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Martin Freeman's Mash-Up Of "The Office" And "The Hobbit" Was Just Perfect

"Yeah, so the brave hobbit Bilbo Baggins now works at a paper company."

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Martin Freeman, the star of the new Hobbit film, hosted Saturday Night Live over the weekend. During the show, two very different worlds combined:

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Freeman made his name in the original British version of The Office as the loveable Tim Canterbury.

He can now be seen in cinemas playing lead character Bilbo Baggins in The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies.

Here's Freeman appearing as Bilbo/Tim on SNL.

"What have I been up to?" Bilbo/Tim says. "I went on a quest, saved Middle Earth, became a bit of a hero, did the noble thing and turned down loads of treasure. Yeah, so the brave hobbit Bilbo Baggins now works at a paper company."
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"What have I been up to?" Bilbo/Tim says. "I went on a quest, saved Middle Earth, became a bit of a hero, did the noble thing and turned down loads of treasure. Yeah, so the brave hobbit Bilbo Baggins now works at a paper company."

The skit also includes Bobby Moynihan playing Gandalf/David Brent.

And Taran Killam playing Gollum/Gareth.

Legolas even turns up to do some photocopying.

And an orc recreates Keith's famous Scotch egg scene from the original series.

You get to relive Tim's flirting with Dawn.

Plus Brent/Gandalf playing his guitar with Gareth/Gollum getting far too into it.

And most importantly, that dance.