Is 'Avatar: The Last Airbender' fire, or all wet? : Pop Culture Happy Hour The animated series Avatar: The Last Airbender is regarded as a classic. Now, it's gotten a live-action adaptation on Netflix. The series tells the story of a boy named Aang (Gordon Cormier) who must learn how to harness the power of air, water, earth, and fire — and ultimately save the world. But how does the new show hold up to the beloved original?

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Is 'Avatar: The Last Airbender' fire, or all wet?

Is 'Avatar: The Last Airbender' fire, or all wet?

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Kiawentiio as Katara, Gordon Cormier as Aang and Ian Ousley as Sokka. Netlfix hide caption

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Kiawentiio as Katara, Gordon Cormier as Aang and Ian Ousley as Sokka.

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The animated series Avatar: The Last Airbender is regarded as a classic. Now, it's gotten a live-action adaptation on Netflix. The series tells the story of a boy named Aang (Gordon Cormier) who must learn how to harness the power of air, water, earth, and fire — and ultimately save the world. But how does the new show hold up to the beloved original?


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