Early in May 2019, LEGO released the much anticipated LEGO Disney Minifigures Series 2, the sequel to the much-beloved first series of Disney minifigures.
It’s been 3 years since we’ve gotten LEGO Disney minifigures, and once again, there are 18 characters spanning Disney’s massive catalogue to collect.
To those who are new to LEGO’s Collectible Minifigure Series, each minifigure comes in a blind bag, which introduces a sense of “randomness” to what you’ll get. Each blind bag costs AU$5.99 (US$4 in the US and £2.99 and €3.99 respectively). You can find them at your local toy store, or on LEGO.com or even on Amazon.
Here’s the leaflet included in each blind bag which contains a character checklist, and some simple instructions for minifigs that require some additional assembly.
This is probably my biggest beef with the new blind bags, the leaflets are made out of a completely different type of paper, and they’re folded and held shut by a thin strip of tape. Good luck trying to get a pristine copy as the tape often rips a huge chunk of the leaflet out when removing it.
The paper quality is also terrible – it’s no longer the glossy, heavier paper stock, but now just feels super flimsy and fragile. Not a fan of this change and I hope LEGO goes back to the previous leaflets, which I doubt will happen. This reeks of cost-savings.
The box breakdown of Disney Series 2 is frustrating to say the least. In a complete box of 60, there are only 2 complete sets. LEGO have made Huey, Dewey and Louie from Ducktales the “rare” minifigures for a seemingly arbitrary reason.
While I’m glad that there are no rare one-per-box minifigures, I don’t get just simplifying it and including 3 sets per complete box.
4x Vintage Mickey
4x Vintage Minnie
4x Scrooge McDuck
3x Jack Skellington
3x Edna Mode
If you click the name of each minifigure, you’ll instantly jump to the corresponding minifigure review! For the “feelers out there”, my reviews also contain a “How To Find One” section with actual tips on how you can best identify the minifigs in their blind bags.
If you’re new to my LEGO Minifigure reviews, I use a 5-point scale review scale to rate each minifig. Here’s what the numbers mean!
5/5 – I love it
4/5 – I really like it
3/5 – I like it
2/5 – I don’t like it
1/5 – I didn’t really like it
0/5 – I hate it
All right, let’s jump straight into the LEGO Disney Minifigures Series 2 review!
Special thanks to LEGO for sending a box for me to review!
It wouldn’t be a Disney minifigures series without the main mouse and talisman of the entertainment juggernaut that is Disney, this time with a historic twist.
Vintage Mickey is almost identical to the one in the Steamboat Willie set except for a minor difference, in that this Series’ version has a black hat, instead of a silverish hat.
I love the black and white monochromatic colour scheme, which looks amazing, with the added bonus of including a historical connection to the set.
Vintage Mickey comes with a massive grey ship wheel, which you can use to recreate the iconic scene of Mickey happily turning the wheel on Steamboat Willie, a familiar sight if you watch Disney Animated movies.
His hat is detachable, and is connected to his head via a small pin.
It’s really hard to dislike Vintage Mickey, and I’m really glad that he’s pretty much the same minifigure as the one from Steamboat Willie. If you’re a big Disney fan but on a budget, this is an excellent way to get your hands on him without having to buy Steamboat Willie.
His accessory is a little lacking, as the wheel is a tad bit too oversized, and other than the hat, the accessories included is easily the weakest thing about Vintage Mickey.
Mickey’s legendary status in pop culture and the entertainment industry as a whole will undoubtedly make this one of the more popular minifigures in this series.
How To Find One: Vintage Mickey’s massive wheel is an extremely easy tell due to its size and the ease of which you can feel its spokes, as well as the pin that sticks out the back.
Minifig Rating: 4/5
What would Mickey be without his life partner, Minnie Mouse, who also gets the vintage Steamboat Willie treatment.
Like Mickey, there are only very slight differences compared to the Steamboat Willie version – the version in the Collectible Minifigures series has a slightly different hat, with a white flower, as opposed to the grey flower from the LEGO Ideas set.
Everything else is roughly the same such as her spotted skirt.
Despite the printing across her body being quite simple, I do like that they printed the frilly underwear under her skirt, which adds that extra touch of realism.
As an accessory, she comes with a really boring part, a plain white lifebuoy or a life preserver for you Americans. It’s so uninteresting, and one of the worst accessories to be included in a LEGO Minifigure blindbag.
That said, Mickey and Minnie look amazing when displayed side by side, and just like Mickey, Vintage Minnie is a super cost-effective way on getting your hands on a part of cinematic history without having to break the bank.
There’s a lot to like about Vintage Minnie, and she’ll be a fine addition to any Disney fans collection.
How To Find One: Try feeling for Minnie’s skirt piece, which is hard and rigid, and you can easily feel its concave shape, with the folds around it.
Failing which, you can try feeling for her head, using her large round ears and pointy snout as a guide.
Minifig Rating: 4/5
As a child of the late 80s, Ducktales was simply one of the cartoons I looked forward to the most on Saturday mornings. I knew they had rebooted the series in 2017 but I haven’t gotten around to introducing my daughter to it yet.
Scrooge McDuck is grand-uncle to Huey, Dewey and Louie and is best known for being mega-rich with a bit of an adventurous streak. The Scrooge McDuck accurately captures his cartoon look, with his blue outfit, top hat and reading glasses.
Like all the other Disney ducks, Scrooge comes with a tail tuft that slots between his torso and legs. I’m really pleased to see that he has not only arm printing, but also leg printing, which makes the entire minifig look complete.
Ducktales fans will be delighted of the inclusion of Scrooge McDuck’s Number One Dime, the first ever dime (10 cents) that he ever earned. It’s a clever nod to one of the mainstays of Ducktales, in addition to his cane.
As an old school Ducktales fan, Scrooge McDuck hit all the right spots for me and I didn’t waste any time re-enacting him swimming in a pool of chrome gold LEGO coins.
I never thought that LEGO would include Ducktales in their Disney Minifigures series, so Scrooge was a very pleasant and welcome surprise for me.
It’s great to see LEGO showing some love for non-blockbuster properties and makes me hopeful that we’ll see some other unorthodox characters in future series.
How To Find One: Try feeling for Scrooge’s cane, which is the only rod piece in the series. His head is a weirdly-shaped lump that’s a little rubbery if that helps narrow it further.
Minifig Rating: 5/5
Huey, Dewey, Louie
They’re all pretty similar, so we’ll take a look at Huey, Dewey and Louie from Ducktales all at one go.
The three intrepid adventures are all identical, save for their signature colours to tell them apart, with Huey in Red, Dewey in Blue and Louie in Green.
In addition to matching faces, they have also have the same type of caps that are attached to their heads via a small rod.
Each of the Ducks have a different accessory, with Huey wielding a green book, Dewey a slingshot and Louie a flashlight.
The accessories are a bit of a mixed bag. Huey has the most interesting one, a lime Junior Woodchuck’s Guidebook with a printed tile inside containing a page with text and a compass.
The guidebook is a nod to the Junior Woodchucks, a the fictional scouting organisation from the Ducktales universe.
The slingshot is another great accessory that I’m glad to see return, the last of which has been in Simpsons Series 2’s Bartman and a LEGO Dimensions fun pack, but Louie’s basic flashlight is forgettable at best, and a bit lazy.
The flashlight suits the adventurous nature of the Ducks, but is just plain boring.
While I’m glad that Ducktales have gotten 4 slots in this 18 character series, I also find the decision to make Huey, Dewey and Louie the chase minifigures (there are only 2 of each in each complete box), rather odd as they’re one of the least exciting characters in the series.
Their plan torsos and one-note colour schemes while screen-accurate also represent a bit of a missed opportunity – some fabric printing, or lines to make them look like distinct t-shirts, jumpers or even a hoodie would’ve gone a long way.
How To Find One:
Huey: His book, which is often separated into two parts would be the easiest to feel for. Be sure to not confuse the 1 x 2 tile for Edna Mode’s tile.
Dewey: Try feeling for his slingshot, which is quite small, but has a distinct triangle shape, with a short stem attached to it.
Louie: Try feeling for the flashlight’s lightsabre hilt, which has a thin body, and larger stud-sized edges, kinda like a tiny dumbell. Be sure not to confuse the round 1 x 1 tile for Jack Skellington’s snowflakes.
Minifig Rating: 3/5
Like Ducktales, I also really like LEGO giving a lot of love to Nightmare Before Christmas, first in the form of Brickheadz, and now in minifigure form.
Jack Skellington is perhaps one of the most influential character designs of the 20th century, and the stop-motion movie is simply a joy to watch.
Jack is dressed in his trademark black pin-striped suit, and the minifig’s head is so excitingly accurate to his movie depiction.
He has his large bat-shaped bowtie, which is a brand new neck accessory, and he also comes with a fabric skirt, which acts as his suit’s coattails.
The printing of his pinstriped suit is sublime, with details covering his arm, back and even the sides of his legs, making him look remarkably complete.
In true macabre spirit, Jack Skellington comes with a gothic gift box, which again, has remarkably sharp printing across all facets, save for an awkward looking white gap on the lid, due to LEGO’s printing limitations.
Inside the gift box are 3 transparent 1 x 1 round tiles, with a snowflake printed in them.
I love that the designers have paid so much attention to Jack, with amazing details from every conceivable angle.
But it’s his skull-like face, with his deep, bottomless eyes and stitched mouth that really stand out, perfectly capturing his morbid appearance.
How To Find One: Jack Skellington’s gift box is quite large and feels like a hollowed out 2 x 2 brick, which is very easy to feel for.
Minifig Rating: 5/5
Sally, the humanoid ragdoll rounds out the Nightmare Before Christmas pair. In the movie, she’s hopelessly in love with Jack Skellington and struggles with expressing how she feels before ultimately succeeding in confessing her love at the end.
Like Jack, LEGO pulled out all the stops with her design, accurately capturing her ragdoll stitched together look.
The thing that stands out to me the most is the incredible colour palette for her minifigure. I love the ghastly pale green of her skin, which contrasts brilliantly against her dark red hair, orange bits of clothing and smaller patches of fabric across her body.
Her dark red hairpiece is sublime, and quite rare to boot. You rarely see this colour used for hairpieces, with the most common expression being Mia’ from Friends, but this one stands out by being made of hard plastic.
Sally comes with two black flowers, which are made out of black 3-leaf stems, which have a black 5-petal flower pin slotted into it.
Sally also has an alternate face, which has a slightly wider smile, in addition to back, side and arm printing which I always love to see in a minifigure.
Like Jack Skellington, Sally is another fantastic minifigure with ultra-high quality printing and details, that just captures Sally’s essence and distinctive appearance.
How To Find One: Sally’s hairpiece is the easiest to feel for as it’s quite large, and has a wide tongue-like shape. You can also try feeling for the two black plant stems, which have 3 leaves and a thin stalk.
Minifig Rating: 5/5
Up next is one of Disney’s core Princesses – Jasmine from Aladdin. The inclusion of Princess Jasmine is quite timely, given the release of the live action Aladdin movie in cinemas.
Princess Jasmine has made a few outings as a Friends minidoll in recent years, but this is the first Jasmine minidoll, to accompany Aladdin from Disney Series 1.
Jasmine is immediately recognizable with her aquamarine clothes, which contrast well against her tanned skin.
Jasmine comes with the same hairpiece as her minidoll version, which is made out of rubbery plastic. It’s fairly detailed, and will be a nice addition you’ve been averse to buying minidolls.
Jasmine also comes with a white dove which is a brand new animal. I’m a big fan of LEGO animals, so I get unreasonably excited every time I get new ones, so this alone is a huge tick in my books.
The dove is very well designed, with nice round curves, a yellow beak and slots neatly into a stud. I hope it’s not the last we see of the dove and it shows up in future sets!
Here’s a comparison between the minidoll version and the new minifigure version. When put side by side, the minifigure version does look a lot more blocky, and doesn’t benefit from the additional details such as the harem pants that’s possible from the minidoll version.
If I had to choose, I still say the minidoll Jasmine is the definitive version, but I do still like the minifigure option, especially to pair with Series 1’s Aladdin.
With the premiere of the live-action Aladdin remake, I can see Jasmine being one of the more popular minifigs from this series as well.
How To Find One: Jasmine doesn’t have a lot of distinct accessories, and her dove is quite small and hard to pick out, so try feeling for her rubbery hairpiece, which has a long segmented ponytail.
Minifig Rating: 4/5
It’s no secret that while Disney is renowned for their princesses, I’d have to argue that their villain characters are typically the most memorable.
Accompanying Jasmine is Jafar, the Royal Vizier of Agrabah. The wizard is attired in his red and black robes, which look brilliant.
The LEGO designers have done an amazing job capturing Jafar’s menacing look, and I especially love his headgear, which together with the new curved slope dress piece really crank up Jafar’s height.
He comes with a pearl gold cobra staff which again, is super accurate to the movie. The cobra staff is quite an old LEGO accessory, but I feel like the LEGO designers who created it
To amp up the accuracy, LEGO have also included black shoulder pads, which curve upwards to give Jafar’s cape his distinctive cloak.
Speaking of which, his cape employs a new design (at least one that I haven’t encountered), with a only a single hole for the neckpiece, and a triangular profile which looks amazing.
Here’s a look at Jafar’s alternate face, which has a bit of a neutral/bored expression, and a bit of back printing as well, which you mostly can’t appreciate with his cape on.
What truly makes Jafar one of my favourite minifigures in this series is the expression on his face. The designers did an incredible job capturing his personality, which shines through his exaggerated and expressive eyebrows, coupled with a sly smirk.
Throw in an ultra-detailed headpiece, and you have an outstanding minifigure that’s fit to represent one of Disney’s most iconic villains.
How To Find One: Jafar’s cobra staff is easy to feel for, thanks to its long stick-liked shape. Alternatively, try feeling for his curved slope dress piece to confirm.
Minifig Rating: 5/5
In my review of Disney Series 1, Hercules was one of the first names I thought of that would make an amazing addition to Series 2, which is why I’m so happy that LEGO knocked this one out of the park too.
Hercules looked like he walked straight out of the 1997 movie, into the world of LEGO. Firstly, I love the colour scheme and how well his blue cape contrasts against all the orange, from bright bright orange hair, to the earthier tones of his Graeco-Roman armour.
The printing on his torso and legs is razor sharp, with neat bits of detail such as blue notches where his cape is attached to his chest armour, belt featuring Zeus’ sigil and his leather skirt on his legs.
Right below his knees are some leather straps that mimic the footwear that he wears in the movie.
He has an alternate face with an angrier expression. Hercules’ strong chin can be seen via some faint lines on his jaw.
His hairpiece is just fantastic, with a large tuft of hair looking like its waving in the breeze, as well as his trademark red headband fused into the mould.
Another thing I found interesting about Hercules is his skin tone, which has a darker, olive complexion compared to traditional flesh or even caramel-coloured skin, almost like an in between shade that matches his cartoon appearance particularly well.
It’s similar to the skin tone that Mesut Ozil had from the German Football Team series. Yay to more skin tones!
I just introduced Hercules to my daughter just the other day, and for the life of me, I couldn’t remember if he was ever depicted using a shield with Zeus’ thunderbolt emblem on it, but I’m glad that LEGO decided to include it anyway.
I couldn’t be happier with how LEGO handled Hercules, one of my personal favourite Disney movies of all time.
They captured everything I love about Hercules’ design incredibly well, as well as his friendly, confident appearance with his primary face.
How To Find One: Try feeling for Hercules’ shield which has a smooth, button-like shape, with a handle sticking out from behind. You can also try feeling for his gladius (sword), which has a square hilt and a thin bendy blade.
Minifig Rating: 5/5
Paired up with Hercules is Hades, the morbid God of the Underworld that’s scheming to kill Hercules and rule over Olympus.
Like Hercules, the designers have also done a remarkable job getting Hades’ look just right. The first thing that strikes you about Hades is his bright blue flame hair, which expertly uses the Ghost Rider hairpiece.
Hades’ wry, self-loathing personality oozes through the great design of his face, with one raised eyebrow and an empty smile full of crooked, teeth.
Here’s a look at Hades’ back printing and the amazing new err, smoky, tentacley leg-piece? It’s a brand new mould created specifically for Hades, and just looks amazing.
I also just realised that when I took the photo that I made a mistake with Hades’ bottom piece, which should be the other way around, so that the thin blue lines align with the front.
Hades’ accessories, just two flame pieces are a little lame but do match his character – I guess the designers blew their entire budget on his leg-piece so they had to cut costs in the accessories department, not that I mind one bit.
Like Hercules, LEGO has done a fantastic job with Hades, mostly thanks to the great call to use the Ghost Rider headpiece to get his head on fire look.
While not one of LEGO’s most renowned villains, I’m still glad that they’ve done a tremendous job with Hades.
How To Find One: Hades’ leg-piece, which is the largest singular accessory in the entire series should be very easy to feel for, just on its size alone.
Minifig Rating: 4/5
On to another beloved Disney property and the only Pixar entrant in this series is Edna Mode, the eccentric designer from The Incredibles that’s in charge of creating the entire Parr’s family superhero suits.
Voiced by director Brad Bird, Edna is a caricature of high fashion designers, obsessed with couture yet still possessing a noble heart and a soft spot for the Parr family, due to them repping her designs. No capes!
Edna is dressed in a dark blue outfit from The Incredibles 2, when she was looking after Jack Jack, and carries a teacup, and a handbag featuring the Mode logo.
She has two faces, one with a smile and another less than impressed expression. Her head sits beneath her hairpiece, which has her large bug-eyed glasses fused into the piece, which do a great job of getting her distinct look right.
Here’s a look at her smiling face, with her hairpiece on the floor. You can see here that Edna’s mouth looks rather strange and oversized as it’s meant to match the scale of her eyes.
It does remind me the old Harry Potter minifigure faces!
Edna Mode has only made an appearance in a promotional polybag, so including her in this series is a great way to get her in the hands of fans of The Incredibles.
With The Incredibles LEGO Juniors sets being so recent, using up 2 slots feels a little wasteful, as I’d rather see something from Up! or even Monsters University.
Edna is just okay to me, as a minifigure, she isn’t the most exciting out of this series, and arguably one of the weaker minifigs in Series 2. She’s good, just not outstanding in any way.
How To Find One: Edna’s large hairpiece is rounded, with a large hole beneath it. You can also try feeling for her bag’s handle, which is a 1 x 2 plate with a handle.
Minifig Rating: 3/5
Thankfully, one of the 2 The Incredibles slots is used for an incredible character – Frozone, who’s voiced by Samuel Jackson and is Mr Incredible’s best friend.
This is Frozone’s debut as a minifigure, and I’m righteously excited about him. You may remember Frozone from one of the funniest scenes in a Pixar movie ever (Where’s my super suit?) and I’m so happy to own the final piece of the LEGO Incredibles puzzle.
Frozone’s character design is pretty basic, with a white and baby blue outfit, inspired by figure skater costumes. He has a Cyclops-like eye-piece and comes with two translucent LEGO Power Blast pieces to make it look like he’s shooting out ice from his hands.
Here’s a look at Frozone’s back printing.
In addition to the Power Blast pieces, he also comes with a grey base, which makes it look like the columns of ice that he conjures up to move around swiftly.
I’ll be honest, Frozone’s design isn’t the most exciting as it’s super basic, and this is a classic case of I’m-just-glad-they-made-his-minifigure, all so that I can round out my LEGO Incredibles collection.
Doesn’t mean I’m not happy to have him, though!
How To Find One: Frozone is extremely easy to feel for, just find the massive disc and you’ll be good.
Minifig Rating: 3/5
Elsa, the all-powerful money-making hit machine surely needs no further introduction. She’s made countless appearance as a minidoll in the Disney Princess theme, but this is Elsa’s first outing as a LEGO Minifigure.
Interestingly, LEGO opted to create a brand new hairpiece, which is quite possibly the most accurate Elsa hairstyle, with the braided ponytail that drapes across her shoulder.
That said, the hairpiece is also one of LEGO’s biggest missed oppportunities, as for some strange reason, they opt to go once again with yellow instead of the proper gold-ish, silvery hair that Elsa has in the movies. I guess such a colour doesn’t exist in LEGO’s colour library, so they had to make do with yellow.
The printing details on her torso are excellent, with a highly detailed dress, complete with sparkly bits across her torso, arm printing and back printing as well.
In the photo above, you can see just how detailed the moulding is on her hair. Unfortunately, her hairpiece is made out of rubbery plastic, which is a bit of a shame.
Elsa also sports an alternate face, with a mischievous winking face.
Her cape is bedazzled with shiny snowflakes, and in this photo, you can also see the arm printing which has shiny silvery details on it.
Her choice of accessory is a little lame, a large translucent blue snowflake, which kinda fits her character, but I just can’t get over how large it is as it completely overpowers the minifigure and serves as a big icy distraction.
Elsa’s importance to the Disney empire cannot be understated, so I’m not too surprised by her inclusion.
The novelty as the first (and maybe only) minifigure version of Elsa will be one of the main drawcards, but there’s actually a lot to love about Elsa, with her detailed outfit, and movie-accurate new hairpiece which will delight Frozen fans.
I’m quite happy with Elsa, as I’m an unashamed fan of Frozen, but at the same time, I do think the minifigure’s design is pretty great.
How To Find One: Try feeling for Elsa’s massive snowflake, which has 6 spokes that individually feel bumpy.
Minifig Rating: 4/5
The second Frozen minifigure is Anna, Elsa’s sister, who also makes her debut as a minifigure.
Like Elsa, she also sports a brand new hairpiece that is much more movie-accurate, with her braided pigtails draping down her shoulders. It’s made of the same rubbery material, which I quite dislike, but for the most part looks pretty good, thanks to its glossy sheen.
The printing on Anna’s torso and dress is quite detailed, with the flower motifs from her primary outfit captured quite nicely. She also has a new cape-piece in maroon, which sits quite nicely beneath her hairpiece.
Here’s a look at Anna’s back printing. For her accessory, she comes with a lantern which is a fairly new accessory and unlike Elsa’s oversized snowflake is quite a neat element that suits the character.
Also like Elsa, Anna has an alternate winking face, which better suits her playful, whimsical personality.
At first, I did prefer the minidoll versions, but after awhile, the minifigure versions are starting to grow on me.
They look warmer, and I much prefer the new hairpieces, and I feel that their faces manage to convey more of their personality and character than the minidolls, which look rather generic.
I didn’t expect much from Anna at first, but I’d say that this minifigure is the definitive version of Anna, with the great hairpiece and her facial expressions eventually won me over.
For fans of Frozen (which is probably any parent with a young daughter), being able to easily (and affordably) obtain an Elsa and Anna minifigure is a huge win, especially if you’ve never owned the Disney Princess sets, which can be pretty pricey.
How To Find One: Anna is a little tricky, as you only have the lantern which feels like a larger 1 x 1 round brick with hollowed spaces on the exterior to differentiate her. You can also feel for her hairpiece, which will feel squishy and you can try to tell it apart by the two pigtails.
Minifig Rating: 4/5
Ducktales isn’t the only vintage Disney TV show getting love in Series 2, with the classic Chip & Dale being yet another surprise entry.
When I think of Disney characters, you can be assured that Chip & Dale isn’t the first, second or even 30th Disney character that comes to mind, but you’ve got to respect the audacity to include Chip & Dale in a 2019 minifigure series.
Chip is the darker anthropomorphic chipmunk and comes with a brand new moulded head.
The moulded chipmunk head is highly detailed, and I’m glad that it’s made out of hard plastic instead of rubber.
The printing on the head is a little shoddy. My Chip had very noticeable print bleeds, especially around his mouth and nose.
Chip comes with an acorn which is cleverly built out of a “mandrake” piece attached to the 1 x 1 round tile with pin element. He also has medium length legs, like the ones we first saw from the Harry Potter series.
Here’s a look at Chip’s back printing, which has a tail printed and a black and white strip down his spine.
Chip’s novelty is mostly all it has going for it. Outside of watching a couple of episodes of Chip n Dale Rescue Rangers in my childhood, and Disney childrens books, I don’t quite have that strong a connection with Chip.
Add to that the shoddy paintjob on Chip’s face and the underwhelming accessory and you have quite a forgettable minifigure as a whole.
How To Find One: Chip is almost identical to dale, except for his acorn piece. Try feeling for the light brown piece, which has a thin oval-ish shape, and which narrows towards the tip.
Minifig Rating: 2/5
Lastly, we have Dale, the other half of Chip and Dale. Dale is a lighter coloured chipmunk with a bright red nose. Despite looking very identical, Dale has a slightly different head mould, with his two front teeth separated from one another, as well as a larger nose.
Dale is the goofier of the two, and the designers have done a decent job capturing his aloof personality.
Here’s Chip ‘n Dale together. Like most cartoon duos, they look better next to one another and are kinda cute.
I just think it’s a shame that they went for the “naked” classic versions of Chip n’ Dale instead of the Rescue Rangers variant, which I’m imagining more LEGO fans have a closer connection to thanks to the 90s animated series.
It’s just a shame the printing on Dale’s face, just like Chip is a little spotty around the mouth area.
Also, like Chip, if you don’t have a specific affinity for Dale, it’s not going to be the most exciting minifigure in this series.
How To Find One: Try feeling for Dale’s sack, which is quite large and lumpy, with a narrow handle and a flat base.
Minifig Rating: 2/5
Final Thoughts: Like many LEGO Disney fans, I was delighted when LEGO announced a sequel to the incredible Series 1.
Disney’s impact on the very fabric of pop culture and cinema is undeniable, with a massive library of characters spanning decades to draw from,
As a whole, I think Series 2 is a worthy follow-up to Series 1 but doesn’t quite match it in terms of the character lineup.
I have to applaud LEGO and Disney for digging a little deeper in to the vault, gracing us with Vintage Mickey and Minnie, the Ducktales family, Jack Skellington and even Chip n’ Dale, which aren’t typically the first names that come to mind when you think Disney characters.
While it contains some fantastic entries such as Scrooge McDuck, Jack Skellington, Sally, Hercules, Hades, Elsa, Anna and Jafar, it just doesn’t feel like Disney’s best 18 that they could’ve put forward.
I find it quite disappointing that only a third of the series is devoted to female characters, which is a little odd given Disney’s stance in creating strong female characters.
While I do enjoy this series as a whole, I’m left wanting more. I think it’s a really poor decision not to include Goofy, or even some of the more diverse Disney Princesses like Pocahontas, and Mulan, or even classics like Sleeping Beauty (or Tangled!) or Snow White.
I would’ve also liked to see LEGO explore more Pixar properties like Up or Inside Out.
To me, four slots devoted to Ducktales was a little too much, and I really could’ve done without Elsa and Anna, and maybe even the Incredibles slots, except for Frozone.
That said, the characters that I do like in this series were executed mostly to perfection.
My top 5 are:
- Scrooge McDuck
- Jack Skellington
So yeah, all in all, a decent series but LEGO could’ve done so much more. I’m also not impressed with the ratio of only two complete sets per box – while it’s great to see LEGO stamping out the 1 per box chase minifigure, I don’t understand how they couldn’t just stick to 3 complete sets.
This just makes me all the more eager for Series 3, which can’t come soon enough. I swear, if they don’t include Goofy, Mulan and Pocahontas in Series 3, I will have some choice words for Disney.
Thanks for making it all the way here and for reading my review of LEGO Disney Minifigures Series 2! I’d love to hear what you thought of this series, and which ones are your favourite characters, as well as which ones you’d like to see most in Series 3!
Special thanks to LEGO for providing a box of Disney Series 2 for review.