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For questions about the 2017 children's TV series "The Worst Witch".

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Did any children from non-magical families actually attend Cackle's?

At the end of the third season, Mildred convinces Ms. Cackle to open up her eponymous academy to students from non-magical families. According to what she said at the end of the season, she wanted ...
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Why did Miss Hardbroom and Indigo Moon discontinue their friendship in The Worst Witch?

Indigo Moon had a friend named Joy. She never heard back from her. It turned out Miss Hardbroom was Joy but she didn't want to tell Indigo that. Later, Indigo planned to use forgetting powder to ...
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Why didn't Indigo retain the negative effects of the star?

On The Worst Witch, Miss Hardbroom believes that using a wishing star to give magic to someone born without it will inevitably result in their going drunk on the dark side until they renounce their ...
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Who is the other person on the Great Wizard's throne?

When Miss Cackle testifies before the Magic Council in S02E08, there's a witch sitting on this large wooden throne along with the Great Wizard. She also has a fancy pointy hat like the Great Wizard, ...
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Does the Great Wizard have to be a wizard?

The Great Wizard seems to be the ultimate authority among witches and wizards. He sets the Witch's Code, and seemingly serves as the head (one of the heads?) of the Magic Council. He also appears to ...
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Why did the Great Wizard grow his beard?

At the end of the first season of The Worst Witch (2017), the Great Wizard has a very short beard. However, by his next appearance in the second season, perhaps a few months later, he has quite a long ...
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Do the hypnotic moths in these works share a common origin?

In The Worst Witch TV series (2017), there's a creature called a hypnapillon. It's a moth, described as feeding off of people's "minds, fears, imagination," and it hypnotizes its prey with patterns on ...
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Were Hecate and Miss Cackle's personalities based on the books?

In the most recent iteration of the TV show The Worst Witch, two of the teachers are Hecate Hardbroom and the headmistress, Miss Ada Cackle. I couldn't help but notice that their personalities seemed ...
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