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4 famous Harry Potter parodies

As 'Potted Potter' arrives off-Broadway, here are 4 other well-known parodies of the boy wizard's story.

- Staff Writer

YouTube screenshot/Potter Puppet Pals

3. 'Ron's Parents,' by Potter Puppet Pals

In this video from the YouTube series, which originated in 2003 and features puppets created and performed by Neil Cicierega and others, Harry's best friend Ron Weasley is writing a letter to his parents when Harry arrives and interrupts. In the short, Harry attempts to make Ron feel guilty for having living parents, while he is an orphan. "How does it feel to receive correspondence from the people who brought you into existence?" Harry inquires. "Does it feel nice? I bet it feels nice."

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