Comedy

29 Throwback Halloween Costumes That Will Make You Nostalgic

Topical Halloween costumes aren't for everyone. If you're still not sure what to be this year, get inspired with some awesome homemade costumes based on TV and movie characters from decades past.

1
Steve Urkel
He DID do that.
2
Ace Ventura: Pet Detective
Also a great excuse to wear a tutu in public.
3
Buzz Lightyear (As Mrs. Nesbit)
Major props for the specificity of this one.
4
Cher & Dionne From "Clueless"
As if!
5
Daria & Jane
They really nailed the misanthropic facial expressions.
6
Derek Zoolander
Blue Steel IRL.
7
...And Mugatu
"They're breakdance fighting!"
8
David Bowie In "Labrynth"
Jareth the Goblin King has never been so adorable.
9
Bill Lumbergh From "Office Space"
Yeaaaahhh...
10
Vincent Vega and Mia Wallace From "Pulp Fiction"
Pre-Mia's heroin overdose, obvi.
11
Stick Stickley
Don't act like you don't remember his address.
12
Jay And Silent Bob
Let's hope they don't have to stand in front of that liquor store all night.
13
Crumb From "Aaahh!!! Real Monsters"
His neck is going to be killing him by the end of the night, but it'll be worth it.
14
Drew Carey And Mimi
Nailed it.
15
Little Pete From "The Adventures Of Pete And Pete"
Giner? Check. Hat? Check. Petunia? Check.
16
The Fresh Prince And Carlton
How could you ever top this?
17
Nickelodeon "GUTS" Contestant
You know you wanted a piece of that Crag.
18
"Legends Of The Hidden Temple" Contestants
Purple Parrots vs. Orange Iguanas FTW!
19
Dr. Evil & Mini Me
You don't have to go with the most obvious "Austin Powers" costume.
20
Quailman From "Doug"
You have to be comfortable with wearing your underwear on the outside to be Doug's alter-ego.
21
Helga From "Hey Arnold!"
Bonus points for the exquisite unibrow.
22
"Back To The Future" Ensemble
The clock tower is an awesome touch.
23
"Lamb Chop's Play-Along"
Finding a Lamp Chop puppet is easy, but she really pulls off being Shari Lewis.
24
Alice And "The Brady Bunch"
Now that's clever.
25
Wayne And Garth
Party on.
26
Mario Kart
The classic video game makes an awesome group costume.
27
"Hocus Pocus" Witches
These ladies nailed it.
28
Wilson From "Home Improvement"
Remember him?
29
"Ghostbusters"
Bustin' clearly makes him feel good.
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