* FanNickname: Mack is also known as "Saint Mack," due to him being one of the few characters to be both nice and generally together.
* NoExportForYou: Unlike ''WesternAnimation/BeavisAndButthead'', the series was dubbed in very few languages (and all of them from Western countries). Other countries only showed a subbed version (like South Korea and Israel) or never bothered to broadcast the series in first place (like Japan).
* TheOtherDarrin: Mack had a total of 4 (count 'em '''FOUR''') different voice artists over the 5 seasons of the show. Another example was Sarah Drew (yes, the same Sarah Drew from ''Series/GreysAnatomy'') replacing Jessica Zaino as the voice of Stacy mid-way through season 1.
* RealLifeRelative: In the Mexican Spanish dub, Helen and and Jake Morgendorfer's voice actors are married in RealLife.
* RecycledScript: "Fair Enough", "Just Add Water", and -- to a lesser extent, "Anti-Social Climbers" are just "The Daria Hunter" at a school-run Renaissance fair, a dingy casino cruise, and in the woods. There are some changes, but the following gags/scenes are the same for most or all the episodes:
** "The Daria Hunter", "Fair Enough", and "Just Add Water" had Miss Barch making out with Mr. O'Neill ("Anti-Social Climbers" had a FullyAutomaticClipShow of the three times Barch and O'Neill made out when Ms. Barch thinks back to when she vowed never to pull another man's weight again).
** "The Daria Hunter" and "Just Add Water" both had scenes of Jake and Helen fighting near the end of the episode.
** "The Daria Hunter" and "Just Add Water" had scenes where it's established that Ms. Li and Helen hate each other.
** "The Daria Hunter" and "Anti-Social Climbers" took place during a field trip in the woods.
** "The Daria Hunter", "Just Add Water", and "Fair Enough" had Daria and Jane trying to get out of whatever social function they were in (Daria and Jane skipped the paintballing trip to go to the Great White Shark museum in "The Daria Hunter", Daria and Jane were trying to get some sleep after staying up all night watching a marathon of ''"Sick Sad World"'' on "Just Add Water"; and Daria and Jane tried to run from Upchuck by getting on a Ferris wheel, only to end up sharing the ride with a sobbing Stacy in "Fair Enough").
** "The Daria Hunter" and "Anti-Social Climbers" ended with someone getting left behind (Sandi after she finally found a hidden bathroom and Jake and Helen after Ms. Li took their distributor cap in "The Daria Hunter", and Kevin got lost before finding Mr. O'Neill in "Anti-Social Climbers").
** "Fair Enough" and "Just Add Water" both end with Kevin and Brittany stranded somewhere (Brittany continues driving despite that she is miles away from the school in "Fair Enough", while Kevin and Brittany are stuck on the casino cruise's only lifeboat in "Just Add Water").
** "The Daria Hunter" and "Just Add Water" had scenes with Jake and Mr. [=DeMartino=] together (though in "Just Add Water", Jake doesn't remember Mr. [=DeMartino=] as the guy who shared his flask of whiskey with him and traded stories about their {{Hilariously Abusive Childhood}}s.
* ScrewedByTheNetwork: Even though there were five seasons and two made-for-TV movies (and the creative team decided when the series was to end, as opposed to some MTV higher-up telling the creative team that they have to end it[[note]]though the finale movie was made instead of a short postscript season that would have saw Daria and Jane adjusting to college life because MTV's animation department was about to be shut down, which is why the shows ''CloneHigh'' and ''3 South'' were canceled after their first season, despite being considered average to very good[[/note]]), fans would argue that this still fits because the entire series wasn't released on DVD until 2010 (and, even then, some purists will argue that {{MTV}} should have kept the licensed music instead of redubbing it with generic production music), not to mention the reruns that aired on Noggin/The-N that edited out the more disturbing, sexual, and/or depressing content[[note]]yet they let ''[[Series/DegrassiTheNextGeneration Degrassi]]'' reruns air uncut and uncensored[[/note]], even though the reason the [=DVDs=] took so long was to get as much of the licensed music as possible and getting all of it had, clearly, become a legal impossibility.
** Much of the impression of this came around the third season, when MTV was engaged in a lot of ExecutiveMeddling and constantly changing the time slot and/or preempting episodes for arbitrary reasons, apparently in an attempt to quash the series. While the series was treated somewhat better in the last two seasons, it left a bad taste in many fans' mouths and led to a lot of fan paranoia later on.
* TalkingToHimself: Many of the regular characters are voiced by the same actors & actresses:
** The aforementioned Wendy Hoopes, who played Helen and Quinn Morgendorfer as well as Jane Lane.
*** According to the [[http://www.dariawiki.org/wiki/index.php?title=Wendy_Hoopes Daria Wiki]], Jane is the closest to her normal speaking voice.
** [[GIJoeSigmaSix Marc]] [[VivaPinata Thompson]] voiced Mr. Anthony [=DeMartino=], Mr. Timothy O'Neill, Kevin Thompson, Jamie, and Charles "Upchuck" Ruttheimer III (during the first season only).
** Janie Mertz voices Brittany Taylor, Sandi and Linda Griffin, and goth girl Andrea in her last two appearances ("Mart of Darkness" and "Is It College Yet?")
* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: In general, the technology, fashion, and music featured in the show were distinctively from the late 1990s/early 2000s, but a lot of the themes and situations aren't as dated. The [[http://www.dariawiki.org/wiki/index.php?title=Datedness_of_Daria fan wiki]] points out many specific examples of the show's datedness.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Glenn Eichler was offered, after season five, either a TV movie to wrap up the series or a half-season extension to keep Daria going. He chose the former (MTV at the time had started producing TV movies and Daria's first tv movie was a huge hit for the network), which is a good thing as shortly after Daria ended, MTV killed it's animation division and the remaining animation shows on the network all got royally screwed over with them airing at random times and having episodes never air at all, which is why ''CloneHigh'', ''3 South'', and the later episodes of ''Celebrity Deathmatch'' (not the revival that was on MTV2, the episodes after Stacy Cornbread died) all ended suddenly or were phased out in favor of other shows.
** When the show began production, there were contingency plans conceived to have cameos by ''WesternAnimation/BeavisAndButthead'' as a RatingsStunt in case the show did not take off right away. Luckily, the show was a hit from day one and kept this from ever happening.
*** Speaking of which, plans to have Daria cameo on the revived Beavis and Butthead were conceived but shelved due to MTV declaring her off-limits to Mike Judge (who gave up all claim to her when the character got her own show). MTV wanted to keep the option open to one day reviving Daria and Judge wanted to ignore the series. MTV won and Daria and her series were left untouched. (They ''did'' reference it in-show at one point; in one music video segment, Beavis thought Daria had killed herself, until Butt-Head tells him she just moved away.)
** Jane went through a huge number of revisions to her character before the pilot was filmed. She was originally going to be a much angrier RiotGrrrl type (and thus even easier to mistake for a lesbian than the one they wound up with!) rather than the lugubrious, artsy stoner chick we all know and love. Her final character design is actually a younger version of the first draft of ''Principal Li'' of all people (which is probably why a lot of people think Jane sort of looks Asian), who incidentally was originally going to be an overly cheerful MisplacedKindergartenTeacher.
** At one point in time there were plans for a Mystik Spiral spin-off. The script was included as a bonus feature in the DVD.
** There are also the earlier designs: a Fat Ms. Barch, a plainer and pudgy looking Daria wearing a Greenpeace shirt, [[http://www.dariawiki.org/wiki/images/b/b7/EarlyBrittany.jpg Brittany]] wearing a flip (and not looking as slender as she is in the series), a perkier Principal Li, [[http://www.dariawiki.org/wiki/images/6/63/Parentssketch.jpg an ugly Jake and Helen]], Arnie with glasses, and [[http://www.dariawiki.org/wiki/index.php?title=File:Quinnsketch.jpg several designs for Quinn]].
** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EQ9qTYCqq24 The unaired pilot]] depicted Daria, Jane and Kevin as much bigger jerks than they are in the series.
* WriteWhoYouKnow: Daria's assignment in "Write Where It Hurts", where she must write a story using people in her life. She struggles pretty hard to think of anything besides Macbeth rip-offs and card games.
** A few of the characters were based on people the staff worked with at MTV. Mostly backgrounders, but Brittany was based on then-VJ Jenny [=McCarthy=] and Jake was inspired by the legions of clueless business consultants that were attached to the MTV offices like barnacles on a humpback whale.
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