“You shall not pass,” is one of the most famous quotes from contemporary cinema. Viewers get shivers hearing Sir Ian McKellen as the great wizard Gandalf proclaim the powerful phrase in The Lord Of The Rings

Last December, YouTuber Frxdo had the lucky opportunity to hear Sir Ian speak at his high school.

Either by request, or just because he knew how well the gag would be received, at one point during his speech, McKellen said to the auditorium, “If you don’t study for the examinations. If you don’t do your revision. You know what’s going to happen?


Genius. Naturally, the crowd erupted in applause.