What If World - Stories for Kids

"What If World - Stories for Kids" Podcast
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? Join Abacus P Grumbler, Randall Radbot, and Whendiana Joan as they help Mr. Eric tell wacky stories inspired by your questions! Call to leave a voicemail at 205-605-WHAT and be featured on the show. More at www.whatifworldpodcast.com

Season: 1 Episode: 1
Each week, Mr. Eric takes a "What if" question from a friend and answers it in the form of a story.

Season: 1 Episode: 2
In this episode Mr. Eric is joined by his wizard friend Abacus P. Grumbler, who can be a little careless with his magic...

Season: 1 Episode: 3
This week Mamma Jamma & Poppa Loo join Mr. Eric in the studio to talk about their house hunt.

Season: 1 Episode: 4
Episode 4: What if robots could turn into dragons?

Season: 1 Episode: 5
Thanks for the question Della - our fairy friend Fair Elise is here to help us answer it!

Season: 1 Episode: 6
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!

Season: 1 Episode: 7
Find out what happens when Jojo Fluffy Kat gets put in charge!

Season: 1 Episode: 8
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...

Season: 1 Episode: 9
On our very first bonus episode, Captain Keira and her wise-cracking friend, Mr. Mock, get turned into a video game!

Season: 1 Episode: 10
This week we relate the old What If World parable of the Rabbit That Laid Eggs In A Cloud That Fell Down.

Season: 1 Episode: 11
This week we find ourselves in New What City, where we meet another one of What If World's premiere rodents: Stevie the Weasel!

Season: 1 Episode: 12
Join Whendiana Joan, Abacus P Grumbler and the Learninator as they find out!

Season: 1 Episode: 13
What if kids were nocturnal? Zach and Zizi and their parents visit the town of Blerk and find out...

Season: 1 Episode: 14
Take a ride on the Rex Express this week as we find out how the world might work without any trains. Plus... dinosaurs!

Season: 1 Episode: 15
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?

Season: 1 Episode: 16
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!

Season: 1 Episode: 17
Come to Jalopo’s workshop and meet Pintopio, a flying car who wants to be a real baseball player!

Season: 1 Episode: 17
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.

Season: 1 Episode: 18
When a wild wind wand gets lost in an arctic whatland, it starts making little Snokemon to keep it company.

Season: 1 Episode: 19
Buster Biz-Business gets more than he bargained when he wishes for everyone to stop having birthdays.

Season: 1 Episode: 20
Obsidian the Cat and Ferrivarius the Ferret are fellow musicians who just can’t seem to get along.

Season: 1 Episode: 21
ZAP! BLORP! SLOOPH!!! Have you been wondering when the super heroes would show up?

Season: 1 Episode: 22
What if that knotted old tree you pass by every day was actually a grumpy talking chocolate fanatic?

Season: 1 Episode: 23
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.

Season: 1 Episode: 24
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.

Season: 1 Episode: 25
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!

Season: 1 Episode: 26
When the bottom brick of a building block tower decides to shape things up, will their whole toy culture come crashing down?

Season: 1 Episode: 27
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.

Season: 1 Episode: 28
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.

Season: 1 Episode: 29
Have you ever heard of the famous talking elephant, Del Efante?

Season: 1 Episode: 30
Silver and Gold, Thor’s favorite mirrors, are getting tired of watching the God of Thunder check himself out.

Season: 1 Episode: 31
When the ocean gets too full of trash, Echoana and her dolphin pod take to the skies to search for a new home.

Season: 1 Episode: 32
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.

Season: 1 Episode: 33
It’s our very first Guest Story! Miss Karen (WiW’s editor/producer) and Mr. Eric team up to tell a story about fashion, acceptance… and dragons?

Season: 1 Episode: 34
When Pixiecato gets her very first video game, her parents forget to buy her a console to play it on!

Season: 1 Episode: 35
Zack and Zizi investigate a strange new house in their local park, only to learn that it's some kind of thinking spaceship!

Season: 1 Episode: 36
Can Fred the Pug lead the Fur Force to the rescue? Maybe if he gets some big help from some little knights.

Season: 1 Episode: 37
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.

Season: 1 Episode: 38
It's Zack and Zizi's turn to hit the road as they ride their new unicorn pets all the way to Wizarding School.

Season: 1 Episode: 39
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.

Season: 1 Episode: 40
Dr. Joan, Miss Whendy, and Ana are back to face another candy crisis!

Season: 1 Episode: 41
Cthunkle is back and trying to invade the real world via a carnival at Drew’s house.

Season: 1 Episode: 10
Will Rola the Rabbit find her family?

Season: 1 Episode: 42
Marsha and Marshall Mallow have finally gotten marshmallow eating outlawed, but New What City is still a long way from Candy Equality.

Season: 1 Episode: 43
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.

Season: 1 Episode: 44
Have you ever heard the tale of the Guy Who Cried Vampire?

Season: 1 Episode: 45
Meet Meriah Caring, a mermaid who sets out to find a beautiful treasure during the storm of the century.

Season: 1 Episode: 46
What's eating Gilbert Grapefruit?

Season: 2 Episode: 47
Emily, our Review contest winner helps Mr. Eric tell a live guest story.

Season: 2 Episode: 48
After a tough bout with PANDAS, Jude and his friends shrink down to microscopic size in order to battle Strep on its home turf.

Season: 2 Episode: 49
The awesome powers of Life and Stuff are in Beastie Boy’s tiny paws this week.

Season: 2 Episode: 50
For the very first time, Mr. Eric records a story live from What If World!

Season: 2 Episode: 51
Petey the Pirate & Whendiana Joan finally get their turn to tell a story this week in the conclusion of our Halloween Special!

Season: 2 Episode: 52
Long ago in 2001, when Abacus first opened his magical school, many of his students begged to be sorted.

Season: 2 Episode: 53
It's What If World's very first musical episode!

Season: 1 Episode: 54
Pirates and ninjas and robots, oh my!

Season: 2 Episode: 32
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!

Season: 2 Episode: 55
The tale of Rapunziti

Season: 2 Episode: 56
In the year 2099, Dinosaur-riding chairs (yes, that’s what we mean) rule over a trash-covered What If World.

Season: 2 Episode: 57
Merry Ifmas, everyone!

Season: 2 Episode: 58
This week, we return to a time when the Uni Order sought to quell the Refishtance once and for all.

Season: 2 Episode: 59
Do you remember your first time having a babysitter?

Season: 2 Episode: 60
Meet Whyla and Guyceratops, two shapechangers that Whendiana meets in the same place… only in two very different times.

Season: 2 Episode: 61
Two of your favorite characters team up this week…

Season: 2 Episode: 62
The Observatorium gets a new student.

Season: 2 Episode: 64
It’s Movietines Day and Alabaster Zero didn’t get a single card from his friends.

Season: 2 Episode: 65
Michael Mason, host of Good Stuff Kids, joins Mr. Eric to help tell an ode to “Elf.”

Season: 2 Episode: 66
Find out more about Abacus P. Grumbler and see if Mr Eric can survive his magic!

Season: 2 Episode: 67
Remember when all you wanted was a flying laser puppy and your mom said “You’ll blow our roof off!”

Season: 2 Episode: 68
Improv comedian Sydney Hollis joins Mr. Eric for a 100% improvised story.

Season: 2 Episode: 69
Mr. Eric teams up with Andrew and Polly of Earsnacks to jam in the garden.

Season: 2 Episode: 70
Our second April Fool’s special

Season: 2 Episode: 71
Have you heard the latest Oddway hit, Vampirton?

Season: 2 Episode: 72
Meet Mr. Bean and his daughter Julie Bean.

Season: 2 Episode: 71
It's no Hamilton but...

Season: 2 Episode: 73
Our Earth Day special

Season: 2 Episode: 74
Featuring special guests Tumble Science Podcast for Kids!

Season: 2 Episode: 75
When Dracomax doesn’t get his rest, his dragon breath goes haywire.

Season: 2 Episode: 76
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.

Season: 2 Episode: 77
Fair Elise and Pixacato are fed up with work and school, respectively.

Season: 2 Episode: 78
Professor Mooshpants and Dr. Nozetal are some of What If World’s maddest scientists. They also happen to be among the youngest.

Season: 2 Episode: 79
Emmatrice Widdle Pony Unistony has been shyly hiding as a stone in the woods until Fairien the Fairy Alien comes to take over the worl – ahem – make a new friend.

Season: 2 Episode: 81
A stray spell from a frustrated fairy flings Alabaster into the real world

Season: 2 Episode: 82
Uh-oh, a portal got opened to What Is World last week and Cthunkle used it to get back to What If World!

Season: 2 Episode: 83
Over 100 years ago, in the Wild What, Dimmer the Elf faces off against InvisiBen the Unsightly Troll.

Season: 2 Episode: 84
Ginger the Loyal and Otis the Aloofest visit What If World and meet Hungry Bungry!

Season: 2 Episode: 85
Do you know the story of the Robo-Tortoise and the Rabbot?

Season: 2 Episode: 85
A special bonus song!

Season: 2 Episode: 86
Get ready to dance the Crabbarena with Coco Crab, Czarina Ballerina, and all of What If World’s greatest super-heroes.

Season: 2 Episode: 87
Go back to a time before Zack was even born, when Mamma Jamma, Papa Loo, and Zizi rented their first house.

Season: 2 Episode: 87
This week, What If World teams up with five other amazing kid-friendly podcasts to bring you a Road Trip Mixtape!

Season: 2 Episode: 88
Mr. Eric will be joined by the amazing author and voice actor, Jim Weiss, for a reimagining of the Jack and the Beanstalk

Season: 2 Episode: 89
No way this could be a disaster, unless of course Cthunkle gets involved. He does? Oh forget it.

Season: 2 Episode: 90
Larra Legend gets introduced in this ode to Avatar (the show, not the movie).

Season: 2 Episode: 91
Let’s find out what makes this dog lick ー err, tick!

Season: 2 Episode: 92
The hardest part of making a donut might be picking out its toppings. Why not let the donut pick for itself?

Season: 2 Episode: 93
Mr. Eric is joined by Eric Molinsky of Imaginary Worlds, a podcast for adults and teens about all things fantasy and sci-fi.

Season: 2 Episode: 94
Zizi is back to school this week, and has officially achieved the status of “Big Kid.”

Season: 2 Episode: 95
Will JFKat finally realize that napping 19 hours a day might not be the best way to run a world?

Season: 2 Episode: 3
In this slightly scary episode, Mamma Jamma & Poppa Loo join Mr. Eric in the studio to talk about their house hunt.

Season: 2 Episode: 96
It’s the year 20,018, and Alabaster Infinity has to team up with Dr. Whendiana Joan to find a new galaxy to inhabit.

Season: 3 Episode: 97
The final 6 candidates for president will have to answer your questions if they want to get the job!

Season: 3 Episode: 98
Mr. Eric is joined by young listener named Sloan who will help him tell a totally improvised Halloween special!

Season: 3 Episode: 99
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).

Season: 3 Episode: 54
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.

Season: 3 Episode: 100
Mr. Eric is joined by Jonathan Messinger, host of The Alien Adventures of Finn Caspian, for What If World’s 100th episode special.

Season: 3 Episode: 101
Could this be the end of What If World? Not if the next president and their new cabinet have anything to do with it!

Season: 3 Episode: 102
Fred has to figure out the secret to making a dog house fly, or else he’ll be late to his own inauguration!

Season: 3 Episode: 103
The president has been elected, and it’s time for JFKat to lead the Fur Force… so why’s he dragging his paws?

Season: 3 Episode: 104
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.

Season: 3 Episode: 105
It’s nearly Ifmas, and is Pixicato is about to have her first adventure with her easy-going mother.

Season: 3 Episode: 106
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

Season: 3 Episode: 59
Zizi, Fair Elise, and Lola the Rabbit let their imaginations get away with them as they try to figure out a mystery.

Season: 3 Episode: 107
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.

Season: 3 Episode: 108
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.

Season: 3 Episode: 109
It’s the Incatible Hulk’s first mission with the Fur Force… only there’s no mission!

Season: 3 Episode: 110
Let’s see What If World’s future, after twelve years of having smartphones!

Season: 3 Episode: 111
When Dracomax and Hernosity get lost in the woods, they find themselves embroiled in some fast food politics.

Season: 3 Episode: 112
When Collie the Cow takes her human to the market, Ollie has to masquerade as a cow himself in order to fit in.

Season: 3 Episode: 113
Mamma Jamma, Poppa Loo, Zach, and Zizi are all coming to the studio to answer some of your pressing questions.

Season: 3 Episode: 64
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...

Season: 3 Episode: 114
Let’s learn about Cleocatra’s mysterious past!

Season: 3 Episode: 115
What if World gets fast and furious with this pop-corny tale of daredevil drivers.

Season: 3 Episode: 116
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?

Season: 3 Episode: 117
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!

Season: 3 Episode: 118
Cthunkle, Squiderella, and Scully think they have to scare chickens in order to get eggs from them. Could there be a better way?

Season: 3 Episode: 118
We’re sharing an appearance by Abacus P. Grumbler and Mr. Eric on Cool Facts About Animals!

Season: 3 Episode: 119
Can Alabaster rescue his father, from the Evil Pirate Robot Ninja Dragon Fortress? Or will this be his last chore?

Season: 3 Episode: 120
This Earth Day, Zach and Zizi are on a mission to feed the sky a healthy meal.

Season: 3 Episode: 121
Mr. Eric is going to share a little bit of his own story today!

Season: 3 Episode: 122
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.

Season: 3 Episode: 123
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…

Season: 3 Episode: 124
Fred starts duplicating everyone in What If World with his magical sneezes!

Season: 3 Episode: 124
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!

Season: 3 Episode: 41
Cthunkle is back and trying to invade the real world via a carnival at Drew’s house.

Season: 3 Episode: 125
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.

Alley-Oop, is a basketball through and through. The only trouble is, she was born looking like a baseball!

Season: 3 Episode: 127
What do you think would happen to you if you no longer enjoyed your favorite pastime?

Season: 3 Episode: 128
Zizi and Zach are back! This time, they’re trying to find a place to test out their magical powers.

Season: 3 Episode: 129
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!

Season: 3 Episode: 75
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?

Season: 3 Episode: 130
Mamma Jamma is feeling bored by her job and Harrigo is worried when old trees start getting replaced by new ones.

Season: 3 Episode: 131
Mr. Eric teams up with Grammy winning musical artist Secret Agent 23 Skidoo for a story that’s truly a dream come true!

Season: 3 Episode: 132
In the town of Zombria, all the undead hide their emotions except for Brainless, whose emotions pop off as often as his head!

Season: 3 Episode: 11
This week we find ourselves in New What City, where we meet another one of What If World's premiere rodents: Stevie the Weasel!

Season: 3 Episode: 133
Daisytooth Tiger is the best young ninja in the hideout, until Ninja Girlden shows up!

Season: 3 Episode: 134
This week, Leilany Figueroa of the podcast Timestorm joins Alabaster Zero as his new Gumshoe in training.

Season: 3 Episode: 135
A few of Mr. Eric’s friends are trying to give him a break by recording an episode for him!

Season: 3 Episode: 50
Many listeners have asked how Fred first became a maybe-zombie dog in the first place...

Season: 3 Episode: 136
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!

Season: 3 Episode: 137
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!

Season: 3 Episode: 138
In our season 3 finale, we meet Barbara Bot, Evilicus Max, King of the Naughtibots, and Queen Nice of the Chocolate Monsters.

Season: 4 Episode: 51
Petey the Pirate & Whendiana Joan finally get their turn to tell a story this week in the conclusion of our Halloween Special from 2017!

Season: 4 Episode: 139
Mike Rylander joins us, playing a whole slew of characters in a space odyssey you won’t soon forget…

Season: 4 Episode: 140
Abacus P. Grumbler gets to host his own cooking show this week, if he can keep the Jamma-Loos and Ninjagoos under control!

Season: 4 Episode: 141
Sarah Zwinklis is our special guest for this Halloween special, playing a witch who takes care of a rather troublesome hamster.

Season: 4 Episode: 19
Buster Biz-Business gets more than he bargained when he wishes for everyone to stop having birthdays.

Season: 4 Episode: 142
What if numbers were made out of tangerines? 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;...

Season: 4 Episode: 143
Alabaster Zero has his very first day off. Can he solve the mystery of R&R?

Season: 4 Episode: 144
Are you ready to meet shape-changing superhero mermaid/robot twins Harponic and Ethantricity?

Season: 4 Episode: 72
Meet Mr. Bean and his daughter Julie Bean, who run a little grocery store that brings out the silly in people.

Season: 4 Episode: 145
Can you pick out the grains of truth from this collection of tall tales?

Season: 4 Episode: 146
“With your powers combined… with TIGERS!!!”

Season: 4 Episode: 147
When Santaphant the Wooly Mammoth gets sick, Fred and JFKat have to save Ifmas with a little help from a flying megalodon. 

Season: 4 Episode: 79
Fairien the Fairy Alien (voiced by Greg Webb of Purple Rocket Podcast) comes to take over the worl – ahem – make a new friend.

Season: 4 Episode: 148
Dracomax wakes up one morning to discover that half of each wing has somehow disappeared!

Season: 4 Episode: 149
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!

Season: 4 Episode: 150
Alabaster Zero, Fred the Frog, and Abacus P. Grumbler are stuck in a swamp next to an erupting volcano.

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