Little J & Big Cuz: episode guide

Series 1 | Series 2 | Series 3

Lucky Undies

Episode 1.01
Mon, May 01, 2017
Writer: Beck Cole
Director: Tony Thorne

After a run of good luck, especially the chance to play in the big kids’ basketball game, Levi convinces Little J that his bright new undies have special powers. So how can Little J possibly play after Old Dog chews the Lucky Undies to bits?

Starring: Deborah Mailman as Big Cuz, Miranda Tapsell as Little J, Ningali Lawford Wolf as Nanna, Aaron Fa'aoso as Old Dog

With: Ursula Yovich as Levi, Renee Lim as Ms Chen, Mark Coles Smith as Uncle Mick; Shari Sebbens as Sissy, B Boy, Dee; Katie Beckett as George, Jacko; Kylie Bracknell as Ally, Miah Madden as Monti

Note: the cast is the same for all episodes and won't be repeated

Wombat Rex

Episode 1.02
Fri, May 05, 2017
W: Jon Bell and Clare Madsen
D: Tony Thorne

Beware of tricking Big Cuz — she’ll always trick you back! Little J and Levi are astonished to find footprints from the extinct Giant Wombat, unaware they’ve been fooled. But maybe the tracks will lead to something truly amazing.

New Tricks

Episode 1.03
Fri, May 12, 2017
W: Erica Glynn
D: Tony Thorne

Little J dreams of being an acrobat, while the other kids want to be rescue workers like Uncle Mick. When Jacko and B Boy join Little J’s backyard circus, they try to persuade Little J to put on a show, but he’s worried about being laughed at…

Right Under Your Nose

Episode 1.04
Thu, May 04, 2017
W: Dot West
D: Tony Thorne

When the power goes off, Nanna takes the kids to the beach to catch a feed and cook it in a fire pit. But will Big Cuz ever hook that fish and will Little J find that extra special something for Show and Tell?

Goanna Ate My Homework

Episode 1.05
Fri, May 05, 2017
W: Jon Bell
D: Tony Thorne

Little J boasts he can find bush tucker for the whole school. The plan back res when he tracks his own footprints. Luckily, Nanna shows him “proper way”, but a sneaky Goanna steals the bush tucker. What’s Little J going to take to school now?

Big Plans

Episode 1.06
Mon, May 08, 2017
W: Dot West
D: Tony Thorne

Little J is sure Sissy has come to play with Big Cuz and him. Shocked when he’s not included in the girls’ games, Nanna urges Little J to come up with his own game. But can he create something enticing enough to make Sissy and Big Cuz want to play with him?


Episode 1.07
Tue, May 09, 2017
Story by Jon Bell
W: Clare Madsen
D: Tony Thorne

Little J is put out when B Boy comes to stay. But when the boys rescue an injured kangaroo “joey”, they’re going to have to get along so they can take good care of baby Hopalong.

Where’s Aaron?

Episode 1.08
Wed, May 10, 2017
W: Erica Glynn
D: Tony Thorne

Little J’s desert adventure with class mascot Aaron the footy doll is a great success. But next morning, Aaron is missing. It seems Little J has lost Aaron. Will Uncle Mick be able to safely rescue Aaron?

Old Monster Dog

Episode 1.09
Thu, May 11, 2017
W: Bruce Pascoe
D: Tony Thorne

Little J enlists Levi’s help to build a monster trap in the back yard, convinced that the scary growling pink shape he saw in the dark is a monster. But why is Old Dog missing—and where is Nanna’s pink dressing gown?


Episode 1.10
Fri, May 12, 2017
W: Danielle Maclean
D: Tony Thorne

Little J is upset when his precious caterpillar disappears. But Big Cuz is even more upset—Sissy has arranged for the two of them to dance in front of the whole school. Can she ever find the courage?

Nothing Scares Me

Episode 1.11
Mon, May 15, 2017
W: Dot West
D: Tony Thorne

Little J is thrilled to be at the beach with his hero Uncle Mick. When Little J gets stranded on a rocky outcrop he can’t possibly let on that he’s scared of heights. But maybe Uncle Mick has something he’s scared of too…


Episode 1.12
Tue, May 16, 2017
W: Beck Cole
D: Tony Thorne

Big Cuz is fed up with Little J messing up her side of the room, so she creates a border that he is not allowed to cross. But when the backyard is taken over by a swooping Magpie, the kids must unite to outwit him.

Night Owl and Morning Magpie

Episode 1.13
Wed, May 17, 2017
W: Danielle Maclean
D: Tony Thorne

Little J becomes nocturnal to watch a barking owl in the backyard. But the next day he’s exhausted — and falls asleep at ridiculous times and in strange places. Now it looks like he’s going to sleep through all the fun of the sleepover…