1. All the Turtles originally had red masks.
2. The original comic was intended as a parody.
3. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles was renamed in the UK
4. In some comics Raphael dressed like a traditional ninja (sort of)
5. April O’Neil was a living drawing
6. In the mid-90s Donatello became a cyborg and Raphael became the Shredder
7. The animated series that began in 1987 actually ran for 10 seasons
8. There was a female, fifth turtle: Venus De Milo
9. Turtles crossed over with Power Rangers
10. Shredder was voiced by Uncle Phil
11. The original cartoon crossed over with another comic entirely
12. The first Turtles figures were made of lead
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