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Chapter Revisit,  Half-Blood Prince

Episode 294 – HBP, 18 Revisit: Such a Low Bar

Ron and Hermione are fighting, Slughorn is keeping his mouth shut, the library is proving unhelpful, dreams of easy Apparition are Apparating away, Harry becomes a stalker, and Ron spends his birthday being poisoned! Join Alison, Kat, Katy, and guest host Harrison as they dissect the dramatic yet hilarious Chapter 18 of Half-Blood Prince, “Birthday Surprises.”

On Episode 294 we discuss…

→ Does Golpalott’s Third Law actually make sense?
→ What if Harry had given a bezoar to Snape?
→ Slughorn compares Harry to Lily more than James
→ Why didn’t Harry just ask Dumbledore what a Horcrux was?
→ Alohomora Research Corner: powered by Ctrl-F
→ A glimpse into classroom seating charts courtesy of the Hogwarts houses
→ Is Wilkie Twycross yet another bad teacher?
→ And then, Harry becomes a stalker
→ Willow vs. A Midsummer Night’s Dream
→ What if Ron had died?
→ Hogwarts, social-distancing before it was cool

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