Avatar: The Last Airbender

10 Worst Episodes of Avatar: The Last Airbender

In a war-torn world of elemental magic, a young boy reawakens to undertake a dangerous mystic quest to fulfill his destiny as the Avatar, and bring peace to the world.

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#1 - The Great Divide (Season 1 - Episode 11)

While on their way to the North Pole, Aang and his friends arrive at a giant canyon where two groups of refugees are bickering over who should get to go across. Aang decides to walk across with the two groups to ensure they don’t fight one another. However, he soon learns that the two tribes have been feuding for one hundred years and they both believe their actions are justified. But when the predators inside the canyon start to come out, Aang is stuck trying to defend both tribes from each other and the vicious wildlife.

The episode was rated 7.67 from 906 votes.

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#2 - Nightmares and Daydreams (Season 3 - Episode 9)


Four days prior the invasion, Aang becomes nervous over his soon-to-come confrontation with the Fire Lord. His anxiety gets the better of him as he begins to suffer from outrageous nightmares and hallucinations. Meanwhile, Zuko becomes upset to learn that he was not informed about a war meeting.

The episode was rated 7.69 from 772 votes.

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#3 - Avatar Day (Season 2 - Episode 5)

Aang and the gang discover an Earth town that celebrates something called "Avatar Day." But when they get there and learn the festival is of "anti-Avatar" sentiment and Aang is put on trial for a crime a past incarnation allegedly committed. Looking to clear the Avatar's good name, Katara and Sokka venture back to a familiar place to gather evidence and discover the truth.

The episode was rated 7.76 from 835 votes.

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#4 - Jet (Season 1 - Episode 10)


It's all about instincts...While traveling towards the North Pole, the group almost gets captured by the Fire Nation. However, when a charismatic young man and his band of rebels attack the Fire Nation camp and rescue them, they learn that they are trying to resist the Fire Nation’s motives to expand their territory. Katara and Aang really enjoy their time with the band of rebels, but Sokka soon discovers that they aren’t as noble as meets the eye.

The episode was rated 7.80 from 927 votes.

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#5 - The Fortuneteller (Season 1 - Episode 14)

When the group tries to help a man who is being attacked by a platypus-bear, they discover that the local town has a fortuneteller named Aunt Wu in it, who has been forecasting the town's fate for years. But when Sokka and Aang discover one of the fortuneteller's most vital predictions is dead wrong, they have to develop a plan to convince the stubborn townspeople that their beloved Aunt Wu was wrong.

The episode was rated 7.83 from 880 votes.

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#6 - The Beach (Season 3 - Episode 5)


Zuko, Azula, Mai and Ty Lee take a vacation to ember island. In the process, they come to learn more about themselves and each other as well as their desires for the future. Elsewhere, Aang and others face off against a new adversary.

The episode was rated 7.84 from 827 votes.

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#7 - The Waterbending Scroll (Season 1 - Episode 9)

After Katara attempts to teach Aang waterbending, but realizes that he is learning it much faster than she is, she is desperate to improve her abilities. When Katara inadvertently stumbles across a waterbending scroll that can help improve her ability while Aang is looking at a pirate’s store, she decides to steal it after she realizes that she couldn’t hope to afford it; but will she be capable of stealing from the pirates without causing herself and her friends trouble?

The episode was rated 7.88 from 993 votes.

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#8 - The Swamp (Season 2 - Episode 4)


A mysterious tornado pulls the kids into a supernatural swamp where Katara, Sokka and Aang have mysterious visions. Meanwhile, Momo and Appa are chased by rogue swamp dwellers and only Aang and the gang can save them.

The episode was rated 7.88 from 849 votes.

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#9 - Imprisoned (Season 1 - Episode 6)

In a nearby Earth Village, the gang meets a teenage earthbender named Haru. This village lives in fear of the Fire Nation, for soldiers there capture any earthbenders they can find.

The episode was rated 7.90 from 1068 votes.

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#10 - The Boy in the Iceberg (Season 1 - Episode 1)


Two teenage siblings (Sokka and Katara) living in the South Pole discover a very strange boy (Aang), along with his pet flying bison Appa, in an iceberg. But can they trust him when he accidentally draws the war to their village's doorstep?

The episode was rated 7.91 from 1749 votes.

Last updated: feb 04, 2023

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