Daria: Season 1 (1997)


Season 1

Critics Consensus

While balancing sarcasm and subversive sensibility, Daria challenges social norms most teens can relate to.



Critic Ratings: 18


Audience Score

User Ratings: 9
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Air date: Mar 3, 1997
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Critic Reviews for Daria Season 1

All Critics (18) | Top Critics (11)

A series that was willing to take chances when it came to depicting the teenage experience, and was truly revolutionary in that respect.

Sep 13, 2018 | Full Review…

Daria was a show that continues to stand out amongst the crowd in a way not unlike the eponymous character. It continues to define convention, and despite showing a little bit of age, remains remarkably fresh. after almost 20 years.

Feb 5, 2019 | Full Review…

Anyone who ever wanted to opt out of adolescence entirely (writer meekly raises hand ...) could relate.

Sep 14, 2018 | Full Review…
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Rather than worship its all-knowing alternateen protagonists, the series humbled them, persuading them to let their guard down, open themselves to new experiences, and question their gut instincts.

Sep 13, 2018 | Full Review…
Top Critic

For a while, at least, she was a voice for a generation. A voice that looked upon life and said, "meh."

Feb 19, 2019 | Full Review…

Personally, this is my all time favorite show; I wish Daria was real. It's like Dawson Creek on drugs.

Feb 5, 2019 | Full Review…

While Daria is particularly critical of her generation's willingness to conform to these mediocre standards, she's never motivated enough to do anything to change it. Instead she spends her time thinking cynically about the world she lives in.

Feb 5, 2019 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

As much as Daria has the world figured out and sees all the angles, she suffers from the same problem that teens of all intelligences face: figuring out where she fits into the whole mess.

Sep 13, 2018 | Full Review…

Animated on a minimal budget, Daria makes up for limited resources with a precision of animation rarely seen since early Disney, albeit on a much smaller scale.

Feb 5, 2019 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Fiercely intelligent, it never speaks down to its audience, only to it.

Feb 5, 2019 | Full Review…
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