Earth is a rocky planet orbiting the Sun, and the third planet in order from that star. The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles were born on Earth and usually dwell there. Some of the most important countries on the Earth in the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles stories are the United States of America and Japan. The dominating inhabitant species on Earth are humans.
Appearance and depiction
In most incarnation of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, villains (mostly Shredder and or Krang or the Kraang) are always trying to take over the Earth or at least parts of it, resulting in the turtles' feeling it's up to their duty to stop them.
1987 TV series
In the first 5 episodes, Shredder tried to conquer Earth with his army of Foot Soldiers and his mobile fortress the Technodrome. In the last of the five episodes the Turtles trap the Technodrome in Dimension X, along with Shredder, Krang, the Foot Clan and Bebop and Rocksteady inside. Since then Shredder, with Krang's help, tried in many episodes to get his Foot Soldiers and the Technodrome out of Dimension X to finally conquer Earth, but the Turtles always foils their plans. In many episodes, Shredder tried to conquer Earth by other ways, but these plans are also foiled by the Turtles.
During the last two seasons, when Shredder and Krang were trapped in Dimension X for good, extraterrestrial warlord Lord Dregg tried to conquer Earth by manipulating the people, letting them believe that he is an hero who came to save them. The Turtles unmasked him and trapped him in Dimension X.
However, Shredder, Krang and Dregg were not the only ones, many villains tried to conquer Earth or parts of it, but luckily the Turtles always stops them at the end.
2003 TV series
Ch'rell, the Utrom Shredder, who is known as the most dangerous creature in the galaxy, also tried to conquer Earth, but at the end the Turtles always defeated him.