The Best Episodes of Rugrats

Last Updated: Dec 9, 2018

Rugrats reveals the world from a baby's point of view. Everything looks bigger, more mysterious and uncontrollable. Angelica, the oldest, likes to terrorize her cousin, Tommy, and his friends, and is famous for screaming, "You stupid babies!" The adults in the series are often clueless.

Moving Away

#1 - Moving Away

Season 3 - Episode 50

Angelica and her parents are moving to New York, only to have their plans thwarted by Jonathan at the last minute. Tommy explains to the other Rugrats on how they met for the first time, thanks to Angelica's lies about each other.

star 10.00
1 votes
Writers: Peter Gaffney, Paul Germain, Rachel Lipman, Jonathan Greenberg
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Turtle Recall

#2 - Turtle Recall

Season 4 - Episode 26

The Rugrats, Stu and Chazz go to the mall and look for some kind of grill. Stu gets hooked onto the football game and forgets about the babies. The babies wander around the mall and find a fountain, and see a turtle they think belongs to the fountain. They bring it back, ending up bending the top and buying it with the Turtle.

star 9.50
2 votes
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The Turkey Who Came To Dinner

#3 - The Turkey Who Came To Dinner

Season 4 - Episode 22

Special:The Pickles and their friends spend the day making dinner and watching parades and football on TV. However, their plans ran amok when no one bought a turkey for dinner, so the ladies went to the store to get one, only to leave with turkey alternatives, like turkey hot dogs, and they ruined that, too. Meanwhile, the guys set up multiple satellite dishes so they can watch an array of football games, but their fun broke down when they all argue on what game they should concentrate on, with Chazz voting for the non-traditional nature documentaries. Also, Angelica and the Rugrats put on a parade, only that the adults were either cooking or watching the games. All of them placed a blame on a live turkey Grandpa won in a canasta game. What Angelica really wants is to see that turkey get cooked for Thanksgiving, something the Rugrats don't want, even though it ""caused"" so much trouble.

star 9.50
2 votes
Writers: Mark Palmer
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Chuckie's Red Hair

#4 - Chuckie's Red Hair

Season 3 - Episode 37

Chuckie hates being noticed by everyone because of his red hair, so he uses Grandpa Lou's hair dye and turns it black, only to realized he liked getting attention in the first place.

star 9.00
3 votes
Writers: Jonathan Greenberg, Peter Gaffeny
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The Unfair Pair

#5 - The Unfair Pair

Season 3 - Episode 36

When Angelica thinks every family would have one favorite child, there is one problem when it comes to which of the twins Phil and Lil are their favorite.

star 9.00
1 votes
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Falling Stars

#6 - Falling Stars

Season 8 - Episode 20

The gang are at the park at night to watch the stars fall. In a fantasy salute to Star Wars, the Rugrats try to keep the stars from falling by fighting the Darth Vader-like force, Angelica, that causes this phenomenon.

star 9.00
1 votes
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Bigger Than Life

#7 - Bigger Than Life

Season 8 - Episode 29

Chuckie's afraid of losing his friends after the Rugrats are attracted to Kimi's adventures.

star 9.00
2 votes
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A Rugrats Kwanzaa

#8 - A Rugrats Kwanzaa

Season 8 - Episode 39

Special:In this half-hour holiday special (which debuted in Britain 8 months early), the Carmichaels get a visit from the ""Great Aunt T"" (voiced by Irma P. Hall), who came over to celebrate Kwanzaa with the Carmichaels. The holiday, which the Carmichaels normally don't celebrate, celebrates the honor and greatness of the African people. However, Susie feels that she isn't as great as her brothers and sisters, all of them examples of greatness in the Carmichael family. With a little help from the Great Aunt T. and the Rugrats, she learns that everyone is great in their own way, making ""Kwonzo"" a joyous holiday. We also go back in time, when Aunt T met Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in the most unusual place -- at the side of the road with car trouble, as well as the time Aunt T funded Lucy's tuition money for Harvard Medical School.

star 9.00
1 votes
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Angelica's Ballet

#9 - Angelica's Ballet

Season 6 - Episode 18

Angelica drafts the Rugrats to play her ballet troupe, so she can stage her own ballet recital to prove that she can dance. She did this because (1) she lied to Susie about taking dance lessons (Angelica was expelled from dance school after 2 classes), and (2) she did this to get back at Susie, who was chosen to be a lead at her class' presentation of Swan Lake. Angelica's biggest challenge is to get Chuckie to wear a tutu; he didn't want to, as he feels embarassed wearing one (obviously). The end result -- ""Angelica Lake"", with a pail of water for a lake, and Dil in his high chair as a tree. Meanwhile, Stu, Drew, Randy & Chazz work on Stu's roof, having trouble finding out what caused the roofing tiles to deteriorate.

star 9.00
1 votes
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The Art Museum

#10 - The Art Museum

Season 6 - Episode 20

Didi takes the babies to an art museum where they cause trouble.

star 9.00
2 votes
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Angelica Nose Best

#11 - Angelica Nose Best

Season 4 - Episode 29

The Rugrats listen to the story of Pinocchio on tape. Later, during the day, Angelica destroyed Didi's jigsaw puzzle and ate all of Grandpa's candy bars, pinning the crimes on Spike & Fluffy,. That night, while she's sleeping, a mosquito bites Angelica,s nose. The next day, after she breaks Charlotte's very expensive vase, she places the blame on the Rugrats. the Rugrats tell her that it's growing because she's lying, but she won't believe them. When she tells them that she has trouble telling the truth, the Rugrats help her tell the truth.

star 9.00
2 votes
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Silent Angelica

#12 - Silent Angelica

Season 6 - Episode 29

So that Charlotte can conduct important business in peace, and so Drew & Stu can watch tennis, they tell Angelica that they'll buy a Cynthia Dream House and a mini sports car for her if she stays quiet. She ends up taking this ""quiet"" thing very seriously by not saying a peep, not even when the Rugrats pay a visit. Eventually, the Rugrats' racket ended up making her more angrier, with no way for her to vent her anger; also, her silence ended up affecting Charlotte's business deal, rather than helping it.

star 9.00
1 votes
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Passover

#13 - Passover

Season 3 - Episode 51

This is the original series finale of Rugrats. Special: After arguing with Minka over his spotted glasses, Boris runs away. Later, after feeling bad, he decides to get Minka's glasses, only to be trapped in the attic by Angelica, Tommy & Chuckie. Each family member finds him, as well as end up being locked in the attic (it locks from the outside). While in the attic, Boris tells the story on how Passover was established. Angelica, imagining the story as it unfolds, picture herself as the Pharaoh, Tommy as Moses, and the babies as Hebrew slaves. A very interesting episode.

star 9.00
4 votes
Writers: Peter Gaffney, Paul Germain, Rachel Lipman, Jonathan Greenberg
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Cradle Attraction

#14 - Cradle Attraction

Season 3 - Episode 49

Chuckie has a girlfriend, Megan. They like each other in an unorthodox manner -- by teasing each other.

star 8.67
3 votes
Writers: Peter Gaffney, Paul Germain, Rachel Lipman, Jonathan Greenberg
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I Remember Melville

#15 - I Remember Melville

Season 3 - Episode 47

Melville, Chuckie's pet bug, died while in the other Rugrats' care. They try to find ways to avoid passing that fact to Chuckie.

star 8.67
3 votes
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Sour Pickles

#16 - Sour Pickles

Season 3 - Episode 16

Grandpa Lou tells the story of how much Stu and Drew fought as babies and try to get th eold tv working so they can watch the TV show, ""Blocky and Oxwinkle"".

star 8.67
9 votes
Writers: Peter Gaffney, Scott Scheid, Tony Michelman
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Finsterella

#17 - Finsterella

Season 8 - Episode 8

Special: This episode picks up where Rugrats In Paris has left off -- with the entire gang now back in the good old US of A, with Chazz a newly-married man, and, most importantly, Chuckie gaining a new mother and sister that he likes. But if you think that the Watanabe-Finsters are going to be in a total state of bliss from now on, think again -- as long as there's Angelica, there cannot be total bliss. And who else but Angelica would put a damper on Chuckie's happiness? While Kira studies for a fairy tale play (which involves Cinderella), Angelica tries to trick Chuckie into thinking that he'll be living the same life as Cinderella -- virtually being a slave to Angelica and Kimi, while everyone else gets ready for a party that will celebrate the newlywed couple's adoption of each other's child, a couple of weeks after their marriage.

star 8.50
4 votes
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Spike's Nightscare

#18 - Spike's Nightscare

Season 8 - Episode 13

When the Rugrats notice that Spike is having a nightmare, they help Spike out of it by giving him the things that help them through their nightmares.

star 8.50
2 votes
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Spike Runs Away

#19 - Spike Runs Away

Season 3 - Episode 38

When Spike suddenly runs away, Tommy is sad. So Stu and Didi try new pets. The poodle is too mean, the gerbils have ran away and Grandpa Lou squished the spider. Will Spike come back or will he never come home?

star 8.50
2 votes
Writers: Jonathan Greenberg, Peter Gaffeny
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The Wild Wild West

#20 - The Wild Wild West

Season 5 - Episode 17

The Rugrats play ""Cowboys & Indians"", with Angelica playing ice cream thief after stealing coupons for free ice cream from an ice cream man.

star 8.50
4 votes
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Let It Snow

#21 - Let It Snow

Season 4 - Episode 28

At Grandpa's insistence, The Pickles take their annual Christmas picture in August, but since it's so far in advance, the Rugrats thought that Santa forgot the snow. They do everything to get him to stop for presents.

star 8.50
4 votes
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The First Cut

#22 - The First Cut

Season 5 - Episode 13

Tommy gets hurt while rescuing a baby bird. To help his cut heal, Didi placed a Reptar bandage over it. After Phil & Lil noticed this, they try to get hurt too, so they can get Reptar wrapped around their fingers. Meanwhile, Angelica steps in, telling Tommy that he'll have to go to the hospital to sew him up so he won't get a ""reflection"" (infection) and get ""tangerine"" (gangrene). After that, Tommy refuses to have any fun, so he won't get hurt.

star 8.50
6 votes
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The Matress

#23 - The Matress

Season 4 - Episode 23

Grandpa is suffering from aches and pains all over his body. The cause of all his suffering -- his mattress, which he was sleeping on since World War II; he was sleeping in it for so long, he has left his body-shaped indentation on the mattress. Stu forces Grandpa to give it up by throwing the old mattress into the trash and buy a state-of-the-art bed in its place. While Stu throws the mattress away, the Rugrats look on, thinking that it was the monster that caused Grandpa to writhe in pain so much.

star 8.50
2 votes
Writers: Tom Carrico, Dave Maples, Rick Gitelson
Superhero Chuckie

#24 - Superhero Chuckie

Season 2 - Episode 21

Captain Blasto, ( Which Was Around Since The 1950s),is Stu and Drew's favorite. They take the babies to a live shooting of an episode and Chuckie wants to be a superhero. His First Order of Business,take Angelica Out!

star 8.46
13 votes
Writers: Douglas Petrie, Gary Glassberg
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Aunt Miriam

#25 - Aunt Miriam

Season 2 - Episode 23

Aunt Miriam and Lou were not nice to eachother. They always did and acted like Angelica and Tommy are today. Tommy and Chuckie go in the bathroom and Find A hairdryer, a radio, and a wig. They think She's an alien and investigate.

star 8.40
10 votes
Writers: Peter Gaffney, Holly Huckins
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