Podcast

The Alien Adventures of Finn Caspian: Science Fiction for Kids

The Alien Adventures of Finn Caspian is a serialized science-fiction story for kids (start with Episode 1), told in 15-20 minute episodes for parents to put on when driving around town, or to marathon on road trips, or to bond over before bed. The story centers on Finn Caspian, an 8-year-old boy aboard The Famous Marlowe 280 Interplanetary Exploratory Space Station. He and his friends Abigail, Elias and Vale are Explorers Troop 301, taking off from the Marlowe to explore uncharted planets, help ...more

Episodes

  • Bonus Episode: Robot Roll Call!

    Sep 21 2018

    Today’s special episode of Robot Roll Call goes out to Griffin, who turns 9 today. Happy birthday, Griffin!

  • Being a Human Being (EeBopBay AlesTay InaleFay)

    Sep 14 2018

    BeeBop, Jonathan and the listeners have together defeated the imposter, and returned BeeBop Tales to its rightful owner. And, starting Monday, September 17, visit finncaspian.com/library to get your own copy of an original story! Also, contain your excitement, but we're starting up a monthly newsletter! It'll contain book recommendations, podcast recommendations, puzzles, jokes, news and more! Sign up here.We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't forget ab...more

  • The End of BeeBop Tales Forever!

    Sep 12 2018

    That’s right. No one guessed the flag. It’s over. I own this podcast now and am shutting it down. Goodbye!

  • Introducing a Podcast that is Definitely Not BeeBop Tales

    Sep 12 2018

    Today, Jonathan introduces listeners to a new podcast that is definitely not BeeBop Tales and should not be of any interest to anyone who would want to interrupt the podcast.

  • BeeBop Tales: Meteor Shower of Fun

    Sep 05 2018

    I love that I get to type these little paragraphs into this little space. Hi! I have completely taken over the show now, BeeBop and Jonathan are officially out of commission. But I will allow the season finale to take place if you can draw the four quadrants of the flag! And to all you kids who think you know what the Messingham flag looks like, you can email me at therealtiny@finncaspian.com and share your drawing. I gave two hints on the show, but here’s a final one that’s just for you for ha...more

  • BeeBop Tales: Don't Stop the Music

    Aug 29 2018

    BeeBop is no longer at the helm! The Real Tiny robot now rules the roost! Hello, I am the Real Tiny Robot, and up until now I have simply been intercepting the podcast and saying what I want to say, answering your questions, charming millions. But then I realized I can also put words in this place. Amazing! Anyway, if you have not been listening to the show this whole time, if this is the very first episode of this podcast you are listening to, you are going to be very confused. But also, lucky ...more

  • BeeBop Tales: Ghost in the Machine

    Aug 22 2018

    In today’s episode, Jonathan intervenes to try to figure out what happened with the last episode, and promises to protect this episode from the imposter’s intervention. Meanwhile, BeeBop continues his story of being trapped in Messingham’s basement! Also, contain your excitement, but we're starting up a monthly newsletter! It'll contain book recommendations, podcast recommendations, puzzles, jokes, news and more! Sign up here.We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. A...more

  • BeeBop Tales: Ghost Town

    Aug 15 2018

    In this week’s episode, BeeBop answers some listener questions and then continues the story where there are exactly zero surprises! Also, contain your excitement, but we're starting up a monthly newsletter! It'll contain book recommendations, podcast recommendations, puzzles, jokes, news and more! Sign up here.We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't forget about Griffin's Sound Club! Send yours! You can also, of course, call our voice mail: 773-683-3166. If...more

  • BeeBop Tales: Who is Who?

    Aug 08 2018

    In the kickoff to our latest mini-series, BeeBop must confront the bot in the mirror! BeeBop tries to out-BeeBop all of the other BeeBops, with mixed results. Thanks to Zachary for the new theme song! Also, contain your excitement, but we're starting up a monthly newsletter! It'll contain book recommendations, podcast recommendations, puzzles, jokes, news and more! Sign up here.We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't forget about Griffin's Sound Club! Send ...more

  • Welcome the Earth Rangers!

    Aug 04 2018

    Today we’re providing a sneak peek at the first episode of a new partner show here at Gen-Z, The Earth Rangers Podcast! Earth Rangers are an awesome organization, and this is a really great show that I think Finn fans will dig. You can find more at the Earth Rangers Podcast site, or you can look it up in this very app! Enjoy!

  • BeeBop Tales 4: 2 Bee 2 Bop Trailer

    Aug 01 2018

    Hey hey! BeeBop is back! And he’s ready to introduce the new season of BeeBop Tales, plus introduce a new theme song for his show. But, what is this about being a ghost? Who knows?! But we’ll see you next week! Also, contain your excitement, but we're starting up a monthly newsletter! It'll contain book recommendations, podcast recommendations, puzzles, jokes, news and more! Sign up here. We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't forget about Griffin's Sound...more

  • S4E20: See You Laser, Alligator

    Jul 18 2018

    In the season four finale, Finn has given up and Bunce is ruler of the Marlowe. But thanks to a little ingenuity and an old friend, they’re able to make one last stand. But will it be enough? To solve our season-ending puzzle, email us with subject line: Finale Puzzle. Complete offer details are available at: https://www.kindsnacks.com/kidsoffer Also, contain your excitement, but we're starting up a monthly newsletter! It'll contain book recommendations, podcast recommendations, puzzles, joke...more

  • S4E19: Laser Tag

    Jul 13 2018

    The people have spoken! Again! Again again again again again! In today’s episode, we follow the storyline the kids voted on, and find the explorers cornered. Thanks to everyone who participated in our Choose Your Own Adventure–style experiment! Also, contain your excitement, but we're starting up a monthly newsletter! It'll contain book recommendations, podcast recommendations, puzzles, jokes, news and more! Sign up here.We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And do...more

  • S4E18: The Last Resort

    Jul 11 2018

    The people have spoken! Again! Again again again again! In today’s episode, we follow the storyline the kids voted on, and find the explorers in a tough pickle. Vote for what should happen next here: http://www.finncaspian.com/choose/, Also, contain your excitement, but we're starting up a monthly newsletter! It'll contain book recommendations, podcast recommendations, puzzles, jokes, news and more! Sign up here.We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't forge...more

  • S4E17: Guardians of the Galaxy

    Jul 09 2018

    The people have spoken! Again! Again againAgain! In today’s episode, we follow the storyline the kids voted on, and encounter a major roadblock. Vote for what should happen next here: http://www.finncaspian.com/choose/, Also, contain your excitement, but we're starting up a monthly newsletter! It'll contain book recommendations, podcast recommendations, puzzles, jokes, news and more! Sign up here.We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't forget about Griffin'...more

  • S4E16: The Spiderbot Chronicles

    Jul 06 2018

    The people have spoken! Again! Again again! In today’s episode, we follow the storyline the kids voted on, and discover a brand new problem. Vote for what should happen next here: http://www.finncaspian.com/choose/, Also, contain your excitement, but we're starting up a monthly newsletter! It'll contain book recommendations, podcast recommendations, puzzles, jokes, news and more! Sign up here.We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't forget about Griffin's So...more

  • S4E15: Fighting Fur with Fur

    Jul 04 2018

    The people have spoken! Again! In today’s episode, we follow the storyline the kids voted on, and discover an interesting way to stop a Wild Thing. Vote for what should happen next here: http://www.finncaspian.com/choose/, Also, contain your excitement, but we're starting up a monthly newsletter! It'll contain book recommendations, podcast recommendations, puzzles, jokes, news and more! Sign up here.We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't forget about Griff...more

  • S4E14: Boomtown

    Jul 02 2018

    The people have spoken! In this week’s episode, we follow the storyline the kids voted on, and we meet a new robot who may be of help to the explorers. It’s the kick-off of our kid-led, choose-your-own-adventure-style ending! Vote for what should happen next here: http://www.finncaspian.com/choose/ Also, contain your excitement, but we're starting up a monthly newsletter! It'll contain book recommendations, podcast recommendations, puzzles, jokes, news and more! Sign up here.We always love sou...more

  • S4E13: The Heist

    Jun 27 2018

    The kids of Explorers Troop 301 are back and ready to take control of the Marlowe! But first, they’ll have to use everything they know about their home to sneak through and overthrow Bunce! It’s the kick-off of our kid-led, choose-your-own-adventure-style ending! Vote for what should happen next here: http://www.finncaspian.com/choose/ Also, contain your excitement, but we're starting up a monthly newsletter! It'll contain book recommendations, podcast recommendations, puzzles, jokes, news and...more

  • Introducing Young Ben Franklin

    Jun 20 2018

    We're on vacation this week, but check out our new show coming out July 4th! Young Ben Franklin is historical fiction about 14-year-old Ben Franklin, and it’s for kids 8 and up. Subscribe in your favorite podcast or check it out on BestRobotEver.com.

  • S4E12: Hook, Bot and Sinker

    Jun 13 2018

    The nefarious Captain Hookbot reveals a bit about himself, and potentially a clue for how to defeat him. Also, contain your excitement, but we're starting up a monthly newsletter! It'll contain book recommendations, podcast recommendations, puzzles, jokes, news and more! Sign up here.We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't forget about Griffin's Sound Club! Send yours! You can also, of course, call our voice mail: 773-683-3166. If you have a second, and can...more

  • S4E11: Role Reversal

    Jun 08 2018

    The kids have amassed a robot battalion to take back their space station, but there's a trick up Bunce's sleeve! Thanks to everyone who sent in their book suggestions! Also, contain your excitement, but we're starting up a monthly newsletter! It'll contain book recommendations, podcast recommendations, puzzles, jokes, news and more! Sign up here.We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't forget about Griffin's Sound Club! Send yours! You can also, of course, c...more

  • Bonus! BeeBop's Book Talk

    Jun 06 2018

    BeeBop got a hold of the list of book suggestions sent in by listeners, and has a few things to say about the books on there. But, it’s slightly possible that he hasn’t actually read the books. You be the judge! Find the book list here. Also, contain your excitement, but we're starting up a monthly newsletter! It'll contain book recommendations, podcast recommendations, puzzles, jokes, news and more! Sign up here. We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't f...more

  • S4E10: Robot Revolt!

    May 30 2018

    On this week’s episode, Alivea is all alone on the Marlowe, trying to marshal support among discarded robots. Who will be the unlikely savior to mobilize a mutiny against Bunce? Email us your book ideas! Also, contain your excitement, but we're starting up a monthly newsletter! It'll contain book recommendations, podcast recommendations, puzzles, jokes, news and more! Sign up here.We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't forget about Griffin's Sound Club! S...more

  • Gen-Z Summer Road Trip!

    May 25 2018

    This summer, Gen-Z podcasts is providing the perfect antidote to that moment on family road trips when you can’t play another round of 20 Questions: Hours of podcasts for kids that parens will love, too. Visit BestRobotEver.com/RoadTrip to sample all of our shows, including: Six Minutes, about a miraculous girl found floating in the water off the coast of Alaska with no memory of where she came from. Or The Mayan Crystal, a wondrous adventure filled with talking animals and ancient gods. Or You...more

  • S4E9: Cough It Up

    May 23 2018

    On this week’s episode, Elias completes his transformation into a hungry monster. Now the question is, who is served best as dessert? Also, contain your excitement, but we're starting up a monthly newsletter! It'll contain book recommendations, podcast recommendations, puzzles, jokes, news and more! Sign up here.We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't forget about Griffin's Sound Club! Send yours! You can also, of course, call our voice mail: 773-683-3166. ...more

  • S4E8: Candyland

    May 16 2018

    The explorers encounter the cutest aliens they've ever seen, but how do they taste? Also, contain your excitement, but we're starting up a monthly newsletter! It'll contain book recommendations, podcast recommendations, puzzles, jokes, news and more! Sign up here.We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't forget about Griffin's Sound Club! Send yours! You can also, of course, call our voice mail: 773-683-3166. If you have a second, and can rate or review the s...more

  • S4E7: Color Commentary

    May 11 2018

    The evil Bunce provides a play-by-play while our explorers try to get away from his monster! He’s no Harry Caray, that’s for sure! Also, contain your excitement, but we're starting up a monthly newsletter! It'll contain book recommendations, podcast recommendations, puzzles, jokes, news and more! Sign up here.We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't forget about Griffin's Sound Club! Send yours! You can also, of course, call our voice mail: 773-683-3166. If ...more

  • Bonus: Character Club!

    May 09 2018

    It’s bonus time! Our very first episode of character club, where kids have sent in ideas for new characters for our show. We have a mermaid-loving robot, a giant monster and a villain whose name cannot be spoken! Thank you to all of our listeners for sharing their amazing creativity. CHECK OUT THE CHARACTERS! Also, contain your excitement, but we're starting up a monthly newsletter! It'll contain book recommendations, podcast recommendations, puzzles, jokes, news and more! Sign up here.We alwa...more

  • S4E6: Search Party

    May 02 2018

    We’re back on the Marlowe this week, with Genevieve and Alivea plotting to take back their space station. But will all of their machinations come to naught? Was that a weird way of saying things won’t work out? Possibly! Also, contain your excitement, but we're starting up a monthly newsletter! It'll contain book recommendations, podcast recommendations, puzzles, jokes, news and more! Sign up here.We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't forget about Griffin...more

  • S4E5: Hot Air Balloon

    Apr 25 2018

    In this week’s episode, Vale has turned into something of a gas giant himself, and it turns out that when these aliens make someone a hero, they really take him on as one of their own! Also, contain your excitement, but we're starting up a monthly newsletter! It'll contain book recommendations, podcast recommendations, puzzles, jokes, news and more! Sign up here.We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't forget about Griffin's Sound Club! Send yours! You can a...more

  • S4E4: Biting Off More than You Can Chew

    Apr 18 2018

    Vale has been told that he is the legendary hero on this new gas giant planet, but he doubts he’s up to the task! But after the dragonship gets dragged into the battle, Vale heads into the eye of the storm! Also, contain your excitement, but we're starting up a monthly newsletter! It'll contain book recommendations, podcast recommendations, puzzles, jokes, news and more! Sign up here.We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't forget about Griffin's Sound Club!...more

  • S4E3: A Hero is Born

    Apr 11 2018

    Finn and his friends find a way to deal with the dragonship, at least at first. The ship proves difficult to handle, but not as hard to handle as a gas giant! Here’s Avery’s podcast! Also, contain your excitement, but we're starting up a monthly newsletter! It'll contain book recommendations, podcast recommendations, puzzles, jokes, news and more! Sign up here.We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't forget about Griffin's Sound Club! Send yours! You can al...more

  • S4E2: You Call That a Spaceship?!

    Apr 04 2018

    The explorers of Troop 301 are stuck on the Puzzlemaster’s planet, and have to find a way off. While the adults waste time in meetings, the kids find a back channel that could help them escape. But when they’re presented with their only option, they hesitate. Mostly because of the fire. Take our poll about what the kids should do next! Also, contain your excitement, but we're starting up a monthly newsletter! It'll contain book recommendations, podcast recommendations, puzzles, jokes, news and...more

  • S4E1: The Room Behind the Room (Behind the Room)

    Mar 28 2018

    The Admirable Admiral Bunce, the nemesis of the Famous Marlowe 280 Interplanetary Exploratory Space Station has taken over the ship! And now all of the kid astronauts are held captive by him on the captain’s bridge. But a revolution is afoot, and a couple of old friends are here to help! Also, contain your excitement, but we're starting up a monthly newsletter! It'll contain book recommendations, podcast recommendations, puzzles, jokes, news and more! Sign up here.We always love sounds, art and...more

  • BeeBop Tales Finale: Too Much of a Good Thing

    Mar 14 2018

    It’s the season finale of BeeBop Tales 3: The Desolation of Messingham! All we can say is, if you thought BeeBop was a lot to handle, wait until you hear this episode! Also, contain your excitement, but we're starting up a monthly newsletter! It'll contain book recommendations, podcast recommendations, puzzles, jokes, news and more! Sign up here.We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't forget about Griffin's Sound Club! Send yours! You can also, of course, c...more

  • BeeBop Tales: Ready Player BeeBop

    Mar 07 2018

    On this week’s episode of BeeBop Tales, our hero gets stuck in multiple video games as he tries to make it to the Messingham Stronghold. But he never would have gotten that far without your help! Thanks to all of the kids who sent in their solutions to last week’s riddle. Also, contain your excitement, but we're starting up a monthly newsletter! It'll contain book recommendations, podcast recommendations, puzzles, jokes, news and more! Sign up here.We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to ...more

  • BeeBop Tales: Trollmaster General

    Mar 02 2018

    In this week’s episode, BeeBop and the Alchemist escape from the aquariham, and then it’s back to interdimensional travel. This time, they end up in a very strange, but funky place. Also, contain your excitement, but we're starting up a monthly newsletter! It'll contain book recommendations, podcast recommendations, puzzles, jokes, news and more! Sign up here.We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't forget about Griffin's Sound Club! Send yours! You can also...more

  • BeeBop Introduces Two More Shows

    Feb 28 2018

    On today's episode, BeeBop worries that his puzzle was too easy, and tries to get Jonathan to do just one favor for him. We’re giving our listeners a couple extra days to solve last week’s puzzle, while we listen to two more shows coming out on Thursday March 1! You can find them all on our new website, bestrobotever.com! Here are the subscription links for The Mayan Crystal: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-mayan-crystal/id1348469699?mt=2 https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Idf...more

  • BeeBop Tales: The Alchemist

    Feb 23 2018

    In this week’s edition of BeeBop Tales, our hero wrestles with a many-tentacled monster, and meets an old friend of Dr. Perkolator’s. Can BeeBop enlist this man in the battle against Messingham? Can you solve the puzzle to break BeeBop free?! Email earth@finncaspian.com with your answer! Also, contain your excitement, but we're starting up a monthly newsletter! It'll contain book recommendations, podcast recommendations, puzzles, jokes, news and more! Sign up here. We always love sounds, art a...more

  • BeeBop's Spoiler Club: Pants on Fire

    Feb 21 2018

    This week BeeBop sends Jonathan on a wild goose chase while he kicks off another edition of BeeBop’s Spoiler Club. We’re introducing a brand-new show, Pants on Fire! It’s a game show for kids, and BeeBop’s robot pal L.I..S.A. is a co-host. We think you’ll really dig it! We’ll be back on Friday with our regular BeeBop Tales episode, but in the meantime, subscribe to Pants on Fire below or visit PantsOnFire.pizza, subscribe there and take L.I.S.A.’s quiz! Thanks! Apple Podcasts Google Play Stitc...more

  • BeeBop Tales: An Old Friend

    Feb 14 2018

    BeeBop and the Doctor set out to rescue their family of robots, but first they have to seek help from an old enemy. And BeeBop takes an unconventional flight into enemy territory. Also, contain your excitement, but we're starting up a monthly newsletter! It'll contain book recommendations, podcast recommendations, puzzles, jokes, news and more! Sign up here. We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't forget about Griffin's Sound Club! Send yours! You can also...more

  • BeeBop Tales: Tornado Town

    Feb 07 2018

    It’s the return of BeeBop Tales! Not has the Earth awaited a return like this since Full House was inexplicably revived. In this week’s episode, BeeBop basks in the admiration of his fellow robots, but his adventures aren’t over. He’s going to have to save his family, but first, he has snap Dr. Perkolator out of his funk! Also, contain your excitement, but we're starting up a monthly newsletter! It'll contain book recommendations, podcast recommendations, puzzles, jokes, news and more! Sign up ...more

  • Robot Roll Call (Redux!)

    Jan 26 2018

    Meet some of the robots aboard the Marlowe 280 Interplanetary Exploratory Space Station! Thanks to listeners Ethan and Julian for requesting another Robot Roll Call! We brought back this feature from the early days of the show while we get warmed up for BeeBop Tales to start the first week of February! Also, contain your excitement, but we're starting up a monthly newsletter! It'll contain book recommendations, podcast recommendations, puzzles, jokes, news and more! Sign up here. We always lov...more

  • Q&A with BeeBop and Jonathan

    Jan 10 2018

    Jonathan and BeeBop sit down to ask each other questions posed by listeners. How old is BeeBop? What is in Jonathan's past? And what is BeeBop allergic to? Also, we have a brief update on the show, and a look ahead at BeeBop Tales. Thanks! We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't forget about Griffin's Sound Club! Send yours! You can also, of course, call our voice mail: 773-683-3166. If you have a second, and can rate or review the show in iTunes, we would ...more

  • S3E13: Later, Haters

    Dec 28 2017

    It's the finale of our third season! And the trouble only begins when Finn and Paige figure out the Puzzlemaster's final riddle. And then it turns out that trouble is only the beginning trouble that is followed by some much more serious tertiary trouble! So much trouble! As always, I'm feeling a little emotional at the end of another season, and I want to say thanks to you parents who download the show, play it for your kids, ask them questions, read the books mentioned, encourage their interes...more

  • S3E12: The Puzzlemaster

    Dec 22 2017

    If Finn and Paige want to save their friends and family from the mysterious, mind-controlling alien, they're going to have to solve a complicated riddle. Meanwhile, a sentient darkness seems to be moving in over Vale and Elias. There's very little time left in this, our penultimate episode! We need your help solving this week's riddle! Please help us out and e-mail your answers to earth@finncaspian.com. We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't forget about ...more

  • Bonus: BeeBop Tales 3 Trailer

    Dec 20 2017

    With Jonathan down for the count, BeeBop takes the reins and debuts the new trailer for BeeBop Tales 3: The Desolation of Messingham. This time, it's personal. We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't forget about Griffin's Sound Club! Send yours! You can also, of course, call our voice mail: 773-683-3166. If you have a second, and can rate or review the show in iTunes, we would be so grateful! It really helps get the word out.  Find us on Facebook, Twitter...more

  • S3E11: Inside Out

    Dec 15 2017

    In this week's episode, Explorers Troop 301 land on the planet where they think their missing parents are being held, but things are not as they seem. Finn and Paige head into The Sadness Factory, while something creeps up on the others. But it's more fun than that sounds! Get 25% off a sample pack of RX Bar Kids by going to https://www.rxbar.com/alien!  We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't forget about Griffin's Sound Club! Send yours! You can also, of...more

  • S3E10.5: Attention Marlowe Shoppers

    Dec 13 2017

    We're headed back to the Marlowe on today's bonus interlude, to see what the cosmonauts left behind have been up to. Voltronix thinks he's in charge, and it turns out, he's not very good at it. We'll be back on Friday with episode 11! See you then! Get 25% off a sample pack of RX Bar Kids by going to https://www.rxbar.com/alien!  We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't forget about Griffin's Sound Club! Send yours! You can also, of course, call our voice m...more

  • S3E10: Fish Story

    Dec 06 2017

    When last we left Elias, he was staring down certain doom at the hands of the questioning witch! Spoiler alert: our podcast does not come to a screeching halt. He's able to escape. But that creates an even bigger problem for the entire troop. And in the end, our explorers are shocked by what they discover waiting for them back at their ship. All this and a listener-made song! Email your ideas to earth@finncaspian.com! Find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram! We always love sounds, art and ...more

  • S3E9: Which Witch?

    Nov 29 2017

    In this week's episode, we find Elias, alone in a strange cottage, being coached by an old woman to defeat the witches who have taken over her planet. Can Elias do it? Can he trick the final witch into oblivion? We're going to need your help! Email your ideas to earth@finncaspian.com! Find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram! We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't forget about Griffin's Sound Club! Send yours! You can also, of course, call our voice ma...more

  • S3E8: Get Out of Dodge

    Nov 22 2017

    When last we saw our trusty explorers, they were stuck playing an alien game show that was rigged against them! Can Abigail solve the riddle posed in the game? Did the listeners solve it for her? Is the damage done to Jonathan's fragile ego too much to bear? Affirmative on all counts! Tune in to see how the explorers finally get off the game show planet, and what bad omen follows them up into space. Our sponsor this week is Lovepop greeting cards. They really are pretty awesome, and if you're l...more

  • S3E7: Show Time!

    Nov 15 2017

    It's game show time! The explorers find themselves on the most bizarre planet yet, where they are contestants on a game show. If they do well, they're allowed to stay as guests, but if they miss their marks, it's into the Fail Jail they go! Once again, we have another puzzle for our listeners, and this time it's Abigail who needs your help! Send your solutions to earth@finncaspian.com!   My video about how we make the Sound Club sounds. The video on Facebook.  Find us on Facebook, Twitter and...more

  • S3E6: Mass Confusion

    Nov 08 2017

    In this week's episode, Vale must summon what courage he has to try to stop the Mite King from gobbling up his friends. Abigail and Foggy have their own plans to help, and the explorers learn a little about what Mr. Sparkles may be. And I don't want to say there's a BeeBop Tales Season 3 preview this week…but there might be. My video about how we make the Sound Club sounds. The video on Facebook.  Find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram! We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to earth@f...more

  • S3E5: The Mighty King

    Nov 01 2017

    This week, the puzzle is solved, but the problems are just beginning! Finn figures out how to break the aliens' spell over his friends, but in doing so, releases an even greater, but tiny, danger. Also, questions arise about Jonathan's ability to carry a tune. My video about how we make the Sound Club sounds. The video on Facebook.  Find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram! We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't forget about Griffin's Sound Club! Send ...more

  • Bonus: The Legend of Sleepy Marlowe

    Oct 27 2017

    In our Halloween bonus episode, the explorers of the Marlowe face off against the Headless Robot. It takes some creative thinking on their part to figure out how to appease the ghost, and it doesn't go too smoothly at first. But! Thanks to some literary ingenuity, they might just save the Marlowe. Also! We have clues to our toughest puzzle yet, and only two listeners have gotten it right! If you know the answer, send yours to earth@finncaspian.com. Good luck! Check out our Kids Listen pals: Wh...more

  • S3E4: Repeat Business

    Oct 25 2017

    The kids are back in space! They follow the coordinates etched into the stone, um, given to them by Mr. Sparkles. Things seem just fine at first, when they encounter a town, with what looks like people walking around the square. But it doesn't take long for things to go haywire, and Finn has to solve a puzzle to save his friends. And we need your help! You may need to listen closely a second time around to figure it out. If you know the answer, send yours to earth@finncaspian.com. Good luck! My...more

  • S3E3: The Day the Grown-Ups Quit

    Oct 18 2017

    In today's episode, the kids experience the scene foreshadowed in episode 1, and they have to decide what to do once the adults disappear. And questions still surround Megbot, and the little blue baby alien that showed up last episode isn't helping. And finally, Jonathan takes a week off from introducing the show and BeeBop doesn't like it! My video about how we make the Sound Club sounds. The video on Facebook.  Find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram! We always love sounds, art and jokes...more

  • S3E2: A Wrinkle of Mine

    Oct 11 2017

    In today's episode, we dive a little deeper into what makes Meg, Abigail's new robot, so mysterious. And we find out what that thing is floating in the library! Also, there's a note for parents at the end of this episode, if you have a minute to indulge us. Thanks! Find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram! We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't forget about Griffin's Sound Club! Send yours! You can also, of course, call our voice mail: 773-683-3166. If ...more

  • S3E1: Birthday Surprise

    Oct 04 2017

    We're back for another season! In this week's episode, we introduce the central mystery of the season, and wonder what's up with Abigail's new robot! Find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram! We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't forget about Griffin's Sound Club! Send yours! You can also, of course, call our voice mail: 773-683-3166. If you have a second, and can rate or review the show in iTunes, we would be so grateful! It really helps get the word ...more

  • Spoiler Club!

    Sep 27 2017

    In this week's preview of Season 3, our editor Griffin sits down with our introbot BeeBop, to make some educated (and some questionable) guesses at what is going to happen in the next season. What does BeeBop think will happen to Finn? What books has Griffin spied his dad reading? And how does anyone in that house get any sleep? Find out in today's special edition of Spoiler Club! Find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram! We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. An...more

  • BeeBop Q&A

    Sep 20 2017

    In today's special bonus episode, BeeBop takes over and answers questions from BeeBop Tales listeners. BeeBop opens up about his origins, his struggles with the English language, and how he feels about refrigerators. (Hint: It's not good.) IMPORTANT UPDATE: We're two weeks away from the kickoff of season 3 of the Alien Adventures of Finn Caspian! We can't wait! We always love art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't forget about Griffin's Sound Club! Send yours! You can also, of ...more

  • Jokes!

    Sep 01 2017

    Our listeners are hilarious, and they send us amazing jokes every day. In today's bonus episode, BeeBop, Griffin and Jonathan read a bunch of kids' jokes, and play even more jokes recorded and sent in by kid comedians. These jokes may result in blurred vision due to laugh tears, so please drive safely!

  • Elias and the Double Eclipse

    Aug 17 2017

    Today we have a bonus episode, inspired by Monday's big solar eclipse! Elias sneaks off to a planet to witness a double eclipse, but gets a little more than he bargained for. Thanks to our friends at kid podcasts Ear Snacks and Brains On! for letting us play their solar eclipse songs in our episode. To hear their episodes: Ear Snacks: Eclipse (Part 1) Brains On! Everything you need to know about the eclipse Also, if you're interested in learning about twin suns, there's this interesting artic...more

  • BeeBop Tales: The Opposite of Survival

    Jul 26 2017

    It's the BeeBop Tales Season 2 Finale! Can you believe it? Why, it seems like only yesterday, BeeBop was eating all of my valuable and sentimentally meaningful art, but it's turned out that's nothing compared to what he's lived through. In today's episode, we see him face down Dr. Perkolator, who, we learned last episode, seemed to have betrayed him. And BeeBop manages to answer a listener question about squid armies at the same time. All in a day's work. This is it for us until September. Than...more

  • BeeBop Tales: The Twin Towers

    Jul 19 2017

    In this week's episode, BeeBop traverses five of the Seven Dimensions of Messingham, facing off with two snakes, 332 babies, and even worse, 332 adults. Will he ever reach the final showdown with Messingham? Will the Bubble Ninja finally be able to show her skills? Find out in this week's penultimate episode! We always love art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't forget about Griffin's Sound Club! Send yours! You can also, of course, call our voice mail: 773-683-3166. If you have...more

  • BeeBop Tales: The First Level

    Jul 12 2017

    In this week's episode, BeeBop begins a journey to defeat Barron von Messingham once and for all. But first, he must enter the Messingham Tower, and make it to the top, one level at a time. And waiting for him at the end of the first level is a very particular plant. We always love art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't forget about Griffin's Sound Club! Send yours! You can also, of course, call our voice mail: 773-683-3166. If you have a second, and can rate or review the show ...more

  • BeeBop Tales: No Bones About It

    Jul 07 2017

    In this week's episode, BeeBop has to solve a riddle with the help of listeners, but that's only where the trouble begins! Will the toys enlist in BeeBop's battle? Will the evil Messingham foil him once and for all? How much topspin does BeeBop's forehand really possess? There's only one way to know… We always love art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't forget about Griffin's Sound Club! Send yours! You can also, of course, call our voice mail: 773-683-3166. If you have a second...more

  • Play Robot Road Trip!

    Jul 04 2017

    In honor of the summer family vacation, members of Kids Listen—the nonprofit org full of the best kids' podcasters in all the land—are publishing episodes related to road trips! As big fans of the games you play in the car on those long rides, we thought we'd make one up for our listeners. All you have to do is record your kids (or your whole family!) saying the words or sounds on the list below, email us the file, and we'll edit it into the pre-recorded story and send it back to you. Just use t...more

  • BeeBop Tales: Bops in Toyland

    Jun 28 2017

    In this week's episode, BeeBop finds himself racing through another dimension, only to run straight into a puzzling problem. And, is there no end to the reach of Messingham?! We may never know. We always love art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't forget about Griffin's Sound Club! Send yours! You can also, of course, call our voice mail: 773-683-3166. If you have a second, and can rate or review the show in iTunes, we would be so grateful! It really helps get the word out. The...more

  • BeeBop Tales: Don't Step on My Blue Laser Shoes

    Jun 21 2017

    BeeBop is back for another mini-series, and this one is one of his more ridiculous (and that's saying a lot!) In this week's episode, BeeBop and a new friend hop through portal after portal, running from the time police! Will they escape, or will the Van Damme puns eventually catch up with them? There's only one way to find out! We always love art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't forget about Griffin's Sound Club! Send yours! You can also, of course, call our voice mail: 773-6...more

  • Thanks, Jokes & Apologies

    Jun 14 2017

    BeeBop decided to take some liberties with the recordings of BeeBop Tales 2, so we need to wait one more week for Electric Beepaloo to roll out. In the meantime, BeeBop and Jonathan discuss recording procedures and listen to some jokes sent in from kids! See you next week!  And thanks to everyone who came out on Sunday to the live show! So fun to meet so many awesome kids! Find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram! We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't...more

  • BeeBop Tales 2: Electric Beepaloo

    Jun 07 2017

    A podcast event like no other, we couldn't just kick off Season 2 of BeeBop Tales without a trailer! Here's the info for our live show at Printers Row! Find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram! We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't forget about Griffin's Sound Club! Send yours! You can also, of course, call our voice mail: 773-683-3166. If you have a second, and can rate or review the show in iTunes, we would be so grateful! It really helps get the wo...more

  • S2E15b: A New Friend

    May 31 2017

    It's the final finale of season 2! When we find Finn, he's up in the air, and falling from a dangerous height. Will Finn be able to save himself, and the strange planet of King Huxley? Will he be able to find his friends? Will the trumpet aliens ever cease that racket?! There's a lot happening in this season 2 finale, plus a little fan service at the end. Here's the info for our live show at Printers Row! Find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram! We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to...more

  • S2E15a: The Squeeze

    May 24 2017

    In this week's episode, Finn is on his own, facing down the giant alien. Will he be able to save the planet? Will he be able to find his friends? Will the trumpet alien finally play a jazzy tune? In part 1 of our season 2 finale, Finn will find himself channeling an unexpected hero as he tries to save the day. Here's the info for our live show at Printers Row! Find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram! We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't forget about...more

  • S2E14: Blown Away

    May 17 2017

    In this week's episode, the explorers return to King Huxley's planet, unsure of what will happen when they return the amulet to the king. And it turns out the unexpected happens, but not the unexpected the troop expected! And this time, the troop may not be able to join forces to win the day! It's the penultimate episode of Season 2! Aaahhh!  Here's the info for our live show at Printers Row! Find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram! We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to earth@finnca...more

  • S2E13: The Dead Zone

    May 10 2017

    In this week's episode, the explorers need to return the amulet to King Huxley, but on the way there they hear from an old friend, run into an old friend, and make a new friend. Unfortunately, that new friend is a ghost who conscripts them to fight a menace that's terrorizing the space graveyard. Just another typical day for Intergalactic Explorers! Here's the info for our live show at Printers Row! Find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram! We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to earth...more

  • S2E12: Wild at Heart

    May 03 2017

    In this week's episode, things are really heating up as the explorers have to find a way to get the final piece of the amulet, while a wild horde of space animals hunts them, and King Huxley's explorers try to take it for themselves. Will Finn be able to escape the yeti guards like his little sister did? Will they finally make the amulet whole? Will a space animal have fur for lunch? All of those questions will be answered in this episode! Find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram! We always ...more

  • S2E11b: TooKoo's Zoo Crew

    Apr 26 2017

    In this week's episode, we're back with Finn and the rest of the Explorers in Troop 301, as they seek the final missing piece of the amulet. But they land on a planet in crisis (for a change!), have to run for their lives from some very…interesting aliens, and have to help restore the balance. Thanks to the members of Griffin's Sound Club for making this episode possible! Find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram! We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't f...more

  • BeeBop's Family Tree

    Apr 22 2017

    In today's episode, BeeBop pranks Jonathan out of the picture, and then takes over to tell a story from his past. This episode is part of the Kids Listen Sweeps! Kids Listen is a collective of some of the best kids' podcast makers in the world, and as a joint effort, many of us took the "family tree" theme, and made an episode around it. To find out more about it, you can read it about it on the Kids Listen blog. The music you heard in this episode was all by Podington Bear, available on Free M...more

  • S2E11a: Miss Zu Much

    Apr 19 2017

    In this week's episode we answer our editor's repeated requests for an episode explaining Voltronix Zu's whereabouts. And Voltronix discovers what some thought was only a myth! This episode is the first of two this week, and we'll be back at the end of the week to see what Finn and the gang are up to. Remember, you can find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram! We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't forget about Griffin's Sound Club! Send yours! You can ...more

  • S2E10: A Sticky Situation

    Apr 12 2017

    In this week's episode of our little sci-fi adventure, our heroine Paige and her new friend, the furball Nutkin, must get off King Huxley's planet. But the king and his guards have organized search parties that have them surrounded! Will they be able to get out of it? Will an unexpected, unusual friend come to the reluctant rescue? Will Nutkin manage her anger issues? All this and nothing more in the new episode of The Alien Adventures of Finn Caspian! And you can find us on Facebook, Twitter a...more

  • S2E9: The Human Arrow

    Apr 05 2017

    In this week's episode of our little sci-fi adventure for kids, Vale, finding himself the only explorer who can still move his limbs, decides to side with the very alien who has frozen all of his friends! Has Vale gone rogue? Or has he found the way to warm an ice alien's heart? You can probably guess.  And you can find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram! We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't forget about Griffin's Sound Club! Send yours! You can also...more

  • A BeeBop Bonus Episode

    Apr 01 2017

    Hi! BeeBop here. I received so many great ideas from listeners for pranks to pull on Jonathan, that I decided to put together one big, BeeBop Bonanza prank episode for April Fool's Day. Hope you like it! Make sure you go to the Finn Caspian blog to see Eamon's diagram! Here's the stuff Jonathan always puts in the show notes: You can find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram!  We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't forget about Griffin's Sound Club! Sen...more

  • S2E8: The Iceboy Cometh

    Mar 29 2017

    In this week's episode, we return to Finn and rest of the explorers, to find them on a frozen planet, searching for a lost piece of King Huxley's amulet. But things don't go the way they expect, and it's up to Vale to save them all. Yep, that's right, Vale. You can find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram! We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't forget about Griffin's Sound Club! Send yours! You can also, of course, call our voice mail: 773-683-3166. If ...more

  • S2E7: What's for lunch?

    Mar 22 2017

    In this week's episode, Paige has to crack a code, navigate the back channels of the castle, and keep her new pal Nutkin in check. And when the two friends find themselves in an impossible situation, Paige plays the ultimate trick on the king. But will it pay off?  Thanks to everyone who played our anagram puzzle last week. You all are good at puzzles! You can find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram! We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't forget about...more

  • S2E6: Nobody Puts Paigey in the Corner

    Mar 15 2017

    In this week's episode, the Explorers Troop 301 take a backseat as Paige takes centerstage. We find out what's been happening to Paige as she's been held prisoner by King Huxley, and it will likely surprise no one that she's taking matters into her own hands. But when she comes across another inhabitant of the castle, will it be a friend or foe? This is by far the most difficult puzzle we've had in the show's run. The solution is an anagram of "SEEK THICKET RIM." The key is really in the -ICK s...more

  • S2E5: The Great Wall

    Mar 08 2017

    In this week's episode, the Explorers Troop 301 have to face down a valley literally crawling with evil aliens, and find an even more intimidating monster at the bottom. Also, we extended the dog name voting by a week, to let some folks catch up. To vote, go to http://www.finncaspian.com/dog/ or click here. And it's our last week of bugging you! If you're so inclined, please take our survey! (https://goo.gl/forms/ap7tDIoKiikctR1N2) You can find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram! We always ...more

  • S2E4: All Hands On

    Mar 01 2017

    In what is surely one of the silliest episodes yet of our show, Finn and the Explorers land on a planet full of deep valleys, cave dwellings, and super-friendly aliens who are perhaps a bit…too friendly. And! We've got some dog names to vote on! To vote, go to http://www.finncaspian.com/dog/ or click here. And it's our last week of bugging you! If you're so inclined, please take our survey! (https://goo.gl/forms/ap7tDIoKiikctR1N2) You can find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram! We always ...more

  • S2E3: A Short Leash

    Feb 22 2017

    In today's episode, Finn has to compete in the final game of the Intergalactic Space Olympics, only to discover that he needs the help of a new, unexpected friend. And, the Explorers learn that winning isn't exactly what they bargained for. We're thinking of making new shows. If you're so inclined, please take our survey! (https://goo.gl/forms/ap7tDIoKiikctR1N2) You can find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram! We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't fo...more

  • S2E2 Part 2: Back in the Saddle

    Feb 18 2017

    In today's episode, the Marlowe kids enter into two more intergalactic space olympic events, and find the Shakespeare kids aren't playing fair again. There's an adventure on a mountain, a mystery in a maze, and some poor, misguided gum aliens. We're thinking of making new shows. If you're so inclined, please take our survey! (https://goo.gl/forms/ap7tDIoKiikctR1N2) You can find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram! We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't...more

  • S2E2: Let the Games Begin

    Feb 14 2017

    The Intergalactic Space Olympics are upon us! And while there seems to be something funny going on with the kids' rivals in Explorers Troop 103 from the Shakespeare 820, Vale still gamely takes the driver's seat for a race around the planet. This is just part 1 of the Olympics, so we'll see you back here on Friday for Part 2! And special thanks to Jonah from Melrose, Massachusetts and Alice from Chicago, Illinois for contributing sounds to this week's episode! You can find us on Facebook, Twitt...more

  • Bonus Episode: Griffin's Sound Club!

    Feb 10 2017

    In this special episode of The Alien Adventures of Finn Caspian, Griffin and BeeBop give Jonathan the boot, and take over the show. They go through a few of the sounds that kids have sent in, and talk about how they make them sound alien or space-related. And then BeeBop gives a shout-out to all the kid chefs who have sent in art over the last couple months in one-mega artist roll call! We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't forget about Griffin's Sound Cl...more

  • S2E1: The Rivalry

    Feb 07 2017

    NOTE: If you're new to the show, hi! And thanks! And stop! Start back with Episode 1 of Season 1. To everyone who's been waiting for Season 2 to start, thanks so much, and here we are! In this episode, the explorers start off on a different kind of adventure, which may seem like fun at first, but some unexpected visitors might change all of that. You can find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram! We always love sounds, art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't forget about Griffi...more

  • Season 2 is almost here!

    Jan 31 2017

    Hi everyone! This is a short message from Jonathan and BeeBop to let you know that The Alien Adventures of Finn Caspian will be back on Tuesday, February 7, with Season 2! Jonathan talks a little bit about the season, and then he and BeeBop discuss why our introbot has been so down lately. Can't wait to see you next week!

  • BeeBop Tales: Episode 5

    Dec 21 2016

    It's the BeeBop Tales Season Finale! Yay BeeBop! In this episode, he faces off with his arch-nemesis, Barron, discovers a secret about the warlock that will change everything, and has a visit from an old, old friend. And there's lots of art, a great joke, and interdimensional travel. Woohoo! From BeeBop, Jonathan and Griffin, we hope you and your family have a wonderful holiday season, and we'll see you in January! Also, big news: We have a store on Threadless! Now you can buy Finn shirts, tot...more

  • BeeBop Tales: Episode 4

    Dec 14 2016

    On today's episode of BeeBop Tales, our hero is joined by a new friend, a wizard with some unusual spells up his sleeve. And they discover that getting up the volcano to confront Barron is not as simple as it may seem. If you're interested in Basal's origin story, check out the first Redwall book! Also, big news: We have a store on Threadless! Now you can buy Finn shirts, tote bags and a fleece blanket for some reason. We always love art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't forge...more

  • BeeBop Tales: Episode 3

    Dec 08 2016

    On today's episode of BeeBop Tales, Mr. Juanatron and Whip fly with Dr. Perkolator to a remote island, where they plan to team up with some old friends to make a last stand against the Warlock Barron. And BeeBop discovers a puzzle that he has to solve to save the day, and he needs listeners' help! The clue is buried somewhere in the episode. If you can figure it out, email the answer to earth@finncaspian.com so BeeBop can be the hero he was manufactured to be. Also, big news: We have a store on...more

  • BeeBop Tales: Episode 2

    Nov 30 2016

    In the second episode of our mini-series featuring our introbot BeeBop, he answers a question from listeners, and tells the story of the time he clashed with some menacing marine mammals. HEY NEW LISTENERS: This is a one-off tale you can enjoy, but you're probably better off starting with Episode 1 from back in August. That'll give you the best understanding of what's going on here. Also, big news: We have a store on Threadless! Now you can buy Finn shirts, tote bags and a fleece blanket for som...more

  • BeeBop Tales: Episode 1

    Nov 23 2016

    In this episode, BeeBop takes the controls to tell us his origin story, and about life on the world where he lived on before traveling to Earth. Listeners who have sent their art in to our robot will want to hear this one. We always love art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com. And don't forget about Griffin's Sound Club! Send yours! You can also, of course, call our voice mail: 773-683-3166. If you have a second, and can rate or review the show in iTunes, we would be so grateful! It really...more

  • Episode 15b: The Battle for the Marlowe

    Nov 19 2016

    In the final face-off with Bunce, Boggis and Bean, Explorers Troop 301 and their friends split up to find the villains, the dreamstone and the captured adults. That means dodging more traps, hunting down the precious stone, and stopping the Marlowe's archenemies before they escape to the station. And in a final showdown, the explorers have to use everything they've learned in the last weeks as everything comes to a head. Thank you to everyone who listened and talked with us about this first sea...more

  • Episode 15a: Mothers Know Best

    Nov 15 2016

    In the sort-of season sort-of finale the Explorers Troop 301 must enter the giant moth nests of the red planet to root out Bunce, Boggis and Bean. But before that can happen, they get help from some old friends, and have to dodge the booby-trap laden stronghold of the villains.  Today's episode is a bit of a fake-out! It's part one of the finale. Part two will be coming later this week. Thanks to those who have joined Griffin's Sound Club already. So fun! Email earth@finncaspian.com and we prom...more

  • Episode 14: The Fallen City

    Nov 10 2016

    The Explorers Troop 301 face their most dangerous and difficult mission yet, tracking down Marlowe archenemy Bunce, all without Foggy. On the mysterious red planet, they'll have to pass through numerous trials before the final face-off. And when one of them disappears, despair begins to set in. There are also angry moles. Enjoy! We always love art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com,. Send yours! You can also, of course, call our voicemail: 773-683-3166. Many thanks to Mark Greenberg of th...more

  • Episode 13: The Six Steps

    Nov 02 2016

    In today's episode, many of the questions surrounding the Marlowe, the Wild Things, and the Bad Guy Bunce are answered, but the explorers aren't sure they like those answers. And with the adults ready to chase down Bunce, the kids make a discovery that sends them on their own  We always love art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com,. Send yours! You can also, of course, call our voice mail: 773-683-3166. Many thanks to Mark Greenberg of the Mayfair Workshop for his theme music. The outro m...more

  • Halloween Special Bonus Episode

    Oct 31 2016

    Today's episode takes a break from the regular Finn Caspian storyline to tell a short, spooky story for Halloween. Every year the Marlowe throws the best Halloween party in the universe. But this year, an uninvited guest causes some trouble for the Explorers (especially Voltronix Zu). For parents: There's nothing about this story that's particularly scary compared to other Finn stories, but the ghost's voice is maybe a little creepy. So it might be worth giving it a listen or testing it out fir...more

  • Episode 12: Not You Again!

    Oct 25 2016

    Who is the Mystery Man the Explorers found in Saphrite's crystal prison? And what's with that other ship that's getting a little too close for comfort? In today's episode, the Explorers Troop 301 face their most dangerous threat yet, and it's human! We always need art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com, and we'll relay it to the explorers. Send yours! And if you have a question for presidential nominee beebop@finncaspian.com. You can also, of course, call our voice mail: 773-683-3166. Man...more

  • Episode 11: Who am I?

    Oct 18 2016

    While BeeBop launches his presidential campaign, the kids in Explorers' Troop 301 have to face off with the angry spider and some new interplanetary creatures. Can the explorers get out of Saphrite's belly in one piece? And once they get out there, what more dangers and mysteries await them? We always need art and jokes sent to earth@finncaspian.com, and we'll relay it to the explorers. Send yours! And if you have a question for presidential nominee beebop@finncaspian.com. You can also, of cour...more

  • Episode 10: In the Belly of the Beast

    Oct 11 2016

    In today's episode, the kids in Explorers' Troop 301 once again find themselves in trouble on the surface of an alien planet, as the giant Saphrite sends out an army to stop the invaders. And once again, the explorers have to head beneath the surface of a planet before they can blast off. But! What does it mean when you head below the surface of a living planet? It means some…interesting…terrain. SPOILER ALERT: DON'T READ THIS BEFORE LISTENING TO THE EPISODE: Today's episode ends with a riddle....more

  • Episode 9: You Call This a Planet?

    Oct 05 2016

    On today's episode, the Explorers Troop head to another planet, but this time with a number of guests in tow. Finn and Foggy make up, but Voltronix Zu isn't exactly ingratiating himself to the Explorers Troop on the trip. Also, we're soliciting questions for BeeBop, so send yours in to beebop@finncaspian.com. You can also, of course, call our voice mail: 773-683-3166. Also, it's time to refill the joke bin! Send one in! Many thanks to Mark Greenberg of the Mayfair Workshop for his theme music....more

  • Episode 8: Voltronix Who?

    Sep 27 2016

    In today's episode, the kids in Troop 301 find themselves exploring their own home the way they would an alien planet. There are reportedly aliens aboard the Famous Marlowe 280 Interplanetary Exploratory Space Station, and the troop is finding evidence all around. But that's not even the big news aboard the Marlowe. There's a new robot in town, and Finn and Foggy aren't too happy about it. Also, it's time to refill the joke bin! Send one in! Many thanks to Mark Greenberg of the Mayfair Worksho...more

  • Episode 7: Dream a Little Dreamstone

    Sep 21 2016

    Oh man! Finn and his friends are on the run when this episode begins, and it isn't until they're in a secret underground lair with a very important stone that they're able to see a way out of the mess. Luckily, Abigail has a trick up her sleeve. Also on today's episode, BeeBop chows down on some of your art. Thanks for sending it in! Also, it's time to refill the joke bin! Send one in! Many thanks to Mark Greenberg of the Mayfair Workshop for his theme music. The outro music is called "Shiny...more

  • Bonus Episode: Robot Roll Call

    Sep 20 2016

    Before we get to episode seven, we're celebrating our editor's birthday with a special bonus episode, featuring more robots of the Famous Marlowe 280 Interplanetary Exploratory Space Station. Here are the books each of the robots were inspired by:   Prince Caspian by C.S. Lewis The Harry Potter novels by J.K. Rowling Hilo: The Boy Who Crashed to Earth by Judd Winnick Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie We recommend loaning out books from your local library, or buying them from your favorite independe...more

  • Episode 6: Two Heads Are Better than One

    Sep 13 2016

    Finn and the rest of the Explorers Troop 301 return to the Marlowe to find that not everyone is as excited to put all the puzzle pieces together as they are. In fact, they feel shipped off on their new mission to a beautiful, verdant planet. But not everything is as pristine and pretty as it seems at first, and the kids need to run for their lifebobs! Also on today's episode, we revealed BeeBop's expensive diet, and how you, dear listener, can help by sending in your art. Also, it's time to re...more

  • Episode 5: In the Dwellers' Cellar

    Sep 06 2016

    On today's episode, we find out why Explorers Troop 301 has been sucked underground by the mysterious alien race called the Dwellers…and it's not good! Turns out the Dwellers give a whole new meaning to the term "Baby Boomers." Will Finn and friends find Elias? Will they make it back out? What is the strange object found by one of the friendly Patiens? And most importantly: WHAT IS MY ROBOT'S NAME? All of these questions will be answered in today's episode. Also, it's time to refill the joke bi...more

  • Episode 4: Running Out of Patiens

    Aug 30 2016

    With the Marlowe still recovering from the monster attack, Finn and his friends get into a little mischief aboard the station. But that all comes to an end when they're sent on their first exploring mission, to a planet they've been told will be peaceful, quiet, and maybe even a little bit boring. The good (bad) news is that their visit turns anything but boring. We're still collecting alien jokes and names for our robot. Send them in! Many thanks to Mark Greenberg of the Mayfair Workshop for ...more

  • Episode 3: Foggy

    Aug 24 2016

    After narrowly avoiding a very serious conflict with our introduction robot, we return to the action aboard the Marlowe. Finn and Abigail have to face off against three monster invaders. Will they be able to do it?  Many thanks to Mark Greenberg of the Mayfair Workshop for his theme music. The outro music is called "Shiny Spaceship" by 8-Bit Ninja, and was used via Creative Commons license. Much of the background music you hear throughout was made by Visager, off his album "Songs from an Unmad...more

  • Episode 2: Everybody Run!!!

    Aug 16 2016

    When last we saw Finn and the members of Explorers Troop 301, they were off limits in the Robot Factory, and someone was coming in the door to catch them. On today's show, we reveal who caught them redhanded, hear a dire warning for Finn, and then head to his birthday party where he'll finally get his robot. That is, unless something happens. But what could possibly happen?! Many thanks to Mark Greenberg of the Mayfair Workshop for his theme music. The outro music is called "Shiny Spaceship" b...more

  • Episode 1: The Room Behind the Room (Behind the Room)

    Aug 09 2016

    The Alien Adventures begin! On today's show, we meet Finn and his friends—Abigail, Elias and Vale—better known as Explorers Troop 301. The Troop is getting ready for Finn's birthday party by sneaking in somewhere they don't belong. And there's a sign of danger to come.  Many thanks to Mark Greenberg of the Mayfair Workshop for his theme music. The outro music is called "Shiny Spaceship" by 8-Bit Ninja, and was used via Creative Commons license. If you have a second, and can rate or review the...more

  • Episode 0 | An Introduction

    Aug 01 2016

    The Alien Adventures of Finn Caspian tells the story of a boy aboard the Famous Marlowe 280 Interplanetary Space Station who explores far-flung galaxies, interacts with curious aliens and solves a mystery that will (fingers crossed) keep his home from being vaporized. Finn is a part of Explorers Troop 301, along with his best friends Abigail, Elias and Vale, and this episode introduces listeners to the stars of this science-fiction serialized story for kids.