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The Lord of the Facebook and other LOTR Parodies

Updated on September 3, 2012

A Parody of Lord of the Rings

The Lord of the Rings is a great and wordy book - with some very memorable characters. Now, just imagine what kind of updates they'd been writing for their Facebook accounts, if they'd had those...?

Imagine no more. It has been written for you.

This page began as a way to collect the Lord of the Facebook parody cast, Lord of the Rings Fanpages, Lord of the Facebook lenses and Lord of the Facebook groups - but has since started sprouting links to other facebook status parodies and the better LOTR parodies on YouTube and elsewhere.

Enjoy


The Lord of the Facebook Trilogy is a joint effort.

Aotearoan is the writer

Flynn_the_cat put the lenses together and numbed their hands on the coding!*

You can start reading the Facebook parody at these links:

The Lord of the Facebook Trilogy

1. The Fellowship of the Facebook

2.The Two Notifications

3. The Return of the Friend Request

*I do appreciate feedback on the appearance, and suggestions - I've tried to make it look as close to Facebook as possible, but I'm working it out as I go.

Random image: Negative Space by Flynn the Cat

Fanfiction is...

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Bored of the Rings? - I have just the thing!

Bored of the Rings: A Parody of J. R. R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings
Bored of the Rings: A Parody of J. R. R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings

Written in the gloaming of their college days, just before they started National Lampoon, Douglas C. Kenney and Henry N. Beard wrote Bored of the Rings. It's dated--references to Nixon, drugs, and consumer products circa 1969 crowd every page--but darn it, Bored of the Rings is still funny nearly 30 years later: "'Goodbye, Dildo,' Frito said, stifling a sob. 'I wish you were coming with us.'

'Ah, yes. But I'm too old for that sort of thing now,' said the old boggie, feigning a state of total quadriplegia. 'Anyway, I have a few small gifts for you,' and he produced a lumpy parcel, which Frito opened somewhat unenthusiastically in view of Dildo's previous going-away present [the ring]. But the package only contained a short, Revereware sword, a bulletproof vest full of moth holes, and several well-thumbed novellas with titles like Elf Lust and Goblin Girl..."

 

Lord of the Rings in 60 seconds

"Who is it?"

"Evil Henchman."

The Cast of the Lord of the Facebook: Part One

The Fellowship on Facebook and Supporting Friends

Featured in 'The Fellowship of the Facebook'

In order of appearance:

Bilbo Baggins               

Gandalf Thegrey

Frodo Baggins / Frodo Underhill / Mister Frodo

Pippin Took                  

Merry Brandybuck

Samwise Gamgee        

Mysterious Guy

Barliman Butterbeer   

Strider/Aragorn

Glorfindel a.k.a Mister Not Appearing In This Film

Arwen Evenstar           

Lord Elrond

Boromir Ofgondor       

Legolas Greenleaf

Gimli Sonofgloin         

Gollum

Haldir of Lorien           

Galadriel

Leonard Nimoy's Ballad of Bilbo Baggins - Oh Spock, what have you done...?

I can't decided. Is this awesome? Or terrible?

The Cast of the Lord of the Facebook: Part Two

The Fellowship on Facebook, Supporting Friends and Others

Featured in 'The Two Notifications'

In order of appearance:

Mister Frodo               

Samwise Gamgee   

Aragorn / Aragorn!     

Gimli Sonofgloin  

Legolas Greenleaf     

Eomer        

Pippin Took  / Pippin Genius Took 

Merry Brandybuck / Awesome Merry

Treebeard                   

Gollum / Stinker      

Sméagol / Slinker       

Grishnakh      

Gandalf / The White Wizard / Gandalf

JRR Tolkien                 

Háma

King Théoden / Théoden / Théoden King / King Théoden King

Gríma Wormtongue     

Éowyn

Boromir Ofgondor        

Haldir of Lorien

Saruman                     

Faramir

Truth or Dare

A captioned video - the soundtrack's bouncy but not necessary. The killers are the expressions which are very well chosen

Track Lord of the Rings Character Interactions Throughout the Film - Chart of Movie Character Interactions over time from XKCD

Movie Narrative Charts for Lord of the Rings, Primer, 12 Angry Men, Jurassic Park and Star Wars from XKCD
Movie Narrative Charts for Lord of the Rings, Primer, 12 Angry Men, Jurassic Park and Star Wars from XKCD

Click here to fill your screen.

Legolas - cause i'm a blonde - Perhaps they should have stuck with canon after all.

Taking the Hobbits to Isengard - Music Video!

This was originally created by the guy at Beekveld and only uses music and speech from the movies - heavily distorted, sped up, slowed down and run through a kazoo and an entire drumkit.

Also terrifyingly catchy.

They're taking the hobbits to Isengard!

The French and The Saunders: Lord of the Rings

Put a Ring on It: XKCD Parody - Sauron and All the Single Ladies

Single Ladies XKCD LOTR Parody: Using a ring to bind someone you covet into your dark and twisted world? Wow, just got the subtext there. Also, the apparently eager Beyonc would've made one badass Nazgl.
Single Ladies XKCD LOTR Parody: Using a ring to bind someone you covet into your dark and twisted world? Wow, just got the subtext there. Also, the apparently eager Beyonc would've made one badass Nazgl.

Lord of the Facebook Groups on Facebook! - The awesome related groups!

These are all linked from within the Trilogy - and if anyone wants to make more fanpages or goups as they appear, please leave a link and I'll include it here!

Lord of the Rings Parody - Jack Black - The Official Easter Egg - N exactly SFW

This is the official easter egg parody with Jack Black and Sarah Michelle Gellar (also better known as Buffy. Just a warning - the humour is... adult, although nothing is *visible* that someone walking past shouldn't see, the implications aren't something your boss should overhear!

Facebook Fan Pages for Lord of the Rings - Follow the Fellowship on Facebook!

These are all 'real' and pre-existing pages. If there's one that should be here, leave the link in the comments!

Boromir's Banana Phone - Airphones, airheads, talking to thin air...

The last bit's the punchline. Soundtrack 'Raffi's Banana Phone' - can be watched silently.

Flight Of The Conchords - Frodo, Don't Wear The Ring

Fight of the Conchords are a New Zealand comedy/music band

How Lord of The Rings Should Have Ended

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      RedHotDesign 

      7 years ago

      Legendary!

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      anonymous 

      7 years ago

      Sometimes I really didn't know what was going on and I was still laughing! Very entertaining.

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      tandemonimom lm 

      8 years ago

      These are FABULOUS!

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      MarcBlackMedia LM 

      8 years ago

      Very entertaining! Leonard Nimoy!

      Lord of the Squids?

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      SandraRoseDesigns 

      8 years ago

      I'm not a fan of Lord of the Rings, but I do know some people who are crazy fans, and would really love your lens!!! I can see why you like it, though from your very detailed lens!

      Way to go

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