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Main Discussion: Professor Sprout & Herbology’s Role in the Harry Potter Series

To start off, the hosts test their skills in a new game: Potter Plant or... Pokemon?

What’s the first word that comes to mind when you think of Professor Sprout?

What does Sprout's name origin tell us about her character?

Miriam Margoyles shined in her limited screen time in the Potter films

The Chronicles of Sprout and McGonagall are canon - should it be a spin-off series?

Laura dishes on some good Sprout fan fictions as we revisit the Splitwick publishing controversy!

Does Professor Sprout's character suffer from lack of representation? How would we rank her in comparison to other heads of house? 

Does the connection between Professor Sprout and Hufflepuff house get lost on the reader? Is she not that memorable for the average reader? 

Do Sprout (Hufflepuff) and Flitwick (Ravenclaw) suffer from not being focal points of Harry’s story and attention? 

Top Sprout Moments in the Potter series include devil's snare, mandrakes, keeping Hogwarts open and more

Sprout, Snape, and Neville:  we discuss Herbology's role in the series and its relationship to Potions

Quizzitch: What is the common name of the family of flowering plants, solenacaeae, which include tomatoes, potatoes, eggplant, bell and chili peppers? Visit MuggleCast.com/Quizzitch to submit your answer!

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