Forgot all about Fatty, but now that you mention it, he does deserve to be in the movie, yeah. But like Rosie says above, it's hard to find a way to put him in the movie as it is now. Though they could make him chat with Frodo at the party or sth like that. Naaah, would be dumb.
I think Plastic meant with bravery the sense of adventure, and dealing with all the strange things out there. If a Black Rider passed my door, I think I'd go running as well! :)
Is that audio version of yours available on video as well, Grondy? :D Guess not... :(
Denial is not a river in Africa.