Recess

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Recess
Recess-Logo.jpg
Premiere September 13, 1997
Finale November 5, 2001
Creator Joe Ansolabehere,
Paul Germain
Network ABC (Disney's One Saturday Morning) (seasons 1-3, 5)
UPN (Disney's One Too) (seasons 4, 6)
Style 30-minute animated comedy
Company Paul & Joe Productions
(seasons 5–6),
Walt Disney Television Animation
Seasons 6
Episodes 65
Origin USA

Recess is an animated comedy that aired on ABC for four seasons and UPN for two seasons.

Recess is a Disney show that revolves around the lives of TJ and his friends and their lives at school, particularly during the recess hours. Vince is the athlete, Spinelli is the tough girl, Gus is the new nerdy kid, Gretchen is the smart kid and Mikey is the friendly, spiritual one. Their lives are full of adventure and conflict and this is shown throughout each episode. Some rivals are Lawson and his gang, Ms. Finster and the Ashleys.

Contents

Cast

Actor Character Duration
Main Cast 1 2 3 4 5 6
Ross Malinger Theodore J. "T.J." Detweiler *
Andrew Lawrence   * * * * *
Rickey D'Shon Collins Vince LaSalle * * * * * *
Jason Davis Mikey Blumberg * * * * * *
Ashley Johnson Gretchen Grundler * * * * * *
Courtland Mead Gus Griswald * * * * * *
Pamela Segall Ashley Spinelli * * * * * *
Supporting/Recurring Cast 1 2 3 4 5 6
Dabney Coleman Principal Peter Prickly * * * * * *
Toran Caudell King Bob * * * * * *
April Winchell Muriel Finster * * * * * *

Seasons

Season  Premiere Finale #
ABC
Season One September 13, 1997 January 17, 1998 13
Season Two September 12, 1998 February 27, 1999 13
Season Three September 11, 1999 January 22, 2000 8
Season Five September 9, 2000 January 6, 2001 5
UPN
Season Four September 12, 1999 July 17, 2000 23
Season Six October 31, 2001 November 5, 2001 3

Feature Films

Title Release Date
Recess: School's Out February 16, 2001
Recess: Taking the Fifth Grade December 9, 2003

In-Depth

DVD Releases

Title Release Discs
Feature Film  (Region 1)
Recess: School's Out August 7, 2001 purchase 1
Recess: Taking the Fifth Grade December 9, 2003 purchase 1
Episode Collections  (Region 1)
Recess Christmas: Miracle on Third Street November 6, 2001 purchase 1
All Growed Down December 9, 2003 purchase 1