“Promptly Potter” Episode 107: “Sweetheart, You’re Worried About the Wrong Wizard”

– In Chapter 13 of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Ron and Hermione are kept busy with their new responsibilities as prefects. Umbridge physically abuses Harry during his time in detention. As Harry transcribes lines, an enchanted quill cuts “I must not tell lies” into the back of his hand.

– Today’s prompt is “If Dumbledore and/or Fudge found out about Umbridge’s disciplinary methods, what actions might they have taken?”

– This episode is hosted by Bailey Alfaro.

– Join in the conversation on MuggleNet’s social media channels by using #PromptlyPotter.

Promptly Potter is MuggleNet.com’s Harry Potter critical analysis podcast in which we break down questions about the novels into bite-sized pieces. Each episode explores one chapter through a single carefully curated prompt. The topics and questions covered will span a range as long as Dumbledore’s beard. From controversial and burning to absolutely ridiculous (certainly our favorite), no question is off-limits.

Our alternating hosts dive into some of the things we’ve been reeling over for two and a half decades, but here’s the catch: They have to do it in 15 minutes or less.

Get those wands at the ready because you can consider this your acceptance letter! Come with us during this year-long reread in which we explore the wizarding world. Prepare to have your mind bewitched and your senses ensnared. This is a Harry Potter critical analysis podcast like no other, but that’s merely our opinion.



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