Comic tales of a group of good friends, 4 boys and 2 girls, during breaks in primary school, as they grow up, relate to each other, and have brushes with authority.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Rickey D'Shon Collins ...
 Vince LaSalle (129 episodes, 1997-2001)
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 Mikey Blumberg (129 episodes, 1997-2001)
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 Gretchen Grundler (129 episodes, 1997-2001)
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 Spinelli (129 episodes, 1997-2001)
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 Gus Griswald (127 episodes, 1997-2001)
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 Theodore J. 'T.J.' Detweiler / ... (101 episodes, 1998-2001)
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Comic tales of a group of good friends, 4 boys and 2 girls, during breaks in primary school, as they grow up, relate to each other, and have brushes with authority. Written by Cynan Rees <cynanrees@hotmail.com>

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31 August 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Disney's Recess  »

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Trivia

Third Street School, the setting where the majority of the show takes place at, is named after the elementary school co-creator Paul Germain attended. See more »

Quotes

Miss Alordayne Grotkey: Ok, so everyone who didn't do their homework last night will be challenged to a double load.
[the class groans]
Miss Alordayne Grotkey: And anyone who did their homework can have the night off.
Gretchen: YES! WOOHOO!
[realizes she's the only one cheering]
Gretchen: Umm, I mean... Boo, the unfairness?
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Spoofed in Frizzle and the Magic School Bus (2014) See more »

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This show is Great!!!
30 July 2004 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

Recess is one the best animated cartoons ever invented by Disney. I started watching it back when I was ten years old when it first began on One Saturday Morning and immediately fell in love with it. The Recess gang included six friends: T.J. the leader, Vince the athlete, Mikey the poet, Spinelli the tomboy, Gretchen the genius, and Gus the new kid. My favorite characters were Spinelli and T.J.(he's so cute)! They gave me good adventures for my friends and I to to do at recess when we was bored. My favorite episodes were "The Experiment" and "Mama's Girl". These episodes are classics! Unfortunately they don't make anymore new episodes but I still watch reruns on the Disney channel and Toon Disney when I get a chance to. They bring back memories of Elementry school and how I wish I was still there and not in high school!(LOL) Recess deserves a full 10/10 stars!


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