25 Costume Ideas Taken From Your Favorite Halloween TV Episodes
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25 Costume Ideas Taken From Your Favorite Halloween TV Episodes

By Sarah Carlson | Seriously Random Lists | October 24, 2013 | Comments ()


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Can’t think of what/who to dress up as this Halloween? Let some of the more memorable Halloween TV episodes of the past few decades serve as your inspiration. Try not to dwell on the fact the actors had makeup and wardrobe departments creating their looks and just go to town. Surely you’ll come up with an ensemble worth of a Pawnee Parks Department or Dunder Mifflin party.


Go topical/just plain cute, i.e., the Parks and Rec category:

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Go classic:

(The Office)

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(Full House)

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Go campy:

Community

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Go as someone you know:

(Friends)

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(Frasier)

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Go in drag:

(NewsRadio)

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Or, if you’re looking for something a bit different, try …

Bee Arthur (New Girl)

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The Bionic Woman (Freaks and Geeks)

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Tippi Hedren in The Birds (Roseanne)

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Sumo Wrestler (Parks and Recreation)

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Spudnik (Friends)

Giant-headed Baby in a BABYBJÖRN (Happy Endings)

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Three-hole Punch (The Office)

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Lil Wayne on the Prairie (The Mindy Project)

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Marie Antoinette and Her Head (Roseanne)

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Peggy Flemming (Community)

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Slutty Pumpkin (How I Met Your Mother)

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Soldier Guy (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) or Damsel in Distress

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(OK, so it’s really only cool if you actually turn into a soldier, and it’s better if you don’t turn into the damsel.)

And bring us home, Britta:

A Squirrel (Community)

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Sarah Carlson is a TV Critic for Pajiba. She lives in San Antonio. You can find her on Twitter.





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