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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 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 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 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 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

Dear Mr. Potter 43: We Are The Champions

2/13/2018
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In this session, we meet the competition in chapters fifteen and sixteen of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, "Beauxbatons and Durmstrang" and "The Goblet of Fire".

Duration:01:17:59

Dear Mr. Potter 42: Unforgivable

2/7/2018
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In this session, we dive deep into the workings of magic, the Dark Arts, and the Unforgivable Curses in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.

Duration:01:33:17

Dear Mr. Potter 41: Mad-Eye Moody

1/30/2018
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In this session, we continue our discussion of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire with a long-awaited (but less than enthusiastic) return to Hogwarts.

Duration:01:30:01

Dear Mr. Potter 40: Mayhem & Mundanity

1/24/2018
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In this session, we continue our discussion of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire with Death Eaters and the Dark Mark, Hufflepuffs Gone Bad and mysterious money.

Duration:01:38:14

Dear Mr. Potter 39: The Dark Mark

1/17/2018
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In this session, we continue our discussion of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire with the Quidditch World Cup, veela and leprechauns, and problems of agency.

Duration:01:49:07

Dear Mr. Potter 38: Back To The Burrow

1/10/2018
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In this session, we continue our discussion of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire with portkeys, apparition and Ton-Tongue Toffees.

Duration:01:43:07

Dear Mr. Potter 37: Scarred

1/3/2018
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In this session, we begin our discussion of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire with exposition, misdirection and secret cakes.

Duration:01:51:27