42 minutes | Feb 27, 2023
Ep 01 Sea 03 Christmas log
In the Season 3 of the Adventures of Nickels and Spud, Episode 1: Christmas Log, Nickels has gone missing with a shuttle craft cabbie on a strange world where he had intended to visit as Santa and bring presents to the orphans. He has kept a detailed account of his experience on a recording device, hoping it would explain everything. He feels abandoned by the others and has grown embittered. But no one knows what has happened to him and are desperately trying to find him despite his current cynicism. Where exactly has Nickels found himself? Is it as hostile as he thinks it might be? Will the others find him in time? What will become of our jolly green hero and the others? Join us for this exciting new episode of the Adventures of Nickels and Spud to find out!!!
50 minutes | May 9, 2022
Ep 25 sea 2 Finding Nicky pt 2
In the Season 2 carryover Series, Nickels and Spud: Shorts from Space Episode 15: Finding Nicky Part Two, Tessa and Celo work together to triangulate on the tracking signal that Tessa put on Em so that they might find her and Nicky. The problem is that the moon on which the cult that took her has quite that hostile environment, and it seems to defy logic. Therefore, Tessa is having a terrible time completing her side of the mission. Meanwhile, Em finds herself smack dab in the heart of the cult's headquarters, and she is about to have a close encounter with the infamous leader--the one simply known as Vin--or from the other members--your majesty. What will happen if Tessa can't get to them in time? Will Em meet up with Nicky, and is there much more going on than meets the eye? Will everyone be recovered and put back in place before Nickels comes home from Parking Lot Land? Will Parking Lot Land survive Nickels?! Join us for this thrill packed episode of the Adventures of Nickels and Spud to find out!!!
33 minutes | Apr 4, 2022
Ep 24 sea 2 Finding Nicky part 1
In the Season 2 carryover Series, Nickels and Spud: Shorts from Space Episode 14: Finding Nicky Part One, Tessa reaches out to Em for a personal favor--one that she does not want the rest of the crew of Recovery Services knowing about. Nicky is missing! Excited about the prospect of having an actual mission that she can be part of and not being the center of it as usual, Em jumps at the chance. Spud, of course, is quite apprehensive, while Nickels is deliberately kept in the dark by the lot of them, who fear that he might go on a rampage, shooting first and asking questions later. They instead send him to Parking Lot Land, which he is so happy about that he can hardly contain his excitement. But why? What is all the secrecy about? How come it involves Em? And why is Tessa so desperate that she would need help from anyone to help her with such a serious matter--let alone the princess? All that can be said about it at this time is that it involves the heart of a mother, and it is breaking. How will all of this play out, and what will it mean for Recovery Services and the universe as we know it? Tune in to this intriguing episode of the Adventures of Nickels and Spud to find out!!!
44 minutes | Mar 2, 2022
Ep 23 sea 2 Em's Circus pt 2
In the Season 2 carryover Series, Nickels and Spud: Shorts from Space Episode 13: Em's Circus Part Two, Spud realizes that Em has vanished from the confines of Ship and that she is likely in peril--once again. After a long discussion and much negotiating (especially with Nickels who proposes that Em, being so clown-like, may have run away to the circus and fit in where she most likely belongs), Spud convinces the others that they must go back to the planet on which the Hodges and Sporalian Circus is performing to save the princess from the hijinks of the clowns. But what will they find when they get there? Are the others right about Em, having been seduced by the nomadic circus culture? Has she really found her true home? And what will this mean for Spud and ultimately for the crew of Recovery Services?! Listen to this hysterical episode of the Adventures of Nickels and Spud to find out!!!
32 minutes | Jan 17, 2022
Ep 22 sea 2 Em's Circus pt 1
In the Season 2 carryover Series, Nickels and Spud: Shorts from Space Episode 12: Em's Circus Part One, Nickels and Ship take a transport job without telling the other members of the crew. And though it seems harmless on the surface, something Russet is certainly excited about, everyone is terrified to spring the news to Em. But why? What terrible news accompanies this particular job that would have them all so worried about Em's response? All that can really be said about it is that everyone has a fear, and Em's is pasty faces with bright red noses and noise makers. What will happen if and when she finds out? How will the crew manage to transport an entire circus to its destination? Is there something sinister amid the entertainers being brought on board? Tune in to this madcapped adventure of Nickels and Spud to find out!
25 minutes | Dec 20, 2021
Ep 21 sea 2 Ship and Em
In the Season 2 carryover Series, Nickels and Spud: Shorts from Space Episode 11: Em and Ship, Nickels and Spud contract an incredibly vile illness--one that is more grotesque than bubbling garbage marinating in freshly spilled sewage, leaving Em in charge--so to speak. And Ship makes it known, loud and clear, that he has no intentions of respecting her as the acting captain. To make matters worse, the job that they have currently taken forces them to navigate through an asteroid field, which is nearly impossible to safely move through. And this says nothing about the cargo that they're picking up. Will this spell out doom for our nomadic adventurers? Will Em and Ship find some kind of common ground on which to tread to help them through it? Will Nickels and Spud ever get better? And what of Russet? Will he be too much to take for the lot of them during these troublesome times?! Tune in to this zany installment of of Nickels and Spud to find out!!!
25 minutes | Oct 4, 2021
Ep 20 sea 2 Customs
In the Season 2 carryover Series, Nickels and Spud: Shorts from Space Episode 10: Customs, the crew of Recovery Services find themselves on a strange outpost world, where they must fill out the proper paperwork in order to pass through that particular sector of space and deliver the goods that they had most recently acquired. Unfortunately, the people of Solaris are absolutely by the book and highly argumentative. Moreover, they are difficult to identify with. Therefore, between Nickels' bad sense of humor and lack of etiquette and Em being so confrontational, this leaves Spud as the only mediator of peace among the lot of them. Can he find a way to smooth things over after things go so quickly south, or will the conflict escalate and result in Recovery Services having their trade license revoked or even worse--all out intergalactic war? What will Spud say that might patch the tension?! Listen to this outrageous episode of Nickels and Spud to find out!!!
56 minutes | Aug 30, 2021
Ep 19 sea 2 Yesterday Land pt 3
In the Season 2 carryover Series, Nickels and Spud: Shorts from Space Episode 9: Yesterday Land pt 3, Nickels, Em and Russet continue to search through the strange world in which they landed--a family friendly theme park which closely resembles those synonymous with southern California amid the 20th Century. They have already acquired wiring from the twister ties that they took while Nickels raided the food pantry. Currently, they are about to sink, as Em sets her sights on the hourly, hoping that it might serve as the perfect insulator. Meanwhile, Spud and Ship scramble to get things functioning enough to escape the earth’s atmosphere and somehow get rid of their unwanted guests. Will the crew of Recovery Services ever reunite? Or will they get found out and captured by the 20th authorities? Will anyone ever talk Nickels into behaving—just once when they leave the proverbial house? How long will I have to keep all of you in suspense? Join us for this edge of your seat installment of Nickels and Spud's mini adventures to find out!!!
52 minutes | Jul 7, 2021
Ep 18 sea 2 Yesterday Land pt 2
In the Season 2 carryover Series, Nickels and Spud: Shorts from Space Episode 8: Yesterday Land pt 2, the crew of Recovery Services continues to explore the strange world in which they landed--a family friendly theme park which closely resembles those synonymous with southern California amid the 20th Century. And while the away team, consisting of Nickels, Em and Russet--posing as park costumed talent, continues to explore, they are assigned the task of scavenging several items that Spud surmises might help them get Ship back off the ground and into space--hopefully back into their own time frame. Meanwhile, some very nosey park representatives begin to sniff around and all but demand to have a word with those left on board--namely Spud and Ship. Will the away team find what they are looking for before Nickels blows their cover? Will Spud be able to keep Ship from anger overload and zapping thousands of vacationers in the process? Will Em keep the turning heads from turning ugly? How will it all play out?! Join us for this fun-filled installment of Nickels and Spud's mini adventures to find out!!!
46 minutes | Jun 2, 2021
Ep 17 sea 2 Happy Hatch Day
In the Season 2 carryover Series, Nickels and Spud: Shorts from Space Episode 7: Happy Hatch Day, the crew of Recovery Services, along with Nicky and Celo, plan a surprise Hatch Day party for Tessa. But they have one problem--Nickels picked out the gift. Horrified by what he selected for his fairer half, the others tread lightly as the big reveal approaches. A woman whose feminine side is about as alien to her as blizzards are to the Congo, do the others have a legitimate reason to be fearful of the Hatch Day girl's would be reaction, or are they overreacting as Nickels says they are? But what will be Tessa's reaction? Will it spell out doom for the lot of them? Or will she actually surprise them? Tune into this hilarious installment of Nickels and Spud's mini adventures to find out!!!
39 minutes | May 17, 2021
Ep 16 sea 2 Yesterday Land Part 1.mp3
In the Season 2 carryover Series, Nickels and Spud: Shorts from Space Episode 6: Yesterday Land pt 1, the crew of Recovery Services had ventured back to earth in the errand of making a delivery to Kingdom of Westgate--without Gillastone, specifically Em's parents knowing of their visit. Just following, their departure, Em experienced a dizzy spell, and then all went weird for Ship and everyone on board. Once they regained their composure, they realize that they are still in a shallow orbit around earth but no longer in their own time. In fact, it looks like they may have skipped to the past approximately 700 years earlier. On top of that, Ship is glitching yet again. They decide to set down in what appears to be a rather large theme park in what was once known as Southern California. But what exactly has happened, and will they find out in time or find themselves permanently marooned somewhere in the past? Join us for this intriguing installment of Nickels and Spud's mini adventures to find out!!!
32 minutes | Apr 20, 2021
Ep 15 Sea 2 Germs
In the Season 2 Carryover Series, Nickels and Spud: Shorts from Space Episode 5: Germs, Spud is trying to wrap up the negotiations with the Jozalite representatives the crew had done a job for so that they might receive a well needed and earned pay day. While on the planet's surface, Nickels, Em and the others encounter a device that Spud has most recently engineered, enabling its user to see germs. It's something that Spud warned Em about, discouraging anyone from using it. But, on a dare, they do, and something goes wrong--terribly wrong. Now, no one trusts one another. They are terrified. They are grossed out. They are germaphobed! Moreover, they have skipped out of orbit and have somehow very large going to crash into them. Will Spud return to Ship in time to put everything straight? What will become of our adventurous heroes? Check out this nail-biting installment of Nickels and Spud's mini adventures to find out!!! !!
18 minutes | Mar 29, 2021
Ep 14 sea 2 Big Trouble With Little Nickels Part 2
In the Season 2 Carryover Series, Nickels and Spud: Shorts from Space Episode 4: Big Trouble with Little Nickels pt 2, Nickels continues to tell his daughter, Nicky about the time he got into some pretty big trouble as a kid; Tessa in forced to confront the beast that tried to swallow her up; and everything comes to a head. But how did it all play out--ultimately. Tune in to the exciting conclusion of this installment of Nickels and Spud's mini adventures to find out!!!!!
22 minutes | Mar 15, 2021
Ep 13 sea 2 Big Trouble With Little Nickels Part 1
In the Season 2 Carryover Series, Nickels and Spud: Shorts from Space Episode 3: Big Trouble with Little Nickels pt 1, Nicky speaks with her dad over the Vid-Com (long range communicator) and tells about how and why she got in trouble with her mom. Sympathetic to her situation, Nickels recalls a time when he too got in a heap of trouble with his parents and shares the story with his daughter. It's about a time when he and Tessa with just about Nicky's age, and Nickels went against the rules laid down by his father and decided to venture out into the wilderness nearby their home on Cretaurus. Tessa, who has always seemingly been there to bail him out of trouble, went after him. But did he listen? Would he listen? Can he listen? And, does his childhood memory have some kind of meaning for Nicky, or is Nickels just doing what Nickels does best--talking about himself? Tune in to this installment of Nickels and Spud's mini adventures to find out!!!
30 minutes | Mar 1, 2021
Ep 12 sea 2 Real Fusion
In the Season 2 Carryover Series, Nickels and Spud: Shorts from Space Episode 2: Real Fusion, Ship informs the crew that he took a job for them as a transport for Real Fusion--an intergalactic musical sensation, which just happens to be Nickels' favorite band of all time. This is an unexpected surprise for Nickels, Spud, the princess and even Russet. But often, rubbing elbows with celebrities isn't all that it's cracked up to be. And for the crew of Recovery Services, save Nickels, the opportunity hasn't just proven to be lackluster, it is proving to be absolutely intolerable! How will it all play out?! Tune in to this installment of Nickels and Spud's mini adventures to find out!!!
24 minutes | Feb 15, 2021
Ep 11 Sea 2 Girls Night Out (Shorts from Space)
In the Season 2 Carryover Series, Nickels and Spud: Shorts from Space Episode 1: Girls Night Out, it's Em's birthday, and she wants to go out and have a good time--without the guys. So, she contacts Tessa, who happens to be in the area, and talks her into joining her for a girls night out at an intergalactic rave known as the Hive. There, the girls get a little more acquainted, find some trouble (or does it find them?) and the two walk away understanding each other on a much more personal note.
81 minutes | Jan 28, 2021
Ep 10 Sea 2 It's a Wonderful Nickels
In Season 2 Episode 10: It's a Wonderful Nickels, Nickels devastates Em by selfishly flushing her Christmas festivities and all the trimmings out into space. Outraged, Em and all the invited guests tell Nickels how rotten he was for doing it, leaving him by himself to contemplate. He ends up falling asleep, wishing he had never hatched and is then visited by three specters that show him how things would have turned out if he had never come into existence... How will he react? Will the others find it in their hearts to forgive him? Will Em find a way to recover the losses and still make the best of the traditions she holds so dear, and will the power of Christmas visit them all during this very special edition of the Adventures of Nickels of Spud? Stay tuned to find out!!!
64 minutes | Jan 5, 2021
Ep 9 Sea 2 Down on the Farm part 2
In Season 2 Episode 9: Down on the Farm pt 2, Nickels and Spud descend into the deep and seemingly unending crevice, in hopes to find Em, who hastily jumped in, to go after Ship so that she could.... well--go! While down there, they encounter some strange things and detect signs of life--other life. They had found no trace of the Carpians, and the robots left behind weren't exactly helpful. And Ship had been driven to his wits end, dealing with the less than dignified Starchians. What will therefore become of Recovery Services?! What will Nickels and Spud encounter in the peculiar hole in the ground? Will they be as Alice, when she dashed after the white rabbit? Will they ever find Em, Ship and the other Starchians again? Will this be their final hurrah? Take a listen and find out in this mad-capped new episode of the ongoing Adventures of Nickels and Spud to find out!!!
49 minutes | Dec 7, 2020
Ep 8 Sea 2 Down on the farm part 1
In Season 2 Episode 8: Down on the Farm, the crew of Recovery Services had broken free of the clutches of the energy beast that had destroyed Spud’s home world and had managed to calm Em down from her little tirade over a very big misunderstanding. Now, as Ship nears the atmosphere of the Carpian outpost, the crew find themselves in trouble once again and thus are forced to set down quickly. Once there, the immediate crew are unable to establish contact with the colonists and so decide to go out and get a closer look, leaving the Starchian refugees in Ship’s care while they away. They, at first, find nothing but the abandoned buildings. But they are not alone—not by a long shot. What did happen to the Carpian colonists? Will this strange wasteland prove to be amiable or hostile? What will Ship do, babysitting a large group of Starchians while the others are away? Take a listen and find out in this intriguing new episode of the ongoing Adventures of Nickels and Spud to find out!!!
60 minutes | Nov 2, 2020
Ep 7 Sea 2 2s Company 3s a Bit Awkward But 24.mp3
In Season 2 Episode 7: 2's Company, 3's a Bit Crowded, but 24?!, the crew of Recovery Services desperately attempt to escape the clutches of the energy beast that had previously destroyed Spud's homeworld and countless others beforehand before it makes a morgue out of Ship. Of course, Spud is still processing the fact that he was responsible for having brought the inferno monster their in the first place. Now, as the crew learns how to work together, especially in the time of a crisis, Ship discovers something incredible amid the icy debris of what was once called Tato. But what is it? Why won't anyone listen to him? What will his discovery mean for the future of the company, and how will it impact the would be romance blooming between Spud and the fair princess? And will they ever make any money--ever?! Join us for this shocking yet hilarious episode of the ongoing Adventures of Nickels and Spud to find out!