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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

Avery Awards: Team Edition -- Best Line of Dialogue

7/27/2020
The Odyssey team shares their favorite lines from the history of the show. Plus: The official cover reveal for "Album 70: Finding a Way"

Duration:00:09:34

Paul McCusker tells the story of the lost episode "Pamela Has a Problem"

7/14/2020
This month’s Club adventure features the character of Connie’s friend Pamela, last heard in 1990 in "Pamela Has a Problem." Writer/director Paul McCusker (with the help of a surprise guest) explains why Adventures in Odyssey decided to address the sensitive topic of abortion in that early episode. (Plus: Hear a preview of "The Rydell Revelations, Part 1.")

Duration:00:23:39

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

6/30/2020
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!)

Duration:00:16:47

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

6/16/2020
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!

Duration:00:22:21

Redefining Bridget with actress Keely Marshall

6/2/2020
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”

Duration:00:15:08

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

5/19/2020
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.

Duration:00:36:10

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

5/6/2020
The Odyssey team gives their favorite moments that happened in the studio between takes.

Duration:00:18:46

Avery Awards: Team Edition -- Best Scene

4/22/2020
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).

Duration:00:13:15

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

4/7/2020
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.

Duration:00:14:52

Introducing Adventures in Odyssey Family Time

3/31/2020
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...

Duration:00:01:06

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

3/25/2020
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.

Duration:00:19:23

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

3/10/2020
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!

Duration:00:07:46

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