No shade to the movies, but there was so much good stuff they didn't feature. These are some of the best details within the books. Spoilers ahead in case you didn't read the series. Also, for those of you who haven't read the books yet, why the heck not?!
McGonagall really had some of the best lines of the series:
Seriously, can we all just appreciate McGonagall's sass?
Gilderoy Lockhart was even more absurd than the movies made him:
Why couldn't we have gotten book Ginny instead?!
How did no one ever ask about adding Peeves into the movies? Such a wasted opportunity!
Shoutout to the books to actually making Hufflepuffs look cool:
If you read the books, you would definitely appreciate Ron way more:
This heartfelt moment was nowhere to be found in the fourth movie!!!
The Weasley twins were so much cooler than the movies gave them credit:
Be honest, weren't these moments your favorite parts in each book too?
Justice for Kreacher and his character development:
There were so many book moments that made Luna make favorite character:
Finally, here is a smorgasbord of cool details that the movies weren't good enough to feature! Seriously, revisiting a childhood favorite (or diving into this immersive series) is the perfect quarantine activity!