The Lord of the Rings

The Lord of the Rings

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The Lord of the Rings

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This Television Commercial refers to The Lord of the Rings

Google Play Commercial - Play Your Heart Out

This Television Commercial refers to The Lord of the Rings

It is referred to by these movies...

Shrek 2
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This Movie refers to The Lord of the Rings
When Fiona's ring glows and when it falls onto her finger from the air, it is a reference to the One Ring from the Lord of the Rings movies.

It is the basis of these television episodes...

Raising Hope:
Season:  1  / Episode:  21 
Baby Monitor

This Television Episode is based on The Lord of the Rings
Jimmy does his impression of Gollum while saying, "My Prices" (instead of "My Precious").

The Office:
Season:  1  / Episode:  5 
Basketball

This Television Episode is based on The Lord of the Rings
Michael asks everyone if they are ready for the (basketball) game, but gets a half-hearted grumble from the group. Michael then says "Yeah, I know. Grumble, grumble, grumble. But you would follow me to the ends of the earth, grumbling all the way. Like that, uh, dwarf from Lord of the Rings." Dwight corrects him by telling him that he's referring to 'Gimli'. Michael quickly calls Dwight a nerd.

Six Feet Under:
Season:  4  / Episode:  9 
Grinding the Corn

This Television Episode is based on The Lord of the Rings
The eulogy for the comic book guy mentions that he liked the Lord of the Rings trilogy.

American Dad!:
Season:  6  / Episode:  13 
The Return of the Bling

This Television Episode is based on The Lord of the Rings
Steve writes a report on his hero - Legolas from The Lord of the Rings.

It is referred to by these television episodes...

Man Up:
Season:  1  / Episode:  5 
Acceptance

This Television Episode refers to The Lord of the Rings
Brenda calls Kenny "Lord of the Ring Dings" when asking him if she knows where Will has been going every day after work.

Parks and Recreation:
Season:  3  / Episode:  9 
Andy and April's Fancy Party

This Television Episode refers to The Lord of the Rings
At April and Andy's dinner party, Tom asks Ben if he's planning to go on a year long walking tour of 'The Lord of the Rings' in New Zealand. Ben replies that he didn't much care for Peter Jackson's interpretation of the books.

Entourage:
Season:  2  / Episode:  3 
Aquamansion

This Television Episode refers to The Lord of the Rings
Ari tells Vince that the Aquaman film producers want to shoot back to back films, the same way it was done for the 'The Lord of the Rings' trilogy.

Happy Endings:
Season:  2  / Episode:  2 
Baby Steps

This Television Episode refers to The Lord of the Rings
Max, working at Dave's food truck, insults a customer who is trying to order a vegan sandwich. Max tries to convince him to get a steak sandwich instead, but the customer says he wants the vegan food, not the meat. Max asks if he's ever heard the saying "No Shoes, No Shirt, No Service" saying that since he is wearing flip-flops, those don't count as shoes so he cannot have any service. When the customer leaves, Max further insults him by shouting "Good luck with that ring, Frodo Baggins!".

Family Guy:
Season:  13  / Episode:  4 
Brian the Closer

This Television Episode refers to The Lord of the Rings
Peter begs Lois for ice cream, appearing as Gollum from 'The Lord of the Rings'. He says he wants "the precious".

The Office:
Season:  5  / Episode:  2 
Business Ethics

This Television Episode refers to The Lord of the Rings
Jim is telling Andy about 'Battlestar Galactica', purposely mixing in story lines from other shows/movies to get Dwight to stop working and prove that he is stealing company time. He tells Andy that last night's episode of 'Battlestar Galactica' "Story's kinda bland. It's about this guy named Dumbledore Calrissian who needs to return the ring back to Mordor.".

Raising Hope:
Season:  1  / Episode:  16 
Cultish Personality

This Television Episode refers to The Lord of the Rings
The brother husbands are impressed with Jimmy, and his shared love for the 'Lord of the Rings' movies, as well as his impression of Gollum, a character from the film series.

The Office:
Season:  2  / Episode:  17 
Dwight's Speech

This Television Episode refers to The Lord of the Rings
Jim asks Dwight where he would go if he could travel anywhere in the world. Dwight responds with " I can travel anywhere except Cuba. And I will travel to New Zealand. And walk the 'Lord of the Rings' trail to Mordor.". Later in the episode, after learning that Pam has set a wedding date, Jim decides he needs a vacation, and books a trip to Australia. Pam asks if he's really going, and Jim replies "I'm going. I'm a little nervous to run into Dwight on his connecting flight to Mordor. But, other than that... um, yeah, I bought the ticket, non-refundable."

The Big C:
Season:  2  / Episode:  11 
Fight or Flight

This Television Episode refers to The Lord of the Rings
Andrea says her boyfriend made her stay up late watching The Lord of the Rings.

The Simpsons:
Season:  22  / Episode:  11 
Flaming Moe

This Television Episode refers to The Lord of the Rings
The bouncer at Springfield's gay bar, turns away a group of "average" men, saying "Sorry hobbits, it's back to the shire for you.".

Entourage:
Season:  5  / Episode:  7 
Gotta Look Up to Get Down

This Television Episode refers to The Lord of the Rings
Ari meets with two clients who are reality show writers, looking to branch out into writing screenplays. They want to write 'The Hobbit' for Peter Jackson, but Ari tells them that Jackson writes for himself, telling them he wrote all three 'Lord of the Rings' films.

The Wire:
Season:  2  / Episode:  3 
Hot Shots

This Television Episode refers to The Lord of the Rings
McNulty's kids argue about Santa's elves vs. elves from Lord of the Rings, saying that the elves in the LotR, are real.

Raising Hope:
Season:  2  / Episode:  21 
Inside Probe (Part 1)

This Television Episode refers to The Lord of the Rings
Jimmy does his Gollum impression for the cameras.

Raising Hope:
Season:  3  / Episode:  22 
Mother's Day

This Television Episode refers to The Lord of the Rings

No Ordinary Family:
Season:  1  / Episode:  17 
No Ordinary Love

This Television Episode refers to The Lord of the Rings
After her break-up with Joshua, Katie is spending a lot of time with the Powell family. At the opening of this episode, they are playing charades, and Katie's clue (which only JJ is able to guess) is the film 'The Lord of the Rings'.

30 Rock:
Season:  6  / Episode:  16 
Nothing Left to Lose

This Television Episode refers to The Lord of the Rings
Jack tells Pete to shave his head, getting rid of what little hair he has left. Jack tells Pete, "Your life is tied to the fate of that ring. It must be destroyed.". When Pete asks if Jack is quoting 'The Lord of the Rings' Jack tells him no.

Happy Endings:
Season:  2  / Episode:  18 
Party of Six

This Television Episode refers to The Lord of the Rings
The friends ask Max to think of a restaurant they can go to for Penny's birthday celebration. He is asked to think of where Gollum would go to eat.

New Girl:
Season:  1  / Episode:  1 
Pilot

This Television Episode refers to The Lord of the Rings
Jess' new roommates want to get her out of her funk after her breakup with her boyfriend. Schmidt suggests that Jess come out with them to the bar, telling her that he will be her guide to the dating scene. Jess asks if he will be like Gandalf, guiding her through Middle Earth.

The Office:
Season:  5  / Episode:  12 
Prince Family Paper

This Television Episode refers to The Lord of the Rings
Dwight rationalizes destroying the small family paper company, Prince Family Paper, by saying "There was a terrible war, ugh, so many died. Far too many died. But if Frodo hadn't destroyed the ring, then goodness itself might have died. ".

South Park:
Season:  6  / Episode:  13 
The Return of the Fellowship of the Ring to the Two Towers

This Television Episode refers to The Lord of the Rings

The Office:
Season:  7  / Episode:  9 
WUPHF.com

This Television Episode refers to The Lord of the Rings
The power went out in the office, resetting the server. No one knows the password, so everyone is making guesses as to what it might be. Pam suggests they think of what was popular at the time the server was originally set up, and offers her suggestion of 'Lord of the Rings', which happens to be incorrect.

It is related to these movie series...

The Hobbit

This Movie Series is related to The Lord of the Rings
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Raising Hope:
Season:  3  / Episode:  12 
Lord of the Ring

 

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