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Since 2005, Michael McAfee has worked with the Post Meridian Radio Players as an actor/writer/producer/director/engineer/manager. Some of the projects he’s worked on include:
The Duke of Newbury Street (director/editor)
Red Shift: Interplanetary Do-Gooder (actor/writer)
The Mask of Inanna (actor)
Years before hooking up with the PMRP, Michael wrote/produced/directed/et ceteraed The Fantastic Fate of Frederick Farnsworth the Fifth, an action comedy romance fantasy adventure in serial format, featuring a full cast and sound effects.
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In a Boston much like (but not quite) our own, Frederick Farnsworth the Fifth, of the Framingham Farnsworths, and heir to the Farnsworth family fortune, is trying to marry his true love, Penelope Petersen, of the Peabody Petersens. However, things keep getting in the way . . .
From episode 1, “The Family Curse”
From episode 2, “Voyage of Dreams”
CD 1 – Episodes 1 & 2
Episode 1 – The Family Curse
Frederick must play a deadly game to finally rid himself of the unspeakable curse.
Episode 2 – Voyage of Dreams
Penelope has been kidnapped, and Fred needs help to find her. Fred hires a boat and crew, but can they all work together long enough to rescue the damsel in distress?
CD 2 – Episodes 3 & 4
Episode 3 – “Strange Friends and Odd Allies”
While being chased through the streets of Boston by assassins, Fred and Penelope meet some peculiar characters who might possess the only means of survival. But what will be the price?
Episode 4 – “The Fantastic Subplot of Penelope Petersen”
While auditioning bands, Penelope is whisked away into the lures of temptation. Can she remain true when faced with overwhelming displays of technique?
CD 3 – Episodes 5 & 6
Episode 5 – “The Promise”
Fred and Penelope agree to help a young musician fulfill a promise she once made. So why does a mysterious organization seem to have an interest in Frederick?
Episode 6 – “Dead Can Thrash”
All seems set for the band to play the gig for Brett’s teacher. Will some troublesome teenagers cause the concert to go horribly, horribly wrong?
CD 4 – Episode 7
Episode 7 – “Caged”
Fred’s apartment has been completely cleaned out. Can Fred survive the help of his family and discover the reason why?
CD 5 – Episodes 8 & 9
Episode 8 – “Rescue Plan”
Penelope’s father has called off the wedding. There’s no obvious reason, so who’s really responsible for this latest setback?
Episode 9 – “Little People”
The evil sorcerer finally reveals his plans, then casts a shrinking spell on Frederick and his allies. Can Fred survive at the bottom of the food chain?
CD 6 – Episodes 10 & 11
Episode 10 – “Give and Take”
Fred’s finding it hard to deal with politics in the insect world. Can he get himself back to normal in time to save Penelope?
Episode 11 – “A Touch of Silver”
Fred faces his worst fears come true. Can he survive one hell of a chase through the city streets?
CD 7 – Episode 12
Episode 12 – “Dearly Beloved”
Fred’s morale is at its lowest. How can he save Penelope from a fate worse than death when he can barely face his own doubts?