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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 AdventuresinOdyssey.com/Podcast. New editions available every other Wednesday. Subscribe now to get each new edition right when it releases!

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Colorado Springs, CO

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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 AdventuresinOdyssey.com/Podcast. New editions available every other Wednesday. Subscribe now to get each new edition right when it releases!

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English

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


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Who played six different parts in “Running the Race”?

5/29/2024
In the Eric Liddell three-parter, Greg Jbara plays a Headmaster at a school in England, a Scottish track coach, a Manchester reporter, a Japanese officer, an elderly man at a concentration camp…and of course Pastor Wilson! Plus, he’ll be joining us for One Grand Party in Colorado Springs. Greg talks about all of this and more.

Duration:00:17:57

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Why and how did Buck fall down the stairs?

5/15/2024
Writer/director Kathy Buchanan and sound designer Zach Schneider discuss Buck’s first (but not last!) adventure in Baltimore – “Making an Honest Buck.”

Duration:00:22:04

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Unpack all three parts of “The Rydell Realizations”

5/1/2024
“The Rydell Realizations” is a turning point for Emily and especially for Morrie. Get into the spoiler-y details of the story and production with writer/director Phil Lollar and sound designer Luke Guento … but only after you’ve heard all three parts!

Duration:00:24:21

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The five-year journey to “Running the Race”

4/17/2024
Executive producer Dave Arnold starting outlining a story about Eric Liddell in 2019 — but the episode wasn’t written and directed by Phil Lollar until 2023 and not released until 2024. Follow the marathon production of the three-part epic. (Plus: A preview of “The Rydell Realizations, Part 3”)

Duration:00:24:00

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The epic production of “Running the Race”

4/3/2024
Sound designer Nathan Jones looks back on all the jogging and Olympic sprints in the first two parts of “Running the Race,” previews the final episode in a prison camp…and tells us the one thing he would save from his home.

Duration:00:21:30

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The Chairman emerges from the shadows

3/21/2024
Brian Cummings has played dozens of Odyssey characters from Christopher Columbus to the local soccer coach to Emperor Nero to even Jesus Christ.

Duration:00:23:18

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The Chairman emerges from the shadows

3/20/2024
Brian Cummings has played dozens of Odyssey characters from Christopher Columbus to the local soccer coach to Emperor Nero to even Jesus Christ. But he recently returned as the mysterious Chairman. Brian tells us about his diverse voice roles, including and the most memorable voice of all.

Duration:00:23:16

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Bridget runs the race and hits the right notes

3/6/2024
Actress Keely Marshal looks back at (spoiler!) singing in “Right Notes, Wrong Key” and ahead to the three-part “Running the Race.”

Duration:00:15:59

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Stories about Will Ryan from his wife Nancy

2/21/2024
In our final podcast looking back at the life of Will Ryan and the creation of “The Best is Yet to Come,” Will’s wife Nancy Niparko Ryan shares stories from their time together, Will’s similarity to Eugene, and the reach of Adventures in Odyssey.

Duration:00:13:03

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Who is Molly's mom?

2/7/2024
Dana Powers, voice of Molly's curiously unnamed mom, remembers auditioning, talks about voicing KitKat commercials, and shares why "One Last Treasure Hunt" is her favorite episode.

Duration:00:16:25

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Who is Molly's mom?

2/7/2024
Dana Powers, voice of Molly’s curiously unnamed mom, remembers auditioning, talks about voicing KitKat commercials, and shares why “One Last Treasure Hunt” is her favorite episode.

Duration:00:16:26

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Eugene's voice came from war-torn Ukraine

1/24/2024
Vitalii Knyr, Head of Delivery at Respeecher, tells us how they created Eugene’s line for "The Best is Yet to Come," the technology behind their company, and what’s going on in Ukraine.

Duration:00:16:39

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Eugene’s voice came from war-torn Ukraine

1/24/2024
Vitalii Knya, Head of Delivery at Respeecher, tells us how they created Eugene’s line for “The Best is Yet to Come,” the technology behind their company, and what’s going on in Ukraine.

Duration:00:16:40

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Join us to celebrate One Grand Party in Colorado Springs!

1/9/2024
Calling all Odyssey fans! The 1,000th episode airs this year! We’re inviting fans from all over the country to join us at One Grand Party on August 2-3, 2024, in Colorado Springs. Tickets go on sale on Thursday, January 11. Get more details on today's podcast.

Duration:00:19:06

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Join us to celebrate One Grand Party in Colorado Springs!

1/9/2024
Calling all Odyssey fans! The 1,000th episode airs this year! We're inviting fans from all over the country to join us at One Grand Party on August 2-3, 2024, in Colorado Springs. Tickets go on sale on Thursday, January 11. Get more details on today's podcast.

Duration:00:19:06

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FREE AUDIOBOOK: "Showdown with the Shepherd"

12/27/2023
As a special gift, hear an entire Imagination Station audiobook! More are available in the Adventures in Odyssey Club. In this adventure, Cousins Patrick and Beth go to the Holy Land in the tenth century BC. Troubles await them as soon as they step out of the Imagination Station. First they meet an angry bear and later an angry giant. Set against the backdrop of the David and Goliath story, the cousins learn that having a giant faith is more important than having a giant on your side.

Duration:01:19:51

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FREE AUDIOBOOK: "Showdown with the Shepherd"

12/27/2023
As a special gift, hear an entire Imagination Station audiobook! More are available in the Adventures in Odyssey Club. In this adventure, Cousins Patrick and Beth go to the Holy Land in the tenth century BC. Troubles await them as soon as they step out of the Imagination Station. First they meet an angry bear and later an angry giant. Set against the backdrop of the David and Goliath story, the cousins learn that having a giant faith is more important than having a giant on your side.

Duration:01:19:43

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All your questions about "The Best is Yet to Come" answered

12/13/2023
Why not let Eugene stay in Odyssey? Are you going to use the same technology to bring back old characters? Where did you get Bernard’s lines? Why did the whole family Meltsner family move? Why didn’t we hear Wooton in Eugene’s goodbye party? Are we going to get any episodes with the Meltsners in Baltimore? And most importantly, how old are all of the kids in Odyssey?! Executive producer Dave Arnold, showrunner Marshal Younger, writer/director Phil Lollar, writer/director Kathy Buchanan, and line producer Nathan Hoobler answer the biggest questions about Eugene’s departure.

Duration:00:25:31

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All your questions about "The Best is Yet to Come" answered

12/12/2023
Why not let Eugene stay in Odyssey? Are you going to use the same technology to bring back old characters? Where did you get Bernard’s lines? Why did the whole family Meltsner family move? Why didn’t we hear Wooton in Eugene’s goodbye party?Are we going to get any episodes with the Meltsners in Baltimore? And most importantly, how old are all of the kids in Odyssey?! Executive producer Dave Arnold, showrunner Marshal Younger, writer/director Phil Lollar, writer/director Kathy Buchanan, and line producer Nathan Hoobler answer the biggest questions about Eugene’s departure.

Duration:00:25:33

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Producing a milestone: “The Best is Yet to Come”

11/29/2023
Sound designers Luke Guenot and Zach Schneider talk about working on such a significant series of episodes and how it was the most collaborative production in Odyssey history

Duration:00:22:24