'Rugrats' Is Officially Making a Comeback & It's Sparking a Debate


Parents who were '90s kids likely spent an ample amount of time climbing trees, playing tag, and rushing in the house well before the streetlights came on to watch their favorite shows (assuming homework was done). There are certain television series from the '90s that are highly coveted that makes news Nickelodeon is reviving Rugrats -- as both a TV series and live-action movie -- feels-worthy. Millennials and Gen-Xers alike love our nostalgia (even though it makes us feel old AF), but have more than a few questions about the return of Tommy, Chuckie, Angelica, and crew.

  • Nickelodeon recently announced Rugrats's 26-episode return that's headed to a TV near you.

    "Rugrats is hands-down one of the most celebrated cartoons in TV history, and we are thrilled for a whole new audience to meet these iconic characters in brand-new adventures," Sarah Levy, interim Nickelodeon president, said about the show's return to television in a statement, E! News reports. "What was true in 1991 when the original show premiered is still true today: kids are fascinated with the world of babies. We can't wait for today's kids to meet Tommy, Chuckie and pals."

    In addition to Rugrats coming back as a series, the nostalgic cartoon is also slated to hit the big screen as a live-action (CGI) movie set to release in November 2020.

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  • It's been 24 years since we virtually busted out the playpen with the tot gang and asked our parents to see "Reptar on Ice."

    Though Nickelodeon gave us the made-for-television "All Growed Up" Rugrats special in 2001 -- as well as the short-lived attempt to make a Rugrats spin-off show years later -- the 13-season series officially bid adieu in 1994.

  • The thought of a Rugrats reboot sounds great, it really does.

  • And has a number of people in their '90s feels.

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    Judging by the comments, folks are here for it.

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  • Others, however, aren't entirely sold.

  • Lots of people are really skeptical about the Rugrats revival -- and naturally so.

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  • They haven't been fans of the recent attempts to revive classic '90s shows.

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    The proof is in the reaction.

  • And would rather have Nickelodeon play old episodes than start fresh.

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    Can you imagine if we had a TV channel dedicated to our favorite '90s cartoons and shows -- including the SNICK line-up? (Are You Afraid of the Dark? was the SHOW.)

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  • Guess we'll have to wait and see.

    Maybe we'll be pleasantly surprised.