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FREE EPISODE: “Spare Tire,” the first drama Focus on the Family produced

Tuesday, December 19th, 2017

Co-creator Steve Harris (left) and former Executive Producer Chuck Bolte at the 500th episode in 2002

Co-creator Steve Harris (right) and former Executive Producer Chuck Bolte at the 500th episode in 2002

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.

FREE EPISODE: “For Trying Out Loud”

Monday, December 19th, 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.

Album 39

Hear Album 39: Friends, Family, and Countrymen

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FREE EPISODE: “New Year’s Eve, Live!” (plus never-before-heard bonus scenes and song!)

Monday, December 21st, 2015

In the very first Odyssey live show, the gang from Whit’s End hosts a wacky New Year’s eve celebration. Hear how the show came together from writer/director Phil Lollar and executive producer Dave Arnold. Plus, hear never-before-heard scenes and songs from the performance.

The cast of "New Year's Eve Live" on stage; from left: Landon Arnold (voice of Cody Carper), Amber Arnold (voice of Brooke), Walker Edmiston (voice of Tom and Bart), Dave Madden (voice of Bernard)

The cast of “New Year’s Eve Live” on stage; from left: Landon Arnold (voice of Cody Carper), Amber Arnold (voice of Brooke), Walker Edmiston (voice of Tom and Bart), Dave Madden (voice of Bernard)

On stage during "New Year's Eve Live!" Sound designer Dave Arnold, writer/director Phil Lollar, and actor Walker Edmiston (voice of Tom and Bart)

On stage during “New Year’s Eve Live!” Sound designer Dave Arnold, writer/director Phil Lollar, and actor Walker Edmiston (voice of Tom and Bart)

A small portion of the enormous crowd of fans

A small portion of the enormous crowd of fans

Katie Leigh and Walker Edmiston sign autographs

Katie Leigh and Walker Edmiston sign autographs

Phil Lollar signs a copy of The Complete Guide to Adventures in Odyssey

Phil Lollar signs a copy of The Complete Guide to Adventures in Odyssey

The actors spend time with fans

The actors spend time with fans

Album 31

Hear Album 31: Days to Remember

FREE EPISODE: “First Things First” (plus interview with writer/director Paul McCusker)

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

Album 59 coverIn the first episode of Album 59: Taking the Plunge, Penny considers Wooton’s proposal by asking what it means to be married while he deals with a setback in re-building his house.

Album 59: Taking the Plunge

Wooton’s unexpected marriage proposal to Penny triggers a lot of soul searching around Odyssey. Penny wants to know what it means to be committed to someone for the rest of her life. Connie can’t be sure how their relationship as friends will change. Meanwhile, Wooton is looking into rebuilding his house, but runs into conflict with the neighbors. Eugene uses his computer talents to help the Odyssey Police solve a mystery at the bank. And Buck becomes entangled with Vance’s gang in a way that looks like trouble. Where will it all lead? Join the folks in Odyssey as they take the plunge to learn about commitment, discernment, expectations, resolving conflict, family legacies and more.

Hear the whole story in the Odyssey Adventure Club

Find out more about the Odyssey Adventure Club!Join the Odyssey Adventure Club today to hear “Taking the Plunge” all summer long. The first month’s membership is only $1 for the month of May!

  • May 8 – First Things First
  • May 15 – Playing the Predictable
  • May 22 – A Big Commitment
  • May 29 – Dinner Roll Models
  • June 5 – Out of the Woods
  • June 12 – Let’s Get Together

Listen to Album 59 this fall.

“Taking the Plunge” starts airing on the radio and online on September 26, 2015. Digital downloads will be available in July and the CD will release in August.

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FREE EPISODE: “A Lamb’s Tale”

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

In this classic adventure from Album 43, the Odyssey crew is involved in six interwoven stories about Christmas. It all begins when Tamika gives away her toy lamb for Christmas.

Album 43: Along for the Ride

Hear Album 43: Along for the Ride

 

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