30 Great Homemade Halloween Costumes Based On TV Shows

Last Updated: October 11th

We’ll be sharing Halloween costume ideas all month, and today we look to television for some funny character costumes.. From Archer to Saturday Night Live to ’90s cartoons to American Horror Story, we hope you spot something in this gallery of TV-inspired Halloween costume ideas that speaks to you. And stay tuned, Game Of Thrones fans, because we’ll have something just for you later this week. So here are this year’s best TV character Halloween costumes from across the web.

When you’re done checking these out, here are some of our other Halloween costume ideas:

Bojack Horseman photographed by Bowmanfett.

Pam Poovey (Archer) cosplayed by elmos_empire.


Eleven (Stranger Things) cosplayed by catiamichaels.

Wednesday Addams (Addams Family) photographed by V Threepio.

Lana Kane (Archer) photographed by V Threepio.

Cheryl Tunt (Archer) cosplayed by CosmiaCross.

Matt Foley (Saturday Night Live) photographed by ImAVampiahImAVampiah.

Rule 63 Matt The Radar Technician (Saturday Night Live / Star Wars: The Force Awakens) photographed by Pat Loika.

Turd Ferguson (Saturday Night Live) cosplayed by Tara, photographed by Steven Leung.

Dayman (It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia) cosplayed by chelseateach.

Old Spice guy photographed by Alana A.

Dr. Mrs. The Monarch (Venture Bros.) photographed by Matt Drobnik.

The 10th Doctor (Doctor Who) photographed by Chuck. Submitted via our Flickr Group.

Kim Possible cosplayed by Pyxll.

Linda Belcher (Bob’s Burgers) photographed by Anthony Chodor.

Eleanor Abernathy the crazy cat lady (The Simpsons) cosplayed by moviemazz.

Gadget Hackwrench (Chip ‘n’ Dale Rescue Rangers) photographed by hulkrules22085.

Gizmoduck (Ducktales) photographed by V Threepio.

Twisty the Clown (American Horror Story: Freakshow) photographed by zoe_angelete.


Rule 63 Twisty The Clown (American Horror Story: Freak Show) photographed by Jose (Ivan) B.

Rowdy Roddy Piper photographed by Nixed. Submitted via our Flickr Group.

Granny Emma Webster (Looney Tunes) photographed by christhelpme.

Guy Fieri photographed by DTJAAAAM.

Oswald Cobblepot (Gotham) photographed by StmpnkPrincess.

Velma Dinkley (Scooby Doo) cosplayed by TeriBird.

Scooby Doo, how are you? (Photographed by Hilari.)

Mysterion (South Park) photographed by Pikawil.

Ms. Frizzle (The Magic Schoolbus) photographed by Oliver Ayala.

Bob Ross cosplayed by wscroggin.

Matt The Radar Technician meets Kylo Ren, photographed by growing up on main street.