Funny Video Shows What It’d Be Like If ‘Harry Potter’ Was Real Kid

November 21, 2013 12:07 pm

Have you ever wondered what the magical world of Harry Potter would be like without the magic?

In a viral video posted this week, YouTube parody extraordinaire Improv Everywhere cast an 11-year-old actor as The Boy Who Lived and sent him on a not-so-magical journey to find the Hogwarts Express at Penn Station in New York City.

Dressed in Harry’s famous Mugglewear and iconic glasses, the actor pushes his cart — which includes vintage leather luggage and Harry’s caged owl, Hedwig — and asks strangers and transit employees how to find “Platform 9 3/4″ to the wizarding world … and the reactions are priceless.

Improv Everywhere is a YouTube channel created by Charlie Todd, which chronicles real-life social reactions by spearheading pranks and parodying movie classics like Lord of the Rings, Jurassic Park, and more.

What did you think of the Muggle’s reactions?