The BEST episodes of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2012)

Every episode of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2012) ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2012)!

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.

Last Updated: 5/17/2023Network:Nickelodeon
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Vengeance Is Mine
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8.77
112 votes

#1 - Vengeance Is Mine

Season 2 - Episode 22 - Aired 6/29/2014

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.

Directors: Sebastian Montes
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The Invasion: Part 1
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8.55
125 votes

#2 - The Invasion: Part 1

Season 2 - Episode 25 - Aired 9/26/2014

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.

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Annihilation: Earth! (1)
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8.34
73 votes

#3 - Annihilation: Earth! (1)

Season 3 - Episode 25 - Aired 9/27/2015

When the turtles get word of the Kraang's return, they realize there is an even bigger threat coming to Earth.

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Attack of the Mega Shredder!
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8.32
124 votes

#4 - Attack of the Mega Shredder!

Season 3 - Episode 21 - Aired 8/16/2015

Leonardo decides to sneak into Shredder's lair alone, and winds up facing the biggest mutant threat yet.

Directors: Alan Wan
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The Legend of the Kuro Kabuto
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8.23
165 votes

#5 - The Legend of the Kuro Kabuto

Season 2 - Episode 20 - Aired 6/15/2014

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

Directors: Alan Wan
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Annihilation: Earth! (2)
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8.12
58 votes

#6 - Annihilation: Earth! (2)

Season 3 - Episode 26 - Aired 9/27/2015

When the turtles get word of the Kraang's return, they realize there is an even bigger threat coming to Earth.

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The Wrath of Tiger Claw
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8.12
199 votes

#7 - The Wrath of Tiger Claw

Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired 6/8/2014

When Tiger Claw returns, he vows to hunt and destroy the turtles, as well as April and Casey. Meanwhile, Karai finds out the truth about her mother and real father, forcing her to make a life changing decision.

Directors: Michael Chang
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Tale of the Yokai
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8.06
86 votes

#8 - Tale of the Yokai

Season 3 - Episode 20 - Aired 8/9/2015

When the Turtles are accidentally transported to the past, they happen to cross paths with a familiar ninja clan.

Directors: Sebastian Montes
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Plan 10
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8.04
131 votes

#9 - Plan 10

Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired 6/22/2014

Raphael accidentally damages a machine that forces him to swap minds with a Kraang. Now he must find a way to convince his brothers and Splinter that it's really him, before the Kraang controlling his body destroys his brothers or worse, reveals their location to the rest of the Kraang.

Directors: Michael Chang
Writer: Henry Gilroy
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Vision Quest
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8.04
109 votes

#10 - Vision Quest

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 1/18/2015

Leo takes the Turtles to train in the woods in an advanced ninja ritual; the Turtles must overcome their weaknesses and face their enemies to become a true ninja.

Directors: Sebastian Montes
Writer: Todd Casey
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Dinosaur Seen in Sewers!
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7.96
79 votes

#11 - Dinosaur Seen in Sewers!

Season 3 - Episode 24 - Aired 9/20/2015

Raph makes a new friend named Zog, an alien Triceraton.

Directors: Michael Chang
Writer: Todd Casey
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Into Dimension X!
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7.95
127 votes

#12 - Into Dimension X!

Season 2 - Episode 24 - Aired 9/19/2014

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

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Buried Secrets
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7.93
155 votes

#13 - Buried Secrets

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/17/2014

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

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Return to New York
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7.93
112 votes

#14 - Return to New York

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 1/25/2015

When the Turtles return to the city to search for Splinter, they discover that the city has been overrun with Kraang.

Directors: Alan Wan
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Within the Woods
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7.92
194 votes

#15 - Within the Woods

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/3/2014

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.

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A Chinatown Ghost Story
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7.91
125 votes

#16 - A Chinatown Ghost Story

Season 2 - Episode 23 - Aired 9/12/2014

Donnie becomes increasingly jealous of April and Casey's relationship; April is kidnapped by an evil spirit who intends to drain her powers.

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Turtles in Time
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7.91
78 votes

#17 - Turtles in Time

Season 3 - Episode 19 - Aired 8/2/2015

The turtles travel through time because of an apprentice's actions, and they must unite to combat Time Master Savanti Romero.

Directors: Alan Wan
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Clash of the Mutanimals
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7.91
88 votes

#18 - Clash of the Mutanimals

Season 3 - Episode 16 - Aired 5/3/2015

The Shredder kidnaps and experiments on the Mighty Mutanimals.

Directors: Michael Chang
Writer: Henry Gilroy
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Serpent Hunt
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7.91
75 votes

#19 - Serpent Hunt

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 2/1/2015

As the Turtles search for Karai, they are forced to deal with a city filled with Kraangdroids as well as Zeck and Steranko.

Directors: Michael Chang
Writer: Greg Weisman
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The Deadly Venom
star
7.87
89 votes

#20 - The Deadly Venom

Season 3 - Episode 18 - Aired 5/17/2015

Karai becomes brainwashed and goes after the turtles.

Directors: Alan Wan
Writer: Eugene Son
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Pizza Face
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7.86
144 votes

#21 - Pizza Face

Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired 5/18/2014

Mikey struggles to convince the others that a new mutant is trying to attack and capture people using living pizzas.

Directors: Sebastian Montes
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Meet Mondo Gecko
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7.84
82 votes

#22 - Meet Mondo Gecko

Season 3 - Episode 17 - Aired 5/10/2015

A skateboarding reptilian becomes friends with Mikey and Casey.

Directors: Sebastian Montes
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Newtralized!
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7.83
162 votes

#23 - Newtralized!

Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired 5/11/2014

Raphael is worried about Casey's ability to handle big mutant threats especially when they meet Slash again and discover he has a partner of his own, the Newtralizer.

Directors: Alan Wan
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Battle for New York, Part 2
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7.82
44 votes

#24 - Battle for New York, Part 2

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired 3/15/2015

While the Mighty Mutanimals lay siege to TCRI, the Turtles must brave the bizarre world of Dimension X to save the enslaved people of New York.

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The Pig and the Rhino
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7.80
96 votes

#25 - The Pig and the Rhino

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired 3/8/2015

Donnie finishes a new batch of retro-mutagen in hopes of saving Karai; the Turtles are hunted by Shredder's new henchmen, Bebop and Rocksteady.

Directors: Alan Wan
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes

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