Alohomora!: A Global Reread of Harry Potter

→ Seen, unseen and to be seen
→ Taking “The Augurey” seriously
→ Familiar faces for familiarity’s sake
→ Imagination vs. Live Theater
→ The Great Snape Debate continues
→ Polly Chapman and the Missing Direction
→ Scorpius: The Human Pottermore
→ Cedric Diggory goes stupid crazy
→ Ron and Hermione: From teaspoons to ladles
→ Who is the Cursed Child?
→ The Curse of Nineteen Years Later
→ Delphie... something... something

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→ Something feels familiar...
→ The origins of Del-FEE
→ Time: Wibbly-wobbly or around in circles?
→ Spinster Hermione has no Oppugnos to give
→ The happy medium of reading Cursed Child

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→ More first impressions
→ To what effect are the dream sequences helpful?
→ Delphi's master manipulation
→ Why did Harry listen to Bane? Shouldn't he know better?
→ Scorpius the Cinnamon Roll
→ J. K. Rowling and Where to Find Her
→ The insane strength of Scorpius Malfoy?
→ Legitimizing 101: How to Make Your Fan Fiction Canon
→ Scorbus: to be or not to be?
→ Is Delphi affected by the AUs?
→ Risk isn't risk if it can be undone

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→ Does Ginny finally get her "Another! *Cup smash*" moment?
→ Scorpius and the Slytherin stigma
→ Harry's parenting skills
→ J. K. Rowling's (considerably narrower) Wizarding World

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→ Our impressions, both seeing it before reading and reading before seeing
→ Costuming and sets that bring the world to life!
→ Music and sound design: creating the atmosphere
→ Magic is real! (And it's made with illusions)
→ Perfect casting is perfect
→ Our favorite moments in the theater

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→ Our initial thoughts on the play as a whole
→ A functionally different epilogue
→ Rose Granger-Weasley: a study in reading vs. seeing
→ Scorpius Malfoy, the greatest nerd to ever nerd
→ Kids these days... er, in 2020
→ The Trio is all grown up!
→ The lasting effects of Cedric Diggory
→ So, about the trolley witch...
→ Draco and his troubled past

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→ Why Umbridge decided to not be a Death Eater
→ "Purr"-sonalities of cats
→ Historical roles of birch
→ Umbridge vs. Voldemort as villains

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→ Is Umbridge truly a Slytherin?
→ Umbridge v. Lupin: Comparative teaching styles
→ Is Umbridge sleep deprived?
→ Dolores fulfills her own worst fears while at Hogwarts
→ Is Umbridge pitiable?
→ Would she have joined the Death Eaters if recruited?
→ How is Umbridge handling Azkaban prison?
→ Who exactly is more evil? Umbridge, or Lord Voldemort?

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→ A new perspective on Remus Lupin
→ The badass within Minerva
→ Can we question her decisions to not marry Dougal?

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On this special bonus episode we discuss...

→ Has the brand lost touch with the fandom?
→ The Global Franchise Development team
→ From story and passion to business
→ How much is Jo controlling?
→ Fantastic Beasts and the Script No One Wants
→ What amount of blame does the fandom need to take?

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