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The Best Episodes of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Every episode of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles!

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are back in an all-new animated series on Nickelodeon! Surfacing topside for the first time on their fifteenth birthday, the titular turtles, Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raphael and Donatello, find that life out of the sewers isn't exactly what they thought it would be. Now the turtles must work together as a team to take on new enemies that arise to take over New York City.

Genres:Action & AdventureKidsAnimationSci-Fi & FantasyComedy
Network:Nickelodeon

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The best episode of "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" is "Owari", rated 9.5/10 from 238 user votes. It was directed by Rie Koga and written by Brandon Auman. "Owari" aired on 2/26/2017 and is rated 0.1 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Annihilation: Earth! (2)".

  • Owari
    9.5/10 238 votes

    #1 - Owari

    Season 4 Episode 26 - Aired 2017-02-26

    With the demise of their beloved father and Karai incapacitated, the Turtles, April, and Casey, infiltrate Super Shredder's new lair to put an end to Oroku Saki once and for all, no matter what it takes.

    Director: Rie Koga

    Writer: Brandon Auman

  • Annihilation: Earth! (2)
    9.4/10 272 votes

    #2 - Annihilation: Earth! (2)

    Season 3 Episode 26 - Aired 2015-09-27

    When the turtles get word of the Kraang's return, they realize there is an even bigger threat coming to Earth.

    Director: Alan Wan, Sebastian Montes

    Writer: Brandon Auman

  • Requiem
    9.4/10 213 votes

    #3 - Requiem

    Season 4 Episode 25 - Aired 2017-02-19

    No description available

    Director: Alan Wan

    Writer: Brandon Auman

  • The Invasion (2)
    9.3/10 277 votes

    #4 - The Invasion (2)

    Season 2 Episode 26 - Aired 2014-09-26

    Leo and Donnie disagree about their plan to stop the Kraang invasion; Donnie must step up as the leader of the bunch when Leo makes a mistake and is separated from the team.

    Director: Alan Wan, Michael Chang

    Writer: Brandon Auman, John Shirley

  • The Manhattan Project (2)
    9.2/10 227 votes

    #5 - The Manhattan Project (2)

    Season 2 Episode 14 - Aired 2014-03-14

    Leonardo considers asking Splinter for help while facing Shredder's new assassin; Donnie must put aside his rivalry with Casey in order to uncover a Kraang plot.

    Director: Alan Wan, Michael Chang

    Writer: Brandon Auman, John Shirley

  • Tale of the Yokai
    9.2/10 219 votes

    #6 - Tale of the Yokai

    Season 3 Episode 20 - Aired 2015-08-09

    When the Turtles are accidentally transported to the past, they happen to cross paths with a familiar ninja clan.

    Director: Sebastian Montes

    Writer: Brandon Auman

  • Annihilation: Earth! (1)
    9.2/10 204 votes

    #7 - Annihilation: Earth! (1)

    Season 3 Episode 25 - Aired 2015-09-27

    When the turtles get word of the Kraang's return, they realize there is an even bigger threat coming to Earth.

    Director: Alan Wan, Sebastian Montes

    Writer: Brandon Auman

  • Showdown (2)
    9.1/10 259 votes

    #8 - Showdown (2)

    Season 1 Episode 26 - Aired 2013-08-08

    With the world at stake, the only thing of importance is that the Turtles complete their mission. No matter what ...

    Director: Alan Wan

    Writer: Joshua Sternin, Jennifer Ventimilia

  • The Manhattan Project (1)
    9.1/10 221 votes

    #9 - The Manhattan Project (1)

    Season 2 Episode 13 - Aired 2014-03-14

    Leonardo considers asking Splinter for help while facing Shredder's new assassin; Donnie must put aside his rivalry with Casey in order to uncover a Kraang plot.

    Director: Alan Wan, Michael Chang

    Writer: Brandon Auman, John Shirley

  • The Super Shredder
    9.1/10 175 votes

    #10 - The Super Shredder

    Season 4 Episode 20 - Aired 2016-11-06

    For the first time, the Turtles encounter something they cannot defeat – the Super Shredder!

    Director: Rie Koga

    Writer: Brandon Auman

  • Trans-Dimensional Turtles
    9.0/10 219 votes

    #11 - Trans-Dimensional Turtles

    Season 4 Episode 10 - Aired 2016-03-27

    The Turtles are transported to another dimension where they meet their 1980s counterparts and work together to battle Krang.

    Director: Alan Wan

    Writer: Brandon Auman

  • Showdown (1)
    8.9/10 246 votes

    #12 - Showdown (1)

    Season 1 Episode 25 - Aired 2013-08-08

    The turtles engage in a difficult battle, as they make a desperate assault on TCRI to shut down the Kraang portal.

    Director: Sebastian Montes, Juan Jose Meza-Leon

    Writer: Joshua Sternin, Jennifer Ventimilia

  • Earth's Last Stand
    8.9/10 160 votes

    #13 - Earth's Last Stand

    Season 4 Episode 14 - Aired 2016-04-24

    No description available

    Director: Michael Chang, Ben Jones

    Writer: Brandon Auman

  • Lone Rat and Cubs
    8.9/10 143 votes

    #14 - Lone Rat and Cubs

    Season 5 Episode 10 - Aired 2017-08-13

    No description available

    Director: Alan Wan

    Writer: Kevin Eastman

  • The Wrath of Tiger Claw
    8.8/10 194 votes

    #15 - The Wrath of Tiger Claw

    Season 2 Episode 19 - Aired 2014-06-08

    When Tiger Claw returns, he vows to hunt and destroy the turtles, as well as April and Casey. Meanwhile, Karai finds out the truth about her mother and real father, forcing her to make a life changing decision.

    Director: Michael Chang

    Writer: Christopher L. Yost

  • Vengeance is Mine
    8.8/10 201 votes

    #16 - Vengeance is Mine

    Season 2 Episode 22 - Aired 2014-06-29

    Leo stages a rescue for Karai against Splinter's wishes. While the mission is a success, Karai's knowledge of the truth makes her rush out to take her revenge on Shredder for killing her mother and lying to her for so long, leading to an unexpected turn of events.

    Director: Sebastian Montes

    Writer: Peter Di Cicco

  • The Invasion (1)
    8.8/10 210 votes

    #17 - The Invasion (1)

    Season 2 Episode 25 - Aired 2014-09-26

    Leo and Donnie disagree about their plan to stop the Kraang invasion; Donnie must step up as the leader of the bunch when Leo makes a mistake and is separated from the team.

    Director: Alan Wan, Michael Chang

    Writer: Brandon Auman, John Shirley

  • The Gauntlet
    8.7/10 301 votes

    #18 - The Gauntlet

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2012-11-17

    After April receives a warning from her imprisoned father, she and the Turtles embark on a mission to save him and stop The Kraang from detonating a mutagen bomb in the city.

    Director: Juan Jose Meza-Leon

    Writer: Joshua Sternin, Jennifer Ventimilia

  • Darkest Plight
    8.6/10 135 votes

    #19 - Darkest Plight

    Season 4 Episode 21 - Aired 2016-11-13

    The Turtle team hunts for their Sensei, but soon realizes they are being hunted as well.

    Director: Sebastian Montes

    Writer: Randolph Heard

  • The Legend of the Kuro Kabuto
    8.5/10 176 votes

    #20 - The Legend of the Kuro Kabuto

    Season 2 Episode 20 - Aired 2014-06-15

    Leo tries to convince the team to rescue Karai; a master thief steals Shredder’s helmet.

    Director: Alan Wan

    Writer: Doug Langdale

  • Into Dimension X!
    8.5/10 176 votes

    #21 - Into Dimension X!

    Season 2 Episode 24 - Aired 2014-09-19

    When the Turtles go to the bizarre realm of Dimension X, Mikey is the only one who can figure the place out.

    Director: Sebastian Montes

    Writer: Doug Langdale

  • Vision Quest
    8.5/10 193 votes

    #22 - Vision Quest

    Season 3 Episode 8 - Aired 2015-01-18

    Leo takes the Turtles to train in the woods in an advanced ninja ritual; the Turtles must overcome their weaknesses and face their enemies to become a true ninja.

    Director: Sebastian Montes

    Writer: Todd Casey

  • Serpent Hunt
    8.5/10 171 votes

    #23 - Serpent Hunt

    Season 3 Episode 10 - Aired 2015-02-01

    As the Turtles search for Karai, they are forced to deal with a city filled with Kraangdroids as well as Zeck and Steranko.

    Director: Michael Chang

    Writer: Randolph Heard

  • The Deadly Venom
    8.5/10 165 votes

    #24 - The Deadly Venom

    Season 3 Episode 18 - Aired 2015-05-17

    When Karai is brainwashed, she begins hunting the Turtles.

    Director: Alan Wan

    Writer: Eugene Son

  • Enemy of My Enemy
    8.4/10 233 votes

    #25 - Enemy of My Enemy

    Season 1 Episode 20 - Aired 2013-04-12

    After witnessing the Kraang in action, Karai realizes the seriousness of the alien threat and proposes an alliance with the Turtles....unless the Shredder finds out.

    Director: Michael Chang

    Writer: Kenny Byerly