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All LOTR Mythology Explained in Four Minutes

All LOTR Mythology Explained in Four Minutes

J.R.R. Tolkien’s epic The Lord of the Rings series was so successful as a movie trilogy partly because the background material was so dense and lovingly crafted. But let’s be honest, sorting the men from the elves and the Balrogs from the orcs can be confusing. Thankfully, if you have four minutes to spare we can get it all straightened out.

Below, YouTube explainer extraordinaire CGP Grey lays out all the LOTR mythology for us:

At least we now know how Gandalf could smote a Balrog’s ruin upon the mountainside.

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  2. Kevin says:

    I suppose we should all just memorize meaningless sports trivia. Because someone’s batting average now thats vital.

  3. Stellaluna says:

    You must care, since you have taken the time to read and reply about it here… or is it just that YOU literally need to get a life?  😉

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    Bjs from Sasuke.Naruto is gay. Not that there is anything wrong with that, but yeah.