Season 9

Episode Guide

Murmur on the Ornery Express

S9 E1
Nov 11, 2003
To celebrate Boris and Minka's anniversary, the whole gang takes a train trip to Little Biendeltown, a theme-park re-creation of the Old Country. The scenic 18-hour journey is a send-up of Agatha Christie-style mysteries.

Back to School/Sweet Dreams

S9 E2
Sep 13, 2003
When Didi decides to go "back to school", the babies are confused. Angelica explains that this means everything in the Pickles household is going to start going backwards now and soon Tommy will be a baby like Dil again.

A Step At A Time/Angelica's Assistant

S9 E3
Sep 27, 2003
The babies try and make Dil take his first steps so he can play a game with them. The adults - and the babies - reminiscence about each of the Rugrats' first steps. Charlotte sets a play date for Angelica with bumbling pre-school classmate Harold.

Tale of Two Puppies/Okey Dokey Jones and the Ring of Sunbeans

S9 E4
Jun 1, 2002
Chuckie decides to teach a puppy, "Puppy," to be brave so that she'll be adopted into a good home. Grandpa Lou takes the babies to an exotic pet shop, and the babies go on an Indiana Jones type adventure to rescue Lil's ring from Angelica.

Happy Taffy/Imagine That

S9 E5
Aug 11, 1991
The babies are worried that their new babysitter, a teen-angst wanna-be rocker named Taffy, is unhappy because she sings such sad songs. Meanwhile, the parents decide to spy on Taffy to make sure she is a good babysitter. / Angelica coerces the reluctant Rugrats to take roles in her make-believe game based on her favorite TV show, "The Cynthia Team" (a sly parody of "Charlie's Angels").

Club Fred

S9 E6
Sep 6, 2003
Grandpa Lou convinces the entire gang that they need a vacation. When they arrive, the reservations have been screwed up: The parents are all forced to sleep in one room. The babies set off to find buried treasure and save their parents' vacation.

The Perfect Twins

S9 E7
Nov 30, 2002
Betty's English cousins come to visit America, bringing their perfectly mannered twins. Lil, feeling as if she and Phil are not living up to the "perfect twin" billing of her English cousins, tries to persuade Phil to be a perfect twin as well.

Clown Around/The Baby Rewards

S9 E8
Jan 30, 2003
When the babies are taken to the circus, Chuckie fears that he is turning into a clown. When Angelica watches an award show on television, the babies decide to host their own 'rewards' show.

Diapies and Dragons/Baby Power

S9 E9
Aug 11, 1991
The babies find a medieval themed arcade game that leads then into a fantasy to save Taffy from a fierce dragon named Gracko. / The babies try to make Dil stronger, so he can play with them, and after an earthquake strikes, they think he is responsible.

Bugg Off/The Crawl Space

S9 E10
Aug 11, 1991
Taffy takes the babies to their first high school basketball game, and they set out to defeat the visiting team's mascot - a giant bug. / Angelica convinces the babies that the Pickles' crawl space is their new play area so that she can have the living room to herself.

Starstruck/Who's Taffy

S9 E11
Aug 11, 1991
Action star Mack Granite picks Kimi to audition for a part in his next movie. / When Taffy comes to baby-sit, but is in an artistic funk, and Angelica enters dressed (and acting) like Taffy, the babies think they've swapped identities.

They Came From The Backyard/Lil's Phil of Trash

S9 E12
Aug 11, 1991
When the TV signals keep getting switched, the babies think that 'aliums' are coming for them./When Taffy takes the babies on a picnic in the park, Phil bonds with Dusty, a young "sanitation artist" picking up trash.

Mutt's In A Name/Hurricane Alice

S9 E13
Aug 1, 2004
The Finster's puppy is lethargic, and the babies believe it's because she hasn't been properly named yet./Betty's college roommate comes to visit with her daughter Alice, just as weather reports forecast a hurricane, also called Alice.

Bestest of Show/Hold the Pickles

S9 E14
Jun 5, 2005
Stu, Chas, Angelica, and Susie enter Spiffy, Puppy, Fluffy, and Herbie the gerbil, respectively, in a pet show, all vying for "Best Pet" honor. Taffy takes the babies to their first fast food restaurant.

A Baby Sale/Steve

S9 E15
Sep 20, 2003
When the babies accompany their mothers to Krudnik's annual half-off baby sale, the Rugrats think that they are being sold. The babies build a snowbaby and name him Steve.

The Braveliest Baby/Gimme an A

S9 E16
Oct 11, 2003
Tommy temporarily loses his nerve after slipping on a playground apparatus, and Angelica challenges the babies to tests of valor to see who's the "braveliest." Didi takes the babies to college to be part of her Child Development experiment.

Rugrats: Babies in Toyland

S9 E17
Dec 9, 2002
The Rugrats discover that Christmas means more than just presents and tradition when they find themselves stranded in the Stu-inspired displays at a Christmas party.

Fountain of Youth/Kimi Takes the Cake

S9 E18
Aug 11, 1991
Stu, Drew, and Chas take their families to Lake Crackaknee, where they spent their childhood vacations./For Kimi's first birthday with the Finsters, her parents have arranged a special party at Happy Castle.