By Shani Silver

Published on October 24, 2017

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Rather than a pre-packaged couples’ costume certain to cause eye rolls, why not take a moment to consider something a bit more clever? We found 21 couples who gave us Halloween fierceness, rather than folly. First up, E.T. featuring Gertie and Elliot, courtesy Sarah Rose and Jordan over at To Adventure.  

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Burrito and Guac. Both sound delicious right now, actually. 

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Uncle Karl and Choupette. Meow. 

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Bonnie and Clyde on the loose. 

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For the Westworld fans: Dolores and Bernard for the win.

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Throwback to Pulp Fiction

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This Publisher’s Clearing House moment really brings us back. 

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Is there a better TV duo than Mulder and Scully?

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The Titanic (post-sinking, so you don’t have to walk around in tandem all night). 

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This Arthur and Buster pair skirts a fine line between annoying and cute, but we lean toward cute. 

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They ain’t afraid of no ghosts. 

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Do you like scary movies? 

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Magic School Bus Yaaaaas!

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Miss Demeanor and Miss Behavior. Belles of the ball. 

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Bob Barker and Contestant’s Row!

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Harry Potter and the Golden Snitch. Way less annoying (and less predictable) than Harry and Ginny. 

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Pizza Rat

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Harry and Marv (you know, the bandits from Home Alone?)

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Bob Ross and a painting. 

Originally published October 22, 2015. Updated October 24, 2017.

 

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