Avatar: The Last Airbender
"Tales of Ba Sing Se"
Season 2, Episode 35
In Honor of Mako
Production code: 215
Original air date: September 29, 2006
Written by: Joann Estoesta
Lisa Wahlander
Andrew Huebner
Gary Scheppke
Lauren MacMullan
Katie Mattila
Justin Ridge
Giancarlo Volpe
Directed by: Ethan Spaulding
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"Tales of Ba Sing Se" is the 35th episode of Avatar: The Last Airbender.


"The Tales of Ba Sing Se" is a set of vignettes about each of the main characters' adventures in Ba Sing Se, providing a glimpse of their personalities and private lives.

  • "The Tale of Toph and Katara" – Katara and Toph have a girls' day out.
  • "The Tale of Iroh" – Iroh helps people in town before celebrating the birthday of his dead son, singing "Leaves from the Vine".
  • "The Tale of Aang" – Aang helps a zookeeper build a new zoo.
  • "The Tale of Sokka" – Sokka accidentally ends up in a girls-only poetry club.
  • "The Tale of Zuko" – Zuko goes out on a date.
  • "The Tale of Momo" – Momo looks through Ba Sing Se for Appa.


  • Iroh's tale was dedicated to his voice actor Mako Iwamatsu, who had just died 7 days after "The Library" and "The Desert" initially aired.

Home video releases

  • Avatar: The Last Airbender: Book 2: Earth - Volume 3
  • Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Complete Book 2 Collection
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