Season 1

Episode Guide

The Boy in the Iceberg (The Avatar Returns Part 1)

S1 E1
Feb 21, 2005
Katara and Sokka, a brother and sister from the Southern Water Tribe, discover a twelve-year-old boy frozen in an iceberg. Katara wonders if this boy is the Avatar whom the world has been awaiting for a hundred years.

The Avatar Returns (Part 2)

S1 E2
Feb 21, 2005
Prince Zuko, a young Firebender whose mission in life is to capture the Avatar, tracks Aang down to the Southern Water Tribe village where Katara and Sokka live.

The Southern Air Temple

S1 E3
Feb 25, 2005
Aang is eager to take Sokka and Katara to the Air Temple where he was raised. But upon arrival, it becomes apparent that the temple is not at all how Aang remembers it.

The Warriors of Kyoshi

S1 E4
Mar 04, 2005
When locals of a small island discover Aang is the Avatar, they treat him like a celebrity.

The King of Omashu

S1 E5
Mar 18, 2005
Aang takes Katara and Sokka to an Earthbender city. The kids cause damage and are brought before a crazy old king, who seems to enjoy messing with the kids' heads.

Imprisoned

S1 E6
Mar 25, 2005
The kids come to an Earth Nation town which is occupied by the Fire Nation. But will Katara's attempts to inspire the oppressed people help them or hurt them?

Winter Solstice Part 1: The Spirit World

S1 E7
Apr 08, 2005
Aang, Katara, and Sokka arrive at a town being terrorized by a mysterious force from the spirit world. Aang doesn't know how to help these people, and realizes he has much to learn about being the Avatar.

Winter Solstice Part 2: Avatar Roku

S1 E8
Apr 15, 2005
During the winter solstice, Aang must reach a Fire Nation temple while dodging Prince Zuko, Commander Zhao, and the Fire Sages who guard it.

The Waterbending Scroll

S1 E9
Apr 29, 2005
When Katara's desire to master Waterbending gets the best of her, the kids find themselves on the run from pirates.

Jet

S1 E10
May 06, 2005
Our heroes' friendship is tested when they meet Jet, a charismatic teenager leading a band of rebels who are fighting against the Fire Nation.

The Great Divide

S1 E11
May 20, 2005
When Aang and friends come to the rim of a giant canyon, they are asked to help guide two groups of refugees across. Aang quickly learns that this will be no easy task.

The Storm

S1 E12
Jun 03, 2005
A powerful storm brings up painful memories of the past - and puts everyone in jeopardy in the present.

The Blue Spirit

S1 E13
Jun 17, 2005
When Sokka and Katara get too sick to travel, Aang goes out on his own to find a cure for them. But he is captured by Zhao and held prisoner inside an impenetrable fortress.

The Fortune Teller

S1 E14
Sep 23, 2005
Aang, Katara, and Sokka discover a village of people who are all reliant on a fortuneteller in their everyday lives - but they are so reliant that they are blind to the immanent danger they are all in.

Bato of the Water Tribe

S1 E15
Oct 07, 2005
Aang feels insecure when Katara and Sokka come across something that reminds them of home. Because Aang thinks his friends might leave him, he hides an important message which only leads to trouble.

The Deserter

S1 E16
Oct 21, 2005
Aang attempts to find a Firebending master to teach him while Katara learns that she possesses a special power.

The Northern Air Temple

S1 E17
Nov 04, 2005
After hearing rumors about surviving Airbenders, the kids journey to the Northern Air temple to see for themselves. What they find there could spell disaster for all enemies of the Fire Nation.

The Waterbending Master

S1 E18
Nov 18, 2005
The kids reach the Northern Water tribe, and Aang and Katara look for a Waterbending Master as Sokka falls for a princess. Meanwhile, Zhao plans an attack and Zuko must find a way to continue his quest for the Avatar.

The Siege of the North, Part 1

S1 E19
Dec 02, 2005
The Northern Water Tribe braces itself for an attack by Admiral Zhao's Fire Navy fleet. In the heat of battle, Aang struggles to defend the city. He wonders if there isn't a better way to use his Avatar abilities.

The Siege of the North, Part 2

S1 E20
Dec 02, 2005
Zhao's invasion breaks through the outer wall of the Northern Water Tribe's defenses, and he reveals a sinister plan. Aang goes to the spirit world for help - but will he return in time to stop Zhao and prevent the destruction of the Water Tribe?