Happy Hobbit Day!

September 22 is Hobbit Day, the mutual birthday of the two most notable hobbits in all of Middle Earth – Bilbo and Frodo Baggins.  In honor of this momentous occasion, we’re going to share with you some of our favorite videos from the Shire.

Leonard Nimoy – The Ballad of Bilbo Baggins 



And here he is singing it live at a convention in 2009.

While not entirely relevant, there was also a band called Bilbo Baggins once upon a time. They sang a song called “Back Home.” Which, now that I think of it, is kind of Bilbo-ish.


“Bilbo Baggins Hates” 

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Frodo vs Harry Potter 



Lord of the Rings in 99 Seconds



And we’ll end with something a little more…educational.

Lord of the Rings: Facts behind the Fiction (Documentary)




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