Secret service agents visit Lawndale High, and urge students to keep an eye of for students that might be different, and thus a threaten their safety, as well as the safety of the country. ...
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Secret service agents visit Lawndale High, and urge students to keep an eye of for students that might be different, and thus a threaten their safety, as well as the safety of the country. Though Daria & Jane become suspect numbers one and two, they actually start to notice an outbreak of weirdness among their fellow students, faculty members, and even relatives. Written by
Daniel Timothy Dey
When Quinn is talking about aliens at breakfast table, she is obviously referring to the movie Alien (1979). See more »
Did we just see a U.F.O.?
You're getting paranoid. It's probably just an informal get-together of local stalkers. You know, hang out, swap stories, try out each other's skeleton keys.
But only an idiot would go stalking with a flashlight.
Come on. This is Lawndale.
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A fusion of "Daria" and "Invasion of the Body Snatchers"...seriously.
The episode begins with some creepy government agents from an anonymous
agency show up at school and tell the kids to look out for strange
people--and they are NOT talking about Daria! Later, Jane talks about
aliens and mind control and Daria begins to feel a bit freaked when
people around her begin behaving very atypically. For instance, Quinn
starts dressing like a beatnik and the parents make some strange
remarks about aliens that Daria misunderstands. Soon, the kids at
school all start making up all kinds of crazy rumors--especially when
Mr. DeMartino is taken away in handcuffs and Jake assumes Daria is now
a communist!! What is going on here?! This episode was clearly inspired
by "The X-Files"--a huge hit at the time this episode was made. Not
only the title, but so many elements are X-Files inspired and it's a
cute little parody. But to find out what all this is REALLY about,
you'll need to tune in yourself. This particular show was a big
departure for the series and a welcome one--clever and a ice change of
By the way, this is the second appearance of Artie--a really bizarre
and funny character who says he was abducted by aliens...on several
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