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Rugrats Costume Guides

Dress like Your Favorite Rugrats Characters

Revisit your childhood by browse through all the Rugrats characters from everyone’s favorite 90s cartoon series. One of the best children’s programs of the time, the Nickelodeon television series, follows the lives of adventurous toddlers as they escape the confines of their playpens. Gaining popularity in the mid-90s, Rugrats is now an iconic series loved by children, teens, and adults of all ages. Now, you can bring the 90s back at your next [Halloween] costume party with these easy-to-follow cosplay guides for all your favorite Rugrats characters. With each guide, you can see how to dress as if you came straight from the playpen.

Chuckie Finster

Chuckie Finster Costume

With the full name of Charles Crandall Norbert Finster Jr., Chuckie is Tommy Pickle’s red-headed best friend. Chuckie is raised by his single father, Chas, since his mother died of an illness when Chuckie was born. Chuckie spends many moments wishing he had a mother like his closest friends. Known as the worrywart of the group, Chuckie is often the friend who tries to convince others to stay behind due to an extreme fear of something bad happening. The one thing Chuckie is more afraid of than the dark is being by himself! So, while he is fearful of the adventures he and his friends go on, he begrudgingly goes along to avoid being alone.

Chuckie Finster Costume
Chuckie Finster Costume Guide
Didi Pickles

Didi Pickles Costume

Tommy Pickles’ mother, Didi, is a loving wife and mom who works as a child psychologist while her husband works from home and cares for the kids. She closely follows the advice of her favorite child psychologist, Dr. Lipschitz. Didi often shares unsolicited opinions with her friends, the parents of Chuckie, Phil, and Lil. With a Jewish background, Didi is proud of her heritage and teaches her babies about Jewish celebrations and traditions. While Didi can come off as a bit overprotective of her children and their friends, she always keeps their best interests at heart through proper discipline and love.

Didi Pickles Costume
Didi Pickles Costume Guide

Rugrats Cosplay Costumes

The debut of Rugrats in 1991 brought the innocence and imagination of children to the television screen. The show creators focused on toddlers Tommy Pickles, Chuckie Finster, and twins Phil & Lil as they escaped their playpens to go on grand adventures. Showcasing the contrast between a toddler’s imagination with the grown-up real-life scenarios, Rugrats makes for comedic scenes that you can now bring to life! Recreating each character’s iconic outfits for a costume party or Halloween event can be just as adventurous!

Most of the outfits, as seen on the show, can easily be put together by digging by visiting a local thrift shop and filling in the gaps with a few select items online. Take a look at each DIY costume guide to determine the exact costume pieces you and your friends need to look like the top characters appearing in Nickelodeon’s animated TV show. Become a Rugrat like Tommy Pickles, Chuckie Finster, Didi Pickles, Angelica Pickles, and others.

About Rugrats

Premiering in 1991, Rugrats centered around the lives of toddlers Tommy, Chuckie, twins Phil & Lil, and Tommy’s older cousin Angelica. The animated television series remains as popular show nearly 30-years after its debut. The show follows the lives of seeming ordinary toddlers on extraordinary adventures. While the babies speak to one another through “baby speak,” Tommy’s mean cousin, Angelica, can talk to both the babies and the parents. She uses to her advantage to manipulate the babies and ruin their adventures.

While the showed aired, viewers followed the lives of Tommy and his friends for the better part of a decade. It eventually became the highest-rated show on Nickelodeon. While it took some time for the show to see success, Rugrats went on to become an award-winning cartoon series and even received a star on the fabled Hollywood Walk of Fame. Now a popular show, Rugrats, is loved by audiences of all ages.