Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1987)

Leatherhead: Terror of the Swamp

Season 3, Ep 30, Aired 11/29/89
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  • Episode Description
  • While Raphael is reliving the past, via the Turtles' photo album, their Frog friends in the Florida Swamps (Napolean Bonafrog, Genghis Frog, Atilla and Rasputin) are being terrorized by a mutant alligator known as Leatherhead, who makes them his slaves. They decide to call the Turtles for help. Meanwhile, Krang's scanner picks up Leatherhead's activities and he sends Shredder, Rocksteady and Bebop to the same Florida Swamp to retrieve the mutant alligator and use him to help defeat the Turtles.But no sooner do the Turtles and April arrive when they are captured by Leatherhead. The Frogs turn the tables and help the Turtles capture Leatherhead.Shredder and company arrive in the Florida Swamp and stumble upon the Turtles and April, the Frogs and Leatherhead. They decide to track them for awhile before charging in and attacking. Sure enough he finds his golden opppportunity when he rescues Leatherhead from the quicksand that the Turtles, the Frogs, and Leatherhead have fallen into.moreless

  • Cast & Crew
  • Michael Reaves

  • Pat Fraley

    Baby Shredder

  • Cam Clarke

    Leonardo/Rocksteady

  • Jennifer Darling

    Irma

  • Peter Renaday

    Splinter (Hamato Yoshi)

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  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (2)

    • April: I never thought it would end like this: hanging in a net, captured by a mutant alligator! Raphael: Yeah, life sure takes funny twists, doesn't it?

    • Michaelangelo: Shred-head and Leatherhead joining forces? Shredder: And, why not? Two heads are better than one! (Shredder transforms into a child) Baby Shredder: Krang! Help! I need to grow up! Krang: (Chuckles) I've been trying to tell you that for years!

    Notes (4)

    • This is the first time that Shredder's voice is done by someone else.

    • Episode included on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Volume 5 DVD.

    • This marks the first time in the series where someone becomes a little kid, in this case, the Shredder. It happens to Mike and Leo in "Back to the Egg," Raph, Don, and Leo(again) in "Adventures in Turtle-Sitting," and Bebop and Rocksteady(sort of) in "The Irish Jig is Up."

    • Greg Berg voiced Bebop and Donatello, and Jim Cummings did the voices of Shredder and Leatherhead.

    Trivia (3)

    • April's age is finally revealed in this episode.

    • First appearence of Leatherhead.

    • Episode included on the VHS 'Bad Guys' series titled, Turtles vs. Leatherhead.

    Allusions (2)

    • Ghengis: Who ya gonna call? Gatorbusters? This is a reference to the Ghostbuster theme song.

    • Leatherhead: Ah guarantee! This is the catchphrase of the famous Cajun chef, Paul Prudhomme.

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