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"Recess" is an animated television show about elementary school kids during recess. The show shows how the kids form their own society and rules. The show follows six kids: T.J. Detweiler (the leader), Ashley Spinelli (tomboy), Vince LaSalle (the jock), Gretchen Grundler (child genius), Mikey Blumberg (gentle giant), and Gus Griswald (upbeat unlucky kid). The actors of the show are Andrew Lawrence (T.J. Detweiler), Pamela Segall Adlon (Ashley Spinelli), Rickey D'Shon Collins (Vince LaSalle), Ashley Johnson (Gretchen Grundler), Courtland Mead (Gus Griswald), Robert Goulet (Mikey Blumberg), and April Winchell (Miss Finster).

The television show was created by Paul Germain and Joe Ansolabehere. The show aired from 1997-2001 for 6 seasons and a total of 65 episodes. The show also released a motion picture film in 2001 after their final season. The show was produced by Walt Disney Television Productions and Paul & Joe Productions; it was distributed by Buena Vista Television.

6 Seasons, 65 Episodes
September 13, 1961
Animation & Cartoon, Kids & Family
Cast: Allyce Beasley, Ashley Johnson, Dabney Coleman, Erik von Detten, Courtland Mead

Recess Full Episode Guide

  • Bad-guy Mundy becomes very poular after he prevents a ball from hitting a little kid.

  • Mikey's new friendship with Kurst the Worst doesn't sit well with their friends.

  • In this Hallowe'en episode, Butch tells us three terrifying tales of Recess.Children of the Cornchip: Cornchip Girl eats some untested cornchips and turns into a werekid! The gang have to save her. When Bikes Attack!: The bikes that the kids ride to school everyday become alive and turn against their riders. Night of the Living Finsters: Lawson challenges Vince to spend the night in the graveyard, only for the gang to discover that the school is built on the Finster family graveyard.

  • The kids think Vince is getting special treatment when he becomes Prickly's golf partner. .

  • New kid Gus arrives at Third Street Elementary, but has to endure the indignities that a new kid must undergo.

  • Gus and Theresa (Cornchip Girl) have a hard time becoming friends due to their rivaling fathers.

  • Mikey and Gus want to join the Woodchuck Scouts.

  • During a burning hot day, the gang attempts to make it across the playground to the otherside where there is a water pump.