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Old 09-10-2023, 12:56 AM   #1
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How would you have done Season 6?

Let's say Rise of the TMNT never came to be and instead, they gave us Season 6 of the 2012 series. How would you have done it?

I would tie other loose ends, like turn Timothy/The Pulverizer/Mutagen Man back to normal like Donnie promised, bring back some of the lesser villains like Spider Bytez, Armaggon and Hun (who was mysteriously absent during both the Super Shredder and Kavaxas arcs) for another battle. Maybe bring in other villains the 1987 series had, like Tempestra and Mung. I wouldn't have any main villain, much like Season 5 didn't. Maybe even have Tiger Claw and Bebop and Rocksteady join the Mighty Mutanimals, now that they've formed a truce with the Turtles.
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Old 09-10-2023, 01:56 AM   #2
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I wouldn't even do a whole season. I'd have a movie taking place shortly after Mutant Apocalypse, wherein Renet shows up, takes the older turtles back in time to prevent the apocalypse, where they team up with their younger selves, defeat what's left of the Kraang, prevent the future, and end it with the turtles being exposed to the world and being accepted and hailed as heroes, fulfilling what she told them when she first met them. That way people who like Mutant Apocalypse can keep it, and we get an ending that's actually good for the story. A nice conclusive triumph to end it on.

And sure, throw in curing Timothy in there somewhere. It always bugged me that they never got around to that.
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Old 09-10-2023, 03:03 AM   #3
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Let's say Rise of the TMNT never came to be and instead, they gave us Season 6 of the 2012 series. How would you have done it?

I would tie other loose ends, like turn Timothy/The Pulverizer/Mutagen Man back to normal like Donnie promised, bring back some of the lesser villains like Spider Bytez, Armaggon and Hun (who was mysteriously absent during both the Super Shredder and Kavaxas arcs) for another battle. Maybe bring in other villains the 1987 series had, like Tempestra and Mung. I wouldn't have any main villain, much like Season 5 didn't. Maybe even have Tiger Claw and Bebop and Rocksteady join the Mighty Mutanimals, now that they've formed a truce with the Turtles.
I could have told you how I would have handled season six. But I won't. Instead, I'm just going to show you.
https://forums.thetechnodrome.com/sh...ad.php?t=62662
This is my fan comic "the Full 80 Percent" which is my take on how season six would have been.
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Old 09-10-2023, 04:21 AM   #4
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Yeah, tying up loose ends like the Mutagen Man and the various mutants left roaming around is a given. Just assume that I would try to fix that, though some more concrete ideas for stories other than "cure the mutants" may be in order, so here is a list of possible premises to use:
  • The Utroms reasserting themselves after the fall of the Kraang.
  • Baxter Stockman trying to regain the """strength""" and """intellect""" he thought was improved by being a fly monster, by either becoming a cyborg or an attempt at becoming a super-soldier.
  • The EPF deciding that all mutants need to be cured, because regardless of whether they are evil or want to return to their former selves, their existence is by definition pollution of earth's ecosystem.
  • Have the time travel duplicates of Casey and April return as "Robyn and Sid".
  • Reveal that the significance of the Shredder helmet is that it was created by Ch'rell as a way influencing the minds of his successors.
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Old 09-10-2023, 11:09 AM   #5
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There aren't any "loose ends," they ended the show the way they wanted to. The only thing is there were still some random mutants on the loose in NYC by the end of the show like Spiderbitez, Snakeweed, etc...but they're not that important and we know the Turtles would just stop them if they ever caused trouble again.
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Old 09-10-2023, 12:31 PM   #6
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There aren't any "loose ends," they ended the show the way they wanted to. The only thing is there were still some random mutants on the loose in NYC by the end of the show like Spiderbitez, Snakeweed, etc...but they're not that important and we know the Turtles would just stop them if they ever caused trouble again.
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Old 09-10-2023, 03:22 PM   #7
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There were no "major" loose ends besides some random mutants still roaming around NY like Spiderbitez, Snakeweed, etc. like I said above.

- Shredder was dead and went back to Hell with Kavaxas.
- Kraang Prime is dead
- Kraang Subprime is dead
- The other Kraang were mostly free of their brainwash or Bishop/Utroms were helping them return to normal (we see a Kraang in a jar in one of the last eps if I remember right)
- Karai and the Foot Clan were good guys/allies
- Bebop/Rocksteady more or less became allies in the last episode
- Tiger Claw declared a truce with the Turtles and left
- Rahzar is dead
- Fishface just kinda made peace with the Turtles in his last appearance and went off
- Baxter Stockman was demutated and assumingly stopped causing trouble since we didn't see him after Season 4.

- The Triceratons are dead
- The Rat King is dead
- Lord Dregg is dead
- Newtralizer is dead
- Savanti Romero is dead
- The fat gangsters and the others went back to jail
- Armaggon was last seen pulled into a pit and probably died
- Mutagen Man was confirmed dead in the future arc
- April's mother was never a plotline, people took that out of context and April just hoped she'd still be alive.


Besides the final future arc, everything was wrapped up besides some minor mutants who are just roaming around NY. And that's not really a big deal unless you have some burning desire to find out what happened to "Justin" or a random Squirrelnoid.

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Old 09-22-2023, 04:56 PM   #8
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A lot of these ideas are valid, especially the one about Ch’rell and the Shredder helmet. I would have also;

* Had Ch’rell take on Vernon and/or Burne as human forms
* Added more prior villains like Tempestra, Shoate, Drako, Scaletail, Sho’kanbo, etc.
* Sho’kanbo in particular would be the main enemy for the space-turtle copies.
* More focus on extant characters like Sir Malachi.
* Do a 2k3 crossover episode.

I also had a lot of ideas for new arcs: World Tour, Battle Nexus, some relatively direct Mirage adaptations… some stories I was looking into were Sons of the Silent Age and Masks.

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Old 09-29-2023, 06:55 AM   #9
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Old 09-29-2023, 09:49 AM   #10
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I'd make season 6 the adventures after the Mutant Apocalypse Finale.

The turtles and Mira surviving in the desert, meeting old friends and new enemies along the way.
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Shredder could've done more than blow up the Channel Six building. I don't mean as far as murdering Splinter, but think of the possibilities if censors were not an issue.

Shredder and Krang combined had the biggest arsenal of any villains in all of the cartoons.
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