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14 Costumes No One Wants To See This Halloween

Handmaids and Pennywise have this year, and this year only.

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First, let me say everyone pictured in this post did an amazing job with their costumes.

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We're not here to judge them, only their hypothetical successors.

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Got it?

Good.

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1. Rick Sanchez

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Honestly, I would avoid Rick and Morty altogether. After Szechuan-Gate, the fandom needs a time-out. But if you must...

Alternative: The Council of Ricks.

Please note: Pickle Rick is on ~warning~ for 2018.
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Please note: Pickle Rick is on ~warning~ for 2018.

Alternative: Any of the ~million~ other existing puns.

My Edgar Allen Poe Dameron cosplay #cvg2017

Don't steal this one, either. You can think of your own.

3. General Hogwarts Student

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We get it, you own a Hogwarts robe.

Alternative: At the ~very least~ slap on some glasses and be Harry.

4. Harley Quinn

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For how much people seemed to hate Suicide Squad, they sure like wearing this costume.

Alternative: Margot Robbie's Unicorn Dress.

Admittedly, this would be tough, but awesome.
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Admittedly, this would be tough, but awesome.

5. While we're at it, the Joker, too.

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Alternative: Go with friends as The Office characters' Jokers.

Sure, not everyone would get it, but at least you'd be showing the world that you know it's cliché.
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Sure, not everyone would get it, but at least you'd be showing the world that you know it's cliché.

6. Basic Ron Swanson

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You're not going to beat this makeup work anyway.

Alternative: Ron & Tammy 2 couples costume.

These two are the definition of couple goals.
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These two are the definition of couple goals.

Alternative: Get crazy with a tank suit.

Hopefully, Season 2 will spark a whole new craze of future stale costumes.
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Hopefully, Season 2 will spark a whole new craze of future stale costumes.

8. Trump

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Unless you're an adorable doggo, it's just obnoxious.

Alternative: Ruth Bader Ginsburg

This is a real costume you can buy.
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This is a real costume you can buy.

9. The Sanderson Sisters

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Oh, is Hocus Pocus your favorite Halloween movie?

Alternative: Grab two friends and dress as Kathy, Bette, and SJP's other iconic characters.

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This may be the best idea I've ever had.

10. Zombie Dead Celebrity

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Note: This costume was done pre-death, which is OKAY.

Alternative: Just pay homage by being a non-zombie.

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RIP, Carrie. We miss you dearly.

11. Daenerys Targaryen

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Daenerys Stormborn of the House Targaryen, First of Her Name, the Unburnt, Queen of the Andals and the First Men, Khaleesi of the Great Grass Sea, Breaker of Chains, and Mother of Overdone Costumes.

Alternative: If you can make this coat, you are a BOSS.

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12. The Belchers

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We all love Bob's Burgers, but if you haven't done the basics yet, you missed your chance.

Alternative: The kids on Halloween.

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13. The "slutty" version of something.

Let me clarify... You can wear whatever you damn well please, but take Ms. Norbury's advice and don't call yourself or each other "slutty."
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Let me clarify... You can wear whatever you damn well please, but take Ms. Norbury's advice and don't call yourself or each other "slutty."

Alternative: Own the fact that you're the ~SEXY~ version.

14. Cultural Appropriation

It's 2017. There is no excuse. Don't fucking do it.
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It's 2017. There is no excuse. Don't fucking do it.

Alternative: Literally anything else.

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When in doubt, be a sad hotdog.

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