Grab your AIO albums, and find a table! What makes your favorite episode the best? Have an episode you really dislike? This is the place to review and discuss AIO episodes and albums.
- Cookie Dough
- Posts: 558
- Joined: May 2012
Since the relaunch we have had a Jones and Parker mystery in quite a few of the albums. It almost seems like a requirement for an album to have one of those episodes. I'm kinda curious what everyone thinks of them. For those with kids in the target age range, do they like the mysteries? What about us older listeners? Do you cringe at the thought of a new J&P episode?
- Fudge Marble
- Posts: 891
- Joined: May 2016
I don't usually find them very interesting. They're ok, but meh, idk. I listen to them, but not usually cause I'm looking for a good mystery. They keep me guessing, though. The Key Suspect, in my opinion, was actually amazing. I didn't have a problem with it mostly because Emily wasn't as annoying and it was intriguing and interesting. So, The J&P mysteries aren't my favorite, but I don't think they're as bad as some people say.
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- Raspberry Ripple
- Posts: 529
- Joined: July 2015
I, personally, love the Jones and Parker mysteries. I enjoy the interaction and banter between Emily and Matthew, as well as the uniqueness of each new mystery. I do agree with you, though, PennyBassett about the Key Suspect. It was a really intriguing episode, and I can't wait to see how much they expand upon the storyline.
- Chocolate Bacon Drizzle
- Posts: 4997
- Joined: May 2012
- Location: Spoilers!
I have mixed feelings about the Jones and Parker Mysteries. While I am one for mysteries, and I grew up on the Encyclopedia Brown books, I am hungry for some larger mysteries than just these kids things...
Though, truthfully, The Key Suspect sounded like it might be the start of something more.
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- Cookies & Creme
- Posts: 489
- Joined: August 2016
- Location: In the fridge
I LOVE the Jones and Parker Detective agency. I like how the new albums contain a J&P episode, but now that they're only 6 episodes I feel like more could be put into an album. I love their solving strategies, those amatuer detectives.
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