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The Best Daria Episodes of All Time 

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List of the best Daria episodes, as determined by voters like you. With all the amazing episodes of the show that exist, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the top Daria episodes of all time are. Fans of Daria are very passionate about the show, and there are often debates over which episodes are the greatest. That's why this list exists- so you can vote for your favorites and we can find out once and for all what everyone thinks the best episode is.

This list includes "Ill," "College Bored," and more episodes. What is the best Daria episode of all time? Look below and find out.
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Boxing Daria is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Daria Episodes of All Time
Boxing Daria Jun 25 2001

Season: Daria - Season 5

Episode Number: 13

Daria becomes upset by memories of an argument her parents had when she was a child, which may have been caused by one too many parent/teacher conferences over her refusal to socialize. She ...more
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Arts 'n' Crass is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Daria Episodes of All Time
Feb 16 1998

Season: Daria - Season 2

Episode Number: 1

Mrs. Dafoe, the art instructor, asks the talented Jane to submit a poster about student life and submit it into a contest. Jane draws a pretty girl looking into a mirror, with Daria adding a ...more
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Road Worrier is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Daria Episodes of All Time
Road Worrier Jul 07 1997

Season: Daria - Season 1

Episode Number: 11

Daria and Jane head off to Alternapalooza with Jane's brother Trent and his friend Jesse. Daria finds this to be an awkward experience due to her strong attraction to Trent. The Fashion Club, ...more
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Pierce Me is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Daria Episodes of All Time
Jul 27 1998

Season: Daria - Season 2

Episode Number: 12

Trent asks Daria to help him find a birthday present for Jane, and the enraptured Daria lets him talk her into getting her navel pierced, which she later regrets. Helen, meanwhile, agrees to ...more
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Lane Miserables is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Daria Episodes of All Time
Jul 14 1999

Season: Daria - Season 3

Episode Number: 8

The Lane house gets a little too crowded when Jane and Trent's siblings and dad all move back home, at the same time. Unable to handle it, Jane and Trent stay with Daria's house--which puts ...more
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Monster is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Daria Episodes of All Time
Mar 23 1998

Season: Daria - Season 2

Episode Number: 6

Mr. O'Neill assigns his class to make short films. Daria and Jane decide to do theirs on a day in the life of Quinn, the purpose being to show everyone how shallow Quinn is. They get some great ...more
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Quinn the Brain is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Daria Episodes of All Time
Mar 02 1998

Season: Daria - Season 2

Episode Number: 3

Quinn writes a paper in Mr. O'Neill's English class that the teacher really likes and recites to the class. Quinn becomes scared that she will now become an outcast because people think she's a ...more
8
Write Where it Hurts is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Daria Episodes of All Time
Aug 03 1998

Season: Daria - Season 2

Episode Number: 13

Daria is asked by Mr. O'Neill to write a story featuring people she knows as fictional characters. She develops a serious case of writer's block, and after several aborted story attempts ...more
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Is It Fall Yet? is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Daria Episodes of All Time
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MTV's favorite disaffected teen stumbles through her first romance, suffers through an awful summer job, and pines away for witty banter with her absent and estranged best friend in this ...more
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Pinch Sitter is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Daria Episodes of All Time
Pinch Sitter Jun 09 1997

Season: Daria - Season 1

Episode Number: 8

Desperate to avoid a meeting with a family therapist, Daria substitutes for Quinn on a babysitting gig. The family she ends up sitting for are the sickeningly-sweet Lester and Lauren Gupty, who ...more
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The Misery Chick is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Daria Episodes of All Time
djpmac007 added The Misery Chick Jul 21 1997

Season: Daria - Season 1

Episode Number: 13

Tommy Sherman, former Lawndale High football star, visits the school when a goalpost is named after him. He turns out to be a complete jerk that insults or propositions everyone he meets, ...more
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Psycho Therapy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Daria Episodes of All Time
Psycho Therapy Jun 28 2000

Season: Daria - Season 4

Episode Number: 8

As an assignment from her law firm to determine if she has the makings of a partner, Helen takes the family to a therapy spa. The psychologists there evaluate them, and it is revealed that Daria ...more
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Daria! is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Daria Episodes of All Time
Feb 17 1999

Season: Daria - Season 3

Episode Number: 1

A musical episode in which seven song-and-dance numbers frame a story about an impending hurricane.
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Through a Lens Darkly is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Daria Episodes of All Time
Feb 24 1999

Season: Daria - Season 3

Episode Number: 2

Helen suggests that Daria get contact lenses after a bad driving lesson, which Daria eventually agrees upon. However, Daria finds the contact lenses extremely uncomfortable and doesn't want to ...more
15
I Loathe a Parade is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Daria Episodes of All Time
I Loathe a Parade Apr 07 2000

Season: Daria - Season 4

Episode Number: 6

Daria goes to the drugstore to buy toilet paper, not knowing that the Lawndale High Homecoming Parade is going on that day. By the time she gets out of the store, the street is crowded and she ...more
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The Daria Hunter is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Daria Episodes of All Time
Feb 23 1998

Season: Daria - Season 2

Episode Number: 2

Mr. DeMartino, Mr. O'Neill, and Mrs. Barch take their classes on a paintballing field trip. Daria and Jane ditch the group to go to a ""great white shark"" exhibit that turns ...more
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Malled is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Daria Episodes of All Time
Malled Mar 31 1997

Season: Daria - Season 1

Episode Number: 5

Daria's class takes a field trip to the enormous Mall of the Millennium, much to Daria and Jane's dismay. Meanwhile, Quinn and her friends, the Fashion Club, ditch school to go to the same mall, ...more
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Fire! is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Daria Episodes of All Time
Fire! Jul 26 2000

Season: Daria - Season 4

Episode Number: 12

After Jake accidentally causes a kitchen fire, the family goes to stay in a hotel for a couple of weeks while the damaged areas are repainted. At the hotel, Helen and Jake find themselves ...more
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Speedtrapped is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Daria Episodes of All Time
Jul 28 1999

Season: Daria - Season 3

Episode Number: 10

Daria finally gets her driver's license, and soon thereafter has to drive to a nearby town to bail Jane and Mystik Spiral (Trent's band) out of a traffic violation. Unfortunately, she makes the ...more
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The Big House is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Daria Episodes of All Time
The Big House Jun 30 1997

Season: Daria - Season 1

Episode Number: 10

After Daria and Quinn both come home past curfew, Helen and Jake begin Family Court, a mock trial that ends with the 2 girls being sentenced to a month's grounding. The parents later regret ...more
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Dye! Dye! My Darling! is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Daria Episodes of All Time
djpmac007 added Dye! Dye! My Darling! Aug 02 2000

Season: Daria - Season 4

Episode Number: 13

Jane plans to dye her hair to resemble tiger stripes, and to do it she enlists the help of Daria, who is reluctant for fear she will screw it up. While Daria is applying dye, Jane asks her why ...more
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Lucky Strike is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Daria Episodes of All Time
Lucky Strike Mar 26 2001

Season: Daria - Season 5

Episode Number: 6

When Principal Li fails to honor the raise promised in the teachers' contracts, the teachers go on strike. Substitutes are hired to take their place, including a spaced-out elderly woman to take ...more
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Jake of Hearts is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Daria Episodes of All Time
Jul 21 1999

Season: Daria - Season 3

Episode Number: 9

Jake suffers a mild heart attack, which makes Daria aware of his mortality for the first time. She then has to deal with his judgmental mom coming to stay with them while he recuperates, and ...more
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Fat Like Me is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Daria Episodes of All Time
Mar 05 2001

Season: Daria - Season 5

Episode Number: 3

Sandi breaks her leg, and during her recovery gains a considerable amount of weight. Having violated the Fashion Club's strict maximum weight requirement, she resigns her presidency, placing ...more
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Is It Fall Yet? - The Mo... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Daria Episodes of All Time
Is It Fall Yet? - The Movie
Season 4 Episode 14: It's summertime and the livin' is hard. Daria finds herself forced into volunteering at the OK To Cry Corral, a summer camp for the overly sensitive and those who'd like to be.