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Discover “The Lost Episodes” with Paul McCusker – plus the composer tells how he created Odyssey’s theme song

December 27th, 2006

Longtime writer Paul McCusker talks about “The Lost Episodes” 4-CD release, featuring Adventures in Odyssey shows never-before-available. Also, we hear from composer John Campbell about the evolution of our music theme.

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145 Comments on “Discover “The Lost Episodes” with Paul McCusker – plus the composer tells how he created Odyssey’s theme song”

  • Mercy on June 8th, 2009 - 2:59pm



  • noah on June 18th, 2009 - 10:52pm


    Yeah, I don’t think the writers, composers, sound designers, etc., get enough credit. Let’s hear it for the Behind the Scenes crew!

  • Mercy on July 13th, 2009 - 10:17am



  • Jacob on August 16th, 2009 - 12:03pm


    Man Out of all the dramas out there I would 100% Pick Adventures In Odyssey I like u guys!!

  • Andrea G on January 7th, 2010 - 2:52am


    Neat. Yeah, those people deserve more credit than they get.

  • Aly on January 13th, 2010 - 6:25am


    I’M THE 6TH PERSON TO WRITE!! COOL! 🙂 I just love the music u guys have done!! It’s G-R-E-A-T! 🙂 Thanks a lot

  • Nate on February 6th, 2010 - 2:17pm


    (7th person) It’s really awesome!

  • Arom on March 7th, 2010 - 10:51am


    Was that Paul Herlinger at the begining??? (8th person)

  • Priscilla R. on April 10th, 2010 - 4:30pm


    AWESOME!!! That is the only word I can think of to describe it. (9th person)

  • ethan on May 1st, 2010 - 2:02pm


    Arom- Yeah, that was Paul. (10th person)

  • bobfan#1 on June 7th, 2010 - 8:09am


    i love AIO theme song

  • Sam on August 4th, 2010 - 11:44pm


    Video and Old west themes r my favorite

  • Odysseyfan#1 on January 29th, 2011 - 11:34am


    I didn’t know Paul McCusker was Mr. Glossman. (13th person!!) Great job John Campbell. I liked the lost episodes. Pamela Has A Problem was great. My mom liked the lesson in that episode. I just liked all of them. L.O.L.!!!

    —I love Odyssey

  • Odysseyfan#1 on January 29th, 2011 - 11:35am


    First one of 2011!!!!!

  • c.j. on January 30th, 2011 - 9:53pm


    good job

  • miss america on February 4th, 2011 - 7:59am


    First one of Febuary 2011!!

  • blorp on February 25th, 2011 - 9:50pm


    17TH PERSON!

  • Olivia :) on March 15th, 2011 - 3:11pm


    18TH PERSON! YAHOO! Sorry.. 😉

  • Abbie on May 21st, 2011 - 1:46pm



  • Abbie on May 21st, 2011 - 3:03pm


    are you homeschooled i am

  • Puppy RaISEr on June 20th, 2011 - 8:10am


    Hi! 🙂

  • Andy on September 7th, 2011 - 3:38pm


    i am homeschooled

  • Cow girl on November 19th, 2011 - 6:20pm


    I am homeschooled!!!!! I love it! I also live on a farm!:)

  • Jerusalem on November 24th, 2011 - 7:52am


    My maybe new name?????

  • Elysibeth on November 24th, 2011 - 7:52am


    Hmmm. I’ll have to think about it.

  • Kismint on December 18th, 2011 - 11:19am



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  • Shinobu on December 21st, 2011 - 9:09am



  • Jeremiah on December 21st, 2011 - 9:10am


    : O

  • Shinobu on December 22nd, 2011 - 11:15am



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  • Shinobu on December 25th, 2011 - 9:44am



  • Jeremiah on January 3rd, 2012 - 8:37am



  • Manic on January 9th, 2012 - 10:50am


    Love AIO!!

  • Manic on January 21st, 2012 - 12:50pm


    I am homeschooled. 🙂

  • huge fan on June 11th, 2012 - 7:47am


    hi guys 😀

  • diamondseed on June 13th, 2012 - 8:19pm


    Last comment 8)

  • Gigglels on August 4th, 2012 - 9:12am


    hi lalala

  • Gigglels on August 6th, 2012 - 5:54pm


    At Diamondseed
    you are not the last comment:)

  • didi the dad on October 18th, 2012 - 6:42pm


    WOWWY what an old podcast!


  • didi the dad on October 19th, 2012 - 1:08pm


    I am SOSOSO dumb 2 have gone back this far!


  • Grace on November 29th, 2012 - 12:58pm


    @Didi the dad:Not really!I think its fun!~Grace

  • DIDI THE DAD on December 8th, 2012 - 6:56pm


    @ GRACE, Do u still write here?

  • Madison on December 9th, 2012 - 2:38pm


    I didnt think anyone would post all the way back here in this year.I think its fun to go back this far too!

  • didi the dad on December 12th, 2012 - 7:02pm


    @ MADISON, Hey I am SO dumb 2 go back here!

  • DIDI THE DAD on December 14th, 2012 - 7:40am


    Wow the very 1st PODCAST ever!

  • 843 on January 13th, 2013 - 1:22pm


    1st podcast ever!!!

  • didi the dad on January 28th, 2013 - 12:06pm


    @ 843, Yea! I know!

  • Chicken legs on January 31st, 2013 - 3:35pm


    I don’t want 2 burst your bubble boys but this is not the first podcast
    The interview with courtney brown and marshal younger was the first

  • Stephen on February 11th, 2013 - 7:14am


    so the green ring is the coolest and the deep end and the grand design especialy push the red button.

  • Katelyn on February 11th, 2013 - 6:38pm


    Can’t wait for the new album to come out

  • Misty on February 17th, 2013 - 4:46pm


    Oh WOW I didn’t know it started way back here! 2006! 😀

  • Misty on February 17th, 2013 - 4:47pm


    oops 😳 I meant 2009.

  • Misty on February 17th, 2013 - 4:48pm


    Scratch that, it IS 2006, the first comment was in 2009 . . . 😳

  • Misty on February 17th, 2013 - 4:48pm



  • Miz diva on February 18th, 2013 - 3:40pm


    Do you wanna be posting buddies?

    Miz Diva<3

  • Misty on February 18th, 2013 - 6:55pm



    SURE! I’d absolutly LOVE too! 😀 😀 grin:

  • Miz diva on February 19th, 2013 - 4:48pm


    Okayy!! Awesome.. 😉

    Miz Diva<3

  • MIsty on February 22nd, 2013 - 6:23pm



    Have you ever been in a play before? I’m in one now and its . . . intresting. lol I’ll tell you more about it a little later. I gotta go. See ya! Oh, and one more thing. Do you have any bros or sis’ ? Are you homeschooled?

  • Miz diva on February 26th, 2013 - 12:32pm


    Yes I’ve benn in a play before it was a Christmas play,Good luck in the play,And yes I have a bro and a sis!You??

    Miz Diva<3

  • to much love on February 27th, 2013 - 11:28am


    @ MIZ DIVA @ MISTY: want to be posting buddies?

  • Miz diva on February 28th, 2013 - 11:31am


    Suree!How old are you?I’m 12 turning 13 March 16!!

    Miz Diva<3

  • MISty on February 28th, 2013 - 12:51pm



    I have three brothers and (get this) 😳 a twin sister. lol


    I’d love to be your posting buddy! Do you have and sibs?

  • MISty on February 28th, 2013 - 12:53pm



    btw Is <3 a face? I see it ALL the time and have no clue what it is. 😳

  • to much love on February 28th, 2013 - 2:56pm


    practicing my smiley faces! 🙂 🙁 😉 :oops :angry =^.^= (kitty) :devil 😛 *<:^D (party hat man) i doubt all of these will work, I just wanted to try.

  • to much love on February 28th, 2013 - 2:58pm


    :{) 😀 😮

  • Legoman on March 1st, 2013 - 1:16pm





  • Miz diva on March 1st, 2013 - 2:23pm


    Wow!i’ve always wanted a twin sister!And <3 is a heart!

    Miz Diva<3

  • MISty on March 1st, 2013 - 5:52pm




    *big hug*

  • to much love on March 3rd, 2013 - 2:13pm


    @MIZ DIVA: I turned 13 in November! happy early birthday!
    @MISTY: yeah! I have four older sisters and one lil’ bro. :grin how old are you?

  • to much love on March 3rd, 2013 - 2:20pm


    @ MISTY & MIZ DIVA: you are both girls right? BTW I am. It’s a little awkward not knowing if a posting buddies are girls or boys. 😛

  • Legoman on March 4th, 2013 - 11:59am


    It was my B-day on saturday!!!!!! I got Minecraft for the computer!!! (BTW, the computer game is WAY better than the posket edition.)



    P.s. Does anyone here play Minecraft. If so what is your game name?

  • Miz diva on March 4th, 2013 - 1:55pm


    Awwww!*big hugs*!Thank you!
    Yes we are both girls!Haha Thanks!Happy Late Birthday! 😆

    Miz Diva<3

  • Legoman on March 7th, 2013 - 6:57am


    😈 👿 😳 😆 🙄 :mrgreen: :smiley: 😀 😐 😯 …just a few…

  • to much love on March 8th, 2013 - 11:00pm


    @legoman happy birthday! how old did you turn? ❓ ❗
    @miz diva… (1)do you have any sibs.? (2)what state do you live in? (3)do you have any hobbies or sports you like to do? (4)what is something interesting about yourself that you think is unique or different? 😆 (1)I have 1 lil brother and 4 older sisters…(2) I live in Washington state near the Seattle area. (3) I like just about every sport I have tried… and momentarily I’m making lots of wire jewelry to sell. (4) I know pi (the math

  • to much love on March 8th, 2013 - 11:05pm


    type!) to 44 digits! strange huh!? PS. if some of the info is to personal, or you just don’t want to answer it its totally fine… I ask a lot of questions! 🙄

  • Blue FANG on March 10th, 2013 - 7:31pm


    @LEGOMAN Happy B-Day! A little late…. I know… But Minecraft is awesome!

  • Blue FANG on March 10th, 2013 - 7:36pm


    Hi MIZ DIVA you are my posting buddy… Right? :/ I just have not seen you around! Happy Birth Day!!! So What did you get? 😀 (If you dont mind telling me) 🙂 :lol:=

  • Miz diva on March 12th, 2013 - 12:04pm


    I have a big bro and a big sis,I live in Georgia,I like any sport,And I don’t really know anything specific that is very unique about me!!

    Miz Diva<3

  • Legoman on March 13th, 2013 - 4:12pm


    TML, is it okay if I call you that? I turned 12. Thanks!!

    BLUE FANG, thanks!!!

  • to much love on March 19th, 2013 - 3:49pm


    @MIZ DIVA: cool! hey, do you know where MISTY went? PS. happy late birthday!!! 😆 what did you do for your birthday? :mrgreen:

  • Miz diva on March 20th, 2013 - 10:22am


    Thanks!Umm no I don’t know where Misty went!And so far I’ve gotten some clothes,a curling wand,and money!But my party is Saturday so i’ll post on here and tell you the rest of stuff I got!

    Miz Diva<3

  • to much love on March 22nd, 2013 - 8:36am


    @MIZ DIVA: that’s great! My older sister Abby got a curling wand for her birthday, It’s SUPER COOL! I’m always asking her if I can use it. :mrgreen:

  • Miz diva on March 22nd, 2013 - 8:59am


    Yeah I’ve wanted one for a while!!I’m soo ready for the rest of my gifts!

    <3 Miz Diva <3

  • to much love on March 23rd, 2013 - 11:55am


    HAPPY BIRTHDAY PARTY!!! heeeheeeheee! Wow I just noticed something! you live in Georgia!? I have always wanted to go their! ( I’m a big fan of peaches, and very fascinated that the peach is the state fruit.) 😀

  • to much love on March 24th, 2013 - 8:26pm


    @LEGOMAN: Yeah I don’t mind if you call me TML! Sorry I didn’t see your message for a while, say… want to be posting buddies!?
    @MIZ DIVA: Guess What! on Tuesday I am going to do a Lord of the Rings marathon (including the Hobbit.) I AM SUPER PUMPED WITH ENERGY!!!!! 😯 That’s why I used tons of ! pts

  • miz diva on March 25th, 2013 - 11:20am


    Lol yeah Georgia is really cool!! And yeah I love peaches too! 😆
    Good luck with the marathon btw! 🙂

    <3 Miz Diva <3

  • MISTY/Gwenne on March 25th, 2013 - 11:43am



    OH! That makes sense, <3 does look like a heart! 😳


    sorry i was gone for a while! I'm 13, how old are you?

    I had a pen-pal who lived near seattle. My dad goes there often for his work.

  • Miz diva on March 25th, 2013 - 2:27pm


    Lol!Don’t feel bad!A lot of people don’t know what it is!

    <3 Miz Diva <3

  • Miz diva on March 25th, 2013 - 2:44pm


    I have a new page!Only invite a few boys!It’s on the 2011 podcast on the Barrett Jones and Andy Pessoa comments!Come if you want!

    <3 Miz Diva <3

  • to much love on March 26th, 2013 - 10:03am


    @MIZ DIVA: great! I’ll check it out!

    @MISTY/GWENNE: I’m 13 too! that’s great! what does your dad do? Mine is a self employed sign guy (he makes sighs for all the big sky scrapers) so do you live in like Montana or Idaho or Oregon or something!? just guessing!

  • miz diva on March 26th, 2013 - 11:30am


    Okay great! See you there!

  • MIsty on April 3rd, 2013 - 6:22am



    I live in Illinois! And my dad is sorta like a lawyer, just not technically one.

  • didi the dad on April 3rd, 2013 - 9:35am


    @ EVERY1 ON THIS PODCAST, what should we call it? How about MIZ MISTY! (Since Miz Diva and Misty write here a lot)

  • MIZ DIVA on April 5th, 2013 - 8:43pm


    Sounds like a great idea!!How bout it MISTY?

    <3 Miz Diva <3

  • to much love on April 6th, 2013 - 8:03pm


    Cool! wow I wasn’t even close. so why did you change your name to Gwenne? I have always loved the name Gwenne!

  • MiSTY/Gwenne on April 13th, 2013 - 7:09am



    Ha ha! My orignal name was Gwenne but I changed it to Misty awhile ago. Now I go by both so people arn’t confused. Anyway, I’m a country girl at heart, and I live on twenty acres! We have a creek running through it too and its fun to go down and explore. Sometimes we hear coyotes howling at night.


    Sure. That’ll great.

  • Melerandil on April 15th, 2013 - 6:33pm


    @Misty – how’s your dad?

    Soli Deo Gloria

  • Miz diva on April 16th, 2013 - 12:19pm


    Okay great!!
    Welcome to the “MIZ MISTY” page!Hope you’ll stay around.. 🙂

    <3 Miz Diva <3

  • MISTY on April 16th, 2013 - 4:46pm



    Thanks for asking! My dad is doing better, but he’s really tired.

  • to much love on April 17th, 2013 - 4:43pm


    Misty/Gwenne: do you mind if I call you M.G.? also… what happened to your dad?…are you part of The Scribbled Letters Club? that’s SO COOL!!! I love rivers and streams… I also have a little river near by. do you have any pets? oops 😳 I asked a lot of questions, (sorry)

  • to much love on May 2nd, 2013 - 7:48pm


    @EVERYONE: where are you!? 🙂

  • Miz diva on May 7th, 2013 - 12:13pm


    I’m here!

  • to much love on May 29th, 2013 - 9:16am


    @MIZ DIVA hey! seems like no-ones really here anymore! 😥 sad but true. should I invite more folks to come?

  • MIZ DIva on July 9th, 2013 - 10:15am


    Hey sorry it took two months for me to see the post!!Yeah you can invite more people if you still want to and if you even look at this page anymore!!??

  • LEGOMAN on September 16th, 2013 - 2:02pm


    TML, sure!!


    Owl love AIO forever!!!


  • miz diva on September 21st, 2013 - 9:15am


    Heyy!!What’s up??

    <<3Miz Diva<<3

  • LEGOMAN on November 2nd, 2013 - 4:15pm





  • miz diva on November 7th, 2013 - 5:32pm


    You love Minecraft too??!!

  • J on January 10th, 2014 - 12:27pm


    hi is this “the secret page”

  • Zaaaap! on January 24th, 2014 - 2:25pm


    J: There’s a lot of “Secret Pages” but this one doesn’t have too many people on it, so, um… yes? and No, not exactly. 🙁 hmmm

  • LegOman on March 31st, 2014 - 12:46pm


    Ya, I guess this is a kind of secret page

  • aj on March 31st, 2014 - 12:53pm



  • #1smiler on April 3rd, 2014 - 9:39am


    This used to be a secret page I was Miz Diva but nobody posts on it anymore.. 🙁

  • Ally on April 10th, 2014 - 4:14pm


    Awww 🙁 Well at least I am checking!

  • legoman on April 13th, 2014 - 5:25pm


    @MIZ DIVA, yes, i love Minecraft.



  • #1smiler on April 21st, 2014 - 3:14pm


    Awesome!!I used to play it some..Now I’m more into like Call of Duty!And I also like Legos!

    -BR!T!$H CH!CK:#1$M!L3R 🙂

  • odyssey on June 11th, 2014 - 1:24pm


    I love Odyssey!!

  • abc on August 8th, 2014 - 9:51am


    Is anyone still here??

  • Hoss on December 8th, 2014 - 1:00pm



  • Horses on December 12th, 2014 - 4:08pm


    Me too!
    Go Bonanza!

  • destiny14 on January 8th, 2015 - 3:22pm



  • Horses on January 13th, 2015 - 5:45pm


    Hi Destiny!

  • Gianna on January 9th, 2016 - 10:01am


    Yah, Odyssey!

  • Anonymous on February 9th, 2016 - 6:31pm


    It is cool.

  • blueninja on February 10th, 2016 - 11:22am


    133rd comment…

  • Ca on February 28th, 2016 - 6:59pm



  • GISELA on March 23rd, 2016 - 11:45am


    I loved the Lost Episodes!! 🙂

  • Arwen on April 26th, 2016 - 10:31am


    last comment?!?!?!??!?!?!?!?!?!??!!?! 😉

  • arwen on June 4th, 2016 - 10:29am


    wow. it’s been a month since I’ve been on here.

  • skye on August 6th, 2016 - 12:59pm


    last comment!

  • prk prs on October 28th, 2016 - 7:28pm


    Last comment

  • KNITTINGFUN on December 7th, 2016 - 1:43pm


    Last comment!:D

  • classic aio on January 17th, 2017 - 2:08pm



  • knittingfun on February 9th, 2017 - 4:21pm


    Last comment! 😛

  • arwen on May 9th, 2017 - 3:02pm



  • REDFEATHER on January 2nd, 2018 - 12:12pm



  • REDFEATHER on January 2nd, 2018 - 12:13pm


    What’s up with you guys? Why do you say “Last comment”? There’s legit no such thing.


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