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Farewell to our friend Jim Custer

Tuesday, June 18th, 2019

Jim Custer in the studio for Adventures in Odyssey

Jim Custer in the studio for Adventures in Odyssey

Jim Custer (left) with Chuck Bolte in 2005

Jim Custer (left) with Chuck Bolte in 2005

Jim Custer – the voice of young John Avery Whittaker among others – passed away on May 5, 2019. Former executive producer Chuck Bolte, writer/director Bob Hoose, and actor Gary Reed (voice of Jeff Lewis) knew Jim for a collective period of over one hundred years. The three of them share memories and stories from Jim’s life – and his time on Adventures in Odyssey.

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What’s the worst thing that could happen when Buddy Norman brings his Bible to Odyssey Middle School?

Tuesday, September 11th, 2018

A Predicament of Biblical ProportionsCelebrate Bring Your Bible to School Day with the Club story “A Predicament of Biblical Proportions,” available for the first time outside the Club on September 22. Hear from writer Bob Hoose and Bring Your Bible to School founder Candi Cushman about the creation of the story. And learn how and why you can bring your Bible to school.

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Is Becky going to be a regular character? Are Wooton and Penny going to be back from their honeymoon? Will Whit ever get another villain? Get the answers!

Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

Executive producer Dave Arnold, producer Nathan Hoobler, writer/director Kathy Buchanan, writer/director Bob Hoose, and writer/director Phil Lollar answer fan questions about the recent album 62, the upcoming album 63, and what’s going on in Odyssey.

The Get in the Show contest is open!

Available Now: Album 62: Let’s Put on a Show

Album 62: Let's Put on a Show Everyone in Odyssey is putting on a show. Jules Kendall feels like she’s in the spotlight and has to live up to everyone’s expectations. Buck Oliver pretends to understand Eugene and Katrina’s faith. A mysterious visitor to the antique shop isn’t all he seems as he searches for a clue to a father’s final words. And a group of travelling singers put on the rootin-est, tootin-est, Wild Westiest, musical extravaganza Odyssey has ever seen. Restoration and new beginnings take center stage as the folks in Odyssey learn about relationships, friendship, and compassion. Old friends and family return, relationships are mended, and long-hidden talents are discovered. Sit back and enjoy the show!

Vote in the Avery Awards!
Cast your vote for Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Script, and more for Album 61: Without a Hitch and Album 62: Let’s Put on a Show. Winners will be revealed in a future podcast. (Voting is now closed. Stay tuned to future podcasts to find out the winners.)

Coming Soon!

Album 63: Up in the Air
Coming in October

The Blackgaard Chronicles: Opening Moves
Coming in September

Listen to Album 62!
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Will Morrie and Suzu have an arc like Novacom? Why was Legacy called Exit Stage Left? Will there be a new Guide for the 30th Anniversary? Get the answers!

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

Executive producer Dave Arnold, producer Nathan Hoobler, writer/director Kathy Buchanan, and writer/director Bob Hoose answer fan questions about the recent album 61, the upcoming albums 62 & 63, and all things Odyssey.

Album 61: Without a Hitch

Wedding bells are finally ringing for Penny Wise and Wooton Bassett, but the journey to the altar takes several unexpected side roads. Meanwhile, the Jones and Parker Detective Agency faces its most perplexing case yet, Olivia and Matthew compete against each other for student body president, and Whit finds himself in the middle of a feud between two warring clans. Celebrate marriage, family and friends in Odyssey with this hilarious six-episode collection!
Get the album now!

Album 62: Let’s Put on a Show

Album 62: Let's Put on a Show Everyone in Odyssey is putting on a show. Jules Kendall feels like she’s in the spotlight and has to live up to everyone’s expectations. Buck Oliver pretends to understand Eugene and Katrina’s faith. A mysterious visitor to the antique shop isn’t all he seems as he searches for a clue to a father’s final words. And a group of travelling singers put on the rootin-est, tootin-est, Wild Westiest, musical extravaganza Odyssey has ever seen. Restoration and new beginnings take center stage as the folks in Odyssey learn about relationships, friendship, and compassion. Old friends and family return, relationships are mended, and long-hidden talents are discovered. Sit back and enjoy the show!
Listen to Album 62!
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The creative team behind “The Key Suspect” tells us about Morrie, Suzu, and the locker mystery

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

Writer Bob Hoose and sound designer Nathan Jones go deep into the story of the creation of “The Key Suspect” and reveal more about the new characters Morrie and Suzu. Plus, hear a preview of the upcoming Odyssey milestone: “A Very Bassett Wedding.”

Writer Bob Hoose Sound Designer Nathan Jones

Writer Bob Hoose

Sound Designer Nathan Jones

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Album 61: Without a Hitch

Wedding bells are finally ringing for Penny Wise and Wooton Bassett, but the journey to the altar takes several unexpected side roads. Meanwhile, the Jones and Parker Detective Agency faces its most perplexing case yet, Olivia and Matthew compete against each other for student body president, and Whit finds himself in the middle of a feud between two warring clans. Celebrate marriage, family and friends in Odyssey with this hilarious six-episode collection!
Get the album now!
Airing This Fall:
  • October 29: A The Feud of Mason County
  • November 5: Parker for President
  • November 12: Old Tricks
  • November 19: The Key Suspect
  • November 26: A Very Bassett Wedding, Part 1
  • December 3: A Very Bassett Wedding, Part 2
 

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