Type
Scripted
Premiered
Sep. 13, 1997
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
30 min.
Country
USA
Network
Disney Channel TV Network

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Recess

Recess a popular animated series that takes place at Third Street School and tells of the exciting lives of six friends: T.J. Detweiler, the fearless leader; Vince LaSalle, the sports jock; Mikey Blumburg, the poet; Gretchen P. Grundler, Third Street's resident genius; Ashley Spinelli, the toughest girl in school; and Gus P. Griswold, the new kid.

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Recess Season 1 (1997-1998)

1x01 1 1x01 The Break In
T.J. is punished with no recess after an unsuccessful attempt of the gang to raid the kitchen's "good food". Seeing how deranged he has become, the rest of the gang try to break him ...
Sep. 13, 1997
1x02 1 1x02 The New Kid
New kid Gus arrives at Third Street Elementary, but has to endure the indignities that a new kid must undergo.
Sep. 13, 1997
1x03 1 1x03 Parents' Night
Spinelli will do anything to keep her parents from attending parents' night and meeting the others.
Sep. 27, 1997
1x04 1 1x04 Swing on Thru to the Other Side
Spinelli is inspired to form a cult based on the Swinger Girl then she thinks she's seen her swing over the top into another dimension.
Sep. 27, 1997
1x05 1 1x05 First Name Ashley
The Ashleys try to force Spinelli to be just like them when Spinelli's first name is revealed.
Oct. 04, 1997
1x06 1 1x06 To Finster with Love
The kids bring Miss Finster together with Hank when they find out she has a crush on him.
Oct. 04, 1997
1x07 1 1x07 King Gus
Bob installs Gus as a substitute king while he has a tonsilectomy, figuring Gus will be easy to control. But Gus turns into a despot instead.
Oct. 11, 1997
1x08 1 1x08 Big Brother Chad
The kids, and Vince himself, come to the awful realization that Vince's once popular older brother Chad has grown up into a geek.
Oct. 11, 1997
1x09 1 1x09 My Fair Gretchen
The kids come up with a plan to keep Gretchen from being transferred to Oppenheimer Elementary for the Incredibly Extremely Gifted.
Oct. 18, 1997
1x10 1 1x10 Speedy, We Hardly Knew Ye
The kids stage an elaborate funeral for the 4th grade class's beloved hamster, wherein they learn about how many lives the hamster has touched.
Oct. 18, 1997
1x11 1 1x11 I Will Kick No More Forever
Vince completely loses his confidence at playing kickball when Ashley Q. beats him in a game.
Oct. 25, 1997
1x12 1 1x12 The Kid Came Back
A weird little boy keeps tagging along behind the kids, apparently causing a streak of bad luck.
Oct. 25, 1997
1x13 1 1x13 The Pest
Jeffrey, an annoying jerk of a boy, insists that Gretchen will be his girlfriend.
Nov. 01, 1997
1x14 1 1x14 The Legend of Big Kid
What do the kindergarteners have planned for T.J. when they capture him?
Nov. 01, 1997
1x15 1 1x15 The Box
Miss Finster comes up with a new punishment that reduces T.J. to a vegetable.
Nov. 08, 1997
1x16 1 1x16 The Trial
Randall accuses Spinelli of hitting him with a rock during a dirt clod war so the kids put her on trial.
Nov. 08, 1997
1x17 1 1x17 Teachers Lounge
The kids dream about what the teachers' lounge must be like.
Nov. 15, 1997
1x18 1 1x18 Randall's Reform
Loneliness compels Randall to want to make friends with the other kids.
Nov. 15, 1997
1x19 1 1x19 Rainy Days
The kids grow increasingly frustrated when rain keeps then indoors for recess for days.
Nov. 22, 1997
1x20 1 1x20 The Great Can Drive
At first only Mikey wants to participate in the Thanksgiving can drive competition against the unbeatable Ashleys. But then the other kids join in to beat the Ashleys.
Nov. 22, 1997
1x21 1 1x21 The Great Jungle Gym Stand Off
The kids stage a protest when Prickly plans to tear down Ol' Rusty to replace it with a new jungle gym.
Dec. 13, 1997
1x22 1 1x22 Jinxed
The Ashleys jinx Gus according to the playground rules so that he can't talk until his friends say his name.
Dec. 13, 1997
1x23 1 1x23 The Experiment
The kids carry out a crucial experiment to see if it's really true that their future will be boys kissing girls and girls kissing boys.
Dec. 20, 1997
1x24 1 1x24 Officer Mikey
The others try to help out when Mikey wants to be a safety ranger.
Dec. 20, 1997
1x25 1 1x25 The Voice
Principal Prickly needs Mikey to sing the National Anthem at the PTA Spring Fling, but Mikey only sings well in the bathroom. So he brings in a music teacher to bring the Robert Goulet ...
Jan. 10, 1998
1x26 1 1x26 Kids in the Mist
The kids deal with a pompous expert on child research who wants to study them as they play.
Jan. 10, 1998
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