Friday, September 27, 2013

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Ultimate Showdown Review and Giveaway! - CLOSED!

***This is a sponsored post,  I was given the product(s) mentioned in exchange for this review.  All opinions are my own!
Next week, Ocotber 1st to be exact, Nickelodeon will be releasing a brand new DVD for all Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles fans, entitled: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Ultimate Showdown!  Sam and my nephews are BIG TMNT fans!  He was so excited to receive this DVD to review.  He was home sick yesterday and watched this DVD a few times while he was laying in bed.  (Poor little guy)  He loves to pretend he's a Ninja Turtle!  He of course has nunchucks, swords and other ninja weapons like the Turtles.  This 2-DVD set contains 12 great episodes!  They have epic battles with the Kraang, Baxter Stockman, and The Shredder!  I sat down and watched a few episodes with Sam, including "Parasitica" where Michelangelo must fight his brothers in order to save them when the fall under the spell of a parasitic wasp.  Mikey is Bella's favorite turtle, so she really liked seeing him save the day!  I really enjoy this new TMNT program with my kids.  It really takes me back to my childhood when the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles were SO COOL!  Nickelodeon has done a really great job with this new program.  I love how the brothers still have the same personalities!  If you have a TMNT fan in your life, you'll want to run out and pick up Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Ultimate Showdown as soon as it hits store shelves on October 1st!

DVD Synopsis:

Prepare for nonstop ninja action as Nickelodeon’s CGI-animated hit series returns with their third DVD, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Ultimate Showdown.  The Turtles face off against new enemies and old in this all-new two-disc set featuring the final twelve episodes of the first season!  Don’t miss the Rat King, Cockroach, Baxter Stockman and more – all leading up to the ultimate showdown against the Kraang and the Shredder himself in a 2-part finale you won’t want to miss!  And for a limited time only, get an exclusive FREE LEGO comic book inside the DVD. Created by Nickelodeon Home Entertainment, and distributed by Paramount Home Media Distribution, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Ultimate Showdown is available on DVD on October 1, 2013, for the suggested retail price of $19.99.

The series stars Jason Biggs (American Pie) as “Leonardo,” Sean Astin (Lord of the Rings) as “Raphael,” Rob Paulsen (Planet Sheen) as “Donatello” and Greg Cipes (Teen Titans) as “Michelangelo.” Additional cast members rounding out this iconic hit franchise include Mae Whitman (Parenthood) as “April O’Neil,” Hoon Lee (Royal Pains) as “Master Splinter” and Kevin Michael Richardson (Penguins of Madagascar) as “Shredder.”

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Ultimate Showdown Episode Synopses:

Disc One
I, Monster
The Turtles must face off against a new enemy, The Rat King, who threatens not only to take control of the city, but Splinter’s mind as well.

The Alien Agenda
The Turtles get their first taste of high school when April’s school project draws Kraang attention.

The Pulverizer
The Turtles meet their first fanboy when a teenage wannabe hero decides to fight crime and dress up as “The Pulverizer.”

While breaking into the hostile environment of TCRI headquarters, the Turtles discover the true intent of the Kraang and resolve to stop the alien invasion once and for all.

Cockroach Terminator
As the Turtles try to foil a Kraang invasion plot, they are hunted by a giant, indestructible cockroach.

Baxter’s Gambit
Fed up with being humiliated by Fishface and Dogpound and defeated by the Turtles, Baxter Stockman seeks revenge by luring both parties into a deadly labyrinth.

Disc Two
Enemy of My Enemy
After witnessing the Kraang in action, Karai realizes the seriousness of the alien threat and approaches the Turtles to propose an alliance.

Karai’s Vendetta
While the Turtles are infiltrating an undersea Kraang base, the Foot Clan attempts to capture April, forcing her to fend for herself in a battle of wits against Karai.

The Pulverizer Returns!
When Shredder schemes to create a fearsome army of mutants, the Turtles have no choice but to rely on the help of the newest recruit to the Foot Clan: The Pulverizer!

After Leonardo, Raphael, and Donatello fall under the control of a parasitic Wasp, Michelangelo must fight his brothers to save them.

Operation: Break Out
Donatello breaks into a secret Kraang detention center in order to rescue Kirby O’Neil.  But when he discovers they are trapped inside with a deadly mutant prisoner, he realizes that breaking in was the easy part.

Showdown – Part 1 & Part 2
As the Turtles make a desperate assault on TCRI to shut down an alien portal, they find themselves engaging in the most difficult battle yet.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Ultimate Showdown Fast Facts:
Street Date: October 1, 2013
DVD SRP: $19.99                                     
Catalogue: 804564
Running Time: Approximately 312 Minutes
Audio: English 5.1 Surround
Special Features:
• Disc One
• The Mutation of a Scene
• “The Pulverizer”
• “TCRI”
• “Cockroach Terminator”
• “Baxter’s Gambit”
• Disc Two
• Animated Comic Books
• Tales from the Turtle Lair, Part Three
• Tales from the Turtle Lair, Part Four
• Tales from the Turtle Lair, Part Five
• Tales from the Turtle Lair, Part Six

Nickelodeon’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles premiered on Sept. 29 to 3.9 million viewers and has since grown in its audience double-digits.  Funnier and with more ninjutsu than ever before, the show explores the companionship of four teenage brothers learning to rely on themselves and one another as they unravel the mystery of their existence and grow to become the heroes in a half-shell that they are destined to be. The premiere episode was executive produced by Ciro Nieli, Joshua Sternin & J.R. Ventimilia and Peter Hastings.


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Melissa B. said...

Michelangelo is my husband's favorite turtle.

Catherine R said...

DS likes Leonardo. Thanks for the chance.

renee walters said...

Michelangelo is my sons favorite turtle. Thanks so much for the fantastic giveaway!
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momo said...

Our favorite Turtle is; Raphael,

Daniel M said...

raphael is our fav - regnod(at)yahoo(d0t)com

Ashley turicik said...

We love Raphael

Kris said...

we love michelangelo

Austin Baroudi said...

We like Michelangelo.

Heather R said...

We like Michelangelo

Michelle said...

Rafael is my son's favorite. Thanks for the chance to win!
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Bonnye said...


Birdie Skolfield said...

Michelangelo is our sons fav

Tammy S said...

My daughter loves Donatello.