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Episode 16 · 1 year ago

LEGO Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

ABOUT THIS EPISODE

LegoLee329 invites you to explore Hogwarts casle in the latest episode of Brickology and to uncover all the hidden secrets behind the sets based off the first Harry Potter film. 

Welcome to Pricklogi so twenty. I'm not going to do that the rest of the time. I'm I apologize, but I just had to open this episode of Brick Ology like that, and I think if I was more musically inclined I could have written an entire jingle for this episode, but Alas I am not. But good morning, good afternoon, good evening. There's my normal intro. What's up, y'all? My name is Lee Parliament. Know me as Lego Lee or Lego Lee. Three, two, nine, and you might know me from facebook, instagram, twitter, Youtube, Patreon, you name it. I am all over the Internet and this is the brick ology podcast. How are you doing today? I sincerely hope you are doing well. And during that little mention, that little musical intro, I got all of sorts and I completely messed up my normal flow of things. So we were off to a very weird start to this week's episode of Brick Ology. But welcome back to brick ology. Like I already said, this is episode twenty. We are now twenty episodes deep into brick ology. That is super exciting. It doesn't seem like that long ago when we just had ten episodes or five. I'm celebrating each and every milestone I hit, and twenty is a big one. That is a fairly decent sized catalog of podcast episodes and I'm very, very proud of that. But before we get started with today's episode, I do need to address a couple of things, and, like the episode I did two weeks ago, emphasis on two weeks, I need to address the big elephant in the room, and that is, of course, Yep, I missed last week's episode of Brick Oology and I've actually missed two of the past three weeks in total, after going like three and a half straight months of getting an episode out each week. I sincerely apologize for that. Now I think I have pretty good excuses. I was literally moving out of my apartment, which was requiring a lot of heavy lifting, and I was just very busy. Didn't have time to record the episode, and then for the holiday weekend, for the July wee can here in America, I went on vacation to the mountains with my folks. So I think I have decent excuses as to why I didn't make an episode of Brick Ology last week. But at the same time I just feel bad because I've been doing so well at getting weekly episodes out and I've got a lot of messages and questions like where is brick ology this week, and I just definitely felt bad that I did not have an episode of Brick Ology for you guys last week. However, that should be it for the foreseeable future, and I swear this time I'm probably not really going anywhere for a bit here. For the next few weeks and hopefully months, there should be a weekly episode of Brick Ology like we were doing in the heart of quarantine. I swear, guys, that there will be weekly episodes of brick ology starting now. Now a couple of announcements for the future of this podcast. This is the last license theme episode of Brick Ology for season two, which means we're almost done with season two. This is the ninth episode of Season Two. Next week's episode will be kind of like the ten episode. The season finale isn't one. I did a fan vote and I will be doing that again for the season finale four season two. So if you follow me on Instagram, if you don't, it's Lego lead through to nine on instagram. I'm going to talk more about my social media's here just a second, but find me on instagram. But some point in the next week I'll be throwing up a sticker to ask what theme you guys would like to see or hear about on the finale of brick ology. That, of course, will be an unlicensed theme, but this is the last license themed episode of Season Two, so that episode will be next week. In two weeks. There will be a q and a I decided I think it's a pretty good idea to end every season of...

...brick ology with a questions and answers episode. That's a good way to kind of Indo season and segue into the new season. So in three weeks brick ology season three will begin with another episode about Lego Star Wars. So get excited for that. Lots of big things to come for the future of brick ology and, like I said, I'm going to do a little shameless plug for my social media as I always say at the beginning that you can find me in all these platforms online and then I reiterate that at the very end of the podcast. But if I'm being real, people usually tune out at the in the PODCASTS, like after I say everything important and I'm wrapping things up. I'm guessing people probably turn it off or stop listening. And if you're getting it that far into this podcast anyways, one that's awesome, but it's like, you know, lots of minutes about Lego. So I'm pretty surprised if that many people have listened to this podcast for that long. So at the beginning of today's episode I'm actually going to tell you, guys. So find me online. You can follow me on instagram. I hit tenzero followers and instagram a few weeks ago. Please go check out that page. I literally post a daily content over there. You can follow me on twitter. I recently made a new twitter page for Lego Lee. You can like my facebook page, of course. You can subscribe to my Youtube Channel. All this is Lego Lee. Three, two, nine. And if you really love me, if you really love this podcast and you really love my content, maybe consider becoming a patreon supporter. Literally, you can donate one dollar, one dollar a month. That will go a long way for me making more awesome content like brick Ology, because I'm not really making a ton of money off this right now. In fact, I'm making pretty much no money besides the little money I currently make off Patreon, so that would be a huge help and only have like five patreon supporters right now. Obviously I'm not a huge no internet presence, but it would be really cool to get more patreon supporters. So if you really love my content, please go check me out on Patreon. So those are all my nouncements. Sorry for like five minutes of announcements. I just had to get some things out of the way. But the future of brick ology is bright and today's episode is going to be bright as well. Let's jump into this week's theme. So, if you didn't figure it out by the very simple intro I did, this week's episode today we're going to start off a new kind of miniseries for brick ology and that is lego Harry Potter. Honestly, I'm kind of surprised. I haven't tackled anything Harry Potter. took me twenty episodes to get to Harry Potter, which is kind of surprising because it's, you know, one of my personal favorite lego themes. Now the reason I scheduled this episode to come out will supposed to come out last week, at the beginning of July, but it's coming out this week instead. The reason I schedule is because I initially thought that the new lego Harry Potter sets were going to come out on July first, like they did the past two years. However, that's not going to happen. Because of covid nineteen and all the madness, those sets have been delayed in America. A lot of people thought was going to be August first, but currently they're kind of in this weird limbo state on legocom with literally just says coming soon. So we really have no clue when these sets will be coming out. I am hoping, in praying for August first, so fingers crossed for that, but right now it might not even be August first and it won't be July first, obviously, like the last couple of years. But I'm going to stick to my schedule anyways and go ahead and do my first Harry Potter episode. And, like I just said, this is my first Harry Potter episode. Like Star Wars, I'm going to break up each Harry Potter episode in two different movies. So today we'll be about the first Harry Potter Book Movie Sets and I'll move forward in chronological order. And like Star Wars and Ninjago as well. There will be one Harry Potter episode a season for Brick Oology, so look forward to that. But of course, today we're only going to start off with the first Harry Potter...

...sets from the First Harry Potter movie, which is based off the first Harry Potter book, and that is Harry Potter and the sorcerer's stone, or, if you want to my UK listeners, that would be Harry Potter and the philosophers stone for Y'all. And speaking of the UK, this book was a released in the UK first in the summer of nineteen ninety seven. Love that year. That is the year of my birth. The book was later released in the US in one thousand nine hundred and ninety eight, so the UK had it for a little bit over a year before the US got it and I was barely even alive. But I was alive when this book came out. So I am older than the Harry Potter Franchise, which is kind of funny to think about, and I'll kind of talk about the Harry Potter Franchise and it's a effect on my life here in just a second. Now. Of course, these were written by JK Rowling, and I believe there's some story. I don't know how true this is, but there's some story that JK Rowling wrote out chapters of this book on Napkins in a bar and she literally went from being like homeless to now she is literally a billionaire. So a true rags two riches story, which is obviously very inspiring and pretty crazy, but when you have an idea as good as Harry Potter, that's kind of what happens. Now the popularity of this book obviously led to a movie adaptation and it didn't take very long. I mean the movie adaptation is sendically, you know, made by Warner Brothers, an American studio. So America got the book in One Thousand Nine hundred and ninety eight. The film was released in two thousand and one. That's just three short years. So they had to do a lot of work to adapt this and obviously all the Harry Potter books weren't even done being released at this time. There were still plenty of Harry Potter content yet to be released. So the first film comes out in two thousand and one, instructed by Christopher Columbus. No, not the explorer that sells sailed the ocean blue in one thousand four hundred and ninety two. The director Christopher Columbus, who also did the movie, home alone. So it was kind of a very, you know, kid oriented movie, but that makes sense because the main characters were supposed to be eleven years old and the film and I saw this movie in theaters in two thousand and one and I kind of remember it. I think I was like four years old at the time and I literally grew up with these films. Now people say that about anything. I would say I, quote unquote, grew up with star wars, but I didn't obviously grow up with the release of Star Wars. Star Wars came out in one thousand nine hundred and seventy seven, a full two decades before I was born. I grew up watching those movies on vhs and then DVD, but those movies came out before my time. However, Harry Potter, and pretty much really only Harry Potter, for very influential big movie series is a series that literally came out during my entire childhood. I saw every movie in theaters. I remember seeing the first one in theaters when I was four years old. The final movie came out in theaters when I was fourteen, so I was pretty much a kid for the entire run of Harry Potter and as I got older I got to watch Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grant, Emma Watson, all of these actors get older on screen before my eyes and I am very thankful for that. That is a very cool thing that I was pretty much the perfect age to just be absolutely obsessed with Harry Potter as a kid and I still love Harry Potter. My roommate hadn't seen all the Harry Potter movies so he and I watched them like literally a month ago. I absolutely love this franchise. It means a to on to me. I also read the books when I was younger, which is kind of rare for me because I'm a super visual person. I just do not enjoy reading books, but I have read the Harry Potter books. So this is a very important franchise to me that I literally grew up with. And...

...the first Harry Potter movie was a gigantic hit. I mean that's not really a surprise because the book was a huge hit, but the movie was very good. It was very well received. It made almost a billion dollars worldwide in two thousand and one and of course when something is that popular and that huge, that leads to a lot of merchandizing. This movie was heavenly, heavenly, no, heavily merchandized and Lego was one of the big contracts that Harry Potter and Warner Brothers scored. Now, at the time in two thousand and one, Lego and license themes weren't quite like they were today. I've discussed this in my various episodes about Lego Star Wars, but back in the day Lego relied way heavier on their unlicensed themes and license themes were kind of an oddity. It's kind of been reversed now, twenty years later, but star wars was one of the first big lego license themes back in one thousand nine hundred and ninety nine, and I would say Harry Potter was legos second big license theme after Star Wars. Now Star Wars was in its third year, so stars had been around for a while. They had seen the success of a big movie franchise as sense themes, and of course Harry Potter was just starting. So lego really capitalized on the opportunity to make Harry Potter sets and they really just went all in with their first wave of sets based off the sorcerer stone will. Technically it's two waves, but the first two way sorcerer stones saw eleven set in two thousand and one and two thousand and two. So they committed big time to Harry Potter right from the get go. Now Harry Potter has had a weird history where they made lots of set to the first few movies and the sets kind of twindled out. The even canceled the theme and then it get brought back and I got canceled again, got brought back again. It's very, very complicated what Lego has done with Harry Potter over the years, but ultimately Harry Potter has been a big lego theme for nearly twenty years. Next year, in two thousand and twenty one, will be the two decade anniversary of Lego Harry Potter and the Harry Potter films in general, and I think it's a good time to now bridge ourselves into talking about the sets based off the first movie. The sorcerer stone. History lesson out of the way, let's start talking about the sorcerer stones sets. themselves. Now, according to my source of brick set they have made seventeen total sets that are just based off the sorcerer stone movie. However, there are some additional sets that are like kind of based off sorcerer stone, but they're kind of an amalgamation of scenes from multiple Harry Potter movies. Will talk about those sets at the end, but will focus heavily on the specific sorcerer stones sets here first. So in two thousand and one, right before the movie came out, we have the first wave of sorcerer stone sets. In the first set will talk about is, you know, the first thing you do when you get to Hogwarts Castle, and that is gets sorted into your house by the sorting hat. This set was simply called the sorting hat. It was seven dollars, had forty eight pieces and it included Harry Potter. Now, this original Harry Potter figure had a light gray torso he had a cape and this Harry Potter mini figure had normal size minifig legs. Later on in two thousand and eighteen they gave Harry Potter from the first couple movies short legs to make him look more like a kid. But back in the day Lego. Use just normal minifig legs for Harry Potter. This set also came with the owl piece in white to represent the OWL Headwig, and this is a very strange build. This was a strange little platform that had a chair. Those more of like a disc piece and you could put your mini figure on it and you could spin it around to sort them into their hogwarts house.

Now it was a pretty cool disc piece. It was printed and had all the hogwarts houses printed on it, and that's a good question for you guys. What is your hogwarts house? If you have able to come it or email me or something, let me know. Personally, I am a raven claw, but of course you can sort Harry into griffin door. If you have other characters from other set, you could sort them into their respective houses. And they even kind of remade this last year in two thousand and nineteen with a similar build that came with a book. That was kind of a weird thing. I don't really count that as a set, but a very strange set doesn't really quite fit in with anything else, but it has a fun little gimmicky play feature. Now for ten dollars from this first wave with sixty pieces. We have the final challenge. This is one a very spoiler heavy set to come in the first wave of Harry Potter sets. Now, obviously, if you had read the book you knew it was going to happen, but if you hadn't read the book and you're just seeing the movies for what they were, this is kind of a strange thing to make and it's kind of odd to me leg releases in the first wave. If it came out in the second wave after, you know, the first wave of us. Has It already been released, it would have made a little bit more sense. With this is just straight up a spoiler heavy set. This set included the figures of Harry pottery at again, and then you had Professor Coral Pool studying professor cul and this professor coral mini figure is very important in the history of Lego figures. This is the first figure to ever have a double sided face. Being completely serious here, this figure first one ever to have a double sided face, and Lego figure is pretty much all of them now have double sided faces, but this one obviously had double sided face because in the movies professor coral takes off his turban to reveal he's been hiding Lord voldemort's on the back of his head with some very odd looking two thousand and one CGI. So they printed Lord Voldemort on the back of Professor Coral's head, which, of course, is a pretty big spoiler as well. Now, the build for this set was one small little chunk of hogwarts. But speaking of Hogwarts, these Harry Potter sets were all modular, like the new hogwart sets they're making in the modern day lines of Harry Potter that you can connect to one another. Back then these Harry Potter sets were modular as well, and you could take a part the modular pieces and combine them to make a bigger castle and to expand your display, which is pretty cool. The Room in particular included with this set didn't have a whole lot going on, but in the middle it had the mirror of error said, which is a very cool thing from the movie, of course, the mirror error said, shows you what you most desire. So Harry when he first looks into the mirror of Eris said, he sees himself with his dead parents. Rest in peace. Two Harry's Lily and James Potter, Harry's parents. But the mirror of Arrea said, it's very cool and of course at the end of the movie dumbledore puts a spell on it so when Harry looks in it, the sorcerer stone appears in his pocket. And of course this mirror of aara said, had a little feature where it could open up to reveal the aforementioned sorcerer stone, which was represented with just a normal red jim diamond piece, which honestly, was a very good part choice because it's kind of what it looks like in the movies. It's a pretty underwhelming looking thing in the movies. But of course, if you don't know, the sorcerer's stone can create a lixir that makes you live forever as long as you keep drink can get in. The guy named like Nicholas Full Mel has been living for like six hundred something odd years because he's been drinking this elixir from the sorcerer's stone. So this was a pretty cool, albeit very spoiler heavy, small ten dollars set. Next up for twenty or kind of going in reverse order for the challenges. It's actually kind of odd. The final challenge from the climax of the film is the smallest set and we're going in reverse order as we get bigger, but for twenty dollars onhe hundred seventy five pieces. We have the room...

...of the winged keys. So this set came with Harry Potter and our first appearance of Ron Weasley in this set, and this room came with the room with the winged keys or winged keys. How do you guys say that word? I've always liked saying winget, although I think winged probably sounds a little bit better. But shocker, it comes with the room of the winged keys and it came with key pieces that had small wings attached to them and you also had Harry on a broomstick to try and catch the key to open up the door to the next challenge. And it does actually have a small connecting door that goes to the next challenge, which of course, is the big challenge, that is wizards chess. However, this representation of wizards chess is ridiculously small. It's just, I believe, like a six by six square, pretty underwhelming and small representation of wizards chest and an only has one piece that I believe it's supposed to be the queen or the king. Kind of lame. I think Lego should actually make a full wizards chest set. I think that could be a really cool set. It also could double was just literally being a chess board. I would love to see that from Lego at some point in time, but as it stands this is a pretty lame representation of wizards chess. Also, for twenty dollars from this first way of Harry Potter sets, we had the one hundred and sixty three piece set called snapes classroom. This set came with Ron Weasley, no Harry Potter. Interestingly enough, it also came, of course, with professors snape. Now, the original Professor Snape Lego figure, for some reason unbeknownst to me, for I literally can't explain this, had a glow in the dark head. I mean completely serious. His head was not normal lego yellow flesh tone. At the time it was glow in the dark. This is so bizarre, so beyond me. I don't know whose weird decision this was at Lego, but they also continued this for like three more years. But snapes head and these initial Harry Potter waves was glow and a dark this is just so strange to me. I can't even begin to explain that. Also weird thing that's hard to explain. Is this set came with peeves the ghost. If you don't know who that character is, I don't blame you, because he's only in the books. He's just, you know, a various specter around, you know or Poulter guys that haunts, you know, hogwarts castle. He's not in the movies. He's only in the book. So very odd to me that he is included in the Lego set when he's not included in the movies. Very strange. Little notice actually that the last time you'll hear his name in today's episode. The build of this set, though, is snow. Its potion classroom. It has called Ron's potions, some printed textbooks and a course. It is an expandable piece of Hogwarts Castle, like the last two sets we've talked about. And speaking of pieces of hogwarts Castle, the next set we have is the forbidden corridor. This is a thirty dollar set with two hundred and thirty eight pieces. The figures included with this set here are the big three, Harry Potter, Ron Weasley and our first appearance of Hermione granger. And this one also came with an exclusive to this day, fluffy, the three headed dog big animal piece. I love this piece. I still have this piece. It's a great peace and it's the only time they've ever made fluffy in any Lego set. The build of this set has a staircase that leads up to the room with fluffy. That's a course on the forbidden third level of hogwarts castle. Fluffy, like he is in the movie, is standing over a trapdoor. Now they include a flute piece to make Fluffy Fall Asleep, although in the movie professor coral is already showed up there and put fluffy to sleep with a harp, so that's a little bit inaccurate, but it's just kind of reference to the flute that Haggard plays for Fluffy, or tells them that he can play for a fluffy in the movie. Now...

...the flute piece was actually kind of a cool piece. It's a printed light to her blade. That's very rare and a very interesting piece included with this set. But Fluffy, of course, is standing over a trapdoor. If your figures fall into the trap door they will go into the Devil's snare, just like they do in the movie. Is actually a very cool mechanized play feature where a figure literally falls into a leaf piece and then it makes this like chain reaction of a mechanism where another leaf piece falls on top of it. A very creative and cool play feature, especially for the time that this set was released. And finally, there was a feature where Hermione was holding a transparent blue flame piece, I'm guessing as supposed to represent the spell Aloha Maura, where she makes the light appear. That makes a devil snare stop holding on to Ron because he can't relax and get let go by the plant. So that's pretty interesting. I also just messed up. It's not a little more. That's the all that opens up locks. I can't remember the name of the spell. Maybe Lumino. Yet it's Luminos, the spell that makes the light appear. Sorry, Harry Potter fans, I know, my Lord. I just had a slip of the tongue there. So that set completes the challenges from the climax of the movie. And the next set, which is also three to ours with two hundred and ninety nine pieces, is the first ever appearance of Haggard's hut in Lego form. This set of course, included haggard, who had a specialized big torso piece that is very, very cool, as also our first appearance of Dumbledore in Lego figure form. This set also included Norbert, the Small Dragon, who was a specialized piece as well. The build of this set was, of course, Haggard's hut and it had a very interesting folding out play feature. The way they made the roof of this hut is they use these very strange plastic y paper pieces. They were a rather firm but thin plastically paper and they all kind of angled up to make it kind of like a TP shape for the roof of Haggard's hut, and all the walls were on hinges to give it the circular design and you could unfold the entire thing. It's a pretty cool play feature to open up the hut. However, because of this, it means each wall is a very small individual piece and when you open it up there's really not that much interior space, so that is a bit disappointing, but it's still a cool and interesting design. This is the only time that we ever saw this sort of design for the roof of Haggard's hut. They have sense. I believe remade this set three times and each time since they've tried different versions of having the roof be brick built, but this is the only time we ever saw this with a Harry Potter set. Now getting to some of the bigger sets from this first wave of Harry Potter stuff back in two thousand and one, we have the fifty four hundred and ten piece hogwarts express. This set included the big three but and there street clothes, attire and the build, of course, is the hogwarts express. You get the engine of the Hogwarts Express and then you get one passenger car. It's missing a coal car. That's a very noticeable disclusion with this set. There is no no coal car, so that it's kind of weird. But you do get a build four platform nine and three quarters, which is pretty cool, pretty self explanatory. Others have spreads. It's iconic. It's a great set. They've remade this one a number of times as well. This is a great set. We can move on to the next one, which is the ninety six hundred and eighty two piece hogwarts castle set. Yes, the first ever lego Harry Potter hogwarts Castle. My brothers and I received this gift, I believe, for Christmas maybe that year in two thousand and one from one of our uncle's. It was super, super cool to get this set and I remember...

...building it with my brother's I was super young, but it was really hype to have this giant set back in the day. The figures included here of course the Big Three of Harry, Ron and Hermione. We also got DRACO Malfoy, our first appearance of him, Dumbledore, snape, haggard peeves yet again, and then we also got an exclusive figure of the Griffin door night statue. Now the build of this set is a big chunk of hogwarts castle. It's lots of various rooms for hogwarts castle. Most notably it has the Great Hall and the Tall Tower that's right next to the Great Hall and that's kind of the iconic look of hogwarts castle. There's that iconic moment in the film where it's nighttime, they're on the boat and their first approaching hogwarts and the Harry Potter Music starts playing. It's super cool. It looks great and you could recreate that sort of scene here because the small boat is also included with this set. And, like I've mentioned throughout this episode, the other chunks of hogwarts castle were modular and could be added on to this particular build, which is very cool. So that is a great set and I think probably the best set from the initial line of Lego Harry Potter sets. Now there are three more sets that were released for like a Harry Potter in two thousand and one. But these sets are very, very strange, and the reason for that is these sets were girl sets. Now, well, I believe Lego is for literally anybody anywhere. It doesn't matter what gender, age or whatever you are. Lego is for everyone. It's no stranger that. I think lego targets boys a little bit more and then they have sets that are targeted towards girls specifically, like the line of Lego friends, and Lego actually did that with Harry Potter. Now it kind of makes sense because Harry Potter, I think, is a pretty ginger neutral franchise. In fact, I would probably be willing to bet that more females are into Harry Potter than males, at least from my experience with my personal friends in life, I know lots of girls who are just obsessed with Harry Potter. Now I'm upset with Harry Potter too. Doesn't mean you can't be, but I do know, Harry Potter and that sort of thing is really popular among girls and women, so it kind of makes sense they might make some Harry Potter sets targeted at girls. But at the same time these sets are kind of whack and bizarre and did not last very long. So these three Harry Potter girls sets were very strange. The mini figures were still mini figures, thank God they weren't like weird mini dolls or something. The first set is called hogwarts classroom. It was ten dollars. It had seventy three pieces. In the figure was Harry Potter, but this Harry Potter had a brighter Blue Kate because I guess that's more feminine, even though it's not accurate to the movie. Very strange. The build came with the potions classroom. That also came with a room with the mirror, of Ra said, but the colors they used for the floors and the walls were oranges and blues instead of Tans and Grays, much brighter Pastel colors, which is very strange but something we do see also in some more girl themed Legos, themes like friends, for example. Also for ten dollars. Was Sixty eight pieces. We had the Gryffindor House. This came with Rod, but he had a colorful blue robe instead of a gray robe. This had the fat lady portrait to let them into the Gryffindor House, and you also had a bed for Ron that had a pretty cool cloth piece to cover up his bed, but again way more colorful and Pastel. And speaking of colorful past stells, we had a diagon alley set, which is kind of weird because we didn't have a diagon alley set in the initial wave of Lego Harry Potter. The only one to get was one of these more girl targeted sets and that is the ten dollar eighty piece diagon alley's...

...shops, which came with harm harmione in a very colorful sweater, and the builds here were a colorful potion shop that had a lot of pink, yes, pink pieces, and you also got a pet store that had some more colorful renditions of rats, cats and owls for your aspiring, which is and wizards, to buy very weird, really weird little pocket of Lego Harry Potter sets that I don't think we're super popular and just look very strange in hindsight and I really don't think lego needed to do that because I think if you like Harry Potter, regardless of your gender, you're going to want to get the more accurate Harry Potter set. So it's very odd they made these Harry Potter sets kind of like intentionally inaccurate in terms of colors just to appeal to a different gender. But that's it for the lego Harry Potter and the sorcerer stone sets to come out in the ear two thousand and one. Now, before we make a significant time jump, there were a few sorcerer stones sets released in two thousand and two of a small second wave, the first of those being the four dollar, yes, just four dollar, twenty three piece set called flying lesson. This included Harry Potter on a broom and included DRACO Malfoy, also on a broom. The build was a tiny supply cart with some quidditch supplies and it also came with a transparent minifigure head that's supposed to represent them. REMEMBRAL that Neville long bottom gets the movie. When you hold it, if it lights up, read it remains you forgot. It means you've forgotten something, but Neville cannot remember what he's forgotten. It's kind of a funny little thing and Drako steel as other around and starts throwing it around and the first scene involving writing on broomsticks and quidditch in Harry Potter for ten dollars with seventy one pieces. A little cooler of a set is the set titled Troll on the loose. This set came with Harry Potter and I also came with the troll in the dungeon that professor coral so fitting Lee kind of announces to the Great Hall on Halloween, and this troll is one of the earlier instances of a Lego big fig uses a normal Lego minifigure head. He was in kind of a sandy blue color and he had a very interesting cloth piece that kind of went over his arms and neck and the build was a small build of the girl's bathroom and there were some features to smash it up with the trolls club, just like it happens in the film. Pretty cool. Small little set for thirty dollars from this second wave with two hundred and fifty pieces, was Green Gots Bank. This set included Harry Potter and his street clothes. You also got Haggrid and you got to Goblins. They weren't named in the set, but presumably one of the goblins is grip Hook. And the build for this set is the inside of green goots bank with that iconic kind of roller cut coaster esque cart design. And this set comes with a big representation of Harry Potter's vault that's full of all the gold coins, meaning Harry Potter's kind of rich in the wizarding world. And it also came with the smaller vault that has the sorcerer's stone, but it's a sorcer' stone that's kind of wrapped up in paper and that was represented with a printed tile. That's it. That is it for all the original Harry Potter and the sorcerer stone sets that came out around the time the movie was originally released and surprisingly, not counting small poly bags. There's actually only one more set that is specifically only based on scenes from the sorcerer's stone. Only one more set for the rest of Lego Harry Potter's history, and that is the two thousand and eighteen quidditch match set. That set was forty dollars had a great piece count of five hundred pieces it included six figures, which is great for a forty dollar set. Those figures were Harry Potter, Hermione all over wood,...

Marcus Flint, Lucian boil and professor snape. and the builds of this set is you got four different stand towers for each hogwarts house to make the quidditch Stadium and each tower kind of had little different details for them. A snape was in the slytherin tower and there was a cool kind of fire play feature represent the scene where Hermione light snapes robe on fire because they think snape is cursing Harry's broomstick when in fact it was professor quarrel. That's a cool play feature. And then Harry can bust through the griffindor tower on his broomstick as a feature to kind of make the tent little section cloth of that flip, which is cool. However, that kind of means this set wasn't entirely based off of a scene from sorcerer stone because, well, Harry burst through those towers and a quidditch match during the chamber of Secrets. You also got a very cool build of the three quidditch hoops and there was a nice transparent stand for the goalie to block the quidditch players from throwing in the quaffle through the hoops, which is pretty cool, and this set was the first appearance of the newest golden snitch piece. So those are all the specific set based off Harry Potter and the sorcerer's stone. The next batch of sets I'm going to talk about our sets that have elements from the sorcerer's stone, but they kind of been combined with other moments from other Harry Potter films. Now I don't have a lot of time here to day. I don't make this episode too long. It's already been pretty long. It is one of my longer brick ology scripts I've ever written. So I'm not going to focus too much on these sets, besides one in particular, which I will focus on heavily towards the end of the episode. But the aforementioned sets are the two thousand and twin quidditch match, which was twenty, the two thousand and ten haggards hut remake, which was us, which was forty, and I was actually the first person to review this set on Youtube back in the day. We also had the two thousand and ten Hogwarts Castle, the two thousand and eleven diagon alley, which was a director consumers set for one hundred and fifty. Speaking of there to consumer sets, the two thousand and eighteen hogwarts castle, which has over six thousand pieces and was four hundred, has a lot of elements from the sorcerer's stone, and we also had the two thousand and eighteen hogwarts Great Hall set. I will talk about this set in particular for a couple of reasons. One, it's mostly a sorcerer stone set. The reason it's not entirely is because it includes a build of the basilisk. However, the bats, let's conclude with this set, is absolute garbage. It's one of the worst builds I've ever seen. It's a complete throw away build. I've no idea why Lego felt the need to include it with this set. But the basils, of course, is from the Chamber of secrets and not the sorcerer's stone, making this not a specific sorcerer's stone set. But this set retails for a hundred dollars. Had Eight hundred and seventy eight pieces. The figures included where the big three, now with short legs. You also got draco Malfoy and Susan bones. Those are all the characters in the movies that get the sorting hat and have their house Red Office. WHOS and bones, of course, is sort of into huffle pup and she does pretty much nothing else for the rest of Harry Potter. Unfortunately, no raven claws or represented in this set, which is kind of sad, or even in the movie Raven Clond neets. More representation, man, come on. It also came with a few professors. You Got Dumbledore, mcgonagall and coral, again with a double side of face, and you got rubious Hagrid. The build of this set is kind of a remake of the original hogwarts set, just a little bit toned down. It was the Great Hall and the Tower next to it to again recreate the iconic scene with the boats coming up to the Great Hall, and it does come with the boats as well. You also got the mirror of error said in this set, which was very cool, and...

...this mirror of error said actually had interchangeable pieces. There's a few extra mirror pieces so you could have the various scenes you see of the mirror of error said in the movie, which is a really cool touch. On leghost part, and the reason I'm focusing on this set is my instagram fans voted this as the best Lego Harry Potter set based off the sorcerer stone movie. I'm not really counting it entirely because it's not specifically only based off the sorcerer stone, but since they didn't really know that rule I made for it. I understand why. It's a fantastic set. I'm literally looking at this set right now on a shelf that's like three yards away from me. I love this set. It's a great set and I don't blame anybody for voting this as the best set, since it's not only based off sorcerer stone. I think I had to give it to that original hogwarts Castle, which will be the thumbnail for this episode, or Brick Oology, but that this is still a great set, and the one set from two thousand and twenty that is kind of a sorcerer stone set as well. Is the latest for Priveleg Dry. That hasn't even come out here in America. This is mostly based off the scenes from chamber of secrets, but it does have the letters coming through the chimney and through the door and the owls dropping off the various hogwarts letters, which of course as an iconic moment from the sorcerer stone, so that set also kind of counts as a sorcerer stone set as well. And that is it, folks. Those are all the Lego Harry Potter and the sorcerer philosopher stone set. What a great episode to do. I'm finally happy to be back in those swing of things with brick oology and I'm super excited to make more Harry Potter episodes in the near future. Don't worry, more Harry Potter episodes will come and look up for the poll on my instagram for the fan vote for next week's episode of Brick Ology. This season finale for season two and, like I said at the beginning, find me online. Like my facebook page, follow me on twitter, follow me on Instagram, follow me on all those pages, subscribe to my Youtube Channel and maybe consider becoming a patreon supporter. Everything helps, guys, and thank you so much for the unwavering support of this podcast. Streams are doing really well. Hopefully next week I had a big milestone and streams. I won't spoil that yet, but hopefully next week I will. Thank you so much for listening to this week's episode of Brick Ology. Stay safe out there be great kill. Keep building all the Lego you want. I have no idea how to conclude this week's episode. Thank you so much for listening. Piece out, but by.

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