I don’t know what things were like at your house while growing up but at our home, there were a few stations that were staples and Nickelodeon was one of them. Although I didn’t grow up in the “era” of Rugrats, my littler sister did, and that meant I watched it right along side her. At first, I couldn’t believe my parents were making me watching this show about BABIES. I mean, come on, I was a big girl, not a baby and I watched big girl shows! Nonetheless, I watched and watched and soon found that I really liked the show.
When I was growing up, there weren’t many young kids around so that meant my playmates generally consisted of my two sisters; one six years older and one six years younger. As I continued to watch Rugrats, I became enthralled with the secret lives of babies Tommy, Chuckie, Phil, Lil, Dil, and Kimi. I thought Angelica and Susie were absolutely hilarious, of course, but I admit they were often mean to the babies. More importantly, I couldn’t believe the mischief these little kids got into; seemingly right under the nose of their parents.
With a reboot of the Rugrats franchise getting ready to premiere on Paramount+, there was no better time for the original Rugrats complete series to be released and I am here for it! It has been fun to settle into bed with my girls with a snack and snuggly blankets while I introduce them to a blast from our past. While I’m not sure how much my 11-month-old understands, I can tell you that the babies on the screen and the bright colors definitely have caught her attention. As for my 11-year-old, it has been fun to see the spots where we both laugh or even the moments where we both vocally scold Angelica for mistreating the babies.
More eye opening, has been watching the Rugrats as a parent!
First, I can’t get over the fact that Didi and Stu were supposed to be in their 30s in the show. Yes, I said THIRTIES. They look and feel much older to me.
Second, as I look back at the movie and show ratings from the 90s, it is fair to say that times were VERY different! I’ve watched movies that are rated PG and due to the violence and language; I bulk a bit. The Rugrats babies and kids do use words like “dumb” and “stupid” which are words that we don’t allow our daughter to say. Yes, I am one of THOSE parents! If this is something that is bothersome or worrisome to you, this may not be the best series for your littles.
Third, as a parent, I am able to sit back and enjoy the show for what it is, what it was, and the time period it was developed in. These kids experience great adventures that are in large part, thanks to their vivid imaginations. Unfortunately, that is something that is lacking with some of our youth these days. This is just something I’ve seen thanks to technology and kids spending more time inside, I don’t mean to sound rude!
Overall, this is a fun watch. It’s a bit more interesting if you think about some of the fan theory that is out there and you try to figure out what is what. Do a Google search if you aren’t sure what I am talking about! I’ve really enjoyed sitting back, traveling back in time, and reliving a bit of the 90s.
RUGRATS: THE COMPLETE SERIES is NOW available on DVD!
It’s time to celebrate 30 years of adventures, fun, and laughs with the Rugrats with Rugrats: The Complete Series, arriving on DVD May 18, 2021 from Paramount Home Entertainment and Nickelodeon Home Entertainment.
For the first time, fans will be able to enjoy all nine seasons from the Emmy Award-winning show in one giant, 26-disc collection. Rugrats follows the secret life of babies Tommy, Chuckie, Phil, Lil, Kimi, and Dil, plus toddlers Angelica and Susie, as they embark on misguided adventures (in reality and their vivid imaginations) right under the noses of their unsuspecting parents and grandparents.
Featuring the voice talents of E. G. Daily (“The Powerpuff Girls”) as Tommy, Tara Strong (“The Fairly Odd Parents”) as Dil, Nancy Cartwright (“The Simpsons”) as Chuckie, Kath Soucie (“Danny Phantom”) as Phil and Lil, Cree Summer (“Robot Chicken”) as Susie, Cheryl Chase (“All Grown Up!”) as Angelica, and more, this collection is perfect for both “growed up” long-time fans and today’s generation of kids to enjoy!
Featuring over 67 hours of hilarious hijinks and crazy crawling adventures, including special episodes “Runaway Reptar” and “All Growed Up,” Rugrats: The Complete Series will be available for the suggested retail price of $55.99 U.S. Rugrats was created by Arlene Klasky, Gabor Csupo and Paul Germain.
This must be your ducky day! The whole world is a big adventure waitin’ to be ‘splored with all 9 seasons of Rugrats, the classic Nickelodeon TV show, in a 26-disc complete series collection! Tommy, Chuckie, Angelica, Phil & Lil and Susie find themselves in a slew of adventures — both real and imaginary. Baldly go where no baby’s every gone before as the Rugrats turn the ordinary into the extraordinary every day!
• Runaway Reptar
• All Growed Up
• Babies in Toyland
• Tales from the Crib: “Snow White”
• Tales from the Crib: “Three Jacks & A Beanstalk”
Disclosure: Pink Ninja Blogger was sent a complimentary copy of Rugrats: The Complete Series for the purpose of review. Regardless, all thoughts and opinions are 100% my own. Please note, this post contains Amazon affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate, I earn a small commission from qualifying purchases.
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