The 15 Funniest Harry Potter Spoofs

Who says a magical battle between good and evil has to be serious?

JK Rowling's beloved children's book series Harry Potter is hugely popular, so It's no surprise that there are lots of Harry Potter-related spoof videos online. Here are 15 of the very best of the magical bunch.

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If you're used to seeing Lindsay Lohan looking more like this, you might be shocked to see her back in 2004 when she was young(er), healthy, and undeniably gorgeous.

Back in her days, Lohan hosted Saturday Night Live, where she made us all laugh with this hilarious spoof of the Harry Potter movies. In this sketch, LiLo plays Hermione, who has gone through a bit of a growth spurt over the summer. When she returns to Hogwarts, her new assets prove to be VERY distracting for her fellow Wizarding students (played to perfection by Rachel Dratch, Seth Meyers, Chris Parnell and Jimmy Fallon.

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harry potter bad roommate
photo courtesy of Shake State

It's never fair when your roommate uses the upper hand he's gained from being a top-level magician to get out of doing household chores, which is exactly what happens in the hilarious Shake State sketch "Harry Potter, Bad Roommate: Episode #1."

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Harry Potter Puppet Pals Videos
photo courtesy of Neil Cicierega

With over 165 million views, Neil Cicierega's Harry Potter hand puppet comedy video is easily the most popular Harry Potter video online. And with a slew of great Harry Potter jokes, it's also very likely the funniest. Who knew hand puppets could be this hilarious?

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photo courtesy of oMovies

For some inexplicable reason, Harry Potter is the perfect subject for a comedy rap song. There are loads of them online; some of the funny, a few are great. oMovies' "The Half Blood Prince of Bel-Air is Harry Potter in the Hood" is one of the great ones, packed with awesome Harry Potter jokes. 

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Harry Potter with ADHD

Harry Potter with ADHD
photo courtesy of take180

Harry Potter IS a teenage boy, so the fact that in the books and movies he's completely focused on his school work and magic spells isn't exactly realistic. Enter take180's Electric Spoofaloo sketch "Harry Potter with ADHD."  Some truly exquisite special effects really aid the already-hilarious Harry Potter jokes.

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YouTuber Tobuscus loves to make these trailers that take everything completely... literally. With a running voice over narration that points out every odd (but true) fact about Harry Potter and friends, this is one funny spoof you shouldn't miss. More »

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The Harry Potter films are dripping with great stories, wonderful acting and loads and loads of care. The films of director Michael Bay are known less for that sort of stuff and more for explosions, guns, bad acting and lots and lots of slow motion. So Think Hero TV's pitch-perfect parody, "Michael Bay Presents Harry Potter," in which Hagrid wields a tommy-gun and everything is in suuuper sloooow moooootion. Hilarious! More »

photo courtesy of Vlog Brothers

What if the adolescent complaints in Green Day's early songs were from the perspective of the characters from Harry Potter? Then you'd have something pretty similar to Hank Green's Harry Potter jokes-filled, rather wonderful pop-punk song "This Isn't Hogwarts!" And hey, did you know there's a whole sub-genre of rock music dedicated to Harry Potter stuff? It's called wrock, which stands for wizard rock. And it's great! More »

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Harry Potter: Honest Movie Trailer

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If you've ever watched the Harry Potter movies and thought, "Why are they so advanced yet still use quills and owls instead of cell phones?" this honest movie trailer is for you. From "Harry's useless friend" Ron to his "totally hot but only after she turned 18, pervs" friend Hermione, this trailer totally nails the bizarre details of the HP franchise.

Related: 6 Funny Honest Movie Trailers You Have To See.

Harry Potter and the Outcasts of Hogwarts
photo courtesy of Pistol Shrimps

In the Harry Potter books and films, you get to see Harry, you get to see Ron Wesley, you get to see Hermione and you even get to see Draco Malfoy. But what about the outcasts at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizadry? They're not at all present in the films, but in Pistol Shrimps' wonderful sketch, you don't have to wonder what the outcasts are up to any longer; they're busy taunting Harry and his pals. More »

harry potter rap
photo courtesy of Moist Cupcake
Another brilliant Harry Potter rap, this time from sketch comedians Moist Cupcake. Keep an eye out for some Soulja Boy inspired Harry Potter-themed hip-hop dances as well. Great music and really funny Harry Potter jokes to be enjoyed by all. More »
david lehre's harry potter and the magic wand
photo courtesy of David Lehre

David Lehre, of "Myspace: The Movie" fame, made this hilarious (and somewhat inappropriate) short film as a way to help promote the 2007 film Epic Movie. In the video, Harry is caught, uhm... experimenting with himself. Hilarity ensues. We'll leave it at that! More »

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Dead Ringers on the BBC asked the question: Ever wondered what might happen if Darth Vader met Harry Potter?

Turns out there are some hilarious similarities between three of the top performing fantasy novel series!

PS) This video was clearly uploaded before streaming media technology had been perfected, hence the "shot through a potato-smeared lens" look of this video.) More »

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Here it is, the showdown between Harry Potter and Voldemort -- in RAP form. What makes Indy Mogul's very funny and really well done Harry Potter-themed rap video unique is that this time it's a battle. And while we all know Harry is pretty smart and pretty sharp, it must be said that Voldemort has some tricks up his sleeves. Also, he's an evil magician who kills people. See above! More »
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"Wiz Kids" on The Simpsons Treehouse of Horror XII

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The Simpsons took a swipe at the Harry Potter trend for their Season 13 Treehouse of Horror XII episode, and as usual, it was awesome.

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