Brian May as Hilda Ogden from “I Want To Break Free”

Queen’s 1984 video for their song, “I Want To Break Free” featured the foursome dressed in drag as characters from “Coronation Street” a long-running soap opera from the United Kingdom. This includes Brian May as Hilda Ogden. Unfortunately, MTV execs and fans in the United States didn’t get it and it caused a minor controversy, stalling their career stateside, until at least the early 90s, after frontman, Freddie Mercury’s death. The video is now considered a camp classic.

Freddie Mercury as Bet Lynch from “I Want To Break Free”

Queen’s 1984 video for their song, “I Want To Break Free” featured the foursome dressed in drag as characters from “Coronation Street” a long-running soap opera from the United Kingdom. Unfortunately, MTV execs and fans in the United States didn’t get it and it caused a minor controversy, stalling their career stateside, until at least the early 90s, after frontman, Freddie Mercury’s death. The video is now considered a camp classic.

Robin (Burt Ward) from 1966 Batman

Robin (Burt Ward)

Robin was Batman’s trusty comrade, best friend, and sidekick portrayed by Burt Ward in the Batman 1960s series, it’s film and two animated features; Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders and Batman vs. Two-Face. Robin is strong willed, courageous and shows determination. He is ready to drop everything to help Batman fight crime. Best known for his constant “Holy” catch phrases such as “Holy Jack-In-The-Box” and “Holy Long John Silver”. He lived at Wayne Manor with Bruce Wayne, Alfred (Bruce’s butler) and Aunt Harriet Cooper. As Dick Grayson, he was a student and head of the council at Woodrow Roosevelt High School.

Lexie Littleton

In the film “Leatherheads,” Lexie Littleton (Renee Zellweger) is the spitfire reporter and love interest of the two main characters, who’s tasked with discovering if the “too good to be true” college football star is all he’s cracked up to be. Her wardrobe is befitting to a professional woman in the 1920’s.

Old Gregg from The Mighty Boosh

Old Gregg from The Mighty Boosh

In The Mighty Boosh, Old Gregg (Noel Fielding) is a merman who gets accidentally pulled out of the water. He has green skin, webbed hands, and seaweed hair, but most notably, a “mangina” that emits a strong beam of light.

The Man Upstairs from The Lego Movie

The Man Upstairs from The Lego Movie

The Man Upstairs (Will Ferrell) is the antagonist of The Lego Movie, who Lord Business and his superweapon Kragle is based off. He was a very strict father at first, protective of his own Lego creations, but upon realizing his son Finn’s creativity, he changed his mind about his son, helping him with his own Lego constructions.

Factory-Era Andy Warhol

Factory-Era Andy Warhol

In the 1960s, famed modern artist Andy Warhol resided in The Factory, a studio lined with aluminum foil and silver paint on 47th street where he collaborated with other famed artists and counterculture eccentrics.

pamela voorhees

Pamela Voorhees

Jason Voorhees is one of the most iconic figures in horror history, but people forget the first killer of the Friday the 13th series, his loving mother Pamela Voorhees. Seen appears in the first Friday the 13th as the true Camp Crystal Lake killer, acting out in wrath over her son being supposedly killed years before. With a variety of weapons to choose from, this makes an excellent mother/son costume couple.

Dr. James Mantleray from Maniac

Dr. James Mantleray from Maniac

In Maniac, Dr. James Mantleray (Justin Theroux) is a scientist working on the Neberdine Pharmaceutical Biotech (NPB) experiment. After the lead scientist of the project dies, Dr. Mantleray — who created the ULP drugs used in the experiment — his brought back to head the project. He’s intelligent and well-meaning, but not without his own flaws, least of which his poor-fitting toupee.