The Bet is the sixth episode of the third season of Recess which was first broadcast on September 25, 1999.
T.J. bets Vince his 60 best Señor Fusion comics for 10 of Vinces's mystery books that he cannot go without winning every game he plays for one day.
- When Vince is trying to lose against Cornchip Girl, her hair is red.
- This is the first episode that features Spinelli wearing sneakers instead of her boots; the second would be "Soccer Boy" in which she wears soccer cleats.
- This is the first episode where Timmy is referred to by name.
- This episode was paired up with "Partners in Crime" outside the US.
- This is the only episode where the gang are shown wearing gym clothes. Other times in the series when they have gym class, they're wearing their usual outfits.
- T.J. Detweiler - Andrew Lawrence
- Vince LaSalle - Ricky D'Shon Collins
- Ashley Spinelli - Pamela Segall-Aldon
- Gretchen Grundler - Ashley Johnson
- Mikey Blumberg - Jason Davis
- Gus Griswald - Courtland Mead
- Ashley Armbruster - Anndi McAffee
- Ashley Boulet - Francesca Smith
- Ashley Quinland - Rachel Crane
- Earwin Lawson - Erik von Detten
- Cornchip Girl - Aria Noelle Curzon
- Coach Kloogey - Paul Wilson
- Timmy - Ryan O'Donohue
- Billy - Sam Gifaldi