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You blockhead! 'Simpsons' turn into Legos for 550th episode

Homer Simpson has always been a bit of a blockhead, but on an upcoming episode of "The Simpsons," it's everyone else who'll have bricks for brains when the show turns its characters into Lego bricks.In the first image from the "Brick Like Me" episode released by Fox, a still animated Homer looks on lovingly at his Lego'd wife while the two stand in a Springfield built from Lego bricks.The episode
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Homer and Marge on the "Brick Like Me" episode of "The Simpsons."FOX

Homer Simpson has always been a bit of a blockhead, but on an upcoming episode of "The Simpsons," it's everyone else who'll have bricks for brains when the show turns its characters into Lego bricks.

In the first image from the "Brick Like Me" episode released by Fox, a still animated Homer looks on lovingly at his Lego'd wife while the two stand in a Springfield built from Lego bricks.

What a square that Marge turned into!Today

The episode will see Homer waking up and finding that everyone and everything in town is now made of Legos. The episode marks "The Simpson's" milestone 550th episode, and airs May 4.

The Lego Group announced in January that it had partnered with 20th Century Fox to create Lego sets and figures from the long-running animated show. 

"We are kicking off the 25th anniversary of 'The Simpsons' in a big way, and we think Lego-loving fans of the show will be impressed with this collaboration that represents the best of both iconic worlds through the Lego and 'The Simpsons' construction set," Jeffrey Godsick, president of 20th Century Fox consumer products, said in a statement at the time.

Lego figurines of "The Simpsons" characters will be available in May.Today

"The Simpsons" Lego house hit store shelves on Feb. 1. The figurines will be available in May.

"The Simpsons" airs Sundays at 8 p.m. on Fox.

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