TV Series | TV-Y7 | | Animation, Action, Adventure
Fred Wolf Films, the animation company, that Turtles' co-creators Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird worked with, hired by Playmates, a work-for-hire animation studio, sued Eastman and Laird for half the royalties that they'd made in the entire history of the property. Fred Wolf Films claimed that they created everything about the Turtles that made them such a big phenomenon. Fred Wolf's deposition had claims such as he put the Turtles in the sewer and he put April O'Neil in a jumpsuit (both of which come from issues #1 and #2 of the original comics respectively).
And then... it hit me!
The turtles are often referred to in the series as amphibians even though they are reptiles.
In 1991, CBS aired the show during their Saturday Morning line-up, with all new episodes and a new opening was added too. Along with the package came 'Turtle Tips', a portion of the show that gave useful information.
Some of Hollywood's biggest actresses have played Charlie's Angels on the big and small screen - and many more almost landed the parts. Who else almost starred over the years?