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Old 04-07-2014, 02:37 AM   #61
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I'd have to say Donnie's "biggest fear" in Fungus Humongous being April not liking him. I tolerate the whole crush thing, but having that be what he fears most really seams to cheapen the character for me. In fact the only ones who seemed to have deep, well-developed fears were Leo and April.
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Old 04-07-2014, 02:52 AM   #62
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I'd have to say Donnie's "biggest fear" in Fungus Humongous being April not liking him. I tolerate the whole crush thing, but having that be what he fears most really seams to cheapen the character for me. In fact the only ones who seemed to have deep, well-developed fears were Leo and April.
Why not, for Raph, make it the fear that he'll lose control and hurt his family or just the fact that he might do something that will get his family hurt (even the moment where he was 'leader' and Mikey got hurt)? Or that he'll be like Slash? Or even the fear be that Slash would hurt his family (and Slash saying 'it's your fault')?
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Old 04-07-2014, 04:42 AM   #63
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Why not, for Raph, make it the fear that he'll lose control and hurt his family or just the fact that he might do something that will get his family hurt (even the moment where he was 'leader' and Mikey got hurt)? Or that he'll be like Slash? Or even the fear be that Slash would hurt his family (and Slash saying 'it's your fault')?
Well, maybe I'm looking too much into these things, but perhaps Raph, Donnie and Mikey are better at suppressing their truly deepest fears a lot better than Leo or April.

But then again, this episode could have been just an episode to have Leo save the day, again. It's kind of strange, because I thought Raphael got through his phobia in CockRoach Terminator. And why would Mikey be afraid of the squirrelnoids? Eh, now I'm starting to see why I really didn't care for that episode.
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Old 04-07-2014, 04:48 AM   #64
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Well, maybe I'm looking too much into these things, but perhaps Raph, Donnie and Mikey are better at suppressing their truly deepest fears a lot better than Leo or April.
So wouldn't that make Leo weaker than the other three, even though he's the leader? Because wouldn't 'suppressing your fear' be a great attribute?
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Old 04-07-2014, 08:14 AM   #65
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The episode 'Mikey gets Shellacne'

With the exception of Rahzar.
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So wouldn't that make Leo weaker than the other three, even though he's the leader? Because wouldn't 'suppressing your fear' be a great attribute?
I don't know, because we hear it all of the time, the ones that do suppress their fears are doing it because they don't want to face them, and the day they have to, it will hit them like a freight train. Leo is already come pass that hurdle because he's already acknowledged it and faced it head on, but it's also something he will face for the rest of his life.

Granted, Raph's ultimate fear I would think would be, if he was never strong enough to protect his brothers, that was something they dealt with in the episode where he was testing Leo's leading abilities, but for some reason this episode decided to fall back on comedy fair, which is OK, it is a kid's show, can't have it too heavy.
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Old 04-08-2014, 06:11 AM   #67
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The episode 'Mikey gets Shellacne'

With the exception of Rahzar.
I sorta agree, that ep was a little on the gross side, and I really am not digging Dogpounds mutation in to Rahzar.
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Old 04-08-2014, 07:19 AM   #68
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I sorta agree, that ep was a little on the gross side, and I really am not digging Dogpounds mutation in to Rahzar.
I think so far 'Mikey gets Shellacne' is my least favorite episode of the entire series.
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Old 04-08-2014, 10:50 AM   #69
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Why not, for Raph, make it the fear that he'll lose control and hurt his family or just the fact that he might do something that will get his family hurt (even the moment where he was 'leader' and Mikey got hurt)? Or that he'll be like Slash? Or even the fear be that Slash would hurt his family (and Slash saying 'it's your fault')?
I would've loved to see something like that. But I guess it essentially was a Leo-centric episode. I had a feeling that would be the case from reading the ep description, but I still was a little disappointed
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Old 04-09-2014, 07:45 AM   #70
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the hiatuses of course lol
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Old 10-10-2017, 11:37 PM   #71
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I want you to name one of the worst moments within the series based on your own opinion. You must have an explanation that relates to why you chose that moment as the worst moment.

Good luck!
Now that TMNT 2k12 is over, I would like to list some of the worst moments within the show.

- Casey Jones's line near the end of "Annihilation: Earth!" ("This is awesome!")

- Michelangelo's entire behavior throughout the season three episode, "The Croaking".

- Splinter's "cheese phone" moment in "The Manhattan Project: Part One".

_ April O'Neil's "You're my mutant" moment in "A Foot Too Big".

- Casey's skull bomb in "Raphael: Mutant Apocalypse" ("Carmegeddon!").

These moments are among some of the worst scenes in the 2k12 series.
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Old 10-10-2017, 11:48 PM   #72
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All the Raph/Mona bits. Eugh.
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Old 10-11-2017, 12:42 AM   #73
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- Casey Jones's line near the end of "Annihilation: Earth!" ("This is awesome!")
This one’s my pick too.
The entire freaking planet got destroyed. Millions of people just died. His friend’s father (Splinter) was just slain in front of them. His family died too.
No normal person would ever yell that out after all that stuff happened, no matter what it is they’re reacting to.
With the way they handled that scene, Nick Casey comes off a complete and utter idiot.
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Old 10-11-2017, 03:31 AM   #74
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This one’s my pick too.
The entire freaking planet got destroyed. Millions of people just died. His friend’s father (Splinter) was just slain in front of them. His family died too.
No normal person would ever yell that out after all that stuff happened, no matter what it is they’re reacting to.
With the way they handled that scene, Nick Casey comes off a complete and utter idiot.
Same here.
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Old 10-11-2017, 03:37 AM   #75
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I personally think the cheese phone was cute

But basically for me, it was anything to do with Donatello pining after April...or Casey doing just about anything ever. There's a lot around him that rubs the wrong way...which all culminates into the "This is awesome" bit.


The time travel logic is downright awful.
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Old 10-11-2017, 03:48 AM   #76
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Yeah, I wish Casey wasn't dumbed down as the show progressed.

I just finished watching Season 2 and forgot how much I initially liked Nick's Casey. He was intelligent in Season 2 and had good dialogue and interactions, but somewhere from Season 3 onward he was completely flanderized.
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Old 10-11-2017, 11:09 AM   #77
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Pretty much all Casey said was 'Another mutant', 'This is so metal'
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Old 10-11-2017, 11:14 AM   #78
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When they cancelled it!

There were things I didn't like but not many things.

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Old 10-11-2017, 11:40 AM   #79
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I'm sure I'm forgetting some things and may think of more little stuff later (I also haven't watched the last 3 arcs yet (Monsters, Wanted and Apocalypse) so I may have more to add), but the ones that immediately come to mind:

Irma being a Kraang. Still hate it. Loved this version of Irma and was very disappointed she wasn't somehow still around after that reveal, having just been "replaced" by a Kraang imposter for that twist. Big time fail IMO and one less female character on the show after that.

Casey becoming gradually more idiotic, as others have stated. Not much to add there.

Karai being mutated, then just undoing it so suddenly and 'matter of fact' after all the drama and build up to her mind being lost and her potentially staying stuck in snake form. Still a head-scratcher. I think it boils down to knowing they had backed themselves into a corner and just shrugging it off because why not.

The repeated fake-outs involving and subsequently legit murdering of Splinter. Still probably my biggest irk with this series. It just wasn't necessary IMO. I get the whole "fate is fate, no matter what you try to change or intervene with" perspective they were going for, but I really didn't need to see Splinter impaled and thrown off a rooftop like a sack of trash. It stung more than anything I've ever seen in the entirety of the franchise to date. I'm sure that was entirely the point too, but whatever - I'll always hate it.

The general overuse and overblown threat of the Kraang in general. Seriously, this OMG GUYS INVASION arc seemed to repeat itself way too often in hindsight. By the time we got the supposed "send-off" for that angle in When Worlds Collide, it was beyond played out. I was so uninvested in that story. I really wish we'd been given something else to potentially enjoy instead in that slot during the final Tales season.

Which leads me to another complaint associated with Tales - I'd rather the Usagi arc been increased to 4 or 5 episodes. I think it would've been a better use of the season, and would've made the goofy Yokai episode more tolerable with more time to develop Usagi and the Turtles working together beforehand and Pugtaro's rise to power at the end feeling a little less rushed.
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The repeated fake-outs involving and subsequently legit murdering of Splinter. Still probably my biggest irk with this series. It just wasn't necessary IMO. I get the whole "fate is fate, no matter what you try to change or intervene with" perspective they were going for, but I really didn't need to see Splinter impaled and thrown off a rooftop like a sack of trash. It stung more than anything I've ever seen in the entirety of the franchise to date. I'm sure that was entirely the point too, but whatever - I'll always hate it.
Splinter really only died once in the Season 3 finale before he died for good in Season 4, and as we know in Season 3 they went back in time. In the Season 2 finale Shredder badly beats Splinter but nobody ever thought he died. Even after he's thrown in the sewer currents the Turtles reassure each other that Splinter's still alive, and then at the very end of the episode we see Karai rescue him. They never tried to fake out Splinter's death that season, instead it was Shredder getting his revenge on him for beating him in the Season 1 finale.
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