Tragedy on the Set of The Hobbit

Posted on November 26, 2012 10:00 pm

The Daily Mail reports that 27 animals were killed during the filming of the new “Hobbit” trilogy.

The body count includes a dozen wargs, 14 giant spiders, and one jewel-encrusted dragon.

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12 Responses to “Tragedy on the Set of The Hobbit”

  1. Eric Praline says:

    Thank God no unicorns were hurt, our nation’s energy policy depends on them.

  2. CarolyntheMommy says:

    Obama didn’t visit the set, so the dogs were safe.

    The killing of giant spiders should be part of Frank J’s platform when he runs in 2016

  3. Harvey says:

    ‘I will give you a name,’ Bilbo said to his sword, ‘and I shall call you Sting.’

  4. 4of7 says:

    (from the link) Peter Jackson ‘adopted’ 3 pigs from the menagerie kept on set.

    “I will give you a name – and I shall call you Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner!”

  5. zzyzx says:

    Aren’t jewel encrusted dragons on the endangered species list? And if not why not?

  6. MikeG says:

    Yeah, it’s WAY off topic. My damn computer won’t seem to play well with your email system and this was too important to take the chance that you did not get so see it:

    http://theweek.com/article/index/236878/why-the-us-wanted-to-nuke-the-moon-during-the-cold-war

  7. Harvey says:

    @6 – Way ahead of you:

    http://www.imao.us/index.php/2012/11/as-you-would-expect-imao-knew-about-the-governments-moon-nuking-plan-6-months-ago/

  8. Son of Bob says:

    Unfortunately, no members of PETA were harmed during the filming of the movie.

  9. jim riley says:

    The Daily Mail reports that 27 animals were killed during the filming of the new “Hobbit” trilogy.

    The body count includes a dozen wargs, 14 giant spiders, and one jewel-encrusted dragon.
    …PETA outraged, planning to protest movie premier. Lawsuit for Jackson due to animal cruelty

  10. zzyzx says:

    Good one SOB…..good one.

  11. DamnCat says:

    “… 27 animals were killed during the filming of the new “Hobbit” trilogy”

    And not a one of them was a tuna.

  12. Bad Science says:

    Yeah, that’s what you get if you listen to the French.

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