To a lot of folks, Avatar: The Last Airbender stands as one of the greatest triumphs in animation. It was a near-perfect story that blended action, heart, humor and a dense mythology accessible to everyone. Although its sequel series, The Legend of Korra, wasn't met with the same level of praise, it's still a solid entry in the Avatar series that many people enjoy. Of course, you can't be a successful show without accumulating some wild theories along the way, and with a fan base as passionate as this show's, you can bet there are some insane Avatar: The Last Airbender fan theories.
Could bending just be the result of genetic engineering? Could Lin actually be the illegitimate love child of Toph and Sokka? Was there actually a very good reason why the live-action movie was so horrible? In this list, you'll find some of the wackiest fan theories about Avatar: The Last Airbender. Some you might agree with, others you might dismiss as totally nutty. Either way, check out the list below and be sure to comment on what your favorite The Last Airbender theory is! Don't forget to also check out our list of other shows like Avatar: The Last Airbender.
- 17,796 VOTES
Avatar Actually Takes Place on a Different, Smaller Planet
- 27,672 VOTES
Momo Is an Incarnation of Aye-Aye, the Lemur Spirit
- 37,030 VOTES
The Last Airbender and Korra are Metaphors for WW2 and the Cold War
- 48,566 VOTES
Azula is Left-Handed, a True Sign of Evil
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Lin is the Illegitimate Child of Toph and Sokka
- 66,580 VOTES
The Horrible Live Action Movie is Actually an Adaptation of the Ember Island Players Play