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Sep. 13, 1997
30 min.
Disney Channel TV Network

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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.

Recess Season 4 (1999-2000)

4x01 4 4x01 The First Picture Show / The Big Prank
Senor Fusion: the Movie finally opens and T.J. vows to be there at its first screening. The kids rope T.J. into a challenge to play a prank on King Bob before the end of the school ...
Sep. 12, 1999
4x02 4 4x02 Hustler's Apprentice / The Spy Who Came In from the Playground
Gus winds up working for the Hustler Kid to pay off a debt, and soon he himself becomes the biggest hustler in the playground. The main kids make a friend of new kid James Stone ...
Sep. 13, 1999
4x03 4 4x03 Gus' Fortune / Rumor Mill
The kids find a paper fortune teller on the ground that predicts doom for Gus. The kids want to find out who started a rumor that a boy knocked over Mikey's popcorn at the movies ...
Sep. 19, 1999
4x04 4 4x04 Recess is Cancelled / Tattletale Heart
Secretary of Schools Garrison chooses 3rd Street School as the place to test his program to bring test scores up by cancelling recess. The kids warn Gus not to break the code by ...
Sep. 22, 1999
4x05 4 4x05 The Madness of King Bob / Call Me Guy
King Bob abandons his throne in his obsessive pursuit of pulling a prank on T.J. in this sequel to The Big Prank. Gus takes a new identity when he discovers that people think he's ...
Sep. 26, 1999
4x06 4 4x06 Prickly is Leaving / Randall's Friends
Prickly finally gets his appointment to Spiro T. Agnew Middle School. But the kids try to make him stay after they meet the new Principal Slicer. Randall gets the main kids to pretend ...
Oct. 03, 1999
4x07 4 4x07 The Biggest Trouble Ever / The Rules
The gang gets busted when they accidentally break a statue of a famous hero. The original 1935 edition of The Rules of the Playground is discovered in the library.
Nov. 07, 1999
4x08 4 4x08 Gus and Misdemeanors / A Science Fair to Remember
The bad kids from The Girl was Trouble trick Gus into shoplifting candy from Kelso's. Second grade prodigy Becky Benson befriends Gretchen to get help for her science fair project. ...
Nov. 08, 1999
4x09 4 4x09 Mikey's Pants / Here Comes Mr. Perfect
The gang tries to cover up Mikey's ripped pants so Finster won't catch him. Jared, the new student, appears to be perfect, making the rest of the school very jealous.
Nov. 14, 1999
4x10 4 4x10 Good Luck Charm / Diggers Split Up
Spinelli gets too attached to the lucky marble that Vince loans her. Digger Dave quits digging and then bosses everyone around.
Nov. 19, 1999
4x11 4 4x11 Schoolworld / Bachelor Gus
The school gets a new technology system installed called the SAL 3000 which controls everything. Thinking his family is moving away again, Gus moves under the jungle gym to avoid ...
Nov. 21, 1999
4x12 4 4x12 The Dude / Partners in Crime
T.J. and the gang meet Mr. Dudicoff, a student teacher who was a legend at 3rd Street School back in the day. Menlo and Randall team up to manipulate the entire playground.
Nov. 28, 1999
4x13 4 4x13 The Candidates / This Brain for Hire
Gretchen and Vince both run for president. People start paying Gretchen for doing their homework so she can buy herself a new bike.
Nov. 29, 1999
4x14 4 4x14 Spinelli's Masterpiece / Nobody Doesn't Like T.J.
Spinelli channels her anger into a playground chalk drawing. Nobody Doesn't Like T.J.
Feb. 06, 2000
4x15 4 4x15 Yope from Norway / Bonky Fever
Gus becomes jealous of Yope, a Norwegian transfer student. Worried over growing older, Mikey decides to regress by becoming obsessed with Bonky the Dinosaur.
Feb. 20, 2000
4x16 4 4x16 Don't Ask Me / The Secret Life of Grotke
Spinelli takes the place of the Guru Kid. The gang believe that Miss Grotke is a spy. But is she spying for or against America?
Feb. 21, 2000
4x17 4 4x17 The Fuss over Finster / Soccer Boy
Miss Finster hurts her leg and can't keep up with the kids during recess. Vince refuses to let Mikey join his five-a-side soccer team for the King Bob Classic, so Mikey becomes ...
Feb. 27, 2000
4x18 4 4x18 Fort Tender / Germ Warfare
T.J. and the gang make a fort, only to have Lawson ruin their plans. Gus starts an obsessive crusade to kill all the germs in the world, while Mikey will do anything to save the ...
Feb. 29, 2000
4x19 4 4x19 More Like Gretchen / Prince Randall
After a visit to a beauty museum with Gretchen, Spinelli's parents seem to be a little "unsatisfied" with their daughter. Randall blackmails King Bob into giving him the throne. ...
Mar. 01, 2000
4x20 4 4x20 Me No Know / Good Ole T.J.
Vince feels left out of the loop when everyone on the playground begins quoting lines from the latest screwball comedy, Me No Know and sets out to see the film, but Vince's parents ...
Apr. 30, 2000
4x21 4 4x21 Chez Vince / Tucked In Mikey
Vince becomes one of the greatest chefs in the history of the playground and making 'Chez Vince' and possibly even the world. Menlo teaches Mikey to be more "organized", and mikey ...
May. 07, 2000
4x22 4 4x22 Old Folks Home / Some Friend
The Recess Gang take a visit to the Old Folks' Home, only to be surprised. T.J. has a mysterious friend who appears to be Menlo.
Jul. 17, 2000
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