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Halloween Costumes Actually Used To Be Terrifying. OMG. Please, No.

With all of the cute, sexy, or simply just cool costumes you see everyone wearing on the shelves, it”s almost hard to believe that there was ever a time when they entire point of wearing a Halloween costume was to spook other people. If there”s anything scary about what people wear nowadays, it”s just how revealing the outfit is (sexy Elmo, really?).

Even the scariest costume that you”ll see this Halloween won”t even be able to hold a candle to the ones from yesteryear. I mean, these things are nothing short of terrifying. I think I”m going to have some serious nightmares.

1. No thank you.

No thank you.

2. Yikes.

Yikes.

3. Okay, so our generation isn”t the only one that”s terrified.

Okay, so our generation isn

4. Hello, ladies.

Hello, ladies.

5. What?

What?

6. Is that you, Gumby?

Is that you, Gumby?

7. That”s one funky chicken.

That

8. Is that a living garden gnome?

Is that a living garden gnome?

9. Spooky!

Spooky!

10. Give the kid whatever candy he wants.

Give the kid whatever candy he wants.

11. That”s one party I don”t feel bad about not getting invited to.

That

12. The only thing scarier than this will be the therapy bill.

The only thing scarier than this will be the therapy bill.

13. Where the wild things are.

Where the wild things are.

14. Those cannot be comfortable.

Those cannot be comfortable.

15. There”s no way real aliens are this scary. Assuming they exist, of course.

There

16. Those are masks, right?

Those are masks, right?

17. Is that a plunger in their hand?

Is that a plunger in their hand?

18. What happened to their homes?

What happened to their homes?

19. Look at these creepy little bunnies.

Look at these creepy little bunnies.

20. I didn”t think it was possible for kids to be this scary.

I didn

(via Slightly Warped)

Whoever thought those costumes were child-friendly was obviously evil. Because… whoa.