Little J and Big Cuz - Series 2

Synopsis

When you’re Little J’s age, the world is full of wonder. Is that - gasp - kangaroo tracks? Look - it’s a Dad emu on his nest! And woo hoo - it’s Old Dog’s birthday - and he’s two hundred and one!

Episodes

Episode 1 Desert Camp

Big Cuz invites Ms Chen camping, but will Little J’s antics wreck the trip? Big Cuz learns that her teacher has never seen kangaroos or emus up close. She’s delighted when Ms Chen accepts the invitation to go camping out bush. But will giggling Little J ever stop scaring all the animals away?

Episode 2 Little J's Play

Little J loves putting on his play, until the cast mutinies… Little J and his friends are putting on a play for school assembly. But soon the cast mutinies - Little J’s so bossy! As Big Cuz watches Little J rehearse playing all the roles, she knows embarrassment looms… unless they can entice the cast back.

Episode 3 After the Storm

Thunder, lightning and no sign of Old Dog - luckily Uncle Mick can join Little J’s search party. Little J and Big Cuz are worried when Old Dog goes missing after a big storm. Surely with Uncle Mick in their search party they’ll find him. Meanwhile, cheeky Old Dog is safe and sound - causing havoc in Big Cuz’s bed!

Episode 4 Road Trip

Little J finds an imaginative solution when Ally misses her Dad at her first-ever sleepover. Little J has a big plan for Ally’s first sleepover, but Ally refuses to join the fun. She’s pining for her Dad, who’s far away on an emergency call out. Will Little J’s pretend road trip to see her Dad cheer Ally up?

Episode 5 Pilot Bird

Little J can’t wait to teach B Boy all about mutton birding - but B Boy is terrified. It’s a big adventure going to Mutton Bird Island, and Little J can’t wait to show B Boy the rookery with Uncle Mick. After B Boy sees a snake he’s way too scared… until Little J takes him under his wing.

Episode 6 Footy Mad

The Big Match looms - but footy mad Little J is out with an injury. It’s the School Footy Match this week! Big Cuz reluctantly agrees to be the commentator, while Little J boasts he’ll kick twenty goals. He’s devastated when he breaks his arm at practice - now he can’t play! But maybe Big Cuz can make him a radio star.

Episode 7 Housekeeping

Housework turns into a slapstick disaster when Little J and Big Cuz take over. Nanna is unwell so Little J and Big Cuz eagerly take over running the house - their way! Fun ways to do housework soon descend into slapstick chaos.

Episode 8 School Sleepover

Little J is anxious about the school sleepover, while Big Cuz smuggles in her beloved teddy. The School Sleepover is exciting…and challenging. Little J’s scared of the dark and Big Cuz still sleeps with her teddy. Can they get through the night with some help from their friends?

Episode 9 Picnic Day

Little J is determined to win the tin roller race at the school picnic. Tin rollers are the latest school craze, and the school picnic race will be Little J’s chance to prove his roller is the fastest. Meanwhile Big Cuz struggles to understand why Mirra doesn’t like picnics. Can Big Cuz change Mirra’s mind?

Episode 10 Goodbye Swooper

When no one can make Swooper the magpie better, Little J struggles to say goodbye. Little J, Big Cuz and Levi find old magpie Swooper lying on the ground. Little J’s hopeful they can make him better, but sadly he dies. Nanna encourages the kids to give him a good send off, once Little J accepts that Swooper’s gone.

Episode 11 Bush Medicine

Big Cuz leads the school’s weaving excursion - and it’s mayhem! Big Cuz is excited - Nanna’s taking the class out bush to gather pandanus for weaving. But Nanna is called in to work so Big Cuz takes over, with comically chaotic results. Old Dog chews the first aid kit and Levi cuts his hand - but Big Cuz shines at bush medicine.

Episode 12 Big Bruz

Levi is heartbroken when Little J’s imaginary friend takes his place. Little J is jealous - Big Cuz is going away to a science fair without him. Enter imaginary Big Bruz - best friend ever! But soon Levi is heartbroken, isn’t he Little J’s best friend?

Episode 13 Finding Home

Little J and Levi build the best cubby ever - unaware they are messing up a lawman’s camp. Little J and Levi squabble over a ‘pile of junk’ in the bush - should they build a fortress or pirate ship cubby? They compromise and love their creation - until Big Cuz tells them what they thought was a ‘pile of junk’ was a senior lawman’s camp. Maybe they can set things right.

Running Time
13 x 12 mins

Production Company
Ned Lander Media, Media World, and Blue Rocket Productions

Genre
Animation Preschool