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* PrincessTogezo: I can find something to like about almost any ''Rugrats'' episode, but "Silent Angelica" comes off as a total misfire. It just feels too mean-spirited for a show like this one. Basically, to get new toys, Angelica tries to behave herself by staying quiet until her mom's done with a business call and her dad's done watching a badminton game, but the babies keep being loud. Somehow, Angelica never gets the idea to whisper to them and explain what's going on, and so they think something's wrong with her (like maybe she's sad or sick). At the end of the episode, when the babies are bothering her and being loud, she finally snaps and yells that there's nothing wrong with her and she's just trying to get some toys. However, Drew and Charlotte heard this, and because of her yelling and the mess in the room, decide that Angelica shouldn't get any toys (to add insult to injury, this was just a few seconds before the time where Angelica could stop being quiet). In most ''Rugrats'' episodes, when Angelica gets punished, it's because she did something to deserve it. Here, she was genuinely trying to behave, and yet she got punished anyway. Alright, that's just infuriating! It's uncomfortably similar to the later [[WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb "Candace Gets Busted"]] in this regard, and definitely one of the weakest episodes of ''Rugrats''.

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* PrincessTogezo: I can find something to like about almost any ''Rugrats'' episode, but "Silent Angelica" comes off as a total misfire. It just feels too mean-spirited for a show like this one. Basically, to get new toys, Angelica tries to behave herself by staying quiet until her mom's done with a business call and her dad's done watching a badminton game, but the babies keep being loud. Somehow, Angelica never gets the idea to whisper to them and explain what's going on, and so they think something's wrong with her (like maybe she's sad or sick). At the end of the episode, when the babies are bothering her and being loud, she finally snaps and yells that there's nothing wrong with her and she's just trying to get some toys. However, Drew and Charlotte heard this, and because of her yelling and the mess in the room, decide that Angelica shouldn't get any toys (to add insult to injury, this was just a few seconds before the time where Angelica could stop being quiet). In most ''Rugrats'' episodes, when Angelica gets punished, it's because she did something to deserve it. Here, she was genuinely trying to behave, and yet she got punished anyway. Alright, that's just infuriating! It's uncomfortably similar to the later [[WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb "Candace Gets Busted"]] in this regard, and definitely one of the weakest weaker episodes of ''Rugrats''.


* PrincessTogezo: I can find something to like about almost any ''Rugrats'' episode, but "Silent Angelica" comes off as a total misfire. It just feels too mean-spirited for a show like this one. Basically, to get new toys, Angelica tries to behave herself by staying quiet until her mom's done with a business call and her dad's done watching a badminton game, but the babies keep being loud. Somehow, Angelica never gets the idea to whisper to them and explain what's going on, and so they think something's wrong with her (like maybe she's sad or sick). At the end of the episode, when the babies are bothering her and being loud, she finally snaps and yells that there's nothing wrong with her and she's just trying to get some toys. However, Drew and Charlotte heard this, and because of her yelling and the mess in the room, decide that Angelica shouldn't get any toys (to add insult to injury, this was just a few seconds before the time where Angelica could stop being quiet). In most ''Rugrats'' episodes, when Angelica gets punished, it's because she did something to deserve it. Here, she was genuinely trying to behave, and yet she got punished anyway. Now, that's just infuriating. It's uncomfortably similar to the later [[WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb "Candace Gets Busted"]] in this regard, and definitely one of the weakest episodes of ''Rugrats''.
* Tropers/BronyOfTheOctaves: The episode 'Tricycle Thief' was the biggest middle finger insulting episode of the show. The basic premise is that Susie's tricycle goes missing, and blames Angelica for stealing it just because she ended up damaging it earlier in the episode. Granted, Angelica has lied several times before, but she was clearly completely innocent of the "lost" trike from the very beginning. Worse, while confronted about the "stolen" trike, when hints that are obvious to the contrary are pointed out (such as the reflector being completely intact), Susie stubbornly comes up with ridiculous theories stating "she threw away the broken one and stole it from someone else's trike." Now this would have been a decent episode using the "{{Misblamed}}" plot, but instead comes off as a degrading episode to Angelica with Susie literally decides that as a means to make Angelica confess (to something she honestly doesn't know about) or else her dang doll is going to be sent into the air by Chuckie's balloon. Even if it's made to seem Angelica "stole" Susie's tricycle, you can tell she didn't and yet this entire episode is making you sit through god knows how many agonizing minutes of Angelica pleading that she didn't steal the tricycle. It's a basic CharacterDerailment to Susie, who's known to be level headed (at least before ''WesternAnimation/AllGrownUp'' came in) and just having her order Phil and Lil into holding Angelica like that (especially when Cynthia is let go). It actually made this troper smile when Angelica started to give a huge TheReasonYouSuckSpeech to Susie after it's revealed she obviously didn't steal the tricycle, even if it was a little one. But of course it was taken back when Cynthia is returned. The episode was just poorly done and derailed Susie's character, as well as Phil and Lil's, but not so much.

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* PrincessTogezo: I can find something to like about almost any ''Rugrats'' episode, but "Silent Angelica" comes off as a total misfire. It just feels too mean-spirited for a show like this one. Basically, to get new toys, Angelica tries to behave herself by staying quiet until her mom's done with a business call and her dad's done watching a badminton game, but the babies keep being loud. Somehow, Angelica never gets the idea to whisper to them and explain what's going on, and so they think something's wrong with her (like maybe she's sad or sick). At the end of the episode, when the babies are bothering her and being loud, she finally snaps and yells that there's nothing wrong with her and she's just trying to get some toys. However, Drew and Charlotte heard this, and because of her yelling and the mess in the room, decide that Angelica shouldn't get any toys (to add insult to injury, this was just a few seconds before the time where Angelica could stop being quiet). In most ''Rugrats'' episodes, when Angelica gets punished, it's because she did something to deserve it. Here, she was genuinely trying to behave, and yet she got punished anyway. Now, Alright, that's just infuriating. infuriating! It's uncomfortably similar to the later [[WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb "Candace Gets Busted"]] in this regard, and definitely one of the weakest episodes of ''Rugrats''.
* Tropers/BronyOfTheOctaves: The episode 'Tricycle Thief' was the biggest middle finger insulting episode of the show. The basic premise is that Susie's tricycle goes missing, and blames Angelica for stealing it just because she ended up damaging it earlier in the episode. Granted, Angelica has lied several times before, but still, she was clearly completely innocent of the "lost" trike from the very beginning. Worse, while confronted about the "stolen" trike, when hints that are obvious to the contrary are pointed out (such as the reflector being completely intact), Susie stubbornly comes up with ridiculous theories stating "she threw away the broken one and stole it from someone else's trike." Now this would have been a decent episode using the "{{Misblamed}}" plot, but instead comes off as a degrading episode to Angelica with Susie literally decides that as a means to make Angelica confess (to something she honestly doesn't know about) or else her dang doll is going to be sent into the air by Chuckie's balloon. Even if it's made to seem Angelica "stole" Susie's tricycle, you can tell she didn't and yet this entire episode is making you sit through god knows how many agonizing minutes of Angelica pleading that she didn't steal the tricycle. It's a basic CharacterDerailment to Susie, who's known to be level headed (at least before ''WesternAnimation/AllGrownUp'' came in) and just having her order Phil and Lil into holding Angelica like that (especially when Cynthia is let go). It actually made this troper smile when Angelica started to give a huge TheReasonYouSuckSpeech to Susie after it's revealed she obviously didn't steal the tricycle, even if it was a little one. But of course it was taken back when Cynthia is returned. The episode was just poorly done and derailed Susie's character, as well as Phil and Lil's, but not so much.


** Tropers/SupremeX15: Looking back on this episode, Stu's treatment here definitely rubbed me the wrong way. While the rest of was fun for a while, it went down hill when Drew just locks Stu out of the house, leaving his brother to get arrested and laughed by two {{Jerkass}} cops & a waitress, and all because Drew was petty asshole [[KarmaHoudini who got away with treating his brother like crap]], and no one seem to realize Stu was missing. I never really liked Drew, and now I remember why. It's because of this episode's ending. I now see where Angelica's brattiness comes from.

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** Tropers/SupremeX15: Looking back on this episode, Stu's treatment here definitely rubbed me the wrong way. While the rest of was fun for a while, it went down hill when Drew just locks Stu out of the house, leaving his brother to get arrested and laughed by two {{Jerkass}} cops & a waitress, and all because Drew was petty asshole [[KarmaHoudini who got away with treating his brother like crap]], and no one seem seemed to realize Stu was missing. I never really liked Drew, and now I remember why. It's because of this episode's ending. I now see where Angelica's brattiness comes from.


** Tropers/SupremeX15: Looking back on this episode, Stu's treatment here definitely rubbed me the wrong way. While the rest of was fun for a while, it went down hill when Drew just locks his Stu out of his house, leaving his brother to get arrested and laughed by two {{Jerkass}} cops & a waitress, and all because Drew was petty asshole [[KarmaHoudini who got away with treating his brother like crap]], and no one seem to realize Stu was missing. I never really liked Drew, and now I remember why. It's because of this episode's ending. I now see where Angelica's brattiness comes from.

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** Tropers/SupremeX15: Looking back on this episode, Stu's treatment here definitely rubbed me the wrong way. While the rest of was fun for a while, it went down hill when Drew just locks his Stu out of his the house, leaving his brother to get arrested and laughed by two {{Jerkass}} cops & a waitress, and all because Drew was petty asshole [[KarmaHoudini who got away with treating his brother like crap]], and no one seem to realize Stu was missing. I never really liked Drew, and now I remember why. It's because of this episode's ending. I now see where Angelica's brattiness comes from.

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** Tropers/SupremeX15: Looking back on this episode, Stu's treatment here definitely rubbed me the wrong way. While the rest of was fun for a while, it went down hill when Drew just locks his Stu out of his house, leaving his brother to get arrested and laughed by two {{Jerkass}} cops & a waitress, and all because Drew was petty asshole [[KarmaHoudini who got away with treating his brother like crap]], and no one seem to realize Stu was missing. I never really liked Drew, and now I remember why. It's because of this episode's ending. I now see where Angelica's brattiness comes from.


* Tropers/BronyOfTheOctaves: The episode 'Tricycle Thief' was the biggest middle finger insulting episode of the show. The basic premise is that Susie's tricycle goes missing, and blames Angelica for stealing it just because she ended up damaging it earlier in the episode. Granted, Angelica has lied several times before, but she was clearly completely innocent of the "lost" trike from the very beginning. Worse, while confronted about the "stolen" trike, when hints that are obvious to the contrary are pointed out (such as the reflector being completely intact), Susie stubbornly comes up with ridiculous theories stating "she threw away the broken one and stole it from some one else's trike." Now this would have been a decent episode using the "{{Misblamed}}" plot, but instead comes off as a degrading episode to Angelica with Susie literally decides that as a means to make Angelica confess (to something she honestly doesn't know about) or else her dang doll is going to be sent into the air by Chuckie's balloon. Even if it's made to seem Angelica "stole" Susie's tricycle, you can tell she didn't and yet this entire episode is making you sit through god knows how many agonizing minutes of Angelica pleading that she didn't steal the tricycle. It's a basic CharacterDerailment to Susie, who's known to be level headed (at least before ''WesternAnimation/AllGrownUp'' came in) and just having her order Phil and Lil into holding Angelica like that (especially when Cynthia is let go). It actually made this troper smile when Angelica started to give a huge TheReasonYouSuckSpeech to Susie after it's revealed she obviously didn't steal the tricycle, even if it was a little one. But of course it was taken back when Cynthia is returned. The episode was just poorly done and derailed Susie's character, as well as Phil and Lil's, but not so much.

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* Tropers/BronyOfTheOctaves: The episode 'Tricycle Thief' was the biggest middle finger insulting episode of the show. The basic premise is that Susie's tricycle goes missing, and blames Angelica for stealing it just because she ended up damaging it earlier in the episode. Granted, Angelica has lied several times before, but she was clearly completely innocent of the "lost" trike from the very beginning. Worse, while confronted about the "stolen" trike, when hints that are obvious to the contrary are pointed out (such as the reflector being completely intact), Susie stubbornly comes up with ridiculous theories stating "she threw away the broken one and stole it from some one someone else's trike." Now this would have been a decent episode using the "{{Misblamed}}" plot, but instead comes off as a degrading episode to Angelica with Susie literally decides that as a means to make Angelica confess (to something she honestly doesn't know about) or else her dang doll is going to be sent into the air by Chuckie's balloon. Even if it's made to seem Angelica "stole" Susie's tricycle, you can tell she didn't and yet this entire episode is making you sit through god knows how many agonizing minutes of Angelica pleading that she didn't steal the tricycle. It's a basic CharacterDerailment to Susie, who's known to be level headed (at least before ''WesternAnimation/AllGrownUp'' came in) and just having her order Phil and Lil into holding Angelica like that (especially when Cynthia is let go). It actually made this troper smile when Angelica started to give a huge TheReasonYouSuckSpeech to Susie after it's revealed she obviously didn't steal the tricycle, even if it was a little one. But of course it was taken back when Cynthia is returned. The episode was just poorly done and derailed Susie's character, as well as Phil and Lil's, but not so much.


As fondly remembered as ''WesternAnimation/{{Rugrats}}'' is, sometimes it produces [[DarthWiki/DethroningMomentOfSuck moments]] worse than the smell of a loaded diaper.

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As fondly remembered as ''WesternAnimation/{{Rugrats}}'' is, sometimes it produces [[DarthWiki/DethroningMomentOfSuck moments]] messes]] worse than the smell of a loaded diaper.


* Tropers/BronyOfTheOctaves: The episode 'Tricycle Thief' was the biggest middle finger insulting episode of the show. The basic premise is that Susie's tricycle goes missing, and blames Angelica for stealing it just because she ended up damaging it earlier in the episode. Granted, Angelica has lied several times before, but she was clearly completely innocent of the "lost" trike from the very beginning. Worse, while confronted about the "stolen" trike, when hints that are obvious to the contrary the are pointed out (such as the reflector being completely intact), Susie stubbornly comes up with ridiculous theories stating "she threw away the broken one and stole it from some one else's trike." Now this would have been a decent episode using the "{{Misblamed}}" plot, but instead comes off as a degrading episode to Angelica with Susie literally decides that as a means to make Angelica confess (to something she honestly doesn't know about) or else her dang doll is going to be sent into the air by Chuckie's balloon. Even if it's made to seem Angelica "stole" Susie's tricycle, you can tell she didn't and yet this entire episode is making you sit through god knows how many agonizing minutes of Angelica pleading that she didn't steal the tricycle. It's a basic CharacterDerailment to Susie, who's known to be level headed (at least before ''WesternAnimation/AllGrownUp'' came in) and just having her order Phil and Lil into holding Angelica like that (especially when Cynthia is let go). It actually made this troper smile when Angelica started to give a huge TheReasonYouSuckSpeech to Susie after it's revealed she obviously didn't steal the tricycle, even if it was a little one. But of course it was taken back when Cynthia is returned. The episode was just poorly done and derailed Susie's character, as well as Phil and Lil's, but not so much.

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* Tropers/BronyOfTheOctaves: The episode 'Tricycle Thief' was the biggest middle finger insulting episode of the show. The basic premise is that Susie's tricycle goes missing, and blames Angelica for stealing it just because she ended up damaging it earlier in the episode. Granted, Angelica has lied several times before, but she was clearly completely innocent of the "lost" trike from the very beginning. Worse, while confronted about the "stolen" trike, when hints that are obvious to the contrary the are pointed out (such as the reflector being completely intact), Susie stubbornly comes up with ridiculous theories stating "she threw away the broken one and stole it from some one else's trike." Now this would have been a decent episode using the "{{Misblamed}}" plot, but instead comes off as a degrading episode to Angelica with Susie literally decides that as a means to make Angelica confess (to something she honestly doesn't know about) or else her dang doll is going to be sent into the air by Chuckie's balloon. Even if it's made to seem Angelica "stole" Susie's tricycle, you can tell she didn't and yet this entire episode is making you sit through god knows how many agonizing minutes of Angelica pleading that she didn't steal the tricycle. It's a basic CharacterDerailment to Susie, who's known to be level headed (at least before ''WesternAnimation/AllGrownUp'' came in) and just having her order Phil and Lil into holding Angelica like that (especially when Cynthia is let go). It actually made this troper smile when Angelica started to give a huge TheReasonYouSuckSpeech to Susie after it's revealed she obviously didn't steal the tricycle, even if it was a little one. But of course it was taken back when Cynthia is returned. The episode was just poorly done and derailed Susie's character, as well as Phil and Lil's, but not so much.


* Tropers/BronyOfTheOctaves: The episode 'Tricycle Thief' was the biggest middle finger insulting episode of the show. The basic premise is that Susie's tricycle goes missing, and blames Angelica for stealing it just because she ended up damaging it earlier in the episode. Granted, Angelica has lied several times before, but she was clearly completely innocent of the "lost" trike from the very beginning. Worse, when hints that are obvious to the contrary are pointed out (such as the reflector being completely intact), Susie stubbornly comes up with ridiculous theories stating "she threw away the broken one and stole it from some one else's trike." Now this would have been a decent episode using the "{{Misblamed}}" plot, but instead comes off as a degrading episode to Angelica with Susie literally decides that as a means to make Angelica confess (to something she honestly doesn't know about..) or else her dang doll is going to be sent into the air by Chuckie's balloon. Even if it's made to seem Angelica "stole" Susie's tricycle, you can tell she didn't and yet this entire episode is making you sit through god knows how many agonizing minutes of Angelica pleading that she didn't steal the tricycle. It's a basic CharacterDerailment to Susie, who's known to be level headed (at least before ''WesternAnimation/AllGrownUp'' came in) and just having her order Phil and Lil into holding Angelica like that (especially when Cynthia is let go). It actually made this troper smile when Angelica started to give a huge TheReasonYouSuckSpeech to Susie after it's revealed she obviously didn't steal the tricycle, even if it was a little one. But of course it was taken back when Cynthia is returned. The episode was just poorly done and derailed Susie's character, as well as Phil and Lil's, but not so much.

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* Tropers/BronyOfTheOctaves: The episode 'Tricycle Thief' was the biggest middle finger insulting episode of the show. The basic premise is that Susie's tricycle goes missing, and blames Angelica for stealing it just because she ended up damaging it earlier in the episode. Granted, Angelica has lied several times before, but she was clearly completely innocent of the "lost" trike from the very beginning. Worse, while confronted about the "stolen" trike, when hints that are obvious to the contrary the are pointed out (such as the reflector being completely intact), Susie stubbornly comes up with ridiculous theories stating "she threw away the broken one and stole it from some one else's trike." Now this would have been a decent episode using the "{{Misblamed}}" plot, but instead comes off as a degrading episode to Angelica with Susie literally decides that as a means to make Angelica confess (to something she honestly doesn't know about..) about) or else her dang doll is going to be sent into the air by Chuckie's balloon. Even if it's made to seem Angelica "stole" Susie's tricycle, you can tell she didn't and yet this entire episode is making you sit through god knows how many agonizing minutes of Angelica pleading that she didn't steal the tricycle. It's a basic CharacterDerailment to Susie, who's known to be level headed (at least before ''WesternAnimation/AllGrownUp'' came in) and just having her order Phil and Lil into holding Angelica like that (especially when Cynthia is let go). It actually made this troper smile when Angelica started to give a huge TheReasonYouSuckSpeech to Susie after it's revealed she obviously didn't steal the tricycle, even if it was a little one. But of course it was taken back when Cynthia is returned. The episode was just poorly done and derailed Susie's character, as well as Phil and Lil's, but not so much.


* Tropers/BronyOfTheOctaves: The episode 'Tricycle Thief' was the biggest middle finger insulting episode of the show. The basic premise is that Susie's tricycle goes missing, and blames Angelica for stealing it just because she ended up damaging it earlier in the episode. Granted, Angelica has lied several times before, but she was clearly completely innocent of the "lost" trike from the very beginning. Worse, when hints that are obvious to the contrary are pointed out (such as the reflector being completely intact), Susie stubbornly comes up with ridiculous theories "she threw away the broken one and stole it from some one else's trike." Now this would have been a decent episode using the "{{Misblamed}}" plot, but instead comes off as a degrading episode to Angelica with Susie literally decides that as a means to make Angelica confess (to something she honestly doesn't know about..) or else her dang doll is going to be sent into the air by Chuckie's balloon. Even if it's made to seem Angelica "stole" Susie's tricycle, you can tell she didn't and yet this entire episode is making you sit through god knows how many agonizing minutes of Angelica pleading that she didn't steal the tricycle. It's a basic CharacterDerailment to Susie, who's known to be level headed (at least before ''WesternAnimation/AllGrownUp'' came in) and just having her order Phil and Lil into holding Angelica like that (especially when Cynthia is let go). It actually made this troper smile when Angelica started to give a huge TheReasonYouSuckSpeech to Susie after it's revealed she obviously didn't steal the tricycle, even if it was a little one. But of course it was taken back when Cynthia is returned. The episode was just poorly done and derailed Susie's character, as well as Phil and Lil's, but not so much.

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* Tropers/BronyOfTheOctaves: The episode 'Tricycle Thief' was the biggest middle finger insulting episode of the show. The basic premise is that Susie's tricycle goes missing, and blames Angelica for stealing it just because she ended up damaging it earlier in the episode. Granted, Angelica has lied several times before, but she was clearly completely innocent of the "lost" trike from the very beginning. Worse, when hints that are obvious to the contrary are pointed out (such as the reflector being completely intact), Susie stubbornly comes up with ridiculous theories stating "she threw away the broken one and stole it from some one else's trike." Now this would have been a decent episode using the "{{Misblamed}}" plot, but instead comes off as a degrading episode to Angelica with Susie literally decides that as a means to make Angelica confess (to something she honestly doesn't know about..) or else her dang doll is going to be sent into the air by Chuckie's balloon. Even if it's made to seem Angelica "stole" Susie's tricycle, you can tell she didn't and yet this entire episode is making you sit through god knows how many agonizing minutes of Angelica pleading that she didn't steal the tricycle. It's a basic CharacterDerailment to Susie, who's known to be level headed (at least before ''WesternAnimation/AllGrownUp'' came in) and just having her order Phil and Lil into holding Angelica like that (especially when Cynthia is let go). It actually made this troper smile when Angelica started to give a huge TheReasonYouSuckSpeech to Susie after it's revealed she obviously didn't steal the tricycle, even if it was a little one. But of course it was taken back when Cynthia is returned. The episode was just poorly done and derailed Susie's character, as well as Phil and Lil's, but not so much.


* Tropers/BronyOfTheOctaves: The episode 'Tricycle Thief' was the biggest middle finger insulting episode of the show. The basic premise is that Susie's tricycle goes missing, and blames Angelica for stealing it just because she ended up damaging it earlier in the episode. Now this would have been a decent episode using the "{{Misblamed}}" plot, but instead comes off as a degrading episode to Angelica with Susie literally decides that as a means to make Angelica confess (to something she honestly doesn't know about..) or else her dang doll is going to be sent into the air by Chuckie's balloon. Even if it's made to seem Angelica "stole" Susie's tricycle, you can tell she didn't and yet this entire episode is making you sit through god knows how many agonizing minutes of Angelica pleading that she didn't steal the tricycle. It's a basic CharacterDerailment to Susie, who's known to be level headed (at least before ''WesternAnimation/AllGrownUp'' came in) and just having her order Phil and Lil into holding Angelica like that (especially when Cynthia is let go). It actually made this troper smile when Angelica started to give a huge TheReasonYouSuckSpeech to Susie after it's revealed she obviously didn't steal the tricycle, even if it was a little one. But of course it was taken back when Cynthia is returned. The episode was just poorly done and derailed Susie's character, as well as Phil and Lil's, but not so much.

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* Tropers/BronyOfTheOctaves: The episode 'Tricycle Thief' was the biggest middle finger insulting episode of the show. The basic premise is that Susie's tricycle goes missing, and blames Angelica for stealing it just because she ended up damaging it earlier in the episode. Granted, Angelica has lied several times before, but she was clearly completely innocent of the "lost" trike from the very beginning. Worse, when hints that are obvious to the contrary are pointed out (such as the reflector being completely intact), Susie stubbornly comes up with ridiculous theories "she threw away the broken one and stole it from some one else's trike." Now this would have been a decent episode using the "{{Misblamed}}" plot, but instead comes off as a degrading episode to Angelica with Susie literally decides that as a means to make Angelica confess (to something she honestly doesn't know about..) or else her dang doll is going to be sent into the air by Chuckie's balloon. Even if it's made to seem Angelica "stole" Susie's tricycle, you can tell she didn't and yet this entire episode is making you sit through god knows how many agonizing minutes of Angelica pleading that she didn't steal the tricycle. It's a basic CharacterDerailment to Susie, who's known to be level headed (at least before ''WesternAnimation/AllGrownUp'' came in) and just having her order Phil and Lil into holding Angelica like that (especially when Cynthia is let go). It actually made this troper smile when Angelica started to give a huge TheReasonYouSuckSpeech to Susie after it's revealed she obviously didn't steal the tricycle, even if it was a little one. But of course it was taken back when Cynthia is returned. The episode was just poorly done and derailed Susie's character, as well as Phil and Lil's, but not so much.


* PrincessTogezo: I can find something to like about almost any ''Rugrats'' episode, but "Silent Angelica" comes off as a total misfire. It just feels too mean-spirited for a show like this one. Basically, to get new toys, Angelica tries to behave herself by staying quiet until her mom's done with a business call and her dad's done watching a badminton game, but the babies keep being loud. Somehow, Angelica never gets the idea to whisper to them and explain what's going on, and so they think something's wrong with her (like maybe she's sad or sick). At the end of the episode, when the babies are bothering her and being loud, she finally snaps and yells that there's nothing wrong with her and she's just trying to get some toys. However, Drew and Charlotte heard this, and because of her yelling and the mess in the room, decide that Angelica shouldn't get any toys (to add insult to injury, this was just a few seconds before the time where Angelica could stop being quiet). In most ''Rugrats'' episodes, when Angelica gets punished, it's because she did something to deserve it. Here, she was genuinely trying to behave, and yet she got punished anyway. That's just infuriating! It's uncomfortably similar to the later [[WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb "Candace Gets Busted"]] in this regard, and definitely one of the weakest episodes of ''Rugrats''.

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* PrincessTogezo: I can find something to like about almost any ''Rugrats'' episode, but "Silent Angelica" comes off as a total misfire. It just feels too mean-spirited for a show like this one. Basically, to get new toys, Angelica tries to behave herself by staying quiet until her mom's done with a business call and her dad's done watching a badminton game, but the babies keep being loud. Somehow, Angelica never gets the idea to whisper to them and explain what's going on, and so they think something's wrong with her (like maybe she's sad or sick). At the end of the episode, when the babies are bothering her and being loud, she finally snaps and yells that there's nothing wrong with her and she's just trying to get some toys. However, Drew and Charlotte heard this, and because of her yelling and the mess in the room, decide that Angelica shouldn't get any toys (to add insult to injury, this was just a few seconds before the time where Angelica could stop being quiet). In most ''Rugrats'' episodes, when Angelica gets punished, it's because she did something to deserve it. Here, she was genuinely trying to behave, and yet she got punished anyway. That's Now, that's just infuriating! infuriating. It's uncomfortably similar to the later [[WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb "Candace Gets Busted"]] in this regard, and definitely one of the weakest episodes of ''Rugrats''.


* PrincessTogezo: I can find something to like about almost any ''Rugrats'' episode, but "Silent Angelica" comes off as a total misfire. It just feels too mean-spirited for a show like this one. Basically, to get new toys, Angelica tries to behave herself by staying quiet until her mom's done with a business call and her dad's done watching a badminton game, but the babies keep being loud. Somehow, Angelica never gets the idea to whisper to them and explain what's going on, and so they think something's wrong with her (like maybe she's sad or sick). At the end of the episode, when the babies are bothering her and being loud, she finally snaps and yells that there's nothing wrong with her and she's just trying to get some toys. However, Drew and Charlotte heard this, and because of her yelling and the mess in the room, decide that Angelica shouldn't get any toys (to add insult to injury, this was just a few seconds before the time where Angelica could stop being quiet). In most ''Rugrats'' episodes, when Angelica gets punished, it's because she did something to deserve it. Here, she was genuinely trying to behave, and yet she got punished anyway. Now, that's just infuriating. It's uncomfortably similar to the later [[WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb "Candace Gets Busted"]] in this regard, and definitely one of the weakest episodes of ''Rugrats''.

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* PrincessTogezo: I can find something to like about almost any ''Rugrats'' episode, but "Silent Angelica" comes off as a total misfire. It just feels too mean-spirited for a show like this one. Basically, to get new toys, Angelica tries to behave herself by staying quiet until her mom's done with a business call and her dad's done watching a badminton game, but the babies keep being loud. Somehow, Angelica never gets the idea to whisper to them and explain what's going on, and so they think something's wrong with her (like maybe she's sad or sick). At the end of the episode, when the babies are bothering her and being loud, she finally snaps and yells that there's nothing wrong with her and she's just trying to get some toys. However, Drew and Charlotte heard this, and because of her yelling and the mess in the room, decide that Angelica shouldn't get any toys (to add insult to injury, this was just a few seconds before the time where Angelica could stop being quiet). In most ''Rugrats'' episodes, when Angelica gets punished, it's because she did something to deserve it. Here, she was genuinely trying to behave, and yet she got punished anyway. Now, that's That's just infuriating. infuriating! It's uncomfortably similar to the later [[WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb "Candace Gets Busted"]] in this regard, and definitely one of the weakest episodes of ''Rugrats''.


* Tropers/{{KoopaKid17}}: The ending to "Angelica's Worst Nightmare" made Angelica more insufferable than she already is. It's built up when Drew and Charlotte tell her that they're not going to have another child after all. [[NoodleIncident What exactly happened is left to the viewer's interpretation]]. Angelica seems to share their pain until she goes up to her room, closes the door and lets out a BigYes. Fade to black. Okay, Angelica is supposed to be selfish but it's downright cruel to celebrate an event that leaves your parents traumatized. This especially considering [[UnintentionallyUnsympathetic we were supposed to sympathize with her after her nightmare]], and one that dealt with a potential real-life issue that kids can relate to. This just cements Angelica as being practica lly ungrateful for being an only child.

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* Tropers/{{KoopaKid17}}: The ending to "Angelica's Worst Nightmare" made Angelica more insufferable than she already is. It's built up when Drew and Charlotte tell her that they're not going to have another child after all. [[NoodleIncident What exactly happened is left to the viewer's interpretation]]. Angelica seems to share their pain until she goes up to her room, closes the door and lets out a BigYes. Fade to black. Okay, Angelica is supposed to be selfish but it's downright cruel to celebrate an event that leaves your parents traumatized. This especially considering [[UnintentionallyUnsympathetic we were supposed to sympathize with her after her nightmare]], and one that dealt with a potential real-life issue that kids can relate to. This just cements Angelica as being practica lly ungrateful for being an only child.


* Tropers/CJCroen1393: "Wash-Dry Story" randomly turns into a ''Theatre/{{Grease}}'' parody for no good reason. All of the songs (besides "Cynthia", which was actually [[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming kind of sweet]]) were completely random, sounded awful and filled with {{Painful Rhyme}}s. It was full of plot holes (how exactly did Angelica know they were all singing when she was at home and not at the laundromat?), the [=McNulty=] boys were [[{{Flanderization}} flanderized horribly]] and the plot was just nonexistent, and not in a good way. Overall just a terribly dull episode.

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* Tropers/CJCroen1393: "Wash-Dry Story" randomly turns into a ''Theatre/{{Grease}}'' parody for no good reason. All of the songs (besides "Cynthia", which was actually [[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming [[SugarWiki/HeartwarmingMoments kind of sweet]]) were completely random, sounded awful and filled with {{Painful Rhyme}}s. It was full of plot holes (how exactly did Angelica know they were all singing when she was at home and not at the laundromat?), the [=McNulty=] boys were [[{{Flanderization}} flanderized horribly]] and the plot was just nonexistent, and not in a good way. Overall just a terribly dull episode.

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