Rugrats was one of the most iconic, influential, and memorable cartoons of all time. In the heyday of Nickelodeon and Nicktoons, it was wildly popular and considered to be one of the best animated series. But, if you were just a young rugrat yourself when you were enjoying this television show, you might want to learn more about behind the scenes facts and other fun Rugrats trivia you may not have picked up on back in the '90s.
Because its main protagonists were all so different, Rugrats gave kids a broad spectrum of characters to relate to. Even its antagonist, Angelica, had her good qualities and gave older sisters a show they could watch with their younger siblings. At the same time, the show was teaching children important life lessons and morals left and right, hidden in the fun times of its crazy kid characters.
Lets take a look back at this colorful animated world of '90s nostalgia and dig up some Rugrats facts you may be unaware of and be sure to upvote the most interesting Rugrats TV show trivia below!
The Creators of Rugrats Worked on Another Hugely Popular Animated Show
In 1989, Rugrats was created by then husband and wife Gabor Csupo and Arlene Klasky, along with Paul Germain. At the time, all three were also working on The Simpsons and continued to work on it until 1992.
The Rugrats Were Closer in Age Than You Think
Angelica is the oldest of the Rugrats at three years old, Susie turned three next, Chuckie was two, Kimi was nearly two, Lil is older than Phil, followed by Tommy, and Dil (who was just a baby). Of course by now they'd all be well into their twenties. Don't think about it.
The Pickles' House Has an Iconic Address
The Pickle family's house is located at 1258 N. Highland, the original address of the Klasky-Csupo production offices in Los Angeles (Klasky-Csupo produced the show).
Rugrats Won 20+ Awards Over the Years
Kids weren't the only ones who were obsessed with Rugrats. It garnered attention from critics as well. The show went on to win over 20 awards, including four Daytime Emmys, seven Kids' Choice Awards, and five Emmys.