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In this animated series, Little Bill is a five-year-old boy making his way through his daily life in a big city. Along the way, he faces problems that he overcomes with help from his friends and family, learning important lessons along the way. The series was created by Bill Cosby.

Little Bill is a series that is currently running and has 3 seasons (50 episodes). The series first aired on December 12, 1999.

Where do I stream Little Bill online? Little Bill is available for streaming on Nickelodeon, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Little Bill on demand at Amazon, Vudu, Microsoft Movies & TV, Apple TV online.

3 Seasons, 50 Episodes
December 12, 1999
Animation & Cartoon, Kids & Family
Cast: Phylicia Rashad, Gregory Hines, Monique Beasley, Xavier Pritchett, Eunice Cho
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Little Bill Full Episode Guide

  • Playing space aliens, Little Bill pretends to be a giant Burple attacking Captain Brainstorm's spaceship. When his electronic spaceship toy stops flashing and beeping, Little Bill goes to his father to see what's wrong. Big Bill says it needs a new battery but that Little Bill is too little to go to the store himself. In turn, Brenda and April and Bobby also tell him he's too little. His feelings hurt, Little Bill drifts into fantasy.

  • Little Bill, Big Bill, Uncle Al and Fuchsia embark on a hike to Echo Falls, a big waterfall in the forest. Big Bill and Uncle Al explain to the kids that an echo is when you say something and then hear it back again. Little Bill, Big Bill, Uncle Al and Fuchsia are going fishing on a lake. Little Bill and Fuchsia anticipate the huge fish they're going to catch. Big Bill explains that you have to be patient when you fish.

  • It's Christmas Eve at Little Bill's house and he decides to write Santa a letter asking him to bring Alice the Great home for the holidays. Will the letter get to Santa in time?

  • Little Bill becomes inspired to find "his instrument" after Bobby explains how he knew that his violin was the perfect instrument for him. Big Bill is overjoyed at his youngest son's interest in playing music and introduces him to some of the many instruments in his jazz record collection. After performing a rousing rendition of "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star" for Elephant's benefit, Little Bill comes across April rehearsing for her choir practice.

  • April has promised to give Little Bill an in-line skating lesson! Convinced he's already a good skater, however, Little Bill resists April's efforts to teach him. Miss Murray's class is happily anticipating the emergence of their butterflies from their chrysalises. Although Little Bill is expecting the only moth in the class, he ends up wishing he had a butterfly after all the chrysalises hatch before his cocoon.

  • Little Bill can barely contain his excitement because now that he can sign his name, he can get his very own library card! At the library, Little Bill and Monty check out a great dinosaur book. As they're leaving, Monty rolls down the wheelchair ramp, pretending that he's a flying Montysaurus. Little Bill joins him as a flying Little Billasaurus. Back at Little Bill's house, the boys decide to play dinosaurs in the backyard.

  • It's Alice the Great's birthday! April and Bobby are making a surprise photo album for her. Afraid that Little Bill will spoil the surprise, they reluctantly allow him to be the Secret Picture Taker. While looking through Alice the Great's photo album, Little Bill sees a picture of five year old Alice the Great aboard a fabulous wooden wagon. When Alice the Great tells him how much fun she used to have on Ol' Lightnin', Little Bill sets off on a quest.

  • Little Bill's early morning dawdling causes him to miss a popular Show-and-Tell visit from Kiku's cat, Big Debbie. Little Bill doesn't want to miss out on any other fun at school but doesn't know how to move any faster in the morning. While playing in the schoolyard, Little Bill's sneakers come untied. Unlike the other kids, he's unable to tie them himself. Fuchsia warns Little Bill that if he doesn't learn to tie his shoes, they may run away from him!

  • Monty is joining Little Bill's preschool class and Little Bill is eager to help his friend find his way. Despite his best intentions, Little Bill angers Monty by trying to help when Monty prefers to help himself. Big Bill is coming to Little Bill's class to explain his job at the Department of Housing. Little Bill is eager for his dad's presentation to be as good as those of the other parents.

  • With Alice the Great out for the day, Big Bill promises to take Little Bill out to the park. However, April's computer trouble delays Little Bill, who hopes that Brenda can take him instead.April is inconsolable after missing the shot that would have won her team the basketball championship. When April insists she's through with basketball, Little Bill is determined to cheer her up and change her mind.

  • A blizzard hits Little Bill's neighborhood, forcing the Glover children indoors for days. Just as cabin fever sets in, Alice the Great informs the kids that they've used their allotted television time for the week. Outdoors again, Little Bill and Michael build an imaginary car out of snow and call it Snowracer. They love their creation, but the onset of spring threatens to turn Snowracer into slush.

  • While cleaning the kitchen, The Glover kids challenge each other to see who can go longest without talking. Little Bill always loses these contests, but he's determined to win this time. Little Bill offers to help Brenda with the laundry in April's absence. Determined to be the very best helper, Little Bill takes his work seriously-especially when one of April's lucky basketball socks goes missing.

  • After a chance meeting in the supermarket, Valencia and Dorado invite Little Bill over to their house for dinner. Little Bill has never eaten the Spanish cuisine on the menu, however, and is reluctant to try it. After watching Lito do some impressive tricks with Mr. Rojas, Little Bill and Andrew try to get Elephant the hamster to perform these amazing feats.

  • Unable to read a joke that has Bobby and April howling, Little Bill becomes determined to learn to read in school that day. Little Bill wants to begin receiving letters like the rest of his family. Big Bill advises him to write a letter because he may get a letter back. With his father's help, Little Bill writes and mails his first letter to Andrew.

  • Little Bill grows concerned when Wabbit, one of his class' pet bunnies, acts unresponsively. Little Bill enlists Percy, the local pet storeowner, to visit the class and check up on Wabbit.Now that Wabbit's babies have grown enough, Miss Murray reminds her disappointed class that they must find the young bunnies new homes.

  • Little Bill's very sad to find out that his neighbor and friend, Mrs. Shapiro, is moving to Hawaii. Refusing to take an afternoon nap, Little Bill decides to run away from home.

  • Little Bill plays with his father's car keys after watching Bobby do the same. Only this time, Little Bill loses the key, which Big Bill needs to drive Bobby to his violin lesson. The Glover kids want their own dog, and plan to prove their worthiness by taking care of Lito Mr. Rojas' playful pooch.

  • New neighbors have moved into Mrs. Shapiro's old house, and Little Bill and Bobby play detective to learn their identity.On their way home from the supermarket, Little Bill and Big Bill encounter Mr. Rojas, who is having some car trouble. Invited to watch television in the meantime, Little Bill accidentally gets locked in the backyard with Mr. Rojas' frisky dog, Lito.

  • Little Bill gets a big surprise when he measures himself against the kitchen wall. He actually seems shorter than before. Convinced that he is shrinking, Little Bill searches desperately for a way to help him grow right away.

  • Monty is returning to Little Bill's house for a visit and Little Bill has big plans for both of them. But Monty seems more interested in Alice the Great's baking than playing with Little Bill.

  • The Glovers take a trip to the beach! It's time to swim in the ocean, build sandcastles and chase beach balls. But what's dad doing? Little Bill can't believe it when he sees his dad RELAXING!

  • As the Snack Helper in school, Little Bill faces a tough decision. All his friends want him to call them to the table first. But Little Bill doesn't know which one to pick.

  • Monty is returning to Little Bill's house for a visit and Little Bill has big plans for both of them. But Monty seems more interested in Alice the Great's baking than playing with Little Bill.

  • It's a sleepover! Little Bill's friend Michael is sleeping over for the first time. When Michael gets nervous and asks to go home, Little Bill thinks that he doesn't want to be friends anymore.

  • Little Bill and his friends overhear Bobby practicing the violin and joke that it sounds like a squeaky door. Later, at the dinner table, Little Bill repeats the joke and Bobby gets upset and leaves the table.

  • In a neighborhood competition, Little Bill, April and Bobby compete with Andrew and his cousins. At first everybody's having fun, but April takes the game too seriously and Little Bill decides to stop playing.

  • It's Mother's Day! April, Bobby and Big Bill all have presents for Brenda, but where's Little Bill's gift? Little Bill runs to get the clay heart he made in class, but finds his bag empty. He left the present at school!

  • Little Bill and Fuchsia are playing in the backyard when Little Bill falls and badly hurts his arm. Alice the Great quickly takes him to the hospital where the doctor is non-other than Dr. Clinkscales. Miss Murray's husband!

  • During movement class Little Bill and his friends have fun bouncing like kangaroos and trotting like horses, but when it's time for forward rolls, Little Bill's the only one who can't roll.

  • It's Fuchsia's birthday and Little Bill picks out a present for her at the toy store. Later, at home, he decides to wrap Fuchsia's gift all by himself and accidentally breaks it.

  • Little Bill, Andrew, Kiku and Fuchsia can't wait to meet their favorite superhero, Captain Brainstorm, at the mall. Little Bill's drawn a picture book and made up a special adventure story for him.