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Mary Farfisa's Outer Space Radio Theater

Wacky outer space adventures and musical fun for kids, starring Mary Farfisa and her space-horse, Briscoe! Join Mary and Briscoe, as they travel the stars, searching for strange and beautiful music to share with the Universe! Written and produced by Jim Cheff. ©2020 Jim Cheff.

Episodes

  • Mary Farfisa Episode Twenty Three: 'A River in Space'

    Oct 16 2021

    A RIVER IN SPACE - While exploring a river in Outer Space, Mary and Briscoe visit a Nursing Home for Fading Stars. Mary meets a very old Sun that can no longer shine. He's cooled off, and all the planets that once orbited him have all moved away. Can Mary help? Written and produced by Jim Cheff. Starring Cara Alboucq, Nancy Andrews, Jim Cheff, Bill Culbertson, Kris Culbertson, Miranda Marie, and Anne Slobodchikoff . Music by Cara Alboucq, Terry Alan, Jim Cheff, George and Joyce Clark, Miranda Ma...more

  • Mary Farfisa Episode Twenty Two: 'The Dream Boat'

    Oct 02 2021

    THE DREAM BOAT - The flying 'Dream Boat' has hit a cloud-berg, and its cargo of musical dreams are escaping. Captain Slumber and his First Mate, Jollypop, ask Mary and Briscoe to help. A children's radio series written and produced by Jim Cheff. Starring Cara Alboucq, Nancy Andrews, Leslie Baker, Jim Cheff, Bill Culbertson, Kris Culbertson, and Miranda Marie . Acoustic guitar music written and performed by Terry Alan. Theme song by Cara Alboucq. ©2017 Jim Cheff, All Rights Reserved.Hey, Mary Far...more

  • Mary Farfisa Episode Twenty One: 'The Chocolate Covered Rocket'

    Sep 18 2021

    THE CHOCOLATE COVERED ROCKET - Mary meets a Chocolate Covered Rocket in Outer Space. As it hides from a gang of hungry star-piglets, the Rocket tells Mary the story of the Candy King. A children's radio series written and produced by Jim Cheff. Starring Cara Alboucq, Jim Cheff, Bill Culbertson, Miranda Marie and Tim Young. Acoustic guitar music written and performed by Terry Alan. ©2017 Jim Cheff, All Rights Reserved.Hey, Mary Farfisa fans! Did you know that you can read tons of Mary Farfisa COM...more

  • Mary Farfisa Episode Twenty: 'Scent of the Star-Dodo'

    Sep 04 2021

    SCENT OF THE STAR-DODO – Jayne Sarrah! found out where she came from … and she’s NOT happy about it! Mary Farfisa thinks going to a Skunkmustache concert on the planet Holjernozia will cheer up the irritable ex-assistant of Handyman How. A children's radio series written and produced by Jim Cheff. Starring Cara Alboucq, Emma Bax, Jim Cheff, Bill Culbertson, Katie King and April Stalder.©2017 Jim Cheff, All Rights Reserved.Hey, Mary Farfisa fans! Did you know that you can read tons of Mary Farfis...more

  • Mary Farfisa Episode Nineteen: 'The Empty Eggs of Embrios'

    Aug 21 2021

    THE EMPTY EGGS OF EMBRIOS – Mary’s “frenemy” Jayne Sarrah! steers the Toolbox beyond the Wall of Sleep, in search of her origins. But Handyman How is hot on her trail, determined to stop her! Can Mary stall him long enough for Jayne Sarrah! to complete her quest? And why is a whole planet laughing at Briscoe? A children's radio series written and produced by Jim Cheff. Starring Cara Alboucq, Leslie Baker, Jim Cheff, Bill Culbertson, Kris Culbertson, James Hasapis, and Katie King as Jayne Sarrah!...more

  • Mary Farfisa Episode Eighteen: 'The Music Police'

    Aug 07 2021

    THE MUSIC POLICE – Mary and Briscoe travel to the planet Bubbellopilla. Their assignment is to capture a lost recital by the now-famous musician, Chartreuse Pinkley, in her student days. But are Mary and Briscoe risking being captured themselves … by the Music Police? A children's radio series written and produced by Jim Cheff. Starring Cara Alboucq, Jim Cheff, Bill Culbertson, Kris Culbertson, Katie King and April Stalder. ©2017 Jim Cheff, All Rights Reserved.

  • Mary Farfisa Episode Seventeen: 'Time Out!'

    Jul 24 2021

    TIME OUT! - The perky Mary Farfisa and the petulant Jayne Sarrah! are forced to endure each other's company in this interstellar tale of mistaken identity. A children's radio series written and produced by Jim Cheff. Starring Cara Alboucq, Leslie Baker, Jim Cheff, Emma Bax and Katie King. ©2017 Jim Cheff, All Rights Reserved.

  • Mary Farfisa Episode Sixteen: 'Merry Thanksalotsmas & Happy Giftsgiving'

    Jul 10 2021

    MERRY THANKSALOTSMAS AND HAPPY GIFTSGIVING - It's the Holiday Season in Outer Space! Mary and her friends visit the Inflatable Forest, to await the arrival of the Giftsgiving Tree. A children's radio series written and produced by Jim Cheff. Starring Cara Alboucq, Nancy Andrews, Leslie Baker, Jim Cheff, Ivan King, Anna Shockey and April Stalder. ©2017 Jim Cheff, All Rights Reserved.

  • Mary Farfisa Episode Fifteen: 'Planet Whichway'

    Jun 26 2021

    PLANET WHICHWAY - Mary comes down with a case of the Mungoolian Measles -- and it's up to Briscoe, Orbit Annie, and Harmonia to find her a space-doctor! Their search takes them to a very surprising place. A children's radio series written and produced by Jim Cheff. Starring Cara Alboucq, Isaac Andrews, Leslie Baker, Emma Bax, Jim Cheff, and April Stalder. Featuring "Smile," an original song written and performed by Emma Bax. ©2017 Jim Cheff, All Rights Reserved.

  • Mary Farfisa Episode Fourteen: 'The Inflatable Forest'

    Jun 13 2021

    THE INFLATABLE FOREST - Mary visits the Inflatable Forest. All of its inhabitants -- elves, goblins, fairies, giants, trolls, wizards and dragons -- are getting ready for Halloween. A children's radio series written and produced by Jim Cheff. Starring Cara Alboucq, Nancy Andrews, Leslie Baker, Jim Cheff, Katie King, April Stalder and Kristian Wale. Featuring a song by Anne Slobodchikoff. ©2017 Jim Cheff, All Rights Reserved.

  • Mary Farfisa Episode Thirteen: 'JOYRIDE'

    May 29 2021

    JOYRIDE – Handyman How asks Mary and Briscoe for help when his smart (but bratty) assistant Jayne Sarrah! runs off with the Toolbox. They set out to get the amazing vehicle, and Jayne Sarrah!, back. Naturally, they wind up trapped on a planet of robot ballerina baboons. A children's radio series written and produced by Jim Cheff. Starring Cara Alboucq, Jim Cheff, James Hasapis, and Katie King. ©2017 Jim Cheff, All Rights Reserved.

  • Mary Farfisa Episode Twelve: 'Sludge, Sparkle, Magic, GO!'

    May 15 2021

    SLUDGE, SPARKLE, MAGIC, GO! – On Murkel’s first day in Mrs. Menlo’s class, the other space-kids make fun of her. But Mary Farfisa wants to get to know the sludgy newcomer. When Murkel invites Mary to come home with her after school, Mary finds out that Murkel has a BIG secret! Written and produced by Jim Cheff. Starring Cara Alboucq, , Nancy Andrews, Leslie Baker, Cat Black, Jim Cheff and April Stalder. ©2019 Jim Cheff, All Rights Reserved.

  • Mary Farfisa Episode Eleven: 'Mary Goes to School'

    May 01 2021

    MARY GOES TO SCHOOL - Mary Farfisa is terrified when she finds out she has to go to School. A children's radio series written and produced by Jim Cheff. Starring Cara Alboucq, Isaac Andrews, Nancy Andrews, Leslie Baker, Jim Cheff, Katie King, April Stalder and Jag Thacker, featuring music by Tim Young. ©2017 Jim Cheff, All Rights Reserved.

  • Mary Farfisa Episode Ten: 'Novice Dancer on the Streams of Time'

    Apr 18 2021

    NOVICE DANCER ON THE STREAMS OF TIME – Part Two of ‘The Marvelous Music Box of Moxo Boxo.’ Mary and her companions must journey back in Time to stop the Big Nothing. It’s up to Whichway and D.J. Tyme to get them there! A children's radio series written and produced by Jim Cheff. Starring Cara Alboucq as Mary Farfisa. Also starring Isaac Andrews, Nancy Andrews, Leslie Baker, Jim Cheff, James Hasapis, Katie King, Hunter E. Redday, April Stalder and Tim Stokes. ©2017 Jim Cheff, All Rights Reserved...more

  • Mary Farfisa Episode Nine: 'The Marvelous Music Box of Moxo Boxo'

    Apr 03 2021

    THE MARVELOUS MUSIC BOX OF MOXO BOXO – The mystery of a slowly vanishing planet called Moxo Boxo results in the reappearance of an old friend … and the arrival, perhaps, of a new enemy! A children's radio series written and produced by Jim Cheff. Starring Cara Alboucq as Mary Farfisa. Also starring Leslie Baker, Jim Cheff, James Hasapis, Katie King, April Stalder and Tim Stokes. ©2017 Jim Cheff, All Rights Reserved.

  • Mary Farfisa Episode Eight: 'Blase Koolkatt'

    Mar 20 2021

    BLASÉ KOOLKATT – Mary Farfisa’s friend, Blasé Koolkatt, is a beatnik cat-girl from the Moon. Can she keep her cool when Mommy-O demands that she clean her room? Blasé flies to Outer Space, on her rocket-powered guitar, to ask three constellations – the Star Owl, the Celestial Snake, and Hobo Tom – what she should do. A children's radio series written and produced by Jim Cheff. Starring Katie King as Blasé Koolkatt, Cat Black, Jim Cheff, James Hasapis, Anna Shockey, April Stalder, and Sir Tim St...more

  • Mary Farfisa Episode Seven: 'Lullaby and Goodnight'

    Mar 06 2021

    LULLABY AND GOODNIGHT - Mary explores a fairy tale planet called Nevereverever, where a mysterious lullaby has put everyone to sleep. She also meets the mysterious Handyman How. A children's radio series written and produced by Jim Cheff. Starring Cara Alboucq, Leslie Baker, Jim Cheff, James Hasapis, Katie King, Anna Shockey and April Stalder. ©2017 Jim Cheff, All Rights Reserved.

  • Mary Farfisa Episode Six: 'The Asterodeo!'

    Feb 24 2021

    THE ASTERODEO - Mary Farfisa and Briscoe discover a rodeo in Outer Space – where students rope, ride and catch the musical instruments of their dreams! A children's radio series written and produced by Jim Cheff. Starring Cara Alboucq, Cat Black, Jim Cheff, Marcus Conn-Minister, Ian Robin, Brianna Robin, and Sir Tim Stokes. ©2017 Jim Cheff, All Rights Reserved

  • Mary Farfisa Episode Five: 'Overdue!'

    Feb 08 2021

    Briscoe’s overdue library book unleashes the wrath of the Krone Brezheen – five fearsome knights who ride robot sharks, and punish those who abuse their library privileges! Can Mary and Briscoe return the book, before the Krone Brezheen find them? A children's radio series written and produced by Jim Cheff. Starring Cara Alboucq, Isaac Andrews, Nancy Andrews, Leslie Baker, Jim Cheff, Katie King, Anna Shockey and April Stalder. ©2017 Jim Cheff, All Rights Reserved.

  • Mary Farfisa Episode Four: 'The Ballad of Mary Farfisa'

    Jan 23 2021

    THE BALLAD OF MARY FARFISA - Briscoe tells the story of how Mary Farfisa became an audio wrangler, after her parents are accidentally lost somewhere amongst the stars. A children's radio series written and produced by Jim Cheff. Starring Cara Alboucq, Ansel Andrews, Leslie Baker, Jim Cheff, and April Stalder. ©2017 Jim Cheff, All Rights Reserved.

  • Mary Farfisa, Episode 3: 'Into The Unexpected!'

    Jan 10 2021

    INTO THE UNEXPECTED! – Mary Farfisa and Briscoe go to three different worlds, and find the unexpected on each of them! They search for a musical instrument called the Padiddywhistle … they hunt down the lingering sounds of long-vanished dinosaurs … and they answer a cry for help on a planet of living bells. A children's radio series written and produced by Jim Cheff. Starring Cara Alboucq, Leslie Baker, Jim Cheff, and Katie King. ©2017 Jim Cheff, All Rights Reserved.

  • Mary Farfisa Episode Two: 'The Stardust Storm'

    Dec 28 2020

    THE STARDUST STORM - Mary and Briscoe take shelter in an abandoned spaceship as a huge stardust storm approaches. But … the abandoned spaceship is not quite as abandoned as they thought! A children's radio series written and produced by Jim Cheff. Starring Cara Alboucq, Nancy Andrews, Leslie Baker, Jim Cheff, Bill Culbertson, and Katie King. Music by Cara Alboucq, and Jim Cheff. ©2017 Jim Cheff, All Rights Reserved.

  • Mary Farfisa Episode One: 'The Sound Stealer'

    Dec 13 2020

    1. THE SOUND STEALER - Mary Farfisa and her space-horse Briscoe visit Bazorbabill, where all of the sounds things make are mysteriously disappearing! A children's radio series written and produced by Jim Cheff. Starring Cara Alboucq, Nancy Andrews, Isaac Andrews, Jim Cheff, Katie King, Cheryl Love, Fernando Aguirre, Ariyah Ockenfels, and McKenna Robin. ©2017 Jim Cheff, All Rights Reserved