"A Rugrats Passover" (possibly known as "Passover" in the opening title) was the sixty-fifth episode of the Nickelodeon show Rugrats.It aired April 13, 1995. [11] The episode was also unusual among animated series for discussing the characters' religious affiliations. Unlike Hecht, Nickelodeon's new president Herb Scannell agreed with the criticism and apologized, promising never to run the character or the strip again. During the episode the babies themselves reenact the story, with young Tommy portraying Moses, while his cousin Angelica represents the Pharaoh of Egypt. [6][13] Repeats of the episode began that Saturday at 7:30 p.m.[6] The episode received a Nielsen Rating of 3.1, with a 4.8% share of American audiences, making it the sixth most-watched cable telecast that week. 23 min 1997-09-06 CAD $1.99. Passover, the Jewish holiday commemorating the story of the ancient Israelites being freed from slavery in Egypt, begins April 19. "A Rugrats Passover" is the 26th third season episode of the animated television series Rugrats, and the sixty-second episode overall. Tweet; Prev. Search, discover and share your favorite GIFs. 23rd episode of the third season of the American animated television series Rugrats, and its 65th episode overall. A Rugrats Passover Voices: Michael Bell, Christine Cavanaugh, Melanie Chartoff, Cheryl Chase, E.G. It appears on the video release A Rugrats Passover[1][10][25][26][17] alongside features "Toys in the Attic",[1][10] and Rugrats Passover: Let My Babies Go. See all 11 - All listings for this product. Boris actually explains that it's actually a story about how his aunt and uncle met at Passover Seder back in Russia. Boris decides to tell them another story, which Chas at first thinks is about how the Hebrews wandered the desert for forty years before finally reaching the Promised Land. "A Rugrats Passover" is the 26th and final episode of the third season of the American animated television series Rugrats, and its 65th episode overall. This was actually the 62nd episode of the series production wise, but it remained unaired until April 13, 1995, when the series was on hiatus. It was broadcast originally on April 13, 1995, on the cable network Nickelodeon. [37], "A Rugrats Passover" has been Nickelodeon's first programming about Passover;[38] the network went on to broadcast other episodes concerning Jewish traditions, including "Harold's Bar Mitzvah", a 1997 episode of Hey Arnold! [39] Rugrats in turn produced a second Jewish holiday episode, this time to meet the network executives' original Hanukkah special pitch. On the Season 3 DVD, the original airings and the foreign versions, the title card sequence was used twice in this 30 minute episode. A novelization of the episode was in 2007 exhibited at the Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Boris tries convincing her otherwise by telling her and the boys the story of the Exodus, hoping to improve their understanding of Passover. Angelica tests the door, and inadvertently locks them all in again. [3] The crew agreed instead that a Passover special would offer both "historical interest" and a "funny idea", so Paul Germain—founder of the series along with Arlene Klasky and Gábor Csupó—pitched the Passover idea instead. See more & FREE Shipping. E.G. … A Rugrats Passover: awards, nominations, photos and more at Emmys.com. As Boris is explaining how the Pharaoh deceived the Hebrews and prevented them from leaving, Angelica's parents, Drew and Charlotte, arrive and become locked in with the others. DVD from $16.90 VHS Tape $9.45 Related video shorts (0) Upload your video. Boris hasn't reappeared by the time Tommy's best friend, Chuckie Finster, and his dad, Chas, arrive to join the celebration; when the Seder begins, the children set off to search for Boris, eventually finding him in the attic. Rugrats VHS Tape Lot of 12 Nickelodeon Tommy Chuckie Vintage 90s. Susie and her older brother, Edwin, are the only members of the Carmichael family seen, though it was a cameo appearance. 6 product ratings. Next View All. Once the Hebrews started to flee Egypt, the Pharaoh reneges on her promise (after realizing that she set all of the Hebrews free) and leads out her remaining army to pursue them. - Description from Klasky Csupo. [28] Publisher Simon Spotlight in 1998 released a novelization of the episode, entitled Let My Babies Go! Moses confronts the Pharaoh and demands that she free the Hebrews. Listed below are the Rugrats videos originally distributed by Sony Wonder. 4.5 out of 5 stars based on 6 product ratings . As he talks, Angelica imagines herself as the Pharaoh of Egypt, who commands the Hebrew slaves (imagined as the other Rugrats and numerous other babies) to throw their newborn sons into the Nile River. The episode was in 59th place in "Top 100 Greatest Nicktoon Episodes". Daily, Dana Hill, Tress Macneille, Jack Riley, Kath Soucie. Rugrats - A Rugrats Vacation (VHS, 1997) $1.00 0 bids + $2.80 shipping . Boris tries convincing her otherwise by telling her and the boys the story of the Exodus, hoping to improve their understanding of Passover. 4. Actually, once, she doesn't say his name when Chaz brings it up. in which the character Harold Berman prepares for his Bar Mitzvah. Wikipedia. The episode then pictures Tommy as Moses fleeing to the desert, where he becomes a shepherd and forgets about Egypt and the Pharaoh, until the voice of God calls to him from a burning bush, telling him that he must free the Hebrews from slavery. Following an argument with Minka about what type of wine glasses they should use (either the glasses that belonged to Minka's mother or the ones that belonged Boris's father), Boris storms out of the room; the two families arrive and Didi tries comforting her mom, who believes Boris has run away. [35] The controversy resurfaced in 1998 when the ADL criticized another appearance of Boris, this time reciting the Mourner's Kaddish in a Rugrats comic strip published in newspapers during the Jewish New Year. Minka, Didi, and Stu arrive in the attic to find the group enthralled by the end of Boris' story: Moses, cornered, calls down the power of God to part the Red Sea, which the Hebrews are approaching. Share. One Hebrew slave defies the order by putting her infant son, Moses (imagined as Tommy), into a basket and setting the basket afloat in the river. Save with Used - Very Good. When it came to depictions of Judaism in popular culture, “As a kid, the only thing that I had was the ‘Rugrats’ Passover special,” writer/director Benny Safdie told Slate last year. (Note: We fully disagree with their spelling, so we’ll be calling it Hanukkah from here on out.) The episode scored a 3.1 Nielsen Rating, making it "the highest-rated show in Nickelodeon's history",[1] and received overwhelmingly positive reviews, including from Jewish community publications. With this and the Chanukah special that aired on December 9, 1996, the series was revived in 1997 and continued airing until 2004. The plot follows series regulars Grandpa Boris and the babies as they become trapped in the attic on Passover; to pass the time, Boris tells the Jewish story of the Exodus. The episode made Rugrats one of the first animated series to focus on a Jewish holiday; its success precipitated the creation of another special, "A Rugrats Chanukah", which also attracted critical acclaim. [36], "A Rugrats Passover," along with other Rugrats episodes featuring Boris and Minka, attracted controversy when the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) claimed that the two characters resembled anti-Semitic drawings that had appeared in a 1930s Nazi newspaper. A Rugrats Passover is a Rugrats video to be released Tuesday, February 20, 1995 by Sony Wonder and later re-released 1996 by Paramount Home Video and Nickelodeon. But Boris reveals it's actually a story about how an aunt and uncle of his met at Passover Seder back in Russia. [12] It revealed Boris, Minka, and Didi's adherence to Judaism, and compared it with the relative non-participation of Stu and his side of the family. The episode also, however, attracted Controversy, when the Anti-Defamation League compared the artistic design of the older characters to anti-Semitic drawings from a 1930s Nazi newspaper. Write a review. The episode was conceived in 1992 when Germain responded to a Nickelodeon request for a Rugrats Hanukkah special by creating a Passover episode instead. "Passover" is the Season 3 finale of Rugrats, and one of two Jewish holiday specials for the show (the other being "Chanukah"). Sold by: Bank-A-Books. 5. Achetez Rugrats: Passover [VHS] [Import USA] : Séries TV : Amazon.fr Livraison gratuite possible dès 25€ The rugrats go to Boris and Minka's for Passover, and get locked in the attic with Boris, who's recounting of the Passover story is seen through Angelica's eyes, using the rugrats as historical characters. [4] The show's voice actors each spent from fifteen minutes to four hours in recording sessions for the episode. Authors Michael Atkinson and Laurel Shifrin, in their book Flickipedia: Perfect Films for Every Occasion, Holiday, Mood, Ordeal, and Whim praised the episode for celebrating "secular Jewishness in the wisest and most entertaining fashion [...] Grandpa Boris regales the kids with an epic, albeit abridged, Exodus story. चित्र of Rugrats - Passover 500 for प्रशंसकों of Rugrats 43274815 Boris resumes the story: the Pharaoh's treachery causes Moses to curse her once more, this time with a plague on the first-born children of Egypt. As Boris explains that the Pharaoh was oblivious that Moses himself was actually a Hebrew, Chas enters the attic, looking for the kids, and becomes locked in with the rest of them. [29] A LaserDisc release was planned, titled "A Rugrats Chanukah/A Rugrats Passover", but was cancelled. From 1992 to 1995, the video distribution rights for Nickelodeon shows were held by Sony Wonder. Moses confronts the Pharaoh and demands that she free the Hebrews. "[35] Among many positive reviews of the episode in Jewish community publications, Gila Wertheimer of the Chicago Jewish Star said that the episode "will entertain children of all ages – and their parents. "[32] Other reviews applauded the episode for its treatment of Judaism. 3 users rated this 5 out of 5 stars 3. The Pharaoh, after realizing that she herself is a first-born child, bargains with Moses: he can leave if he calls off this final plague. And in the thousands of years since, Jews have celebrated the holiday in almost as many ways. She refuses and calls her guards (one of which was a kid named Justin, voiced by Dana Hill) to drag Moses away; he curses her kingdom with terrible plagues until she relents and allows Moses to leave with the enslaved Hebrews. Moses hesitates at first, but complies and leads the Hebrews out of Egypt. Free shipping . चित्र of Rugrats - Passover 29 for प्रशंसकों of Rugrats 43265440. When the Seder begins, Angelica releases the babies due to Tommy leaving his screwdriver behind. It was broadcast originally on April 13, 1995, on the cable network Nickelodeon. Let's Feast A Rugrats Passover. [19], The episode was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award in the category "Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program (for Programming Less Than One Hour),"[20][21] but lost to The Simpsons episode "Lisa's Wedding. Directed by Jim Duffy, Jeff McGrath, Steve Socki. item 7 "A RUGRATS PASSOVER"SPECIAL DOUBLE-LENGHT HOLIDAY CARTOON.VHS 1996.35 MINUTES. Add interesting content and earn coins Write the first section of your page here. Boris explains that he felt bad about yelling at Minka, and had gone to look for her mother's wine glasses, but had become locked inside when the door closed behind him (it can't open from the inside). Angelica tests the door, and inadvertently locks them all in again. Series 1, Episode 3 G CC SD. 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