The S wrote: I don't understand what you're getting at. Splinter was in for 4 seasons, and the article I linked specifically said we're not getting Flaming Carrot in this series.
What I mean is that they couldn't bother with keeping Splinter in the series but they were even thinking about bringing in a...dang...carrot?! Who the heck is this...carrot...man that's a weird sentence...? (Genuinely curious a little since I've never heard of him (im guessing its a him). And a lot of people were "really" wanting "Flaming Carrot".)