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Daria: That Was Then, This is Dumb

The Yeagers, Helen and Jake's old friends, visit causing the families to argue over who has made the best life for themselves. Quinn becomes interested in their son, and he tells Quinn about the Yeager's past. Meanwhile, Daria, Jane, Jesse, and Trent go to the flea market to sell Trent's records.


Episode Info


Episode number: 2x5
Production Number: 205
Airdate: Monday March 16th, 1998



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Guest Stars
Amy Bennett
voiced Various
Recurring
John W. Lynn, Jr. (1)
voiced Sick, Sad World Announcer
Recurring
Cookie Rufino
voiced Various
Louis Hirsch (1)
voiced Ethan Yeager
Episode Notes
Non-Speaking Characters: "Rock & Roll" Randy



Music
ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
BeckNovacane 
The ByrdsTurn! Turn! Turn! 
Circle JerksI Wanna Destroy You 
The DamnedAlone Again 
DeusThem From A Turnpike 
Fiona AppleNever Is A Promise 
Frank ZappaMy Guitar Wants To Kill Your Mama 
JamiroquaiAll Right 
The London SuedeThe Beautiful Ones 
Siouxie & The BansheesOh Baby 


Episode Quotes
Trent: I wondered why Zappo was selling fishsticks.

Daria: Their sunny, sixties optimism tends to cancel out my bitter nineties cynicism.

Quinn: Daria, You can't leave me here with those ... those Yuppies!
Daria: Yuppies are from the 80s.
Quinn: Then what do you call people with funny outfits who talk about peace and love and stuff?
Daria: Trekkies.



Episode Goofs
During the flashback scene, the clock consistently changes from 8:00 to 8:45 during the scene.

While Daria is holding the Velvet Underground LP, the banana is facing the opposite way than how the banana in real life is aligned.



Cultural References
Quinn: Then what do you call people with funny outfits who talk about peace and love and stuff?

Though this is a reference to hippies, this can also relate to obsessive "Trekkies" who are serious fans of Star Trek and its several spin-offs.



Warning: Daria season 2 episode 5 guide may contain spoilers
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