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TV Episodes The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra  

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There are so many good episodes of The Legend of Korra, but which ones really stand out? Do you like "Beginning (Pt. 1 and 2)" the best, or is "Day of the Colossus" your favorite episode of The Legend of Korra? To determine once and for all what the best episodes of The Legend of Korra are, let's rank every The Legend of Korra episode from best to worst.

A sequel to Avatar: The Last Airbender, The Legend of Korra followed Korra, the reincarnation of Aang, an avatar who can "bend" all four elements of water, earth, fire, and air. The animated series aired for four seasons on Nickelodeon, from April 14, 2012 to July 25, 2014. The Legend of Korra cast included Janet Varney as Korra, Seychelle Gabrielle as Asami Sato, David Faustino as Mako, P.J. Byrne as Bolin, and J.K. Simmons as Tenzin.

Vote up your favorite episodes of The Legend of Korra, and downvote any bad episodes that you really didn't enjoy, despite how much you love the series as a whole. It can be painful to put one The Legend of Korra episode over the other when there are so many good ones, which is why you can vote on however many episodes you like.

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Enter the Void is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
Enter the Void Season 3 Episode 12: Korra makes the ultimate sacrifice.

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Beginnings Pt. 1 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
Beginnings Pt. 1 Season 2 Episode 7: Korra learns about the epic and mythic origins of the first Avatar.

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Venom of the Red Lotus is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
Venom of the Red Lotus Season 3 Episode 13: Zaheer enacts his deadly plan.

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Beginnings Pt. 2 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
Beginnings Pt. 2 Season 2 Episode 8: Korra delves deeper into the Avatar's past and realizes what she must do in order to restore balance between the physical and spirit worlds.

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Endgame is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Episodes of 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.

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The Ultimatum is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
The Ultimatum Season 3 Episode 11: Mako and Bolin deliver an ominous message from Zaheer.

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Day of the Colossus is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
Day of the Colossus Season 4 Episode 12: Team Avatar clashes with Kuvira on the streets of Republic City; Pema and Prince Wu help evacuate innocent citizens.

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Operation: Beifong is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
Operation: Beifong Season 4 Episode 10: Bolin helps Opal and Lin save the Beifongs from Kuvira; Korra visits the Spirit World looking for help.

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Korra Alone is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
Korra Alone Season 4 Episode 2: Korra's three-year journey of healing takes her to unexpected places.

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Darkness Falls is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
Darkness Falls Season 2 Episode 13: Korra discovers a new twist in Unalaq's evil plan. Meanwhile, Tenzin realizes he must face his own demons in order to save his daughter.

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Skeletons in the Closet is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
Skeletons in the Closet 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.

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Light in the Dark is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
Light in the Dark Season 2 Episode 14: Korra discovers a way she may be able to defeat the ultimate dark spirit and save the world.

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And the Winner Is... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
And the Winner Is... Season 1 Episode 6: Korra and the Fire Ferrets ready themselves for the pro-bending championship as an evil threat looms over the arena.

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The Last Stand is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
The Last Stand Season 4 Episode 13: The fate of the Earth Kingdom and the Avatar's life is at stake, when Korra comes face to face with Kuvira.

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The Metal Clan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
The Metal Clan Season 3 Episode 5: Korra's quest leads her and her friends to the metal city of Zaofu.

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The Stakeout is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
The Stakeout Season 3 Episode 9: Korra learns the truth about the group that is out to destroy her.

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Long Live the Queen is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
Long Live the Queen Season 3 Episode 10: Asami and Korra are stranded in the desert.

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Turning the Tides is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
Turning the Tides Season 1 Episode 10: The Equalists begin their attack on Republic City.

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Kuvira's Gambit is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
Kuvira's Gambit Season 4 Episode 11: Korra and Team Avatar try to stop Kuvira from moving against Republic City; Kuvira unveils a deadly new weapon.

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A Breath of Fresh Air is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
A Breath of Fresh Air Season 3 Episode 1: Korra discovers that Harmonic Convergence has created a major shift in the bending world.

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A New Spiritual Age is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
A New Spiritual Age Season 2 Episode 10: Korra enters the Spirit World and struggles with the Avatar's relationship with the spirits.

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Welcome to Republic City is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
Welcome to Republic City Season 1 Episode 1: Having mastered water, earth and fire, Avatar Korra is eager to begin her training in airbending, but trouble in Republic City interrupts her plans.

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The Terror Within is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
The Terror Within Season 3 Episode 8: Zaheer and his group attempt to abduct Korra.

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Harmonic Convergence is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
Harmonic Convergence Season 2 Episode 12: Korra and company attempt to close the spirit portals before Harmonic Convergence.

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The Revelation is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
The Revelation Season 1 Episode 3: Korra attempts to infiltrate the Equalist movement and learn more about its mysterious leader.

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The Spirit of Competition is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
The Spirit of Competition Season 1 Episode 5: Korra and her pro-bending teammates struggle to work together after romantic rivalries shake their foundation.

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Old Wounds is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
Old Wounds Season 3 Episode 6: Beifong is forced to face her past.

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The Guide is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
The Guide Season 2 Episode 9: Korra seeks Tenzin's help to enter the Spirit World for the first time.

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Battle of Zaofu is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
Battle of Zaofu Season 4 Episode 6: Korra returns to her role as the Avatar, but is she really ready for action? Bolin and Varrick break from Kuvira's army.

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After All These Years is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
After All These Years Season 4 Episode 1: It's been three years since Zaheer poisoned Korra and the members of Team Avatar have moved on with their lives; Kai and Opal help a struggling Earth Kingdom town.

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Enemy at the Gates is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
Enemy at the Gates Season 4 Episode 5: Kuvira threatens Zaofu; Bolin is caught in the middle of the bad blood between Su Beifong and Kuvira.

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Out of the Past is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
Out of the Past Season 1 Episode 9: Korra attempts to understand her cryptic visions, while Tenzin and Beifong lead a search for Equalist hostages.

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The Calling is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
The Calling Season 4 Episode 4: Tenzin tasks Jinora, Ikki, and Meelo with a mission of the utmost importance - to find Korra.

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A Leaf in the Wind is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
A Leaf in the Wind 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.

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Beyond the Wilds is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
Beyond the Wilds Season 4 Episode 9: The spirit vines in Republic City start abducting people and it's up to Korra to figure out why.

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The Coronation is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
The Coronation Season 4 Episode 3: Prince Wu's big day is ruined by Kuvira; Korra thinks she may have found the key to a full recovery.

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Night of a Thousand Stars is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
Night of a Thousand Stars Season 2 Episode 11: When President Raiko is attacked, Bolin saves the day.

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Original Airbenders is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
Original Airbenders Season 3 Episode 7: Tenzin tries to train the new members of the Air Nation while dealing with Bumi's bad attitude.

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Rebel Spirit is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
Rebel Spirit Season 2 Episode 1: Korra struggles to find a deeper connection with the Spirit World as she and the gang attend a Southern Water Tribe festival.

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Civil Wars Pt. 2 is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
Civil Wars Pt. 2 Season 2 Episode 4: When Korra's parents are wrongfully arrested, Korra fights for their freedom.

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Rebirth is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
Rebirth Season 3 Episode 2: Korra and Team Avatar set out to reestablish the Air Nation.

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In Harm's Way is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
In Harm's Way Season 3 Episode 4: After discovering that the Earth Queen is forcing all the Airbenders in Ba Sing Se to join her army, Korra makes a plan to bust them out.

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The Aftermath is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
The Aftermath Season 1 Episode 7: Tensions mount when Korra begins to suspect an ally is working for the Equalists.

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The Earth Queen is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
The Earth Queen Season 3 Episode 3: Team Avatar travels to Ba Sing Se to search for Airbenders.

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Reunion is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
Reunion Season 4 Episode 7: Korra returns to Republic City and Team Avatar faces their first mission together in three years when Prince Wu goes missing; Bolin and Varrick are on the lam.

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Civil Wars Pt. 1 is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
Civil Wars Pt. 1 Season 2 Episode 3: While tensions flare between the Northern and Southern Water Tribes, Korra struggles to remain neutral.

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The Southern Lights is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
The Southern Lights Season 2 Episode 2: Korra and Chief Unalaq journey into a dangerous maelstrom and find a source of great spiritual power.

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When Extremes Meet is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
When Extremes Meet Season 1 Episode 8: Korra faces off with Councilman Tarrlok as Equalist activity continues to rise in Republic City.

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Remembrances is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
Remembrances Season 4 Episode 8: A look back at Team Avatar's journey; Varrick tells the story of the greatest move ever made.

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Peacekeepers is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Episodes of The Legend of Korra
Peacekeepers Season 2 Episode 5: When the President of the United Republic refuses to help Korra, she decides to take matters into her own hands.