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LEGO Star Wars Episode VI Return of the Jedi (part 2)

ABOUT THIS EPISODE

In the second half of a two-part special, LegoLee continues to widdle his way through all of LEGO Star Wars, this week completing a deep dive into the history of sets based off the conclusion of the original trilogy in Episode VI Return of the Jedi. 

Good morning, good afternoon of good evening, whenever wherever you're listening. Thank you so much for joining me today. My name is Lee Party might know me as Lego Lee or Lego Leaf, three to nine from facebook, instagram, twitter, Youtube page, training name it, I'm all over the Internet and this is the brick oology podcast, the study of small plastic bricks. How are you doing today? I sincerely hope you're having an absolutely fantastic day. And if you are a Lego Star Wars Fan, well today was a great day, at least Thursday taking this episode is going to go up on Friday, but Thursday we got set pictures for the new Lego Star Wars sets coming out later this summer and I could not be more excited. Technically I don't really talk about that sort of thing on brick oology, but I will talk about those Mandalorian sets in a mandalorian episode of this show, probably coming out at some point in season six or seven of this podcast, so stay tuned for that. That will be very, very exciting. And speaking of Lego Star Wars, this week is my part two episode chronicling all the Lego Star Wars sets from episode six return of the Jedi, the concluding film to the original Star Wars trilogy for the S and s. But before I talk about anything, I need to plug myself here for just one minute. Let's get that out the way here very quickly. Go find me online. Follow me on instagram. I Post daily content over there, updates of the show as well. Check me out on Instagram also, follow me on Facebook, follow me on twitter, subscribe to my Youtube Channel, maybe consider becoming a patreon supporter. And additionally, I have another podcast called are you not, where I talk about entertainment and pop culture, like Marvel, Star Wars, Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, DC, all that fun stuff. I think you'll get a kick out of that podcast as well. Okay, that's it for announcements and all the plugs, I mean a very, very short introduction to this week's episode. And obviously now we're transition, can't talking about what this week is and this is the second part of a two part episode and if you have not already, I would implore you to stop what you're doing and go listen to part one of this episode before continuing along with this episode, in particular, because I explain a lot of things in that episode, including kind of the history of return of the Jedi and the Lego sets and toys and products based off of it. That I will not repeat here. Kind of like how star wars assumes you've seen their movies and then drops a little references to prior movies in newer movies, I'm going to do the exact same thing and just go ahead and assume you know what the heck is going on with this week's episode. Last week I talked about the first decade or so of sets based off return the jet die. So that was sets in the first year Lego Star Wars, in one thousand nine hundred and ninety nine, all the way up through two thousand and nine. This week we're going to talk about the second decade, plus a couple of extra years on the end, so it's two thousand and ten through modern day, which of course is two thousand and twenty one. And also I would also just suggest you kind of catch up with all of my star wars episodes. I believe there's now thirteen episodes I've done on just Lego Star Wars alone and we are now done with the original star wars trilogy. My mission has been the chronicle all of Lego Star Wars in chronological order in Star Wars Universe. So we started off with episode one and now we're here with episode six. And now, of course, it's time for pretty to announce the first episode of Brick Ology season six, which won't be for a couple months, but that first episode will be about the sequel trilogy. So next season we will have an episode on episode seven and episode eight and there might be a special third episode at the Mandalorian thrown in there at some point. So stay tuned for that. But the further ado. Let's now transition and talk about this week's...

...topic, which of course, is star wars episode six, return of the Jedi, and I don't need to repeat myself here. Like I said, listen to part one if you want to get more context to the history of this movie and the history of the Lego sets. So this week we'll be talking about the sets from two thousand and ten through two thousand and twenty one, starting off with the year two thousand and ten. Now I would would love to begin this episode with a bank and tell you that two thousand and ten was the greatest year for Lego return the Jedi sets ever, however, that's not the case because there are zero sets from two thousand and ten for this year and honestly this decade as a whole has a number of missed years and it's kind of inconsistent. It's not going to be as long an episode this week because I don't think there's quite as many sets, but kind of a little trunk in the middle there. From like two thousand and twelve through two thousand and seventeen we got a lot of really quality sets and then it kind of teeters off. So we'll talk about that throughout today's episode. Luckily, the NE next year here, two thousand and eleven has, well, just one set. It's honestly kind of a weird set, and that set is the twenty five dollar, one hundred and sixty six piece, really bad pressure piece they're this set is known as the ewalk attack, very similar to the e walk sets I talked about last week. The figures here, you could probably already guess what the figures are without even knowing what this set is exactly. The first figure is a scout trooper. These scout troopers now just use completely blank black heads underneath their hummet. They no longer use that. We're kind of like face print with a smile, but also had the giant sunglasses. Just use normal black heads. So, besides that, these figures look extremely similar to the original version and at this point, and had been twelve years since the original version and Lego hadn't really updated the Scout Trooper at all, which feels very strange for a two thousand and eleven set. The other two figures included here are definitely more desirable. The first one is low gray, who is an e walk who had a specialized ewalk head mold which had kind of this bigger head dress piece with a skull type detail on it, which looked very, very cool, and the paint details on it we're really nice to see. And he is mostly Antan and his head dresses kind of a dark brown and the skull is kind of a white. Serious of the paint details on this piece looked fabulous. The other figure here is Toquat, not sure if I'm saying that name right, who is, of course another ewalk character, which this one used the exact same ewalk mold that was introduced a couple years prior in two thousand and nine with that battle of indoor set, but this mold was in black and his head dress was dark green, so it was a different figure, just recolored and painted for this specific character. As for the builds of this set, normally when you get a scout trooper in a return of the Jedi set, you know what build follows them pretty much every single freaking time. That is a speeder bike, of course. And you do get a speeder bike in this set and they slightly change these speeder bikes every time they appear. None of them really look all that much better to me than the prior versions. I think they have all looked about the same since their first appearance in one thousand nine hundred and ninety nine and honestly the most recent speederbiker guy with that action battle set was probably the worst one we've ever gotten. So very inconsistent and strange with speeder bikes and Lego. Really I think they perfected their design for them just a little bit too early on, making the newer versions seem kind of obsoletely and not super interesting. We can move on from talking about the speeder bike and talk about the main build of this set, which is a tree. Yes, the main built of this set a Lego Star Wars set is a tree. There's not too many star wars sets with this generic of a main build. And while this was literally a tree and it didn't really look all that great on display, it was fantastic for playability features. There were so many play features jam packed into this, probably like one hundred piece or more. Slightly tree design. Now. The features here included a ladder that led to a...

...top level where you could display the figures, and on this top level they have a couple of different weapons. You have a small catapult piece from the kingdom sets that came out around that time as well that could fire a cylinder piece. That was nice to see. There was also a log dropping feature, a very simple mechanism literally just held in place and you push on something in these logs would fall out. I mean it was literally about as simple as they come, but a great plea feature as well. There was a hidden bar piece inside the tree which could slide out and kind of seeming blite hitting the Scout Trooper. That was well done. There's also a flick missile inside the tree. Lego love throwing flicking missiles into pretty much every set that they could. It felt very forsome this set and didn't quite fit. But you know what, it was another playability feature. And finally, additionally, part of the tree trunk was on a hinge piece and could swing open to kind of expand the interior of the tree. Honestly, this is not a great play feature and my opinion it was somewhat of a wasted playbuild. The opportunity doesn't really reveal a whole lot besides the function for activating the flickfire missile. But you know what, it was an additional play feature. And this thing. I just remember marveling at how many features this set had when I got it ten years ago. And Look, ten years ago I was a teenager, I was fourteen years old, but I low key definitely played with this set a little bit more than I should have. I still had quite outgrown my kid phase of playing with Lego at this point in time. So this set was not a good set for display but was a fantastic set for play. I think a kid would have loved this set and adult collectors are probably pretty indifferent on it. However, that's all she wrote for two thousand and eleven. So the first couple of years of the two thousand and tens were really, really boring for return of the Jedi set. All of that turned around in the year two thousand and twelve with a couple of sets, and one set in particular, not this first set, though. This first set, though, isn't a bad set, but it definitely could have been better, and that is the indoor rebel trooper and Imperial Trooper Battle Pack. First off, this could have just been called indoor battle pack and I think it would have been a much more catchy name. There's just so many words in the name for the the set. It's kind of like one of those speech champion sets. It just explains everything, but the set. In the name of the set, Lego definitely did not do a good job at naming this particular set. And this, of course, is a battle pack. At this time, battle packs were retailing for thirteen dollars and this one had seventy seven pieces and include the figures of two indoor rebel troopers very similar to the ones we saw what the indoor battle set from two thousand and nine. They had some slightly different prints, but they also had the exact same helmet mold. That looks very good and it was really cool to get them in a much cheaper set. You also got a storm trooper here, who didn't really have too many updates at this point in time, but always nice to see in a small, cheap army buildable set. And additionally we got a scout trooper who was the same as the year before. So yet again that same kind of boring, not super updated Scout Trooper minifigure. And at this point in time I maybe be wondering if you're not completely familiar with the entire history of Lego Star Wars battle packs. Normally Star Wars battle packs have four figures from the same faction. It's normally like hey, you get for clone troopers in this battle pack or you get for battle droids in this battle pack. But for a couple of years there, I believe it's just two years until and twelve, and then two thousand and thirteen, they decide to make these battle packs that were like actual battles within the set itself, so you got two figures from one side and two figures from the opposing side. This did not go over super well with fans. I think there was kind of a backlash to this from the Lego Fandom, which I think is understandable. I think people like it were you get the two battle packs that go to get there, but they have more armed building opportunities because you get four of one type of figure in a particular set. So I kind of agree that this style of battle pack is not quite as good, but it is slightly better for playability sake. As for the build of this set in particular,...

...you get two builds here, and tell me if these sound familiar. You get a speeder bike for your scoutch trooper and you get and you get a tree, a tree, yes, a tree. So it's speeder bike in a tree, just like these set we just talked about. So we're just two sets into this episode and we've already talked about sets that only come with speeder bikes and trees. And the speeder bike is almost the exact same as the one from the last set. And the tree here is a tiny tree, does not nearly as detailed or playability heavy as the last tree we talked about and it literally just has one single branch. There's a small barricade piece and then there is a flick fire missile on a rotating piece. For playability, I guess it's honestly a pretty bad build an honestly, this set is kind of underwhelming. It has good figures for army building purposes and the speeder bike is a nice thing to get because it is accurate, but the main tree build was definitely not very good. They could as something way better and I think this battle pack was not the best for its time. So kind of a forgettable battle pack set. The next set from two thousand and twelve here is the twenty five dollar two hundred and thirteen piece set. That was the desert skiff. This set include the figures here of loose skywalker and his RoRo TJ robes. We got Boba Fett, who is the same version from the two thousand and ten slave one so that we talked about in the empire strikes back episodes of this podcast, and it was nice to get him in a significantly cheaper set, because that set was eighty US dollars. We also got kissed Thaba. Not entirely sure if I'm saying this guy's name right, but he is a weak way pirate and the driver up the desert skif here. And we also got Lando Calrissian in his disguise I've always loved this particular costume of Lando in the Star Wars Universe and this figure looks great. He has a fantastic head mold with some great printing and paint details on it as well, and of course he has the iconic Lando face underneath. This was a really good Lando figure included with this set. As for the builds here, it's a desert skift set, so you can get the skiff, but also with desert skifts normally, besides the original one, we also get the SARLAC pit and this set is no exception. The startlok here does have beaks, tentacles and teeth, obviously very accurate to the film, and the special dish in version the STARLAC with the CGI addit in beak and the beak in this set was actually made with the two thousand and eleven vwing cockpit piece and Dark Tan, which was an interesting choice. It's a really large piece and they used two of them in opaque dark ten, but this did make for a playability feature where they were big enough for you could kind of clamp them together and actually hold an entire figure inside like it's being swallowed by the SARLAC, like what happens to but befet in the film. So that was a good playability feature, but I think the beak looks a little bit ridiculously huge and this set. As for the skiff itself, this is our first remake sense two thousand and six and it's the biggest version we've ever gotten of the skiff and it was our first version getting it in a single set since the two thousand version way back in the day. And this version used clear display stand which was nice to see. So look like it was hovering off the ground and it's a pretty solid looking design. The back section has some controls. The middle compartment has some storage that can open up, kind of similar to like a like a Harry Potter a play feature with a hidden storage compartment. It does have a plank that can swing out and there also are some flick fire missiles underneath, because Lego just loves throwing all the flick missiles into every single set for some darn reason. This was a very solid set and I actually have a couple of stories revolving this set. Normally I don't have too many stories of these sets, but anytime I have a fun anecdote I can share about a set, I love to share it, and this time I actually have two different stories about this one random twenty five dollar star wars set from two thousand and twelve. The first one is I did my first ever youtube collaborate view with an account used to be called Brick Queen, which I don't know she makes content anymore. She kind of went off the deep...

...end, but back in the day she was a huge like a Youtuber, and I was as well into thousand and twelve, which just kind of like the peak of my channel, and we did a collab review for this set, which was super exciting back in the day. So that was a cool little thing that I did back then. But additionally, I also wrote a review for this set on brick set, which I honestly don't remember doing. I legitimately have no memory of me ever writing this brick set review for this set. But when I was writing my notes for the show, I clicked on this set and I saw on brick so that I had given it a five out of five star rating and I clicked on my review and I wrote this entire detail review for this set and honestly, this will be a bit Tangental, but I thought it would be fun to kind of Stroll Down Memory Lane and actually read my thoughts on this set from nine years ago. So this review was written on July twenty nine, two thousand and twelve, so almost exactly nine years ago in Tritain, by my account, which is obviously called Lego, lead through to nine. In parenthesis says tfo, which means team fan of Lego, which is kind of nostalgic for me because I know very much so an adult, I guess I'm kind of an a fall now, but I used to be a te fall and here is my review. The review is titled the Pretty Much Perfect set. My grammar is not great there. It definitely could have been a better title for that and I'm interested to see how my writing is in this review because I was only fifteen years old at the time. I am now much more refined writer and obviously this was like when I was a freshman in high school as opposed to somebody now who is a college graduate and I have not read this review. So I'm going to read it out loud for all of you and I'm going to get kind of my live reaction to how potentially bad my writing might have been back in the day. So the further ado. Let's begin. First off, I start off with the thing said intro and I said now this set has been pretty hiked up. It comes from one of the most iconic scenes from a turn of the Jedi. This is a remake of the two thousand set by the same name and job of sale bars from two thousand and six there was a desert skiff also included. So is third time the charm for the desert skiff. I definitely messed up that line there, but whatever. My first category, I kind of fight it up into categories. Actually had some decent organization back in the day. So my first category is the price, and I said I would say an I'll astounding. Yes, first off, the price. Most of the New Star Wars set seemed to be floating in the twelve to fourteen since per peace range this set is a little lower at only eleven point seven. Since per piece in this set is only twenty five, that makes the cheapest set in this line but also one of the best. Two hundred and thirteen or twenty five is pretty good. I'd rate the price a nine out of ten. Pretty Generous for a set. It's almost at twelve third piece, but I actually still kind of agree with my sentiments here. Twenty five was actually a decent price for this set back in the day. My next little section was called the pieces. The pieces are not that exciting in this set. It is that to see the can be piece introduced with the two thousand and eleven vwing in dark ten. See I'm pretty repeating points I've made in this things. I actually still had all of my lego knowledge back in the day. It is nice to see the can't be piece INTRUC OFISLIN VWE can dark ten, but is that really useful? Question Mark, which is honestly kind of a good point. Same thing with the front of the mini speedboat piece from the city in Brown. The use of the pieces are pretty much solely for this kind of set. Besides that, you get a few nice pieces like railing and Dark Tan. The set includes four small guns, a spear with an axe blade and too light Taber held, one molding inn chrome for Luke and the other in black to go on the tip of Boba's gun pieces are nice but just not too great. I would say about a seven out of ten. I think that's a pretty fair assessment for this set and honestly I don't even really consider that the much anymore where it comes a Lego sets. I'm surprised I wrote a big paragraph about the pieces included with a Lego set. My next criteria is the build. Building this set wasn't too long, but it was a little different. It...

...was nice to build a vehicle other than a spaceship, which is also something I still kind of shared a day because star wars makes so many spaceship sets, no cockpay or anything more of a boat. In some ways the bill was more original. One thing. My instructions were really thick and seem to be made out of really better paper quality. What about yours question? Bark build took maybe fifteen to thirty minutes, depending on skill level. It gets a solid eight out of ten from me. I am a very quick lego builder. I don't really remember the instruction manual thing. That's kind of a random little detail I threw in there, but I probably would still agree with that assessment for the building of this set. My next criteria here is the mini figure, which appears to be my longest paragraph, and I said, Oh boy, these are amazing figures. Luke is brand new and better than ever. His face is the same but features really nice new torso printing front and back. Lendo was finally in a cheap set exclamation point. He is really awesome. My sentences here are very, very short. My grammar actually isn't all that bad, but the most part has been a few typos, but my sentences here like literally I said Landa was finally in a cheap set exclamation point and he is really awesome, which, which was own sentence with a period like these are like five word sentences, which is kind of funny to me reading it now. His helmet appears to be the same mold as the one from job Bo sale bars, but this time around painted for amazing detail. KITSABA is a brain new character to Lego Star Wars Universe, a welcome new figure and has great printing. Bobo Fat, of course, everyone seems to be drooling over the more recent bounty hunter figures, and Bobba is the best of them all. Pretty much the same was the one from slave one, but has leg printings. I guessaid actually isn't the exact same and a different colored Cape. Every figures exclusive and awesome exclamation point of course, the figures get a ten out of ten. The next criteria here, which seems to be my shortest of any of these segments, is appearance. The skift looks great. I like the mixture of Brown and ten. Makes it look more rust and keeps a more interesting color scheme going. The starlock pit is also very nice. Nothing to complain about here. So ten out of ten. Dang, I was really throwing around tenhill tuns pretty easy and actually gave it ten ten to spoiler. The next section, which is design, a very litter short paragraph here, and I said, and I quote, the design for this gift is perfect. You can have all figures beyond it at once, lots of room and play features seem to fit in perfectly. Again, nothing wrong with the design. So ten out of ten. My next criteria was play value, and for play value I said first feature is the middle of the actual skift. There is hidden storage room with a couple of extra guns. This is a nice little feature. The most accurate feature is the plank swinging out from the little place for Luke to stand. Very nice. The other thing is a Starlikin Solo, a minifigure hole exclamation point. Really Fun feature. Literally said really fun feature, a three word sentence right there. And what is a set without flick fire missiles? I still shared the same sentiment back in two thousand and twelve for the flick missiles. The only one has the only one has this, the only that. Okay, this is a big type of I said, the only has one. That definitely was a Typo. Not Too many action features, though. Sold it could have been a little bit better, but still very nice. Eight out of ten. Next paragraph is for accuracy, and this is a very, very in depth sentence that I wrote. Very accurate in design. The starlocks beak could be smaller. Wow, I really am sharing a lot of the same opinions I had nine years ago. I did not read this, I promise. I did not read this before recording and write in that other segments. So I said the starlocks beat could be smaller, but beyond that very true to the scene. Nine out of ten. Next up is display value, and I said this. It makes for a great display scene. Have Loose Howeker on the plank with Catholic and go off Lando fighting someone with Boba flying, or maybe being even with us. Harlot question mark makes a great display scene. Ten out of ten. Then next category says let's pick it apart. Interesting little category that I added and I said this set is...

...missing some figures. Haunt and chewy there. Could have also maybe used a guard, I don't know, but those figures should be in this set. Luckily, job as pallets can provide them. Nine out of ten. And finally, I said of final thoughts, I love this little set. Small problems, but honestly it is such a cool scene. How can you not like it? Nine out of ten. Check out my review for this on Youtube. Just look up like a lead through nine, shamelessly plugging myself back in the day, and apparently, according to brick set, three out of three people found this review insightful and helpful. So that was my review that I wrote on brick set for this set back in the day. Thank you for dealing with a weird little tangent here, a fun little nostalgic trip down memory lane. And it's really funny to me how I shared pretty much the same opinions that I did nine years ago. So that was a fun little added segment to this week's episode. But getting things back on track here, let's talk about the big, big big set for two thousand and twelve from return the Jedi, and that is Joba's palace. This set was one hundred and twenty dollars and had seven hundred and seventeen pieces. That is an absolutely horrible price for piece. However, this set isn't as bad of a value as it might appear, and the main reason for that is actually fairly obvious. It is the mini figures included with this set, which we will talk about right now. The first figure, of course, is the iconic Star Wars Villain job of the hut. This is our first remake of this figure and first appearance of this character since two thousand and six, and this time he had a brand new mold for his head, brand new molds for both of his arms and a brand new mold for kind of his main torso and slug leg details, and he also had painted printed on details, giving him a lot more of an accurate appearance and honestly, he looks great. His arms could articulate, his head could spin. This is a fantastic looking uptate of job of the hut and a great, great figure that helps justify the horrible pressure piece on this set. The next figure, including with this set is a brand new figure that's only ever been in this set and that is sellacious be crumb, who is the Quakian monkey lizard in job as palace that had that iconic laugh. That was not a very good impression, but I think you guys know what's going on. And this was a single mold, very specialized figure. Had One anti stud kind of in his butt area so you could sit down and his legs kind of drooped over studs and he looks great, a fantastic looking piece, great printed details of kind of mold of intervere plastic and looks great to this day. I love this figure. Our next character here is bib for tuna, appearing in the first time and Lego forum since two thousand and three, with that small set back in the day. And honestly this figure looks very, very similar to the original version from two thousand and three. They updated his skin tone from being ten the original said that being the kind of normal lego flesh tone in this set. And Yeah, obviously the rest of the printing has slight updates and details, but for the most part this figure looks the exact same and use it the exact same headpiece but I think that's fine and it's a great looking figure WHO's only been in this set and that other small set as well. Additionally, we got a Gomorian guard in this set and this had a completely brand new mold for its head, stomach and shoulder piece, which use lots different colors of plastic, had great printed on details and looks really, really good. Addition, this character did not have torso printing because it was covered up by that piece, but did have some nice looking leg printing. I think this is a fantastic update on the Gomorian guard character. Our next character occurred to that only ever appears in this set is Oolah Ula, is job of the huts dancer lady. She is a twilet, who are the ladies that have big tentacles on the back of their heads. Actually a bit fortuna is a male toilet as well, and she looks really, really good and she is in Lime Green, which is an accurate color for this character from the movie. And of course she falls into the Ring Cor pit in the film and you can kind of re enact that here with another set I will talk about a little bit later on in today's episode, and she used the exact same headpiece...

...we saw introduced with als Akira from the clone war sets for the headpiece for these toilet characters, with the tentacles coming down with some great princes as well. So this was a really good ula figure. Additionally, we also got Han Solo in Carbonite, which was the exact same one that came with two US in ten slave one set, but still a fantastic mold to get here. Additionally, we got chewbacca in this set. This is one of the last ever appearances of this version of CHEWBACCA and Lego form, which is the Og Chewbacca from way back in the day. Eventually, in two thousand and fourteen, I believe, was when they updated Chewbacca and gave him a new mold with more accurate details and prints all over it. This was the still old version of Lego Chewbacca, which, compared to some of the other figures in this head especially the Camorion Garg who's kind of a similar style of figure, this Chewy is definitely lacking in a lot of major detail. So the figure included with this set is a similar figure to the one that came with two US on three job of Talas set. That is the Beaumar monk. This monk honestly is almost the exact same design as an original version. It uses Katanas for legs. Used that weird can a dope piece upside down. Very, very accurate, but still kind of a weird build for this character and finally, for many figures from this set, probably the best figure in this set, one of the Best Lego Star Wars figures of all time in my humble opinion, is Princess Leia in her bosh disguise. This is an iconic costume from the movies and I'm shocked it took Legos so long to make it and I'm shocked they haven't remade this figure since then. But this figure looks absolutely stunning. Has Amazing prints from top to bottom, but an even better dual triple molded and printed helmet. Mauld that helmet looks incredible with this set. She also had a new print of a one by one stud with a thermal detonator, which looks really good as well and has been reused a lot and Lego star wars since then. And she also included a very simple that nurse hairpiece from series one of collectle minifigures in dark brand as additional hairpiece included with this set. Overall, a fantastically a figure and this set has one of the greatest figure lineups and Lego Star Wars history. So many fantastic figures included with this set. As for the build of this set, of course the build is job was palace. Duh. I mean I think that goes without saying this incause a job was palace build and it's so, so much better than the one that kind of ranted about last week from two thousand and three. I was not a huge fan of the three version of this build, but this one here is fantastic and there's actually an exterior. It's not amazing looking from the outside, but it does resemble the shape of job is palace well enough, which is nice, and it does have that kind of iconic roof shape. And, believe it or not, this main roof has a hidden flickfire missile. Yes, job was palace, a literal play set, has a hidden flick missile in the roof. Why that was there, I literally could not tell you, because nothing of that sort happens in the movie. That is palace is not fire a missile at anybody at some point in the film. So that is a really, really odd play feature included with this set. Luckily the roof is very easy to remove. The kind of access the interior. In additionally, to access the Inter you have the iconic door of job as palace, which again kind of similar to the two thousand and three set, actually very similar in design. It's a really downsized version of the door. That also features the playability function with the eyeball droid being able to come out and look at your characters, even though you don't get see three Po rtd too in this set, but that is still pretty well done. Then we can transition and talking about the interior of this set. The main interest in the bottom floor has pretty much nothing going on besides the fact that it can connect to the bigger section, and that section is kind of a small tower which has a couple of additional floors, which podditional floors, have a storage been with a gun and then then the additional floor to some space has put some mini figures plus some clips on the wall that store a smaller gun and some binoculars. So not much going on,...

...but great shaping from the outside for that section. That section also could be detached with kind of a small modular building system, but there weren't really any real ways to rearrange that section all that. Interestingly, that's for the main room of the set, of course. That is the throne room. There is a space to put Han Solo and carbonite on display. It also features job was thrown with space for him and bit Fortuna and silicious beachrum, which was really nice, and the throne could slide over the trapdoor just like in the movie. The truck door does function pretty well and ULA can fall into the rank corp pit, which is a separate set that we'll talk about here in just a minute, but there's a nice kind of great piece where you can look through and see what's happening in the rank or pit, which is an accurate detail to the film. Additionally, some small other things that this set had. There's some kind of random little chairs and tables for figures to sit at and there is that weird thing that job eats with frogs on the inside. So overall a really solid looking set. It looks a little bit bare held the figures. When you put all the minifigures in it makes her a really good display piece and a solid play set as well. This was a great set that also brought Lego some weird controversy. Here's just kind of a strange story about this set. Now, in the Star Wars Universe, clearly this building is modeled after some kind of mosque, which I have no issue with and I don't think anybody has issue with. But apparently for some reason people of the Muslim religion got mad at Lego because they had this mosque looking building that had guns and it granted they are star wars space guns, but still guns nevertheless inside the mosque, and they thought that Lego was like promoting a terrorism stereotype. That is ridiculous to me because it's based off a science fiction fantasy movie and is accurate to the movie. So I'm not sure how any one could get mad about that. But LEGO did end up folding and actually took this set off shelves a good bit early, which was very, very strange. So weird controversy with this set, making this a little bit more rare and interesting than you might normally expect for this type of set, but it was still a fantastic set, controversy or not. The next year on our list is two thousand and thirteen, and our first set from two thousand and thirteen is the twenty five, one hundred and seventy seven piece set of an a wing starfighter. This it included the figures of an awing pilot who had a brand new helmet mode. No longer using that generic city calicopter pilot helmet mode. He had a specialized helmet mold just for a wing pilots, which looked great. In this set you also got Han Solo, who was kind of a random character include. With this said, there was no real reason to actually have a Han Solo mini figure in this set. He was just kind of thrown in there. Additionally, this figure, the next figure, was also kind of thrown in there, but I have less issue with it because it was Admiral Act Bar. This was his first appearance since a two thousand and nine home one Moncom our Star cruiser set, which was one hundred and ten dollars. This set was twenty five, so this was a much cheaper way to get an awesome, desirable character like Admiral Act Bar, and was the first time I ever got a figure of him. So that was a welcome addition to this set. But those two additional figures definitely felt tact on a kind of boost the price of this set. As for the builds of this set, well, the actually's only one build, unlike the rest of the a wing sets. Pretty much ever, there are no small side builds included, which I definitely miss with this set and the a wing here is a slight update of the two thousand and six version, but it's kind of skinny. It looks very skinny to me. It's not as bulky as the other versions of the a wing in the shaping is not amazing. Some of the angles here look a little bit Chunky and blocky to me, which is not great for a more recent lego design. It does have some land gear. It has an opening cockpit, has space inside for the pilot, of course, in the back section, very similar to other a wing designs, can be lifted out and you kind of, like you note, fix the engine with a wrench piece. It's also included, but I don't know. Something about this one doesn't sit well with me. It's probably the ugliest a wing besides the original version from the year two thousand. Not My personal favorite a wing design. The next set from two thousand and thirteen is probably the one you been waiting to hear about, because I already...

...alluded to it when talking about job as palace, and that is the rank core pit. This set was sixty dollars, so half the price of jobs palace, and it had three hundred and eighty pieces, which yet again, is a really bad price your piece, but actually doesn't seem quite as bad when you look at all the stuff included with this set. This it include the figures here of Luke Skywalker, which is the exact same version that came with a two and twelve skiff set. You also got a Gomorian guard, the exact same minifigures that came and the aforementioned jobs palace set, and you finally got an exclusive minifigure here of Malachili. Hope I said that can name right. Who is the rank court keeper himself? WHO's that guy who has a very, very awesome dad bought and Lego represented that pretty well with the printing for his torso he is a figure that still to this day exclusive to this set. It looks pretty great. You also get a skeleton, which I guess I just want to represent a dead person, and the rancor pit, which is a little bit morbid, but works out pretty well. As for the rest of this set, of course you get the rank core itself, which has to be one of the biggest lego figures ever. made an absolutely huge mold and featured lots of brand new pieces. The arms were separate pieces that can move up and down and the hands were also separate pieces that could rotate and had chains on them, and then the fingers were also separate pieces that can move up and down as well as Soho it could hold a mini figure. That was super cool. Additionally, the mouth could open up and there's some space inside the mouth where it could swallow an entire figure hole, which is pretty dark for a Lego set and honestly a really cool playability feature and makes us think even more believable. This is easily one of the greatest molded Lego big figures of all time. I absolutely love this rank or piece. As for the build of this set, it's the pit. I failed into the pit. Hopefully some parks and wreck fans just got my reference right there. And it is a pit. It literally is the rank or pit, and pits aren't the most exciting thing in the world and this is not the most exciting looking build. It's made and mostly grays and tans, which is honest league kind of ugly looking, but I think Lego did the best they could with this source material. It has a castle style gate that opens up so the rank ord kind of wattle out of it like in the film, and that is a great part inclusion here because that piece is not really made its way into mainstream Lego sets. So sing it in a star wars it was actually a pretty unique experience back in the day. And inside the pit there were some little hidden detail features, kind of similar again to like Harry Potter sets, a little hidden treasures where I think Lego was trying to spice up the playability of this set because they figured it be kind of a boring thing otherwise. That worked out okay, I guess. And then the build has enough space on the inside to fit the rank corps, which is nice. There is a door off to the side and it does feature for kind of spires and columns which have little attachment points which can go underneath the aforementioned job was palace set. So if you had both of these sets, which would be a hundred and eighty dollars total, which is pretty expensive. But if you had both of these sets, you could use the trapdoor on top of his palace ULA or your Gamorian guard or your Luke skywalker figures from either of the sets could fall into the Rain Corp pit, which was very, very cool. You could slide job was thrown forward that could simulate looking down at these characters getting Eden in the rank or pit. That was very cool and a really well done playability feature. However, there was one critical error here. The side tower kind of dangled off to the side and if you didn't move the gate of the rank car so the main gate could actually kind of swing out and you could swing that out to support that site tower, which is nice, but then the gate all of a sudden wasn't lined up with the rank or their pit, so it made the rank or pit not look quite as accurate. So it was not a perfect connection. It was close to it, but not a perfect connection. But the FACTT that like it was able to pull this off between two sets is still very...

...fun to me, which I loved. Wasn't quite as amazing as it could have been and I think if they remake these at some point in the next few years or so, they could do it even better job, but as it stands it still was very, very cool. The next set we're going to talk about here, from two thousand and thirteen is our first ever remake of job as sale barge. Remember the last one from last week? That was seventy five dollars? This one had a big price jump in just seven years to one hundred and twenty dollars and honestly had less than one hundred additional pieces. Is set only had eight hundred and thirty pieces. So, if you're kind of catching my drift, all of these Joba Rain Corp kind of theme sets tend to have bad price to part ratios. Now the figures include this set. Of course you get job of a hut, who was a great figure to get, but he was the exact same version as the last sets and not quite as special. If you already had job as palace, you got Urtd to here, who is the normal ardt figure but had the additional serving trade build, which was a nice inclusion. You got a week way pirate here, who was exclusive but also kne generic. So fall are as weekly pirate figures go. The next few figures here, though, are really, really awesome. You Got Reeas, the only ever appearance of this character and this species of alien in Lego form when you see these guys throughout a lot of star wars, and this was a great figure to get and featured a brand new helmet mold that I really do like. You also got slave layout, of course you got her in this set and she was an updated version of the character with better printing and she had a brand new custom hairpiece for this set that worked out really well and was much better than the one they had in the previous versions of her appearances in Lego form. And finally, for mini figures, here you got honestly might be my favorite minifigure of all time. Every time I get the question, Hey Lee, what's your all time favorite Lego figure, I always just say Max Rebo. I haven't done like serious consideration for that question, but I love Max Treebot as a character, just the weird little blue elephant guy that plays a piano. Oh my gosh, I love him in the films and Lego did a brilliant job of recreating him in Lego minifigure form. The mold for his head is so, so good. I absolutely love it. I think this set could have used more figures. Only six figures, especially when you compared to job as palastored, had like ten minifigures. Six seems a little bit weak for this, especially for the bad price to part ratio. But the figures we did get were very cool and desirable. As for the main build of this set, of course it's the sale barge, which this is a really weird casion where somehow, in my opinion, the original version of this set is actually better than the remake. Normally Lego remakes, because you know they have more modern pieces and better designers and techniques and stuff going around, are better. But this time I believe this one is worse than the two thousand and six version. And of course I own this two thousand and thirteen version but do not own the better version from two thousand and six. And the Front section here, I think, is the main reason this is worse the original one, remember from last week. Actually use kind of that bolt hole piece upside down to get a really good shape for the front. This one here is very blocky. She's Loto Buch of slope pieces and some slight snot techniques to make the shape of the front and in my opinion, it does not look very good. Now the main reason they decide to brick build it rather than using that other technique is because of a playability feature which was a hidden cannon. And when I say cannon I mean like an actual Canon. This is the Canon piece that we've talked about, like from lego pirates sets, which was kind of weird. And when you open up the front, the cannon a kind of slide out and you could pull it and launch some cylinder pieces. It's a fine playability feature, but I don't really think it added anything to me and it honestly made the front look a lot worse than the version from two thousand and six. After the rest the build, I would say the rest of the build besides the front is about the same or on par with that older version. But the front is like the focal point of the vehicle. You would want that to be the best looking part and unfortunately...

...with this verse, and it's probably the worst looking part. It doesn't look awful it it doesn't look quite as good by comparison, in my opinion. Now the top section here had some great cloth sale pieces, plenty of room for figures to display. Also had a different candidate this one was a more star wars style came in. They had some flick fire missiles as well. You also had the interior here to open up the exact same way as the version from two thousand and six. All of the windows could fold open and the panels could fold down and there was a jail off to the side. There was a big space for Java and slave layah. And then at the back some of the two thousand and six version did not have is the jet organ which is Max rebos kind of piano little setup that could rotate around him. Was a fun little design and play feature for this set that I did absolutely love. And finally, here playability features. Just think did have wheels on the bottom kind of simulated hovering and it made it good for playability six. That was really nice. So overall, not a bad set. Honestly, it's a pretty solid set and I like this set. I just do don't think it's quite as good at the version from O six. Jumping forward to two thousand and fourteen, we had the bee wing set. This was a fifty dollar set with four hundred and forty eight pieces. At our first remake of this and mini figure scale. Since that version from two thousand and six the figures included here, first and foremost was a bee wing pilothood a brand new helmet mold specialized just for the bewing pilot, which was really nice to get. We also got ten numb in this set. You use that same a wing set from the year prior, which was really nice to see and had a great face print, and we also had general crack in and included with this set. This is the only ever appearance of this character and Lego form. This set had three very desirable exclusive minifigure at the time, which was pretty cool. As for the build of this set, unlike those other beings we talked about last week, there is no side builts here, which means there's no display stand, which means if you want to displayed this be wing, you guys had to lay it on the ground, which was not super ideal. So I think, like a kind, dropped the ball there. However, this is by far the best minifigure scale version of this ship and Lego form. It's a very slick design that balances the thinness of this vehicle but also is sturdy, and it looks really good and has all the necessary playability feature. The cockpit does spin around with gravity and has great looking details and can't open up and fit your minifigure comfortably. The Middle Section has all the great shaping you love to see, with a really good snot techniques and greeable details. And of course, the wings can fold out, which was good. They had those big orange dots in the film which were stickers. That is very, very accurate. And this was chillun fourteen that you introduced the spring let a launcher to Lego Star Wars. Of course, these wings also had spring loaded launchers. This, overall, was a great looking build and I have another small anecdoctor share about this set. Here. This set I actually did not purchase, but I did build it because I got it through the service called play. Now, play was spelled with an e and not an a, and this was essentially Netflix for Lego. Now, when I say Netflix, I don't mean the current streaming service, I mean the old Netflix, where Netflix, for you be young people, used to be this service where essentially you could rent DVD's online. They would send you the DVD's, you'd watch DVD and then you send it back. It was a very simple thing. This into the same thing, but for Lego sets. You could rent a Lego set online. They would send you the set on a symbol. You could build the set, play with it for however you want and then send it back, and they had a free trial. So it's like Hey, what the heck? So I actually got this be wing through that. So I built the be wing, I liked the be wing a lot and then I didn't do anything with it and I sent it back. So I actually don't have this set in my collection, but I have experienced building this set. It was a really good set back in the day. Honestly, I kind of wish I had this set in my collection because the only be wing I currently have is the UCS version, which we'll talk about in my ucs episode of this podcast eventually at some point in time, and I kind of wish I had a smaller, minifigure scale version of this ship as well. So kind of weird little story about this set in particular, and I don't believe that play exists anymore. Their company must...

...have gone out of business, because I looked them up on Google and they were nowhere to be found. Tipping for another year, two thousand and fifteen, we had a couple of really solid or turn the Jedi sets from this year. The first of those is the eight dollar, seven hundred twenty four piece set the death star final duel. This it include the figures here of Loo skywalker in his black robes. We have to got darth vader. Now, normally darth vader would be like, oh, it's not Lego Darth Vader, but this darth vader was the first ever appearance of the new Lego Star Wars Darth vader helmet piece, which was very controversial at the time. Let it had used the same darth vader helmet piece for over a decade and a half up to this point and then they finally change it at this point in time. made it to pieces. There's kind of a piece of go on his neck and the helmet goes over that as well. It's certainly more accurate than the older version, but I a lot of people just have so much nostalgia for the older version that we were not humongous fans of this change. And I still don't love this darth vader helmet. I think it's grown on me over the years and it does look pretty good, but I still like the old one a little bit better, in my opinion. Additionally, you also got the emperor included with this set, and when you get the emperor you normally get a couple of royal guards as well. They were also included with this set. As for the build of this set, it's a big play set of the final Duel Emperor's throne room and features an opening door at the front, which had a pretty cool playability feature. There was a walkway that led to a staircase and all these things had fun little playability features. The walkway had kind of a tile you could push and it can make it seemulate that loose skywalker was like force jumping, which didn't work super well, but you know what, it was the effort that counts in the staircase was really nice and display but also had a technic piece you can move to blow up said staircase, which was a fun playbility feature as well. And all that's of course, leads up to the throne room, our first remake of the thrown room in a small set since the two thousand and two final duel one set that I talked about last week. The throne build, it looked pretty cool and also they use that new tie fighter cockpit piece that was introduced in the year two thousand and fifteen, with a specialized print behind that, which looked really cool as well, and it had those kind of cool blue light details as well. And finally, there were two little side sections to this build and the whole thing had the ability to kind of like fold open and fold clothes, which I thought was a pretty cool playblody feature. Depending on how much space and how you much to look, you actually had some options there. And the two side sections, one had a collapsing platform, which was a very accurate feature to the movie and looked pretty good, and the other section had the iconic shaft that the emperor is thrown down in the movie by Darth Vader. Now this is a very small representation of that chap, but it did have some cool sticker details on the inside to kind of singulate how that thing look. So I thought that was really cool and overall this is a really solid place set. I don't normally love Lego Star Wars play sets, with this one looks like the scene, it has great playblody features and it looks good on display as well. This was a really good play set and actually one of my best friends who shut up, to my main man, Austin, who is getting married next week and I will be in his wedding next week. I am s took for that. Congratulations to Austin and Casey on their wedding. Austin is a listener of the show, so awesome. I hope you get to hear this. But Austin, I took him to brick fair in Virginia in two thousand and eighteen, I believe, and he found this set complete, just without the box, but construction manual, figures in everything, and he got it for like forty bucks, which is one of the best steal I've ever seen in the history of Lego. So congrats, Aus on on your wedding next week. I think he deserved a shout out in a star wars episode of this show and I had a fun little story about you and your experience with this great set. There's one more great set from two thousand and fifteen to talk about from return the Jedi, and that is the imperial shuttle tidarium. This was a one hundred dollar set with nine hundred and thirty seven pieces and include the figures of Hans Solo in his indoor gear and Princess Leia in her indoor gear with a Poncho piece. That was really nice to get. You also got Chewbacca and this is the first appearance and a return of the Jedi set with the new mall...

...with all the updated printing. It was introducing a prequel set the year before, but it's now appearing in an Rotj set for the first time ever. And finally, we got two indoor troopers here who had very good print that are updated and they you still use it exact same helmet mode that we saw from the two thousand and nine battle of indoor set. As for the build of this set, it is, of course, the imperial shuttle and this build looks great. It has an opening cockpit with space for two figures on the inside. The back section opens up with space for the rest of the mini figures, plus ample room for storage. There were some nice storage creates included here as well. All of that is super well done. The wings could fold down. There were springlettos Suos shooters integrated into the wings very subtly. That I liked. There were moving wet bonds, moving landing gear. All the playability was great. The shaping was great. This is a fantastic looking set for one hundred ares. Unfortunately I was never able to get the two thousand and ten you se s imperial shuttle, but I was able to get this set and I think this is a decent substitute for not having that original set. So this is a really, really awesome set. And the next year two thousand and sixteen has nothing. There are no two thousand and sixteen sets from return of the Jedi, but to then seventeen does give us a return of the Jedi set. Actually a couple of them that were kind of unneeded remakes, and the first of those on needed remakes here was a desert skiff that I was actually called Desert SKIF escape. Specifically. This was a thirty dollar set with two hundred and seventy seven pieces. It include the figures here of Hans Solo, who used the new Han Solo hairpiece that was introduced the year before for Lego Star Wars. We also got Chewbacca, the same kind of newer version of Chewy, Bubba Fett here, who again that kind of change up the colors for him a little bit, but it's pretty much the same Bubba fette and we also got a weak way skiff guard. Honestly, Lego made all the wrong decisions for the figures in this set. No loose skywalker, no skiff Lando. I think they could have done much better figures for this set and particular. As for the builds, though, of course, like most of these deserts gift sets, we get the skiff and the SARLAC. Starting off with the SARLAC. It's very similar ish to the two thousand and twelve version, but this time has a lot more burnt orange and the mouth, instead of been made for Those v Wing cockpits, there's a smaller cockpit that is actually the Atlantis bubble cockpit, and I think this pit is very good for the shape of the scarlacs beat. I think it actually worked out very well and it had kind of a technic mechanism. When you dropped a figure into the mouth, it actually activated a play feature where it would clamp and swallow it. You do not how to do it manually. That was a really, really fun play picture. So honestly, this starlette kind of overperformed for me back in the day. As for this skiff, this is actually a good bit different looking from the two thousand and twelve version that changed the colors from mostly being brown this time is actually more dark Tan, and normally I wouldn't have thought of that, but when I look back at the skiffs from the movie, they actually are kind of dark tans. I think like a made a pretty good, cognate decision with the colors of this set and it's a little bit bulk here from the last two. I think it might be a little bit too bulky, but it does look pretty good and it does had the exact same play features as the last one. There's the storage in the center, there's the controls of the back, the plank comes out, and it definitely was an unnecessary remake, but it's not that bad of a set. And that exact same thing can be said about the next set on this list, which is the two thousand and seventeen version of the a wing starfighter, which retail for forty dollars. Forty Bucks for an a wing is absurd. A wing should never be more than like twenty thirty issue my opinion. Luckily, the one that came out for the rise of skywalker ended up only being a thirty dollar set, which was a breath of fresh air. This one does have some side builds, but still, Forty Bucks or an a wink is just stupid, in my opinion. The figures included here, though. We're an a wing pilot and a rebel engineer, so kind of a throwback to the original two versions of the a wing. They're just like the older sets. You also got an additional...

Lando caw rizzian figure in this set and this is the outfert from the end of return of the Jedi. We solve this outfit in the two thousand and nine home one Moncolm, our Star cruiser set, but this time it's updated and this figure was exclusive, definitely tacked on the check of the price. But you know what, it worked because I bought this set and this is a fantastic looking figure. I love this Lando figure, especially his kind of Sand Blue Cape that looked really cool. Additionally, we had the main build of this set and luckily, unlike the to thirteen a wing, the side builds were back. We've got a ladder that goes up to the cockpit and we also got a little moving vehicle that had a storage crate with some storage for tools and some extra missiles and some Nice controls for your engineer figure to kind of roll around on the rebel base. I love the side build with this set and then the a wing here. While I don't like the fact that this set exists and how bad of a price it was, this is by far the best minifigure scale version of an a wing effort. The build is very smooth. It had SPRINGLETT launchers intrigrated very well at the front. They were hidden extremely nicely. The cockpit opens up. You cannot remove the back stort and behind the cockpit, kind of like other versions. But honestly, I was never a huge fan that play feature anyway, so I didn't really miss it. Here the guns could fold up, which was a nice play babby feature. The back engines use the new a wing wing piece that's actually introduced with Star Wars rebels the year before, and two doesn't and sixteen. Listen to my rebels episode of this podcast to learn more about that set. In the landing gear here were subtle and effective. Honestly, this is a wonderful looking set. I loved everything but this set. And this set was thirty bucks. It might have been close to like a ten out ten set. Forty Bucks was a ridiculous price for it though, back in the day. Now I technically have a few more years to talk about but honestly that is kind of the end of interesting rorotj sets for Lego. They really have kind of dropped the ball the past few years and not made anything all that compelling from this movie. I fully expect especially in a couple of years and two thousand and twenty three, when it's the forty anniversary of the film, will probably get some special sets that year. That's kind of my prediction for all of that. But for two thousand and eighteen there were no sets. Two Thousand and nineteen had two sets, but they're both honestly awful sets that don't really want to talk about. If you listen to my empire strikes back episode, I kind of mentioned how the whole action battle sub theme worked and how terrible it was and how no one liked it. And we actually got an action battle set from Orotj from indoor, which had a speeder bike in a tree. A Scout Trooper who had a brand newes country helmet will introduced with that set, which was very cool in the e walk was still good figure, but the builds were really bad. It was thirty was horribly overpriced. Let's forget about that set. The other set, two thousand and nineteen, is a for us, a wing starfighter, which was a four plus set, so a junior set. That was really ugly. It did not look good whatsoever. It had a good figure of an ewing pilot who I believe was actually exclusive to this set because it was printing. And then see three Po was included with this said and you got a kind of an interesting Chunko like our rebel base, which was kind of cool, I guess. But you know what, it is a fifteen dollar junior set. No one really seems to care about that sort of thing. So to this nineteen. Well, we did get two sets. Technically they're both absolute waste of sets. The next couple of years here we got a couple of sets that we're actually remakes of those great sets from two thousand and fifteen, but they're not great sets in my opinion. The first one is the death star final duel, which was one hundred dollars. That came out last year in two thousand and twenty and had seven hundred and seventy five pieces, so it had about fifty more pieces than the last version which apparently to Lego is worth marking it up a total of twenty dollars in just five years. That was a bad mark up in my opinion. In the figures here are the exact same figures from the first set that we mentioned in two thousand and fifteen. The emperor does have a new hood piece, Darth Vader did have arm printing, which was cool for this set but is no longer exclusive, and then the rest of the figures are pretty much the same, which is slightly updated. Prints some nothing to talk about there, and the build is almost the exact...

...same as the one from two thousand and fifteen. They used those fifty extra pieces to beef up some details slightly. There are some nice kind of added control screens, which are honestly just stickers. What they do look pretty good in the platform has been extended just a little bit and the shaft was actually moved to a different side. It's on the right side of go to post, the less side and this set, but otherwise it's the exact same set and honestly, in my opinion this was a waste of a set, especially if you owned that previous version. Now, my friend Ryan, I know did not get the previous version. He was happy to get this set so you could have a really good looking set in his collection. For for somebody like me or our friend Austin, who have the original set, this was a complete and utter waste of a set. Leggo did nothing to mix it up. And finally, for this episode of Brick Oology, we have the most recent set based off return of the Jedi from the year two thousand and twenty one, which came with just a couple of months ago in March here in the United States, and that is the imperial shuttle. This was a seventy set with six hundred and sixty pieces. Now lego has made this weird precedent this year that they're kind of downsizing some of these iconic sets. We're getting a new mandalorian version of slave one, which only be fifty. We got a new xwing and a tie fighter that talked about in my episode, about a new hope, which were much cheaper than the previous versions, like almost half or less than half of the prize. And this one here is thirty dollars less than the version from two thousand and fifteen, and this had included the figures here of Luke Skywalker, Darth vader with no arm printing, which is super lame, and an imperial officer. Absolutely horrible minifigure line up, only three figures or seventy dollars, and none of them were remotely interesting. Terrible line up of figures. As for the build, it's an uglier and smaller version of the two thousand and fifteen shuttle and pretty much every single way. The cockpit is block here, only has room for one minifigure. It has some weird design techniques. The main wings look okay, I guess, but the inside is very small and extremely tight. The lending gear are underwhelming and honestly, another waste of a set. It's worse in every single way and I completely skipping this set because there was no interesting figures in this set. And Look, Lego, the past two years, since two thousand and seventeen, you have not really made any good return of the Jedi sets. Please get on it, because return the Jedi has so many great moments that I think could be updated into very cool sets. Hopefully my production comes true and in a couple of years for the fourth anniversary, get a whole wave of anniversary sets for our TJ, but it stands right now that really have not given us any good return of the Jedi content here in the past few years, and that is all she wrote for Lego Star Wars sets based off return of the Jedi. This is a being a longer episode than I expected. I'm kind of exhausted and I'm glad to be done with that, but these had been very fun episodes of brick oology to regord and I hope you guys enjoyed listening to both of them and thank you so much for listening to these episodes. Go find me online follow me on your respective streaming platform sites. Peace Out, God blessed. Hope you have a fantastic rest of your week day, whatever it is. God blessed. Peace Out, but by.

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