For some, Halloween is not simply an excuse to dress up in a ridiculous costume and get blitzed, but rather a chance to fulfill an internal yearning for one's trick-or-treating youth. This next batch of entries to our Halloween Costume Contest rounds up the best costumes that recall childhood nursery rhymes, cereal and video game characters (above), lots of animals, and one dude who's really proud of his Bop-It costume.
Snap, Crackle, and Pop
The Rest of the Cereal Crew
Bubble Gum Machine
Mary and Her Little Lambs
Super Mario Bros Characters (no idea why this photo is so small)
Um, a Bumblebee, a Lady Bug, and some other guys either shirtless or wearing wings