I sincerely hope the little boy above has never seen Batman Returns but that just makes his Joker costume that much more awesome.
This year was the first year Mazzy made an official Halloween costume request. She wants to be Tinkerbell.
LAME, I know.
I realize now the window is very small when you can dress your child up in a cool costume that represents your love of pop culture as opposed to their own. In a few short years, your kids will be demanding pre-packaged Spiderman costumes and store-bought Cinderellas.
In other words, if I ever dreamed of dressing Harlow as Betty Draper or Joan Holloway— THE TIME IS NOW.
Here are 18 Halloween costumes clearly based on the movie and television preferences of their parents…
The Joker from Batman:
Don Draper from Mad Men:
The Dude from The Big Lebowski:
Dwight Shrute from The Office:
Audrey Hepburn from Breakfast in Tiffany’s:
Kenny Powers from Eastbound & Down:
Goose and Maverick from Top Gun:
Hannibal Lecter from Silence of the Lambs:
Nacho from Nacho Libre:
Kip from Napoleon Dynamite:
Sophia from Golden Girls:
Walter White from Breaking Bad:
Wayne and Garth from Wayne’s World:
Alex DeLarge from A Clockwork Orange:
Jack Skellington from Nightmare Before Christmas:
Here’s 16 costumes based on movies and television geared for kids, but still pretty awesome none the less…
Elliott from ET:
Cruella Deville from 101 Dalmations:
Alice from Alice in Wonderland:
Princess Leia and R2D2 from Star Wars:
Karl from Up:
The Queen of Hearts from Alice in Wonderland:
Army Man from Toy Story:
Oompa Loompa from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory:
The Hobbits in Lord of the Rings:
Max (and wild things/parents) in Where the Wild Things Are:
Okay. Now, who wants to dress up their kid as the guy with half a face in Boardwalk Empire? Nobody?
What are your kids dressing up as for Halloween?
For more costume ideas for kids, follow my Halloween board on Pinterest.