Episode 087 – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1989)

Episode 087 – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1989)

Episode 087 – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1989)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are embracing the best aspects of turtle power! From 1989, we’re playing Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles by Konami (Ultra) for the NES.

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  • 0:00 – Intro, which features the hypnotic 15-second loop from the first stage.
  • 39:50 – Emails!
  • 53:30 – It’s time to… Ask the Sweet Boys.
  • 1:01:00 – A snifferoo, as well as an outtake!


– According to Price Charting, TMNT is pretty affordable by itself, just $7 for the loose cart. It’s $29 for the box and manual as well.

– Wikipedia has a good entry on the Konami vs. Ultra distinctions.

– Hardcore Gaming explains why TMNT is so “weird” versus other Turtles media.

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