'Could we BE any more excited': Lego celebrates 'Friends' 25th anniversary with special limited set

Lego releases special limited "Friends" set in time for the show's 25th anniversary. LEGO Group/ Twitter

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The 25th anniversary of Friends has been commemorated with a special limited Lego set featuring the characters from the beloved TV series.

Created as part of an initiative to include ideas from fans to help mark the milestone, the special collection includes mini figurines of the cast played by Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Matthew Perry, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc and David Schwimmer.

There’s also a figure of fan favourite Gunther, who was played by James Michael Tyler.

Designed by Aymeric Fievet of Normandy, France, the 1,079-piece set, will be available on Sept. 1.

Thrilled Friends fans reacted on Twitter to Lego’s teaser video by using the references from the show.

On Thursday, Lego posted another video to show fans how each character will look like in their version of the Central Perk cafe.

“Could we BE any more excited to build Central Perk?!” wrote the toy production company along with the social media tag #Friends25.

“The challenge was to visualize passages of the series to allow me to recreate the furniture and the characters in as much detail as possible,” Fievet said of creating the set.

“The assembly of this model took me about a week after finding the necessary references.”

And fans really got to have their say as part of the process.

“During the voting period, the set was changed several times,” Fievet notes.

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