Simpsons Legos Are Coming in 2014

Get excited! Or get upset, as some people already have

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There are Batman Legos and Star Wars Legos, The Hobbit Legos and even Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Legos. And soon enough, there will also be Simpsons Legos. Rejoice, friends, because that sounds pretty awesome, right?

The Danish toy company confirmed that the special Simpsons series will launch globally in 2014, the Associated Press reports. But so far, they’re keeping further details under wraps. Company spokesman Roar Rude Trangbaek wouldn’t tell the AP which characters will get the Lego treatment, but said the new set will “appeal to fans of The Simpsons family.”

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So basically, we can expect to see the five central members of the clan, and then just cross our fingers for our favorite secondary, tertiary and mostly-irrelevant characters. (Full disclosure: NewsFeed has plans to put in a special request for a Lego version of the Yes Guy.)

Of course, not everyone is thrilled about the prospect of Simpsons-themed Legos. The announcement has already sparked some backlash, mostly among the online Lego community (which, yes, is a thing). The primary concern here is that a Lego set based on the often raunchy, crass TV show wouldn’t be appropriate for children. When the idea first began to float around the web a few months ago, some concerned parents even started a petition to prevent the company from going through with the plan. But — d’oh! — looks like that didn’t work out.

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