18, 1999 "A Look Back" celebrates a
millennium of Adventures in Odyssey episodes.
1999 First Passages book―Darien's
Illustration depicting a scene from split-episode
"Idol Minds," a more outlandishshow in Odyssey
history. Featured on the original cover for In Your Wildest
Due to short time (15 minute stories or less), half
shows/split-episodes were not popular as they limited plotlines and
character development. Odyssey fans preferred 25 minute
episodes over the split-episode format.
30, 1999 First Odyssey
half-show (split episode format), "The Eternal
Birthday/Bethany's Imaginary Friend" airs. Half
shows would later be abandoned after Fall
1999/Spring 2000 seasons. "Bethany's Flood" is the
Tom Riley's inspiration for the
Timothy Center came from an unexpected source.
An illustration of the Timothy
1999 Tom Riley opens the Timothy
Center. ("Opening Day")