LEGO Announces New Official Set: Is It Sherlock, Back to the Future, or Female Scientists?

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Back in June of last year, we told you about a push for more female minifigs from LEGO, particularly ladies doing science sets. Later in the year we were happy to hear of a single minifig being produced but were still anxious to hear the outcome of the set decision. LEGO’s Frederikke Hoff is here to tell us if the scientists beat out Sherlock fandom and Back to the Future’s DeLorean plus, she tells us what we can keep our fingers crossed for next time.

(LEGO Ideas via Topless Robot)

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