Episode #370: Origins

  • Summer is here – we reflect on some favorite Potter memories
  • J.K. Rowling reveals the toughest chapter for her to write in the Potter series
  • Main Discussion: Whose origin story would we like to see brought to life on the big screen?
  • Aren’t Potter fans already getting that with Dumbledore in Fantastic Beasts?
  • Quirrell, McGonagall, Slughorn, Hagrid… who has the best backstory and who would end up on Lifetime?
  • Patrons give their top choices: Helena & Rowena Ravenclaw, Molly Weasley, Tom Riddle, Remus Lupin and Kingsley Shacklebolt
  • Voicemails cover Cursed Child, Percy being sorted into Gryffindor and the hosts roles at MuggleNet and in the fan community overall
  • We’ll be celebrating the 15th anniversary of Order of the Phoenix in June with some Book 5-themed discussions
  • And don’t forget we’ll see you in Dallas this summer for LeakyCon 2018!
  • Quizzitch: What is the form of Kingsley Shacklebolt’s Patronus?
  • Bonus MuggleCast, available on Patreon: The Elder Wand’s Allegiance in Fantastic Beasts

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Running time: 1:16:56, 46.2 MB