Part 2 of our Our Did you know? series, featuring the most famous turtle brothers, is here. To celebrate the theatrical release of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem, check out some interesting facts about the cartoon series👇
- There was nearly a 5th ninja turtle: Kirby! The turtle was going to be named after the famous Marvel Comics writer and artist, Jack Kirby.
- Chuck Lorre and his co-writer Dennis Brown contributed to writing the theme song of the original Turtles cartoon series.
- When the cartoon first aired, as a result, more children wanted turtles as pets.
- In the live-action adaptations of the cartoon, it took three people to play one turtle. There were two puppeteers and one person inside the turtle suit.
- Michael Bay’s turtles were based on celebrities. For examples Leonardo has Russell Crowe’s eyes and Nelson Mandela’s lips. Can you spot the resemblance?
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