Captain Picard And Gandalf Get The Super Bowl, Well, Partly Right

From Patrick Stewart’s Twitter feed. It appears that he and Ian McKellen are in the Super Bowl spirit, albeit not entirely familiar with the game being played:

Patrick Stewart Ian McKellen

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  1. Mikey says:

    They are holding a football. Seems legit.

  2. gVOR08 says:

    One ball to rule them all?

  3. Logan says:

    Can Magneto and Professor X agree on anything?

  4. Vast Variety says:

    They are British…

  5. ernieyball says:

    Q: What is the difference between Bill Clinton and Man Utd striker Wayne Rooney?
    A: Clinton can score.

  6. James Pearce says:

    Ha! They both look high as a kite. 420 bowl indeed.

  7. Ben Wolf says:

    Patrick Stewart still looks remarkably young for his age. Isn’t he in his seventies by now?

  8. Anonne says:

    73, and oh, recently married his 35 year old jazz singer third wife.

  9. Woody says:

    The 21st century version of Richard Harris and Peter O’Toole. Not as wild, but definitely funnier.

    Mensches, both of them.

  10. Peacewood says: