AZdeadhead wrote:>> Still better than sparkley vampires.
Everything is better than sparkly vampires. They are an affront to all that is unholy.
To those of us who enjoyed the original comic books, the cartoon turtles are sparklevamps. Compared to what they did to the original turtles, pretty-boy vampires are trivial.
Let me break it down for you:
First, no surfer slang. No pizza. The turtles were deadly serious 90% of the time.
Bloodshed, and lots of it. The Foot clan were all very much human, not robots.
The Shredder was a competant, deadly hero.
'Krang' was the Umtrons, a race of total pacifists.
Splinter was a rat turned human, not human turned rat.
April O'Neil was the african-american owner of a junk store, not a perky redheaded roving reporter.
Baxter Stockman was a very serious, competant scientist, not a goofy loon. Oh, and he was also african-american. Yes, they got rid of the black folk...
I was VERY disappointed in the cartoon when it came out.