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What If World - Stories for Kids

What if a tiny dragon lived in my closet? What if there were a never-ending bowl of ice cream? What if cats ruled the world? Pirates, fairies, wizards, and robots band together with an endless cast of characters to help Mr. Eric tell wacky stories inspired by kids’ questions. Mr. Eric believes that curiosity and hope go hand in hand. If children keep asking questions, they’ll always be open to new ideas and new challenges. What If World’s progressive stories and satires aim to keep kids laughin...more

Episodes

  • Zero Hour: The Hidden Holiday

    Oct 26 2020

    Alabaster Zero and Fair Elise share the first episode of their detective show, which was inspired by a listener question! Lessons include: we can make the best of the holidays, even when they change; our big feelings are the most important to share Join our Patreon to try out Mr. Eric’s Guilds & Goblins game! Plus, get Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld New Merch available at the Imaginari...more

  • A Ballerdino Halloweeno (Guilds & Goblins #3)

    Oct 19 2020

    The Whatventurers (thanks Sam E. for the name suggestions) are back to save their friends from a strange song that seems to be luring them into the mist! Lessons include: failure can be part of the fun, especially when you’re playing a game with friends; taking time to feel sad can be very healing, and get you ready to feel happy and/or goofy again before you know it. Join our Patreon to try out Mr. Eric’s Guilds & Goblins game! Plus, get Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio...more

  • What if ballerinas met with dinosaurs? (Guilds & Goblins #2)

    Oct 12 2020

    Zachimedes, Lowlandra, and Scullen Bones are back, trying to free their people from the accursed Trumpet of Travel. But when an enchanted caterwaul draws the players into a spooky mist, they’re going to need all their wits to survive! May the dice be with them! Lessons include: playing the blame game can often distract your from the real problem; it’s okay to give friends and family a little space when they’re processing big feelings. This episode is sponsored in part by Hank the Cowdog, a new p...more

  • What if every closet had a skeleton in it?

    Oct 05 2020

    It’s time to get back in the spooky spirit, as the Jamaloo Family finds a skeleton in their closet… again! Something slightly stranger than usual is going on in What If World! Lessons include: part of being “thoughtful” is thinking about how your actions may affect others; when a big life choice isn’t bringing you joy, it’s important to talk it out! This episode is sponsored in part by Hank the Cowdog, a new podcast for kids starring Matthew McConaughey as the voice of Hank, the self-proclaimed ...more

  • What Is Wiz (with Abacus)

    Sep 28 2020

    Mr. Eric is going to have the tables turned on him, as Abacus tests out his interview skills. Will everything work out and be totally fine? One can always hope... Lessons include: Never ask a wizard to conjure groceries; patience can pay off, but sometimes you have to put your foot down and stand up for yourself This episode is sponsored in part by Hank the Cowdog, a new podcast for kids starring Matthew McConaughey as the voice of Hank, the self-proclaimed head of security on his Texas cattle r...more

  • What if dinosaurs and chickens could turn into anything?

    Sep 21 2020

    Meet Whyla and Guyceratops, two shapechangers that Whendiana meets in the same place… only in two very different times. Can Whendi solve their problems? Can the Learninator overcome his fear of chickens? Can you guess the tricky twist? Lessons include: You don’t have to pretend to be someone else, it’s important to venture outside of our small communities and learn about different people This episode originally aired January 15th, 2018. Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the sh...more

  • Big Trouble for Little Freddy

    Sep 14 2020

    Fred the Dog runs out of sticks, and desperate times call for desperate antics! What will become of our President? Lessons include: not all attention is good for you; there’s more to being a leader than getting your way; What If World is now on JioSaavn, India's top music streaming and podcasting app with over 100 million listeners! You can hear all of What If World and Josh Ke Saath on JioSaavn for free, as well as millions of songs, and thousands of episodes worth of content! This episode is s...more

  • What if a dragon got stuck in time? (w/ Deepti & Josh)

    Sep 07 2020

    Josh from the podcast Josh Ke Saath visits What If World along with his mother, Deepti, and their mischievous friend, Boogerman! Can they help Dracomax get free from a magical clocktower? Lessons include: Being honest with others can help you feel better about yourself; Time keeps moving forward, and that makes life interesting and every day special. We had a ton of fun with Deepti and Josh from Josh Ke Saath today. If you want to hear more of their stories and improve your command of Hindi whil...more

  • Guilds & Goblins! (Part 1)

    Aug 31 2020

    Zach and Zizi are trying out something new this week, a tabletop role-playing game where violence ISN’T the solution to their problems. Let’s roll some natural 20s together… That’s a good roll ;) Lessons include: assuming the worst of others makes it hard to find friends or build a community; role-playing can be a fun way to tell a group story! Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whati...more

  • What if a girl and a bear were twin sisters?

    Aug 24 2020

    When twin sisters start growing apart, can a strange curse help them work together again? Lessons include: it’s important to speak your mind to your friends and family; voicing negative thoughts over and over again can make anyone start to believe them; trying voicing your positive thoughts more often! Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If World wherever ...more

  • What if a pirate and a detective went on a mission together?

    Aug 17 2020

    Alabaster Zero is tricked by Petrina the Pirate into going on a mission with Petey. Can they get Petrina’s secret envelope to safety? Lessons include: Making a new friend takes patience and a positive attitude; money can’t buy everything, but it’s important that we all have enough to stay healthy and happy! New Merch available at the Imaginarium! Featuring artwork from Ana Stretcu:  whatifworld.threadless.com Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a bett...more

  • The Wholympics!

    Aug 10 2020

    Mamma Jamma and Poppa Loo are announcing the Wholympics, an undersea tournament of champions! Every competitor can wear a mask or even a disguise, so this story may have a surprise or two... We’re also checking in on some of our aquatic friends from way back in episode 45. Lessons include: traditions aren’t limitations; persistence is more impressive than perfection, and more achievable, too! Fresh new Merch available at the Imaginarium! Featuring artwork from Ana Stretcu:  whatifworld.thre...more

  • What if cats are rocket ships and you could turn into a polka dot?

    Aug 03 2020

    Trying to beat the heat, Sniff the Cat and his friends decide it would be much cooler to play their big annual baseball game in outer space. But how do you fit a stadium full of fans on a rocket ship the size of a cat? This story originally aired July 7th, 2017. Lessons include: a quick fix is seldom the best fix, stick together when traveling, “beating the heat” also means thinking about global warming. Fresh new Merch available at the Imaginarium! Featuring artwork from Ana Stretcu.  what...more

  • What if the “What if” was a secret? (Recap Recap: Part 3)

    Jul 27 2020

    It’s all come down to this! Recap’s secrets will be revealed as we take one last trip back in time to Abacus P. Grumbler’s childhood. Lessons include: grown ups can be just as bad at communicating as kids sometimes; if your friend or sibling gives you a serious warning, it’s probably time to listen! Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If World wherever you...more

  • What if beds ate pickles? (Recap Recap: Part 2)

    Jul 20 2020

    Can Recap truly be Abacus’ brother? Can beds really eat pickles? Sounds like we’ve got a lot to chew on this week. This story reintroduces Abacus’ parents, who are no longer married. If you want to learn a little bit more about his family, make sure to check out 129. What if Abacus' parents came to visit and he accidentally turned them both into tomatoes? Lessons include: We have lots of feelings when there is a big change in our family, and it’s healthy to talk about those feelings; taking resp...more

  • What if dinos lived in a dog’s mouth? (Recap Recap: Part 1)

    Jul 13 2020

    We’re back to What If World for real, this week, and there’s a new baby in town! Recap?! Can Abacus survive babysitting this omnipotent narrator baby long enough for Fred to get his teeth checked? Lessons include: looking after a younger sibling, cousin, or friend is a big responsibility, and can be a rewarding experience; good dental hygiene is important for preventing the appearance of dinosaurs ;) Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of h...more

  • What if squids squirted out jello instead of ink?

    Jul 06 2020

    In our first ever fanfiction story, we learn about Squid Appreciation Day and Abacus’s favorite food. Thanks a million to Mya, who wrote this story to answer her little brother Gavin’s “What if” question. Lessons include: There’s no need to wait for someone else to tell your story! You’ve got all the tools you need to imagine a great one, already. Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/wh...more

  • What if ninja turtles could fly and birds could cry?

    Jun 29 2020

    Uh-oh, Cthunkle is back on What If World! Meanwhile, Charlotte Songbird starts feeling less special when she finds out that everyone she meets can fly. Upset, she finds her way to a place where no one deals with their emotions. Could it be another one of Cthunkle’s evil schemes? This episode originally aired June 24th, 2018. Lessons include: constantly comparing yourself to others can make anyone unhappy; no amount of super-powers can teach you to deal with your own emotions. Join our Patreon fo...more

  • What if hats talked to ants? (w/ Melly Victor)

    Jun 22 2020

    Melly Victor, host and creator of the podcast Stoopkid Stories, helps Mr. Eric tell a story featuring Princess Tia, a character from the Stoopkid universe. Can Tia help the ants make their queen feel better? Lessons: Small, thoughtful acts are often more helpful than grand gestures; Grownups need help too, sometimes Thanks to Little Passports for sponsoring this week’s episode. Use the offer code WHATIF at checkout for 15% off your subscription! littlepassports.com If you enjoy this story, you s...more

  • What if unicorns turn invisible when they get mad? (Alternia: Part 5)

    Jun 15 2020

    You won’t want to miss the exciting conclusion of our Alternia saga! Plus, unicorns ;)  Lessons: When people are feeling overlooked and unfairly treated, it’s important to listen to them; a fearsome lie can divide us, so we’ve got to always look out for the truth.  This episode touches on themes of injustice and prejudice. Here are a few handy links for parents who want to find out more, or make a donation:   How to Raise Anti-Racist Kids: 20 resources for parents  Em...more

  • What if the lion and the elephant met up to get spaghetti? (w/ M. Dorsett)

    Jun 08 2020

    M. Dorsett, author of The Lion and the Elephant, comes on to read her short story and then give it a What If World ending! Can the Lion, the Elephant, and the Queen learn to get along? Lessons: Learning to get along with different kinds of people can make you happier and more open-minded! To learn more about The Lion and the Elephant, go to chibur.info/books. Use the promo code wiw10 to get 10% off and to get your copy signed by the author, M. Dorsett! This episode first aired September 23, 2019...more

  • What if trees go to school? (Alternia: Part 4)

    Jun 01 2020

    Pixicato and Albatross Zero are off to meet Harriknow, the most knowledgeable being in Alternia. But Harriknow and his Intreenet aren’t as helpful as you might think. Lessons include: Right or wrong, if you feed an idea, it will grow; every good learner needs to be part detective; new experiences and connections are needed to bring new understanding. Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com...more

  • What if there were an evil monster named Kammy? (Alternia: Part 3)

    May 25 2020

    We’re going to find out where Fred the Dog ended up in Alternia, but first, we’ve got to meet Kammy, the ruler of this world! Is she the unfairest of them all?  Lessons include: The world isn’t simply good people and bad, we can be reinvented every day through our actions!  Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If World wherever you listen: link.ch...more

  • Surfin Shout Outs

    May 18 2020

    Randall Radbot hosts this week, and we feature an original song inspired by our fans. Mr. Eric has put out about three months of new episodes, so he thought he’d give himself a little break. Turns out, making a song is a whole lot of work, too!  Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If World wherever you listen: link.chtbl.com/whatifworld! Share questio...more

  • What if Alabaster Zero got fired? (Alternia: Part 2)

    May 11 2020

    While Pixicato searches for Fred the Dog in the land of Alternia, we meet Albatross Zero, a would-be detective who gets paired with a mischievous partner.  Lessons:  Unfairness can spread unseen, unless we learn to look for it; treating yourself and others well is one of the best ways to restore hope in difficult times.  What If World is donating our Patreon earnings for all of April and through mid-May to lafoodbank.org. Get ad-free stories, bonus audio, and help feed some hungry...more

  • What if Pixicato went on a secret mission to find Fred the Dog? (Alternia: Part 1)

    May 04 2020

    We’re really in a mess this week. Will Pixicato be able to find Fred the Dog, or is this just the beginning of a great adventure in the land of… Alternia?  Lessons: Optimism is a wonderful thing, as long as we do not ignore the problems around us.  What If World is donating our Patreon earnings for all of April and through mid-May to lafoodbank.org. Get ad-free stories, bonus audio, and help feed some hungry people. Join our Patreon and get coloring pages for your favorite characters a...more

  • What if Fred the Dog bought the What-If-Mobile?

    Apr 27 2020

    When Mr. Eric goes missing, Ms. Karen and Fred end up telling the story. Can they handle all the questions blasted out by the What-If-Mobile?  Lessons: It’s wonderful to be giving, but giving everything we’ve got won’t leave us enough to stay happy and healthy.  What If World is donating our Patreon earnings for the entire month of April to lafoodbank.org. Join our Patreon to help feed some hungry people, and get Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of...more

  • What if Alabaster Zero got interviewed by Mr. Eric and JFKat?

    Apr 20 2020

    It’s the interview(s) you’ve all been waiting for! Alabaster dishes on his past, JFKat interrupts (a lot), Mr. Eric starts to lose it, and that’s all before our special guest arrives! Lessons: we all want to be taken seriously sometimes, but that shouldn’t mean we always have to act serious; it’s okay to have more than one “favorite,” or even different things you love in different moments! What If World is donating our Patreon earnings for the entire month of April to lafoodbank.org. Get ad-free...more

  • What if Story Pirates came into What If World?

    Apr 13 2020

    Uh-oh, Cthunkle has captured the Story Pirates’ Lee Overtree! Will Lee be able to help Cthunkle with his reading, or will the storyteller be stuck in Cthunkle’s slimy lair forever?  Lessons: read what interests you, just don’t forget to try new things now and then; reading is not a competition, so take your time, be kind to yourself, and enjoy!   Check out Story Pirates for more great stories, and join their free Creator’s Club for exclusive content updated daily for you and your ...more

  • What if there was such a thing as magic shoes? (w/ Scott Cranfield)

    Apr 06 2020

    Author Scott Cranfield brings the Wise Bear to What If World. Can he help Bob the Blob find his confidence, or will it take a pair of magic shoes to make the difference? Lessons include: When seen in a new light, a challenge can turn into an opportunity; confidence is always inside you, but it takes practice to learn how to find it Scott asked us to give a discount offer to our listeners. We’re not making any profit off of this, just trying to help another artist whose release has been affected ...more

  • What if everyone wore the same color clothes? (w/ Niki Smith)

    Mar 30 2020

    Author and illustrator Niki Smith helps Mr. Eric tell a story where a Purple & Green striped horse has to save her school and friend from Ragged the Dragon.  Lessons include: Wearing different colors helps us express ourselves; no one is “supposed” to be mean or nice, but we can always choose to treat other people well.  Check out Niki Smith’s “The Deep and Dark Blue”! You can get your copy at Bookshop to support your local bookstore, or on Amazon.  Join our Patreon for Ad-Fre...more

  • What if dinosaurs were alive today?

    Mar 23 2020

    The episode is a fun story-telling activity, and there’s even a What If Story tossed in as a demonstration.  Lessons include: we are all capable of telling each other fun stories; even the greatest treasure in the world can’t replace all of life’s simple joys.  Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If World wherever you listen: link.chtbl.com/whati...more

  • What if Mr. Eric got sucked into What If World and Cthunkle took him into his lair?

    Mar 16 2020

    Cthunkle seems to think that “social distancing” means shutting himself away for eternity at the bottom of Squid Lake. Can Mr. Eric help him find other ways to have fun? Lessons: When people are worried, it’s more fun to be a helper than a trickster; Washing our hands and keeping them away from our face is a healthy habit year round! This episode talks about social distancing. Our What If World characters do see each other in a small group so that we can answer our kids' questions, but, in the U...more

  • What if clouds were made out of cotton candy? (Naughtibots: Part 2)

    Mar 09 2020

    Barbara Bot teams up with Cleocatra to save our president from the clutches of the chocolate monsters. Could today be the day when magic comes back to What If World?  Lessons include: When there are too many problems to consider all at once, try just focusing on one at a time; Our minds are incredibly powerful, and can make falsehoods appear to be true!  If you haven’t heard episodes 138. What if barbies were real and they lived with evil robots?, and 149. What if magic didn't exist?, ...more

  • What if Mr. Eric wasn't real?

    Mar 02 2020

    Poppa Loo’s News reports from a speeding train where people are turning into elements from the periodic tables! Can he and Mamma Jamma find Mr. Eric and help us get What If World back on track? Lessons include: Researching a problem can help you take the right steps to fix it; in a serious situation, it’s important to keep thinking and observing in order to stay safe.  Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answere...more

  • What if a tree named Harrigo went to eat a chocolate that was talking?

    Feb 24 2020

    What if that knotted old tree you pass by every day was actually a grumpy talking chocolate fanatic? Meet Harrigo, a tree with a real sweet trunk, and the young candy bar who teaches him that being nice is a little harder than just not eating your friends.  This episode originally aired March 13th, 2017.  Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If Wo...more

  • What if clocks were bananas and monkeys ate time?

    Feb 17 2020

    We learn a little bit about Mr. Eric today as he travels back in time. Can he stop the Time Monkey, or will he get stuck in his own past?  Lessons include: Our past helps shape who we are today, even the parts that aren’t so great; big new challenges are always scary, but they can help us learn about ourselves. Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If W...more

  • What if Fred went into a portal to Zombie Land?

    Feb 10 2020

    In his search for the Frog Queen, Fred the Dog the Frog discovers a portal to Zombie Land. Can they help Fred find his way home, or will they only be interested in his BRAINS?! Lessons include: fun opportunities are everywhere, but they’re impossible to find if you don’t leave the house! Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If World wherever you listen: lin...more

  • What if holidays flew onto Mount Everest?

    Feb 03 2020

    Dracomax is sick, but he’s determined to wait until the next holiday to feel better. Trouble is, the holidays have disappeared! JFKat and Patty Pan head off to find the missing days, while Abacus and Lola Rabbit stay behind to help Dracomax feel better. Lessons: We don’t need to wait for the holidays to make us feel better; big feelings are not something to ignore or feel ashamed of Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your questio...more

  • What if Cthunkle did his show "What Is World"?

    Jan 27 2020

    Cthunkle hosts this unusual episode. Could this be the end of What If World? Not if the next president and their new cabinet have anything to do with it! Lessons include: Handling disappointment is a really important skill for kids and grown-ups to practice; it’s important to make your voice heard, even if you don’t get your way. This episode originally aired November 19th, 2018. Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question a...more

  • What if imagination is good?

    Jan 20 2020

    Alabaster Zero, Fred the Frog, and Abacus P. Grumbler are stuck in a swamp next to an erupting volcano. Can they save the people of the swamp even without magic? Lessons include: with imagination and hard work, we can accomplish almost anything; sometimes we all need to be willing to accept help from others. The dangers in our imaginary swamp were inspired by the disastrous bushfires in Australia, as well as the Taal Volcano ash eruption in the Philippines. For our 150th episode we’re encouragin...more

  • What if magic didn't exist?

    Jan 13 2020

    When Abacus P. Grumbler, Fred the Dog, and Alabaster Zero get turned into frogs, it’s really no big deal… until magic ceases to exist! Can they learn to get by as frogs in a world without magic? Lessons include: When you dismiss other people’s concerns, you can land yourself in hot water… or a lava swamp; even when we feel out of control, we can still make our own choices. This episode was part of the Kids Listen New Year’s Sweeps. You can check out great New Year’s themed episodes by our friend...more

  • What if dragons can't fly?

    Jan 06 2020

    Dracomax wakes up one morning to discover that half of each wing has somehow disappeared! Can Lola rabbit help him find answers in the enchanted forest? Lessons include: Most things don’t come back when they’re used up, so we’ve all get to try to reduce, reuse, and recycle as much as possible; imagining how others might be affected by your decisions can help you make better choices. Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your questio...more

  • What if unicorns turned to rocks when they’re shy? (w/ Greg Webb)

    Dec 30 2019

    Emmatrice Widdle Pony Unistony has been shyly hiding as a stone in the woods until Fairien the Fairy Alien (voiced by Greg Webb of Purple Rocket Podcast) comes to take over the worl – ahem – make a new friend. Can Fairien be a good friend and respect Emma’s shyness, or will he forget the whole thing and conquer What If World? Lessons include: safety is about learning the smartest way to try something new; fun can be big and loud or little and quiet, you should try a bit of both; make sure you al...more

  • What if Santa got sick and Kiddoclaus had to deliver Christmas?

    Dec 23 2019

    When Santaphant the Wooly Mammoth gets sick, Fred and JFKat have to save Ifmas with a little help from a flying megalodon. Lessons: Learning about others people’s holidays gives us even more to appreciate; You shouldn’t eat candy you find in the forest ;) Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If World wherever you listen: link.chtbl.com/whatifworld. Share qu...more

  • What if lunchboxes could talk to food? (w/ Craig Martinson)

    Dec 16 2019

    “With your powers combined… with TIGERS!!!” Craig Martinson, creator of the What If World theme, is our special guest this week, and helps us introduce the Tigermon Universe ;) Lesson: All the awesome adventures in the world won’t be very enjoyable if your basic needs aren’t met; creativity is something we can all enjoy at any age! This episode is sponsored by The Purple Rocket Podcast! My friend, Greg Webb, is a wonderful storyteller and he’s offering a guaranteed Shout Out on his show when you...more

  • What if Fred had a pokemon?

    Dec 09 2019

    When a giant snow dragon crashes the holiday school party, everyone is trying to blame everyone else for unleashing the beast! Can you pick out the grains of truth from this collection of tall tales? Lessons: We are not required to hug others, there are many perfectly friendly ways to say hello; The truth can be hard to figure out sometimes, because one event recalled from a new perspective can sound very different! Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a be...more

  • What if jellybeans worked at a grocery store?

    Dec 02 2019

    Meet Mr. Bean and his daughter Julie Bean, who run a little grocery store that brings out the silly in people. But when Jesύs Ironhands the Fire Lion (a character invented by patron Teddy) brings his own brand of “humor” to the store, things start to heat up! Lessons include: humor should feel like a friendly trick, not a personal attack; if you don’t know how to joke with a new friend, joking about yourself first can help break the ice. This episode originally aired April 18th, 2018. Join our P...more

  • What if mermaids turn into robots?

    Nov 25 2019

    Are you ready to meet shape-changing superhero mermaid/robot twins Harponic and Ethantricity? Charlie White of the podcast Just Us Weirdos helps us tell today’s story. Lessons: The water’s always bluer in someone else’s sea; Super powers can’t make you super, but your efforts can! If you want to hear more strange and wonderful superhero stories, check out Charlie White’s podcast,  Just Us Weirdos! Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of...more

  • What if people sneezed pickles?

    Nov 18 2019

    Alabaster Zero has his very first day off. Can he solve the mystery of R&R? Lessons: We all need a balance of work and leisure in our lives; Try not to confuse EASY with FUN, there are many different ways to enjoy your free time, and variety is important! Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If World wherever you listen: link.chtbl.com/whatifworld. Shar...more

  • What if numbers were made out of tangerines?

    Nov 11 2019

    Dracomax has a new friend named just Draco, because she hasn’t discovered her true dragon name yet. Can Dracomax help her figure out who she is? Lessons: We don’t have to be who we’re told to be; Being mean may get you noticed, but it won’t make you happy. This episode is brought to you by The Creeping Hour, a horror anthology series recommended for kids 8-12. Time to creep out! Subscribe to What If World wherever you listen: link.chtbl.com/whatifworld. Share questions via Twitter @whatifworldpo...more

  • What if we stopped having birthdays?

    Nov 04 2019

    Buster Biz-Business gets more than he bargained when he wishes for everyone to stop having birthdays. Everyone keeps getting older, but they still treat he and his sister Babs like babies. Randall Radbot returns as their chilled out babysitter. He's over four hundred years old, so humans of all ages look about the same to him. This episode originally aired February 20th, 2017. Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answ...more

  • What if a witch turned a hamster into a unicorn? (w/ Sarah Zwinklis)

    Oct 28 2019

    Sarah Zwinklis is our special guest for this Halloween special, playing a witch who takes care of a rather troublesome hamster. Lessons: Growing up isn’t just about being big! It takes time to learn all the things we need to go out into the world. If you love Sarah Zwinklis as much as we do, check out ICAN, the International Children’s Arts Network, for non stop classical music and stories from some of your favorite artists, including What If World! Subscribe to What If World wherever you listen...more

  • What if ninjago LEGOs came to life?

    Oct 21 2019

    Abacus P. Grumbler gets to host his own cooking show this week, and the whole Jamma-Loo Family will learn the great secrets of cooking magic… That is, if they can keep Zach’s Ninjagoos under control. Lessons: It’s fun to forget ourselves while playing, but we still need to remember our friends’ feelings; throwing an egg in its shell is painful! Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whati...more

  • What if cats live in outer space and space dogs chase space cats? (w/ Mike Rylander)

    Oct 14 2019

    Mike Rylander joins us, playing a whole slew of characters in a space odyssey you won’t soon forget… and keep an eye out for FREDZORB THE DESTROYER. Lessons: All people deserve to be treated equally; dogs and cats CAN get along ;) Find out more about our special guest, Mike Rylander, actor, improviser, narrator, dad, and cool dude :) Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subs...more

  • What if monsters were real? (Halloween: Part 2)

    Oct 07 2019

    Petey the Pirate & Whendiana Joan finally get their turn to tell a story this week in the conclusion of our Halloween Special from 2017! Lessons include: sharing, patience, and teamwork get better results than show-boating; just because someone looks different doesn't mean they are bad This episode is brought to you by The Creeping Hour, a horror anthology series recommended for kids 8-12. Time to creep out! Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better...more

  • What if barbies were real and they lived with evil robots? (Naughtibots: Part 1)

    Sep 30 2019

    In our season 3 finale, we meet Barbara Bot, Evilicus Max, King of the Naughtibots, and Queen Nice of the Chocolate Monsters… but pay close attention, because names can be deceiving. Lessons: Yes and no are powerful words, and we all have a lot to learn in order to make safe and smart decisions; Saying nice things doesn’t mean you get to ignore other people’s feelings. Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, an...more

  • What if the lion and the elephant met up to get some spaghetti? (w/M. Dorsett)

    Sep 23 2019

    M. Dorsett, author of The Lion and the Elephant, comes on to read her short story and then give it a What If World ending! Can the Lion, the Elephant, and the Queen learn to get along? Lessons: Learning to get along with different kinds of people can make you happier and more open-minded! To learn more about The Lion and the Elephant, go to chibur.info/books. Use the promo code wiw10 to get 10% off, to help support What If World, and to get your copy signed by the author, M. Dorsett! Join our Pa...more

  • What if there was an Escape Room in What If World? (w/Karl Harpur)

    Sep 16 2019

    Kid Town’s greatest villain is on loan this week, and Professor Nasty will stop at nothing to take all the magic out of What If World! Karl Harpur of The Dastardly Deeds of Professor Nasty helps tell a story of daring escapes and talking bones! Lessons: Being careful doesn’t mean avoiding the things we love; a good friend can help face your fears and find your confidence! Find out more about The Dastardly Deeds of Professor Nasty! Website: ProfessorNasty.com; Instagram: @professornastypodcast; F...more

  • What if dogs could turn into zombies? (Halloween: Part 1)

    Sep 09 2019

    Many listeners have asked how Fred first became a maybe-zombie dog in the first place. This Halloween special from 2017 will answer all your questions. Lessons include: some problems are too big to solve alone; being patient is always rewarded… eventually ;) Check out the brand new book, Monstrous: The Lore, Gore, and Science behind Your Favorite Monsters, by Carlyn Beccia. Recommended for kids ages 9-14. Grownups with younger kids should read along with them, as some of the history behind our m...more

  • Labor Day Dance Party!

    Sep 02 2019

    A few of Mr. Eric’s friends are trying to give him a break by recording an episode for him! Will things go wrong pretty much right away? Probably. Lessons: This week’s lesson is sort of tied up with a special surprise in the episode. Can you figure it out? Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If World wherever you listen: link.chtbl.com/whatifworld. Share q...more

  • What if Fred got a disease that made anybody he touched travel back in time? (w/Leilany Figueroa)

    Aug 26 2019

    This week, Leilany Figueroa of the podcast Timestorm joins Alabaster Zero as his new Gumshoe in training. Can they find Fred the Dog, or will they stay lost in time forever? Lessons: We’re all bad at things we’ve never tried before, but we can get better with practice; you’re never too old to learn something new. Leilany is the co-star of Timestorm, a sci-fi audio drama for kids 8-12. If you enjoy her wonderful performance on this show, please check the series and tell them Mr. Eric sent you ;) ...more

  • What if sabretooth tigers could be ninjas?

    Aug 19 2019

    Daisytooth Tiger is the best young ninja in the hideout, until Ninja Girlden shows up! Can they team up to save their teacher, or will their rivalry get the better of them. Lessons include: Our differences can be our strengths if we embrace them; trading insults hurts everyone involved. Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If World wherever you listen: link...more

  • What if a weasel could fly? (Remastered)

    Aug 12 2019

    This week we find ourselves in New What City, where we meet another one of What If World's premiere rodents: Stevie the Weasel! Stevie is trying to fit in among all the other creatures of the city... by learning to fly! Will he figure it out? Will weasels get equal rights? Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If World wherever you listen: link.chtbl.com/wha...more

  • What if mountains could turn into backpacks?

    Aug 05 2019

    In the town of Zombria, all the undead hide their emotions except for Brainless, whose emotions pop off as often as his head! Can he and his frenemy Paulageist learn how to express themselves in a healthy way? Lessons include: Hiding our emotions doesn’t make them go away; remembering our feelings, even the unhappy ones, can help us understand others. Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.co...more

  • What if kids could sleep at school? (w/Secret Agent 23 Skidoo)

    Jul 29 2019

    Mr. Eric teams up with Grammy winning musical artist Secret Agent 23 Skidoo for a story that’s truly a dream come true! Can Zach and Captain Boar learn to fly at Sleepaway Camp, aka Dream School? Lessons include: Having an active day and making healthy choices is the key to a good night’s sleep; being honest about your fears can help you face them Learn more about our special guest, Secret Agent 23 Skidoo, his albums and upcoming shows! Follow him on Facebook @secretagent23skidoo. One of my favo...more

  • What if trees fell over and another one grew back right away?

    Jul 22 2019

    Mamma Jamma is feeling bored by her job and Harrigo is worried when old trees start getting replaced by new ones. Can they help each other handle some big changes? Lessons include: It’s important to acknowledge big changes in your life so you can learn how to deal with them; the only constant… is chocolate ;) Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If World wh...more

  • What if leaves called big armies to fight dragons?

    Jul 15 2019

    When Dracomax doesn’t get his rest, his dragon breath goes haywire. Will he take a nap and have some soup, or will What If World end again?  Lessons include: there’s nothing “tough” about hiding your feelings, being honest about your emotions takes real bravery! Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If World wherever you listen: link.chtbl.com/whatifwor...more

  • What if Abacus' parents came to visit and he turned them both into tomatoes?

    Jul 08 2019

    Have you ever wanted to know what the “P” in Abacus P. Grumbler stands for? You can finally find out in this week’s magical outer-space adventure! Lessons include: It’s okay for boys to be pretty and like pretty things; your family will always lovely you, even if the shape of that family changes. Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If World wherever you li...more

  • What if villagers got treasures when they made mistakes?

    Jul 01 2019

    Zizi and Zach are back! This time, they’re trying to find a place to test out their magical powers. Where better than the Village of Mistake? Wait, I meant where worse? Gosh, we may be making more mistakes than usual this week... Lessons include: It’s important to make mistakes so that you can learn from them; there are some things that aren’t safe to practice without professional adult supervision. Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of ha...more

  • What if Fred the Dog didn't like sticks?

    Jun 24 2019

    What do you think would happen to you if you no longer enjoyed your favorite pastime? Well, for Fred, that pastime is… or was… eating sticks. Can he handle losing his life’s simplest joy? Lessons include: Your favorite pastime can turn into a bad habit if you don’t try other things; it’s okay to indulge sometimes, but try to do it in moderation. Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/what...more

  • What if baseballs and basketballs were alive?

    Jun 17 2019

    Alley-Oop, is a basketball through and through. The only trouble is, she was born looking like a baseball! But when she finds the magic to look like her true self, will her community understand and celebrate Alley-Oop’s transformation? What If World is celebrating Pride with a story about love, identity, and understanding. You can catch a slew of other Pride-themed episodes produced this month as part of the Kids Listen Pride Sweeps by the following shows: Be Calm on Ahway Island, But Why, Circl...more

  • What if rich ghosts were bad at selling cars?

    Jun 10 2019

    Poppa Loo starts a job at Boo Boo’s Used and New Car Emporium. But when butterflies turn to butter, they’ll need more than “cheesy” sales tactics to get through the day. Lessons include: Most people appreciate honesty, even if they don’t always like what they hear; it’s important to like yourself if you want others to like and respect you. Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworl...more

  • What if I had a carnival at my house?

    Jun 03 2019

    Cthunkle is back and trying to invade the real world via a carnival at Drew’s house. But can a What If World story even happen on What Is World? Find out for yourself! This episode originally aired July 17, 2017. Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If World wherever you listen: link.chtbl.com/whatifworld. Share questions via Twitter @whatifworldpod, Facebo...more

  • Bonus: Kids Listen Summer Sampler 2019

    May 27 2019

    Mr. Eric is teaming up with podcasters from across Kids Listen to bring you an hour long episode full of great clips and mini-episodes from some of the best podcasters in the business. Here are some handy links if you want to find out more about Story Spectacular, Noodle Loaf, Book Power for Kids, Little Stories for Tiny People, Be Calm on Ahway Island, Cool Facts About Animals, Circle Round, Good Words, or Girl Tales. If you want to learn about the nonprofit we all volunteer for, check out Kids...more

  • What if all of What If World had identical twins?

    May 20 2019

    When Fred catches a “glowed” (think an especially shiny cold), he starts duplicating everyone in What If World with his magical sneezes!  Lessons include: helping others out can leave them with more time and energy to play with you; taking advantage of others care is not very caring Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If World wherever you listen: lin...more

  • What if eagles wear glasses and eated too much meat? (w/ Mick Sullivan)

    May 13 2019

    Mick Sullivan, host of the popular kids history show The Past and the Curious, helps us tell a totally fictitious tale inspired by actual history… or at least historical speculation. All aboard the Ice Cream Train for a delightful frozen treat!  If you enjoyed Mick Sullivan’s guest appearance, find out more about his new book, The Meathshower, and his history podcast for kids, The Past and the Curious. Lessons include: enjoy your favorite things in moderation; hasty fixes can lead to more p...more

  • What if worms wore pajamas and played with toys?

    May 06 2019

    Winnie Winnie Worm Worm and Leo Riggelo go all the way to Lost Wegas in search of a place where they can play games without being judged.  Lessons include: toys and games don’t have to be designated for girls and boys; playing with new and different kids is an enriching experience for you and for them Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If World where...more

  • What if What If World was not real?

    Apr 29 2019

    Mr. Eric is going to share a little bit of his own story today in an especially whacky story, involving a dungeon caper, a hot balloon, and… the end of What If World?! Or is it the beginning?  Lessons include: sometimes all it takes is a quick distraction to get us off of our screen and out into the real world; “What ifs” can help keep your imagination healthy. Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and m...more

  • What if my lunch lady was an octopus and the sky had a mouth?

    Apr 22 2019

    This Earth Day, Zach and Zizi are on a mission to feed the sky a healthy meal. But can they save the world and still get back to school in time for Pizza Day?  Lessons include: big changes don’t happen overnight, but using your voice can help get things started; junk food makes us feel like junk and healthy food makes us feel healthy, who’da thunk? Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon....more

  • What if kids love chores?

    Apr 15 2019

    Let’s go back in time to meet Alabaster Zero as a little boy. Can he rescue his father, Alabaster Negative One, from the Evil Pirate Robot Ninja Dragon Fortress? Or will this be his last chore?  Lessons include: Being told you are good doesn’t make you good, you’ve got to reach out and be kind to others; we can’t change our past mistakes, but we can learn from them! Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, ...more

  • Bonus: Cool Facts About Unicorns!

    Apr 08 2019

    Instead of airing a rerun this week, we’re sharing an appearance by Abacus P. Grumbler and Mr. Eric on Cool Facts About Animals. Grady, Clara, Theo, and mom Ali are fans of the show, just as I am a long time fan of theirs! They really test Professor Grumbler’s knowledge of unicorns. Do you think they can stump him? Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If Wo...more

  • What if monsters were made of carpet and each step hurted cause the teeth were sticking up?

    Apr 01 2019

    Cthunkle, Squiderella, and Scully think they have to scare chickens in order to get eggs from them. Could there be a better way? Find out in this EXTRA whacky April Fools’ story.  Lessons include: Kindness and cooperation can be a lot more effective than being loud and scary; Messing with technology you don’t understand can be dangerous. Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifw...more

  • What if you travelled back in time to when it rained candy?

    Mar 25 2019

    Dracomax, Abacus, and Mr. Star (voiced by Mr. Eric’s nephew, Teddy) team up to thwart Mr. Business, who wants it to keep raining candy forever! Listen to episode 6, What if it rained candy? for the first part of this story.  Lessons include: If you cannot treat friends (and co-workers) fairly, you might find yourself without any; try to appreciate generosity wherever you find it. Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your quest...more

  • What if Fred licked the Internet?

    Mar 18 2019

    Fred and Pipey-O team up to rebuild the What House… after Fred chewed the whole house to pieces! Will an Internet What House be able to replace the real thing?  Lessons include: Video games cannot replace the real world; if your current approach to a project isn’t working, it might be time to try something else. Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If ...more

  • What if popcorn came to life (plus Hotwheels)?

    Mar 11 2019

    What if World gets fast and furious with this pop-corny tale of daredevil drivers. But what happens when these unsafe drivers learn they can’t just pop back from a new kernel every time they get hurt?  Lessons include: No one is invincible, no matter how tough they talk; reckless behavior can endanger yourself and others Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to...more

  • What if giant rhinocerouses took over Egypt?

    Mar 04 2019

    Let’s learn of Cleocatra’s mysterious past! The young cat is destined to become queen of Ygypt, but the Rhino people are sick of being ruled by cats and lions. Can they learn to live together?  Lessons include: Being nice is more than just behaving politely, you have to actually think about other people’s feelings; there is no way we can prepare for every possible emergency, sometimes you have to stay calm and think on your feet. Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show...more

  • What if pictures turned into movies when you looked at them?

    Feb 25 2019

    It’s Movietines Day and Alabaster Zero didn’t get a single card from his friends, not that the hard-nosed cop wanted mushy cards... At any rate, he’s determined to solve the mystery of the missing cards with his partner Fair Elise. Can you figure out the twist?  Lessons include: you should tell your friends and family how you feel about them, and maybe show them with a nice gesture now and then! This episode originally aired February 12, 2018. Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-O...more

  • A Family Interview!

    Feb 18 2019

    Mamma Jamma, Poppa Loo, Zach, and Zizi are all coming to the studio to answer some of your pressing questions. When every member of the family shines, Poppa Loo starts to feel left out...  Lessons include: Every member of the family has something to contribute; some little moments can be just as special as a grand adventure. Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscrib...more

  • What if when cows mooed, they shot bow and arrows out of their noses?

    Feb 11 2019

    When Collie the Cow takes her human to the market, Ollie has to masquerade as a cow himself in order to fit in. But when a herd of RoBovines arrives, will the fearful cowfolk use their bow and arrow noses?  Lessons include: It’s important to try and think, even when you’re afraid; fear and friendship never make a healthy mix! Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscri...more

  • What if french fries and drinks had war?

    Feb 04 2019

    When Dracomax and Hernosity get lost in the woods, they find themselves embroiled in some fast food politics.  Lessons include: Before making a judgment in an argument, it’s important to hear from both sides; if you dislike someone you don’t know, it might help to learn more about them. Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If World wherever you listen:...more

  • What if phones came alive? (Fur vs. Tech: Part 2)

    Jan 28 2019

    Let’s see What If World’s future, after twelve years of having smartphones! Will the phones take over, or will this somehow end with a hole being ripped in the space-time continuum?  Lessons include: Books and stories are an important part of learning; if you can really listen to others explain their mistakes, you can avoid making those mistakes yourself! Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! p...more

  • What if the fur force crash landed in a wormhole and went to the future? (Fur vs. Tech: Part 1)

    Jan 21 2019

    It’s the Incatible Hulk’s first mission with the Fur Force… only there’s no mission! I guess they’ll just have to jump in a rocket ship!  Lessons include: Technology can be very useful as long as you use it responsibly; there’s so much more to this world than screens! Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If World wherever you listen: link.chtbl.com/wha...more

  • What if an evil wizard turned all the cats into dragons?

    Jan 14 2019

    Doctor Mentory hosts this episode, which takes place on a wild island in the Specific Ocean, where sushi chef lemurs refuse to let lady cats enjoy their all-you-can-eat buffet. Nature is truly astonishing!  Lessons include: Gender should not define our behave or how we treat each other; even traditions need to be updated sometimes, to be more inclusive. Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! pat...more

  • What if tigers lost their stripes?

    Jan 07 2019

    We’re sure as sherbert that you’ll love this original fairy tail, involving a tricky fox, a grumpy tiger, and Zach and Zizi trying out a few fledgling spells.  Lessons include: Some people are creatures of habits, but that doesn’t mean you have to be; you should always consider safety and feelings before playing tricks on your friends Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworl...more

  • What if babysitters sat on babies?

    Dec 31 2018

    Do you remember your first time having a babysitter? Did you wonder what it was going to be like? Zizi, Fair Elise, and Lola the Rabbit let their imaginations get away with them as they try to figure out the mystery. Lessons include: Our fears are often far worse than the reality, talking out your fears with friends is a healthy exercise. This episode originally aired January 28, 2018 Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your quest...more

  • What if puzzles could walk and talk? (Ifmas Puzzle: Part 2)

    Dec 24 2018

    Pixicato and Sprite alright have been turned into a couple of paper puzzle pieces. Can they join together and figure out how to reverse the curse? Or will Wowzer get them?  Lessons include: We can be happy even when things aren’t perfect; changing up your routine is a great way to add some variety and fun to your day. Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to Wh...more

  • What If Pixicato and Sprite Alright went into a dungeon? (Ifmas Puzzle: Part 1)

    Dec 17 2018

    It’s nearly Ifmas, and is Pixicato is about to have her first adventure with her easy-going mother. Can they find their family’s golden puzzle piece, or will Ifmas be ruined?  Lessons include: Even during the holidays, things won’t always be perfect, but it’s important to make the best of what you’ve got! Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If World w...more

  • What if cats turned into Fairies and there was a super hero cat (Purrcy: Part 2)

    Dec 10 2018

    The Fur Force has to stop Toyger from turning the seas pink, but a horde of fairy cats and super cats are in the way. Let’s visit the now-pink beaches of What If World and find out how this two-part episode ends!  Lessons include: Special powers always carry a risk, but feeling special is as simple as finding wonder in the world around you, and all its lovely people. Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered,...more

  • What if JFKat had a friend named Purrcy and when he purred everyone fell asleep? (Purrcy: Part 1)

    Dec 03 2018

    The president has been elected, and it’s time for JFKat to lead the Fur Force… so why’s he dragging his paws?  Lessons include: Figuring out who you are is one of the most exciting parts of life, even if it feels scary sometimes; Super powers might bring short term happiness, but they can’t solve all your problems. Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What ...more

  • What if I was a unicorn and Fred the Dog found my fairy garden?

    Nov 26 2018

    Fred has to figure out the secret to making a dog house fly, or else he’ll be late to his own inauguration! Fortunately a shapeshifting Finn Again and a generous Miracorn are there to help.  Lessons include: It’s important to think hard when making big decisions (and to not let the small decisions slow you down). Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If...more

  • What if Cthunkle did his show "What Is World" and interviewed Mr. Eric?

    Nov 19 2018

    Cthunkle hosts this unusual episode. Could this be the end of What If World? Not if the next president and their new cabinet have anything to do with it!  Lessons include: Handling disappointment is a really important skill for kids and grown-ups to practice; it’s important to make your voice heard, even if you don’t get your way. Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Su...more

  • What if up was down and down was up? (w/Jonathan Messinger)

    Nov 12 2018

    Mr. Eric is joined by Jonathan Messinger, host of The Alien Adventures of Finn Caspian, for What If World’s 100th episode special. Things will get out of this world! At least, they would if only Bee-Bop the Robot can help Chentle Cheetah make a spaceship. Lessons include: Accepting failure and trying again gets you one step closer to success; even very intelligent people (and robots) can be wrong sometimes. Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chan...more

  • What if ninjas and pirates starting fighting over which chair they wanted to sit in?

    Nov 05 2018

    Pirates and ninjas and robots, oh my! Mr. Eric tackles two questions this week, as Ninja Girlden and Petey the Pirate meet for the first time. They’re both so anxious about making a good impression that they end up arguing over a chair!  Lessons include: First impressions are tough, but giving someone a second chance is easy; being possessive can get in the way of fun and play This episode first aired November 19, 2017. Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus au...more

  • How could a chicken fly in the sky and lift all the stuff that he sees?

    Oct 29 2018

    It’s the return of Charlie Chicken (episode 43), as our plucky hero sets out to cure his corn cobb papa of the common huitlacoche (whee-tla-KO-cheh). Will Charlie’s neighbors be willing to help? Lessons include: By helping people outside your inner circle, you can help teach them to do the same; it’s okay to feel frustrated during a disagreement, but lashing out in anger will never change someone’s mind. Disclaimer: huitlacoche looks yucky to some, but makes for a great vegetarian taco! Mr. Eric...more

  • What if unicorns lived in Halloween bushes? (w/Sloan)

    Oct 22 2018

    Mr. Eric is joined by young listener named Sloan who will help him tell a totally improvised Halloween special! Can Sloan the Little Unicorn find JFKat after he is scared out of their spooky house by an unapologetic Skeleton Ghost?  Lessons include: It’s important to express even the less popular feelings, like guilt and fear; it’s easy to forgive others when you’re able to see from their perspective. This week’s episode is part of the Kids Listen Halloween Sweeps! Take minute to check out ...more

  • What if What if World had a presidential debate?

    Oct 15 2018

    The final 6 candidates for president will have to answer your questions if they want to get the job! Unfortunately, Mr. Eric’s never run a debate before… how bad could it be?  Lessons include: Whether you’re a president, or a tiny talking mouse, your ideas and efforts can make a big difference; Everyone needs help sometimes, and leaders need the most help of all! Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and...more

  • What if colors made a civilization and a space monster ate a spaceship?

    Oct 08 2018

    It’s the year 20,018, and Alabaster Infinity has to team up with Dr. Whendiana Joan to find a new galaxy to inhabit. But when their RocCat Ship is set upon by monsters of many colors, can the intrepid crew survive?  Lessons include: it’s fun to have favorite things, as long as it doesn’t close you off to new experiences; however strange someone’s culture may seem, they are probably still capable (and deserving) of great kindness. Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show...more

  • What if I lived in a spooky, scary house? (Remastered)

    Oct 01 2018

    In this slightly scary episode, Mamma Jamma & Poppa Loo join Mr. Eric in the studio to talk about their house hunt. Can Zizi deal handle their new spooky house? Does Zach sleep through the entire episode? (spoiler: yyyup)  Lessons include: in a dangerous or scary place, you should always stick together; try to figure out as much as you can about a situation before jumping to wild conclusions. Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of ...more

  • What if JFKat told the story and Abacus turned everyone into police officers?

    Sep 24 2018

    When JFKat controls everything, even the story itself, will he finally realize that napping 19 hours a day might not be the best way to run a world? Maybe Abacus and Rainokhi the talking rainbow can help him take the hint.  Lessons include: absolute power actually isn’t any fun; sometimes, being responsible means admitting that you need help Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/wha...more

  • What if pianos could talk and stairs turned into houses?

    Sep 17 2018

    Zizi is back to school this week, and has officially achieved the status of “Big Kid.” Will she and Benocerous be able to handle Music class? Hopefully one of them knows how to speak piano…  Lessons include: It can difficult to say what you mean, but keep trying to make your good intentions known; understanding others is hard work, but it can help you make friends and resolve disagreements. Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having...more

  • What if blankets could play and the whole town was a transformer? (with Eric Molinsky)

    Sep 10 2018

    This week, Mr. Eric is joined by Eric Molinsky of Imaginary Worlds, a podcast for adults and teens about all things fantasy and sci-fi. They’ll share the touching tale of Zach’s last adventure with his beloved blanket, Fluffy. Lessons include: toys are meant to be played with, even if they don’t last forever;  saying goodbye to someone doesn’t mean forgetting them. Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, a...more

  • What if donuts came to life and went on a journey to find toppings?

    Sep 03 2018

    The hardest part of making a donut might be picking out its toppings. Why not let the donut pick for itself? Existential crisis, that’s why ;)  Lessons include: You may change your appearance, but people are going to have a hard time liking you until you like yourself; finding your path is difficult for everyone, but it’s okay to accept help along the way. Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! ...more

  • An interview with Fred the dog!

    Aug 27 2018

    Fred is a real life pug mix with an extra long tongue. He’s also leader of the Fur Force and What If World’s most popular character. Let’s find out what makes this dog lick ー err, tick!  Lessons include: Family is family, even if they’re not related to you; rescuing an animal is a big responsibility, but it doesn’t cost a thing to be kind to other creatures Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more!...more

  • What if swim class was in the trees and princesses rescued knights?

    Aug 20 2018

    Larra Legend gets introduced in this ode to Avatar (the show, not the movie). Can the Princess of Penguins and the Princess of Pixies save a knight from the Princess of Pincers? Can Sir Squiggles learn to be grateful for their help?  Lessons include: every person is deserving of respect; admit when you need help and be grateful when you receive it. Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon....more

  • What if I could fly over traffic?

    Aug 13 2018

    Haven’t we all wondered this? Hasn’t everyone in What If World… but wait… most of them can already fly. No way this could be a disaster, unless of course Cthunkle gets involved. He does? Oh forget it.  Lessons include: if everyone refuses to wait their turn, then nobody gets a turn! Patience can be trying, but it can also be an opportunity to entertain yourself in a creative way, or to meet someone new. Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better cha...more

  • What if I jumped on a trampoline and landed on a cloud? (with Jim Weiss)

    Aug 06 2018

    Mr. Eric will be joined by the amazing author and voice actor, Jim Weiss, for a reimagining of the Jack and the Beanstalk, starring a little girl named Amalia, a magic trampoline, and a weather-controlling giant! Lessons include: shutting yourself off from the world won’t make it a better place; not everyone you meet will share your passions, but stick with it and you’re sure to find a welcoming community! And to hear the latest from Jim Weiss, check out The Count of Monte Cristo! Join our Patre...more

  • Bonus: Kids Listen Roadtrip Mixtape - “What if I lived in a world of dominos?”

    Aug 03 2018

    This week, What If World teams up with five other amazing kid-friendly podcasts to bring you a Road Trip Mixtape! You’ll hear from Circle Round, Little Stories for Tiny People, Noodle Loaf, Story Spectacular, and Book Club for Kids. Of course, Mr. Eric will answer a What If Question with a fun roadtrip mini episode, too. Hope you enjoy it! You can catch all our shows on the Kids Listen App or wherever you listen to podcasts. Subscribe to What If World wherever you listen: link.chtbl.com/whatifwo...more

  • What if mommies lasso a dinosaur and give him butterfly kisses?

    Jul 30 2018

    A story for the origins! Go back to a time before Zack was even born, when Mamma Jamma, Papa Loo, and Zizi rented their first house. Sure the house is a blueberry muffin, but surely no one will try to eat it, right?  Lessons include: quick fixes and violent solutions just lead to more problems; real change takes time, effort, and an open mind. Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/w...more

  • What if crabs could dance and super heroes lost their powers? (w/Karen O'Keeffe)

    Jul 23 2018

    Get ready to dance the Crabbarena with Coco Crab, Czarina Ballerina, and all of What If World’s greatest super-heroes. Miss Karen co-hosts another great episode and debuts her Russian accent. Don’t miss this one!  Lessons include: You don’t have to be the best at something to have fun doing it; some people have natural talents, but most of us have to work hard to get good at anything Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your q...more

  • Bonus: Bobby & Miley Pizza Makeliverers (the Song!)

    Jul 20 2018

    Here's a great song by the fabulous Angela Ferrari of Story Spectacular. I can't stop listening to it, and I hope you enjoy it as well. Please check her show for more great jams and stories, and check out Patreon page if you want bonus content like this more often! Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If World wherever you listen: link.chtbl.com/whatifworld...more

  • What if Bobby Robot delivered pizza? (w/ Angela Ferrari)

    Jul 16 2018

    Do you know the story of the Robo-Tortoise and the Rabbot? It’s an old What If World yarn, and Angeli Ferrari of Story Spectacular is going to help retell it! Who will win the Pizza Makelivery Race, Bobby Robot or Miley Rabbot? Lessons include: Strive to add a personal touch and make real connections, and everything you do can be more enjoyable; never underestimate your peers Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answe...more

  • What if fair Elise and Fred the dog climbed up Mount Everest?

    Jul 09 2018

    Lots of new character to meet this week, as Ginger the Loyal and Otis the Aloofest visit What If World and meet Hungry Bungry! Can the misplaced pets get back to What Is World, or will the Oopstone trap them forever?!  Lessons include: good rules are made by people who understand their mistakes, and want to keep you from having to repeat them; pollution is a problem we can only solve together! Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of hav...more

  • What if I could be invisible and lights could shoot?

    Jul 02 2018

    Over 100 years ago, in the Wild What, Dimmer the Elf faces off against InvisiBen the Unsightly Troll. Can the clever elf defeat the unseen threat, even though he doesn’t have any elf super powers?  Lessons include: there’s no super power like practice; one’s imagination is often scarier than the reality; many of the best inventions are built using other great ideas. Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, ...more

  • What if ninja turtles could fly and birds could cry?

    Jun 25 2018

    Uh-oh, a portal got opened to What Is World last week and Cthunkle used it to get back to What If World! Meanwhile, Charlotte Songbird starts feeling less special when she finds out that everyone she meets can fly. Upset, she finds her way to a place where no one deals with their emotions. Could it be another one of Cthunkle’s evil schemes?  Lessons include: constantly comparing yourself to others can make anyone unhappy; no amount of super-powers can teach you to deal with your own emotion...more

  • What if Fair Elise got really frustrated with Alabaster Zero and teleported him to What Is World?

    Jun 18 2018

    When a stray spell from a frustrated fairy flings Alabaster into the real world, he’ll have to finally take responsibility for his own actions! Will he learn to take his job seriously, or will he be stuck at Mr. Eric’s house forever?  Lessons include: thinking you’re good at something isn’t enough, you have to keep working hard in order to improve; when your goofy antics bother your friends, it’s time to give them a rest Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus a...more

  • What if cows could make money from mooing?

    Jun 11 2018

    What If World has its first crush! Well, its moon does anyway. Get ready to meet the Moon Cow Crooners and hear Mr. Eric’s first quasi-Australian accent. Just remember, What If World’s accents are all just a little bit different from What Is World’s ;)  Lessons include: we should own up to our mistakes rather than make silly excuses; picking on someone is not a good way to show you care Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having you...more

  • What if unicorns turned to rocks when they’re shy? (with Greg Webb)

    Jun 04 2018

    Emmatrice Widdle Pony Unistony has been shyly hiding as a stone in the woods until Fairien the Fairy Alien (voiced by Greg Webb of Purple Rocket Podcast) comes to take over the worl – ahem – make a new friend. Can Fairien be a good friend and respect Emma’s shyness, or will he forget the whole thing and conquer What If World? If you enjoyed this week’s story, please check out Greg Webb’s Purple Rocket Podcast! A big thanks to Greg for voicing the character of Fairien. Lessons include: safety is ...more

  • What if mad scientists had to wear diapers and if you wish for something you got it right beside you?

    May 28 2018

    Professor Mooshpants and Dr. Nozetal are some of What If World’s maddest scientists. They also happen to be among the youngest. Can the brilliant baby and precocious puppy work together to free themselves from a maximum security day care? Or will they have to wait until their parents pick them up?!  Lessons include: time flies when you stay engaged and challenged; good friends try out each other’s favorite things and grow in the process! Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on ...more

  • What if parents went to school and kids went to work? (with Rhea Pechter)

    May 21 2018

    Mr. Eric teams up with Rhea Pechter of Little Stories for Tiny People this week. Fair Elise and Pixacato are fed up with work and school, respectively. Good thing it’s Freaky Friday! Can Fair Elise survive a day in ballet school? Can Pixacato solve the mystery of the missing robot brains? Did Alabaster Zero also get Freaky Friday’d, or does the grizzled cop just really love ballet?  Lessons include: both work and school take a special kind of endurance, we should respect each other’s effort...more

  • What if cheetahs could jump the sky and never fall down?

    May 14 2018

    Chentle is the fastest of all the cheetahs, but she also wants to be the best climber of all the ninjas and the best flyer of all the rocket ship houses. Can she be the best at everything, and will she be happy when she leaves everyone else in her dust?  Lessons include: being more talented or privileged than others doesn’t make you better than them; no individual, no matter how exceptional, is better than a community of well-rounded people. Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out...more

  • What if leaves called big armies and the zombie apocalypse happened?

    May 07 2018

    When Dracomax doesn’t get his rest, his dragon breath goes haywire. Will he take a nap and have some soup, or will What If World end again?  Lessons include: there’s nothing “tough” about hiding your feelings, being honest about your emotions takes real bravery! Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If World wherever you listen: link.chtbl.com/whatifwor...more

  • What if there was no moon? (w/ Tumble Science Podcast)

    Apr 30 2018

    Just when What If World got its sun back, the moon goes missing! Thank goodness Mr. Eric will have some help from Lindsay and Marshall from Tumble Science Podcast for Kids to answer this question. Here’s a hint: were-creatures won’t be happy…  Lessons include: if you don’t understand the world around you, it’s harder to affect positive change; being rude to get your way will always have negative consequences. Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a bett...more

  • What if Mr. Eric answered the longest question ever?

    Apr 23 2018

    Our Earth Day special is tying up some loose ends from our April Fool’s special, where the sun got stolen! Too bad all of What If World is SOLAR POWERED… but maybe that’s the least of their troubles. Can Petrina, Abacus, JFKat, and Mr. Mouser get the sun back from the clutches of the not-so-dreaded Phoenix Taco?!  Lessons include: renewable energy is plentiful enough to power a whole world; if you have a caring elder or grandparent in your life, they are deserving of your respect and gratit...more

  • Bonus: The “Corny Wallace” Song

    Apr 19 2018

    In case some of you missed it last week, Mick Sullivan wrote my new favorite song for our Vampirton episode. If it gets stuck in your head like it did mine, check out The Past and the Curious, a history podcast for kids featuring great lessons and more original music by Mick! Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If World wherever you listen: link.chtbl.com/...more

  • What if jellybeans worked at a grocery store?

    Apr 16 2018

    Meet Mr. Bean and his daughter Julie Bean, who run a little grocery store that brings out the silly in people. But when Jesus Ironhands the Fire Lion (a character invented by listener Teddy) brings his own brand of “humor” to the store, things start to heat up!  Lessons include: humor should feel like a friendly trick, not a personal attack; if you don’t know how to joke with a new friend, joking about yourself first can help break the ice. Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out ...more

  • What if Alexander Hamilton were alive as a vampire? (w/Mick Sullivan)

    Apr 09 2018

    Have you heard the latest Oddway hit, Vampirton? It’s a super fresh collabo between Mr. Eric and Mick Sullivan of The Past and the Curious! Okay, okay, it’s not a musical, but stick around to the end of the story... And Lin Manuel Miranda, eat your heart out! 100% kidding, we’re not worthy.  Lessons include: people are easily distracted by cuteness and hilarity, but patience and loyalty are what make lasting friends; you shouldn’t have to imitate others in order to earn approval Join our Pa...more

  • What if phoenixes turned into tacos instead of ashes?

    Apr 02 2018

    In our second April Fool’s special, the Wentbridge Timers go up against the Observatorium Grumblers in the biggest (and only-est) basketball game What If World’s ever seen. Pay attention, because the story might try to play some tricks on Mr. Eric.  Lessons include: everyone loses sometimes, but it’s only a true defeat if you let it be; winning doesn’t make you superior to others Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your quest...more

  • What if ants could dance and people could turn invisible? (with Andrew & Polly)

    Mar 26 2018

    In this insect-creible episode, Mr. Eric teams up with Andrew and Polly of Earsnacks to jam in the garden. Two lonely insects think they’re invisible until they discover a very unusual guitar and the joy of music!  Lessons include: Sometimes grown-ups may be too busy to give you constant attention, but that doesn’t mean you’ve been forgotten; express yourself in a positive way is sure to spread joy and attract the attention of friends with shared interests Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stori...more

  • What if giants could turn into fairies and fairies could turn into giants? (with Sydney Hollis)

    Mar 12 2018

    Improv comedian Sydney Hollis joins Mr. Eric for a 100% improvised story. Let’s take a trip to Wentbridge Academy and see if we can’t bust some giant myths! And after you’ve enjoyed the story, step up your fashion game with Sydney’s unforgettable Straw Couture line ;)  Lessons include: Giants don’t have to be manly and fairies don’t have to be feminine, we should all enjoy and accept each other and try new activities together! Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, b...more

  • What if puppies had laser eyes and could fly?

    Mar 05 2018

    Remember when all you wanted was a flying laser puppy and your mom said “You’ll blow our roof off!” Let’s see if the old adage is true.  Lessons include: parents may seem unfair, but they’ll do anything to protect us; lasers are better off left to make believe Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If World wherever you listen: link.chtbl.com/whatifworld...more

  • What if I did an interview with Abacus P Grumbler?

    Feb 26 2018

    Miss Karen and Mr Eric are moving this week, and we’ve made a very special episode to share with you all! Find out more about Abacus P. Grumbler and see if Mr Eric can survive his magic!  Lessons include: Titles and objects don’t make you what you are, thinking outside the box can get unexpected results Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If World whe...more

  • What if I were raised by dragons? (with Michael Mason)

    Feb 19 2018

    Michael Mason, host of Good Stuff Kids, joins Mr. Eric to help tell an ode to “Elf.” Meet Da Dragon and his daughter Amelia, a little human girl. When she meets her birth father, Ebesneezer, she learns that he and New What City have lost the Dragon Spirit. Can Amelia help them get it back?  Lessons include: When you believe in yourself, you can work wonders Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more!...more

  • What if pictures that you’ve taken in the past turned into movies when you looked at them?

    Feb 12 2018

    It’s Movietines Day and Alabaster Zero didn’t get a single card from his friends, not that the hard-nosed cop wanted mushy cards... At any rate, he’s determined to solve the mystery of the missing cards with his partner Fair Elise. Can you figure out the twist?  Lessons include: you should tell your friends and family how you feel about them, and maybe show them with a nice gesture now and then! Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of h...more

  • What if transformers turned into trees and trees turned into star destroyers?

    Feb 05 2018

    Your favorite talking tree is back! The newly nice Harrigo is gathering friends of all kinds, even talking robots and starships. Sadly, the Autogreens and the Evertrons don’t get along, and Harri gets stuck in the middle.  Lessons include: It’s easy to think of others as bad guys when you’ve never met them; it’s better to speak your mind than to have everyone like you Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered...more

  • What if paper airplanes stayed in the air forever?

    Jan 29 2018

    The Observatorium gets a new student, Parsha Parchment-Paper from the esteemed school of Wentbridge! She’s none too happy with her new, underfunded school, and she let’s Abacus know it. Will the wizard’s paper airplane lesson win her over or will it nearly destroy the school… again…  Lessons include: you can only make new friends if you give them a chance; where you’re from doesn’t make you better or worse than anyone else --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to ma...more

  • What if Abacus and JFKat drank a potion at the same time and switched minds?

    Jan 22 2018

    Two of your favorite characters team up this week… or at least they would if they could learn to get along. After a classic magic milkshake mix-up, the kitty president and hapless wizard will have to learn to listen if they ever want to change back.  Lessons include: you shouldn’t have to mistreat one friend in order to make another happy; good listening doesn’t mean tuning the rest of the world out. Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance...more

  • What if dinosaurs and chickens could turn into anything?

    Jan 15 2018

    Meet Whyla and Guyceratops, two shapechangers that Whendiana meets in the same place… only in two very different times. Can Whendi solve their problems? Can the Learninator overcome his fear of chickens? Can you guess the tricky twist?  Lessons include: You don’t have to pretend to be someone else, it’s important to venture outside of our small communities and learn about different people Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having y...more

  • What if babysitters sat on babies?

    Jan 08 2018

    Do you remember your first time having a babysitter? Did you wonder what it was going to be like? Zizi, Fair Elise, and Lola the Rabbit let their imaginations get away with them as they try to figure out the mystery.  Lessons include: Our fears are often far worse than the reality, talking out your fears with friends is a healthy exercise. Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whati...more

  • What if unicorns and narwhals had jedi sabers for their horns? (Shark Wars: Part 2)

    Jan 01 2018

    This week, we return to a time when the Uni Order sought to quell the Refishtance once and for all. Get ready for another round of bad puns as Mr. Eric takes on one of his favorite subjects, the Shark Wars. (Don’t worry, there are no spoilers.)  Lessons include: Peace without freedom isn’t all that peaceful; our differences are important and with them we can make each other stronger Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your qu...more

  • What if Santa were an elephant and toys could read your mind?

    Dec 18 2017

    Merry Ifmas, everyone! Scully the Squid has had a tough year and isn’t really sure what he wants, so Santaphant gives him a telepathic toy to help figure it out. Will Scully learn to speak his mind?    Lessons include: bottling up your emotions doesn’t gets good results; “boy” and “girl” toys have more in common than you think Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld S...more

  • What if chairs came alive and magicians came from the future and smelled like garbage?

    Dec 11 2017

    In the year 2099, Dinosaur-riding chairs (yes, that’s what we mean) rule over a trash-covered What If World. Can Debrie and Phillth travel back in time and stop the Chaiborgs from taking over?  Lessons include: our actions create a lot of waste we never see; all people deserve equal treatment, regardless of their differences Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscrib...more

  • What if restaurants could move by themselves?

    Dec 04 2017

    Rapunziti, a new Italian restaurant, is just about to open when another restaurant jealously traps her on top of a stone tower. Will the young restaurant ever escape? Or will Chewville forever be robbed of good eats?!  Lessons include: sometimes being a real helper takes a little thought, we all have to grow up and get older, even if we don’t want to --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

  • What if sharks had legs? (Shark Wars: Part 1)

    Nov 27 2017

    Mr. Eric managed to come out of his turkey and pie coma just long enough to post one of his favorite episodes, the story of Shark Wars! Fred the Dog and JFKat will make a quick appearance after the story, so stay tuned. What If World will be back with an all new episode next week!  Lessons include: all creatures have rights, fighting does not solve problems, everyone learns at their own pace. This episode originally aired May 22, 2017 Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the...more

  • What if ninjas and pirates starting fighting over which chair they wanted to sit in?

    Nov 20 2017

    Pirates and ninjas and robots, oh my! Mr. Eric tackles two questions this week, as Ninja Girlden and Petey the Pirate meet for the first time. They’re both so anxious about making a good impression that they end up arguing over a chair!  Lessons include: First impressions are tough, but giving someone a second chance is easy; being possessive can get in the way of fun and play Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question...more

  • What If? The Musical (w/Chris Kerrigan)

    Nov 15 2017

    In What If World's first mini-musical, Mama Jamma, Poppa Loo, Zack and Zizi get sent off into three different fairytales, courtesy of Jenkins, the trickster fairy. Can they learn their lessons and find their way back to each other?  Lessons include: If you have something important to say, don't let yourself be silenced; be careful and use common sense in unfamiliar settings; rudeness seldom gets results Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better cha...more

  • What if the Sorting Hat said random words instead of houses at the start of the year?

    Nov 06 2017

    Long ago in 2001, when Abacus first opened his magical school, many of his students begged to be sorted. But when Abacus conjures a Sorta Hat to do the job, his magic is as unreliable as ever…  Lessons include: labeling people is a recipe for cruelty; grownups and professionals have feelings, too Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If World wherever y...more

  • What if Mr Eric did a two part Halloween special? (Part 2)

    Oct 30 2017

    Petey the Pirate & Whendiana Joan finally get their turn to tell a story this week in the conclusion of our Halloween Special! We're also letting folks know about the Kids Listen App!  Lessons include: sharing, patience, and teamwork get better results than show-boating; just because someone looks different doesn't mean they are bad Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifwo...more

  • What if Mr Eric did a two part Halloween special? (Part 1)

    Oct 23 2017

    For the very first time, Mr. Eric records a story live from What If World! Actually, Cackula does most of the story-telling in the first installment of this two-part episode! Can four different questions help What If World recover from a terrible storm?   Lessons include: some problems are too big to solve alone; being patient is always rewarded… eventually ;) Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, a...more

  • What if people that I touch go stuff and anything that’s not alive that I touch comes alive?

    Oct 16 2017

    The awesome powers of Life and Stuff are in Beastie Boy’s tiny paws this week. How can a boy who makes the best of everything enjoy a whiny toothbrush and singing bed?  Lessons include: good people are more valuable than good stuff; giving a little goes a long way Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If World wherever you listen: link.chtbl.com/whatifw...more

  • What if kids could turn into Strep fighting ninjas?

    Oct 09 2017

    After a tough bout with PANDAS, Jude and his friends shrink down to microscopic size in order to battle Strep on its home turf. Inside a boy's stuffy nose!  Lessons Include: If you want to like yourself, you need to help others; there are always non-violent solutions if you think outside the box (or the nostril) Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If ...more

  • What if the dragon trainer movie were real?

    Oct 02 2017

    Emily, our Review contest winner helps Mr. Eric tell a live guest story. There’s a dragon training contest tonight and Emily really wants to win. The only problem is, she hasn’t trained Nightshadow yet… or even found him.  Lessons include: growing up is meant to take awhile; wouldn’t sports be great if they were about helping others? Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld...more

  • What if grapefruit were alive and wore shirts?

    Sep 11 2017

    What’s eating Gilbert Grapefruit? Hopefully not anyone, though Petey the Pirate might try. But what’s a grapefruit to do in the big wide What If World when it's never left the tree?  Lessons include: figuring yourself out can take time, it’s okay to question Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If World wherever you listen: link.chtbl.com/whatifworld. ...more

  • What if a mermaid named Meriah found a beautiful treasure and became a legend?

    Sep 05 2017

    Meet Meriah Caring, a mermaid who sets out to find a beautiful treasure during the storm of the century. But what happens when you find a treasure and no one else thinks it's beautiful?  Lessons include: the greatest treasures aren't things (they're people); beauty isn't hard to find if you keep an open mind Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If Worl...more

  • What if cats could turn into vampires?

    Aug 28 2017

    Have you ever heard the tale of the Guy Who Cried Vampire? Well, neither has hard-nosed detective Alabaster Zero. Can he and Fair Elise get to the bottom of this vampire mystery? And what's the deal with that cat?  Lessons include: a dream come true may not be all you imagined; your brain is better at solving mysteries than your gut Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld ...more

  • What if a chicken could ride a cloud and Abacus turned me into a lion?

    Aug 21 2017

    When Charlie, Carson, and Farmer Cobb lend a hand to the hapless wizard, Abacus P. Grumbler, he promises them each a magical gift in return. But the old sorcerer can rarely get one spell right, let alone three!  Lessons include: showing kindness to those in need, and accepting changes, even the challenging ones Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If W...more

  • What if marshmallows could talk and the law was humans couldn't eat them?

    Aug 14 2017

    Marsha and Marshall Mallow have finally gotten marshmallow eating outlawed, but New What City is still a long way from Candy Equality. Can the Mallows win over the masses, or is everyone going to be too distracted by their cute voices? Also, there's a Griffin! Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If World wherever you listen: link.chtbl.com/whatifworld...more

  • What if a rabbit laid eggs in a cloud that fell down?

    Aug 07 2017

    This week we're taking a break to rerun one of our FAVORITE stories! Will Rola the Rabbit find her family? This episode originally aired November 20th, 2016. Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If World wherever you listen: link.chtbl.com/whatifworld. Share questions via Twitter @whatifworldpod, Facebook @whatifworldpodcast, Instagram @whatifworldpodc...more

  • What if I had a carnival at my house?

    Jul 31 2017

    Cthunkle is back and trying to invade the real world via a carnival at Drew’s house. But can a What If World story even happen on What IS World? Find out for yourself! Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If World wherever you listen: link.chtbl.com/whatifworld. Share questions via Twitter @whatifworldpod, Facebook @whatifworldpodcast, Instagram @whatifworl...more

  • What if candy was good for you?

    Jul 24 2017

    Remember when Whendiana Joan became a trio of time traveling sisters in order to save the world from a never ending bowl of ice cream? Well, it's a thing that happened, and now Dr. Joan, Miss Whendy, and Ana are back to face another candy crisis! Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If World wherever you listen: link.chtbl.com/whatifworld. Share questions v...more

  • What if ninjas could turn into animals? (w/Teddy)

    Jul 17 2017

    On his first day of Ninjagarten, Teddy thinks he’s already the best ninja ever, but he’s got a lot to learn before he can turn into an animal like his teacher, Good Climber.  Lessons include: it takes time and effort to master a skill; imagination can help you sympathize with others; some learning needs to happen independently Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscr...more

  • What if werewolves were real and everyone had a unicorn as a pet?

    Jul 10 2017

    It's Zack and Zizi's turn to hit the road as they ride their new unicorn pets all the way to Wizarding School. With Abacus P. Grumbled as headmaster, what could possibly go wrong?  Lessons include: unorthodox problem solving can be fun, keeping a pet is a lot of work, giving a little means a lot (especially if you do it regularly) Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Su...more

  • What if cats are rocket ships and you could turn into a polka dot?

    Jul 03 2017

    Trying to beat the heat, Sniff the Cat and his friends decide it would be much cooler to play their big annual baseball game in outer space. But how do you fit a stadium full of fans on a rocket ship the size of a cat?    Lessons include: a quick fix is seldom the best fix; stick together when traveling; “beating the heat” also means thinking about global warming --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

  • What if paw patrol were big and knights were small? (Where is JFKat: Part 2)

    Jun 26 2017

    JFKat has been missing for ten whole episodes! Can Fred the Pug lead the Fur Force to the rescue? Maybe if he gets some big help from some little knights.  Lessons include: face your fears by learning more about them; immigration can be challenging; even grown ups are often afraid Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If World wherever you listen: link....more

  • What if humans found an alien spaceship and houses built themselves?

    Jun 19 2017

    Zack and Zizi investigate a strange new house in their local park, only to learn that it's some kind of thinking spaceship! When space-houses start springing up everywhere, the kids need to call an old friend for help: Peter the Realtor (aka Petey the Pirate).  Lessons include: always let your parents know where you're headed; think about the environment when building; be smart and careful when meeting new people and places Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonu...more

  • What if I could jump through my tv and jump into minecraft world?

    Jun 05 2017

    When Pixicato gets her very first video game, her parents forget to buy her a console to play it on! The young fairy uses her magic to jump into an unfamiliar world, but will she ever be able to jump back out?  Lessons include: try not to get stuck on your screen; make sure to spend quality time with your friends and family; learning a new skill takes patience and curiosity Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question an...more

  • What if snakes had feathers and birds had scales? (w/Karen Marshall)

    May 29 2017

    It’s our very first Guest Story! Ms. Karen (WiW’s editor/producer) and Mr. Eric team up to tell a story about fashion, acceptance… and dragons? When birds and snakes trade feathers and scales, the now cuddly snakes turn into New What City’s hottest new wardrobe accessory.  Lessons include: embrace who you are on the inside; don't take credit for other people's work; fashion trends don’t have to be cruel; try to learn about other cultures wherever you go Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories,...more

  • What if sharks had legs? (Shark Wars: Part 1)

    May 22 2017

    In Mr. Eric’s undersea ode to Star Wars, Luka Seawalker must master the Dorse if he ever wants to bring down the Shellactic Empire and the dreaded Shark-Gator. Get ready for 18 minutes of totally natural puns, impressions, and undersea space noises.  Lessons include: all creatures have rights, fighting does not solve problems, everyone learns at their own pace. Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and m...more

  • What if dolphins could fly?

    May 15 2017

    When the ocean gets too full of trash, Echoana and her dolphin pod take to the skies to search for a new home. What they find is Dollywood, a plastic island inhabited by discarded toys. Can Echoana and the toys work together to find a better home for everyone?  Lessons include: buy less, give more, recycle, and accept your friends’ interests. Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/wh...more

  • What if mirrors could talk back to each other?

    May 08 2017

    Silver and Gold, Thor’s favorite mirrors, are getting tired of watching the God of Thunder check himself out. They decide to play a trick on him and his gullible friend, the Uncredible Ulk. Get ready for case after case of mistaken identity, and that's even before the Brown Recluse shows up!  Lessons include: a fun exercise in listening and identifying,;an example of trickery that challenges your friends without demeaning them. Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, ...more

  • What if elephants were small and could talk and meerkats were big?

    May 01 2017

    Have you ever heard of the famous talking elephant, Del Efante? When he opens his big trunk to tease Meera the Meerkat, she uses a magic bellows to make elephants and meerkats trade sizes! Can the Howvanna survive a mob of massive meerkats? Will Del Efante learn that creatures of all sizes are important?  Lessons include: appreciate your size and what you’re good at; be accepting of creatures of all shapes and sizes Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio,...more

  • What if zombies were kind to people?

    Apr 24 2017

    When the whole family votes to visit Zombria on Spring Break, Papa Loo discovers that Zombies aren't much different from you and me. Of course, he embarrasses himself thoroughly in the process.  Lessons include: cultural sensitivity, being open to new experiences, and learning before judging. Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If World wherever you l...more

  • What if a spotted cat named Sniff ran away so that he could live in a house of candy?

    Apr 17 2017

    Sniff is a full grown cat whose parents won't let him out of the house! But when he flies away on the back of a building-block-bumble-bee, he ends up getting trapped in a house made of candy.  Lessons include: always talk things out with your parents; helping others is part of growing up; healthy eating is important at all ages. Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subs...more

  • What if legos were alive?

    Apr 10 2017

    When the bottom brick of a building block tower decides to shake things up, will their whole toy culture come crashing down? Maybe Daphnedil, the talking wildflower daffodil, can help keep the peace. We apologize for some minor sound issues this week. Mr. Eric really blew it, but he’ll do better next time! Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If World where...more

  • What if my dog could talk and go to school with us? (Where is JFKat: Part 1)

    Apr 03 2017

    In our April Fools episode, the story starts to get away from Mr. Eric, quite literally. Sully gets a new dog, Fred, but their first day at school together gets pretty strange as the story starts playing tricks on the storyteller! Spoiler alert: the very fate of What If World may hang in the balance... Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If World wherever ...more

  • What if there was a summer camp in the clouds?

    Mar 27 2017

    Welcome to The Sky’s the Limit, a summer camp in the clouds. Pixicato is dreading her first sleepaway camp, while Lola the Rabbit has saved her pennies all year in order to get here. Will they be able to find enough common ground to get along? Can Camp Counselor Curt Cumulus keep cloud crowd control? Quite the conundrum! Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What...more

  • What if it snowed even when it was summer?

    Mar 20 2017

    Sneakers, why’d it have to be sneakers? Whendiana Joan is back to solve the mystery of Howswell’s lost alien and its sneaker-powered Snowship. Will the people of Howswell accept their newest resident, or will this snow alien lead the town to disaster? Tune in and find out! Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If World wherever you listen: link.chtbl.com/wha...more

  • What if a tree named Harrigo went to eat a chocolate that was talking?

    Mar 13 2017

    What if that knotted old tree you pass by every day was actually a grumpy talking chocolate fanatic? Meet Harrigo, a tree with a real sweet trunk, and the young candy bar who teaches him that being nice is a little harder than just not eating your friends. Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If World wherever you listen: link.chtbl.com/whatifworld. Share q...more

  • What if superheroes were my friends?

    Mar 06 2017

    ZAP! BLORP! SLOOPH!!! Have you been wondering when the super heroes would show up? Well so has Wondering Woman! She and Hatman join forces this week to rescue Zach from a not-so-perilous day of school. Will their antics fix all his problems or land him in even bigger trouble? Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If World wherever you listen: link.chtbl.com/...more

  • What if a ferret chewed on a cookie in an orchestra?

    Feb 27 2017

    Obsidian the Cat loves and Ferrivarius the Ferret are fellow musicians who just can’t seem to get along. Maybe it’s because they both have such villainous voices. Can a shared love of cookies finally get these do rascal to see eye-to-eye? Find out in this week’s episode! Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If World wherever you listen: link.chtbl.com/whati...more

  • What if we stopped having birthdays?

    Feb 20 2017

    Buster Biz-Business gets more than he bargained when he wishes for everyone to stop having birthdays. Everyone keeps getting older, but they still treat he and his sister Babs like babies. Randall Radbot returns as their chilled out babysitter. He's over four hundred years old, so humans of all ages look about the same to him. Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe t...more

  • What if you could control the wind?

    Feb 13 2017

    When a wild wind wand gets lost in an arctic whatland, it starts making little Snokemon to keep it company. What will Wandy do when the snowy little creatures start battling for no reason? Send them to their Snokeballs without supper? One can only wonder… or just listen to the story! Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If World wherever you listen: link.ch...more

  • Bonus: What if cars could fly? DELETED SCENE!

    Feb 06 2017

    All of “What If World” was getting over a very bad cold this week, so we’re treating you with a deleted scene from last week’s episode, “What if cars could fly?”. Did you want to see Pintopio take on Rover Clemens in a game for the ages? Well so did Mr. Eric, but it made the story just a little too long. Come revisit one of our whackier tales in this very special mini episode! Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answ...more

  • What if cars could fly?

    Jan 30 2017

    Come to Jalopo’s workshop and meet Pintopio, a flying car who wants to be a real baseball player! Will he succeed? Poppa Loo doesn’t seem to think so, but when has he ever been right about anything? Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If World wherever you listen: link.chtbl.com/whatifworld. Share questions via Twitter @whatifworldpod, Facebook @whatifworl...more

  • What if dogs never grew?

    Jan 23 2017

    If you've ever owned a puppy, you've asked yourself this question: what if dogs never grew? When the young Howdy Pooch meets a senior dog at the park and learns about growing up, he decides to dig his way to No No Land and stay a puppy forever! Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If World wherever you listen: link.chtbl.com/whatifworld. Share questions via...more

  • What if somebody wove a tapestry around the sun and nobody could see?

    Jan 16 2017

    The sun's gone missing and Alabaster Zero is on the case! But how do you solve a crime when you can't even see? With help of course! Fair Elise and a friendly Where-wolf will join in as we answer this week's question... Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If World wherever you listen: link.chtbl.com/whatifworld. Share questions via Twitter @whatifworldpod,...more

  • What if trains were never made?

    Jan 09 2017

    Take a ride on the Rex Express this week as we find out how the world might work without any trains. Plus... dinosaurs! We'll meet Q-Rex, a young dinosaur with insatiable curiosity, Pops-Dino, his stubborn dad, and Tara Dactyl, the crotchety old flier who keeps all the other beasts in check.  Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If World wherever you l...more

  • What if kids were nocturnal?

    Dec 19 2016

    Please enjoy this special episode featuring a question from Griffin! What if kids were nocturnal? Zach and Zizi and their parents visit the town of Blerk and find out... Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If World wherever you listen: link.chtbl.com/whatifworld. Share questions via Twitter @whatifworldpod, Facebook @whatifworldpodcast, Instagram @whatifwo...more

  • What if there were a never ending bowl of ice cream?

    Dec 12 2016

    Is it possible to have too much of a good thing? This week's story answers a question that gets straight to the heart of that old query - what if there were a never ending bowl of ice cream??? Join Whendiana Joan, Abacus P Grumbler and the Learninator as they find out! Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If World wherever you listen: link.chtbl.com/whatifw...more

  • What if a weasel could fly?

    Dec 05 2016

    This week we find ourselves in New What City, where we meet another one of What If World's premiere rodents: Stevie the Weasel! Stevie is trying to fit in among all the other creatures of the city... by learning to fly! Will he figure it out? Will weasels get equal rights? Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If World wherever you listen: link.chtbl.com/wha...more

  • What if a rabbit laid eggs in a cloud that fell down?

    Nov 21 2016

    This week we relate the old What If World parable of the Rabbit That Laid Eggs In A Cloud That Fell Down. Will Rola the Rabbit find her family? Will Dontknowhen, the Goblin Minstrel, every pipe down and let Mr. Eric tell the story? There's only one way to find out! Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If World wherever you listen: link.chtbl.com/whatifworld...more

  • What if I turned into a video game?

    Nov 19 2016

    On our very first bonus episode, Captain Keira and her wise-cracking friend, Mr. Mock, get turned into a video game! Can they beat the secret level of Super Spelunkers, or will they keep bickering until the Giant Frog gets them?! Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If World wherever you listen: link.chtbl.com/whatifworld. Share questions via Twitter @whati...more

  • What if Tom Brady came to my house?

    Nov 15 2016

    This week Zach and Zizi get a very special visit from one of What If World's best athletes, Tom Brady! Yes, we're having a little fun with satire as we see Tom Brady try to solve all his problems with football. Maybe he'll even get some help from a teammate... Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If World wherever you listen: link.chtbl.com/whatifworld. Sha...more

  • What if cats ruled the world?

    Nov 07 2016

    This week Kylie asks, what if CATS ruled the world? Find out what happens when Jojo Fluffy Kat gets put in charge! (Plus, we have a visit from Musby Mistaken, who gives us an update on Della and the space fairies!) Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If World wherever you listen: link.chtbl.com/whatifworld. Share questions via Twitter @whatifworldpod, Face...more

  • What if it rained candy?

    Oct 31 2016

    This week Ryan's hitting us with the hard, topical questions (it is Halloween, after all): What if it rained candy??? Candy the Kid - a cowboy made of candy, naturally - joins us to talk about his love of eating candy... and why that isn't creepy in What If World! Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If World wherever you listen: link.chtbl.com/whatifworld....more

  • What if things were floating in outer space?

    Oct 24 2016

    Thanks for the question Della - our fairy friend Fair Elise is here to help us answer it! Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If World wherever you listen: link.chtbl.com/whatifworld. Share questions via Twitter @whatifworldpod, Facebook @whatifworldpodcast, Instagram @whatifworldpodcast, or email whatifworldpodcast@gmail.com What If World is made by Eric ...more

  • What if robots could turn into dragons?

    Oct 17 2016

    Randall Radbot visits the studio to help answer the age old question: "What if robots could turn into dragons?" Thank you so much to Teddy for calling in! Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If World wherever you listen: link.chtbl.com/whatifworld. Share questions via Twitter @whatifworldpod, Facebook @whatifworldpodcast, Instagram @whatifworldpodcast, or ...more

  • What if we moved into a spooky, scary house?

    Oct 10 2016

    In this slightly scary episode, Mamma Jamma & Poppa Loo join Mr. Eric in the studio to talk about their house hunt. Can Zizi deal handle their new spooky house? Does Zach sleep through the entire episode? (spoiler: yyyup)  Lessons include: in a dangerous or scary place, you should always stick together; try to figure out as much as you can about a situation before jumping to wild conclusions. Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of ...more

  • What if I were to turn myself into a hamburger?

    Oct 03 2016

    Welcome back to What if World! In this episode Mr. Eric is joined by his wizard friend Abacus P. Grumbler, who can be a little careless with his magic... Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If World wherever you listen: link.chtbl.com/whatifworld. Share questions via Twitter @whatifworldpod, Facebook @whatifworldpodcast, Instagram @whatifworldpodcast, or e...more

  • What if I had 101 best friends?

    Sep 26 2016

    Welcome to What If World! Each week, Mr. Eric takes a "What if" question from a friend and answers it in the form of a story. His buddy Petey the Pirate joined him for this first episode to help us show how it's done. He's been living it up on the high seas, but he's a little lonely... Join our Patreon for Ad-Free stories, a Shout-Out on the show, bonus audio, a better chance of having your question answered, and more! patreon.com/whatifworld Subscribe to What If World wherever you listen: link....more

  • What If World - Stories for Kids (Trailer)

    Sep 25 2016