Episode guide for 109 - The Waterbending Scroll

Episode Details

Production number: 1x09
Animation studio: JM Animation Co, Ltd
First aired: 2005-04-29
Summary: Katara realizes her limitations as a Waterbender when she tries to teach Aang some basic moves. Her ambition gets the best of her when she steals a Waterbending scroll from a pirate boutique. The kids narrowly escape being captured. Katara justifies her stealing by saying it was for Aang, but we soon see that Katara wanted the scroll for herself. Meanwhile, Zuko arrives and teams up with the pirates. Together they make a deal to get the kids and the scroll. The kids are soon captured, but the deal goes sour. There is a huge battle between the pirates and Zuko's men. Katara and Aang work together and use their newly learned waterbending skills to get away.

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Characters

Crew

Episode Writer: John O'Bryan
Storyboard Artist: Bryan Konietzko, Anthony Lioi, Ian Graham, Bobby Rubio
Director: Anthony Lioi
Head Writer/Co-Producer: Aaron Ehasz
Creator/Executive Producer: Michael Dante DiMartino, Bryan Konietzko
Casting: Sarah Noonan, C.S.A., Leah Buono, Maryanne Dacey, Shannon Reed
Line Producer: Miken Lee Wong
Story Editor: Michael Dante DiMartino
Staff Writer: John O'Bryan, James Eagan
Music and Sound Design: Benjamin Wynn, Jeremy Zuckerman, The Track Team
Voice Director: Andrea Romano
Art Director: Bryan Konietzko
Nickelodeon Executives: Eric Coleman, Jenna Luttrell
Martial Arts Consultant: Sifu Kisu of the Harmonious Fist Chinese Athletic Assn
Cultural Consultant: Edwin Zane
Chinese Calligraphy & Translation: Siu-Leung Lee, PhD
Character Design: Bryan Konietzko, Li Hong, Won Sung Goo, Aaron Alexovich
Writers' Assistant: Josh Hamilton
Production: Andrew Huebner, Joann Estoesta, Tami Friend, Katie Mattila
Martial Arts Coordinator/Videographer: Lisa Wahlander
Recording Engineering: Justin Brinsfield, Mishelle Smith, Thomas J. Maydeck, C.A.S.
Picture Editing: Jeff Adams, Kevin Zelch
Post Production: Jason Stiff, Encore Video, Lisa Yang, Andre Boutiller, Salami Studios
Foley: Sanaa Cannella, Jeff Kettle
Main Title Creation: Michael Dante DiMartino, Bryan Konietzko, Andy Dill, Titmouse, Inc
Telecine Colorist: Dexter P
Checker: Kathy Gilmore
Lip Assignment: Henry Madden, George Chialias
Animatic Editor: Dao Le
Assistant Director: Ian Graham, Bobby Rubio
Background: Will Weston, Hye-Jung Kim, Tom Dankiewicz, Elsa Garagarza, Chad Cooper
Prop Design: Aldina Dias
Character layout/cleanup: Debbie Cone, Dean Kelly
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