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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Series cast summary:
Elizabeth Daily ...  Tommy Pickles / ... 173 episodes, 1991-2006
Kath Soucie ...  Lil DeVille / ... 168 episodes, 1991-2006
Melanie Chartoff ...  Didi Pickles / ... 156 episodes, 1991-2005
Cheryl Chase ...  Angelica Pickles / ... 153 episodes, 1991-2006
Jack Riley ...  Stu Pickles / ... 145 episodes, 1991-2005
Michael Bell ...  Chas Finster / ... 142 episodes, 1991-2005
Christine Cavanaugh ...  Chuckie Finster / ... 140 episodes, 1991-2002
David Doyle ...  Grandpa Lou Pickles / ... 82 episodes, 1991-2001
Tara Strong ...  Dil Pickles / ... 75 episodes, 1997-2006
Tress MacNeille ...  Charlotte Pickles / ... 72 episodes, 1992-2004


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 <>

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Rugrats co-creator Arlene Klasky thought Angelica was too cruel in the earlier seasons of the show. This sometimes led to disputes with writing staff. See more »


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 »


Tommy: Hang on to your diapies babies, we're going in.
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24 June 2018 | by fsaenz0125See all my reviews

Rugrats was one of those cartoons I grew up watching as a kid. Before SpongeBob, Nickelodeon had this show which last for 14 years and it was successful. It was one of the original Nicktoons to be produced. The series follow a group of babies going on adventures by themselves without their parents knowing. As a show itself, its not perfect. I loved the earlier seasons the most especially before the 1998 movie. Come season 6, the quality did became lesser, but it was still good. Seasons 7-9, however, are really boring to watch, since there's recycled stories, and uninspiring writing. It can get repetitive in general, in which most of it have to involved the babies doing something, Angelica try to stop whatever they're doing, etc. Animation wise, it is trippy and art style is unique at the time that it was never on-model. Writing was at its peak during seasons 2-3. Early episodes have its bump, but still had its charm. Seasons 4-6 while weaker in writing still had its Rugrats feel for the most part., even if the latter does become to feel tired. Once you get to the post-Paris movie seasons, the writing fell apart and you'll be disinterested for 70% of the time. The characters are likable for the most part unless we're talking about Angelica and maybe her parents. Voice acting can be obnoxious at times, but they still pull it off during emotional moments. IMO, it's still one of Klasky Csupo's magnum opus. I only recommend seasons 1-6 though and the first movies are classic (avoid the crossover movie with The Wild Thornberrys).

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