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* AlternativeCharacterInterpretation: Occasionally, those unaware of the "official" names of the figures tend to come up with less-family-friendly concepts; "teen mom" (Babysitter), "BDSM furry" (Tiger Woman) and "drug boss" (Yuppie) come to mind.

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* AlternativeCharacterInterpretation: Occasionally, those unaware of the "official" official names of the figures tend to come up with less-family-friendly concepts; "teen mom" (Babysitter), "BDSM furry" (Tiger Woman) and "drug boss" (Yuppie) come to mind.



** Several fans are disappointed in the monster-themed Series 14, since it's specialized and alienates fans of Space or Castle, for example.

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** Several fans are were disappointed in the monster-themed Series 14, since it's specialized and alienates fans of Space or Castle, for example.


* AlternateCharacterInterpretation: Occasionally, those unaware of the "official" names of the figures tend to come up with less-family-friendly concepts; "teen mom" (Babysitter), "BDSM furry" (Tiger Woman) and "drug boss" (Yuppie) come to mind.

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* AlternateCharacterInterpretation: AlternativeCharacterInterpretation: Occasionally, those unaware of the "official" names of the figures tend to come up with less-family-friendly concepts; "teen mom" (Babysitter), "BDSM furry" (Tiger Woman) and "drug boss" (Yuppie) come to mind.



** The ''Film/WizardOfOz'' characters from ''WesternAnimation/TheLEGOMovie2TheSecondPart'' series.

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** The ''Film/WizardOfOz'' ''Film/TheWizardOfOz'' characters from ''WesternAnimation/TheLEGOMovie2TheSecondPart'' series.

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** The ''Film/WizardOfOz'' characters from ''WesternAnimation/TheLEGOMovie2TheSecondPart'' series.


* AudienceAlienatingPremise: For some LEGO purists, the ''[[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons Simpsons]]'' series, which is currently the only licensed series to date (not counting ''WesternAnimation/TheLEGOMovie''). Whereas all other series is likely to have at least one minifigure each fan will want in his/her collection, this entire series falls flat for anyone who isn't a fan of ''The Simpsons''.

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* AudienceAlienatingPremise: AudienceAlienatingPremise:
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For some LEGO purists, the ''[[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons Simpsons]]'' series, which is currently the only licensed series to date (not counting ''WesternAnimation/TheLEGOMovie''). Whereas all other series is likely to have at least one minifigure each fan will want in his/her collection, this entire series falls flat for anyone who isn't a fan of ''The Simpsons''.



** The ''[[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons Simpsons]]'' series. Is it a neat way to get exclusive minifigure parts that include short sleeves and shorts, with an added bonus for anyone who is a fan of the show? Or is it a blatant cash-in on a show that is long past its prime? The LEGO ''Simpsons'' license already broke the LEGO fanbase this way, but it was even worse for this theme since the ''Simpsons'' series meant that fans had to wait extra long for the next series of original, non-licensed figures.
*** To add fuel to the fire, there's a ''second'' Simpsons series to break the flow again. Several fans aren't happy.

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** The ''[[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons Simpsons]]'' series. Is it a neat way to get exclusive minifigure parts that include short sleeves and shorts, with an added bonus for anyone who is a fan of the show? Or is it a blatant cash-in on a show that is long past its prime? The LEGO ''Simpsons'' license already broke the LEGO fanbase this way, but it was even worse for this theme since the ''Simpsons'' series meant that fans had to wait extra long for the next series of original, non-licensed figures.
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figures. To add fuel to the fire, there's a ''second'' Simpsons series to break the flow again. Several fans aren't happy.



* EnsembleDarkhorse: Adult fans generally refer to more desirable figures as "Spartan Warriors", named after the minifigure from the second wave which is widely perceived as one of the most popular. Other major darkhorses include the Series 1 Zombie, the Series 3 Elf, and the Series 7 Galaxy Patrol, and the Series 11 Scarecrow.

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* EnsembleDarkhorse: EnsembleDarkhorse:
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Adult fans generally refer to more desirable figures as "Spartan Warriors", named after the minifigure from the second wave which is widely perceived as one of the most popular. Other major darkhorses include the Series 1 Zombie, the Series 3 Elf, and the Series 7 Galaxy Patrol, and the Series 11 Scarecrow.



* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot: The only licensed themes so far are the divisive ''[[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons Simpsons]]'' series, as well as Creator/{{Disney}} and Creator/{{Pixar}}, even though Lego has loads of licenses ranging from ''[[Literature/LordOfTheRings Lord of the Rings]]'' to ''[[Creator/MarvelComics Marvel]]'', each with dozens of potential characters (or alternate costumes) that will never receive physical minifigures otherwise. Want an official [[ComicBook/SquirrelGirl Squirrel Girl]] or [[ComicBook/TheQuestion The Question]] minifigure? Too bad!

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* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot: The only licensed themes so far are the divisive ''[[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons Simpsons]]'' series, as well as Creator/{{Disney}} and Creator/{{Pixar}}, even though Lego has loads of licenses ranging from ''[[Literature/LordOfTheRings Lord of the Rings]]'' ''Literature/TheLordOfTheRings'' to ''[[Creator/MarvelComics Marvel]]'', ''Creator/MarvelComics'', each with dozens of potential characters (or alternate costumes) that will never receive physical minifigures otherwise. Want an official [[ComicBook/SquirrelGirl Squirrel Girl]] or [[ComicBook/TheQuestion The Question]] minifigure? Too bad!


* HeartwarmingMoment: The Skeleton Guy dresses as a skeleton because he doesn't want to be discovered by the monsters. However, they all know and don't care, since he's a nice guy and they think he can do whatever he likes. DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything

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* HeartwarmingMoment: SugarWiki/HeartwarmingMoments: The Skeleton Guy dresses as a skeleton because he doesn't want to be discovered by the monsters. However, they all know and don't care, since he's a nice guy and they think he can do whatever he likes. DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything


* AlternateCharacterInterpretation: Occasionally, those unaware of the "official" names of the figures tend to come up with less-family-friendly concepts; "teen mom" (Babysitter), "BSDM furry" (Tiger Woman) and "drug boss" (Yuppie) come to mind.

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* AlternateCharacterInterpretation: Occasionally, those unaware of the "official" names of the figures tend to come up with less-family-friendly concepts; "teen mom" (Babysitter), "BSDM "BDSM furry" (Tiger Woman) and "drug boss" (Yuppie) come to mind.


* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot: The only licensed themes so far are the [[BaseBreaker divisive]] ''[[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons Simpsons]]'' series, as well as Creator/{{Disney}} and Creator/{{Pixar}}, even though Lego has loads of licenses ranging from ''[[Literature/LordOfTheRings Lord of the Rings]]'' to ''[[Creator/MarvelComics Marvel]]'', each with dozens of potential characters (or alternate costumes) that will never receive physical minifigures otherwise. Want an official [[ComicBook/SquirrelGirl Squirrel Girl]] or [[ComicBook/TheQuestion The Question]] minifigure? Too bad!

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* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot: The only licensed themes so far are the [[BaseBreaker divisive]] divisive ''[[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons Simpsons]]'' series, as well as Creator/{{Disney}} and Creator/{{Pixar}}, even though Lego has loads of licenses ranging from ''[[Literature/LordOfTheRings Lord of the Rings]]'' to ''[[Creator/MarvelComics Marvel]]'', each with dozens of potential characters (or alternate costumes) that will never receive physical minifigures otherwise. Want an official [[ComicBook/SquirrelGirl Squirrel Girl]] or [[ComicBook/TheQuestion The Question]] minifigure? Too bad!



* UnfortunateImplications:
** When Series 11 was released, the female Scientist figure made headlines. [[SchmuckBait Just try]] to find an internet discussion regarding the Scientist that ''doesn't'' have an argument started by someone saying, "[[PositiveDiscrimination What's the big deal? If the Scientist was male, this wouldn't be newsworthy.]]"[[note]]And that's if they're civil. If they're not, expect to see rants about LEGO "corrupting" children's minds with "feminist propaganda". This feminist and misogynist debate likely sparked the publicity for the now released Research Institute Ideas set.[[/note]] The flip side has been dissatisfaction with the lack of a "normal" male scientist in the theme, after the Series 11 Scientist and the Paleontologist turned out to be female, while the only male scientist is a MadScientist[[note]] Make that two as of Series 14[[/note]].
** When Series 12 was released, the names of some minifigures from older series were inexplicably [[{{Retcon}} changed]]. This includes Tribal Hunter and Ice Fisherman, whose names were changed to Indian and Eskimo, respectively. [[http://www.bricksetforum.com/discussion/16797/new-names-for-old-cmfs Fans quickly wondered why LEGO chose to forgo the more generic names in favor of less politically-correct terms.]] The names reverted, however.

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* UnfortunateImplications:
** When Series 11 was released, the female Scientist figure made headlines. [[SchmuckBait Just try]] to find an internet discussion regarding the Scientist that ''doesn't'' have an argument started by someone saying, "[[PositiveDiscrimination What's the big deal? If the Scientist was male, this wouldn't be newsworthy.]]"[[note]]And that's if they're civil. If they're not, expect to see rants about LEGO "corrupting" children's minds with "feminist propaganda". This feminist and misogynist debate likely sparked the publicity for the now released Research Institute Ideas set.[[/note]] The flip side has been dissatisfaction with the lack of a "normal" male scientist in the theme, after the Series 11 Scientist and the Paleontologist turned out to be female, while the only male scientist is a MadScientist[[note]] Make that two as of Series 14[[/note]].
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UnfortunateImplications: When Series 12 was released, the names of some minifigures from older series were inexplicably [[{{Retcon}} changed]]. This includes Tribal Hunter and Ice Fisherman, whose names were changed to Indian and Eskimo, respectively. [[http://www.bricksetforum.com/discussion/16797/new-names-for-old-cmfs Fans quickly wondered why LEGO chose to forgo the more generic names in favor of less politically-correct terms.]] The names reverted, however.


* BaseBreaker: Mr. Gold. Many LEGO collectors who had faithfully collected each series of 16 figures until then cried out in terror when many of them realized that their collections would never again be complete due to the extremely limited quantities of Mr. Gold. And, for that matter, should Mr. Gold minifigures belong to the adult collectors, or to the kids who form LEGO's primary demographic? And, on top of that, is it morally right to find Mr. Gold figures and then resell them for insane amounts of money?

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* BaseBreaker: BaseBreakingCharacter: Mr. Gold. Many LEGO collectors who had faithfully collected each series of 16 figures until then cried out in terror when many of them realized that their collections would never again be complete due to the extremely limited quantities of Mr. Gold. And, for that matter, should Mr. Gold minifigures belong to the adult collectors, or to the kids who form LEGO's primary demographic? And, on top of that, is it morally right to find Mr. Gold figures and then resell them for insane amounts of money?


** The Series 2 Witch is often regarded as an unoffical minifigure of the [[Film/TheWizardOfOz Wicked Witch of the West.]] Fast forward to 2015, when Videogame/LEGODimensions includes the film as one of its licenses, and an [[http://www.toysrus.com/graphics/tru_prod_images/LEGO-Dimesnsion-Fun-Pack--Wicked--pTRU1-21175727dt.jpg official Wicked Witch figure]] is made.

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** The Series 2 Witch is often regarded as an unoffical minifigure of the [[Film/TheWizardOfOz Wicked Witch of the West.]] Fast forward to 2015, when Videogame/LEGODimensions includes the film as one of its licenses, and an [[http://www.toysrus.com/graphics/tru_prod_images/LEGO-Dimesnsion-Fun-Pack--Wicked--pTRU1-21175727dt.jpg official Wicked Witch figure]] is made. This figure was later included in the ''WesternAnimation/TheLEGOBatmanMovie'' The Ultimate Batmobile playset.


* TheyChangedItNowItSucks: Any themed series (The LEGO Movie, Simspons Series 1 and 2, Series 14, Disney and Pixar) has received hate for breaking the usual format of a series of assorted characters of any kind.
* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot: The only licensed theme so far is the [[BaseBreaker divisive]] ''[[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons Simpsons]]'' series, even though Lego has loads of licences ranging from ''[[Literature/LordOfTheRings Lord of the Rings]]'' to ''[[Creator/MarvelComics Marvel]]'', each with dozens of potential characters (or alternate costumes) that will never receive physical minifigures otherwise. Want an official [[ComicBook/SquirrelGirl Squirrel Girl]] or [[ComicBook/TheQuestion The Question]] minifigure? Too bad!

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* TheyChangedItNowItSucks: Any themed series (The LEGO Movie, Simspons Simpsons Series 1 and 2, Series 14, Disney and Pixar) has received hate for breaking the usual format of a series of assorted characters of any kind.
* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot: The only licensed theme themes so far is are the [[BaseBreaker divisive]] ''[[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons Simpsons]]'' series, as well as Creator/{{Disney}} and Creator/{{Pixar}}, even though Lego has loads of licences licenses ranging from ''[[Literature/LordOfTheRings Lord of the Rings]]'' to ''[[Creator/MarvelComics Marvel]]'', each with dozens of potential characters (or alternate costumes) that will never receive physical minifigures otherwise. Want an official [[ComicBook/SquirrelGirl Squirrel Girl]] or [[ComicBook/TheQuestion The Question]] minifigure? Too bad!


** The series 17 Rocket Boy...well, [[JustForPun skyrocketed]] in popularity once it was discovered that his rocket costume masked a Toys/ClassicLEGOSpace insignia on the chest.

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** The series 17 Rocket Boy...well, [[JustForPun skyrocketed]] in popularity once it was discovered that his rocket costume masked a Toys/ClassicLEGOSpace insignia on the chest.chest, and on a grey torso, lending itself to an entirely new color for the classic uniform.


* AlternateCharacterInterpretation: Occasionally, those unaware of the "official" names of the figures tend to come up with less-family-friendly concepts; "teen mom" (babysitter) and "drug boss" (yuppie) come to mind.

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* AlternateCharacterInterpretation: Occasionally, those unaware of the "official" names of the figures tend to come up with less-family-friendly concepts; "teen mom" (babysitter) (Babysitter), "BSDM furry" (Tiger Woman) and "drug boss" (yuppie) (Yuppie) come to mind.


* AlternateCharacterInterpretation: Occasionally, those unaware of the "official" names of the figures tend to come up with less-family-friendly names; "teen mom" (babysitter) and "drug boss" (yuppie) come to mind.

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* AlternateCharacterInterpretation: Occasionally, those unaware of the "official" names of the figures tend to come up with less-family-friendly names; concepts; "teen mom" (babysitter) and "drug boss" (yuppie) come to mind.


* AlternateCharacterInterpretation: Occasionally, those unaware of the "official" names of the figures tend to come up with less-family-friendly names; "teen mon" (babysitter) and "drug cartel" (yuppie) come to mind.

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* AlternateCharacterInterpretation: Occasionally, those unaware of the "official" names of the figures tend to come up with less-family-friendly names; "teen mon" mom" (babysitter) and "drug cartel" boss" (yuppie) come to mind.

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* AlternateCharacterInterpretation: Occasionally, those unaware of the "official" names of the figures tend to come up with less-family-friendly names; "teen mon" (babysitter) and "drug cartel" (yuppie) come to mind.


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** The series 17 Rocket Boy...well, [[JustForPun skyrocketed]] in popularity once it was discovered that his rocket costume masked a Toys/ClassicLEGOSpace insignia on the chest.

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