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10 LEGO Units Good for the Upcoming Muppet Minifigs Sequence


At this time’s submit is written by Ivan Guerrero, who designed the LEGO Concept that turned the Sesame Road LEGO set!

You’ve in all probability heard the rumors or seen leaked photographs of the upcoming LEGO Muppet minifigures. In accordance with information websites, we’ll be getting a complete of 12 Muppet figures, every with their very own little equipment. Whereas LEGO hasn’t formally introduced any plans for a Muppet playset simply but, it’s fairly doable that this sequence could also be a standalone launch, very like the current Looney Tunes or Disney sequence. 

If you happen to’re as psyched as I'm, you’re in all probability already eager about the various methods you would play and show these Muppet minis. As a LEGO fan designer who has tried to design a Muppet Present theater (not as soon as, however twice!) I’ve all the time felt that the Muppets’ model of humor and creativity would translate completely as its personal LEGO theme. In reality, I'd argue that LEGO has already produced a number of units in recent times that will be completely suited to deal with Muppet minifigs. 

With a couple of intelligent modifications, these playsets can simply be retrofitted to develop into your Muppet figures’ new dwelling. The beauty of LEGO is there’s no restrict to what you'll be able to construct. Simply order a couple of further items from LEGO’s Bricklink web site and add in a touch of Muppetiness! 

Listed here are ten current LEGO units which can be secretly Muppets units ready to be found. 

1. Palace Cinema (10232) 
to substitute for The Muppet Theatre

If you happen to’re planning to gather LEGO Muppets, you’re going to want an area for them to ‘play the music’ and ‘gentle the lights.’ Proper now, the Palace Cinema from 2013 may simply be the closest we’ll get to constructing a Muppet Theatre. On the surface, it options a big theater signage and marquee just like the facade seen in It’s a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Film. Stroll across the nook and also you’ll spot some sidewalk stars and film posters you can swap out with your personal customized Muppet stickers. It even features a limo that’s excellent for a sure diva pig. Inside, it has a small movie show the place you'll be able to in all probability schedule a personal screening of The Muppet Film. Boomerang fish not included!   

2. Charles Dickens Tribute (40410)
to substitute for The Muppet Christmas Carol

“The Marleys have been useless, to start with…” not less than that’s what the omniscient, blue Charles Dickens (that can quickly be residing on this playset) mentioned. What higher place to retailer your Gonzo and Kermit minifigs than in a diorama that doubles as a set for the beloved movie, The Muppet Christmas Carol. Launched in 2020, this promotional seasonal set recreates the Christmas Day scene in Charles Dickens basic novel, A Christmas Carol. It contains minifigs of Bob Crachit, Tiny Tim, and extra importantly, Ebenezer Scrooge — who bears sufficient of a passing resemblance to Michael Caine. 

3. J.B.’s Ghost Lab (70418)
to substitute for Muppet Labs

In 2019, LEGO launched Hidden Facet, a line of playsets that linked to an augmented actuality app. J.B.’s Ghost Lab was a kind of wacky, interactive units that may be the proper backdrop for Muppet Labs, “the place the longer term is being made immediately.” The set is chock-full of mad science innovations and tools which can be simply ready to blow up with a flip of a swap. Better of all, there’s an electrode chamber that’s appropriate for performing experiments on poor Beaker.  

4. Pop Star Present Stage (41105) 
to substitute for Dr. Enamel and the Electrical Mayhem’s Stage

Whereas LEGO has produced expertise reveals and stage units up to now (41368, 41334, 41254 to call a couple of), I zeroed in on 2015’s LEGO Mates Pop Star Stage as a result of it has sufficient area to deal with the complete crew of the Electrical Mayhem. Though LEGO is simply releasing Animal and Janice on this wave of minifigs, the set comes with a number of mini phases which can be prepared for the eventual launch of Dr. Enamel, Floyd, Zoot and Lips. The set additionally has enjoyable play options that mean you can rearrange the phases and add rotating backdrops (or your personal customized Electrical Mayhem band posters). Are you able to image that? 

5. Pop Star Dressing Room (41104)
to substitute for Miss Piggy’s Dressing Room

You possibly can’t personal a Miss Piggy minifigure and never give her a dressing room match for a famous person! Pop Star Dressing room from 2015’s LEGO Mates is a fold-out set that features a vainness mirror with lights, a big walk-in closet, and a mini fridge. It’s the proper place for a porcine diva to apply her French and maintain out all of the weirdos. To prime it off, the set additionally has a lavish canine mattress for Piggy’s pooch, Foo-Foo. 

6. Shrimp Shack Assault (70422) 
to substitute for The Swedish Chef’s Kitchen

This LEGO Hidden Facet set launched in 2019 is a beach-side restaurant that has “spooky shrimp” on the menu. Although the Swedish Chef prefers a extra Scandinavian kitchen, he has been identified to tussle with crusty crustaceans, like shrimps and lobsters. Shrimp Shack Assault includes a totally furnished kitchen with stoves, grills and kitchen utensils. It has the whole lot Chef might want to plot his subsequent recipe. Why not customise the set additional by including a couple of LEGO lobsters, a tennis racket, or a musket?

7. Pirate Ship (31109)
to substitute for The Hispaniola from Muppet Treasure Island

Pirates is certainly one of LEGO’s hottest themed line of units. Because it debuted in 1989, it has produced an enormous fleet of pirate ships and island playsets. With all of the units to select from, it is going to be pretty simple to seek out various torso and leg components to decorate up your Muppets in interval outfits (for example, attempt utilizing a Governor minifig to make your personal Captain Smollet Kermit).

In 2020, LEGO launched a Creator 3-in-1 Pirate Ship set with giant white sails, a crow’s nest, a captain’s cabin, and a maintain for nosy cabin boys. It’s the whole lot it's worthwhile to recreate the Hispaniola from Muppet Treasure Island, minus the cabin fever! Extra superior LEGO builders may even be capable of swap out the mermaid figurehead and exchange it with the Statler and Waldorf minifigs. 

8. London Bus (10258) 
to substitute for The Electrical Mayhem bus

The Electrical Mayhem Bus from The Muppet Film might be essentially the most iconic Muppet car (sorry, Studebaker!) Although LEGO hasn’t produced a psychedelic-painted bus amongst its many car units, it did launch a pink, double-decker bus in 2017. If you happen to’ve constructed your personal LEGO tasks earlier than, you’ll in all probability be capable of determine the way to knock down the bus’ second degree and customise the construct on your subsequent trippy highway journey. Outtasight!

9. Haunted Home (10273)
to substitute for Muppets Haunted Mansion

When LEGO launched their newest Haunted Home set in 2020, Disney followers could have seen that it appeared to take inspiration from each Disney’s Tower of Terror and Haunted Mansion sights. Very like the latter, the Muppets additionally recreated the basic haunted home journey in final 12 months’s Disney+ particular, Muppets Haunted Mansion. The similarities to the supply materials helps make this set the proper companion piece. It includes a mini graveyard, a ghostly pipe organ, and an attic stuffed with spooky artifacts. All belongings you’d want for a gathering of grim, grinning Muppets. Better of all, the set comes with a dropping elevator journey, in case you’d wish to recreate Gonzo’s freefall from atop the mansion’s staircase. 

10. 123 Sesame Road (21324)

The most effective causes to gather the upcoming Muppet minifigures is having the characters crossover with their fellow Muppets on Sesame Road, a feat not seen for the reason that Jim Henson Firm divided the possession of the varied Muppets franchises. 

With 2020’s LEGO Concepts Sesame Road set (primarily based on a design by yours really), Muppet followers have been capable of recreate essentially the most well-known avenue on the earth. Including within the Disney-owned Muppets to the set will permit us to relive a few of our favourite Henson crossovers, from again when that was a factor. For example you’ll be capable of convey again Sesame Road Information’ personal fairytale beat reporter, Kermit the Frog. You possibly can reenact memorable pairings, akin to Swedish Chef and Large Chook from A Muppet Household Christmas, and even manage a marriage ceremony for Kermit and Piggy, identical to in Muppets Take Manhattan. Proudly owning Sesame Road and Disney Muppet LEGO figures brings us one step nearer to reuniting the complete Muppet household multiverse.  

BONUS:

Attempting to remain on a funds? Final 12 months, LEGO Mates launched a line of mini playsets that might additionally double as miniature dioramas for a few of your Muppets. Examine ‘em out under.

Andrea’s Play Dice (41400) for Janice, Animal and Rowlf

Olivia’s Play Dice (41402) for Bunsen and Beaker

Stephanie’s Ballet Dice (41670) for Miss Piggy

Stephanie’s Play Dice (41401) for the Swedish Chef

Mia’s Procuring Play Dice (41408) for Statler and Waldorf

Received your personal concepts for a Muppet playset? The beauty of LEGO is you’re free to create or customise your personal construct. Whereas the discharge date for the Muppets Minifigs has but to be formally introduced, the LEGO rumor mill is predicting they’ll be hitting cabinets in early Could 2022. 

It’s time to get issues began by yourself most sensational, celebrational, Muppetational, LEGOtational playset!

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