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Steve Martin Just Won Best Costume For Halloween This Year

You could say his tweet has caused some ~buzz~.

Growing up, Steve Martin was one of my favorite actors.

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He was just such a Dad.ℒ️

In case you don't know who he is (am I old??), he's a universally celebrated actor and comedian who has been honored with the AFI Lifetime Achievement Award and the Oscars' Governors Award.

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(Though I still think his best work is Cheaper by the Dozen.)

Well today, Steve revealed he's still got it when he unveiled his 2020 Halloween costume:

At first I was like...what is his costume? And then I noticed a little black dot on his head.

stevemartintogo / Twitter / Via Twitter: @SteveMartinToGo

Is that...?

stevemartintogo / Twitter / Via Twitter: @SteveMartinToGo

Hang on, let me zoom a little closer...

YES! It is, in fact, the hero of last week's vice presidential debate: the fly!


In case you forgot (time does pass strangely in quarantine, after all), a fly landed on Mike Pence's head during the debate last week and sat there for several minutes without him noticing until it decided to get up and fly away.

Mike Pence with the fly on his head
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Twitter promptly lost its mind, with multiple accounts named variations of "Pence's fly" popping up within minutes, and basically everyone making jokes.

Celebs have gotten in on the fun, too β€” but Steve is the first to actually don a costume.

Pence apologizing to Mother right now for getting to 3rd base with the fly

Even the fly itself is excited about it.

@SteveMartinToGo Wait a second, it's ME!

The costume's pretty spot on, though Martin obviously has the advantage of already having white hair.

photoshopped picture of Steve Martin's face ver Pence's in the debate
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I would've rather seen Steve on that stage, tbh.

TL;DR: Everyone else can go home now, because Steve won Halloween.


Will anyone else be trying out this amazing costume? Let me know in the comments! And don't forget to vote β€” you can register and check out resources here!

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