Let's Celebrate SNL's David S. Pumpkins, the New Halloween GIF

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Move over, random KXVO15 weather anchor with a pumpkin on his head, you’ve been replaced as the next online Halloween classic. That honor now goes to Tom Hanks as David S. Pumpkins.

The latest episode of Saturday Night Live, hosted by nine-time veteran Tom Hanks, was a fairly successful episode with some pretty memorable moments. Leslie Jones had a great monologue on “Weekend Update” about her hacked photos, Alec Baldwin continued his dynamic streak as Donald Trump, and I could totally relate to the antics from “A Girl’s Halloween” (I’m pretty sure every woman can).

However, there was one sketch that might take its rightful place as the most bizarrely amazing one of this season: “Haunted Elevator.” The sketch was about a couple heading to a haunted house hotel, with cameos from The Ring girl, cannibal restaurateurs, and, of course, David S. Pumpkins. Who is he, you ask? No one knows! He could be some guy from a local commercial, a European pop star, or maybe a manifestation of your worst fears come to life in augmented reality (dammit Black Mirror season 3, you really messed me up).


Seriously, there is nothing better than watching “America’s Dad” dancing in a pumpkin suit as two sexy skeletons gyrate alongside him. It turned what normally would’ve been a so-so sketch into one of the most adorably quirky scenes I’ve seen on the show in awhile. And the best part: Just about every single moment of it is GIF-worthy. I have a feeling this Friday’s GIF party is going to save a special spot for David S. Pumpkins. Any questions?