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'''Dr. Filibuster's Fabulous Wet-Start, No-Heat Fireworks''' are magical fireworks that are presumably set off with water.
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'''Dr Filibuster's Fabulous Wet-Start, No-Heat Fireworks''' are magical fireworks that are presumably set off when wettened.
   
 
==Known uses==
 
==Known uses==
*[[Fred and George Weasley]] and [[Lee Jordan]] bought some at [[Gambol and Japes Wizarding Joke Shop]] in [[1992]].
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*[[Fred and George Weasley]] and [[Lee Jordan]] bought some at [[Gambol and Japes Wizarding Joke Shop]] in [[1992]]. Fred and George later put on a display of them on the evening of [[31 August]] of that year.<ref name="CS5">''[[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets]]'', Chapter 5 - (''The Whomping Willow'')</ref>
 
*[[Harry Potter]] later borrowed a firework from Fred and used it to explode [[Gregory Goyle]]'s [[cauldron]] in [[Potions (class)|Potions]] class. This created a distraction that allowed [[Hermione Granger]] to slip out of the room to get the [[boomslang]] [[Boomslang skin|skin]] that she required.
 
*[[Harry Potter]] later borrowed a firework from Fred and used it to explode [[Gregory Goyle]]'s [[cauldron]] in [[Potions (class)|Potions]] class. This created a distraction that allowed [[Hermione Granger]] to slip out of the room to get the [[boomslang]] [[Boomslang skin|skin]] that she required.
 
*On the way to [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry|Hogwarts]] in [[1994]], Fred's trunk fell open, setting off a number of the Filibuster fireworks he'd packed. The [[Muggle]] taxi driver who was carrying the trunk was alarmed by the incident.
 
*On the way to [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry|Hogwarts]] in [[1994]], Fred's trunk fell open, setting off a number of the Filibuster fireworks he'd packed. The [[Muggle]] taxi driver who was carrying the trunk was alarmed by the incident.
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*On [[24 November]] of that year, following the first task of the [[Triwizard Tournament]], [[Lee Jordan]] let off some of these during a surprise party to celebrate Harry's having gotten past the [[Hungarian Horntail]].<ref name="GF21">''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire]]'', Chapter 21 - (''The First Task'')</ref>
 
*In [[1995]] Fred and George Weasley were seen in the [[Viaduct Courtyard]] playing with a spark from the fireworks by throwing it into the air and catching it. A crowd of students watched this. It was however interrupted by [[Dolores Umbridge]] who pointed [[Dolores Umbridge's wand|her wand]] and summoned it.
 
*In [[1995]] Fred and George Weasley were seen in the [[Viaduct Courtyard]] playing with a spark from the fireworks by throwing it into the air and catching it. A crowd of students watched this. It was however interrupted by [[Dolores Umbridge]] who pointed [[Dolores Umbridge's wand|her wand]] and summoned it.
 
*In [[1996]] some sparks from these fireworks exploded and fizzled around in the shop [[Weasleys' Wizard Wheezes]].
 
*In [[1996]] some sparks from these fireworks exploded and fizzled around in the shop [[Weasleys' Wizard Wheezes]].
   
 
==Behind the scenes==
 
==Behind the scenes==
[[File:Filbuster_Firework.jpg|thumb|left|A Filbuster Firework about to be set off.]]
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[[File:Filbuster_Firework.jpg|thumb|A Filbuster Firework about to be set off.]]
 
*[[James Phelps|James]] and [[Oliver Phelps]] attempted to set off a huge real world version of a Filbuster firework (see image at left) at the grand opening of [[The Wizarding World of Harry Potter]]. The firework did not go off. A few seconds after the device appeared to fail, however, a huge shower of fireworks went up into the sky in a section of the park close by.
 
*[[James Phelps|James]] and [[Oliver Phelps]] attempted to set off a huge real world version of a Filbuster firework (see image at left) at the grand opening of [[The Wizarding World of Harry Potter]]. The firework did not go off. A few seconds after the device appeared to fail, however, a huge shower of fireworks went up into the sky in a section of the park close by.
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* Since the new [[Diagon Alley]] expansion was added to the theme park, Dr. Filibuster's shop can now be seen as well.
   
== Appearances ==
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==Appearances==
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets]]''
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets]]''
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (film)]]''
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire]]''
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire]]''
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (film)]]'' {{Comment|One spark only}}
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (film)]]'' {{Comment|One spark only}}
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (film)]]'' {{Comment|Sparks only}}
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (film)]]'' {{Comment|Sparks only}}
 
*''[[The Wizarding World of Harry Potter]]''
 
*''[[The Wizarding World of Harry Potter]]''
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==Notes and references==
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{{Reflist}}
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[[ru:Чудо-хлопушки Доктора Фойерверкуса]]
 
[[Category:Fireworks]]
 
[[Category:Fireworks]]
 
[[Category:Prank devices]]
 
[[Category:Prank devices]]
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[[Category:Shops]]
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[[Category:Carkitt Market]]

Latest revision as of 15:32, January 24, 2015

DrFilibusterFireworks
Dr Filibuster's Fabulous Wet-Start, No-Heat Fireworks
Object information
Manufacturer

Gambol and Japes

Owners

Dr Filibuster's Fabulous Wet-Start, No-Heat Fireworks are magical fireworks that are presumably set off when wettened.

Known usesEdit

Behind the scenesEdit

Filbuster Firework

A Filbuster Firework about to be set off.

  • James and Oliver Phelps attempted to set off a huge real world version of a Filbuster firework (see image at left) at the grand opening of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. The firework did not go off. A few seconds after the device appeared to fail, however, a huge shower of fireworks went up into the sky in a section of the park close by.
  • Since the new Diagon Alley expansion was added to the theme park, Dr. Filibuster's shop can now be seen as well.

AppearancesEdit

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Chapter 5 - (The Whomping Willow)
  2. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Chapter 21 - (The First Task)

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