My twin boys who turned 7 on Saturday are obsessed with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. They love the show, the toys and books with the characters. TMNT rules here at Reviewed by Mom. When I had the chance to review the upcoming Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Ultimate Showdown, I jumped at the chance. Here is the scoop...
Prepare for nonstop ninja action as Nickelodeon’s CGI-animated hit series
returns with their third DVD, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Ultimate
Showdown. The Turtles face off against new enemies and old in this
all-new two-disc set featuring the final twelve episodes of the first season!
Don’t miss the Rat King, Cockroach, Baxter Stockman and more – all leading up to
the ultimate showdown against the Kraang and the Shredder himself in a 2-part
finale you won’t want to miss! And for a limited time only, get an exclusive
FREE LEGO comic book inside the DVD. Created by Nickelodeon Home Entertainment,
and distributed by Paramount Home Media Distribution, Teenage Mutant Ninja
Turtles: Ultimate Showdown is available on DVD on October 1, 2013, for
the suggested retail price of $19.99.
The series stars Jason Biggs
(American Pie) as “Leonardo,” Sean Astin (Lord of the Rings) as
“Raphael,” Rob Paulsen (Planet Sheen) as “Donatello” and Greg Cipes
(Teen Titans) as “Michelangelo.” Additional cast members rounding out
this iconic hit franchise include Mae Whitman (Parenthood) as “April
O’Neil,” Hoon Lee (Royal Pains) as “Master Splinter” and Kevin Michael
Richardson (Penguins of Madagascar) as
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Ultimate Showdown
Turtles must face off against a new enemy, The Rat King, who threatens not only
to take control of the city, but Splinter’s mind as well.
The Turtles get their first taste of high school when April’s
school project draws Kraang attention.
The Turtles meet
their first fanboy when a teenage wannabe hero decides to fight crime and dress
up as “The Pulverizer.”
While breaking into the hostile
environment of TCRI headquarters, the Turtles discover the true intent of the
Kraang and resolve to stop the alien invasion once and for
As the Turtles try to foil a Kraang
invasion plot, they are hunted by a giant, indestructible
Fed up with being humiliated by
Fishface and Dogpound and defeated by the Turtles, Baxter Stockman seeks revenge
by luring both parties into a deadly labyrinth.
Enemy of My Enemy
After witnessing the Kraang in action,
Karai realizes the seriousness of the alien threat and approaches the Turtles to
propose an alliance.
While the Turtles are
infiltrating an undersea Kraang base, the Foot Clan attempts to capture April,
forcing her to fend for herself in a battle of wits against Karai.
When Shredder schemes to create a fearsome army of
mutants, the Turtles have no choice but to rely on the help of the newest
recruit to the Foot Clan: The Pulverizer!
Leonardo, Raphael, and Donatello fall under the control of a parasitic Wasp,
Michelangelo must fight his brothers to save them.
Donatello breaks into a secret Kraang detention center in order to
rescue Kirby O’Neil. But when he discovers they are trapped inside with a
deadly mutant prisoner, he realizes that breaking in was the easy
Showdown – Part 1 & Part 2
As the Turtles make a
desperate assault on TCRI to shut down an alien portal, they find themselves
engaging in the most difficult battle yet.
Just as I expected, the boys LOVED this DVD! They find the Ninja Turtles to be exciting AND laugh out loud hilarious. This is the show they look forward to watching after a long day of school and sports practice (hey...it's hard to be 7!). This DVD and its' 12 episodes kept my boys engrossed and giggling the whole way through and gave them fodder for their play with their Ninja Turtle Toys. If you have a TMNT fan, this is a must have DVD! You can buy yours on Amazon...
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