1.06 The Journey from Platform Nine and Three-Quarters

It’s Monday and that means we have a new episode of Podtrificus Totalus, a Harry Potter podcast done chapter by chapter, book by book.

This week’s episode covers chapter six of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, “The Journey from Platform Nine and Three-Quarters.” Harry travels to King’s Cross station where he meets the Weasleys and befriends their youngest son, Ron, aboard the Hogwarts Express. On the train ride, we’re introduced to a heap of new characters, including Hermione Granger and Draco Malfoy, among others.

We make a number of references to outside sources and pop culture in this episode, which are listed below:

Our spell of the week for this episode is Colovaria, which Ron tries (and fails) to use aboard the Hogwarts Express.

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Thanks for listening and we’ll see you again for 1.07, “The Sorting Hat!” Have a magical day!

Philosopher's Stone Chapter 6

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