The inn would be re-named The Rampaging Pony...first threatened victim: Barliman Butterbur.
(Well, Gandalf did threaten to roast Barliman!)
Imagine the shock and the plight
just before there is dawn's early light,
Great Gandalf appears,
and Barliman hears
the inn is full up for the night!
WWGD if, while delirious with fever from a bad cold, someone gave himBuckley's Cough Syrup