Many Unhappy Returns
Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles episode
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Season Code: 057-058
Episode: 1
Original airdate November 23, 2019
Written by Ian Busch
Supervising Producer
Producers: Vladimir Radev
Directed by Kevin Molina-Ortiz
Sebastian Montes
Voice Direction Rob Paulsen
Supervising Director  Alan Wan
Storyboard Artist: Jake Castorena
Alicia Chan
Phil Jacobson
Kevin Molina-Ortiz
Samuel Montes
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"Many Unhappy Returns" is the first episode of the second season of Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and is the forty-seventh episode of the series overall. It first aired on November 23rd, 2019.


The TMNT must stop a persistent foe from shredding NYC, but problems arise when they split up to handle things.


Major Characters

Minor Characters


With the third part starting, Shredder had been brought back to life. Draxum realizes that the Foot used him and wondered why. The Lieutenant tells him that they need an alchemist to build him and give the Shredder life. And when Draxum wore the armor, his life essence was drained. The turtles are no match for Shredder as teh demon disappeared. Leo started to think they have to go head but Splinter can't take it easy that quickly. But Leo says that they have to go ahead, althoguth that annoys Raph because Leo thinks he's always serious.

The turtles find shredder at the Mueseum and the demon runs away. Splinters suggest that they have to talk to Big Mama. Raph Donnie and Mikey go after Shredder while Leo takes Splinter at the Nexus Hotel

At the Hotel, Splinter tells Leo that Big Mama was his ex. Back then during a movie production he meeds Big Mama and started to fall in love. One night when Splinter asks Big Mama to marry her, she kidnapped him to Battle Nexus forcing him to fight. They enouncted Big Mama who takes them to a ring like bracelet. Leo tells her tah Splinter will fight, much to Splinter's misery.

With Splinter inside the nexus was about to fight the monsters who was till annoyed to Leo, Big Mama says that she can alter thigns and took Leo's sword and dropped him int the Battle Nexus with Splinter. Leo took one of the mini teleporter coins and grabs his sword and helps his dad to fight the monsters.

They return to New York to meet the other Turtles who are worried but Leo says that they got this. Just in times Shredder appears and Leo was about to put eh collar on the Shredder, but Raph grabbed Leo's arm asking him that if he's sure he can put the collar on. Leo smiles and trusts him.

With their attacks down, Leo puts the collar on Shredder as the dark amor breaks. Big Mama vanuqished the Shredder. And because of all this, the turtles and April fell asleep after all fighting for three days. Splinter has a task to take them home and let them sleep after everything had happen. Splinter tells her that they won't able to see each other.

After they left, Big Mama can still change now that she have the Shredder to do her evil deeds as the episode ends.



  • This episode was first revealed on Lena Headey's Instagram.
  • The episode takes place directly after the events of "End Game".
  • Donnie breaks the fourth wall when he says "It’s one season later and I still have full battery."
    • Mikey also breaks the fourth wall by poking Donnie and Raph when they were in different cutaways.
  • Starting with this episode, Roger Craig Smith provides the voice of Draxum, rather than John Cena.
  • Splinter is revealed to have dated Big Mama back when he was human.




ve Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles episodes

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Episode 1
Mystic Mayhem
Episode 2A
Origami Tsunami
Episode 2B
Donnie's Gifts
Episode 3A
War and Pizza
5-0 6-0 7-0 10
Episode 3B
Episode 4A
Repo Mantis
Episode 4B
Down with the Sickness
Episode 5A
The Fast and the Furriest
9 11-0 8 16
Episode 5B
Mascot Melee
Episode 6A
Shell in a Cell
Episode 6B
Minotaur Maze
Episode 7
Bug Busters
15 14 13 12-0
Episode 8A
The Longest Fight
Episode 8B
Hypno! Part Deux!
Episode 9A
The Gumbus
Episode 9B
Mrs. Cuddles
17 18 20 19-0
Episode 10A
Stuck on You
Episode 10B
Al Be Back
Episode 11A
The Purple Jacket
Episode 11B
Pizza Pit
22 23 21 24
Episode 12A
Smart Lair
Episode 12B
Hot Soup: The Game
Episode 13
The Evil League of Mutants
Episode 14A
Late Fee
25 26 27 30
Episode 14B
Episode 15A
Mind Meld
Episode 15B
Nothing But Truffle
Episode 16
Shadow of Evil
28 29 32 31
Episode 17A
Portal Jacked!
Episode 17B
Warren & Hypno, Sitting in a Tree
Episode 18A
Operation: Normal
Episode 18B
Sparring Partner
33 34 35 36
Episode 19A
You Got Served
Episode 19B
How to Make Enemies and Bend People to Your Will
Episode 20A
Mystic Library
Episode 20B
The Purple Game
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Episode 21A
Man VS. Sewer
Episode 21B
The Mutant Menace
Episode 22A
Turtle-dega Nights: The Ballad of Rat Man
Episode 22B
The Ancient Art of Ninja Hide and Seek
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Episode 23A
One Man's Junk
Episode 23B
Snow Day
Episode 24A
Cloak and Swaggart
Episode 24B
Jupiter Jim Ahoy!
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Episode 25
Insane in the Mama Train
Episode 26
End Game

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Episode 1
Many Unhappy Returns
Episode 2A
Todd Scouts
Episode 2B
Goyles, Goyles, Goyles
Episode 3A
Flushed, but Never Forgotten
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Episode 3B
Lair Games
Episode 4A
Breaking Purple
Episode 4B
Repairin' the Baron
Episode 5A
Air Turtle
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Episode 5B
Pizza Puffs
Episode 6A
Sidekick Ahoy!
Episode 6B
The Hidden City Job
Episode 7A
Always Be Brownies
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Episode 7B
Mystery Meat
Episode 8A
Raph's Ride-Along
Episode 8B
Donnie vs. Witch Town
Episode 9A
Hidden City’s Most Wanted
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Episode 9B
Bad Hair Day
Episode 10A
Fists of Furry
Episode 10B
The Clothes Don't Make the Turtle
Episode 11
Battle Nexus: New York
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Episode 12A
E-Turtle Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Episode 12B
Shreddy or Not
Episode 13A
Anatawa Hitorijanai
Episode 13B

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