Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze

Corrected entry: In the end after the Ninjas destroy the bad guy, they fall in some kind of pool. When they come up we can see that they are practically dry.

Correction: They're turtles, their skin does not absorb water like ours does. 'Practically dry" is not completely dry, so there's no mistake here.

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Correction: I agree with the correction, and the bandannas have a 'wet' look, too.

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Corrected entry: It doesn't seem likely the turtles would stick around the club after their fight with Super Shredder to get their picture taken.

Rob245

Correction: This is not a movie mistake. Nothing about them sticking around longer than they should constitutes a mistake.

TedStixon
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Corrected entry: When Super Shredder emerges the turtles say he drank the last of the ooze. Impossible as he was blasted through the air, landing in the water. It would've broken, he might've dropped it too, either of those, and he'd have to pull off his helmet's mouth part.

Rob245

Correction: Nothing about this is a mistake. You're speculating and using too much conjecture for this to be considered a mistake. Suggesting that "it would've broken" or "he might have dropped it" are not mistakes. That's you guessing. And him having to briefly remove his mask to drink it is not a mistake. He could have easily pulled it off then put it back on, or simply poured it through the grating on his mask.

TedStixon
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Corrected entry: During the fight sequence between the Turtles and the foot soldiers in the TGRI lab, Michaelangelo has the Ooze when two foot soldiers somersault into view to surround our groovy hero. Watch the foot soldier flipping into the shot in the background. You can see the crash pad he's landing on to help protect the actor. (00:26:25)

Correction: Watched that part several times over, even in slow mo to find it. I never saw any evidence of a crash pad.

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Corrected entry: Given that the Foot were watching Professor Perry carefully it's highly impossible he could've changed the mutagen up to ensure low intelligence for Tokka and Rahzar without them noticing.

Rob245

Correction: How so? Even if they were watching every move he made with a microscope, it's not like they would have the knowledge to understand what he's doing to the formula at any given time. If you don't understand computers, and you watch someone working on a program, you'd have no idea if they are coding a word document to have new fonts or making a virus to fry your computer.

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Corrected entry: It is impossible for Vanilla Ice to have come up with a song so quickly for when the Turtles and Freaks were fighting at his concert. The fight was an unexpected, unplanned event that crashed his concert, and he suddenly had a fully written song called Ninja Rap for the fight, specifically singing about the Turtles. (01:09:50)

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Correction: It's called "freestyling" and every jazz musician and rap battle contestant ever has used this method of performing. For example, the popular song "Linus and Lucy" which is widely regarded as the theme to the animated "Peanuts" franchise was originally performed as an improvisation. The music in this rap is a generic beat to which Vanilla Ice improvises words. Any rapper worth his salt could have done what Mr. Ice does here.

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Corrected entry: At the end, after Shredder has taken the ooze and his suit has changed, look at the 'muscles' he's grown. They're just painted onto the cloth.

Correction: This is so obvious it was almost certainly intended to be just a design on the cloth. If they wanted muscle definition, they'd have just used a muscle suit like they made for the turtles (but leave off the shell...).

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"If they wanted", yes. They did not because it was a cost-cutting measure and in a movie like this for a final fight that lasts about a minute they could get away with the Power Rangers look. I am not sure you can say it was a design choice but more like a budget constraint. In the context of the movie the fact that he suddenly has a painted-on shirt does not make any sense.

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Corrected entry: April O'Neal is a news anchor for Channel Three, so why in the beginning of the film is she on location interviewing the TGRI personnel? News anchors do not do that.

Correction: She's always been a reporter in the movies and cartoon canon. Always.

Corrected entry: When the turtle Tokka (Rhazar?) jumps in the hole to chase after the turtle brothers, he gets stuck. If you look at his shell, one of the spikes has bent as if the shell is rubber. Seeing as he was a turtle before, the shell should be rock hard.

Correction: The outer layer of a turtle's shell (where a snapping turtle's spikes would be) are made of keratin, just like your fingernails which will bend with enough force. Snapping Turtles don't have very protective shells to begin with and Tokka certainly weighs a fair bit. It's not unreasonable that the spike could have warped under that kind of pressure.

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If your fingernails are shaped like cones and a few inches thick, good luck bending them! If they budge it's more likely that they are coming off the bed. I understand that we're talking about the bodyweight of this big creature here, but the spikes around the lower edge bend, and in particular when Tokka is already stuck in the manhole and squirms annoyed as Michelangelo tickles its foot, one of the largest spikes in the back comes up in view. The whole shell of the turtle would have to be completely soft, sorta spongy, to allow that, but it's not a creature designed to be a hedgehog or something like that: the shell is a solid one.

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Corrected entry: At the end of the movie, Shredder takes the last of the ooze for himself. When the Turtles see him larger, and stronger, his suit is changed. The ooze would only change his body, not his suit.

Correction: Only if he really drank it like the turtles claim. Shredder may have poured the ooze on himself therefore it would mutate the suit as well.

Wait so the...suit has DNA that mutates? I understand that this mistake is questionable because of the cartoonish nature of it all, but this reason to refute it is not quite...reasonable. It forces us also to assume that the Turtles (acting as exposition for the movie plot) are deliberately wrong for no reason, when the explanation is simply that they wanted him with a cool new armor and not in stretchy Hulk underpants for this final fight and trusted that given the kind of movie we'd simply accept this unexplainable costume change.

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Corrected entry: There is only one full canister of Ooze in the entire movie. Shredder uses some of the Ooze on the animals to create Tokaa and Razor but then in any other shot with the canister, (as in the one with Vanilla Ice or when Shredder puts some in a glass vial) it is completely full once again.

Correction: As the movie progresses, the canister is tossed about. It's likely the level of the ooze changes, but since we only get to see a small section of the ooze through the canister, it's likely we can't tell it's changed. The ooze probably sticks to the sides of the canister.

I disagree with the correction. We see practically all the length of the canister, far from being a small section, and for prolonged periods of time with the canister being tossed and turned. When Perry was emptying the canisters in the lab there was no evidence of the ooze being particularly viscous to the point of sticking to glass not allowing anything inside to be seen, in fact none of it was sticking it to the surface.

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Continuity mistake: When Keno is trying to join the Foot Clan and is kick boxing with someone, the man in the background who is watching them, to see who is eligible to join, is standing cross-armed. In the next cut his arms are down by his side, and then cross-armed again. (00:43:30)

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Trivia: The man who is in the Super Shredder costume is Kevin Nash, better known as Big Sexy or Diesel from the WWE/WWF. (01:17:35)

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Question: Does anybody know how soon this movie takes place after the first one? The foot soldiers are regrouping at the "fallback spot" and Shredder digs out of the garbage pile which would suggest anywhere from 2-24 hours later. Yet somehow April has a brand-new fully furnished apartment and it sounds like the turtles have been there for weeks by the manner in which the neighbor complains about the noise.

Answer: Shredder could have been unconscious for days before he even began to dig his way out. Also, some apartments come furnished. The neighbor is likely one of those neighbors that always has to complain about something, and exaggerate at that. It's probably been about a week or so.

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That still doesn't explain the scene with the foot clan.

Answer: Maybe they went into hiding for a while before meeting at the junkyard. It's unlikely they'd be remembering where to go after a huge battle from the previous TMNT movie. It was hectic after all.

Rob245
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