Ep. 43: It’s Dumb To Say, But The Magic Isn’t Here

Ep. 43: It’s Dumb To Say, But The Magic Isn’t Here

Episode 43, ‘It’s Dumb to Say, But The Magic Isn’t Here’, on Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

In this episode, Dave and Steve hate-read the latest offering in the Harry Potter universe.

  • Intro Clip: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.
  • Steve has a terrible confession that is going to shock everyone.
  • Dave and Steve like ideas.
  • Back to the Future: Part II > Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
  • Steve uses the play’s own words against it.
  • It’s hard to tell whether Scorpius or Albus is a worse name.
  • Dave tests Steve’s knowledge of the titles of Harry Potter novels. Steve gets one wrong.
  • Hey Dave? This sure looks a lot like this.
  • Steve talks a lot about the concept of a “Harry Potter and the…” story. It’s just as confusing when he says it out loud.
  • Harry Potter and Another Cursed Child: Electric Boogaloo: Fury Road
  • Sounds a lot like Dave and Steve think this would have been better off taking the Scream 3 route — or even Scream 4.
  • Dave and Steve sound sad a lot.
  • Uh, Steve, people constantly compare Harry to his parents. Like, multiple times in every book.
  • Harry Potter and the Midlife Crisis
  • Dave and Steve try to be positive. Guess how well that goes.
  • Dave explains the harsh realities of pregnancy.
  • Just a reminder everyone, Harry Potter was born of the force. That’s canon.
  • Steven doesn’t like plays that he can’t put on at his local community theatre.
  • Dave lets Steve ramble like an idiot about Aristotle for a while.
  • Dave has a crush on Ginny.
  • Harry Potter and the Play that Jack Thorne Really Wanted To Put On, Even Though Nobody Wanted Him To
  • Steve experiences the passage of time, but Dave doesn’t think that’s a problem.
  • Instead of reading Cursed Child, Dave recommends you go watch Back to the Future.
  • Instead of reading Cursed Child, Steve recommends you go to Norway.