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The series was written and directed by Timo Torikka. Toni Edelmann composed the soundtrack. Hobitit featured nine episodes of 30 minutes runtime that were aired from 29 March to 24 May 1993. Filming locations included the Ryhmäteatteri theatre in Helsinki and Yle's production facilities.
- "Tie" ("Road")
- "Vanha metsä" ("Old Forest")
- "Pomppiva poni" ("Prancing Pony")
- "Konkari" ("Strider")
- "Tuomiovuori" ("Mount Doom")
- "Vapautus" ("Liberation")
The series follows the story of Frodo Baggins and Samwise Gamgee as they head for Mount Doom to destroy the One Ring. Most of the other story - the War of the Ring raging in Rohan and Gondor - has been omitted.
|Frodo Baggins||Taneli Mäkelä|
|Samwise Gamgee||Pertti Sveholm|
|Peregrin Took||Jari Pehkonen|
|Meriadoc Brandybuck||Jarmo Hyttinen|
|Bilbo Baggins||Martti Suosalo|
|Barliman Butterbur||Mikko Kivinen|
|Tom Bombadil||Esko Hukkanen|
- "Yle teettää oman sovituksen Taru sormusten herrasta-sadusta" ("Yle to produce its own version of the tale of The Lord of the Rings"), dated 18 June 1991, in Helsingin Sanomat