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    Is The Joker too scary for Not So Scary?

    I think it's safe to say that the most popular costume this year is going to be people dressed as The Joker, a character that many (like my daughter) find scary and very disturbing. The Official Disney policy reads...

    For safety, please choose costumes that are not obstructive or offensive.

    Do you think Disney may try to classify grown-ups dressed as The Joker to be "offensive"? It feels like a grey area, but one that - considering the character's overwhelming popularity - Disney should address directly as acceptable or not.
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    My interpretation of that would mean that you wear something that isn't going to put you or anyone else close to tripping or falling, that all personal parts of your anatomy are covered, and that the theme of your costume wouldn't be of an adult nature. I don't recall seeing really scary costumes unless they were of evil Disney characters, but I'm sure there are some.
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    The joker is only going to be scary to a child that's seen the film, I know it's a PG13 but I wouldn't recommend it for any small children. If they haven't seen it - it's just another scary clown, loads of us suffer from clown fear anyway!

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    If Disney allows 20-something aged women to wear naughty nurse, witch, etc costumes, they are going to allow people to dress as The Joker from the latest Batman movie.
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    The Joker is only as scary as the person behind the make-up. Otherwise it's a clown in a purple and green suit.


    Your best bet is to take her to a costume shop and show her that regualar good guys are going to be wearing it this Halloween for fun.

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    Re: Is The Joker too scary for Not So Scary?

    If you do the Joker,go back to the original tv series of Batman,with Adam West,and use the milder version of the Joker,played by Caesar Romero.
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    Re: Is The Joker too scary for Not So Scary?

    Quote Originally Posted by Park Hopper Dad View Post
    If you do the Joker,go back to the original tv series of Batman,with Adam West,and use the milder version of the Joker,played by Caesar Romero.
    Then they'll respond "there was a TV show?".

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    Re: Is The Joker too scary for Not So Scary?

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    Then they'll respond "there was a TV show?".
    Who's Adam West?


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    Re: Is The Joker too scary for Not So Scary?

    Quote Originally Posted by thegoz85 View Post
    Who's Adam West?


    I can't figure out if your question is serious or a little humourously;meaning that you do know who Adam West is.
    So here goes:Adam West is the actor that originally played Batman on the 60's tv show.Robin,the Boy Wonder,was played br Burt Ward.Several "big name" actors and actresses played on the show,mostly as villians.Just to name a few:Julie Newmar-Catwoman
    Eartha Kitt-Catwoman
    Lee Merriwether-Catwoman
    Frank Gorshin-The Riddler
    Burgess Meredith-The Pinguin,he also played Rock'y trainer in the first couple of Rocky movies(don't remember his character name)
    Caesar Romero-The Joker
    Liberace-don't remember his character name
    Vincent Price-don't remember his character name
    Yyvonne Craig-Batgirl(Commissioner Gordon's daughter)
    Several others as well.
    If you question is meant to be slightly sarcastic-like I said,in reference that you do know who Adam West is,then that's cool.But now you also know some of who was also on the 60's series as well.If you are familiar with all of these,add to the list if I forgot any.
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    Re: Is The Joker too scary for Not So Scary?

    Sorry! I put the winking face there thinking you all would know it was a joke. Guess it was a little vague. Thanks for posting the actors, though! Even though I grew up watching reruns of the Batman TV series, I didn't really know all these actors, so that was really neat to read.

    And I do know who Adam West is. He's the mayor of Quahog!
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    Re: Is The Joker too scary for Not So Scary?

    Quote Originally Posted by thegoz85 View Post
    Sorry! I put the winking face there thinking you all would know it was a joke. Guess it was a little vague. Thanks for posting the actors, though! Even though I grew up watching reruns of the Batman TV series, I didn't really know all these actors, so that was really neat to read.

    And I do know who Adam West is. He's the mayor of Quahog!
    You are so right;I didn't pay any attention to the winking smiley.I guess it didn't occur to me to look over your post better before replying.But I'm glad that you enjoyed reading the list.If I think of any more,I'll post them.
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    Re: Is The Joker too scary for Not So Scary?

    Quote Originally Posted by harra View Post
    If Disney allows 20-something aged women to wear naughty nurse, witch, etc costumes, they are going to allow people to dress as The Joker from the latest Batman movie.
    Hey, hey, hey let's expand on this issue of the naughty nurse, witch etc costumes! Pics too, post pics!
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    Re: Is The Joker too scary for Not So Scary?

    Quote Originally Posted by thegoz85 View Post
    Sorry! I put the winking face there thinking you all would know it was a joke. Guess it was a little vague. Thanks for posting the actors, though! Even though I grew up watching reruns of the Batman TV series, I didn't really know all these actors, so that was really neat to read.

    And I do know who Adam West is. He's the mayor of Quahog!

    Adam West, for the younger people who come on this site, is most famous for being a voice actor now on shows like "Family Guy" and "The Fairly OddParents".

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    Re: Is The Joker too scary for Not So Scary?

    Funny how we hijacked this Not So Scary post to talk about Adam West!
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    Re: Is The Joker too scary for Not So Scary?

    Quote Originally Posted by thegoz85 View Post
    Funny how we hijacked this Not So Scary post to talk about Adam West!
    Ain't it though!ha ha! Let's talk about somebody else now!Someone start it,since I started Adam West."To the batpoles!!!"
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