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‘Rugrats’ Holiday Special Hits Paramount+ December 2

Calling all ‘Rugrats’ fans… celebrate Nickelodeon’s ‘Traditions;’ the 30-minute special holiday episode, where the Pickles family juggles family traditions when Chanukah falls on Christmas Eve, will also air December 10 on Nick.

Paramount+ and Nickelodeon are celebrating the holidays with an all-new Rugrats half-hour special episode, Traditions, premiering exclusively Thursday, December 2 on Paramount+. The episode will later air on Nickelodeon Friday, December 10 at 7:30 p.m. (ET/PT).

In the multi-denominational special episode titled “Traditions,” when Tommy’s first Chanukah falls on Christmas Eve, the Pickles family must juggle their family traditions to make sure each feels important, while also celebrating Las Posadas with Betty and her family. The episode features guest stars Raini Rodriguez as Gabi, Swoosie Kurtz as Minka, Henry Winkler as Boris, and Tata Vega as Tia Esperanza.

The episode aims to explain the various ways the holidays are celebrated and explore how families from different cultures come together to create their own new and unique traditions. Rugrats “Traditions” was written by executive producers Kate Boutilier and Eryk Casemiro. Lalo Alcaraz (The Casagrandes) served as a research consultant, and co-producer Rachel Lipman (Rugrats) served as a cultural advisor.

Additional Rugrats Holiday Programming:

  • The entire original Rugrats series is currently available to stream on Paramount+, including the original Rugrats holiday special episode, “A Rugrats Chanukah.”
  • Fans can also catch “A Rugrats Chanukah” in the Nickelodeon Pluto channel’s 24-hour marathon starting at 6:00 a.m. (ET/PT) on Sunday, November 28, the first night of Chanukah.
  • Following the marathon, NickRewind will air the iconic episode every night of Chanukah (Sunday, November 28 - Sunday, December 5) at 11:00 p.m. (ET/PT).
  • “A Rugrats Chanukah” will air another six times throughout Nick Pluto Flashback Friday on Friday, December 3.

Source: Nickelodeon

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Debbie Diamond Sarto is assistant news editor at Animation World Network.