Welcome to Odyssey

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Welcome to Odyssey
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1997
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Welcome to Odyssey is the first Adventures in Odyssey album in the classics series. It was released on cassette and CD in 1997.

Description

Start with the style of radio dramas from a bygone era, add action-packed stories, intriguing mysteries, lessons in faith and Christian values. The result? Focus on the Family's hit children's series, "Adventures in Odyssey"!

This collection of previously released episodes will introduce new listeners to the characters and the early days of the entire series. You‘ll meet John Avery Whittaker, the lovable Connie Kendall, human encyclopedia Eugene Meltsner, and Tom Riley.


Episodes

Episode Original Airdate Writer Director Rating Buy Preview
#4: “Connie Comes to Town”
December 12, 1987
Phil Lollar
Phil Lollar
88%
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Whit's End is packed with so many customers that Whit can't handle it by himself. Fortunately, a young girl by the name of Connie Kendall comes to work for him while she tries to earn some money to return home to California.

#7: “Promises, Promises”
January 2, 1988
Phil Lollar
Phil Lollar
90%
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Connie makes a resolution to be more patient no matter what, which turns out to be far more difficult than she imagined.

#19: “Recollections”
March 26, 1988
Phil Lollar
Steve Harris
91%
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Whit’s best friend, Tom Riley, tells Connie the story of how Whit's End was created amid tragic circumstances.

#34: “Stormy Weather”
July 9, 1988
Paul McCusker
Phil Lollar
87%
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Connie doesn't like Odyssey and feels she is being swamped by Christians. So she wants to go back to California. But when Whit gets hurt, she realizes how much he means to her.

#36: “Kids' Radio”
July 23, 1988
Paul McCusker
Paul McCusker
85%
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Brad and Sherman hit the air waves with their very own radio station: 'Kids' Radio.' But without proper support, the project is headed for trouble.

#46: “The Shepherd and the Giant”
October 29, 1988
Phil Lollar
Phil Lollar
86%
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Connie experiences the story of the Shepherd and the Giant using 'The Environment Enhancer', a new creation by Whit.

#49: “Thank You, God”
November 19, 1988
Phil Lollar
Phil Lollar
90%
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Whit tells a group of friends about how he became a Christian. When he was young, his stepmother was in a horrible accident which left her blind. Through God's love, she was able to cope and show Whit the meaning of faith.

#50: “Karen”
November 26, 1988
Paul McCusker
Paul McCusker
89%
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Donna Barclay tries to cope when her best friend, Karen Crosby, becomes ill with cancer.

#51: “Connie, Part 1”
December 3, 1988
Paul McCusker
Paul McCusker
91%
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Connie encounters old friends who remind her of how different she was before coming to Odyssey. Meanwhile, Eugene Meltsner starts working at Whit's End and promptly changes how the shop works.

#52: “Connie, Part 2”
December 10, 1988
Paul McCusker
Paul McCusker
94%
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In California, Connie must make a decision about Christianity. In Odyssey, Eugene is inadvertently causing problems at Whit's End.

#66: “The Imagination Station, Part 1”
March 18, 1989
Phil Lollar
Phil Lollar
89%
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Digger Digwillow learns that the Bible isn't boring, by way of the Imagination Station, in the story of the crucifixion and Easter.

#67: “The Imagination Station, Part 2”
March 25, 1989
Phil Lollar
Phil Lollar
89%
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With the help of Whit’s new invention, young Digger Digwillow travels back in time to witness the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.


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