Last Updated on: March 4th, 2023

Here is everything you need to know about the amazing Disney series Recess  including casting, episodes, fun facts and more. I hope you find this listing informative and helpful!

Recess  Description

Recess (One Saturday Morning Show)Recess is an animated television series that premiered on the Disney Channel in 1997 and ran until 2002. The show follows a group of six fourth-graders, TJ Detweiler, Vince LaSalle, Ashley Spinelli, Gretchen Grundler, Mikey Blumberg, and Gus Griswald, as they navigate life at Third Street Elementary School. The show focuses on themes of friendship, schoolyard politics, and the challenges of growing up, and features a mix of humor, drama, and social commentary. Recess was created by Paul Germain and Joe Ansolabehere and was produced by Disney Television Animation. The show was popular with both children and adults and received critical acclaim for its writing, humor, and social commentary. Recess has been credited with influencing later animated series aimed at tweens and teens, and has remained a beloved classic among fans of all ages.

Recess  Cast:

  • Ross Malinger: T.J. Detweiler
  • Andrew Lawrence: T.J. Detweiler
  • Rickey D’Shon Collins: Vince LeSalle
  • Jason Davis: Mikey Blumberg
  • Courtland Mead: Gus Griswald
  • Ashley Johnson: Gretchen Grundler
  • Pamela Adlon: Spinelli
  • April Winchell: Miss Finster
  • Ryan O’Donohue: Randall
  • Dabney Coleman: Principal Prickly
  • Allyce Beasley: Miss Grotke
  • Erik von Detten: Erwin Lawson

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