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  • 2000
  • 19 Seasons
  • 7.4  (38,317)

Rugrats is an animated television show created by Arlene Klasky, Gábor Csupó, and Paul Germain that aired on Nickelodeon from 1991 to 2006. The show follows the adventures of a group of babies, led by Tommy Pickles, as they navigate through the ups and downs of infancy and toddlerhood. The show stars a talented cast of voice actors, including Cheryl Chase as the lovable Chuckie Finster, David Doyle as Tommy's father, Stu Pickles, Jack Riley as Tommy's grandfather, Lou Pickles, Melanie Chartoff as Tommy's mother, Didi Pickles, Michael Bell as Tommy's best friend, Chas Finster, E.G. Daily as the fearless and spunky Tommy Pickles, Christine Cavanaugh as the mischievous and unpredictable Chuckie Finster, Kath Soucie as the sweet and sensitive Lil DeVille and Phil DeVille, Joe Alaskey as the rebellious and cool cat Spike, Philip Proctor as the snobbish and uptight Angelica's father, Drew Pickles, Cree Summer as Angelica's best friend, Susie Carmichael, Debbie Reynolds as Lulu Pickles, Lou Pickles' second wife, Nancy Cartwright as the young and imaginative Tommy Pickles in a few episodes, Ron Glass as Dr. Lipschitz, a famous child psychologist, Tara Strong as the adventurous and feisty Dil Pickles, Tress MacNeille as Charlotte Pickles, Angelica's mother, and Amanda Bynes as Taffy, a babysitter.

The show is known for its unique perspective on the world from a baby's point of view. The stories typically revolve around the babies' everyday experiences, such as learning to crawl or walk, trying new foods, and exploring their surroundings. However, the babies also have vivid imaginations and often create elaborate scenarios in their minds that fuel their adventures, such as exploring an imaginary jungle or fighting off aliens.

One of the show's standout characters is Angelica Pickles, Tommy's cousin and nemesis. Angelica is a spoiled and manipulative three-year-old who often tricks the babies into doing her bidding. Her catchphrase, "You stupid babies," has become iconic among the show's fans.

Another beloved character is Chuckie Finster, Tommy's best friend. Chuckie is a nervous and timid baby who is constantly worried about getting into trouble. He often seeks reassurance from Tommy and his other friends, who are always there to support him.

Rugrats tackled many themes that were relevant to its young audience, such as dealing with the arrival of a new sibling, overcoming fears, and making new friends. The show also introduced American audiences to diverse cultures and customs through the character of Susie Carmichael, who is African American.

Overall, Rugrats was a groundbreaking show that revolutionized children's television. Its unique perspective on the world, lovable characters, and relatable stories made it a hit with audiences of all ages. The show spawned multiple spin-offs, movies, and merchandise, cementing its place in pop culture history.

In conclusion, Rugrats was a beloved animated television show that aired on Nickelodeon from 1991 to 2006. The show followed the adventures of a group of babies, led by Tommy Pickles, as they navigated through infancy and toddlerhood. The show featured a talented cast of voice actors and tackled themes that were relevant to its young audience. Rugrats was a groundbreaking show that revolutionized children's television and has left a lasting impact on pop culture.

Rugrats is a series that is currently running and has 19 seasons (303 episodes). The series first aired on February 14, 2000.

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Rugrats Chanukah
11. Rugrats Chanukah
December 4, 1996
Tommy leads the babies into another adventure to save Grandpa Boris from the "Meany of Chanukah"- Grandpa's childhood rival, Schlomo. While the Rugrats learn about Chanukah from the Seniors' play entitled "The Meaning of Chanukah," Angelica is determined to find a TV to watch the "Cynthia Christmas Special."
Rugrats Mother's Day
10. Rugrats Mother's Day
May 6, 1997
When Angelica builds a macaroni bust of herself as a Mother's Day gift for her mom, Tommy, Phil, and Lil search for presents for their own mothers.
Regarding Stuie/America's Wackiest Home Movies
9. Regarding Stuie/America's Wackiest Home Movies
June 16, 1998
When Stu is hit on the head by his latest creation, he suffers temporary amnesia and starts acting like a baby. / Stu and Drew get into a competition, trying to catch the antics of their respective children on tape to win a prize on a video show.
The Braveliest Baby/Gimme an A
7. The Braveliest Baby/Gimme an A
October 11, 2003
Tommy temporarily loses his nerve after slipping on a playground apparatus, and Angelica challenges the babies to tests of valor to see who's the "braveliest"./Didi takes the babies to college to be part of her Child Development experiment. They escape and have an adventure on the campus.
A Baby Sale/Steve
6. A Baby Sale/Steve
September 20, 2003
When the babies accompany their mothers to Krudnik's annual half-off baby sale, the Rugrats think that they are being sold./The babies build a snowbaby and name him Steve. After he melts in the sun, they realize that change is just part of getting older, and they throw a party for Steve the waterbaby.
Bestest of Show/Hold the Pickles
5. Bestest of Show/Hold the Pickles
June 5, 2005
Stu, Chas, Angelica, and Susie enter Spiffy, Puppy, Fluffy, and Herbie the gerbil, respectively, in a pet show, all vying for "Best Pet" honor./Taffy takes the babies to their first fast food restaurant and orders her burger without pickles, because she "hates dill pickles." Overhearing, the babies try to make Dil sweeter, so she will like him again.
Mutt's In A Name/Hurricane Alice
4. Mutt's In A Name/Hurricane Alice
August 1, 2004
The Finster's puppy is lethargic, and the babies believe it's because she hasn't been properly named yet. Kira calls upon eccentric pet psychologist Dr. Mutterly to diagnose the problem./Betty's college roommate comes to visit with her daughter Alice, just as weather reports forecast a hurricane, also called Alice. When baby Alice "turns the house upside down," the babies mistake her for a storm.
Starstruck/Who's Taffy
2. Starstruck/Who's Taffy
August 11, 1991
Action star Mack Granite picks Kimi to audition for a part in his next movie, saying she's going to be a star. The babies think that she is going to live in the sky./When Taffy comes to baby-sit, but is in an artistic funk, and Angelica enters dressed (and acting) like Taffy, the babies believe that they've swapped identities.
Bugg Off/The Crawl Space
1. Bugg Off/The Crawl Space
August 11, 1991
Taffy takes the babies to their first high school basketball game, and they set out to defeat the visiting team's mascot - a giant bug. / Angelica convinces the babies that the Pickles' crawl space is their new play area so that she can have the living room to herself.
Where to Watch Rugrats
Rugrats is available for streaming on the Nickelodeon website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Rugrats on demand at Apple TV Channels, Paramount+, Amazon Prime, Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, Vudu, FuboTV, Microsoft Movies & TV, Google Play, Hoopla and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    February 14, 2000
  • IMDB Rating
    7.4  (38,317)