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Harry Potter

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This article is about Harry Potter references on The Simpsons. For the character, see Harry Potter (character).

Harry Potter is a series of children's and young adults novels, written by British author J. K. Rowling. It has been adapted to film too and referenced in many ways in The Simpsons.

References to Harry Potter in The Simpsons[edit]


Picture Season Episode number Episode name Reference
Trilogy of Error Harry Potter.png 12 266 "Trilogy of Error" Ned Flanders was reading a bland, modified version of Harry Potter in which Harry Potter goes to hell for using magic.
THOHXIIpromo.gif 13 270 "Treehouse of Horror XII" The "Wiz Kids" segment is a parody of the Harry Potter series. Harry Potter is also a character in the segment, appearing as one of the students in Mrs. Krabappel's classroom in the school Springwarts School of Magicry, a parody of Hogwarts. Lord Montymort and Slithers are parodies of Lord Voldemort and Nagini, respectively.
15 316 "The President Wore Pearls" When Principal Skinner gave Lisa a key to the school, he said that it was like she was Harry Potter without the magic and wonder.
16 386 "Pranksta Rap" After Bart accidentally caused Kirk Van Houten to be thrown in jail, Bart told Milhouse that if he told anyone the truth, he would tell the world about how Milhouse wet his pants watching Harry Potter. Milhouse responded by saying that he wasn't scared, he was just peeing.
Headmaster Greystash.png 18 386 "The Haw-Hawed Couple" Headmaster Greystash is a parody of Albus Dumbledore. Malicious Krubb is a parody of Severus Snape and Lucius Malfoy. Professor Skizzletwitch is a parody of Remus Lupin.
Harry Plopper.png The Simpsons Movie Homer renamed Plopper the pig to Harry Plopper.
Papa Don't Leech Harry Potter.png 19 416 "Papa Don't Leech" As the rest of the family sings Lurleen Lumpkin's new song, "Daddy's Back", Lisa says, "Keep it down! I'm reading Harry Potter!"
Quidditch 1.pngQuidditch 2.png 20 428 "The Burns and the Bees" Several billionaires are playing Quidditch.
Treehouse of Horror XX - Monsters dressed.png 21 445 "Treehouse of Horror XX" The Werewolf dresses up as Harry Potter.
Harry Potter and the Necklace of Amulets.png 453 "Boy Meets Curl" Moe and other people in the bar were watching Harry Potter and complimenting Harry's broomwork, but also commenting that he shouldn't be playing Quidditch as there are still 4 of the 7 Horcruxes to be found.
463 "The Bob Next Door" Sideshow Bob described his plan to kill Bart as "the greatest murder since Snape killed Dumbledore", a reference to the sixth book and movie, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.
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Comic Book Guy Hagrid.png
23 492 "The Book Job" There are several references to Harry Potter.
  • The Angelica Button series is seen again, a parody of the Harry Potter series.
  • Bart says that Patty has read enough fiction to strangle a Hippogriff.
  • Patty says "I'm in" in Parseltongue.
  • Comic Book Guy is seen dressed up as a Rubeus Hagrid-type character.
  • The story they came up with about an orphan who went to a magical school is a reference to Harry Potter.
495 "Holidays of Future Passed" Homer mentions that he'll be safe, because he has his invisibility cloak.
Severus Snape.png 24 520 "Love Is a Many-Splintered Thing" Severus Snape appears in the movie Love, Indubitably.
Gorgeous Grampa Voldemort.png 522 "Gorgeous Grampa" During the song "High to Be Loathed", Mr. Burns mentions Lord Voldemort, and makes his shadow, among lots of other villains.
Stargate Harry Potter.png 25 540 "Married to the Blob" At the Bi-Mon-Sci-Fi-Con costume contest, Kumiko dresses as Sailor Moon from Sailor Moon and Comic Book Guy dresses as a Stargate from Stargate SG-1. Kumiko then jumps though the Stargate and is dressed as a Gryffindor student from Harry Potter.
The Scary Potters.png 544 "The Winter of His Content" The name of The Scary Potters is a reference to Harry Potter.
MathF - Sorting Hat Ref.png 26 574 "Mathlete's Feat" Willie "parodies" the sorting hat by using his hat to "tell" Squeaky-voiced teen which college will he go to.
Hufflepuff and Slytherin.png 28 608 "The Great Phatsby: Part One" One of the lines of the song "CEO of Obsidian" is "You're Hufflepuff, I'm Slytherin."
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29 619 "The Serfsons" Bart tries to cast a spell using a stick similar to how Harry Potter uses his wand. The Polyjuice Potion appears.
30 661 "Woo-hoo Dunnit?" Lisa mentions that Marge is reading her Harry Potter book four. The narrator then mentions that Cedric Diggory dies.
Lisa Walder Credit - THOH XXX.png 31 666 "Treehouse of Horror XXX" During the closing credits, Lisa Walder, assistant to James L. Brooks, is credited as "Lisa Waldemort", a pun on Lord Voldemort.

Video games[edit]

Picture Game Reference
Simpsons H&R Springwarts.png The Simpsons: Hit & Run In Level 7, Springwart's School of Magicry makes a reappearance.
Tapped Out Spooky Wall.pngTapped Out Wailing Wall.png The Simpsons: Tapped Out In the "Treehouse of Horror" event, Spooky Wall and Wailing Wall from "Treehouse of Horror XII"'s segment "Wiz Kids", are released, starting from Treehouse of Horror XXIV.
TSTO THOH28 SplashScreen.jpg The whole of the "Treehouse of Horror XXIV" event is a magic event, with items from various magic episodes, mainly "Treehouse of Horror XII"'s segment "Wiz Kids", parodying Harry Potter, releasing: Lord Montymort, Slithers, Wizard Lisa, Wizard Bart, Magic Academy, Lord Montymort's Lair and Magical Essence Sucker.


Picture Comic issue Story name Reference
Harry Potter and the Enormous Royalties.png Bart Simpson #28 Lisa the Vampire Croaker Lisa reads the book Harry Potter and the Enormous Royalties.
Larry Snotter and the School for Monsters.png Bart Simpson #30 The Book That Ate Springfield! The book Larry Snotter and the School For Monsters is a parody of Harry Potter
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Kidney Stone.png Simpsons Comics #67 Growing Pains! The book Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Kidney Stone is a parody of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone of the Harry Potter series, known in the USA as Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.
Simpsons Comics #171 To the Bookmobile! When the Simpsons were going on a 12-hour car ride, Lisa wanted to listen to Harry Potter, but Homer wouldn't allow it.
Harry Potter Bartmangirl.png Simpsons Comics #237 Bartmangirl! A lookalike of J. K. Rowling was signing copies of Harry Potter and the Mid-Life Crisis when Book Crook and his book schnooks was going to steal the money from the crowd.
Geeks Versus Nerds.jpg Comic Book Guy: The Comic Book 2 The Death of Comic Book Guy! (Part Two) When the geeks and nerds of Springfield take up sides against each other following the shutdown of the Internet, Milhouse is on the side of the geeks, costumed as Harry Potter.
The Wonderful World of Lisa Simpson #1 Lisa's Lending Library Homer borrow's all of the Harry Potter books from Lisa's library to make a beer table out of, and tells her to call him Homer Simpson and the Goblet of Reachable Beer (referring to Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire).


Picture Book Reference
Table of Geeky Delights.jpg Lisa Simpson's Guide to Geek Chic Harry Potter (Hp) and Parseltongue (Pt) are elements in Lisa's Table of Geeky Delights.

Common cast and crew[edit]

Picture Name Role in Harry Potter Role on The Simpsons
Daniel Radcliffe.jpg Daniel Radcliffe Played Harry Potter in all eight films. Voiced Edmund in the the season 22 episode "Treehouse of Horror XXI", Diggs in the season 25 episode with the same name, and himself in the season 29 episode "No Good Read Goes Unpunished".
J. K. Rowling.jpg J. K. Rowling Is the author of all seven Harry Potter books. Voiced herself in the season 15 episode "The Regina Monologues".

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