Horatio Hornblower and The Lord of the Rings

It might seem unlikely at first glance, but it appears that the Hornblowers of Merrie Olde England are in fact descendents of the Hornblowers of the even Merrier and Older Shire. (They would hardly be the only Hobbitish family to still be extant today – the Sackvilles are still around, for example.)

But how did Hobbits become Humans? I have a theory.
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NCIS and Horatio Hornblower

Obviously, given that Hornblower lived in the 16th and 17th centuries, and that the NCIS team that is the main focus of the series works in the 21st century, there can be no direct crossover. But it’s the idea of a team of investigators working in the Navy that has a certain appeal, regardless of the era.
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