Details From Harry Potter and the Cursed Child That Make No Sense
The Trolley Witch Twist is Absurd
In the original series, Harry’s interactions with the Trolley Witch on board the Hogwarts Express are quite limited. She sells pumpkin pasties and other assorted sweets to the students, and Harry occasionally purchases some. In Cursed Child, though, we find out that the Trolley Witch is actually an ancient witch who was tasked with ensuring that every student aboard it arrives safely at Hogwarts.
It’s totally bizarre, especially when you see the Trolley Witch transfigure into a terrifying creature with incredibly long nails. It may be a cool effect on stage, but it makes precisely zero sense in the context of the story.