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Voiced by: E.G. Daily
- The Ace: Played straight, though subverted in "Dude, Where's My Horse?", where he's shown as being no good at being a cowboy. At least, initially.
- Big Brother Instinct: Towards Dil. Even as a preteen, he still cares about his younger brother.
- Continuity Nod: Carries around a screwdriver-shaped keychain, a throwback to his trademark toy from Rugrats.
- The Hero: Generally. That is, unless Kimi or Chuckie take the lead in certain episode.
- Heterosexual Life-Partners: He and Chuckie are the best of friends like in the original show.
- Iconic Item: One episode reveals that he still has that toy screwdriver of his and he mentions that he never leaves home without it.
- Informed Judaism: Averted, as opposed to the original series. Tommy is explicitly shown celebrating Hanukkah and Passover, and tries the "nice Jewish boy" routine to win a girl's heart.
- Jerkass Ball: When he is frustrated, he often lashes out on his friends for no good reason.
- Not So Above It All: Unlike in the first series in which he was an unrepentant goody two shoes who always stood for what is right, Tommy's pre-teen version is very prone to bouts of negative behavior, especially when it comes to his relationship with Dil, despite everyone around him constantly reminding us of how "perfect" he is.
- Prima Donna Director: Has aspirations of being a great film director, and sometimes falls into this.
- The Scapegoat: There have been a couple of episodes where the entire gang blames Tommy for something he's not technically responsible for. "Dude, Where's My Horse?" is one such episode.
- Ship Tease: The entire focus of the episode "TP+KF" is on hinting at a mutual attraction between him and Kimi.
- Tragic Mistake: In "All Broke Up", his attempt to get his friends off his back about Rachel moving results in them getting Rachel to come back when he's already moved on and found a new girl. This ends up causing him to lose Rachel for good.
- You Gotta Have Blue Hair: He has purple hair, although it's really black.
Voiced by: Nancy Cartwright
- Anime Hair: Especially during his "Yu-Gotta-Go!" dream sequences.
- Bad Liar: Angelica basically has to drill him in how to be an effective liar in "Brother, Can You Spare the Time?".
- Berserk Button: He'll go absolutely paranoid if he thinks Kimi is in danger.
- Big Brother Instinct: Towards Kimi, who doesn't always appreciate it. (See Berserk Button above.)
- Big Brother Mentor / Older and Wiser: Chuckie has an odd role when it comes to wisdom: most of the time he's nebbish and insecure, but when the moment comes for it he's also often the guy who picks up on his friends' sensitive/emotional problems and gives wise speeches to members of the gang, most often to Tommy and Kimi. Occasionally he's the "lesson giver" when Susie's not around.
- This leads to a Running Gag where Chuckie gives some insightful advice, and then admits he got it out of a fortune cookie / hallmark card.
- Funnily enough, while Chuckie often fills this role for Tommy, Tommy often fills this role for Chuckie. It's a cornerstone of their friendship. In fact, a couple of the speeches he gives to Tommy are of the "teaching a lesson that Tommy didn't realize he was already inspiring in other people" sort.
- Blind Without 'Em : Not as bad as in the original series. He actually removes his glasses at times to read fine print.
- Butt-Monkey: Even more so in this series. One episode even finds him completely naked on school grounds, save for a guitar.
- Continuity Nod: The circus camp episode reveals that even after all these years, Chuckie's still terrified of clowns.
- Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass : He often displays abilities that end saving the day, and when facing his fears he actually proves himself a quite competent leader and hero. Unfortunately, many of his abilities only work in very specific circumstances, a constant source of frustration for him.
- Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Tommy, of course, and even gets jealous if anybody threatens to take his place as his best friend.
- Hidden Depths : In 'Superhero Worship', it's revealed Chuckie has a knack for engineering; his design for a mice labyrinth (required for a school project/contest) was so good that its photo and blueprints appeared in a specialized magazine, and one year later, when helping Tommy do his own labyrinth for the same project, they won first place. Later, in 'Brothers' Grimm', this ability is referenced again, as he makes the blueprints for a treehouse, having professional-like quality.
- He's also very much amazing at all things cowboy, and at several other very specific skills that he notes he'll never really use much back home.
- The Lancer: As usual, he follows Tommy's lead.
- Lovable Coward: Tries hard to avert being a coward, especially in the earlier episodes.
- My Sister Is Off-Limits!: Played straight in "Bad Kimi" and especially in "TP + KF", when he's very protective of Kimi's potential relationships with Z and Tommy.
- Nerd Glasses: He wouldn't be Chuckie without 'em, you know.
- Self-Deprecation: Always seems to make remarks that insult himself.Chuckie: See? I'm VANILLA! Crustless, vanilla Finster.
- Shower Shy: An episode has him trying to avoid having to shower in gym class, until one of his attempts to do so gets him stranded outside the locker room with no clothes or towel. At the end of the episode he finally overcomes his fear.
- Simple, yet Awesome: Apparently, he doesn't consider his latent engineering skills to be cool or impressive at all, since he never told anyone about how his mice labyrinth's design actually got shown in a specialized magazine, and his friends only found out when looking for reference material for their own labyrinth. It's possible that Chuckie has other cool or useful abilities but he doesn't consider them interesting at all and therefore never shows them until they are actually necessary.
- A similar case in 'Dude, Where's My Horse?", when he finds out he's an extremely good cowboy, but then feels bad when remembering these abilities are useless back at home... and then he starts playing a harmonica with remarkable skill. Even Tommy can't make him confess at what point he learned to play an instrument, as Chuckie himself apparently learned to do it almost without realizing it.
- Techno Babble: Descends into this when he's deprived of television. "TV Rots Your Brain!" indeed.
- Why Did It Have to Be Snakes?: While Chuckie has gotten over most of his childhood fears (even his fear of Angelica!), he never quite got over his fear of clowns.
Voiced by: Kath Soucie
- The Big Guy: He's the most aggressive and hands-on of the group.
- Continuity Nod: His Season 1 shirt had a yellow duck on it like the clothes he wore as a baby.
- Full-Name Ultimatum: When he and Lil argue, they'll address each other by their full names.
- Gasshole: Demonstrated in one episode, but it's implied that he's like this.
- My Sister Is Off-Limits!: When he finally learns the biological differences between him and his sister, he becomes overprotective of her and chases off a guy hitting on her.
- The Pig Pen: Obviously not to the extent of Rugrats, but he'll still engage in gross behaviour now and again.
- Real Men Wear Pink: Wound up in a cooking class full of girls in "Susie Goes Bad Lite" and demonstrated a real talent for it. He only gave up cooking because he learned there were health codes to abide by (such as washing hands).
- Running Gag: If Phil's wearing a hat, expect it to be gone by the end of the episode.
- Theme Twin Naming: Phil and Lil Deville's names rhyme.
Voiced by: Kath Soucie
- Beauty Is Never Tarnished: Discussed in "Truth or Consequences" when Phil blames her for cutting one while they're dressed as a two-headed alien during the shooting of one of Tommy's movies.Lil: It's biologically impossible for girls to fart.
- Deadpan Snarker: Especially when it concerns Phil's sloppy habits.
- Designated Victim: In "Dude, Where's My Horse?", she's constantly the butt of Tommy's bad cowboy skills.
- Full-Name Ultimatum: Same as Phil, but tends to invoke it more often.
- Hypocritical Heartwarming: Lampshaded by Tommy, "Lil disses Phil but she defends him when other kids do it".
- The Lad-ette: She tries to be a girly girl but plenty of episodes show she's still a Ladette at heart.
- The Pig Pen: Formerly so in Rugrats, averted now. And then plays it straight by playing in the mud in "Dude, Where's My Horse?", and having to be dragged away kicking and screaming from it.
- Punny Name: Remove the last two letters of her surname and you get "devil".
- She Cleans Up Nicely
- Skunk Stripe: See You Gotta Have Pink Hair.
- The Smart Girl: She tends to be the brainiest of the main group.
- Theme Twin Naming: Phil and Lil Deville's names rhyme.
- Tomboy: Strives to be less of a girly-girl than the others.
- You Go, Girl!
- You Gotta Have Pink Hair: There's a colored streak in her hair, which is usually pink.
Voiced by: Cheryl Chase
- All Love Is Unrequited: Swoons over a boy named Sean, but he doesn't even know she exists. A more noteable example, maybe, is in "What's Love Got to do With It?" where she falls for her substitute teacher, of course, there's absolutely no hope for her, and the episode ends with her in tears.
- Anti-Hero: She's not as mean as she was in the original show and is portrayed more sympathetically, but can still be self-centered and rude at times.
- Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: As always, she pretends to act nicer than she really is.
- Break the Haughty: Gets this whenever Savannah humiliates her or deliberately brings her misery.
- Deadpan Snarker: Usually around Susie.
- Depending on the Writer: She tends to fluctuate between being a Jerk with a Heart of Gold and a Tsundere a lot.
- Dreadful Musician: Angelica thinks she can sing, but to the others, she's horrible. In later seasons, however, she shows some improvement; in 'Interview with a Campfire' she, along with most of the other characters, participates in a musical, and even if not the best singer, doesn't do it too bad either; also, when she manages to participate in a talents show without Susie entering it, she wins first place. Remarkably, it seems she sings her best when doing it as part of a chorus or group rather than when doing a solo.
- Evil Virtues: Much of her Character Development comes from her learning how to use her flaws in more positive ways, especially The Trickster and Determinator aspects of her personality. Many times Susie, who's usually The Ace in this duo, is shown to be impressed at her achievements, especially with things Susie had actually failed to accomplish (like defeating Debate champions, kids so smart that actually intimidate her) or does it in a much lower level, as it happened when Susie asked Angelica to help her with a charity collect; working at the same area and time, Susie collects less than a hundred dollars while Angelica, by using persuasion and guilt-tripping, gets over six hundred dollars in cash and a certified check.
- Green-Eyed Monster: Wants nothing more than to upstage Susie, and will pull every trick in the book to do so.
- Hypocritical Heartwarming : She might offend, tease, and overall antagonize her cousins and friends on a regular basis, but she'll get fiercely defensive of them if anyone else does it.
- It's All About Me: Some things never change. She's still very egocentric.
- Jerk with a Heart of Gold: While still kind of mean, Angelica is more compassionate and kindhearted this time around.
- Large Ham: She'd take any opportunity to be the star of the show.
- Lovable Alpha Bitch: Has all the makings of a mean-spirited clique leader, but still has moments of being considerate and selfless.
- Odd Couple: Her friendship with Susie and the Ship Tease and with Chuckie.
- Remarkably, she often gets Chuckie's help for her projects and plans but, unlike the original series, when she just forced him to help via intimidation, here they become more-or-less equal partners, with both of them gaining something from the bargain, and in fact when one seeks the other's help, he or she usually offers a Pro Bono Barter. Even if it's often a Leonine Contract on Angelica's side, she always sticks to her part of the deal and at times she actually accepts to help him without asking for any (on screen) reward.
- Pet the Dog: Her attachment to a baby ostrich in "Dude, Where's My Horse?"
- The Shrink: Runs an advice column, and is a borderline Type 1.
- Spoiled Brat: She still tries to manipulate her parents into giving her what she wants, though they're a lot less lenient this time around.
- Her main arc throughout this series is to steadily grow out of this through a series of negative experiences that culminate when Charlotte forces her to spend a week at the Carmichael's late in Season 4. Initially, Angelica fails at everything and is thwarted at every turn by the family's strict rules, but when she learns that Susie has been going around telling everyone that Angelica is about to break (And making bets on when this will happen) she seizes on her hypercompetitiveness and becomes the perfect child, a change that sticks from then forward when she goes back home at instead of simply reveling in going back to her easy life she insists that Charlotte and Drew become more like Susie's parents.
- Vitriolic Best Buds: With Susie. On the one hand, she's incredibly resentful towards Susie's talent and they're often at odds. On the other hand, she does care... deep down... and is clearly a lot closer to her than to the popular kids, with which her relationship is knowingly superficial. When at one point Susie risks her life, Angelica does the same to try to save her.
Voiced by: Tara Strong
- Ambiguous Disorder: Sometimes, characters think that there's something severely wrong with him just by how he acts. However, when Didi was told this, she was not too happy.
- Berserk Button: Make fun of his hat, and he will turn on you.
- Chaste Hero: Given his young age compared to the others, he's probably the only character on the show that doesn't really fall for anybody.
- Childhood Brain Damage: It's mentioned in "Truth or Consequences" that Dil is so strange because Phil and Lil dropped him on his head when they were babies. In another episode, In "Golden Boy", Grandpa Lou claims he was hit in the head by a fly ball at a baseball game. Although Didi doesn't think this is the case, and believes it to be genetic (from Stu's side of the family). Given what Stu and his family members are like, this might not be too unlikely.
- Cloud Cuckoo Lander: He has pretty odd habits and insistently believes that aliens are among us.
- First Contact: Dil eagerly looks forward to meeting aliens. And apparently succeeds at the end of "Tommy Foolery".
- Gadgeteer Genius: Just like his old man. Played straight in one episode where Tommy treats him as the go-to guy for creative inventions, which unfortunately begins to rob Dil of his creativity and oddness.
- Heterosexual Life-Partners: He's attached to his brother Tommy, and even has a secret handshake with him. He even attempts this with Phil during a falling out with Tommy, but it doesn't work out.
- Intergenerational Friendship: Dil is pretty certain this is the case with Pangborn since the start of the series. Pangborn tends to humor him at first (when he's not outright irritated by him, of course), but the trope is played straight over time.
- Punny Name: His name is a pun on dill pickles.
- Speaks Fluent Animal: Can communicate with animals, especially in "Brothers Grimm".
- Tagalong Kid: He tends to follow the older kids around.
- The Smart Guy: When he interacts with the older kids, that is.
- Why Couldn't You Be Different?: Averted. So long as Dil's happy, Didi and (to a somewhat lesser extent) Stu are very supportive of his Cloud Cuckoo Lander ways.
Voiced by: Dionne Quan
- The Ace: Sometimes when Tommy's not around.
- Bare Your Midriff: In the first season, her shirt doesn't cover her belly..
- The Chick: She's the most girly of the female characters.
- Disappeared Dad: Inverted. She knows where her birth dad is and keeps in touch with him, but is a continent apart from him due to her mom re-marrying Chaz. He even visits her in "Trading Places".
- Easily Forgiven: Despite the many times Kimi put her own overzealous interests over everyone else and gets way in over her head, people apparently let her off the hook, especially Chuckie. Meanwhile Kimi acts as if nothing major happened. Unfortunately, the same cannot be said for Tommy (or Angelica when she least deserves it).
- Far East: The chopsticks in her hair in Season 1, her focus on her Japanese heritage in Season 2 onwards.
- Freaky Fashion, Mild Mind: Kimi's fashion on the show tends to lend to a 'bad girl' image, but she's still nice overall. This trope is only really hammered home when she shows up to work with a mohawk.Chuckie: That settles it. Kimi's gone bad.
- I'm Standing Right Here: Invoked in season 2 a few times.Tommy: Why would I be interested in Kimi?
Kimi: Hello, I'm in the room?
- Irony: She goes on a campaign to ban cellphones in school, and doesn't even have one herself. Guess what she gets near the end of the episode?
- Lethal Chef: Starts off as this in "Dude, Where's My Horse?" She gets better. Lampshaded by Lil, who describes her egg rolls as "prone to explode."
- Little Miss Snarker: As opposed to the sweet cheery girl people may remember from the original series (with the exception of the comic strip), Kimi is a general snarker towards any one close to her, possibly due to being old enough to recognize gender differences, her lack of sympathetic nature, and generally seeing boys her age as immature.
- Red Oni: Kimi is quick to anger, impatient at times, often easily standoffish (as well as often being the most bluntly snarky of the group, which is saying something), often instantly passionate about things and has a strong enough sense of justice that she will almost immediately rally behind a cause with lots of fervor. Interestingly, her Blue Oni is her own mother, who is exceedingly calm, patient and level-headed. However, as Kira is only rarely a major character Kimi is more often a Foil for Chuckie.
- She Cleans Up Nicely: Anytime it's a special occasion.
- Ship Tease: With Tommy in "TP+KF". It's implied that she still has feelings for him.
- Token Minority: She's the token Asian.
- Why Did It Have to Be Snakes?
- You Gotta Have Blue Hair: And, in one episode, a pink mohawk. In season two, it becomes lilac purple. Oddly, just like Tommy, it's supposed to be black.
Voiced by: Cree Summer
- The Ace: She gets all of the good grades, she's a talented singer, and she's basically loved and respected by her peers. Deconstructed Trope in 'Susie Goes Bad Lite', as she reveals that keeping this image can be quite stressful at times.
- Badbutt: Her attempt to avert her "goody two-shoes" status in the aptly named "Suse Goes Bad Lite". It doesn't work out.
- Broken Bird: Almost became this when she got conned out of a thousand dollars.
- Not So Above It All: It's slowly revealed throughout the series that more than just being naturally gifted at everything and Wise Beyond Her Years, Susie owes her perfect girl streak more to her helicopter parents constantly encouraging her good behavior through the threat of excessive or outright unfair chores, and whenever she goes behind their back to do something or is left to her own devices she'll very quickly devolve into a insecure, incapable, crying mess to the point that others (Oftentimes Angelica) will have to fix everything for her.
- Cool Big Sis: Plays this role towards the others, though less as much than the original show.
- Only Sane Man: Most of the time, she has the most common sense.
- Sassy Black Woman: She tends to make funny remarks about Angelica.
- Token Minority: She's the token black girl.
- Vitriolic Best Buds: With Angelica. One the one hand, whenever Angelica's got some scheme going Susie's the first to try and take her down, sometimes going out of her way to stick it to her. On the other hand, she's probably the best friend Angelica has and often tries to do what's right by her (and encourage her to do the right thing)... even if Angelica doesn't see it that way. A lot of episodes involving Angelica and the popular kids also have Susie being the more supportive friend.
Voiced by: Pat Musick
- All Love Is Unrequited: Possibly with Angelica.
- Ascended Extra: Started off as a minor character who only showed up in the original series' episodes "Preschool Daze", "Hello Dilly", and "Angelica's Assistant", is now a somewhat more prominent character who appears more often.
- Butt-Monkey: Often finds himself as this to Angelica.
- Geek: Loves action figures and comic books; in 'Superhero Worship' he goes to a comic-con and cosplays as his favorite superhero, almost getting into a physical fight with fellow geek Chuckie as they defend their favorite superheroes, and in the end of the episode he continues using the disguise on the street.
- Apparently It Runs in the Family, since Harold says this disguise used to belong to his father.
- Genius Ditz: Despite being quite klutzy, he has some useful or cool abilities, including skating, guitar playing, baking, and manual work in general; remarkably, he once broke a DNA model Susie needed a week to complete, and replaced it with a far superior one he did in just one afternoon... while claiming he was lucky enough to 'find the hiccups gene'.
- He's also very competent at giving sensitive, reasonable advice (except when Rule of Fun is on play), and only stops doing it because he has problems handling the pressure of hearing so many problems at once.
- The Igor: To Angelica.
- The Shrink: Tries to be Type 3 when he starts his advice column in "Bad Kimi", but is a borderline Type 2.
Voiced by: Laraine Newman
- Expository Hairstyle Change: When she became Savannah, her hair is tied up in three pigtails on top of her head and is pulled back into a short ponytail.
Voiced by: Shayna Fox
- Alpha Bitch: She's the meanest character on the show and is one of the popular kids.
- Girlish Pigtails: Her hair is fashioned in three pigtails similar to Kimi Finster's hairstyle, though her pigtails are a little shaggier than Kimi's.
- Girl Posse: The alpha girl of her own clique.
- Jerkass: It's quite an accomplishment when you can actually out-jerkass Angelica.
- Karma Houdini: In spite of all the crap she pulls, her friends never leave her for good.
- Kick the Dog: In "Lucky 13", she tried to host a party on the same day as Angelica's 13th birthday, to make sure nobody shows up for Angelica's party.
- Manipulative Bastard: She'll manipulate anyone to get what she wants.
- Tomboyish Ponytail: In addition to her three pigtails, she has a short ponytail.
Voiced by: Meagan Smith ("R.V. Having Fun Yet?"), Denise Pickering ("Rachel, Rachel")
- Satellite Love Interest: Surprisingly averted here, several episodes actually flesh out Rachel a bit.
- Satellite Character: By simply being Tommy's girlfriend and having a limited number of appearances, she never hangs out with Tommy when he is with his friends, nor does she have interaction with anyone else, aside from Didi in "Lost at Sea".
- Tragic Mistake: In "All Broke Up", Tommy's friends invited her over to try and make Tommy overcome his grief of her moving away, unaware that it was all an act to get his friends to stop bugging him about his nonexistent pain. When she meets another girl Tommy met named Anita, she decides to leave Tommy for good.
Voiced by: Cara DeLizia
- Badbutt: Appears to be a rebel bad boy to the others, but he's really an okay guy who helps with charities.
- Dark Is Not Evil: He looks like the kind of punk you'd better run away from, but he's very fond of charity just like Tommy and co.
- Put on a Bus: Was phased out of the show shortly after his debut.
- You Gotta Have Blue Hair: His hair is green.
Voiced by: Laraine Newman
- Dead All Along: He turns out to have been the ghost of one of the original settlers from Camp Underwood.
- Red Eyes, Take Warning: His eyes glow red when his true nature is revealed.
- Really 700 Years Old: He's actually a ghost and has been dead since the 1800's.
- The Stoic: He shows very little emotion.
- Walking Spoiler: Revealing too much about him spoils the ending to "Interview with a Campfire".
Voiced by: Lizzie Murray
- The Ditz: By her own admission, she spaces out sometimes, but it still doesn't explain why she took a chair with somebody still sitting in it without even realising that.
Voiced by: Lauren Tom
Voiced by: Anna Garduno
- Hate Sink: Since he doesn't show any likeable traits and the main characters are clearly annoyed by him, it's more than likely that the audience is supposed to dislike him.
- Jerkass: He's extremely rude and obnoxious to the other kids.
- Pungeon Master: The 'Master' part being debatable.
- "The Reason You Suck" Speech: Dil gives him one when he decides he's finally had it with his jerkish behaviour.
- Took a Level in Kindness: After Dil chewed him out for his behaviour, his uncle Pangborn mentions that he's become a nicer person.
Voiced by: Pamela Adlon
- The Ditz: He's not the most attentive student.
- Jerkass: Boy, does it show in "The Old and the Restless". He constantly puts down Grandpa Lou during the tour and doesn't even lift a finger to help Tommy and Justin escape from a malfunctioning exhibit, because in his own words, he's "too cool for that."
- The Slacker: He's very lazy.
- Those Two Guys: He's always seen with his best friend, Justin.
Voiced by: Candi Milo
Voiced by: Lil Romeo
- Black Best Friend: To Dil. He's African-American and gets along with him very well.
- Ink-Suit Actor: He looks just like his voice actor.
- Maybe Magic, Maybe Mundane: It's left ambiguous whether he's Cupid or he's a normal kid and it's just a coincidence that people fall in love after getting hit by his hacky sack.
- Physical God: Heavily implied to be a Cupid-esque figure trying to earn his wings, who is constantly denied because he keeps making people fall in love with the wrong people.
- Shipper on Deck: Whoever he hits with his hacky sack falls in love with the first person they see.
- Stealth Pun: Lil Q is a matchmaker. His voice actor's name is Lil Romeo. Do the math.
Voiced by: Charles Duckworth
Voiced by: Laraine Newman
Voiced by: Jessica Di Cicco, Kate Melton (Separate but Equal)
- Best Friend: To Lil.
- Graceful Ladies Like Purple: She usually wears purple clothes and is described as sweet.
- The Lad-ette: If her fondness of Phil's boyish behaviour and her best friendship with Lil are any indication.
- Passionate Sports Girl: She's the reason why Lil got hooked on soccer in the first place.
- Tomboy with a Girly Streak: She's The Lad-ette who plays soccer and enjoys Phil's boyish mannerisms where most other girls would find them disgusting, but she has been seen wearing dresses and shirts with flowers on them, and is quite the romantic when it comes to hanging out with the aforementioned Phil.
Voiced by: Jack Riley
- Demoted to Extra: Remember all of those wacky mishaps with his inventions that practically made his character a fan favorite in Rugrats? Don't expect to see much of that here. Though he certainly faired better than Drew.
- Ditzy Genius: He makes lots of inventions, but doesn't have a lot of common sense.
- Gadgeteer Genius: When his inventions work, that is.
Voiced by: Melanie Chartoff
- Mama Bear: When Pangborn went on about how Dil should learn to be normal, Didi got in the ex-wrestler's face and yelled at him.
- Skunk Stripe: A mild one in her hair to show that she's older. She doesn't have it in the later episodes, though that may be because she's simply started using hair dye to help herself look youthful.
- So Proud of You: Often tells Tommy and Dil how proud she is of them.
Grandpa Lou Pickles
Voiced by: Joe Alaskey
- Cool Old Guy: In spite of his age, he enjoys doing athletic activities and keeping up with what the younger people are into.
- Deadpan Snarker:Didi: So, do you have all the emergency numbers?
Lou: Let's see... 9... 1... er, what was the last number again?
- Old Soldier: A kinder example. Would relate this stories to the kids about his time in the war.
- Opposed Mentors: With Grandpa Boris. Downplayed, in that it's really a conflict of grandparenting cultures and styles... like it's been for a decade.
- Retired Badass: His war training really saved the day when he used his know-how to save the kids from a malfunctioning exhibit in "The Old and the Restless".
Voiced by: Michael Bell
- Alter Kocker: Justified, as he is a Jew from Eastern Europe.
- Art Evolution: He now has visible sclera.
- Cool Old Guy: Best shown in "Blind Man's Bluff", where he is shown having a good time at Slosh Mountain when his vision is restored and dances to Susie's performance in the amphitheater.
- Jews Love to Argue: In his case, with Grandpa Lou.
- Opposed Mentors: With Grandpa Lou.
- Screw Politeness, I'm a Senior!: He gives this excuse for cutting in line in "Blind Man's Bluff".Boris: I'm a senior citizen. I can do whatever I want!
Voiced by: Tress MacNeille
- Asshole Victim: Kind of hard to feel sympathy for Charlotte for losing her job after everything she's done and how she treated Jonathan over the years.
- Character Development: Charlotte seems a lot more involved in her daughter's life than she was in Rugrats, and has basically taken over Drew's role as the authority figure in the household.
- Corrupt Corporate Executive: After being heavily implied to be one in Rugrats, she makes this confession in "Lost at Sea."Charlotte: All those unethical business practices...those shady backdoor deals I did...I know where the bodies are buried!
- Just the Way You Are: Averted. Somebody should have really told her this, because her cosmetic surgery winds up making her look very unnerving.
- Nightmare Face: Her face actually made Didi scream in terror.
- It gets somewhat better in Season 2 onwards, explained in "Interview With a Campfire" as the result of a few touch ups.
- Shout-Out: Her disco outfit in the pilot is one to Madonna.
Voiced by: Michael Bell
- Demoted to Extra: In Rugrats, he was one of the most prominent adults on the show, but here he's barely seen and doesn't even talk save for a few episodes. It's particularly noticeable when you realize that Michael Bell also voices Chaz, who appeared often.
- Averted in "Golden Boy", where he plays a major role in the episode with Stu.
Voiced by: Michael Bell
- Amusing Injuries: He often gets injured for quick gags.
- Ascended Extra: Is arguably more of a main character here than in Rugrats.
Voiced by: Julia Kato
- Beware the Nice Ones: This is played straight in "The Finster Who Stole Christmas", where she eventually loses her patience with the unhelpfulness of the airline service and resorts to forcing someone to let her take their cab when she and Kimi get stuck in Mexico.
- Blue Oni: To her own daughter, with which she is occasionally contrasted (most obviously in "The Finster Who Stole Christmas").
- Happily Married: Still with Chaz after all these years.
- Ill Girl: In "R.V. Having Fun Yet? Part 1". Vomit Discretion Shots everywhere.
Voiced by: Kath Soucie
Voiced by: Phil Proctor
Voiced by: Robert Ito
- Disappeared Dad: Averted. He writes to his daughter Kimi often, and even visits her in "Trading Places".
Voiced by: Fred Stoller
- The Comically Serious: Inverted...he tries to make humour sometimes, but it ends up falling flat because of his monotone.
- Funny Afro: Take a good look at one of the pictures on his wall of fame.
- I Was Quite a Looker: States he used to be a buff handsome man before taking the test in "Bad Aptitude". The picture looks obviously photoshopped.
- Nerd Glasses: He has glasses and is a science teacher.
- Shout-Out: To Ben Stein's character in Ferris Bueller's Day Off.
- Spock Speak: He always uses technical terms and speaks monotonously.
Voiced by: Monica Piper
Voiced by: Ann Magnuson
Principal Estes Pangborn
Voiced by: Clancy Brown
- Bald of Awesome: He's bald and is also a former wrestler.
- Berserk Button: Tell him you don't like his poetry. I DARE YOU.
- Butt-Monkey: He seems to collect the brunt of Chuckie's shenanigans, and he doesn't like it one bit.
- Gentle Giant: He seems very scary in person, but once he recites his poetry, that's when all doubt about his sensitive side vanishes.
- Hair-Trigger Temper: Ever see what happens when he can't open a door?
- Intergenerational Friendship: With Dil... sort of. He's still weirded out by Dil's strange behavior, but Dil bears no hostility towards him.
- Jerk with a Heart of Gold: He's often very grouchy, but he's a big softy deep down.
- Official Couple: Angelica arranges for him to get together with Miss O'Keats in "Tommy Foolery".
- Real Men Wear Pink: In his spare time, writes poems that tastes like diabetes, and in one instance, went "Oopsie!" when he was just about to swat a ladybug. And can still put you in a neckbrace if you tick him off enough.
- Shout-Out: Seems to be one of Jesse Ventura, another bald wrestler who took up a professional occupation.
- Warrior Poet: A former wrestler who enjoys writing poetry.
Voiced by: Olivia Hack
Voiced by: Peter MacNicol
- Arch-Enemy: Madtooth the Magician.
- Blind Without 'Em: He's near-sighted.
- Butt-Monkey: His civilian identity is a postal worker who's frequently bullied.
- The Klutz: He can barely move without bumping into something.
- Nerd Glasses: He wears glasses.
- The Scrappy: In-universe. Chuckie's the only one who actually likes his comics.
- Stone Wall: Type 2, the Turtler.
- Super Zeroes: He's very ineffectual and all he can do is curl up into a ball and wait for his enemies to get tired of clobbering him.
- What Kind of Lame Power Is Heart, Anyway?: His power is to curl up like an armadillo and withstand abuse until his enemies give up. Which works.
- You Remind Me of X : The 'Remind me of Myself' variant. The reason Chuckie is such a fan of Armadillo Dave is because they're too similar, and AD manages to be a hero despite all his flaws, something Chuckie longs to be.