The Hobbit (TV Movie 1977) Poster

(1977 TV Movie)


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Followed by 

The Return of the King (1980) (TV Movie)

Version of 

The Hobbit (1966) (Short)
based on the same source material
Skazochnoe puteshestvie mistera Bilbo Begginsa, Khobbita (1985) (TV Movie)
based on the same source material
The Hobbit (2003) (Video Game)
based on the same source material
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
based on the same source material

Referenced in 

Dragonslayer (1981)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Curse of the Evil Eye (1988) (TV Episode)
The dragon that Leonardo and Michelangelo rode on for a while resembles Smaug.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Black Scorpion (1990) (TV Episode)
Crow: "He sings 'The Ballad of Bilbo Baggins.'"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Rocketship X-M (1990) (TV Episode)
Crow: "The boys in the press corps have nicknamed him the 'Gollum.'"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Godzilla vs. the Sea Monster (1991) (TV Episode)
Crow: "He was burning incense and singing snatches of 'The Ballad of Bilbo Baggins.'"
Simon the Sorcerer (1993) (Video Game)
Simon meets Gollum and finds a ring which makes him invisible.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Code Name: Diamond Head (1994) (TV Episode)
Crow: "Gollum breaks into an apartment."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The She-Creature (1997) (TV Episode)
Mike: "Aw, hobbits!"
The X-Files: Unusual Suspects (1997) (TV Episode)
Middle Earth was mentioned.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Projected Man (1998) (TV Episode)
Crow: "Kind of a combination Buddy Sorrell/Bilbo Baggins"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Space Children (1998) (TV Episode)
Tom: "They're having lunch with Smaug."
Duplex (2003)
Alex complains that the new stool is too short, as if it were made for a hobbit.
Syberia II (2004) (Video Game)
Ivan refered to Hans as a Hobbit.
Ringers: Lord of the Fans (2005)
mentioned in the LOTR history
See No Evil (2006)
when we see the girl shaving her legs, she says it was about this since she started to look like a hobbit
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: The Top 10 Characters of the Rankin/Bass Holiday Specials (2010) (TV Episode)
South Jersey Sam lists this as a Rankin/Bass movie
The Simpsons: Flaming Moe (2011) (TV Episode)
A bouncer at the gay bar refers to a group of men waiting to enter as "Hobbits" and says, "It's back to the Shire for you!"
South Park: Bass to Mouth (2011) (TV Episode)
The song being played as the kids try to get Lemmiwinks to the school is based on the song "Goblin Town," from this movie
Saturday Night Live: Katy Perry/Robyn (2011) (TV Episode)
In the Buckingham Palace segment, Pippa (Katy Perry) mistakes the queen for "Gandalf in drag."
The Office: Last Day in Florida (2012) (TV Episode)
Dwight to Jim: "You look like the world's tallest hobbit."
Watchman Video Broadcast: Witchcraft in the Church (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mike.
Witchcraft in the Church (2012) (Video)
Mentioned by Mike.
Mad: The Mixed Martial Artist/Aquaman vs. Wild (2012) (TV Episode)
The Hobbittrails skit.
2 Broke Girls: And the Cupcake War (2012) (TV Episode)
Movie is referenced.
Mad: Hip Hop Hobbit/The Monday Project (2013) (TV Episode)
The cast of the 1977 version of the Hobbit do a hip hop version of the story.
Nostalgia Critic: Suburban Knights: DVD (2013) (TV Episode)
Critic - "But Gandolf the Black has other plans".
Community: Basic Human Anatomy (2013) (TV Episode)
Dean Pelton says that he has the build of someone who "could be Gollum's shadow."
The Cinema Snob: Russian Hobbit (2013) (TV Episode)
Snob talks about the animated Hobbit
King of the Nerds: In Search of a King (2014) (TV Episode)
Brian mentions one of the main characters, Bilbo Baggins, as a hobbit in this movie
King of the Nerds: Angry Nerds (2014) (TV Episode)
Zach mentions a group of characters, Hobbits, in this movie
Atop the Fourth Wall: The Hobbit #1 (2014) (TV Episode)
Linkara mentions never having seen the animated film
AniMat's Classic Reviews: The Flight of Dragons (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as an animated fantasy film by Rankin/Bass.
Stranger Things: Chapter One: The Vanishing of Will Byers (2016) (TV Episode)
The Hobbit was mentioned in dialogue.

Featured in 

Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: The Top 10 Scariest Animated Monsters (2009) (TV Episode)
Smaug the Dragon takes #10
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: The Black Cauldron (2009) (TV Episode)
Hewy says "The Black Cauldron" may not be as good as this movie; an image of Gandalf is shown in reference to John Huston.
The Nostalgia Chick: Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2013) (TV Episode)
recalling animated Gollum

Spoofed in 

South Park: The Death Camp of Tolerance (2002) (TV Episode)
The Lemmiwinks song is a spoof of Bilbo's song in this film
South Park: Stupid Spoiled Whore Video Playset (2004) (TV Episode)
The Lemmiwinks song at the end of the episode is a parody of the theme song from this film.

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