Cartoons, Comics, Toys

Ninja Turtles and Dinosaurs Are Friends in New TV Special and Toy Wave

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Turtles! Ninja Turtles!
They’re the modern stone-age TMNT
From the! Sewers of New York!
And the party dude is named Mikey

Let’s cash…in on that Jurassic World
With these…dino-toys that just unfurled!
When you’re! Watching these guys!
Have a Michael Bay-free fun time…a swords-no-guns time…a hero half-shell time!

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On Sunday, November 22, an all-new TV special, titled Half-Shell Heroes: Blast to the Past, will air on Nickelodeon. The one-hour special takes the Half-Shell Heroes back in time to a prehistoric era for a wild adventure. The Turtles and their pizza-loving prehistoric pets must stop a sinister alien dino race from changing the Earth’s future forever.

To coincide with the new TV special, Playmates Toys, the company behind the popular Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles toy line, is introducing a collection of dino-themed toys. Kids will now be able to re-create adventures seen in the TV special or they can let their imaginations run wild to create their own adventures with the Turtles and their new dinosaur friends!

Kids? Imagination? These are concepts toy companies still think about?

And is Mikey wearing a cat on his head, or just cosplaying as Donald Trump?

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Also: I think this is how “Toy Story That Time Forgot” begins.

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Luke Y. Thompson has been writing professionally about movies and pop-culture since 1999, and has also been an actor in some extremely cheap culty and horror movies you will probably never hear much about (he is nonetheless mostly proud of them, as he met his wife on one). As editor of The Robot's Voice since 2012, he can take the blame for the majority of the site's content, all of which he creates because he loves you very, very much. (Although he loves nachos more. Sorry.) Prior to TRV, Luke wrote for publications that include the New Times LA, Los Angeles CityBeat, E! Online, OC Weekly, Geekweek, GeekChicDaily, The L.A. Times, The Village Voice, LA Weekly, and Nerdist