You’re A Wizard, Harry

Meaning

What does You’re A Wizard, Harry mean?

You’re a wizard, Harry, also referred to as Yer a wizard, Harry is a memorable quote from the 2001 movie adaptation of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, uttered by Hagrid.

Online, the line has been used in image macros, parody videos and remixes, since 2010.

Origin

What's the origin of You’re A Wizard, Harry?

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone premiered in the United States on November 11th, 2001, in the United States.

In the beginning sequence of the film, the protagonist, Harry is approached by Hagrid (portrayed by Daniel Radcliffe and Richard Harris respectively), who then utters the line “You’re a wizard, Harry”.

The earliest separated clip of the scene was uploaded to YouTube by thejess11 on July 16th, 2009, however it has since been taken down.

Spread & Usage

How did You’re A Wizard, Harry spread?

The first “You’re a wizard, Harry” remix was uploaded to YouTube by Snag Prophet on October 31st, 2009.

The most popular parody of the scene was published on the video sharing platform by GurpaneProduction on June 17th, 2010, depicting a Garry’s Mod recreation of the scene.

The original upload, however, has since been deleted.

It has been reuploaded by other users numerous times over the years, giving the meme great popularity, spawning various other remixes as well as variations of the “You’re a wizard, Harry” meme.

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