The Best Episodes of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2012)

Last Updated: Apr 9, 2019

Four ninja turtles, mutated by a mysterious alien substance, must rise up out of the sewers and defend their city against evil forces from both the past and present.

The Good, The Bad, and Casey Jones

#1 - The Good, The Bad, and Casey Jones

Season 2 - Episode 8

After encountering mutants and ninjas, Casey Jones decides to take on "pure evil" alone. When he meets Raphael, the two hot-headed fighters must put their dislike for each other aside and work together against a common foe.

star 10.00
1 votes
Directors: Michael Chang
Writers: Johnny Hartmann
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The Kraang Conspiracy

#2 - The Kraang Conspiracy

Season 2 - Episode 9

April feels left out and insists on joining the Turtles on a mission to TCRI; A secret about April's past is revealed...

star 10.00
1 votes
Directors: Alan Wan
Writers: Brandon Auman
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Vengeance Is Mine

#3 - Vengeance Is Mine

Season 2 - Episode 22

Leo stages a rescue for Karai against Splinter's wishes. While the mission is a success, Karai's knowledge of the truth makes her rush out to take her revenge on Shredder for killing her mother and lying to her for so long, leading to an unexpected turn of events.

star 10.00
1 votes
Writers: Peter Di Cicco
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The Power Inside Her

#4 - The Power Inside Her

Season 4 - Episode 22

Donatello becomes concerned and decides to test April, only to discover that her psychic abilities are rapidly growing in power.

star 10.00
1 votes
Directors: Alan Wan
Writers: Peter Di Cicco
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Mousers Attack!

#5 - Mousers Attack!

Season 1 - Episode 11

When simultaneous threats from the Purple Dragons and Baxter Stockman’s mechanical Mousers force the Turtles to split into two groups, Donnie & Mikey must prove that their “B Team” is just as valuable as Leo & Raph’s “A Team.”

star 9.30
4 votes
Directors: Michael Chang
Writers: Kenny Byerly
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Parasitica

#6 - Parasitica

Season 1 - Episode 23

Michaelangelo must fight his brothers when they fall under the control of a parasitic wasp.

star 9.00
2 votes
Directors: Michael Chang
Writers: Pete Goldfinger
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Invasion of the Squirrelanoids

#7 - Invasion of the Squirrelanoids

Season 2 - Episode 2

While tracking mutagen, the Turtles bring a mutated squirrel back to the lair. When it starts multiplying, the Turtles must hunt the squirrel mutants and prevent them from escaping into the city.

star 9.00
3 votes
Directors: Michael Chang
Writers: Todd Garfield
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Follow the Leader

#8 - Follow the Leader

Season 2 - Episode 3

The Turtles face an army of robot foot soldiers; Karai captures Leonardo and forces him to do battle with ninjas that can adapt to his every move.

star 9.00
3 votes
Directors: Alan Wan
Writers: Eugene Son
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Slash and Destroy

#9 - Slash and Destroy

Season 2 - Episode 7

The Turtles find themselves being hunted by a new threat -- another mutant turtle called Slash, who has a personal vendetta against the brothers.

star 9.00
2 votes
Writers: Gavin Hignight
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Buried Secrets

#10 - Buried Secrets

Season 3 - Episode 3

When the guys discover a Kraang ship buried under April's house, they also uncover April's lost mother.

star 9.00
1 votes
Writers: Mark Henry, Kevin Eastman
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The Mutation Situation

#11 - The Mutation Situation

Season 2 - Episode 1

The Turtles discover that the Kraang survived their previous showdown and have dropped mutagen canisters all over New York City.

star 8.70
3 votes
Writers: Brandon Auman
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Mutagen Man Unleashed

#12 - Mutagen Man Unleashed

Season 2 - Episode 4

Donatello experiments with mutagen in an attempt to find a cure for April's mutated father. But one of his expirements goes wrong and he is unleashed in the city.

star 8.70
3 votes
Writers: Kevin Burke, Chris Wyatt
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Mazes & Mutants

#13 - Mazes & Mutants

Season 2 - Episode 15

When the turtles play a Fantasy LARP game to get their minds off things, they separate the difference between fantasy and reality.

star 8.70
3 votes
Directors: Michael Chang
Writers: Eugene Son
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Showdown (1)

#14 - Showdown (1)

Season 1 - Episode 25

The turtles engage in a difficult battle, as they make a desperate assault on TCRI to shut down the Kraang portal.

star 8.51
91 votes
Writers: Joshua Sternin, J.R. Ventimilia
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Karai's Vendetta

#15 - Karai's Vendetta

Season 1 - Episode 21

While the Turtles are infiltrating an undersea Kraang base, the Foot Clan attempts to capture April.

star 8.50
4 votes
Writers: Russ Carney, Ron Corcillo
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Showdown (2)

#16 - Showdown (2)

Season 1 - Episode 26

With the world at stake, the only thing of importance is that the Turtles complete their mission. No matter what ...

star 8.50
2 votes
Directors: Alan Wan
Writers: Joshua Sternin, J.R. Ventimilia
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The Lonely Mutation of Baxter Stockman

#17 - The Lonely Mutation of Baxter Stockman

Season 2 - Episode 16

The Turtles create a retro-mutagen to help April's father; Baxter Stockman threatens to mutate April.

star 8.50
2 votes
Writers: Brandon Auman
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Within the Woods

#18 - Within the Woods

Season 3 - Episode 1

Narrowly escaping from the Shredder and the Kraang, the turtles, April, and Casey take shelter at April's family farmhouse upstate to recover and figure out how to stop the Kraang. The turtles deal with not having Splinter around and the possibility of Leo not making a full recovery, and a mysterious creature stalks the group.

star 8.50
2 votes
Writers: Brandon Auman, Kevin Eastman, Peter Laird
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The Invasion (1)

#19 - The Invasion (1)

Season 2 - Episode 25

Leo and Donnie disagree about their plan to stop the Kraang invasion; Donnie must step up as the leader of the bunch when Leo makes a mistake and is separated from the team.

star 8.49
63 votes
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Into Dimension X!

#20 - Into Dimension X!

Season 2 - Episode 24

When the Turtles go to the bizarre realm of Dimension X, Mikey is the only one who can figure the place out.

star 8.34
74 votes
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The Legend of the Kuro Kabuto

#21 - The Legend of the Kuro Kabuto

Season 2 - Episode 20

Leo tries to convince the team to rescue Karai; a master thief steals Shredder’s helmet. ("Kuro Kabuto" means "Black Helmet" in Japanese. )

star 8.30
3 votes
Directors: Alan Wan
Writers: Doug Langdale
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Requiem

#22 - Requiem

Season 4 - Episode 25

Splinter must lead the turtles and the Mighty Mutanimals on the hunt to defeat his old enemy.

star 8.27
82 votes
Directors: Alan Wan
Writers: Brandon Auman
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Enemy of My Enemy

#23 - Enemy of My Enemy

Season 1 - Episode 20

After witnessing the Kraang in action, Karai realizes the seriousness of the alien threat and proposes an alliance with the Turtles....unless the Shredder finds out.

star 8.25
106 votes
Directors: Michael Chang
Writers: Kenny Byerly
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Owari

#24 - Owari

Season 4 - Episode 26

With the demise of their beloved father and Karai incapacitated, the Turtles, April, and Casey infiltrate Super Shredder's new lair to put an end to Oroku Saki once and for all, no matter what it takes.

star 8.23
90 votes
Directors: Rie Koga
Writers: Brandon Auman
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Never Say Xever

#25 - Never Say Xever

Season 1 - Episode 8

Leo fears his act of mercy has come back to haunt him when Xever holds a local noodle shop owner hostage.

star 8.20
5 votes
Directors: Michael Chang
Writers: Kenny Byerly
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