Lego ideas range is a fan voted series that gets made from normal people, then LEGO put up the ideas to be voted on. Which ever gets the most then gets legos final decision, and if successful is designed by Lego themselves and launched. The Flintstones was number 24 in the ideas range and based on the classic popular animated series.
The ideas range are in general pretty good, I already have a few and being of a certain age…… I remember as a young kid watching the Flintstones. So when this was launched I quickly made the purchase using my VIP
Unlike normal sets, the ideas sets have some information in the first few pages, covering who originally designed and had the idea,
The first bag focused on 2 mini figures, Fred and Wilma, these are fine, Fred is a larger character so would have been better to indicate that on the design If the figure was going to be standard. The Flintstones car with
The second, third and
Bag 5 see Betty and Barney, also much of the inside of the building is done including the TV, couch, and other aesthetics. The building being small obviously limits how much can be put in there, no other major references to the series are really inside. Bag 6 sees the letterbox with there name on it and as well as the roof etc… It’s at an angle and looks pretty good, the
Overall the set is OK. Good, if your a fan of Flintstones as it’s worth a buy, and it is unique compared to other sets out there. There are some issues, the building is a little limited, personally would have been fine being bigger and then being more expensive, because you would have seen more references to the series as this is a one of a kind set. The Simpsons for example, are much more money but far more detailed (they are little expensive BTW), No dino? Or the sabre tooth? Dinosaurs are present now in the