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(1990–2006)

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Followed by 

The Rugrats: All Growed Up (2001) (TV Movie)
All Grown Up! (2003) (TV Series)

Spin-off 

A Rugrats Vacation (1997) (Video)
dIRECT-TO-VIDEO Adventure
Rugrats Adventure Game (1998) (Video Game)
Nickelodeon Nick Click (1999) (Video Game)
Nicktoons Racing (2001) (Video Game)
All Grown Up! (2003) (TV Series)
Rugrats Pre-School Daze (2005) (TV Series)
This series focuses on characters Angelica and Susie during their preschool years.

Referenced in 

Braindead (1992)
"God damn little Rugrat"
Space Ghost Coast to Coast: Sphinx (1997) (TV Episode)
Mike Judge asks if Space Ghost could go into that show and "clean house".
Darkstalkers III (1998) (Video Game)
Siskel & Ebert: Enemy of the State/Waking Ned Divine/A Bug's Life/Celebrity/The Rugrats Movie (1998) (TV Episode)
Referenced during "The Rugrats Movie" review.
Family Guy: Love Thy Trophy (2000) (TV Episode)
Stewie spent his "munitions budget" on a Rugrats video.
Hellraiser: Inferno (2000) (Video)
Ice cream sticker with logo seen on wall inside ice cream truck.
Saturday Night Live: Val Kilmer/U2 (2000) (TV Episode)
mentioned in Palm Beach
Kill Me Later (2001)
Linda mentioned the series.
The Dead Zone: What It Seems (2002) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Sarah
Men in Black II (2002)
The young girl at the post office asks Kay for a set of Rugrats stamps.
The Dead Zone (2002) (Video)
Nicole de Boer's character mentions that her six-year-old fell asleep while watching "Rugrats".
Jimmy Neutron's Nicktoon Blast (2003) (Short)
Characters from the show appear
100 Greatest Cartoons (2005) (TV Special)
Talked about
Getaway: Episode #14.21 (2005) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in a story on the Holiday Inn Nickelodeon Hotel in Orlando, Florida.
The Amazing Race: Go, Mommy, Go! We Can Beat Them! (2005) (TV Episode)
Rachel Weaver calls Billy and Carissa "Rugrats"
Drawn Together: The One Wherein There Is a Big Twist: Part 2 (2005) (TV Episode)
A photo of Tommy Pickles was shown a mong the audition photos.
Pucked (2006)
Rugrats blanket seen in crowd
Comedy Connections: Dinnerladies (2006) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Weapons (2007)
picture of Chuckie on fridge
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.126 (2009) (TV Episode)
Included in a $16,000 question
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.139 (2009) (TV Episode)
Included in a $16,000 question
Man Vs. (2009) (Short)
"I remember Rugrats. Angelica was a bitch!" - Benny
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Digimon: The Movie (2010) (TV Episode)
Hewy: "This isn't going to turn into another Rugrats movie, right?"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.81 (2011) (TV Episode)
Jay quizzes the audience as to whether "Tommy Pickles" is a mobster's nickname or a Nickelodeon character (and then states that he's a character on the show)
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: The Little Engine That Could (2011) (TV Episode)
Kath Soucie's role mentioned
The Cinema Snob: Nukie (2011) (TV Episode)
calls the Nukie costume a cheap Tommy Pickles costume.
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: 'Twas the Night Before Bumpy (2011) (TV Episode)
Hewy says this series has episodes for Hanukkah,
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.191 (2012) (TV Episode)
a "Jaywalking" participant says she would like to see the show remade
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.27 (2012) (TV Episode)
When asked about shows from the '80s he'd like to see revived, a Jaywalking participant says this was one of the shows he was watching then
Double Rainboom (2013) (Short)
Angelica costume on a mannequin.
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Tiger Electronic Games (2013) (TV Episode)
A Tiger Electronic Game version of this show was shown in an old catalog.
The Comix Scrutinizer: Down and Dirty Duck (2013) (TV Episode)
Comix Scrutinizer says that the animators on Down and Dirty Duck later worked on RUGRATS.
I Know That Voice (2013)
Discussed in the film
Enlisted: Pete's Airstream (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Honest Game Trailers: Mario Kart (2014) (TV Episode)
Reptar mentioned
AniMat's Reviews: How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014) (TV Episode)
AniMat recalls being harsh to the recurring characters in his review of the first Dragon film by calling them "Rugrats ripoffs".
Jambareeqi Reviews: The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle (2014) (TV Episode)
The film's composer, Mark Mothersbaugh composed this too
The Cinema Snob: Down and Dirty Duck (2014) (TV Episode)
also written and directed by Charles Swenson
Lucas Bros Moving Co: Willdependence Day (2015) (TV Episode)
Black Diane Pickles appears in a tank.
Todd's Pop Song Reviews: The Top Ten Worst Hit Songs of 1991 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Tosh.0: High School Football Fan (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Tosh
I Hate Everything, the Search for the Worst: Baby Geniuses (2015) (TV Episode)
Alex Bolton mentions it
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting/Wesley Snipes/Chris Cornell (2015) (TV Episode)
In his opening monologue, Jimmy mentions Nickelodeon's announcement that it is bringing back some of its classic '90s cartoons and are considering revivals of this series, Doug (1991) and Hey Arnold! (1994)
Tosh.0: Kitten Play (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Atop the Fourth Wall: Godzilla: Kingdom of Monsters #3 (2016) (TV Episode)
"Clearly Reptar on Ice."
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 2 March 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Mike Golic
Nostalgia Critic: Pinky, Elmyra & the Brain (2016) (TV Episode)
poster shown
The Chase Australia: Episode #2.50 (2016) (TV Episode)
Jack and the Chaser are asked a question about the name of the twins when they go head to head.
The Loud House: Linc or Swim/Changing the Baby (2016) (TV Episode)
Lou Pickles is one of the seniors at the community pool.
Nostalgia Critic: Is White Washing Really Still a Thing? (2016) (TV Episode)
the Critic points out that Tommy is not voiced by a boy
RebelTaxi: Top 10 Animated Rip Offs or Coincidences (2016) (TV Episode)
Pan mentions that Klasky-Csupo is famous for this.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Justin Timberlake/Tracey Ullman/Stanaj (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in the NFL Superlatives segment

Featured in 

I Love the '90s: Part Deux: 1991 (2005) (TV Episode)
Footage from this TV show is featured.
100 Greatest Cartoons (2005) (TV Special)
Clips are shown
The Nostalgia Chick: Top 11 Villainesses (2008) (TV Episode)
Angelica is #9.
Nostalgia Critic: Nicktoons (2009) (TV Episode)
Reviewed, clips shown.
Nostalgia Critic: Snick (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips shown when The Nostalgia Critic describes SNICK.
Todd's Pop Song Reviews: Bedrock (2010) (TV Episode)
Todd confuses Nicki Minaj for Angelica.
The Nostalgia Teen: The Rugrats Movie (2011) (TV Episode)
Clips from show used to introduce movie.
The Blockbuster Buster: Top 10 Cartoons That Should Never Be Movies (2013) (TV Episode)
clips shown when discussing All Grown Up
Saturday Night Live: Woody Harrelson/Kendrick Lamar (2014) (TV Episode)
Clip on TV set during 'Decriminalized'
Jambareeqi Reviews: The Wild Thornberrys Movie (2015) (TV Episode)
title sequence shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Memorable TV Cartoon Characters of the 1990s (2016) (TV Episode)
Tommy Pickles ranks at #5

Spoofed in 

Animaniacs: Jokahontas/Boids on the Hood/Mighty Wakko at the Bat (1996) (TV Episode)
The opening is a parody of the Rugrats intro.
Arthur: Prunella's Special Edition/The Secret Life of Dogs and Babies (2001) (TV Episode)
Arthur and DW watch a parody of this
The Fairly OddParents: Channel Chasers (2004) (TV Episode)
Timmy enters a show called "Carpet Critters"
Rugrats (2012) (Short)
A darker more mature version of the animated kid's show.
Frizzle and the Magic School Bus (2014) (Video)
Angelica appears as one of Ms. Frizzle's students
Robot Chicken: Link's Sausages (2014) (TV Episode)
Parody skit

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