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Lego Doctor Who One Step Closer

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By Flickr user kadigan.

Fans have been crying out for Lego Doctor Who to become a reality. The closest we have had so far is the Character Building construction sets, but there’s been little update on the real deal. However, good news could be on way.

The official Lego Cuusoo site is now allowing submissions for Doctor Who. Their recently updated page [via] explains the previous issues preventing such sets ever becoming a reality:

Sometimes we have to turn down project submissions that refer to specific brands or licensed properties. We do this to avoid getting your hopes up for something we know we aren’t able to make. In these cases, we already know the LEGO Group can’t secure licensing rights to produce construction toys based on a particular brand or property, due to a conflicting interest with a third party. If such a conflict goes away, we’ll then be able to accept projects based on a particular brand or license.

But now it crucially adds:

We now welcome projects based on the following licenses that used to have conflicts:

  • Doctor Who – February 2014

While this doesn’t mean Lego Doctor Who sets are a dead cert, it’s definitely opened up the possibility.

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109 comments
CallumSimmons
CallumSimmons

Considering the lego simpsons episode they did...MAYBE WE COULD GET ONE FOR DOCTOR WHO! If lego gets the license. A doctor who episode written by usual writers where Clara and the Doctor (voiced by capaldi and coleman) and the world around them become bricks maybe they could be zapped to the world of the Lego movie and encounter characters from LOTR, Star wars, The hobbit, Superheroes e.t.c! That'd be amazing!

WhoMallow666
WhoMallow666

Love the 4th doctor, such a hilarious face!

Chumbley
Chumbley

Very much hoping there will be a "Lego Doctor Who" video game coming out of this deal.  Loved the extensiveness of, and the humor in the Star Wars ones.  I can only imagine how awesome a Doctor Who video game series would be.....


**fingers crossed

Oliver J. "cool"
Oliver J. "cool"

I might consider getting some sets (depending on what they are) but I'll definitely be getting all the Doctors!

David Broch
David Broch

If all they release is a tardis and the figures, I'd be ok with that. :D

EddieAgin
EddieAgin

I hate to dampen anyone's spirits but while the whole Lego Cuusoo is a great way for fans to create an official set, almost all of the sets have been one-offs. From Back to the Future to Ghostbusters, it's only been one set based on the fan's submissions. It's VERY unlikely that we'll get a whole licensed line from Cuusoo BUT it's not impossible and there is the possibility that the licensed has cleared throughout the whole lego company and not just this fan service. (And yes, I too want Moffatt as an unlockable character in the Video Game)

Polyphase
Polyphase

Wow, I had no idea lego still existed. It's hard to imagine it competing with x Boxes and I Phones but it's great to see. 

I used to love mine :)

Doctor Capaldi
Doctor Capaldi

Such fantastic news! I love lego (despite my old age), and always have and I have wanted Lego Dw for so long! Can't wait for the first set!

Fishsticks
Fishsticks

THERE IS ALREADY LEGO DOCTOR WHO! IT'S CALLED "CHARACTER BUILDING"!

THERE ARE HEAPS OF FIGURES OUT ALREADY! THERE ARE ALREADY DOCTOR WHO VINYLS AND SUCH AS WELL. HOW DO YOU NOT KNOW THIS??

AS COOL AS LEGO IS, THEY'RE JUMPING ON THE BANDWAGON.

AND THE PHOTO IN THE ARTICLE IS A FAN DESIGN - THIS IS NOT DEFINITELY HAPPENING!

Strontium
Strontium

Wow! The latest Lego Doctor Who set with most of the aliens is fantastic! My favourite is the face of the silence! :D And they are releasing the video game soon!!

Geekette221B
Geekette221B

Oooh, I have to buy this! Love the expression on the Fourth Doctor's face. Priceless. :)

The Rani
The Rani

The forth doctor looks like he's had a bit to many jelly babies, or something else! :D

Tennant_Capaldi
Tennant_Capaldi

Oh God the Christopher Ecclestone one looks like a vampire

The Rani
The Rani

Wait hold it! Plastic? Oh my giddy aunt! Miniature auton doctors! :D

JoshThomas
JoshThomas

YES!!! Also make a Lego Doctor Who video game!!

WhoPotterVian
WhoPotterVian

LEGO definitely seem to want to produce Doctor Who sets because they are encouraging people to submit ideas for some on Cuusoo.  Here is my Twitter conversation with them: WhoPotterVian: Please make LEGO Doctor Who. Doctor Who is a perfect fit for your range because the Doctor uses his mind as opposed to violence and in my opinion, using your mind is necessary when building stuff out of LEGO. LEGO Group:that's a great idea to put on our @LEGO_CUUSOO website, where fan ideas can become real LEGO sets :)








Antee991166
Antee991166

OH MY GOD! This would actually get me back into lego!

ExplosiveCookie
ExplosiveCookie

If they make a set before 2016, Doctor Who could be a part of "The LEGO movie 2" which is being planned for 2016 iirc!

PimpMyTARDIS
PimpMyTARDIS

Brilliant. Something to collect after they ruined the action figures

The 4th Doctor
The 4th Doctor

does this mean a Lego Doctor Who game is possible now, ive been wanting this since forever, so much to explore, characters, we'd finally get a decent DW game, there could be 3 bases, the tardis (with all desktops), the attic from SJA and maybe even the torchwood hub, character wise, all 12/13 doctors, companions, monsters, they should get working on this straight away

Mati C
Mati C

Ok, i'll say it. I hate lego. I just can't see why do people like those ugly little dolls, i mean, EVERYTHING is lego now, Batman, Superman, Harry Potter, STAR WARS!... They make everything look stupid. LOL sorry if i sound rude, i know they're just toys... i just don't like them XD

SouffleBoy
SouffleBoy

It seems like fate seeing this after watching The Lego Movie. :) You are never too old for Lego!


Huknar
Huknar

Meh. Couldn't care less about lego. Its style annoys me. Only the bricks are fun.

Nightmarish
Nightmarish

I would buy that! Well, I would buy any Doctor Who related thing,

bhorde2010
bhorde2010

@Polyphase  WOW!  I am shocked that you thought LEGO was dead.  Well, LEGO is still alive and well.  Sets can still be found pretty much everywhere.  The brand has always been strong.  So strong that there have been SEVERAL video games made featuring LEGO versions of many popular characters.  Then, of course, there's "The LEGO Movie".  Awesome movie, by the way.  If you haven't seen it yet, go see it.  :-) 

Oliver J. "cool"
Oliver J. "cool"

@Polyphase  You had no idea LEGO still existed??? Do you live under rock!?!?! It's in almost every shop I go in. Plus there is a certain movie that came out this year which done extremely well.

Strontium
Strontium

Ohh, sorry. This was supposed to be posted on a 2015 article. My apologies. This vortex manipulator does have a nasty habit of being a few years out.

Wibbly-Wobbly is John Reese
Wibbly-Wobbly is John Reese

@The 4th Doctor The Lego games are heavily reliant on mooks attacking you.

...as are many games, really. The only way I see it being pulled off is in an RPG like Doctor Who Legacy. Otherwise, the Doctor beating up Sontarans...? I just don't see it. I love the Lego games (I might just play Lego Indiana Jones today) but without some serious innovation into the formula, it can't really happen.

Meh Meh Meh Meh Meh
Meh Meh Meh Meh Meh

What's this? What's this? There's LEGOs everywhere!

What's this? There's white stuff in the air!

(Great Intelligence, I thought we told you to stop it with the living snow!)