CBC Television Network

Odyssey, The

Network: CBC Television Network

Broadcast Run: 1992 to 1994

Broadcast Medium: Television

Aired twice weekly, at various times, from November, 1992 to December, 1994.

This was a half-hour drama for children. It was based on The Jellybean Odyssey, the pilot for the series that saw a young boy [Jay] fall from a tree, go into a coma, and wake up in a cruel place without adults. Jay, with the help of his friends, Donna and Keith, tries to find his father, but they constantly run into opposition from various forces, real and imagined. The series was created by Paul Vitols and Warren Easton and produced in British Columbia. Michael Conway Baker wrote the original score. In 1993, the show won a Gemini award for Best Youth Program or Series.


Illya Woloshyn as Jay Ziegler
Janet Hodgkinson as Valerie Ziegler
Ashley Rodgers as Donna / Alpha
Tony Sampson as Keith / Flash
Andrea Nemeth as Sierra Jones / Medea
James Sherry as Ryan / Rachet

Written by John Corcelli – January, 2006