History TearJerker / HarryPotter

11th May '17 1:29:42 PM LDSTroper1
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* Creator/AlanRickman's death. Just...''his death''. The fact '''nobody''' saw it coming makes it tragic. Every actor who met Rickman was devastated and give their thoughts on his passing. Bless him.

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* Creator/AlanRickman's death. Just...''his death''. The fact '''nobody''' saw it coming makes it tragic. Every actor who met Rickman was devastated and give gave their thoughts on his passing. Bless him.
24th Apr '17 7:04:11 PM kquinn0830
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%%* Pretty much everything in Lupin's backstory.

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Pretty much everything in Lupin's backstory.
backstory. From his dad being wracked with guilt after his insulting Greyback results in Remus getting bit to the family having to move around all the time due to the stigma of werewolves to him refusing to live with his dad as an adult because he doesn't want to put the stress on him.
17th Apr '17 10:04:00 AM SithPanda16
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* Eleven-year-old Harry looking into the Mirror of Erised and seeing his dead family is a heartwarming and heartbreaking moment and somewhat iconic in terms of the series as a whole.
** Dumbledore's claim that the Mirror shows himself with socks is hard to read after you've read ''Deathly Hallows'' and know what he ''really'' sees. [[spoiler:The same as Harry does, his family, alive and well]].
* Ron's HeroicSacrifice during the chess game, he lives in the end though.
* In the film's version of the Hut on the Rock, while his relatives sleep, Harry celebrates the coming of his 11th birthday by...drawing an image of his birthday cake in the dust on the floor, making a wish, and blowing out the candles as midnight passes. And considering how his life has been so far, you have to wonder whether this was the first time he's done this. (It does make the cake Hagrid gives him moments later that much [[HeartwarmingMoments sweeter]], though.)

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* Eleven-year-old Harry looking into Visit the Mirror of Erised and seeing his dead family is a heartwarming and heartbreaking moment and somewhat iconic in terms of the series as a whole.
** Dumbledore's claim that the Mirror shows himself with socks is hard to read after you've read ''Deathly Hallows'' and know what he ''really'' sees. [[spoiler:The same as Harry does, his family, alive and well]].
* Ron's HeroicSacrifice during the chess game, he lives in the end though.
* In the film's version of the Hut on the Rock, while his relatives sleep, Harry celebrates the coming of his 11th birthday by...drawing an image of his birthday cake in the dust on the floor, making a wish, and blowing out the candles as midnight passes. And considering how his life has been so far, you have to wonder whether this was the first time he's done this. (It does make the cake Hagrid gives him moments later that much [[HeartwarmingMoments sweeter]], though.)
[[TearJerker/HarryPotterAndThePhilosophersStone page]].



* Ron and Harry's reactions to [[spoiler:Hermione]] being petrified.
* Hagrid being carted off to Azkaban for a crime he didn't commit. Doubles as FridgeHorror as the experience scares the crap out of a half-giant who thinks a giant, three headed dog is ''cute'' and a young dragon makes an adorable pet.
** Just as bad is the description of Fang howling at the locked cabin door after Hagrid is taken away. Anyone who's ever owned a pet knows how upset they get when their owners are gone for a long time.
* Professor [=McGonagall=]'s heartbroken reaction to Hogwarts potentially having to close.
* After Tom Riddle is defeated, a very shaken Ginny comes to, sees Harry and the dead Basilisk - and immediately breaks down sobbing with guilt and confesses to Tom manipulating her, all while convinced that she's going to be expelled. [[TheWoobie You just want to give the poor kid a hug]], which, startlingly enough, Harry doesn't.
-->'''Ginny:''' ''(in tears)'' I知 going to be expelled! I致e looked forward to coming to Hogwarts ever since B-Bill came and n-now I値l have to leave and- w-''what値l Mum and Dad say?''
* Sure, he's a JerkAss and his anger at Harry is misguided, but it's hard not to feel bad for [[FunHatingConfiscatingAdult Filch]] when he finds the petrified Mrs. Norris. Just how broken and angry he becomes can be hard to watch, especially for anyone who loves their pets.
** Although any sympathy is lost in the film version, where he yells "I'll kill ya!" to Harry.
** Though Filch's anger is misguided and his reaction excessive, many pet owners would probably agree that finding someone with their harmed pet would be [[UnstoppableRage more than enough to set them off]].
* Anytime Dobby hurts himself. Since his masters (the Malfoy family to be exact) have punished him for doing anything "bad", he instinctively punishes himself if he feels like he's done something wrong. It's so heartbreaking to see him be accustomed to an abusive lifestyle.

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* Ron and Harry's reactions to [[spoiler:Hermione]] being petrified.
* Hagrid being carted off to Azkaban for a crime he didn't commit. Doubles as FridgeHorror as
Visit the experience scares the crap out of a half-giant who thinks a giant, three headed dog is ''cute'' and a young dragon makes an adorable pet.
** Just as bad is the description of Fang howling at the locked cabin door after Hagrid is taken away. Anyone who's ever owned a pet knows how upset they get when their owners are gone for a long time.
* Professor [=McGonagall=]'s heartbroken reaction to Hogwarts potentially having to close.
* After Tom Riddle is defeated, a very shaken Ginny comes to, sees Harry and the dead Basilisk - and immediately breaks down sobbing with guilt and confesses to Tom manipulating her, all while convinced that she's going to be expelled. [[TheWoobie You just want to give the poor kid a hug]], which, startlingly enough, Harry doesn't.
-->'''Ginny:''' ''(in tears)'' I知 going to be expelled! I致e looked forward to coming to Hogwarts ever since B-Bill came and n-now I値l have to leave and- w-''what値l Mum and Dad say?''
* Sure, he's a JerkAss and his anger at Harry is misguided, but it's hard not to feel bad for [[FunHatingConfiscatingAdult Filch]] when he finds the petrified Mrs. Norris. Just how broken and angry he becomes can be hard to watch, especially for anyone who loves their pets.
** Although any sympathy is lost in the film version, where he yells "I'll kill ya!" to Harry.
** Though Filch's anger is misguided and his reaction excessive, many pet owners would probably agree that finding someone with their harmed pet would be [[UnstoppableRage more than enough to set them off]].
* Anytime Dobby hurts himself. Since his masters (the Malfoy family to be exact) have punished him for doing anything "bad", he instinctively punishes himself if he feels like he's done something wrong. It's so heartbreaking to see him be accustomed to an abusive lifestyle.
[[TearJerker/HarryPotterAndTheChamberOfSecrets page]].
28th Mar '17 10:35:31 AM libertydude
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** Though Filch's anger is misguided and his reaction excessive, many pet owners would probably agree that finding someone with their harmed pet would be [[UnstoppableRage more than enough to set them off]].
24th Mar '17 11:25:25 PM QuarrelsomeChevon
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* In the film's version of the Hut on the Rock, while his relatives sleep, Harry celebrates the coming of his 11th birthday by...drawing an image of his birthday cake in the dust on the floor, making a wish, and blowing out the candles as midnight passes. And considering how his life has been so far, you have to wonder whether this was the first time he's done this. (It does make the cake Hagrid gives him moments later that much [[HeartwarmingMoments sweeter]], though.)
18th Mar '17 9:29:29 AM SithPanda16
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18th Mar '17 9:28:57 AM SithPanda16
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!!Film

!!!Philospher's Stone
* Before meeting Hagrid, Harry draws a birthday cake with candles out of the soot on the shack's stone floor until Dudley's watch beeps. Harry looks forlornly at the cake, says, "Make a wish, Harry," and blows out the "candles".
* The Mirror of Erised scene in the first movie, particularly the point when Harry reaches out to the image in the mirror and realizes that it's only an illusion.

!!!Chamber of Secrets
* After Harry speaks to the snake during the duel all his classmates think he's an evil freak. It only furthers the rumor that he is the heir of Slytherin, a rumor he isn't even sure is false. He's a twelve year old boy and something he didn't even know about himself is now isolating him from people he considered to be friends.
* Ron and Harry separated from their best friend (and in Ron's case, burgeoning love) for months. Not to mention that Hermione is already established as the brains of the operation, leaving them even more scared and desperate.
* Lucius's treatment of Dobby crosses into KickTheDog territory given how unnecessarily spiteful it is. Hearing Dobby cry is just pitiable. This is what leads to Harry freeing Dobby.

!!!Prisoner of Azkaban

* Visit the [[Tearjerker/HarryPotterAndThePrisonerOfAzkaban page]].

!!!Goblet of Fire

* Visit the [[Tearjerker/HarryPotterAndTheGobletOfFire page]].

!!!Order of the Phoenix

* Visit the [[Tearjerker/HarryPotterAndTheOrderOfThePhoenix page]].

!!!Half-Blood Prince

* Visit the [[Tearjerker/HarryPotterAndTheHalfBloodPrince page]].

!!!Deathly Hallows Part 1

* Visit the [[Tearjerker/HarryPotterAndTheDeathlyHallows page]].

!!!Deathly Hallows Part 2

* Visit the [[Tearjerker/HarryPotterAndTheDeathlyHallows page]].

!!Pottermore
* Pretty much everything in Lupin's backstory.

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!!Film

!!!Philospher's Stone
* Before meeting Hagrid, Harry draws a birthday cake with candles out of the soot on the shack's stone floor until Dudley's watch beeps. Harry looks forlornly at the cake, says, "Make a wish, Harry," and blows out the "candles".
* The Mirror of Erised scene in the first movie, particularly the point when Harry reaches out to the image in the mirror and realizes that it's only an illusion.

!!!Chamber of Secrets
* After Harry speaks to the snake during the duel all his classmates think he's an evil freak. It only furthers the rumor that he is the heir of Slytherin, a rumor he isn't even sure is false. He's a twelve year old boy and something he didn't even know about himself is now isolating him from people he considered to be friends.
* Ron and Harry separated from their best friend (and in Ron's case, burgeoning love) for months. Not to mention that Hermione is already established as the brains of the operation, leaving them even more scared and desperate.
* Lucius's treatment of Dobby crosses into KickTheDog territory given how unnecessarily spiteful it is. Hearing Dobby cry is just pitiable. This is what leads to Harry freeing Dobby.

!!!Prisoner of Azkaban

* Visit the [[Tearjerker/HarryPotterAndThePrisonerOfAzkaban page]].

!!!Goblet of Fire

* Visit the [[Tearjerker/HarryPotterAndTheGobletOfFire page]].

!!!Order of the Phoenix

* Visit the [[Tearjerker/HarryPotterAndTheOrderOfThePhoenix page]].

!!!Half-Blood Prince

* Visit the [[Tearjerker/HarryPotterAndTheHalfBloodPrince page]].

!!!Deathly Hallows Part 1

* Visit the [[Tearjerker/HarryPotterAndTheDeathlyHallows page]].

!!!Deathly Hallows Part 2

* Visit the [[Tearjerker/HarryPotterAndTheDeathlyHallows page]].

!!Pottermore
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Pretty much everything in Lupin's backstory.
18th Mar '17 9:26:39 AM SithPanda16
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*** God, that scene... somehow it's made even worse by the fact that, in the middle of this fantasy series with all sorts of funny spell effects and whimsical [[NoodleIncident noodle incidents]], we get a very low-key, realistic depiction of a son visiting [[spoiler:his mentally shattered parents.]]

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*** God, that scene... somehow it's ** It's made even worse by the fact that, in the middle of this fantasy series with all sorts of funny spell effects and whimsical [[NoodleIncident noodle incidents]], we get a very low-key, realistic depiction of a son visiting [[spoiler:his mentally shattered parents.]]
3rd Mar '17 11:48:24 PM AquaMusic
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** Although any sympathy is lost in the film version, where he yells "I'll kill ya!" to Harry.



* Any moment between Narcissa's betrayal of Voldemort and Voldemort's death. The two that give me the worst case of tears are Slughorn (who has always been shown as a bit of a coward) leading the reinforcements for the Battle of Hogwarts and Molly Weasley fighting with Bellatrix Lestrange.

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* Any Most any moment between Narcissa's betrayal in the Battle of Voldemort and Hogwarts, up to Voldemort's death.death, of course. The two that give me the worst case of tears are Slughorn (who has always been shown as a bit of a coward) leading the reinforcements for the Battle of Hogwarts and Molly Weasley fighting with Bellatrix Lestrange.



* Lucius's treatment of Dobby near the end of the second film crosses into KickTheDog territory given how unnecessarily spiteful it is. Hearing Dobby cry is just pitiable. This is what leads to Harry freeing Dobby.

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* Lucius's treatment of Dobby near the end of the second film crosses into KickTheDog territory given how unnecessarily spiteful it is. Hearing Dobby cry is just pitiable. This is what leads to Harry freeing Dobby.
27th Jan '17 11:38:00 PM HBarnill
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* Creator/AlanRickman's death. Just...''his death''. The fact '''nobody''' saw it coming in a year that began with the death of ''Music/DavidBowie'' makes it tragic. Every actor who met Rickman was devastated and give their thoughts on his passing. Bless him.

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* Creator/AlanRickman's death. Just...''his death''. The fact '''nobody''' saw it coming in a year that began with the death of ''Music/DavidBowie'' makes it tragic. Every actor who met Rickman was devastated and give their thoughts on his passing. Bless him.


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* John Hurt, Garrick Ollivander, passed away a year after Rickman's passing.
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