Little J & Big Cuz: episode guide

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Kid Detectives

Episode 3.01 (27)
Fri, Dec 17, 2021 (NITV)
Writer: Dot West

The kids are baffled when precious things go missing so detectives Little J and Levi search for clues. Big Cuz knows one piece of the puzzle — overwhelmed by receiving her pen licence, she’s hidden her pen. But where are all the other precious things?

Starring: Deborah Mailman as Big Cuz, Miranda Tapsell as Little J; Ursula Yovich as Nanna, Levi; Aaron Fa'aoso as Old Dog

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

Notes: the cast is the same for all episodes and won't be repeated. Ursula Yovich replaces Ningali Lawford Wolf as Nanna

Footy Trip

Episode 3.02 (28)
W: Dot West

Big Cuz worries about being captain of the school rugby team, while Little J is the self-appointed cheer squad. When Nanna’s van breaks down in the desert on the way to the match, Big Cuz has to dig deep for the team — cheered on by Little J.

Kunwinjku Launguage Cast: Siah Miargu as Big Cuz, Letisha Lami Lami as Little J, Roberta Yulyulmarra as Nanna, Zecchaeus Garlngarr as old Dog, Leah Nayinggul as Ms Chen, Brianne Nayinggul as Sissy, Ruby Djandjomerr as Levi, Diondre Cooper as George

New Old Bike

Episode 3.03 (29)
W: Samuel Nuggin-Paynter

Little J loves Big Cuz’s old bike, and Big Cuz loves teaching him to ride it — ready for Ride to School Day. But Little J is mortified when he discovers he’s riding a girl’s bike. Will he accept the hand-me-down bike in time?


Episode 3.04 (30)
W: Dot West

Everyone loves Big Cuz’s beach parade idea for NAIDOC Week. Little J gets busy building a float with his school friends, while not letting B Boy join in. But on the Big Day, the parade is a shambles. Maybe B Boy’s drumming is the answer.

Serpent's Eye

Episode 3.05 (31)
W: Dot West

The Big Kids are obsessed with marbles — and the Little Kids are excluded from the game. Soon Little J and Levi have their own obsession when they discover a mysterious creature with a glistening green eye in the playground. But when the creature disappears, is it gone forever?

Bye Bye Bear

Episode 3.06 (32)
W: Beck Cole

Big Cuz decides she’s too grown-up for toys — so Little J gives her old teddy to B Boy. B Boy loves playing with his new teddy, especially rough and tumble games, much to Big Cuz’s dismay. Now she desperately wants her beloved teddy back.

Fish Traps

Episode 3.07 (33)
W: Erica Glynn

Big Cuz is under pressure — Little J is so convinced she’s going to catch a big Murray Cod, he’s invited guests to the river for a campfire feed. But whatever they try, the kids can’t seem to catch a fish. Fingers crossed their fish traps work in time…

Old Dog's Day

Episode 3.08 (34)
W: Tony Thorne

Big Cuz and Little J head to the fund-raising sausage sizzle — forgetting to feed Old Dog. Old Dog has the solution — those sausages must be for him! Soon Old Dog is in a battle for the sausages with cheeky Goanna. What’s everyone going to have for lunch now?

Levi Learns

Episode 3.09 (35)
W: Samuel Nuggin-Paynter

Little J’s excited about the take-home readers. But Levi’s worried — because Grandpa gets upset if he asks for help to read them. When Levi panics about reading, Big Cuz finds him hiding in the playground. Can she persuade Levi to come to class if they make their own reader?


Episode 3.10 (36)
W: Danielle MacLean

Big Cuz is desperate for a puppy — but Nanna’s not sure she’s ready for the responsibility. Enter “Puppy J” — just the trick to prove she’ll be good at puppy care. Trouble is Little J doesn’t know when to drop the act!

Treasure Hunters

Episode 3.11 (37)
W: Beck Cole

Little J and Levi can’t wait to go treasure hunting with Nanna’s old metal detector. Big Cuz hatches a plan — she’ll hide treasure for them to find. But the plan backfires when she buries Nanna’s precious brooch, and the boys can’t find it…

Dance Mash-Up

Episode 3.12 (38)
W: Erica Glynn

Little J can’t wait for the school culture concert — he’s learning the Chinese Lion Dance with his friend. Big Cuz is feeling too shy to learn a dance but when she teams up with Kirra — who she’s convinced is also too shy — Big Cuz is in for a wonderful surprise.

River Adventure

Episode 3.13 (39)
W: Dot West

Little J knows the river is the perfect place for Aaron’s best ever adventure, while Big Cuz needs to film an exciting news report. So it’s win-win when they send Aaron down the river in a makeshift boat — until he disappears overboard. Can anyone save him?


Episode 3.14 (40)
W: Adam Thompson

When Little J builds a bark shelter in the backyard, Nanna and Levi are keen to help. But he’s alone when it comes to sleeping in the shelter. Big Cuz loves having their bedroom to herself — until it rains. How’s Little J going to cope in his shelter?