasure chest. So now they have to go against every gamer imaginable, from camping newbs to the 30-something hardcore gamer that still lives in their parents' basement. Through the L33T and the
LOLs, they must fight their way through the masses and win back their father's data.

And who knows what cheats could be up the sleeve of the infamous "Ultimate Gamer"..?

Having seen this sneak peek, it makes me think of the Battle Nexus. Instead of an old tengu with an "Ultimate Ninja", it's a old Gandolf type with an "Ultimage Gamer". Taking the remaining episodes into account, this SHOULD be a major find in the hopes of returning Splinter to normal. Fortunately, Mike's knowledge of the game will prove to be helpful in beating this game - kinda like when he was (I must say it!) Battle
Nexus Champion
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Let's hope Mike doesn't drive his brothers into considering Team-killing...

And as is necessary, I leave you with these starter questions...

WILL THE TURTLES FIND THE KEYS?!
HOW WILL THEY DEAL WITH THE ULTIMATE GAMER?!
WHAT WILL HAPPEN TO SPLINTER'S DATA BITS?!


And even though Trolls cry themselves to sleep whenever I say it...


Armageddon: How bad can it be?


STAY TUNED!!!
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Old 11-15-2008, 07:53 AM   #2
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Old 11-15-2008, 08:24 AM   #3
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Ok I don't have much to say, this is hands down the lamest episode ever, and such a waste seriously!
Next week looks promissing though.

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Old 11-15-2008, 08:30 AM   #4
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Hun's the Elfanator?, talk about irony.
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Old 11-15-2008, 08:30 AM   #5
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My goodness. I cannot comment sufficiently, as I'm still processing this weird randomness of an episode... What was that?
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Old 11-15-2008, 08:32 AM   #6
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Old 11-15-2008, 08:32 AM   #7
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Old 11-15-2008, 08:32 AM   #8
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My goodness. I cannot comment sufficiently, as I'm still processing this weird randomness of an episode... What was that?
Total sh1t is what it was, aka another wated episode down the drain.
That's what this series should be called TMNT: Down the Drain.
And seriously another Looney Tunes reference in this episode? When Raph the Frog is dancing it's pretty much like that Michigan J. Frog charcter: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michigan_J._Frog
That was pretty embarrassing as a Raph fan.
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Old 11-15-2008, 08:37 AM   #9
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Ok I don't have much to say, this is hands down the lamest episode ever, and such a waste seriously!
Next week looks promissing though.
I would tend to agree but:

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That was the best freaking punchline ever! I'm sorry, but I don;t think I've ever laughed that hard at this series since the Secret Origins OT reference fest.


It seems like either a leftover concept from FF (especially Raph's "Dahhhrrrg I hate the ______" moments) or a sample script they had for "TMNT Cyberworld." I agree it was a waste though. I was hoping that they would be the last Splinter bits or something meaningful. I liked this season up until the last few episodes, but next week looks like we're getting back to where the season started off... I mean, hard to believe just a few weeks ago they were talking about Casey coming home with other people's blood on his shirt.

Musta been a hit with kids though.

Anyone else think that Raph's costume was obviously patterned after Harley Quinn?
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Old 11-15-2008, 08:38 AM   #10
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Hun being the green elf gamer in the end was the funniest part of the episode. The second funniest part being when Mikey gave his his excited thumbs up right before the theme song.
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Old 11-15-2008, 08:53 AM   #11
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If this season was 26 episodes than an ep like this would have been acceptable, but with only 13 eps they shouldn't be wasting eps like this.

It was ok, but I can see why some wouldn't like it.
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Old 11-15-2008, 09:08 AM   #12
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If this season was 26 episodes than an ep like this would have been acceptable, but with only 13 eps they shouldn't be wasting eps like this.

It was ok, but I can see why some wouldn't like it.
I think they're going down the path of things like when they continued the X-Files with the second movie this year and, instead of finding things to wrap up (unless they already think they've done enough), are just trying to fill their quota of episodes and hope that they're good enough.

But either way, this episode was pretty funny, especially the first half. First off, Raph was funny throughout. BTW, when I heard him singing in "The King", I was like, "OK Raph, you're not allowed to sing anymore." Now, he's officially barred from doing it no matter what species he is!
I thought this episode was a pretty good filler although IMO I didn't exactly like Hun as the Elfinator--since when did he ever become an avid gamer, let alone have the time for games? I also kind of think that the real player of the Ultimate Gamer was a good way for the show to point fingers at the Internet Culture and show how some tough guys on the 'net are just a bunch of geeks or liars or whatever (same with the rest of Internet culture as well when they revealed the player of the wizard). And Leo showed some backbone this episode as well.
Now I'm going to see the preview for next week, looks good.
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Old 11-15-2008, 09:35 AM   #13
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I LOVED THIS EPISODE!!!

It even had people talking in internet nerd talk, which I found to be funny.

Saying things like "PWNED" AND "NOOB," was downright hilarious. I bet people say that silly stuff in real life.

Anyhow, I am a gamer, seeing that dragon with a health bar was pretty cool.

I thought this episode was going to be downright stupid, turns out to be one of my favorites. How is that for ironic.

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Old 11-15-2008, 09:39 AM   #14
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i dont know about you guys but i wa slaughing hysterically when i saw Raph's little song... the reason i think thi s was an ok episode is because it was funny and humiliating to the turtles... a classic feel we havn't been privilaged to much since the original series, but on the same token however with the lack of episodes remaining i do believe they should care about the fans more enough so that they give certain characters who have been robbed of the screentime a little more limelight (ahem... Ratking)

btw... anybody else ever wonder what the hell happened to Bishop?
and we still havn't seen Karai yet except in the flashback where they just use an old clip
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i dont know about you guys but i wa slaughing hysterically when i saw Raph's little song... the reason i think thi s was an ok episode is because it was funny and humiliating to the turtles... a classic feel we havn't been privilaged to much since the original series, but on the same token however with the lack of episodes remaining i do believe they should care about the fans more enough so that they give certain characters who have been robbed of the screentime a little more limelight (ahem... Ratking)

btw... anybody else ever wonder what the hell happened to Bishop?
and we still havn't seen Karai yet except in the flashback where they just use an old clip
well, theyre probably gonna be in cuberworld more than nyc so we obviously have to wait until later in the season.
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Old 11-15-2008, 09:45 AM   #16
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That was way better than Fast Forward's "The Gaminator". So, as far as comedy eps go, it was spot on. I just love themed parodies. Of course, Hun being the Elfinator rather than The Ultimate Gamer was quite a shock, and laugh-out-loud hilarious as well. ^_^
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Why does it seem like the Raph of this show is becoming more and more like old toon Raph as the show goes on?

He isn't anywhere near as funny as old toon Raph, but he now has the same kind of sarcasm and is being played for laughs in a lot of eps.
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Why does it seem like the Raph of this show is becoming more and more like old toon Raph as the show goes on?

He isn't anywhere near as funny as old toon Raph, but he now has the same kind of sarcasm and is being played for laughs in a lot of eps.
becuz theyre trying to fix the mistake they made in fast forward with grumpy raph.
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Old 11-15-2008, 10:02 AM   #19
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Well I can say this its better then any of those Fast Foreward episodes where Mikey loves videogames. Although thats not saying much since they pretty much sucked. Some of the jokes where pretty funny like Hun being elfinator and the pokeing fun at MMO gamers. I liked the Jester Raph turning him into a frog and making him act like the WB frog was lame and just plain random. This episode was a waste of time and budget something unlike most seasons we used to have. So far this is the second worst of the season the first belongs to that god awful Serling episode.

Next week thank god its seems we are getting back to the good stuff. Hopefully something important happens like Shredeer gets out or they get all of Splinter or something these stand alone just aren't working for me.
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son of a Bitch!!! I slept in and missed this episode! and I wanted to see it because I thought it would be funny. WTF man! Ok people until this episode is put up in the place that shall remain nameless, I want screen caps! Screen caps now!
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