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Daria in 'Is It College Yet?' (2002)

Daria, Jane, and the rest of the Lawndale High seniors face graduation and college in this series finale TV-movie from MTV's "Daria."

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Karen Disher
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Geoffrey Arend ... Charles 'Upchuck' Ruttheimer III (voice)
Rand Bridges Rand Bridges ... Professor Bill Woods (voice) (as H.R. Bridges)
Lisa Kathleen Collins Lisa Kathleen Collins ... Andrea / Sandi Griffin / Brittany Taylor (voice) (as Lisa Collins)
Michelle Damato Michelle Damato ... (voice)
Sarah Drew ... Stacy Rowe (voice)
Bart Fasbender Bart Fasbender ... Andrew Landon (voice)
Amanda Fox ... Katherine 'Kay' Sloane (voice)
Alvaro J. Gonzalez Alvaro J. Gonzalez ... Trent Lane (voice)
Tracy Grandstaff ... Daria Morgendorffer (voice)
Russell Hankin Russell Hankin ... Tom Sloane (voice)
Jessica Hardin Jessica Hardin ... Lindy (voice)
Wendy Hoopes ... Jane Lane / Helen Barksdale Morgendorffer / Quinn Morgendorffer (voice)
Steven Huppert Steven Huppert ... Joey (voice)
Jessica Cydnee Jackson Jessica Cydnee Jackson ... Jodie Abigail Landon (voice)
Karen Kunkel Karen Kunkel ... (voice)
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Graduation is looming and the seniors of Lawndale High are busy with college preparations. Daria and Tom are applying to snobby Bromwell, which Tom seems sure to get into, while Jane faces rejections from local art schools and contemplate life without an art degree. Jodie applies to an African American college against her parents' wishes, while the cheerleaders look forward to school at Great Prairie State. In the meantime, Quinn gets a part-time job hostessing and meets a new friend, Lindy, who helps brush off some of that shallowness. But Lindy isn't as perfect as she comes off. The pressures and frustrations of college applications, misunderstandings, and growing up mount with full force as the 'Daria' TV show finales with 'Is It College Yet?' Written by Adam Spradlin

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Trivia

The movie's theme song "College Try (Gives Me Blisters)" was the last known song to be written and performed by the band Splendora. The band has not been heard from since then. See more »

Goofs

Quinn says the job at the restaurant is her first. Her actual first job was at a pet store in Daria: It Happened One Nut, but she was fired from there so she may be trying to hide it. See more »

Quotes

Lindy: Quinn, I'm so glad you wanted to see A Kiss Before Heaven. I can't help myself; I'm a sucker for those tear-jerkers.
Quinn Morgendorffer: Are you kidding? I love hospital room movies. And I hate seeing them with guys. They always get mad because nothing blows up.
Lindy: Guys love explosions, and rocket attacks, and death rays. They don't understand how much more fun it is to watch someone die slowly.
Quinn Morgendorffer: I know!
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Crazy Credits

During the end credits, a montage of pictures of the 'Daria' cast in various jobs and positions after college is presented. Some of these are crazy, such as Daria and Jane as perky morning show hosts and Trent as a senator, while others are not so off the mark, such as a retired Helen and Jake hooked up to a giant tank of Valium and Brittany in a bathtub on a slasher movie set. See more »

Alternate Versions

The movie's original airing also included footage not shown in subsequent airings. Some of the extra footage include a scene of Daria and Tom playing video games, minor dialogue between Daria and Tom with undertones of their deteriorating relationship, more dialogue during the Daria and Quinn "comfort scene," and extended closing credits. See more »

Connections

References Thinner (1996) See more »

Soundtracks

Digital Love
Written by Daft Punk
Performed Daft Punk
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Everyone's favourite mix of Cindy Crawford and Janeane Garofalo leaves MTV poorer for her absence - next, on "Sick Sad World."
16 July 2002 | by Victor FieldSee all my reviews

There are very few original programmes on MTV that I can be encouraged to watch, and even fewer that actually reward the effort; to be precise, apart from "House of Style" - the Crawford Years, of course - the only one is "Daria." (Sorry fans of "The Osbournes," but reality TV is not my thing.)

Basically a feature-length final episode of the show, "Is It College Yet?" follows the ever-introspective Miss Morgendorffer and her friends and enemies as graduation and college near. Having not managed to see the show for a while thanks to MTV UK's idiotic scheduling (although bless Channel 5 for showing it terrestrially), it was a surprise to see that Daria had actually managed to get herself a boyfriend (and yet Quinn hadn't? Oh well).

In this opus things come to a head between her and Tom while she's pitching to go to Raft as opposed to the "better" Bramwell; Quinn gets a summer job at a restaurant and launches a drinking problem that plays a bit too much like a bad After School Special for comfort; Jane is unsure about going to college and pursuing her dreams as an artist; Jody doesn't want to go to a place where she'll be seen as the token black; and one of the characters (not Quinn) turns out to not be moving on from school, a subplot which really would have benefitted from a bit more depth... as opposed to the thread dealing with the lovelife of Mr. O'Neill, which would have benefitted from not being there at all.

The movie is a bit of a stretch in a 90-minute slot, and there are some elements (like Sandy losing her voice and the aforementioned O'Neill problem) that practically scream "padding," but Daria, Jane, Trent and the rest are as sparky as ever, and the movie does manage to wrap up the series in a fairly satisfactory fashion. "Is It College Yet?" isn't the show at its best, but it was always a gem in MTV's lineup, and the departure of "Daria" means more room for "Celebrity Deathmatch," "The Real World," "Videoclash," "Essential Insert-Name-Of-Rubbish-Pop-Star-Here"...

"Daria" 1997-2002. A "My So-Called Life" in a world of "Saved by the Bell"s.


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