You might think The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit are beyond improvement. Think again, precious.

What happens when you combine Peter Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies with the wisdom of Parks and Recreation? Only the best comedy fantasy you could ever imagine. It turns out, the immensely quotable dialogue from the Parks and Recreation town of Pawnee is weirdly applicable to the epic quests depicted in the two Tolkien trilogies.

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If you want to have some more fun with The Hobbit trilogy, someone recently turned the three long installments into one four-hour-long film. When it comes to Pawnee, here on Hypable we have always been very vocal about our deep love for Parks and Recreation. And now is the time to share the Parks love, while the seventh and final season airs on NBC, up until the series finale wraps the show up on February 24, 2015.

‘Lord of the Rings’ meets ‘Parks and Recreation’:

Oh Boromir, you beautiful, tropical fish.

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‘Parks and Rec’ offers the advice that some of Tolkien’s characters desperately need to hear.

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And as Frodo shows, there’s a little Leslie Knope in all of us, including Hobbits…

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…and evil jerks Stewards.

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But Éowyn is the Leslie Knope of Middle-Earth. Obviously.

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On page 2: Even more ‘Parks and Recreation’ and ‘The Lord of the Rings’ hilarity

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