Rugrats

The WORST episodes of Rugrats

Every episode of Rugrats ever, ranked from worst to best by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The worst 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: 6/3/2022Network: Nickelodeon
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The Pirate Light
star
5.80
5 votes

#1 - The Pirate Light

Season 4 - Episode 30 - Aired 11/22/1997

After the pilot light went out in the water heater, Stu calls a repairman over to fix it. However, the repairman ended up doing battle with the Rugrats when they think that he's a pirate trying to steal the "pirate light" and the treasure.

Weaning Tommy
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5.93
15 votes

#2 - Weaning Tommy

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired 11/10/1991

On advice from Dr. Homer, Tommy's dentist (Didi prefers calling him a "tooth fairy"), Stu and Didi wanted Tommy to start drinking from the cup, so Tommy won't have any bad teeth or cross-bites later. Tommy, however, wants to stick with the bottle instead.

The Case Of The Missing Rugrat
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6.00
8 votes

#3 - The Case Of The Missing Rugrat

Season 2 - Episode 29 - Aired 12/20/1992

Grandpa comes out of the supermarket with Tommy. Grandpa puts Tommy in a car for a moment and when he leaves the car has vanished with Tommy in it. Two Women took Tommy as a son and Grandpa tries to take him back.

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Naked Tommy
star
6.00
7 votes

#4 - Naked Tommy

Season 3 - Episode 29 - Aired 1/2/1994

Trying to be just like Spike, Tommy takes off his clothes, and entices the other Rugrats to do the same, while Stu finds a way to keep Tommy's clothes on.

Turtle Recall
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6.00
7 votes

#5 - Turtle Recall

Season 4 - Episode 25 - Aired 11/8/1997

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.

Driving Miss Angelica
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6.14
7 votes

#6 - Driving Miss Angelica

Season 2 - Episode 48 - Aired 5/2/1993

After being saved by Angelica, Chuckie has to be Angelica's slave for life but when he saves her things go the other way around.

Tooth Or Dare
star
6.17
6 votes

#7 - Tooth Or Dare

Season 2 - Episode 50 - Aired 5/9/1993

When Susie tells Angelica about the tooth fairy giving you money Angelica decides to take Chuckie's teeth and make money at the same time

Tie My Shoes
star
6.17
6 votes

#8 - Tie My Shoes

Season 6 - Episode 32 - Aired 8/7/1999

After seeing Miss Carol tie shoes on her video using toy snakes, Angelica becomes an expert a shoe-tying, and proves it by tying everything in the house -- and Chuckie's eternally-untied shoes. However, Chazz thought that Chuckie tied them all by himself. Because of this, Chuckie is afraid that his dad will get angry if he learns the truth, so he tries to keep them tied, at any cost. Meanwhile, the grown-ups try to cook burgers at their cookout.

The Odd Couple
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6.20
5 votes

#9 - The Odd Couple

Season 3 - Episode 28 - Aired 12/26/1993

Tommy is staying over at Chuckie's house for a long weekend while his parents go to Wisconsin for a cheese tasting tour. Tommy and Chuckie think they're going to get along great, but soon they start fighting about their different ways of doing stuff.

Autumn Leaves
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6.20
5 votes

#10 - Autumn Leaves

Season 5 - Episode 20 - Aired 9/12/1998

A change of season makes the babies think that the trees are ill, so they apply whatever remedies they think of to them.

New Kid in Town
star
6.25
8 votes

#11 - New Kid in Town

Season 3 - Episode 43 - Aired 4/10/1994

Tired of Angelica being bad to them all the time; the Rugrats find Josh, another friend to play with. It started out okay, but it turns out, however, that he is more meaner than Angelica, going as far as risking their lives with a game called "Pillow" (he swings high and jumps ON the babies). According to Josh, what's "fair" is what he (and later, his fist) decides to be fair.

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Hair!
star
6.25
8 votes

#12 - Hair!

Season 6 - Episode 14 - Aired 2/27/1999

Grandpa's old army buddy, Roy Davis, is paying a visit, but Grandpa's afraid that he'll be embarrased by his baldness and being out of shape. Meanwhile, afraid that Tommy will stay a baby forever because he's bald, according to Angelica (of course), the Rugrats try to find hair for Tommy.

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Toys In The Attic
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6.29
7 votes

#13 - Toys In The Attic

Season 2 - Episode 47 - Aired 4/11/1993

Didi,Stu,Drew, and Charlotte go on a week long vacation and leave Angelica and Tommy at Minka and Boris's house. Tommy and Angelica think it's boring so they look for toys, ending up finding Didi's old toys.

Mr. Clean
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6.29
7 votes

#14 - Mr. Clean

Season 3 - Episode 40 - Aired 3/6/1994

After being told by Chaz about germs after Chuckie was caught playing near germs, Chuckie becomes an overprotective germ freak who couldn't even play with the Rugrats.

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The Legend of Satchmo
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6.30
10 votes

#15 - The Legend of Satchmo

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 10/17/1993

The babies, Angelica, and Grandpa have a campout outside. Grandpa tells the legend of the Satchmo, which leads to Chuckie using the restroom, and Tommy figuring out where Chuckie is. Angelica Scares them, Stu is scared to let them sleep outside because of a campout when he was 34. He calms himself down and sleeps with the kids.

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Stu Gets a Job
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6.33
9 votes

#16 - Stu Gets a Job

Season 3 - Episode 18 - Aired 11/21/1993

Stu, trying to break through his inventor’s block, gets a job at Consolidated Lard.

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In The Dreamtime
star
6.33
6 votes

#17 - In The Dreamtime

Season 3 - Episode 35 - Aired 2/20/1994

After having vivid dreams at night, Chuckie is having trouble distinguishing fantasy from reality. His difficulty, however, almost had disasterous results when he wanders into the next yard, where a bulldog is sitting.

Pickles vs. Pickles
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6.33
6 votes

#18 - Pickles vs. Pickles

Season 3 - Episode 44 - Aired 4/10/1994

Tired of being hassled all the time by her parents, especially when it comes down to the foods she's required to eat, Angelica doesn't take the law into her own hands -- she takes them to court.

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King Ten Pin
star
6.36
11 votes

#19 - King Ten Pin

Season 2 - Episode 44 - Aired 4/4/1993

Grandpa is determined to beat Billy "Strike" Maxwell, his long-time challenger who insures his victory by having the game rigged. The Rugrats, looking for the "chocolate chip" (championship) and the "big candy dish" (bowling trophies), inadvertently exposed the fraud.

The Slide
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6.38
8 votes

#20 - The Slide

Season 2 - Episode 42 - Aired 3/28/1993

The Slide After Chuckie mistakenly goes down the "big-kids slide" at a Chuck E. Cheese-type place, he is afraid of all slides, and Angelica & Suzie bet on whether he will go down another slide.

The Big Flush
star
6.38
8 votes

#21 - The Big Flush

Season 2 - Episode 43 - Aired 3/28/1993

The Big Flush The Pickles & De Villes go to an indoor swimming pool, and the babies, convinced that it's a giant toilet, try to flush it by jumping on the diving board; and Stu must face his fear of the High Dive to save the babies.

Faire Play
star
6.38
13 votes

#22 - Faire Play

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired 9/20/1997

The Rugrats and the Pickles go to a medieval fair, where Didi, Stu and Grandpa will be helping out. While Didi makes stained-glass windows, Stu and Grandpa operate a mechanical dragon that Stu invented. However, thanks to the mechanical dragon's numerous glitches, it ended up making an "Ye Olde Mess" out of the entire fair. However, there's one thing that can help defeat the dragon... Reptar. And its all based on the Rugrats' wishes.

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Chicken Pops
star
6.40
15 votes

#23 - Chicken Pops

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 8/23/1997

Chuckie develops the chicken pox, and dosen't know what they are so Angelica makes something up and says that it turns you into a chicken. The babies avoid him until Susie shows up and tells them what chicken pox really does.

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The Blizzard
star
6.42
12 votes

#24 - The Blizzard

Season 3 - Episode 24 - Aired 12/12/1993

Chuckies favorite toy bus that he got from Santa gets broken after Stu steps on it, and whats worse is a blizzard is going to hit them. After the blizzard when playing in the snow Lou says that it looks like the North Pole. And so Chuckie gets an idea and says to the rest of the Rugrats that if the North Pole is near than so is Santa, and he can fix Chuckies toy. And so they go on an adventure to find Santa braving the blizzards, and harsh coldness of the North Pole (Tommys back yard). On the way they meet Angelica (Angelanik of the North) whos only going along to get toys. Later the Rugrats find out they went the wrong way and ended up at the South Pole. While the others are dissapointed Tommy thinks it's great that they managed to find the South Pole. And so Lou fixed Chuckies bus and the Rugrats had a fun adventure in the blizzard.

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Runaway Angelica
star
6.44
9 votes

#25 - Runaway Angelica

Season 2 - Episode 45 - Aired 4/4/1993

Angelica is Mad at Drew for punishing her for messing up his den. Angelica is so mad that she runs away from home and goes to live in Spike's Doghouse in Tommy's backyard. After figuring out that she loves her parents, she moves back in with them.

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