Shredder breaks Baxter Stockman out of an insane asylum and puts him to work. Splinter at home, is captured by Stockman. The Turtles follow the trail of destruction left behind. Turtles beat down the costumed fake Turtles.
TMNT arrive just in time to stop Shredder from killing Splinter. Shredder escapes with Stockman. Media reports that the previous footage of the Turtles committing crimes were faked.