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Focus On The Family

An Evangelical Christian-themed radio drama/comedy series created by Focus on the Family in 1987.

An Evangelical Christian-themed radio drama/comedy series created by Focus on the Family in 1987.

Location:

Colorado Springs, CO

Description:

An Evangelical Christian-themed radio drama/comedy series created by Focus on the Family in 1987.

Language:

English

Contact:

Focus on the Family Colorado Springs, CO 80995 1-800-232-6459


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Episodes

Bob and Jesse continue their incredible journey in the Imagination Station to visit Adventures in Odyssey fans on three continents!

2/26/2020
We have Club members in 83 countries and territories - all over the globe! Last time, Bob and Jesse visited a few countries with only one member. After the Imagination Station is fixed, they set off to visit even more (and hopefully, find their way back home!).

Duration:00:29:01

Step into the Imagination Station for a journey unlike any you've ever taken before - visiting Adventures in Odyssey fans all over the globe!

2/11/2020
We have Adventures in Odyssey Club members in 83 countries and territories. Today Bob and Jesse set off to visit a few of those places - countries with only one club member!

Duration:00:27:04

The story of the Titanic has never been told this way before. Hear about the creation of the music and sound effects.

1/28/2020
The Club adventures "Unsinkable, Parts 1 and 2" pretty much defined the word "epic." Hear from the post-production team - sound designer Nathan Jones and composer Jared Depasquale - about how they met the challenge.

Duration:00:19:28

Meet Pastor Lawrence and his daughter Joy, the 2019 Whit Award winners

1/15/2020
Joy wrote that her dad was "not only the kindest father ever but he’s also a pastor and basketball coach! He’s taught me how to love others more than myself and he introduced me to my Father in Heaven, God." Hear from Joy and her dad about the qualities that Lawrence and Mr. Whittaker share. (Plus: The announcement of ANOTHER special award!)

Duration:00:18:29

Who was the villain in "A Sacrificial Escape"? What's going to happen to Jones and Parker? Will Wooton and Penny be in the next album? Will you release the unreleased episodes? The team answers your questions!

1/1/2020
Executive producer Dave Arnold, producer Nathan Hoobler, and writers/directors Phil Lollar, and Marshal Younger look back at Album 67: More than Meets the Eye and look ahead to Album 68. Bonus: hear an audio preview of 68!

Duration:00:25:58

FREE EPISODE! "The Sounds of Life" a Focus on the Family drama from the Adventures in Odyssey team

12/18/2019
Merry Christmas! The team behind Adventures in Odyssey produced "The Sounds of Life" in 1992. Writer Paul McCusker and sound designer Dave Arnold produced this drama between their responsibilities for Odyssey. Originally released on the Focus on the Family broadcast, this touching drama illustrates some of life's most precious moments.

Duration:00:35:56

Penny Wise: From unwitting accomplice in the Green Ring Conspiracy to Connie’s best friend and roommate to wife of everybody’s favorite mailman

12/3/2019
It's hard to believe, but Kimmy Robertson (voice of Penny Bassett) has been on the show for going on ten years now. Listen to Kimmy's insights about Penny (and hear her answer to whether Wooton and Penny should have kids!)

Duration:00:17:16

Hear from the actor who has performed in more episodes of Adventures in Odyssey than any other! (No, we don’t mean Chris.)

11/20/2019
Katie Leigh has been in Odyssey since the fourth episode (and appeared way back in "Family Portraits"). It’s time to talk to Katie about recent developments.

Duration:00:20:58

Odyssey high school quarterback Cooper Calhoun arrives on the podcast voiced by Preston Butler III

11/5/2019
Preston Butler III more than lives up to his name as he shares about how his faith affects his craft (and vice-versa), working with Robby Bruce, and what Philippians 4:13 means to him. (Plus a preview of season finale: “Nightmares by Constance, Part 2”!)

Duration:00:18:16

Meet Tucker Chandler, voice of Wyatt Perkins!

10/21/2019
The creator of Wyatt described the character as speaking with utmost authority...on subjects he knows nothing about. But Tucker Chandler, voice of Wyatt, isn't like that at all. He knows a lot about auditions, voice acting, and - yes - even useless facts.

Duration:00:12:39

How many people have had an Odyssey written about them - and got to be in the studio to meet the person playing them? Find out.

10/8/2019
"Rightly Dividing" was based on the true life story of Sarah Keimig. Born blind, she's gone through a variety of eye procedures in her lifetime. Find out why her story inspired an adventure and what it was like being in the studio while her story was recorded.

Duration:00:17:26

Upcoming Odyssey musical features Tony Award-winning singer (Plus: new podcast music!)

9/24/2019
Actor/singer Gregory Jbara and writer/director/composer talk about Adventures in Odyssey's adaptation of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow: "Icky and Kat and Balty and Bones"

Duration:00:23:44

VIDEO PODCAST: "Expect the Unexpected" and "Trial by Fire" Avery Awards

9/10/2019
Welcome the new and improved, super hip, super relatable, ultra rad, lit, on fleek, Dab, EPIIIIIIIC Avery Awards! We’ve got mail! And it’s the results from your votes on the Avery Awards for Odyssey Album 65: "Expect the Unexpected" and Album 66: "Trial by Fire!!!" And this year, we’ve taken it to a WHOLE NEW LEVEL! We’ve ditched the old style Avery Awards, and we’re doing this one like the kids do it!

Duration:00:13:57

Dr. Astan Lebernis - portrayed by voice actor Jamieson Price - is a major new character in next month’s Club adventure "The World of Whitonia." Hear the voice behind the voice.

8/27/2019
Jamieson Price first appeared on Adventures in Odyssey playing several characters in "B-TV: Trinity." He’s back playing a slightly more sinister role in next month’s Club adventure. Jamieson tells us about playing a baddie, replacing dialog, and his greatest fears.

Duration:00:17:29

The very first Christmas episode: "Gifts for Madge and Guy" is getting a sequel. Hear from the returning cast members!

8/14/2019
The title cast members for "Gifts for Madge and Guy" (Will Ryan, voice of Eugene and Guy, and Chris Anthony Lansdowne, our host and the voice of Madge) stop by for a hold-onto-your-hats chat. The original episode aired in 1987, and more than thirty years later, “Part 2” is available in the Club now. Plus, Dave Arnold gives the inside scoop on the Odyssey Character Survey.

Duration:00:27:39

Robby Bruce - voice of Buck Oliver - is an Odyssey fan turned fan favorite

7/30/2019
Robby Bruce has acted on Adventures in Odyssey for a decade now. He’s sung on the show, he’s appeared on a Clubhouse Magazine Cover, and he’s gone from a villain to a beloved member of the Meltsner family. Hear from Robby about the latest developments.

Duration:00:18:30

Go inside the mind of sound designer Jonathan Crowe to uncover secrets of "Take Every Thought Captive"

7/17/2019
There’s never been an Adventures in Odyssey episode quite like “Take Every Thought Captive,” where mean girl Valerie Swanson visits a strange city inside her own mind. Sound designer Jonathan Crowe talks about the creation of this unusual adventure.

Duration:00:18:46

What’s the name of Album 67? Is Morrie going to work with Mr. Skint? Will there be another cruise or live show? Are Buck and Jules in a relationship? The Odyssey team answers your questions!

7/2/2019
Executive producer Dave Arnold, producer Nathan Hoobler, writers/directors Kathy Buchanan, Phil Lollar, and Paul McCusker answer fan questions about recent albums and preview upcoming adventures. Plus, hear an audio preview of Album 67!

Duration:00:29:09

Farewell to our friend Jim Custer

6/18/2019
Jim Custer - the voice of young John Avery Whittaker among others - passed away on May 5, 2019. Former executive producer Chuck Bolte, writer/director Bob Hoose, and actor Gary Reed (voice of Jeff Lewis) knew Jim for a collective period of over one hundred years. The three of them share memories and stories from Jim’s life - and his time on Adventures in Odyssey.

Duration:00:21:15

Fan favorite Zach Callison returns to Odyssey as the voice of Two-Bits Luker in "The Long End" (Plus: Vote in the Avery Awards!)

6/3/2019
"The Long End" introduced the somewhat violent Two-Bits Luker, a guy who liked to carry a baseball bat around to get his point across. Two-Bits was played by Zach Callison, the original voice of Matthew Parker from 2010 to 2014. Zach tells us what he’s been up in recent years and how he created a character who was very different.

Duration:00:18:30