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71005-1

Homer Simpson

Homer Simpson is LEGO set 71005-1. It has a score of 79. This is average compared to all other sets. The set is recommended by 2 reviews, based on 9 scored reviews and 9 reviews total. It is ranked in the bottom 40.87% scored sets on Brick Insights. We know this set was released in 2014, and it is categorised in Collectable Minifigures.

71005-1 Homer Simpson

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Recommendations

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Price Per Part (PPP)

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Average PPP for Other in 2014 is 1.44. PPP for this set is 0.71, which is better.

All prices are adjusted for inflation, and this set is compared to other sets categorised as Other. Read more about this in our article about price per part comparison.

Price Per Minifig (PPM)

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Average PPM for Other in 2014 is 20.01. PPM for this set is 4.23, which is better.

All prices are adjusted for inflation, and this set is compared to other sets categorised as Other. Read more about this in our article about price per part comparison.

Review breakdown

Scored reviews

Just2Good Recommendation: yes A+ → 100 / 100

Eurobricks Recommendation: yes 9 / 10 → 90 / 100

amazon.com Recommendation: meh 4.3 / 5 → 86 / 100

amazon.com Recommendation: no 4 / 5 → 80 / 100

Jay's Brick Blog Recommendation: meh 8 / 10 → 80 / 100

The Brick Fan Recommendation: no 4 / 5 → 80 / 100

LEGO Recommendation: no 3.82 / 5 → 76 / 100

From Bricks To Bothans Recommendation: meh 3 / 5 → 60 / 100

Brickset Recommendation: no 3 / 5 → 60 / 100

Set information

Set ID: 71005-1
Name: Homer Simpson
Parts: 6
Minifigs: 1

Retail price (USD):
Original: 3.99
Inflation adjusted: 4.23

Price Per Part (USD):
Original: 0.67
Inflation adjusted: 0.71

Price Per Minifig (USD):
Original: 3.99
Inflation adjusted: 4.23

2014 Collectable Minifigures

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Just2Good

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Recommendation: yes A+ → 100 / 100

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Eurobricks

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Recommendation: yes 9 / 10 by WhiteFang

Although I am not a full pledged Simpsons fan, but through the release of these minifigures, I have learnt to appreciate them very much which make me felt pretty positive towards this entire new approach. On a very positive note, I totally enjoy the different forms of integration throughout my different LEGO Themes in my collection.

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amazon.com

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Recommendation: meh 4.3 / 5 from 70 reviews

All figures and accesories were accounted for. Each figure came in it's own zip lock bag with very carefully opened original bag as well with everything that should come with them. Had one or two that were very faintly scuffed on the back side, but nothing bad, no printing messed up or nothing. I'm just SUPER detailed and noticed, most wouldn't, and wasn't enough for me to complain. Very happy with my purchase!

This score from amazon.com is an aggregate of 70 reviewers. The snippet above represent only one of them.
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Recommendation: no 4 / 5 from 38 reviews

I mean...it's a Lego Homer. But it already.

This score from amazon.com is an aggregate of 38 reviewers. The snippet above represent only one of them.
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Jay's Brick Blog

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Recommendation: meh 8 / 10 by Jay

The printing and moulding of his headpiece are sublime, nailing all the right features such as Homer's stubble, receding hairline, wispy hairs at the top of his mostly bald head and round bulbous eyes. His attire is a little drab, just a plain white polo t-shirt with no back printing and sky blue pants. I wish they had included more details such as some back printing or even some donut speckles on his shirt, but at least we get a solitary curved line to indicate his beer belly as consolation. That being said, the minifigure is more or less true to his appearance in the TV show, so I can't fault it there.

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The Brick Fan

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Recommendation: no 4 / 5 by Allen "Tormentalous" Tran

Overall, the LEGO Minifigures – The Simpsons Series (71005) was better than I expected. LEGO did a great job in getting the various details of the characters in the minifigure designs. It was good to see that these minifigures aren't the same as the ones in the Simpsons House. LEGO stayed true to the cartoon series and the minifigures were well represented.

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LEGO

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Recommendation: no 3.82 / 5 from 38 reviews

The figures themselves are cool enough, but it makes no sense to randomize the bags, except for profit. I'd love to have the set, but it's not like these are booster packs and we're looking for a Charizard card... Why would I want 3 of any figure? Why would I want to spend more money and potentially get a fourth? Just charge more for each figure and eliminate the risk.

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From Bricks To Bothans

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Recommendation: meh 3 / 5 by Ace Kim

They're just okay. Pick them up if you're a fan, but I don't think you'll regret not getting them.

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Brickset

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Recommendation: no 3 / 5 from 1 review

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