Rock Island Mysteries: episode guide


Happy Birthday, Taylor!

Episode 1
Monday, May 02, 2022 (10 Shake, 5pm)
Nickelodeon (Australia and New Zealand): June 2022
Nickelodeon (International): "later in the year"
Written by Alix Beane
Directed by Tenika Smith

On her 14th birthday, Taylor Young receives a mysterious chest from an uncle who went missing five years ago.

Starring: Alexa Curtis as Taylor Young, Noah Akhigbe as Nori Harlow, Inessa Tan as Meesha Rai, Ryan Yeates as Ellis Grouch, Izellah Connelly as Lila Gray

With: Kimberley Joseph as Emily Young, Craig Horner as Sunny Grey, Lucas Linehan as Uncle Charlie, Monette Lee as Gillian Rai, Annabelle Stephenson as Raquel Newman, Samara Wheeler as Taylor - 9 years

Bermuda Queen

Episode 2
Australia: Tuesday, May 03, 2022
Written by Sam Carroll
Directed by Tenika Smith

Taylor and her friends discover a symbol that leads them on a journey across Rock Island to uncover Uncle Charlie's missing plane… unaware that someone else is following them.

With: Kimberley Joseph as Emily Young, Craig Horner as Sunny Grey, Monette Lee as Gillian Rai, Annabelle Stephenson as Raquel Newman, Jack McGirr as Dan

Something in the Water

Episode 3
Australia: Wednesday, May 04, 2022
Written by Alix Beane
Directed by Evan Clarry

The gang meet an old friend of Uncle Charlie's who has discovered the fountain of youth.

With: Monette Lee as Gillian Rai, Alex Kaan as Faraz, Nia Rush as Young Meesha, Ian McFadyen as Old Faraz

Who's That Girl

Episode 4
Australia: Thursday, May 05, 2022
Written by David Hannam
Directed by Evan Clarry

Taylor helps a teenage girl who washes up on the shore claiming she has no memory.

With: Annabelle Stephenson as Raquel Newman, Jack McGirr as Dan, Isabella Procida as Faith

Distress Call

Episode 5
Australia: Friday, May 06, 2022
Written by Alix Beane
Directed by Tenika Smith

Taylor and her friends discover a distress call from themselves from the future.

With: Lucas Linehan as Uncle Charlie [voice over], Monette Lee as Gillian Rai

A Tale of Two Taylors

Episode 6
Australia: Monday, May 09, 2022
Written by Trent Roberts
Directed by Jovita O'Shaughnessy

Taylor accidentally creates her own duplicate, who ends up causing a heap of trouble.

With: Monette Lee as Gillian Rai, Julieta Roldan as Taylor Body Double, Harrison Wright as Ellis Body Double

The Shadow

Episode 7
Australia: Tuesday, May 10, 2022
Written by Natasha Somasundaram & Jessica Brookman
Directed by Jovita O'Shaughnessy

Taylor follows a mysterious shadow which leads her to a top secret section of the Institute.

With: Lucas Linehan as Uncle Charlie [v/o], Annabelle Stephenson as Raquel Newman, Jack McGirr as Dan, Brad McMurray as Head Securilty, Aston Crabtree as Taylor's Shadow

Hurricane Jonah

Episode 8
Australia: Wednesday, May 11, 2022
Written by Trent Roberts
Directed by Tenika Smith

A hurricane strikes Rock Island causing Taylor to lose her journal and discover an old dark house with a fifty-year-old secret.

With: Monette Lee as Gillian Rai [uncredited], Craig Horner as Sunny Grey, Joe Tiernan as Jonah Healy

Text Message in a Bottle

Episode 9
Australia: Thursday, May 12, 2022
Written by David Hannam
Directed by Tenika Smith

Taylor discovers an old mobile phone in the ocean which contains a text message that leads them to a notorious island.

With: Lucas Linehan as Uncle Charlie [v/o], Monette Lee as Gillian Rai

Sea Shell

Episode 10
Australia: Friday, May 13, 2022
Written by Jessica Brookman
Directed by Tenika Smith

On a trip to a deserted island, the gang encounter a mischievous sea shell determined to cause trouble.

With: Monette Lee as Gillian Rai, Annabelle Stephenson as voice of Shelly

Treasure Map

Episode 11
Australia: Monday, May 16, 2022
Written by Hannah Samuel
Directed by Tenika Smith

When a young prospector arrives onto the island with plans to find gold, Taylor and her friends do their best to foil his plans and keep the island safe.

With: Lucas Linehan as Uncle Charlie, Monette Lee as Gillian Rai, Samara Wheeler as Young Taylor, Jordan Anney-Young as Gold Prospector, Cameron Caulfield as Cowboy Joe, Luisa Prosser as Janet

Taylor's Dream

Episode 12
Australia: Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Written by Sam Carroll
Directed by Jovita O'Shaughnessy

Taylor and the gang enter into an alternate universe where Uncle Charlie still lives on Rock Island.

With: Kimberley Joseph as Emily Young, Craig Horner as Sunny Grey, Lucas Linehan as Uncle Charlie, Monette Lee as Gillian Rai

A Date with Atlantis

Episode 13
Australia: Wednesday, May 18, 2022
Written by Alix Beane
Directed by Evan Clarry

A tremor hits Rock Island, opening up a gateway to Atlantis, while Ellis gets asked out on a date.

With: Kimberley Joseph as Emily Young, Monette Lee as Gillian Rai, Annabelle Stephenson as Raquel Newman, Jack McGirr as Dan, Shaylee Gear as Coraline

Mystery of the Forgotten Mystery

Episode 14
Australia: Thursday, May 19, 2022
Written by Alix Beane
Directed by Jovita O'Shaughnessy

Taylor and the gang are on a mission to locate and destroy mysterious glass that destroys people's memories… but they keep forgetting what mission they are on.

With: Kimberley Joseph as Emily Young, Craig Horner as Sunny Grey, Monette Lee as Gillian Rai, Alex Williams as Radio DJ

A Young Mystery

Episode 15
Australia: Friday, May 20, 2022
Written by Marisa Nathar
Directed by Jovita O'Shaughnessy

When the teenage version of Emily and Uncle Charlie suddenly appear in Taylor's loungeroom, the gang must do whatever it takes to avoid them clashing with their modern day selves.

With: Kimberley Joseph as Emily Young, Paddy Duffy as Young Charlie, Mia Dante as Young Emily

Day of the Octopus

Episode 16
Australia: Monday, May 23, 2022
Written by Marisa Nathar
Directed by Tenika Smith

Taylor and her friends investigate the mysterious disappearance of all the island's octopuses.

With: Kimberley Joseph as Emily Young, Craig Horner as Sunny Grey, Lucas Linehan as Uncle Charlie, Monette Lee as Gillian Rai, Samara Wheeler as Taylor - 9 years, Alex Williams as Radio DJ

Pong Plant

Episode 17
Australia: Tuesday, May 24, 2022
Written by Marisa Nathar
Directed by Evan Clarry

Taylor and her friends discover a rare plant with a powerful pong and mysterious powers that attract the interest of a billionaire.

With: Thomas Larkin as Magnus Tonk, Monette Lee as Gillian Rai, Alison McKenzie as Female Bodyguard, Sonny Le as Male Bodyguard

Brain Swap

Episode 18
Australia: Wednesday, May 25, 2022
Written by Trent Roberts
Directed by Tenika Smith

Taylor and Ellis come across a mysterious device that causes them to swap brains.

With: Kimberley Joseph as Emily, Annabelle Stephenson as Raquel, Fraser Anderson as Brock, Amy Raffe as Shark Feeder

Lights in the Sky

Episode 19
Australia: Thursday, May 26, 2022
Written by Natesha Somasundaram
Directed by Evan Clarry

Mysterious lights in the sky appear over Rock Island, causing Gillian to go missing.

With: Monette Lee as Gillian Rai

The Mystery of Raquel

Episode 20 (finale)
Australia: Friday, May 27, 2022
Written by Jessica Brookman
Directed by Tenika Smith

The Institute is shutting down and Taylor and Lila are told they're moving away from Rock Island, prompting one last adventure… and a shocking revelation from Raquel.

With: Kimberley Joseph as Emily Young, Craig Horner as Sunny Grey, Lucas Linehan as Uncle Charlie, Monette Lee as Gillian Rai, Samara Wheeler as Young Taylor, Annabelle Stephenson as Raquel Newman, Jack McGirr as Dan, Brad McMurray as Head Security, Tim Ross as Professor James