Told in the style of Playmates Toys' Half-Shell Heroes Preschool Segment action figure line, the storyline finds the Turtles going back in time to the Cretaceous Period, where they encounter friendly dinosaurs from the past and dangerous aliens from the future who have a nefarious plan of their own. However, things get even more complicated when Triceratons , Bebop and Rocksteady show up!
- Zera the Triceraton
- Zorg the Triceraton
- Leonardo's Triceratops
- Raphael's Pterodactyl
- Donatello's Tyrannosaurus Rex
- Unlike the current CG-animated series on Nick, Half-Shell Heroes is 2D-animated.
- "Random House" put out a "Blast to the Past" book in September, while Playmates released new dino toys in the fall to coincide with the special.
- Instead of their normal brown elbow and kneepads, the Turtles' pads are now the color of their respective bandana color.