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Recess (TV Series 1997–2001) Poster

(1997–2001)

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Since their original airings, the 4 episodes from season 6 have never been shown as a rerun since.
Paul Germain based Gretchen Grundler on childhood pictures of his wife.
The look of the principal was based on movie critic, Gene Shalit.
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Spinelli's first name is Ashley. She was once indoctrinated into the "Ashleys" as Ashley S. But her overall distain for the snobbish Ashleys enforced her desire to only be called Spinelli.
*It is extremely implied that the rickety playground, "Old Rusty", has been on Earth since the beginning of time, especially around the dinosaur age.
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Miss Finster's license plate says "Da Finster".
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The character Gus is not in the first episode. He appeared in the second episode.
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Although, Gus' first appearance was in the second episode, "The New Kid," he was not seen in "The Great Jungle Gym Standoff." This has sparked speculation that this episode took place before "The New Kid."
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The geography of the school consistently changes throughout the series, where sometimes, the cafeteria and the gym will switch sides of the building, or Principal Prickly's office will appear in the second floor rather than the first.
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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.
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