Fans of The Office will soon be able to construct their own miniature version of the Scranton branch of Dunder Mifflin Paper Company. In the American adaptation of the workplace mockumentary series, Steve Carell led an ensemble cast as the “World’s Greatest Boss,” Michael Scott. While the series ended in 2013, it has maintained its popularity thanks to streaming services, and many fans have been calling for an official Lego set for years.
The listing for Lego’s new The Office building set can be found at Lego’s official website and can also be pre-ordered now at Walmart.com. It is officially set to hit shelves on Oct. 1, 2022. The set comes with a $120 price tag, which is not exactly cheap, but other Lego sets based on popular movies and television shows have certainly been known to run much higher than that. For the level of details provided, it’s not the worst deal for The Office superfans.
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Per The Verge, the set became a reality after garnering more than 10,000 votes through the Lego Ideas program; it had originally been designed by fan Jaiaji Lewis. The program has been helpful with getting other desired sets to be officially made by Lego. For The Office set, the goal was to please fans of the show as much as possible with all of the references that could be put in.
“The level of detail is delightful,” Chris Perron of Lego said in a statement. “And there will even be extra stickers and accessories included. “We didn’t want to hold back on references.”
The Office Lego Set Is Filled With Familiar References
The set consists of 1,164 pieces. It includes all of the trademark rooms in the office, including a detachable version of Michael Scott’s office. Of course, it wouldn’t be complete without all of our fan favorites present as Lego minifigures. There are 15 in total included with the set: Michael Scott, Dwight Schrute, Jim Halpert, Pam Beesly, Ryan Howard, Angela Martin, Oscar Martinez, Kevin Malone, Stanley Hudson, Kelly Kapoor, Phyllis Lapin Vance, Meredith Palmer, Creed Bratton, Toby Flenderson and Darryl Philbin, and even a bonus figure of Angela’s cat Garbage.
There are many references to different moments of the series as well. That includes the classic gag of Jim placing Dwight’s stapler in Jell-O; Michael’s Golden Ticket promotion inspired by Willy Wonka; Pam’s watercolor painting of the office; Dwight starting a fire for a safety drill; the Dundies; and Kevin dropping his pot of chili, among many others.
Twelve of the minifigures also come with different facial expressions, as turning the head will reveal different faces for the characters. This will better allow builders to use their imagination with recreating various moments as they happened on the sitcom. However you want to display your Lego-constructed version of Dunder Mifflin is up to you.
You can find out more information, view more photos, and pre-order your version of the Lego set by visiting Lego.com.