Who’s the Best “Good” Clown? You Choose!

This is retro Halloween costume contest week! Each day I’ll feature five retro images from a particular costume category. You get to Comment on which costume you think epitomizes that category!

Today’s category? “Good” clowns. Which image do you think best represents this category?


Image #1 – from skydesignsolutions
81 Vintage Halloween Clown


Image #2 – from Daisy.Sue
HALLOWEEN 1955.....


Image #3 – from newlenz



Image #4 – from flashbacks.com
Hobo Clown circa 1975


Image #5 – from laurinapastina
http://www.flickr.com/photos/28226380@N06/2882108645/in/photostream

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6 thoughts on “Who’s the Best “Good” Clown? You Choose!

  1. Kris Knives says:

    Hmmmm 2 for 4…….I vote 4. Good clowns? I’d vote number 5 but that looks way too much like a halloween costume I actually wore when I was a kid.

  2. Badwolf says:

    Number 5 looks like Dr. Denton Sleepers with a big floppy bow tie.
    Number 4 has the best product placement and the best facial expression.
    Number 3 are way too psychotic looking – like they belong to Chuckie’s minions or something – These are NOT “good” clowns.
    Number 2 seems to be saying, “Just kill me now,” or at least “Eff You. I’m squinting.”
    Number 1 is just too bizarre to be a “good” clown; it looks like the jack-o-lantern was done in black-face.

    My vote is for #4.

  3. vinvectrex says:

    No such thing as a “good” clown. They’re all terrifying. Okay, #5, is kind of cute, but I know that’s what it wants me to think so it can lure me in for the kill.

  4. #1: The clown’s effort to inflate the balloon is not making the jack-o-lantern smile. Clowns are supposed to entertain people. ELIMINATED.

    #2: No clown makeup? ELIMINATED.

    #3: Two happy kids, right there. CONTENDERS.

    #4: Sad clown is busy working in the kitchen instead of out entertaining people. ELIMINATED.

    #5: Okay, this kid is awesome too. The glasses almost ruin it, but the woman in the robot costume makes up for it. But wait, is that a clown costume? NO, it’s footie pajamas!

    WINNER by process of elimination: #3

  5. I’m going to have to go with #5 on this one. Flack, I bow down to your wisdom as always but in this case…footie pajamas just make me laugh.

    Vinvectrex, I know what you mean, friend. Have you notice there are what look like little drops of blood behind the two clowns to the lower right of the photo?! They are laughing because they just shoved some elderly couple into that 70’s fireplace behind them!

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