The Impossible

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#589: “The Impossible”
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46: A Date with Dad (and Other Calamities)
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Matthew 19:26
26Jesus looked at them and said, "With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible."

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The Impossible
“The Impossible” is episode #589 of the Adventures in Odyssey audio series. It was written by John Fornof, and originally aired on March 11, 2006.

Summary

In a race against an impossible deadline, Whit and his son Jason join Marvin Washington to try to finish a new invention.

Plot

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When a prototype invention of Whit's shows a new method of teaching, Jason presents it to officials in India. It’s a great ministry opportunity and the officials are willing to use it...if the new technology is ready in just 3 weeks! Will it be possible for Whit and the gang to meet the seemingly impossible deadline?

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Cast

Role Voice Actor
Connie Kendall Katie Leigh
Eugene Meltsner Will Ryan
Jason Whittaker Townsend Coleman
John Whittaker Paul Herlinger
Marvin Washington Kendre Berry
Minister of Education Unknown
Indian Phone Operator Unknown


Notes

  • When they decide to test the Edu-Link with Marvin and he says he gets to be the "Guinea Pig" may be a reference to the Narnia book The Magician's Nephew where Uncle Andrew tests his magic rings on Guinea Pigs.
  • The wraps of this episode include the music played while Marvin is on hold with the Minister of Education.

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John Whittaker: Yes, this deadline may be impossible. But what may be impossible for us, is very possible for God.

Eugene Meltsner: It was already impossible to finish the Edu-link on time. And now it's even impossibler.
Connie Kendall: Eugene, you just used the word impossibler.
Eugene Meltsner: It's a neologism.

Eugene Meltsner: I hereby announce that the Edu-link and all it's components are hereby functioning within their expected norms of capacity.
Marvin Washington: Huh?
Eugene Meltsner: It works!

Marvin Washington: Wow, that was quick!
Connie Kendall: Yup. Eugene's the only one I know who can sleep standing up. Here Marvin; help me get him to the couch.

Marvin Washington: I guess we just saw the impossible happen. Huh, Mr. Whittaker?
John Whittaker: I think we saw something even more important than the impossible, Marvin. I think we discovered there's no such thing.