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Hilarious pop culture Halloween costumes

Hilarious pop culture Halloween costumes

STAY CLASSY, HALLOWEEN: Characters from "Anchorman" are expected to be among 2013's most popular Halloween costumes. Photo: Associated Press, YouTube

Looking for some pop culture inspiration this Halloween? We’ve got you covered. Caution: Wear these now … by next year they’ll be old news. You can thank us when you win that costume contest!

1. Miley Cyrus & Robin Thicke from the VMAs.
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Didn’t think a company would capitalize on Hannah Montana’s controversial twerking with Jason Seaver’s son? Think again. For $39.99 you can look like a troubled former Disney star or Beetlejuice. Foam finger sold separately. Yes, we’re serious.

2. Batman
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Still upset about Ben Affleck being cast as the next Batman? Think you can do it better? Prove it. Bonus points if you combine a Batman costume with a Ben Affleck mask.

3. Walter White from “Breaking Bad”
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Grab some blue rock candy and get your Walter White druglord look on with this “Breaking Bad” inspired costume.

4. Uncle Si from “Duck Dynasty”
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Hey! With a little help from Target you can be Uncle Si from A&E’s “Duck Dynasty.”

5. Ron Burgundy from “Anchorman”
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I’m Ron Burgundy? You can be too, with this complete look from retailers on Amazon. Accessorize the look with Baxter … and a nice glass of scotch and stay classy, San Diego.

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