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

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

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

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"'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.

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

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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."