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Best Ben Wyatt Halloween Costume Guide
Ben Wyatt is a character portrayed by Adam Scott in the NBC comedy show Parks and Recreation. When he was 18, Ben was elected mayor of a town called Patridge. His immaturity and lack of real experience led him to drive the city into bankruptcy after having built a winter sports complex called Ice Town. The town’s bankruptcy is the primary reason he is unofficially banned from Patridge. This experience he gained in his younger years eventually led him to become a state auditor helping cities escape bankruptcy. And it’s the auditor job that he has when audiences first see Ben.
Get the look of the redemption-seeking state official by following this Ben Wyatt costume guide. Anyone auditing your look will have a hard time because it’s such an easy costume to follow! Start with a gingham button-down paired with a slim black tie and grey chino pants. Then dress it up with a dress belt, dress shoes, and a watch.
Ben Wyatt Cosplay Costumes
One might describe Ben Wyatt as a geeky guy who is endlessly obsessed with calzones. So geeky that he made his own board game, similar to Dungeons and Dragons, called The Cones of Dunshire. Fans call him The Architect since he created the game. He is also known to make terrible, corny jokes. It is precisely for these reasons, though, that Ben Wyatt is one of the most loved characters in the Parks and Recreation series. Even more so as the relationship between him and the show’s lead character Leslie Knope, portrayed by Amy Poehler, develops.
His look may seem like an ordinary casual attire, but sliding in a few Ben Wyatt references will get Parks and Recreation fans loving your costume. Invite your Parks and Rec fam and make it a costume party. Get your friends to dress up as other fan favorites like Burt Macklin, Duke Silver, Leslie Knope, or Janet Snakehole.
About Ben Wyatt
To further the assumption of Ben Wyatt’s nerdiness, he is known to be a massive fan of the following things—model trains, Game of Thrones (his eBay name is “Tall Tyrion Lannister”), Batman, Star Trek, Fringe, Twin Peaks, Harrison Ford, Star Wars, and Homeland. He is also known to be a nationally ranked player of the popular board game Settlers of Catan and is very vocal about his dislike for Peter Jackson’s movie adaptation of Lord of the Rings.
Apart from his immense love for calzones, he also loves everything considered to be “early 90’s.” His favorite band is R.E.M., and he has proven this by coming up with a synchronized roller skate dance with Leslie to the song Losing My Religion. His relationship with Leslie Knope is known to be one of the most well-loved TV romances of the last decade, especially with the massive following from Parks and Recreation fans.