|“E-Turtle Sunshine of the Spotless Mind”|
|Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles episode episode|
|Original airdate||August 7, 2020|
|Written by||Josh Riley Brown|
|Supervising Producer||Alan Wan|
|Directed by||Sebastian Montes|
|Voice Direction||Rob Paulsen|
|Storyboard Artist:||Max Collins & Sheldon Vella|
"E-Turtle Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" is the twentieth-first episode (Episode 12A) of the second season of Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and is the sixty-seventh episode overall in the series. It first aired on August 7, 2020.
The Turtles must enter Splinter's mind when a powerful foe returns.
Appearing in E-Turtle Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
- April O'Neil (Kat Graham)
- Baron Draxum (Roger Craig Smith)
- Donatello (Josh Brener)
- Foot Clan
- Leonardo (Ben Schwartz)
- Michelangelo (Brandon Mychal Smith)
- Raphael (Omar Benson Miller)
- Splinter (Eric Bauza)
- Hamato Atsuko (Keiko Agena) (debut) (flashback only) (death)
- Hamato Karai (Gwendoline Yeo)
- Hamato Sho (Matt Yang King) (debut) (flashback only)
The first part of the Finale episode special starts with the Foot Shack, since the events after the disappearance of the city and the return of the Shredder, The Foot Recruit is telling Shredder that they can finally fulfill their mission. The Lieutenant tells her that he's not gonna respond unless they move the ring. Foot Recruit angrily says that they remove the collar and bring him to life.
Meanwhile, the Turtles, April, Draxum and Splinter return to their lair after the fight with the Shadow Fiend. With the people still inside in the mystical orb. Mikey asks Draxum to let the people out, but Splinter refuses them to open it because Shredder is out there and Leo agrees with his father, saying that he don't want them to get "shredded". Splinter wished he had listen to his Grandpa Sho's story about defeating the Shredder. And also the only thing that Splinter has to do to send his sons: His memories.
Draxum created a mystic ritual with the idea of his and tells them that they have to find the way to defeat Shredder. April asked him that it's safe which Draxum maybe agrees. When Splinter asks if they will see his private memories, Draxum innocently saying not his problem as he bids them good luck and sends the turtles into Splinter's mind so they can gain across his memories to defeat the Shredder.
Yoshi was revealed that he didn't listen to his grandfather and never wanted to fulfill his destiny. As an adult he was very important about his career and never came back to his family. Sho tries to convince Yoshi that he must fulfill his destiny of defeating Shredder, but he still ignores him and sternly refuses and angrily slams the door on his grandfather's face. Seeing his grandson truly cut his ties off his own clan, Sho chooses to respect his grandson's decision and leaves sadly. Yoshi opens the curtains in his trailer and sees his grandfather leaving, he starts to tear up, feeling remorseful for his mistreatment towards his former sensei as he dejectedly closes the curtains. The turtles follow Splinter's grandfather but then the subconscious started fighting them.
After sensing that Splinter's subconscious rejecting them, Draxum moves them into another memory, where teenage Yoshi entered an argument with his grandfather from the very start. Teen Yoshi reveals his frustration to his grandfather towards his own clan, asking if he must waste his life to believe in the existence of the Shredder, just like Sho and his mother, who's deceased. Angered, Yoshi had left and he started his life as a Hollywood star as Lou Jitsu. More dark version of Lou appear and attack!
With the final memory moved, they learned that Yoshi's mother left her family when Yoshi is still a child to defend the world. His mother Atsuko promises him the sacrifice he'll make and the words "anata wa hitori ja nai" were heard before she fades. They also learned that the Shredder can be defeated by a powerful weapon to banish him into the Twilight Realm.
Draxum stops the ritual and they all know what do to. He opened a portal to the Twilight Realm where they rip the weapon out. But then it turns out it turns to an unknown woman wearing a Hamato clan robe, she angrily asks them what they have done before she faints.
From below the Foot Shack, blue flames lit and Shredder finally comes back to life and speaks for the first time of his life while laughs maniacally as the first part ends.
- The title is a reference to the 2004 drama film, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.
- This is the very first time in the series where Shredder speaks.
- April's move was reused since Mystic Mayhem