The Odyssey ScoopCast Reviews “Jumping Off, Jumping In”

By | July 5, 2021

Beat the summer heat with a brand-new review series of Adventures in Odyssey Album 70 on The Odyssey ScoopCast!

Jumping Off, Jumping In in Review
Jump into our review series of Adventures in Odyssey Album 70: “Finding a Way.” Michael, Ryan, and Timmy splash into the episode “Jumping Off, Jumping In” and discuss the unfolding adventure. The team explores the character development of Wyatt Perkins as well as the use of exposition throughout the episode. And is Whit true to character, and why is Bridget in danger?

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Now Airing in the AIO Club: “Voice of Freedom, Part 1”

By | July 5, 2021

Get ready for the next exclusive Adventures in Odyssey Club episode for July! Listen to the latest adventure for a special lesson in faith and persecution.

Voice of Freedom, Part 1
A young soldier’s loyalties are tested when his government – and his father – hunt down and arrest Christians.

  • You can learn more about this month’s adventure here.
  • Listen now in the Adventures in Odyssey Club (membership required).

About the Adventures in Odyssey Club:
The Adventures in Odyssey Club (AIOC) is a members-only club which gives families access to the entire collection of Adventures in Odyssey episodes, exclusive episodes, web quests, devotionals, and more. You can visit AIOC directly, or visit our AIOC site feature which details what each member gets with their subscription—a great resource for those who may be sitting on the fence about becoming a member! At just $9.99/month (or lower pricing for longer commitment levels), every Odyssey fan should be a part of the Adventures in Odyssey Club. You can get started with a 14-day free trial. And by being a club member, you are helping to support Adventures in Odyssey and keep the show running with more great content—and who doesn’t like that idea?

Now Airing in the AIO Club: “Hurricane Perkins”

By | May 1, 2021

The May exclusive Adventures in Odyssey Club episode is here, and a new adventures is in store for the Perkins family!

Hurricane Perkins
The Perkins clan upsets another military family by sharing too much about life’s challenges … and rat milk.

  • You can learn more about this month’s adventure here.
  • Listen now in the Adventures in Odyssey Club (membership required).

About the Adventures in Odyssey Club:
The Adventures in Odyssey Club (AIOC) is a members-only club which gives families access to the entire collection of Adventures in Odyssey episodes, exclusive episodes, web quests, devotionals, and more. You can visit AIOC directly, or visit our AIOC site feature which details what each member gets with their subscription—a great resource for those who may be sitting on the fence about becoming a member! At just $9.99/month (or lower pricing for longer commitment levels), every Odyssey fan should be a part of the Adventures in Odyssey Club. You can get started with a 14-day free trial. And by being a club member, you are helping to support Adventures in Odyssey and keep the show running with more great content—and who doesn’t like that idea?

The Odyssey ScoopCast Reviews “California Dreams”

By | April 18, 2021

Get ready for the continuation and conclusion of the Album 69 review series on The Odyssey ScoopCast!

California Dreams in Review
We’re off to California in the latest edition of the podcast in our review of “California Dreams.” The team discusses the contrast between Connie and Jules’s visits to California (then and now). In addition, identity is the heart of the conversation as the team tackles the message being communicated through Jules’s journey. Plus, the Buck and Jules conflict, plot, character development, and portrayal of Californians tag along for the ride.

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Slip away with Album 71: “A Slippery Slope”!

By | April 11, 2021

We’ve reached the end of Album 70, with the final episode airing on the radio yesterday, but don’t sit down just yet! Album 71: A Slippery Slope is right around the corner.

In A Slippery Slope, album #71 of the series, a girl loses her faith and walks through the process of seeing if she can ever find it again. Each of the six episodes conveys a strong moral theme.

Recently winning the “Radio Program of the Year” from the National Religious Broadcasters Association, the team that creates these audio dramas continues to deliver content children love and adults can trust.

The episode list has also been released:

  • #922: “The Team”
  • #923: “Please Adjust Your Frequency”
  • #924: “Higher than Our Ways”
  • #925: “Triple-Decker Sundae”
  • #926: “Set a Watchman”
  • #927: “Worth It”

Album 71 will be releasing weekly in the Adventures in Odyssey Club starting this July, with a digital download release shortly after and a CD release on October 5, 2021. It’s available for pre-order on Christianbook.com and Amazon.

The Odyssey ScoopCast Reviews “For a Song”

By | April 11, 2021

Sing a little song and join us for another edition of The Odyssey ScoopCast!

For a Song in Review
The Odyssey ScoopCast welcomes a new member to the team, Timmy Baze. Michael, Ryan, and Timmy review “For a Song” from Adventures in Odyssey Album 69, “Best Kept Secrets.” The team discusses Buck’s maturity, Valerie’s character progression, and throwbacks to older episodes. And what makes Jules’ songs so popular?

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Now Airing in the AIO Club: “If I Never Told You”

By | January 3, 2021

Welcome to a new year, and a new season of the Adventures in Odyssey Club. Adventures in Odyssey makes a strong move into Season 8 of releasing monthly episodes for the fans. Members, login via your mobile apps and browsers to start the adventure.

If I Never Told You
Not everyone is excited when a surprise guest shows up for the Bassett-Wise holiday retreat at Trickle Lake.

  • You can learn more about this month’s adventure here.
  • Listen now in the Adventures in Odyssey Club (membership required).

About the Adventures in Odyssey Club:
The Adventures in Odyssey Club (AIOC) is a members-only club which gives families access to the entire collection of Adventures in Odyssey episodes, exclusive episodes, web quests, devotionals, and more. You can visit AIOC directly, or visit our AIOC site feature which details what each member gets with their subscription—a great resource for those who may be sitting on the fence about becoming a member! At just $9.99/month (or lower pricing for longer commitment levels), every Odyssey fan should be a part of the Adventures in Odyssey Club. You can get started with a 14-day free trial. And by being a club member, you are helping to support Adventures in Odyssey and keep the show running with more great content—and who doesn’t like that idea?

Fan Site Spotlight: A Look Back at a Decade of Adventure

By | December 31, 2020

Sometimes it’s good to look back at memories as we move forward. Memories and milestones are often great ways to assess where we are and where we are going from here.

The AIO Blog recently posted an article titled, “Top Ten Best Episodes from the 2010’s”. Austin Peachey, avid Adventures in Odyssey fan, looks back at what he feels to be some of the decade’s best episodes from the era and describes why. It’s an insightful read that may get you thinking about your favorite episodes from the 2010’s.

You can read the full article here.

As we move forward to 2021, what are you favorite episodes from the past decade? Feel free to share with us in the comments below!

The Odyssey Scoop Celebrates 20 Years!

By | December 22, 2020

It’s hard to believe, really. On December 22, 2000, a hobby was started. And that hobby developed into a following of Adventures in Odyssey listeners who were discovering an online fan community who adored a radio drama started in 1987. They provided the inspiration to grow and develop a fan site, create unique content, and provide a place where people could discover the wonder, discovery, and excitement of the world’s #1 audio drama.

I had been listening to Adventures in Odyssey since the early 1990’s, when I received my first cassette album as a Christmas gift at the age of 5 or 6 (Album 6: titled Terrific Tales, Mysterious Missions at the time). I remember it just like it was yesterday. My love for the show quickly grew and Odyssey became the soundtrack of my childhood. It wasn’t uncommon to see me sitting next to a tape player, listening to the show for hours on end, experiencing the same episodes over and over. I remember the excitement of awaiting new episodes each weekend on my local radio station and even rushing home on weekdays to catch the latest episode on the radio after school. Dragging my parents to the Christian bookstore was equally as exciting and the anticipation of perusing Adventures in Odyssey collections on the shelves was a highlight of my fandom. Such was the life of an Odyssey fan.

Fast-forward to 2000. I had begun following AIO HQ, started by none other than Nathan Hoobler, member of the Adventures in Odyssey team. I also frequented The Soda Fountain, which had a following as well. It was exciting to be part of a growing fan community and to stay in contact with some of the writers, actors, and producers. There was so much excitement in the air during those days. The Odyssey fan community was just finding its way, and it was new and exciting to be able to connect with others who enjoyed the show. And who would have thought that all these years later that there are multiple fan sites, podcasts, message boards, and Adventures in Odyssey fidget spinners!

The Odyssey Scoop certainly wouldn’t be possible without the many contributors over the years. There are so many I couldn’t possibly remember all the names of the people I’ve met. I’m also thankful for the kind folks at Focus on the Family for creating such wonderful and quality content and for influencing my life for so long. It’s hard to believe the show has been going strong for over three decades. Thank you, Odyssey team, for being so dedicated, inspiring, and creative.

And now, 20 years later, we’re still “providing the Scoop on Adventures in Odyssey, one cone at a time.” We’ll be here, doing our best. Come along with us for the journey!

The Odyssey ScoopCast Reviews “B-TV: Revenge” and “Crash Course”

By | December 1, 2020

As winter rushes in, so does a new edition of The Odyssey ScoopCast! Tune into our latest episode for more exciting reviews!

B-TV: Revenge and Crash Course in Review
Opinions soar as the ScoopCast team reviews the last two episodes of Adventures in Odyssey Album 63: “B-TV: Revenge” and “Crash Course.” The team discusses effectiveness of humor in episodes, Eugene and Katrina’s parenting progression, and the continuity of Buck’s character. Chris isn’t off the hook either as the team conveys concerns about applying morals and Scripture to episodes. And what does Mrs. Kramer have to do with anything?

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