"Ruthless Tommy" is the first segment of the sixth episode of Rugrats.


Being mistaken for the son of millionaire Ronald Thump, Tommy gets kidnapped by some thugs, Bob and Mike, in which it was actually more trouble than it was worth.


  • At the beginning of the episode, the grass in the Pickles' yard is coloured green. At the end of the episode, the grass is coloured brown.
  • The name Ronald Trump is a parody of Donald Trump, a famous billionaire and who is the 45th President of the United States.
  • When Lou is watching a channel about fish, the channel's music from the pilot episode plays.
  • The episode's plot is based on the plot of the story The Ransom of Red Chief by O. Henry.
  • There are rumors that this episode was banned in the United Kingdom.
  • This episode was rarely aired for a while after September 11, 2001.

Home video releases

  • Rugrats: Season 1

External links

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