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September 30, 2020

10 Things You Need to Know About ‘Hocus Pocus’

This Halloween season, you can catch Hocus Pocus on Freeform’s 31 Nights of Halloween many, many times. That said, you may not know these ten fun facts about classic, witchy flick. Learn more and tune in to Hocus Pocus on Freeform all October long, or by saying “Hocus Pocus” into your Xfinity Voice Remote.

10 questions about ‘Hocus Pocus’, answered

Whether you’re a Hocus Pocus mega-fan, or just want to learn more before watching the movie, you may have pondered these ten questions from time to time:

  • What is Hocus Pocus rated? – Hocus Pocus is rated PG.
  • What are the witches’ names? – The witches are known as The Sanderson Sisters, with the eldest, Winifred, leading the pack and the others, Sarah and Mary falling in line behind her.
  • What is the cat's name? – The cat, affectionately known as “Binx” throughout most of the movie, is named “Thackery Binx” in full (and, spoiler alert, he wasn’t always a cat. Spooky!)
  • Is Hocus Pocus a Disney movie? – Yes, actually! Hocus Pocus was originally produced by Walt Disney Pictures in 1993.
  • Is Hocus Pocus on Netflix? – Sadly, no, Hocus Pocus is not currently available on Netflix, but you can watch it all month long on Freeform’s 31 Nights of Halloween!
  • Is there a Hocus Pocus 2? – Unfortunately, no, but…
  • Will there ever be a Hocus Pocus 2? – It’s definitely a possibility. There have been talks about Disney producing a sequel, but not much is known yet.
  • What's up with the Hocus Pocus eye book thing? – You may hear Winifred call upon her precious spell-book from time to time, and that is, of course, the “eye book thing” you’re referring to. Winifred’s book is somewhat alive, with a seeing-eye that peers around the room while she reads.
  • How does Hocus Pocus end? – Whoa, spoiler alert! Though we can’t divulge the movie’s ending just like that, we can say that Hocus Pocus has a satisfying ending that leaves most viewers content with each characters’ outcome.
  • What channel is Hocus Pocus on, and how can I watch? – Hocus Pocus is showing all month long on Freeform and is available on Xfinity— just say “Hocus Pocus” into your Xfinity Voice Remote for watch options.

So, ready to watch this spooky, cooky, Halloween cult-classic? Tune in to Hocus Pocus on Freeform or catch the Sanderson Sisters in all their (spooky) glory on Xfinity— just say “Hocus Pocus” into your Xfinity Voice Remote to get started!



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