Episode #357: Potions

  • Slug Club member Greg joins the show all the way from Singapore
  • A new Hogwarts Mystery trailer has been released
  • Cursed Child announces their Friday Forty program
  • We reveal our plans for the 777 Challenge! Learn more and see the mug design at right here
  • Main Discussion: Potions in the Wizarding World
  • We react to JKR stating that muggles can’t properly brew potions
  • From Ageing Potions to the Elixir of Life to Mandrake Draught we run down the list of different types of potions
  • Would the hosts be good at making them? Are we patient enough? Careful with instructions?
  • Which potion does each host wish they could have in real life?
  • Is there a time we wish we could have used Veritaserum? Felix Felicis?
  • Over/under: How many times will Polyjuice Potion be used in Fantastic Beasts?
  • The hosts create their own potions (assuming we’re wizards of course)
  • Patreon Question of the Week: If you could take Polyjuice Potion for an hour, who would you turn into and why?
  • Voicemails cover Cedric Diggory, Mrs. Black, and feedback on our Fudge episode
  • Quizzitch: Name the members of The Advance Guard that come to Privet Drive to pick up Harry in Order of the Phoenix
  • Bonus MuggleCast: We explore the theory that the Dursleys’ feelings towards Harry were magnified by the presence of a horcrux!
  • This week’s episode is sponsored by NBC’s Rise, Blue Apron, and ZipRecruiter!

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Running time: 1:17:12, 46.3 MB