Remembering The Time Alan Rickman Played A Fart Prank On Daniel Radcliffe During Filming Of ‘Harry Potter’


While we attempt to deal with the passing of Alan Rickman at the age of 69 on Thursday, its important to remember all of the fantastic memories that the brilliant actor provided. One of his crowning achievements never made the silver screen. The time he pranked Daniel Radcliffe with a fart.

Back in 2004, the gassy prank was pulled off on the set of Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban. Rickman teamed up with Michael Gambon, who was actually making his debut as Albus Dumbledore, to make it seem like Harry Potter was busting ass. They placed a fart machine near Radcliffe, who was situated right next to a girl he “fancied,” so that he would get blamed for the cornhole claps.

The clip shows Severus Snape snickering as the 75-year-old Gambon used a fart machine to make Daniel Radcliffe look incontinent.

From an AMA Daniel Radcliffe did on Reddit:


Rickman reminisced about the farty prank with Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show in June 2015.

Anyone who pulls off a great flatulence joke is okay in my book.


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