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Best David S. Pumpkins Halloween Costume Guide
David S. Pumpkins loves Halloween. The character was played by Tom Hanks in a 2016 episode of Saturday Night Live and quickly developed a big following. Pumpkins is an over-the-top, strange character who wears a suit decorated with pumpkins, which is possibly more ghoulish than any of his antics. He is designed to be a Santa Claus type character, but for Halloween, and comes complete with a pair of odd-looking dancers wearing skeleton outfits. His main appearance saw him appearing on different floors of a hotel in a sketch called ‘Haunted Elevator.’
Aside from his SNL appearance, David S. Pumpkins has appeared in his very own animated Halloween special in 2017, titled The David S. Pumpkins Halloween Special. To get the look of this extremely strange king of Halloween, you’ll need a David S. Pumpkins Wig, Pumpkin Tuxedo Costume, Black Dress Shirt, SNL David S. Pumpkins Socks, and Black Dress Shoes.
David S. Pumpkins Cosplay Costumes
While Tom Hanks initially thought this character was incredibly bizarre, and better suited to fellow star Chris Hemsworth, he has since embraced the role. It seems like the public has also fallen in love with this strange, ghastly-suited man and his catchphrase “Any questions?” David S. Pumpkins appears to us like the savior of Halloween, and the internet went crazy for his antics, so he is sure to be a popular cosplay choice, especially around Halloween.
Of course, the man known as David S. Pumpkins needs some friends, so if you want to cosplay this character to perfection, you’ll need to get some friends to dress in skeleton outfits and dance alongside you! Since Pumpkins professes that he is here to “scare the hell outta you,” he’s the perfect choice of costume for Halloween, so be sure to submit your photos to our Halloween Costume Contest.
About David S. Pumpkins
David S. Pumpkins is a fictional character played by Tom Hanks on Saturday Night Live, firstly in a sketch called Haunted Elevator in which a couple played by Beck Bennett and Kate McKinnon go into a haunted house attraction called 100 Floors of Flights. The elevator stops at random floors, some of which contain David S. Pumpkins insisting that he is there to “scare the hell outta you.” He is flanked by two oddball characters in skeleton costumes who dance alongside him.
Pumpkins wears a horrible suit covered in pictures of pumpkins, and proclaims to be scary but don’t seem to actually do anything to scare the couple until the final scene when he inexplicably appears in the elevator behind them. In 2017, the 30-minute David S. Pumpkins Halloween Special was aired, this time in animated form with Hanks reprising his role for the voiceover, and he also showed up in a rap song sketch as David S. Pimpkins.