“Mom, where did he get that money? It’s paper money, so it couldn’t have been in the sewer because it looked fresh. They don’t know April yet.”
I believe at this point she admitted that she didn’t know, and thus I pressed further.
“They can’t have jobs because they’re turtles. Did they steal the money from those guys they beat up earlier? That’s the only place they could have gotten it from. If they DID steal it, they’re not very good role models!”
My mother told me that it was a movie and I wasn’t supposed to think about that. That I needed to just let it go. However, I puzzled over it further all the same and never did reach any better conclusions aside from their having stolen it. If after all they found the money by chance in an alley or somesuch, they couldn’t have a reliable income that way, which means they couldn’t have eaten pizza as much as they did (or anything else for that matter unless it was discarded in the trash, or again they stole it).
There are other ways in which this quirk of mine has manifested over the years. More on that later. For now, all you need to know is that Shoe Flies make no sense and the Turtles are unsavory thieves.