"All the way from Washington?"
(inquiring about Jason's method of travel)
Receiver of Quote:
Historically, Odyssey cannot be
located in Washington. In
Deed, Whit reads a book, with the first line explaining that
Odyssey was founded in the early 1800's. Washington was not a
state during this time. Odyssey cannot be located in Washington,
according to history's standards.
If traveling by train, it is a day's
journey from Chicago to Odyssey. (Train
Ride) If this is true, then
it would be awfully difficult to take a train ride from
Washington to Chicago in a day's time.
About Zachary, Zachary Sellars and his mom move from a city
called Richland. Richland is a well-known city in Washington.
However not enough clues are given to prove that Odyssey is or
is not located in Washington. Another monkey wrench in the works
is that another episode,
Witness, mentions Richland as well. Ashley Jenkins mentions
that scouts from Briarhurst Academy in Richland go to the
All-Star game for the Odyssey Little League. This indicates that
the Richland in Washington and the Richland near Odyssey are two
separate cities. Odyssey, in fact, resides near a city near
Something New, Eugene explains that Maureen McFadden has
been involved in literary and art scams in Seattle, Toronto, New
York, and Houston. His mention of Seattle, Washington
does not provide enough evidence to suggest that Odyssey is or
is not located in Washington.
Other episodes indicate that Odyssey is not located in
Washington (see above).