The town of Splendid, West Virginia has a higher than average number of kid superheroes, giant bugs, time travelling teens, and much more bizarre activity. Professor Theo's Mystery Lab on the campus of Splendid University is somehow at the heart of it all. Though he doesn't like to divulge all his secrets, the Professor does enjoy sharing his hometown bedtime stories, sure to delight the young, imaginative one in your life.
Written by Jonathan Joy, based on his newspaper column of stories for kids, this is a 10-15 minute podcast, updated weekly, rich in fun, playful tales.
If you've ever dreamed of being three inches tall or of being a character in a well read book or of being a tween superhero at McFly Middle School, this episode is for you. The first in a trilogy of episodes that introduce listeners to five new kid superheroes from McFly, West Virginia, nearby Splendid.
Dozens of the Mystery Lab’s favorite characters converge on this episode, as the heroic friends of Splendid must band together when a load of super-villains break out of Splendid Prison. It’s a tale years in the making.
Tiny Mike, Big Sheila, and El Truco have Super Duper Dude and Super Duper Dudette in a tight spot. Who will prevail? Good battles evil and the future of Super Duper Town is at stake in this exciting conclusion to last week’s episode.
The Kid Superheroes fly to Mt. Everest in search of The Blizz and to take away the source of his evil power. Kid Superhero Buck Travers narrates this episode, which picks up where Episode #65: Snow Much Fun left off.
Children of Splendid rejoice when snow closes school one Tuesday in January. Their celebration is cut short, though, when The Blizz comes to town. The Kid Superheroes return in this icy, action-packed adventure.
Theo introduces the listener to his wife’s Pretties Emporium in downtown Splendid, shares a tale of the villainous Time Bandit, and brings together many of the town’s favorite animal characters in this supersized episode. Happy New Year!
The new 4th grade reading and writing substitute teacher at Splendid Elementary, Mr. S, has a menacing command over his classroom. When the regular teacher, Mr. Young, doesn’t return after several days, Kid Superheroes Buck Travers, Mandy Magic, and Robert Robertson decide to investigate. What they find will shock you.
The further adventures of Turk and Pork Chop. While Episode 9 featured the first two tales in the Turk and Pork Chop trilogy, this year’s update includes the third and final story in their series.
Professor Theo shares his list of thankful things, as well, just in time for Thanksgiving.
After a successful year as second grade class President, Janet Jones had no desire to run for another term in third grade. That all changed when a scandal broke out regarding third grade President David Payne. Stay tuned to Professor Theo for all the breaking news surrounding Splendid Elementary politics.
This week's episode also features an update on the ever changing Theory X series.
Professor Theo shares Halloween editions of the Kid Detectives and Those Time Travelling Teens. The former group build a Monster Catch to help solve a case, while the latter foursome travels back in time to grab special items to enhance their Halloween costumes.
Halloween is near, which means the Splendid Candy Shop is hopping with business. This fall season is different, though, for this year the store’s candy treats decide to rebel. Also, Professor Theo shares a bit of Mr. X’s background.
Something dangerous lurks in the wetland between Splendid Elementary and the old, abandoned uranium enrichment plant. Many Mystery Lab favorites band together in a crossover episode full of twists and turns.
When Chris goes missing in space, it's Natalie and Marsha to the rescue in Professor Theo's 7th Kid Space Force tale. Also, the 3rd chapter of the Underground Kid Explorers saga has a surprise in store for listeners.
The 40th episode of The Mystery Lab is here, and it’s also the 7th episode to feature everybody’s favorite techies – Tanner and Max. These quantum leaping computer whiz kids are suddenly trapped in the games that make up the mini-arcade at the Mega Mega Mart. At least they are far from the grips of the villainous Mr. X. Or are they?
Meet the Kid Explorers, as they traverse mysterious underground tunnels, and make their way through the forest near Splendid University. Beware The Dark, and a giant on the hunt for a lost magical staff.
Computer whiz kids Tanner and Max have been located. Catch up on their adventures inside the gaming world, as they leap from one video game to another, intent on saving all technology from the villainous Mr. X.
Help bring Lazlo and Lucy Bluebox back together again. Also, the McFly Middle School Science Club is at it again, its time travelling teenage members hopping all through the past. Part one of a new three part T4 series is the anchor of this week’s episode.