Saturday, May 3, 2014

Brick Like Me, the Lego Simpsons episode

This weekend will see the first airing in the US of Brick Like Me, a special Legofied episode of The Simpsons. Ahead of the release there's lot of promotion about, giving us a look at the Lego version of Springfield, and a somewhat frustrating vision of what The Simpsons characters look like as proper Lego minifigures - Not the molded head creations that have made it into production in the Lego The Simpsons range (oh how I long for a Marge Simpson hair-piece I could use on any minifigure).

The episode appears to take place in version of Springfield where being made of Lego is the norm. Through interesting with a Friends-esque construction set, Perky Patty's Princess Shop, Homer starts to revert to his normal 2D animated self.

Here are two trailers. The shorter first one highlights some of the Lego Movie-style humour, while the second longer trailer is more dramatic:





Continue after the jump for the episode poster, stills, and clips!

The Simpsons Twitter account posted this slightly surreal poster for the episode:


While Comics Continuum posted several stills, showing both the Lego-Spingfield, and what looks like a nice father/daughter Lego building plot with Homer and Lisa:


And finally, here are three short clips from the episode as well:







2 comments:

  1. The Simpsons is a timeless masterpiece that effortlessly blends humor, satire, and heart. Its iconic characters and clever storytelling have made it a cultural phenomenon, bringing joy and laughter to audiences worldwide for decades. The show's ability to tackle relevant issues with wit and charm has solidified its place as a classic in the realm of animated entertainment. Cheers to The Simpsons for being a source of endless entertainment and leaving an indelible mark on the hearts of fans everywhere!

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  2. Hey BrickVerse fam! Just stumbled upon this vibrant collection of holi celebration images at Depositphotos. Thought it might spark some creative ideas for Lego builds inspired by the festival of colors! Imagine our favorite characters from the Lego Simpsons episode engaging in a lively Holi celebration. It's a perfect blend of pop culture and cultural festivities. Check out the link for a burst of color and inspiration! Can't wait to see if anyone brings Holi vibes to the Lego world.

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