"The Dude" is the twenty-third episode of the fourth season of Recess, which was first broadcast on November 28th, 1999.


An urban legend comes back to Third Street School. Now an aspiring teacher, he returns as an idol - now known to the kids as Mr. Dude.


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  • Miss Finster seems to remember The Dude from his elementary school years (in the 1980s), however, Miss Grotke seems to have just met him. This may suggest that she didn't begin teaching at Third Street School until the very late '80s or early '90s.
  • At the beginning of the episode, Mikey refers to Swinger Girl as Swinger Kid.
  • This episode was cut from the Italian dub.
  • This episode was paired up with "Bonky Fever" outside the US.
  • This Episode is (Parcially in youtube) "Lost" from the Latin American dub.


  • T.J. Detweiler - Andrew Lawrence
  • Vince LaSalle - Rickey D'Shon Collins
  • Ashley Spinelli - Pamela Segall-Adlon
  • Gretchen Grundler - Ashley Johnson
  • Mikey Blumberg - Jason Davis
  • Gus Griswald - Courtland Mead
  • Miss Finster - April Winchell
  • Miss Grotke - Allyce Beasley
  • Principal Prickly - Dabney Coleman
  • Mr. Dude - Joey Lawrence
  • Lunchlady Irma - Tress MacNeille

External Links

The Dude on Internet Movie Database