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This Might Be Why Neville's Remembrall Turned Red In "Sorcerer's Stone"

"The only problem is, I can't remember what I've forgotten."

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Neville Longbottom is best known as the timid Gryffindor who initially struggled to understand why he was sorted into the bravest house at Hogwarts.

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He was also very absent-minded and needed to be reminded of things often by his Gran, Augusta Longbottom.

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Remember in the first Harry Potter film, when he receives a Remembrall during mail delivery?

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Well, as it was explained by Hermione Granger, the school's cleverest witch, if a Remembrall turns red, that means you've forgotten something.

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And of course, Neville's filled with red smoke, which begs the question: What did he forget?

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The only explanation that ~sort of~ holds up is that Neville probably forgot to wear his robes.

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During that scene, everyone else is wearing their proper attire.

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Everyone except Mr. Longbottom.

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Oh. My. Gawd.

But wait! There's a catch. *queue disappointing music*

The only issue with this theory is that right before the the first years are sorted, Neville is spotted wearing robes.

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See:

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And if it wasn't his robes that he'd forgotten, maybe his Gran was just sending him a reminder to bathe regularly, as most grandparents would do.

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Perhaps we'll never know what he forgot.

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H/T Movie Pilot