Although the Ninja Turtles franchise is supposed to be a work of fiction, there have been occasions in which pop culture from the real world has been referenced.
- In the original arcade game, ads for Pizza Hut can be seen in various locations.
- In one episode of the original series, Rocksteady finds the remnants of a Studebaker in a junkyard.
- Invasion of the Turtle Snatchers is named after B-movie Invasion of the Body Snatchers.
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