It’s Fantasy Week on ‘The Nerdist’

This week on ‘The Nerdist,’ Elijah Wood, Ben Schwartz and comedian Katie Crown show up for a rip-roaring good time!












Check out a sneak peek here:

In the spirit of our headliner guest, who starred as the beloved Frodo in the epic “Lord of the Rings” trilogy,’ our weekly giveaway will depend on the following answer:

In the comments section below, tell us: If you could live in any fantasy world, which would it be and why?

Weigh in for a chance to win a BBC DVD autographed by Chris Hardwick, Jonah Ray and Matt Mira.

Entry period ends Saturday, April 20 at 11pm ET.

This week, Wood tells the boys a fun story about the time he ‘ran the floor’ at Comic-Con, and also confessed that he gets called Harry Potter…a lot. He also discusses his current show “Wilfred,’ which is based on an Australian show of the same name.

Check out a trailer for Elijah’s new short film “Setup, Punch.”

Ben Schwartz of “House of Lies” also joins Chris Hardwick and gang, and talks about his other projects, including his improv project “Snowpants” and being on “Parks and Recreation” on NBC.

And last but not least, Jonah and Matt first host a game called ‘Doctor Who‘ creature, men’s cologne or Icelandic rock band,’ and then a game of ‘Point, Counterpoint, Counterpoint’ where Jonah, Matt and Kumail Nanjani must argue which is better: “Lord of the Rings” or “Star Trek.”

Tweet #PointCounterpointCounterpoint during or after the show with who gets your vote!












And just when you think the show can’t get any more exciting, Canadian actress and comedian Katie Crown shows up to do a quick set. Check her out doing stand-up at the popular Diesel Playhouse in Toronto:

Don’t miss this all-new episode on Saturday, April 20 at 10pm ET, and be sure to get your comments in before then!


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