Doomy Tales of the Macabre Costumes

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Costumes that the characters wore in Doomy Tales of the Macabre, Halloween 2009.

Image Character Costume Explanation External Links
Strong Sad Doyle from The Misfits Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein (born Paul Caiafa) was the guitarist for the horror-punk band the Misfits, which was founded in 1977 by his older brother Jerry Only (Gerald Caiafa) and Glenn Danzig (Glenn Anzalone). Playing with the band from 1980 until its disbanding in 1983 and again from its reformation in 1995 until 2000, Doyle has since gone on to play in various other bands including one that bore his name. Wikipedia article
The King of Town Colonel Mustard Colonel Mustard is a character in the board game Clue (known outside North America as Cluedo). Strong Bad's remarks about the costume refer to the clues used in figuring out "whodunit". The item the King is holding is the Rope, one of six potential weapons in the game. Wikipedia article
Marzipan Lola Lola is the eponymous character of the 1998 film Run Lola Run, played by Franka Potente. In the film, Lola has twenty minutes to earn 100,000 Deutsche Marks and save the life of her boyfriend Manni, who was supposed to give the money to a criminal boss but lost it. Three different versions of the events are shown in the movie. Wikipedia article for Run Lola Run
Homestar Runner as Crispin Glover as Rubin Farr Homestar Runner Crispin Glover as Rubin Farr Rubin Farr is a character portrayed by actor Crispin Glover in the 1991 film Rubin & Ed. Four years earlier, Glover appeared in character as Rubin in a notorious interview on Late Night with David Letterman. Wikipedia article for Rubin & Ed
Coach Z MC Skat Kat MC Skat Kat is an animated feline rapper who made his debut in the 1989 music video for Paula Abdul's "Opposites Attract." In 1991, he released an album The Adventures of MC Skat Kat and the Stray Mob. Wikipedia article
Bubs Jules Winnfield Jules Winnfield is a contract killer played by Samuel L. Jackson in the 1994 film Pulp Fiction. Winnfield works in tandem with Vincent Vega (John Travolta) in the film in order to retrieve a briefcase stolen from their boss, Marsellus Wallace. Wikipedia article for Pulp Fiction
Pom Pom Pooka The Pooka is the main type of enemy in the 1982 Namco game Dig Dug. The Poopsmith pops him in the same way Pookas are killed in Dig Dug. Wikipedia article for Dig Dug
The Poopsmith Goron King Dirunia Darunia (the name is misspelled in the toon) is the leader of the Gorons in The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time. One of the tasks Link must perform is to play Saria's Song for him, to which he dances (much like the Poopsmith). Wikipedia article
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Homsar Little Orphan Annie Little Orphan Annie is a fictional character who was created by Harold Gray. Appearing in her own newspaper comic strip from 1924 until 2010, Annie's popularity grew to the point where she was made the subject of several films, a 1940s radio series, and a 1977 Broadway musical that was itself adapted for the movies in 1982 and again in 2014. Homsar's hat is dressed as Oliver "Daddy" Warbucks, Annie's adoptive father. Wikipedia article
Strong Mad Sal from Dire Straits' 'Money for Nothing' The 1985 music video for "Money for Nothing" by Dire Straits featured groundbreaking (for the time) computer animation. The video portrayed two disgruntled working-class men — Sal and Harv — moving appliances such as refrigerators and televisions while commenting on rock music videos. His line in the Easter egg, "Move-a Move-a", is a lyric from the song. Wikipedia article for "Money for Nothing"
The Cheat as the Lorax The Cheat The Lorax The Lorax is a character created by Dr. Seuss whose job is to protect and "speak for" the trees in an environmentalist story. The Cheat "lifts" himself away much like The Lorax does in the cartoon, and the "unless" podium is a clue to the solution to the tree problem addressed in the story. The pink cloth next to The Cheat when he is first shown is a thneed. It is a fictional, all-purpose item made from the Truffula trees, which the Lorax tries to protect during the story. Wikipedia article
Strong Bad Skull Kid The Skull Kid is an antagonist in The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask. Originally a mischievous, forest-dwelling imp, he becomes possessed by the titular mask and gains supernatural powers. He wreaks havoc on the land of Termina, including forcing the moon to crash into the planet in three days. Wikipedia article
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