Peter Jackson's first installment in the film adaptation of Tolkien's classic The Hobbit was not met with the same enthusiasm as the Lord of the Rings trilogy. In fact it's safe to say that everyone has an opinion on what should (and shouldn't) have been included in the movie. But the gang at How it Should Have Ended have the real answer.
The good news is, this video shows us a way to completely circumvent the entire conflict of the LOTR movies. The bad news is ... well, you'd better have a look for yourself:
We don't know about you, but a few dead Hobbits and an erased-from-time Frodo seem pretty mild as far as collateral damage is concerned. Plus, we got that pretty song at the end!
(via The Mary Sue)