You must see this utterly charming clip of Martin Freeman chatting with talk show host Graham Norton. This is the clip where Martin utters the famous phrase, "F**k you, I won a BAFTA." It's pretty hilarious.
This is amazing of Gandalf to say, really. It WAS pity that Bilbo felt for poor Smeagle because Golum's obsession for the ring was so crazed that one could do nothing BUT pity him. It was pity that stayed Bilbo's hand." Plus Smeagle is so cute here