It has been quite the ride since LEGO® Masters first aired on February 5, 2020. Starting out with ten teams, only three remained in last night’s season one finale. The title of LEGO® Masters, the brick trophy, and $100,000USD was up for grabs. Mark and Boone, Tyler and Amy, and Sam and Jessica were all vying for the coveted grand prize. Each team partook in a grueling 24-hour build which tested creativity, story-telling, and technical ability. The challenge was building anything they wanted. Read on for more from the LEGO® Masters finale!
Sam and Jessica let their sculpting abilities shine through the construction of a LEGO® peacock. They applied traditional bricks in novel ways throughout the build. Additionally, behind the fanned-out tail of the bird, they told the story of a monkey plucking a feather from the tail for its hat. The judges commented on the excellent use of color and the playful story. Ultimately, Sam and Jessica landed in third place.
Mark and Boone put together a huge dystopian future. In their vision, artists gathered in order to beautify their crumbling world. Minifigures covered the build with stories and the construct towered above the other contestants’ products. While the Bearded Builders struggled a little with their initial concept, they came together in the end. Additionally, they included a giant paintbrush that triggered a color sensor. In turn, the color sensor caused drab walls to spin on motors, revealing brick-built art. However, the team did not take the win and landed in second place.
And the win goes to…
The final build won the contest. Consequently, Tyler and Amy received the honor of being the first LEGO® Masters through their assembly of “Treasure of the Griffon”. Their build depicted the parental instincts of a Griffon defending its young against a monstrous lizard. It drew on inspiration from their own personal announcement of a baby on the way earlier in the season. Additionally, the griffon featured motorized wings with multiple points of articulation. The movement was fluid and lifelike, which impressed the judges. The details included in the build were something else, and the episode did not catch all the build’s glory.
In the end, eliminated contestants and the finalists’ families joined a studio audience for the final crowning of the ultimate LEGO® Masters. Tyler and Amy took the title, the cash, and the 20 lbs trophy constructed from 4000 bricks. Incidentally, we caught up with Tyler and Amy following the episode for some more details on their win. That interview is coming soon, so check back for the final coverage of LEGO® Masters season one! For a full rundown of the first season, click here.
Until next time,
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