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New Clip of Ellen DeGeneres' Wizarding World of Harry Potter Experience

Posted by: Edward
April 02, 2010, 01:10 PM

A new video has been posted on the Ellen DeGeneres Show website, featuring more of the talk show host's visit to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter attraction.  As we've been reporting, two episodes were recently taped at the Universal Resort, and started airing across the country in syndication.  This new video, six minutes in length, takes us through Ellen's tour of the part where she experiences the many elements of the theme park care of two young tour guides.  Video of the Hogwarts Express, Butterbeer carts, Owlry, Dumbledore's Office, Ollivander's, and much more.  Watch below!

The first episode showcasing Ellen's Wizarding World of Harry Potter is set to air today; any readers with the ability to capture the video, please do send it in to!

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1183 Points

i saw this on t.v too! pretty sweet. lol when ellen had a flask of butterbeer and was swiggin it when they were walking around :)

Posted by hermy007 on April 02, 2010, 09:04 PM report to moderator
69 Points

Haha I love Ellen!
I can’t wait to go!

Posted by Mischief.Managed on April 02, 2010, 09:11 PM report to moderator
300 Points

Ellen is definitely not a Harry Potter fan. I didn’t like video. She was making fun of things and stealing the kids enthusiasm. Sad.

Posted by taoist1 on April 02, 2010, 11:08 PM report to moderator
16258 Points

this whole thing pissed me off… the candies the kids ate wasnt even love potions, it said what it was on the container. she called hogwarts “hogwash” and said it “looked like Oprah’s house”. INSULTING! and then she rode a swiffer, swiffered dumbledore’s desk, made fun of the Fat Lady, danced like an IDIOT with the beauxbatons people, and asked if butterbeer was alcholic. those kids were not as excited as they shouldve been, i would have fainted when i walked in to hogsmeade and i would be going crazy the WHOLE TIME!

Posted by Gryffindor1991 {ROAR!!!} on April 02, 2010, 11:27 PM report to moderator
338 Points

It looks like the butterbeer didn’t taste very good…if you notice the glasses did not get any emptier as the tour went on! It was the one initial sip…and there was no, “wow, this tastes good!”
It kind of looks like it will be one big HP themed store…

Posted by lumosnox on April 03, 2010, 12:01 AM report to moderator
302 Points

I agree completely w/ Gryffindor1991 {ROAR!!!} Ellen couldn’t possibly have cared less and she doesn’t know the first thing about Harry Potter. Yesterday’s show had her asking HP related questions in Know or Go and she SLAUGHTERED the word Gryffindor. Repeatedly. Had no clue what the word was or what it meant. And those kids today were unbelievably dull. Love potion candy…?? It said coconut ice or whatever!! And the one kid even said it tasted bad!!!! How can Universal/WB be happy about that airing on national television- the first kid to get to see the place and they think the candy tastes bad?? Any TRUE fan would’ve lost their minds seeing all that awesome stuff. I’m ready to burst into tears just thinking about it! So unfair and disappointing. I’m thinking of sending my thoughts to Ellen, for real, because that was pathetic.

Posted by BellatrixInPink *ROAR* on April 03, 2010, 01:25 AM report to moderator
302 Points

And LOL at the Butterbeer also! The boy who thought the candy was bad looked ready to spit his Butterbeer out too! Seems nasty, unfortunately.

Posted by BellatrixInPink *ROAR* on April 03, 2010, 01:27 AM report to moderator
302 Points

OKAY just one more thing. When she was “wiping their minds” at the end that also proved she knows zip about HP. Zip. This isn’t Avatar, Ellen, you don’t have to mutter a novel’s worth of words in some bizarro language.

Posted by BellatrixInPink *ROAR* on April 03, 2010, 01:31 AM report to moderator
2579 Points

A little enthusiasm please, kids. Anyway it looks great! I Want to goooo!

Posted by Wendelin the Weird on April 03, 2010, 07:58 AM report to moderator

arghhhhhhh! im so mad at those kids!!! they were like, 2! just imagining how i would have been instead ahhhh… ellen would be so informed if it was me, those kids ahhh……

Posted by clintisagain on April 03, 2010, 11:04 AM report to moderator
313 Points

it looks awesome!!!! Ellen is soo funny! haha i was laughing my butt off watching this. haha

Posted by Stephie_Potter90 on April 03, 2010, 11:04 AM report to moderator

hahahahah @BellatrixInPink ROAR

Posted by clintisagain on April 03, 2010, 11:05 AM report to moderator
1420 Points

wow coool

Posted by alicia00 on April 03, 2010, 11:39 AM report to moderator
3238 Points

I think it would have gone over better if they had one of the kids be older, around their teens? The clip I think was geared for more of the population that isn’t super fans like everyone who is giving an opinion on this clip. The jokes were a way to keep people interested in it that don’t get into Harry Potter. The kids I guess seemed less enthusiastic because they probably scared or nervous to be there. They showed some of the main things and didn’t show what I wanted to see at least. I want to see Filch’s Emporieum (is that how you spell it???) but ah well.

Please bear with me these random thoughts about the park
It looked like the coconut ice “love potion” was somewhat like cotton candy. Are those the real mugs they will be serving you butterbeer in? It seems like there would be butterbeer sloshing everywhere. The Beauxbaton dancers were really cool. Same with the durmstrang people!!! It seems like they would get really hot performing in those costumes outside in Florida! I really want to buy raddish earrings! I hope they sell them there!!


Posted by phoenixes are in ravenclaw on April 03, 2010, 12:37 PM report to moderator
489 Points

it looks incredibly amazing!!! i want to go there so badly!!!!! and ellen trying to dust dumbledore’s office!!! arrghh!!!! no one should be allowed to do that!!!

but it was a fun sneak-peak anyways…. ;)

Posted by pigmypuffa [ROAR] on April 03, 2010, 01:40 PM report to moderator
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