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I agree that their roles were diminished in the movies...


Sep 17 2013, 11:15pm

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I agree that their roles were diminished in the movies... [In reply to] Can't Post

But I do think they add much needed comedy to the movie. Merry & Pippin are still shown as smart and brave...but definitely not as much as in the book. Much of this is because they changed the timeline of Frodo leaving the shire, and the scouring of the shire is not included in the movie.

"Why, to think of it, we're in the same tale still! It's going on. Don't the great tales never end?" -Samwise

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What if the roles of the four hobbits were reversed? Please read RachellovesLOTR Send a private message to RachellovesLOTR Sep 16 2013, 3:30am
    Well........... Rembrethil Send a private message to Rembrethil Sep 16 2013, 3:20pm
    Leave their personalities alone Otaku-sempai Send a private message to Otaku-sempai Sep 16 2013, 3:39pm
    Hmmmm.... Darkstone Send a private message to Darkstone Sep 16 2013, 7:29pm
    Movie Roles or Book Roles? IdrilofGondolin Send a private message to IdrilofGondolin Sep 17 2013, 12:54am
        I agree that their roles were diminished in the movies... Nira Send a private message to Nira Sep 17 2013, 11:15pm


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