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Daria: Ill

While at a Mystik Spiral concert, Daria breaks out with a rash that covers her face. Embarrassed by the thought that Trent might see her with the rash, Daria hides in the bathroom only to run into Brittany. There, the two make a deal with Brittany promising not to tell anyone where she is. After being sent to the hospital, and after a series of 'deals', Lawndale finds out that Daria is in the hospital with a brain condition.


Episode Info


Episode number: 2x9
Production Number: 209
Airdate: Monday July 06th, 1998

Director: Sue Perrotto
Writer: Peter Gaffney


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Guest Stars
Bart FasbenderBart Fasbender
voiced Nicholas Campbell
Recurring
Stacy Brass (1)Stacy Brass (1)
voiced Various
Recurring
George DemasGeorge Demas
voiced Various
Episode Notes
This is the first episode to use Britany's trademark "eep!" exclamation. The exclamation will also be used by Stacy, Daria, and Mr. O'Neill in future episodes.

Non-Speaking Characters: Andrea, Nicholas Campbell, Max Tyler



Music
ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
The Beastie BoysPass the Mic 
Juliana HatfieldLive on Tomorrow 
PortisheadOnly You 
RadioheadNo Surprises 
SemisonicClosing Time 
Siouxie & The BansheesKiss Them For Me 
Spice GirlsStop 
Stabbing WestwardSave Yourself 
TravisU16 Girls 
UrgeJump Right In 
White ZombieSuper Charger Heaven 


Episode Quotes
Daria: Jane, this is Dr. Phillips.
Dr. Phillips: Pleased to meet you. Friend, not family, right?
Jane: How can you tell?
Dr. Phillips: Daria seemed happy to see you.

Daria: So then, what did you want to ask me?
Dr. Phillips: Nothing in particular. I just thought you could use a break from your parents for a while. You play gin rummy?
Daria: Sure.
(Dr. Phillips deals the cards)
Dr. Phillips: Actually, I did want to ask you one thing.
Daria: Yeah?
Dr. Phillips: What is it with your mother?

Jake: (while driving) Ah, damn it! (yelling) Go to hell, ya reckless bastard! My kid's got a rash! Ah, the damn window's up! (rolls window down) I said, Go to hell, you reckless .... hey, get back here!

Mrs. Sullivan: Daria?
Daria: Who are you?
Mrs. Sullivan: I'm Mrs. Sullivan. Did I leave an enema bag here?

Daria: Like I need this.
Jane: What?
Daria: A big, bright, mysterious rash covering my skin.
Jane: I know! And here you were, perfectly capable of alienating people on personality alone.
Daria: You know, you could have just sent flowers.

Jodie: Brittany, I'm sure if it was serious, Daria would be in the hospital.
Brittany: Um ...
Jodie: What? She is in the hospital?
Brittany: Eep!
Jodie: She's not in the hospital?
Brittany: (squealing) I promised I wouldn't say anything about the hospital because I made a deal with Daria and she kept her part and I kept my part but then I made another deal with Jane and I didn't even know I was making it and now I didn't keep my part because I told about the hospital so now Jane's going to tell about the deal and I didn't mean anything by it I just wanted to see what other kids do at night who don't do sports and he didn't mean anything to me, Kevvy, I swear it!
Kevin: So ... she is in the hospital.



Episode Goofs
While in the bathroom stall taking to Britany, the laces on Daria's boots disappear.

While Helen is talking on the phone, the cord on the phone changes from being curly to being straight.

During the scene at breakfast, the clock in the background has no hands.

Jake's laptop changes from being black to being white during the episode.



Episode References
The Cedars of Lawndale hospital will later be featured in "Daria Dance Party" and "Jake of Hearts".

The boy with the cap in Daria's dream is one of the students from "College Bored".



Warning: Daria season 2 episode 9 guide may contain spoilers
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