’90s TV Characters in Halloween Costumes: A Hall of Fame


Perhaps this is just our generational bias talking, but doesn’t it seem like the best TV Halloween specials happened in the ’90s? That was the decade when The Simpsons debuted (and made their strongest) “Treehouse of Horror” specials. Roseanne was also a big fan of Halloween hilarity. After the jump, see your favorite ’90s characters dressed as everyone from Tina Turner and Super Fly to Hitler to Wilson Phillips.

Roseanne: Dan as the Three Stooges

Full House: Joey, Jesse, and Danny as the Three Stooges

Freaks and Geeks: Neil as Groucho Marx, Sam as Gort the Robot, and Bill as the Bionic Woman

Beavis and Butthead: Butt-Head as nachos and Beavis as a “nad”

My S0-Called Life: Rickie as Brian Krakow, Rayanne as vampire, and Angela as retro schoolgirl

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air: Carlton as Dracula, Will as Super Fly

Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Willow as… not Willow, Buffy as 18th-century lady

Blossom: Buzz, Nick, and Anthony as Wilson Phillips

Doug: Skeeter as spaceship, Roger as Roger in mask, Doug as Indiana Jones

Beverly Hills, 90210: Donna as mermaid; Dylan and Brenda as Bonnie and Clyde

Family Matters: Urkel as Superman and Laura as Tina Turner

Home Improvement: Jill as carrot

King of the Hill: Hank as the devil

South Park: Cartman as Hitler, Kyle as Chewbacca, Stan as Raggedy Andy, and Zombie Kenny

The Drew Carey Show: Drew as Florida tourist and Oswald as “mushroom”

The Simpsons in “Treehouse of Horror V,” The Shining

That ’70s Show: Fez as Frank N. Furter

Step by Step: Mark as a punk