|“||I have to admit, I like surprises more than I thought I would.||”|
|— Raven to her Fam.|
Nia, Booker, Levi and Chelsea secretly plan a big surprise party for Raven's birthday. Unbeknownst to her family, Raven accepted a job driving singing-sensation Sunrise Mahoney around and is sworn to secrecy.
- Raven Symoné as Raven Baxter
- Anneliese van der Pol as Chelsea Grayson
- Navia Robinson as Nia Baxter
- Issac Ryan Brown as Booker Baxter
- Jason Maybaum as Levi Grayson
- Sky Katz as Tess O'Malley
- This episode was filmed on December 20, 2019.
- This was the final episode produced for the year, and decade.
- The title is the play on the 2017 TV drama Big Little Lies.
- Malea Emma Tjandrawidjaja played "Marlowe," Fred's little sister in the Coop & Cami Ask the World, episodes "Would You Wrather Take a Dive?" & "Would You Wrather Be the Wagners?".
- Noel Arthur previously appeared in Shake It Up and K.C. Undercover.
- Director Kelly Park is the mother of Sydney Park, the actress that portrayed "Sydney" during the final season of That's So Raven.
- In the original script:
- Raven put a fur covering on her steering wheel.
- In a deleted scene, the Neighbor walks past Raven leaving her apartment talking to herself about her secret fare. She asks Raven if she said "Sunrise Mahoney." Raven claims she really said "Supersized Baloney," and quickly runs away.
- Sunrise's can of popcorn came from Gary's Popcorn.
- Sunrise got a stuffed plush shark from the aquarium that she named "Mr. Shark" that helped her sing "Happy Birthday" to Raven
- Nia stomps on Tess' foot to get her to cry out in pain for Raven. After Nia apologizes. Tess says she'll live.
- After the Neighbor says her line, Tess was to have been seen dropping a single ice cube into the large punch bowl.
- After being fired, Chuck asked to say "Sunrise is on the move" one last time.
| The image gallery for Big Little Surprise may be viewed here.