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 YOU'RE NOT ON 
 NICKTOONS 
 ANYMORE! 

Some TMNT stuff really isn't for little kids.

Threads is a backup story published in Tales of the TMNT volume 2 issue 50: World's Deadliest.


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A narration begins with a lesson in the history of the Greeks and their views on fate as a gang carrying machine-guns ascends a staircase. Kicking open the door to an apartment, they open fire on the occupants. Amidst the mayhem, a tank containing a baby alligator breaks open, spilling the little guy to the floor. The alligator gets underfoot, causing the gangsters to trip and all kill each other in a hail of gunfire.

The little alligator gets out of the apartment and then falls off the fire escape onto an old mattress in the alley below. A chained dog spots the baby gator and sends it running into a street and the chaos of the stopping cars sends the gator tumbling down a storm drain, into the sewers.

The gator swims to a ledge and sniffs at the remains of something with bones in it, only to be attacked by a hungry cat. The feline swats the gator around until the little guy escapes through a narrow pipe.

Coming out the other side, the gator is ambushed by a rat. The two tussle and go spiraling into the water. Finally having endured enough, the gator defends itself and kills the rat. It swims around for a while until it is discovered by a pair of TCRI employees (Utroms in disguise). As Doctor Xeinos plucks up the little gator and decides to keep him, the other worker sighs at the doctors affinity for “pets”.

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