Show: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Title: Of Rats and Men
Original Air Date: March 2, 2014
Links for the first six volumes below:
Amazon Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2012
iTunes Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Vol. 1 – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
iTunes Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Vol. 2 – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
iTunes Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Vol. 3 – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
iTunes Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Vol. 4 – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
iTunes Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Vol. 5 – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
iTunes Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Vol. 6 – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
* Leo: Master Splinter, this doesn’t seem fair.
Splinter: I assure you, it isn’t.
* Splinter: You may think you have the upper hand in this situation, but you do not.
* Splinter: The Rat King has returned.
* April: We believe in you sensei. We need you help and so do Casey.
* Splinter: It is time the Rat King is dethroned.
* Donnie: You guys get everyone to safety, we got this covered.
April: You always do.
Synopsis: April, Irma and Casey grabbed some pizza. Casey is not happy. As they leave a rat gets chased by a cat. Casey and April go off and Irma gets attacked by the rat. In the lair, Leo is apprehensive. Splinter puts on a blindfold and spars with Leo. Splinter wins, but during the fight the Rat King tries to take over Splinter. Training ends early. Mikey is eating a giant ice cream sandwich in Leo’s lab. April and Casey arrive. She has brought them the cat. The cat eats some of the ice cream that fell into the mutagen / ice cream combo. It turns the cat into living ice cream. Meanwhile, Splinter is meditating. While doing so he sees the eyes of Rat King. Mikey puts the kitty in the freezer to keep her from melting. Splinter comes in the kitchen for ice, but he flips out when Mikey doesn’t let him in and the Rat King takes over. Once he regains control he tells them the Rat King is back. Topside, the Rat King is unleashing giant rats on the city. The turtles ask Splinter to help but he refuses worried that the Rat King could force him to do things. The battle topside gets ugly. Rat King suddenly calls a retreat, creepily saying they have captured enough humans. Casey has been captured and put in a cell with Irma. The Rat King tells them all they will be joined with rats. The prepare to battle the Rat King. The turtles find the Rat King’s lair. Splinter arrives to help. The Rat King tries to take control of Splinter. Mikey launches ice cream kitty at him. The Rat King makes a run for it and Splinter gives chase. April is trying to free all the captive humans, while the tutlres battle the giant rats. Splinter winds up in a precarious position, but his determination to destroy the Rat King. Mikey gets cornered and ice cream comes to the rescue. Splinter and the Rat King face off. Splinter sends him to his end.