|Format||Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy|
|# of Episodes||17|
|DVD release||October 4, 2011|
|Previous Season||Season 4|
|Next Season||Season 6|
|"Rugrats" Episode Guide|
Season 5 is the fifth season of the Rugrats Television series which ran for seventeen episodes from 1997-1998.
The babies fear that there is a "bad bug" in Grandpa Lou's bed; Grandpa takes the babies to a Bingo game at the "Senior Citizens' Center".
Tommy catches hiccups, and the babies' attempts to scare him do not cure him; A change of season makes the babies think that the trees are ill, so they apply whatever remedies they think of, but this unfortunately causes Stu to believe that that somehow the backyard is haunted.
Angelica tells the babies that police officers arrest bad people while Chas dates a police officer and Chas's glasses are broken; Didi's brother and sister-in-law consider having a baby and to prove it, babysit the kids.
Angelica learns a cuss from the host of her favorite children's show; Jonathan searches for ways to blackmail Charlotte while looking after the kids.
Chuckie's latest crush has an over-protective brother; The gang goes to a pizzeria that resembles Chuck E. Cheese's and try to get Angelica's tickets back from a pig that "stole" them.
Chas and Chuckie look after Angelica's cat while she is away; Tommy and Chuckie fear "the Sandman" after a story while Chas is out, so Stu and Didi are watching them.
Tommy is scared after being cut for the first time; The babies think that Chuckie has gotten bigger when his clothes shrink in the wash.
The kids take part in a Western spoof to reclaim ice cream coupons that Angelica took from other kids; Tommy dreams that Chuckie and Angelica switch personalities.
Tommy is mistaken for another trouble-making baby; Grandpa Lou takes the babies to Aunt Miriam's house, where the babies think that her lady friends want to eat Chuckie, who is ironically not concerned.
Chuckie is nervous about riding his new two-wheeled "big boy" bicycle; Stu and Didi accidentally leave Grandpa behind on a road trip, and Tommy and Chuckie try to give him time to catch up to them.
The babies go down to the basement to retrieve a lost toy; The kids attend a rival's birthday party, where all the girls are left out of the activities.
- The Family Tree (September 21, 1998)
While Didi and Stu go away on vacation for their anniversary, Tommy and Angelica stay at Chuckie's house, where Chuckie learns about his ancestors. While on their cruise ship, Didi starts to feel seasick, but it is really something else--she's pregnant!