Official Adventures in Odyssey Podcast

Official Adventures in Odyssey Podcast

Go behind the scenes of the world’s No. 1 Christian family audio dramas from Focus on the Family. Tune in to hear fascinating stories — straight from the show's actors — about your favorite characters and the latest episodes. Listen as Adventures in Odyssey producers answer fan questions submitted at WhitsEnd.org/Podcast. This 10-minute family podcast drops every other Wednesday and is the ultimate fan experience. Subscribe now so your kids can listen to new episodes right when they are released!

Episodes

October 5, 2021 19 min
For the first time in over a decade, a new Last Chance Detectives story is available. And there are more coming! Focus editor Thomas Jeffries tells us where this story came from, the Last Chance connection to Odyssey, and why every writer needs an editor.
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Writer/director Kathy Buchanan takes us to a snowy writer’s meeting - complete with giant Post-It notes and a knitting club - that led to a new series of Club stories.
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Reliving the glory of Avery Awards past, Bob and Jesse present the awards for Best Actress, Best Actor, Best Surprise, Best Sound Design, Best Script, and more... all while diving under the ocean and meeting a underwater scuba set on launching Jesse into the Scub-all of Fame. You have to hear it to believe it!
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Writer/director Marshal Younger and sound designers Christopher Diehl and Nathan Jones talk about the challenges of recording out of order, creating crowds, and the absence of nature sounds in "Voice of Freedom."
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Writer/director Marshal Younger and sound designers Christopher Diehl and Nathan Jones talk about the creation of "Voice of Freedom," from the seed of the idea to fully-grown two-part episode. (Stay tuned to our next podcast to hear more!)
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The incredible story of "Voice of Freedom" is matched by the true story of the ministry of TransWorld Radio (TWR). David McCreary and Scott Hollinger tells us all about TWR and their ministry around the world. (Plus: A preview of Part 2!)
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Andrew Kishino plays Ji-Ho in this month and next month's Club adventure. He tells us all about his experience auditioning for Odyssey, acting in Odyssey, and the crazy world of motion capture. (Plus: A preview of "Voice of Freedom, Part 1")
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Writer Abigail Geiger and sound designer Luke Guenot tell us the creation of “The Revenge of Bigfoot.” (Spoiler warning! It involves a howling space cat.)
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Will Richard Maxwell or Jack Allen ever return to Odyssey? Why did Suzu sound so suspicious? What did “One of three will fall” mean? Executive producer Dave Arnold, writer/director Phil Lollar, writer/director/showrunner Marshal Younger, writer/director Kathy Buchanan and line producer Nathan Hoobler answer your questions about Album 70: "Finding a Way" and more.
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Stuart has played Buddy Norman for more than six years now. And as the character has grown, so has Stuart. In fact, he joined us for the latest podcast just after finals week at college.
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Katie Leigh (voice of Connie) and Will Ryan (voice of Eugene) have been on Adventures in Odyssey from the beginning. And they’ve known each other in real life even longer. Hear stories from the studio and what they are up to now.
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Having a parent stationed overseas in the military can be a huge challenge. That’s just part of what Cadence International - this month’s alliance organization - is all about. Hear all about their ministry and how it led to a unique adventure featuring leprosy, rat milk and the dreaded Arabian Death Scorpion.
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There is plenty of story ahead for Morrie and Suzu Rydell. Atticus Shaffer (voice of Morrie) and April Hong (voice of Suzu) share their journey together from the beginning to the climactic "The Rydell Revelations" to last album’s "Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off" to the upcoming adventure "The Team."
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SPOILER WARNING! Writer/director Phil Lollar, composer John Campbell, and sound designer Nathan Jones discuss the creation of "The Christmas Bells" in spoiler-ific detail.
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Rebecca Davis voices Carla Perkins, the latest in the line of notable moms on Adventures in Odyssey. There's more to both Rebecca and Carla than you might imagine.
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We’ve been hearing a lot about the Perkins family lately in Odyssey. Carla and Wyatt first appeared in “The Sandwich Initiative” and the rest of the family joined soon after. Who are these characters? Why did they come to Odyssey? And are they based on real people? Perkins creator Marshal Younger answers these questions and more.
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Luke Guenot recently joined the Odyssey team as a new sound designer. He got his start listening to Odyssey while growing up, creating his own radio dramas, connecting with various Odyssey team members, and finally becoming the first sound designer apprentice.
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Executive producer Dave Arnold shares about the creation and inspiration of this month’s Club adventure - and how he cast writer/director Phil Lollar in a main role.
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Aaron Fullan scored the recent “Always Home” and the upcoming story “The Protector.” Aaron shares how music from Odyssey’s early days inspired him and how his career led him from listening to Odyssey as a child back to becoming a part of the team as an adult.
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January 13, 2021 21 min
Kyle's wife Anni nominated him for the Whit Award with this entry: "At school the person students turn to is Headmaster Kyle. He seeks Jesus in all he does and says. Students and alumni seek Kyle for encouragement, prayer, wisdom and advice." Hear the story (and the person) behind this year's winning entry.
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