28 Reasons Fred And George Are The Best Characters In The Harry Potter Series

In honor of James and Oliver Phelps’ 28th birthday.

1. Fred and George were the ultimate pranksters with knowledge of all the secret passageways in the castle.

2. They’re the only students Peeves has ever taken orders from.

“‘Give her hell from us, Peeves.’

And Peeves, whom Harry had never seen take an order from a student before, swept his belled hat from his head and sprang to a salute as Fred and George wheeled about to tumultuous applause from the students below and sped out of the open front doors into the glorious sunset.”

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3. Even the teachers were impressed with the Weasley twins’ epic exit.

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Professor Flitwick left a small patch of the swamp Fred and George created by Umbridge’s office.

4. They were also in sync and said the same things.

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5. And shared the same thoughts.

6. One time in school, they repeatedly threw snowballs at Voldemort’s face.

7. And they also tried to illegally enter the Triwizard Tournament.

8. Fred and George made you laugh when they joked around with their mother.

9. And everyone else, for that matter.

10. The twins shared the most fitting birthday you could imagine.

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11. And they were the comedic relief in even the darkest of situations.

George: “I’m holy. I’m holey Fred, ya geddit?”

Fred: “With the whole wide world of ear-related humor, you go for ‘I’m holey.’ Pathetic.”

George: “Reckon I’m still better looking than you.”

12. Fred and George were secretly really good dancers.

13. Their ginger locks and sexy winks were unparalleled.

14. They also had a bit of a saucy attitude and it was hilarious.

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15. They taught you that anything is possible if you have enough nerve.

16. And they always had a positive outlook on their future.

17. Like many well-known CEOs, they dropped out of school to follow their dreams and start their own business.

18. Despite their not-so-successful run at Hogwarts, they opened the most epic joke shop in Diagon Alley.


19. And they treated their customers equally, like true businessmen should.

20. Gred and Forge spoke in sarcasm, a quality beloved by their peers.

21. Even at dangerous events, they could bring a smile to your face.

22. And their child-like behavior was exactly what you love about the pair.

23. Fred and George represented everything brothers should be.

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24. They stood by each other in the toughest of times.

25. And fought as a team in the fight against evil.

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26. And even though tragedy struck our favorite duo…

27. Their spirit will forever live in the books we so desperately love.

28. Mischief managed, Fred and George.

Happy birthday, James and Oliver Phelps!

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