Please upgrade your browser for the best Refinery29 experience. Read more.

Saved! Access Favorites in your account profile. Removed from my favorites

What Would Rugrats Characters Be Like In Their 20s?

  1. Begin
    Illustrated by Mallory Heyer.

    SHARE IT

    comments
    See All Slides
    We may be in a golden age of television drama, but the '90s were arguably the golden age of cartoons. (To be fair, we were kids then so we might be a little biased.) Many of us grew up watching favorites like Beavis & Butt-Head, Ren & Stimpy — and for the slightly younger among us, Rugrats.

    For those unfamiliar with Rugrats — which premiered 25 years ago this month, back in August 1991 — the animated series follows a gang of babies on the crazy adventures they take while they're supposed to be crawling around a playpen. I loved the show as a kid (and if we're being honest, well into my tween years).

    Eventually, I stopped watching, but I continued to wonder what the babies might be like as they grew older. Would Angelica ever put that sass to good use? Would Chuckie ever drop the scared-baby act? And would twins Phil and Lil ever forge separate identities? Nickelodeon never gifted us with answers to these questions. But that's what the imagination is for — so we've come up with some illustrations showing what we think the Rugrats gang would look like now, and what we think they'd be up to as twentysomethings.



    Illustrated by

    Begin Slideshow
  2. Illustrated by Mallory Heyer.

    SHARE IT

  3. Illustrated by Mallory Heyer.

    SHARE IT

  4. Illustrated by Mallory Heyer.

    SHARE IT

  5. Illustrated by Mallory Heyer.

    SHARE IT

  6. Illustrated by Mallory Heyer.

    SHARE IT