Buzz·Posted on Oct 27, 2021Please, I Am Begging You, Do Not Wear Anything Even CLOSE To These 16 Halloween CostumesLet's just not, OK?by Hannah MarderBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink After the long, eventful 2021 we've had, you *might* be thinking, hey, it would be super funny to go as something from the last year or so! Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Family Channel And if you'er talking about, say, Black Widow or Beth from Queen's Gambit, sure! But...if you're thinking of going as any of the below, please, I am BEGGING you, reconsider. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF NBC 1. Like...PLEASE do not go as a Capitol insurrectionist. Win McNamee / Getty Images I can't even believe that was this year, but it was. 2. Honestly, don't go as the police, either. partycity.com Or God forbid, riot police. 3. If you think it'd be funny to dress as Donald Trump, the joke's on you. google.com We don't want to see him this year. 4. Ditto goes for Mike Pence, even with the fly on his head. ERIC BARADAT/AFP via Getty Images This was funny for a quick photo last year, but not this year. Listen, we don't want to see Mike Pence. We don't want to think about him. We don't even want to think of the fly that did God's work that night. 5. I want to think we as a people are better than dressing as COVID, but the costume exists, so I believe I may have once again thought too highly of the human race. walmart.com It's happened a lot this year. 6. Let's not go as the vaccine either, OK? google.com At least the vaccine is a good thing, but going as it sort of suggests it's scary, and...well, let's not spread misinformation. 7. Look, I get the urge to go as an anti-vaxxer, I really do. They are scary. But maybe don't joke about things that have caused death. u/Angieelaaa / Reddit / Via reddit.com 8. And ESPECIALLY don't go as an anti-vaxxer with a dead child. I don't think I should have to say this. Autumn Dayss / Facebook / Via au.news.yahoo.com Love the general "get vaccinated" statement, hate the venue for it. As a rule, it's best not to make jokes about dead children. 9. I know it's tempting to make fun of people taking Ivermectin, but...let's leave the horse drug and its shitty side effects out of Halloween this year, fellas. Facebook: TheScienceSheeple 10. Hand sanitizer may seem like an innocent costume, but I feel like it's best to stay away from anything that'll make people think of COVID. toynk.com 11. Don't be a Karen. Not even for Halloween. Helen Shivers @thecroakerqueen and the scariest costume goes to… 02:08 AM - 03 Oct 2021 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @thecroakerqueen 12. Let's leave nurses alone this year, OK? spirithalloween.com Show some respect. 13. If you go as sexy Ruth Bader Ginsburg...even I can't help you. dadadayns / Instagram / Via Instagram: @https://www.instagram.com/dadadayns/?hl=en This isn't the way to honor her. 14. Honestly, it's not a bad idea to avoid Harry Potter-themed costumes this year. amazon.com And I CERTAINLY don't want to see anyone going as JKR. 15. I'm cool with Squid Game costumes, but going as a sexy Squid Game guard just feels wrong. yandy.com Squid Game feels a little too topical...going as a sexy version of guards who murder desperate indebted citizens as part of a game feels slightly in poor taste. 16. And finally, please, for the love of God, stay away from anything to do with Armie Hammer. Todd Williamson/E! Entertainment / NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images I don't want to see any cannibal-themed Armie costumes this year. I don't think I need to say anything beyond that. What costumes are you, like me, fearful to see your problematic Uncle Frank or your boyfriend's annoying friend dress up as this year? Let us know in the comments!