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Welcome user, to the Recess Wikia , database of information all about Disney's hit 90's animated television series Recess, which has been made for the fans, by the fans. The Television show ran for six seasons,128 episodes, between September 13, 1997 – December 9, 2003. We're managing a massive 467 articles, 2,196 images, 19,744 edits about this TV series.

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Recess portrays the lives of six fourth graders as they go about their daily lives in a highly clichéd school environment. The students of Third Street School have set up a microcosm of traditional human society complete with its own government, class system, and set of unwritten laws. They are ruled by a monarch, who has various enforcers to make sure his decrees are carried out. The little society has a long list of rigid values and social norms that imposes a high expectation of conformity upon all the students.
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Ashley Funicello Spinelli is the tomboyish Italian-American substitute ringleader of the Recess Gang. She dislikes her first name Ashley because she doesn't want to be a member of the Ashleys, therefore she uses her surname as an alias.

Facts you probably didn't know about her:

  • She is afraid of heights.
  • Spinelli and T.J. are the only main characters who commonly wear jackets.
  • According to the official website for the series, her favorite colors are black and blue.
  • Spinelli was based on a girl who Paul Germain and Joe Ansolabehere knew from college.

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Yes, Mikey, Santa Does Shave was the seventeenth episode of the second season of Recess which was first broadcast on December 26, 1998.

Its Christmas at the Third Street School. Mikey tries to explain to the gang that Santa is exists, but instead proves to himself that he doesn't, but then something unexpected happens.

Facts you probably didn't know about this Episode:

  • When Mayor Fitzhugh appears in this episode, he has black hair instead of grey.
  • This was the only episode to feature a different closing theme. Instead of a shortened version of the theme song, a Recess-themed version of "Jingle Bells" played.
  • When the kids were singing "White Christmas", only Spinelli, Gretchen, and Vince were played by their regular voice actors. Aside from Robert Goulet as Mikey, the rest of the gang were played by members of the Disney Chorus.

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