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15 Parts Of The Harry Potter Series That Were Never In The Movies

Peeves, gone but never forgotten.

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  1. Ever wondered what happened to Neville's parents?

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    It was revealed that Neville’s parents, Frank and Alice Longbottom, were both aurors who had been tortured to the point of insanity by Death Eaters, one of them being Bellatrix Lestrange. Neville’s parents reside in St. Mungo’s Hospital for Magical Maladies and Injuries. In Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, while Harry, Ron, and Hermione are visiting Arthur Weasley, they run into Neville who is visiting his parents.This moment never made it into the movies, although it was important to establish the bond that Harry and Neville shared.

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15 Parts Of The Harry Potter Series That Were Never In The Movies

  1. How about Voldemort's family?

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    The movies never really touched on Voldemort's family. In the books, readers were taken back in time to view the Gaunts, a very ancient wizarding family from which Voldemort's mother belonged. They were obsessed with the idea of pure blood status and had therefore practiced the act of marrying their cousins in order to ensure pure blood status. Merope Gaunt, Voldemort's mother, had fallen in love with a Muggle, Tom Riddle. She put a love spell on him and together they had Tom Riddle Jr., better known as Lord Voldemort. Just before giving birth, Merope felt guilty about using a potion and released Tom Riddle Sr. from the spell. She hoped his love was real, but she was wrong and he left his wife and unborn son. Merope died shortly after childbirth and Tom Riddle Jr. was sent to an orphanage where he stayed until he was eleven. Years later, Voldemort returned to the home and murdered his remaining family before taking their family heirloom, a ring. Dumbledore later discovers the ring, then a horcrux, in the Gaunt house.

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15 Parts Of The Harry Potter Series That Were Never In The Movies

  1. Can you guess who helped to rid the castle of Dolores Umbridge?

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    Peeves was a poltergeist at Hogwarts for as long as anyone could remember. He played a large role in the books by helping to rid the castle of Dolores Umbridge, and taking part in the final battle. Although you could find him in the books, you'd never even know he existed from the movies.

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15 Parts Of The Harry Potter Series That Were Never In The Movies

  1. Wondering what the heck a S.P.E.W. badge is?

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    S.P.E.W., or The Society for the Promotion of Elfish Welfare, was created by Hermione in the "Goblet of Fire." Hermione was shocked at the treatment of house-elves during the Quidditch World Cup and was determined to do something about it. During several chapters in the fourth book, Hermione can be found badgering students to join S.P.E.W., and knitting hats and socks for the elves. The book later reveals that the house-elves saw Hermione’s actions as racist and refused to continue cleaning the Gryffindor Common Room. Dobby did all the cleaning himself, since he was already free, and kept all of Hermione’s creations for himself, Hermione never the wiser.

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15 Parts Of The Harry Potter Series That Were Never In The Movies

  1. Would you like to know what happened to Kreacher?

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    n the movies, viewers were left wondering what happened to Kreacher, the house elf of House Black. But readers know that Kreacher is a hero. He led the house-elves of Hogwarts in the battle against the Death Eaters during the attack on Hogwarts. He did that for Harry Potter, defender of the house-elves, and in memory of his long-dead master, Regulus. “Fight!" Kreacher said in the last book. "Fight for my master, the defender of the house-elves! Fight the Dark Lord, in the name of brave Regulus! Fight!”

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15 Parts Of The Harry Potter Series That Were Never In The Movies

  1. Or who really spilled the beans about the D.A. to Umbridge?

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    Marietta Edgecombe was actually the person responsible for tattling on Dumbledore's Army in the fifth book, it wasn't Cho like the movies suggested. Marietta was one of Cho's closest friends but turned on Cho and the entire D.A. when she became afraid that her mother would lose her job at the Ministry of Magic. Marietta betrayed the D.A. to Dolores Umbridge, activating a jinx that caused boils to erupt on Marietta's face spelling out the word SNEAK.

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15 Parts Of The Harry Potter Series That Were Never In The Movies

  1. Are you curious who the guys on the Marauder's Map are?

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    While the Marauder's Map was included in the movies, it was never revealed how the Marauder's Map came to be and why it was so important to Harry. The map was actually created in part by Harry's father with the help of his friends, Remus Lupin, Sirius Black, and Peter Pettigrew. The names on the map were the nicknames they had for eachother. The four created the map via the usage of the Homonculous Charm, a powerful and advanced charm that enchanted the map to track the movements of everyone in the castle.

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15 Parts Of The Harry Potter Series That Were Never In The Movies

  1. Or who the heck Teddy Lupin is?

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    With random mentions of Teddy Lupin in the final movies, some viewers may have been left wondering just who Teddy was. But for those who read the books, they know Teddy as the child of Nymphadora Tonks and Remus Lupin. Before Teddy's parents died in the final battle of Hogwarts, Harry was named as Teddy's godfather. Harry is to Teddy as Sirius was to Harry.

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15 Parts Of The Harry Potter Series That Were Never In The Movies

  1. Want to know more about Percy Weasley?

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    While movie viewers got to see some of Percy Weasley, the relationship he had with his family was never really touched upon. Percy had always been known for his high ambitions of working directly with the Minister of Magic. After the return of Voldemort in the fourth book, Percy sided with the ministry and their denial of the dark wizard's return. Percy was estranged from his family, and he encouraged Harry to abandon the Weasley's as well. That is, until the very last book when he came to his senses and fought alongside his family just before the tragic death of his brother Fred.

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15 Parts Of The Harry Potter Series That Were Never In The Movies

  1. Want to know who Ludo Bagman is?

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    Ludo Bagman played a big part in the organization of the Quidditch World Cup in the fourth book. He made a bet with Fred and George before the cup began and subsequently lost. He paid off the bet in leprechaun gold, which meant the money soon disappeared. Fred and George had planned on using that money to start their jokes shop, but they never received payment from Ludo. This later inspired Harry to give them his winnings from the Triwizard Tournament.

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15 Parts Of The Harry Potter Series That Were Never In The Movies

  1. Did you know that there's a House Elf named Winky?

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    Winky the house elf was never seen in the movies but played a pretty big part in the fourth book. She was the house elf of Barty Crouch Sr. She was in charge of taking care of Barty Crouch Jr., a convincted death eater. Under her care, Barty Crouch Jr. participated in death eater activities at the Quidditch World Cup. Afterwards, Winky was released from the family by Barty Crouch Sr., spurring Hermione to create S.P.E.W.

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15 Parts Of The Harry Potter Series That Were Never In The Movies

  1. Did you know that the Elder Wand wasn't actually destroyed?

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    In the final book of the series, Harry doesn't destroy the Elder Wand. In fact, he uses it to repair his own wand and then returns the Elder Wand to its rightful spot: with Dumbledore.

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15 Parts Of The Harry Potter Series That Were Never In The Movies

  1. Want to know what effect the Wizarding World played in the Muggle World?

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    In the beginning moments of the sixth book, the Prime Minister is visited by none other than Cornelius Fudge after several disasters have had negative effects on the Muggle world. Fudge explains that a very dark wizard has returned to power and is wreaking havoc. He also explains that the Ministry is taking measures to prevent Muggles from knowing what is actually happening. This is important because it addresses the effects of the Wizarding World’s battle on the Muggle World.

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15 Parts Of The Harry Potter Series That Were Never In The Movies

  1. Want to know about the time Harry faced a Sphinx?

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    In the fourth movie, viewers were able to see some of the tasks laid out for those involved in the tournament. However, viewers never experienced the Sphinx, which shows Harry successful solving the riddle that puts him closer to the Triwizard Cup than any other contestant.

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15 Parts Of The Harry Potter Series That Were Never In The Movies

  1. And what about when Dudley was actually nice to Harry?

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    Though the movies left this part out, in the final book Dudley thanks Harry for saving his life before bidding him farewell. He was the only Dursley to say goodbye to Harry. It was very out of character for Dudley and exemplified the change that Dudley had gone through since Harry had saved him from the dementors.

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15 Parts Of The Harry Potter Series That Were Never In The Movies

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