As they do each year, the hosts of the Today show got dressed up in costume for the Halloween edition of the morning show, and with Halloween falling on a Saturday this year, that day would be today. Like last year when they did an ensemble costume to pay homage to Saturday Night Live, this year the team dressed up as their favorite Peanuts characters to celebrate the upcoming The Peanuts Movie, which is being theatrically released next week.
Sounds innocent enough, right? Well… yes and no. Yes, the Peanuts is a wholesome, family-friendly pop-culture mainstay. But seeing a bunch of grown-ass adults dressed like freaky, cartoonish bobble-headed children? Is actually kind of creepy-looking! Some creepier than others, so we’ve ranked the Today show Peanuts costumes from least to most horrifying.
Willie Geist as Schroeder
Willie Geist clearly dodged a bullet, here. All he had to do was put on a neon wig and some over-sized clothes (I don’t know why they’re all wearing over-sized clothes, by the way, the Peanuts children don’t even wear over-sized clothes) and squat in front of a miniature piano. Boom, easy.