In this episode I have 3 guests, Alix Cook, Jessica Lutzer, and Tim McLennan, who are here to talk about the 3 year epic that really only takes 13 months, Lord of the Rings.

Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring
Release: 2001
Director: Peter Jackson
Stars: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom, Sean Astin, Viggo Mortensen, Christopher Lee, John Rhys-Davies, Liv Tyler

Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
Release: 2002
Director: Peter Jackson
Stars: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom, Sean Astin, Viggo Mortensen, Christopher Lee, John Rhys-Davies, Liv Tyler

Lord of the Rings: Return of the King
Release: 2003
Director: Peter Jackson
Stars: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom, Sean Astin, Viggo Mortensen, Christopher Lee, John Rhys-Davies, Liv Tyler

Time Spent on these movies

Original Release Time – FOTR 2h 58mins. TTT 2hr 59mins, ROTK 3h 21mins – 9hr 18mins

Extended Editions – FOTR 3h 28mins. TTT 3hr 43mins, ROTK 4h 10mins – 11hr 21mins (x2)

Lord of the Rigs Crazy Fandom

Alix was very nice and sent the following note

“The story I was telling you about crazy Lord of the Rings fans is actually WAY MORE NUTS than I remembered, holy smokes.

If you’re interested in that particular rabbit hole, start here: https://fanlore.org/wiki/Victoria_Bitter_Wank

Alex Trebek and Nerdcore

Its worse and more glorious than I remembered. He calls them “losers”! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m8_GNi6OTZY

The Makeover song

It takes a sec to get there but it is totally worth it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OVr2jKGQzH8

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