A smart and cynical girl goes through teenage life as a proud outsider in a world of mainly idiotic adolescents and condescending adults.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Tracy Grandstaff ...
 Daria Morgendorffer (65 episodes, 1997-2001)
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 Jane Lane / ... (65 episodes, 1997-2001)
Julian Rebolledo ...
 Jake Morgendorffer (60 episodes, 1997-2001)
John Lynn ...
 Sick, Sad World Announcer / ... (60 episodes, 1997-2001)
Lisa Kathleen Collins ...
 Brittany Taylor / ... (56 episodes, 1997-2001)
Marc Thompson ...
 Kevin Thompson / ... (53 episodes, 1997-2001)
Ashley Albert ...
 Tiffany Blum-Deckler / ... (44 episodes, 1997-2001)
Jessica Cydnee Jackson ...
 Jodie Abigail Landon / ... (37 episodes, 1997-2001)
Alvaro J. Gonzalez ...
 Trent Lane / ... (33 episodes, 1997-2001)
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 Stacy Rowe / ... (28 episodes, 1997-2001)
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Daria Morgendorffer is an intelligent, unpopular, and quite sarcastic teenager tolerating life among the idiots at Lawndale High. Written by Andy Bogursky <bogursky@erols.com>

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Talks Slow, Thinks Fast


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3 March 1997 (USA)  »

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Trivia

There is a small recurring joke involving Trent writing song lyrics as he's doing something else (such as driving). He always hits a snag, needing a rhyme for an "ane"/"ame" sound, at which point somebody suggests "My soul's waves of grain" - which is a lyric first performed in a Mystik Spyral song in the second season episode "Ill". This happens both in Daria: Camp Fear (2001) and Daria: It Happened One Nut (1999); in the latter episode, Trent vaguely remarks, "I've heard that somewhere before." See more »

Goofs

When Tiffany Blum-Deckler is introduced in "The Invitation", she talks in a valley girl voice. In all subsequent episodes, she speaks in a monotone voice. See more »

Quotes

Trent Lane: [his breathy greeting to everyone] H-hey.
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Crazy Credits

During the closing credits, the show's characters appear in various costumes. See more »

Connections

Featured in America's Teenagers Growing Up on Television (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

You're Standing On My Neck
Written by Janet Wygal
Performed by Splendora
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Back off, Beavis and Butt-head! Daria has her own show!

Daria Morgendorffer gets her own show, after being featured in some of Beavis and Butt-head's episodes. Daria gets a new look and personality. What makes this show so unique is that it focuses on adolescent life seen through the eyes of a teenage girl. What makes her funny is that she communicates with everyone in a sarcastic manner, including her family. She is very unpopular in school whereas her sister, Quinn, tries to be so cute and awards herself too much credit for it. Let's not forget her parents, Jake and Helen. They are the stereotypical career-minded type, enough said. Jane is Daria's best friend who always stands by her through good and bad times. Daria may not be a laugh-a-minute show, but rather a social satire about growing up. If you love Beavis and Butt-Head, then give this one a try.

My evaluation: B+


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