Avatar: The Last Airbender

Jet - S1-E10

Character mistake: When Jet tells Katara and Aang to waterbend the water from underground in the geysers, Katara states that she has never waterbent on water she couldn't see before. However, six episodes prior to this, in 'The Warriors of Kyoshi', she waterbends the water out from Aang's lungs to save his life.

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Suggested correction: That was a moment of desperation on her part, and she probably doesn't think of it/think she can do it again without the same desperate impetus, Furthermore, the water in Aang was only a small amount and very close anyway.

dizzyd

Regardless of if she did it in desperation or not, she did use bending on water she didn't see. The mistake isn't suggesting anything about Katara's ability to waterbend unseen water, the mistake is only in regards to the statement Katara made about never using bending on water she can't see. And for Katara to forget the one time she used bending on water she didn't see would qualify as a character mistake as well. Now if she made the statement "I don't think I can do this" or "I've never used bending on underground water", etc, that would not be a character mistake.

Bishop73
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The Southern Air Temple - S1-E3

Other mistake: When the gang is in the Hall of Statues of Past Avatars, Katara points out the avatar cycle pattern of statues and Aang zeroes in on Roku's statue. The earthbender avatar statue next to Roku is of an unknown man with a sword, not Kiyoshi. (00:12:50 - 00:13:35)

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The Southern Air Temple - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When Gyatso is laughing in Aang's flashback, he is missing quite a few teeth. But when Aang finds his skeleton, all his teeth are still in place.

Friso94
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The Fortuneteller - S1-E14

Plot hole: Because Katara lost her mothers necklace, Aang made one for her and she puts it on. But when they reach The Fortunetellers village, Katara is not wearing the necklace, and no one notices, not even Aang.

The Boy in the Iceberg - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: In this episode, Katara remarks that "This ship has haunted my tribe since Gran Gran was a little girl. " However, in the episode "The Puppetmaster" it is revealed the ship wasn't beached there until Gran Gran was in her late teens or early twenties.

Lord Mordo
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Suggested correction: You sure that was the same ship, and what's 5-10 years give or take compared to Gran-Gran's life anyway?

dizzyd

Bato of the Water Tribe - S1-E15

Other mistake: When Katara is behind Sokka and he is speaking she leans back and as she does her eyes stay in the same place while her head moves, then it fixes itself. (00:16:20)

Imprisoned - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: When the gang meets Haru, Katara teleports from behind a log (shoulder still visible) in one shot to greeting Haru several yards in front of the log a split second later. (00:02:50)

The Avatar Returns - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: When Aang emerges from the water on the giant sprout in The Avatar State, the arrow on his head is not glowing.

Friso94

The Northern Air Temple - S1-E17

Continuity mistake: When Aang, Teo and Katara are walking up to the door of the Air Temple Sanctuary, the pipes which make it open are in a horizontal position, but in the next shot, they are vertical. (00:09:20)

Friso94

The Northern Air Temple - S1-E17

Plot hole: They specifically say there is a door no-one but an Airbender can open, but then when it is opened, we learn the Mechanist uses it. How did the Mechanist get in?

dizzyd

The Ember Island Players - S3-E17

Sokka: Listen to this: The Boy in the Iceberg is a new production from acclaimed playwriter Pu Won Tin. He scowered the globe gathering information on the Avatar. From the icy south pole to the heart of Ba Sing Se. His sources include singing nomads, pirates, prisoners of war and a surprisingly knowlegable merchant of cabbage.

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The Library - S2-E10

Trivia: Wan Shi Tong is of one the few things in this show that is not a reference to Asian cultures, but to Ancient Greece instead. In their mythology owls were the symbol of wisdom and their goddess of wisdom, Athena, was often depicted with an owl.

Friso94
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Question: In the episode "The Ember Island Players," is there an inside joke or added meaning to the names that worked on the "play"? The "surprisingly informed cabbage merchant" is obvious, but besides that.

Answer: The pirates are from the episodes "The Waterbending Scroll" and "The Waterbending Master" (They're the ones Katara stole the scroll from). The traveling musicians are from "The Cave of Two Lovers. The prisoners of war likely refer to the Kyoshi Warriors, the men of the Southern Water Tribe, and possibly Bumi and the other citizens of Omashu.

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