Countdown to Christmas

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Countdown to Christmas
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September 2015
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Countdown to Christmas
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Countdown to Christmas is a special compilation album featuring 24 Christmas episodes. On November 28, 2016, it became part of the Adventures in Odyssey Club.

Description

Take the time this Christmas season to connect with your kids in a meaningful way while enjoying a very special Advent in Odyssey! Prepare for Christmas with 24 Adventures in Odyssey episodes—designed to help your family understand Christmas in a new and meaningful way. Use in conjunction with the Adventures in Odyssey Advent Calendar or on its own. This Christmas, start a new family tradition and have fun with your friends from Adventures in Odyssey.

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Episodes

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Episode Original Airdate Writer Director Rating Buy Preview
#5: “Gifts for Madge and Guy”
December 19, 1987
Phil Lollar
Phil Lollar
92%
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Whit tells the people in Whit's End a story about Madge and Guy, who are willing to sacrifice their most treasured possessions for one another.

#6: “The Day After Christmas”
December 26, 1987
Paul McCusker
Phil Lollar
83%
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Annie McNeal goes with Whit to the Foster Creek ghetto. Unfortunately, Annie falls into some danger when a gang starts causing trouble around one of the neighborhoods.

#54: “Peace on Earth”
December 24, 1988
Paul McCusker
Paul McCusker
89%
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The Barclays forget the true meaning of Christmas.

#96: “The Reluctant Rival”
December 9, 1989
Paul McCusker
Paul McCusker
88%
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Whit's granddaughter, Jenny Whittaker-Dowd, is given a special violin solo which causes friction with the other children.

#97: “Monty's Christmas”
December 16, 1989
Paul McCusker
Paul McCusker
93%
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Frustrated that his mother always insults his father, Monty Whittaker-Dowd tries to find a way to escape from his family problems.

#98: “The Visitors”
December 23, 1989
Phil Lollar
Phil Lollar
90%
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The Barclay family finds a family huddling in their shed and are uncomfortable with them staying. After the family has left, the Barclays realize they have made a big mistake and go looking for them.

#135: “Back to Bethlehem, Part 1”
December 8, 1990
Paul McCusker
Phil Lollar
96%
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Connie and Eugene go into the Imagination Station and experience the birth of Jesus Christ!

#136: “Back to Bethlehem, Part 2”
December 15, 1990
Paul McCusker
Phil Lollar
96%
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Connie and Eugene go into the Imagination Station and experience the birth of Jesus Christ!

#137: “Back to Bethlehem, Part 3”
December 22, 1990
Paul McCusker
Phil Lollar
97%
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Connie and Eugene go into the Imagination Station and experience the birth of Jesus Christ!

#174: “Where's Your Daddy?”
November 30, 1991
Paul McCusker
Phil Lollar
91%
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The Myers family comes to Odyssey with a secret: Father and husband Ernie Myers is in jail.

#176: “The Star, Part 1”
December 14, 1991
Phil Lollar
Phil Lollar
84%
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Connie and Eugene take another Christmas trip in the Imagination Station to meet King Herod, three wise men, and the baby Jesus.

#177: “The Star, Part 2”
December 21, 1991
Phil Lollar
Phil Lollar
89%
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Eugene Meltsner and Connie Kendall get separated in the Imagination Station when they return to finish their adventure following the birth of Jesus.

#214: “The Living Nativity”
December 12, 1992
Marshal Younger
Phil Lollar
89%
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A nativity display at Odyssey's city hall sparks a controversy over the “separation of church and state.”

#215: “Caroling, Caroling”
December 19, 1992
Paul McCusker
Chuck Bolte
71%
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Whit and some of the kids from Odyssey go caroling.

#253: “A Time for Christmas”
December 18, 1993
Paul McCusker
Paul McCusker
90%
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Whit takes middle-schooler Courtney Vincent on an Imagination Station tour of Christmases past.

#294: “Unto Us a Child Is Born”
December 24, 1994
Paul McCusker
Paul McCusker
86%
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On Christmas eve, Jimmy produces a live Kids' radio presentation of the birth of Jesus--which includes an unexpected real birth.

#385: “It's a Pokenberry Christmas, Part 1”
December 13, 1997
Paul McCusker
Paul McCusker
96%
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Whit and Eugene travel to Pokenberry Falls to help George Barclay, who has lost faith that he should be a pastor … which leads to a bizarre series of events.

#386: “It's a Pokenberry Christmas, Part 2”
December 20, 1997
Paul McCusker
Paul McCusker
84%
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Whit and Eugene travel to Pokenberry Falls to help George Barclay, who has lost faith that he should be a pastor … which leads to a bizarre series of events.

#434: “B-TV: Redeeming the Season”
December 11, 1999
Jim Ware
Phil Lollar
83%
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Bernard Walton and the B-TV crew explore the legend of Saint Nicholas and how many Christmas customs first began.

#480: “The Popsicle Kid”
December 22, 2001
Torry Martin
Marshal Younger
83%
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Rodney Rathbone discourages Austin O'Conner from hanging around Colby Cabrera because he's “weird.” Wooton Bassett and the kids try to win a Christmas decorating contest.

#557: “A Lamb's Tale”
December 11, 2004
Marshal Younger
Marshal Younger
90%
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The Odyssey crew is involved in six interwoven stories about Christmas. It all begins when Tamika gives away her toy lamb for Christmas . . .

#581: “A Christmas Conundrum”
December 10, 2005
Kathy Buchanan
Marshal Younger
94%
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Eugene, Tom, Connie, and Whit get confused over who's giving which Christmas present to whom.

#582: “Silent Night”
December 17, 2005
John Fornof
Bob Hoose
87%
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At home alone on Christmas Eve, Whit remembers holidays past that were difficult--but still made for treasured family memories.

#678: “Grandma's Christmas Visit”
December 18, 2010
Kirby Atkins
Paul McCusker
83%
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The Parker’s grandma comes for a Christmas visit, in the middle of an elaborate Christmas celebration cooked up by Eugene and Connie. The Parker family parents wonder if it’s possible to have a Christmas without stress.


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