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An exploration of the plot, characters, themes and ideas of JK Rowling's modern masterpiece.

An exploration of the plot, characters, themes and ideas of JK Rowling's modern masterpiece.
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United States

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An exploration of the plot, characters, themes and ideas of JK Rowling's modern masterpiece.

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English


Episodes

Dear Mr. Potter 63: Meet The Order

7/25/2018
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This week, we continue our discussion of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix with chapters three and four!

Duration:01:44:08

Dear Mr. Potter 62: Remember My Last

7/18/2018
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This week, we begin our discussion of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix with chapters one and two!

Duration:01:40:24

Dear Mr. Potter 61: The Once And Future King

7/10/2018
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This week, we discuss the second half of TH White's The Sword In The Stone, with a focus on identity and the stories which bind and guide us.

Duration:01:30:38

Dear Mr. Potter 60: The Sword In The Stone

7/5/2018
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In this week's abbreviated session, we continue our summer holiday away from Hogwarts, and discuss the first part of TH White's The Sword In The Stone!

Duration:01:03:35

Dear Mr. Potter 59: The Worst Witch

6/27/2018
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This week, take a break from Hogwarts and spend some time with Mildred Hubble, The Worst Witch!

Duration:01:11:09

Dear Mr. Potter 58: Calmly

6/21/2018
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This week, we discuss the highs and lows of the 2005 movie adaptation of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire!

Duration:01:37:52

Dear Mr. Potter 57: The End Of The Beginning

6/7/2018
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This week, we reach the end of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire with a super-size discussion of justice and punishment, hope and darkness.

Duration:01:57:55

Dear Mr. Potter 56: The Truth

5/31/2018
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This week, we approach the end of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire with a discussion of secrets revealed and powers uncloaked.

Duration:01:26:17

Dear Mr. Potter 55: Avada Kedavra

5/23/2018
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This week, we discuss the identities of Death Eaters and the mechanics of Priori Incantatum during the Duel of Little Hangleton in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.

Duration:01:31:07

Dear Mr. Potter 54: Flesh, Blood And Bone

5/16/2018
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This week, we conclude the Triwizard Tournament with a tragic turn, and assemble the Death Eaters to witness a new threat to the wizarding world in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.

Duration:01:34:35

Dear Mr. Potter 53: Into The Labyrinth

5/10/2018
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This week, we conclude our exposition with the Pensieve, and begin the Third Task of the Triwizard Tournament in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.

Duration:01:41:39

Dear Mr. Potter 52: The Curse That Failed

5/3/2018
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In this session, we discuss dreams and memories in chapters twenty-nine and thirty of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.

Duration:01:27:35

Dear Mr. Potter 51: Constant Vigilance

4/23/2018
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In this session, we discuss the pernicious power of the media, then take a walk a in the Forbidden Forest with Viktor Krum in chapters twenty-eight and twenty-nine of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.

Duration:01:36:37

Dear Mr. Potter 50: A Boy Like No Other

4/18/2018
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In this session, we hand out the points for the second task and speculate about Barty Crouch in chapters twenty-six and twenty-seven of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.

Duration:01:33:12

Dear Mr. Potter 49: Gillyweed

4/11/2018
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In this session, we soak in the tub then take a dip in the lake in chapters twenty-five and twenty-six of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.

Duration:01:30:54

Dear Mr. Potter 48: Truth And Lies

4/4/2018
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In this session, we begin the new year with mysterious clues and a deepening conspiracy in chapters twenty-four and twenty-four of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.

Duration:01:43:20

Dear Mr. Potter 47: Wangoballwime

3/21/2018
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In this session, we face the horrors of adolescent awkwardness and teen romance in chapters twenty-two and twenty-three of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.

Duration:01:43:03

Dear Mr. Potter 46: The First Task

3/14/2018
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In this session, we face dragons and consider goodness in the world of Harry Potter in chapters twenty and twenty-one of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.

Duration:01:45:29

Dear Mr. Potter 45: Potter Stinks

3/10/2018
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In this session, we discuss isolation and honesty in chapters 18 and 19 of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.

Duration:01:24:21

Dear Mr. Potter 44: The Fourth Champion

3/3/2018
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In this session, we face opposition and isolation in chapters sixteen and seventeen of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, ""The Goblet of Fire" and "The Four Champions".

Duration:01:25:37