Halloween at ‘Today’: The Weird, Wacky Costumes

From iconic figures from the 1990s, to "Star Wars" characters, to the royal wedding, to classic TV shows like "SNL," "Today" show hosts have paid tribute to a wide range of pop culture personas through their Halloween costumes. Click to see some of the best.

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The "Today" show anchors dressed up as iconic stars and characters from the '80s in this year's Halloween costume reveal. From Willie Geist channeling his inner Ferris Bueller and Peter Alexander and Jenna Bush Hager dressed as "Top Gun’s" Maverick and Goose, to Kathie Lee as Madonna, the "Today" crew did not disappoint.
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Al Roker dons a pair of braids and strums his guitar in a Willie Nelson costume.
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Kathie Lee and Hoda as Regis and Kathie Leenfor "Today's" Halloween 2016.
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Tamron Hall and Willie Geist dressed as Mia Wallace and Vincent Vega from "Pulp Fiction" for 2016 Halloween.
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The "Today" anchors in their 1990s-inspired 2016 Halloween costumes.
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The cast of the "Today" show went all out for Halloween in 2015 with their Peanuts themed group costume. Kathie Lee Gifford was the Woodstock to Hoda Kotb's Snoopy. Meredith Vieira was in a cloud of dust as Pigpen , Willie Geist showed up as Schroeder, Al Roker was Charlie Brown, Savannah Guthrie dressed as his sister Sally Brown, Matt Lauer made channeled Lucy, Carson Daly looked came as Linus , Tamron Hall as Peppermint Patty and Natalie Morales as Marcie.
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Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb as Woodstock and Snoopy on the "Today" show on Friday Oct. 30, 2015.
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Matt Lauer (Lucy) and Savannah Guthrie (Sally Brown) pose together in their Peanuts costumes on the "Today" show on Friday Oct. 30, 2015.
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Matt Lauer (Lucy) lays one on Willie Geist (Schroeder) while Al Roker (Charlie Brown) looks on in disbelief on the "Today" show on Friday Oct. 30, 2015.
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Kathie Lee Gifford, left, and Hoda Kotb dress as the iconic duo Wayne and Garth of Wayne's World during a "Saturday Night Live" themed Halloween episode of NBC's "Today" show on Friday, Oct. 31, 2014, in New York.
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Natalie Morales dresses as the character Mary Katherine Gallaghee from "Saturday Night Live" during a Halloween episode of NBC's "Today" show on Friday, Oct. 31, 2014, in New York.
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Matt Lauer dresses as the iconic androgynous character Pat from "Saturday Night Live" during a Halloween episode of NBC's "Today" show on Friday, Oct. 31, 2014, in New York.
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Meredith Vieira, from left, Savannah Guthrie and Jenna Bush Hager dress in "mom jeans" during a "Saturday Night Live" themed Halloween episode of NBC's "Today" show on Friday, Oct. 31, 2014, in New York.
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Willie Geist and Tamron Hall dress as the Spartan cheerleaders from "Saturday Night Live" during a Halloween episode of NBC's "Today" show on Friday, Oct. 31, 2014, in New York.
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Lester Holt, left, and Al Roker dress as The Blues Brothers from Saturday Night Live during a Halloween episode of NBC's "Today" show on Friday, Oct. 31, 2014, in New York.
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Carson Daly, Erik Estrada, Al Roker, Kathie Lee Gifford, Hoda Kotb, Natalie Morales, Savannah Guthrie, Matt Lauer, Carmen Electra, and Willie Geist paid tribute to 80s TV shows with their Halloween costumes on NBC's "Today" Halloween 2013 in Rockefeller Plaza on October 31, 2013.
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Carmen Electra and Willie Geist (dressed as David Hasselhoff) of "Baywatch" attend NBC's "Today" Halloween 2013.
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Matt Lauer stole the show in this realistic Pamela Anderson circa "Baywatch" costume. He even attempted the "slow-motion" run.
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Al Roker pitied the fools who did not come dressed as Mr. T's character from "The A-Team."
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Hoda Kotb and Kathie Lee Gifford made quite an entrance in a replica "Flinstones" mobile. They completed their costumes with fake plastic feet!
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Natalie Morales and Savannah Guthrie played the parts of the title characters in "Laverne & Shirley."
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Erik Estrada reprises his role from "CHiPs" with Carson Daly dressed as Captain Jon Baker.
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Due to Hurricane Sandy in 2012, "Today" cancelled its Halloween episode. Back in 2011 though, hosts Kathie Lee Gifford, Hoda Kotbe, Natalie Morales, Ann Curry, former host Meredith Vieira, and Al Roker and the rest of the gang re-enacted the royal wedding from earlier in the year.
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EMPTY_CAPTION"Today" hosts Matt Lauer and Ann Curry on the set of NBC's "Today" 2011 Halloween Celebration at Rockefeller Plaza on October 31, 2011 in New York City.
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EMPTY_CAPTION"Today" hosts Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotbe on the set of NBC's "Today" 2011 Halloween Celebration at Rockefeller Plaza on October 31, 2011, in New York City.
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EMPTY_CAPTION"Today" host Ann Curry on the set of NBC's "Today" 2011 Halloween Celebration at Rockefeller Plaza on October 31, 2011, in New York City.
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EMPTY_CAPTION"Today" host Ann Curry and former host Meredith Vieira on the set of NBC's "Today" 2011 Halloween Celebration at Rockefeller Plaza on Oct. 31, 2011, in New York City.
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EMPTY_CAPTION"Today" show co-host Al Roker, "Today" show co-host Natalie Morales , actress Tina Fey, actor Will Ferrell, "Today" show co-host Ann Curry, and "Today" show co-host Meredith Vieira appear on NBC's "Today" Halloween episode at Rockefeller Plaza on Oct. 29, 2010, in New York City.
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Actors Tina Fey and Will Ferrell appear on NBC's "Today" Halloween episode at Rockefeller Plaza on Oct. 29, 2010, in New York City.
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EMPTY_CAPTION"Today" show co-host Meredith Vieira appears on NBC's "Today" Halloween episode at Rockefeller Plaza on Oct. 29, 2010, in New York City.
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EMPTY_CAPTION"Today" show co-anchors Al Roker and Natalie Morales and MSNBC anchor Tamron Hill appear on NBC's "Today" Halloween episode at Rockefeller Plaza on Oct. 29, 2010, in New York City.
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EMPTY_CAPTION"May the force be with you!" In 2009, Matt Lauer, Meredith Vieira and the "Today" gang dressed as characters from "Star Wars."
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Matt Lauer appears on the 2009 Halloween Episode of NBC's "Today" at Rockefeller Center on Oct. 30, 2009.
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Natalie Morales appears on the 2009 Halloween Episode of NBC's "Today" at Rockefeller Center on Oct. 30, 2009.
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Meredith Vieira appears on the 2009 Halloween Episode of NBC's "Today" at Rockefeller Center on Oct. 30, 2009.
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Hoda Kotb appears on the 2009 Halloween Episode of NBC's "Today" at Rockefeller Center on Oct. 30, 2009.
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Meredith Vieira, Matt Lauer, Anne Curry and Al Roker celebrate Halloween on NBC's "Today" at Rockefeller Plaza on Oct. 31, 2008.
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Anne Curry appears on NBC's "Today" annual Halloween show at Rockefeller Plaza on Oct. 31, 2008.
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Honda Kotb as Little Red Riding Hood on NBC's "Today" Halloween, 2008.
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Matt Lauer's whimsical Humpty Dumpty costume on 2008's "Today" annual Halloween show.
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Correspondent Jill Rappaport and Host Al Roker on Halloween on NBC's "Today" at Rockefeller Plaza on Oct. 31, 2008.
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2007 was the "Today" show's Halloween Monster Bash. Host Al Roker played the part perfectly.
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Meredith Vieira Dressed as Lilian Munster and Al Roker dressed as Grandpa Munster on the 2007 Halloween Edition of NBC's "Today" show.
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Ann Curry, Meredith Vieira and Natalie Morales dressed as pop stars in 2006. Morales' costume seems spot-on.
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Matt Lauer took on Johnny Depp's role in "Pirates of the Caribbean" in 2006. It was costume of the year for sure, following the film's success at the box office.
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Matt Lauer, Katie Couric and Al Roker during "Today" October 31, 2005.
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Matt Lauer during "The Today Show" Halloween Oct. 29, 2004. Can you guess who he's dressed as? A hint: she's a hotel chain heiress who's name rhymes with "heiress."
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