He has to help remove the Necromancer (who really is Sauron seeking the Ring) from Mirkwood.
The one item that Gandalf is looking for is a Burglar for the dwarves, to make the number 14 instead of 13.
At the Unexpected Party, when gandalf introduced the 13 dwarves to Bilbo.
Gandalf leads them the way.
Bilbo, Thorin, Smaug, Gandalf, Precious, the dwarves
Gandalf put the mark of a burglar on the front door of Bilbo's hobbit hole.
The book starts with Bilbo Baggins meeting Gandalf the Grey. There was a tea party that Gandalf arranged, pulling in 13 dwarves with him.
His shouts allow Gandalf to escape capture by the goblins. And he finds a way to get the dwarves out of the Elvin King's dungeon.
Gandalf cut off his head. Then he cut the chains of the dwarves and they ran for it.
Gandalf made sure to make the dwarfs think that their voice is one and the same with his.
Because in the prelude to lord of the rings "the hobbit" Gandalf assisted Bilbo and thirteen dwarves steal a load of treasure from a dragon. Which the dragon stole from the dwarves a long time ago.
They were hungry and tired. They have run out of food and water. The elven feast entices them and they leave the path.
In J. R. R. Tolkien's "The Hobbit", based on his bloodlines, Gandalf considers Bilbo Baggins to be more than just an ordinary Hobbit. He went with the feeling that Bilbo was also much braver than any other Hobbit, and at that point, decided Bilbo should accompany the dwarves.
The trolls were going to eat the dwarves. They were arguing over the best way to fix them, egged on by Gandalf, when the sun caught them and turned them to stone.
He needs to finish "some pressing business away south"
With Gandalf and the dwarf Thorin Oakenshield, and his company of twelve further dwarves.
The Dwarves, Bilbo, and Gandalf were trapped in the goblin town. Read the book!
Yes, the wizard(Gandalf) likes Bilbo very much. It is by the will of Gandalf that Bilbo comes along with the dwarves for the quest. His concern for Bilbo can be seen when all the dwarves come out from goblin's cave but Bilbo remains behind. Gandalf continues to visit Bilbo even after the end of dwarves quest.
He threatened to leave the Dwarves. Knowing that Gandalf was powerful and wise, Thorin realised what a dangerous journey it would be if Gandalf was not with them. Gandalf also reminded the Dwarves that they were thirteen, and unless they accepted Bilbo, they would remain that many. Being highly superstitious, the Dwarves shuddered at the thought of setting out for such a perilous journey with a number as evil as 13.
Gandalf turns off the lights and his wand lights up and he goes and gets the prisoners and they are free while the goblins try to reach the light
He plays Gandalf the Grey, the wizard who brings Bilbo and the dwarves together for their adventure. McKellen also plays Gandalf in the Lord of the Rings films.
Trying to decide the way they were going to cook the dwarves. Gandalf threw his voice to add to the confusion.
Yes there is many Dwarves in the hobbit. I think it is 13.
He tells Beorn the grand tale of their adventures so far, and Beorn is so enthralled by the story that he readily agrees to take in the dwarves.
The hobbit, dwarves and Gandalf climb trees to escape wolves, but goblins arrive and set the trees on fire. In a timely rescue, the party is saved by the Eagles.