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No Nudes Is Good Nudes – A fanfic by Peter W. Guerin gets the Mystery Science Theater treatment by our favorite cynics.

Battle Royale: Beyond Blunderdome – A school trip goes straight to hell.  Based on the Japanese movie/book
Battle Royale.

Leader of the Pack - Trent has a little secret.




Season 1| Rue Britannia | Season 2
 Growing Cynical |Season 3 | Tour of Duty
 Harry Potter and the Flack-Jacket Mafia | Season 4
 A Family Holiday | Season 5 | Oh Brother | Season 6


Prose versions of these stories adapted by Austin G. Loomis can be found Here

TLAS FanArt by SRA can be found Here.

TLAS icons created by Canadibrit based on SRA's fanart can be found Here.

Season 1


A Meeting Of The Brains (1.01) - Lawndale is presented with a new girl -- one who bears a striking resemblance to everyone's favorite cynic


The Things We Do For Dough (1.02) - When their cash flow dries up, Daria, Jane and Lynn are faced with the prospect of abandoning their after-school pizza fests.

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Poetic Injustice (1.03) - A 'touchy-feely' poetry assignment forces Daria and Lynn to abandon their principles... or be locked in the wacky ward.

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Run Away From Homecoming (1.04) - Ms Barch's prejudicial grading policy loses Mack his sports eligibility, it's up to Daria and Lynn to convince Ms Barch to reconsider the 'testosterone-fuelled propaganda fest'... er, day.


Trick-or-Trent (1.05) - Halloween havoc hits Lawndale.


Swear To Be Different (1.06) - Mr DeMartino loses his cool and Lynn lets him have it.  Daria and Jane muster the troops to keep her from expulsion.

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Grating Expectations (1.07) - Jodie accidentally submits a subversive, sarcastic editorial to the Lawndale Lowdown.


Lady and the Tank (1.08) - Bored to tears, Daria, Jane and Lynn join Mystik Spiral at the Grunge Grandstanders' Gala in Carter County as subversive teenage roadies.


And Then There Were Four (1.09) - Lynn's best male friend AP gets expelled from Oakwood High.  Guess where he’s going to go to school now?


Kiss and Tell (1.10) - Lynn gives Trent the perfect forum to declare his true feelings for Daria... but AP seems more than willing to beat him to the punch.

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Love Him Or Leave Him (1.11) - Daria and Quinn have a similar problem -- they both have men in their lives and have to decide what to do about them.

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World Geek Show (1.12) - Ms Li wants the gang to represent Lawndale High again, this time in an IQ showcase for the school board.


The Flack-Jacket Mafia (1.13) - When the ever-paranoid Ms Li pins a criminal reputation onto Daria, Jane, Lynn and AP in an effort to wreck their time at Lawndale High, "The Flack-Jacket Mafia" hits back with a vengeance.



Interstice Special #1


Rue Britannia (1.14) - The members of the (former) Flack-Jacket Mafia are going to London for the holidays, and Mystik Spiral is tagging along (to tour the grunge bar circuit). Antics ensue when Lawndale's most subversive teens and the band that can't play an open-D tuning get together in the Old Smoke...



Season #2


Many Are Culled (2.01) - After a visit to the guidance counselor, Daria, Jane and Lynn are tormented by visions of just what their future will hold if their career dreams don't pan out...


Mercedes Bends (2.02) - AP and Daria's first date, and they both need help. The results are sisterly bonding and the wrath of Cullen when the dating duo wreck her pride and joy...


Miss Conception (2.03) - Lynn and Trent find out that drunken, regretted one-offs have consequences too... And Fate's a little kinder to Daria and AP this time around.


Quinn-tessence (2.04) - Quinn finds out there's more than one kind of fashion policing as she prepares -- with a little help from her misantropic neighbourhood subversives -- to face the ultimate test of a relationship... meeting the parents.


Blind Audition (2.05) - As Daria's look-alike, surely it's only Daria who should be threatened by Lynn. But Trent soon discovers that that is not the case.


A Hard Day's Write (2.06) - Daria and Lynn go head to head in a writing competition -- who will earn the title of "writer-geek Misery Chick"?


Misshapen Identity (2.07) - A change of tactics is in progress as the Look-Alikes (or at least one of them) strive to carve themselves a new identity.

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The Parent Crap (2.08) - Helen gets caught red-handed at an all-time low, Daria finds out a few home truths, and Lynn and AP at Grove Hills? Carnage!


How The Other Half Lives (2.09) - All of our favourite cynics -- and even the not so cynical -- are fleeing from their families for the break. Will Quinn like how the other half lives?


The Blind Leading The Blunt (2.10) - When Daria's glasses get broken, she has to do a lot of things she doesn't want to; face her mother, trade in her old frames, potentially cause another identity crisis...


Relation-slips (2.11) - When you're caught up in your projects, sometimes things get away from you, as Daria discovers to her chagrin...


It's A Passable Life (2.12) - Daria makes a wish she may come to regret when she sees just what turns life might have taken without her friendship with Jane.


Liaisons (2.13) -  'Sins' of the past bring old grudges home to roost and the secret's finally out...

Growing Cynical



Growing Cynical (3.00) -  While Lynn lies in between this world and the next, those who love her share stories and secrets from the past.



Season #3

Co-authored by Ben Yee


To Kill A Misery Chick (3.01) - With Lynn still unconscious in hospital and rumours flying, Daria meets another member of the family she never knew she had. Questions lead to bigger mysteries and the biggest question of all is, will Lynn wake up?


Sister, Sister (3.02) - Now that Lynn's up and around again, certainly family members have secrets to share...


An Irony of Errors (3.03) - When O'Neill gets another unintended 'suggestion', the gang winds up coerced into "Romeo and Juliet" -- and guess who's playing the lead roles! Shakespeare in Love... or Shakespeare in chaos?


The Lawndale Witch Project (3.04) - Prose Adaptation Life imitates art when Daria and Lynn go out to tape evidence of the supernatural and then don't come home.


Admission: Impossible (3.05) -  Daria finally goes back to Morgendorffer Home Base. Quinn uses her head as something other than an accent piece to try to make amends. And what is going on with Lynn?


Teachers' Pests (3.06) - The brand new LHS principal gets a great new idea -- one-on-one tutoring! Will an excess of stupidity be the death of our gang?


Thrash of the Titans (3.07) - Mystik Spiral are competing in a Battle of the Bands... and Lynn and AP meet a few old 'friends'.


Job Lots (3.08) - To save the school production of "Romeo and Juliet" (and consequently Jane and AP's English grades), Daria and Lynn eventually wind up at the mercy of... Charles Ruttheimer III. Question is, does he have any?


Gym Dandy (3.09) -  Barch's rampant feminism leads her to make a stand -- for co-ed gym classes. But when it transpires that two of our favorite cynics are good at sports despite themselves, it's one of Jane's nightmares all over again.


None of Your Affair (3.10) - The secret identity of Lynn's new companion is finally revealed, pushing Daria, Jane and AP to finally push for some answers. And Jake makes an effort to patch the rift between him and Helen.


X Marks the Maverick (3.11) - Too many secrets plus too many weird pizza toppings equals AP's own seriously messed up X-Files crossover dream.

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Sets and the Single Girls (3.12) - Jane is wheedled into set design and is finally on the receiving end of a yenta act of her own. Meanwhile, Daria pries a few more answers out of mysterious personages and the other could-be couples are... well, not.


Love's Labour (3.13) - The play's the thing and wherefore art thou Cullen? Come to that, *where* art thou, Cullen? Learn a few more family secrets when Lynn takes off for parts unknown.



Interstice Special #2

Co-authored by Ben Yee


Tour of Duty (3.14) - Mystik Spiral embarks on a US tour that isn't all it appears to be... and *all* the questions get answered this time.

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Alternate Interstice Special #2


Harry Potter and the Flack-Jacket Mafia (3:14b) – What if Lynn’s secrets covered a different truth.  An alternate version of just what type of Family Daria and Lynn belong to.


Season #4

 Co-authored by Ben Yee


Lost and Found (4.01) - Daria and Quinn are kidnapped... by their extremely worried parents, and Lynn pulls another disappearing act.


Fifth Wheel (4.02) - A new arrival at Lawndale High brings not-so-old demons home to at least one of the gang.


Parental Discretion (4.03) - Jerome Smythe hits Lawndale on some Family business and meets Jake Morgendorffer -- with whom he gets along with about like nitro gets along with glycerine...

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Banded for Life (4.04) - Nathan Caldwell wants his first Lawndale homecoming to be something special -- and he doesn't have a lot to work with. The recruitment drive that follows put our heroes in some unpleasantly familiar situations.

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The Prisoner of Zelda (4.05) - In his own bid not to think about things, AP gets himself hooked on a certain video game. What's it going to take to free him of the obsession?


Bare Acquaintances (4.06) - Circumstances dictate a Halloween party. Ease of costuming dictates a "Come As You Truly Are" theme. But after the summer, how easy is it REALLY?


Children of the Scorn (4.07) - A certain Purple Peril has become a legal adult at last, and the first test of her adult life is likely to be the hardest. The prodigal mother's return heralds a confrontation of Godzilla-Mothra-esque proportions...


Secrets and Lies (4.08) - DeMartino's assigning uncomfortable assignments, someone knows FAR more than the Flack-Jacket Mafia thought, and Captain Sanity needs a new handle? Just when you thought things couldn't get any weirder...


A Dated Concept (4.09) - Mack and Jodie are on the outs over the whole Family thing, so the F.J.M. do their best to get them to patch things up. Not that it goes smoothly, of course, but when does it ever?


Display Model (4.10) - Nathan Caldwell goes on a tear after catching several students in public displays of affection, and institutes a policy that goes to ridiculous extremes.


Kiss and Makeup (4.11) - Seems that everyone's got a boyfriend these days, and Sandi has reached her boiling point. With revenge on her mind, she takes advantage of Quinn's secret training lessons to turn the one person she cares most about against her.


Process of Elimination (4.12) - AP's enthusiasm knows no bounds when he's chosen for a field trip to the NASA Space Center. Excitement turns to horror, however, as tragedy strikes the touring students...


Firewater Burn (4.13) - The fit hits the shan as the fourth season comes to a fiery conclusion, with the fates of the "Flack-Jacket Mafia" hanging precariously in the balance.



Interstice Special #3

Co-authored by Ben Yee


A Family Holiday (4.14) - The "Mafia arc" comes to a spectacular conclusion as Daria, Lynn, and the rest of the gang spend their Christmas break trying to stay out of the line of fire in the war against the remnants of the Jensen family. Of course, it's easier said than done, like always...



Season #5


Leaders and Followers (5.01) - When the LHS cheerleading squad elects a new captain, how does Brittany deal? Answer: not well.


And the B.A.N.D. Played On (5.02) - The surviving members of Mystik Spiral have called it quits; But, strange as it may seem, the Spiral's absence *is* felt, so a plan is hatched to resurrect the band.


Good Morning, Lawndale High (5.03) - Principal Caldwell decides to resurrect the school's radio station. Daria, Lynn, Jane, and AP are called upon to run it. Be afraid... be very afraid...


The Kids Aren't All Wrong (5.04) - What happens when Lawndale High's resident subversives get the opportunity to mold young minds? (You have to *ask*?!)


Caught 'Napping (5.05) - It's Daria's 18th birthday, which comes as a complete surprise to Trent (naturally). If he wants to keep the relation-date-ship thing going, he'd better come up with something *really* special...


The Twin Trade (5.06) - Daria desperately needs some stress-free time, and she won't get it at home. Enter Lynn, "Freaky Friday," and a plan that fools everyone (almost).


Will Work For Bandwidth (5.07) - AP's spending spree attracts the attention of his father, who thinks he's irresponsible. Solution: gainful employment. With AP, though, that's easier said than done.


Fashion Victims (5.08) - Sandi Griffin returns to Lawndale, shooting Quinn's already-elevated tension levels sky high. They say revenge is a dish that is best served cold... but why isn't Sandi in a dining mood?


Natural Selection (5.09) - The college application process being complete, the Gang of Four now endures the interview process... and who goes where, and why, invites more angst than anyone really needed.


Ineffective Proposal (5.10) - The unthinkable is now likely: Mr. O'Neill wants to propose to Ms. Barch. Unfortunately, she's on one of the worst rampages anyone's ever seen. Guess who gets the job of trying to sort things out?


Stake of the Art (5.11) - Jane gets an unusual lesson from her subconscious, thanks to Lynn's clumsiness and an all-night "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" marathon.


Wheels of Fortune (5.12) - With Jane, Lynn, and the bands out on the road, Daria occupies her time by going car shopping, with Jake's help. It's not surprising that it becomes one big hassle; what *is* surprising is that it's not Jake's fault.


A Cullen Scorned (5.13) – The bitch is back in town and boy is she pissed.  Kate shows up to gather some measure of vengeance. 


Interstice Special #4


 Oh Brother(5.14) – It’s Spring Break, Lynn has gone MIA, and the rest of the Flack Jacket Mafia are trapped in reality TV hell. 

Season #6

Sins of the Fathers (6.01) - Lynn deals with the fallout from Jerome Smythe's death while AP discovers exactly why Fred McIntyre has been giving him so much grief over the years. 

Blame Canada (6.02) - When Lanwdale High's new coach trades baseball for hockey, the gang gets pushed into the limelight and Kevin gets the wrong end of the stick in more ways than one. 

Penny For Your Thoughts (6.03) - Penny Lane learns there's no place quite like home.

Hymn of Breaking Strain (6.04) - Helen confronts Daria about last summer's 'vacation'. This is officially the last straw, and Lawndale in general begins to find out what happens when the original Misery Chick hits breaking point.