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View Poll Results: So, was this worth the wait?
Tributes Galore! Casey seeing Raph on the Rooftop, Casey's mirage sketch... 58 53.21%
Master Splinter and kids finally battled together! 17 15.60%
Purple-haired Irma's looks great! 9 8.26%
Anybody ask April what this week's powerball numbers are yet? 6 5.50%
Great, now we've got TWO Raphaels... 19 17.43%
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Old 01-31-2014, 09:30 PM   #1
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Official Episode Discussion: S2 #8 "The Good, The Bad, and Casey Jones"



Well, after a (way too long) hiatus, we're finally getting to see some new episodes.

Casey Jones is going to transform into the hockey-masked vigilante that everyone knows and loves, and apparently the Rat King will be making a reappearance for this season. Better hope they know how to deal with the mind-control issue with Splinter... then again, there's something about a giant killer mushroom in a future episode, so maybe it's all a hallucination or something?

I really don't get WHY they're putting the show on Sunday morning at 11am... if they think the ratings will be better, more power to them. I won't be available to view it live, but the thread will be open in time for post-show comments.
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Old 02-02-2014, 08:40 AM   #2
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I'm curious if this is a permanent change or not (I looked at my DVR and it has TMNT at 11am on Next Sat and Sun.)

But it occurs to me that this week's episode seems to be all about Casey Jones, who is very sports themed and today is superbowl sunday...
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Old 02-02-2014, 08:45 AM   #3
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This Episode was absolutely FANTASTIC!

Epic fight scenes, great character development and one hell of an introduction to one of the greatest characters in TMNT.

Oh, and one of the best homages in the series yet. I won't spoil it, but great visual reference to the original Ninja Turtles Movie!
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Old 02-02-2014, 08:50 AM   #4
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Wow I can't believe I already watched the new episode already, It was a great episode but I'll discuss the episode later when everyone else has seen it.
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Old 02-02-2014, 08:52 AM   #5
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I'm curious if this is a permanent change or not (I looked at my DVR and it has TMNT at 11am on Next Sat and Sun.)

But it occurs to me that this week's episode seems to be all about Casey Jones, who is very sports themed and today is superbowl sunday...
Yup, this is permanent.
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Old 02-02-2014, 09:06 AM   #6
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Ok, how did Raph "Accidentally" hit Leo's ribcage? Also this episode seems eerily familiar to Casey Jones' first appearance in the 2k3 show.
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Old 02-02-2014, 09:08 AM   #7
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Excellent episode so far, I love Casey in this series.
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Old 02-02-2014, 09:10 AM   #8
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Ok, how did Raph "Accidentally" hit Leo's ribcage? Also this episode seems eerily familiar to Casey Jones' first appearance in the 2k3 show.

Same.

And cool, Casey said "GOONGALAAA!"
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Old 02-02-2014, 09:12 AM   #9
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Ok, how did Raph "Accidentally" hit Leo's ribcage? Also this episode seems eerily familiar to Casey Jones' first appearance in the 2k3 show.
Probably because both are based on Raph's one shot that introduced Casey Jones
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Old 02-02-2014, 09:15 AM   #10
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Watching it right now and loving it. I've got to agree that it is sort of similar to how Raph and Casey met in 2k3. I like Irma and Casey and April's dialogue.
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Old 02-02-2014, 09:17 AM   #11
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Mikey's kind of being more of a unintentional jerk than usual in this episode.

-Burps in Don's face.
-Splashes popcorn in Don's face.
-Teases Raph about giving 10 seconds before flaring up again.

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Nice reference to the original comic.
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Heh, Casey fainted at the sight of Splinter. The fear of rats is new.

What else is new is that earlier in the episode, Casey mentioned a sister. Maybe his nickname for her could be Shadow?
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Old 02-02-2014, 09:22 AM   #14
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One of the best episodes ever! Even has movie 1 references! Casey is awesome!!!! Him and Raph had an awesome fight scene.
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Old 02-02-2014, 09:23 AM   #15
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Splinter and April fighting ALONGSIDE the turtles!

Are we not even going to discuss how incredible this was?

I only saw 3/4 of the episode so I'm looking forward to getting the rest of it.
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Heh, Casey fainted at the sight of Splinter. The fear of rats is new.

What else is new is that earlier in the episode, Casey mentioned a sister. Maybe his nickname for her could be Shadow?
More like Angel.
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Old 02-02-2014, 09:24 AM   #17
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Ok. I don't care what anybody say about my theory. I know April has some kind of electroreception. I mean come on! The girl can sense robots.
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Aside from Mikey being flandarized in this episode, overall it was an effective way to introduce Casey Jones.
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Splinter and April fighting ALONGSIDE the turtles!

Are we not even going to discuss how incredible this was?

I only saw 3/4 of the episode so I'm looking forward to getting the rest of it.
That was awesome!

Great episode! I can't wait for next week! I wish Irma had a bigger part though
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Old 02-02-2014, 09:34 AM   #20
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Really liked it. Good intro for Casey.

- Liked the homage to the Raphael one shot

- Loved the references to the 90 film esp Casey seeing Raph on the rooftop

- Great action sequence with Raph/Casey on the train and at the train station

- Good to see Splinter get in on the action

- I hope Casey's sister is Angel

- anyone else think Irma wasn't going to talk at first?
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