Role in the series
Big Bug Valley first appeared in the episode "The Race to Never Peak!". Captain Hook swipes Jake and the crews' soccer ball and flees to Neverland. Jake and the crew must find their soccer ball on Never Peak Mountain, where it ended up after Hook kicked it. Big Bug Valley was the first location that both pirate crews had to pass to reach Never Peak. Hook and Mr. Smee stumble into a sleeping Big Bug when they overhear the young pirates were hot on their trail. Hook decides to wake the sleeping giant insect with a fallen coconut to keep Jake and friends at bay, giving him and Smee a huge lead to Never Peak Mountain. But Hook didn't count on Jake's bravery as the young pirates stood their ground and roared back the furious insect, sending it fleeing, allowing them to safely pass and catch up to Hook.
Big Bug Valley reappears in the episode "The Golden Twilight Treasure!". Captain Hook captures Cubby's firefly friend Brightly and takes him along on a treasure hunt to the cave of the golden twilight treasure, which was hidden within Big Bug Valley.
Big Bug Valley is the main focus in the episode "Big Bug Valley!", Bones was reading insect book to his pet spider Harry, when Captain Hook overhear about the legendary Golden Caterpillar, and set sail to Neverland. As Hook and his crew made their way to Big Bug Valley, they run into Jake and crew. Hook reluctantly allows Jake and crew to journey with them, but Cubby is scared to go with his crew into Big Bug Valley, so Jake calms him and encourages him to be brave when they find the legendary Golden Caterpillar.
Big Bug Valley reappears in the episode "Follow the Bouncing Bumble!". Captain Hook and his crew disguise themselves as "Bouncing Bumbles" in order to sneak into their beehive and steal their treasure, guarded by the Bouncing Bumble Queen.
Big Bug Valley reappears in the episode "Hook's Treasure Nap". Hook acquires the assistance of Jake and his friends, and his crew locate where he buried Captain Cuddly Bear's toy ship, the S.S Binky. As the pirates journey through the valley, they encounter giant Tickle Beetles who proved a minor obstacle on their quest.