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Season 1 Episode 2b
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Waiter, There's a Baby in My Soup
Original Airdate August 18, 1991
DVD release Season 1
Previous Episode Barbecue Story
Next Episode At the Movies

Waiter, There's a Baby in My Soup is the second segment of the second episode of Season 1, and the second Rugrats segment overall.

Characters 

Summary

Stu and Didi ended up taking Tommy to an important dinner at "Chez Ennui" with Mr. Mucklehoney (president of Mucklehoney Industries, a toy company), since Tiffany the babysitter (via telephone) and Grandpa have different plans (the babysitter's OTHER  goldfish died and Grandpa was going bowling with a friend of his named Louise). Tommy, however, has plans of his own, and proceeds to get loose in the resturant kitchen, causing absolute chaos. - Description from Klasky Csupo

Plot

Stu, accompanied by Didi, has a job interview with Mr. Mucklehoney (who is a huge joker), but their babysitter calls and they have to take Tommy with them. Stu tries to impress Mr. Mucklehoney with his Helicoptertron, an unknown toy we do not see, Ball Walkers, Googley-Specs and Alice Alfalfa Sprout.

Tommy crawls into the kitchen and decides to 'make his own dishes' by adding different things into the food, such as dropping pieces of silverware into the crust of a pie, and adding a mix of onion powder, black pepper and Tobasco sauce into Mr. Mucklehoney's soup.

The soup, in which Tommy put the aforementioned deadly combination of spices in, is taken to Mr. Mucklehoney and he chokes on it (he then thinks that the whole thing was a joke). Tommy under the spaghetti. Tommy wanders back to the table, Mr. Mucklehoney, still laughing, thought Stu put Tommy up to the 'joke'. they get billed for their damage and walk out of the building.

Trivia

  • The name of Tommy's babysitter is mentioned to be Tiffany.
  • The title card of this episode was added during Summer 1997. In the past, this was the only episode to not have a title card.
  • The "Ennui" In Chez Ennui is French for "boredom".
  • The title is a play on the phrase Waiter, there's a fly in my soup.
  • This is the first time Chuckie, Phil, Lil, and Angelica are absent.
  • This episode, along with Barbecue Story, have the title card sequence shortened, lasting around 2/3 seconds. These are the only two episodes to have this happen to them.
  • This episode is also the only one to have the music played during the title card be in B flat major, rather than C major.
  • Grandpa is dating a woman.
  • The old Rugrats Nickelodeon site lists this episode as Baby in my Soup.
  • This is the first episode to focus on Tommy.
  • This is the first official time we see Tommy wearing shoes and not speaking during the episode
  • as Lou leaves for his date Diddi's towel changes from purple to pink between scenes then changes back to purple

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