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Episode 200: June 9th, 2010

  • A special intro, and David Heyman introduces the show!
  • We talk about MuggleNet 2.0.
  • Lots of Deathly Hallows news to catch up on.
  • Our thoughts on the MTV Movie Awards Deathly Hallows montage.
  • Reviews from the Wizarding World are starting to appear.
  • David Heyman confirms that they HAVE selected where the split will be in Deathly Hallows - hear him discuss how they made the decision.
  • David favorites book, villain, and what his patronus would be.
  • David tells us his favorite scenes from Deathly Hallows and why.
  • The props David has taken and his upcoming meeting with the prop department
  • David plays our Dueling Club segment with us. Micah chooses Bellatrix, David chooses Snape. David tells us why he chose Snape and why he would certainly defeat Bellatrix.
  • We bring back a classic segment: Make the Connection.
  • A few e-mails congratulate us on 200 shows.

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Episode 199: May 26th, 2010

  • We're so close to 199, Ben thought it was 200.
  • How Virgin Atlantic could've made a cooler Harry Potter plane.
  • Robbie Coltrane, Emma Watson, and other stars visit the park. We discuss their visit.
  • As we lead up to Episode 200, we look back at 199 episodes by discussing the show's life so far.
  • How MuggleCast began, how the show has changed, what's next, and more.
  • MuggleMail addresses last weeks hot topics.
  • We gather your tweets about Prisoner of Azkaban.
  • Look forward to a special interview on Episode 200!
  • MuggleCast Episode 200 will be released June 9th.

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Episode 198: May 12th, 2010

  • Two news stories this week worth discussing, which is why we don't do the show weekly no mo.
  • Micah tells us all about his experience playing the new LEGO Harry Potter video game.
  • We realize he was just at the LEGO sponsored bar the entire time.
  • This week we host our final Chapter by Chapter segment for Prisoner of Azkaban!
  • Why does Harry get so excited by Sirius' offer when he hardly knows the man?
  • Eric points out a writing technique Jo used to uniquely describe Lupin's transformation.
  • Why do Harry and Hermione leave Ron behind when a werewolf is on the loose?
  • Eric's new least favorite character is Snape, and we debate why.
  • Why does the time turner transport Harry and Hermione to the Hogwarts main entrance?
  • Drunk Hagrid makes an appearance.
  • In the final chapter, this is the first time we hear of Trelawney correctly making a prediction once before. Why doesn't Harry ask about the prediction?
  • Hermione finally admits she can't handle all of her school work! Hurrah!

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Episode 197: April 28th, 2010

  • We attempt to guess which book was the Most Banned/Challenged of the decade.
  • When can we expect the Deathly Hallows trailer to be released?
  • Will WB aim for a PG-13 rating?
  • Our thoughts on a LEGO: Harry Potter Collector's Edition.
  • A Harry Potter visitor attraction is approved at Leavesden and we give our take.
  • MuggleCast interviews Warwick Davis in celebration of his new book Size Matters Not.
  • We talk about his time on the Harry Potter set, his favorite book, his favorite memories, and his career outside of Potter.
  • Chapter by Chapter: Chapters 18 and 19 of Prisoner of Azkaban.
  • Why did the trio find it so hard to believe Pettigrew was an animagus?
  • How did Dumbledore never once spot the group of animagus friends?
  • We look at how Dumbledore really believes in taking risks.
  • Snape is one grumpy man in this chapter. Is it truly because of the childhood grudge?
  • Why should Harry be the only one who decides whether Pettigrew lives or dies? The others had valid reasons to kill him.
  • An abbreviated MuggleMail segment looks at your feedback.
  • Chicken Soup for the MuggleCast Soul: Mother and Daughter edition.
  • MuggleCast Episode 198 will be released on May 12th.

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Episode 196: April 16th, 2010

  • JK Rowling reads at the White House! Aw, how nice.
  • Andrew has a strong reaction upon hearing the Harry Potter Exhibition has only one more North America stop.
  • While there, she reveals a couple interesting facts which we discuss.
  • Deathly Hallows filming updates are plentiful.
  • Dan Radcliffe is returning to Broadway - Eric prepares to assist Dan.
  • We are putting together a new MuggleCast remix! For details on how you can contribute, visit MuggleCast.com.
  • This week Chapter by Chapter looks at Chapters 16 and 17 of Prisoner of Azkaban.
  • The Ministry wastes no time in deciding to execute Buckbeak. We analyze their corrupt system.
  • Hermione has a new attitude in this book and we explain why she's got it.
  • Trelawney is making predictions once again. Are THESE legitimate?
  • Did Buckbeak see the time traveling Harry and Hermione as Dumbledore and company approached?
  • We discuss Crookshanks' manipulation of The Whomping Willow to gain access and how this didn't make it to the film.
  • Harry's decisions in the chapter Cat, Rat, and Dog are crucial. Why didn't go ahead and actually kill Sirius?
  • Ron shows a bit of a bias while speaking to Lupin.
  • MuggleMail addresses last week's hot topics, and Chicken Soup returns with a touching story.
  • Don't forget to come to Infinitus 2010 this Summer to see a live MuggleCast!

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Episode 195: April 1st, 2010

  • We discuss all the latest Wizarding World theme park news a bit more.
  • Listen to our MuggleMiniCast and read Eric's reviews for more!
  • Andrew visited the Deathly Hallows set but can't say much at all.
  • Emma Thompson is back for Deathly Hallows! How'd they convince her?
  • Deathly Hallows footage screened at ShoWest - why they showed it to them and not us (the fans).
  • Why on earth is Bloomsbury re-releasing the Potter books this soon?
  • Chapter by Chapter covers Chapters 13 - 15 of Prisoner of Azkaban.
  • Our first look at the love between Harry and Cho.
  • How could Draco and co. have been so stupid?
  • Why does Ron refuse to let go of his grudge against Hermione?
  • We analyze Sirius' actions in this latest attack.
  • Snape starts to reveal some history between him and James - we bask in it.
  • Hermione's anger towards Trelawney and vise versa - is it all justified?
  • Listeners write in with what they think our patronous' would be.
  • MuggleMail address last episode's hot topics.
  • Eric makes a new friends and tries to taking it to the next level.
  • Chicken Soup for the MuggleCast Soul.
  • We'll be hosting a live podcast and more at Infinitus 2010.
  • Andrew talks about MuggleCast's new regular release schedule.
  • This week's episode of MuggleCast is sponsored by AudiblePodcast.com/MuggleCast!

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Episode 194: March 16th, 2010

  • Jason Isaacs reveals he made a change to his character's ending! What could he be talking about?
  • Andrew admits he applied for Ellen's Wizarding World contest.
  • Listeners send in 'Not My Daughter, You [Bleep]" Clips for us to play.
  • MuggleMail addresses last week's hot topics.
  • Chapter by Chapter covers Prisoner of Azkaban Chapters 10 - 12
  • Harry's lost childhood, bad substitutes, passageway theories, Harry's poisonous feeling, Christmas dinner, Oliver's ignorance, and much more are discussed.
  • Eric and Micah make a connection between Sirius and Jesus.
  • Andrew reveals Harry's true reaction to Hermione telling McGonagall about his Firebolt, via Jim Dale.
  • Who is our favorite Death Eater? And what would our Patronus' be? And how did we manage to mix together these conversations?
  • We announce the latest inductee to our MuggleCast Wall of Fame!

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Episode 193: March 4th, 2010

  • Finally, some Deathly Hallows information straight from the stars!
  • Jamie hopes the Lucius wig is made from unicorn hair.
  • JK Rowling updates Twitter to let people know why she isn't tweeting.
  • Ben smells scandal all over the JK Rowling/Stephenie Meyer Oscar invite and subsequent turn down.
  • MuggleMail addresses last episode's hot topics.
  • Chapter by Chapter this week covers Chapters 7 - 9 of Prisoner of Azkaban.
  • We talk boggarts, Snape's anger, house points, Crookshanks VS Scabbers, Harry's protection, and much more.
  • What would each of our boggarts be?
  • Did Trelawney actually make an accurate prediction?
  • Is Percy more like Slughorn or Umbridge?
  • Make the Music Connection returns - each host connects a Top 40 song to Harry Potter.
  • MuggleCast has surpassed 10,000 followers on Twitter!
  • Andrew's friend Mason has a Relay for Life team to benefit the American Cancer Society - please donate if you can < a href="http://main.acsevents.org/site/TR?px=5023159&pg=personal&fr_id=21667">at this link.

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Episode 192: February 18th, 2010

  • Our news block is filled with LEGO product announcements!
  • We read your tweets about LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1 - 4.
  • MuggleMail addresses last week's hot topics.
  • One of our listeners points out another amazing symmetry example in the series!
  • Chapter by Chapter: Prisoner of Azkaban, Chapters 4 - 6.
  • We discuss Hermione's desire to take so many classes. Plus, why is she taking Muggle Studies?
  • Why is Harry's BIGGEST problem the fact that he won't be able to go to Hogsmeade?
  • Are there any parallels between Ron/Scabbers and Hermione/Crookshanks?
  • Tralawney and Ron can actually predict the future together?!
  • We look at the death omens throughout the whole series.
  • Why was drunk Hagrid missing from the Prisoner of Azkaban film, but ever present in the Half-Blood Prince film?
  • This Week in MuggleCast History looks at Laura's Dumbledore/McGonagall ship theory which had been created by many fans.
  • Chicken Soup for the MuggleCast soul returns.
  • Check out Andrew's new website: LadyGagaLive.net!

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Episode 191: February 4th, 2010

  • It's an all-guy show, and Andrew predicts extra madness.
  • Micah updates us on the fandom's Helping Haiti Heal fundraising and the latest Potter news.
  • Coming soon: Deathly Hallows - an epic opera road movie.
  • Lots of updates on the theme park, as Ben reveals he's not *that* excited.
  • Our thoughts on Deathly Hallows being a 3D film.
  • MuggleMail addresses recent hot topics and other Potter canon.
  • Chapter by Chapter returns with the start of our Prisoner of Azkaban analysis!
  • We discuss the Dursley's ongoing stubbornness, Aunt Marge's rudeness, and MUCH more.
  • An e-mail arrives from a listener who doesn't think the Harry Potter series is as great as we make it out to be.
  • We can FINALLY say we'll be doing a podcast at Infinitus!

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Episode 190: January 29th, 2010

  • This audio file includes several special episodes of the Harry Potter fandom's favorite podcasts. MuggleCast kicks off this special four-hour event to help raise money for Haiti recovery efforts.
  • The Harry Potter Alliance has united with fan communities across the world, raising over $97,000 for Helping Haiti Heal! That money will charter an multiple cargo planes that will bring critical life-saving supplies to thousands of Haitians and more.

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Episode 189: January 14th, 2010

  • News: Potter auction, theme park update, Half-Blood Prince nomination and more.
  • What has been up with MuggleNet over the last few weeks?
  • MuggleMail covers Dumbledore and the Invisibility Cloak, magical pull, the Ultimate Editions in Australia and more.
  • We discuss the final three chapters of Chambers of Secrets.
  • Why didn't Harry and Ron pay more attention to Ginny?
  • Did Harry and Ron use Professor McGonagall's emotions to their advantage?
  • Why was Ginny being taken into the Chamber treated so lightly? From the owl home to asking Lockhart to save her?
  • We get our first real look at a Horcrux: Tom Riddle's diary
  • Would any wand work against the creature whose feather or hair is in its core?
  • Why are Dumbledore and McGonagall just waiting idly around? Shouldn't they have tried to help?
  • In one of Dumbledore's quotes, we get a glimpse of Harry being a Horcrux.
  • Most Interesting New Character, Most Meaningful Moment and Best Quotes from Chamber of Secrets.
  • We take your tweets and e-mails on the final chapters of the second book.
  • British Joke of the Day returns.

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Episode 188: December 30th, 2009

  • It's time for our 2009 Year in Review episode!
  • The term BobFail is created on the show as Micah tells the story of putting a USA Today writer in his place.
  • The 2nd Annual MuggleCasties Awards are here!
  • We ask listeners to vote LIVE as we announced each category on the air. We then read the results and discussed if we agreed/disagreed with the consensus.
  • Best Harry Potter Video? Most Interesting Potter star on Twitter? All questions are asked and answered!
  • Who will win this year's JK Rowling award?
  • What were the 7 biggest Potter stories of the year?
  • We recall the best MuggleCast moments of 2009.
  • We host a trivia contest where winners receive copies of Half-Blood Prince on DVD!
  • What things do we have to look forward to in 2010?

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Episode 187: December 21st, 2009

  • News: Potter top Twitter trend, HBP screening, DH filming update and more.
  • We touch briefly on the SS and CoS Ultimate Edition DVDs.
  • Laura and Mikey give their thoughts on the DH trailer.
  • Muggle Mail includes Harry and the Sorting Hat, petrified people, wizard genetics, and health at Hogwarts.
  • Chapter by Chapter returns with Chamber of Secrets 13-15.
  • Is there a secret to each Chapter 13 in the Potter series?
  • Does Harry have a Horcrux moment when he first encounters Riddle's diary?
  • Why doesn't the Trio just present all their findings to the staff instead of getting into more danger?
  • Did Dumbledore sense the presence of a deathly hallow in Hagrid's hut?
  • And did the governors really believe Hogwarts would be safer without Dumbledore?
  • Also, why is Chapter 14 called Cornelius Fudge? We don't think it makes much sense!
  • Was Malfoy asking Snape about the headmaster's position foreshadowing to DH?
  • Were the students really safe being escorted around by professors?
  • We meet Aragog. Hagrid continues to underestimate the danger of certain creatures.
  • Ford Anglia to the rescue! Did it grow a mind of its own?
  • Thanks to everyone who vote for us at the 2009 Podcast Awards!

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Episode 186: December 9th, 2009

  • The Deathly Hallows trailer is released and we identify all the scenes!
  • Eric reveals that he hates all things trailers.
  • David Yates reveals nude scenes in Deathly Hallows. What's the deal with these? Are they justified?
  • Thanks to all the listeners, we beat Tiger Woods and Santa in the Twitter trends!
  • Is that BLOOD on Hermione's hands?
  • We review the various parts of the DVD. Which were bad, which were great

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Episode 185: November 22nd, 2009

  • What's up with all the Ultimate DVD previews?
  • We learn about the initial relationship between David Heyman and Chris Columbus...
  • ...and that Dan Radcliffe almost wasn't Harry Potter.
  • Speaking of Dan, we discuss his upcoming appearance on The Simpsons.
  • MuggleMail covers the Deathday Party movie omission, Ben's trend-setting, Muggle-borns and more.
  • Chapter-by-Chapter: Chamber of Secrets 10 - 12.
  • What is the deal with Hermione's rule-breaking? Does it have to do with Malfoy?
  • Lockhart continues to show he's a fraud. Why does no adult seem to notice?
  • Is the concept of The Dueling Club a good idea for the school and its students?
  • Why is Dumbledore so accepting of Harry's lies?
  • Lady Dumbledore and Fawkes Gaga sing us some songs.
  • We discuss all the flaws with Polyjuice Potion plan.
  • Avada Kedavra, Imperio, Love Potion returns.
  • Vote for us at the 2009 Podcast Awards in the Best Produced and Entertainment categories!

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Episode 184: November 9th, 2009

  • The cafe where JKR started Potter reopens - how should they recognize Jo there?
  • Auditions for the Wizarding World are coming up and Ben submits his audition.
  • Andrew's story of proposing the Dumbledore's Tower of Terror ride to Universal execs.
  • Deathly Hallows filming updates galore.
  • Ben debuts a brand new Top 10 List.
  • Chapter by Chapter highlights Chamber of Secrets Chapters 7 - 9
  • Hedwig holds a grudge against Harry. She needs to get over it!
  • A mini debate is sparked over Quidditch teams and what brooms they use - should all teams use the same brooms? "Broom Equality!" cries Andrew.
  • Listener Feedback addresses last week's hot topics.
  • What if JK Rowling secretely released her next book under a different name?!
  • Ben writes a letter to Emma in attempt to make his feelings be known.
  • We've been nominated at the 2009 Podcast Awards! Thank you!
  • Roller Coaster Tycoon contest winners can be found at this link.

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Episode 183: October 26th, 2009

  • Emerson makes his pre-recorded MuggleCast debut!
  • Someone is almost fired by the boss after slacking off from his news duties.
  • News: Potter DVD features, Dan may be in a musical, and Deathly Hallows filming updates.
  • MuggleMail looks last episode's hot topics.
  • This week's Chapter by Chapter looks at Chapters 4 - 6 of Chamber of Secrets.
  • Tons of foreshadowing within Borgin and Burkes!
  • Gilderoy Lockhart - what's his deal?
  • We take your e-mails and tweets about these chapters.
  • We ask Emerson about the origins of MuggleNet. How it started, how it grew, why it grew.
  • What is the all-time best moment Emerson has had with the site?

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Episode 182: October 6th, 2009

  • JK Rowling creates a Twitter and hints at a writing project.
  • Will she use the Twitter account often? And what is she writing?
  • We predict when the Encyclopedia will be released (if that is what she's writing).
  • Chapter by Chapter returns in a new format!
  • We start with Chapters 1 - 3 from Chamber of Secrets.
  • What is the deal with the Dursleys? They're extremely abusive.
  • Does Dobby know about the Horcruxes from this early point?
  • Andrew points out an example of Jo forwarding a death in Deathly Hallows.
  • Listeners send in their questions about these chapters via Twitter.
  • Quote Quiz and Make the Music Connection return.
  • The show wraps up with MuggleMail and Chicken Soup.

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Episode 181: September 26th, 2009

  • We discuss the recently announced release dates for the HBP DVDs..
  • ...and get into all the details surrounding the Ultimate Editions.
  • Quick Deathly Hallows filming update.
  • Announcements include Infinitus, Twitter and Chapter-by-Chapter?!?!
  • Laura and Nick offer their thoughts on the theme park.
  • What would have happened if Harry chose the Hallows?
  • We tell what one thing we would change about the series and why.
  • Which professor (aside from Dumbledore) was the most influential for each member of the Trio?
  • What if Hermione had a brother or a sister, how would her character change?
  • This Week in MuggleCast history goes way back to our "lost" episode.

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