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The Official Adventures in Odyssey Podcast

Focus On The Family

Get the latest news and go behind-the-scenes of the world's #1 family audio drama, 'Adventures in Odyssey'! In 'The Official Adventures in Odyssey Podcast', you'll hear fun stories straight from the show's actors -- and 'Adventures in Odyssey' producers regularly answer fan questions submitted at WhitsEnd.org/Podcast. New editions available every other Wednesday. Subscribe now to get each new edition right when it releases!

Get the latest news and go behind-the-scenes of the world's #1 family audio drama, 'Adventures in Odyssey'! In 'The Official Adventures in Odyssey Podcast', you'll hear fun stories straight from the show's actors -- and 'Adventures in Odyssey' producers regularly answer fan questions submitted at WhitsEnd.org/Podcast. New editions available every other Wednesday. Subscribe now to get each new edition right when it releases!

Location:

Colorado Springs, CO

Description:

Get the latest news and go behind-the-scenes of the world's #1 family audio drama, 'Adventures in Odyssey'! In 'The Official Adventures in Odyssey Podcast', you'll hear fun stories straight from the show's actors -- and 'Adventures in Odyssey' producers regularly answer fan questions submitted at WhitsEnd.org/Podcast. New editions available every other Wednesday. Subscribe now to get each new edition right when it releases!

Language:

English

Contact:

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


Episodes

Andre Stojka on Whit: "What a great role."

5/4/2022
Andre Stojka recently set a record -- he's played the role of John Avery Whittaker longer than either of his predecessors. Andre looks back on his time as Whit -- and forward to more adventures.

Duration:00:16:34

Buck + Jules = Buckles

4/19/2022
Robby Bruce (voice of Buck) and Shona Rodman (voice of Jules) share the latest developments in their characters and their own lives. Plus, what they think of the idea of Jules and Buck getting together.

Duration:00:22:10

SPOILER WARNING: Explore the "As Buck Would Have It" three-parter from idea to playback.

4/6/2022
If you haven’t heard “As Buck Would Have It,” don't listen to this podcast and go hear Album 72. If you have listened, join writer/director Kathy Buchanan and sound designer Luke Guenot to hear how this adventure was created. Note: This podcast includes both touching moments and morgue freezers.

Duration:00:23:41

It’s time to talk about the Olivia arc.

3/23/2022
Spoiler warning! Showrunner Marshal Younger looks back at the beginnings - and the ending - of the Olivia faith story arc.

Duration:00:26:45

Come see the softer side of Drake

3/9/2022
Writer Bob Hoose and sound designer apprentice Zach Schneider (a newcomer to the podcast and team!) discover Drake’s softer side in this month’s Club adventure: "Drake and the Aberrant Automaton."

Duration:00:25:23

The beginning of an Odyssey career

2/22/2022
New Odyssey coordinator Megan Rolofson shares her Adventure to Odyssey.

Duration:00:17:18

The end of an Odyssey career

2/9/2022
Jonathan Crowe takes an adventure that no one on the Odyssey team has ever taken.

Duration:00:22:46

VIDEO PODCAST: World-premiere of Adventures in Odyssey JumpStart

1/25/2022
Tour the town of Odyssey and get to know its people and businesses through this unique video feature, soon to be a new feature on the fully revamped Club website.

Duration:00:09:18

Why didn’t "A Dickensian Dilemma" have an ending?

1/12/2022
Writer/director Phil Lollar and executive producer Dave Arnold share how Dr. Seuss, the math problem 2+2, and the author of "A Christmas Carol" all connect to this month’s Club adventure.

Duration:00:24:22

FREE EPISODE: "The Letter"

12/29/2021
Before Adventures in Odyssey, there was "Family Portraits," a short series that introduced the world to what was soon to be everyone’s favorite small town. In the episode "The Letter," a teen named Stacey gets into an argument with her father and eventually finds a way to forgive him. This was the first Focus drama featuring Katie Leigh, who would soon play Connie Kendall. Hear "The Letter" and Katie’s memories of the recording.

Duration:00:22:05

What is the future of Eugene Meltsner?

12/15/2021
Showrunner Marshal Younger, writer/director Kathy Buchanan, executive producer Dave Arnold, writer/director Phil Lollar, and line producer Nathan Hoobler answer your questions, like: Will Eugene and Katrina ever adopt Buck? When is the next time we’ll see Emily, Morrie, and Suzu? How often are the writers' meetings and how many albums do you plan ahead? What are the plans for the Blackgaard books? And the question for the ages: Why did Mitch’s voice change in that scene in "Green Eyes and...

Duration:00:24:35

Why have Olivia doubting her faith on Odyssey?

11/30/2021
Showrunner Marshal Younger and head of orthodoxy Ron Reno discuss the Olivia story arc, give a preview of the future, and explain the word "orthodoxy."

Duration:00:22:27

One young listener's dream to be on Adventures in Odyssey comes true!

11/17/2021
Paul-Mikel Williams grew up listening to Odyssey and dreamed of acting on the show. Now he plays a main character: Trey Calhoun.

Duration:00:18:21

Olivia and Zoe: Friends for life... on and off the show

11/3/2021
Kelly Stables is Olivia Parker and Natalie Lander is Zoe Grant. They’ve been buddies on the show since 2015’s "Take it on Trust." But they’ve been friends in real life longer than their Odyssey characters have been alive.

Duration:00:19:22

Today’s podcast is sunny with 100% chance of Schantelle Cason

10/19/2021
Schantelle Cason plays Odyssey meteorologist and mom Kayla Calhoun. Schantelle shares how she got to choose the name of her character and what’s ahead for the Calhouns.

Duration:00:17:23

What does a book editor do anyway?

10/5/2021
For the first time in over a decade, a new Last Chance Detectives story is available. And there are more coming! Focus editor Thomas Jeffries tells us where this story came from, the Last Chance connection to Odyssey, and why every writer needs an editor.

Duration:00:19:33

Survive a winter storm storm in Odyssey not once, not twice, but FOUR times

9/22/2021
Writer/director Kathy Buchanan takes us to a snowy writer’s meeting - complete with giant Post-It notes and a knitting club - that led to a new series of Club stories.

Duration:00:18:49

"Best Kept Secrets" and "Finding a Way" Avery Awards

9/7/2021
Reliving the glory of Avery Awards past, Bob and Jesse present the awards for Best Actress, Best Actor, Best Surprise, Best Sound Design, Best Script, and more... all while diving under the ocean and meeting a underwater scuba set on launching Jesse into the Scub-all of Fame. You have to hear it to believe it!

Duration:00:22:07

Turn the spotlight on the sounds of "Voice of Freedom"

8/23/2021
Writer/director Marshal Younger and sound designers Christopher Diehl and Nathan Jones talk about the challenges of recording out of order, creating crowds, and the absence of nature sounds in "Voice of Freedom."

Duration:00:16:20

All about the story and sounds of "Voice of Freedom"

8/10/2021
Writer/director Marshal Younger and sound designers Christopher Diehl and Nathan Jones talk about the creation of "Voice of Freedom," from the seed of the idea to fully-grown two-part episode. (Stay tuned to our next podcast to hear more!)

Duration:00:15:15