Podcast

The Unexplainable Disappearance of Mars Patel

The Unexplainable Disappearance of Mars Patel is a high-quality serial mystery story for middle graders, performed by actual kids. Think Goonies, meets Spy Kids, meets Stranger Things for 8-12 year-olds. Listen along as eleven-year-old Mars Patel and his pals JP, Toothpick, and Caddie set out on a audacious adventure in search of two missing friends. The mysterious tech billionaire Oliver Pruitt might have a thing-or-two to say about their quest, because as he likes to say, To the stars! In fact...more

Episodes

  • S3 EP2: Unreal

    Feb 14 2019

    After over a year lost in space, Mars Patel goes back to the beginning and finds himself in a wonderful new life that feels too good to be true. Stream the rest of seasons 2 & 3 over at http://pinna.fm Or, you can order all three seasons in a beautiful commemorative boxset, or season 3 by itself at: http://marspatel.com - You can also head straight over to our friends at CDBaby to pick up your copy. Follow the show on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Check out more great audio adventure...more

  • S3 EP1: The Unexplainable Reappearance of Mars Patel

    Feb 14 2019

    After over a year lost in space, Mars Patel goes back to the beginning and finds himself in a wonderful new life that feels too good to be true. Stream the rest of seasons 2 & 3 over at http://pinna.fm Or, you can order all three seasons in a beautiful commemorative boxset, or season 3 by itself at: http://marspatel.com - You can also head straight over to our friends at CDBaby to pick up your copy.Follow the show on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Check out more great audio adventures ...more

  • More Season 3 Updates, and New Show!

    Sep 07 2018

    As continued thanks to Mars Patel fans waiting for season three, we’re giving you a sneak-peak of a new show, Becoming Mother Nature. It launches September 14th, so if you enjoy what you hear, please search Becoming Mother Nature in your podcast app, and head over to subscribe. The show will release every Friday, and when you subscribe, you’ll never miss an episode when it becomes available. Did you know Mars Patel is part of an amazing community of family-friendly shows? Visit http://bestrobot...more

  • The Music of Mars Patel

    Aug 03 2018

    We get a lot of requests from listeners who want to know where they can hear the Mars Patel music all by itself! So we decided to release an episode that takes a look behind how the music for the show is created. Mars Patel co-creator Chris Tarry takes you behind the music he creates with his musical partner Shawn Pierce, and then lets you hear all the music all by itself in one big chunk. So hold on to your hats, it’s a deep dive not only into the music of Mars Patel, but the secrets behind th...more

  • S2 E2: The Colony

    Apr 24 2017

    Mars navigates a new – and very dangerous– environment. Stream the rest of seasons 2 & 3 over at http://pinna.fm Or, you can order all three seasons in a beautiful commemorative boxset, or season 3 by itself at: http://marspatel.com - You can also head straight over to our friends at CDBaby to pick up your copy.Follow the show on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Check out more great audio adventures at: http://bestrobotever.com The Unexplainable Disappearance of Mars Patel is produced b...more

  • S2 E1: Cargo

    Apr 17 2017

    The search for Aurora takes Mars Patel to an unexpected destination, where new friends and incredible challenges await. Stream the rest of seasons 2 & 3 over at http://pinna.fm Or, you can order all three seasons in a beautiful commemorative boxset, or season 3 by itself at: http://marspatel.com - You can also head straight over to our friends at CDBaby to pick up your copy.Follow the show on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Check out more great audio adventures at: http://bestrobotever....more

  • S1 E10: To The Stars

    Dec 06 2016

    Questions are finally answered in this action-packed season finale. Buckle your seat belts, folks. The outcome is out of this world. Stream the rest of seasons 2 & 3 over at http://pinna.fm Or, you can order all three seasons in a beautiful commemorative boxset, or season 3 by itself at: http://marspatel.com - You can also head straight over to our friends at CDBaby to pick up your copy.Follow the show on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Check out more great audio adventures at: http://...more

  • S1 Bonus Episode

    Nov 29 2016

    Only one more week to wait until the final episode of Mars Patel season 1. In the meantime, here is something very special, the beginning before the beginning, the actual moment of Aurora’s disappearance. To. The. Stars. Stream the rest of seasons 2 & 3 over at http://pinna.fm Or, you can order all three seasons in a beautiful commemorative boxset, or season 3 by itself at: http://marspatel.com - You can also head straight over to our friends at CDBaby to pick up your copy.Follow the show...more

  • Ask Oliver Pruitt #7

    Nov 25 2016

    If you would like to send a message to Oliver Pruitt. Record a message on your phone, and send it to: oliver@pruittprep.com Kids are going missing at H.G. Wells Middle School, and adults don’t seem particularly concerned. So it’s up to an intrepid band of students–Mars Patel and his pals Caddie, JP, and Toothpick–to recover their classmates Jonas and Aurora. Stream the rest of seasons 2 & 3 over at http://pinna.fm Or, you can order all three seasons in a beautiful commemorative boxset, or...more

  • S1 E9: Flight

    Nov 22 2016

    JP flies high and lands everyone inside the legendary Pruitt Prep, where they’ll brave wild terrain in the hunt for Mars Patel. http://pruittprep.com. Stream the rest of seasons 2 & 3 over at http://pinna.fm Or, you can order all three seasons in a beautiful commemorative boxset, or season 3 by itself at: http://marspatel.com - You can also head straight over to our friends at CDBaby to pick up your copy.Follow the show on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Check out more great audio adve...more

  • Ask Oliver Pruitt #6

    Nov 18 2016

    If you would like to send a message to Oliver Pruitt. Record a message on your phone, and send it to: oliver@pruittprep.com Kids are going missing at H.G. Wells Middle School, and adults don’t seem particularly concerned. So it’s up to an intrepid band of students–Mars Patel and his pals Caddie, JP, and Toothpick–to recover their classmates Jonas and Aurora. Stream the rest of seasons 2 & 3 over at http://pinna.fm Or, you can order all three seasons in a beautiful commemorative boxset, or...more

  • S1 E8: Lost and Found

    Nov 15 2016

    In the wake of a terrible loss, the gang rallies together and finds an unlikely ally in the search for their missing friends. Stream the rest of seasons 2 & 3 over at http://pinna.fm Or, you can order all three seasons in a beautiful commemorative boxset, or season 3 by itself at: http://marspatel.com - You can also head straight over to our friends at CDBaby to pick up your copy.Follow the show on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Check out more great audio adventures at: http://bestrob...more

  • Ask Oliver Pruitt #5

    Nov 11 2016

    If you would like to send a message to Oliver Pruitt. Record a message on your phone, and send it to: oliver@pruittprep.com Kids are going missing at H.G. Wells Middle School, and adults don’t seem particularly concerned. So it’s up to an intrepid band of students–Mars Patel and his pals Caddie, JP, and Toothpick–to recover their classmates Jonas and Aurora. Stream the rest of seasons 2 & 3 over at http://pinna.fm Or, you can order all three seasons in a beautiful commemorative boxset, or...more

  • S1 E7: Dance Break

    Nov 08 2016

    It’s the evening of the Midsummer Dance at H.G. Wells Middle School and Mars is on the run. Will Pruitt’s drones find him before he has a chance to groove to the music? Stream the rest of seasons 2 & 3 over at http://pinna.fm Or, you can order all three seasons in a beautiful commemorative boxset, or season 3 by itself at: http://marspatel.com - You can also head straight over to our friends at CDBaby to pick up your copy.Follow the show on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Check out mor...more

  • Ask Oliver Pruitt #4

    Nov 04 2016

    If you would like to send a message to Oliver Pruitt. Record a message on your phone, and send it to: oliver@pruittprep.com Kids are going missing at H.G. Wells Middle School, and adults don’t seem particularly concerned. So it’s up to an intrepid band of students–Mars Patel and his pals Caddie, JP, and Toothpick–to recover their classmates Jonas and Aurora. Stream the rest of seasons 2 & 3 over at http://pinna.fm Or, you can order all three seasons in a beautiful commemorative boxset, or...more

  • S1 E6: The Gift

    Nov 01 2016

    With Mars at war with Oliver Pruitt, the team prepares to take the all-important GFT test when a mysterious message arrives from a potential friend halfway around the world. But can she be trusted? Stream the rest of seasons 2 & 3 over at http://pinna.fm Or, you can order all three seasons in a beautiful commemorative boxset, or season 3 by itself at: http://marspatel.com - You can also head straight over to our friends at CDBaby to pick up your copy.Follow the show on Facebook, Twitter, ...more

  • Ask Oliver Pruitt #3

    Oct 28 2016

    If you would like to send a message to Oliver Pruitt. Record a message on your phone, and send it to: oliver@pruittprep.com Kids are going missing at H.G. Wells Middle School, and adults don’t seem particularly concerned. So it’s up to an intrepid band of students–Mars Patel and his pals Caddie, JP, and Toothpick–to recover their classmates Jonas and Aurora. Stream the rest of seasons 2 & 3 over at http://pinna.fm Or, you can order all three seasons in a beautiful commemorative boxset, or...more

  • S1 E5: Wings of Science

    Oct 25 2016

    When a surprise guest visits H.G. Wells Middle School in advance of the all-important GFT test, the exhilaration of Mars and his friends turns to horror as Mars starts a fight he may not be able to finish. http://pruittprep.com. The Unexplainable Disappearance of Mars Patel is produced by Mars Patel LLC. Written and created by Chris Tarry, David Kreizman, Jenny Turner Hall, and Benjamin Strouse. Music and sound design by Shawn Pierce, Chris Tarry, and Alan Friedman. Follow Mars Patel on Facebook...more

  • Ask Oliver Pruitt #2

    Oct 21 2016

    If you would like to send a message to Oliver Pruitt. Record a message on your phone, and send it to: oliver@pruittprep.com Kids are going missing at H.G. Wells Middle School, and adults don’t seem particularly concerned. So it’s up to an intrepid band of students–Mars Patel and his pals Caddie, JP, and Toothpick–to recover their classmates Jonas and Aurora. Stream the rest of seasons 2 & 3 over at http://pinna.fm Or, you can order all three seasons in a beautiful commemorative boxset, or...more

  • S1 E4: Extraordinary

    Oct 18 2016

    In the wake of their shocking discovery about Pruitt Prep, Mars’ friends realize the island has other surprises in store for them. Perhaps the most pressing question of all: how are they getting back home? Stream the rest of seasons 2 & 3 over at http://pinna.fm Or, you can order all three seasons in a beautiful commemorative boxset, or season 3 by itself at: http://marspatel.com - You can also head straight over to our friends at CDBaby to pick up your copy.Follow the show on Facebook, T...more

  • Ask Oliver Pruitt #1

    Oct 14 2016

    If you would like to send a message to Oliver Pruitt. Record a message on your phone, and send it to: oliver@pruittprep.com Kids are going missing at H.G. Wells Middle School, and adults don’t seem particularly concerned. So it’s up to an intrepid band of students–Mars Patel and his pals Caddie, JP, and Toothpick–to recover their classmates Jonas and Aurora. Stream the rest of seasons 2 & 3 over at http://pinna.fm Or, you can order all three seasons in a beautiful commemorative boxset, or...more

  • S1 E3: Gale Island

    Oct 11 2016

    Mars, Caddie, Toothpick, and JP must endure the elements, and each other, as they hunt for a strange school campus. In the thick of it, someone important gets separated from the group. Stream the rest of seasons 2 & 3 over at http://pinna.fm Or, you can order all three seasons in a beautiful commemorative boxset, or season 3 by itself at: http://marspatel.com - You can also head straight over to our friends at CDBaby to pick up your copy.Follow the show on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram...more

  • S1 E2: Consequences

    Oct 11 2016

    Mars and the gang face serious repercussions as a result of playing junior detective. But despite the costs, they can’t give up, and a critical clue plunges them deeper into a mystery and across Puget Sound. Stream the rest of seasons 2 & 3 over at http://pinna.fm Or, you can order all three seasons in a beautiful commemorative boxset, or season 3 by itself at: http://marspatel.com - You can also head straight over to our friends at CDBaby to pick up your copy.Follow the show on Facebook,...more

  • S1 E1: Code Red

    Oct 02 2016

    Kids are going missing at H.G. Wells Middle School, and adults don’t seem particularly concerned. So it’s up to an intrepid band of students–Mars Patel and his pals Caddie, JP, and Toothpick–to recover their classmates Jonas and Aurora. Our very own podcast sponsor and tech billionaire Oliver Pruitt might have a few things to say along the way, especially about his mysterious school, Pruitt Prep. Stream the rest of seasons 2 & 3 over at http://pinna.fm Or, you can order all three seasons ...more

  • Mars Patel First Listen

    Sep 21 2016

    What would you do if your friends went missing? Take a trip into the world of Mars Patel where adventure waits. http://pruittprep.com. The Unexplainable Disappearance of Mars Patel is produced by Mars Patel LLC. Written and created by Chris Tarry, David Kreizman, Jenny Turner Hall, and Benjamin Strouse. Music and sound design by Shawn Pierce, Chris Tarry, and Alan Friedman. Follow Mars Patel on Facebook & Twitter. http://marspatel.com