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AIOWiki sponsors The Seneca Awards
July 15, 2019
The Audio Theatre Central Seneca Awards™ is an annual awards show to recognize excellence in the world of family-friendly audio drama.​ AIOWiki is a proud sponsor this year, thanks to a generous donation from OdysseyFan. The live awards broadcast will be on Friday, July 26th, 2019 at 10:00pm EST/7:00pm Pacific.

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What did you think of "Rightly Dividing"?
July 11, 2019
Update: The reviews pages are open for the rest of the episodes in Album 67. See here for all available pages.

If you're an AIO Club member, then you've likely had the chance to hear #874: “Rightly Dividing”, which was released this week. What did you think of it? You can submit your review here.

The rest of Album 67 will be released over the next 5 Tuesdays, with #879: “Nightmares by Constance, Part 2” finishing the Album on August 13.

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Vote in the Avery Awards!
June 8, 2019
You can now vote in the Avery Awards! For those of you who don't know, the Avery Awards is an awards ceremony dedicated to celebrating the best in Odyssey as chosen by the fans! You can vote here. After you vote, why not check out the history of the Avery Awards? Links below.


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AIOWiki Podcast #18
June 2, 2019
Fun is the order of the day on this interim edition of the AIOWiki Podcast! No reviews, no interviews, just a look forward to the next podcasts, and a peek into the hilarity of Lee and Arista … while redoing the Get in the Show! scripts.

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Album 67 correction
April 15, 2019
Several of the episodes we had listed for Album 67 were made up by a fan and will not be a part of the upcoming album. We've removed these false episodes and updated our episode lists. We apologize it took us so long to correct the errors.

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Album 67 Cover Released!
March 10, 2019
The cover for the upcoming Album 67 has been released! To see it, along with information about its title and episodes, and for pre-order information, see Album 67.

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Have You Heard the AIOWiki Podcast?
March 02, 2019
Even if you haven't, we'd still appreciate your feedback! We don't get a lot of feedback about the AIOWiki Podcast, so we've made a poll for you to fill out. If you're reading this and know anything about the podcast (or even if you don't), please take the time to respond! We'd appreciate it.
https://goo.gl/forms/UVtrK2V174v9IJwI2


UPDATE: We have 23 responses so far! Can we get to 25 responses? Thanks to everyone who's submitted feedback!

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Official Podcast 324
February 27, 2019
Writer-director Kathy Buchanan and sound designer Christopher Diehl journey to Africa (in one case, literally) for the latest Club exclusive adventure In a Sun-Scorched Land. Plus, hear a preview of Between Camp and a Hard Place, Part 1.



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AIOWiki Podcast #17
January 20, 2019
Today’s edition of the AIOWiki Podcast, a review of “Not What I Expected,” explores an important question: can an episode be reviewed by people outside the target audience? Lee and Arista give their opinions and interpretations about the fifth episode in Album 65.

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AIOWiki Podcast #16
January 13, 2019
Lee and Arista return to episode reviews with a look at Album 65, starting with “The Shame About Fame.” They discuss the newest main character, Olivia and Zoe’s friendship, enthusiastic music, and clincher statements.

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Merry Christmas from AIOWiki
December 25, 2018
From everyone here at AIOWiki, we wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

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AIOWiki Podcast #15
November 11, 2018
Lee and Arista welcome Grayson Smith to an interview with the AIOWiki Podcast! All three share in the fun as Grayson shares his love of Odyssey, experience with acting, various hobbies, cameos on the show, trip to the Bahamas, and more.

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AIOWiki Podcast #14
November 4, 2018
It’s been 12 AIO episodes and 13 podcast editions in the making. Now, for the culmination of the AIOWiki Podcast, get ready for Lee and Arista’s Avery Awards! Afterwards, the Out-of-Five Rating Rubric is revealed…with a few surprises!

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On the Way: New AIOWiki Podcasts
October 28, 2018
AIOWiki Podcasts #14 and #15 are in production. #14, the Avery Awards, is very close to release and may be released this week. #15, an interview with Grayson Smith, will appear the week following #14. It's been a very busy time and we appreciate your patience!

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AIOWiki Podcast #13
September 9, 2018
The AIOWiki Podcast’s review of Album 64 closes with a few thoughts on “Out of the Picture.” Much attention to detail is given in this review of the final episode in the album.

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AIOWiki Podcast #12
August 5, 2018
“David and Absalom” is the next episode to be reviewed by Lee and Arista. They discuss the “really good” writing of the Bible story, individual actors like Andre Stojka and Kelly Stables, and how Odyssey’s music just keeps getting better.

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Upcoming Interview with Grayson Smith
June 26, 2018
The AIOWiki Podcast just recorded an interview with Get in the Show 2017 winner Grayson Smith! The interview is in post-production and will be released later this year. Stay tuned for more updates about the podcast!

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The New Logo Is Here!!
June 23, 2018
After months of brainstorming, discussions, and feedback, AIOWiki has a new logo for 2018! The previous one had been around for seven years, and it was time for a change. We hope you enjoy it!

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Vote Now in the 2018 Avery Awards!
June 06, 2018
It's time to vote in the 2018 Avery Awards for Album 63 and Album 64! See here for an AIOWiki listing of the nine categories and nominees, and go here to vote: [1]. The winners will be announced later this summer.

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Official Podcast 304
May 23, 2018
Rudy Haerr, Sam Suksiri, and Diane Ingolia talk about a new script in the Kids' Radio Studio at the Focus on the Family welcome center.



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AIOWiki Has Another Poll
April 21, 2018
AIOWiki's poll has been updated! This question is about the Adventures in Odyssey Club.

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Official Podcast 301
April 10, 2018
Natalie Lander’s dad played Squiggy on Laverne and Shirley. Her mom is an actor and photographer. Most of her other relatives are in the arts and entertainment world. Natalie talks about the business, singing as Kevin in Home Alone musical, playing a cheerleader on The Middle, and – of course – playing Zoe Grant on Adventures in Odyssey.



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AIOWiki Podcast #11
April 1, 2018
After a short April Fools’ hoax, Lee and Arista are back with the highest-quality AIOWiki Podcast yet, showcasing a glowing review of “Sir Buddy’s Snowy Day.”

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Official Podcast 300
March 27, 2018
Grayson Smith emerged as one of three finalists from among 2,316 fans who entered the second Get in the Show contest. After an audition with our Adventures in Odyssey cast, Grayson was crowned the winner by fan voting. Last November, he claimed his prize by joining us on the Focus on the Family 40th Anniversary Cruise and performing in the Odyssey live show, signing autographs, and interacting with the actors. Hear about all those experiences and more!



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Album 65 Chronological Episode List Revealed
March 17, 2018
AIOWiki has received the tentative episode list for Album 65! For more information on the album and its episodes, see here.

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Official Podcast 299
March 15, 2018
Come aboard the Focus on the Family 40th anniversary cruise and see the Adventures in Odyssey cast and crew sign autographs, answer questions, and perform the 30th Birthday Show live on stage. Plus, see birthday greetings from our wonderful fans!
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The AIOWiki Podcast is now on iTunes
March 13, 2018
If using the Wiki or the RSS feed for the AIOWiki Podcast wasn't working, it now exists on iTunes. You can visit this link to subscribe to it or hear the latest editions:

https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/the-aiowiki-podcast/id1358030890


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AIOWiki Podcast #10
March 11, 2018
On the tenth AIOWiki Podcast (a small milestone but a milestone nonetheless), “The Secret of the Writer's Ruse” is up for review. Was it a good episode, or could the plot have been better? Decide for yourself or tune in to hear Lee and Arista’s opinion about it.

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Official Podcast 298
March 04, 2018
Lilly Mae Stewart recently took over as the voice of Camilla Parker. She shares about her crazy schedule, from doing stage acting, singing, dancing, voiceover, Wendy’s commercials, electric guitar, and more.



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AIOWiki Podcast #9
February 17, 2018
This time on the AIOWiki Podcast, Lee and Arista have a full, in-depth review of the first episode of Album 64. Besides that, Album 65 has been announced, along with a new boxed album and tons of news about some new books. Be sure to hear it!

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Official Podcast 297
February 14, 2018
Baltimore Ravens tight end Benjamin Waston has been listening to Adventures in Odyssey since the very first episode in 1987 and he recently had the chance to come to Focus and record cameo parts for several Odyssey episodes. Benjamin won this year’s Bart Starr Award and was a finalist for the NFL’s Walter Payton Man of the Year Award.



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AIOWiki Podcast RSS Feed / Is there anything that could make the Wiki better??
December 25, 2017
Here on AIOWiki, we want our site to be the best AIO fansite possible. For that to happen, we need YOUR input! How can the wiki be made any better? Do you have any suggestions? Is there anything you've always wished the wiki could have? If you have a suggestion, feel free to leave a comment via Disqus for this news item or on the talk page for this news item and our Admin will try to oblige.
UPDATE: The AIOWiki Podcast now has a working RSS feed! Now you can use this link to subscribe to the podcast and hear it on your smartphone:

http://feeds.feedburner.com/aiowp


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AIOWiki Podcast #8
December 23, 2017
This edition of the AIOWiki Podcast includes the most information about upcoming Odyssey episodes to date! Among the subjects fully covered are Album 64, the 2018 Adventures in Odyssey Club season, and the Live Show on the cruise.
NOTE: Lee did not end up reading the credits for Audio Theatre Central #101. He will in a future episode.

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Official Podcast 293
December 19, 2017
Merry Christmas! As the year draws to a close, we listen to the very first radio drama ever produced by Focus on the Family. “Spare Tire” released on the daily Focus on the Family broadcast on December 17, 1983 and it paved the way for “Family Portraits” and – ultimately – Adventures in Odyssey. Hear this drama, plus an interview with Odyssey co-creator Steve Harris.



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A New AIOWiki Poll!
December 16, 2017
After the long and drawn-out Connie vs. Eugene poll from September (which Eugene ended up winning by 2%), AIOWiki has a new poll: Should Jules and Buck start dating?

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AIOWiki Podcast #8 is in production, #9 being planned
December 13, 2017
Just to let the community know, the AIOWiki Podcast #8 has been sitting around waiting to be produced, and when the time comes, it will be. The producer has not put a lot of effort in getting it released quickly, but he is planning to do so this weekend. If that does not happen, another update will be published correcting this one. It was mentioned that #8 was going to be an outtake reel; this idea has been shelved. In the meantime, #9 is being slowly brainstormed. Merry Christmas from AIOWiki!

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Official Podcast 292
December 06, 2017
Writer Sam Suksiri, writer/director Phil Lollar, and producer Nathan Hoobler answer fan questions about the recent album 63, the upcoming album 64, and what’s going on in Odyssey.



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Official Podcast 291
November 22, 2017
"Whit's Flop" first aired November 21, 1987. Sound designer Bob Luttrell and host Chris Anthony were there on that special day. Hear their memories of recording the very first episode.



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Official Podcast 290
November 08, 2017
Writer Marshal Younger’s wife Stephanie works in a transplant clinic. She met a child who wondered if he would get the personality of the person who donated a liver to him. Hear how that story turned into the touching episode “Have a Heart.”



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B-TV: Revenge
November 4, 2017
The cast and crew at B-TV explore what revenge is and why it’s wrong through a series of Bible stories, the “What If” Zone, and an adaptation of The Count of Monte Cristo.

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AIOWiki Server Problems
November 03, 2017
AIOWiki apologizes for the fact that we have been behind regarding the new information being released. One, our main admins are all busy with other things at this time, and two, the server has been having some issues. It looks like it may have been fixed; if so, the wiki should be back up-to-date within the next few weeks.

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Have a Heart
October 28, 2017
School bully Dion returns to town after a long absence and seems to have a complete change of heart. Buddy isn’t convinced of his change and tries to find the real reason that Dion is so different.

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Friend or Foe
October 21, 2017
Desperate to escape Connie’s rules and re-create her old life from Los Angeles, Jules Kendall makes friends with school bad-girl Valerie. Buck, however, is worried that the manipulative Valerie is just using his friend.

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AIOWiki Podcast #7
October 15, 2017
As the interview with Nathan Hoobler and Sam Suksiri finishes, the two discuss “Friend or Foe” in detail, the character developments of Buck Oliver and Jules Kendall, and what Odyssey has in store for the future.

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AIOWiki Podcast #6
October 15, 2017
Nathan Hoobler and Sam Suksiri join Lee and Arista for an interview on this edition of the podcast. They talk about being fans as kids, how they got started with the Odyssey team, and Nathan’s various work at Focus on the Family.

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Find a Penny, Part 2
October 14, 2017
The search for Penny continues as Wooton and his friends put the pieces together.

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Official Podcast 288
October 10, 2017
Writer-director Kathy Buchanan and sound designers Nathan Jones and Christopher Diehl talk about the creation of “Find a Penny, Part 1” and give a preview of what’s ahead in “Part 2.”



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Find a Penny, Part 1
October 7, 2017
Wooton Bassett returns to Odyssey from his honeymoon with two problems – Penny is missing and he's lost his memory!

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AIOWiki Podcast #5
October 06, 2017
After poring through Album 63, Lee and Arista close the review series of it with “B-TV: Revenge” and “Have a Heart.” Plus, news about the Get in the Show! finalists.

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AIOWiki Podcasts #5, #6, #7, and #8 are in production
September 27, 2017
Some of you reading this are likely wondering where AIOWiki Podcast #5 is. There are just a couple more one-liners to record for it, and then it will be released. Unfortunately, this means that it will not be released in September, but fortunately, some time after its release, Podcasts #6 and #7 will be uploaded together, and production will continue on #8, which is prospectively an outtake reel. If an outtake reel doesn't sound good, feel free to comment saying so. In the meantime, stay on your toes!

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Official Podcast 287
September 27, 2017
Earl Boen, voice of Regis Blackgaard, and Phil Lollar, author of The Blackgaard Chronicles books, talk about the creation of Whit’s arch-nemesis.



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Adventures in Odyssey wants YOUR opinion on 2015 – 17 season episodes!
September 23, 2017
The AIO team is going into some writers’ meetings soon, and they need some feedback on episodes, characters, and storylines from the past 1½ years of Odyssey. If you would like to participate, some new polls will shortly be available at User:Scientific Guy/Special Polls. Please give your honest feedback, as we need as much as possible!

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Official Podcast 286
September 14, 2017
Editor Liz Duckworth and Focus on the Family Vice President of Content and Product Development and Integration Bob DeMoss talk about the history and features of the new Adventures in Odyssey NIrV Bible. Plus, hear about their favorite Bibles when they were kids.



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AIOWiki Poll: Connie or Eugene?
September 02, 2017
The ‘monthly’ poll has been updated! The results for this one should be interesting.

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Official Podcast 285
August 28, 2017
Look back on 30 years of Adventures in Odyssey with former executive producer Chuck Bolte, co-creator Phil Lollar, executive producer Dave Arnold, writer/director Paul McCusker, and voice actor Katie Leigh. Plus, see what the finalists experienced in the hours leading up to the Get in the Show finale event and see a preview of an upcoming Club show overseas.
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AIOWiki Podcast #4
August 27, 2017
Details have been released about all of the new episodes coming out soon, and it’s time to share what we know. Plus, the Adventures in Odyssey Bible. Later, Lee and Arista read the plot summaries for “Friend or Foe” and “Crash Course” and take time to review them.
PLEASE NOTE — This podcast is the longest so far, clocking just over 48:21. A smart way to listen would be to listen to the new info / plot summaries sections first, stop there, and then pick back up with the reviews (exactly halfway through).
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Official Podcast 284
August 18, 2017
Andre Stojka (voice of Whit), Katie Leigh (voice of Connie), and Shona Kennedy (voice of Jules and 2012's winner) act alongside the three finalists for Get in the Show and crown a winner.
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Grayson Smith Wins Get in the Show!!
August 12, 2017
The Get in the Show! 2017 Contest is over and Grayson Smith has won!! Congratulations, Grayson, and congrats to everyone who entered. Grayson will be featured in the live show on the cruise this November.

A picture gallery from the livestream is available here. Look for an Austin Peachey sighting in the last pic! This picture gallery is no longer available.

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New AIO Poll
August 05, 2017
What's such a hot topic these days is whether or not AIO is maintaining the original intent of the series, with so many changes since album 51. That's what August's poll is about.

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Official Podcast 283
August 02, 2017
Bob and Jesse put on a New Time-y Radio play to hand out awards for two Adventures in Odyssey albums! Hear the winners for “Best Actress,” “Best Actor,” “Best Sound,” “Best Song,” “Best Scene,” “Best Comical Pair of Characters,” and “Best Overall Episode.” Congratulations to the winners and thank you to everyone who voted!



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AIOWiki Podcast #3
July 29, 2017
As more info trickles in, Lee and Arista reveal Album 64’s title, the next Imagination Station book, and, maybe, a little bit more….
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Adventures in Odyssey Bible now available for Pre-Order
July 29, 2017

Just released - NIrV® Adventures in Odyssey Bible!

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Discover the greatest adventure of all. Join Whit, Connie, Eugene and Wooton as they explore stories in the Bible that are packed with faith-filled moments. The new NIrV Adventures in Odyssey Bible from Focus on the Family brings Scriptures to life to help build your child's biblical foundation:

  • Apply the Bible in practical ways with more than 200 devotionals
  • Learn God's Word with 52 key verses that tell God's larger story
  • Travel through 8 biblical adventures brought to life through comic-book illustration

Your child's favorite Adventures in Odyssey characters. God's great adventure. Pre-Order your copy today at http://www.AIOBible.com

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New AIOC Episodes / AIOWiki Podcast 3
July 26, 2017
Extra! Extra! The Odyssey crew has been recording new episodes for the 2018 Adventures in Odyssey Club season! Five new episode titles have been revealed (plus one we already knew about), so if you don’t mind spoilers, check out the new info on that season’s page: Adventures in Odyssey Club: Season 5

Also if you don’t mind spoilers, the (unofficial) AIOWiki Podcast #3 has been recorded, and is in production now. It will be released within a week.

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Official Podcast 282
July 19, 2017
How do you create the sound of rain for two episodes? What does three people scuba diving sound like? And how did a real-life forest fire in Colorado Springs inspire an episode about a flood in Odyssey? Find out from the team behind the episode “Swept Away.” Plus, hear a bonus scene from the show, featuring Harlow Doyle.



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GITS Digital Passes
July 15, 2017
Digital Passes to watch the live stream of the Get in the Show! 2017 Contest Finale are now on sale at https://streaming.whitsend.org WatchDigitally.png

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Get in the Show! Poll
July 12, 2017
For all of you who haven’t noticed yet, AIOWiki has a new poll. Would you like to vote?

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AIOWiki Podcast #2
July 01, 2017
New official podcasts have come, and so has AIOWiki Podcast #2! Lee and Arista clear up questions left from Podcast #0 and discuss the latest spoilers in Odyssey.

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Swept Away, Part 2 / AIOWiki Podcast #2
July 01, 2017
Today, “Swept Away, Part 2” aired on the Adventures in Odyssey Club! Is that a car stuck in the Trickle Lake dam? This episode wraps up the story started last month.

Production for AIOWiki Podcast #2 is underway, and will likely be released within the next two weeks.

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AIOWiki Podcast #1
June 25, 2017
Following a lull in new AIO information, Lee and Arista take time to read the Get in the Show! 2017 scripts (or, at least, try to…).

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Official Podcast 280
June 21, 2017
Sam Suksiri tells us about being a “writer apprentice,” designing theme parks, teaching robotics to kids, winning a cooking contest, and, yes, joining the Odyssey team.



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Official Podcast 279
June 06, 2017
Executive producer Dave Arnold, producer Nathan Hoobler, writer/director Kathy Buchanan, writer/director Bob Hoose, and writer/director Phil Lollar answer fan questions about the recent Album 62, the upcoming Album 63, and what’s going on in Odyssey.



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New Poll for June/AIOWiki Podcast #1
June 01, 2017
The past couple AIOWiki polls have featured several voting options. This month’s poll features only two (technically three). Which side are you on?

By the way, the next AIOWiki podcast is currently under production and the lines are being recorded. There’s no date yet, though.

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Official Podcast 278
May 24, 2017
Cast members Shona Kennedy (Jules), Karen Kennedy (Lena), Katriona Kennedy (Teena), Pat Fraley (Karno), Robby Bruce (Buck), Andre Stojka (Whit), Will Ryan (Eugene), and crew Phil Lollar (writer/director) and Christopher Diehl (engineer) record the songs for the musical episode “Legacy.”
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Official Podcast 277
May 10, 2017
Kendre Berry played Marvin Washington for years on Adventures in Odyssey. His last appearance was in “A Class Reenactment” in 2008. That is... until now! Marvin returns in this month’s Club story, “Unfair Game.” Kendre Berry, the voice behind Marvin, lets us know what’s happened since then.



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AIOWiki Podcast #0
May 07, 2017
Lee and his co-host Arista tackle the hard questions of Odyssey, such as, “What episodes are in Album 63?” “When is each Club episode going to be released?” “When do we vote in the Get in the Show! contest?” “What’s happening on the Focus on the Family cruise?” The answers are revealed.

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Green Ring Conspiracy Poll
May 01, 2017
Now that the Green Ring Conspiracy has been over for a while, and only one other poll has been made about it, why not vote on your favorite villain? Come on, you know you want to…

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John Fornof
April 27, 2017
We just found out that John Fornof, the writer for many notable AIO episodes (like #466: “Snow Day” and #467: “Broken Window”) has prostate cancer, rated 8 out of 10. You can make donations at this link. If you can’t donate, or even if you can, would you keep him in your prayers?

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Official Podcast 276
April 26, 2017
Gregory Jbara is a Tony Award-winning actor who now plays Pastor Wilson Knox on Adventures in Odyssey. Greg tells us about replacing voices in a Norelco commercial, starting college with a major in physics, and recording with the Odyssey team.



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AIOWiki Turns 10
April 25, 2017
Today the AIOWiki Turns 10. In 10 years we have accomplished a lot: 48,628 pages, 6,265 article, 1,444 users, 231,763 edits and counting...

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Album 63 Cover Released; #817: “Unfair Game” Art Released Early
April 22, 2017
Thanks to Nathan Hoobler, AIOWiki has the art for #817: “Unfair Game” a week before its release! Click on the image for more detail. We can now announce the title for album 63. It is… Up in the Air! See the page or the “New Releases” section for the cover image.

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AIOWiki Podcast Announcement
April 18, 2017
After four months of brainstorming, writing, and recording, Scientific Guy has announced the AIOWiki Podcast. Please see here for more information.

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Official Podcast 275
April 12, 2017
Star date 80995.2017. Adventures in Odyssey is about to celebrate its 30th birthday with a spectacular live show on a four-night cruise to the Bahamas. However, we need one more person. Sensors indicate that person just might be on a strange, mysterious, enigmatic alien planet.
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The Monthly Episodes Update!
April 01, 2017
Welcome back to AIOWiki! (Not the Christopher Diehl Wiki…) According to Phil Lollar’s Facebook page ([2]) ([3]) and the Adventures in Odyssey Oddcast’s page ([4]), we have all of the correct dates and numbers for the Adventures in Odyssey Club: Season 4 episodes! A new poll will come soon. Plus, #816: “A Perfect Testimony” was released this morning. It was written by Sam Suksiri, a new writer on the AIO team! He has also written an episode that will be released next year. Keep on the lookout!

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Official Podcast 274
March 29, 2017
From adding a dog to an empty ghetto... to putting in an ominous train whistle…to creating a manhole cover from a gym weight, sound designers Christopher Diehl and Nate Jones share more stories from the creation of the sound effects for the story of Irena Sendler: "One More Name."



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New Poll
March 16, 2017
What’s that odd smell drifting from the Poll section? A new poll, of course!

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Official Podcast 273
March 15, 2017
From using a 1940s gun... to finding an old German truck... to adding just the right wind and floors to the ghetto houses, sound designers Christopher Diehl and Nathan Jones sweat the details to create the sounds for the historical episode “One More Name.”



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Get in the Show! Update!!
March 13, 2017
Yesterday, more info about the Get in the Show! contest was released! Please see here for more info. Basically, scripts will be available starting May 1st (May 1, 2017), and submissions June 1 – 12. We will be releasing news items as that happens.

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One More Name, Part 3
March 01, 2017
Happy March! #815: “One More Name, Part 3”, the exciting conclusion, has been released on the Adventures in Odyssey Club! In six days, Album #62: Let’s Put on a Show! will be available on CD. The episodes will air in April and May. A new poll is coming soon, also. Unfortunately, there’s no new information at the moment, but keep your eyes peeled for more!

UPDATE: AIO album 63 will be released this October, and will also have six episodes. For more information, see the article. No more news about the Get in the Show! contest, but a sampler album has been confirmed. Next month’s episode is #816: “A Perfect Testimony”.

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Official Podcast 272
March 01, 2017
Irena Sendler was a real historical person. Writer Kathy Buchanan had the task of turning her life into an epic three-part Adventures in Odyssey Club story. Find out the challenges of research, writing, and cutting “One More Name.”



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Official Podcast 271
February 15, 2017
Cristina Vee voices Irena Sendler, the main character in “One More Name.” Cristina tells us about working on Odyssey, screaming for video games, and being a skipper on the Jungle Cruise at Disneyland.



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New Things
February 12, 2017
Apologies for such a late news item! We’ve had some spammer trouble and couldn’t keep up. Anyways, #814: “One More Name, Part 2” has been released on the Adventures in Odyssey Club, and AIOWiki has a new poll. That’s pretty much it, although some information has been released about Album 63 and its first episode. Like always, AIOWiki has (or will have) the latest!

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Official Podcast 270
February 01, 2017
Executive producer Dave Arnold, producer Nathan Hoobler, writer/director Kathy Buchanan, and writer/director Bob Hoose answer fan questions about the recent album 61, the upcoming albums 62 & 63, and all things Odyssey.



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Official Podcast 269
January 19, 2017
The John Avery Whittaker Award honors people who have impact on the faith of those around them. Carri Dekkers nominated the “Whit” in her life: Coach Larry Stuckey. Out of more than 600 nominees, Larry was chosen as the grand prize winner. Hear from Carri about how Larry was her coach in the high jump and much more.



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Get in the Show is BACK!
January 07, 2017
Great news, AIO fans! Two things: first, this February, Adventures in Odyssey Clubhouse Magazine is changing its name back again to Focus on the Family Clubhouse Magazine; and, second, the Odyssey Adventure Club has been renamed the Adventures in Odyssey Club.

Oh, wait, that’s not the great news, is it?

The Get in the Show! contest is back! Details will be revealed at a later time, but you can always count on the AIOWiki to have the latest.

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Official Podcast 268
January 06, 2017
Working beside famed inventor and ice cream emporium owner, John Avery Whittaker, scientists Bob and Jesse work tirelessly to push the boundaries of audio drama for the sake of pure science. After countless years of relentless research, they are ready to announce their latest breakthrough. (Hint: It involves the Club!)
Download!

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New Writers Poll
January 04, 2017
AIOWiki is hosting a new poll. The topic? The writers!

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Merry Christmas
December 25, 2016
AIOWiki wishes you a merry Christmas and a happy new year. A recent issue of Clubhouse Magazine revealed that the first three episodes of the Odyssey Adventure Club: Season 4 will be titled “One More Name”. It’s about a social worker in Poland during the holocaust. Don’t miss it!

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Official Podcast 267
December 21, 2016
Merry Christmas! It’s time for a free episode! In this classic story from Album 39: Friends, Family, and Countrymen, Wooton Bassett wants to help Edwin Blackgaard with an upcoming production. Liz Horton tries to find something–anything–she can do better than others. Plus, hear an interview with sound designer Allen Hurley.



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Official Podcast 266
December 07, 2016
Writer/director Kathy Buchanan and sound designer Jonathan Crowe share stories from the creation of the Odyssey milestone "A Very Bassett Wedding."



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A Very Bassett Wedding, Part 2
December 03, 2016
The Bassett and Wise families have arrived in town for Wooton and Penny’s big day, but a damaged dress, stomach pains, and an investigation into a missing ring mean that the couple’s walk to the altar will be anything but simple.
This is the final episode of Album #61: Without a Hitch. After you've listened to it help us fill out the details on the episode page and rate it.
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Iliad House Poll
December 02, 2016
Just a short while ago, a new radio drama emerged: Iliad House. That is the subject of AIOWiki’s new semi-monthly poll. Vote, please!

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Happy 800 Episodes!
December 1, 2016
Today, Adventures in Odyssey’s 800th episode, #800: “Un-Tech the Halls”, was released! Happy 800, Adventures in Odyssey!

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Album 62 and more!
November 28, 2016
Merry Christmas from AIOWiki! Album #61: Without a Hitch is almost finished airing, with #806: “A Very Bassett Wedding, Part 2” coming December 3rd. But before then, OAClub members will be treated with a new episode: #800: “Un-Tech the Halls”. Album #62: Let’s Put on a Show! will start releasing in the Club on December 6th! How's that for a present? Some new information is surfacing about upcoming club events; see here.

On another note: in one year, Focus on the Family will be hijacking (not literally) a Disney cruise for a 30th anniversary celebration of Adventures in Odyssey! This includes a LOT of AIO related stuff happening – see here for more details.

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A Very Bassett Wedding, Part 1
November 26, 2016
The Bassett and Wise families have arrived in town for Wooton and Penny’s big day, but a damaged dress, stomach pains, and an investigation into a missing ring mean that the couple’s walk to the altar will be anything but simple.
After you've listened to it help us fill out the details on the episode page and rate it.
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Happy Thanksgiving!
November 24, 2016
Happy Thanksgiving from AIOWiki! Today, why not listen to Adventures in Odyssey while you eat that delicious turkey and pie? A complete list of Thanksgiving episodes can be found here. A couple of these episodes can also be heard online:
#49: “Thank You, God” Listen Online
#132: “Thanksgiving at Home” Listen Online
#173: “A Thanksgiving Carol” Listen Online (On November 25)
#TTC06: “Stepping Stones, Part 1” (Download)
#TTC07: “Stepping Stones, Part 2” (Download)

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Official Podcast 265
November 22, 2016
Writer Bob Hoose and sound designer Nathan Jones go deep into the story of the creation of The Key Suspect and reveal more about the new characters Morrie and Suzu. Plus, hear a preview of the upcoming Odyssey milestone: A Very Bassett Wedding.



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The Key Suspect
November 20, 2016
The Jones and Parker Detective Agency meets its match with a perplexing case involving open lockers and a rival detective.
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New Poll
November 14, 2016
AIOWiki is hosting a new semi-monthly poll. Feel free to go here and vote.

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Old Tricks
November 12, 2016
When Eugene announces that he’s being considered for a new position at the college, Buck decides to help him using unscrupulous methods.
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Parker for President
November 05, 2016
Emily convinces Matthew to run for Student Body President, but he’s surprised to learn that the opposing candidate is his sister Olivia!
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The Feud of Mason County
October 29, 2016
Whit takes a much-needed prayer retreat to the mountains and lands in the middle of a decades-old family feud.
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Even more episodes!
October 28, 2016
On November 1, #799: “Where Your Treasure Is” will be released in the Odyssey Adventure Club! This episode's ministry is Awana, and features a new invention from Whit. In addition to this, a recording session at Salami Studios took place October 25 – 27, and many new episodes were revealed! See Odyssey Adventure Club: Season 4 for more details. Even more good news, a new Blackgaard saga book series is in the works! OAC members will gain access to it on Wednesday, November 16.

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New episodes are arriving!
October 05, 2016
Four days ago, Album #61: Without a Hitch was released on CD! You can buy it here. As mentioned previously, its episodes will be airing through November and can be heard weekly on Focus on the Family’s media player. Also released on October 1st: #798: “A Forgiving Heart”! It adds to the story started in #794: “Things Not Seen”, and can be heard exclusively on the Odyssey Adventure Club. Finally, as album 61 is now released to the public, AIOWiki is pleased to reveal the cover art for album 62: here. Be careful, as the picture contains spoilers.

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Air Dates for Album 61
September 14, 2016
Today we're please to tell you that the final air dates for the radio broadcast of Album 61 have been announced. Earlier we told you that it would begin airing on November 5th, 2016, instead you will actually be able to tune in to hear the newest adventures a week earlier beginning with The Feud of Mason County on October 29th and concluding with a two part episode ending on December 3rd, (title not announced here for spoiler reasons).

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A Predicament of Biblical Proportions
August 28, 2016

What do a hyperactive imagination, a Bible, Odyssey Middle School, and Alice in Wonderland have in common? #797: “A Predicament of Biblical Proportions”, the newest episode from Adventures in Odyssey! In this episode, a parody of Lewis Carroll's classic book, Buddy Norman's imagination runs wild when he participates in Bring Your Bible to School Day...and gets in trouble for it! In four days, it'll be available only in the Odyssey Adventure Club.

Free trial

Now, however, you don't have to be a full-fledged club member to listen to it. Focus on the Family is offering a free 14-day trial, so you can listen to over 30 exclusive episodes (including the Officer Harley Collection...!) for free!

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Welcome New Users
July 27, 2016
We recently updated our server and fixed the bug that was preventing people from being able to make new accounts here at the wiki. We've also simplified the registration process. Fill out the form, click the link we send to your email and then start editing to keep the AIOWiki as the place with the world's largest amount of AIO related information. After you've signed up, if you're unsure where to go you can check out our list of Editing Projects! If you're new to editing wikis there's a great page here about it. If you have any questions about the wiki, feel free to ask on our Town Hall page. Welcome!

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Eugene Sings Again?
May 19, 2016
Many years ago Will Ryan released two albums titled Eugene Sings! and Eugene Sings! Christmas. This have been unavailable to fans for many years, however Will Ryan is currently considering releasing them again. If you're interested in these albums we ask you to please vote for them here

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Album 61
March 21, 2016
The cover art for Album #61: Without a Hitch has been released. It will be available this October. You can pre-order your copy from Amazon.
What do you think of this cover art? Comment below, but please don't give spoilers about unaired Album 60 episodes.
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Merry Christmas
December 25, 2015
AIOWiki wishes you and your family a Merry Christmas and a happy new year.

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Happy Thanksgiving
November 26, 2015
AIOWiki would like to wish you a happy Thanksgiving. Take time today to thank God for the many ways he has blessed you and your family.

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Whit Challenges Dude Perfect to a trick shot battle
November 19, 2015

Whether he’s inventing a new machine to teach about the Bible, sharing wisdom with the kids at Whit’s End, or behind the counter making a World Famous Chocolate Soda, John Avery Whittaker is a man of many diverse talents. And if there’s one thing that Whit has never been, it’s predictable. Whit is always creating new ways to engage with kids and get them excited to learn about God.

So what’s he up to now? Whit’s latest adventure may be as surprising as he is.

Whit is challenging the mascot of DudePerfect to a trick shot battle. Who is DudePerfect? They’re a great group of guys who have become famous by making videos of themselves doing hundreds of amazing and innovative trick shots. Every once in a while the Dude Perfect mascot, Panda, takes a few trick shots of his own. Will Whit’s challenge to their mascot be answered? Only time will tell.

In the meantime, enjoy seeing another side of everyone’s favorite ice cream emporium keeper.

Watch a video here, and spread the word using #WhitPerfect!

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Voyage with the Vikings Audiobook
November 11, 2015
A couple months ago, the first Imagination Station book, Voyage with the Vikings, was added to the Odyssey Adventure Club as an audiobook read by Bob Hoose. It is now available as a download from Christianbook. If you don't have the OAC, here is your chance to hear it.
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Back Cover Images
November 9, 2015
New images of the back covers of Volumes 7, 12, 13, 14, 38 and 42 have been released. Take a look.
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Album 60 now available for Pre-order!
October 16, 2015
Album 60: Head Over Heels is now available for pre-order! This album will follow the standard introduced by Taking the Plunge of having six episodes. CBD has a pre-order bargain, so if you pre-order it, you will get a copy for only $10.00! Pre-order a copy here!


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The John Avery Whittaker Award!
October 13, 2015
Focus on the Family has just announced a new contest/award! For the contest, people name others who have played a "Mr. Whittaker" role in the entrant's life. The winners receive prize packs starting every day from November 1st, and the Grand Prize winner who will be announced November 20 receives a $500+ prize pack! The award will be annual, and the deadline is October 31. For full details, go here or here.

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Album 59 Available on CD
July 29, 2015
Album #59: Taking the Plunge has officially been released on CD! The album contains 6 episodes instead of the 12, setting a new standard for future series albums. Click here to order a copy of Album 59 on Amazon. The album has also been released on the Odyssey Adventure Club and is available for digital download on iTunes and Amazon.

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Odyssey Adventure Club: Season 3
July 22, 2015
Today recording started for episodes in Odyssey Adventure Club: Season 3. Behind the scenes details were released on the Odyssey Facebook page, including two episode titles! The album page has been updated with these episode titles and episode pages have been created with cast and crew information that has been released. So far the Odyssey team has not revealed any major spoilers.

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Celebrating 200,000 Edits!
July 11, 2015
Today we reached an exciting milestone on AIOWiki. This afternoon at 12:56 PM CST, the user Erwin Springer made Adventures in Odyssey Wiki's 200,000th edit! Click here to read more about this event. To help us celebrate, comment below with what you like about AIOWiki!

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Album 60 Title and Art!
July 10, 2015
Today we learned the title of the next Odyssey album release: Album #60: Head Over Heels. Album 60 will be available on the Odyssey Adventure Club in December, for digital download in February 2016, and on CD in March 2016. Tentative cover art from Tyndale is shown below. Based on the cover, what do you think this album will be about? Comment below, but please avoid giving any spoilers about Album 59.
Update: The album summary has been added to the album page.

Update: The titles of the episodes have been added the album page.
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Album 59
July 01, 2015
The final cover art images for Album #59: Taking the Plunge have arrived! Click below to view them in their full resolution glory! Album 59 has been released in the Odyssey Adventure Club and will be available on CD on August 1. Pre-order your copy today!
Update: Album 59 is now available for digital download on iTunes and Amazon!
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Album 59 Episode Title
March 27, 2015
The AIOFansite has revealed the title of the first episode of Album 59: #777: “First Things First”. What do you think this episode will be about? Comment below.

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Album 59 and more
November 11, 2014
It's been quiet on the news front of AIO lately, but there's been a storm of activity today with 3 new products coming out.

First up is Album 59, the title will be Taking the Plunge, we can assume that this will pick up right from where 58 left off. The hard copy is currently due for release in August 2015, with digital and radio releases probably coming shortly before that. Something new with 59 though is that it will only contain 2 CD's instead of the usual 4, meaning that this album will most likely only have 6 episodes instead of 12. It remains to be seen if Album 60 will follow this format in 2016 or if it will be pushed up to make up for the shortened 59 season.

Next up is the first new sampler album in a while, it's based on The Dropbox episode from the OAC and also includes The Chosen One, Part 1 and Part 2. That's interesting because The Chosen One has already been in a sampler album. The sampler is due for release in March and currently does not have a cover image.

Lastly is a new book based on the Jones and Parker detective agency.

There’s something mysterious going on in everyone’s favorite town . . . Odyssey, of course! No mystery is too big or too small for Emily Jones and Matthew Parker. Whether it is helping the new doctor unlock her office safe or helping Mr. Whittaker find paint cans that have mysteriously disappeared, the Jones and Parker Detective Agency is on the case. Who knows what’s in store for these young detectives?

This book compiles 16 of the best stories originally published in Clubhouse magazine into one fun-filled volume. Kids can play detective along with Emily and Matthew as they hear the evidence and examine the clues provided. Filled with humor and fun, this new addition to the Adventures in Odyssey line will be a sure hit with kids.

It's due for release in May of 2015.

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September Poll Results
October 04, 2014
The September Poll has ended! Twenty-six percent of the 81 fans who voted choose #515: “B-TV: Behind the Scenes” as their favorite B-TV episode.

This month's poll question is:

Which 'Bernard and...' episode is your favorite?

Click here to vote now!

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August Poll Results
September 06, 2014
The results of the August poll are in! It turns out that your favorite episode in Album #57: A Call to Something More, is #734-736: “Life Expectancy”. The episode #737-738: “The Pilot” came in second. Thank you to everyone who voted!

In anticipation of a new B-TV episode next year, #769: “B-TV: Truth”, our September poll asks the following: Besides the live show, #???: “B-TV: Live”, what is your favorite B-TV episode? Click here to vote now!

Also, #751: “The Ties That Bind, Part 1” airs today on radio stations across North America! The entire 14-part “The Ties That Bind” series is currently available for digital download and in the Odyssey Adventure Club and will also be released as Album #58: The Ties That Bind later this year.

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Official Podcast 206
August 20, 2014
Executive producer Dave Arnold and writer/director Paul McCusker answer questions about album 58: The Ties That Bind, and give a few hints about upcoming episodes (including a new B-TV), and share a goof that fans noticed.



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New Features Galore!
August 14, 2014
This summer we have been hard at work developing several new features on AIOWiki! Read below to learn about our latest additions,

  • A new listing of characters. Now in an easy to read format, you can browse through character pages alphabetically and by number of episode appearances. Click here to browse.
  • Episode timelines. On album pages, lists of episodes are now displayed in a timeline format. Timelines have also been added to other pages with episode lists, including B-TV and KYDS Radio. In addition, you can click here to create an episode timeline for your favorite character!
  • A random quote generator. The random quote on our homepage has proven to be a popular feature, so we have expanded that offering by creating a random quote generator. Click here to access it!
  • An expanded list of references. The references section has been further expanded, listing references made to books, movies and television shows on Odyssey. Click here to browse our updated list.
  • New cast lists. The "Cast" sections on episode pages now look more modern and are easier to edit. This update has also allowed us to assemble a list of episodes with the most characters.

Let us know in the comments what you think of these new additions. And, as always, let us know if you have any new ideas! We hope our newest features continue to make AIOWiki an indispensable resource for Odyssey fans everywhere!

Interested in working on AIOWiki? Create an account today!

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August 2014 Poll
August 04, 2014
It has been over a year since the last poll on AIOWiki and with a new season of Adventures in Odyssey approaching this fall, we have decided to ask the question, "what what was your favorite episode in Album #57: A Call to Something More?" To answer visit the poll page.

Also, new information has been released regarding the 2015 Season and Odyssey Adventure Club: Season 2. Visit those pages for more details!

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Shona Kennedy interview
July 28, 2014
Trenton Landmark over at the AIOfansite has interviewed Shona Kennedy about balancing AIO with family time, how many episodes she's recorded, and more! Check it out now at the AIOfansite!

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Character Statistics
July 01, 2014
Have you ever wondered which characters have made the most appearances on Odyssey? See if you can guess which other characters are in the top ten! Here's a hint: Whit, Connie and Eugene appear in the most episodes. Comment below with your guesses and then check out our new list of the top 50 to see where they rank.

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Album 58 Titles
June 20, 2014
Album 58 is coming up fast and we finally have the list of episode titles for the album. Similar to Album 53, this album will have episodes titled The Ties that Bind, Part 1 - 14. This will also be the first album to feature more than 12 full length episodes since the Gold Audio series.

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April Roundup
April 20, 2014
We're back, after some unfortunate downtime we're pleased to say that the wiki is back and is once again fully functional. We're also pleased to say that our popular Android app is up again too, even has a few new features to go with it.
Over the course of the past month there's been two new podcasts released, Official Podcast 196 (behind the scenes of the new comic) and Official Podcast 197 (The Bible Network deleted scene), be sure to check them out if you haven't yet.
Also released this month was the new Odyssey Adventure Club exclusive episode Drake the Cosmic Copper, FOTF has also released the long awaited Officer Harley episodes to the OAC. Some of these episodes are available for the first time in over 20 years, we're sure that these will be new for many fans out there. Be sure to check back to the club next week when Mission: Unaccomplished, Part 1 is released, it's one of the last episodes to feature Zach Callison as the voice of Matthew Parker.
There's also been some sad news in the last month, first we've learned that the winning script in the college scholarship writing contest A Jay in the Life will not be produced. While the AIO team enjoyed the originality of the script, it took several characters in directions that conflicted with storylines they had already established. Secondly it's been announced that Brock Eastman will be leaving his job with AIO and taking a new job at Compassion International.
Keep checking back for more news in the days ahead, with the release Album 58: The Ties That Bind getting closer we're sure that details will be popping up soon. On the topic of Album 58, the summary has been released,

Comic-Connellsville! The "Let’s Get Together" Festival!
Who knew that two events could trigger so much drama in Odyssey? Wooton’s announcement about a family of detectives leads to suspicion and intrigue. Whit’s challenge of some popular ideas causes a difficult tug-of-war between conviction and compromise. And the surprise arrival of a few friends and former adversaries creates the perfect blend of excitement, comedy, and important life lessons for everyone.

The Ties That Bind contains 12 all-new episodes exploring questions about God’s design for marriage and family, loyalty, redemption, commitment, and love. It’s a collection for your whole family to enjoy and talk about.

Happy Easter.

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Album 58 Cover and More!
March 17, 2014
It's still a long way off but we have out first look at Album 58: The Ties That Bind. We also have our first look at the next two books in the The Imagination Station book series and a new book for girls called Candid Conversations with Connie. All four of these new products are due for release later this year.
In other news there's currently a promotion on for the Odyssey Adventure Club, when you sign up enter the promo code OAC and the first month will only be $5.
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Official Podcast 192
February 06, 2014
The Adventures in Odyssey team, from actors to directors to sound designers remember our favorite curmudgeon Dave Madden. Guests include: Jonathan Crowe, Paul McCusker, Dave Arnold, Phil Lollar, Chris McDonald, Nathan Hoobler, Chris Anthony, Marshal Younger, Andre Stojka, John Fornof, and Bob Luttrell. Hear Dave Madden’s 12 Axioms for Success in Show Business (If That’s Really What You Want) as read by Phil Lollar:



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Dave Madden
January 16, 2014
Today we are sad to report that Dave Madden passed away this morning from congestive heart and kidney failure at the age of 82. Dave was the voice of Bernard Walton and appeared on 94 episodes over 20 years. We will miss him dearly and our prayers are with his family.

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Merry Christmas
December 25, 2013
Everyone here at the AIOWiki would like to wish you and your families a Merry Christmas, we look forward to continuing to provide AIO news to you in the new year and beyond.

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Wooton's Whirled History
December 21, 2013
The album covers for the two upcoming mini albums focusing on history have had their covers finished, these two products should be available in the middle of next year.
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Odyssey Adventure Club
December 21, 2013
With the launch of the OAC only days away now things from the release are starting to come out. Today we are pleased to share the cover image for the first season of club episodes.

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Official Podcast 187
November 27, 2013
In the 187th Official Podcast, Bob and Jesse take a podcasting class and learn the bizarre methods of predicting the winners of the Avery Awards.



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The Redcoats Are Coming!
November 08, 2013
It's been a while since there's been new artwork released but today we're pleased to say that the cover for the upcoming The Imagination Station book series, The Redcoats Are Coming! has been finished, you can check it out to the right.

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Official Podcast 185
October 30, 2013
In Official Podcast 185 Executive Producer Dave Arnold and Creative Director Paul McCusker talk about Album 57, June Kendall‘s passing, the Odyssey Adventure Club, and upcoming albums. Plus: Avery Award nominations!



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Official Podcast 184
October 17, 2013
Jeff Lewis recently re-appeared on Adventures in Odyssey after a 23 year absence. Gary Reed continues to voice Jeff and he shares his background and thoughts on the show. Plus, hear the first scene of “The Pilot.”



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All By Myself
October 16, 2013
The Official AIO Facebook page showed pictures today from recording of the newest Odyssey Adventure Club episode "All By Myself", there is likely more details of episodes to come in the future, so stay tuned.

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The Lone Lawman
October 15, 2013
The Official AIO Facebook page has announced another Odyssey Adventure Club episode title: The Lone Lawman, not much is known yet except for some of the cast at this point. Check back for more Odyssey Adventure Club news in the upcoming days.

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30 Jays Hath September
October 02, 2013
Thanks to Brock Eastman we've learned another title from the exclusive episodes in the 2014 Odyssey Adventure Club Season, the title is "30 Jays Hath September" and it will be tentatively released in September 2014. In related news we've learned that the whole 2014 club season is planned out with 6 of the episodes already recorded, the rest will be recorded over the next 2 months. Keep checking back in the days ahead as more information on the upcoming episodes becomes available.

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Official Podcast 182
September 19, 2013
Katie Wynn grew up listening to Odyssey and entered a script in a writing contest. That script turned into this weekend’s episode: “Big Trouble Under the Big Top.” Hear an interview with Katie (and co-writer Bob Hoose) and a preview of her show.



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Free Album 57 Bonus Material
September 06, 2013
All of the bonus features for Album 57 can be accessed at this link for free.

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Official Podcast 181
September 04, 2013
In Official Podcast 181 Chosen from hundreds of entries, watch the 24 finalists for A.C.T.S. and then vote on your favorites. One boy and one girl that you choose with go on a Mission Adventure Trip to Costa Rica.



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Album 57 on iTunes
September 01, 2013
Album 57 is now available on iTunes for currently only $3.99 for the entire album. Some of the episodes have mixed up track titles, and the album name is listed differently, however these can be edited in the song settings. (Note: This does not affect any episodes)

Update: The price of the album has been changed to $17.99.

Second Update: Album 57 has now temporarily been taken off of iTunes, we will let you know when it comes back.

Third Update:We are pleased to announce that Album 57 is available now again on iTunes.

We are expecting the download for Focus on the Family Canada to be released very soon.

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Album 57 on CBD
August 31, 2013
Album 57: A Call to Something More is now also available on Christianbook.com for $17.49 for the whole album, or $1.99 for single episodes. You can purchase the download here: http://family.christianbook.com/Christian/Books/product?item_no=977716

We will also keep you updated when it releases on Focus on the Family Canada, and iTunes within the upcoming days.

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Album 57 Episode Promos
August 29, 2013
We finally have the promos for all of the episodes in the current season, you can check them out on our Album 57 page. Be warned though, there are considerable spoilers to be heard in the promos.
We also have uploaded the back cover as well as the art for Album 57

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Album 57 Released!
August 29, 2013
We've been waiting a long time for this but at last it's starting to show up in download stores. Amazon is the first to offer the album for download, they're offering it for $17.99 to get the complete album, or only $0.99 for single episodes, a price that can't be beat.
This also leads to the news that you can now download almost all of the AIO episodes from Amazon, the best we can tell is that they've only been available for a week or two. We'll update this post in the future as more download stores start to offer it.

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Official Podcast 180
August 22, 2013
In this episode from “A Place of Wonder,” Jimmy Barclay decides he’s too old for Whit’s End and the Imagination Station, but comes to a new discovery through an imaginative boy named Lawrence. Plus, hear an interview with writer/director Phil Lollar and voice actor Gabriel Encarnacion.



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Official Album 57 Final Release Dates
August 13, 2013
According to the AIO twitter, we now know all the release dates for Album 57.

August 20: Digital download/ iTunes releases
October 1: CD release

Until then, Your Servant is Listening, Part 2 will air this Saturday.

Update: The release dates now been changed to:

August 22: Digital Download
August 27: iTunes release

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AioWiki News
August 09, 2013
Tomorrow marks the date of a new season of Adventures in Odyssey! Throughout the weeks of episode airdates, digital download, itunes, and CD releases we would like it if you could fill in some info, that could be casts, plots, or crew members!

Second, we are upgrading to a new episode infobox, see the episode Bad Luck for an example, throughout the next few months we will be changing every episode to that format, and you can help, please ask for questions if you need it.

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Official Podcast 179
August 07, 2013
In the Official Podcast 179 Bob and Jesse interview young Michaela Dean, the voice of Camilla and then play exclusive clips of Album 57: A Call to Something More. The first episode airs this weekend on the radio and online!



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Album 57 Episode Summaries
August 02, 2013
With just over a week till album 57 starts to air the episode summaries for all 12 episodes are now available, if you want to spoil yourself you can check them out on our Album 57 page. If you want to keep it as a surprise the wait is almost over, download and radio broadcasts both start next week

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Official Podcast 178
July 27, 2013
In Official Podcast 178 Adventure in Odyssey actors, producers, and interns talk about how they serve their family, their community, and their world. Don’t forget to submit your 2-minute video by August 16!
Download!

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Album 57
July 18, 2013
At last we have the date when new episodes return to the airwaves, Album 57 will begin airing in less than a month on August 10, 2013 with Your Servant Is Listening, Part 1, stay tuned for more news, the wait is almost over.

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Album 58
July 17, 2013
The first episode title from the upcoming Album 58 has been revealed, it's title The Launch and it's written by Dave Arnold, stay tuned in the coming months for more news as it becomes available.

Update:It appears according to a comment on facebook by the AIO team that the episode will be released in January for the 'Odyssey Adventure Club', although recording for album 58 will still likely be this summer.

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More Album 57 Release Date Info
July 13, 2013
According to the official AIO Facebook page the retail version for Album 57 will release on October 1 on Amazon, and Tyndale, and October 15 on Focus on the Family, and Christianbook.

We also know the digital download will release sometime in August. The AIO team announced on Twitter that it will be released on iTunes at a later date.

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Official Podcast 177
July 09, 2013
David Griffin talks about the difficulty of the Barclay family’s move to Pokenberry Falls and the episodes where he returned: “Living in the Gray” and “The Triangled Web”



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Album 57 Titles
July 07, 2013
We're pleased today to announce that the last episode titles for Album 57 have been revealed, along with episode numbers and themes. We don't want to spoil it here for you but if you want to know check out our Album 57: A Call to Something More. Stay tuned in the coming weeks for more news on 57 as it becomes available.

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Official Podcast 176
June 26, 2013
David Griffin talks about acting on Odyssey, working in the studio, and about dealing with changes in his life.



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Summer 2013 Editing Project
June 21, 2013
We have compiled a list of projects on the wiki. Check out the list here: here, and add what you feel needs to be added.

After some of these changes/additions Aiowiki will be even more complete.

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Official Podcast 175
June 12, 2013
Wayne Thomas Batson talks pirates and islands, knights and castles, and even mythical beasts. He authored “Hunt for the Devil’s Dragon,” the latest Imagination Station book.



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The Business of Busyness
June 10, 2013
As part of the ongoing ACTS contest FOTF has made #577: “The Business of Busyness” available as a free download, you can find it here:The Business of Busyness

Eugene starts up a new company to help people around town and the Washington family discover that there aren't enough hours in the day to complete everything in their busy lives!


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Official Podcast 174
May 24, 2013
In Official Podcast 174 See highlights of the recent Odyssey live webcast, including interviews with Katie Leigh and Chris Anthony, a tip from Get in the Show winner Shona, the revelation of the grand prize destination, and a never-before-seen surprise!
Download!

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Social Shoutout: The A.C.T.S. Edition!
May 21, 2013
Brock, and Evan answer more questions about the upcoming contest, more info on the webcast on May 22nd. You even get to see the logo of the "Odyssey Adventure Club".

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Official Podcast 173
May 15, 2013
Alan Young became the voice of Jack in 1994. Since then, Jack has married Joanne Allen and become the owner of J and J Antiques. He recently appeared in “Home Again” in Album 56.



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Mike Makes Right
May 11, 2013
Last week we told you about an exciting new project where older episodes were being adapted into Hindi. Today a second episode was released on YouTube, this one is based on #20: “Mike Makes Right”. We've also learned that to date 26 episodes have been produced.

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A.C.T.S. Grand Prize Location Revealed
May 07, 2013
It's official! On the online airdate for the episode V.B.S. Blues, Shona Kennedy announced on a commercial that the two grand prize winners will Good Goers mission trip to Costa Rica. You can tune in to the live webcast on May 22nd for more details on this trip.

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Adventures in Hindi
May 04, 2013
As you may recall Focus on the Family has mentioned several times in recent years about taking the series to other languages, today we can see what one of those versions looks like. The Hindi version of the popular radio show has been transformed into a half hour long TV show, one of the first episodes Rumor Has It is now available for watching, the video also features English subtitles.

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Official Podcast 172
May 01, 2013
In Official Podcast 172 Bob and Jesse reveal A.C.T.S.! This summer, you’re invited to be part of something BIG! Adventures in Odyssey presents A.C.T.S.! – A Call To Serve. Join thousands of kids across the country making a commitment to serve your family, your community and even your world!

There will also be a live webcast on May 22nd at 5:30 PM Eastern, and 2:30 Pacific with Katie Leigh, and Chris Anthony.

For more information about the prizes, how to serve and more click here
Download!

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Odyssey Club news
May 01, 2013
Today we have more news on the upcoming Odyssey Club thanks to Brock Eastman.

The club will be a place where members can access Adventures in Odyssey audio content on demand, get 12 exclusive episodes per year, interact with each other, learn about other cultures and experience them through live action documentaries, and most of all a place where Adventures in Odyssey fans can learn about discipleship in action and serving our amazing Heavenly Father!

Stay tuned in the future for more news as it becomes available.

Update: It's been confirmed that there will be a cost to join the club.

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More Info on A.C.T.S. Contest
April 30, 2013
We now have more info on the summer 2013 contest: A.C.T.S., thanks to a press release on the Focus on the Family website.

Starting in June, the A.C.T.S.! Summer of Service Challenge will encourage kids to complete 12 hours of service over the summer—on their own or with their family or church. Service logs will be available in over 400 participating bookstores throughout the summer, beginning in June. All kids who participate can download a free AIO episode, and kids can also return to stores to collect stickers of favorite Odyssey characters for each hour served.


The challenge sponsors hope that A.C.T.S.! will help children learn the value of giving their time, talents, and abilities to help people in need. The challenge will also remind kids that service is much more than just “doing” – it’s anytime you put someone else’s needs above your own.
"We want to remind kids that they have a part to play in God’s story, and serving is an easy way for everyone to take part in that,” said Jesse Florea, editor of Focus on the Family Clubhouse magazine, AIO’s official magazine. “The challenge is a fun way for kids to learn about serving, but the end goal is that kids will deepen their walk with Jesus Christ through serving Him.” AIO’s goal is for 4,200 kids to sign up to serve, for a total of 50,000 hours of service.

Webcast Launch Party and Video Contest Kick Off Campaign

Adventures in Odyssey is kicking off the campaign via a live launch party webcast on May 22 at 3:30 p.m. MT/5:30 p.m. ET that will include the big reveal of the contest’s grand prize trip location. Two of the show’s actors, Chris Anthony and Katie Leigh, will also talk about their favorite AIO episodes. Viewers can watch the webcast online at whitsend.org/acts.

From July 1 – Aug. 16, kids ages 8-15 can also enter the A.C.T.S.! video contest by submitting a two-minute video that shares how they serve and why they would like to be one of the first official Adventures in Odyssey Ambassadors. Many participating stores are hosting special recording events, and kids who record their video in stores will receive an AIO prize. An updated list of participating stores and video upload instructions can be found on whitsend.org/acts. From the videos received, 100 third place winners will be selected to win a $25 Adventures in Odyssey product prize. Of those, 24 finalists (12 boys and 12 girls) will have their videos posted for online voting from Sept. 1-15, and two grand prize winners (one boy and one girl) will be announced on Sept. 25 through an AIO webcast. The grand prize winners will receive an all-expense paid Good-Goers Adventure-Based Mission Trip with a parent to serve orphans and enjoy a day of rafting in an overseas location. As the first AIO Ambassadors, the winners will also be featured on bonus material for AIO Volume #58, the AIO Official Podcast, and in Clubhouse Magazine.

Please Note: It has been mentioned that the video entries part of the contest is only open to residents of the United States, although you can help serve the 50,000 hours of service all around the world, according to the AIO Facebook page.

Are you excited for this contest? If you are please post a comment below.

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Odyssey Club Producer
April 21, 2013
We've recently learned that a new position on the Odyssey team titled 'Odyssey Club Producer' has recently been filled. Here's the job description from the job posting.

The Odyssey Club Producer position exists to organize and coordinate various media development teams ensuring that audio, video, print, web, events, activities, and games combine into cohesive, engaging club member experiences, The Producer needs to have demonstrated abilities across several disciplines, including web development and upkeep, mission organization, relationship, graphic design, process management ect.


Some of the job responsibilities include working with the A.C.T.S. contest, keeping the website up to date, and working with the Executive Producer (Dave Arnold) to brainstorm and develop story lines for cub dramas and developing video documentaries.
From the sound of it there will be some sort of Official online Odyssey Club, this may be in response the the large number of fans that aren't allowed on Facebook. This club will also have dramas, although it's unknown at this time if it will be officially produced dramas or just scripts posted online for club members to preform with their friends. The official Facebook page has been teasing something big coming this fall, this could be what they are hinting towards.
We also believe to know who has been given the position, Brock Eastman, as it's been confirmed that he recently accepted a job as some sort of producer with the Odyssey team. Keep checking back in the coming weeks for more information as it becomes available.
Thanks to The Whit's End Podcast for finding this.

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Official Podcast 171
April 16, 2013
Dave Arnold and Bob Luttrell share more stories of the creation of the sound of Odyssey, including how working on the show has an effect on their spiritual lives.



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New Poll for April - March Results
April 10, 2013
We now have a new poll on our fancy polls page for the month of April. Be sure to drop by and answer our question about the upcoming season of Odyssey. While you're there, why don't you check out the results from last month's poll too. Submit your vote now!

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Artwork for New Book
April 08, 2013
And the artwork keeps on coming! Today we have the cover for 90 Devotions for Kids in Matthew, it is set for release this October.

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Official Podcast 170
April 03, 2013
The names Dave Arnold and Bob Luttrell appear on hundreds of episodes of Adventures in Odyssey. Hear the stories of how they started on the show and the secrets behind the sound effects.



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New Episodes Being Recorded
March 25, 2013
The final three episodes for Album 57 are being recorded at the final recording session in Burbank, California on March 25th. Some actors at the recording session include Andre Stojka, Katie Leigh, Zach Callison, and Cristina Pucelli, Will Ryan, Jess Harnell, and Gregg Bissonette. Nathan Hoobler is also one of the directors, and Nathan Jones is one of the sound designers.

We have now also learned that recording for Album 58 will start this summer according to the AIO Facebook Page.

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Album 57 Summary and Titles
March 22, 2013
Today we are pleased to bring you the summary for Album 57 along with the titles of 5 more episodes.

There comes a time when everyone must look at their life and see where God is leading them. The folks in Odyssey must ponder that question after a series of surprises. Connie goes through a difficult experience and has to figure out how to turn tragedy into triumph. Meanwhile, three generations of the Parker family journey in the Imagination Station to witness the story of the last judge of Israel, leading Camilla to consider what God might be saying to her. It’s a life-changing time in Odyssey as our friends at Whit’s End learn lessons in the midst of excitement and fun. Episodes include: Life Expectancy (Parts 1-3), Your Servant Is Listening (Parts 1-2), The Friend Formula, No Chemistry Whatsoever, More Than a Feeling, Repent after Me.


In other news we've learned that there will be a new Sampler Album coming out in fall titled Bothersome Bullies

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Official Podcast 169
March 20, 2013
Official Podcast 169: Rudy Haerr tells the story of how he came to the Odyssey team from a pig farm, tells us about a multi-year library project, and more. Plus, hear about the prizes in the A.C.T.S. contest!



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March Poll
March 17, 2013
We now have a new poll on our ever-growing polls page. We want to know how many of you have seen the AIO video series. Go ahead and vote right now! Also be sure to check out the responses to February's poll.

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Album 57 Art
March 09, 2013
The art for the upcoming Album 57 has been revealed. The art features Connie Kendall sitting on the floor surrounded by family pictures, this is most likely a scene from the three part Life Expectancy episode. Album 57 is expected to be released for download in August with the hard copy following soon after.
In other news the cover art for The Marus Manuscripts: Volume 2 has also been released, this book will also be available in August of this year.
Let us know what you think of these new covers in the comments, and as always keep checking back in the days ahead for more information on Album 57 as it becomes available.

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A.C.T.S. Contest
March 06, 2013
The Official site is gearing up for a new contest this summer that's going to be even bigger with more winners and more prizes. Not much is known at this time but prizes will include:

  • Good-Goers Mission Adventure trip
  • Feature on Album 58
  • Be a AIO Ambassador
  • and more
You have a part to play in God’s larger story by serving your family, your community and even your world. You can even make a BIGGER impact by serving others with your family or church/community group. It’s time to do something BIGGER than yourself…and this summer, you could win BIG too!

More details of this contest will be coming in 55 days, stay tuned.

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Official Podcast 168
March 04, 2013
Nancy Sanders authored several of the Imagination Station books. She shares stories about “Challenge on the Hill of Fire” and previews the upcoming “Danger on a Silent Night.”



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Our Favorites Album Art
February 23, 2013
The art for the upcoming release Our Favorites: Actor's Picks has been released. This album contains 8 CD's featuring favorite episodes of actors over the years as well as a DVD of the brithday bash from Dallas TX last year. It's expected that this album will be released in June of this year.

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Official Podcast 167
February 20, 2013
Evan Reedall tells us what it means to be an Odyssey Coordinator, including working with actors and the Odyssey team. He also explains what God has taught him while working for Adventures in Odyssey.



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New Video Artwork
February 17, 2013
All 17 of the AIO videos are going to be re-released with updated covers matching the current AIO design in April 2013, check the new covers out today!
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Official Podcast 166
February 07, 2013
Bob and Jesse present the awards for Album 56: The Grand Design. The awards include: “Best Actress,” “Best Sound,” “Best Actor,” “Best Script,” “Best Scene,” and “Best Overall Episode.
Download!

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New Poll for February
February 04, 2013
We have finally posted a new poll on our polls page! This month, we want to know if you're happy to have Jason back in Odyssey! Go and cast your vote now! While you're there, you can also see the results of the poll from December.

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New free episode
January 20, 2013
Focus on the Family has made The Last “I Do” available for a free download, you can download the file here

KYDS Radio tells the story of Saint Valentine and his defiance of an edict that bans anyone from getting married.

As always you can find the complete list of free episodes on our available episodes page. In other news we've learned that the Odyssey team will be in the studio this week recording 6 new episodes for Album 57 stay tuned for more news from the recording studio as it becomes available.

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Official Podcast 165
January 18, 2013
Shona describes the experiences Behind the Scenes at Get in the Show, plus her recording in Burbank, California.
Download!

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Official Podcast 164
January 09, 2013
Dave Arnold and Paul McCusker answer your questions looking back at Album 56 ("The Grand Design") and looking ahead to Album 57: A Call to Something More. Plus, Bob and Jesse announce the nominations for the Avery Awards.



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Mobile Site Now Available
December 31, 2012
A mobile version is now available for AIO wiki, it should auto-detect when you're on a mobile device and switch to the new view so you don't have to do anything. If you want to try the experimental mobile editor you can turn it on under "Beta" under settings. In the coming weeks and months we'll be working more and increasing the mobile friendliness of the site.

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Official Podcast 163
December 19, 2012
Join Bob and Jessie as they announce the long awaited return of the Family Portraits Album. We also get to listen to one of the original episodes FP 05: You're Not Going to Believe This.
You can purchase the album here along with a 32 minute discussion about the creation of Family Portraits.



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New Poll
December 08, 2012
We have another new poll for you to vote on. This month, we want to know what you think of Album 56. You can visit our polls page to submit your vote! Plus you can check out the results from October's poll while you're there.

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Happy 25th Birthday
November 21, 2012
Happy Birthday Adventures in Odyssey! Today marks the 25th Anniversary of 001: Whit's Flop airing on radio stations. It's been over 700 episodes, almost 60 albums, dozens of books and videos, countless lives changed and one incredible journey. To celebrate the birthday the Odyssey team has released lots of AIO themed merchandise to their online store. Everything from flashlights and wristbands, to hats and hoodies and more is now available for purchase. You can browse the new items at ChristianBook.com. Happy Birthday Odyssey and we hope there's many more birthdays to come in the years ahead.

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Album Repack Update
November 19, 2012
It's been a long process but we finally have the last of the front covers for the Album repacks. It will be some time yet before we can buy albums with these covers in stores but in the mean time we can enjoy them in digital form. You can click on the covers below to see a larger version, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comments below.
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Server Update
November 07, 2012
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Push the Red Button (Live)
November 04, 2012
The Live show that was preformed in Dallas back in June is now available as a free video download from Christian Book and Focus on the Family Canada. The episode is over 53 minutes long and is a 700MB download. If you live in the United States, you can get your copy here. Canadians can download their copy from the Focus on the Family Shop. We'll update this post if/when the download becomes available for those outside of Canada and the United States.

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Get in the Show Final
November 03, 2012
After months of work and excitement the winner of the Get in the Show contest will be decided today, you can watch online from this link [5]

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Official Podcast 159
October 30, 2012
The Clubhouse Magazine issue for November 2012 features an interview with Gatlin Green and Andy Pessoa, plus lots of Adventures in Odyssey birthday stories!



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Album 57
October 19, 2012
We have some news today for you about the upcoming Album 57: recording for the album will start in January 2013. Going by past albums that have been recorded in January, 57 will most likely come out in late summer or early fall; however, that is not confirmed. It is also unknown whether anything (new or otherwise) will be airing next spring in its place. We have also learned that the winner of the Get in the Show contest will indeed be in Album 57 instead of the previously stated Album 58.

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Official Podcast 158
October 18, 2012
Hear an interview from the actors who play Whit in three different stages in his life, his childhood, college years, and the current time, in “Great Expectations,” an episode in album 56: The Grand Design.



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New Album Art
October 11, 2012
Some of this was teased in the video podcast last week, but now we have the full resolution images for Album 10, Album 12 and Album 26. You can see them below, we're also in the process of uploading much higher resolution versions of all the normal album collections.
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As some of you may know Dave Arnold, the executive producer of Adventures in Odyssey, is undergoes open-heart surgery today we're sure that he and his family would appreciate your prayers.

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New Poll for October
October 08, 2012
Another poll is now up! This month we want to know if you're going to celebrate Odyssey's 25th birthday on November 3rd. To submit your vote, visit the poll page.

While you're there, check out the results from September's poll when we asked how you are getting your copy of Album 56.

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The Perfect Church, Part 1
October 06, 2012
It's been just over three months since Something Old, Something New, Part 2 air and now it's time for the season premiere of Album 56.

After Matthew sees the problems and conflicts at his own church, Whit sends him on an Imagination Station adventure to witness the very first church in the book of Acts.

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Get in the show Voting
October 01, 2012
For the next week everyone will be able to vote for their favorite actors in the Get in the Show contest. You can vote for your top 3 once a day to get started click here

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New Podcasts
September 18, 2012
It seems we've been slacking recently in keeping up with the latest AIO news. In the past few weeks Official Podcasts 153, 154, 155 and today 156 have been released. In the latest podcast

Bob and Jesse chat with Christopher Maselli (the author) and Dennis Edwards (the illustrator), the creators of the new Captain Absolutely comics in Clubhouse!

You can check out full details of the podcasts and listen/download them from the links above.

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Imagination Station Books
September 18, 2012
There's also been a fair amount of news from the Imagination Station book series that we haven't reported.

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First up is book 8 Battle for Cannibal Island. As some of you may notice this is a new title, it was formally "Battle for the Mysterious Island" and before that "Mystery of Starlight Island", this third title will likely stick though as it's nearing release. The cover has also been updated with the new title and slightly revised art. Here's the summary for the book

Patrick and Beth are hurled into the South Pacific during the 1840s and take part in a breathtaking search for the mysterious Starlight Island. The cousins join the clever Scottish pirate hunter Captain Connor Glenn and the crew of the flagship Saint Andrew’s Lance as they hunt the infamous pirate Captain Tobias Dredd. Their search leads them to the emerald-green islands of Fiji, where they attempt to rescue missionary William Cross. But Captain Dredd’s forces attack the island, and Patrick and Cross are kidnapped. Beth and Captain Glenn must save them, but it’s a race against time. And the only hopes they have of finding the Starlight Island rest in their trust in God and a broken telescope that just might reveal more than meets the eye.


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Next up is Book 9 Escape to the Hiding Place

Join cousins Beth and Patrick as they arrive in World War II era Holland. They must smuggle a baby by bicycle into the capable hands of Corrie ten Boom at her home in Haarlem. Along the way they hide from Nazi soldiers, meet a Russian surgeon forced into service by the Germans, and encourage two Jewish children who haven't been outside in over three years. The children learn to appreciate the bravery and sacrifice of everyday people who helped the Jews.

Both books 8 and 9 are due for release next month.

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In a glimpse from next year we have Book 10 Challenge on the Hill of Fire

Kidnapped by Celtic Druids in 433, Patrick and Beth are headed to certain death when followers of a former Irish Slave (Saint Patrick, called Patritius in this book) save them. The cousins find themselves in the midst of a power struggle between Ireland’s King Logaire, Patritius, and the leader of the Druids, Lochru. A spiritual showdown begins on the Hill of Slane when Patritius builds a fire, challenging the King’s authority. Will Patritius prove to the king that the God of the Bible is the true God? Or will the king take sides with the Druids? The Emerald Isle holds many tales and legends, but this story of truth and standing strong for God is not one to be missed.

Also coming out next year is Book 11 Hunt for the Devil's Dragon, we don't know much about it yet but keep checking back for more information as it becomes available.

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September Poll
September 01, 2012
Another new poll is here for you! In this month's poll, we want to know how you are getting your copy of Album 56. Go to the Poll to submit your answer. You can also see what people said in August's poll: "Did you attend the live show in June?".

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New Poll
August 08, 2012
Today we have a new poll for you! This time, we want to know if you went to the live show on June 16. Visit the Poll to submit your answer. While you're there, check out the results to our last question: "Do you want Mr. Grote to be caught in Album 55?".

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Album 56 Canadian download
August 02, 2012
Quickly following the release of Album 56 for download yesterday on CBD Focus on the Family has released the download for Canadians, you can purchase it here. After you do be sure to come back and fill in the missing details on all the new episodes.

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Album 56 Available for Download
August 1, 2012
We are happy to announce that Album 56: The Grand Design is now available for download here (US only, Canadian download should come soon). The hard copy will release in October (minus bonus features). After you are done listening to it, help us out and fill in the episode pages.

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Free Episode from Album 56 - Happy Hunting
July 30, 2012
Thriving Family has released an episode from the upcoming release of Album 56: The Grand Design - Happy Hunting, you can download it for free here for a limited time.

Penny Wise embarks on a frantic search to find happiness, but in the process she makes everyone around her miserable.

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Official Podcast 152
July 25, 2012
Writer/director Dave Arnold talks about the sources and inspiration for Sergeant York, plus an announcement about “Get in the Show!”



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Mealtime Moments Family Devotions
July 16, 2012
Today we are pleased to announce another AIO devotional, this one geared towards family devotional time. It will be "written" by John Avery Whittaker and will release Fall 2012.

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Canadian Download Sale
July 12, 2012
Focus on the Family Canada is have a summer sale on regular series AIO Albums all the way from Album 01 to Album 55. Each album is now only $9.99 for 12 full episodes, hurry though the sale ends later this month.

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Official Podcast 151
July 11, 2012
Join Bob and Jesse as they reminisce about the Birthday Bash in Dallas and present an upbeat Get In The Show feature.
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Downloads coming soon
July 09, 2012
Today we're pleased to announce that Album 56: The Grand Design will be available for download this August. We've also learned that Adventures in Odyssey will be coming back to iTunes this fall. Keep checking back in the upcoming days and weeks for more information as we get closer to these two exciting events.

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Upcoming repack covers
July 09, 2012
There's two classic Odyssey albums due for a repack soon, Album 07: On Thin Ice and Album 13: It All Started When.... The new covers for both of these albums is now available for your viewing pleasure. It's currently unknown when these repacks will be available for purchase but it is expected to be sooner rather than later.

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Official Podcast 150
June 27, 2012
Hot on the heels of the historic 25th Anniversary Odyssey Live Show in Dallas, Jesse decides to broadcast a LIVE Avery Awards broadcast for Album 55. But all is not well when they arrive a protest of Adventures in Odyssey. Thank you to everyone who voted!



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The Official Guide Second Edition
June 16, 2012
The final cover for the upcoming Official Guide has been released. The guide is expected to be available in stores this October and will cover up to the end of Album 56.

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Official Podcast 149
June 15, 2012
Don’t miss this special edition of the podcast, guaranteed to go out with a splash—literally! You submitted more than 600 questions by calling in and posting on our podcast page. In this edition of our “Ask the Producers” podcast, Paul McCusker and Dave Arnold field some tantalizing topics concerning Album 55 The Deep End and the future of Odyssey.

The time has come for the Fifth Semi-Annual Avery Awards! Click the link above to cast a vote for your favorite nominee from familiar categories like Best Actor, Best Actress and Best Sound Design—as well as a few new categories.

Will you cast your “Best Minor Character” vote for Mrs. Kramer, Mycroft Thugg, Red Hollard or one of the other nominees? And when it’s to name your favorite Album 55 villain, will you pick Mr. Grote, Vance King—or even the future Maureen Mitchell? Also included in this election: the chance to voice your vote for the best Odyssey character of all time. Choose wisely!



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New Imagination Station Books
June 09, 2012
The next two books in the Imagination Station book series now have titles, first up book 10, is titled Challenge on the Hill of Fire and is written by Brock Eastman and Marianne Hering. Book 11 is titled Hunt for the Devil's Dragon and is written by Wayne Thomas Batson and Marianne Hering. Both of these books are due for release in the spring of next year.
In other news we've fixed up a lot of the podcast and free episode links, so if there's something you tried listening to in the past and got an error try it again.

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Social Shout-Out 4 and ALbum 56 cover
June 08, 2012
The 4th social shout out is now up for watching, you can check it out here. Near the end we get a glimpse of the final cover for Album 56, you can see it to the left.

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Official Podcast 148
May 31, 2012
Kathy Buchanan tells us all about Mitch’s recent return and whether there’s any hope for another return. Plus, hear about what’s coming up next season.



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Audio Player for Android
May 28, 2012
For all you android fans out there we have a special surprise today, an full native app for listening to your favorite radio show, you can check it out on Google Play. With it you can listen to the latest episodes airing on the radio, free episodes and podcasts.

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Album 55 back cover
May 21, 2012
With Album 55 now shipping we finally have access to the back cover of the latest album. In other news we have posted the radio Schedule for June 2012 along the the weekend schedule for most of the summer. It will be a re-airing of Album 53: The Green Ring Conspiracy.

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Something Old, Something New, Part 2
May 19, 2012
Find out what happens in the season finale of the spring 2012 Season Something Old, Something New, Part 2 when Mitch returns to town.

Penny brainstorms ways to promote Connie's wedding planning business and one of her schemes dramatically backfires. Meanwhile, Matthew and Emily investigate a woman who may be trying to scam Jacque Henri.


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Official Podcast 147
May 16, 2012
Steve and Katie tell the whole story of Mitch and Connie, including both of his returns to Adventures in Odyssey. Plus, hear a preview of the season finale and hear acting tips from Andy Pessoa and Jim Custer. Need some help preparing for your audition for Get in the Show? Check out these and more acting tips from your favorite Odyssey actors!



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Something Old, Something New, Part 1
May 12, 2012
Something Old, Something New, Part 1 is now avaliable for listening.

Penny brainstorms ways to promote Connie's wedding planning business and one of her schemes dramatically backfires. Meanwhile, Matthew and Emily investigate a woman who may be trying to scam Jacque Henri.


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Album 56 Summary
May 11, 2012
News is starting to come quick about 56, we recently got the album art for it from Twitter. Now thanks to some fans receiving their copies of 55 early we have the summary of the upcoming album.

It seems like everyone in Odyssey is looking for something. As Emily pursues her hopes and dreams, she journeys in the Imagination Station to see Whit as a young boy. Penny goes hunting for happiness but her search makes her miserable. And Jay must figure out a strange program in the Room of Consequence that could lead to an unwanted ending. Through his invention and wise counsel, Whit guides the folks in Odyssey along the right path.

Be sure to be on the look out at your local Christian book store for copies of Album 55 and keep checking back in the days ahead for more news about Album 56: The Grand Design as it becomes available.

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Album 56 art
May 07, 2012
In celebration of the official Twitter account reaching 1000 followers the album art for album 56 has been released, Album 56 is due for release this fall. Keep checking back for more information as it becomes available.

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Official Podcast 146
May 06, 2012
Christopher Diehl and Nathan Jones reveal their secrets in creating the unique sound effects in the “Sergeant York” episodes, plus a preview of “Child’s Play.”



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Child's Play
May 05, 2012
Child's Play is now avaliable for listening.

Eugene and Katrina take on a crazy weekend when they agree to babysitting two kids: one with limitless energy and another who must know the answer to every question


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Sergeant York, Part 4
April 28, 2012
The conclusion to the story of Alvin York is now available for listening.

Eugene Meltsner and Red Hollard tell the story of Sergeant Alvin York, a troublemaker from rural Tennessee who became a World War I hero.


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Album 56: The Grand Design
April 25, 2012
The title for the upcoming release of Album 56 has been released it's "The Grand Design", it will be available for download and in stores later this fall. Currently 9 of out the 12 episodes for it have been recorded, with the final 3 set to be recorded in the middle of May. Art for the album is finished but has not been released yet, it will be released when the official Twitter account reaches 1000 followers. For more information on the album, see the Album 56 page, and keep checking back in the days ahead to learn more as it's released.

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Sergeant York, Part 3
April 21, 2012
Sergeant York, Part 3 is now available for listening.

Eugene Meltsner and Red Hollard tell the story of Sergeant Alvin York, a troublemaker from rural Tennessee who became a World War I hero.


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Official Podcast 145
April 19, 2012
Jon Curry (voice of Sergeant York) and Renee Dorian (voice of Gracie) share their stories. Katie Leigh and Gatlin Green share acting tips. And hear a preview of “Sergeant York, Part 3.”



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The Official Guide Second Edition
April 16, 2012
Today we have a first look at the cover for the upcoming release of the new Official Guide. The cover probably isn't final but the final version will most likely be in the same direction as this is. Keep checking back in the days ahead for more information as it becomes available.

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Sergeant York, Part 2
April 14, 2012
Sergeant York, Part 2 is now available for listening.

Eugene Meltsner and Red Hollard tell the story of Sergeant Alvin York, a troublemaker from rural Tennessee who became a World War I hero.


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Sergeant York, Part 1
April 12, 2012
It took some time but the first part of the Sergeant York is now available for listening.

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90 Day Devotional Art
April 09, 2012
Today we have the art for the upcoming 90 Day Devotional book.

Written by the Adventures in Odyssey team, 90-Day Devotions for Kids provides fun, Bible-based devotions for families and will encourage children to spend time learning more about God. There are no better mentors than Whit and the folks from Odyssey to partner with parents as they teach their children about God’s Word and make the truths of the Bible accessible to their kids.

The devotional is expected to be released this October and contain almost 13 weeks of devotions that reference AIO dramas, and an activity, puzzle, or game to reinforce the core biblical truths.

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Official Podcast 144
April 05, 2012
Phil Lollar and Milby Barron (the voices of Dale and Ann) talk about their characters’ return to the show. Plus, hear a preview of the upcoming “Sergeant York” and the winner of the College Writers’ Scholarship Contest.



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Get in the Show Contest
April 02, 2012
FOTF has released the two scripts for the Get in the Show Contest, you can access them here and here. Stay tuned for more contest details as they become available.

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To Mend or Repair
April 1, 2012
Today Jay Smouse faces a tough decision when he's mistaken for someone else in “Mistaken for Good”

Jay's visit to a nursing home takes an unexpected turn when an old woman mistakes him for her grandson -- and offers him money as a birthday present.


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Upcoming Releases
March 26, 2012
There's a couple of new AIO products in the works coming out later this year.
First is the Silver Celebration collection, we originally announced it as Platinum Collection 2 but it's been renamed, we now have the art for it and know that it will be released this Fall with 36 of the producers favorite episodes.
Next up is the 90 Day Devotional, coming in October this book will contain 13 weeks of devotions that reference AIO dramas, and an activity, puzzle, or game to reinforce the core biblical truths.
Last but not least is the followup to the Official Guide, The Second Official Guide will also be available for purchase in October and will contain behind the scenes info on everything from Album 1 - Album 56 and much more.
Keep checking back in the days ahead for more details on all of these exciting products as they become available.

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To Mend or Repair
March 24, 2012
Today Eugene, Katrina, Priscilla and Barrett learn a lesson on being a friend in “To Mend or Repair”

To distract her from some devastating personal news, Eugene tries to keep Katrina busy all the time. Meanwhile, Barrett gives Priscilla a special honor -- reading the pledge of allegiance on the morning announcements.


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Official Podcast 143
March 21, 2012
Georgia Dolenz, first heard in “The Labyrinth,” tells us her story of voice acting and her famous dad. Plus, hear a preview of “To Mend or Repair.”



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Reminder: Logo Contest ends in two days!
March 19, 2012
Voting for he 2011/2012 logo contest ends in less than two days, so if you haven't voted yet, do so now!

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The Labyrinth, Part 3
March 17, 2012
Today Jason's battle with Mr. Grote in London concludes with The Labyrinth, Part 3.

Jason's pursuit of Mr. Grote leads him to London, where he finds a plot even more ominous than the Green Ring Conspiracy. Jason must seek the help of some old friends to unravel Mr. Grote's schemes before it's too late.


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The Labyrinth, Part 2
March 10, 2012
Today Jason's battle with Mr. Grote in London continues with The Labyrinth, Part 2.

Jason's pursuit of Mr. Grote leads him to London, where he finds a plot even more ominous than the Green Ring Conspiracy. Jason must seek the help of some old friends to unravel Mr. Grote's schemes before it's too late.


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Official Podcast 142
March 07, 2012
Bob and Jesse take a break from recording the podcast to relax on vacation…until they get an urgent call from Odyssey coordinator Evan Reedall.



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The Labyrinth, Part 1
March 03, 2012
It's been almost a year since Album 53: The Green Ring Conspiracy aired, and now with the airing of the first episode from Album 55: The Deep End we continue Jason's battle against Mr. Grote.

Jason's pursuit of Mr. Grote leads him to London, where he finds a plot even more ominous than the Green Ring Conspiracy. Jason must seek the help of some old friends to unravel Mr. Grote's schemes before it's too late.


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The Deep End in Canada
February 29, 2012
All of the Canadian fans out there who have been anxiously waiting to download Album 55 can now relax. FOTF has released the download for Canadians, you can find it here for $14.99.

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Official Podcast 141
February 23, 2012
Hear the world premiere of the “Get in the Show” theme song and watch a lyrics video. Plus, get more details on the Adventures in Odyssey Birthday Bash and the Get in the Show contest!
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Logo Contest Final Round
February 22, 2012
The final round of voting for the 2011/2012 Logo Contest has begun! Chose your favorite of the top three and you can help decide the new logo for the Adventures in Odyssey Wiki!

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Album 55 Download now available!
February 21, 2012
The electronic download for Album 55 is now available for fans living in the US, you can download it here, we expect that it will be available for download in other regions soon and will update you when we know more.

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Something Old, Something New
February 19, 2012
At last the final episode name from Album 55 has been revealed, it's called Something Old, Something New, Part 1 and Part 2. This will be the season finale for Album 55 and the episode where people think Connie is getting married. We've also added the new episode section back to our home page with a countdown to the season opener next week. Album 55 will be available for download on March 1st.

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Escape to the Hiding Place
February 15, 2012
Today we have the cover for the upcoming Escape to the Hiding Place book in The Imagination Station Book Series. In the 9th book of the series Patrick and Beth travel to Holland during World War 2 and meet Corrie ten Boom. It's currently due for release later this year, keep checking back for more information as it becomes available.

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Spinoff of Odyssey?
February 14, 2012
If things go well Adventures in Odyssey could soon have it's own spin-off show.

A new spin-off series may be in the works for older Adventures in Odyssey fans, ages 13 – 20, featuring your 3 favorite characters, Whit, Connie and Eugene, and other old favorites as well! The stories and situations will center around Campbell County Community College and deal with spiritual warfare, covert government operations and more! This idea is not yet officially approved by Focus on the Family, but if it sounds exciting to you, tell all of your AIO friends! Lets get this spin-off series on the air!

Keep checking back in the coming months for more on this idea.

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Live Show info
February 13, 2012
At long last tickets are available for the June 16th Live Show in Dallas Texas. There will be two shows that day, one at 10:00 AM the other at 3:30 PM, tickets cost $8 each, you can purchase them here. If you have questions about the event the official site has posted a FAQ which you can read here.

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Mystery Image
February 10, 2012
Some of the fans who watched the latest official podcast might have caught that there was an interesting image on Brock's computer screen. We've posted it here for everyone to look at and discuss what it might be for.

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Official Podcast 140
February 08, 2012
Watch a new video podcast about the upcoming live show on June 16, 2012 in Dallas, Texas. Tickets go on sale Monday, February 13! Learn how you can appear on Adventures in Odyssey!
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The Imagination Station Episodes
February 03, 2012
Focus on the Family is giving away 4 Imagination Station episodes for FREE!! The Imagination Station, Part 1 and Part 2 can be got for free for filling out this form. The Imagination Station, Revisited, Part 1 and Part 2 can be downloaded freely without filling in any info, you can find the download links of their pages. We've also added them to our Audio Player for easy listening.

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The Labyrinth, Part 1 for International Listeners
February 02, 2012
For all our visitors that live outside the US and were unable to download and listen to the episode yesterday FOTF has posted it to their own site bypassing CBD and allowing anyone to freely download it. You can download the episode here, we've also added it to our Audio Player for easy listening.

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The Labyrinth, Part 1
February 01, 2012
Thanks to all the fans to liked the official facebook page over the last few weeks we have a free download of The Labyrinth, Part 1, you can download it here a different download is coming soon for listeners not located in the states.

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Logo Contest Voting
January 29, 2012
The voting for the 2011 Logo Contest has begun! Chose your favorite AIO WIki logo here to help decide the new logo for 2012!

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Album 55: The Deep End
January 27, 2012
The cover for Album 55 has finally been released, you can see it to the left. The Deep End will be released for download in March and available in CD format in May.
If you're interested in hearing part of The Labyrinth for free, join the Facebook Challenge. We need to get 10,000 likes by February 1st, we're currently just 648 more likes to reach the goal, so if you haven't already like it today.

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Official Podcast 139
January 25, 2012
Focus launches Adventures in Odyssey Web Radio, a radio station that plays nothing but Adventures in Odyssey! Plus, hear from Corey van der Laan, who created this website, and Mark Redekop, who now runs it.



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Cast and Crew pages
January 23, 2012
Today we're pleased to say that we've finished updating our Cast and Crew pages. They now have a similar style to the character pages, they also include more information now such as video credits as well as podcast appearances.

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Penny Wise Revealed!
January 20, 2012
Today we're pleased to present the art for the new character of Penny Wise, you can see it on the left.
An update on the facebook challenge, we're now less than 2000 fans away from getting a free download of The Labyrinth, Part 1, but time is starting to run out so share it today.

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Album 56
January 19, 2012
The AIO team has just wrapped up recording for the first half of Album 56. We've learned two of the episode names The Bible Network and Groundhog Jay. We've also learned a few details about the other episodes, you can see all those details on our Album 56 page. Currently the AIO team is planning on returning to California in April to finish recording of the album, as always keep checking back in the days ahead for the latest news.

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Free Episodes
January 16, 2012
Everybody likes free episodes and Thriving Family has recently released a new ones for fans to enjoy, it's It Is Well and can be downloaded here.
You can also get a free copy of All Things to All People by filling out this form for Focus on the Family.
Also don't forget to get your friends and family to "like" the official facebook page we still need over 3000 fans to get The Labyrinth, Part 1

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25th Birthday Bash
January 15, 2012
Save the Date! Adventures in Odyssey is having a Birthday Bash to celebrate the 25th birthday of AIO on June 16, 2012 in Dallas, Texas. More details will follow on the February 8th edition of the Official Adventures in Odyssey Podcast.

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New Repacks
January 14, 2012
The new cover for Album 37: Countermoves has been released, it should be available later this year.
We've also learned that Albums 47 - 50 will also be repacked without the 20th anniversary banner around the logo. Currently we only have the new version of 48, keep checking back in the days ahead as the rest are released.

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Official Podcast 138
January 11, 2012
Dave Arnold and Paul McCusker answer your questions looking back at album 54 and looking ahead to album 55. Plus, Bob and Jesse announce the nominations for the Avery Awards.


You can vote on the next version of the Avery Awards here.


As you can see above we've added a count down for the facebook challenge to our home page to keep you up to date, remember to get your friends and family to like it to hear the The Labyrinth, Part 1 early.



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New Challenge
January 10, 2012
On Friday, the AIO Facebook page posted that they would have a challenge for AIO fans on Monday. On Monday, they released a video, stating that if they got 40,000 likes on Fabebook by February 1, 2012, they would release all three episodes of "The Labyrinth" for  FREE as a digital download!!! So if you have a Facebook account, you should go over to www.facebook.com/AIOFanPage and like the Adventures in Odyssey Facebook page.

The video for this challenge can be found here .

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Katie Leigh at Taylor University and site updates
January 08, 2012
Back in November Katie Leigh visited Taylor University and gave a talk about how she became a voice actress, working on Adventures in Odyssey, God's work in her life and more.

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In other news we've recently upgraded our site again, things should load faster, our sign up processes has been greatly simplified, our comment system is working properly again so you can easily see how many comments there are on a news post. The upgrade also brings us a lot of new features that let us do some cool things that we'll be doing in the near future, stay tuned.

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Free Episode
January 06, 2012
To celebrate the official Twitter account reaching 500 followers they've released a free episode from the family store, you can get it here. Be sure to act quickly though it's a limited time offer. If you want to follow the twitter account you can do so on their official twitter page.

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Happy New Year and Repack Update
January 01, 2012
Happy new year, and hopefully many more years of AIO episodes to come! With the come of the new year, we're pleased to release the latest cover repacks! For more information on the album repacks, see Album art changes.
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Official Podcast 137
December 28, 2011
In this episode from 1989, Donna gets a crush on her ski instructor while on a vacation with her family. Her dad realizes that his young daughter is quickly growing up. After the show, writer and co-star Jeff Parker talks about this episode and his cameos on Adventures in Odyssey over the years. In other news, preliminary covers have been released for albums 6, 15, 34, and 36. You can view them at their proper album pages, or see them all here.



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Childish Things
December 17, 2011
The adventures of Album 54 come to a conclusion today with the airing of Childish Things

Before a gallery exhibit of her work, Penny tries a variety of methods to decide whom she can trust in life.

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Logo Contest Extended!
December 15, 2011
We're extending the logo contest until January 15. Tell all your friends to make a great logo for the new year and submit yours! Check out the official page for details.

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Official Podcast 136
December 14, 2011
Andy Pessoa talks about voicing Barrett on Adventures in Odyssey, doing voices, and more. Plus, hear fan reviews of album 54 and a preview of the season finale.



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AIO Audio Player Desktop App
December 12, 2011
Today we're pleased to announce the release of our desktop app to listen to AIO episodes and podcasts. It installs to your computer just like any other program and lets you do everything our online player does including listening to all the episodes currently airing on the radio, listening episodes that are free to download along with audio editions of The Official Podcast.
To install it just go to our Audio Player page and in the top right corner just click "Install App" and the player will install itself to your computer for even easier listening. It requires Microsoft Silverlight, a free download for OS X and Windows. Listening to AIO has never been easier.

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Unbecoming Jay
December 10, 2011
The fall 2011 Season starts to wind down with the second to last episode airing, Unbecoming Jay.

Jay schemes a way to ditch his cousin Cindy by leaving her with Barrett, but Priscilla grows jealous of the new friendship.

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Back to Bethlehem, Part 1
December 09, 2011
FOTF has put up another free episode for the holiday season, this time it's Back to Bethlehem, Part 1.

Connie and Eugene go into the Imagination Station and experience the birth of Jesus Christ!

You can download the free episode here.

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Album 54 Cast and Crew and IS #9
December 08, 2011
Today we're pleased to say there we finally have all of the cast and crew info up for all of the episodes in Album 54.
Yesterday we announced that the 9th book in the Imagination Station series would be coming out next fall and have something to do with WW2. Today we not only have a title for it, but also the summary.

In Escape to the Hiding Place Patrick and Beth travel to Holland during World War 2 and meet Corrie ten Boom.


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Tons of Updates
December 07, 2011
It seems like Christmas is always a busy time, and that's true more than ever in the world of AIO this year, here's a few things that have been going on recently that we haven't had time to post about.
699: Emily, the Genius aired just over a week ago.

Emily is overwhelmed when a school test shows that she is a genius.

The official site had some issues when it was airing but they've been fixed now, so if you missed listening to it on the radio you can catch up on our Audio Player or the official site. After you've listened to it be sure to come back and rate it and fill in any details on our episode page.


Similarly 700: How to Sink a Sub has also recently aired.

When Katrina becomes their substitute teacher, Jay and Valerie rouse the class to revolt, even persuading Olivia to help with a plan to get Katrina fired.

Once again after you've listened to it be sure to come back and rate it and fill in any details on our episode page.


In other news from now until the end of Dec, when you purchase $15 or more through the Christmas Store (www.FocusOnTheFamily.com/ChristmasStore) you get a set of AIO Christmas episodes via download, “It's a Pokenberry Christmas, Part 1 & 2 ”. Use promo code 374865 at checkout. If you want to use standard shipping with this deal though as it ends December 9th, however after that you can still choose expedited shipping.

Moving along to the next topic book in the Imagination Station Series, Secret of the Prince's Tomb is due for release soon and in January will be available as an eBook for just $4 from family.christianbook.com. We've also learned that book 9 in the series will feature an adventure going back recent history during WW2, it should be available in fall 2012.

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Official Podcast 135
November 30, 2011
Bob Hoose has been working on Adventures in Odyssey since 1989. He’s acted, written shows, directed sessions, and served as producer. Here, he tells us the stories of “Emily the Genius” and “Unbecoming Jay”



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Grandma's Christmas Visit and Audio Player
November 22, 2011
We have a new free episode to enjoy over the holidays, this time FOTF is releasing Grandma's Christmas Visit as a free download, and unlike some of the past free episodes this one isn't limited to people in the States. You can see a list of all currently available episodes here, you can also use our Audio Player to listen to all of the currently airing episodes along with the free episodes and all of the Official podcasts.
On the topic of our Audio Player we've been hard at work behind the scenes trying to make it faster. In our latest version of our player the episodes for listening load in about a fifth of the time of when we first released it, letting you listen to Adventures in Odyssey faster than ever before. We've also fixed a bug with the playlist feature that would add the wrong episode under certain circumstances. Stay tuned for more updates on our player in the near future.

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Album 55
November 21, 2011
Thanks to the Adventures in Odyssey ScoopCast we now know 3 more titles of episodes from Album 55, they are To Mend or Repair‎, Child’s Play, and Mistaken for Good. We don't know anything about these episodes yet, but keep checking back in the days ahead to find out their descriptions and the title of the last episode in the upcoming album.

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New Poll and December Schedule
November 20, 2011
At long last we have a new poll up, this time we're asking what you want to happen between Jason and Mr. Grote in Album 55. In our last poll we asked you what episode you were most looking forward to in Album 54, it was a close race between Unbecoming Jay and How to Sink a Sub, but in the end How to Sink a Sub came out with a 3% lead. If your interested you can check out the full results here while you're there you can also vote on our current poll.
Christmas is coming up soon and if you're wondering what episodes will be airing over the holidays you can find out now at our page for the December 2011 schedule page.

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Never for Nothing
November 19, 2011
Today the eighth episode of Album 54, Never for Nothing airs on the radio.

Grandma Lucia recounts to Olivia her story of a childhood friend, an event that taught her that love is "never for nothing."

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Official Podcast 134
November 16, 2011
Bob and Jesse chat with Kelly Stables, the voice of Olivia Parker in album 54 and beyond. Plus, they hear a sneak peek of this weekend’s show “Never for Nothing.”



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Album 55 Cover
November 14, 2011
The official site has posted a puzzle, if you can figure it out you'll be rewarded with a look at the cover art for the upcoming Album 55,

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A Penny Earned
November 12, 2011
Today the Seventh episode of Album 54, A Penny Earned airs on the radio.

Penny Wise searches for her future in a job and as Connie Kendall's roommate.

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Facebook!
November 08, 2011
The Adventures in Odyssey Wiki is now on Facebook! Now anybody who has a facebook can connect and get the latest news about Adventures in Odyssey and the AIO Wiki. To check it out, just go to http://www.facebook.com/AIOWiki and click the "like" button.

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Logo Contest 2011!
November 07, 2011
The fourth annual logo contest has begun! For information about entering and a complete list of submission rules, go to the contest page. Good luck!

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You're Two Kind
November 05, 2011
Today the sixth episode of Album 54, You're Two Kind, airs on the radio.

Ryan decides to partner with Brad for a school project, but has second thoughts when he overhears Brad making fun of him. Meanwhile, Connie gives Eugene a series of bejeweled gifts and he struggles to tell her the truth--he hates them.

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Official Podcast 133
November 02, 2011
Gatlin Green (voice of Priscilla) shares about her life on the show and in real life! Gatlin Green tells the story about growing up on a tour bus with the music group Sierra, her brother Cooper acting on Adventures in Odyssey, and playing Barrett’s friend Priscilla.



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Forgiving More...or Less
October 31, 2011
Today the fifth episode of Album 54, Forgiving More...or Less, airs on the radio.

After hearing a story from Red Hollard, Camilla Parker decides to make a forgiveness list.

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Album 8 Repack
October 23, 2011
Today we're pleased to show you the new cover for the upcoming repack of Album 8, it features the same art work as the original gold release but with rays like the current releases. It's expected to appear in stores early next year. We've also learned that the repack for Album 37 will be available in stores later this year, so keep checking back in the coming weeks to see what it will look like.

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Anger Mismanagement
October 22, 2011
Today the fourth episode of Album 54, Anger Mismanagement, airs on the radio.

Frustration abounds as David Parker suggests Grandma Lucia try a test run of her salon business in his living room, and Olivia discovers Valarie stealing the media spotlight for a big parade.

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Also be sure to check back tomorrow for a look at a repack coming out early next year.

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Official Podcast 132
October 19, 2011
The voice of Lucia Ortega (Lucki Wheating) tells us what it’s like to play a grandma! Lucki Wheating moved to the United States when she was nine years old. We hear her story and how it eventually led her to play Grandma Lucia Ortega on Adventures in Odyssey. Plus, hear a preview of this weekend’s show “Anger Mismanagement.”



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New Episode, New Book Cover
October 17, 2011
Album 54 continues this this week with The Amazing Loser:

When Whit's End sponsors a band camp, Matthew, Jay, Barrett, and Priscilla compete in a musical scavenger hunt.

You can listen to the episode here or here and then rate it and help us fill in the details on the episode page.

Also, the cover for the 8th Imagination Station book, Mystery of Starlight Island, was released today, seen at right.

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A Penny Saved
October 08, 2011
Album 54 continues this this week with A Penny Saved:

Penny Wise deals with the aftermath of her role in the Green Ring Conspiracy and plans for the future.

You can listen to the episode here and then rate it and help us fill in the details on the episode page.

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Album 2 repack
October 06, 2011
We've had the art for it for some time now, but today we're please to present to you the new front for the upcoming repack of Album 2. It should be available in stores in the near future.

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Official Podcast 131
October 05, 2011
Kimmy Robertson talks about joining the cast of Adventures in Odyssey as Penny Wise in Album 53: The Green Ring Conspiracy and her continuing adventures in Album 54: Clanging Cymbals and the Meaning of God’s Love!



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Wooton Knows Best
October 01, 2011
It's been a long time since the airing of The Green Ring Conspiracy, but at last the radio airing of Album 54 is here. You can listen to the episode here and then rate it and help us fill in the details on the episode page.

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Mystery of Starlight Island
September 28, 2011
Brock Eastman is asking the fans for help on designing the cover of the 8th book in The Imagination Station Book Series. You can cast your vote here.

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A Thankstaking Story
September 23, 2011
Thriving Family is back and this time it's with a more recent episode. Last time they brought us a free copy of Mike Makes Right this time they're giving us a free copy of A Thankstaking Story. You can download the episode for yourself here or see a list of all the currently available episodes here. There's also our Audio Player where you can listen to any of the available episodes all in one place.

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Official Podcast 130
September 21, 2011
Bob and Jesse venture into the Odyssey Vault to unearth a slideshow created in 1989 about Adventures in Odyssey. They also watch a fan-created music video of the Communicate rap from “Lights Out at Whit’s End.”
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Happy Birthday Official Podcast
September 20, 2011
5 years ago today the AIO team released the very first Official Podcast, it's come a long way adding a co-host, giving away free episodes, pop-upisodes, video podcasts and more. Be sure to check back tomorrow for a special video podcast.

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Updates
September 16, 2011
We have a number of smaller updates for you today, here they are in no particular order:

  • Album 54 has been spotted in stores by fans be sure to check your local book store if you're looking to pick up a copy. Online orders should be shipping soon.
  • Similarly The Blackgaard Chronicles is also now available.
  • The October airing schedule is now posted.
  • We've learned that there will be a sequel to the Platinum Collection that was released for the 20th Anniversary, it's expected to come out sometime in 2012. We don't know which episodes or even how many will be included but we'll be sure to fill you in on all the details as they become available.
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AIO on Twitter
September 09, 2011
For those of you who are fans of Twitter, you'll be happy to know that the AIO team now has an official Twitter account. The account is run by FOTF Audio Drama Coordinator Evan Reedall and promises "insider peeks at current projects and ideas, and behind the scenes secrets!" to it's followers. You can check out the account at AIO Tweets.

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Secret of the Prince's Tomb
September 08, 2011
The cover for the next book in the The Imagination Station book series has been released. It's a slight departure from the first 6 books with the blue rays being replaced with green ones, but it's still easily recognizable as being from the same series. Secret of the Prince's Tomb is expected to be available in stores in January 2012.

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Official Podcast 129
September 07, 2011
In this Odyssey classic, Jimmy Barclay goes on his most incredible adventure ever when meets a gentleman named Mr. Nagle on a World War II bomber. After the show, be sure to listen as Odyssey co-creator Phil Lollar talks about the early days of the show and the story behind Jimmy’s greatest adventure.



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Album 2 Retitled
September 06, 2011
It was hinted at back in April, but now FOTF has released the new name that will be accompanying the upcoming repack of Album 2 will be "The Wildest Summer Ever". Be sure to keep checking back to see the final cover when it becomes available.

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Blackgaard case in 3D
September 04, 2011
Today we're pleased to show you the complete case for the upcoming Blackgaard Collection in 3D. If you click on the image below it will change into a 3D mode that you can spin around with your mouse and see how the collection looks. We hope you enjoy it, let us know what you think in the comments.



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Album 54 Back Art and Scholarship contest
September 03, 2011
Today we're pleased to share the back of the upcoming Album 54 with you, the back features Wooton along with the typical summary of what AIO is and what album 54 is all about. You can check out the high-res version by clicking on the preview.
In other news Focus on the Family has launched their new writing scholarship contest. The contest is open to students currently enrolled in a US college, and they want you to try your hand at writing a script for an episode of AIO. The winning script will be produced next summer and will be included in the 2013 season and Album 58. The writer of the script will also get $1000 towards their college education. The deadline is January 15th, 2012, for full contest rules see the offical page
Also be sure to check back tomorrow for a special 3D look at The Blackgaard Chronicles, it's unlike anything we've done before.

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Repack Cover
September 02, 2011
Today we are pleased to present to you the final covers for the upcoming repack of Album 23. The updated version should be available online and in your local Christian book store soon.
Be sure to check back tomorrow for a look at the elusive back cover of Album 54!

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Future
September 1, 2011
We have recently cleaned up the Future page, especially in terms of Album 55: The Deep End. It has now been updated with some new information, including an album summary, some episode titles, and some new info about one of the 3 part episodes! Check it out here.

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Album 54 comes to Canada
August 30, 2011
While listeners in the US have been able to download Album 54 for sometime now, listeners outside of the States haven't been able to enjoy the new episodes. But now, listeners in Canada can experience the new adventures by purchasing the $14.99 download version of Album 54 here.

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Final Covers of Album 29
August 29, 2011
Yet another repack has been completed! The Odyssey team has released images of the new cover design for Album 29: Signed, Sealed and Committed today. The front and back covers can be viewed by clicking the images to the right. This leaves only 17 albums left to re-cover.

It is interesting to note that Gary Locke, the artist who illustrates the album covers, will soon have his art on all of Odyssey's albums. Once Album 24, 26, and 34 have their new covers, it will be official.

View the album art changes page for more about the repackaging project.

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Official Podcast 128
August 24, 2011
Watch a full Pop-upisode of “A Name, Not a Number,” one of the episodes in the new compilation album: “The Blackgaard Chronicles.” The Blackgaard Chronicles contains 30 episodes from Adventures in Odyssey’s first big story arc. This collection also includes a half-hour video featuring an interview with Paul McCusker and Phil Lollar about the creation of Dr. Regis Blackgaard.
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Album Repacks
August 22, 2011
There's been some images and rumours floating around different sites lately that we'd like to try and clear up.

  • First of all some people have been saying that the new logo will be appearing on all future repacks. This is not correct, the new logo will only be used for albums 51 and newer while the old logo will be used on all the repacks of Albums 1-50.
  • Secondly some people think that the final covers for the upcoming set of repacks have been released. This is also not true, currently the following cover art images have been released but they are still needing the title, logo and rays.

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Also, we've confirmed that Album 2 will be getting a new title, Brock Eastman has welcomed fans to venture a guess at the new title on his facebook page.

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New Album Art
August 18, 2011
Earlier today, Brock Eastman posted the repack covers for albums 2, 23, 26, and 34 on the AIO Facebook Page!

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Album 54 & Album 55
August 16, 2011
Now that 54 is officially available for listening we've opened up the ratings for the episodes so you can voice your thoughts on the episodes.
Another result of 54 being up for download is that the summary for the upcoming Album 55 has been released:

When Jason Whittaker tracks the villainous Mr. Grote to London, England, he discovers another ominous plot. With the help of some old friends, will he unravel it in time? Back in Odyssey, Eugene and Red reveal the story of a World War I hero—Sergeant Alvin York.

We can expect to hear these stories and more early next year.

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Album 54 Download
August 15, 2011
Just like promised on the Official Podcast last week, Album 54 is now available to download for the price of $17.49 for those of us living in the states here. You can also find links to buy individual episodes on the Album 54 page.
For those of us who aren't in the states, the downloads should be coming within the next few days. And for fans waiting for the hard copy, you'll have to wait for a few more weeks yet.

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Official Podcast 127
August 10, 2011
Bob and Jesse announce the release of Album 54 for digital download on August 15. They also release the first twelve minutes of the first show, #691: “Wooton Knows Best”, along with the trailer for Album 54: Clanging Cymbals and the Meaning of God's Love!



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Mike Makes Right
August 9th, 2011
The partnership between Thriving Family and Focus on the Family continues to bring us new episodes, this time it's the early classic 020: Mike Makes Right. The download is available world wide and is not a limited time offer like yesterday's free episode. You can download the episode for free here, you can also listen online with out new Audio Player

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Free Episode
August 8th, 2011
To celebrate reaching 2000 fans on Facebook FOTF has dropped the price of Sunset Bowlawater and The Long Way Home to free for visitors in the US. You can get this episode here hurry though as it's a limited time offer.

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New Poll
August 7th, 2011
Now that the episode summaries for Album 54 have been released, we want to know which episode you are looking forward to the most. You can cast your vote in this month's poll. For those of you wondering about the results from our last poll where we asked how you thought the new episodes compared to episodes in the past, a resounding 48% of you voted that albums 29-50 were the best with only 14% of you liking 51+ more. For full results, please see our polls page.
Update: The poll system has been fixed and you are now able to vote again.

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Album 54 Episode Summaries
August 5th, 2011
The episode summaries for the upcoming season of Adventures in Odyssey have now been posted. You can check them out here at Album 54.

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Imagination Station Book 8 Title
August 4th, 2011
The title of the 8th Imagination Station book has been released on Brock Eastman's Facebook page, it is called "Mystery of Starlight Island" and is written by Wayne Thomas Batson.

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Official Podcast 126
July 27, 2011
Brock and Bob are on their way to the Avery Awards ceremony for the "Green Ring Conspiracy" when Jesse arrives with bad news — a plane has crashed into the awards venue.



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Audio Player
July 15, 2011
To celebrate yesterday's release of the 125th Official AIO podcast we're pleased to release our new audio player. From it you can listen to all the episodes of the show currently on the radio, listen to episodes that FOTF has released as free episodes over the years, as well as listen to all the audio episodes of the Official Podcast, you can check it out here.

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Official Podcast 125
July 13, 2011
Bob and Jesse call the winners of each category in the Green Ring Art ConteSt. Plus, Imagination Station artist David Hohn reveals his tricks of the trade.
Be sure to check back here at AIOWiki tomorrow for a special announcment.



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Interview with Paul McCusker
July 06, 2011
The Whit's End Podcast has released a new interview with Paul McCusker, you can check it out here

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Official Podcast 124
June 29, 2011
Paul McCusker and Dave Arnold answer questions about returning characters, including Buck, Jason, Mr. Grote, and Detective Polehaus, plus a preview of album 54! Dave and Paul answer your questions, including “Will Buck ever come back?” “Where do the ideas come from?” “How long have you been growing a beard?!” Plus, hear the very first preview of Album 54:Clanging Cymbals and the Meaning of God’s Love!



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FreezeFrame
June 24, 2011
As of yet, no one has entered the Odyssey Scoop's FreezeFrame Photo Contest. The deadline is June 30th, so start on your entry now!

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Interviews
June 20, 2011
Brock Eastman, Product Manager for Focus on the Family, tells about his job and past experiences working with AIO. He also discusses his work on the Official Adventures in Odyssey Podcast and meeting the Duggar family from the reality TV show, 19 Kids and Counting. He also discusses info regarding album 54 of Adventures in Odyssey. His interview can be found at the Odyssey Scoop.
If you still want to send in questions for the upcoming interview with Paul McCuscker you'd better hurry, time's running out, you can find contact info at The Whit's End Podcast

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Album downloads on sale
June 19, 2011
The Canadian download store is currently having a sale on all album downloads, instead of the normal $15 to download an album the price has been dropped to only $10. You can check out the sale here be sure to hurry though, these prices won't last forever.

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Official Podcast 123
June 15, 2011
When the Green Ring Art Conte$t entries go missing, Jesse recruits a team of savvy crime fighters to find them. Along the way, they discover a trail that leads to a familiar conclusion. Plus, see the crazy lengths that the sound designers go to get just the right sounds for Mr. Skint’s truck in album 53.
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Album 54 and a new Poll
June 01, 2011
Thanks to the latest Official Podcast we now have a complete list of the episodes that are airing this fall, you can see the complete list at our Album 54 page. If you have any questions about 54 or 53 The Whit's End podcast is having a special interview with Paul McCusker this summer, you have until June 30th to send in any questions that you'd like to ask.
In other news we finally have a new poll up, this time we're asking how you think the new albums compare to ones from the past. You can submit your vote here. In our last poll we asked you what book series you would most like to see continued. It ended up being fairly close but the Passages series won with 44% the Kidsboro series was close behind with 34%.

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Official Podcast 122
May 31, 2011
In breaking news, “The Green Ring Conspiracy” reached a dramatic conclusion with the release of Part 12 last weekend. Newscasters Bob and Jesse relay fan reaction to this news, reactions from the crew, and behind the scenes footage from the recording session. Also, they reveal that an episode of the TV series

19 Kids and Counting will feature Adventures in Odyssey and Focus on the Family on the June 19 edition.
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Happy Memorial Day!
May 30, 2011
We at the Adventures in Odyssey Wiki would like to wish you a very happy Memorial Day!

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The Green Ring Conspiracy, Part 12
May 28, 2011
"The Green Ring Conspiracy" comes to an explosive end with part 12! Be sure to listen to the conclusion of this exciting series of episodes!

Things heat up as the Green Ring tries to slip away. Whit and Detective Polehaus frantically search for Connie, Penny, and Wooton, and the counterfeit money while Emily, Matthew, and Eugene help from Whit's End.

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Free Episode!
May 23, 2011
It looks like the partnership between Thriving Family and Focus on the Family has brought us another free episode, this time it's When In Doubt...Pray!. Since this isn't from the Focus Download store it's free for people out side of the states too. As always you can see a full list of available episodes here.

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The Green Ring Conspiracy, Part 11
May 20, 2011
With "The Green Ring Conspiracy" quickly drawing to a close, the action heats up in the latest installment, part 11!

Connie goes hiking with Penny as Whit becomes concerned about her potential connections to the Green Ring. Katrina gets into trouble trying to help Buck, and Matthew and Emily try to find the money before it's too late.

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Official guide, Imagination Station books and a free episode.
May 19, 2011
There's a number of news items today, first up is the next edition of the official guide.
The last edition of the official guide came out in August 2008 for the 20th anniversary, next year is the 25th anniversary and they're planning to release an updated version, you can help them decide what to put in it by telling them here.
Next up is the new Imagination Station site, it's been updated with family activities, devotionals, and a parents page for books 1 and 2, books 3 and 4 meanwhile have been posted and have the secret word bonus content up.
Last on the news for today the episode Easy Money has been put up for free at the download site, you can get it by going here.

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Official Podcast 121
May 18, 2011
The actors behind Mr. Skint and Buck Oliver share their stories!
David Selby (voice of Mr. Skint) and Robby Bruce (voice of Buck Oliver) talk about acting on Adventures in Odyssey and being a part of The Green Ring Conspiracy. Plus, hear a preview of the final episodes!



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Album 54 news
May 17, 2011
The latest edition of The Whit's End Podcast has revealed a few more details about Album 54. The three episodes that tie into the Album 53 story line will revolve around Connie, Penny, and Wooton. One of these episodes will be called #692: “A Penny Saved”. You can check out everything that we know about what's coming up in the albums ahead on our future page.
In other news, it's been learned that the upcoming Blackgaard Chronicles collection will contain a bonus DVD in addition to the 10 CD's, making it the biggest collection yet in terms of discs.

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The Green Ring Conspiracy, Part 10
May 14, 2011
Today, our journey into the exciting Green Ring Conspiracy continues with part 10!

Detective Polehaus questions Buck while Eugene tries to fix the Appleberry. Connie and Wooton make plans for a picnic with Penny. Katrina is determined to find Buck when he disappears.

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We've been updated!
May 11, 2011
Over the past week we've been busy working behind the scenes of the wiki to upgrade the software our site runs on. Today we're pleased to release the new skin and editor to everyone. The new skin is the same one that Wikipedia uses and has a cleaner look to it designed to help increase usability. If you don't like the new style you're always welcome to log in and change back to the old way in your preferences.

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The Green Ring Conspiracy, Part 9
May 07, 2011
Today, our journey into the exciting Green Ring Conspiracy continues with part 9!

Whit learns more about the Green Ring from young Buck Oliver and a mysterious source. Eugene has a new task involving the Appleberry and Connie is puzzled by Dr. Trask's version of Christianity.

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The Green Ring Art Contest!
May 05, 2011
Focus on the Family is hosting a new contest for fans of Adventures in Odyssey! This time, they want participants to make their own version of "counterfeit" bills like in Album 53: The Green Ring Conspiracy. What's at stake? An advance copy of Album 54: Clanging Cymbals...and the Meaning of God's Love signed by the Odyssey crew and a free download of the same album! This is one contest fans won't want to miss.
Find all of the details on www.whitsend.org!

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Official Podcast 120
May 04, 2011
Fan favorite Jason Whittaker has returned to Odyssey, so actor Townsend Coleman gave us the background on Jason Whittaker. Plus, hear a preview of the next episode!



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June schedule and Album 55
May 03, 2011
We've now posted the radio schedule for June 2011, it appears that heading into the summer we'll a re-airing of some of the episodes from album 51.
In Album 55 news we reached 100 likes on facebook and Brock Eastman has posted a new image that contains hints of what's to come in the episodes ahead for the gang in Odyssey.

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The Green Ring Conspiracy, Part 8 and More Art
April 30, 2011
If you haven't already seen it, Brock Eastman has released a video where he discusses 5 upcoming repacks for Odyssey albums. You can check it out here.

Also, today our journey into the exciting Green Ring Conspiracy continues with part 8!

Eugene and Katrina try to get information from Buck while Connie learns about Dr. Trask's religious group. In his search for Monty, Whit learns more about Agent Tanner and the Stilletto.

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The Fight for Kidsboro Official Cover
April 29, 2011
Today, we have our first look at the cover of the upcoming release of The Fight for Kidsboro! The cover illustration of this book was done by the artist for the audio series, Gary Locke. Also, we now know that when this book becomes available this September, fans can purchase it in both print and e-book formats.

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Contest Winners, Album 54 and 55, and More!
April 26, 2011
There's a bunch of news today! First up is the winners of our Crossword Puzzle:

  1. John Paul
  2. David Hilder
  3. Jenna

Thank-you to Tyndale for supplying the prizes, if you're curious you can check out the puzzle and solution here. For the rest of you that didn't win, keep checking back in the days ahead, we still have a few more copies to give away!

On to the topic of Album 55 yesterday Brock posted an update on the AIO facebook page saying that if we can get 100 people to like it he'll release some new info about 55. Right now we're just under half way, so if you haven't done that yet, go over and do it now! Don't forget to tell your friends about it too.

Also, yesterday, Audio Theater Central released a new podcast. In it they revealed that due to a last minute change at FOTF, Album 54 will now contain 3 episodes that follow up directly from where 53 left off. On the topic of albums 54 and 55, we've made a new page here called future which contains everything we know about what's coming up for the radio show.

In other news Album 54, the Blackgaard Chronicles, Showdown with the Shepherd, Problems in Plymouth, and The Fight for Kidsboro are all now available for preorder at the Focus Store

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Problems in Plymouth
April 25, 2011
Today we're pleased to have the cover for the 6th book in the Imagination Station Series, you can see it to the left. Problems in Plymouth is written by Marianne Hering and Marshal Younger and is due out in store this fall, see here for full details.

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Happy Easter!
April 24, 2011
The Adventures in Odyssey Wiki would like to wish you a happy Easter!

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The Green Ring Conspiracy, Part 7
April 23, 2011
Today airs part 7 of the exciting Green Ring conspiracy.

Whit explores technology to find Monty while Connie explores Wooton's feelings for Penny. Katrina grows suspicious of Buck while Emily's trust in him grows as she helps him find the Appleberry.

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Also an update on our contest, we've received the three winning entries, check back early next week to see if it's you.

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New Contest and the cover for Album 29
April 21, 2011
Today we're pleased to open a new contest, this time around it's a crossword puzzle with the winners receiving a copy of the epic Album 53: The Green Ring Conspiracy. To get started click here.

In other news on the Adventures in Odyssey Facebook Page you can help to decide which illustration should be on the new cover of Album 29: Signed, Sealed and Committed! Check it out and submit your vote!

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Official Podcast 119
April 20, 2011
Jonathan tells the amazing story of his bike wreck, hospital stay, halo fitting and eventual recovery. Plus, hear calls from the comment line and a preview of the next episode of the Green Ring.



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The Green Ring Conspiracy, Part 6 and NEW ART!!
April 16, 2011
We have some big news today, the covers for Album 54 and The Blackgaard Chronicles have been posted. Both collections are due out this fall, you can see full details about each collection on their album pages, let us know what you think of the new covers in the comments.

Also today our journey into the 12 part Green Ring Conspiracy continues with part 6.

Everyone goes to Uncle Archie's Carnival. There, Connie and Matthew both feel excluded from new friendships between Penny, Wooton, Buck, and Emily. Whit, Detective Polehaus, and Monty investigate clues.

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The Meaning of Sacrifice
April 14, 2011
For a limited time you can download 152: The Meaning of Sacrifice from CBD for free, you can do so here.

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The Green Ring Conspiracy, Part 5
April 09, 2011
Today our journey into the 12 part Green Ring Conspiracy continues with part 5.

Whit and Detective Polehaus pursue connections between the Green Ring and Uncle Archie's Carnival while Wally Haggler and Jay chase leads of their own. Matthew takes the Appleberry to Eugene to try to fix it.

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Official Podcast 118
April 06, 2011
Monty Whittaker is back in Odyssey and he’s voiced by Chad Reisser. Chad has been voicing Monty since 1987 and today he shares the story of how he started on the show, plus the inside scoop of the other parts that he’s played.



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Two Thousandth Article!
April 03, 2011
Yesterday, at 8:34 EST, user Mitchfan created our two thousandth article, The Consolidated Arts Company. An article is a page with content related to Adventures in Odyssey. Eugene Meltsner, Harlow Doyle, Private Eye and Zapazoids are all articles. Features and other pages such as Character Intersection, Category:Episodes and Special:Statistics do not count as articles.

Congrats to all AIOwiki editors for this accomplishment!

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The Green Ring Conspiracy, Part 4
April 02, 2011
Today our journey into the 12 part Green Ring Conspiracy continues with part 4.

Katrina prepares to tutor students in Whit's End and interviews Buck about a job there. Whit and Monty go to Trickle Lake to see what they can find out about the Green Ring.

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Phil Lollar Interview, Part 2
March 31, 2011
The AIO Blogcast has released part 2 of their interview with Phil Lollar, you can check it out here.
In other news the episode schedule for May has been released.

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The Green Ring Conspiracy, Part 3
March 26, 2011
Today our journey into the 12 part Green Ring Conspiracy continues with part 3.

Connie begins her art class at Campbell College and meets Penny Wise. Buck Oliver applies for a job at Whit's End and Whit searches for his missing grandson.

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Upcoming Books
March 25, 2011
Earlier this week we brought you news of the upcoming Album 54 and the Blackgaard Chronicles and today we're bringing you news on three upcoming AIO books.
First is the summary for Showdown with the Shepherd:

The key to adventure lies within your imagination! Cousins Patrick and Beth go to the Holy Land in the tenth century BC. Their goal is to get back the ring Hugh stole and return him to 1450s England where he belongs. But 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.

Showdown with the Shepard is written by Brock Eastman and is currently scheduled for an October 2011 release, you can preorder it from Amazon.com
Following that book is book 6 in the The Imagination Station series it's titled Problems in Plymouth, here's the description:

The Imagination Station Adventures continue! Patrick and Beth’s next adventure leads them to Plymouth Plantation in 1621. There they meet William Bradford, Miles Standish, and Chief Massasoit, who are trying to establish peace between the Pilgrims and the Indians. Things are anything but peaceful, however, when a musket is stolen and the Pilgrims conclude the Indians are planning war. Only Patrick and Beth know who the real thief is—the traitor Hugh—and it’s up to the cousins to find him and stop him from causing trouble. When the cousins hear a gunshot during the first Thanksgiving feast, their worst fears are realized. They rush to the Mayflower and try to set right history, even as Hugh desperately tries to change it.

Problems in Plymouth will also be released in October of this year and can also be preordered from Amazon.com
The last book we have news on is the Kidsboro Omni book, it's titled The Fight for Kidsboro and consists of the 4 previously released Kidsboro books, here's the description for it:

Kidsboro is a small town in the woods behind Whit’s End in Odyssey. It’s a nice little place. It has a church, a store, a police station, a bakery, a weekly newspaper . . . and a total of zero citizens over the age of 14. It’s a town run by kids. Ryan Cummings, the mayor, helps enforce the laws, create new job opportunities, and in general, keep the peace in a town where he seems to have lots of friends and only a few enemies. The Kidsboro series teaches not only moral and biblical principles, but also concepts of government, politics, economic principles, the judicial system, United States history, and Bible stories. The Fight for Kidsboro is a compilation of the 4 books from this popular series.

This book is also due on in October and can be preordered here

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Official Podcast 117
March 24, 2011
Cristina Pucelli chats with Bob and Jesse about voicing Emily Jones, how she got started in acting, and more. Want to give us a story about Adventures in Odyssey or review a recent episode? Call our new Adventures in Odyssey Comment Line at 855-784-WHIT. (Always make sure that you have your parent’s permission before you call!)



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Album 54
March 23, 2011
Yesterday we found info about Blackgaard Chronicles today we're back with some new info about Album 54. It's currently scheduled for an October 2011 release, here's the product description.

Twelve all-new entertaining and character-building episodes based on 1 Corinthians 13. The album will teach kids what authentic agape love is and how to express that love to others. Featuring secret word/code access to new content on WhitsEnd.org and a fold-out Whit’s End map.

Album 54 is currently available for preorder on Amazon.com and The Blackgaard Chronicles is also available here. Keep checking back for more information on these two exciting collections as it becomes available.

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Blackgaard Chronicles
March 22, 2011
Some new details of the upcoming Blackgaard Chronicles release have been discovered, it has 10 CD's containing 30 episodes. It's currently due out in September 2011 for a suggested price of $40, here's the description.

Evil has a name and it’s Dr. Regis Blackgaard! The small town of Odyssey will never be the same! When a man named Dr. Regis Blackgaard arrives to build an “amusement house for kids,” chaos and danger follow him. A top-secret government computer program is unleashed at Whit’s End. Tom Riley’s barn burns to the ground. And that’s just the beginning of the schemes that Dr. Blackgaard has planned for Odyssey and John Avery Whittaker.

Follow the ever-twisting story in The Blackgaard Chronicles, a collection of thirty episodes following Whit’s greatest nemesis. Along the way, the folks in Odyssey learn lessons about God’s protection, sacrifice, forgiveness, salvation, and more. Once you start the story with “A Bite of Applesauce,” you won’t want to stop listening until you hear the dramatic conclusion. The Blackgaard Chronicles contains 30 episodes on 10 CDs. Over 13 hours of entertainment.


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The Green Ring Conspiracy, Part 2
March 19, 2011
Today our journey into the 12 part Green Ring Conspiracy continues with part 2.

Whit discovers that his visitor has a secret job that seems to be related to the backpack of money that Emily found. Matthew and Nelson get a surprise call from people with an interest in the Appleberry phone.

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A host of smaller updates
March 18, 2011
There's a whole bunch up updates today

  1. The art for the cover of Album 54 can be seen by going to the official site and solving a puzzle, you can do this here
  2. All of the episodes of the The Truth Chronicles are now available from the Focus download store, we've added in links to buy them from our pages as normal.
  3. The Canadian download site is now open, they only have complete albums up for sale, but they're priced at $14.99/album and have Album 53 available
  4. The ScoopYourself contest at the Odyssey Scoop has been extended till next week.
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Imagination Station Contest
March 17, 2011
Our friends at Tyndale are having a contests where you can win copies of the first books of the new Imagination Station series, for full contest details check out their page here
In other news about the series the title of the 5th book has been announced to be Showdown with the Shepherd, the cover has also been released and can be seen to the right. Showdown with the Shepard was written by Brock Eastman and features the story of David and Goliath. It's due out in stores this summer.

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Interviews
March 16, 2011
In the last few weeks there have been a couple of new interviews released. First up is Audio Theatre Central's interview with Paul McCusker. In it they discuss album 53, 54 55 and even 56, be sure to tune in for a glimpse at what's coming up in the albums ahead. Unfortunately ATC's website seems to be down but you can check out the relevant part of the interview here.
Secondly the AIO Blogcast has released part 1 of an epic interview with Phil Lollar, they cover a broad range of questions ranging from the birth of the show, Blackgaard, the split episodes, a spin-off show and many more. You can check it out here.

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ScoopYourself
March 15, 2011
Our friends at the Odyssey Scoop are holding their second annual ScoopYourself contest, the top 3 entries will receive a copy of Album 53 see here for full contest details. Hurry though, contests end tomorrow.

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Premiere of The Green Ring Conspiracy!
March 12, 2011
Today is the long awaited season premiere of Album 53. For the next twelve weeks you can tune in online or over the airwaves and join as Whit and the gang as they try to stop the Green Ring. The saga starts with "The Green Ring Conspiracy, Part 1".

A plane crashes in Gower's Field and both Emily and Matthew make surprising discoveries nearby. Meanwhile, both Whit and Wally Haggler meet friends from the past.

After you've heard the episode, come back here to rate the episodes and fill any details that may be missing on the episode page.

If you like this episode, it's still available as a free download here. You can also buy the whole album from Christian Book.

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Official Podcast 116
March 09, 2011
We’re ready to release Album 53: The Green Ring Conspiracy! Watch this video and celebrate with Bob and Jesse as they take us behind the scenes of Album 53! See Jesse’s one on one interview with Zach Callison, be introduced to our new characters and actors, and watch just how busy Jesse is when he visits California!
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Do or Diet
February 25, 2011
Thriving Family just keeps on giving out new episodes, this time it's Do or Diet and you can download it here. As always you can see the complete list of currently available episodes here.

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Imagination Station Book 5
February 24, 2011
There's a bunch of new updates on the 5th book of the Imagination Station Series. First up you can vote for the final title of the book, The options are "Showdown with the Shepherd" and "Fight with the Philistine", you can vote on Brock's blog here. While you're voting on that you can also vote on which picture Brock should use for his author picture, you can do that here. Finally you can check out some of the concept covers for the book here.

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Official Podcast 115
February 23, 2011
Bob and Jesse interview astronaut Terry Virts who took Adventures in Odyssey into space with him last year.

Want to give us a story about Adventures in Odyssey or review a recent episode? Call our new Adventures in Odyssey Comment Line at 855-748-WHIT. (Always make sure that you have your parent’s permission before you call!)

UPDATE: We gave the wrong phone number in the podcast. The correct number is 855-784-WHIT. Sorry for the confusion!


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Mystery Contest Winners
February 16, 2011
It proved to be harder than expected but we finally have our winners for the Mystery Contest, the first three people who sent in the correct answer are:

  1. Anna Uehling
  2. Joel
  3. Zachary Pareizs

Each of those three will receive a copy of Album 52, for those of you who didn't win Album 53 will hit stores soon and when it does another contest won't be too far off.....

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Mystery Contest Update
February 15, 2011
It seems the mystery contests is a little harder than expected, so far most of you have found the 10 words below but no one has been able to figure out the meaning behind them.

  • Katrina
  • help
  • cop
  • carnival
  • Archie
  • job
  • fake
  • Haggler
  • doctor
  • money

To win you need to take those 10 words do something to them and you'll come up with an important object from 53. To help we've managed to find a hint "gnidih", but what does it mean?

If you haven't listened to the first episode from 53 yet you can do so here for free, it may provide some clues to what's going on.

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New Poll
February 13, 2011
It's February now, and that means a new poll! This time it's "How are you planning on listening to 53?" (Album 53). You can vote here. As for last months poll, the results are in with 40% saying "Of Course!" 23% saying "Depends what Bible story it mirrors" and 36% saying "No, I'm not interested in passages".

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HELP!!!!!
February 12, 2011
WE NEED YOUR HELP!!! It seems that earlier this morning someone inserted strings of binary text into the 2011 news archive. Can you help us figure out what it all means, does it have anything to do the The Green Ring Conspiracy and everything that's going on in Odyssey? If you think you can crack the code fill out the form here if you're right you're sure to be rewarded for your efforts.

If you haven't listened to 53 yet you can do so here, you can also buy the whole album here it may provide some clues to what's going on.

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Jelly Telly
February 11, 2011
Almost all of the episodes of the video series are now available online at jellytelly.com, we've also added links to watch them from all of the video pages for easy viewing pleasure.
In other news you might want to check back tomorrow afternoon, you never know what might happen.

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Official Podcast 114
February 09, 2011
Hear the results of the second Avery Awards, for Album 52: Cause and Effect! Bob and Jesse host the Avery Awards, including awards for Best Sound Design, Best Script, Best Actor, Best Actress, and Best Episode! Plus, a few special surprise visitors. Thank you to everyone who voted! Need a reminder of the episodes that aired this season? Check out Album 52: Cause and Effect.



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Schedule
February 05, 2011
The schedule for March 2011 has been released, you can see it here.

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Album 53: The Green Ring Conspiracy available to download! [Updated]
February 01, 2011
Album 53 is now available for digital download on the FOTF Online store a month before it's released in stores! In fact, our friends at AIO just announced this big surprise at the Official Site. Be sure and check it out!

Update: You can get the first episode, #679: “The Green Ring Conspiracy, Part 1”, for free here.
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Official Podcast 113
January 26, 2011
Dave and Paul answer your probing questions, such as “What is the title of album 54?” “Who is the Stilletto?” “What are the appropriate ages for album 53?” “When will Katrina return?” and “Why don’t the episodes in album 53 have titles?” Plus, hear another exciting preview! Be sure to come back February 1 for a special announcement!



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Get Discovering Odyssey for FREE!
January 24, 2011
For a limited time only you can get the whole 9 episode Discovering Odyssey collection for free from the Focus Download Store right here.
Regarding future episodes the AIO team recently returned from recording 6 episodes for Album 54, and if you're interested in hearing a preview from Album 53 check out the latest episode of the recently redesigned ScoopCast.

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Deliver Us From Evil
January 14, 2011
As a close follow up to the episode released on Wednesday another episode has been released for download, this one however is not a limited time offer. You can download the episode here, as always you can get a complete list of currently available episodes here.
In other news the mysterious cover from Monday has been revealed to be a first round sketch for a new Kidsboro Omni book. We'll keep you updated the news on this book as it becomes available.
In case you haven't heard yet the Avery Awards are open for voting on Album 52, if you haven't voted yet you can do so here.

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Official Podcast 112
January 13, 2011
In this packed-to-the-gills podcast, first hear from sound designer Todd Busteed, then hear all of the nominations for this season's Avery Awards. Finally, hear a scene from the first episode of "The Green Ring Conspiracy."



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Promises, Promises
January 12, 2011
Focus has reduced the cost of the digital download of Promises, Promises to free! You can get the episode here, but get it fast, it won't be around forever.

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Mystery Image
January 11, 2011
Someone posted a mysterious image on the AIO facebook page you can see it here along with a hint "RC and VS" if you have any ideas what it means let us know in the comments.

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Monthly Poll
January 10, 2011
The results of the December 2010 poll have been released, the character that most fans want back is Jason Whittaker with 50% followed closely by Bernard Walton with 39%. This months poll asks "If Paul McCusker wrote more books in the Passages Series would you buy them?" To vote in this poll and see full results of our last poll please go to the Poll page.
In other news the Odyssey team is back in California to record episodes for Album 54 we can look forward to hearing these episodes this fall.

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Final Teaser Cover for Album 53
January 4, 2011
The final teaser cover for Album 53: The Green Ring Conspiracy has been released. It is a low quality version of the final cover. Also, we can reveal that the high quality cover is planned to be released on January 12, 2011.

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Happy New Year and Logo Contest
December 31, 2010
Adventures in Odyssey Wiki would like to wish all of you a Happy New Year! Today is also the last day to vote for our 2011 logo. If you have already voted, many thanks and check back soon in the coming days to see who won the logo contest.

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Official Podcast 111
December 30, 2010
Jared and Dwayne take their favorite computer game Gloobers to the next level when they get a chance to play the game "for real" in the Room of Consequence.



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Seasonal Felicitations
December 25, 2010
AIOwiki would like to wish all of you a very merry Christmas, and a happy new year.

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Passages Repacks
December 20, 2010
The new covers for Draven's Defiance and Fendar's Legacy have been released today, you can see them on the books pages or to the right. They're currently scheduled to be released in Spring 2011. Focus on the Family produces content based on what sells well, so if these two books along with the other books and audio in the Passages series have good sales they may produce more.
While you're waiting for these two books to come out you can check out the The Imagination Station Series. There's currently 2 books out in the series with 2 coming out next spring and plans for at least 4 more after that. Focus is hoping that this series will be as long running as the audio series is, so if you like the books get them, it's the best way to ensure more are made. Currently the first two books are available here. You can also write to them and tell them your opinion of new products and your thoughts on what you'd like to see more of at:

Adventures in Odyssey
Colorado Springs, CO 80995

Or in Canada write to:

Box 9800
Vancouver, BC
V6B 4G3
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Grandma's Christmas Visit
December 18, 2010
The final episode of album 52 airs today you can listen online here. You can also check out the episode Schedule for February 2011. The weekend shows for January have also been updated, there won't be a recap of 51 and 52 anymore instead we'll be hearing some older shows from the 90's.

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Album 53 news
December 15, 2010
We have a few new tidbits on Album 53 today, just a reminder that this is all subject to change and none of this will be confirmed until spring when it's on the radio and in stores.
First it seems that the theme for the 12 part episode will be on "Recognizing deception". Also it seems that the album will included a behind-the-scenes video of the actors in the studio creating this unique collection. Lastly there's a slightly different summary for the album out now.

It all beings when a small plane crashes under strange circumstances outside town. The mystery deepens when a

backpack filled with money is found in the woods near Gower's Field, outside of Odyssey. What does all of this have to do with the Green Ring Conspiracy? Whit, Eugene, and Connie have to put together the clues before it's too late to stop a worldwide conspiracy!

Keep checking back to learn more about this epic album as we get closer to the spring 2011 release date.

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Official Podcast 110
December 15, 2010
Whit Hertford talks about Jay, the creation of a bully, and singing in “A Thankstaking Story.” Plus, we hear a preview of “Grandma’s Christmas Visit” and submit your nominations for the Avery Awards.



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Monthly Poll
December 05, 2010
It's time for our monthly poll to be updated, this month we're asking "Which long time character from before the hiatus would you most like to return?". We had a huge response to our last poll asking "Of the two new families, which one is your favorite?" The Parker family won that poll with an amazing 71%.

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Official Podcast 109
December 01, 2010
Kari Wahlgren tells the story of her surprise appearance in “Camp What-a-Nut” and her long journey to return after many years late in this weekend’s show “An Agreeable Nanny.”



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How well do you know Album 51 Winners
November 30, 2010
We now have the winners from the contest we held on the weekend, they are:

  • Ethan
  • Madison
  • Ricky
  • Nate Smith

So what do these winners receive? Each winner gets their choice of a brand new copy of Album 52 or the Novacom Saga. You can check out the answers to the questions on the contest page. If you got some of them wrong and haven't bought Album 51 yet, you can do so here.
If you didn't win this time, keep checking back, there's more contests to come. Once again a huge thanks goes to Tyndale for providing the prizes.

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How well do you know Album 51?
November 27, 2010
It's time for our next contest, this one is all about Album 51. We're trying a different style of contest this time, you start out with a list of all the episodes from 51 and then through a series of 11 hint questions you eliminate them one by one till you have one left. Submit that one to us and you could win! See contest page for full details.
Also airing today is A Thankstaking Story be sure to tune in and then go to our episode page and rate it. Good luck.

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Revenge of the Red Knight
November 25, 2010
The summary for the upcoming book in the Imagination Station series has been released:

In this Imagination Station adventure Patrick and Beth find themselves as guests in a beautiful castle in 15th century England. Through a series of events, the steward of Lord Darkthorn's castle finds the cousins with three artifacts collected in their previous adventures: the stone, the cup, and the golden tablet. They are accused of being thieves and locked in jail. Beth escapes and discovers the identity of the real thief, leading to a jousting contest with a surprising outcome.

Set during the War of the Roses in England, Revenge of the Red Knight will teach readers about the Crusades, the integrity of knights and the vows they took, and why men would choose to risk their lives to fight for Christianity.

The book is scheduled to be released in May next year.

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Time is Running Out
November 22, 2010
Time is running out to enter our logo contest there's only 8 days remaining, to enter go here and follow the directions.
Also be sure to be watching our news feed as later this week we'll be having a new contest.

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Official Podcast 108
November 17, 2010
Adam Wylie tells about performing in Adventures in Odyssey and Last Chance Detectives. He also answers what it's like working in Kidsboro, basketball, and the challenges of voice acting.



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Imagination Station books and Airing Schedule
November 16, 2010
A couple of updates on the Imagination Station books today, the covers for both book 3 and 4 have been released, you can see them to the right. It seems that book 3 has been renamed from The Kahn's Golden Tablet to Peril in the Palace. The summary for book 4 isn't available yet but we'll let you know when it is. Both books will be released in May of 2011. We've also added a link in our sidebar for quick access to this series.
In other news the airing schedule for January has been released, it seems that on the weekends we'll be having an recap of Album 51 and 52 in the lead up to the exciting 12 part saga in Album 53.

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Album 5 Art
November 15, 2010
We said last week that we'd let you know when the full sized art for the Album 5 repack was released and today it was. You can check it out here.

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More New Art
November 10, 2010
Today we have the the new cover for Album 01 to add to the two covers released yesterday. The updated album should be available in stores sometime next year.

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New Art
November 09, 2010
The covers for the re-release of Album 5 and Passages: Darien's Rise have been released, you can see them both to the right. The new Passages cover brings it in line to look more like the current Album 51 and 52 covers. The new cover for 5 drops the gold foil and replaces it with a red splash to bring it inline with the current design of 1-50, it's only a small preview right now but we'll update you once the full version become available.
Also, the new copies of Passages 3 and 4 have arrived at FOTF so you should start seeing them in stores near you soon.

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Brock Eastman Interview
November 06, 2010
On the 30th last month we posted a large collection of interviews from the past from other sites. Today we're pleased to post an interview of our own, this one is the Brock Eastman from product marketing at Focus on the Family, you can read his interview here along with a preview of his upcoming book.
Also today is the premiere of episode Opposite Day be sure to listen and then rate it.

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It's a Pokenberry Christmas
November 04, 2010
Just in time for the holidays Focus has released #385: “It's a Pokenberry Christmas, Part 1” and #386: “It's a Pokenberry Christmas, Part 2” for a free download. As always check out Available Episodes for a complete list of episodes available for free download and ones that are available for streaming on the Focus player.

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Monthly Poll
November 03, 2010
It's a new month so we have a new poll! Last time, of the 48 people who voted in our last poll, 58% of you said that they were planning on buying album 52. This time we're wondering which is your favorite family: The Jones or the Parkers?

In other news, all of our episode pages for Album 52 have been updated with the appropriate Cast and Crew information.

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Official Podcast 107
November 03, 2010
Bob and Jesse celebrate Opposite Day, by doing the opposite of what they would normally do. They don’t preview #672: “Opposite Day” and they can’t chat with writer Kathy Buchanan... or can they?



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New Logo 2010!
November 01, 2010
Today marks the start of our third annual logo contest! During the month of November, you can design and upload your design for a new AIOWiki logo. Voting will take place next month to determine a winner, who will be announced just in time for the new year. Click here for more info.

Good luck to all participants!

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Interviews, Interviews and more Interviews!
October 30, 2010
Over the past few months we've been busy hunting and collecting as many past interviews with Cast and Crew that we could find, and putting them all into one place for easy reading. There are currently 49 interviews that we've found and we'll continue to add to them as more take place. Eventually we plan on providing written transcripts for all the audio interviews out there, but we're not quite ready yet.

A big thanks goes to all of the people who have conducted interviews over the years, including, The Unofficial Adventures in Odyssey Podcast, The Odyssey Scoop, Adventures in Odyssey Head Quarters, The Town of Odyssey, The Soda Fountain, and The Whit's End Podcast and many more...

In the section, you'll find two recent interviews with Nathan Hoobler from earlier this month, where he discusses albums 53, 54, and 55! (You can find a list of spoilers on the 2011 and 2012 Season pages.)

No matter how long you've been a fan of Adventures in Odyssey, there's sure to be at least one interview that you've never come across before, so take a look.

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Free Episode
October 27, 2010
The recent episode #669: “Wooton’s Broken Pencil Show” is now available at the family store as a free download. Click here for more info. This is a limited time offer though so don't delay downloading as only the first 5200 people will get it for free. As always, you can check out a complete list of free episodes at Available Episodes.

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Official Podcast 106
October 20, 2010
Author Marianne Hering talks about the Imagination Station books and shares stories from editing the Official Guide. Hear Bob and Jesse share previews of this weekend’s show “Stage Fright” and a special online feature called a Clickbook.
Also there's talk going around that Brock Eastman will be writing book 5 in the Imagination Station series, currently scheduled for release next year.



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Christmas
October 19, 2010
FOTF has released a new Christmas Collection, it's called Ultimate Christmas Collection. It's only available by download at their store here. It contains 24 Christmas episodes for $34, but buy quickly if you're interested, it may be a limited time offer.

Also, books one and two in Imagination Station series are back from printing and should be available everywhere soon. Books three and four are still on schedule for a spring 2011 release and books five through eight are in discussion.

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Passages and Album 53
October 14, 2010
FOTF is asking for endorsements for the last two Passages books, so if you want to get your name in one of the books now is the time. You can find full details of how to submit an endorsement here. While you're there look extra close at the image and you may see something, something from the future... On the topic of the future Paul McCusker recently returned from a recording session for the last 6 episodes in Album 53.
Also don't forget to fill out the survey for the 25th anniversary celebration coming up, you can fill it out here

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Episode Previews
October 13, 2010
We've now added the promos from the family store site to each episode page, this should help to serve as a quick audio reminder to help find that episode that you're looking for. The clips will be showing up on the season and album pages over the next day or so as our server re-caches the data. Thanks to Nathan Hoobler for helping us with this.

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Downloadable Episode Links Update
October 08, 2010
All of the episodes from albums 1-52 now have a link to the Family Store where you can now purchase episode MP3s for $1.99. A big thanks goes to Stop Wooton Around for completing this time consuming task.

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November Schedule
October 07, 2010
We've posted the schedule for November, you can see it here.

Also, we apologize for the poor performance that our site has had recently, our web host was moving things around and the site was slow and prone to crash. We seem to be back to normal now though.

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Official Podcast 105
October 06, 2010
Jesse steps out of a wardrobe with a story about Focus on the Family Radio Theatre being back on the air, a new series of books on the Imagination Station, and a preview of album 52! Come along!
Download!

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Album 53 Summary!
October 05, 2010
Album 53, the Green Ring Conspiracy, is available for preorder on CBD, which means that they've also posted a summary of the album:

First, a backpack filled with money is found in Gower's Field; then, a mysterious man survives a nearby plane crash; and an underworld errand boy has possession of a special cell phone. This new adventure puts your kids' favorite Odyssey characters at the center of intrigue, suspense, and a scheme of international proportions!

preorder here

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Downloadable Episodes & New Imagination Station Book
October 04, 2010
Today FOTF launched a new way to buy episodes! Now you can buy and download mp3's of the episodes straight from the Family Store website. You can download a whole album for $17.49 or a single episode for $1.99.

The newest episode #667: “The Mystery of the Clock Tower, Part 1” is already up on the site so it looks like they'll have episodes available right after they air. We've started working on linking to these pages on episode pages. Most pages will have a link within the coming days.

Recently as well, the title of the last book in the Imagination Station book series has been revealed. It's called Revenge of the Red Knight will come out in May 2011.

Also, the cover for the next radio series sampler (The Jones and Parker Detective Agency) has been released, you can see it on the right.

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Album 52 Premiere!
October 02, 2010
Today the first episode of Album 52: Cause and Effect, The Mystery of the Clock Tower, Part 1 airs on the radio! After listening, be sure to rate the episode and help us fill in any missing details on the episode page.
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Polls & Album 52 Ratings
October 01, 2010
The results of our September poll have been released and a resounding 62% of you are looking forward to the season opener The Mystery of the Clock Tower, 1 and 2 the most. This month's question is "Will you buy Album 52?". To vote, see our poll page.

In other news, the rating section on episodes in Album 52 has been opened up. We encourage you to rate the episodes as you listen to them.

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The Jones and Parker Sampler
September 29, 2010
We've learned a bit more about the next sampler to be released, it's called The Jones and Parker Detective Agency. It will include the episode #658: “Game for a Mystery” from last season and #670: “Stage Fright” from the upcoming season. To see more visit the sampler page

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Album 52 Summaries
September 23, 2010
The rest of the episode summaries for Album 52 have been released!

Also, the ScoopCast has released the 3rd part of the interview with Album 52 sound designers. It includes a scene from #675: “A Thankstaking Story”.

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Official Podcast 104
September 22, 2010
On the 104th Official Podcast, Jesse interviews Sydney Shiotani, voice of Camilla Parker, the youngest guest ever on the podcast. Also, hear an exclusive clip of #667: “The Mystery of the Clocktower, Part 1” and a trivia tidbit about Album 52: Cause and Effect.



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New cover of Glennall's Betrayal!
September 21, 2010
The new cover of Glennall's Betrayal, Paul McCusker's fourth installment in his Passages book series, has been released! This leaves only two books from the series needing new covers. See it close up here.

Also, the latest word on Album 53 is that Paul McCusker has finished the writing process for all 12 episodes.

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