- Bob redirects here. For other uses see Bob (disambiguation)
Bob Smithouser co-hosts The Official Adventures in Odyssey Podcast, and has played more than 20 minor characters on the show. His debut came as Commander Schulman in #258: “Aloha, Oy!, Part 3” Bob also can be heard as Lieutenant Shaw (#334: “The Final Conflict”, #333: “The Last Resort”), Ricky (#462: “The W.E.”), Mr. Phelps (#599: “Blood, Sweat, and Fears”) and Arthur Dent's neighbor in #487: “Plan B, Part 4: Resistance”. An author and senior editor with over 20 years of service at Focus on the Family, Bob edited the ministry's Plugged In magazine for 16 years until that content migrated online to pluggedin.com in 2009. He still provides a Christian perspective on popular entertainment via articles and blogs, and hosts the weekly Official Plugged In Podcast. Bob lives in Colorado Springs with his wife and two children.