The House That Gave Sucky Tricks Costumes

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Costumes that the characters wore in The House That Gave Sucky Tricks, Halloween 2015.

Image Character Costume Explanation External Links
The Cheat Fudgie the Whale Fudgie the Whale is the primary mascot for the Carvel chain of ice cream shops. Fudgie is one of Carvel's most popular cake designs, and many cakes play on his name and are written with "to a whale of a (blank)". Wikipedia Article
Strong Bad David Lee Roth David Lee Roth is a rock and roll singer who is most famous for being the original lead singer of the band Van Halen. Strong Bad's costume specifically depicts Roth's face on the cover of his 1986 solo album Eat 'Em and Smile, which was Roth's first solo effort after being fired from Van Halen in 1985. Wikipedia Article
Homestar Runner As H.I. McDunnough Homestar Runner H.I. McDunnough H. I. "Hi" McDunnough is a character played by Nicolas Cage in the 1987 Coen Brothers film Raising Arizona. Homestar's costume depicts a famous scene in the film where Hi robs a convenience store and steals diapers for a baby he and his wife Ed, played by Holly Hunter, kidnapped from a rich family. Wikipedia Article
Mazipan As Captain EO Marzipan Captain EO Captain EO is the title character of a 1986 Disney sci-fi short film who helps bring peace to a dystopian planet through music. The film starred Michael Jackson and was conceived by director Francis Ford Coppola and executive producer George Lucas. Captain EO was an attraction at Disney's four major theme parks until 1998, then returned in 2010 as a tribute to Jackson following his death the year before. As of the release of this toon, the film is only being shown at Walt Disney World. Wikipedia Article
The King of Town Devil's Tower Mashed Potatoes Devils Tower is an actual mountain located in Wyoming that played an important role in the plot of the film Close Encounters of the Third Kind. During the course of the film, a replica of the mountain is built several times by electrician Roy Neary (Richard Dreyfuss), using several items including mashed potatoes. The King of Town's costume is more specifically based on UHF's parody of the scene, hence "I'm important! I mean something!" Wikipedia Article
The Poopsmith Feyd-Rautha Feyd-Rautha Harkonnen is a central character in the Dune series of novels created by Frank Herbert. The Poopsmith's costume depicts Feyd-Rautha as portrayed by Sting in the 1984 film adaptation of Dune. Wikipedia Article
Homsar Fidgit Fidgit, played by Kenny Baker, is one of a band of six dwarves who appear in the 1981 Terry Gilliam fantasy film Time Bandits. The dwarves travel through time looking for treasure to steal. Wikipedia Article
Strong Sad Cameron Frye Cameron Frye is a character played by Alan Ruck in the 1986 film Ferris Bueller's Day Off. Despite being his best friend, Ferris describes Cameron as highly uptight, which is part of the reason why Ferris convinces Cameron to cut school with him. Strong Sad is dressed in the hat and Detroit Red Wings hockey jersey Cameron wore during the titular "day off". Wikipedia Article
Pom Pom Wilson Wilson is the volleyball that Chuck Nolan, played by Tom Hanks, was left to talk to while stranded on a remote island in the film Cast Away. Wilson got his "face" when Chuck touched him with his bloody hand while sifting through the wreckage of his crashed airplane. Chuck later became closely attached to the ball, even apologizing to him as he was forced to leave Wilson behind after the ball fell off his makeshift raft. Wikipedia Article
Coach Z André 3000 André 3000 is the stage name of rapper André Benjamin, who performs with Antwan "Big Boi" Patton in the Atlanta-based hip hop duo OutKast. Coach Z's costume (or more realistically, costumes) makes reference to the 2003 OutKast album Speakerboxxx/The Love Below, which saw André 3000 and Big Boi each come up with an album's worth of solo material and release them together; Coach Z appears as each member of André's fictitious band "The Love Below". Wikipedia Article
Strong Mad Tivo TiVo is a digital video recording device that enables users to record and store programs on the device for future watching. Its logo, which is the basis of Strong Mad's costume, is a smiling television set with feet. Wikipedia Article
Bubs Chuck Barris Chuck Barris (1929-2017) is a former television producer who found success as a creator and producer of game shows in the 1960s and 1970s. One of these was The Gong Show, a talent competition where celebrity panelists could use a hammer like the one Bubs is holding to strike a giant gong onstage to stop a poor performance by a contestant. Barris also served as host of The Gong Show and one of his trademark quirks on the show was to wear hats that often would cover his eyes (like Bubs' hat). Wikipedia Article
The Knight Astro Pop Astro Pops are cone shaped lollipops purposely designed to resemble rocket ships. Originally launched in 1963 by a pair of astrophysicists, the candies were originally discontinued in 2004 but have since been revived. Wikipedia Article
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