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BB-8 is LEGO set 75187-1. It has a score of 93. This is good compared to all other sets. The set is recommended by 2 reviews, based on 6 scored reviews and 9 reviews total. It is ranked in the top 7.26% scored sets on Brick Insights. We know this set was released in 2017, and it is categorised in Star Wars.


average score

Thumbs 67%


75187-1 BB-8

Review breakdown

Scored reviews

From Bricks To Bothans 5 / 5 → 100 / 100

LEGO 4.86 / 5 → 97 / 100 4.8 / 5 → 96 / 100

Brickset 4.6 / 5 → 92 / 100

Brick Fanatics 4.6 / 5 → 92 / 100

Vaderfan2187's Blog 3.9 / 5 → 78 / 100

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The Brothers Brick



Thumbs 67%




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Average rating



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Compared to other 2017 sets


Average score for 2017 is 84.19. This set has 93, which is better.

Price per part (PPP)

Average PPP for 2017 is 0.23. PPP for this set is 0.09, which is better.

Price per minifig (PPM)

Average PPM for 2017 is 12.61. PPM for this set is 99.99, which is worse.

Set information

Set ID: 75187-1
Name: BB-8
Parts: 1106
Minifigs: 1
Retail price (USD): 99.99
Price Per Part (USD): 0.09
Price Per Minifig (USD): 99.99

2017 Star Wars

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From Bricks To Bothans

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Recommendation: yes good 5 / 5 by Ace Kim

75187 BB-8 won Construction Toy of the Year from this year's Toy Fair awards. It is well deserved and like I said earlier in the post, it belong on the desk of every Star Wars fan, young and old. It looks accurate but there's more to this model than just good looks. If you're exploring how to build geometric shapes out of LEGO, BB-8 would make a great case study into spheres. Even the two play features can teach a few things on moving parts within a model.

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Recommendation: meh average 4.86 / 5 from 97 reviews

I bought this set thinking BB-8 wouldn't be too big, probably the size of a soft ball, but it's a lot bigger than that. It was a great build, I didn't get tired of it. I thought the instructions would be repetitive, too, which it wasn't. None of the sides were exactly the same. Plus, it's sturdy and comes with a stand, the BB-8 minifigure, and an informational sticker. Overall, an amazing set. Definitely worth it.

This score from LEGO is an aggregate of 97 reviewers. The snippet above represent only one of them.
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Recommendation: meh average 4.8 / 5 from 225 reviews

Customer Video Review Length:: 3:06 Mins This is a great lego set with nice internal gears for movement that any Star Wars fan will love. It took my 10 year old son about 8 hours to assemble it and he only needed my help for 2 pages and that was minor stuff. It's a collector's item set so it includes a nice display stand and a minifig of BB8. Please view the video (that he made himself) showing the features of this Lego set and will show you the scale of the set.

This score from is an aggregate of 225 reviewers. The snippet above represent only one of them.
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Recommendation: meh average 4.6 / 5 from 5 reviews

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Recommendation: yes good 4.6 / 5 by Graham

Perhaps the reason 75187 BB-8 is such an enjoyable experience, both as a build and as a completed model, is that character sculptures come along so rarely in the LEGO Star Wars theme. If the execution is as perfect as it is in this case every time, then it really is worth the wait. If you buy only one LEGO set from the Star Wars: The Last Jedi range, then buy this one – BB-8 stole the show in The Force Awakens, and now the plucky droid does the same in the LEGO Star Wars 2017 line-up.

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Recommendation: meh average 3.9 / 5 by Vaderfan2187

So… quite a cool set! I think the features all work pretty well and the model looks quite nice!

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by CapnRex101

This is a truly fantastic set. The spherical shape has been rendered very effectively and I love the detailed tool bay discs, each of which features a unique design, just as in the movie. The model looks magnificent on display, particularly since the black stand presents an attractive contrast with the bright white and orange of BB-8, although I think it is equally impressive when standing alone without additional support.

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by Andrew

Despite its fairly small size, LEGO BB-8 is full of personality. The “thumbs up” feature is pretty cool, and his wobbly head is downright charming. At $100 for about 1,100 pieces (plus a minifig you probably already have a handful of from other The Force Awakens sets), this really isn't a great parts pack.

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