Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1987 TV series) (season 9)

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Season 9
Country of origin  United States
No. of episodes 8
Broadcast
Original channel CBS
Original run September 16, 1995 (1995-09-16) – November 4, 1995 (1995-11-04)
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List of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1987 TV series) episodes

The ninth season of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles aired in 1995. From this point onwards, Lord Dregg takes over as the main villain of the series. The Technodrome is not seen in this season. This is also the last season with David Wise's input.

Episodes[edit]

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Title Directed by Written by Original air date TV
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178 1 "The Unknown Ninja" Tony Love Mark Edens and Bob Forward September 16, 1995 S09E01

A mysterious young man, who has been tracking the Turtles' movements, wishes to train under Master Splinter's guidance. Meanwhile, the Turtles race to stop Lord Dregg's plans for global domination.

Villain: Lord Dregg

Note: First Appearances of Lord Dregg, HiTech and Carter.

Note: Final Appearance of the Turtle Blimp.
179 2 "Dregg of the Earth" Tony Love Mark Edens and David Wise September 23, 1995 S09E02

The Turtles try to stop Dregg's Techno Gang from stealing a Proton Accelerator, but due to Carter's interference, the aliens get away. Dregg needs the device to repair his Molecular Converter, but the Turtles need to expose Dregg's true intentions.

Villain: Lord Dregg
180 3 "The Wrath of Medusa" Tony Love David Wise September 30, 1995 S09E03

Dregg hires an alien bounty hunter named Medusa to help capture the Turtles. The Turtles must fight off this new threat. Meanwhile, Carter realises that he is more of a hindrance than a help.

Villain: Medusa
181 4 "The New Mutation" Tony Love David Wise October 7, 1995 S09E04

The Turtles set out to prove Dregg's true motives, after nearly getting arrested by military police at Hyper Dyne Labs. The Techno Gang steal a substance called X-Fire, a highly explosive fuel. The Turtles are also still coming to grips with their unstable mutations. Meanwhile, an alien slug, called a Slorr, hatches & begins terrorising the city.

Villain: Lord Dregg
182 5 "The Showdown" Tony Love David Wise October 14, 1995 S09E05

Using a Hypno Transmitter, Dregg is disrupting all the TV stations in the city with a hypnotic signal, which becomes permanent after 20 minutes. After the Turtles destroy his transmitter, Dregg decides to replicate the Turtles' mutagen in order to make his Techno Gang invincible.

Note: Master Splinter is not in this episode.

Villain: Lord Dregg
183 6 "Split-Second" Tony Love David Wise October 21, 1995 S09E06

A new foe appears in the form of the time-obsessed Chronos, who has thrown the city into chaos, due to all clocks malfunctioning. Can the Turtles, April & Carter stop him before it is too late?

Villain: Chronos
184 7 "Carter, the Enforcer" Tony Love David Wise October 28, 1995 S09E07

Dregg plans to build a Star Shield, a device that Dregg claims will protect Earth from hostile alien invaders. Meanwhile, the Turtles, with the help of April & her mini-cam, hope to expose Dregg for the fraud that he is. The Turtles also find out that Dregg has built an android replica of Carter.

Note: First Appearances of Landor and Merrick.

Villain: Lord Dregg
185 8 "Doomquest" Tony Love David Wise November 4, 1995 S09E08

An interdimensional being called Doomquest comes to Earth to try to get a powerful crystal from Lord Dregg. The turtles find that their unstable mutations are now starting to cause them to lose their intelligence whenever they mutate into their new forms. In the end, April is able to successfully expose Lord Dregg's true intentions to the world.

Note: Rob Paulsen voices Raphael for the last time.

Note: Final episode written by David Wise.

Villain: Doomquest

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