The WORST episodes of Avatar: The Last Airbender
Every episode of Avatar: The Last Airbender ever, ranked from worst to best by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The worst episodes of Avatar: The Last Airbender!
With the Fire Nation on the brink of global domination, a young boy reawakens after a hundred-year absence. To save his war-torn world he must accept his destiny as the Avatar before it's too late.
#1 - The Great Divide
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 5/20/2005
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.Watch Now:AmazonApple TV
#2 - Nightmares and Daydreams
Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/16/2007
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.Watch Now:AmazonApple TV
#3 - Avatar Day
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 4/28/2006
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.Watch Now:Amazon
#4 - The Swamp
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 4/14/2006
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.
#5 - Jet
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 5/6/2005
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.
#6 - Imprisoned
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 3/25/2005
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.
#7 - The Fortuneteller
Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 9/23/2005
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.Watch Now:AmazonApple TV
#9 - The Beach
Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/19/2007
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.
#10 - Return to Omashu
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/7/2006
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. Meanwhile Azula goes in search of old friends to help her with her mission.
#11 - The Warriors of Kyoshi
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 3/4/2005
The gang arrives at Kyoshi Island and are captured by some Kyoshi warriors. When Aang reveals that he is the avatar, news quickly spreads out and suddenly reaches to Prince Zuko who then goes to Kyoshi Island to capture him.
#12 - The Waterbending Scroll
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 4/29/2005
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?
#13 - The Library
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 7/14/2006
When Aang and his friends find a professor who knows of a library that contains information about the world, Sokka decides to go there to hopefully find some information to use against the Fire Nation. 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. When Wan Shi Tong discovers Sokka wasn't being truthful with him, he begins to sink the library, bringing the kids down with it. Will everyone be able to escape the library in time? And who are the strange benders who have kidnapped Appa?Watch Now:Amazon
#16 - The Boiling Rock (1)
Season 3 - Episode 14 - Aired 6/14/2008
Sokka wants to break his father out of jail and askes Zuko for information on Fire nation prisons. Sokka and Zuko go to the "Boiling Rock" Prison which is in the middle of a volcano to rescue Sokka's father. When Sokka doesn't find him, he feels like he has failed... again... then his hopes are raised when he finds Suki. Sokka, Zuko, Suki and some unexpected allies attempt to escape the prison, but some unexpected surprises come along the way.
#17 - Bato of the Water Tribe
Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired 10/7/2005
Aang feels neglected as Katara and Sokka reunite with Bato, an old friend of their father’s from the South Pole. They begin to reminisce on their times in the past while they wait for a message to arrive from their father; in which Aang believes Katara and Sokka will abandon him and go out to find their father should the message arrive. However, when the messenger gives Aang the message to give to Bato, Aang betrays his friends in a way Katara or Sokka could never imagine. However, when Zuko recruits a bounty hunter named Jun to track Aang down, his friendship is put to the test as he must deal with the fact that he betrayed his friends while defending himself from yet another fight.
#18 - The Boy in the Iceberg
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 2/21/2005
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?Watch Now:AmazonApple TV
#19 - The Southern Air Temple
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 2/25/2005
Aang is excited about going home (the Southern Airtemple) for the first time in one hundred years, but he is shocked to find out that the temple is deserted. Aang tells Sokka and Katara about his childhood as they explore the temple, but they soon discover something that Aang never expected. Meanwhile, Prince Zuko must make repairs to his ship and the only way he can do it is to dock his ship at his rival's naval base.
#20 - The Runaway
Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/2/2007
When Katara expresses her disapproval to Toph's new way to make quick cash, the group finds her too motherly and tension grows between Katara and Toph. When Katara finally decides to participate in this scam to disprove Toph's accusations, they are left vulnerable and are forced to face the dire consequences.Watch Now:AmazonApple TV
#21 - The Serpent's Pass
Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 9/15/2006
When Aang and the gang meet up with a group of refugees, they tell the gang where they can get on a ferry to Ba Sing Se. But after a series of events they have to take a deadly route called the serpent's pass with the help of an old friend, Suki. Meanwhile Zuko and Iroh meet up with a boy named Jet and his freedom fighters.Watch Now:Amazon
#22 - The Cave of Two Lovers
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 3/24/2006
On their way to Omashu, Aang, Katara, and Sokka meet a group of nomads who show them a shortcut through the "Cave of Two Lovers." But when the group becomes trapped in the cave, it's up to Aang and Katara to save the group by trusting in love ... and possibly questioning their relationship. Meanwhile, Iroh gets a lethal rash so Zuko and Iroh head to a small Earth Kingdom town for help, hoping their real identities will not be discovered.Watch Now:Amazon
#24 - The Headband
Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/28/2007
To better blend in as Fire Nation citizens, Aang enrolls in a Fire Nation school, giving himself an opportunity to learn more about the Nation while at the same enjoy life as a normal kid for the first time since he discovered he was the Avatar. Meanwhile Zuko, growing more and more paranoid about the Avatar's false demise, brings himself to confronts his imprisoned uncle.
#25 - Bitter Work
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 6/2/2006
Toph's instructing abilities come into question when Aang cannot seem to overcome a block that keeps him from earthbending. Sokka gets himself in a jam, while befriending what was, moments before, his next meal, and Iroh and Zuko begin training utilizing new philosophies and methods that originate from the other elements.