Snakes Alive
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1987) episode
Season Code: 6
Episode: 14
Original airdate October 31, 1992
Written by David Wise
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 1992 Season
List of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles episodes


  1. "Rock Around the Block"
  2. "Krangenstein Lives"
  3. "Super Irma"
  4. "Adventures in Turtle-Sitting"
  5. "The Sword of Yurikawa"
  6. "Return of the Turtleoid"
  7. "Shreeka's Revenge"
  8. "Too Hot to Handle"
  9. "Nightmare in the Lair"
  10. "Phantom of the Sewers"
  11. "Donatello Trashes Slash"
  12. "Sleuth on the Loose"
  13. "Polly Wanna Pizza"
  14. "Leonardo is Missing"
  15. "Mr. Nice Guy"
  16. "Snakes Alive!"

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"Snakes Alive" is an episode of the 1987 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles cartoon series.

Plot Synopsis

Splinter decides to teach Leonardo the Viper Manuever, a combat move which there is no defense. However, Leonardo is unable to successfully perform it. Splinter explains that he is unable to perform the Viper until he has face his greatest fear and overcome it.

Meanwhile, 600 snakes have been stolen from the city zoo and the Turtles decide to investigate. During their investigation of a, the missing snakes capture three of the Turtles, but Leonardo is able to escape. Leonardo was unable to help his brothers because he admits he's afraid of snakes. Soon, it is revealed that the thefts were caused by Cobrato, a noted herpetologist who wants to raise the Earth's temperature to make it more habitable to the snakes. Now Leonardo must face his fears and rescue his brothers and stop Cobrato before his plans go into fruition.



  • Turtle Lair
  • Sporting Goods Store
  • Old Botanical Gardens
  • East River


Home media releases


  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Season 6
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Complete Classic Series Collection


  • Final appearance of Pinky McFingers and his goons.


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