From 'Hamilton' to 'Seinfeld', Morning Show Hosts Get Into the Halloween Spirit

The hosts channeled pop culture icons from yesterday and today.

It was a happy Halloween for viewers that tuned into morning television as the hosts got into the festive spirit.

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On the Today show, it was a “back to the 90s” theme. Matt Lauer dressed as Jerry Seinfeld from the "puffy shirt" episode of the iconic sitcom.

"I don't want to be a pirate!"

See @MLauer become puffy shirt @JerrySeinfeld for #HalloweenTODAY

— TODAY (@TODAYshow) October 31, 2016

A pregnant Savannah Guthrie transformed into Demi Moore from the notorious 1991 Vanity Fair cover where she posed with her baby bump.

.@SavannahGuthrie is... Demi Moore! #HalloweenTODAY

— TODAY (@TODAYshow) October 31, 2016

Al Roker channeled everyone's favorite klutzy neighbor, Steve Urkel of Family Matters fame.

"Did I doooooo that?" -Steve Urkel (aka @AlRoker) #HalloweenTODAY

— TODAY (@TODAYshow) October 31, 2016

Jenna Bush Hager transformed into her famous grandmother, former first lady Barbara Bush.

Just like Gammy! @JennaBushHager dressed up as Barbara Bush for #HalloweenTODAY

— TODAY (@TODAYshow) October 31, 2016

Kathie Lee and Hoda went back to the 90's set of Live! With Regis and Kathie Lee. Regis Philbin even made a special appearance to hang with his old co-host.

.@KathieLGifford and @HodaKotb go retro as ... Regis and Kathie Lee for #HalloweenTODAY!

— TODAY (@TODAYshow) October 31, 2016

On their former show, Live!, Kelly Ripa channeled the Broadway hit Hamilton with a big opening to her show.

In typical Ripa fashion, she had a plethora of costume changes and donned outfits like Negan from The Walking Dead, Donald Trump, and Harley Quinn from Suicide Squad.

She was joined by Jerry O’Connell who was her fill-in co-host as well as special guests Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen.

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On Good Morning America, Ripa’s former co-host, Michael Strahan dressed up as Pikachu, while Robin Roberts and George Stephanopoulos were Pokemon trainers.

It's Michaelchu! ?#Pikachu #HalloweenOnGMA #Halloween ? ?

— Good Morning America (@GMA) October 31, 2016

Amy Robach was Sia.

?#HalloweenOnGMA #Halloween ? ?

— Good Morning America (@GMA) October 31, 2016

Lara Spencer also channeled Hamilton. Guests Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Peta Murgatroyd of Dancing With the Stars, dressed as the Joker and Harley Quinn from Suicide Squad.


That's the most talented dancing Joker and Harley Quinn we've ever seen!@MaksimC @PetaMurgatroyd #HalloweenOnGMA #Halloween

— Good Morning America (@GMA) October 31, 2016

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