I heard speculation that set 40358 "Bean There, Donut That" is the only set that LEGO ever produced where the name of the set is also a joke. Is that true?
Or are there other sets names that contain a pun or double meaning?

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    It would make sense that there wouldn't be very many sets with punny names. Jokes tend to be regional and thus difficult to translate or localize. Commented Sep 30, 2018 at 4:12
  • I can understand their motivation for avoiding it, but I am always amazed at how our regulars can find things with very little to go on. I thought that it would be more likely in the promotional sets since those tend to be locally-focused, but flipping through brickset I didn't see anything.
    – chicks
    Commented Sep 30, 2018 at 4:26
  • @AlexanderO'Mara: I don't think that's much of a problem, given that localized set names are sometimes not even remotely related in meaning. Having a pun in one language that is entirely absent in another one would thus not pose any issue. Commented Oct 1, 2018 at 9:17
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    OP, please clarify: Are you looking specifically for puns, or for any kinds of jokes (for instance, I'd count the Ninjago Template of the Ultimate Ultimate Weapon to be quite joke-like, even though it's not a pun)? Commented Oct 1, 2018 at 9:20
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    Not a pun, but still an "insider joke" - the Saturn V rocket set has a piece count of 1969 which reflects the year of the Apollo 11 moon landing.
    – Mawg
    Commented Oct 2, 2018 at 14:44

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A spoof on Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom:

1355-1: Temple of Gloom

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Not a great pun, but the 2016 advent calendar was:

40222-1: Christmas Build-Up

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Sort-of a pun/double-meaning on LEGO being a building toy, and the set being meant to build-up to Christmas.

The 2017 version also has the same name.


3852-1: Sunblock (or Sun Block as styled on the packaging)

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Here "Block" takes on 3 meaning, as part of the word "Sunblock", a pun on LEGO blocks (though I prefer to call them bricks), and a reference to the game play where you try to block your opponents from making another move.


This set name is almost-certainly intended as a humorous reference to Knight Rider:

30376-1: Knighton Rider

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    Hmm, but Knight Rider was about Hoff and his car KITT, rather than a bike ;) Commented Oct 1, 2018 at 14:06
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    Also, it would be better to combine your answer into a single definitive answer, rather than lots of separate ones, otherwise Chicks won't be able to accept any of them ;) Commented Oct 1, 2018 at 14:08
  • I think you meant "humorous", instead of humerus ;)
    – zovits
    Commented Dec 19, 2019 at 7:46

Bad but probably intentional pun, this set has dual bikes that duel:

8305-1: Duel Bikes

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Likewise, there is 4587-1: Duel Racers.


42072 Whack! and 42073 Bash! are not punny but cannot be taken serously either. In Germany, they are called Zack! and Bumms! enter image description here enter image description here

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