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 AdventuresinOdyssey.com/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 AdventuresinOdyssey.com/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

How Odyssey gets to your ears

2/8/2023
Follow the links in the chain, plot the path on the map, and meet the unsung heroes of Odyssey as we follow an episode from a sound designer's computer to your ears. Along the way we'll meet mastering engineer Rudy Haerr, satellite operator Ray Morgan, media syndication manager Brian Krause, digital support specialist Steve Christakis, and senior marketing director Debbie Smith. Join us!

Duration:00:24:10

Meet first time writer Jesse Kellum IV

1/24/2023
Jesse Kellum IV grew up listening to Odyssey and now he's writing (and directing!) for the show. Hear the story of how he got to Odyssey, his first show "Legally Wooton," and traveling to California to record.

Duration:00:16:52

What is canon? How does it affect Odyssey?

1/10/2023
Content creator Evan David and showrunner Marshal Younger unpack the mysterious concept of "canon" and why the comics are considered canon, but the video series is not.

Duration:00:20:48

What's going to happen to Eugene? How did Jillian find that sweatshirt? Why make Sky Feldstein a baddie? The team answers.

12/28/2022
Writer/director Kathy Buchanan, executive producer Dave Arnold, showrunner Marshal Younger, and line producer Nathan Hoobler answer your questions about Album 73, Eugene, Katrina’s brothers, and more.

Duration:00:26:02

SPOILER WARNING: More answers about "28 Hours" from the writer/director and sound designers

12/14/2022
Discussion about "28 Hours" continues with sound designers Luke Guenot and Zach Schneider (and a few more comments from writer/director Kathy Buchanan), including creating a squishy brain sound (yes), how sometimes "more is more" and the whole team's influence on this series.

Duration:00:20:37

SPOILER WARNING: Answers about “28 Hours” including about —— and —— and that shocking twist with the ——

11/30/2022
The spoiler train continues with an in-depth discussion with "28 Hours" writer/director Kathy Buchanan and sound designers Luke Guenot and Zach Schneider.

Duration:00:21:47

SPOILER WARNING: The voices of Jason and Jillian share secrets of "28 Hours"

11/16/2022
It’s time to talk about the spoilers of “28 Hours” with Townsend Coleman (voice of Jason) and Monica Padilla (voice of Jillian). Get ready for some juicy revelations about this exciting six-parter, but make sure you’ve listened before you hear the podcast!

Duration:00:23:30

From Andy Griffith to Adventures in Odyssey via Apollo 13

11/2/2022
Actor Clint Howard voices Nick Smouse, Jay's dad, for the second time in this month’s Club adventure: "A Friend in Need." Clint has a lengthy Hollywood résumé that spans nearly sixty years.

Duration:00:20:23

Making a Godly impact sending boxes around the world

10/19/2022
Mark Jent, direct of MAGI at Healing Hands International, shares the true stories that inspired "Showdown in San Poco." Plus: A preview of "Dead of Night"!

Duration:00:14:32

From knitting in a blizzard to two brothers in Guatemala... the journey of an idea

10/5/2022
Writer/director Phil Lollar shares how "Showdown in San Poco" started as a completely different episode in a completely different part of the world. Then sound designer Nathan Jones tells how the sound of motorcycles was created without... motorcycles. (Plus: Emerson Collins talks about this year's Bring Your Bible to School Day!)

Duration:00:21:04

The 2022 Avery Awards: Bob the Bold vs. The League of Diminutive Dialogue!

9/21/2022
It's time for the "Slippery Slope" and "The Long Road Home" Avery Awards! We’ll reveal the Actor, Actress, Sound Design, Script, Scene, Episode, and more that you, the listeners, voted as winners! Also this year, you’ll get a look behind the curtain of the REAL Adventures in Odyssey Headquarters that has long been kept secret from the public. Our hosts Bob and Jesse will be your tour guides. However an accident may just change the course of this episode - and the very names of hosts -...

Duration:00:27:43

How realistic is "The 18-Yard Line"? A real-life football coach tells us.

9/7/2022
Ivan Chambers has coached football, basketball, baseball, volleyball, track, and more. He tells us about the emotions, the drama, and the lessons behind the scenes of sports stories like "The 18-Yard Line."

Duration:00:18:00

The 2022 Whit Award winner (and the person who nominated him!)

8/24/2022
Lexie nominated her coach and teacher Andrew Nedimyer for the Whit Award, sharing how he cares for his students, faithfully teaches God's word, and takes the extra time to help any kids who are stuck. Mr. Nedimyer also grew up listening to Odyssey and even dreamed of opening his own version of Whit's End. Hear their stories and learn how to find Godly mentors of your own.

Duration:00:13:47

Do you know Obed-Edom?

8/10/2022
Executive producer Dave Arnold plucks an obscure character from 2 Samuel 6 to star in a "Book of Speculations" adventure.

Duration:00:16:54

Meet the new cast members from "Fishing for Gold"

7/27/2022
The voices behind best friends Molly and Allison talk about Odyssey, singing on The Voice, healthy social media, and connecting with others.

Duration:00:17:27

VIDEO PODCAST: Take a tour of the new Club!

7/15/2022
Robert Smithouser shows young Jesse many swell features of the new Club experience, including Playlists, Characters, Badges, enhanced audio quality, and Whit's latest invention: the Randomizer!

Duration:00:04:26

A weekly comic strip set in the town of Odyssey!

6/29/2022
Comic creators Evan David and Brian Dawson take us Elsewhere in Odyssey.

Duration:00:22:52

Farewell to Will Ryan

6/15/2022
The Adventures in Odyssey cast and crew remembers Will Ryan (the actor behind Eugene Meltsner, Harlow Doyle, and others) who passed away on November 19, 2021. Voices include executive producer Dave Arnold, executive producer Chuck Bolte, writer/director Kathy Buchanan, actor Robby Bruce (voice of Buck), actor Townsend Coleman (voice of Jason), Focus on the Family president Jim Daly, sound designer Mark Drury, actor Jess Harnell (voice of Wooton), Focus on the Family Guest Relations director...

Duration:00:32:08

You don't have to be a doctor

6/1/2022
Trey finds that he has something not just to teach but to learn on this month's Club adventure: "Results May Vary." It's not just medical professionals like Dr. Joseph who make connections with Global Health Outreach. Find out more from Trish Burgess and Alicia Trivett.

Duration:00:13:36

What is the name of Album 73? Will we see Morrie and Suzu at Whit’s house? What about Horus?

5/17/2022
Showrunner Marshal Younger, writer/director Phil Lollar, writer/director Kathy Buchanan, and line producer Nathan Hoobler answer your questions about recent episodes (including the Olivia arc and "As Buck Would Have It") and look ahead to stories in Album 73 and 74.

Duration:00:25:41