That great tradition of pranking or hoaxing friends and family, a practice that dates back to the 14th century, is a long-standing one in the LEGO community – and the popularity of Star Wars is often cause for it to take the brunt of people’s practical jokes.
Due to the skepticism that most people treat news posts on this day with we are presenting a gallery of past gag LEGO Star Wars sets and April 1st hoaxes that have popped up over the years, instead of adding to the confusion.
Did we miss one? Do you have a particular favorite? Share your thoughts in the comments section below for all to see.
Fervent documentarian, effusive AFOL and founding partner, Jeremy manages the daily news content and set reviews.
Having enjoyed playing with LEGO from his earliest years, Jeremy started collecting LEGO Star Wars in 1999 when the theme was first released. He has shared his thoughts and opinions on LEGO via a number of websites – including starwars.com, rebelscum.com and brickset.com – contributed to the LEGO Star Wars: The Visual Dictionary series and served the LEGO Ambassador Network as a Recognised LEGO Fan Media representative.