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Satan and 2020 from Match.com

2020 has been a rough year. One that hasn’t given people many reasons to smile. But thanks to Ryan Reynolds and Match.com we have at least one: an all too timely commercial of Satan and 2020 linking up on match’s dating app.

2020 – whose icon is a picture of a murder hornet and played by Natalie Roy – matches with an entirely too bored-looking Satan played by Aaron Reed. And of course as soon as they get together all, well, hell breaks loose. 2020 steals all the toilet paper out of a public restroom, the couple breaks into both a gym (where the probably didn’t wipe down the machines) and a movie theater (where 2020 openly records the movie on her phone). They take a selfie in front of a literal dumpster fire and then watch the world end under the romantic flaming light of an apocalyptic meteor shower.

It’s pure chaos. And it is pure 2020.

This commercial gives us a great couple’s costume for 2021 – provided things improve before then. And it makes for a great way to take a darkly humorous approach to dealing with the stress of the year.

Satan’s look is really similar to Tim Curry’s Satan in the 1985 movie Legend. To recreate the look yourself you’ll want to start with some curved horns and red body paint. Black body paint makes for great accents and you’ll want black lipstick as well. That will cover your body’s upper half though can add a red bodysuit if you want more coverage than red body paint.

For the lower body you’ll want some fake fur pants and a broad leather belt that you decorate with thin chains. Matching black leather bracers on your wrists are another great accessory. And finally you’ll want those signature goat feet!

Dressing up as 2020 is a little bit easier. You start with a blonde wig with really heavy streaks. The style changes a few times during the commercial but heaving most of it down with two thin pig tails on the top is a good option. Once that’s styled you’ll need a jacket of fake red fur, a red top, red burgundy pants, and then a pair of red pleather boots. You can even bring along some toilet paper from your latest haul!

Goldilocks from Purple Mattress

In the Purple Mattress commercials, Goldilocks (Mallory Everton) is a bed expert who mischievously uses raw eggs to test the quality of mattresses. A hard mattress will crack the eggs, a soft mattress will also crack the eggs, but a mattress that’s just right will cradle the eggs, even with 1,000 pounds of weights on top of them.

Bartles & Jaymes

Bartles & Jaymes

Frank Bartles & Ed Jaymes are the beloved mascots of Barltes & Jaymes, E&J Gallo’s brand of wine cooler popular in the 80s. Bartles and Jaymes are based on the founders of the company, and are portrayed as two older folksy gentlemen who sit on a porch and chit chat.

Fiji Water Girl

Fiji Water Girl

Fiji Water Girl is the nickname given to model Kelleth Cuthbert, who was hired to hydrate attendees of the 2019 Golden Globe on the red carpet. Instead, she drew attention to herself by photobombing celebrities, standing directly behind them while displaying a tray of Fiji waters and staring deep into the camera. Go with the first dress for an affordable option, or the second gown for the real deal.

118 118 Runners

118 118 Runners

The 118 118 runners are an iconic duo featured an a popular advertisement for a directory enquiries provider, known for their catchphrase “Got Yer Number!” They bare a striking resemblance to 70s real-life runner David Bedford, who threatened to sue. For this costume, the bigger the hair and mustache, and the smaller the shorts, the better.

Irritabelle

In commercials for the Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) medication Viberzi, Irritabelle (Ilana Becker) is the red-headed personification of a stomach ache with diarrhea, who always makes an entrance at the most unwelcome moments. She follows in the footsteps on weirdly chipper spokespersons like Flo the Progressive Girl and the Orbit Gum Girl.

Orbit Gum Girl

The Orbit Girl (played by Vanessa Branch and Farris Patton) is a British woman who finds herself in dirty situations, like off-road safaris, but always wearing pristine white clothes, a scarf, and a smile. Perhaps the Orbit Gum that has something to do with that.

1984 Apple Macintosh Runner

In the Apple Macintosh commercial, directed by Ridley Scott and aired during the 1984 Super Bowl, rows of people mindlessly march in step to Big Brother giving a speech on the telescreen. This monotony is broken up when a nameless runner (Anya Major) dressed in colorful gym clothes hurls a hammer through the screen, awakening the brainwashed masses from their routine.

Jake from State Farm

If you’re significant other is whispering sweet nothings on the phone at three in the morning, fear not. That’s just Jake from State Farm. Sure, he’s got khakis on and a husky voice, but he’s beautiful that way.

Mr. Clean

Mr. Clean is perhaps the most famous spokesman of cleaning products, though the Brawny Man may beg to differ. Known as Don Limpio in Spain, Mr. Clean demands absolute cleanliness from all those around him. His shirt is spotless, always.