Where can you buy Tom Hanks’ David Pumpkins costume? – News 24

DAVID S. Pumpkins is one of Saturday Night Live’s memorable and recurring holiday characters.

Portrayed by Tom Hanks, David S. Pumpkins wears a black suit covered with images of orange pumpkins.

Tom Hanks incarne David S. Pumpkins dans Saturday Night Live
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Where to buy the David S. Pumpkins costume?

Since the sketch’s inception in 2016, David Pumpkins has been a popular Halloween costume.

The costume can be found online at a number of retailers, including Amazon.

Walmart sells a version of the costume online for $ 86.98.

The costume comes with a black and orange pumpkin pattern suit, as well as a matching tie. Most of the costumes available online also feature a black and white curly wig, which matches the hairstyle of Tom Hanks’ character in the sketch.

Online retailer Ebay also offers a version of the costume for sale.

Places like Target and Spirit Halloween are known to wear the costume in stores.

According to character co-creator Mikey Day, the original Pumpkins costume was found using a “quick Google search.”

Who is David S. Pumpkins?

The sketch featuring Pumpkins originally aired on SNL on October 22, 2016. The character was created by Bobby Moynihan, Mikey Day, and Streeter Seidell.

Pumpkins was made in response to a viral video known as Little Superstar. The creators of SNL wanted to make a Halloween version of the sketch.

According to Mikey Day, Pumpkins came across as “something stupid for a laugh.”

“… It was a stupid idea with the perfect host, Tom Hanks, the man who can unite us all,” he said.

The original sketch features a merry-go-round at the Tower of Terror, known as the Hellevator. Kenan Thompson plays the role of the operator, while Beck Bennett and Kate McKinnon play the role of the spectators.

The ride is known as “100 Floors of Scares,” but the couple become confused after seeing David S. Pumpkins perform a song and dance.

With a few guns and two backup dancers dressed in skeleton costumes, Pumpkins doesn’t scare the couple. The sketch emphasizes their bewilderment by his presence on the journey.

The elevator the couple are in stops at many different floors, where pumpkins and their skeletons continue to appear.

Finally, on the top floor, the elevator door opens and only the dancing skeletons remain. Suddenly, David S. Pumpkins appears behind the couple, achieving his original goal of scaring them.

David S. Pumpkins has become a popular Halloween costume over the years
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Is David S. Pumpkins a recurring character on SNL?

First appearing in the fourth episode of the show’s 42nd season, the character of David S. Pumpkins has returned several times.

In the sixth episode of season 42, Dave Chappelle references Pumpkins, making a joke about him becoming “the next David S. Pumpkins”.

Subsequently, Pumpkins appeared in a pre-recorded music video starring Dwayne Johnson in Episode 21 of the same season. In the video, the character goes by the name “David S. Pimpkins”.

On October 28, 2017, Pumpkins starred in a 30-minute animated special called The David S. Pumpkins Halloween Special.

The special featured a live speech by Tom Hanks as Pumpkins, followed by the animated short.

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Where can you buy Tom Hanks’ David Pumpkins costume? – News 24