7: Electric Christmas

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Essential Facts:
Writer: Steve Stiles
Director: Robert Vernon & Steve Stiles
Scripture reference: John 3:16; Luke 12:15; Ephesians 2:8
Theme: The true meaning of Christmas: Jesus's birth

Important Characters:
Dylan Taylor, Jesse Taylor, Mr. Taylor, Mrs. Taylor, Doug Harding, Whit, Matt Williamson, Eugene Meltsner, Mrs. Eleyln Harcourt, Mrs. Wilkins


"Christmas is coming, and Dylan is dreaming and scheming about how to get an XR-7 bicycle. What he actually gets is the ride, and lesson, of his life in one wild trip that helps him and the entire Odyssey gang understand the true meaning of Christmas. 30 minutes." -- From CBD

"Bright Lights, Big Blessing

Sparks fly when Dylan and his scheming neighbor, Doug, both enter Odyssey's holiday yard-decorating contest. As the competition heats up, Dylan is reminded of the real reason for the season in Electric Christmas." -- From FOTF


Rating: 2 1/2 stars


This video features a special "Christmas" version of the Adventures in Odyssey theme.

This was the last video to feature Sherman, Dylan's dog.


Order from FOTF
Order from CBD
Order from Tommy Nelson

Full Credits:

Executive Producer: Stephen Stiles & Rolf Zettersten
Associate Producer: David W. King & Les Shaw
Music: John Campbell
Writer: Stephen Stiles
Animation Directed and Produced by Mike Joen and Ken C. Johnson
Produced and Directed by Robert Vernon and Stephen Stiles

Story by Robert Vernon
Based on the "Adventures in Odyssey" audio series, created by Phil Lollar, Steve Harris
Creative Consultants: Chuck Bolte, Paul McCusker
Character Voices: Jack Lester, Will Ryan, Victor DiMattia, Janna Michaels, Phil Lollar, June Foray, Jeremy Linson, Justin Garmes, Rozlyn Robertson
Animation Directors:  T. W. Yocum, Don Craig, Graham Falk, Rebecca Greenwood
Storyboard Artists: Mike Bennett, Eric Fredrickson, Dan Fausett
Character Designs: Len Smith, Tom Owen
Prop Design: David Rodriguez
Color Key: Allyn Conley
Background Layouts: Lorenzo Martinez, Bob Smith, Jennifer Yuan, David Gardner
Background Keys: Gary Eggleston, Jane Nussbaum
Film Editing & Track Reading: "Toon Tracks", Charlie King
Negative Cutting: West Coast Editorial
Telecine Colorist: Michael Underwood
Overseas Animation by Hanho Production Company
Computer Title Sequence: Vision Art & Animation, Visual Approach
Audio Post Production: Larson Sound Center
Re-recording Mixers: Doug Grey, Anthony Costantini
Supervising Sound Editor: Eric Norris
Production Coordinator: Jeffrey Learned
Production Assistant: Susan Dudley
Production Secretary: Joy Klopfenstein
Special Thanks to: Mark Morgan and Angel Tree, A Ministry of Prison Fellowship
Animation Produced by Mike Joens Productions, Inc.
Distributed by Word, Inc.
In Memory of Hal Smith