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[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/6694856/1/God_Save_The_Esteem The entire work is collected at Fanfiction.net], as well as scattered across PPMB.
* Ep 1: God Save The Esteem ([https://www.fanfiction.net/s/6694856/1/God_Save_The_Esteem FF.net]; PPMB I, II, and III): Crude, rude, bad attitude, and messily eating food - and that's just Jake! The Morgendorffers come to Lawndale, while Daria watches all with detached amusement.
* Ep 2: Fight For Your Invite To Party (PPMB, FF.net): Brittany's throwing a party - Quinn's not invited, but is preparing to crash it and make some noise. Daria is tasked to back up her little sis and has to face her greatest horror, actually meeting her classmates.
**Bonus Features: [[The Daria Diaries]] presents [http://thepaperpusher.net/forum/viewtopic.php?p=430602#p430602 Masochist's Memories]: Snippets from Daria's photo album. (An alternate version of the real Masochist's Memories feature in the Diaries)
* Ep 3: Family Devalued (PPMB, FF.net): The extended family is coming to town, with Aunt Amy investigating a local legend and Erin and Brian moving in... and then there's the reason why Jake wants both girls out of the house that Friday...
* Ep 4: Melody Power To The People (PPMB, [https://www.fanfiction.net/s/6694856/4/God_Save_The_Esteem FF.net]): Daria's fed up with the draconian rule at school, and a comment by Mr. O'Neill inspires her to take action. After a clash with the far-right Jodie, the incident inspires Daria to write Melody Powers. What could possibly go wrong?
* Ep 5: And The Mall Won (PPMB, FF.net): The Mall of the Millennium is dying on its feet in the recession, but thanks to bribes Daria's class have a field trip there whether they like it or not. Pity the trip coincides with one of Jake's more creative bits of consulting...
* Ep 6: Model Students (PPMB, FF.net): With the Amazon Modeling Agency in town, Daria is considered too dangerous (and sarcastic) to be allowed in school. While her mother fights the suspension, Daria decides to use her spare time productively: forcing Brian to do actual work!
* Ep 7: I Am A Scientist (PPMB, FF.net): When Daria is forced to work with Kevin on a science project, rumours start to spread that she's visiting him for... other reasons. Can Daria's sarcasm get her through this one?
* Ep 8: Eff Christmas (PPMB, [https://www.fanfiction.net/s/6694856/8/God_Save_The_Esteem FF.net]): Christmas is coming to Lawndale, and with it the annual Morgendorffer Christmas party. Daria's got a bigger problem though: trying to date Tom, and the inevitable horror of him meeting her parents... (Includes several 'Moving Pictures' scenes)
* Ep 9: Pop Cult (PPMB, FF.net): Daria faces a waking nightmare when she has to babysit the Gupty children, but that's nothing compared to Helen's: having to sell out.
* Ep 10: Hell Is Other Parents (PPMB, [https://www.fanfiction.net/s/6694856/10/God_Save_The_Esteem FF.net]): Tom's parents have decided it'd be a nice idea if they got together with the Morgendorffers. With no way to prevent the atrocity, Daria and Tom are going to have to find a way to escape before it's too late...
* Ep 11: Ridin' Slowly (PPMB, FF.net): Thanks to Jake, Mystik Spiral have got their first Alternapalooza gig - now they just have to get there. On time. Can Daria and her parents make this impossible task merely an implausible one?!
* Ep 12: Misery, Clicked (PPMB, FF.net): Daria, along with the school's other malcontents, come under suspicion from Li when she discovers the Lawndale Leaks website. Will Daria be found out? And will everything be sorted out in time for the visit of Tommy Sherman?
* Ep 13: Art of Darkness (PPMB, FF.net): A statewide art competition is announced, and Jane Lane's sick imagination is unleashed upon the world! Unfortunately, so is something worse: renewed conflict between Helen and Grandma Barksdale.
* Ep 14: Splatoon (PPMB, FF.net}: Feeling threatened by the relationship between Daria and Tom, Sandi rallies together the queen bees of the school to put Daria in her place. Unfortunately for them, they're idiots.
* Ep 15: Kneel Before Zon (PPMB, [https://www.fanfiction.net/s/6694856/15/God_Save_The_Esteem FF.net]): The Maleficent Eleven are looking for a fight. The Sloane siblings are looking for a solution. Awesomely Amy is looking for anything good enough for Sick, Sad World. The Lawndale PD are looking to see if they can fix their image. Upchuck is looking for porn fodder. Where will they find these things? Why, at [[The Zon]] of course!
**Bonus Features: [http://thepaperpusher.net/forum/viewtopic.php?p=451974#p451974 Christmas Alter Egos] and [http://thepaperpusher.net/forum/viewtopic.php?p=452353#p452353 At The] [http://thepaperpusher.net/forum/viewtopic.php?p=452656#p452656 Zon Tonight] (lyrics by [[Gouka Ryuu]] and Charles RB, to the tune of "At The Opera Tonight" from Repo! The Genetic Opera)
* Ep 18: A Gran Day Out (PPMB, FF.net): With her relationship with her immediate family at an all-time low, Daria is ditching school to go to Grandma Barksdale's for the day. Surely Grandma has an ulterior motive...
* Ep 19: Shock Of The New Kid (PPMB, FF.net): Worlds collide when Quinn, Andrea and Spike join the yearbook team (it makes sense in context) and meet [[Ted DeWitt-Clinton|Ted]], the implacable object to their unstoppable force. Who will survive, and what will be left of them? And will Erin be able to go one day without puking on someone?
* Ep 20: Bearing Gifts (PPMB, FF.net): Judgment day is looming for Daria, as she must decide whether to stay in Lawndale with her family **Bonus Features: [http://thepaperpusher.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=31842&start=75#p459690 Rejected Endings]
* Ep 25: Exam Nation (PPMB, FF.net): After discovering that grade averages are critically low, Principal O'Neill starts student-to-student tutoring sessions. And Daria has been tasked with helping not only Kevin, but The Maleficent Eleven (hey, accidental rhyme)! Will all the pain and suffering be worth the $15 she got for taking the position? No.
* Ep 26: Quaran-Tommed (PPMB, FF.net): Daria joins Tom, Angier, Kay and Elsie in going to The Cove, where she becomes the target of the extended Sloane family's superiority complexes. Meanwhile, Erin is introduced to Buzzdome's new intern... Jodie Landon!
* Ep 27: Live Fast Die Old (PPMB, FF.net): The students of Lawndale High are set loose upon the public when Principal O'Neill embraces his inner Li and starts the Awareness of Others volunteer program. Lawndale never saw it coming... Tom, meanwhile, adjusts to life back at Fielding.
* Ep 28: Punk Takes A Holiday (PPMB, FF.net): Things take a turn for the excessively bizarre when the physical manifestations of [[Saint Patrick's Day]] and [[Cupid]] seek out Daria to help round up some rogue holidays. (Yeah, we went there.)
* Ep 29: Daria's High Score (PPMB, FF.net): Daria and Tom tried to lose themselves in homework and snark, but ended up losing something else... their virginity! Will The Morgendorffers celebrate with the mother of all parties when they find out? Who... I mean... what was Tori Jericho doing out so late that she saw Tom leaving? And how will the eventual rumour-spreading affect the arrival of Val?
**Bonus Features: [http://thepaperpusher.net/forum/viewtopic.php?p=489698#p489698 Rejected Scene]
* Ep 30: Dance Noon (PPMB, FF.net): Quinn and The Maleficent Eleven confront a new wave of oppression... misogyny from other punks? Will the might of punk law win Janet Barch victory over the school district or will dirty tricks bring her down? Will the odd alliance of Mack and The Fashion Club struggle to organise a successful school dance? And if Daria decides to do something as well, how great a mess will she create this time?
* Ep 31: Achy, Jakey Heart (PPMB, FF.net): It's unadulterated chaos when the wandering Lanes return home... all at once! How will Jane and Trent cope? Meanwhile, the Morgendorffers are rocked, but not in a good way, when Jake suffers a near-fatal heart attack. [Originally entitled "Lanes in the Butt" to cover up the incoming heart attack]
* Ep 32: Nuts to Work (PPMB, FF.net): Career aptitude test results are back, and they make for interesting reading to say the least. Can Quinn manage to avoid a career in petroleum dispensation and find an even suckier job? Well, that nut store in the mall is hiring...
* Ep 34: Tom's Addition (PPMB, FF.net): The already-twisted dynamic of Tom and Daria's relationship is tested when Tom befriends Astrid, a girl at Fielding. Meanwhile, Mr. DeMartino, Ms. Defoe and Mr. Ewing fight for the very future of the school as they try to stop Principal O'Neill from hiring a new Language Arts teacher.
* Ep 35: I Don't Like Anyday (PPMB, FF.net): Thanks to a simple school shooting drill, Daria is trapped in her school, unable to use her weapon of choice (her snark) to cope. However when she finds out that The Maleficent Eleven are still on the outside, Daria decides that she has found a way to cope after all...
**Bonus Features: [http://thepaperpusher.net/forum/viewtopic.php?p=501156#p501156 Alter Egos]
* Ep 36: Occupational Hazard (PPMB, FF.net): The freakin' friends are thrown out of their depth when they are separated for an economics project. Can Daria put ideological differences aside and get the job done with Jodie? Can Jane manage to survive and not have Upchuck get the job done with her? Meanwhile, the Lawndale upper class sign their own death warrants when they "occupy" Dega Street.
* Ep 37: CSI Don't Care (PPMB, FF.net): Someone has whacked Kevin, and it's going to take a whole lot of pain, suffering, and human contact by Daria to find out who!
* Ep 38: Highland Lassie (PPMB, FF.net): It's a hardcore homecoming as the Morgendorffers return to Highland for the anniversary party of some old friends. What kind of chaos will ensue, especially when Daria inevitably meets up with [[Beavis and Butt-head|that certain pair of idiots]]? And what about Lawndale? Surely nothing will happen there with the Morgendorffers out of town...
* Ep 39: Epic F Word (PPMB, [https://www.fanfiction.net/s/6694856/39/God_Save_The_Esteem FF.net]): Lawndale High has become the laughing stock of the state, and the teachers want to throw in the towel... Not on Coach Sherman's watch! With the students rallied into a frenzy, Lawndale High is on a mission to get their street cred back!
**Bonus Features: [http://www.thepaperpusher.net/forum/viewtopic.php?p=609645#p609645 Soundtrack]
* Coda: Punk is Dead: At the end of 2017, the cast gather to pay homage to the greatest among them (and get drunk).
===Meanwhile, Sideways in Time...===
* [http://www.thepaperpusher.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=34149 Am I Fired Yet?]: Small, impressionable children learn things you never want them to... (Longer 'special' episode)
* Part 6 (This Year's Model)]: Claude and Romonica learn... well... nothing. They were KO'ed as soon as they got in the door. (Occupational Hazard)
* Part 7 (The Lab Brat)]: Upchuck learns to fear. (CSI Don't Care)
* Part 8 (Scientific Stuff)]: Beavis and Butt-head are mentally incapable of learning but they're here anyway. (Highland Lassie)
* Part 9 (Pinch Sitter)]: Daria's learnt the perfect response to O'Neill. (Epic F Word)
* Part 10 (Too Cute)]: Sandi learns to be careful. (This Is No Fun)
* [http://www.thepaperpusher.net/forum/viewtopic.php?p=554720#p554720 Part 11 (Combat Rock)]: You learn what happens if Dire Daria gets power. (Combat Rock)
* [http://thepaperpusher.net/forum/viewtopic.php?p=454142#p454142 Use Your Head] by Raskolnikov: This is a second [[Worldburner]] tie-in, one which has Judith running afoul of Quinn and The Maleficent Eleven.
* Crazy Punk Self-Insert by [[Wassersauefer]]: A short self-insert fic, this details his day at Lawndale High and run-ins with The Maleficent Eleven.
* [http://thepaperpusher.net/forum/viewtopic.php?p=464280#p464280 United States of Stac]y by [[The Excellent S]]: Set after "Anarchy in the Lawn-D", this shows Stacy at home trying to juggle her multiple identities.
* Killer Quinn and the Kitten of Anarchy by Jim North: thematic relation to "Happy Quinn meets the Kitten of Awesomeness"
* God Save the S Team by [[Smijey]]: A merciless piss-take, where the Morgendorffers are not punks, but A-Team fanatics.
* This Is Yes Fun by Smijey: Erin's out to cheer up Daria after This Is No Fun. This will end well, right? ...right?
* Funhouse Mirror Time by Roentgen: Killer Quinn meets Canon Quinn. Oh dear.
* IC: Termination Fail by [[RX-87]]: Quinn's Secret Origin!
* Soul Reforged by baelparagon: Death Rowe meets Canon Stacy.
===Fan sequels and spinoffs===
* [https://web.archive.org/web/20150107203750/http://thepaperpusher.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=37411 Where Lives End, Another Life Begins] by The Excellent S: Whatever happened to Stacy...?
* Jasper Ewing: Maths teacher at Lawndale High, a man so boring you'll forget he exists by the time you finish this sentence.
* Superintendent Pascal: The superintendent from ep 23 to 41. A sneaky, blatantly corrupt man, he tried to stabilise Lawndale High and, if and when that didn't work, pin the blame on anyone else. He got the job due to some level of competency (and because the President of the Board of Education really hated him).
* Jim Vitale, a character originally from Scissors MacGillicutty's [[Where's Mary Sue When You Need Her?]] that became one of the most popular and most used antagonists in Daria fanfic, makes an appearance in "Anarchy in the Lawn-D", taking care of business as only he can.
* A scene in "A Headbutt of Dollars" where Daria and Tom are participating in cross-dressing role play was inspired by the Scent of a Man and Scent of Humiliation fanart by [[breitasparrow]].▼
▲* A scene in "A Headbutt of Dollars" where Daria and Tom are participating in cross-dressing role play was inspired by the Scent of a Man and Scent of Humiliation fanart by [[breitasparrow]].
* The teacher Ms Onepu is taken from J-D's gender-swap serial "[http://thepaperpusher.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=32505 Not So Different]".
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