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The Official Adventures in Odyssey Podcast

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Rank #43 in Kids & Family category

Kids & Family
Religion & Spirituality
Christianity
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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!

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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!

iTunes Ratings

1209 Ratings
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Connie Kendall

By you're BIGGEST fan!!! - Sep 23 2019
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Please feature more of Connie Kendall!!!! I love her!!!!

I concur with the condor

By Vinnie gamer - Sep 21 2019
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You should make more free episodes and you should put Wooten in them 🥺🥺🥺🥺🥺🥺🥺🥺🥺🥺🥺🥺🥺🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏

iTunes Ratings

1209 Ratings
Average Ratings
827
144
71
54
113

Connie Kendall

By you're BIGGEST fan!!! - Sep 23 2019
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Please feature more of Connie Kendall!!!! I love her!!!!

I concur with the condor

By Vinnie gamer - Sep 21 2019
Read more
You should make more free episodes and you should put Wooten in them 🥺🥺🥺🥺🥺🥺🥺🥺🥺🥺🥺🥺🥺🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏

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The Official Adventures in Odyssey Podcast

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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!

December 19, 2017: FREE EPISODE: "Spare Tire," the first drama Focus on the Family produced

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Merry Christmas! As the year draws to a close, we listen to the very first radio drama ever produced by Focus on the Family. "Spare Tire" released on the daily Focus on the Family broadcast on December 17, 1983 and it paved the way for "Family Portraits" and - ultimately - Adventures in Odyssey. Hear this drama, plus an interview with Odyssey co-creator Steve Harris.

Dec 19 2017

23mins

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December 23, 2015: FREE EPISODE: "New Year's Eve, Live!" (plus never-before-heard bonus scenes and song!)

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In the very first Odyssey live show, the gang from Whit's End hosts a wacky New Year's eve celebration. Hear how the show came together from writer/director Phil Lollar and executive producer Dave Arnold. Plus, hear never-before-heard scenes and songs from the performance.

Dec 21 2015

48mins

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May 13, 2015: FREE EPISODE: "First Things First" (plus interview with writer/director Paul McCusker)

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In the first episode of Album 59: Taking the Plunge, Penny considers Wooton's proposal by asking what it means to be married while he deals with a setback in re-building his house.

May 13 2015

29mins

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September 8, 2010: FREE EPISODE: "The Jokes on You," plus hear from sound designer Duane Harms

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When Jason Whittaker encourages his Sunday School class to be encouraging, Julie takes on Dwayne as a project. But when she encourages him to be funny, the results may be catastrophic!

Sep 08 2010

37mins

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Sept. 05, 2012: FREE EPISODE: "Happy Hunting"

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In this episode from album 56, Penny Wise embarks on a frantic search to find happiness, but in the process she makes everyone around her miserable.

Sep 05 2012

26mins

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Dec. 29, 2010: FREE EPISODE: "Gloobers" plus an interview with Brandon Gilberstadt (Jared) and Kris Kachurak (Dwayne)

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Jared and Dwayne take their favorite computer game Gloobers to the next level when they get a chance to play the game "for real" in the Room of Consequence.

Dec 29 2010

34mins

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Dec. 28, 2011: FREE EPISODE: The Barclay Family Ski Vacation, plus an interview with writer and co-star Jeff Parker

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In this episode from 1989, Donna gets a crush on her ski instructor while on a vacation with her family. Her dad realizes that his young daughter is quickly growing up. After the show, writer and co-star Jeff Parker talks about this episode and his cameos on Adventures in Odyssey over the years.

Dec 21 2011

29mins

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August 21, 2013: FREE EPISODE: "Wonderworld"

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In this episode from "A Place of Wonder," Jimmy Barclay decides he's too old for Whit's End and the Imagination Station, but comes to a new discovery through an imaginative boy named Lawrence. Plus, hear an interview with writer/director Phil Lollar and voice actor Gabriel Encarnacion.

Aug 21 2013

38mins

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June 25, 2014: FREE EPISODE: "The Ties That Bind, Part 1" (the first episode of album 58)

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In this first adventure of the upcoming Adventures in Odyssey release, it’s a time of surprises as Wooton becomes the celebrity guest at Comic-Connellsville and Whit finds himself in conflict over the upcoming “Let’s Get Together Festival” in Odyssey. Plus, hear an interview with writer-director Paul McCusker about the entire 14-part series.

Jun 25 2014

34mins

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December 19, 2018: FREE EPISODE: "Gone Fishing," a Focus on the Family drama from 1986!

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Merry Christmas! "Gone Fishing," one of the early dramas Focus produced, featured two actors who would later become familiar names on Adventures in Odyssey: Chuck Bolte and Hal Smith. Chuck Bolte was executive producer on the show during the majority of its first decade and Hal Smith, of course, became the first voice of John Avery Whittaker. Hear this drama that helped lay the foundation for Adventures in Odyssey, plus some special memories from Chuck.

Dec 19 2018

27mins

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December 24, 2014: FREE EPISODE: "A Lamb's Tale"

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In this classic adventure from Album 43, the Odyssey crew is involved in six interwoven stories about Christmas. It all begins when Tamika gives away her toy lamb for Christmas.

Dec 23 2014

24mins

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Dec. 26, 2012: FREE EPISODE: Family Portraits: "You're Not Gonna Believe This…"

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Hear a free episode of the original Family Portraits drama series. This series launched Adventures in Odyssey 25 years ago and it's now available for digital download.

Dec 21 2012

20mins

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Jan. 28, 2009: FREE Adventures in Odyssey episode: "Called On in Class"

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First up, enjoy the full-length episode "Called on in Class"... when Trent DeWhite has to present in front of his whole class, the mayhem he imagines is earth-shattering! Then, writer/director Bob Hoose joins us to discuss how Trent got his name, his experiences working with Adventures in Odyssey actors, and lots more.

Jan 28 2009

33mins

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Oct. 8, 2008: FREE Adventures in Odyssey episode - "BTV: Obedience"

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The Biblical story of Elisha comes alive in B-TV: Obedience, a FREE half-hour drama from the new Adventures in Odyssey CD set Bible Eyewitness: Hall of Faith. Plus: do not miss an exclusive interview at the end with actor Dave Madden, voice of "Bernard."

Oct 08 2008

33mins

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May. 20, 2009: FREE Adventures in Odyssey episode: "Into Temptation" plus an interview with Bob Luttrell

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Enjoy a free episode from "On Earth As It Is In Heaven" (album 17), plus hear Bob Luttrell talk about bringing actors to the show and stepping behind the microphone himself.

May 20 2009

34mins

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Feb. 6, 2008: FREE Adventures in Odyssey episode - "East Winds Raining"

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Hear "East Winds Raining," a popular Adventures in Odyssey history episode, plus a behind the scenes look at the creation of this episode.

Feb 06 2008

30mins

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Sept. 19, 2007: FREE Adventures in Odyssey episode - "Welcoming Wooton"

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Odyssey's favorite mailman comes to town in this hilarious half-hour adventure. At the end, don't miss out as comedian Torry Martin--who helped create Wooton--talks with producer Marshal Younger about Wooton's origin and other little-known facts.

Sep 19 2007

31mins

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December 11, 2013: FREE EPISODE: "The Pilot, Part 1" (plus interviews with Brock Eastman and Jim Mhoon)

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In this episode from the recent "A Call to Something More," an old friend of Connie’s tells her the incredible story of a mission trip to a remote village. It's a story of medical mystery, daring plane flights, and even...love. Plus, hear interviews with producer Brock Eastman and Focus Vice President Jim Mhoon.

Dec 11 2013

38mins

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May 24, 2008: FREE Episode - Kidsboro, Part 1

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Hear the Part 1 of "Kidsboro," then check out the books available in the Kidsboro series!

May 24 2008

25mins

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September 7, 2011: FREE EPISODE: "Someone to Watch Over Me," plus interview with Odyssey co-creator Phil Lollar

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In this Odyssey classic, Jimmy Barclay goes on his most incredible adventure ever when meets a gentleman named Mr. Nagle on a World War II bomber.

Sep 07 2011

44mins

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December 4, 2019: Penny Wise: From unwitting accomplice in the Green Ring Conspiracy to Connie’s best friend and roommate to wife of everybody’s favorite mailman

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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!)

Dec 03 2019

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November 20, 2019: Hear from the actor who has performed in more episodes of Adventures in Odyssey than any other! (No, we don’t mean Chris.)

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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.

Nov 20 2019

20mins

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November 6, 2019: Odyssey high school quarterback Cooper Calhoun arrives on the podcast voiced by Preston Butler III

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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”!)

Nov 05 2019

18mins

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October 21, 2019: Meet Tucker Chandler, voice of Wyatt Perkins!

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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.

Oct 21 2019

12mins

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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.

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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.

Oct 08 2019

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

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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"

Sep 24 2019

23mins

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

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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!

Sep 10 2019

13mins

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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.

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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.

Aug 27 2019

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

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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.

Aug 14 2019

27mins

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

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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.

Jul 30 2019

18mins

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

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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.

Jul 17 2019

18mins

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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!

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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!

Jul 02 2019

29mins

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June 19, 2019: Farewell to our friend Jim Custer

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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.

Jun 18 2019

21mins

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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!)

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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.

Jun 03 2019

18mins

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

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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!

May 22 2019

27mins

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

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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"

May 07 2019

14mins

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

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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.

Apr 24 2019

19mins

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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.

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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.

Apr 10 2019

14mins

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

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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.

Mar 27 2019

19mins

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

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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.

Mar 13 2019

19mins

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