16 Halloween Costumes Only ’90s Kids Will Understand

Get ready for a nostalgia overload. And you aren’t a real ’90s kid if you don’t know what a Furby is. Let’s see if you remember the rest.

1. Daria and Jane from Daria

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Don’t lie. You know you wanted to be friends with Daria and Jane. It was your dream to watch Sick Sad World with them.

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2. Ms. Frizzle from The Magic School Bus

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’90s kids got their science lessons from two people: Ms. Frizzle and Bill Nye. They actually made science class fun.

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3. Teams from Legends of the Hidden Temple

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Every ’90s kid wanted to be on Legends of the Hidden Temple. (Even if they were terrified of the Temple Guards.)

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4. Furby

Remember this toy? Every kid on the block begged for it at Christmas.

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5. Teletubbies

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It was kind of weird that they had little televisions on their stomachs, but little kids did not care. Bring in the laughing baby sun!

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6. Freakazoid

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Most of the jokes in Freakazoid! were a little too mature for ’90s kids to understand. Try watching an episode now. Your childhood will be forever changed.

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7. The Spice Girls

I’ll tell you what I want, what I really really want. I wanna— I wanna— I wanna see the Spice Girls go on a reunion tour.

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8. The Dummy from Goosebumps


Whenever your teacher made you do “free reading,” you’d pick up a Goosebumps book and (figuratively) pee yourself. The covers still give you the creeps.

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9. Cher from Clueless

You want me to not dress as a rich, Beverly Hills school girl? Ugh, as if!

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10. Quailman from Doug

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It’s just a good excuse to wear your underwear outside of your clothes.

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11. Ace Ventura: Pet Detective

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Tutu Ace Ventura? Allllllllrighty then!

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12. Billy Murray in Space Jam

If you want a wonderful walk down memory lane, visit the original Space Jam website.

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13. Captain Planet

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Bad guys know that he’s number one!

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14. Arnold and Helga from Hey Arnold!

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It’s like they jumped right out of Nick in the Afternoon with Stick Stickly.

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15. The Powerpuff Girls

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Note: If you wear this costume, you MUST save the day before bedtime. That’s the rules.

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16. Carmen Sandiego (with Waldo)

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