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 Rickey D'Shon Collins ...  Vince LaSalle 129 episodes, 1997-2001
Jason Davis ...  Mikey Blumberg 129 episodes, 1997-2001
Ashley Johnson ...  Gretchen Grundler 129 episodes, 1997-2001
Pamela Adlon ...  Spinelli 129 episodes, 1997-2001
Courtland Mead ...  Gus Griswald 127 episodes, 1997-2001
Andrew Lawrence ...  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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 August 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Disney's Recess See more »

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Runtime:

(52 episodes)

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Stereo | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Paul Germain based Gretchen Grundler on childhood pictures of his wife. See more »

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Theodore J. 'T.J.' Detweiler: This womps.
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2nd greatest animated series after 'THE SIMPSONS'
28 August 2003 | by liammurphy1See all my reviews

This animated series about the adventures of THEODORE 'TJ' DETWEILER and his friends VINCE,SPINELLI,MIKEY & GRETCHEN is absoultly fantastic, the stories which are mostly set around recess (obviously) are very well written and thought out.The actors behind the voices are really good & convincing. This in my opinion (i started watching when i was 13 - i'm now 19 & i still love it) the best animated series second only to the superior 'THE SIMPSONS' but for a great cartoon for children 8+ this is one of the best and adults won't mind sitting down to watch - it'll bring them back to their schooldays. Sadly this series came to an end in 2001 after 4 great years,but is repeated everyday on 'THE DISNEY CHANNEL' here in the UK. The feature - length movie 'RECESS:SCHOOL'S OUT' is also very good and has the great JAMES WOODS as a bad guy is a must-see for all fans of the series & even newcomers will find it enjoyable.

rating for the series & movie 10/10!


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