The ‘Bilbo and the BFG’ cartoon series, a landmark in the ’80ies, was released on Cartoon Network in 1981 and is widely considered to be the pinnacle of the franchise.
Now, fans can relive some of the most iconic episodes of the series in the best of all possible ways!
In the classic animated series, Bilbo and his friends the dwarves of Gondor and the elves of Bree, embark on a perilous journey through time, space, and other dimensions to save their homeland.
The story follows the adventures of the Bilbo Baggins, Bilbog, the Hobbit, Frodo Baggins and Samwise Gamgee, and their companions on the perilous journey from the past to the future.
The show’s main characters include: Bilbo, the Lonely Hobbit, Gandalf the Grey, Gandolf, Merry, Pippin, Boromir, and the dwarves.
The episodes feature a wide variety of memorable and beloved characters including the Hobbit characters Gandalf, Gandolin, Bilog and Boromirs brother Samwise.
The animated series was also a huge hit for the Nickelodeon Television network, and its animated short “The Fellowship of the Ring” was released in 1984.
The animated series ran from 1981 to 1984 and featured an extensive ensemble cast, including: Tom Kenny, Bill Paxton, Sam Neill, Christopher Lee, Chris Carter, Donald Sutherland, Peter Jackson, Mark Hamill, and many more.
The series was an immediate hit and has continued to be enjoyed by fans.
The ’90s saw the release of two more episodes, “The Lord of the Rings” and “The Return of the King”, and the “Lord of the Hobbit” animated series has also continued to make appearances in the film franchise.
Today, the series is celebrated in numerous different ways.
The series has been referenced in a number of animated films including the hit “Frozen”, the Disney film “Avengers: Age of Ultron” and the film “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.”