Daria and Jane's painting

Arts 'N Crass is the first episode of Season 2 of Daria and the fourteenth episode of the series overall. It originally aired on MTV on February 16, 1998.


Daria and Jane make a poster for an art contest depicting the negative effects of self image and its relation to bulimia, only to have Principal Li demand that they change it. Meanwhile, Jake loses his job.


Daria and Jane create an iconoclastic poster for a contest depicting a teenage girl who secretly has an eating disorder, but Ms. Li and Mr. O'Neill keep urging Daria and Jane to change the artwork into something more positive, leading Daria and Jane to commit vandalism in order to save their work.

Meanwhile, Jake loses his job as a consultant after a failed project and is desperate to find a new client.


  • When Jane says the line "He didn't preserve it, he perverted it" her eyes are colored in black instead of blue.



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