I haven't read the books in more than a decade whereas the films I have seen this year again, I guess I end up mixing up the discrepancies.
Originally Posted by pdurrant
That only happens in the film. The only time Sam leaves Frodo in the books is
Here's a good bit about Sam:
‘Why, Sam,’ he said, ‘to hear you somehow makes me as merry as if the story was already written. But you’ve left out one of the chief characters: Samwise the stouthearted. “I want to hear more about Sam, dad. Why didn’t they put in more of his talk, dad? That’s what I like, it makes me laugh. And Frodo wouldn’t have got far without Sam, would he, dad?”’