Drunk Tolkien Episode 2: The (Animated) Hobbit

Join Caitlin and Rachel and Emmy for a watch-along, commentary style of episode of the 1977 animated Hobbit movie.

Really though, this will make zero sense if you’re not watching along.

Intro/outro music: The Forest and the Trees Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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Episode 34: Behold, this is the Battle of Five Armies!

Episode 34: Behold, this is the Battle of Five Armies!

This week Caitlin, Rachel, and Emily discuss the final three chapters of the The Hobbit.

Characters – The Clouds Burst and the Return Journey

Bilbo – A Hobbit. Better than everyone.

Gandalf – Our favourite wizard

Bard – Dragonslayer, descendant of Girion.

The Elvenking – Leader of the Mirkwood Elves.

The Arkenstone – it’s basically a character at this point.

All. The. Dwarves. All of them.

Dain – Thorin’s cousin.

The Eagles – where did they come from? why are they hear? No one knows.

Beorn – bear-man.

Characters – The Last Stage

Bilbo – best hobbit.

Gandalf – Pretty cool wizard.

Elrond – of Rivendell

Sackville-Bagginses – Crooks.

Balin –  a dwarf of Thorin’s company.

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Intro/outro music: The Forest and the Trees Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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Episode 33: Son of Crack!

This week Caitlin, Rachel, and Emily discuss Chapters 15 and 16 of the Hobbit. “The Gathering of the Clouds” and “A Thief in the Night.”

Characters

Bilbo – Who is better than everyone in this book.

Thrush – A returning bird.

Carc and Roac – New birds! Ravens!

Bard – Dragonslayer, descendant of Girion.

The Elvenking – Leader of the Mirkwood Elves.

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Intro/outro music: The Forest and the Trees Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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Episode 32: Alexa, Play Into the West

This week, we discuss Chapters 13 and 14 of the Hobbit, “Not at Home,” and “Fire and Water.”

Chapter 13 Characters

  • Bilbo
  • Cowardly Dwarves
  • The Arkenstone

Chapter 14 Characters

  • Bard – A grim voiced fellow. Descendant of Girion, Lord of Dale.
  • The Master of Laketown
  • The Citizens of Laketown
  • The Elven King
  • Smaug – for the last time. *sobsob*

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Intro/outro music: The Forest and the Trees Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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Episode 31: Azog Dies and Everyone Lives Happily Ever After

This week Caitlin, Rachel, and Emily discuss the third Hobbit movie, the Battle of Five Armies.

  • Too much Alfrid why does everyone trust him?
  • Lots of poor battle planning
  • Why is Legolas in this movie?
  • No one likes a Sackville-Baggins.

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Intro/outro music: The Forest and the Trees Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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Episode 30: The Ponies Will Get Their Revenge

This week Caitlin, Rachel and Emmy discuss Chapter 11 and 12 of the Hobbit, “On the Doorstep” and “Inside Information.”

Characters

  • Our regular cast is joined this week by everyone’s favourite Dragon!
  • The Party gets some new pony friends…which very quickly go the same way as the previous ponies.

A listener sent in another riddle, and only one of us didn’t look up the answer!

Caitlin just wants Smaug to live happily ever after, why is that so hard?

 

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Intro/outro music: The Forest and the Trees Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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