T.V. Series Review: Rugrats Season 5

Rugrats Season 5 Trailer

Rugrats Season 5 Summary

Season 5, Episode 1: Babysitting Fluffy/ Sleep Trouble

Babysitting Fluffy: Chas and Chuckie look after Angelica’s cat while she is away and underestimate the difficulty of doing so.

Sleep Trouble: Tommy and Chuckie fear “the Sandman” after a story while Chas is out at a party. Stu and Didi try to get them to fall asleep, but fall asleep themselves. Tommy and Chuckie then try to catch the Sandman, but end up catching Chas.

Season 5, Episode 2: The First Cut/ Chuckie Grows

The First Cut: When Tommy saves a baby bird from a runner, he falls into a thorn bush and gets a cut, which frightens him.

Chuckie Grows: The babies think that Chuckie has gotten bigger when his shirt shrinks in the wash.

Season 5, Episode 3: The Wild Wild West/ Angelica for a Day

The Wild Wild West: The babies take part in a Western spoof to reclaim ice cream coupons from Angelica.

Angelica for a Day: Tommy dreams that Chuckie and Angelica switch personalities—Angelica is more timid while Chuckie turns mean and bratty.

Season 5, Episode 4: The Word of the Day/ Jonathon Babysits

The Word of the Day: Angelica learns a curse word from the host of her favorite children’s show, Miss Carol’s Happy House. Not knowing what it means or how negatively her parents will react, she begins to use it in her vocabulary.

Jonathon Babysits:Jonathan looks after the babies while searching for ways to blackmail Charlotte.

Season 5, Episode 5: Grandpa’s Bad Bug/ Lady Luck

Grandpa’s Bad Bug: The babies fear there is a “bad bug” in Grandpa’s bed and attempt to get it out.

Lady Luck: Grandpa takes the babies to a bingo game at the “Senior Citizens’ Center”

Season 5, Episode 6: Crime and Punishment/ Baby Maybe

Crime and Punishment: Angelica tells the babies that the police officers arrest bad people while Chas dates a police officer. Chuckie accidentally breaks Chas’ glasses and fears that he will be arrested.

Baby Maybe: Didi’s brother and sister-in-law consider having a baby, and to prove it, they babysit the babies while Stu, Didi, and the other grown-ups leave for an opera. The chore, however, becomes harder than the sitters hoped it would be.

Season 5, Episode 7: He Saw, She Saw/ Piggy’s Pizza Place

He Saw, She Saw: Chuckie’s latest crush has an over-protective brother.

Piggy’s Pizza Place: The gang goes to a pizzeria that resembles Chuck E. Cheese’s and tries to get Angelica’s tickets back from a pig that “stole” them. Meanwhile, Stu and Drew attempt to beat one another’s high score at a Reptar pinball game.

Season 5, Episode 8: Fugitive Tommy/ Visiting Aunt Miriam

Fugitive Tommy: Tommy is mistaken for another troublemaking baby with a big tooth, but he attempts to prove his innocence.

Visiting Aunt Miriam: When Grandpa Lou takes the babies to Aunt Miriam’s to play cards, the babies are convinced that she and her friends plan to eat Chuckie and attempt to protect him.

Season 5, Episode 9: Uneasy Rider/ Where’s Grandpa?

Uneasy Rider: Chuckie is nervous about riding his new two-wheeled bicycle.

Where’s Grandpa?: Stu and Didi accidentally leave Grandpa behind on a road trip, and Tommy and Chuckie try to give Grandpa a chance to catch up.

Season 5, Episode 10: Hiccups/ Autumn Leaves

Hiccups: Tommy gets hiccups, and the babies’ attempts to scare him do not cure him.

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

Season 5, Episode 11: Journey to the Center of the Basement/ A Very McNulty Birthday

Journey to the Center of the Basement: The babies go down to the basement to retrieve Chuckie’s robotic Reptar toy.

A Very McNulty Birthday: The babies attend a rival’s birthday party, where girls are left out due to cooties.

Season 5, Episode 12: The Family Tree

While Didi and Stu go on an anniversary vacation, Tommy and Angelica stay at Chuckie’s house, where Chuckie learns about his ancestors. Meanwhile, Didi starts to feel seasick, and the cause is eventually revealed to be pregnancy

Rugrats Season 5 Review

Rating: 5 out of 5.

A fun Saturday morning cartoon centering toddlers.

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