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Planet Turo is a location seen in the Lilo & Stitch franchise. It is where the Grand Councilwoman resides and works. The planet itself has never been viewed from space, however. According to supplementary material, it is also Stitch's "birth" planet.[1]

Background

In Lilo & Stitch, Turo appears when Jumba Jookiba is put on trial before the Grand Councilwoman and Galactic Federation, where he is accused of creating an illegal genetic experiment called "Experiment 626" (later known as Stitch). When Jumba pleads guilty and is imprisoned on an asteroid along with Stitch, the latter manages to escape the ship taking him to prison, hijacks a federal police cruiser (that gets damaged in an attack), and ends up crash landing on Earth in Hawaii.

In Leroy & Stitch, Turo is seen when Lilo, Stitch, Jumba and Pleakley are greeted by the Grand Councilwoman, who then gives out rewards to each of them. Later in the movie, Stitch becomes the new captain of the Galactic Armada and rendezvouses with the Grand Councilwoman, where she gives Stitch the task to recapture Dr. Hämsterviel, who had been broken out of prison with Gantu's help. She then shows Stitch the B.R.B. 9000, which he will use to fly into outer space and seek out Hämsterviel. Turo is later overthrown by Hämsterviel and his Leroy army, and Lilo and Experiment 625 (recently known as Reuben) arrive there in Gantu's ship too late to save Stitch. Hämsterviel then orders Gantu to lock them up, but fires him in the process since the former now had Leroy to do his bidding. Gantu captures Lilo and Reuben, but decides to release them because Hämsterviel fired him. After a close call with several Leroy clones, they are trapped. All looks lost until Stitch, Jumba and Pleakley suddenly arrive in the G.A.C.C. ship. With no time to explain, Lilo, Reuben and Gantu all climb in and head for Earth. In the end, Hämsterviel and the entire Leroy army are successfully defeated and Turo is reinstated, where the Grand Councilwoman resumes her status there.

In Stitch!, Experiment 000 targets Planet Turo with a supernova warhead in hopes to destroy the Galactic Federation's headquarters. Luckily, Stitch is able to redirect the warhead into a black hole forming nearby, saving the galaxy.

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References

  1. (2004) Disney's Stitch! The Movie Moviebook Advance Publishers, page 20. ISBN 1579732135. Retrieved on March 21, 2018.
Locations
On Earth: Hawaii | Kauai | Kokaua Town | Lahui Beach | Lilo's House | Aloha Animal Rescue | Mrs. Hasagawa's Fruit Stand | Hula School | Mertle's House | Mrs. Hasagawa's House | Birds of Paradise Hotel | Kilauea Lighthouse | Kauai Airport | Rental Hut | Muscle Bay | Pineapple Water Tower | Farm | Bugopolis | Haunted House | Kiki's Coffee Hut | Japanese Restaurant | Beauty Parlor | Junior Dog Show | Pet Shop | Costumes | Hip Hop Fusion Studio | Orchard Falls Mall | Mart | Macki Macaw's | French Fry's | Shave Ice | Jumba & Pleakley's Bed & Not Breakfast | Baseball Field | Golf Course | Observatory | Underwater Base | Waialeale Peak | Ali'i Trail | Kimo's Arcade | Onaona Skunk Farm | Kokaua Wildlife Preserve | Museum of Natural History Kauai | Kokaua Town Prison | Kokaua Town Lanes | Laundry Store | Bakery | Gas Station | Cinema | Aloha Stadium | Lihue Airport

In Space: Planet Turo | Plorgonar | Prison Asteroid K-37 | Jumba's Lab | G.A.C.C.
Stitch! Locations: Izayoi Island | Okinawa New Town

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