Scenes from first film incorporated into flashback scenes
Video game adaptation
This is a game based on the Lord Of The Rings movie trilogy
the video game version of the movie
Theoden's and Aragorn's speeches before battles similar to William Wallace's speech before battle
The canyon used leading up to the Paths of the Dead was also used by Peter Jackson in Braindead.
Gollum's descent into the lava pit
Frodo hangs on the edge of doom like Indy does in the last crusade while a rescuer asks for his hand
The Orc captain's head is shaped like the alien's in Bad Taste, an early Peter Jackson film.
Just before the seige upon Minas Tirith, Pippin cribs the line "a storm is coming". This is slightly different to its equivalent in "The Terminator" ("There's a storm coming") but in very similar circumstances: an actual storm *is* coming, and so is a genocidal war, waged by engineered / artificial beings (Terminators / Orcs), with the aim of bringing an end to the "age of men".
Theoden and Eowyn exchange lines almost exactly like Luke and Anakin: "I'm going to save you" "You already have."
Shot of Frodo becoming semi conscious as the eagle carries him from Mount Doom is the same shot as when Max becomes semi-conscious as the Gyro Captain flies him to safety after he is nearly killed.
Faramir's suicidal horseback charge
The elephant battle scenes were strikingly similar to the Hoth At-At battles. An elephant is brought down by Legolas, much in the same way that Luke Skywalker brought down the Imperial walker.
Pippin takes the ball of Saruman away from Gandalf in the very same manner as Robin Hood steals away the last bag of coins from Prince John in Disney's Robin Hood
The famous 'vertigo' reverse-tracking shot is used
Samwise's shadow preceding him up the stairs when he rescues Frodo
The siege towers, especially the attack ramps which are used to clamp on to the walls, and their movement up to the walls
This movie is on Chuy's movie knowledge quiz.
Jakob Stegelmann mentions the Lord of the Rings film series in his review of Lord of the Rings: Conquest (2009) (VG)
Quoted by Dean
Matthew Perry & the rest of the cast of Go On watch Gollum struggle to get his ring back during the climax of this movie.
Jakob Stegelmann mentions Christopher Lee's role as Saruman in his review of Scars of Dracula (1970)
mentioned in dialogue
Lord of the Rings films mentioned
James mentions how Toxic Avenger helped paved Peter Jackson's film career that lead him to direct the Lord of the Rings films.
"...which has more fake endings than Return of the King."
Bill upon seeing a bird is seen getting shot - "I was on my way to save Sam and Frodo"
Julie says she's seen The Lord of the Rings "like 40 times" (she means all three parts of the live-action movie).
" For every two dozen Phantom Menaces, there is a Return of the King. "
Galadriel's narration and dialogue from all three films are featured in the game.
Nick says that Australia is "'Lord of the Rings' country."
Bret McKenzie talks about appearing as an extra in two Lord of the Rings films as well as the Hobbit
DVD cover shown.
Scenery and tours of the area where the Lord of the Rings trilogy was filmed are shown
Panda says that Orlando Bloom plays "Pirate Legolas" in the Pirates of the Carribean movies
Peter Jackson's films are discussed
Critic is dismayed to learn he's used "every clip" from this movie as jokes
Title reference (in everyday mentions, the movie is referred to simply as "The Return of the King" instead of the full title.)
Sheldon is disappointed that the comic book store doesn't have "'Lord of the Rings' weaponry."
Title mentioned and still shown while introducing and during interview with John Noble
Title mentioned by James Franco while referencing WETA
Mentioned by Andy Serkis.
Charlie mentions 'the Eye of Sauron' and her co-worker mentions 'the Shire'
"Then there's a big action scene, like in Return of the King."
Conan mentions the Lord of the Rings films while introducing Liv Tyler
Mentioned while introducing Elija Wood
Appears on the list of DVD & Blu-Ray releases of April/May
Poster shown when Hewy discusses threequels
"It's like in Return of the King, the king doesn't return."
the film applies Michael Moore's documentary style to the plot of the "Lord of the Rings" films
In Death by Death II, there's a LOTR chess set.
The Nostalgia Critic says that the series has "a bunch of midgets fighting each other"
Lord of the Rings trilogy mentions as the models are introduced to Sarah McLeod while they are standing at the Shire
Tom asks Ben if he's going to take "a year-long walking tour of Peter Jackson's 'Lord of the Rings.'"
Sheldon mentions his LOTR trilogy blu-ray DVD set.
The guys believe the have an actual ring used in the movie.
Marcus displays various Lord of the Rings figurines from his collection.
Jason Gardiner references the film series twice.
Steven Spielberg says that the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy is an example of a modern epic
In his stand-up routine, Robin Williams imitates Gollum.
The Spiderant Helob refers to the giant spider Shelob from Return of the King
It is mentioned in a newspaper article.
Subject of a $500 question
in the opening title brian is dressed as frodo and stewie is golum
Blu-ray DVD cover
Frankie Boyle calls an audience member Frodo.
Chris and his boss talk about the Lord of the Rings movies.
mentioned that Peter Jackson wrote all three Lord of the Rings
a still photograph is shown with Emily in front of an exhibition for the trilogy; Harry Knowles also mentions it
Dwight used the war of the ring as an analogy
mentioned in dialogue
Reference to Ian McKellan as Gandalf
Kevin talks about the Lord of the Rings movie trilogy.
Mentioned in Elijah Wood interview.
Moore mentions the three Lord of the Rings films as great films.
episode title reference
A room was built into a fairy tale forest, and the children have seen the trilogy
"It's the 'Return of the King', like 'Lord of the Rings'" (lyrics)
The song from this movie was discussed.
Video case is shown.
Booth sarcastically describes the throwing of the ring into the fires of Mount Doom
Shannon compares Callum's mother to Gollum.
(Spoiler) At the end, one of the characters says "Mon précieux" before dropping the hellphone container into the sea.
the episode title references the film
Will's client Stuart references the Lord of the Rings movies.
The method they're going to use to contact the Daedalus is compared with the scene where the torches from Gondor are lit, in order to ask Rohan from help
The technique Mitchell uses to locate Volnek while one of them is invisible mirrors the technique used by Frodo to find an invisible Gollum.
The episode name is a mish-mash of the titles of all 3 Lord of the Rings movies. "The Return of" comes from this film, "The Fellowship" comes from the 1st film and "The Two Towers" comes from the 2nd film.
Referenced in Exclusive Connections
Mentioned on Weekend Update
Referenced in Spy Glass
The films are mentioned.
mentioned that the LOTR movies were shot back-to-back
The volcano climax was parodied in the preview ending of the episode.
Reference to the trilogy
Makes the countdown, is talked about in detail.
Lord of the Rings Extended Edition DVD box set is discussed
Peter Jackson says it his favorite movie during its production
This movie gets mentioned.
discussion about how the LOTR trilogy is a gay commentary
poster seen at the entrance of the bar Festival escapes from
Music composed for this movie
Mentions the Lord of the Rings trilogy
Reference to the "Lord of the Rings" films
Lennie says he saw the 'Lord of the Rings' (trilogy) on acid
in Scotty's 'favorite Peter Jackson films' list
Referenced by name
Azzurro visits this movie in a cinema.
"I just got the new Lord of the Rings boxset."
SW vs. LOTR discussion
A big advertisement for it is shown.
Toby is expaining the gay aspects of the 3rd LOTR movie during the beginning of the cross country car trip
topic of the tv-special
the Royal Family attends the premiere of film
this is a documentary that is about fans of LOTR and the Peter Jackson movie trilogy
Crow refers to Sam in Lord of the Rings when he tells Zoë about him being a sidekick and his membership in the Sidekicks Guild.
Harry Lockhart (Robert Downey Jr.) : "Don't worry, I saw Lord of the Rings. I'm not going to end this 17 times."
The story's characters are guided by an evil, magical arrowhead (similar to the One Ring) and must destroy it to survive.
poster in movie theater
In Raise Your Voice, there's a LOTR:ROTK poster in Paul's room.
When Martens is dying he says with a feverish voice "mein böser Schatz" in the same way Gollum says "precious" or "mein schatz" german dubbed version.
The Critic examines this movie and determines what moments he finds to be dumb
movie is reviewed
movie is reviewed
To be reviewed next time
Clips from the 3 movies are shown as Panda "forgets about it"
Honorable mention, clips show
Taking #8 for top warrior movies
Taking #3 on the user poll of the best movies of 2001-2010
a clip is shown
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King is the #3 Best Action Film.
Movie reviewed in this episode.
Clips shown in a segment on the Lord of the Rings trilogy.
Mentioned when discussing abrupt movie title droppings in the plot
Clips of mistakes shown
Clips prior to presentation of Makeup and Costume Design Oscars.
DVD release of the Extended Edition reviewed + footage used
reviewed + footage used
Shown on the 2003 episode
Featured in Best Picture montage.
Clip shown in Elijah Wood interview.
Shows scenes from the movie.
special effects clip shown
'Frodo is great who is that' shows a clip from LOTR3 where 'figwit' returns to say the speaking part "Lady Arwen..."
footage is used in the tv-special
show scenes from the movie.
Parodies the entire Lord of the Rings saga.
segment with Frodo getting rid of the ring
The ring falls into a science fair volcano project.
The "Light the Beacons" sequence spoofs the lighting of the Beacon of Amon Din.
The episode starts with Timmy spoofing this film as part of a "trilogy wish".
Episode title and elements of plot.
Many spoofs of this movie can be found.
climactic scenes in Mordor and Rivendell spoofed
the scene where Travis is carried off by the fly is a direct parody of the scene in this movie where Frodo and Sam are carried off Mount Doom by the Eagles
Spoofs of the scene inside of Mount Doom with lava lake consuming dreaded object. Here it is peanut butter.
Spoofs the siege of Minas Tirith at the Battle of the Pelennor Fields: Bart and Lisa fight a screaching fell beast flying with brown-shirted 'Witch-king' delivery man.
The finding of the badge in the stream, including the background music, is suggestive of the finding of the Ring by Smeagol. Also, the badge seduces Earl, Randy and Joy with its power and causes them to turn on each other in order to possess it.
Spoofed during the monologue
Corey Feldman steals the ring as it is about to be destroyed in Mount Doom
Vaious scenes in Operation F.I.S.H.Y. are spoofing the Peter Jackson movie.
In the endbattle ghosts of ancient robber-knight come as reinforcement for the heros
The character of Amy comedically impersonates Gollum/Smeagol "Yes, that's it! My little Pressssioussss"
Scene of Bart fishing with Flanders mirrors opening scene of Return of the King, including replicated shots.
"My precious, My precious" one of the character repeatedly said when he was transformed into a cockroach.
Human male character tells ironic story about a magic bracelet, which might be well suitable for a movie trilogy; the climatcic conclusiong could be called "Hey, the King's back!"
When Randal is showing what the Rings movies were to the Rings fans.
In the scene with King Harold's funeral, the top of the citadel looks like the top level of Minas Tirith
An old man spoofs the Gollum.
Billy Crystal is Gollum, looking into his reflection on the pond
the fellowship and especially when reaching the surrounded-by-lava-diamond...