okay, maybe it is. Anyhoo, 409 is also on the list of episodes I haven't seen. will I? maybe. right now? nope.
And those who think that I don't know what happens...are wrong. Those that don't want to spoil me... go stick that self-righteous philosophy BS where the sun don't shine.
first off. Tera's approval for a brief shot of Korra with her hair down, because she looks better that way. :U
Otherwise, the first thing that really jumped out at me was Mako and Asami's little gig in the kitchen. The obvious potentials for jokes aside, Asami needs to dump Mako's azz, because he's a bigger douche than Zuko (and not the awesomely sexy kind of douchebag that Tarrlok and Zhao both are, albeit in different ways)
And Pema's gunna have da behbeh. allmyhappys.
I am obviously not the only one who loves Tenzin's kids (in particular, Ikki and Meelo). As evidenced by the opening line of this thread, Lin's line made me actually laugh out loud. Meelo's a creepy little stinker. I love him, Lin's straightforwardness,
I also love that like any good nameless mooks, the other three councilpeople get captured in like 12 seconds, and then we have Tenzin all like "can't let ya do that, Starfox" and owns those mofos United 93 style, and still coming out alive. Granted, if Tarrlok were still in commission, he probably would have owninated them as well.
Allso good to see Hiroshi back again. I knew we would see him again, but to see him next to Amon was just... there was something awesome about it. Frankly, considering that this sentence is being written right after the 1/3 movie mark, I hope we get to see a bit more details on those bombs.
WARNING: THE FOLLOWING SENTENCE MAY BE SEXIST.
7:39. women drivers strike again, courtesy of Avatar Korra. got me to crack a good laugh.
NOW LEAVING THE SEXIST ZONE.
also fully convinced that Mako needs to be single. ever since we got soem of the down-low on him, I've seen connections between him and Katara, and Bolin and Sokka. Before anyone bitches at me and says that they're nothing alike, no, I'm not saying that Bolin IS Sokka, or that Mako IS Katara. just that there are connections. Granted, I wanted Katara to remain single at the end of ATLA, so I
I recall a lot of people saying that Tenzin kicked a lot of ass in this episode. 10:02 in and so far so good. I love Tenzin. he would be such an awesome Avatar.
Just for the record, the moment Tenzin passed out, I knew that The Krew were gonna come and save the day. I said it out loud and didn't even get to finish the sentence when the scene changed to this car roaring down the street. I'll hand it to them this time... they did better than I anticipated. Well, except Asami, who I assumed was going to kick ass and take names. Well, she ran out of names to take, but anyhoo... "Tenzin has escaped again."
Shit really starts hitting the fan like 5 weeks ago or something. The Equalists even have the cajones to attack Air Temple Island. I don't know what there is to gain out of that unless (A) they knew Lin was there, perhaps (B) didn't get the memo that Korra is in RC, or most likely (C), something to use as bait for Tenzin.
and bitchy no-nonsense Lin is amazing. her remark when Pema's about to have the baby was beautiful. "Pull it together, PemaA didn't I just say to stay calm?"
2/3 mark, and here we go.
We open up to more asskicking by Lin. The nameless white lotus members presumably got owned because the equalists came right past them to face the lone badass Lin up in the courtyard. Pfft. That wouldn't have happened if Iroh, Pakku, Bumi and them were in charge. The trope "Names = Power (or survival) proves to be oh so true once again.
Meelo totally farts on everyone. I heard that it happened, but didn't know that the kids actually came out and did some Grade A Asskicking. I have to admit that I was impressed with Ikki's pinball-esque stunt no less. but Meelo. dear god, Meelo. that scene was a riot when it went into slow-mo and everything. Tera approves (+3)
"A brudder? well it's about time!"
I do recall hearing things about a Rohan in the chat. please tell me that I wasn't the only one who thought of the Riders of Rohan from Lord of the Rings. [/nerd]
and apparently the White Lotus dudes didn't get defeated. it makes me curious how the Equalists got past them... but *shrugs*
Lin was awesome, but at this point, I was already aware of her fate. I won't get into the philosophies of Amon's energybending or whatever it is, but the fact that she tore apart one of the Airships with some BAMF metalbending was pretty wintastic. When you think about it, it really could have been solved if she had chosen to attack the other airship first. ah well.
still... it should have been Korra that lost her bending, not Lin. >:U
there was some beautiful music though, especially near the end. Also... General Iroh needed a manlier voice, although I do admit that it was cool to see Dante Basco make a return for that character. overall, I loved this ep.
So... in conclusion, this ep garners about a 93.5/100. it was great, had plenty of epic moments, shit hits the fan and all that fun stuff, new behbehz, Meelo's fartbending, Hiroshi showing up, Ikki's pinball move, Badass Tenzin, Badass Lin, Badass Asami, and Korra, Mako, & Bolin *almost* being badass. it was a lovely mix of greatness and villainy, and I eagerly anticipate the finale even though I knoew damn well I won't be up at 9 my time to watch it. xB
P.S. Mako Needs to be dumped.
This stuff totally would have been written about 15 minutes earlier, but for some reason, my video decided to be a complete and utter asshole at 14:43 and so I had to wait about 15 minutes for the fucker to reload and shit. THEN, the stupid site went down, and I had to go to work... and so it got delayed even further. alas.