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(2012–2014)

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Aang and Katara had three children--two boys and one girl. They named their Waterbending daughter after Katara's mother, Kya, and one of their sons after the King of Omashu, Bumi.
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The name of Tenzin is taken from Tenzin Gyatso, the fourteenth Dalai Lama, and means "Upholder of teachings."
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In the opening theme, it is the most recent Avatars who are seen performing their respective bending: Earth is by Kyoshi, Fire by Roku, Air by Aang, and Water is by the current Avatar, Korra.
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The name of the masked Equalist leader, Amon, means "The hidden one."
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General Iroh, Zuko's grandson who is named after Zuko's uncle, is voiced by the same voice actor who played Zuko in the original series, Dante Basco.
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During the third season, Nickelodeon forced the show onto Nick.com. They also gave a limited budget during the fourth season. This is the explanation why they made a clipshow a little bit before the show ended.
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Robin Williams's daughter, Zelda Williams, voices Kuvira in books three and four.
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Nickelodeon initially suspended production because they did not like that Korra was a female protagonist. However, after seeing the completed first episode, they changed their minds.
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Each element has its own special abilities: Air has flying, Fire has lightning bending and combustion bending, Earth has metal bending and lava bending, and Water has blood bending and healing.
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Seychelle Gabriel, who voices Asami Sato, played Princess Yue in director M. Night Shyamalan's live action film adaptation of The Last Airbender (2010).
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The character of Mako was named after the original voice of Uncle Iroh in Avatar: The Last Airbender (2005-2008)
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The Firebender from the Fire Ferrets team is named Mako. The actor Mako voiced Uncle Iroh in the original series Avatar: The Last Airbender. This is a subtle homage to the actor, who passed away during the original series.
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The title of the new series has undergone some changes. Earliest mentions about a new series spoke of Avatar: Legend of Korra. However, due to an issue with James Cameron's Avatar (2009) trademark applications, it was changed to The Legend of Korra. Sources suggested that the title would be Avatar: Legend of Korra, but it was later confirmed that the title would be The Legend of Korra in the United States and Avatar: Legend of Korra for the international version.
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The Legend of Korra (2012-2014) marks the animated debut of actress Eva Marie Saint. Saint had been acting in live-action films since 1954, debuting in On the Waterfront (1954) alongside (the already established) Marlon Brando.
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Bolin's hairstyle resembles a "ducktail," a popular haircut during the 1950s that was often sported by greasers. However, the time period of The Legend of Korra (2012-2014) is roughly around the 1920s, seemingly.
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The show technically ran for only two seasons with twenty-six episodes each, Season 1 being Book 1 (101-112) and 2 (113-126), Season 2 being Book 3 (201-213) and 4 (214-226). Splitting up the two seasons into four Books was done out of necessity, as initially, only twelve episodes were ordered, which included an ending to the first Book, and with balance being a strong theme in the series, it made much more sense to have each Book run roughly the same amount of time/episodes. The average amount of episodes per Book is thirteen.
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Rob Paulsen was originally cast to voice Aang but was replaced by D.B. Sweeney during post-production. In fact, Paulsen had already recorded his lines.
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Korra's Airbending instructor is Tenzin, the son of Aang (the previous Avatar) and Katara.
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Alex McKenna voices Korra's mother Senna in the series, in real life McKenna is actually eight years younger than Janet Varney who voices her daughter Korra.
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There was an early special screening of the first two episodes of Book 2: Spirits
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Tenzin's wife's name is Pema, a nod to characters from Uncharted 2: Among Theives (2009).
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Both Alexa McKenna(Voice of Korra's Mother Senna) and Lisa Edelstein(Voice of Kya) were in the 2000 comedy What Women Want.
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Korra was Janet Varney's first voice over role as an actress.
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Spoilers 

The trivia items below may give away important plot points.

In Avatar: The Last Airbender (2005-2008), Toph wonders, "Do you really think friendships can last more than one lifetime?" A closure to this was added into an episode in The Legend of Korra (2012-2014), where Toph meets Korra in the episode "Korra Alone" and says, "Nice to see you again, Twinkle Toes." In the first show, Toph would call Aang "Twinkle Toes."
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Zhao, who first appeared in Avatar: The Last Airbender (2005-2008), reappears in The Legend of Korra (2012-2014) in the episode "Darkness Falls." He has been imprisoned in the Fog of Lost Souls for seventy-two years and has not aged because he is trapped in the spirit world where no one ages.
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After five days of the release of the final episode, the creators of the show, Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko, officially announced that in the ending, Avatar Korra and Asami fell in love. "Our intention with the last scene was to make it as clear as possible that yes, Korra and Asami have romantic feelings for each other," co-creator Michael Dante DiMartino wrote in a Tumblr post. Nickelodeon wanted to express their support for homosexual lifestyles, so they allowed this. This also marks the first bisexual relationship in any animated series.
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In the episode "The Swamp" of Avatar:The Last Airbender, Toph is first seen in a vision of Aang's. In The Legend of Korra, Toph has taken to living in the same swamp.
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The legend of Korra takes place 70 years after the legend of Aang.
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