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Avatar Korra fights to keep Republic City safe from the evil forces of both the physical and spiritual worlds.

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The Legend of Korra: Endgame  Season 1, Episode 12

In the season finale, Korra faces the mysterious leader of the Equalists as the war in Republic City comes to a head. [more inside]
posted by Katemonkey on Mar 6, 2016 at 2:57 PM - 10 comments

The Legend of Korra: Skeletons in the Closet  Rewatch   Season 1, Episode 11

As the war intensifies, Korra goes undercover and discovers a secret about the anti-bending revolution. Meanwhile, her teammates hunt down an Equalist stronghold. [more inside]
posted by Katemonkey on Feb 28, 2016 at 2:36 AM - 10 comments

The Legend of Korra: Turning the Tides  Rewatch   Season 1, Episode 10

The Equalists begin their attack on Republic City. [more inside]
posted by Katemonkey on Feb 20, 2016 at 1:38 PM - 4 comments

The Legend of Korra: Out of the Past  Rewatch   Season 1, Episode 9

Korra attempts to understand her cryptic visions, while Tenzin and Beifong lead a search for Equalist hostages. [more inside]
posted by Katemonkey on Feb 13, 2016 at 12:07 PM - 7 comments

The Legend of Korra: When Extremes Meet  Rewatch   Season 1, Episode 8

Korra faces off with Councilman Tarrlok as Equalist activity continues to rise in Republic City. [more inside]
posted by Katemonkey on Feb 7, 2016 at 3:36 AM - 5 comments

The Legend of Korra: The Aftermath  Rewatch   Season 1, Episode 7

Tensions mount when Korra begins to suspect an ally is working for the Equalists. [more inside]
posted by Katemonkey on Feb 1, 2016 at 1:17 PM - 9 comments

The Legend of Korra: And The Winner Is...  Rewatch   Season 1, Episode 6

Korra and the Fire Ferrets ready themselves for the pro-bending championship as an evil threat looms over the arena. [more inside]
posted by Katemonkey on Jan 23, 2016 at 10:44 AM - 7 comments

The Legend of Korra: The Spirit of Competition  Rewatch   Season 1, Episode 5

Korra and her pro-bending teammates struggle to work together after romantic rivalries shake their foundation. [more inside]
posted by Katemonkey on Jan 17, 2016 at 1:32 AM - 6 comments

The Legend of Korra: The Voice in the Night  Rewatch   Season 1, Episode 4

Korra is recruited to join Councilman Tarrlok's task force, which seeks to rid the city of Equalists by force. [more inside]
posted by Katemonkey on Jan 9, 2016 at 1:05 PM - 11 comments

The Legend of Korra: The Revelation  Rewatch   Season 1, Episode 3

Korra attempts to infiltrate the Equalist movement and learn more about its mysterious leader. [more inside]
posted by Katemonkey on Jan 2, 2016 at 12:47 PM - 6 comments

The Legend of Korra: A Leaf in the Wind  Rewatch   Season 1, Episode 2

After hitting a snag in her airbending training with Master Tenzin, Korra pays a visit to the city's Pro Bending arena in search of inspiration. [more inside]
posted by Katemonkey on Dec 26, 2015 at 11:54 AM - 9 comments

The Legend of Korra: Welcome to Republic City  Rewatch   Season 1, Episode 1

Official plot description: Having mastered water, earth, and fire, Avatar Korra is eager to begin her training in airbending, but trouble in Republic City interrupts her plans. [more inside]
posted by Katemonkey on Dec 19, 2015 at 12:40 PM - 15 comments

The Legend of Korra: The Last Stand  Season 4, Episode 13

In a last ditch effort to stop Kuvira and her metal colossus, Korra, Mako, Bolin, Suyin and Lin Beifong, infiltrate the mechanical titan with hopes to bring it down. Korra faces off against Kuvira in one world and then another, while Bolin admits how awesome Mako is, and the two sisters practice invasive surgery on the mech suit. Republic City is changed forever, and perhaps, so, too, American animation, by the incredible conclusion to the television series, Avatar: The Legend of Korra. [more inside]
posted by Atreides on Dec 19, 2014 at 6:42 AM - 66 comments

The Legend of Korra: Day of the Colossus  Season 4, Episode 12

The penultimate episode of the Legend of Korra begins with Kuvira towering above the surrendered city of the United Republic in her giant mech suit, but not with Korra and her friends accepting the status quo. While the benders of the group do everything they can to slow down Kuvira's advancement, Asami and Varrick race to deploy two prototype flying mech suits. Meanwhile, Hiroshi Sato, Asami's father and former Equalist supporter, returns with what might be Republic City's only hope, an idea to bring down the platinum colossus. Also, Varrick asks Zhu Li to wait for him to attach something. [more inside]
posted by Atreides on Dec 19, 2014 at 6:33 AM - 8 comments

The Legend of Korra: Kuvira's Gambit  Season 4, Episode 11

Bolin crashes a presidential meeting once again with Suyin and Zhu Li in tow to warn of Kuvira's super weapon and the impending attack on Republic City. Prince Wu shares his struggle over bathroom dependency to encourage the city's residents to evacuate in an orderly manner and Varrick and Zhu Li are reunited. Asami, Mako, Bolin and Korra set off on a mission to destroy the spirit cannon before it can reach the city, only to make a horrifying discovery that threatens to upend everyone's plans. Also, hey, it's Kai. [more inside]
posted by Atreides on Dec 12, 2014 at 6:28 AM - 29 comments

The Legend of Korra: Operation Beifong  Season 4, Episode 10

Bolin, Opal, and Lin, are joined by none other than the Beifong matriarch, Toph, in their mission to rescue Suyin and her family from the clutches of Kuvira. In the course of their mission, they discover the super weapon that Varrick had previously warned Kuvira was likely to create and alter their plans accordingly. In Republic City, President Raiko holds a meeting to find out the latest on Varrick and Asami's collaboration for the defense of the city, while Korra attempts to convince the resident spirits to join the fight. Also, Juicy the Air Bison. [more inside]
posted by Atreides on Dec 5, 2014 at 6:41 AM - 21 comments

The Legend of Korra: Beyond the Wilds  Season 4, Episode 9

Korra deals with trouble in the Spirit Wilds, with help from an unexpected quarter. Meanwhile, Bolin and Varrick's return elicits mixed reactions, while Opal and Lin make plans for a secret mission.
posted by emjaybee on Nov 28, 2014 at 7:01 AM - 27 comments

The Legend of Korra: Remembrances  Season 4, Episode 8

In a series of flashbacks, narrated by Mako, Korra and Varrick, moments from the past seasons are resurrected. Mako describes his romantic past to Wu, his grandmother and cousin, while Korra reflects to Asami on whether an Avatar is really needed in the modern world by recounting her past enemies. On a small boat slowly making its way north, Varrick entertains the refugees from Kuvira's reeducation camp with his idea for the best movie ever, based on events in Bolin's and his life, mixed with events from the previous seasons. [more inside]
posted by Atreides on Nov 21, 2014 at 6:27 AM - 15 comments

The Legend of Korra: Reunion  Season 4, Episode 7

In the wake of her defeat at the hands of the Great Uniter, Korra returns at last to the place where her journey as Avatar began, Republic City. After a brief reunion with Asami and Mako, the trio quickly find themselves in a rescue mission to save Prince Wu from the designs of Kuvira. Far and away, Verrick and Bolin continue their trek to Republic City to warn everyone of Kuvira's plans and run into escapees from one of Kuvira's concentration camps. Together the group plots a plan to make their way out of Earth Empire controlled territory. Also, Pabu and Naga, and Meelo does not earn his tats. [more inside]
posted by Atreides on Nov 14, 2014 at 6:46 AM - 28 comments

The Legend of Korra: The Battle of Zaofu  Season 4, Episode 6

With Kuvira's army encamped before the Metal Clan city of Zaofu, the clan's matriarch, Suyin, along with her sons attempt a last ditch effort to take out Kuvira while she sleeps before her army can attack. In a test of how much Korra has actually recovered since the removal of the remaining poison in her system, the Avatar attempts to fight Kuvira in a duel without the use of the Avatar State with painful results. Varrick with his new assistant, Bolin, are forced to continue work on the spirit vine weapon under the watchful eye of Mr. Scientist Bataar, Jr, with explosive results. [more inside]
posted by Atreides on Nov 7, 2014 at 5:42 AM - 30 comments

The Legend of Korra: Enemy at the Gates  Season 4, Episode 5

Kuvira's army has arrived on the plains before Zaofu, the home of the Metal Clan, and the last remaining state not incorporated into Kuvira's Earth Empire. Korra with the Air Kids chooses to head to Zaofu as well, this time determined to try a new tactic that doesn't rely on violence to resolve the conflict. Varrick continues his experimentation with the spirit vines and Kuvira enlists Bolin to help convince Suyin that the Empire is a force for good. Meanwhile, back in Republic City, Asami meets with her father, Hiroshi Sato, still imprisoned for his support of Amon and the Equalists four years ago. [more inside]
posted by Atreides on Oct 31, 2014 at 6:46 AM - 17 comments

The Legend of Korra: The Calling  Season 4, Episode 4

Team Tenzin Kids, Jinora, Ikki, and Meelo, set off on their mission to find the missing Avatar, Korra. In the course of their travels, sibling friction arises and patience diminishes. Meanwhile, in the great swamp Korra's own patience with Toph begins to erode as the Melon Lord adopts a less than urgent approach to helping Korra with her problems. Also, a flying lemur eats its own vomit. [more inside]
posted by Atreides on Oct 24, 2014 at 6:51 AM - 14 comments

The Legend of Korra: Coronation  Season 4, Episode 3

Coronation day has arrived for Prince Wu, heir to the Earth Kingdom throne, and all that stands between his and the unfortunate Mako's journey to Ba Sing Se is a ceremony to be held in Republic City. The world leaders gather in attendance, as well the Great Uniter, General Kuvira of the Metal Clan, who Tenzin is beginning to have doubts about. Back in the great swamp of the Earth Kingdom, Korra asks Toph Beifong to train her and help her return to her previous fighting form, something Toph readily agrees to with much relish. Lastly, Varrick shows a surprise interest in spirit vines. [more inside]
posted by Atreides on Oct 17, 2014 at 6:26 AM - 32 comments

The Legend of Korra: Korra Alone  Season 4, Episode 2

The past three years of Korra's life are revealed in a series of flashbacks which began with her return to the Southern Water Tribe and a two week stay that extended to two years. Between the flashbacks of Korra's struggle through rehabilitation, to gain the use of her legs and to deal with her PTSD, she is haunted by the vision a dark spectre version of herself in the Avatar state, adorned in the chains and manacles from the Red Lotus' attempt to kill her and break the Avatar cycle. The episode concludes with Korra being lead into the great jungle of the Earth Kingdom and a sight for sore eyes. [more inside]
posted by Atreides on Oct 10, 2014 at 7:27 AM - 25 comments

The Legend of Korra: After All These Years  Season 4, Episode 1

The final season of Legend of Korra premiered today with our return to the Avatar world three years from the conclusion of events at the end of Season 3. It is a world still adjusting to the chaos of the Red Lotus and the reintroduction of spirits into the material world. It is a world that finds Team Avatar dissolved with its members pursuing different paths and a restored Air Nomad nation serving as a peacekeeping force. It is a world that has been absent an Avatar for three years. [more inside]
posted by Atreides on Oct 3, 2014 at 6:57 AM - 46 comments

The Legend of Korra: Venom of the Red Lotus  Season 3, Episode 13

The concluding half of the Legend of Korra Book 3 season finale [more inside]
posted by mathowie on Aug 22, 2014 at 7:29 AM - 46 comments

The Legend of Korra: Enter the Void  Season 3, Episode 12

The first half of the Legend of Korra Book 3 season finale finds Team Avatar along with the Metal Clan on an airship sprinting north to save the newly reestablished Air Nomad nation and to stop the Red Lotus. Faced with the dilemma to surrender herself to Zaheer at the risk of the air benders safety versus an outright rescue attempt, Korra makes a decision that might change the fate of the world, and her own, forever. Also, Bolin and Mako's grandmother shames both Naga and Pabu.
posted by Atreides on Aug 22, 2014 at 6:41 AM - 12 comments

The Legend of Korra: The Ultimatum  Season 3, Episode 11

Ba Sing Se is in chaos, looters flood the upper ring and the Queen's Palace, while fires spread throughout the fallen walled city. Mako and Bolin, freed by Zaheer to deliver a message to the Avatar, manage to secure an Earth Kingdom airship to seek Korra in the desert, but not before saving their large family from a flaming building. Soon they found their way to the Misty Palms Oasis and deliver the chilling message to Korra. Also, Bolin and Mako's grandmother decides she's going to take a nap. [more inside]
posted by Atreides on Aug 15, 2014 at 6:54 AM - 27 comments

The Legend of Korra: Long Live the Queen  Season 3, Episode 10

Korra and Asami find themselves captured by Earth Kingdom forces and placed on an airship to take them back to Ba Sing Se. Asami quickly hatches an escape plan which leads to an even dire situation for herself, Korra and the crew of the airship. Our other captives, Bolin and Mako, are also being transported to Ba Sing Se by the Red Lotus, pawns in the Red Lotus' plan to gain an audience with the Earth Queen. Meanwhile, unwilling to accept her sister's word on the safety of Korra, Lin strikes out into the desert to hunt down the Avatar. [more inside]
posted by Atreides on Aug 8, 2014 at 6:49 AM - 20 comments

The Legend of Korra: The Stakeout  Season 3, Episode 9

In the first pure digital release of Legend of Korra, Team Avatar track Aiwei to the Earth Kingdom desert town of Misty Palms Oasis and discover that the Metal Clan traitor had arranged a meeting with Zaheer and Company. Intent on following Aiwei to Zaheer, the team decides to stakeout his motel room until his departure. Many Pai Sho games later, Korra discovers that Aiwei has entered the Spirit World and meditates to enter the Spirit World to chase after him. What follows are a whole bunch of answers from Zaheer, the identity and background of the Red Lotus, and a frantic fight between Mako and Bolin against Water for Arms and Lava Guy. [more inside]
posted by Atreides on Aug 1, 2014 at 10:33 AM - 17 comments

The Legend of Korra: The Terror Within  Season 3, Episode 8

Perhaps the last Legend of Korra episode to premier on live television, the peaceful sanctuary of Zhao Fu is shattered by an attempt to kidnap Korra by Zaheer and Company. As Lin expresses outrage over the failure of Suyin's Metal Clan to keep Korra safe, Suyin furiously hunts for an accomplice - the only way Zaheer's team could have infiltrated the city successfully. Also, Bolin and Opal bid a temporary farewell, they will always have kale.
posted by Atreides on Jul 25, 2014 at 7:17 PM - 18 comments

The Legend of Korra: Original Airbenders  Season 3, Episode 7

The new air benders begin their instruction in the ways of the Air Nomads at the Northern Air Temple as Tenzin struggles to find the best teaching method to re-establish the Air Nation. Bumi is not impressed. Kai and Jinora continue to bond in the air bison heavy episode that also reveals the air nomad secret of the shaved head. More information is revealed about the Earth Queen, including a rumor so horrendous, it seals her fate in the Top 5 worse people ever in the Avatar Universe!
posted by Atreides on Jul 18, 2014 at 6:29 PM - 24 comments

The Legend of Korra: Old Wounds  Season 3, Episode 6

The conflict between Lin Beifong and her sister, Suyin, comes to a head as we learn about the sisters' contentious past and at the same time, Korra has the opportunity to become the first Avatar ever to learn to metal bend. Bolin is called out as fake once again by Opal and Zaheer and Company make an explosive escape out of Republic City on their continuing search for the Avatar.
posted by Atreides on Jul 18, 2014 at 6:29 PM - 15 comments

The Legend of Korra: The Metal Clan  Season 3, Episode 5

Team Avatar loses Tenzin as he takes the Earth Kingdom air benders to the Northern Air Temple to learn the ways of the air nomads and everyone else heads for the futuristic Zhao Fu, the home and city of the Metal Clan to find a new air bender. Once there they meet Suyin Beifong, Lin Beifong's half-sister and a whole lot of emotional baggage which also belongs to Lin. Bolin may have a new love interest in Opal, Lin's neice and the Metal Clan air bender, while back at Avatar Island in Republic City, Zaheer infiltrates the ranks of the new air benders in hopes of finding out the whereabouts of Korra. Also, we learn the universe didn't want Varrick to go to answer for his crimes. Nifty spoiler inside! [more inside]
posted by Atreides on Jul 12, 2014 at 11:14 AM - 26 comments

The Legend of Korra: In Harms Way  Season 3, Episode 4

Informed by Mako and Bolin of the imprisoned air benders, Korra and Team Avatar plan to break them out. The budding romance between Jinora and Kai takes another step forward, while Team Zuko is defeated handily by Team Anti-Avatar who break out Sparky Sparky Boom Lady from her frozen prison. Lin Beifong appears in Ba Sing Se to warn Korra of the escape and we learn that Zaheer, leader of Team Anti-Avatar, and his compatriots had attempted to kidnap Korra shortly after she was identified as the Avatar, which resulted in their imprisonment. Also, Bumi needs a badger mole who knows morse code.
posted by Atreides on Jul 12, 2014 at 11:14 AM - 12 comments

The Legend of Korra: The Earth Queen  Season 3, Episode 3

Team Avatar finally arrives in Ba Sing Se, the magnificent walled city, after a rather less than successful recruitment drive for new members of the Air Nation. Unfortunately, the good Earth King and his Bear are now history, and the current reigning monarch seems to care but for two things: Topiary and Taxes. Other surprises and mysteries also abound in Ba Sing Se. Meanwhile, Team Zuko forms in the Northern Water Tribe, determined to prevent the jailbreak of Sparky Sparky Boom Girl a fire bender with telekinetic fire bending powers. [more inside]
posted by Atreides on Jun 30, 2014 at 3:47 PM - 6 comments

The Legend of Korra: Rebirth of a Nation  Season 3, Episode 2

The second episode of Legend of Korra, finds Team Avatar on a road trip aboard an airship, compliments of Asami, voyaging across the Earth Kingdom on their way to its capital, Ba Sing Se. Along the way, Tenzin and Korra attempt to recruit the new air benders to help rebuild the Air Nation, with less than successful (and quite amusing) results. Also, the return of Zuko! [more inside]
posted by Atreides on Jun 29, 2014 at 12:13 PM - 7 comments

The Legend of Korra: A Breath of Fresh Air  Season 3, Episode 1

Avatar: The Legend of Korra returns for its third season with Korra discovering that her decision to leave the spirit portals open after the Harmonic Convergence has resulted in unforeseen consequences. For those who have yet to see it, catch the trailer for Season 3, here! [more inside]
posted by Atreides on Jun 28, 2014 at 9:31 AM - 15 comments