Daria: Depth Takes a Holiday (1999)

Genres - Comedy  |   Sub-Genres - Sitcom [TV], Teen Movie  |   Run Time - 30 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Things take a turn for the surreal when a bunch of renegade holidays in human form turn up in Lawndale in this episode of the animated MTV series Daria. Two guys identifying themselves as Cupid and the St. Patrick's Day leprechaun accost Daria (voice of Tracy Grandstaff) and inform her that some of the other holidays -- Christmas, Halloween, and Guy Fawkes Day -- have abandoned their posts on Holiday Island to form a band in Lawndale. Daria's a little skeptical until Cupid displays his magical powers by flying and then putting her parents under a love spell. As sister Quinn (voice of Wendy Hoopes) busies herself trying to prevent Helen (voice of Wendy Hoopes) and Jake (voice of Julian Rebolledo) from conceiving another child, Daria turns to best friend, Jane (voice of Wendy Hoopes), for help. As it turns out, the errant holidays are jamming with Trent (voice of Alvaro J. Gonzalez) and Mystik Spiral. Eventually, Daria and the gang accompany the holidays on a trip back to Holiday Island -- which turns out to be pretty similar to Lawndale High School. American viewers may not be familiar with Guy Fawkes Day, an English holiday whose incarnation in this episode bears a striking similarity to Sid Vicious of the Sex Pistols. The script's heavy use of British expletives (such as "bollocks") earned the film lots of extra edits when it aired in the United Kingdom.

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