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21 Times Hogwarts Professors Were Really Bad At Their Jobs

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3. The powers that be at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry continued to show neglect when they thought it was cool to make kids go through the Forbidden Forest for detention.


6. There was that time he ~accidentally~ let Harry, Ron, and Hermione know the secret to calming Fluffy, thus sending them on an adventure which resulted in Harry ending up in Madam Pomfrey's care.

7. And again, he probably meant well, but he introduced students to a wild animal (Buckbeak) and one of them got hurt (Malfoy).

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Yes, Malfoy is the worst, but he was, like, 13 at this let's blame his annoying demeanor on teenage angst.


18. Also, it was pretty negligent on Dumbledore's part to even allow Harry (then a 14-year-old) to compete in the Triwizard Tournament.

Cool, you couldn't not let Harry compete because once his name was pulled from the Goblet of Fire, he was bound to compete. However, professors could've been more involved in making the tasks a bit safer for him.

19. And his most egregious mistake was how long he withheld information from Harry about the prophecy and the boy's connection to Lord Voldemort.