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Angelica Charlotte Pickles
Also Known AsAngelica Pickles
Yucky (by Dil in Rugrats)
Peaches (by Edwin in All Grown Up!)
Balilna Pickles (in Angelica's Twin)
GenderFemale
Birth DateMay 12, 1988
Age2 1/2 - 3 (Rugrats)
4 (Pre-School Daze)
12 (All Grown Up pilot and All Grown Up Season 1 before Lucky 13)
13 (All Grown Up Season 2-5)
31 (Age in 2019)
RaceHuman
OccupationPre-school student (Rugrats)
School student (All Grown Up)
InterestsCynthia, Cookies
RelativesDrew Pickles (father)
Charlotte Pickles (mother)
Stu Pickles (uncle)
Didi Pickles (aunt)
Tommy Pickles (cousin)
Dil Pickles (cousin)
Lou Pickles (paternal grandfather)
Trixie Pickles (paternal grandmother-deceased)
Lulu Pickles (paternal step-grandmother)
FriendsCynthia (doll)
Fluffy (pet cat)
Timmy McNulty (sometimes)
Harold Frumpkin (possible love interest)
Tommy Pickles (sometimes)
Chuckie Finster (sometimes)
Phil DeVille (sometimes)
Lil DeVille (sometimes)
Dil Pickles (sometimes)
Kimi Finster (sometimes)
Susie Carmichael (sometimes)
Savannah Shane (sometimes)
Brianna (sometimes)
EnemiesSusie Carmichael (sometimes)
Tommy Pickles (sometimes)
Chuckie Finster (sometimes)
Phil DeVille (sometimes)
Lil DeVille (sometimes)
Dil Pickles (sometimes)
Kimi Finster (sometimes)
Timmy McNulty
Jean-Claude
Coco
Josh
Savannah Shane
Brianna
Voice ActorCheryl Chase
E.G. Daily (Sing and Swing Angelica toy)
First AppearanceTommy's First Birthday (Rugrats, 1991)
Last AppearancePetition This! (All Grown Up!, 2007)
Golden Boy(All Grown Up!, 2008)(Mentioned)
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Angelica Charlotte Pickles is the main antagonist and secondary tritagonist of the series. While this is so, she acts more as an antihero in the films and often sides with the babies at the end against the films' respective main villains. She is voiced by Cheryl Chase in both Rugrats and All Grown Up!, and is among the series' original characters. She is a spoiled brat and the cousin of Tommy and Dil Pickles. In 2002, TV Guide declared Angelica Pickles 7th in their list of Top 50 Greatest Cartoon Characters of All Time. She is the arch-enemy of Tommy Pickles and the other Rugrats. Her middle name is 'Charlotte', meaning she is named after her mother. She claims to be 'the prettiest, most beautiful kid in the universe'. Angelica carries her favorite doll Cynthia (a parody of the popular Barbie franchise) around with her almost everywhere, and fills her room with Cynthia merchandise.
Cheryl Chase

Cheryl Chase.

Description

She's tempestuous. She's tyrannical. She's three. Tommy's cousin Angelica is a Rugrats alumna who can talk both to grown-ups and toddlers. She manipulates her parents, shows off for strangers -- and when she comes to play, the Rugrats run for cover. "You stupid babies!" she bellows as she bullies them into playing by her rules. "You don't know anything!" she screams as she terrorizes them with "true" stories from her imagination. Even worse, she forces them to sit still for her off-key, lyrically mangled musical numbers. Beneath her cold, hard exterior beats the heart of a true spoiled brat. But however cleverly devilish her schemes, somehow Angelica always seems to get the worst of it. - Rugrats Description from Klasky Csupo

Angelica Pickles may not be as big a brat as she was when she was 3, but she still has a way of getting her cousins Tommy and Dil to do her bidding. She also has a great deal of influence over her pre-school pal Harold, who is more than eager to do whatever she asks him. Of course, Susie Carmichael is not so easy to sway, and is often a thorn in Angelica's side when it comes to her plans to manipulate situations to her advantage. Angelica has mellowed a bit, however. She is not above asking even Susie for advice in the realms of social climbing, and has even tried her hand at being a mentor for a young child (to further her own interests, of course!) Angelica still has delusions of grandeur when it comes to her talent as a singer, and manages to find ways to torture her fellow students with her off-key ballads. - All Grown Up! Description from Klasky Csupo. 

Summary

Angelica is the bratty daughter of Drew and Charlotte Pickles and the mean, rude, and ridiculously spoiled older cousin of Tommy and Dil Pickles. Angelica is often seen bullying and making fun of her cousins and their friends. Since she's older than the babies, who can only communicate with each other and Angelica, Angelica herself can communicate with the adults as well as the other Rugrats, which she uses to her advantage most of the time. When the character Susie Carmichael was introduced, she was soon favored among the babies, causing Angelica to start a rivalry with her. She'll say and/or do anything to get what she wants--however, Angelica's bratty behavior often gets the best of her, which results in the adults (usually her parents and/or her Aunt Didi and Uncle Stu) punishing her.

Cookies are Angelica's favorite food (just like Cookie Monster), and she refuses to eat most "healthy" foods (especially broccoli). Even though Angelica is often very mean to the babies deep down she likes them.

Angelica is always referring to the babies as "just babies" and to herself as an adult, despite being only a year older than Chuckie, two years older than Tommy, Kimi and the twins, and only three years older than Dil--in fact, Dil's the only Rugrat who's technically "just a baby," as all the others are technically toddlers like Angelica and Susie are.

All Grown Up!

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In the spin-off series All Grown Up!, 13 year old Angelica's personality has clearly made some minor edits to itself as a part of her maturity and beauty; she goes after boys more often (in Rugrats, though, she was shown to have crushes on a few toddler boys), and has outgrown the habit of carrying Cynthia around with her all the time (although in one episode of All Grown Up!, Angelica desperately tried to get Cynthia back because Charlotte gave her away). She also mostly loves fashion as her favorite hobby and in addition to it, she especially spends her time shopping at the mall. Still, a few parts of her former personality remain: she's still very mean, spoiled, and bossy, but to a much lesser extent than she previously was. She and Susie are still rivals, but they're more like frenemies than actual enemies, but Angelica is obviously still very envious of Susie, mainly because of her being more talented than Angelica at most things (especially singing) and being just as beautiful.

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Angelica in All Grown Up!.

Looks

Rugrats

Angelica wears a sleeveless knee-length purple dress, a long-sleeved orange-red blouse with flared cuffs, blue and green polka-dotted tights, orange socks and purple and white sneakers. She wore a diaper over her tights during season one. In season 2 onwards she wore frilly panties (since she is now potty trained.) She also has blond hair, always worn in two pigtails tied with purple ribbons.

All Grown Up!

In season 1, Angelica wears a long-sleeved lavender shirt, a magenta and purple skirt and violet shoes. She also wears a bright red sleeveless turtleneck sweater, a purple skirt tied with a light cyan belt, dark purple slides (no socks) and wears a red heart-shaped barrette clipped on the right of her hair. She even wears lavender eyeshadows and silver hoop earrings.

In Interview With a Campfire, she appears with a bright blue shirt, red pants, and brown sneakers.

In season 2-5, she often wears a bright orange shirt, green/blue shorts, and violet sandals. Sometimes, she wears her usual trademark colors. Her hair is in a wavy texture and wears it with a side swept bang clipped with a silver square barrette. Her eyeshadows became blue. Her earrings are red.

She also wears her hair in a variety of natural styles throughout the series.

Appearances

Angelica has appeared in a lot of episodes in both Rugrats and All Grown Up!. Her first appearance was in Tommy's First Birthday. Her last appearance in the Rugrats series was in the episode Fountain of Youth, with her final appearance in All Grown Up! being Petition This!.

Relationships

Tommy Pickles- Although Tommy's cousin Angelica is mean, a bully (sometimes) and is bossy, Tommy is never afraid to confront her. You could say Tommy and Angelica are frenemies because of their fighting and her anger issues, but in All Growed up in the last scene of the episode before it turns back into Rugrats, Angelica and Tommy drop the enemies part and become friends until she's back to her bratty spoiled younger self. They don't always see eye to eye but they will do anything to help each other.

Dil Pickles - Although Angelica is still mean and often makes fun of Dil and vice versa, they still care about each other and are still closer with each other than both of them are with most of the others in the group. The two don't interact as much in AGU! their most well known interaction in this series is when she yelled at him "GET OUT OF THE WAY FREAK, OR I'LL MOVE YOU OUT OF THE WAY!" but they still talk and get along (mostly), because of the lack of frequent interaction. When Angelica was in a really bad place Dil was the person she went to for advice, and he delivered in the episode It's Karma, Dude!

Chuckie Finster - Chuckie and Angelica can be pretty good friends despite her always teasing him and the others. Chuckie is the closest to her age (besides Susie and Harold). Angelica tried to help him when he liked one of her friends (Samantha Shane), and also helped him become popular and when everyone started liking the new fake Chuckie more than her, he felt bad and gave it all up for her. Angelica is who the gang went to help teach Chuckie to lie so he doesn't spoils the surprise party for Tommy.

Susie Carmichael - Susie is Angelica's closest friend but they always looks for ways to compete with each other, Susie always one-ups Angelica and sometimes makes bets on her failures and once made fun of her acting behind her back to the rest of the gang in truth and consequents. But it never phase Angelica because she believes it's because she's jealous. In 'Susie Goes Bad Lite' Susie gives into peer pressure and has to prove how 'bad' she was. Kimi and Lil had to go get Angelica so she could save Susie because she almost fell off a telephone company building and Angelica had to climb up there to talk some sense into Susie so that she wouldn't get hurt and Susie wouldn't listen and they fell, and if Lil and Kimi hadn't ran after a police patrol car then Angelica and Susie would've been seriously injured or possibly dead.

Harold Frumpkin - Harold and Angelica are good friends, and she only realized that when he was gone (because he was playing hard to get). Harold is in love with Angelica and has been since they met. He acts as her slave, and follows her around and hangs out with her. He will do anything for her and vice versa.

Kimi Finster - Kimi and Angelica aren't super close but are still friends. The two go to the mall together along with Lil and Susie. They both are fans of The Sulky Boys and Emica.

Lil DeVille - Lil and Angelica were never super close in the original series as Angelica was always taunting and teasing her and the other babies but in AGU! Angelica and Lil are a lot closer and the two have been shown shopping together (along with Susie and Kimi). The two also both are fans of The Sulky Boys and Emica and boys and clothes etc. It was shown in one episode of the original series that Lil really looks up to Angelica because she's brave and tough etc.

Phil DeVille - Angelica and Phil have never been the closest of friends, The two are often seen to make jokes at each others expense. Phil is basically the only one of the kids to almost always talk back to her. Despite this the two are close, whether they want to be or not.

Trivia

  • Rugrats co-creator Arlene Klasky did not approve of Angelica's cruelty in early seasons and often had disputes with the writers about it. In 1996, when new episodes were released, Klasky had a more positive reception to the somewhat softened Angelica, despite the fact that she still played the role as the antagonist of the series.
  • Angelica is the only Rugrat to remain an only child throughout the franchise.
    • Tommy and Dil are brothers.
    • Chuckie and Kimi are step-siblings.
    • Phil and Lil are fraternal twins.
    • Susie has two older brothers and an older sister.
    • Timmy McNulty has four younger brothers.
      • One of the few times where Angelica's expressed a desire to have a sibling was in The Stork and the only time where she's genuinely saddened by the fact that she's an only was in Sister Act. Every other time, Angelica usually expresses her thankfulness on being an only child.
    • However, restricting to biological brothers and sisters, Chuckie also has remained an only child. Kimi, on the other hand, has a half-sister who appeared in Trading Places (All Grown Up!).
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One of Angelica's many appearances in the series.

  • Angelica is one in three of the main Rugrats characters to have the camera viewed from inside her mouth in All Grown Up!. The other two are Dil and Spike.
  • She hates coconuts, baked apples, broccoli (at age three), and spinach.
  • In the life-size doll versions of Angelica, she is shown to have brown eyes. However, in the newspaper comic strip, she was revealed to have blue eyes.
  • In All Grown Up!, Angelica has been seen as a 4-5, 6 and 9 year old.
  • Angelica has grown less mean towards the kids in All Grown Up!.
    • This could be attributed to the fact that after the babies grew up, they were able to tell their parents that Angelica was being mean.
  • Although she is not seen in the episode (due to being written out Chuck Cunningham-style in Petition This!), Angelica is mentioned by Tommy near the very end of Golden Boy (All Grown Up!).
  • Angelica and Susie are the only main characters to have their last appearance in 2007.
  • Angelica, Chuckie, Phil, Lil, and Tommy call the babies younger than Angelica "babies/toddlers/big babies/dumb babies" and Dil a "baby baby" because he can't walk or talk yet.
  • Angelica tells stories to scare the babies, claiming each story she tells are not true but false.
  • She wanted to be a teacher when she grew up, but after Miss Weemer told her that it was hard work, she changed her mind and Angelica said she wanted to be a singer or a movie star instead.
  • She always sings loud and off-key except for when singing Toyland and Bad Girls.
  • In the All Grown Up episode Lucky 13, Savannah throws a Spring Fling party on the same day as Angelica's birthday bash, suggesting that Angelica is born in the spring.
  • Angelica's birthday party was said to fall on a Saturday.
  • Angelica is secretly jealous of the babies and Susie.
  • Because her parents don't spend enough time with her, Angelica is lonely.
  • Deep down, Angelica loves Tommy and Dil.
  • Angelica is the only Rugrat to be called her real name, not a nickname.
  • She is voiced by E.G. Daily in the "Sing and Swing Angelica" doll.
  • Angelica stars in her very own video game titled All Grown Up!: Express Yourself.
  • The episode "Ladies' Man (Ladies' Boy)" reveals that Angelica has strong feelings for Harold.
  • In the episode "Susie Goes Bad Lite", Angelica admits to Susie that she cares what Brianna thinks of her and even says that what she does to get her attention is "pathetic".
  • Angelica calls Tommy and the rest of the gang by their last names a lot.
  • Throughout "All Grown Up!", Angelica is shown to be a persistent woman who defies all the odds. We can see her persistence in "Lost at Sea", "What's Love Got to do With It?","R.V. Having Fun Yet?" and "In the Family's Way".
  • Angelica's relationship with Tommy as children is identical to Lou's and Miriam's when they were younger.
  • Angelica was inspired to add contrast to the babies' character.
  • Given her mean and bossy personality, Angelica has very few friends. Susie, Cynthia, Fluffy, and Harold are the closest things that she has to friends.
  • Even though Drew and Charlotte really do love Angelica and spoil her a lot, they don't pay very much attention to her and are generally too busy with work to spend any actual "quality time" with their daughter (more so in Charlotte's case than Drew's).
  • While Angelica was portrayed as having a terrible singing voice in the original series, in the spin-off, it's shown that Angelica does have a decent voice, but she's better at singing in a group than as a soloist.

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  • Angelica

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    • Mine too, but only because I enjoy seeing her crying, hurting or sad at the end. 😢 I also think she adds the much-needed element...
    • Umm... Are Lil, Kimi, and Susie boys? because last I checked, they aren't! And one last thing since when was Rugrats only about boys? beca...
  • Is all this talk of karma really necessary?

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    • I do think it serves her right in every episode and movie! In fact, I wish the writers  been a little more heavy-handed on the “j...
    • I think it only makes good sense that people feel that way. Yes, children are often naughty, but there's a line that can be crossed ...
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