This episode focuses on the little events that each character does on his or her own in Ba Sing Se. It starts with Katara and Toph finally connecting with a girls' day out. Iroh helps different members of the community near his new home and ends his tale with a "special" picnic. Aang decides to help a zoo keeper with his animals. Sokka battles a poetry teacher in haiku in front of the all female class. Iroh accepts a date on Zuko's behalf. Zuko may have even enjoyed himself for once. And the tales end with Momo on a search for Appa, interrupted by a pack of stray cats that resemble tiny panthers. Written by
Did You Know?
Uncle Iroh's tale concludes in honor of Mako
, who passed away during the production of the second season. See more
The Cabbage Merchant can be seen selling cabbages during Aang's story, even though in Chapter 12 all of his cabbages were destroyed when he tried to bring them on board the ferry to Ba Sing Se. However, it wouldn't be impossible for him to get new ones since then. More importantly, the repeated destruction of his cabbages is a running gag throughout the series, and he always manages to get new ones, so, at most, this qualifies as a deliberate joke, not an error. See more
Toph. Aren't you going to get ready for the day?
[Toph sits up in bed, spits into a spittoon, and stands up
You're not going to wash up? You've got a little dirt on your... everywhere, actually.
You call it dirt. I call it a healthy coating of earth.
Referenced in Avatar Spirits