Rugrats

Season 1 Episode 5

Beauty Contest /Baseball

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Aired Daily 2:00 PM Sep 15, 1991 on Nickelodeon
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Beauty Contest:
Having desire for the Kingfisher 9000 (a top-of-the-line sports boat), Stu and Grandpa enter Tommy in a beauty contest by placing him in girl's clothes and a wig, and naming him "Tonya". Their main competitor -- Angelica C. Pickles.

Baseball:
Using tickets Grandpa had won in a radio contest, Stu and Grandpa take Tommy to the Grizzlies' baseball game, where they play the Boston Bombers. Tommy, however, was more interested in his balloon than the ballgame.moreless

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  • perfect

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    Beauty Contest:



    Stu and Lou want to win a fishing boat, so they enter Tommy in a Beauty Pageant, by disguising him as a girl and named him Tonya. Will the truth come out?



    Baseball:



    Stu and Lou take Tommy to his first baseball game, but Tommy's balloon gets away from him, so he goes on an adventure to find it.



    I liked Beauty Contest more, it was funnier and had a better plot. Baseball, the sport, is boring (I think), and so an episode all about baseball certainly bored me. But, as a whole, both episodes were pretty great, so my final grade is an A+. Baseball was kind of boring but not too boring for my tastesmoreless

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  • TRIVIA (3)

    • Goof: Bucky Majors hits a home run for the Grizzlies in the top of the 2nd inning, however, the Boomers are batting in the top of the 9th.

    • Goof: In the baseball episode, Bucky Majors is wearing a different uniform when he's batting then Crazy-legs McGill the pitcher who is also on his team.

    • Goof: If the Grizzlies were the only team to score, then why do we see a run in the upper (or visitors') tier during the shot of the scoreboard?

  • QUOTES (3)

    • Didi: (Pulling off Tommy's wig) Does this look like a Tonya to you?

    • Drew: Come on, Angelica!
      Grandpa Lou: Kingfisher 9000! Kingfisher 9000! Kingfisher 9000!
      Emcee: TONYA PICKLES!!
      Didi: Tonya Pickles?!

    • Angelica: My country, tears of thee
      Sweet land of lizardy
      A bee I sing.
      Land all my father buys,
      Land of my chillin' pies, (at this point, judges give her high marks)
      For every mountain's eyes (line obscured when Grandpa & Stu went off to get Tommy)
      Let freedom ring!
      (the judges, at this point, make weird faces and give Angelica much lower marks)

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