10 Awesome Harry Potter Parodies

The sun is a little brighter every day that the world is reminded of the wonder that is the Wizarding World of Harry Potter.  That happened more than a couple of of times in the past week.  Beyond this awesome response from J.K. Rowling to a comment from a reader on Twitter, the world was gifted with this HP-themed Uptown Funk parody:

Dark Lord Funk



and this video that a fan made because he was bored. It almost makes Harry and the gang seem like a happy-go-lucky group of friends making their way in the world. Almost.

Friends Intro – Harry Potter Edition



After watching each of these more than once, I may have fallen down a YouTube rabbit hole, and I may have watched a LOT of Potter parodies. Here are 8 of my favorites, with links to a few more.

Honest Trailer 


And a Literal Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Trailer.

Harry Pottymouth


Sorted This Way 


House Parodies – Slytherin


And, of course, the Ravenclaw, Hufflepuff, and Gryffindor parodies

How Harry Potter Should Have Ended 


So You Think You’re a Wizard 


All of Harry Potter Re-Enacted by Cats in 1 Minute


Because CATS.

And, finally, because I think this song says everything that all of us want to say, Hank Green singing…

Book Eight



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