The episode begins and ends with a song by the Mt. Tweet; Prev. Daily as Tommy; Christine Cavanaugh as Chuckie; Kath Soucie as Phil and Lil; Cheryl Chase as Angelica … 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. Stu and Angelica, who are Christians, both find Passover boring, and Angelica argues why she and her parents should be at the Seder at all, especially considering Boris and Minka aren't actually related to them. , In 2007 the Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art in Tulsa, Oklahoma opened an exhibition of Biblical images in art and pop culture, including a poster for Let My Babies Go! Write the first section of your page here. He sits down and listens as Boris continues: years later, Boris says, Moses stood up for an abused Hebrew slave (imagined as Chuckie), and was outed as a Hebrew. चित्र of Rugrats - Passover 500 for प्रशंसकों of Rugrats 43274815 A Rugrats Passover: awards, nominations, photos and more at Emmys.com. 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. $14.75 +$2.85 shipping. $4.25 + $2.80 shipping . When the Seder begins, Angelica releases the babies due to Tommy leaving his screwdriver behind. Directed by Jim Duffy, Jeff McGrath, Steve Socki.  The episode was also unusual among animated series for discussing the characters' religious affiliations. https://rugrats.fandom.com/wiki/Passover?oldid=349649. With the story over, the family gets up to finish the Seder, but this time, since Boris told the whole story of the Passover, they should just eat, after all, Boris likes Minka's matzo soup, making her flush, but suddenly, the wind blow the door shut, locking them all in. They pass through the parted waters, which then crash back together behind them, engulfing the Pharaoh and her army. ", "Episode Detail: Hall Monitor; Harold's Bar Mitzvah – Hey Arnold! 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.  In 1995, it was Rugrats' submission for a CableACE award; it received a nomination but did not win. Passover, the Jewish holiday commemorating the story of the ancient Israelites being freed from slavery in Egypt, begins April 19. 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. 4.5. Didi and her parents' Jewish beliefs are based on Arlene Klasky and her parents. Angelica tells Boris that he's not really missing anything and admits that she thinks that Passover's a dumb holiday. , "A Rugrats Passover" was unusual among contemporary animations in its attention to Jewish ritual and tradition. , The episode was released in several formats, including DVD and VHS. 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. Rugrats - The … 1995 Directed by Jeff McGrath, Jim Duffy … Synopsis Rugrats Passover Special. $39.99 + $4.39 shipping . 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. Unlike Hecht, Nickelodeon's new president Herb Scannell agreed with the criticism and apologized, promising never to run the character or the strip again. 3 users rated this 5 out of 5 stars 3. With the story over, the family gets up to finish the Seder only to see the wind blow the door shut, locking them all in. 4.3 out of 5 stars 42 ratings. ", "Rugrats → Episode Guide → Specials → More → Rugrats Chanukah", "A Bit of Artistic Perspective: Sherwin Miller's new exhibit points to Biblical images in art and pop culture", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=A_Rugrats_Passover&oldid=995924741, Television episodes about Jews and Judaism, Short description is different from Wikidata, Television episode articles with short description for single episodes, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 23 December 2020, at 16:33. She refuses and calls her guards (one of them 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. Rugrats - Passover [VHS] has been added to your Cart Add a gift receipt with prices hidden. Next View All. 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. 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). Nickelodeon's then-president Albie Hecht, himself Jewish, professed himself dumbfounded by the criticism, calling it absurd.  According to Catherine Mullally, Vice President and Executive Producer of Nickelodeon Video and Audio Works in 1995, the episode was the highest Nielsen-rated telecast in the network's history. A Rugrats Chanukah. "A Rugrats Passover" disutradarai oleh Jim Duffy, Steve Socki, dan Jeff McGrath dari naskah buatan Peter Gaffney, Paul Germain, Rachel Lipman, dan Jonathon Greenberg. " 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. : The Life of a Voice Actor", "Legacy: 23rd Annual Annie Award Nominees and Winners (1995)", https://www.lddb.com/laserdisc/26926/LV838323/Rugrats:-A-Rugrats-Chanukah/A-Rugrats-Passover, "Why don't more shows do Passover episodes? Other items highlighted in the gallery included a promotional poster for The Simpsons episode "Simpsons Bible Stories" and a vintage Superman comic book entitled "The Red-Headed Beatle of 1000 B.C.," featuring the character Jimmy Olsen's time-traveling adventures in the Biblical age.  John J. O'Connor of The New York Times wrote of the episode "If not a first, it certainly is a rarity. Moses hesitates at first, but complies and leads the Hebrews out of Egypt. 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. At first, Chas thinks is about how the Hebrews wandered the desert for forty years before finally reaching the Promised Land.  Another episode element common to the series' broader themes is its treatment of Angelica's mother Charlotte, who throughout the episode is glued to her cell phone and engrossed in her business life, despite her professed desire to provide Angelica with an educational environment. Following Viacom's purchase of Paramount Pictures in 1994, these videos were re-released by Paramount Home Videoon October 1, 19… Rugrats - Passover / Chanukah [VHS] Elizabeth Daily (Actor), Christine Cavanaugh (Actor) Format: VHS Tape. Item has been pre-tested and works, comes in original case. Write a review. 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