At the end of the year 164 BC, the first Festival of Light (Hanukkah) was celebrated in a Temple purified of all pagan cults. A Macca-baby's gotta do what a Macca-baby's gotta do. Those candles aren't for Tommy's birthday. Boris: “Latkes! Though Antiochus had been driven from their land, he left their cities and their holy temple in a terrible mess! You also have to worship his Gods. 1 Act I 1.1 Scene I- Nigel Thornberry Fantasy 1.2 Scene II- Pickles Home, Backyard 1.3 Scene III- Pickles Home, Dining Room/Kitchen 1.4 Scene IV- Cruise Ship Docks [In a black background "Paramount Pictures & Nickelodeon Movies Present" & "A Klasky Csupo Production" fade in and out of view, withe the sound of animals and birds in the background. Now every but who live just did not. Paperback. The revolt did achieve rapid success. Do we need klezmer music? Tommy, Phil and Lil are in strollers while Angelica and Chuckie are walking), Angelica: Thank you for inviting me to your Chanukah fair, Aunt Didi. It’s one of the most popular episodes of Rugrats ever. We recommend playing the song as you read through this. We’re here, at your service, to fact check this classic like we did for A Rugrats Passover. Angelica tries to watch a Christmas special. Ooey Gooey World 6 6. Rugrats 3x22 New Kid in Town ~ Pickles vs Pickles Ookler DSR Encode Nice attention to detail, Rugrats. Captions "Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies Present" "A Klasky Csupo Production" fade on and off on top of this rectangle. Is it easy to indicate Judaism? Shlomo reads the book, picking up where Minka left off at the start of the episode…. (he pulls the white pillowcase over his head and begins walking around acting like a stereotypical ghost) OoooooOoooooOoooooOOOOOH! Now, you can get the transcripts for Rugrats for free. December 30, 2020. Angelica Pickles teaches the Rugrats the proper pronunciation of "Chanukah." A Greek soldier storms in: “Hey just what are you babies up to?” Tommy & Chuckie say they are just playing with their dreidels. ... Video Transcript. We use cookies to improve your experience on our site and bring you ads that might interest you. Very basic Hanukkah rituals. Latkes are not that old, unfortunately. No fact-check, we just stan a supportive non-Jew! Rugrats - Tommy Troubles / Chuckie the Brave [VHS] Elizabeth Daily. Since we already covered that King Antiochus wanted people to assimilate, let’s just talk about the visuals here. ... Video Transcript. A Rugrats Chanukah is a featured article; it (or a previous version of it) has been identified as one of the best articles produced by the Wikipedia community.Even so, if you can update or improve it, please do so. According to My Jewish Learning, “In 168 BCE, the ruler of the Syrian kingdom, Antiochus Epiphanes IV, stepped up his campaign to quash Judaism, so that all subjects in his vast empire — which included the Land of Israel — would share the same culture and worship the same gods.”. Can’t you just hear this picture? True! From 1995 to 1996, the only new episodes broadcast were "A Rugrats Passover" and "A Rugrats Chanukah", two Jewish-themed episodes that received critical acclaim; during this time, well-after the end of the show's production run, Rugrats began to receive a boost in ratings and popularity, due to constant reruns on Nickelodeon. True, again. We have nothing snarky to say. This probably didn’t happen, and is more for dramatic affect. It’ll take eight days to make more oil! I am deeply impressed. Biblical Jews did wear a square garment with strings hanging off of it; it may not have been the tallit we think of today, but it’s sorta accurate. The Rugrats' Book of Chanukah (Rugrats (Simon & Schuster Paperback)) Sarah Willson. The dreidel game isn’t as old as the story of Hanukkah, and it originally had nothing to do with Hanukkah. Fact check #16: Boris says “stuff” Tommy doesn’t understand. ), Chuckie: Angelica, what's... (hacking) "Hanna-kah?". It could be got lost one night. Angelica: (hacking) CHANUKAH! Unlike A Rugrats Passover, which straightforwardly tells the tale of Passover, this one weaves more baby shenanigans along with the story of Hanukkah. TV Show. Original Air Date & Time: December 4, 1996 at 8PM ET on Nick US Broadacast Premiere Date: 12/1/2001 at 8:30PM ET on CBS Writers: J. David Stem, David N. Weiss Director: Raymie Muzquiz As editor of The Nosher Shannon Sarna explains, “It’s traditional to eat fried foods, but most people probably don’t eat latkes every night. Fact check #7: Jonah and Moses are biblical stories. Shlomo: And so ends our little play. As the dictionary says, “A surprising and welcome event that is not explicable by natural or scientific laws and is therefore considered to be the work of a divine agency.”. If you grew up watching the Rugrats Chaunkah special in the '90s, then you're gonna love what Boom! Angelica: You dumb babies! They're for... (hacking wetly) Chanukah! There are a few plots going on in this episode: (1) Grandpa Boris and his frenemy Shlomo (they went to school in Russia together, duh) are in a synagogue play about Hanukkah. (It is only through this festival that the revolt was transmitted to rabbinical posterity. a circumcision doctor, which is why it’s funny there’s a sign hanging that says “cut rate.” Love a good circumcision joke! (the TV shows Cynthia flying in a hot-air balloon as the title rolls past). Well, somehow they just don’t seem like pancakes.”, Didi: “They’re potato pancakes, Charles! The episode was originally broadcast on December 4, 1996, on Nickelodeon, and aired on CBS on December 1, 2001. A fun nod to the Hanukkah song, dreidel dreidel dreidel, we made it out of clay… But unfortunately, false. Yes, true, Boris would be saying the Hanukkah blessings in Hebrew. Probably true! Oh shush, shush! Fact check #28: Judah Maccabee defeated the Greeks. Zion Women’s Choir singing “Hanukkah, Oh Hanukkah” (you know, the one that goes One for each night, they shed a sweet light, to remind us of days long ago). The Bobfather 2 2. True. Boris is very annoyed at the review of the synagogue play. Shlomo: And so against all odds, Judah the Maccabee won the right for his people to live and learn in the way of their forefathers. He wasn’t really a Greek King, more a Syrian Greek. Yes, while chutzpah often has a positive connotation, it can also mean the nerve of this person! Me and Cynthia are got some ketchup to do! “So a hero stepped forward to challenge the King, and his name was Judah Maccabee…. Here Is The Opening Previews To The 1997 VHS Of A Rugrats Chanukah,And Here Are The Orders: 1. You can watch the full 23 minute, 44 second episode on Hulu, where all of our screencaps are from. Now we transition out of the story of Hanukkah and into the Pickles’ home. Fact check #26: Judah confronts the King. 2:02. Arson, Murder, and Jaywalking: Multiple instances: "The Sky is Falling": You have to (hacks) when you say it. 4.8 out of 5 stars 8. (starts walking off). Shlomo admits he and his late wife could never have children, and is sad that he has no one to share his tradition with. Real Monsters. It was later led by his third son, Judah. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gw0oYaoHTEo The holidays continue with this Nicktoons special episode, 'Rugrats Chanukah'! At the end … True! Fact check #22: Donuts & latkes served at a Hanukkah party. This is why Jews put menorahs in their window sills, for everyone to see: We are proud to be Jews. Tommy: I don’t care, Chuckie! "A Rugrats Chanukah", titled onscreen as simply "Chanukah" and sometimes called the "Rugrats Chanukah Special", is a special episode of Nickelodeon's animated television series Rugrats. I got a tree and a cord, but I still got one question. Yeah. Kinderlach means children, so yes, accurate. Phil: I think the meany's trying to squeeze her guts out! Some people thought this new way of life was fine. When “Judah and his followers were able to capture the Temple in Jerusalem… They cleansed it and rededicated it to Israel’s God.”, Boris reminds Shlomo the babies don’t know what a menorah is, so Shlomo says, “A menorah is like the night-light of our people. Reminding us not to be afraid to be different, but to be proud of who we are.”. Reptar vs. RoboSnail 10 10. 3:09. Fact check #12: Potato pancakes are pancakes, made up of potato, water, and salt. (Note: We fully disagree with their spelling, so we’ll be calling it Hanukkah from here on out.). Hanukkah is not the Jewish equivalent of Christmas, nor is it an insurmountably difficult holiday to learn about. True! The history of the revolt was retained only in Greek texts later preserved by Christian authors.)”. An interfaith family! A Rugrats Chanukah is part of the Judaism in Rugrats series, a good topic.This is identified as among the best series of articles produced by the Wikipedia community. (unable to see where he is going, Phil bumps into a table leg). There came a new king of the Greeks who wanted everyone to be just like him… From now on, King Antiochus says you have to wear what he wears and read what he reads…. When a Jewish Convert Finds Himself in a Hot Tub Full of Neo-Nazis, What Hannah Arendt Can Teach Us About Fascism and Antisemitism Today, Rapper Flo Milli Samples Fiddler’s ‘If I Were a Rich Man’ in New Single. Opening to A Rugrats Chanukah 1997 VHS [True HQ] Michellechildress54. Angelica: (hacking) Chanukah is that special time of year between Christmas and "Misgiving," when all the besets holiday shows are on TV! Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. During Chanukah, the babies try to help Boris deal with a childhood rival, he is appearing with in a synagogue pageant. (In our dreidel drinking game, shin means you take a drink. Standard latkes are made with potatoes, eggs, and salt. Long ago, in the land of Israel, the Jewish people lived happily with their neighbors, the ancient Greeks. Yeah, that's oh my God. (Didi and Chaz are about to enter Beth Shalom Jewish Center. Written by Daniel Kibblesmith & Cullen Crawford (The Late Show With Stephen Colbert) and drawn by Kate Sherron (The Amazing World of … Kind of. I can’t explain to you what this is, but hearing it, it just sounds so right. And the mannerisms are down. Do you think they have a T.V.? Got a one way to get out of the way. Long ago, in the land of Israel, the Israelites lived peacefully with the Greeks, until one day, a new Greek king, Antiochus V Eupator, came and wanted everyone to wear what he wore and read what he read, as well as worship his gods. Then Boris ends with the prayer, which he says in the classic accent of a Jewish grandparent. Chucky will be here in a second with our decorations. The first episode of the fourth season of Rugrats.. But there was not a Goddess named Cynthia, sorry Angelica. Tommy, Phil and Lil are in strollers while Angelica and Chuckie are walking) Penguin Sledding | Avatar: The Last Airbender. Fact check #34: A miracle is when something good happens that you thought would never happen. Captions "Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies Present" "A Klasky Csupo Production" fade on and off on top of this rectangle. $21.76. Chuckie: Well who could've seen THAT coming? [Update: As a reader pointed out, Jonah is not technically in the Torah, but the Tanach.]. But tatelah is a term of endearment typically reserved for boys (roughly tranlating to “little daddy”), so Boris wouldn’t be saying that to Angelica. Okay guys. Revised the product and news pages.. 3. (she cackles, grabs the TV and runs off towards the stage area). Angelica bumps into the man in a dreidel costume who she tripped earlier, and he yells at her for breaking a “shin.”, Not only is this a great Hanukkah pun, it is true that one of the sides of the dreidel is the Hebrew letter shin. Angelica is looking for a TV, but finds the Torahs. Opening to Rugrats: Tales from the Crib 1993 VHS [True HQ] The X Factor UK. Fact check #40: Pronunciation of the Hanukkah prayer. Studios has cooked up in honor of the Festival of Lights. I personally have never seen them, but that doesn’t mean they don’t exist. Fact check #37: We light the menorah to remember the miracle. It’s the most magical time of year: to watch the one Hanukkah movie for children, A Rugrats Chanukah. Again, sure? and (2) the Jewish people lived happily with their neighbors (not really “happily,” they were still being ruled by a foreign power, but okay). I'm not a people person! Paramount Family Favorites Trailer 4. Chuckie: What are we gonna do? False. But after the war, the people of Israel had a difficult task. 12/9/97: 1. Chuckie: (covering his eyes) What's happening? This is the hope of Judaism, and Jewish grandparents worldwide. ... Video Transcript. The rabbi praises her for her curiosity, and begins to explain what the Torahs are. VHS Tape. Fact check #35: Eight days went by and the flame was still burning. Stu is making a large Hanukkah calliope (a whistle organ thing) for the synagogue’s Hanukkah play, and his dad asks him why he’s working so hard. Next. Rugrats S04 - Ep01 Chanukah HD Stream Watch Rugrats S04 - Ep01 Chanukah Online Watch Rugrats S04 - Ep01 Chanukah Online Stream Directed by Raymie Muzquiz. The Transcripts At the end of most talk shows or news magazine shows, there's usually a brief announcement saying, "For a transcript, send so-and-so $ to this address...". !”, Tommy responds with the iconic line, “A maccababy’s gotta do what a maccababy’s gotta do.”. But the gist is correct. 2. Fact check #4: Some Jews were okay with their new ruler! Boris feels bad for accusing him of prioritizing work over family. Fact check #23: How Jews shrug and ask questions. Oy, I love this holiday.”, Charles: “Potatoes, water, and salt? The episode begins with Minka telling the babies the story of the first Chanukah. Princess Parade 5 5. And their beautiful menorah, which was supposed to burn forever, was broken and its flame put out. Schlomo: Oy. These are the books our forefathers read and our fivefathers and our sixfathers and I’m not stopping now! He’d probably opt for mameleh. “I want to Tommy to be proud of his heritage and show Didi I’m supportive of Hanukkah.”. https://rugrats.fandom.com/wiki/Chanukah/Transcript?oldid=261507. True! Baruch atah Adonai, Eloheinu Melech ha’olam, asher kid’shanu b’mitzvotav v’tsivanu l’hadlik ner shel Hanukkah. Mommy Princess 8 8. Maybe? True. Euroreptarland 4 4. (Opening: The second half of the Rugrats theme song plays in a small rectangle in the center of the screen. Oil is more uncommon than candles these days, but some Jews still use it to light their menorahs during Hanukkah. A Rugrats Vacation Trailer 5.Paramount Feature Presentation Bumper 6.FBI Warning Screen 7.Paramount Pictures Logo 8.Nickelodeon Montage Bumper That's All. Grandma Mika is reading to the babies about Hanukkah, and the story begins with two assumptions: (1) it happened long ago in the land of Israel (true!) So close, but no. Boris: But one day went by, and then another, and another, until finally, the eight days had passed and the flame was still burning. We can use Tommy's pillowcase and pretend we're a ghost! If you have a transcript of an episode not listed here that you like to contribute, let me know. We fry these, and sometimes donuts to remind us of the oil in the miracle of Hanukkah.”. 1:40. These are the new Rugrats episodes seen during 1996 & 1997. (Didi gives Angelica a stern look), Narrator: And now back to, A Very Cynthia Christmas. Schlomo: You wanna watch the tube? The publisher is releasing a one-shot holiday-related comic book, Rugrats: C Is for Chanukah #1. Fact check #1: Ancient Israelites lived happily with their neighbors. Shlomo got featured in the newspaper, and Boris did not, and Boris is mad that Shlomo always upstages him; (2) Angelica wants to watch a Christmas special featuring her favorite doll Cynthia; and (3) the babies want to defeat the “Meany of Hanukkah” (a.k.a. Overall, A Rugrats Hanukkah did a remarkably accurate job of telling the story of Hanukkah. Fact check #10: A maccababy’s gotta do what a maccababy’s gotta do. Tommy: I don’t know, but every night I have to war a funny hat while Grandpa Boris says some stuff I don’t understand and Mom lights another candle. True. (Chuckie and Tommy are secretly reading the Torah, #RESIST.). His response? Fact check #12: We eat fried foods to remind us of the miracle of Hanukkah. (picks up the TV, but the handle comes off and it breaks even more, showing a spider web pattern on the internal glass screen, Angelica now cries really hard and loud). Tommy: Come on you guys, Grandpa needs us! In " A Rugrats Chanukah " (Season 4, Episode 1), though the opening title card for the episode simply reads Chanukah, the main characters are told the story of the Maccabean Revolt by Tommy's Jewish grandfather, Boris, and imagine themselves as Biblical characters, with Tommy seeing himself as Judas Maccabeus while others play nameless Jewish characters. The babies then find Shlomo (they think he is the “Meany of Hanukkah”) and Tommy tries to get him to read the rest of the story. Fact check #3: The Jews wore tallit (prayer shawls). True! (Didi and Chaz are about to enter Beth Shalom Jewish Center. Tommy: [A miracle] is when something good happens that you thought would never happen. 26 offers from $1.25. Fandom Apps Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. It's My Best Birthday Ever, Charlie Brown Trailer 3. Angelica: Not so fast babies! Shlomo: But, they lit the menorah anyways…. This is the rabbi/director of the synagogue play. True, sort of. 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