Recess

Recess

1997 - 2009, Animation
Friends gather at the playground during school recess.
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Episode Guide

  • Recess - Lost Leader (Season 6 Episode 5)
    Season 6 Episode 5:

    Lost Leader

  • Recess - Mundy, Mundy (Season 6 Episode 4)
    Season 6 Episode 4:

    Mundy, Mundy

  • Recess - Kurst the Not So Bad (Season 6 Episode 2)
    Season 6 Episode 2:

    Kurst the Not So Bad

  • Recess - Terrifying Tales of Recess (Season 6 Episode 1)
    Season 6 Episode 1:

    Terrifying Tales of Recess

    Butch, the keeper of the fantastic tales, tells three scary Halloween stories: Children of the Corn Chip, When Bikes Attack, and Night of the Living Finsters.

  • Recess - Lawson and His Crew (Season 5 Episode 11)
    Season 5 Episode 11:

    Lawson and His Crew

    Lawson decides to start his own gang to rival TJ's, but the rivalry causes a rift in the playground.

  • Recess - All the Principal's Men (Season 5 Episode 10)
    Season 5 Episode 10:

    All the Principal's Men

  • Recess - The Principals of Golf (Season 5 Episode 9)
    Season 5 Episode 9:

    The Principals of Golf

    Vince is dubbed the principal's pet after he is paired with Principal Prickly for the annual student/principal golf day.

  • Recess - The A.V. Kid (Season 5 Episode 8)
    Season 5 Episode 8:

    The A.V. Kid

  • Recess - The Great State Fair (Season 5 Episode 7)
    Season 5 Episode 7:

    The Great State Fair

    Gus loves going to the state fair, but since his father forgot to sign his permission slip, he has to spend the day alone at school with Ms. Finster.

  • Recess - Big Ol' Mikey (Season 5 Episode 6)
    Season 5 Episode 6:

    Big Ol' Mikey

  • Recess - The Army/Navy Game (Season 5 Episode 5)
    Season 5 Episode 5:

    The Army/Navy Game

  • Recess - The C Note (Season 5 Episode 4)
    Season 5 Episode 4:

    The C Note

  • Recess - Beyond a Reasonable Scout (Season 5 Episode 3)
    Season 5 Episode 3:

    Beyond a Reasonable Scout

    Mikey and Gus want to join Woodchuck Scouts; the gang tries to find the owner of a $100 bill.

  • Recess - No Strings Attached (Season 5 Episode 2)
    Season 5 Episode 2:

    No Strings Attached

  • Recess - The Coolest Heatwave Ever (Season 5 Episode 1)
    Season 5 Episode 1:

    The Coolest Heatwave Ever

    When the water system closes down during a heat wave, it is up to the gang to come to the rescue and get the water back on.

  • Recess - Some Friend (Season 4 Episode 44)
    Season 4 Episode 44:

    Some Friend

    The gang is mad at Menlo, so TJ must keep quiet about the fact that he always goes to Menlo's birthday party, to fulfil a promise he made when he was small.

  • Recess - Old Folks Home (Season 4 Episode 43)
    Season 4 Episode 43:

    Old Folks Home

    Mikey convinces the gang to visit a senior citizens home.

  • Recess - Tucked in Mikey (Season 4 Episode 42)
    Season 4 Episode 42:

    Tucked in Mikey

    When Mikey is named poet laureate of the school district, he seeks super-efficient Menlo's help to organize his mind.

  • Recess - Chez Vince (Season 4 Episode 41)
    Season 4 Episode 41:

    Chez Vince

    Sick and tired of bad cafeteria food, Vince tries cooking his own food and turns out to be pretty good at it; Chef Pierro offers to take him to study in France, and the gang must face losing a friend.

  • Recess - Me No Know (Season 4 Episode 39)
    Season 4 Episode 39:

    Me No Know

    Vince is desperate to see the latest hit movie, but his parents won't let him go; when he goes against their wishes, he gets into big trouble.

  • Recess - Prince Randall (Season 4 Episode 38)
    Season 4 Episode 38:

    Prince Randall

    Randall blackmails King Bob and becomes Prince of the Playground.

  • Recess - More Like Gretchen (Season 4 Episode 37)
    Season 4 Episode 37:

    More Like Gretchen

    Spinelli's parents wish she was more ladylike and when they meet Gretchen, they decide they want Spinelli to be more like her friend; this causes a rift between the girls.

  • Recess - Germ Warfare (Season 4 Episode 36)
    Season 4 Episode 36:

    Germ Warfare

  • Recess - Fort Tender (Season 4 Episode 35)
    Season 4 Episode 35:

    Fort Tender

  • Recess - Fuss Over Finster (Season 4 Episode 33)
    Season 4 Episode 33:

    Fuss Over Finster

    When Ms. Finster breaks her leg, the people at the playground take advantage of her inability to administer justice.

  • Recess - The Secret Life of Grotke (Season 4 Episode 32)
    Season 4 Episode 32:

    The Secret Life of Grotke

    The gang is curious about Miss Grotke's private life and comes to the conclusion that she is a spy; they then witness a meeting with a mysterious European stranger.

  • Recess - Bonky Fever (Season 4 Episode 30)
    Season 4 Episode 30:

    Bonky Fever

  • Recess - Nobody Doesn't Like TJ (Season 4 Episode 28)
    Season 4 Episode 28:

    Nobody Doesn't Like TJ

    TJ is shocked to discover a kid who doesn't like him; he becomes determined to find out why and change the kid's mind.

  • Recess - Spinelli's Masterpiece (Season 4 Episode 27)
    Season 4 Episode 27:

    Spinelli's Masterpiece

    Spinelli creates a beautiful chalk masterpiece on the asphalt in the playground.

  • Recess - This Brain for Hire (Season 4 Episode 26)
    Season 4 Episode 26:

    This Brain for Hire

    Gretchen wants a new bike but can't afford it, so the gang talks her into tutoring them; she soon realizes she is actually just doing their homework for them.

  • Recess - The Candidates (Season 4 Episode 25)
    Season 4 Episode 25:

    The Candidates

    It's election time and Vince assumes he'll be class president again, as he has been since he was in kindergarten; but this time, there is a competition.

  • Recess - Partners in Crime (Season 4 Episode 24)
    Season 4 Episode 24:

    Partners in Crime

    Feeling left out and unappreciated, Menlo and Randall join forces to rule the playground.

  • Recess - The Dude (Season 4 Episode 23)
    Season 4 Episode 23:

    The Dude

    The legendary coolest kid at Third Street returns 15 years later as a resource teacher, but being cool now might get him fired.

  • Recess - Schoolworld (Season 4 Episode 21)
    Season 4 Episode 21:

    Schoolworld

    Everyone's excited about the school's new high-tech computerized clock, until it starts to turn evil and take over the school.

  • Recess - The Diggers Split Up (Season 4 Episode 20)
    Season 4 Episode 20:

    The Diggers Split Up

    The Diggers have a fight and split up, which disturbs the delicate balance of the playground; it's up to the gang to get them back together again.

  • Recess - Good Luck Charm (Season 4 Episode 19)
    Season 4 Episode 19:

    Good Luck Charm

    Vince lends Spinelli his lucky marble, and it works so well that she doesn't want to give it back.

  • Recess - Here Comes Mr. Perfect (Season 4 Episode 18)
    Season 4 Episode 18:

    Here Comes Mr. Perfect

    A new kid comes to school who can beat everyone at their best game. He's Mr. Perfect, and the Gang can't stand it.

  • Recess - Mikey's Pants (Season 4 Episode 17)
    Season 4 Episode 17:

    Mikey's Pants

    When Mikey rips his pants, the gang pitches in to help keep the embarrassing tear sewn up.

  • Recess - A Science Fair to Remember (Season 4 Episode 16)
    Season 4 Episode 16:

    A Science Fair to Remember

    Gretchen takes on a protege for the annual science fair; unfortunately, her new friend intends to steal Gretchen's project and win the top prize.

  • Recess - Gus and Misdemeanors (Season 4 Episode 15)
    Season 4 Episode 15:

    Gus and Misdemeanors

    Gus learns a valuable lesson about owning up when he steals sweets from Kelso's.

  • Recess - The Biggest Trouble Ever (Season 4 Episode 13)
    Season 4 Episode 13:

    The Biggest Trouble Ever

    The gang accidentally breaks the statue of a famous hero.

  • Recess - Call Me Guy (Season 4 Episode 10)
    Season 4 Episode 10:

    Call Me Guy

    Gus discovers that he's popular when he doesn't wear his glasses.

  • Recess - The Madness of King Bob (Season 4 Episode 9)
    Season 4 Episode 9:

    The Madness of King Bob

    King Bob is determined to trap TJ with a prank and until then, everything's in chaos; TJ decides to go along with the joke, for the sake of normality.

  • Recess - Tattletale Heart (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:

    Tattletale Heart

  • Recess - Recess Is Cancelled (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:

    Recess Is Cancelled

    The president cancels recess but when he sees the results, he institutes a new program that looks very similar.

  • Recess - Rumor Mill (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:

    Rumor Mill

    Mikey decides to improve his image by spreading a rumor about himself.

  • Recess - The Spy Who Came in From the Playground (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    The Spy Who Came in From the Playground

    The Board of Education has planted a spy at the school, but the gang discovers who it is and the creep has to get away fast.

  • Recess - The First Picture Show (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    The First Picture Show

    The gang wants to see Senor Fusion at the cinema, but Principal Prickly says they must pass a quiz about their hero before they can go.

  • Recess - The Ratings Game (Season 3 Episode 16)
    Season 3 Episode 16:

    The Ratings Game

    The Ashleys have taken it upon themselves to give everyone a rating, and the gang starts to squabble when the kids find they all have different ratings.

  • Recess - Buried Treasure (Season 3 Episode 14)
    Season 3 Episode 14:

    Buried Treasure

  • Recess - My Funny Valentines (Season 3 Episode 12)
    Season 3 Episode 12:

    My Funny Valentines

    TJ's plan to write joke Valentine's cards backfires when the girls really like them.

  • Recess - That Stinking Feeling (Season 3 Episode 11)
    Season 3 Episode 11:

    That Stinking Feeling

    Spinelli discovers to her horror that she's got a crush on a boy.

  • Recess - Lord of the Nerds (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:

    Lord of the Nerds

  • Recess - The Shiner (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:

    The Shiner

    TJ turns up at school with a black eye and refuses to tell anyone how it happened; the gang tries to guess.

  • Recess - Stand Up Randall (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    Stand Up Randall

    Randall becomes a successful playground comedian when he discovers a joke book in the lost and found; but when he runs out of material, his act starts to get spiteful.

  • Recess - Space Cadet (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:

    Space Cadet

    Gretchen's latest experiment earns her a place on the Space Shuttle, and the gang has to help her get ready.

  • Recess - The Bet (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    The Bet

    Vince always wins and is very cocky about it, so the gang bets him he can't go a whole day without winning and then lays a sneaky trap.

  • Recess - Kindergarden Derby (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    Kindergarden Derby

  • Recess - A Career to Remember (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    A Career to Remember

  • Recess - Dodgeball City (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    Dodgeball City

  • Recess - A Genius Among Us (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    A Genius Among Us

  • Recess - One Stayed Clean (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    One Stayed Clean

    Gus has never had a school picture taken and is very excited when the great day comes; but he's not having it done until the end of the day.

  • Recess - Outcast Ashley (Season 2 Episode 26)
    Season 2 Episode 26:

    Outcast Ashley

    When Ashley B. is banished from the Ashleys for a fashion mistake, she learns to make new friends.

  • Recess - The Break-Up (Season 2 Episode 25)
    Season 2 Episode 25:

    The Break-Up

    An essay subject causes the friends to quarrel.

  • Recess - The Beauty Contest (Season 2 Episode 24)
    Season 2 Episode 24:

    The Beauty Contest

    TJ wins a chance to be principal for a day, and turns out to be even stricter than the real principal.

  • Recess - Principal for a Day (Season 2 Episode 23)
    Season 2 Episode 23:

    Principal for a Day

    TJ wins a chance to be principal for a day and turns out to be even stricter than the real principal.

  • Recess - Dance Lessons (Season 2 Episode 22)
    Season 2 Episode 22:

    Dance Lessons

    Spinelli's parents make her take ballet lessons, and she finds Mikey has been going for years.

  • Recess - Bad Hair Day (Season 2 Episode 21)
    Season 2 Episode 21:

    Bad Hair Day

    Mikey tries to win the World Bubble Gum Record and ends up with gum all over his hair.

  • Recess - Weekend at Muriel's (Season 2 Episode 20)
    Season 2 Episode 20:

    Weekend at Muriel's

    Ms. Finster turns out to be a friend of Spinelli's parents, and ends up babysitting for her.

  • Recess - The Story of Whomps (Season 2 Episode 19)
    Season 2 Episode 19:

    The Story of Whomps

    TJ invents the word "whomps" to stop swearing, but it gets out of hand.

  • Recess - Omega Kids (Season 2 Episode 16)
    Season 2 Episode 16:

    Omega Kids

    After a food poisoning outbreak, the kids are sent home; they decide they want to carry on being away from school and fake something serious, but it all goes too far.

  • Recess - Economics of Recess (Season 2 Episode 15)
    Season 2 Episode 15:

    Economics of Recess

    TJ comes back to school and finds a new craze has taken over called Monstickers.

  • Recess - Mama's Girl (Season 2 Episode 14)
    Season 2 Episode 14:

    Mama's Girl

    Miss Grotke praises Spinelli, who risks losing her cool when she is friendly in return.

  • Recess - The Hypnotist (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:

    The Hypnotist

    A hypnotist, The Amazing Jeffrey, comes to school and hypnotizes the principal.

  • Recess - Pharaoh Bob (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    Pharaoh Bob

  • Recess - Operation Stuart (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    Operation Stuart

    Mikey adopts a stray cat and names it Stuart, but it wreaks havoc.

  • Recess - Copycat Kid (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    Copycat Kid

    When Vince catches a ball that was aimed at Mikey's head, Mikey is convinced he's saved his life.

  • Recess - The Girl Was Trouble (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    The Girl Was Trouble

    Gretchen searches for a stolen laptop computer.

  • Recess - Gretchen and the Secret of Yo (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    Gretchen and the Secret of Yo

    Gretchen finds she's good at the yo-yo and seeks expert advice.

  • Recess - The Substitute (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    The Substitute

    Miss Grotke's out sick and the kids think a substitute teacher will be easy on them, but it doesn't work out that way.

  • Recess - Wild Child (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    Wild Child

    The gang finds itself paired with a bunch of kindergarten kids.

  • Recess - The Challenge (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    The Challenge

    Principal Prickley's brother heads a rival school and competition heats up to see which is the best.

  • Recess - Gus' Last Stand (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    Gus' Last Stand

    Gus is the new victim of the bully, and must gather up courage to retaliate.

  • Recess - The Lost Ball (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    The Lost Ball

    Gus kicks a special ball into the Yard of No Return, and must figure out how to get it back.

  • Recess - The Game (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    The Game

    A new game called Ajimbo becomes the playground favorite and they might not be able to resist.

  • Recess - Yes, Mikey, Santa Does Shave (Season 2 Episode 17+18)
    Season 2 Episode 17+18:

    Yes, Mikey, Santa Does Shave

    Mikey performs in the school holiday pageant.

  • Recess - The Voice (Season 1 Episode 25)
    Season 1 Episode 25:

    The Voice

    Mikey has a great singing voice, but he can only sing in the shower; he will be needed to sing the National Anthem in a school concert.

  • Recess - Officer Mikey (Season 1 Episode 24)
    Season 1 Episode 24:

    Officer Mikey

    Mikey wants to be a Safety Ranger, so the friends are determined to help him realize his dream.

  • Recess - The Experiment (Season 1 Episode 23)
    Season 1 Episode 23:

    The Experiment

    Butch tells everyone that one day they'll enjoy kissing girls, so the kids decide to see how bad it is.

  • Recess - Jinxed (Season 1 Episode 22)
    Season 1 Episode 22:

    Jinxed

    Gus is jinxed and can't talk to anyone until they say his name, but that gets him into trouble.

  • Recess - The Great Jungle Gym Stand Off (Season 1 Episode 21)
    Season 1 Episode 21:

    The Great Jungle Gym Stand Off

    The kids stage a protest when Prickly plans to tear down the old jungle gym and erect a new one.

  • Recess - The Great Can Drive (Season 1 Episode 20)
    Season 1 Episode 20:

    The Great Can Drive

    The gang backs out of a recycling drive for fear of losing, until Mikey forces them to continue.

  • Recess - Rainy Days (Season 1 Episode 19)
    Season 1 Episode 19:

    Rainy Days

    Incessant rain means the kids must have recess indoors, and they go stir crazy.

  • Recess - Randall's Reform (Season 1 Episode 18)
    Season 1 Episode 18:

    Randall's Reform

  • Recess - Teacher's Lounge (Season 1 Episode 17)
    Season 1 Episode 17:

    Teacher's Lounge

    The kids have lots of fantasies about what it's like in the staff room, so they sneak in to look.

  • Recess - The Trial (Season 1 Episode 16)
    Season 1 Episode 16:

    The Trial

    Spinelli is accused of throwing a rock and hitting Randall; King Bob says she must face a trial.

  • Recess - The Box (Season 1 Episode 15)
    Season 1 Episode 15:

    The Box

    Miss Finster has a new punishment for T.J.

  • Recess - Legend of Big Kid (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:

    Legend of Big Kid

    TJ is kidnapped by savage kindergartners.

  • Recess - The Pest (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    The Pest

  • Recess - The Kid Came Back (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    The Kid Came Back

    A strange kid stalks the gang, and they decide he's bringing bad luck.

  • Recess - Speedy We Hardly Knew Ye (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    Speedy We Hardly Knew Ye

    School hamster Speedy dies, and the gang arranges a funeral.

  • Recess - My Fair Gretchen (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    My Fair Gretchen

    Gretchen does well on an IQ test, so the principal wants to send her to a special school; her friends might save her.

  • Recess - Big Brother Chad (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Big Brother Chad

    Vince is Mr. Cool, so everyone is shocked when they discover his brother is a nerd.

  • Recess - King Gus (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    King Gus

    King Bob chooses Gus to hold the fort for him while he's away, but the power goes to his head.

  • Recess - To Finster With Love (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    To Finster With Love

    Miss Finster is acting weird, and the gang thinks she's in love.

  • Recess - First Name Ashley (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    First Name Ashley

    Tina and Toby are the school's best dancers; a lot of valuable cards have been stolen from the pair and Fillmore must find out who stole them and why.

  • Recess - Swing on Thru to the Other Side (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Swing on Thru to the Other Side

    The mysterious Swinger Girl becomes a cult after she disappears.

  • Recess - Parent's Night (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Parent's Night

    Spinelli's parents have never come to Parents' Night; the kids are surprised when they find out why.

  • Recess - The New Kid (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    The New Kid

  • Recess - Randall's Revenge (Single Episode)
    Single Episode:

    Randall's Revenge

    TJ takes pity on Randall and invites him to join the gang, but it's a disaster.

  • Recess - Children of the Cornchip (Single Episode)
    Single Episode:

    Children of the Cornchip

    The friends hear the story of some strange corn chips that turn people into monsters when eaten.

  • Recess - King Bob (Single Episode)
    Single Episode:

    King Bob

  • Recess - The Madness of King Bob; Call Me Guy (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    The Madness of King Bob; Call Me Guy

    King Bob is determined to surprise TJ with a prank and TJ decides to go along with the joke, for the sake of normality; Gus discovers that he's popular when he doesn't wear his glasses.

  • Recess - The Trial; The Box (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    The Trial; The Box

  • Recess - Soccer Boy; The Principals of Golf (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    Soccer Boy; The Principals of Golf

  • Recess - Rainy Days; The Great Can Drive (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    Rainy Days; The Great Can Drive

    Rainy weather means recess is held indoors; fear of losing has the gang giving up on a recycling challenge.

  • Recess - When Bikes Attack; Night of Living Fenster (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    When Bikes Attack; Night of Living Fenster

  • Recess - The Ratings Game; My Funny Valentines (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    The Ratings Game; My Funny Valentines

    TJ makes some joke Valentine's cards, but the joke backfires when the girls really like them; the Ashleys decide to award everyone points out of 10, and the kids have a falling out when they get different ratings.

  • Recess - First Name Ashley; To Finster With Love (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    First Name Ashley; To Finster With Love

    Randall finds out Spinelli's first name is Ashley, so she's forced to join The Ashleys, until TJ rescues her; Miss Finster is acting weird, and the gang thinks she's in love.

  • Recess - Lost Leader; League of Randalls (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    Lost Leader; League of Randalls

    TJ resigns as planner of scams after Gus gets injured; Randall creates a spy ring from the Tylers and the Ashley brothers with chaotic results.

  • Recess - The Coolest Heat Wave Ever; Mundy, Mundy (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    The Coolest Heat Wave Ever; Mundy, Mundy

    The gang might possibly save the day when the water system closes down during a heat wave; when mean kid Conrad Mundy does a good deed, his reputation changes.

  • Recess - The C Note; Big Ol'Mikey (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    The C Note; Big Ol'Mikey

    TJ finds a 100-dollar bill and everyone in the gang fantasizes about what they'll spend it on; everyone is thrilled when Gretchen invents a machine that can predict the future height of any kid.

  • Recess - Beyond a Reasonable Scout; The Army-Navy Game (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    Beyond a Reasonable Scout; The Army-Navy Game

    After hearing Phil's scout tales, Gus and Mikey decide to become members, too; Gus and Corn Chip Girl's friendship is threatened by their fathers.

  • Recess - All the Principal's Men; No Strings Attached (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    All the Principal's Men; No Strings Attached

    When all the balls disappear from the playground, the gang investigates; Spinelli is suspicious when the Ashleys give her free tickets to the wrestling match.

  • Recess - The First Picture Show; Gus Fortune (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    The First Picture Show; Gus Fortune

    The gang wants to see "Señor Fusion" at the cinema, but Principal Prickly says they must pass a quiz about their hero before they can go; the kids have their fortune told and Gus is told he will die the next day.

  • Recess - Fort Tender; Germ Warfare (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    Fort Tender; Germ Warfare

    The gang makes a fort to play in during recess, but Lawson and his band of bullies take it over; the gang goes to King Bob, hoping he'll insist Lawson gives it back.

  • Recess - Prickly Is Leaving; Randall's Friends (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    Prickly Is Leaving; Randall's Friends

    The gang is happy to learn Prickly is leaving until the kids discover that his replacement is even worse; Randall bribes the gang to pretend to be his friend.

  • Recess - Recess Is Cancelled; Tattletale Heart (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    Recess Is Cancelled; Tattletale Heart

    The president cancels recess, but when he sees the results he institutes a new program that looks very similar; Gus knows who started the food fight, and Finster will stop at nothing to get him to tell.

  • Recess - The Principals of Golf; Kurst the Not so Bad (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    The Principals of Golf; Kurst the Not so Bad

    Vince is dubbed principal's pet after he's paired with Prickly for the annual golf day; the gang isn't happy when Mikey befriends the unpopular Kurst.

  • Recess - Barnaby Boys; One Stayed Clean (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    Barnaby Boys; One Stayed Clean

    T.J. and Vince try to solve the mystery of the substitute janitor; Gus vows to stay clean for picture day.

  • Recess - Parents Night; Bad-Hair Day (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    Parents Night; Bad-Hair Day

  • Recess - Dodgeball City; No Strings Attached (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    Dodgeball City; No Strings Attached

  • Recess - Fuss Over Finster; All the Principal's Men (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    Fuss Over Finster; All the Principal's Men

  • Recess - The Story of Whomps; A Career to Remember (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    The Story of Whomps; A Career to Remember

  • Recess - Legend of Big Kid; Good Ole T.J. (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    Legend of Big Kid; Good Ole T.J.

  • Recess - First Name Ashley; Jinxed (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    First Name Ashley; Jinxed

  • Recess - The Game; The Bet (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    The Game; The Bet

  • Recess - Voice; Kids in the Mist (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    Voice; Kids in the Mist

    Mikey has a great singing voice but he can only sing in the shower; psychologist Dr. Quilty's documentary about the gang suggests banning recess, so the kids decide to fight back.

  • Recess - Gus' Fortune; The First Picture Show (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    Gus' Fortune; The First Picture Show

  • Recess - A Genius Among Us; The Spy Who Came in From the Playground (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    A Genius Among Us; The Spy Who Came in From the Playground

    Gretchen befriends the person who has been secretly solving difficult math problems that were left on the blackboard; a spy has been planted at school, but the gang discovers the creep.

  • Recess - The Game; The Lost Ball (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    The Game; The Lost Ball

    A new game called ajimbo becomes the playground favorite; Gus kicks a special ball into the Yard of No Return and must get it back.

  • Recess - Franklin in Two Places; Franklin's First Star (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    Franklin in Two Places; Franklin's First Star

    Franklin has too many commitments; Franklin and Bear meet a hockey star.

  • Recess - Yope From Norway; The Library Kid (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    Yope From Norway; The Library Kid

    Gus pretends to be the hottest guy in school in order to befriend a new kid from Norway.

  • Recess - Kindergarten Derby; A Career to Remember (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    Kindergarten Derby; A Career to Remember

    The kindergarten kids are trained for a race by the upper grades; when the friends talk about future careers, they find Spinelli is the only one who has no idea what she wants to do.

  • Recess - Nobody Doesn't Like TJ; Spinelli's Masterpiece (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    Nobody Doesn't Like TJ; Spinelli's Masterpiece

  • Recess - My Funny Valentines; The Ratings Game (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    My Funny Valentines; The Ratings Game

  • Recess - My Fair Gretchen; Speedy We Hardly Knew Ye (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    My Fair Gretchen; Speedy We Hardly Knew Ye

    Gretchen does well on an IQ test so the principal wants to send her to a special school; Speedy, the school hamster, dies and the gang arranges a funeral.

  • Recess - Mama's Girl; Outcast Ashley (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    Mama's Girl; Outcast Ashley

    Miss Grotke praises Spinelli, who risks losing her cool when she's friendly in return; Ashley B. is banished from the Ashleys for a fashion mistake, leading her to discover she can make other friends.

  • Recess - The Experiment; The Great Jungle Gym Standoff (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    The Experiment; The Great Jungle Gym Standoff

    Butch tells everyone that one day they'll enjoy kissing girls, so the kids decide to see how bad it is; TJ and friends rescue their jungle gym from demolition.

  • Recess - The Dude; Bonky Fever (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    The Dude; Bonky Fever

    The legendary coolest kid at Third Street returns 15 years later as a resource teacher, but being cool now might get him fired.

  • Recess - Beyond a Reasonable Scout; The C Note (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    Beyond a Reasonable Scout; The C Note

  • Recess - Bad Hair Day; Dance Lessons (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    Bad Hair Day; Dance Lessons

    Mikey tries to set the world bubble gum record and ends up with gum all over his hair; Spinelli's parents make her take ballet lessons, and she finds out Mikey has been going for years.

  • Recess - The Army/Navy Game; Prince Randall (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    The Army/Navy Game; Prince Randall

  • Recess - The Army/Navy Game; Big Ol' Mikey (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    The Army/Navy Game; Big Ol' Mikey

  • Recess - Big Ol' Mikey; More Like Gretchen (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    Big Ol' Mikey; More Like Gretchen

  • Recess - The Big Prank; Hustler's Apprentice (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    The Big Prank; Hustler's Apprentice

    TJ plays a prank on Randy and is himself challenged by King Bob; Gus gets a taste for hustling and ends up working for the Hustler Kid, which upsets his friends.

  • Recess - Dodgeball City; Space Cadet (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    Dodgeball City; Space Cadet

    The Gang discovers Gus is a great dodge ball player, but he refuses to take part in a contest; Gretchen's latest experiment earns her a place on the Space Shuttle and the Gang has to help her get ready.

  • Recess - The Coolest Heatwave Ever!; No Strings Attached (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    The Coolest Heatwave Ever!; No Strings Attached

  • Recess - The Challenge; Wild Child (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    The Challenge; Wild Child

    Principal Prickley's brother is principal at a rival school. and soon there's competition to see which is the best school; as part of the Big Kid Buddy program, the gang finds itself paired up with a bunch of kindergarten kids.

  • Recess - The Break Up; The Hypnotist (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    The Break Up; The Hypnotist

    An essay subject causes the friends to disagree; the hypnotist, The Amazing Jeffrey, comes to school and hypnotizes the principal, with hilarious results.

  • Recess - One Stayed Clean; Rumor Mill (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    One Stayed Clean; Rumor Mill

    Gus has never had a school picture taken, and is very excited, but he's not having it done until the end of the day.

  • Recess - I Will Kick No More Forever; The Kid Came Back (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    I Will Kick No More Forever; The Kid Came Back

    Vince questions his kickball ability; a strange boy seems to bring bad luck.

  • Recess - Principal for a Day; The Beauty Contest (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    Principal for a Day; The Beauty Contest

    TJ wins a chance to be principal for a day and turns out to be even stricter than the real principal; the Ashleys enter Spinelli in a beauty contest as a cruel joke, but the joke's on them when she wins.

  • Recess - The Pest; The Legend of Big Kid (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    The Pest; The Legend of Big Kid

    Geoffrey annoys Gretchen; savage kindergartners kidnap T.J.

  • Recess - Tattletale Heart; The Big Prank (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    Tattletale Heart; The Big Prank

  • Recess - The Shiner; Stand Up, Randall (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    The Shiner; Stand Up, Randall

    Wild stories abound when T.J. shows up with a black eye; Randall becomes a standup comedian.

  • Recess - The Story of Whomps; Rainy Days (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    The Story of Whomps; Rainy Days

  • Recess - A Science Fair to Remember; Gus and Misdemeanors (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    A Science Fair to Remember; Gus and Misdemeanors

    Gus learns a valuable lesson about owning up when he steals candy from Kelso's; Gretchen takes on a protege for the science fair, not realizing her new friend intends to steal her project and win the prize.

  • Recess - That Stinking Feeling; Lord of the Nerds (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    That Stinking Feeling; Lord of the Nerds

    Spinelli discovers to her horror that she's got a crush on a boy; TJ breaks his collarbone and makes a whole new set of friends with the strange Pale Kids, who actually choose to stay inside during recess.

  • Recess - Teacher's Lounge; My Fair Gretchen (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    Teacher's Lounge; My Fair Gretchen

  • Recess - Partners in Crime; The Bet (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    Partners in Crime; The Bet

    Feeling left out and unappreciated, Menlo and Randall join forces to rule the playground; Vince always wins, so the gang bets him he can't go a whole day without winning.

  • Recess - Parent's Night; Swing on Thru to the Other Side (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    Parent's Night; Swing on Thru to the Other Side

    Spinelli's parents have never come to parents' night and he kids are surprised when they find out why; mysterious Swinger Girl becomes a cult after she disappears.

  • Recess - The Principals of Golf; All the Principal's Men (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    The Principals of Golf; All the Principal's Men

  • Recess - More Like Gretchen; The New Kid (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    More Like Gretchen; The New Kid

    Spinelli's parents praise Gretchen; new kid Gus arrives at Third Street Elementary.

  • Recess - The Break In; The New Kid (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    The Break In; The New Kid

    The kids rescue T.J. when Miss Finster takes away his recess; new kid Gus arrives at Third Street Elementary.

  • Recess - Dodgeball City; A Career to Remember (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    Dodgeball City; A Career to Remember

  • Recess - Speedy, We Hardly Knew Ye; I Will Kick No More Forever (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    Speedy, We Hardly Knew Ye; I Will Kick No More Forever

  • Recess - Don't Ask Me; The Secret Life of Grotke (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    Don't Ask Me; The Secret Life of Grotke

    Spinelli takes over the advice-giving role normally held by the Guru Kid; Spinelli's more violent advice soon creates chaos in the playground.

  • Recess - The Fuss Over Finster; Soccer Boy (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    The Fuss Over Finster; Soccer Boy

    When Miss Finster breaks her leg, the people at the playground take advantage of her inability to administer justice; TJ and the gang don't include Mikey on their soccer team, so he joins Lawson's team and turns out to be a great goalie.

  • Recess - Spinelli's Masterpiece; Nobody Doesn't Like T.J. (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    Spinelli's Masterpiece; Nobody Doesn't Like T.J.

    Spinelli creates a beautiful chalk masterpiece on the asphalt in the playground; when TJ discovers a kid who doesn't like him, he becomes determined to find out why and turn the kid around.

  • Recess - Space Cadet; Stand-Up Randall (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    Space Cadet; Stand-Up Randall

  • Recess - The Experiment; Swing on Thru to the Other Side (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    The Experiment; Swing on Thru to the Other Side

  • Recess - The First Picture Show/Gus Fortune (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    The First Picture Show/Gus Fortune

  • Recess - The First Picture Show; The Big Prank (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    The First Picture Show; The Big Prank

  • Recess - The Dude; Partners in Crime (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    The Dude; Partners in Crime

  • Recess - Economics of Recess; Omega Kids (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    Economics of Recess; Omega Kids

    TJ comes back to school and finds a new craze, monstickers, has taken over; after a food poisoning outbreak, the kids are sent home; they love being sent home and fake something more serious.

  • Recess - The Candidates; This Brain for Hire (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    The Candidates; This Brain for Hire

    It's election time, and Vince assumes he'll be class president again -- as he has been since kindergarten -- but this time there's competition.

  • Recess - The Barnaby Boys; Buried Treasure (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    The Barnaby Boys; Buried Treasure

    TJ and Vince become so obsessed with detective stories featuring The Barnaby Boys that they decide to try to solve a case themselves.

  • Recess - Teacher's Lounge; Randall's Reform (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    Teacher's Lounge; Randall's Reform

    The kids wonder what it's like in the teachers' lounge; T.J. invites Randall to join the gang.

  • Recess - Bad Hair Day; Principal for a Day (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    Bad Hair Day; Principal for a Day

  • Recess - That Stinking Feeling; My Funny Valentines (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    That Stinking Feeling; My Funny Valentines

  • Recess - Yope From Norway; Bonky Fever (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    Yope From Norway; Bonky Fever

  • Recess - The Biggest Trouble Ever; The Rules (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    The Biggest Trouble Ever; The Rules

    The gang accidentally breaks the statue of a famous hero; the original edition of "The Rules of the Playground" is discovered in the library.

  • Recess - The Box; The Trial (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    The Box; The Trial

    Miss Finster devises a new form of punishment; Spinelli is accused of throwing a rock.

  • Recess - Chez Vince; Tucked in Mikey (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    Chez Vince; Tucked in Mikey

    Sick of bad cafeteria food, Vince cooks his own and is good at it; Mikey seeks Menlo's help when he is named poet laureate of the school.

  • Recess - The Substitute; Gretchen and the Secret of Yo (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    The Substitute; Gretchen and the Secret of Yo

    The gang finds the substitute teacher is not what they expected; Gretchen has yo-yo skills.

  • Recess - The Challenge; Dance Lessons (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    The Challenge; Dance Lessons

  • Recess - The Breakup; The Beauty Contest (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    The Breakup; The Beauty Contest

  • Recess - The Story of Whomps; Weekend at Muriel's (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    The Story of Whomps; Weekend at Muriel's

    TJ invents the word whomps to save swearing but it gets out of hand; Miss Finster turns out to be a friend of Spinelli's parents and ends up babysitting for her.

  • Recess - The Shiner; Lord of the Nerds (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    The Shiner; Lord of the Nerds

  • Recess - Me No Know; Good Ole T.J. (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    Me No Know; Good Ole T.J.

    Vince is desperate to see the latest hit movie but his parents won't let him go; when he goes against their wishes, he gets into big trouble; Gretchen partners with TJ for a project and gets her worst grade ever.

  • Recess - Mikey's Pants; Here Comes Mr. Perfect (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    Mikey's Pants; Here Comes Mr. Perfect

    When Mikey rips his pants, the gang pitches in to help keep the embarrassing tear sewn up; a new kid comes to school who can beat everyone at their best game, and the gang hates it.

  • Recess - The Madness of King Bob; Call Me Guy (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    The Madness of King Bob; Call Me Guy

  • Recess - The Library Kid; The Ratings Game (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    The Library Kid; The Ratings Game

  • Recess - The Game; Wild Child (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    The Game; Wild Child

  • Recess - The Legend of Big Kid; Parents' Night (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    The Legend of Big Kid; Parents' Night

  • Recess - More Like Gretchen; Prince Randall (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    More Like Gretchen; Prince Randall

    Spinelli gets irate when her parents praise Gretchen; Randall uses an embarrassing photograph to blackmail King Bob.

  • Recess - Mundy, Mundy; Lost Leader (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    Mundy, Mundy; Lost Leader

  • Recess - One Stayed Clean; A Genius Among Us (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    One Stayed Clean; A Genius Among Us

  • Recess - Operation Stuart; Pharaoh Bob (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    Operation Stuart; Pharaoh Bob

    Mikey adopts a cat; King Bob wants to be sure he is remembered.

  • Recess - Old Folks Home; Some Friend (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    Old Folks Home; Some Friend

    Mikey volunteers the gang to visit a senior home, and they discover they have a lot in common with the older generation; TJ fulfills a childhood promise by going to Menlo's birthday party.

  • Recess - The Pest; Kids in the Mist (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    The Pest; Kids in the Mist

  • Recess - My Fair Gretchen; The Kid Came Back (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    My Fair Gretchen; The Kid Came Back

    The students come up with a plan to keep Gretchen from being transferred to another school; a small boy tags along with the others.

  • Recess - King Gus; Big Brother Chad (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    King Gus; Big Brother Chad

    King Bob chooses Gus to hold the fort for him while he's away, but the power goes to his head; Vince is Mr Cool, so everyone's shocked when they discover his brother is a nerd.

  • Recess - Kurst the Not-So-Bad; League of Randalls (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    Kurst the Not-So-Bad; League of Randalls

  • Recess - The Great Jungle Gym Stand Off; Jinxed (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    The Great Jungle Gym Stand Off; Jinxed

  • Recess - Kindergarten Derby; The Bet (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    Kindergarten Derby; The Bet

  • Recess - The Great Can Drive; Rainy Days (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    The Great Can Drive; Rainy Days

  • Recess - Good Luck Charm; Digger's Split Up (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    Good Luck Charm; Digger's Split Up

    Vince lends Spinelli his lucky marble, and it works so well that she doesn't want to give it back; the diggers split up, but that disturbs the balance of the playground so everyone tries to get them back together.

  • Recess - Outcast Ashley; The Lost Ball (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    Outcast Ashley; The Lost Ball

    Ashley A. hooks up with Gretchen when she is thrown out of the clique.

  • Recess - The Girl Was Trouble; Copycat Kid (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    The Girl Was Trouble; Copycat Kid

    Gretchen plays detective; Mikey thinks Vince saved his life.

  • Recess - Gus and Misdemeanors; A Science Fair to Remember (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    Gus and Misdemeanors; A Science Fair to Remember

    Gus learns a valuable lesson about owning up when he steals candy from Kelso's; Gretchen takes on a protege for the science fair, not realizing her new friend intends to steal her project and win the prize.

  • Recess - The Great State Fair; The A.V. Kid (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    The Great State Fair; The A.V. Kid

    Gus loves going to the state fair but his father forgot to sign his permission slip, so he has to spend the day alone at school with Miss Finster.

  • Recess - Gus' Fortune; Rumor Mill (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    Gus' Fortune; Rumor Mill

  • Recess - Jinxed; Officer Mikey (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    Jinxed; Officer Mikey

    Gus is jinxed and can't talk to anyone until they say his name, but that gets him into trouble; Mikey wants to be a safety ranger, so the friends are determined to help him realize his dream.

  • Recess - The Hypnotist; Mama's Girl (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    The Hypnotist; Mama's Girl

  • Recess - Schoolworld; Bachelor Gus (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    Schoolworld; Bachelor Gus

    Everyone is excited about the school's new high-tech computerized clock -- until it starts to turn evil and take over the school; Gus is horrified to hear that he might be changing schools again and lose his new friends.

  • Recess - Hustler's Apprentice; The Spy Who Came in From the Playground (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    Hustler's Apprentice; The Spy Who Came in From the Playground

  • Recess - Gus' Last Stand; Operation Field Trip (Double Bill)
    Double Bill:

    Gus' Last Stand; Operation Field Trip

    Gus is the new victim of Gelman the bully and must get up his courage to fight back; the bus breaks down on the way to a field trip, forcing the kids to work together to save the day.

  • Recess - Recess (Episode 1)
    Episode 1:

    Recess

    Quirky fourth graders dive into wild adventures at school.

  • Recess - The Rules

    The Rules

  • Recess - I Will Kick No More Forever

    I Will Kick No More Forever

    The gang helps restore Vince's confidence when he doubts his abilities at kickball.

  • Recess - The Break In

    The Break In

    TJ rebels against school meals; when he is caught in the kitchen stealing food, Ms. Finster locks him in.

  • Recess - Recess

    Recess

    Spinelli's parents have never come to parents' night and he kids are surprised when they find out why; mysterious Swinger Girl becomes a cult after she disappears.

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