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Official: LEGO and Fox Team up for Simpsons Merchandise

You can look for these real soon.

Earlier this week an image of a Simpsons themed LEGO set surfaced. There wasn't an official announcement and these sort of things sometimes pop up as they are in the planning stage or awaiting approval for the go ahead. We received some great news that this set is indeed happening!

LEGO and Twentieth Century Fox are partnering to produce Simpsons branded merchandise. The set and minifigure series based on the show will arrive in February to coincide with a LEGO-themed Simpsons episode (airing May 2014 on FOX).

Scheduled to launch this February in LEGO stores and via the LEGO Shop at Home catalog and website, the construction set will recreate the iconic Simpsons family house in LEGO form. Also included in the LEGO and THE SIMPSONS construction set is the entire family: Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie along with neighbor Ned Flanders. A separate line of 16 LEGO THE SIMPSONS minifigures will launch in all mass toy retailers in May 2014.

“We are thrilled to collaborate with Fox during the 25th anniversary year of the Simpsons,” said Jill Wilfert, vice president licensing & entertainment at The LEGO Group. “We know our fans will love the challenge of building the Simpsons’ family home in great detail and the ability to collect quintessential characters in LEGO minifigure form will let them showcase their love of the show in a whole new way. We are also excited that THE SIMPSONS will be created in LEGO form, truly bringing this partnership to life.”

“We are kicking off the 25th anniversary of THE SIMPSONS in a big way, and we think LEGO-loving fans of the show will be impressed with this collaboration that represents the best of both iconic worlds through the LEGO and THE SIMPSONS construction set, minifigures and LEGO-themed episode,” said Jeffrey Godsick, president of Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products. “Our partnership with LEGO is the perfect addition to the range of product lines that will be introduced globally in celebration of this great milestone achievement in television history.”

If you're as excited as I am, you'll want to see more pics. LEGO was kind enough to send us several high-res shots.

According to the box art that appeared online, this set will contain 2523 pieces. That's a lot! It will be available February 1st in LEGO retail outlets for $199.99 (USD). The line of LEGO: THE SIMPSONS minifigures will launch in May at all major toy retailers for $3.99 (USD) each.

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Posted by Oscars94

They look like that episode in which Homer is trapped in that 3 Dimensional world. Groovy!

Posted by Smart_Dork_Dude

D'OH!!!!!!!! Why couldn't this have happened when I still cared about The Simpsons?!

Posted by Buddy_Baker

Kinda nice idea. I think more neutral expressions would be better though. Anyway: shouldn't Fox make a deal with Blocko for toys like that?

Posted by longbowhunter

I love that they included Flanders.

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Posted by Mucklefluga

Finally! But 200 bucks?! Ahajjsnjaiaibwiqpcwjiwkwopvo Damn.

Posted by G-Man
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Posted by Buddy_Baker

@g_man: Stupid SEXY Flanders!

Edited by G-Man

@buddy_baker: Imagine a LEGO version of Ned with his shirt off.

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Posted by naked_snake

Now we just need a Lego Simpsons video game :)

Edited by arkay74

Not a big Lego fan at all, but this I find very intriguing. The Lego games are also very cool.

Posted by iceman228433

I am buying this for sure

Posted by kit07

I was going to buy a new tv this year, butttt this is my main purchase for sure.

Posted by RulerOfThisUniverse

Cool.

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Posted by UlquiorraSchiffer

Oh man I wish I had an excuse to buy these! I'm sure I can think of a plausible one...

Edited by Bad_People

But will the house include the rooms that sometimes don't exist?

Edited by AmazingWebHead

Now THAT is detail.