Comedians like Charlie Chaplain and Groucho Marx always have a place in our hearts. Groucho loved to be in disguise! There is a story that one night, in his desperation to make it to the theater on time, Groucho made an illegal left turn. "...of course a policeman stopped him. One look at Groucho dressed as Napoleon was enough to convince the police officer that he was a refugee from Bellevue's psychiatric ward. 'But I tell you I'm one of the Marx Brothers,' insisted Groucho. 'And I'm due on the stage right this minute.' 'If you're one of the Marx Brothers,' said the skeptical cop, 'let's hear you say something funny.' 'If you're a policeman, let's see you arrest somebody!' retorted Groucho. There was no reason why that line shouldn't have landed him in the nearest jail, but evidently the policeman felt that only a Marx Brother would have the nerve to say such a thing, and not only let him go, but escorted him back to the theater." Dressing up as a Marx brother who is dressed as Napoleon for…now that's a funny costume idea!
When choosing which funny idea to go with, consider where you'll be wearing it. Will you be dancing? Then maybe the clown shoes aren't the best choice. Will you be running into trick-or-treaters? Then you might want to skip the giant condom outfit. Funny Halloween outfits for adults can be great ice breakers at parties. A giant banana jumpsuit is definitely a conversation starter. Funny ensemble ideas that involve a little bit of acting can really extend the humor factor and keep you laughing all night. For instance, a French maid outfit for a man or the bacon costume will provide plenty to talk about on Halloween!