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{{Infobox Television episode|Title = Half-Shell Heroes: Blast to the Past|Image = [[File:Tmnt-hsh-poster.jpg|thumb|''Half-Shell Heroes: Blast to the Past'' poster]]|Airdate = November 22, 2015|Writer = [[Brandon Auman]]|SupervisingProducer = [[Glen Murakami]]|Producers1 = [[MacGregor Middleton]]|Producers2 = [[Winnie Chaffee]]|Director = Glen Murakami|VoiceDirector = [[Andrea Romano]]|StoryboardArtist = [[Miki Brewster]]<br> [[JJ Conway]]<br> [[Ben Jones]]<br> [[Ben Li]]<br> [[Samira Ongchua]]<br> [[Sarah Partington]]<br> [[Byron Penaranda]]<br> [[Sheldon Vella]]<br> [[Aeri Yoon]]<br> [[Jessica Zammit]]|StoryEditor = Brandon Auman}}[[Half-Shell Heroes: Blast to the Past|'''Half-Shell Heroes: Blast to the Past''']] is an hour [[Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2012 TV series)|TMNT]] TV movie on [[Nickelodeon]], which first aired on November 22, 2015.
[[Half-Shell Heroes: Blast to the Past]] is an upcoming one-hour TMNT TV special on Nickelodeon, debuting Sunday, November 22.
 
   
 
==Synopsis==
 
==Synopsis==
Told in the style of Playmates' Half-Shell Heroes action figure line, the storyline finds the Turtles going back in time to the Jurassic Era, where they encounter friendly dinosaurs from the past and dangerous aliens from the future who have a nefarious plan of their own. However, things get even more complicated when Triceratons, Bebop and Rocksteady show up!
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Told in the style of [[Playmates Toys]]' [[Half-Shell Heroes]] action figure line, the storyline finds the [[Ninja Turtles (2012 TV series)|Ninja Turtles]] going back in time to the [[Cretaceous]] Period, where they encounter friendly [[dinosaurs]] from the past and dangerous aliens from the future who have a nefarious plan of their own. However, things get even more complicated when [[Triceratons (2012 TV series)|Triceratons]], [[Anton Zeck (2012 TV series)|Bebop]] and [[Ivan Steranko (2012 TV series)|Rocksteady]] show up!
   
 
==Characters==
 
==Characters==
*[[Anton Zeck|Bebop]] ([[J.B. Smoove]])
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* [[Anton Zeck|Bebop]] ([[J.B. Smoove]])
*[[Donatello (2012 TV series)|Donatello]] ([[Rob Paulsen]])
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* [[Donatello (2012 TV series)|Donatello]] ([[Rob Paulsen]])
*[[Leonardo (2012 TV series)|Leonardo]] ([[Seth Green]])
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* [[Leonardo (2012 TV series)|Leonardo]] ([[Seth Green]])
*[[Michelangelo (2012 TV series)|Michelangelo]] ([[Greg Cipes]])
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* [[Michelangelo (2012 TV series)|Michelangelo]] ([[Greg Cipes]])
*[[Raphael (2012 TV series)|Raphael]] ([[Sean Astin]])
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* [[Raphael (2012 TV series)|Raphael]] ([[Sean Astin]])
*[[Ice Cream Kitty (2012 TV series)|Ice Cream Kitty]] ([[Kevin Eastman]])
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* [[Ice Cream Kitty (2012 TV series)|Ice Cream Kitty]] ([[Kevin Eastman]])
*[[Ivan Steranko|Rocksteady]] ([[Fred Tatasciore]])
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* [[Ivan Steranko|Rocksteady]] ([[Fred Tatasciore]])
*[[Tiger Claw (2012 TV series)|Tiger Claw]] ([[Eric Bauza]])
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* [[Tiger Claw (2012 TV series)|Tiger Claw]] ([[Eric Bauza]])
*[[Triceraton (2012 TV series)|Triceratons]]
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* [[Triceraton (2012 TV series)|Triceratons]]
**[[Zera]] ([[Kate Mulgrew]])
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** [[Zera|General Zera]] ([[Kate Mulgrew]])
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** [[Zorg|Lieutenant Zorg]] (Fred Tatasciore)
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** Triceraton Lieutenant (Rob Paulsen)
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** Triceraton Soldier #1 (Fred Tatasciore)
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** Triceraton Soldier #2 (Eric Bauza)
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** Triceraton #3 (Eric Bauza)
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** Triceraton Guard #1 (Eric Bauza)
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* [[Robo-Raptors]]
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* [[Robo-Spinosaur]]
   
 
==Plot==
 
==Plot==
''to be added''
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{{Unfinished}}
   
 
==Notes==
 
==Notes==
*Unlike the current CG-animated series on Nick, Half-Shell Heroes will be 2D-animated.
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* Unlike the 2012 animated TV series, Half-Shell Heroes is 2D and flash-animated.
*Random House will also be putting out a Blast to the Past book this September, while Playmates will release new dino toys in the fall to coincide with the special.
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* Random House also put out a Blast to the Past book September 2015, while Playmates released new dino toys in the fall to coincide with the special.
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
*Each of the turtles dino-buddies were chosen based on Playmates Toys' classic "cave-turtles" collection. As matter of fact, the dinos present the same color scheme from their classic toy counterparts.
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* There are a couple of references to the [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donkey_Kong Donkey Kong] franchise:
**Oddly the classic collection cave-turtle Don wore saber-toothed tiger fur clothes and hat, and in the new Half-Shell Heroes toyline, Michelangelo is the one wearing it.
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** Upon finding the Turtles, Bebop says "it's on like Diddy Kong", a paraphrase of the popular saying "it's on like [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donkey_Kong_(character) Donkey Kong]". [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diddy_Kong Diddy Kong] is Donkey Kong's sidekick in the video game ''[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donkey_Kong_Country Donkey Kong Country]''.
*Despite the plotline stating the episode is set during the Jurassic period, it is actually set in the Cretaceous period, although some dinosaurs from the Jurassic (Stegosaurus, Brachiosaurus, and Compsognathus) appear as well.
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** While escaping from the Triceratons' prison, Bebop and Rocksteady avoid lasers and a rolling boulder. The scene is similar to the gameplay in the [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donkey_Kong_(video_game) first video game in the series], complete with arcade background music.
*Zera is based on a Torosaurus, which is distinguished from the contemporary Triceratops by an elongate frill with large openings, long squamosal bones of the frill with a trough on their upper surface, and the presence of five or more pairs of hornlets on the back of the frill.
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* Each of the Turtles dino-buddies were chosen based on Playmates Toys' classic "cave-turtles" collection. As matter of fact, the dinos present the same color scheme from their classic toy counterparts.
**A study of fossil bone histology combined with an investigation of frill shape concluded that Torosaurus probably represented the mature form of Triceratops.
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** Oddly the classic collection cave-turtle Don wore saber-toothed tiger fur clothes and hat, and in the new Half-Shell Heroes toyline, Michelangelo is the one wearing it.
*Zera is the first female Triceraton to ever appear in the franchise.
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* Despite the plot line stating the episode is set during the Jurassic period, it is actually set in the Cretaceous period, although some dinosaurs from the Jurassic (Stegosaurus, Brachiosaurus, and Compsognathus) appear as well.
**Another female Triceraton was meant to appear in Tale of the TMNT, vol 2 long before Zera came in, but the idea was put aside. Coincidentally, her name was Zura, with an "U" instead of an "E".
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* Zera is based on a Torosaurus, which is distinguished from the contemporary Triceratops by an elongate frill with large openings, long squamosal bones of the frill with a trough on their upper surface, and the presence of five or more pairs of hornlets on the back of the frill.
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** A study of fossil bone histology combined with an investigation of frill shape concluded that Torosaurus probably represented the mature form of Triceratops.
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* Zera is the first female Triceraton to ever appear in the franchise.
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** Another female Triceraton was meant to appear in [[Tales of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles|Tale of the TMNT]], vol 2 long before Zera came in, but the idea was put aside. Coincidentally, her name was [[Zura]], with an "U" instead of an "E".
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* Bebop wears turtle shells as shoulder pads in reference to his [[Bebop (1987 TV series)|original 1987 counterpart]].
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* Rocksteady wears a green helmet in reference to his original 1987 counterpart.
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* When they arrive at the future, Raph has his sai from present time, but the other Turtles still have the weapons they carved back in the past.
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* The transforming vehicle "Shellformer" created by Donatello is mostly a reference to the fandom-term for certain Transformers toys known for having alternate modes that are simply hollow shells with robot forms inside.
   
 
==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
 
[[Half-Shell Heroes: Blast to the Past/Gallery]]
 
[[Half-Shell Heroes: Blast to the Past/Gallery]]
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Half-Shell Heroes: Blast to the Past
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Season Code: {{{Season}}}
Episode: {{{Episode}}}
Original airdate November 22, 2015
Written by Brandon Auman
Supervising Producer Glen Murakami
Producers: MacGregor Middleton
Winnie Chaffee
Directed by Glen Murakami
Voice Direction Andrea Romano
Storyboard Artist: Miki Brewster
JJ Conway
Ben Jones
Ben Li
Samira Ongchua
Sarah Partington
Byron Penaranda
Sheldon Vella
Aeri Yoon
Jessica Zammit
Story Editor: Brandon Auman
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Half-Shell Heroes: Blast to the Past is an hour TMNT TV movie on Nickelodeon, which first aired on November 22, 2015.

SynopsisEdit

Told in the style of Playmates Toys' Half-Shell Heroes action figure line, the storyline finds the Ninja Turtles going back in time to the Cretaceous Period, where they encounter friendly dinosaurs from the past and dangerous aliens from the future who have a nefarious plan of their own. However, things get even more complicated when Triceratons, Bebop and Rocksteady show up!

CharactersEdit

PlotEdit

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NotesEdit

  • Unlike the 2012 animated TV series, Half-Shell Heroes is 2D and flash-animated.
  • Random House also put out a Blast to the Past book September 2015, while Playmates released new dino toys in the fall to coincide with the special.

TriviaEdit

  • There are a couple of references to the Donkey Kong franchise:
    • Upon finding the Turtles, Bebop says "it's on like Diddy Kong", a paraphrase of the popular saying "it's on like Donkey Kong". Diddy Kong is Donkey Kong's sidekick in the video game Donkey Kong Country.
    • While escaping from the Triceratons' prison, Bebop and Rocksteady avoid lasers and a rolling boulder. The scene is similar to the gameplay in the first video game in the series, complete with arcade background music.
  • Each of the Turtles dino-buddies were chosen based on Playmates Toys' classic "cave-turtles" collection. As matter of fact, the dinos present the same color scheme from their classic toy counterparts.
    • Oddly the classic collection cave-turtle Don wore saber-toothed tiger fur clothes and hat, and in the new Half-Shell Heroes toyline, Michelangelo is the one wearing it.
  • Despite the plot line stating the episode is set during the Jurassic period, it is actually set in the Cretaceous period, although some dinosaurs from the Jurassic (Stegosaurus, Brachiosaurus, and Compsognathus) appear as well.
  • Zera is based on a Torosaurus, which is distinguished from the contemporary Triceratops by an elongate frill with large openings, long squamosal bones of the frill with a trough on their upper surface, and the presence of five or more pairs of hornlets on the back of the frill.
    • A study of fossil bone histology combined with an investigation of frill shape concluded that Torosaurus probably represented the mature form of Triceratops.
  • Zera is the first female Triceraton to ever appear in the franchise.
    • Another female Triceraton was meant to appear in Tale of the TMNT, vol 2 long before Zera came in, but the idea was put aside. Coincidentally, her name was Zura, with an "U" instead of an "E".
  • Bebop wears turtle shells as shoulder pads in reference to his original 1987 counterpart.
  • Rocksteady wears a green helmet in reference to his original 1987 counterpart.
  • When they arrive at the future, Raph has his sai from present time, but the other Turtles still have the weapons they carved back in the past.
  • The transforming vehicle "Shellformer" created by Donatello is mostly a reference to the fandom-term for certain Transformers toys known for having alternate modes that are simply hollow shells with robot forms inside.

GalleryEdit

Half-Shell Heroes: Blast to the Past/Gallery

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