If you happen to be a non-white Tolkien fan, or if you first read Tolkien in a language other than English, this short survey is for you!
When and how did the Second Age of Middle-earth begin? What's a Morgoth? And what does Randy have to do with anything?
"If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world." So too if script-writers would not change perfectly-written lines of dialogue for no good reason at all!