Harry Potter

Harry Potter

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Pop Culture Connections - Outgoing

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Kennilworthy Whisp

This Person is referred to by Harry Potter
Kennilworthy Whisp is the author of the book "Quidditch Through the Ages" which can be found in the Hogwarts library.
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Newt Scamander

This Person is referred to by Harry Potter
Newt Scamander is the author of one of Harry's textbooks.
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Pop Culture Connections - Incoming

It is the basis of these television episodes...

30 Rock:
Season:  4  / Episode:  10 
Black Light Attack!

This Television Episode is based on Harry Potter
James explains to Jack his problems with "Quidditch" from the Harry Potter book series.

Cougar Town:
Season:  2  / Episode:  3 
Makin' Some Noise

This Television Episode is based on Harry Potter
Travis says he wants to be a badass now that he's in college - like Harry Potter.

The Office:
Season:  6  / Episode:  10 
Murder

This Television Episode is based on Harry Potter
Angela's character is Voodoo Mama Juju in the office game of Murder. When Dwight questions her in the murder mystery, she tells him "It's not my fault. I was exposed to Harry Potter."

Weeds:
Season:  2  / Episode:  12 
Pittsburgh

This Television Episode is based on Harry Potter
After spilling ice cream on the couch, Isabelle is concerned what her mom will think. Dean tells her not to worry because she won't be coming back, but Isabelle says that he might have been sent away, but she is like Voldemort and will return.

Modern Family:
Season:  2  / Episode:  5 
Unplugged

This Television Episode is based on Harry Potter
While waiting for their interview at the prestigious Billingsly Academy, Cam says to Mitchell "This place is amazing! It's like Hogwarts!", a reference to the wizarding school in the Harry Potter book series.

It is referred to by these television episodes...

The Cleveland Show:
Season:  2  / Episode:  13 
A Short Story and a Tall Tale

This Television Episode refers to Harry Potter
Cleveland refers to Donna, who is dressed in a dowdy nightgown, as 'Dumbledore', a character in the Harry Potter book and movie series.

Sense8:
Season:  1  / Episode:  5 
Art Is Like Religion

This Television Episode refers to Harry Potter
Capheus mentions Harry Potter when he realizes he is in London

Bob's Burgers:
Season:  2  / Episode:  8 
Bad Tina

This Television Episode refers to Harry Potter
Tina writes a number of erotic fiction stories, one being "Erotic Harry Potter".

How I Met Your Mother:
Season:  8  / Episode:  13 
Band of DJ?

This Television Episode refers to Harry Potter
Robin reminds the group that her dad can be a little scary. Ted says, "Scary? He's a stone cold Slytherin.", referring to the Slytherin House from the 'Harry Potter' series.

The Office:
Season:  3  / Episode:  22 
Beach Games

This Television Episode refers to Harry Potter
While at the beach, Michael divides everyone into groups. Dwight decides to name his group "Gryffindor", after one of the houses at the Hogwarts School in the Harry Potter book series.

Parks and Recreation:
Season:  4  / Episode:  3 
Born & Raised

This Television Episode refers to Harry Potter
Wondering who else was born in the horrible town of Eagleton, Leslie suggests that maybe Voldemort was.

The Office:
Season:  5  / Episode:  2 
Business Ethics

This Television Episode refers to Harry Potter
Jim is telling Andy about 'Battlestar Galactica', purposely mixing in story lines from other shows/movies to get Dwight to stop working and prove that he is stealing company time. He tells Andy that last night's episode of 'Battlestar Galactica' "Story's kinda bland. It's about this guy named Dumbledore Calrissian who needs to return the ring back to Mordor.".

Lost:
Season:  1  / Episode:  19 
Deus Ex Machina

This Television Episode refers to Harry Potter
Referring to Sawyer's jerry-rigged glasses Hurley says, "Dude, it looks like someone steamrolled Harry Potter."

American Dad!:
Season:  4  / Episode:  3 
Dope & Faith

This Television Episode refers to Harry Potter
hroughout the episode, Steve is shown to be an avid fan of Harry Potter; numerous characters and elements of the series are mentioned, including Hogwarts, Ron Weasley, Potions class, wands, Professor Dumbledore, Professor Snape, He Who Must Not Be Named, owls, Dementors, various spells, Muggles and Death Eaters.

Master of None:
Season:  1  / Episode:  10 
Finale

This Television Episode refers to Harry Potter
Ramesh asks for some Harry Potter books

Orange is the New Black:
Season:  5  / Episode:  7 
Full Bush, Half Snickers

This Television Episode refers to Harry Potter
What Hogwarts House are you?

Rules of Engagement:
Season:  4  / Episode:  12 
Harassment

This Television Episode refers to Harry Potter
Jeff asks if cricket is the game that is played in the Harry Potter books. Russell is disgusted that Jeff doesn't know the difference between Cricket and Quidditch.

Six Feet Under:
Season:  2  / Episode:  6 
In Place of Anger

This Television Episode refers to Harry Potter
Nate gets a sneak peek at Brenda's novel and asks if 'Christina' is her fictional alter ego. Brenda tells him she's more like Hermione from Harry Potter.

Community:
Season:  1  / Episode:  7 
Introduction to Statistics

This Television Episode refers to Harry Potter
Shirley is dressed up as Harry Potter, but no one can figure it and keep guessing wrong thing.

Veep:
Season:  4  / Episode:  1 
Joint Session

This Television Episode refers to Harry Potter
Dobby the House Elf is mentioned

Parks and Recreation:
Season:  2  / Episode:  6 
Kaboom

This Television Episode refers to Harry Potter
Leslie receives a call from her credit card company, checking the validity of recent charges on her card. Leslie confirms the $120 charge for tuition at Hogwarts school of wizardry, noting she had a major in potions.

How I Met Your Mother:
Season:  6  / Episode:  19 
Legendaddy

This Television Episode refers to Harry Potter
Robin's 'knowledge gap' is that she didn't realize the North Pole is a real place. She thinks it's a made up place where Santa Claus lives, sarcastically saying that her journey to the North Pole would start in 'Narnia', go through 'Candyland' and end at Hogwarts, as she has been named the new Defense Against the Dark Arts teacher.

Modern Family:
Season:  3  / Episode:  11 
Lifetime Supply

This Television Episode refers to Harry Potter
After Phil's doctor appointment, he is worried there is something wrong with him, telling Claire that he is tender under his arm. Claire suggests the soreness is from Luke hitting him with a broomstick while he and Phil were playing Quidditch.

Family Guy:
Season:  10  / Episode:  12 
Livin' on a Prayer

This Television Episode refers to Harry Potter
Peter and Lois have devised a plan to kidnap Scotty in order to take him to the hospital for treatment for his cancer. Lois is dressed in a black cat suit to pull off the kidnapping. When she sees Peter, in a Harry Potter costume, she asks why he is dressed this way. Peter tells her it was too hard to breathe in the ski mask, so he dressed as Harry Potter instead.

The Simpsons:
Season:  26  / Episode:  22 
Mathlete's Feat

This Television Episode refers to Harry Potter
Backstage at the Mathlete Tournament, a young boy asks Groundskeeper Willie to tell him which college he should attend. Groundskeeper Willie, who is wearing a tall witch-like hat tells the boy, "It's not a sorting hat!".

Veep:
Season:  5  / Episode:  1 
Morning After

This Television Episode refers to Harry Potter

Orange is the New Black:
Season:  1  / Episode:  8 
Moscow Mule

This Television Episode refers to Harry Potter
In a flashback before prison, Piper thinks she might be pregnant and takes a pregnancy test. While waiting for the test results, she tells Larry that she thinks she wants to have a baby, even though she's going to prison. Larry suggests alternatives, in case the test is positive. Piper knows what he's referring to, but can't say it. Larry tells her, "It's not Voldemort, you can say it. Abortion.".

Modern Family:
Season:  4  / Episode:  5 
Open House of Horrors

This Television Episode refers to Harry Potter
Phil tells Claire that his open house has been a bit of a letdown, explaining that he just took out his frustrations on a 'Harry Potter'.

Modern Family:
Season:  4  / Episode:  12 
Party Crasher

This Television Episode refers to Harry Potter

Family Guy:
Season:  15  / Episode:  10 
Passenger Fatty-Seven

This Television Episode refers to Harry Potter
Harry Potter Lego Hogwarts in the cockpit

Master of None:
Season:  2  / Episode:  3 
Religion

This Television Episode refers to Harry Potter
Dev's dad says he's reading the "new" Harry Potter book

How I Met Your Mother:
Season:  8  / Episode:  14 
Ring Up!

This Television Episode refers to Harry Potter
Marshall tells Robin that wearing an engagement ring makes her invisible, like when Harry Potter wears his invisibility cloak to sneak around Hogwarts.

Happy Endings:
Season:  3  / Episode:  2 
Sabado Free-Gante

This Television Episode refers to Harry Potter
At the car dealership, Jane tells Penny to be strong, like Hermione from the Harry Potter books.

Family Guy:
Season:  14  / Episode:  12 
Scammed Yankees

This Television Episode refers to Harry Potter
Peter mentions Harry Potter in his memoir while stuck in prison

Family Guy:
Season:  10  / Episode:  2 
Seahorse Seashell Party

This Television Episode refers to Harry Potter
Peter calls Meg "Harry Potter".

How I Met Your Mother:
Season:  9  / Episode:  14 
Slapsgiving 3: Slappointment in Slapmarra

This Television Episode refers to Harry Potter
While looking for the second Slap Master, White Flower, Marshall is told by the host in the Chinese restaurant that her name is never to be spoken. Marshall says, "White Flower? It's not exactly Voldemort.".

Veep:
Season:  3  / Episode:  7 
Special Relationship

This Television Episode refers to Harry Potter
I can imagine Harry Potter getting loaded in here

The Office:
Season:  5  / Episode:  13 
Stress Relief

This Television Episode refers to Harry Potter
During the Michael Scott Roast, Kelly says that she made a list of people she would make out with before she would make out with Michael. The list includes A turtle, a fridge, anybody from the warehouse, a woodchipper, Kevin, a candle, and Lord Voldemort (from Harry Potter).

Family Guy:
Season:  13  / Episode:  18 
Take My Wife

This Television Episode refers to Harry Potter
When Peter learns that Quagmire's new "girlfriend" is coming along on the couples vacation to the Bahamas, Lois tells him that she hasn't seen him this excited since he got a letter sent by carrier owl. The owl brings Peter a letter, which Peter hopes is his acceptance letter to Hogwarts school.

Nurse Jackie:
Season:  3  / Episode:  8 
The Astonishing

This Television Episode refers to Harry Potter
Akalitis tells Jackie that Lily Chung is her "Voldemort".

The Simpsons:
Season:  23  / Episode:  6 
The Book Job

This Television Episode refers to Harry Potter
Homer and Bart gather their friends to help them write a best selling book series for "tweens". They parody the storyline of the Harry Potter book series.

The Office:
Season:  3  / Episode:  9 
The Convict

This Television Episode refers to Harry Potter
After finding out that one of his new employees is a convict, Michael locks everyone in the meeting room to simulate being in prison. He tells them the worst thing about prison is the Dementors. Karen asks if he means Dementors like from Harry Potter, and Michael replies that no, there are no movies in prison.

30 Rock:
Season:  5  / Episode:  1 
The Fabian Strategy

This Television Episode refers to Harry Potter
Jack talks about the merger with Kabletown, and mentions the success of a new Harry Potter theme park.

The Bernie Mac Show:
Season:  1  / Episode:  3 
The Main Event

This Television Episode refers to Harry Potter
Bernie calls Jordan "Harry Potter" while talking to Wanda in the kitchen.

The Middle:
Season:  2  / Episode:  22 
The Prom

This Television Episode refers to Harry Potter
It is Prom night, and Axl and his date, "Weird Ashley" are in the living room, ready to leave for the dance. Frankie tells Ashley that her dress is very interesting. Ashley tells her the dress is really more of a wizard's cape, saying she's really in to wizards. Frankie asks, "You mean like Harry Potter?", to which Ashley replies, "Who?".

Entourage:
Season:  1  / Episode:  5 
The Script and the Sherpa

This Television Episode refers to Harry Potter
Vince's vegan girlfriend tells E that she loves to read, and has read all the Harry Potter books.

How I Met Your Mother:
Season:  7  / Episode:  8 
The Slutty Pumpkin Returns

This Television Episode refers to Harry Potter
Naomi (the Slutty Pumpkin) tells Ted she spent the last 10 years looking for him in a sea of Harry Potters and Big Lebowskis.

Parks and Recreation:
Season:  3  / Episode:  3 
Time Capsule

This Television Episode refers to Harry Potter
Kelly, the Twilight obsessed Pawnee citizen has chained himself in Leslie's office to persuade her to include the Twilight book in the Time Capsule. Leslie says she tried to read 'Twilight' but couldn't get past the first 10 pages, saying she's more of a 'Harry Potter' fan.

Parks and Recreation:
Season:  5  / Episode:  10 
Two Parties

This Television Episode refers to Harry Potter

The Middle:
Season:  3  / Episode:  15 
Valentine's Day III

This Television Episode refers to Harry Potter
Brick writes a paper for school, titled "What Is Love?". Brick writes, "If you ask people about a great love story, they might tell you 'Romeo & Juliet' or Ron Weasley & Hermione Granger.".

The IT Crowd:
Season:  1  / Episode:  1 
Yesterday's Jam

This Television Episode refers to Harry Potter
Moss gets a package in the mail with both a child and adult version of the new Harry Potter novels. The release of this episode and the books don't really match up with any of the novels being "new", but it would have to refer to Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.

It inspired these movies...

Troll
part of Troll

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This Movie is inspired by Harry Potter
It has been suggested that several ideas from Troll were stolen by JK Rowling to use in her book series - most obviously, the name of the title character, Harry Potter, and the existance of a parallel magical world.
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It is referred to by these movies...

Arthur
part of Arthur

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This Movie refers to Harry Potter
Arthur is told by a little boy that he sounds like 'Harry Potter'.
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The Other Guys

  • Date:
  • Type: Movie
This Movie refers to Harry Potter
Alan is taking part in a singing group at the bar. A portion of the lyrics to the song include, "...and the children all got pink eye while their 'Harry Potter' books were burned.".
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The Simpsons Movie

  • Date:
  • Type: Movie
This Movie refers to Harry Potter
Spider-Pig's name is later changed to Harry Plopper, and Homer puts big round glasses on him and adds a lightning shaped mark on his head.
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It is referred to by these songs...

It is the basis of these movie series...

Fantastic Beasts

  • Dates: November 18, 2016 - November 16, 2018
  • Type: Movie Series
This Movie Series is based on Harry Potter
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Harry Potter

This Movie Series is based on Harry Potter
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Quidditch Through the Ages
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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
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Quidditch Through the Ages
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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
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The Tales of Beedle the Bard
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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
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