The Gauntlet is the nineth episode of Season 1 of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2012 TV Series). This episode was directed by Juan Meza-Leon and written by Joshua Sternin & J.R. Ventimila. This episode was aired in November 17, 2012.
- Shredder reveals that he rescued Xever Montes from a prison, when he was threating him to return him back to prison.
- According to Kirby O'Neil, The Kraang are an alien species from another dimension that came to Earth to perfect the Mutagen.