This page is meant for TMNT references, hidden content - a.k.a. "easter eggs" - and cameos only.


  • Robbie's room in the '90s-era sitcom Dinosaurs has a TMNT-inspired poster that reads "Teenage Mutant Ninja Cavemen".


Hooked on a Ceiling

  • In this episode, four ninja turtles pop out during the introduction when the narrator is naming well known figures from the renaissance.

Gravity Falls

Fight Fighters

  • In this scene, Dipper says he can’t find the traditional power-ups like "turkey legs" (in many games like Final Fight, Castlevania etc), "pizza boxes" (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles arcade game), or "gold rings" (Sonic the Hedgehog).


Super 80's

  • This was a crossover parody between all the 1980s decade pop culture successes, including the ninja turtles, and the science fiction film Super 8. In one scene, one of the original Mirage turtles makes a cameo alongside Papa Smurf.


  • This was a crossover parody between the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 1987 animated TV series and the celebrity gossip show TMZ, where Shredder and the Foot Soldiers annoyed the famous celebrities, the ninja turtles.

I Hate My Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

  • This was a crossover parody between the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 1987 animated TV series and the I Hate My Teenage Daughter sitcom, where the Turtles appear trying to protect their "mother" from a date with Shredder.

Sanjay and Krang

  • This was a crossover parody between the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 1987 animated TV series and the Nickelodeon's animated series Sanjay and Craig, where Sanjay adopted not a snake, but the evil alien brain: Krang.

Robot Chicken

Enter the Fat One

  • A sketch from "S&M Present" features Joey Fatone getting trained by the Turtles from the first three live-action Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movies.

Senior Mutant Ninja Turtles

  • A sketch from "Rodigitti" depicts the Turtles as the "Senior Mutant Ninja Turtles" in a retirement home, doing such things as playing bingo, eating prune pizza, and wearing adult diapers.

Girl Toys

Shell Spin/To the Bone

  • A sketch from "Collateral Damage in Gang Turf War" features Michelangelo spinning on his turtle shell, but has fallen on his back and can't get up.

Unique Street Sharks

  • A sketch from "Butchered in Burbank" claims Street Sharks to be completely different from the Ninja Turtles.

The Stinkiest Sewer/Sewer Farter Exposed

  • A sketch from "Secret of the Booze" features Muckman looking after April while the Turtles fight Shredder, only for him to make a bad impression on her by farting, and then denying that he did it, blaming it on Krang. It is later revealed that Krang was hiding from April and Muckman, and he really did fart.

Splinter's Rock Bottom/Shredder and April

  • A sketch from "Super Guitario Center" has Splinter embarrass the turtles by eating a rotten apple from a nearby trash can. Another sketch from the same episode has Shredder and April O'Neil fall in love with each other a la Romeo and Juliet.

TMNT Sex Talk

  • A sketch from "Fridge Smell" features Splinter teaching sex education to the turtles. Donatello later creates a robot of April O'Neil when Splinter denies the turtles the chance to have sex with the real April.

TMNT Pizza Brutality

  • A sketch from "Hopefully Salt" has Donatello create a tank that fires pizzas. It's surprisingly effective against Shredder, even going as far as to make a news report.

Bad Date With Krang

  • A sketch from "Secret of the Flushed Footlong" features Krang on a blind date with a girl named Courtney.

TMNT Pizza Delivery

  • A sketch from "Your Mouth Is Hanging off Your Face" has Michelangelo exposing himself to the pizza delivery guy.

TMNT Plastic Straws

  • A sketch from "Ginger Hill in: Bursting Pipes" has Shredder killing the turtles with plastic straws.

Teen Titans Go!


  • The mutant mocking bird known as Muscle has a purple mohawk, shades and a vest inspired by Bebop's classic look.

Más Y Menos

  • The turtles appear when Más and Menos take the pizzas from the Titans Tower and leave them to the turtles. All turtles were voiced by Greg Cipes, the voice of Beast boy and Michelangelo in the 2012 TV series.

Real Boy Adventures

  • After Raven turned Cyborg human again, Beast Boy (voiced by Greg Cipes) named him "Fleshy Guy" and exclaimed he was really good at naming things, as a reference to the Nickelodeon's Michelangelo, who's also voiced by Greg Cipes.

Truth, Justice, and What?

Animals, It's Just a Word

  • This episode features a muscular mutant rat in a mining outfit with a tattoo on his right shoulder, an obvious homage to the TMNT character Dirtbag.

Garage Sale

Operation Dude Rescue, Part 1

  • A ninja turtle graffiti appears under a bridge, the turtle face features thick lips as a reference to the Paramount turtles' looks.

The Fairly OddParents

Channel Chasers

  • Adolescent Genetically Altered Karate Cows this parody of the ninja turtles is a show visited in "Channel Chasers", after Timmy Turner wished for a magic TV remote that allowed him to travel through television as if the programs were real worlds. The program itself is not actually traveled into, just the ending credits, although three the three titular characters are seen briefly, as well as a robot cow device which may have come from the program itself.

Borderlands 2

The Rat's Nest

  • Patricia Tannis has a mission for you to hunt down and kill a “Splinter Group” of mutants that’ve managed to run amuck. The only way to lure them out of hiding is to get one of Moxxi’s pizzas and deliver it to them in their sewer hideout. Their names are Lee, Mick, Ralph and Dan. Sound familiar? The Rat's Nest is reached via a newly-opened floodgate on the lower level of the first "turbine room" in Bloodshot Stronghold. The path exposed provides an alternate route through the Stronghold until the "Satan's Suckhole" area, rejoining the main area through a one-way door. There is also a small puzzle with five lights that spawns Flinter, a Rat miniboss, when solved.

World of Warcraft

Sewers of Dalaran

  • Go down into the sewers of Dalaran, there you will see a level 80 rat "teaching" 4 level 1 turtles. There are also green glowing potions around them, representing mutagen Ooze.

Mo' Creatures (Minecraft mod)

The Minecraft game mod, "Mo' Creatures", allows the creation of more types of animals than vanilla Minecraft, including turtles. If the player has four turtles and they are named after the four Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Leonardo-Blue, Michelangelo-Orange, Donatello-Purple, Raphael-Red), those turtles will gain weapons and masks from the Ninja Turtles.

If one of these "ninja turtles" are killed, they each have a chance of dropping a certain unique weapon. For example, Raphael will drop a Sai.

The special skin does not work in the 1.6.4 beta version.

Sonic the Hedgehog

Wrong Sewer

  • While the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures comics were still in print, the made a cameo appearance in Sonic the Hedgehog #10. Seen in the background during Sonic's trek through the sewers, the brothers comment that they're in the wrong comic book.

Inter-dimensional Jail

  • Bebop and Rocksteady make a cameo appearance inSonic Universe #29 as inmates of the inter-dimensional Zone Jail teasing Sonic's evil doppelgänger, Scourge.

Scribblenauts Unmasked: A Crisis of Imagination

  • Issue 2 of the DC/Scribblenauts crossover spin-off comic saw the main characters in a a sewer. Along with a pair of plumbers that resembled Mario and Luigi, were a rat and four turtles.

Muppet Babies

  • The 1991 Muppet Babies episode "Sing a Song of Superheroes" features Baby Kermit, Baby Fozzie, Baby Animal, Baby Bean, and Baby Rowlf as the Ninja Turtles.

The Adventures of the Puss in Boots

The Brothers

  • This episode features 4 teenage humanoid ninja pigs, who are brothers, have district personalities from one another, and wear multi-colored masks. As a bonus fact, like the ninja turtles, the brothers have three fingers in each hand, while all other pigs in the Shrek franchise have only two. In addition, three of the pigs are voiced by Michelangelo voice actors (Greg Cipes, Mikey Kelley, and Robbie Rist).

The Walking Dead

Here's Not Here

  • Morgan's master was named Eastman in homage to the co-creator Kevin Eastman, he also carries a walking stick and lost his family tragically, much like master Splinter. During the episode there can also be seen a shirt with the words "save the terrapins" and turtle pictures hanging on Eastman's walls.

Real People

Ruby Rose

  • Among actress Ruby Rose's tattoos is one of Leonardo. She has explained that she got a Turtle tattoo because whenever she was scared as a child (from bullies, the monster under the bed, et cetera), she imagined the Turtles there with her as her friends and protectors. [1]
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