700th AIO episode airs ("How to Sink a Sub")
A special AIO
published in the December 2011
editionof Thriving Family to promote
the Imagination Station book series.
1, 2011 Focus on the Family mobile
app is released, enabling Adventures in Odyssey
fans to listen on mobile devices.
October 2011 Kidsboro book
series is re-released as a 4-in-1 omnibook.
2011 The first Adventures in
Odyssey inspired album, M'kalister Park,
is released by fans, for fans―featuring
"Come Back Jimmy", "Communicate", "Bring Mitch
Back", and more. (Learn
2011 The Official Podcast
celebrates 5 years of podcasting.
Locke's rendition of
Phillip Glossman, Richard Maxwell,
and Dr. Regis Blackgaard for the Blackgaard Chronicles collection.
September 2011 Special
collection released: The Blackgaard Chronicles,
one of the most requested AIO products of all time.
2011 54th album
released for digital download: Clanging
Cymbals... and the Meaning of God's Love, with
hard copy to to follow in September.
The Duggars meet the Odyssey
characters, visit the three-story slide,
Whit's End, and go behind the scenes
and learn about making sound
effects for Adventures in Odyssey...
all on national television!
19 Kids & Counting
"Duggars Focus on Family" Season 4, Episode 3
June 14, 2011
Focus on the Family and Adventures in Odyssey
make an appearance on TLC's 19 Kids & Counting
reality show, featuring the Duggar
Chad Reisser, voice of
Monty Whittaker, records for
"The Green Ring Conspiracy".
His character hadn't appeared
on the show since
"Scattered Seeds" (1990).
April 2, 2011
Monty Whittaker, Whit's grandson,
returns to the show in "The Green Ring Conspiracy".
Cover for April
2011 edition of Clubhouse magazine, featuring an interview
with Zach Callison, voice of Matthew Parker.
March 26, 2011
Penny Wise first appears in
Odyssey as a new friend for Connie Kendall ("The
Green Ring Conspiracy").
James Duggar shows off
his Adventures in Odyssey T-shirt under his suit.
The Duggar family visits Focus on the Family and
tours the Adventures in Odyssey studios.
Odyssey artist Gary Locke's rendition of
Josiah Duggar. Josiah makes a cameo appearance in "You're Two Kind"
asks Valerie to bat her eyelashes.
The Imagination Station book series,
geared for younger readers,
follows cousins Beth and Patrick
as they visit historical and biblical
events in history by utilizing
Whit's greatest invention.
March 2011 First Imagination
with the Vikings―is released.
Kenneth Mars, voice of Fred Holstein,
Officer Quinn, and many others passes away at the
age of 75.
Said of Kenny Mars: "Kenneth Mars ... was
cherished by audiences for his unhinged comic performances in two of
the writer-director Mel Brooks's finest and funniest movies, The
Producers (1968) and Young Frankenstein (1974). Along with
performers including Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn and Cloris Leachman,
he created some of the most sublimely silly moments in US film
comedy." - The Guardian, February 15, 2011
Odyssey's first-ever early digital download of 53 (The
Green Ring Conspiracy) debuts online, with hard
copy to follow in March.