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Monday, March 19, 2007

They're back! TMNT


Leonardo, Raphael, Michelangelo, and Donatello

Those pizza eating, heroes in a half shell, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

I remember round one of their popularity. My son Bryan is 21. When he was little, ever kid was so obsessed by these adorable ninjas, they were impossible to find.

No problamo, my darling little blond haired, blue W-I-D-E eyed son decided not to bother asking Mom and Dad for them, Santa would bring them. YIKES!

He wanted Leo, Ralph, Mic, Don, Shredder, Splinter, April, etc., all of them were a must to be able to properly reenact the stories from the movie and TV shows. So I made friends with the stock people, night shift, and dock hands at my local 24 hour Meijer store. I remember it took about 2 weeks of going there at 3AM every night before I got all of them. Santa pulled it off! I still have every pizza loving one, with all their frickin million little pieces stashed safely away.

The new TMNT movie comes out this Friday. I plan on seeing it, maybe Bryan will go with me. !!! COWABUNGA !!!

4 comments:

Oh, The Joys said...

Cowabunga, indeed!

Gnightgirl said...

My son is also 21, also Brian (with an i), and also loved the TMNT; I still have his rocking horse, covered with ninja turle band-aids that he stuck on. I'll go to the movies with you, if Bryan declines your invite!

Nancy said...

Thanks gng! I actually enjoyed playing TMNT with Bryan. =)

Michael said...

What a blast from the past...I didn't even know there was a new movie coming out. Now they just need to bring back MASK (kinda like Transformers) and I'd be in heaven!