Lord of the Nerds is the tenth episode of the third season of Recess which was first broadcast on November 6, 1999.
T.J. breaks his collarbone playing kickball, and has to spend recess with the pale kids.
- Animation error: When T.J. arrives on the day the Pale Kids are planning to play Daggers and Dragons, T.J.'s cast is missing.
- The Pale Kids all make their first appearances in this episode.
- This episode was paired up with "The Shiner," making it an instance where in two episodes in a row, T.J. was injured somehow.
- The game played by the Pale Kids, Daggers and Dragons, is a parody of the popular role-playing game Dungeons and Dragons.
- This episode was paired up with "That Stinking Feeling" outside the US.
- T.J. Detweiler - Andrew Lawrence
- Vince LaSalle - Rickey D'Shon Collins
- Ashley Spinelli - Pamela Segall-Adlon
- Gretchen Grundler/Ashley Tomassia - Ashley Johnson
- Mikey Blumberg - Jason Davis
- Gus Griswald - Courtland Mead
- Miss Finster - April Winchell
- Ashley Armbruster - Anndi McAfee
- Ashley Boulet - Francesca Smith
- Ashley Quinlan - Rachel Crane
- Earwin Lawson - Erik von Detten
- Frank "Knarf" Sedgewick: Eddie Deezen
- Rodney - Kenny Blank
- Steve - Pamela Hayden
- Carl - Kath Soucie
- Comic Shop Owner - Sam McMurray