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Daria: I Don't

The Morgendorffers attend a wedding for Helen's niece. Helen makes sure that Quinn and Daria are bridesmaids, which Daria isn't looking forward to. At the wedding, Helen is constantly at odds with Rita, her sister. Daria meets her aunt Amy and finds that she has a lot in common with her.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 2x4
Production Number: 204
Airdate: Monday March 09th, 1998

Director: Tony Kluck
Writer: Peter Gaffney

Guest Stars
Barbara SoehnerBarbara Soehner
voiced Aunt Rita Barksdale
Rita PietropintoRita Pietropinto
voiced Aunt Amy Barksdale
Episode Notes
In the original broadcast of this episode, Ani DiFranco's cover of "Wishin' & Hopin'" played during the closing credits, but when the episode was re-aired, the Dusty Springfield version of the song played instead.

Non-Speaking Characters: Sandi, Andrea, Corey

ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
AZ YetLast Night 
BlurCountry House 
BlurThe Universal 
Celine DionMy Heart Will Go On 
The Cherry Poppin' DaddiesBrown Derby Jump 
Concrete BlondeBloodletting 
The CrampsBikini Girls W/ Machine Guns 
The Crystal MethodGet Busy Child 
Finlay QuayeSunday Shinning 
Lyle LovettShe's No Lady, She's My Wife 
SadeHang On To Your Love 
SadeYour Love Is King 
Tina TurnerPrivate Dancer 
Tony BennettStepping Out With My Baby 
Urge OverkillThe Break 

Episode Quotes
Daria: Is life always taudry, stupid, and humiliating? Or is it just a phase?
Amy: Just a phase. I'm hoping to grow out of it any day now.

Daria: I am an exotic dancer -- you know, at a club. I take off my clothes and dance for strange men.
A Bridesmaid: Really?
Lerman: She's quite good.
A Bridesmaid: You've seen her!?

Paul: Who's Roger?
Quinn: He fell onto a cow.
Paul: Ick!
Daria: And he was one of the lucky ones.

Episode Goofs
When you hear the audience clapping at the bridal expo, no one is actually clapping.

While Amy and Daria are at the bowling alley, a blue car in the parking lot appears and disappears during the scene.

At the wedding, Jake tells Helen he'll go and get her some wedding cake and coffee, but Helen already has wedding cake and coffee in front of her.

Cultural References
America's Least Wanted

American's Least Wanted is a play on the TV series, America's Most Wanted.

Jane: Oh, Scarlett, you grow lovelier by the day!

Jane is referencing a line from the 1939 movie, Gone With the Wind.

Daria: Redrum! Redrum!

This is a reference to the 1980 movie, The Shining. In the movie, a man slowly goes insane and tries to kill his wife and son. The psychically gifted boy uses "redrum" (which is murder spelled backwards) as a warning.

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