Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1987 TV series, season 9)
|Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of episodes||8|
|Original network||CBS (Kidz (Action Zone))|
|Original release||September 16 –|
November 4, 1995
The ninth season of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles aired in 1995. With the turtles' usual enemies Shredder and Krang stuck in Dimension X with no way out following the destruction of the Technodrome, a new villain, Lord Dregg takes their place 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.
- All eight ninth-season episodes were directed by Tony Love.
|Title||Written by||Original air date||TV|
|178||1||"The Unknown Ninja"||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. The turtles' mutations prove to have become unstable.
Villain: Lord Dregg
Note: First Appearances of Lord Dregg, HiTech and Carter.
Note: Final Appearance of the Turtle Blimp.Note: April O'Neil now works as a freelance reporter for unspecified reasons.
|179||2||"Dregg of the Earth"||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"||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"||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"||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 and Jet McCabe
|183||6||"Split-Second"||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 O'Neil & Carter stop him before it is too late?Villain: Chronos
|184||7||"Carter, the Enforcer"||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"||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: Final episode written by David Wise.Villain: Doomquest
- Mark Pellegrini (7 January 2016). "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1987) Season 9 Review". Adventures in Poor Taste. Retrieved 17 January 2016.
- "Master Splinter" (6 March 2012). "1995 Original Fred Wolf Series – Episode 179 (The Unknown Ninja)". Mutant Ooze. Retrieved 14 December 2015.