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* [[https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10157091527676667&set=a.133014456666&type=3&theater Royd Tolkien's Facebook post about being visited by Ian McKellen]]


* In the beginning, Bilbo, expecting Gandalf, finds his home invaded by progression of dwarves. At the very end, he hears someone ''banging'' on his door and rushes to open it. The last three dwarves, including Thorin, tumble in and onto him, while Gandalf, safe in the back, laughs his head off.

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* In the beginning, Bilbo, expecting Gandalf, finds his home invaded by progression of dwarves. At the very end, he hears someone ''banging'' on his door and rushes to open it. The last three four dwarves, including Thorin, tumble in and onto him, while Gandalf, safe in the back, laughs his head off.


* Mondegreen time - read this: "The King under the Mountain is gay." [[https://youtu.be/IQ2gCi9caL8?t=538 Now listen to this]]. So Smaug is a Bagginshield shipper?

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* Mondegreen time - read this: "The King under the Mountain is gay." [[https://youtu.be/IQ2gCi9caL8?t=538 Now listen to this]]. So Smaug is a Bagginshield shipper?


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* {{Mondegreen}} time - read this: "The King under the Mountain is gay." [[https://youtu.be/IQ2gCi9caL8?t=538 Now listen to this]]. So Smaug is a Bagginshield shipper?



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* Mondegreen time - read this: "The King under the Mountain is gay." [[https://youtu.be/IQ2gCi9caL8?t=538 Now listen to this]]. So Smaug is a Bagginshield shipper?


* When Bilbo uses the Ring to rescue the dwarves from the horde of GiantSpiders, he sings a ridiculous song off the cuff to further confound them. Then the narration takes a moment to specifically point out that the word '[[https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/attercop attercop]]' is particularly enraging to spider folk, [[MakesJustAsMuchSenseInContext but never explains why.]]

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* When Bilbo uses the Ring to rescue the dwarves from the horde of GiantSpiders, he sings a ridiculous song off the cuff to further confound them. Then the narration takes a moment to specifically point out that the word '[[https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/attercop attercop]]' is particularly enraging to spider folk, [[MakesJustAsMuchSenseInContext but never explains why.]]]][[labelnote: *]]Given Tolkien's interest in linguistics, it may be because the word's literal meaning is "poisonhead", which does sound rather insulting.[[/labelnote]]


* And just a couple of weeks later Creator/PeterJackson posted a [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=5NGguk8VXYc video]] of Creator/OrlandoBloom singing "They're taking the Hobbits to Isengard". Yes, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uE-1RPDqJAY THAT one]]. These two videos are simply a CrazyAwesome mix between OhCrapThereAreFanficsOfUs and AscendedMeme.

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* And just a couple of weeks later Creator/PeterJackson posted a [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=5NGguk8VXYc video]] of Creator/OrlandoBloom singing "They're taking the Hobbits to Isengard". Yes, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uE-1RPDqJAY THAT one]]. These two videos are simply a CrazyAwesome an awesome mix between OhCrapThereAreFanficsOfUs and AscendedMeme.


* Creator/JohnRhysDavies (Gimli) [[http://youtu.be/eCZSQ54wsTE?t=10m40s visiting and greeting]] Peter Hambleton, the actor who plays his father Glóin, with a joyous cry of "Daddy!" and a big hug.

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* Creator/JohnRhysDavies (Gimli) [[http://youtu.be/eCZSQ54wsTE?t=10m40s [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IzVPp5ktw7Y&feature=youtu.be&t=641 visiting and greeting]] Peter Hambleton, the actor who plays his father Glóin, with a joyous cry of "Daddy!" and a big hug.


** Also whenever the dwarves politely greet Beorn with "At your service," Beorn bluntly tells them [[LiteralMinded he doesn't need it]].

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** Also whenever the dwarves politely greet Beorn with "At your service," Beorn bluntly tells them [[LiteralMinded he doesn't need it]].it]], but that he [[DeadpanSnarker suspects they need his.]]


** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qOw44VFNk8Y A third video]] features Sylvester [=McCoy=] getting covered in increasing amounts of bird poop.

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** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qOw44VFNk8Y A third video]] features Sylvester [=McCoy=] Creator/SylvesterMcCoy getting covered in increasing amounts of bird poop.



* During a take of Thranduil and Tauriel's scene, right after the line about "a lowly sylvan elf", Evangeline Lilly started making faces and then giving a middle finger salute to Lee Pace's back, only to revert to a straight face when he turned towards her again.
-->'''Lee Pace''': (to Evangeline) Get outta here, or [[ItMakesSenseInContext get in that jacuzzi]].

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* During a take of Thranduil and Tauriel's scene, right after the line about "a lowly sylvan elf", Evangeline Lilly Creator/EvangelineLilly started making faces and then giving a middle finger salute to Lee Pace's back, only to revert to a straight face when he turned towards her again.
-->'''Lee Pace''': -->'''Creator/LeePace''': (to Evangeline) Get outta here, or [[ItMakesSenseInContext get in that jacuzzi]].


--> '''Martin Freeman''': 'Cause you said you had a relationship with your horse!

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--> '''Martin Freeman''': 'Cause you said [[ThatCameOutWrong you had a relationship with your horse!horse]]!


* MartinFreeman (Bilbo) teasing Creator/RichardArmitage (Thorin) about being close to his horse.

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* MartinFreeman Creator/MartinFreeman (Bilbo) teasing Creator/RichardArmitage (Thorin) about being close to his horse.

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** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qOw44VFNk8Y A third video]] features Sylvester [=McCoy=] getting covered in increasing amounts of bird poop.


* When Bilbo uses the Ring to rescue the dwarves from the horde of GiantSpiders, he sings a ridiculous song off the cuff to further confound them. Then the narration takes a moment to specifically point out that the word 'attercop' is particularly enraging to spider folk, [[MakesJustAsMuchSenseInContext but never explains why.]]

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* When Bilbo uses the Ring to rescue the dwarves from the horde of GiantSpiders, he sings a ridiculous song off the cuff to further confound them. Then the narration takes a moment to specifically point out that the word 'attercop' '[[https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/attercop attercop]]' is particularly enraging to spider folk, [[MakesJustAsMuchSenseInContext but never explains why.]]



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* During the otherwise nightmarish Riddles in the Dark scene, Bilbo asks a riddle that stumps Gollum. Gollum makes angry hissing noises as he tries to figure it out, and Bilbo gets this bit of snark in at him.
--> '''Bilbo:''' The answer's not a kettle boiling over, as you seem to think by the noise you are making.


** Also from the same quiz, Graham [=McTavish=] getting one of the easiest questions wrong (What is the release date of the Hobbit in the U.K.?) and the others teasing him about it

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** Also from the same quiz, Graham [=McTavish=] Creator/GrahamMcTavish getting one of the easiest questions wrong (What is the release date of the Hobbit in the U.K.?) and the others teasing him about it

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