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The Official Adventures in Odyssey Podcast

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Rank #37 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

1401 Ratings
Average Ratings
970
167
88
56
120

Odyssey rocks

By char cat - May 07 2020
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So awesome!!!! Such a great story and lesson!!!😉

Love it 😍

By ml2258 - Apr 14 2020
Read more
I love love it has helped me with god 😍🥰😘

iTunes Ratings

1401 Ratings
Average Ratings
970
167
88
56
120

Odyssey rocks

By char cat - May 07 2020
Read more
So awesome!!!! Such a great story and lesson!!!😉

Love it 😍

By ml2258 - Apr 14 2020
Read more
I love love it has helped me with god 😍🥰😘
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The Official Adventures in Odyssey Podcast

Latest release on Jun 30, 2020

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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!

Rank #1: 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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Rank #2: Dec. 30, 2009: FREE episode: "Snow Day," plus interview with John Fornof and Rob Jorgensen

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Enjoy a free episode from "The Encore Collection," plus hear writer John Fornof and sound designer Rob Jorgensen discuss the production of this popular show.

Dec 30 2009

37mins

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Rank #3: 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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Rank #4: 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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Rank #5: 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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Rank #6: 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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Rank #7: 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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Rank #8: 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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Rank #9: 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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Rank #10: 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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Rank #11: 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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Rank #12: 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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Rank #13: 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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Rank #14: 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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Rank #15: 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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Rank #16: FREE EPISODE! "The Sounds of Life" a Focus on the Family drama from the Adventures in Odyssey team

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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.

Dec 18 2019

35mins

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Rank #17: 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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Rank #18: 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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Rank #19: 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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Rank #20: December 25, 2013: FREE EPISODE: "The Pilot, Part 2" (plus an interview with Dave Arnold)

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In Part 2 of this episode from the recent "A Call to Something More," Connie's old friend continues 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 an interview with executive producer Dave Arnold about the upcoming Odyssey Adventure Club.

Dec 19 2013

40mins

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Erik Passoja: Voice of Odyssey bad guys, fifth-degree black belt, and stand-up comedian

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Erik Passoja has played three different bad guys on Adventures in Odyssey, but he’s actually a really nice guy. Erik talks about his background and surprising talents. (Plus: Hear a preview of “Millstones” and vote in the Averys!)

Jun 30 2020

16mins

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From the hallways at Focus on the Family to the microphones of Adventures in Odyssey

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Dozens of Focus on the Family employees have voiced roles in Adventures in Odyssey over the year. It’s time to hear a few of their stories!

Jun 16 2020

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Redefining Bridget with actress Keely Marshall

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Until now, most Perkins episodes have focused on Wyatt. But this month in the Club, the spotlight turned to his older sister, Bridget as she starred in “Bridget, Redefined.” Hear from actress Keely Marshall about Odyssey, music, and more. Plus: A preview of “Cars, Trains, and Motorcycles”

Jun 02 2020

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What is the name of Album 70? Can you give a preview of "The Rydell Revelations?" And more questions for the team.

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Can Connie’s dad and Wooton’s father become believers? At the end of “Always Home,” Connie gets a call from an old friend. Who was it? What is the name of Album 70? Can you give us any hints on what’s going to happen in “The Rydell Revelations”? Executive producer Dave Arnold, producer Nathan Hoobler, and writers/directors Phil Lollar and Marshal Younger answer these questions and more in the latest Team Q and A.

May 19 2020

35mins

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Avery Awards: Team Edition -- Best Moment in the Studio

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The Odyssey team gives their favorite moments that happened in the studio between takes.

May 06 2020

18mins

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Avery Awards: Team Edition -- Best Scene

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It’s another round of the Avery Awards, but this time, the Odyssey team gives their favorite scenes from the history of the show. (Length: 13 minutes).

Apr 22 2020

13mins

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A Note about the Notes with Jared Depasquale, plus three free ways to spend more time with us!

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Composer Jared Depasquale takes us into his music studio to show us how he created the music for the epic adventure “Unsinkable.” Plus, announcing "Focus @Home," a free trial for the Adventures in Odyssey Club, and Family Time.

Apr 07 2020

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Introducing Adventures in Odyssey Family Time

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We know that a lot of you are going through a trying time right now and we’re here to help! We’re launching a series of special events during the month of April when you might have a little more time at home than usual. It’s called Adventures in Odyssey Family Time. The first event is this Wednesday, April 1 (no fooling!) where we’ll be listening to the episodes of the Morrie Rydell saga together. And there could be a few surprises along the way. Check out WhitsEnd.org with your parents for more information!

Mar 31 2020

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Meet Adam McArthur, voice of Eugene’s lab assistant Horus

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This month on the Adventures in Odyssey, Renee Carter is desperate to improve her chemistry grade and so she lets Horus help her prepare for the final exam. But the "chemistry" between them may be problematic. Hear from Adam, the voice behind Horus, and from Bob Smithouser, writer of the episode.

Mar 25 2020

18mins

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VIDEO PODCAST: Celebration time! Witness Jesse’s first-ever speaking part on Odyssey! Plus: AIO wins NRB’s “Radio Program of the Year” and new secrets about the upcoming Album 69

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Host Bob Smithouser has appeared in a number of Adventures in Odyssey episodes. But Jesse has never had a speaking part on the show…until now! Jesse’s grand debut is featured in Album 68. We had to document such a monumental event. Plus: A lightning round Q and A about the upcoming Album 69!

Mar 10 2020

7mins

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

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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!).

Feb 26 2020

29mins

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

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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!

Feb 11 2020

27mins

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

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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.

Jan 28 2020

19mins

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

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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!)

Jan 15 2020

18mins

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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!

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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!

Jan 01 2020

25mins

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

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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.

Dec 18 2019

35mins

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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

17mins

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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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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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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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iTunes Ratings

1401 Ratings
Average Ratings
970
167
88
56
120

Odyssey rocks

By char cat - May 07 2020
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So awesome!!!! Such a great story and lesson!!!😉

Love it 😍

By ml2258 - Apr 14 2020
Read more
I love love it has helped me with god 😍🥰😘