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Funniest Halloween Costumes

Updated on October 3, 2013

Most of us do not want to dress up in the usual joker or vampire costumes for Halloween. So why not do something different this Halloween?

A majority of Halloween costumes come under the “Pop Culture” category. Most Halloween costumes are inspired by TV shows, popular films, video games, and so on. Famous works of art, well-known brands, books, tourist destinations, national legends, and celebrities also provide enough fodder for creating Hollywood costumes. It is best to use costumes that can be easily recognized by others, else all your efforts will be in vain. Hence, draw inspiration from various ‘pop culture’ figures and come up with something uniquely funny and hilarious.

Listed below are some funny Halloween costume ideas that will make people laugh and result in you becoming the center of attention.

  • Stewie in the Bathtub: Lois may not be able to get Stewie to get into the bathtub. But you can dress up as Consuela, use the Lemon Pledge, and commence your magic.

  • Rosie the Riveter: Everyone is aware about this famous icon who is very much a part of the American culture. You also do not need to spend a lot of time, money, or effort to recreate a costume of the widely recognized wartime propaganda poster of J. Howard Miller.

  • LEGO Vampire: Mini-figurines made from LEGO are immensely popular during Halloween. So why not use it to your advantage and come dressed up as a LEGO vampire. It is very Halloween-y and is sure to bring out many laughs.

  • Tetris Blocks: Who does not know about this addictive game from the 1980s? Couples can incorporate the theme and come up with a funny Halloween costume. You must however ensure that the Tetriminos are fitted correctly.

  • Junk in the trunk: Big derrieres are quite a rage. It has even provided inspiration to many rap songs. And who can forget Kim Kardashian’s famous behind! Give your own funny twist to this trend, this Halloween. Dress up in drag and give the slang term a whole new meaning. Party away in a black and white striped dress and a large trunk belt filled with junk!

  • Food: Food costumes are a hit in any season, and at any party, including Halloween. There is no doubt that humans dressing up as food items like sandwiches, fruits, dessert, and others, will definitely evoke laughter.Refresh one and all by dressing up as an out-of-the-world humungous watermelon.You can dress up as a sushi roll and make everyone pine for some, or you can walk around in a sushi restaurant costume. Express your love for Italian cuisine by showing up in a Barilla pasta costume with your arm candy partner dressed up as Ragù sauce. You can also dress up as a chef, while your girlfriend can be in a delicious cupcake costume.

  • Tippi Hedren in “The Birds”: The original act from the Hitchcock movie was scary as hell. Recreate this scene in your Halloween costume and add your original funny twist to it.

  • The Winning Sperm: Your baby fought with millions of other sperms before eventually winning the race. Dress up your child in the winning sperm costume and strut him/her around with pride.

  • ‘Doping’ Lance Armstrong: Get the laughter ball rolling at the parties with your ‘doping’ Lance Armstrong Halloween costume. Everyone knows about his vehement denials of doping and his subsequent admittance of the same to Oprah on television.

  • Children’s movies and books: Children’s books and fairy tales have always besotted us, no matter what our age is. Additionally, even a nitwit will recognize the famous characters and inadvertently smile. You can never go wrong in these costumes. Couples can go as Alice and the White Rabbit. All you require are some elegant apparels and some simple accessories to create the costume. Guys can also get dressed up as Little Red Riding Hood and go for a stroll in the woods. Or you can devise your own devilish plan to steal the moon and enjoy the festival in an Adult minion costume.

  • Typewriter: Get nostalgic! In this day and age of technological advancements, iPads, and iPhones, remember the bygone era and come dressed up as a typewriter. Girls will surely make a beeline for you and type in their mobile numbers!

  • Killer B: Tired of being touted as a killer bitch. Well give it back to them and go dressed in a ‘Killer B’ Halloween costume, literally. The blood splattered dress and the big letter B is sure to get the funny message across.

  • Trends: Every year, new Halloween costumes draw their inspiration from the latest trends, whether it be internet memes, YouTube clips, news stories, hottest gadgets, famous social networks, or television commercials. Get inspired by the most humorous trend and make a grand entry in your envious Halloween costume.

  • Fight for a cause: Take a stand this Halloween and dress up in a ‘legalize marijuana’ costume.


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      Dallas Matier 4 years ago from Australia

      You know, 'funny' probably isn't the word I'd use to describe those Bert and Ernie costumes.