April and Donatello escape a confrontation with The Butcher and his men and head back to April's apartment. Donatello is convinced that the thing that Shredder wants is April's statue which coincidentally gets delivered to April's apartment shortly after they arrive. Donatello instructs April to meet him at the docks at midnight and gets into a chat with the Butcher while disguised in a TV set and has The Butcher explain the statue's history and why Shredder wants it. When The Butcher learns that he has been tricked, he and his boys try to exterminate Donatello who steals one of Shredder's guns and escapes.
At midnight Shredder arrives at the docks to meet The Butcher and his men and learns they do not have the Maltese Hamster. Donatello shows up with the statue and offers it to Shredder in exchange for the lives of the 3 Turtles & Splinter. He gives it to Shredder who orders The Butcher and his men to execute the Turtles & Splinter when April saves them by destroying the statue with Shredder's own laser weapon. The Shredder blames The Butcher and takes back his guns teleporting them to the Technodrome. The Shredder escapes while The Butcher & his guys are neutralized and left for the police.
- Like mobsters Big Louie, Pinky McFingers, and Don Turtelli, Tony was voiced by Peter Renaday
- In "The Big Cufflink Caper!, Tony "The Butcher" Vivaldi (or his double) appears as one of Big Louie's henchman but he has a different voice.
- Tony Vivaldi is presumably named after the famous Baroque composer Antonio Vivaldi.