A classic sitcom gets an unlikely LEGO set for its 25th anniversary
With LEGO construction kits, kids (well, and adult collectors) can snap together space ships, cityscapes, castles and… sitcom coffeehouses? Yes, that's right, to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Friends, LEGO is releasing a Central Perk set complete with Rachel, Ross, Monica, Phoebe, Joey and Chandler. Oh, and Gunther.
And when we say "set," we mean that literally in the television sense. Little black plastic Klieg lights shine stick up from the top, as if you were inside the Warner Bros. studio in Burbank, not a Manhattan beanery.
Our favorite aspect of this commemorative toy is the depiction of the cast. The little yellow Ross head manages to perfectly capture his perpetual state of anxiety and befuddlement. At last, there is a plastic representation of "The Rachel" haircut.
You can even have Phoebe sing "Smelly Cat" outside with her guitar.
The LEGO Friends Central Perk set hits shops and online on September 1. It is priced at $59.99. Which sitcom would you like to see turned into a LEGO set?
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