|Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1987) episode|
|Original airdate||October 22, 1994|
|Written by||David Wise|
"Enter: Krakus" is an episode the animated 1987 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles cartoon series.
Suddenly, they notice assorted military personnel loading it onto a truck and leaving the base. The Turtles need to know where it is going in order to prevent Titanus from getting his hands on it, so April elects to follow it while the Turtles opt to rid the streets of H.A.V.O.C. mutants. At H.A.V.O.C.'s base, Titanus has been told that the Flux Tramsformer has been moved, he expected that would happen. He says that the transformer puts out a energy field and that a company specializes in senor equipment has the right parts. April follows the truck until they load the transformer onto a train where she continues to stay with it. In the city, Amok, Overdrive, and Seizure searches for the company until they been confronted by the Turtles. That is until Krakus, a cop arrives and thinking that the Turtles are in league with Titanus, shakes them down for information. Leonardo picks up part of a missile shell that reads Meteoplex Police Debt. They had no idea where Metroplex is or an officer packs with sech weaponry.
Meanwhile, April continues to track the Flux Transformer onto a train, and then in the "middle of nowhere", it is air-lifted onto a helicopter, unable to follow it.
After April contacts them with the bad news, the TMNT decide to break into the Government Computer Center and access the files pertaining to the Flux Transmitter -- maybe they will learn where it has been taken. Unfortunately, they set off the alarms and before they can make good their escape, Krakus reappears and attempts to arrest them. The Turtles get the upper hand and force Krakus to explain to them who he is.
It turns out that Krakus is from the future in the year 2066 and he is pursuing Titanus who is also from the future. He explains that he is the most wanted criminal of that time where he almost took over the world with his mutant army. Genetic engineering was outlawed that all mutants were arrested on sight, but Titanus escaped into a time machine, so he can recreate his future here in the Turtles' present.
Suddenly, April arrives with her mini-cam and video tapes the battle between Krakus and the Turtles -- until Krakus, who is stunned to meet her, reveals that in the future she quite famous and saves his father's life when he is young boy 20 years from now, and if it wasn't for her, he would not be alive. After convincing Krakus that the Turtles are the good guys, Krakus apologizes and together they go after Titanus, with Krakus keeping a protective eye on April.
Back at H.A.V.O.C. Headquarters, Titanus learns the location of the Flux Transformer and sends a squad of mutants to retrieve it, but panics when he learns that Krakus is here in the present. So Titanus dispatches another squad of mutants to take care of the "TimeCop". At the Turtles lair they learn the Flux Transformer is located at a island on a river, they departed to get there. As April and Krakus in city, he was about to discuss how April became famous, but got attacked by Raptor. Before he can return fire, Overdrive came and seizes his blaster. Mystic levitated into the air uses his power to blast Krakus into the wall, destroying his armor. He has lasers stored in his helmet, but was grabbed by Raptor and got striked by Overdrive. April gets captured by the mutants, Krakus is determined to saved even he has take on the mutants bare handed, but sent below the streets by Mystic. The mutants proceed to take April hostage. The Turtles arrived at the area, but the only way to the bunker is by air. At that moment, Amok, Highbeam, Magma, and Seizure wear jetpacks and picked up the Turtles, then dropped them into the river. Once they gotten the Flux Transformer, the Turtles went over the falls, Michelangelo use the turtle line to save him and Raphael. While Leonardo grabs Donatello's bo before they fell.
They drove back to the city to find Krakus as April is unable to answer the Turtle Communicator. They found Krakus in the sewer trapped under debris. When they got him out he reports that the mutants have April, also his gear and time travel device got destroyed. They all stormed the H.A.V.O.C. headquarters, Titanus is gone. In his place he left a pre-recorded message outlining his plans for both the Flux Transformer and April is taken to steel mill.
With no weapons, no time machine and no way back home, Krakus has Donatello use Titanus' MUTATION GENERATOR to transform him into a giant mutant (he even notice a time duration dial) so that he can save April. She must live to save his father, so that he may be born. The Turtles will go after Titanus with the sensor he had gotten from the mutants to locate the Flux Transformer, while Krakus goes to the steel mill. At the steel mill, April is hung over a cauldron of molten steel by Amok, Highbeam, and Mystic. Krakus came in just in time rescue her. Amok charged, but simply toss aside, Highbeam's rays didn't work, not even molten steel won't affect Krakus's mutanted form. He counters with fire breath that cause the mutants to run. He got knocks the cauldron at the mutants and got April down. Krakus explained to her that he had to become a mutant in order to save her and his father.
At a old sports arena Titanus uses the Flux Transformer to make a time machine in order to bring his mutant horde from the future. The Turtles arrived, but Titanus already opened the time gate into the present. The Turtles are having difficulty to keep mutants from coming out of the gate. Krakus arrived kept the mutants at bay. Donatello leaps over Titanus and closes the gate. Krakus lifts Titanus to complete his mission, but suddenly turned back to normal before he could. Leonardo uses a forklift and shoves Titanus into the gate, where landed in prehistoric past where he'll never menace anyone again. Donatello said that he set the mutation to last for two hours, but didn't say so before because he never use the machine and wasn't sure if it worked. With the time machine Krakus can return to future. He thanked the Turtles and April for all that happen and let April know that she will find out how become famous in time, then enters the gate. Though the Turtles saved the city April remind them that H.A.V.O.C. mutants are still on the loose, but they ensure that the Ninja Turtles will be ready for them.
- Leonardo (Cam Clarke)
- Donatello (Barry Gordon)
- Raphael (Rob Paulsen)
- Michelangelo (Townsend Coleman)
- April O'Neil (Renae Jacobs)
- Krakus (Brian Cummings)
Home media releases
- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Season 8
- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Complete Classic Series Collection
- After Krakus apologizes for attacking the Turtles, Leonardo's katana vanishes from his hand when he tells Krakus to keep an eye out for Havoc mutants.
- When Titanus' mutants flip over the Turtle Van, the lettering on the front of the van is green instead of white.