Little J and Big Cuz


Little J, he’s five and Big Cuz, she’s nine. They’re a couple of Indigenous Australian kids living with their Nanna and Old Dog. Little J and Big Cuz are busy with the ups and downs of playground and classroom. There’s always something surprising going on whether it’s at school, in the backyard... or beyond. The gaps in Nanna’s ramshackle fence lead to Saltwater, Desert and Freshwater Country. With the help of Nanna and their teacher Ms Chen, Little J and Big Cuz are finding out all about culture, community and country. 


Episode 1 - Lucky Undies:
Little J’s new undies have special powers - so how can he play basketball without them?

Episode 2 - Wombat Rex:
Big Cuz tricks Little J into believing that the Giant Wombat is not extinct.

Episode 3 - New Tricks:
Little J frets that his dream of being an acrobat is not the RIGHT dream…

Episode 4 - Right Under Your Nose:
On their quest to the beach, Little J, Nanna and Big Cuz struggle to find what they need before sunset.

Episode 5 - Goanna Ate My Homework"
Little J gets confused hunting bush tucker when he follows his own tracks.

Episode 6 - Big Plans:
When the “big kids” won’t play with him, Little J creates a tantalizing adventure - in the back yard.

Episode 7 - Hopalong:
When B Boy comes to stay, Little J is miffed - until they work together caring for an injured baby kangaroo.

Episode 8 - Where’s Aaron?
Aaron the class mascot is missing…and Little J fears he’s lost in the desert.

Episode 9 - Old Monster Dog:
Little J is convinced there’s a real live monster in the backyard.

Episode 10 - Transformation:
Can Big Cuz face dancing in front of the school, and will Little J ever see his caterpillar again?

Episode 11 - Nothing Scares Me:
Little J knows there’s something that scares him but he’s even more scared of being found out.

Episode 12 - Territories:
Big Cuz and Little J must put aside their differences to outwit a territorial magpie.

Episode 13 - Night Owl & Morning Maggie:
Fascinated by an owl in the backyard, Little J turns nocturnal with disastrous results.

Video Clips

Little J & Big Cuz - Trailer


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Running Time
13 x 12 min

Production Company
Old Dog Pictures/Ned Lander Media


Animation, Preschool