On June 14, 2010, the unaired pilot was made available with and without commentary for the first time via the. Archived from on December 27, 2012. Episode list for an animated series is an animated television series created by and. The library is guarded by the knowledge spirit, Wan Shi Tong, who doesn't welcome humans into his library, because he believes they only seek information for evil purposes. He later unwillingly enters a fight with a Boarcupine, and wins but is badly wounded. The group travels deep into a massive and forbidding desert and eventually locate an entrance to the library, but Toph, who is unnerved by sand because it partially disrupts her ability to sense her surroundings with her bending, refuses to descend with the others and stays outside with.
Uncle and nephew manage to escape but are forced to become outcasts because of Iroh's efforts in saving of the Moon Spirit at the North Pole are viewed as a treachery by the Fire Nation, and Zuko's failure to capture the Avatar has made him a target as well. Like , the creative forces behind the show have tapped into that basic, generation spanning storytelling that will live long after the series' youngest fans are old and bitter. The lack of sleep makes everyone irritable, and causes a quarrel between Katara and Toph. Upon hearing that Appa was muzzled, Aang becomes so angry and upset that he enters the Avatar State, almost wiping out the sandbenders, but is eventually calmed by Katara. While at Xin Fu's earthbending tournament, Team Avatar witnesses a display of powerful earthbending by a young blind girl named , who Aang recognizes as the girl from his vision in the spirit swamp. Will Aang find his furry friend, and will they all be able to make it out of the desert? Air Date : 26th-May-2006 Toph's instructing abilities come into question when Aang cannot seem to overcome a block that keeps him from earthbending.
Air Date : 28th-Apr-2006 In search for an Earthbending teacher for Aang, the kids go to an underground Earthbending tournament called Earth Rumble 6, where they encounter Toph aka the Blind Bandit , a blind, but powerful Earthbending girl. Elsewhere, Jet repeatedly tries and fails to gather evidence that Zuko and Iroh are firebenders, and his allies in the Freedom Fighters begin to believe he is losing his steel. The show also received acclaim for its visual appeal. Zuko was scarred in a duel with his own father, the current Fire Lord, and is obsessed with trying to capture Aang to regain his father's favor and in doing so restoring his honor. The Avatar, trapped in ice for 100 years, knows nothing of the war.
At an oasis, the group encounters a professor who tells them about a hidden Spirit Library in the desert. However, they soon discover that the protocols and bureaucracy of the royal court and aristocracy surrounding the Earth King keep them perpetually stalled from making contact with him. Air Date : 24th-Mar-2006 Despite the shocking news the gang have just discovered, Aang insists on trying to find King Bumi within Omashu's borders, even with the dangers that will await him and his friends if his real identity is discovered. Aang takes some of Appa's fur to act as a decoy to lure their pursuers away, but he is cornered by. As they do so, the gang meet Jet again, although he does not behave as they would expect. The show's first two seasons each consisted of 20 episodes, while the third season had 21. After finding important information concerning the war with the , ends up kidnapped.
They are attacked by a giant sea serpent, but ward it off and make it past. Aang reveals his identity and is arrested and put on trial for Kyoshi's supposed crimes. During their search, the kids meet up with Jet, whom they are understandably reluctant to trust. Completely dispirited, confused, and longing for Aang, Appa returns to his childhood home at the Eastern Air Temple, where he discovers a mysterious guru has taken residence in the ruins. Note: This episode won a Humane Society award for its portrayal of the mistreatment of animals. It was animated by Tin House, Inc. .
His last attempt, challenging Zuko to a sword fight, ends in his own arrest and being brainwashed by the Dai Li into believing there is no war in the city. Eleswhere, Zuko struggles with a similar dilemma as Iroh tries to teach him lightning-bending, an advanced form of firebending; Zuko's anger keeps him from having the cold precision lightning bending requires, and he is accutely aware it is a skill both his father and sister have mastered. Archived from on September 3, 2012. The move functions as some sort of message to his opponent, who then helps protect Iroh and Zuko from a Fire Nation search. In the battle that follows, Aang realizes that he must let go of Katara in order fulfill his destiny, and meditates into the Avatar state, but Azula hits him with lightning while in the Avatar State, striking him in exactly the location of the Chakra the Guru had cautioned him about, and putting the Avatar near the brink of death. Archived from on July 24, 2013. There is a genuine classic feel to the series, which uses actual Asian culture and lore as its base.
Meanwhile, Iroh and Zuko seek help from an ancient secret society. Meanwhile, Zuko succumbs to an illness which Iroh believes is a manifestation of the deep internal conflict within his nephew, as he attempts to grapple with the gulf between his inner self and his image of what he thinks is required of him as a prince of the Fire Nation. Air Date : 15th-Sep-2006 Having finally made it into Ba Sing Se, the kids are given a house in the upper ring. Meanwhile, wishes to recruit Zuko for his Freedom Fighters, but then learns that Zuko and Iroh are firebenders after deducing that Iroh used firebending to warm up a lukewarm cup of tea. Meanwhile , disgusted with having to live as a beggar, dons the mask of the Blue Spirit once again. After a long trek and much hardship in the desert, tracks down the sandbenders who stole Appa, and learns that Appa was traded to a merchant and is likely in Ba Sing Se, the imposing capital city of the Earth Kingdom. Elsewhere, Iroh reveals a mysterious association with some form of secret society when he uses a White Lotus tile as an opening in a match of Pai Sho, his favorite game.
In the Netherlands, all episodes came out in a box. Their torch burns out, plunging them in darkness thus revealing glowing lights in the ceiling, allowing the group to escape and make it to Omashu, which they discover has come under control of the Fire Nation. Elsewhere, Azula and her cohorts infiltrate the city, disguised as the Kyoshi Warriors. Xin Fu kidnaps Aang and Toph thinking he was cheated. Along with the four elements, there are four nations that correspond with each element.
In the United Kingdom, only the season boxset was released without being released in four volumes first. When Aang, aided by Iroh, attempts to free Katara, Zuko is told by his uncle that he must carefully consider the path that his next actions will set him upon, hoping that the prince will embrace his innate inner light and abandon the brutality his father has tried to imprint upon him. Meanwhile, Prince Zuko and Uncle Iroh, having survived the failed attack on the North Water Tribe, have a surprise visit from the Prince's sister with seemingly good news. Archived from on August 4, 2008. They travel to a facility located at the bottom of Lake Laogai, in the hopes of finding Appa. Archived from on December 30, 2012.
After many failed attempts, General Fong finally succeeds in triggering the Avatar State by faking 's death. Instead, they find Long Feng and the Dai Li waiting for them. Archived from on December 27, 2012. Archived from on May 27, 2011. Iroh reluctantly accompanies Zuko to Azula's ship where a Fire guard accidentally reveals that Azula's summons is a ruse in order to imprison Zuko and Iroh.