Avatar: The Last Airbender: Book 2, Episode 6: The Blind Bandit
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  • They come across a competition that is said to feature the best earthbenders in the world
  • It'll be interesting to see where Aang and crew head now since he has his Earthbending teacher, not to mention he still has to master waterbending


    • by david finniss

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      Aang’s eager to find a master to teach him earthbending. They come across a competition that is said to feature the best earthbenders in the world. The group decides that this is a prime chance to find a teacher.

      It all plays out as an affectionate parody of wrestling, with over the top characters and confrontations. Sokka really starts to get into the spirit of the event as it goes on.

      The reigning champ is a young blind girl who decimates the competition. At first, I figured they


      were going to go with the “Daredevil” approach where her other senses are raised to the point where it becomes advantageous.

      Instead, she has more of a “Graboid” system, where she feels the vibrations in the ground, allowing her to become a formidable opponent.

      It’s revealed that her name is Toph, a character I have read a lot about on the net. Her father is overprotective and she is feeling caged. It’s understandable from his end, most blind people do have obstacles to overcome and it’s natural that ...


      • he want to keep his daughter safe.

        Aang wants her to teach him, but she’s reluctant to the idea. Things are made worse when the Earthbenders suspect that a fight was rigged and pursue Aang and Toph to get their money back.

        Katara got to show her tough side, intimidating two boys who taunted Aang early in the episode.

        We are also introduced to a new antagonist, Toph’s father, who believes that Toph was kidnapped and hires people to hunt them down.

        The episode was entertaining enough. It’s nice to

        see that even self contained “one and done” episodes can be tied back into the overall narrative.

        I also liked the fact that the Boulder referred to himself in the third person, that’s always amusing.

        It’ll be interesting to see where Aang and crew head now since he has his Earthbending teacher, not to mention he still has to master waterbending. Aang’s falling a bit behind, but with two teachers, I have a feeling he’ll catch up quick.

        The episode felt sort of average, which is rare, but it was hardly bad.




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