3 Times Halloween Funjob Costumes

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Costumes that the characters wore in 3 Times Halloween Funjob, Halloween 2003.

Image Character Costume Explanation External Links
Strong Sad As David Byrne Strong Sad David Byrne David Byrne rose to prominence as lead singer of the band Talking Heads. Beginning as part of the punk/new wave movement of the late '70s, the band was quickly distinguished for their experimental lyrical and instrumental style and the nervous energy of Byrne's vocals. He records today as a solo artist. Strong Sad is wearing Byrne's "big suit" from the 1984 Talking Heads concert film Stop Making Sense, along with the glasses he wears when performing "Once in a Lifetime". Wikipedia article for David Byrne
Marzipan As The Log Lady Marzipan The Log Lady Margaret Lanterman, AKA the Log Lady, was a character on the 1990 TV series Twin Peaks, played by Catherine E. Coulson. She was an eccentric recluse who carried a log around, which she believed spoke to her. Wikipedia article for the Log Lady
Strong Mad As Magnum P.I. Strong Mad Magnum, P.I. Magnum, P.I. was a television show set in Hawaii that ran from 1980 until 1988. Strong Mad is dressed as Thomas Magnum, the title character played by Tom Selleck who worked as a private detective. Magnum was frequently seen wearing flowered shirts and was a Detroit Tigers fan, hence the costume. Wikipedia article for Magnum P.I.
Strong Bad As Ozone Strong Bad Ozone Ozone is a character from the films Breakin' and Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo played by professional breakdancer Adolfo "Shabba-Doo" Quiñones. Wikipedia article for Breakin'
The Cheat As Izzy The Cheat Izzy Izzy was the mascot of the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta. His story is that he is a creature called a Whatizit who lives inside the Olympic Flame. He is often considered to be the least popular of all Olympic mascots. Mike Chapman created the Homestar Runner universe while working on light rigging for the Australian telecasts of those games. Wikipedia article for Izzy
The King of Town as The Hamburglar The King of Town Hamburglar Hamburglar is one of the mascots for the McDonald's chain of restaurants. He always tries to steal Ronald McDonald's hamburgers and his catchphrase is "robble robble". Wikipedia article for Hamburglar
Homestar Runner As John McEnroe Homestar Runner John McEnroe John McEnroe was a professional tennis player regarded as one of the better players of his day. Effective as both a singles and doubles player, winning both tournaments at Wimbledon and the U.S. Open multiple times, McEnroe won over 70 titles in both disciplines and was the first player to be ranked as both the top singles player and the top doubles player in the world. He was just as widely known for arguing intensely with chair umpires and line judges when he felt they missed a call, and also for the afro hairstyle he sported for much of his early career. Wikipedia article for John McEnroe
Pom Pom As Kamala the Ugandan Giant Pom Pom Kamala the Ugandan Giant Kamala (1950-2020) was a professional wrestler that was supposedly from the tribes of the Ugandan jungle, known for his wild and untamed style while he terrorized his opponents in and out of wrestling rings throughout the world. The character was portrayed by James Harris, who first appeared as Kamala in the early 1980s and wrestled under that name until he retired in 2011. Wikipedia article for Kamala the Ugandan Giant
Coach Z As Kool Moe Dee Coach Z Kool Moe Dee Kool Moe Dee or 'Mohandas Dewese' was a member of one of the pioneering old school hip hop groups, The Treacherous Three, from the late 1970s to mid 1980s. This influential 'old-school rapper' released his first album in 1986. He has not released an album since 1994's Interlude. In publicity photos, he always wore the cylindrical leather hat that Coach Z is wearing here. Wikipedia article for Kool Moe Dee
Bubs As Mel Bubs Mel Melvin "Mel" Sharples was a manager of "Mel's Diner" in the film Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore and the '70s TV sitcom Alice. His role was played by Vic Tayback from 1976 to 1985 where he constantly worked alongside fellow waitresses Flo(rence) "Kiss my grits" Castleberry and Vera Gorman for comedic purposes. Wikipedia article for Mel
Stinkoman As Speed Racer Stinkoman Speed Racer Speed Racer is the title character in the classic anime Speed Racer, or Mach Go Go Go in Japan. Speed Racer, or Go Mifune, is a young stock car racer who strives to win in the cutthroat world of racing. It was one of the first anime to be imported into North America and dubbed, giving many people their first taste of Japanese animation. Giving Stinkoman the "Akira" jar will make his arm explode into a grotesque organic tendril, which is a reference to the 1988 film Akira, which is also considered an entry-level anime for new fans. Wikipedia article for Speed Racer
The Poopsmith As M. Bison The Poopsmith M. Bison M. Bison is a character in the popular Capcom video game series Street Fighter. He is known as "Vega" in the Japanese version of the games; the American translation mixed the names of several "boss" characters in Street Fighter II, Vega and Balrog among them. Wikipedia article for M. Bison
Homsar As Slash Homsar Slash Slash (real name: Saul Hudson) was the lead guitarist with hard rockers Guns N' Roses until forming his own band, Slash's Snakepit in 1996, and later joining the band Velvet Revolver. His appearance and guitar-playing skills are well known. He is famous for his trademark top hat, cigarette and long curly hair. Wikipedia article for Slash
The Goblin As Santaman The Goblin Santa Claus/Santaman The Goblin shows up in most Halloween toons; in this instance he is dressed up as Santa Claus, or, according to Homestar, a Santaman. The Santaman has also popped up in Decemberween In July. Wikipedia article for Santa Claus
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