The cartoon misadventures of four babies and their snotty older cousin as they face the things in life they don't understand.
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 Lil DeVille / ... 167 episodes, 1990-2006
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 Didi Pickles / ... 153 episodes, 1990-2005
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 Stu Pickles / ... 144 episodes, 1990-2005
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 Chas Finster / ... 141 episodes, 1991-2005
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 Grandpa Lou Pickles / ... 82 episodes, 1990-1997
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 Dil Pickles / ... 74 episodes, 1997-2006
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 Charlotte Pickles / ... 71 episodes, 1992-2003
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Rugrats is a show about 4 babies, Tommy Pickles, Chuckie Finster, and Phil and Lil Deville. As we see their lives unravel, we get to hear them talk. On the sidelines are Tommy's mean cousin Angelica, their friend Susie Carmichael (same age as Angelica), and everybody's parents. Written by Bounce <Bounce@aloha.net>

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In the earlier episodes we hear chuckie's dad Chaz talk about his mother but we never see Chuckie's mother, only in a flashback of a later episode do we see her. So it is known and evident that Chuckie's biological mother died when he was a few months to a year old. See more »

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Chuckie's Saturn shirt is usually a yellow planet with a red ring. In the first season, a common animation error is for the colors to be vice-versa - with the colors sometimes changing between scenes. See more »

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Charles Finster Sr.: When I was a kid, Christmas was always kind of disappointing. The best gift I ever got was a rubber glove and a tongue depressor.
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Referenced in Tosh.0: Kitten Play (2015) See more »

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Was My #2 Favorite Show On Nickelodeon
17 July 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Rugrats is about a group of babies named Tommy Pickles who is the fearless leader of the group, Chucky Finster, the scaredy cat of the bunch, and a group of bickering twins named Phil and Lil. No show is complete without a nemesis, in this case it's Tommy's older cousin, Angelica who is also a spoiled brat.

I used to enjoy watching this show all the time. It's very entertaining and the stories for the cartoons were creative.

I would like to emphasize on "was my #2 show on Nickelodeon". I say that because the show, for a time was very good and entertaining and then Nick started putting out the newer episodes. Then there was the addition of Tommy's new baby brother, Dil who is now the most annoying character on the show. A lot of the humor is gone now, too. I mean most of the humor now is just stupid toilet humor or worn-out humor from the old shows. The show has since then, lost a lot of it's impact. Now the new shows are just retarded. The stories and plots now have the babies making a lot stupid decisions and getting into some pretty idiotic situations.

I give Rugrats a 10/10 for the old episodes and 1/10 for the new episodes.


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