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|name=Dr Filibuster's Fabulous Wet-Start, No-Heat Fireworks
 
|manufacturer=[[Gambol and Japes Wizarding Joke Shop|Gambol and Japes]]
 
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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.
   
== 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}}
 
[[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 13:00, July 22, 2014

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.

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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