Rugrats

The BEST episodes of Rugrats

Every episode of Rugrats ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Rugrats!

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.

Last Updated: 8/27/2022Network: Nickelodeon
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Day of the Potty
star
10.00
1 votes

#1 - Day of the Potty

Season 7 - Episode 24 - Aired 4/6/2001

Chuckie accidentally had his toy airplane jammed inside the toilet, which motivated Chazz into getting a new one to replace it. While the folks are shopping at a home improvement store, the Rugrats think that an entire army of toilets are out after them, to seek revenge for what Chuckie did to one of them.

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Sour Pickles
star
9.29
45 votes

#2 - Sour Pickles

Season 3 - Episode 16 - Aired 11/14/1993

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".

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Give & Take
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9.02
42 votes

#3 - Give & Take

Season 3 - Episode 19 - Aired 11/28/1993

Tommy "accidently" lets Chuckie borrow his Boppo toy. Chuckie then relizes it's a clown toy. Angelica finds a switch on it and Chuckie pulls it, deflating Boppo. Then Tommy comes over and sees the deflated Boppo, Then Stu inflates it again.

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Chuckie vs. The Potty
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8.66
96 votes

#4 - Chuckie vs. The Potty

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/13/1992

Chaz wants Chuckie to be potty trained, but can't get him to go. The babies try not to let Didi and Stu make him use it. Chuckie has a dream about never learning, and he uses the potty overnight.

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Journey to the Center of the Basement
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8.60
5 votes

#5 - Journey to the Center of the Basement

Season 5 - Episode 21 - Aired 9/19/1998

When Chazz accidentallty took Chuckie's "Reptar Jr." into the basement, the Rugrats go there to find it, with the scenario similar to Jules Verne's classic, Journey To The Center Of The Earth. Meanwhile, Chazz tries to fix some leaky plumbing himself, in order to beat the plumber's bill.

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Angelica's In Love
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8.60
57 votes

#6 - Angelica's In Love

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 10/11/1992

Angelica falls in love with a biker kid, but dosen't know how to tell him so she gives him hints throughout the whole episode. When they finally have a chance to be together his mom comes and picks him up. After that Angelica decides not to fall in love again, but when a cute foreign kid becomes her new neighbor she falls in love all over again.

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The Family Tree
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8.44
9 votes

#7 - The Family Tree

Season 5 - Episode 23 - Aired 9/21/1998

Special: Tommy stays over at Chuckie's house while his parents are on their wedding anniversary. Chaz is starting to treat Tommy like he is his son and that makes Chuckie mad so he takes Angelica's advice and makes trouble for him. Later on Tommy gets whats going on and straightens things out. Meanwhile Didi has been seasick on this cruise, and when Stu finds out he discovers that she's pregnant..

Directors: Jim Duffy (III)
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Uneasy Rider
star
8.43
7 votes

#8 - Uneasy Rider

Season 5 - Episode 17 - Aired 8/29/1998

Chuckie learns how to ride a bicycle, with a little help from Angelica. Once he learns, he is befriended by other big kids with bikes. But who are his real friends -- the big bike kids, or the Rugrats?

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Chuckie's Complaint
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8.38
8 votes

#9 - Chuckie's Complaint

Season 6 - Episode 22 - Aired 3/27/1999

After seeing Reptar steal some cereal in a Reptar Cereal commercial, Chuckie writes a letter to him complaining about the commercial, with a little help from Angelica. When Chuckie decided to retract the complaint, Angelica said that it was too late, as she already "mailed" the letter. Chuckie becomes even more afraid when they go to the Video Cave arcade at "The Mall" to meet Reptar who, according to the commercial for "Reptar's Revenge" (his latest direct-to-video movie), is "mad at someone".

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Passover
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8.33
9 votes

#10 - Passover

Season 3 - Episode 51 - Aired 4/13/1995

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.

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Piggy's Pizza Palace
star
8.33
6 votes

#11 - Piggy's Pizza Palace

Season 5 - Episode 14 - Aired 8/21/1998

The Rugrats wander around a "Chuck E. Cheese"-type pizza restaurant after Piggy inadvertently stolen the game tickets that Angelica had won. Meanwhile, Stu & Drew try to outwit each other playing a Reptar pinball game.

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The Way Things Work
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8.33
3 votes

#12 - The Way Things Work

Season 7 - Episode 22 - Aired 3/30/2001

Tommy explains to Dil how the fridge, the toilet and the playpen work.

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A Very McNulty Birthday
star
8.25
4 votes

#13 - A Very McNulty Birthday

Season 5 - Episode 22 - Aired 9/19/1998

At his birthday party, Timmy McNulty bans the girls from playing because they have cooties. However, the girls get back at them by thinking that they actually have a contagious form of cooties.

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Mother's Day
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8.19
32 votes

#14 - Mother's Day

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 5/6/1997

Special: The Rugrats find presents for their mother, but ended up trying to find Chuckie a mother, as he didn't have one. The answers for this mystery are in a special box, which Chazz doesn't want Chuckie to see. Meanwhile, Stu works on his present for Didi -- a robot that uses "Clapper" technology and used to automatically cook AND serve a person's meal, as well as clean the house (like his other inventions, it went haywire), Betty uses a computer to collect her thoughts on being a mother of twins (using these thoughts to reprogram Stu's robot, it overloaded the computer), Didi takes Minka to the International House of Mud for a mud bath (Minka doesn't like bathing with strangers, and you can get all the mud you want at home for free), and Angelica builds a statue of herself using macaroni, gum, and glue (Chuckie broke it).

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The Art Museum
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8.14
7 votes

#15 - The Art Museum

Season 6 - Episode 18 - Aired 3/13/1999

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

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Chanukah
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8.02
41 votes

#16 - Chanukah

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 12/4/1996

Thsi is the first episode of the resurrected Rugrats series. Special: After Grandma Minka tells some of the story of Chanukah, Grandpa Boris was infuriated after hearing that at last minute, Boris was replaced by an old rival for the role of King Antiochus, "...the meaning of Chanukah" in a Chanukah play. The babies are convinced that the rival is "the meany of Chanukah" and the babies are determined to get the "meany", while Stu makes a mechanical menorah (candlabre to put the eight candles of Chanukah), he has to go all the way to the synagogue where the play is at to bring his menorah.

Directors: Raymie Muzquiz
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Baby Maybe
star
8.00
15 votes

#17 - Baby Maybe

Season 5 - Episode 12 - Aired 8/20/1998

The Rugrats' parents go out to see the opera after hiring Ben & Elaine, our newlyweds from Let Them Eat Cake, to babysit them. The couple is babysitting them to get a feel on what parenting feels like, as they plan to have kids in the future. However, the chore of babysitting babies does not go exactly as planned, in advance.

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Where's Grandpa?
star
8.00
4 votes

#18 - Where's Grandpa?

Season 5 - Episode 18 - Aired 8/29/1998

The adults accidentally left Grandpa behind at a gas station while trying to take home an easily-perishable banana tree they purchased from a nursery about 3 hours from home. Grandpa unwittingly hitches a ride with strangers, but everyone ends up at a cheesy, Canadian-themed tourist stop called "North Of The Border" ("Where You Can Go To Canada Without Crossing The Border"). Tommy & Chuckie try to reunite Grandpa with Stu & Didi, but there's one slight problem -- Grandpa thinks he's in Canada -- with no ID (Tommy threw his wallet out the car window).

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Chuckie's Bachelor Pad
star
8.00
5 votes

#19 - Chuckie's Bachelor Pad

Season 6 - Episode 23 - Aired 4/10/1999

So that Chazz would have room to repaint Chuckie's room, Chazz has packed all of Chuckie's stuff away in boxes, leading Chuckie to think that his dad wants him to move out and live on his own. The Rugrats help Chuckie out by finding him a "belcher" pad to live in. But is the garden shed an ideal bachelor pad for Chuckie? Also, Chazz finds his old Lava lamp, which takes him back to the days when he was first out on his own.

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Home Sweet Home
star
8.00
3 votes

#20 - Home Sweet Home

Season 7 - Episode 23 - Aired 3/30/2001

In celebration of a Japanese holiday, Kira wants to send her parents a package of special mementos of Chuckie and Kimi. However, Chuckie heard it as if Kira wanted to send Kimi to Japan. Chuckie and friends tries to make Kimi's last day in America pleasant.

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Attention Please
star
8.00
4 votes

#21 - Attention Please

Season 7 - Episode 17 - Aired 2/16/2001

When Kira & Chazz felt that Kimi is homesick for France, they throw her a party and shower her with gifts, all with a French theme. However, by doing so, they ended up not giving Chuckie any attention.

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The First Cut
star
7.90
21 votes

#22 - The First Cut

Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired 8/16/1998

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.

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Beauty Contest
star
7.86
73 votes

#23 - Beauty Contest

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 9/15/1991

Having desire for the Kingfisher 9000 (a top-of-the-line sports boat), Stu and Grandpa enter Tommy in a beauty contest by placing him in girl's clothes and a wig, and naming him "Tonya". Their main competitor -- Angelica C. Pickles.

Directors: Norton Virgien
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The Mattress
star
7.83
6 votes

#24 - The Mattress

Season 4 - Episode 22 - Aired 11/1/1997

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.

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And The Winner Is...
star
7.83
6 votes

#25 - And The Winner Is...

Season 7 - Episode 18 - Aired 3/9/2001

Angelica & Susie compete in a talent show, with Angelica having the usual unfair advantage, thanks to a little spying, trickery, and Charlotte's usual connections. At stake -- a trip to Cynthialand. Also in the show -- Grandpa & Lulu's dance act, provided that Grandpa's trick back doesn't get in the way.

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