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Something big is happening. A mysterious government agent rolls into town, Whit spends late nights working at his shop and is being very secretive, and Connie is getting suspicious. What's going on? It's Eugene! He has returned with amnesia and is trying to get his memory back. And, after his dramatic return, he and Katrina attempt to repeat their wedding vows in front of their friends in Odyssey, since they missed the first one. But life isn't back to normal for Eugene. With life having gone one without him, Eugene decides to follow God in a new direction - starting an organization to help people in crisis. Meanwhile, Marvin Washington begins his own garage band, Wooton meets a mysterious kid every Tuesday, the popular show "America Sings!" comes to Odyssey looking for contestants, Tom is sued, Rusty Malone writes a slanderous book about Odyssey, and Aubrey moves away from home to attend college. But, most amazingly, Eugene recounts his and Katrina's trip to Africa which leads to his remarkable discovery about his long lost parents.
#558: A Glass Darkly
Original Airdate: January 16, 2005
Scripture Reference: Isaiah 55:8, 1 Corinthians 13:12
Theme: Trusting God
Writers: John Fornof, Nathan Hoobler
Director: Nathan Hoobler
Producer: Bob Luttrell
Sound Designer: Bob Luttrell
Characters: Wooton Z. Basset, Trent DeWhite, Dr. Hawthorne, Bart Rathbone, Rodney P. Rathbone, Marvin Washington, John Avery Whittaker (Whit)

It's an epic battle between good and evil. Actually, it's just a food fight-really. Not just any food fight, mind you, but a food fight that is kind of "The Lord of the Rings" meets Jell-o. Trent is faced with a trust issue. It's a lesson that we all must go through. Can he trust God in everything?

Included in Collection: #43: Along For the Ride

#559: The Coolest Dog
Original Airdate: January 23, 2005
Scripture Reference: Proverbs 13:10
Theme: Pride
Writer: Marshal Younger
Director: Marshal Younger
Producer: Rob Jorgensen
Sound Designer: Rob Jorgensen
Characters: Wooton Z. Basset, Trent DeWhite, Marvin Washington, Tamika Washington

There are some things that you don't really want to document. The memory sometimes sounds better than what's captured on film. The band? "Los Perros Frescos" (that’s Spanish for "The Cool Dogs"). Give them a 10 for originality — anyway. But what does this mean for Odyssey?

Included in Collections: #43: Along For the Ride, It's Show Time!

#560: The Present Long Ago
Original Airdate: January 29, 2005
Scripture Reference: Job 42:2
Theme: Seeking wise counsel
Writer: Bob Hoose
Director: Bob Hoose
Producer: Johnathon Crowe
Sound Designer: Johnathon Crowe
Characters: Detective Colimbo, Bill Crosby, Brandon DeWhite, Trent DeWhite, Max Hampton, Arnold Schwartzenbanger, Mandy Straussberg, Mandy Straussberg (Adult)

There, Brandon is getting a lesson from his grandmother. It turns out that Brandon is being bullied around at school. In an attempt to help him, his grandmother brings out a diary given to her by someone special from long ago. She tells the story of a boy from the past (Trent) who is being bullied by a kid named Max.

Included in Collections: #44: Eugene Returns!, #44A: A Most Surprising Return

#561: Lost By a Nose
Original Airdate: February 5, 2005
Scripture Reference: 1 Samuel 16:7
Theme: Beauty
Writer: John Fornof
Director: Bob Hoose
Producer: Allen Hurley
Sound Designer: Allen Hurley
Characters: Tonya, Brenda Frazier, Liz Horton, Principal Johnson, Gwen Kablonski, Nick Mulligan, Mandy Straussberg

Journalism is a tough business — especially when it's investigative! Liz is reporting on a tale of discrimination — a beauty contest set up for beauty-full people. Liz is entering as a contestant to infiltrate the operation from the inside! But there's one thing Liz didn't figure on — it appears that beauty and brains can co-exist. But there's more than meets the eye!

Included in Collections: #44: Eugene Returns!, #44B: A Most Amazing Event

#562: The Last "I Do"
Original Airdate: February 12, 2005
Scripture Reference: Acts 4:29-30
Theme: Love
Categories: Valentine's Day Episodes
Writer: Leilani Wells
Director: Bob Hoose
Producer: Bob Luttrell
Sound Designer: Bob Luttrell
Characters: Emperor Claudius, Felix, Julia, Marcus, Mary, Paulina, Persus, Titus, Connie Kendall, Saint Valentine

Thrills, chills, daring rescues, chases, and winning the heart of the beautiful girl! That's what Valentine's Day is all about! At least it is once you hear the true story of St. Valentine. Claudius has declared war on families and Valentine fights back! Connie introduces us to the real Valentine, what he stood for and how romance, marriage and families were saved by his heroics!

Included in Collections: #44: Eugene Returns!, #44A: A Most Surprising Return

#563: Tuesdays with Wooton
Original Airdate: February 19, 2005
Theme: Relationships
Categories: Wooton Episodes
Writers: Torry Martin, Marshal Younger
Director: Marshal Younger
Producer: Glenn Montjoy
Sound Designer: Glenn Montjoy
Characters: Wooton Z. Basset, Mr. Blaylock, Mrs. Drummond, Mrs. Hampton (Mother of Max Hampton), Connie Kendall, Grady McKay, Seth Young

A lonely boy is accused of stealing mail. All he needs is a friend — and Wooten seems to fit the bill. But can Wooten really trust the boy? Can he help him? And is it worth the risk?

Included in Collections: #44: Eugene Returns!, #44A: A Most Surprising Return

#564: A Most Intriguing Question
Original Airdate: April 2, 2005
Theme: Curiosity
Categories: Imagination Station Episodes
Writers: Nathan Hoobler, Paul McCusker
Directors: Paul McCusker, Marshal Younger
Producer: Glenn Montjoy
Sound Designer: Glenn Montjoy
Characters: Dr. William Foster, Connie Kendall, Eugene Meltsner, Tom Riley, Bernard Walton, John Avery Whittaker (Whit)

It's something big. Whit is working on a secret project. It's more serious than anyone realizes. But the pay-off is worth the trouble.

Included in Collections: #44: Eugene Returns!, #44A: A Most Surprising Return

#565: A Most Surprising Answer
Original Airdate: April 9, 2005
Theme: Being genuine
Categories: Imagination Station Episodes
Writers: Paul McCusker, Marshal Younger
Directors: Paul McCusker, Marshal Younger
Producer: Allen Hurley
Sound Designer: Allen Hurley
Characters: Dr. William Foster, Connie Kendall, Eugene Meltsner, Tom Riley, Katrina Shanks-Meltsner, Bernard Walton, John Avery Whittaker (Whit)

Everyone reacts to the shocking news. Eugene and Katrina have come home? But the explanation is even more surprising. What happened to Eugene and Katrina? Why have they been missing for so long?

Included in Collections: #44: Eugene Returns!, #44A: A Most Surprising Return

#566: A Most Extraordinary Conclusion
Original Airdate: April 16, 2005
Theme: Prayer
Categories: Imagination Station Episodes
Writers: Paul McCusker, Marshal Younger
Directors: Paul McCusker, Marshal Younger
Producer: Glenn Montjoy
Sound Designer: Glenn Montjoy
Characters: Hezekiah, Dr. William Foster, Connie Kendall, Eugene Meltsner, Ralph Reams, Tom Riley, Katrina Shanks-Meltsner, Brandon Teller, Bernard Walton, John Avery Whittaker (Whit)

Whit has a plan to restore Eugene's lost memory. But not everyone thinks it's a good idea. Will Eugene's memory ever return?

Included in Collections: #44: Eugene Returns!, #44A: A Most Surprising Return

#567: Two Friends and a Truck
Original Airdate: April 23, 2005
Scripture Reference: 1 Peter 3:9
Theme: Mercy
Writer: Nathan Hoobler
Director: Nathan Hoobler
Producer: Allen Hurley
Sound Designer: Allen Hurley
Characters: Connie Kendall, Eugene Meltsner, Bernard Walton, Leon Wankel, John Avery Whittaker (Whit)

Have you ever heard the phrase, "Friends don't let friends drive their trucks?" [I've never heard the phrase either, but it might've been good advice for Bernard.] A lot of things are happening very quickly. How will he break the news to Bernard?

Included in Collections: #44: Eugene Returns!, #44B: A Most Amazing Event, Encore Collection

#568: The Power of One
Original Airdate: April 30, 2005
Scripture Reference: Matthew 19:26
Theme: Power
Writers: John Fornof, Marshal Younger
Director: John Fornof
Producer: Bob Luttrell
Sound Designer: Bob Luttrell
Characters: Delilah, Gideon, Joshua, Moses, Paul (Saul), Samson, Lance Beaker, Ronald Edwin Blackgaard, Harlow Doyle (Private Eye), Bruno Enormowitz, Connie Kendall, Ferby Pachinko

Once I heard on KYDS [kids] radio — a different kind of a radio show — with stories in fun size — they call them shorts — like David and Goliath meets Wide World of Sports — A couple of WHAM! Then a little BOOM! But wait — not so soon. There's more to be heard Samson so strong — and why is that so? 'Cause his hair is too long. It's theater with drama but mostly comedy.

Included in Collections: #44: Eugene Returns!, #44B: A Most Amazing Event, Bible Eyewitness: Collector's Edition

#569: The Invisible Dog
Original Airdate: May 7, 2005
Scripture Reference: Matthew 20:34
Theme: Compassion
Writer: John Fornof
Director: John Fornof
Producer: Nathan Jones
Sound Designer: Nathan Jones
Characters: Lester, Trent DeWhite, Max Hampton, Connie Kendall, Eugene Meltsner, John Avery Whittaker (Whit)

I've seen miniature breeds before but this one seems SMALLER than usual. I mean — this dog is so small, you can’t even see it. Is there more than meets the eye to this invisible dog? And is there another way of looking at this entire situation?

Included in Collections: #44: Eugene Returns!, #44B: A Most Amazing Event

#570: For Better or for Worse (Part 1)
Original Airdate: May 14, 2005
Scripture Reference: Proverbs 16:9
Theme: Competition
Writer: Kathy Wierenga-Buchanan
Director: Marshal Younger
Producer: Bob Luttrell
Sound Designer: Bob Luttrell
Characters: Connie Kendall, Eugene Meltsner, Bart Rathbone, Tom Riley, Millie Shanks, Katrina Shanks-Meltsner, Bernard Walton, John Avery Whittaker (Whit)

Today's the day! Eugene and Katrina's wedding! Except, where are Eugene and Katrina? This seems like a comedy of errors — but no one is laughing! What else can go wrong?

Included in Collections: #44: Eugene Returns!, #44B: A Most Amazing Event

#571: For Better or for Worse (Part 2)
Original Airdate: May 21, 2005
Scripture Reference: Proverbs 16:9
Theme: Competition
Writer: Kathy Wierenga-Buchanan
Director: Marshal Younger
Producer: Glenn Montjoy
Sound Designer: Glenn Montjoy
Characters: Connie Kendall, Eugene Meltsner, Bart Rathbone, Agnes Riley (Rose), Tom Riley, Millie Shanks, Katrina Shanks-Meltsner, Bernard Walton, John Avery Whittaker (Whit)

Today's the day! Eugene and Katrina's wedding! Except, where are Eugene and Katrina? This seems like a comedy of errors — but no one is laughing! What else can go wrong?

Included in Collections: #44: Eugene Returns!, #44B: A Most Amazing Event

#572: Odyssey Sings!
Original Airdate: July 9, 2005
Theme: Fame
Writers: John Fornof, Marshal Younger
Directors: Bob Hoose, Marshal Younger
Producer: Johnathon Crowe
Sound Designer: Johnathon Crowe
Characters: Murray (America Sings!), Wooton Z. Basset, Officer Stew Burke, Bryan Dern (Cryn'), Grandma Dern, Harlow Doyle (Private Eye), Connie Kendall, Eugene Meltsner, Bart Rathbone, Walter Shakespeare, Mr. Tuttle, Tamika Washington, John Avery Whittaker (Whit)

The ever popular TV show "America Sings" is coming to Odyssey — and the town is abuzz! This could be everyone's chance to be famous and get on television. All they have to do is sing a song. Disappointment hits, however, when they find out that Cryin' Bryan Dern is to be a judge!

Included in Collections: #45: Lost and Found, #45B: Odditions, AIO Platinum Collection, It's Show Time!

#573: Back to Abnormal
Original Airdate: October 1, 2005
Theme: Dealing with change
Writer: Kathy Wierenga-Buchanan
Director: Marshal Younger
Producer: Glenn Montjoy
Sound Designer: Glenn Montjoy
Characters: Wooton Z. Basset, Dean Joshua Martin, Grady McKay, Samantha McKay, Eugene Meltsner, Katrina Shanks-Meltsner, John Avery Whittaker (Whit)

Eugene is back in town and looking to get back to his normal routine. However, he soon discovers that he's no longer needed as before at Cambell College and Whit's End, leaving him to wonder what opportunities God has in mind for his future.

Included in Collections: #45: Lost and Found, #45A: The Mystery of the Lost Village

#574: Prisoners of Fear (Part 1)
Original Airdate: October 8, 2005
Scripture Reference: Psalm 130:7
Theme: Serving others
Categories: Eugene's Search For His Father Episodes
Writer: Marshal Younger
Director: Marshal Younger
Producer: GAP Digital
Sound Designer: GAP Digital
Characters: Aman, Gobir, Kwame, Roy Blayseeg, Eugene Meltsner, Katrina Shanks-Meltsner

Travel to the jungles of Africa with Eugene and Katrina on an adventure you won’t forget. It starts with a pleasant greeting from the pilot, an interesting observation from Eugene and a warm welcome from the villagers — but things take a turn for the WORSE as Eugene and Katrina confront a village curse and follow the trail of a mysterious man.

Included in Collections: #45: Lost and Found, #45A: The Mystery of the Lost Village

#575: Prisoners of Fear (Part 2)
Original Airdate: October 15, 2005
Scripture Reference: Psalm 130:7
Theme: Greed
Categories: Eugene's Search For His Father Episodes
Writer: Marshal Younger
Director: Marshal Younger
Producer: GAP Digital
Sound Designer: GAP Digital
Characters: Aman, Yosef, Eugene Meltsner, Katrina Shanks-Meltsner

On a mission to Africa, Eugene discovers something new about his long-lost parents “... this was my father’s journal. He was here.” But his quest to learn more puts him face to face with danger — a fierce tribe and a river that villagers say is cursed. Find out what happens!

Included in Collections: #45: Lost and Found, #45A: The Mystery of the Lost Village

#576: Prisoners of Fear (Part 3)
Original Airdate: October 22, 2005
Scripture Reference: Psalm 130:7
Theme: Fear
Categories: Eugene's Search For His Father Episodes
Writer: Marshal Younger
Director: Marshal Younger
Producer: GAP Digital
Sound Designer: GAP Digital
Characters: Aman, Gobir, Kwame, Yosef, Eugene Meltsner, Katrina Shanks-Meltsner

Eugene and Katrina are trapped in the very prison that was used for Eugene’s father years ago, a prison with a secret tunnel. Eugene and Katrina become fugitives in the jungle and confront a lie that could put a boy’s life on the line. Is Eugene’s father still alive? And how will Eugene and Katrina ever make it out of the jungle?

Included in Collections: #45: Lost and Found, #45A: The Mystery of the Lost Village

#577: The Business of Busyness
Original Airdate: October 29, 2005
Scripture Reference: Luke 10:41-42
Theme: Business
Categories: Washington Family Episodes
Writers: John Fornof, Kathy Wierenga-Buchanan
Director: Marshal Younger
Producer: Glenn Montjoy
Sound Designer: Glenn Montjoy
Characters: Connie Kendall, Eugene Meltsner, Mrs. Thatcher, Ed Washington, Elaine Washington, Marvin Washington, Tamika Washington, John Avery Whittaker (Whit)

It's family devotion time at the Washington's which seems to mean that chaos is in the air! Meantime, Eugene opens a new service organization that may put him OUT of service. Eugene and the Washington's discover something about the business of busyness.

Included in Collections: #45: Lost and Found, #45A: The Mystery of the Lost Village

#578: All-Star Witness
Original Airdate: November 5, 2005
Scripture Reference: Matthew 18:15
Theme: Communication
Writer: Nathan Hoobler
Director: Marshal Younger
Producer: Bob Luttrell
Sound Designer: Bob Luttrell
Characters: Ashley Jenkins, Bill Jenkins (Mayor), Eugene Meltsner, Tom Riley, Tamika Washington, John Avery Whittaker (Whit)

Baseball Managers, players and umpires, can get in to some major league arguments ON the field, but Tom Riley's case is different! The question is what law firm will Mr. Riley retain?

Included in Collections: #45: Lost and Found, #45A: The Mystery of the Lost Village

#579: Always
Original Airdate: November 19, 2005
Scripture Reference: Song of Solomon 8:6
Theme: Family
Writers: John Fornof, Marshal Younger
Director: Bob Hoose
Producer: Allen Hurley
Sound Designer: Allen Hurley
Characters: Aubrey Shepard, Ben Shepard, Bethany Shepard, Ellen Shepard

Aubrey Shephard is heading off to college, and little sister Bethany isn't too happy about it. Something happens that jars Aubrey on the way to college, an amazing discovery with a definite opinion!

Included in Collections: #45: Lost and Found, #45B: Odditions

#580: Tales of a Small-Town Thug
Original Airdate: December 3, 2005
Scripture Reference: Proverbs 14:15
Theme: Responding to criticism
Writer: Marshal Younger
Director: Marshal Younger
Producer: Nathan Jones
Sound Designer: Nathan Jones
Characters: Trent DeWhite, Liz Horton, Connie Kendall, Eugene Meltsner, Mandy Straussberg, Turner Ward, John Avery Whittaker (Whit)

Someone has written a book about the wonderful people of Odyssey. However it looks like a hatchet job with tidbits like: The award for "Most likely to be serving ice cream at the age of 85, still with no boyfriend ... Candy Connell." The names were changed to protect… well… It's a new chapter!

Included in Collections: #45: Lost and Found, #45B: Odditions

#581: A Christmas Conundrum
Original Airdate: December 10, 2005
Theme: Giving
Categories: Christmas Episodes
Writer: Kathy Wierenga-Buchanan
Director: Marshal Younger
Producer: Glenn Montjoy
Sound Designer: Glenn Montjoy
Characters: Connie Kendall, Grady McKay, Eugene Meltsner, Bart Rathbone, Tom Riley, John Avery Whittaker (Whit)

What does Christmas sound like in your neighborhood? It sounds like Christmas might be getting a bit out of hand in Odyssey. The gifts are getting more and more outrageous and it gets stranger from there … Hmmm. It’s a Christmas Conundrum!

Included in Collections: #45: Lost and Found, #45B: Odditions, A Christmas Odyssey

#582: Silent Night
Original Airdate: December 17, 2005
Scripture Reference: Philippians 2:4
Theme: Selflessness
Categories: Christmas Episodes
Writer: John Fornof
Director: Bob Hoose
Producer: Johnathon Crowe
Sound Designer: Johnathon Crowe
Characters: Lester, Connie Kendall, Jenny Morrow (Young), Tom Riley, Bernard Walton, Maude Walton, Leon Wankel, Jason Whittaker (Young), Jason Whittaker (Agent 1131), Jenny Whittaker (Morrow), Jerry Whittaker, Jerry Whittaker, John Avery Whittaker (Young Adult), John Avery Whittaker (Whit), Jana Whittaker-Dowd

It’s Christmas time in Odyssey! Whit is preparing to visit his daughter and the grandkids, but a snowstorm stops him from going. And he’s left alone at home. It’s a silent night for Whit — a time to remember Christmas past. As Whit reflects, he unwraps a very different kind of Christmas gift.

Included in Collections: #45: Lost and Found, #45B: Odditions, A Christmas Odyssey