CC #088: Week of June 20, 2004


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Dumbledore: Look! Up in the sky!
Fudge: What? What? Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Is it -?
Dumbledore: Nothing really… I just like saying that line…
-Kyla A.


Dumbledore: ‘The fool looks at a finger that points to the sky, Cornelius…’
-Bill


Guy in Suit: Hey, you’re not Dumbledore, you have a grey beard and you’re kind of too short!
Imposter Dumbledore: Look! A great big flying thingy!
Guy in Suit: Where?!
Imposter Dumbledore: *Hobbles away quickly*
-Hunted


Dumbledore: No, no, Cornelius, John Travolta does it more like this. You see? It’s all in the hips!
-Olivia


Dumbledore: Oh, look!
Fudge: What?!
Dumbledore: It’s Harry Potter, Ron Weasley, and Hermione Granger!
Fudge: Oh, good heavens! What are they doing?
Dumbledore: Get a Common Room!
Alfonso: *CUT!*
Michael Gambon: Really, is this suitable for a children’s film?
-Ronnie


Dumbledore: Look over there in the sky! Is it a bird? Is it a plane?
Fudge: Oh my, it’s Harry Potter and Hermione Granger attempting to rescue an escaped Sirius Black on the hippogriff that we were supposed to be executing in three minutes’ time!
Dumbledore: Yes, well, have you seen these giant pumpkins?! They’re absolutely mind-blowing!
-Astra


Dumbledore: Is that a flying blue car?!
Fudge: I… I believe it is! ARTHUR WEASLEY!
-Lissa


Dumbledore: I knew it! I am *all* knowing, *all* seeing!
Fudge: *bewildered* Huh? *looks up into the sky, seeing a giant disco ball zooming about*
Dumbledore: Disco is back! *points finger up and down, up and down*
-Pat


Dumbledore: If you’ll kindly look into the air, just follow my finger.
Fudge: What, exactly, are we looking at, Dumbledore?
Dumbledore: Nothing in particular, I’m just distracting you so two students can sneak Buckbeak into the forest…
Fudge: What?!
Dumbledore: I said, ‘When this is all over, do you think the students would like some porridge?’
Fudge: Oh, yes. Yes. I imagine they would fancy some, the air is quite chilly, isn’t it?
-Ttrek


Dumbledore: Does anyone want to buy a parrot for one Galleon?
Fudge: *appears and hands Dumbledore a Galleon*
Dumbledore: You see that one flying over there? *Points hand upwards*
Fudge: Yes – the one that’s flying away?
Dumbledore: Yes. That one’s your parrot… *runs off*
-Patrice


Dumbledore: …and here we have some other new feature of the grounds that wasn’t here in the first two movies and only put in this one so that you wouldn’t see Mr. Potter and Ms. Granger sneaking Buckbeak the Hippogriff off into the forest luring him with a dead ferret…
-Andrew


Dumbledore: Let’s not watch the execution…
EXECUTIONER: *chops something off-screen*
PEOPLE WHO DON’T READ THE BOOKS: OMG HORSYBIRD!
-Kezza


Guy with Tie: Honestly, I think I’m in the wrong movie…
Dumbledore: Maybe I can show you the way – which movie?
Guy with Tie: Willy Wonka. I’m the dude in the alley.
Dumbledore: Okay, you go down the Yellow Brick Road, just beyond Cinderella’s Castle.
Guy with Tie: Thank you, sir.
-Kristen


Fudge: *Aghast* Are those flying monkeys from the Wizard of Oz?!
Dumbledore: Oh, no, Cornelius. See, if you look closer you can tell that they’re just mutant flying house-elves. I like to call them my own personal sock-hunters…
-A.C.J.


Dumbledore: Look! A dead bird!
Fudge: *Looks up* where?!
-Audrey


Pumpkins: Oh, that’s nice – just put us in the background! We are living things too, y’know!
-Singh


Dumbledore: To infinity – and beyond!
-Nichole


Dumbledore: We’re not supposed to tell Muggles about Magic – but you’re an exception. See, Hogwarts is just over there – can you see it?
Man: Oh no! I can’t believe I left the stove on – got to go!
Dumbledore: *Chuckles* Works every time…
-Emily


Dumbledore: ‘That’s the North Tower, where Divination classes are held. And that’s the East Tower, where my secret barbershop and candy store is – Whoops, did I say that aloud?’
-Steph


Dumbledore: ‘Can you get my teeth? They’re stuck in the Whomping Willow…’
-Amanda


Dumbledore: ‘The second star to the right, then it’s straight on ’till morning. You can’t miss it.’
-Adex


Dumbledore: Mars is unusually bright tonight, wouldn’t you say, Minister?
Fudge: Do I care? – …no.
-Nicole


Harry: ‘Hey, that old guy’s hat is smoking.’
-Lyra


Dumbledore: ‘…and there’s Dippet, and there’s me! See! I told you there’s a magical Mt. Rushmore!’
-Rachel


Dumbledore: It’s very grainy out today, isn’t it?
Fudge: Yes, very grainy indeed…
-Michelle


Fudge: What’s that above our heads?!
Dumbledore: That? That’s a Caption Contest News Scroller!
Fudge: Oh… well, what does it say?
Dumbledore: Well… there was a mass hysteria, and if you don’t send your caption in by Thursday, it’s not going to be a winner!
Fudge: *Crying* Why did I put it off? Why?!
-Molly L.


Dumbledore: *Reads sign* Now made with real chicken
Fudge: If they’re made with real chicken now, what were they made with before?
Narrator: The world may never know…
-Chris V.


Dumbledore: ‘Well it appears, Cornelius, that you did not deflate Harry’s Aunt Marge as you had thought…’
-Charlotte


Dumbledore: Look over there! It’s Lucky, from the Muggle cereal Lucky Charms!
Fudge: Hey, I’ve got a spoon to pick with him! The milk I poured on the door-shaped marshmallows didn’t unlock my office!
Dumbledore: …
-April


‘Oh yes, I’ve had the entire grounds redone for this year. The most difficult part was making the tunnel from Hogsmeade still come up from underneath the Whomping Willow…’
-Sean


‘Look, Cornelius – we’ve found him at last! After 7 years, 11 months, 22 days, 4 hours, 42 minutes, and 58 seconds! We’ve found Waldo!’
-Girchwood


Dumbledore: And, as you can see, the school has also decided to add a Starbucks to the grounds…
Fudge: My word…
-M.R.H.


Dumbledore: Look at that bus – ‘Six Flags’?
Kids: *Screaming* It’s the Six Flags guy!
*Music Starts*
Guy next to Dumbledore: *Starts dancing*
-Tiggs


Dumbledore: ‘…and if you look this way, you’ll see that there is a tower of Hogwarts shaped precisely like my index finger!’
-Jade


Dumbledore: Fudge, look, it’s a plot point!
Fudge: Where?!
-Sara


Flying Good Year Blimp Mystifies Wizards…
-Rina


—Discretion Advised—
Dumbledore: Look at that cloud, Minister – it looks just like someone’s –
*At the Quidditch Match*
Lee: Johnson! Back to Bell – Spinnet! –
-Kari


Dumbledore: Ah, there he is!
Fudge: Where? Oh yes, yes I see him…
Dumbledore: Poor Harry. His attempt to achieve Animagus form failed. Now he thinks he’s a cat – he’s been stuck on Hagrid’s roof for days.
Harry: *Scared* Meow?
Fudge: And is that… a Weasley?
Ron: *Down below* Arf! Arf!
-Lara


…and Eric sat back and watched the ‘It’s a bird – it’s a plane – no, it’s -‘ captions just fly right in…
-Sydney


Dumbledore: Look over there – it’s a distraction!
Fudge: Where?!?! I don’t see it!
-Emma


Fudge: ‘-Why is there a fish hanging from your beard, Albus?’
-Spatialwarp


Dummbledooore phooone hooooome….
-Brandi


Dumbledore: ‘I seem to have a scarecrow growing out of my arm…’
-Eileen


Dumbledore: ‘You see that in the sky? That’s our friendship flying away over the next two books…’
-Kris


Dumbledore: And if you look closely, you can see Sirius –
Fudge: Sirius Black?
Dumbledore: No! Sirius the star!
-Joa


Dumbledore: ‘I can’t believe it’s not Buckbeak!’
-Wendy


Off-screen Bystander: It’s a horse!
Fudge: It’s a griffin!
Dumbledore: It’s – all of the above!
-Eric (Staff)

 

 

 

 


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Eric Scull joined MuggleNet in November of 2002. Since that time he’s presided over a number of sections including name origins and Dear Hogwarts, but none so long as the Crazy Caption Contest, which is recently revived. Eric is a hufflepuff who lives in Chicago and loves the outdoors.