|Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2003) episode|
|Season Code:||S05E06 (Lost Season)|
|Written by||Roland Gonzalez|
|Supervising Producer||Lloyd Goldfine|
|Frederick U. Fierst|
|Supervising Director||Roy Burdine|
|Story Editor:||Lloyd Goldfine|
"Nightmares Recycled" is the sixth episode of the "Lost Season" of the animated series Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
This episode was never completed. The script was finished and some animation had begun when 4Kids pulled the plug because it was deemed too controversial and violent for a children's program (apparently Hun and the Garbageman were conjoined twins that were surgically separated at birth by a back-alley surgeon with the Garbageman being discarded as 'garbage'). Apparently, that was just too much for Fox to allow. Since there was no chance of it airing, it was shelved in the early stages of production.
Major Characters Edit
- Donatello (Sam Regal)
- Leonardo (Michael Sinterniklaas)
- Michelangelo (Wayne Grayson)
- Raphael (John Campbell)
- Splinter (Darren Dunstan)
- Ancient One (David Chen)
- Ninja Tribunal/5 Dragons
- Oroku Saki/Tengu Shredder (Scottie Ray)
- "Shredder" Tengu (Marc Thompson)
- Foot Mystics
Voice-over introduction Edit
Unknown, the episode never aired.
Plot Synopsis Edit
Raphael, Donatello, Casey Jones, and April O'Neil’s evening salvage operation lands them a one-way ticket to Recycle World – the Garbageman’s deadly realm of refuse! As if fighting for their lives in a world of lethal compactors and shredders wasn’t bad enough, they’ve got to do it all with Hun – who’s not thrilled to reveal that he and Garbageman have something in common – DNA!
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- Although the episode was not completed, the script was kept and small bits of it were criticized by one of TMNT's creators, Peter Laird, and released on his blog.