The classic 1987 animated series of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is returning triumphantly.
Fans of the iconic “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” franchise were in for a treat at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. During the Mutant Mayhem Hall H panel, the beloved 1987 Animated Series got some attention. The co-creator of the TMNT universe, Kevin Eastman, announced that Nickelodeon and Paramount had successfully secured the rights to broadcast the original cartoon series once again.
The first two seasons of the original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series will make their way to Paramount + on September 19th. This move allows both long-time fans and new viewers alike to relive the excitement of those early episodes. Since its release, it has captured the imaginations of millions. The classic animation style, witty banter, and the Turtles’ signature catchphrases are all set to return. This announcement makes this a momentous occasion for pop culture enthusiasts. If you cannot wait until then, grab a copy of the complete series here!
For those who grew up in the late ’80s and early ’90s, the 1987 Animated Series holds a special place in their hearts. It introduced the world to Leonardo, Michelangelo, Donatello, and Raphael as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. They are the crime-fighting, pizza-loving turtles battling the nefarious Shredder and his Foot Clan. The show’s unique blend of action, humor, and memorable characters contributed to its enduring popularity. It also influenced future iterations of the Turtles’ adventures.
The decision to bring back the 1987 Animated Series pays homage to the franchise’s roots. It bridges the gap between generations of fans. Parents who enjoyed the show during their childhood can now share the adventures of Leonardo and his brothers with their children, creating a unique bonding experience that spans decades. The return of the 1987 Animated Series is a testament to the enduring impact of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles franchise. With its return to the spotlight, a new wave of Turtlemania is set to sweep across screens, reminding us all why these heroes in a half shell captured our hearts in the first place.