Aang begins to learn earthbending from Toph; Uncle Iro resumes teaching Zuko firebending to better prepare him for facing Azula, and reveals a new technique he learned from watching waterbenders.
Did You Know?
"Bitter Work" is the rough English translation of the Chinese words for martial arts "Kung Fu." Given that Aang and Zuko both learn a different form of kung fu, the episode title is rather appropriate. See more
Aang alternates between wearing his boots and being barefoot during his earthbending training. See more
Today's the day! Can you believe it? After all that time searching for a teacher, I'm finally starting Earthbending. And this place, it-it's perfect, don't you think? Sokka?
[Sokka, in his sleeping bag, groans
Oh, you're still sleeping, huh?
[Sokka groans again and rolls over