Recess (television) Animated series about a quirky group of fourth graders who make friends, learn how to get along with each other, and discover that cool things happen at recess. It debuted on One Saturday Morning on ABC on September 13, 1997. From the team who helped produce the award-winning Rugrats, Paul Germain and Joe Ansolabehere. Voices include Andy Lawrence (T.J.), Rickey D’Shon Collins (Vince), Pamela Segall (Spinelli), Jason Davis (Mikey), Ashley Johnson (Gretchen), Courtland Mead (Gus), April Winchell (Miss Finster), Dabney Coleman (Principal Prickly), Allyce Beasley (Miss Grotke), Glenne Headley (Miss Salamone). 65 episodes.