FILE PHOTO: Rugrats characters attend the Nickelodeon sponsored 90sFEST Pop Culture and Music Festival on September 12, 2015 in Brooklyn, New York. Nickelodeon announced that it will be bringing back the cartoon series for 26 episodes and a movie. (Photo by Donald Bowers/Getty Images for Nickelodeon)
Photo: Donald Bowers/Getty Images for Nickelodeon
Photo: Donald Bowers/Getty Images for Nickelodeon

Rugrats return: Nickelodeon green lights series, movie

Nickelodeon is bringing a part of our childhood back to the small, and big, screen.

The children’s television network has given the green light to bring back Chuckie, Tommy, Phil, Lil, Susie and Angelica, better known as “Rugrats,” E! News reported.

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Nickelodeon announced it will be producing 26 new episodes and a live action movie that will incorporate CGI characters, Variety reported.

No airdate or cast have been announced, but production has begun. The movie is set to be released on Nov. 13, 2020.

“Rugrats” originally aired starting in 1991 and ran for nine seasons over 13 years, E! News reported

It is the latest of a series of reintroductions of classic Nickelodeon shows. “Double Dare” has started new episodes. An “Invader Zim” TV movie is planned. “Blue’s Clues” is set to for reboot and a “Rocko’s Modern Life” movie is scheduled for later this year. 

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