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The Official Adventures in Odyssey Podcast

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Created for children ages 8-12 (but loved by listeners of all ages), Adventures in Odyssey is a 30-minute drama that combines the faith lessons parents appreciate with characters and stories that kids love! The official podcast gives behind-the-scenes information on the show, gives deleted scenes and answers fan questions.

Created for children ages 8-12 (but loved by listeners of all ages), Adventures in Odyssey is a 30-minute drama that combines the faith lessons parents appreciate with characters and stories that kids love! The official podcast gives behind-the-scenes information on the show, gives deleted scenes and answers fan questions.
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Created for children ages 8-12 (but loved by listeners of all ages), Adventures in Odyssey is a 30-minute drama that combines the faith lessons parents appreciate with characters and stories that kids love! The official podcast gives behind-the-scenes information on the show, gives deleted scenes and answers fan questions.

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English


Episodes

October 9, 2019: 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
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"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

September 25, 2019: Upcoming Odyssey musical features Tony Award-winning singer (Plus: new podcast music!)

9/24/2019
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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

September 11, 2019: VIDEO PODCAST: "Expect the Unexpected" and "Trial by Fire" Avery Awards

9/10/2019
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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

August 28, 2019: 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
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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

August 14, 2019: The very first Christmas episode: "Gifts for Madge and Guy" is getting a sequel. Hear from the returning cast members!

8/14/2019
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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

July 31, 2019: Robby Bruce - voice of Buck Oliver - is an Odyssey fan turned fan favorite

7/30/2019
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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

July 17, 2019: Go inside the mind of sound designer Jonathan Crowe to uncover secrets of "Take Every Thought Captive"

7/17/2019
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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

July 3, 2019: 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
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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

June 19, 2019: Farewell to our friend Jim Custer

6/18/2019
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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

June 5, 2019: 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
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"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

May 22, 2019: SPOILER WARNING: It’s time to talk about “The Long End” in spoilerific detail with Paul McCusker

5/22/2019
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If you haven’t heard “The Long End” three-parter, don't listen to this podcast and go hear Album 66. If you have listened, join writer/director Paul McCusker to get into the details of this adventure. Get ready for a few surprises on the way!

Duration:00:27:36

May 8, 2019: Dan Hagen tells us about the triumphant arrival of another Holstein to Odyssey

5/7/2019
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Though Dan Hagen is probably best known as Jacques Henri, Penny’s boss at the Art Gallery, this month he stars as a brand new character: Wilhelm Holstein. Plus: Hear a preview of "Rumpelstiltskin: A Wee Little Tale"

Duration:00:14:56

April 24, 2019: Ahoy! Sound designer Nathan Jones takes us beneath the seven seas in "B-TV: Trinity"

4/24/2019
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Sound designer Nathan Jones produced our latest B-TV, the previous B-TV, and our next B- TV. Learn how he creates the sketches, the sound effects, and the static. Plus hear preview of "The Long End, Part 2" and a few hints about "B-TV: Idolatry" coming later this year.

Duration:00:19:48

April 10, 2019: Monica Padilla - voice of double "L" Jillian, double "L" Marshall - tells us about auditioning opposite Townsend Coleman, preparation for acting, and (yes) appearing on the TV show Survivor.

4/10/2019
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The character of Jillian Marshall has held a variety of unusual jobs - including a sous chef, surfing instructor, and even a professional line-stander. Monica Padilla (the voice behind Jillian) has a variety of unusual life experiences and she shares those with us.

Duration:00:14:23

March 27, 2019: Marshal Younger returns to the studio for the first time in over a decade

3/27/2019
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Writer/director Marshal Younger talks about "Between Camp and a Hard Place," where he got his ideas for camp stories, and whether he was ever in a hard place during production.

Duration:00:19:43

March 13, 2019: Meet the new actresses in "Between Camp and a Hard Place"

3/13/2019
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Brianna Bryan (voice of Scarlett) and Rachel Eggleston (voice of Elise) tell us all about camp, commercials, and their characters in the latest adventure at Camp What-a-Nut.

Duration:00:19:31

February 27, 2019: Hear about the challenges - and the true story - behind creating "In a Sun-Scorched Land" from the crew who created it.

2/27/2019
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Writer-director Kathy Buchanan and sound designer Christopher Diehl journey to Africa (in one case, literally) for the latest Club exclusive adventure "In a Sun-Scorched Land." Plus, hear a preview of "Between Camp and a Hard Place."

Duration:00:20:11

February 13, 2019: Hear from the new Adventures in Odyssey coordinator about recordings sessions, working with agents, and behind the scenes secrets of the team.

2/12/2019
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Our new coordinator has been working on the Adventures in Odyssey for nine months now. She talks about her journey from running a camp for kids in foster care to the Dixie Stampede to moderating comments from fans to now being on the Odyssey team itself.

Duration:00:18:02

January 30, 2019: Hear from Andre Robinson and Phil Morris, who play the same character decades apart in this month’s Club adventure: "In a Sun- Scorched Land."

1/28/2019
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From Doc McStuffins to a Chrysler commercial, from Seinfeld to Star Trek to Odyssey, Andre and Phil share their journeys with us. Plus, hear a preview of "In a Sun-Scorched Land, Part 2."

Duration:00:19:29

January 16, 2019: Why did David Parker change actors? Who are Morrie's parents? Will you bring back the Inspiration Station? The Odyssey team answers your questions!

1/16/2019
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Executive producer Dave Arnold, producer Nathan Hoobler, and writer/director Phil Lollar answer fan questions about recent albums and preview the upcoming Album 66. Plus, hear the answers to some pressing questions from way back in Odyssey history.

Duration:00:26:40